If you’re one of the millions of people who have already devoured eight episodes of the second season Bridgerton, colorful, lavishly costumed, and hopelessly underwhelming, you may be longing for another Regency-era drama to fill the void in your heart. But you can rest easy: 2022 is shaping up to be a bumper year for star-studded period dramas on the big and small screen. Here are 10 series you can’t miss.
The second episode of the delicious series Sally Wainwright A 19th-century thriller that follows a lesbian landlord (Suran JonesLover of an heir (Sophie Rundle), will be marked by love triangles, generational gaps leading to conflict, and ultra-glamorous European getaways.
Released on 10 April on BBC One and BBC iPlayer.
Downton Abbey: A New Age
The hallowed halls of Highclere Castle play host to a film crew (and Dominic West in the lead role, and only that) in the long-awaited sequel Simon Curtis. Expect pure escapism as the Crawlies face a modernizing world.
It will release in theaters on April 27
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