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Versailles S323 Apr 201810 episodes, Canal. Series 3. In 1667, 28-year-old all-powerful king of France, Louis XIV, decides to build the greatest palace in the world - Versailles. But drained budget, affairs and political intrigues complicate things. IMDB
Harlots S211 Jul 20188 (?) episodes, Hulu/ITV. Set against the backdrop of 18th century Georgian London, Harlots follows Margaret Wells (Samantha Morton) and her daughters as she struggles to reconcile her role as mother and brothel owner when her business comes under attack from a ruthless rival madam. Liv Tyler has joined the upcoming second season as a new series regular. IMDB
Victoria S3? Aug 20188 episodes, ITV. The drama is likely to return in August 2018 given that both seasons one and two premiered in the same month. Writer Daisy Goodwin said: “Series three will start in 1848 which was a hugely dramatic and eventful time for both the royal family and Europe, with revolutions on the continent and uncertainty around the monarchy.” IMDB
A Place to Call Home S6Oct 201812 (?) episodes, Seven. A mysterious woman is perched between the harsh legacy of World War II and the hope of a new life in Australia. IMDB
Frontier S3? Nov 20186 episodes, Netflix/Discovery Canada. Series 3. The show stars Jason Momoa as Declan Harp, a part-Irish, part-Native American outlaw campaigning to breach the fur trade. Other castmembers include Landon Liboiron, Alun Armstrong, Zoe Boyle, Jessica Matten, Allan Hawco and Katie McGrath. IMDB
Upstart Crow S3? Nov 20186 episodes, BBC. The sitcom sees David Mitchell star as playwright William Shakespeare, attempting to make his mark in Tudor London. Guest starring Adrian Edmondson, Nigel Planer, Montserrat Lombard, Beattie Edmondson and Ben Miller. Autumn 2018. IMDB
Outlander S4Nov 201813 episodes, Starz. An English combat nurse from 1945 is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743. Series 4 will be based on Drums of Autumn by Diana Gabaldon. TRAILER | IMDB
Call the Midwife S7: Christmas special25 Dec 20181 episode, BBC. Christmas special before the series 8. The drama follows a dedicated team of midwives and nuns working at a convent in London’s East End in the 1950s and ’60s. The show is based on real-life nurse Jennifer Worth’s best-selling trilogy of memoirs. IMDB
Upstart Crow S3: Christmas special25 Dec 20181 episode, BBC. The sitcom sees David Mitchell star as playwright William Shakespeare, attempting to make his mark in Tudor London. The special will have Emma Thompson guest starring as Queen Elizabeth I, Kenneth Branagh as a mysterious stranger and Lily Cole as Ephie. IMDB
Las chicas del cable / Cable Girls S320188 (?) episodes, Netflix. Set in the 1920s, this is the story of four women from different backgrounds newly hired as operators for a phone company. IMDB
The Last Kingdom S320188 (?) episodes, BBC/Netflix. The year is 872, and many of the separate kingdoms of what we now know as England have fallen to the invading Danes, leaving the great kingdom of Wessex standing alone and defiant under the command of King Alfred. The Last Kingdom has so far adapted the first four books in Bernard Cornwell's Saxon Stories, with a third season likely to cover books five and six: The Burning Land and Death of Kings. IMDB
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel S220188 episodes, Amazon. A housewife in the 1950s decides to become a stand-up comic. IMDB
Medici: Masters of Florence S220188 episodes, Netflix. A political family drama set in Florence in the early 15th century. The second season will feature Daniel Sharman as Lorenzo De Medici and Sean Bean will play Jacopo de Pazzi. It is expected to hit Netflix after the show has aired in Italy. Frank Spotnitz, the show’s co-creator, has revealed that S2 will jump ahead 20 years and will focus on Lorenzo ‘the Magnificent’, Cosimo’s grandson who reigned for more than 20 years but drove the family bank to ruin. IMDB
Poldark S420188 episodes, BBC. Ross must defend Cornwall from an empowered George Warleggan, and risks everything he holds dear as he embarks on a political journey which takes him to the nation's capital. IMDB
Call the Midwife S820198 episodes, BBC. The drama follows a dedicated team of midwives and nuns working at a convent in London’s East End in the 1950s and ’60s. The show is based on real-life nurse Jennifer Worth’s best-selling trilogy of memoirs. IMDB
The Crown S3? Jan 201910 (?) episodes, Netflix. Series 3 will have the new cast, notably Olivia Colman will be replacing Claire Foy. Series writer Peter Morgan is planning to tell the Queen's story over six series in total. IMDB
Call the Midwife S8: Christmas special25 Dec 20191 episode, BBC. The drama follows a dedicated team of midwives and nuns working at a convent in London’s East End in the 1950s and ’60s. The show is based on real-life nurse Jennifer Worth’s best-selling trilogy of memoirs. IMDB
Peaky Blinders S520196 episodes, BBC2. A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world. IMDB
Taboo S2(?) Jan 20198 episodes, BBC/FX. Adventurer James Keziah Delaney returns to London during the War of 1812 to rebuild his late father's shipping empire. However, both the government and his biggest competitor want his inheritance at any cost - even murder. IMDB
Poldark S520198 episodes, BBC. Though there's been no official word on the show's future, Aidan Turner has suggested that a fifth series of Poldark is also in the works, and that it will likely be the show's final outing. IMDB
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