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Versailles (2015)Versailles (2015)
Canal+, 2015 | Drama, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

Versailles, 1667. Louis XIV was 28 years. To submit the nobility and impose its absolute power, he launched the construction of Versailles ... as a trap. Louis XIV was a young king haunted by a childhood trauma, the Fronde, a rebellion of nobles against his father, Louis XIII ... It will prove to be a political strategist unusual, manipulative, Machiavellian, and will "invent" Versailles to keep the nobles of Paris, keep them under control and gradually transform the castle into a gilded prison. It is also capable of romantic passions. But how to live when you are the greatest king of the world?


Mr. SelfridgeMr. Selfridge
ITV, 2013 | Drama, Family, Educational, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.3/5

This show recounts the real life story of the flamboyant and visionary American founder of Selfridge's, London's lavish department store.


Pawn StarsPawn Stars

This show takes place at the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop just outside of Las Vegas, where Richard, Rick and Corey Harrison assess the values of all kinds of items and decide what its worth and find the story behind it.


DesDes
ITV, 2020 | Drama, Crime, History
Rating: 3.6/5

Des is based on material from the book Killing for Company by Brian Masters, which focuses on one of the most infamous cases in UK criminal history, that of serial killer Dennis Nilsen. Told through the prism of three men - Dennis Nilsen, Detective Chief Inspector Peter Jay and biographer Brian Masters - the series exploring the personal and professional consequences of coming into contact with a man like Nilsen.


Troy: Fall of a CityTroy: Fall of a City

Troy: Fall of a City will be a limited series set around the events of the Trojan War and the love affair between Paris and Helen of Troy.


The Pillars of the EarthThe Pillars of the Earth
Other, 2010 | Drama, Family, Adventure, Military/War
Rating: 4.1/5

Set in twelfth century England, Pillars of the Earth is a tale about love, war and religious strife during the building of the Kingsbridge Cathedral.


Wu-Tang: An American SagaWu-Tang: An American Saga
Hulu, 2019 | Drama, Music, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.8/5

Wu-Tang: An American Saga is inspired by The Wu-Tang Manual and Tao of Wu, and based on the true story of the Wu-Tang Clan. Set in early '90s New York at the height of the crack cocaine epidemic, the show tracks the Clan's formation. The group was a vision of Bobby Diggs, aka The RZA, who strives to unite a dozen young, black men that are torn between music and crime but eventually rise to become the unlikeliest of American success stories.


Les MisérablesLes Misérables
BBC One, 2018 | Drama, Romance/Dating, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

Based on Victor Hugo's XIX century classic, Les Misérables will go back to the original novel and delve deep into the many layers of Hugo's story, revelling in Jean Valjean and Javert's cat-and-mouse relationship, against the epic backdrop of France at a time of civil unrest. With a striking intensity and relevance to us today, the novel is testimony to the struggles of France's underclass and how far they must go to survive. The six part television adaptation of the renowned book will vividly and faithfully bring to life the vibrant and engaging characters, the spectacular and authentic imagery and, above all, the incredible yet accessible story that was Hugo's lifework.


Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial KillerNight Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer
Netflix, 2021 | Crime, History, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.8/5

Beneath the sunlit glamour of 1985 LA lurks a relentlessly evil serial killer. In this true-crime story, two detectives won't rest until they catch him.


Show Me a HeroShow Me a Hero
HBO, 2015 | Drama, Crime, History, Mini-Series | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.3/5

Mayor Nick Wasicsko took office in 1987 during Yonkers' worst crisis when federal courts ordered public housing built in the white, middle class side of town, dividing the city in a bitter battle fueled by fear, racism, murder and politics.