Fans reveal which new 2022 British period drama they’re most excited about

Fans of British period dramas have an incredible year coming up!

2022 promises us nearly 50 new movies and over 70 TV series.

Coming to our televisions screens we have the return of Bridgerton, a second season of Sanditon, the new Game of Thrones spin-off, brand new Outlander, more Call the Midwife, a follow-up to Enola Holmes, and the final run of Peaky Blinders.

And in the cinema, we can look forward to the second Downton movie, another Harry Potter prequel, and Kenneth Branagh’s latest Poirot adaptation.

We recently asked readers to let us know which of these upcoming British period dramas they’re most looking forward to!

With over 9,000 votes counted, we can now reveal the Top 10 most-anticipated British period drama movies and series of 2022!


10. Grantchester – Season 7


9. The Last Kingdom – Season 5


8. Peaky Blinders – Season 6


7. Call the Midwife – Season 11


6. Enola Holmes 2


5. Bridgerton – Season 2


4. All Creatures Great and Small – Season 3


3. Downton Abbey: A New Era


2. Sanditon – Season 2


1. Outlander – Season 6


Take a look at our complete guides to all this year’s new British period drama movies and every upcoming British period drama TV series in 2022.