Royalty often isn’t a choice but a responsibility coming along with fate. The seriousness of it isn’t profoundly understood by the common public or even sometimes by the receiver of it. In the case of Queen Elizbeth II, things were a lot more different. Her royal as the queen is very justified and radiant. Firstly, The Crown is a historical drama telling the tale of Queen Elizabeth II. Peter Morgan is the creator of the show.
So, here is a list of TV series to Watch If You Liked The Crown.
The White Queen
The White Queen follows three women Elizabeth Woodville, Margaret Beaufort, and Anne Neville, contesting for the throne of England and power. The events start against the backdrop of the War of Roses. It is a British historical drama based on Philippa Gregory’s historical novel series titled The Cousins’ War (The White Queen, The Red Queen, and The Kingmaker’s Daughter).
The Tudors is a Historical fiction series based upon the reign of King Henry VIII. The show’s backdrop is set in 16th century England and is based on the events following the evolution of the Tudor Dynasty.
The Spanish Princess
Emma Frost and Matthew Graham’s The Spanish Princess centres around the story of Catherine of Aragon, the very famous and resilient Spanish princess. The latter became the Queen of England as the first wife of King Henry VIII. The works ‘The Constant Princess’ (2005) and ‘The King’s Curse’ (2014) by Phillipa Gregory have inspired the plot of the miniseries.
The Royals is a depiction of a modern-day royal family. It is a loose adaptation of Falling for Hamlet by Michelle Ray(2011). The series has three seasons as of now and is contesting for a fourth one. The family sees days getting tough after the death of the heir to the throne. It is to see how Queen Helena, the matriarch, manages the dignity and state of her family.
Versailles is a french historical fiction TV series starring on Canal plus. The series is set during the making and expansion of the Palace of Versailles held during the reign of Louis XIV. The show first premiered on 16 November 2015.
Talking of Royalty and not mentioning Queen Victoria is so close to committing a crime. Victoria is a British drama based on historical insights on the reign of Queen Victoria. Daisy Goodwin is the creator of the show. There are two series to Victoria as of now.
Wolf Hall is based on the succession of power of Thomas Cromwell in the court of Henry VIII after the death of Sir Thomas More. He is known for being beheaded on the orders of the king. Furthermore, the show is a British TV series focussing on the historical events set during the reign of King Henry VIII.
Gentleman Jack takes a massive turn in the era of 1832 by the secret mention of a lesbian relationship. The plot centers on the diary of Anne Lister, in which four million words are written in a secret code recording the lifetime of lesbian relationships. Moreover, the show is a historical drama with Sally Wainwright as the creator of it which furthermore empowers the dynamics
Summer of Rockets
Summer of Rockets is a 6 episode British miniseries premiering on BBC Two. Stephen Poliakoff is the creator of the series. Moreover, the series is based on the plots and mischief taking place in the Cold War.
Downtown Abbey depicts the life of the aristocratic Crowley family and their domestic servants in the post-Edwardian era. The series, as entertaining it is, projects the social hierarchy present along with the significant mishaps such as the sinking of the Titanic, the outbreak of the First World War, the Spanish Influenza Pandemic, etc. Julian Fellowes is the writer of the historical drama.
The tv series depicting the royal families of the past are of great importance. As they also concentrate on the historical events that set the course of time. The reigns of various kings and queens have been beautifully portraying in those series with intrinsic details. Therefore, this lockdown is an excellent time to give those a watch to shoo away boredom.