Top 10 awesome shows like Mr. Wakefield's Crusade that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Mr. Wakefield's Crusade 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 Angela Pope, Peter Capaldi and Richard Griffiths . Here goes the list -

  1. Rebus
  2. Maigret
  3. The Scarlet Pimpernel
  4. Messiah
  5. Mike Hammer
  6. Karen Sisco
  7. Agatha Christie's Marple
  8. Smiley's People
  9. Buddy
  10. If Tomorrow Comes
  1. Rebus

    Rebus

    Set in Edinburgh, the mercurial Detective Inspector John Rebus's investigations lead him through the city's ancient beauty and into its more sinister quarters.

    This show, created by Roger Gartland, Ken Stott and Claire Price, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

  2. Maigret

    Maigret

    From Montmartre to the remote French countryside, Maigret encounters the dark side of the human psyche. Yet, he manages to maintain both compassion and a sense of humor as he explores the complex motives that lie behind every crime.

    This show, created by James Cellan Jones, Michael Gambon and Geoffrey Hutchings, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Crime | Mystery

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  3. The Scarlet Pimpernel

    The Scarlet Pimpernel

    During the turmoil of the French Revolution, English aristocrat Percy Blakeney, often aided by his League of friends, secretly undertakes various daring missions as the Scarlet Pimpernel.

    This show, created by Patrick Lau, Richard E. Grant and Ronan Vibert, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Adventure

  4. Messiah

    Messiah

    After two horribly mutilated bodies are discovered, DCI Red Metcalfe is assigned to the case and plunged head-on into a nightmare.

    This show, created by Diarmuid Lawrence, Ken Stott and Frances Grey, scores 8.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

  5. Mike Hammer

    Mike Hammer

    The cases of Mickey Spillane's classic private eye character.

    This show, created by Michael Preece, Stacy Keach and Lindsay Bloom, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Crime | Mystery

  6. Karen Sisco

    Karen Sisco

    Smart. Sexy. Tough. Karen Sisco is a United States Marshal on Miami's Gold Coast. In pursuit of dangerous fugitives, Karen must pick her way through the dark underbelly of South Beach nightlife and the sunshine and glitz of Palm Beach highlife while she struggles to win the respect of her supervisor and fellow officers. Karen is a barely concealed weapon who can take down a suspect twice her size. The only man she truly trusts is her father, a retired Marshal with a wealth of life experience and street smarts. He's Karen's confidant, counselor, confessor, and her rock when her confidence wavers which it does every time she tries to connect romantically with a man. Based on the character portrayed by Jennifer Lopez in Elmore Leonard's Out of Sight (1998), Karen Sisco is that rare combination of action and character-drama, with a fresh and original young lead.

    This show, created by Michael Dinner, Carla Gugino and Bill Duke, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Crime

  7. Agatha Christie's Marple

    Agatha Christie's Marple

    An elderly spinster living in the village of St. Mary Mead, helps her friends and relatives solve mysterious murders.

    This show, created by Charlie Palmer, Geraldine McEwan and Julia McKenzie, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

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  8. Smiley's People

    Smiley's People

    The murder of a Soviet defector forces his old handler, British spymaster George Smiley, out of retirement. His investigation leads to an old nemesis, the Soviet spymaster known only as "Karla". This will be their final dance.

    This show, created by Simon Langton, Alec Guinness and Eileen Atkins, scores 8.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Drama

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  9. Buddy

    Buddy

    This show, created by Roger Tonge, Roger Daltrey and Wayne Goddard, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  10. If Tomorrow Comes

    If Tomorrow Comes

    This mini-series focuses on two people, Tracy Whitney and Jeff Stevens. In the beginning, Tracy was an innocent, who was in love and pregnant, with the son of an affluent family. She is sent to prison for a crime she didn't commit. Eventually, she got out. She then set out to get back at the people who framed her. She would try to rebuild her life but her prison record would always be a hindrance. She would be offered a job, stealing jewelry. Jeff is con-man who thought he found true love, but when he learned that his wife did not feel about him as he did, decided to con some of her friends and divorce her. Their paths would cross when Tracy after stealing what she was contracted to, meets up with some policemen, one of whom is Jeff. Apparently her boss tried to double cross her but she manages to outwit them. Later she meets Gunther Hartog, who trains her to be an international jewel thief and con-artist. She would again meet Jeff and they would team up. Hot on their trail is Daniel Cooper an insurance investigator, who after a childhood trauma is also a psychotic.

    This show, created by Jerry London, Madolyn Smith Osborne and Tom Berenger, scores 7.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

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