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Around the World in 80 Days (2021)Around the World in 80 Days (2021)
ZDF, 2021 On Hiatus | Comedy, Drama, Adventure, Mini-Series | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

Following an outrageous bet, Fogg and his valet, Passepartout, take on the legendary journey of circumnavigating the globe in just 80 days, swiftly joined by aspiring journalist Abigail Fix, who seizes the chance to report on this extraordinary story.


Miss Scarlet and the DukeMiss Scarlet and the Duke
PBS, 2020 Running | Crime, Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

Eliza Scarlet joins forces with a Scotland Yard Inspector to solve crime in 19th century London. When Eliza's father dies, he leaves her penniless in a time where marriage is her only option for financial security. But the headstrong Eliza is determined to find another way. Luckily, she has an ace up her bonnet - her father's business - a private detective agency. Eliza knows all the tricks of the trade but as a genteel 19th century lady she's never been allowed to put them into practice. To operate in this man's world, she needs a partner. Step forward Detective Inspector William Wellington of Scotland Yard, who is also known as "The Duke;" drinker, gambler and womaniser. Eliza and The Duke strike up a mismatched, fiery relationship that will crackle and smoulder with sexual tension as they team up to solve crime in the murkiest depths of 1880's London.


Walker: IndependenceWalker: Independence
The CW, 2022 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Adventure | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.6/5

Set in the late 1800s, Walker: Independence follows Abby Walker, an affluent Bostonian whose husband is murdered before her eyes while on their journey out West. On her quest for revenge, Abby crosses paths with Hoyt Rawlins, a lovable rogue in search of purpose. Abby and Hoyt's journey takes them to Independence, Texas, where they encounter diverse, eclectic residents running from their own troubled pasts and chasing their dreams.


BeforeignersBeforeigners
HBO Nordic, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Sci-Fi, Fantasy | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.3/5

Beforeigners follows a new phenomenon that starts happening all over the world. Powerful flashes of light occur in the ocean, and people from the past appear. They come from three separate time periods: The Stone Age, The Viking era and late 19th Century. No one understands how this is possible, and the people from the past, called "beforeigners", have no memory of what's transpired. Only one thing is certain: they keep coming and there is no way back. A couple of years later, Alfhildr, who comes from the Viking Age, is teamed up with burned-out police officer Lars Haaland as part of the police department's integration scheme. While investigating the murder of a beforeigner, they begin to unravel a larger conspiracy behind the origin of the mysterious mass arrivals.


DickinsonDickinson
Apple TV+, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Romance, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

A 19th century period drama, which explores the world of writer Emily Dickinson as she begins her career.


Time After Time (2016)Time After Time (2016)
ABC, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.5/5

Using the 1979 novel and movie as a starting point, Time After Time will chronicle the epic adventures of young H.G. Wells and his Time Machine. In the book and and in the feature starring Malcolm McDowell, David Warner and Mary Steenburgen, H. G. Wells - the bestselling author of The Time Machine and War Of The Worlds - has invented a time machine. He shows the contraption to his friends, oblivious to the fact that one of them, surgeon Leslie John Stephenson, is in fact the infamous Jack the Ripper. When Scotland Yard detectives get on Stevenson's trail, the murderer uses the time machine to flee to the future, getting transported to 1979 San Francisco. He is quickly followed by Wells who is trying to bring him to justice.


Gentleman JackGentleman Jack
HBO Max, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Romance, History, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

Gentleman Jack is a remarkable and unlikely love story set in the complex, changing world of 1832 Halifax - the cradle of the industrial revolution - just as it's all kicking off. The drama will explore Anne Lister's relationships at home with her family, her servants, her tenants and her industrial rivals, who will use any dirty tricks they can to bring her down. At its heart is her relationship with her would-be wife, the wealthy heiress Ann Walker. It has all the warmth, wit, humour and complexity that audiences have come to associate with Sally Wainwright's writing.


Murdoch MysteriesMurdoch Mysteries
CBC, 2008 Running | Drama, Crime, Mystery, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

A Victorian-era Toronto detective uses then-cutting edge forensic techniques to solve crimes, with the assistance of a female coroner who is also struggling for recognition in the face of tradition, based on the books by Maureen Jennings.


The Artful DodgerThe Artful Dodger
Disney+, 2023 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.3/5

Set in 1850s Australia, the series follows adult double life of Charles Dickens' famous prince of thieves Dodger now a surgeon, but who can't shake his predilection for crime.


SanditonSanditon
BritBox, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Romance | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

Written only months before Jane Austen's death in 1817, Sanditon tells the story of the impulsive, spirited and unconventional Charlotte Heywood, played by Williams, and her spiky relationship with the charming Sidney Parker, played by James. When a chance accident transports her from her rural hometown of Willingden to a would-be coastal resort, it exposes Charlotte to the intrigues and dalliances of a seaside town on the make. The drama takes viewers from the West Indies to the rotting alleys of London and exposes the hidden agendas of each character and sees Charlotte discover herself and ultimately find love.