BBC Period Dramas


Note: while I was collecting dramas for this list,
I was also mindful of all the great dramas
that are NOT produced by the BBC!
I posted them here:

>>Top Period Dramas (A-L)

>>Top Period Dramas (M-Z)


Now onto the
"THE BBC HALL OF FAME"
How I wish that my local video store stocked all these great videos since no one outshines the BBC when it comes to producing great period dramas. Just looking at all these DVD covers makes me realize how grateful I am to the BBC for hours and hours of entertainment that draw us into the past!

For anyone new to period films, if you're looking for my top recommendation, it would be the Elizabeth Gaskell collection which contains 3 of my all-time favourites: Wives & Daughters, Cranford and North & South!

Here's a look at some of the best mini-series and films made over the years including those based on Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, etc.

>>More comprehensive list of 150 Top Period Dramas
>>More listed here if you'd like a breakdown of dramas based on each author
>>List of period dramas that came out in 2009 including BBC productions
>>BBC poll (how many of these dramas, have you seen?)






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