Top 10 awesome shows like Call the Midwife that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Call the Midwife and you can't get over how good this show was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar shows which are created by the likes of Syd Macartney, Vanessa Redgrave and Laura Main . Here goes the list -

  1. The Kennedys After Camelot
  2. Black Hearts in Battersea
  3. Our Friends in the North
  4. Aristocrats
  5. Cambridge Spies
  6. Show Me a Hero
  7. Seven Wonders of the Industrial World
  8. Indian Summers
  9. Seven Deadly Sins
  10. The Looming Tower
  1. The Kennedys After Camelot

    The Kennedys After Camelot

    Portrays the life of the former First Lady of the United States, Jacqueline Kennedy in the aftermath of the assassination of her husband, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, as she becomes Jackie O. in life after Camelot.

    This show, created by Jon Cassar, Katie Holmes and Matthew Perry, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Video.

  2. Black Hearts in Battersea

    Black Hearts in Battersea

    Children's period drama serial. In early nineteenth century London the rightful Duke finds himself cheated out of his inheritance.

    This show, created by David Bell, John Altman and Annette Badland, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

  3. Our Friends in the North

    Our Friends in the North

    A nine part series depicting the varying fortunes of four friends, Nicky, Geordie, Mary, and Tosker, from the optimistic times of 1964 to the uncertainties of 1995. Taking nine pivotal years (1964, 1966, 1967, 1970, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1987, and 1995) the personal lives of the characters become intertwined with the political struggles of their home town of Newcastle, and the capital, London. We also see the machinations behind the scenes that affect their lives, often for the worse: slum housing projects, police corruption, the rise of Thatcherism, political sleaze, and specific events like the 1984 Miners' Strike.

    This show, created by Simon Cellan Jones, Christopher Eccleston and Mark Strong, scores 8.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

  4. Aristocrats

    Aristocrats

    18th-century England and Ireland viewed through the eyes of four beautiful high-born sisters - Caroline, Emily, Louisa, and Sarah Lennox, great-granddaughters of a king, daughters of a cabinet minister, and wives of politicians and peers.

    This show, created by David Caffrey, Siân Phillips and Alun Armstrong, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

    You can watch this on Hoopla.

  5. Cambridge Spies

    Cambridge Spies

    The true story of a group of Cambridge University Students who are recruited to spy for the Soviet Union in the early 1930s.

    This show, created by Tim Fywell, Tom Hollander and Toby Stephens, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

  6. Show Me a Hero

    Show Me a Hero

    Yonkers Mayor Nick Wasicsko takes office in 1987 and has to deal with the serious subject of the building of public housing in the white, middle class side of the town.

    This show, created by Paul Haggis, Oscar Isaac and Carla Quevedo, scores 8.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

    You can watch this on Hbo Now and Hbo Now Amazon Channel.

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  7. Seven Wonders of the Industrial World

    Seven Wonders of the Industrial World

    Drama-documentary series which describes some of the key technological achievements of the industrial age.

    This show, created by Christopher Spencer, Robert Lindsay and Erik J. Anderson, scores 8.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | History

  8. Indian Summers

    Indian Summers

    Drama set in 1932 during the final years of British colonial rule in India.

    This show, created by Anand Tucker, Henry Lloyd-Hughes and Jemima West, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video.

  9. Seven Deadly Sins

    Seven Deadly Sins

    Anthology series examining the dark side of human nature in seven episodes: 'Lust', 'Pride', 'Wrath', 'Sloth', 'Greed', 'Envy' and 'Gluttony'.

    This show, created by Ken Cameron, Marshall Napier and Gia Carides, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

  10. The Looming Tower

    The Looming Tower

    A look at how the rivalry between the CIA and FBI inadvertently set the stage for the tragedy of 9/11 and the war in Afghanistan.

    This show, created by Craig Zisk, Jeff Daniels and Tahar Rahim, scores 8.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

    You can watch this on Hulu.

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