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Victoria S313 Jan 20198 episodes, ITV. Writer Daisy Goodwin: “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
Call the Midwife S8Jan 20198 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 S3Jan 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
Outlander S5Nov 201912 episodes, Starz. An English combat nurse from 1945 is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743. 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
Vikings S6201920 episodes, History. Vikings creator and executive producer Michael Hirst said of the new season: “The vikings are going ever outwards as raiders and traders. I’m writing season six now and they’re in the Silk Road. They’re trading with the Russians, going to China, they’re all around the Mediterranean. And it’s actually what happened.” IMDB
Call the Midwife S920208 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
Taboo S320208 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. Last series. IMDB
Wolf Hall S2unknown? episodes, BBC. Director Peter Kosminsky revealed that the third book by author Hilary Mantel called The Mirror and the Light will not be finished this year and that the second and final series will not be on air for at least another year. IMDB