Browse - Most popular shows featuring: british rajx






Beecham HouseBeecham House
ITV, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.6/5

The story begins as handsome and soulful former soldier, John Beecham, has acquired the house to start a new life for his family and a business as a trader. Wealthy and distinguished, John has witnessed profiteering and exploitation during his time with the controlling East India Company and appears haunted by his past. Determined to escape that life, he sets his sights on becoming an honorable member of the region's trading community. But in the glorious setting of Beecham House, John's life remains shrouded in mystery. His arrival provokes speculation and gossip amongst the servants and despite filling his residence with relatives and friends, Beecham's house still has dark corners that crackle with conspiracy, disharmony and sinister intent. The story also unfolds at a time when the 1,000-year-old Mughal rule is over and the British vie with the Maharajas to claim India as their own.


Indian SummersIndian Summers
Channel 4, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Educational, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 2.3/5

Experience the tumultuous events of 1930s India as the British Empire crumbles and a new nation emerges in this gripping 10-part series. Follow the lives of a diverse cast of characters as they navigate love, politics, and power in a rapidly changing world.


Great Indian Railway JourneysGreat Indian Railway Journeys
BBC Two, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Travel, Documentary

With a century-old Bradshaw's Handbook Of Indian, Foreign And Colonial Travel tucked under his arm, Michael Portillo will embark on a brand new railway adventure through a land of majestic mountains, scorching desert and plains watered by holy rivers. Published at the height of the British Raj in 1913, Michael's guidebook will steer him towards ornate palaces and golden temples. He will meet Maharajas and Mughals and ride some of the world's most exhilarating trains. Along the way, Michael will discover how imperial railways designed by British engineers inadvertently spread ideas of independence among hundreds of millions of Indians, who today live in the world's largest democracy.


British History's Biggest Fibs with Lucy WorsleyBritish History's Biggest Fibs with Lucy Worsley
BBC Four, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary
Rating: 5/5

Lucy Worsley explores how the history of three of Britain's founding national events are in fact carefully crafted mythologies. The Wars of the Roses, the Glorious Revolution and the creation of the British Raj are all revealed as carefully-constructed narratives created by the victors at the time and embellished by historians, novelists and film-makers ever since.Throughout the series, Lucy travels across Britain, the Netherlands and India to the palaces, battlefields and bed chambers where these stories were created and reinvented over the years. She also meets up with experts who shed further light on how these legends and mythologies have been woven together to create A Very British History.


The Jewel in the CrownThe Jewel in the Crown
ITV, 1984 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Military/War, Romance, History
Rating: 4.5/5

Drama series set in India in the 1940s, during the period of the Indian Raj. The series aired on ITV in Great Britain and in the United States on PBS as an installment of Masterpiece Theatre.


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