2019’s best British period drama TV actor revealed – as voted by you!

2019 saw some incredible performances in period dramas on British television.

Over the past few months, we asked you to vote for 2019’s best actor in a British period drama series, TV movie or mini-series.

Now that we’ve counted up all 78,991 votes, we can reveal the Top 20…


20. Max Beesley as Henry Sharrow in ‘Jamestown’


19. Matt Berry as Detective Inspector Rabbit in ‘Year of the Rabbit’


18. Toby Stephens as Samuel Petrukhin in ‘Summer of Rockets’


17. Guy Pearce as Ebenezer Scrooge in ‘A Christmas Carol’


16. Tom Bateman as John Beecham in ‘Beecham House’


15. David Oyelowo as Javert in ‘Les Misérables’


14. Orlando Bloom as Rycroft ‘Philo’ Philostrate in ‘Carnival Row’


13. Milo Parker as Gerry in ‘The Durrells’


12. Mark Williams as Father Brown in ‘Father Brown’


11. Tom Brittney as Reverend Will Davenport in ‘Grantchester’


10. Jared Harris as Valery Legasov in ‘Chernobyl’


9. Daniel Laurie as Reggie in ‘Call the Midwife’


8. Kit Harington as Jon Snow in ‘Game of Thrones’


7. Tom Hughes as Prince Albert in ‘Victoria’


6. Shaun Evans as Endeavour Morse in ‘Endeavour’


5. Tobias Menzies as Prince Philip in ‘The Crown’


4. Cillian Murphy as Tommy Shelby in ‘Peaky Blinders’


3. Theo James as Sidney Parker in ‘Sanditon’


2. Aidan Turner as Ross Poldark in ‘Poldark’


1. Sam Heughan as Jamie Fraser in ‘Outlander’


Take a look at our list of 2018 winners.

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