Period Dramas: TV Series

A list of period dramas / historical dramas / costume dramas made for TV and includes TV series, mini-series, and TV movies. These include BBC Period Dramas and ITV Period Dramas. Newly added titles will be bolded.

For fantasy/fairytale films with an unspecified time period, please see Costume Dramas: Fairytales/Fantasy.

Medieval (500-1500)


Tudor & Elizabethan (1483-1603)


Baroque / Stuart (1603-1750)


Georgian/Regency (1750-1836)


Victorian (1837-1901)


Edwardian (1901-1910) / 1911-13


The Great War / WWI (1914-1918)


1919 / Roaring 20’s – Great Depression / 1930’s


WWII (1939-1945)


Post War (1946-60’s)