Keyword historical fiction TV Shows

Vikings 7.3

2013 Action & Adventure, Drama

Vikings follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok, the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the sagas of Ragnar's band of Viking brothers and his family, as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes. As…

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The King's Woman 3.9

2017 Drama

Gong Sun Li is the grand-daughter and disciple of military commander Gong Sun Yu. Jing Ke and Sun Li are childhood lovers and were forced to escape when Qin troops attacked. However, Sun Li’s wall-shattering beauty…

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Reign 6.3

2013 Drama, Sci-Fi & Fantasy

Mary, Queen of Scots, faces political and sexual intrigue in the treacherous world of the French court.

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Boardwalk Empire 7.6

2010 Drama, Crime

Boardwalk Empire is a period drama focusing on Enoch "Nucky" Thompson (based on the historical Enoch L. Johnson), a political figure who rose to prominence and controlled Atlantic City, New Jersey, during the Prohibition…

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The Knick 7.5

2014 Drama

Set in downtown New York in 1900, 'The Knick' is centered on the Knickerbocker Hospital and the groundbreaking surgeons, nurses and staff who work there, pushing the bounds of medicine in a time of astonishingly…

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The Last Kingdom 7.5

2015 Action & Adventure, Drama

A show of heroic deeds and epic battles with a thematic depth that embraces politics, religion, warfare, courage, love, loyalty and our universal search for identity. Combining real historical figures and events…

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Mr Selfridge 6.5

2013 Drama

Mr. Selfridge recounts the real life story of the flamboyant and visionary American founder of Selfridge's, London's lavish department store. Set in 1909 London, when women were reveling in a new sense of freedom…

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Versailles 7.5

2015 Drama

The story of a young Louis XIV on his journey to become the most powerful monarch in Europe, from his battles with the fronde through his development into the Sun King. Historical and fictional characters guide…

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Alias Grace 0.0

2017 Crime, Drama

Based on the true story of Grace Marks, a housemaid and immigrant from Ireland who was imprisoned in 1843, perhaps wrongly, for the murder of her employer Thomas Kinnear. Grace claims to have no memory of the murder…

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Lost Love in Times 4.8

2017 Action & Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi & Fantasy

Feng Qingchen is a sorceress of Mingyi Tower, the secret organisation tasked with protecting the royal family. Yuan Ling is a prince from Western Wei, a ruling kingdom during the Northern and Southern Dynasties.…

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Su Baek-hyang, The King's Daughter 0.0

2013 Drama

This is the story of Su Baek-hyang, born as the elder daughter of King Mu-ryeong but unable to retain her title of princess due to her ambitious younger sister, Sol-hui. Humble and hard-working, she was taught never…

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Frontier 5.8

2016 Action & Adventure, Drama

The chaotic and violent struggle to control wealth and power in the North American fur trade in late 18th century Canada. Told from multiple perspectives, Frontier takes place in a world where business negotiations…

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Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo 6.8

2016 Action & Adventure, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, War & Politics

Scarlet Heart: Ryeo is the remake of Chinese drama Bu Bu Jing Xin that stars IU as a woman who gets time-warped back to the Goryeo dynasty, and becomes involved with a very large family of princes, some of whom…

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The Bastard Executioner 5.5

2015 Drama

A blood-soaked, medieval epic that tells the story of Wilkin Brattle, a 14th century warrior, whose life is forever changed when a divine messenger beseeches him to lay down his sword and lead the life of another…

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Queen For Seven Days 5.8

2017 Drama

Marrying a king guarantees a turbulent life. Shin Chae Kyung is the daughter of a powerful politician during the Joseon Dynasty. She falls in love with Crown Prince Lee Yuk, who lives under the tyranny of his half…

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Mercy Street 5.5

2016 Drama

Follows the lives of two volunteer nurses on opposing sides of the Civil War - New England abolitionist Mary Phinney and Confederate supporter Emma Green. Based on true stories and set in a Union hospital in the…

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Moonlight Drawn by Clouds 6.4

2016 Comedy, Drama, Family, War & Politics

Hong Ra On, disguises herself as a man and counsels men on dating. Due to a love letter she wrote for a client, she meets Lee Young - future Crown Prince Hyomyeong. Hong Ra On is unaware that he is the Crown Prince…

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Good Girls Revolt 8.0

2015 Drama

A look at the personal and professional lives of employees at an American news magazine in the late 1960s.

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Labyrinth 5.4

2012 Sci-Fi & Fantasy

Jumping back and forth between modern and medieval France, the lives of two women separated by centuries, are united in their search for an ancient artifact.

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Rebellion 6.8

2016 Drama

A group of young men and women in Dublin in 1916 are embroiled in a fight for independence during the Easter Rising.The story begins with the outbreak of World War I. As expectations of a short and glorious campaign…

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