6 Period Dramas To Watch Now That War And Peace Is OVER!
As we all waved a teary goodbye to the classic Russian tale of love and betrayal, it's got us having withdrawal symptoms for some more shows set in yesteryear. From 'Doctor Thorne' to 'Mr Selfridge' we've served up some of the juiciest shows to get your teeth sunk into. Snuggle up and enjoy!
1. Doctor Thorne - ITV
If you recognise this blonde beauty, then you may already know her as Prince Harry's ex-girlfriend of two years Cressida Bonas. Now, she is making a name for herself as an actress in a brand new period drama 'Doctor Thorne'. Cressida is set to star as heiress Patience Oriel in what could become her breakout acting role.
2. Dickensian - BBC
Settle down to this drama set within the fictional realms of Charles Dickens critically acclaimed novels, bringing together some of his most iconic characters as their lives intertwine in 19th century London.
3. Endeavour - ITV
The long-awaited prequel to 'Inspector Morse' is back after a two year hiatus. We left Endeavour Morse in prison and falsely accused of murder while DI Thursday was fighting for his life after being shot. Pick up where we left off with this juicy crime drama.
4. Mr Selfridge - ITV
Mr Selfridge is back for series two after a wickedly addictive first series. As the department store owner sets to take to the screens once again, we can guarantee this will be the most explosive series yet.
5. Ripper Street - Amazon Prime
The Ripper Street team are back for their fourth season, which moves the action forwards a few years to 1897. Detective Inspector Reid and the gang all return to find Queen Victoria getting ready for her diamond jubilee.
6. Sherlock - ITV
Benedict Cumberbatch returns as the iconic detective Sherlock Holmes. Get ready for some thrilling and nail-biting crime solving.