10 Best Historical Drama Series in 2023


10 Best Historical Drama Series in 2023

Discover the most captivating historical drama series of the moment, ranked based on fans’ enthusiasm. Brace yourself for a thrilling mix of shows, ranging from heart-pounding espionage tales to adrenaline-fueled action-packed adventures. So, which series do you believe reigns as the ultimate historical drama masterpiece?

Let’s kick off our journey with Hulu’s spellbinding historical drama, The Great. Brace yourself for an enthralling depiction of Catherine the Great’s extraordinary life, brought to life by the talented Elle Fanning in the lead role of the awe-inspiring Empress of All Russia. Prepare to be captivated!

Another gem gracing our screens is the acclaimed period drama, Peaky Blinders. This sensational series has earned its place among the finest historical dramas of the past decade, leaving viewers spellbound with its compelling storyline and remarkable characters.

But wait, there’s more! Prepare to be enthralled by other exceptional shows on this list, such as the magnificent The Crown, the time-traveling sensation Outlander, and the heartwarming Call The Midwife. If any of these shows hold a special place in your heart, be sure to show them your appreciation with an enthusiastic thumbs up!

Embark on a journey through time and immerse yourself in these breathtaking historical dramas. Prepare to be captivated, entertained, and transported to worlds both familiar and unknown. The stage is set, so let the adventure begin!

1. Outlander

Actors: Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Sophie Skelton, Richard Rankin, David Berry

Premiered: August 9, 2014

2. The Crown

The Crown

Imelda Staunton, Jonathan Pryce, Lesley Manville, Dominic West, and Elizabeth Debicki.

Premiered: November 4, 2016

3. Peaky Blinders

Peaky Blinders
Actors: Cillian Murphy, Sam Neill, Helen McCrory, Annabelle Wallis, Joe Cole

Premiered: September 12, 2013

4. Taboo

Actors: Tom Hardy, David Hayman, Oona Chaplin

Premiered: 2017

5. Vikings: Valhalla

Vikings: Valhalla
Actors: Sam Corlett, Leo Suter, Frida Gustavsson, Laura Berlin, David Oakes

Premiered: February 25, 2022

6. 1883

Actors: Sam Elliott, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Isabel May, LaMonica Garrett

Premiered: December 19, 2021

7. Frontier

Actors: Landon Liboiron, Jason Momoa, Alun Armstrong, Allan Hawco, Michael Patric

Premiered: November 6, 2016

8. Call The Midwife

Call The Midwife
Actors: Jenny Agutter, Annabelle Apsion, Linda Bassett, Leonie Elliott, Helen George

Premiered: January 15, 2012

9. The Gilded Age

The Gilded Age
Actors: Christine Baranski, Cynthia Nixon, Carrie Coon, Morgan Spector, Denée Benton

Premiered: January 24, 2022

10. The English Game

The English Game
Actors: Edward Holcroft, Kevin Guthrie, Charlotte Hope, Niamh Walsh, Craig Parkinson

Premiered: March 20, 2020

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