Will Netflix continue to embrace the period drama?

If you have binge-watched shows such as Bridgerton then you may wonder what else is on the streaming platform.

Here you will find all of the period drama shows that are on Netflix right now, which indicate whether or not Netflix is going to continue to embrace the period drama.



First of all, if you haven’t watched the period drama yet then you may want to get on Netflix right away. It is set in Regency in London and it follows the story of the famous Daphne Bridgerton. She is the eldest daughter of the Bridgerton family. She makes her debut into a marriage market but when she falls for a man that she shouldn’t be, it would seem that things happen to take a turn for the worst. It’s this surge in entertainment streaming that’s helping younger viewers to sign up, and it’s this age group that tend to love period dramas the most.


Enola Holmes

This is a movie and it stars the famous Milly Bobby Brown. She is Enola who is an incredibly smart girl who is able to use her special sleuthing skills to try and outsmart her bigger brother. She also has to try and help her big brother to search for her mother, who appears to be missing.


The Other Boleyn Girl

This is a movie from 2008 and it is actually based on the novel by Philippa Gregory. It’s got an amazing cast to say the least and the movie stars both Scarlett Johansson and Eric Bana. They are twin sisters and they have to try and compete for Henry 8th’s affection.


The English Game

This is certainly one for sports fans. The English Game is a historical drama and it traces all the way back to the origins of modern football. It also shows how it was able to become a worldwide sport as well. Of course, it’s very interesting to see how far things have come over the years and this movie helps to shed light on some very interesting points.


Alias Grace

The gripping show is set in Canada and it is actually based on Margaret Atwood’s best-selling novel. It essentially follows a psychiatrist and it debates whether or not a murderer should be pardoned because they have insanity. Of course, it’s a gripping show and Netflix have made sure that it is available on their platform so that the people who love period dramas can watch it.


Mary Queen Of Scots

Mary Stuart defies the pressure that is being put on her when it comes to getting remarried. Instead, she goes back to Scotland so that she can reclaim her throne. There she finds that both Scotland and England have fallen under the rule of her cousin, who is Elizabeth the Second. Then, she finds that things have to change.


Cable Girls

There are a total of six seasons out for this show and if you want to binge-watch them then you will certainly need to log on and give them a go. It’s set in 1920’s Madrid and it is a story of four different women who begin work at the National Telephone Company. It shows how their lives changed as a result as well which is especially interesting. This is one show that you won’t want to miss out on at all so make sure that you keep this in mind if you run out of things to watch.