8 Tv Shows to Watch If You Love Netflix’s “The Crown” –– Recommendation

8 Tv Shows to Watch If You Love Netflix’s “The Crown” –– Recommendation

 

Guysguysguysguys! I just started watching the tv show “The Crown” on Netflix and dear god am I obsessed with it. How could I have lived so long without watching it is beyond me, but worry not, your girl is here now and she is going to binge it all.

 

historical tv shows recommendations

 

If you’re anything like me and are freaking in love with the tv show, worry not because in this post I’ll be giving you recommendations on tv shows you should be watching if you adore The Crown. Okay, let’s not dilly dally any longer and jump into the post.

 

 

 

historical tv shows recommendations

 

1. Victoria 

 

Genre : Biography, History, Drama

Seasons : 3 Seasons (25 episodes)

Runtime : 50 minutes/episode

Status : On-going 

 

 

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The early life of Queen Victoria, from her ascension to the throne at the tender age of eighteen to her courtship and marriage to Prince Albert.

 

 

historical tv shows recommendations

 

2. Downton Abbey 

 

Genre : Romance, Drama

Seasons : 6 Seasons (52 episodes)

Runtime : 50 minutes/episode

Status : Completed 

 

 

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Lord Robert Crawley, Earl of Grantham (Hugh Bonneville) sees his family heritage, especially the grand country home Downton Abbey, as his mission in life. The death of his heir aboard R.M.S. Titanic means distant cousin Matthew Crawley (Dan Stevens), a Manchester lawyer, suddenly is next in line and accepts moving onto the vast estate with his even more modernist, socially engaged mother, who clashes with his Lordship’s domineering, conservative mother, the dowager countess. Marrying off the daughters is another concern. Meanwhile, the butler presides over a staff which serves the family, but also lead most of their entire lives in the servants’ quarters, intriguing amongst themselves.

 

 

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3. Rome

 

Genre : Action, Drama, History 

Seasons : 2 Seasons (22 episodes)

Runtime : 45 minutes/episode

Status : Completed 

 

 

BLURB : 

 

In this British historical drama, the turbulent transition from Roman republic to autocratic empire, which changed world history through civil war and wars of conquest, is sketched both from the aristocratic viewpoint of Julius Caesar, his family, his adopted successor Octavian Augustus, and their political allies and adversaries, and from the politically naive viewpoint of a few ordinary Romans, notably the soldiers Lucius Vorenus and Titus Pullo and their families.

 

 

shows like the crown

 

4. Versailles 

 

Genre : Biography, Drama, History 

Seasons : 3 Seasons (30 episodes)

Runtime : 50 minutes/episode

Status : Completed 

 

 

BLURB : 

 

In the wake of the Fronde in 1667, the French nobility have begun to defy and disobey the monarchy. Young King Louis XIV decides to move the court from the Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye near Paris to his father’s former hunting lodge near the hamlet of Versailles as a means to force their submission. As Louis renovates and expands his new Palace of Versailles, the nobles-displaced from their usual surroundings but compelled to surround the king-become embroiled in increasingly dangerous intrigues.

 

 

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5. The Last Czars 

 

Genre : Documentary, Drama, History 

Seasons : 1 Season (6 episodes)

Runtime : 45 minutes/episode

Status : Completed 

 

 

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Czar Nicholas II resists the social upheaval sweeping his country in the early 20th century, leading to the fall of the Romanov dynasty, founded in 1613.

 

 

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6. The Tudors 

 

Genre : Drama, History, Romance 

Seasons : 4 Seasons (38 episodes)

Runtime : 60 minutes/episode

Status : Completed 

 

 

BLURB : 

 

This Showtime drama focuses on the early years of King Henry VIII’s nearly 40-year reign (1509-1547) of England. The series looks at Henry’s famous female companions like Catherine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn and delves into his relationships with important figures like Sir Thomas More, Cardinal Wolsey (head of the Catholic Church of England during its break with Rome) and Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, who was Henry’s best friend and unofficial adviser.

 

 

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7. Reign

 

Genre : Drama, Fantasy 

Seasons : 4 Seasons (78 episodes)

Runtime : 42 minutes/episode

Status : Completed 

 

 

BLURB : 

 

Chronicles the rise to power of Mary Queen of Scots (Kane) when she arrives in France as a 15-year-old, betrothed to Prince Francis, and with her four best friends as ladies-in-waiting. It details the secret history of survival at French Court amidst fierce foes, dark forces, and a world of sexual intrigue.

 

 

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8. The White Queen

 

Genre : Drama, History, Romance 

Seasons : 1 Season (10 episodes)

Runtime : 60 minutes/episode

Status : Completed 

 

 

BLURB : 

 

War ravages England in 1464 during a blood feud between the House of York and the House of Lancaster over who is the country’s true king. Young Edward IV, heir to the House of York, is crowned king with help from master manipulator Lord Warwick, known as `The Kingmaker’, who has a plan to control the throne. But that plan comes crashing down when Edward falls in love with Lancastrian commoner Elizabeth Woodville. A violent struggle for the crown ensues between Woodville, adversary Margaret Beaufort and Anne Neville, a pawn in her father’s power game.

 

 

 

 

 

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