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RomulusRomulus
Sky Uno, 2020 On Hiatus | Drama, Military/War, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Romulus tells the epic story of the founding of Rome, imbued with history, legend and revolution.


Golden KamuyGolden Kamuy
Tokyo MX, 2018 Running | Action, Adventure, Western, Anime | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.8/5

In Hokkaido, the far northern lands of Japan, Sugimoto survived the Russo-Japanese war of the Meiji era. Nicknamed "Sugimoto the Immortal" during the war, he now seeks the riches promised by the gold rush in hopes of saving the widowed wife of his now deceased comrade from the war. During his hunt of gold, he finds hints of a hidden stash of gold by corrupt criminals. Partnering with an Ainu girl that saves his life from the harsh climates of the north, they venture into a survival adventure to race against the criminals that seek the hidden stash.


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.


Foyle's WarFoyle's War
ITV, 2002 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Military/War | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

A police detective working in the British countryside during World War Two.


BanishedBanished
BBC Three, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, History, Lifestyle | ► Trailer
Rating: 3/5

The series is inspired by events during the eighteenth century when Britain established a penal colony in Australia to which convicts were sent.


La RévolutionLa Révolution
Netflix, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Adventure, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

In a reimagined history of the French Revolution, the guillotine's future inventor uncovers a disease that drives the aristocracy to murder commoners.


RebellionRebellion
RTE ONE, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Military/War, History
Rating: 3.3/5

This is a five part serial drama about the birth of modern Ireland. The story is told from the perspectives of a group of fictional characters who live through the political events of the 1916 Easter Rising.


Bomb GirlsBomb Girls
Global, 2012 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Military/War, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.8/5

Step back in time and experience life during the 1940s as war erupted and the world changed forever. Set in 1940s Toronto, Bomb Girls explores the lives of five different women who find themselves thrust into new worlds building bombs on the assembly line in a munitions factory.


Operation BuffaloOperation Buffalo
ABC (AU), 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Adventure, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 3/5

At Maralinga in 1956, atom bombs were not the only things being tested. At the height of the Cold War, the human capacity for loyalty and betrayal were constantly pitted against each other. But not just in terms of espionage. Friend against friend. Lover against lover. Government against its people. If only trust could bloom in an infinite desert. But these are not trusting times.


Rurouni KenshinRurouni Kenshin
Fuji TV, 1996 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Action, Adventure
Rating: 4.9/5

Rurouni Kenshin tells the story of a wanderer named Kenshin, who used to be called Hitokiri Battousai (Hitokiri means Assassin) during the Japanese civil war, and is now trying to make up for his past and all his murders by helping those in trouble with his reverse-blade sword and by using his powerful technique called Hiten-Mitsurugi Ryu to battle oppressors of freedom and justice, yet struggling with himself and his own murdering self.


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