Top 10 awesome shows like Plotlands that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Plotlands 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 John Strickland, Saskia Reeves and Amanda Abbington . Here goes the list -

  1. The Passion
  2. The Lakes
  3. McCallum
  4. Flambards
  5. Swallow
  6. Young Americans
  7. Shoestring
  8. Relative Strangers
  9. Bedtime
  10. Rain Shadow
  1. The Passion

    The Passion

    During a rural representation of The Passion of Christ, a young actor and a married costume designer start a romance.

    This show, created by Catherine Morshead, Gina McKee and Juliet Cowan, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  2. The Lakes

    The Lakes

    Danny Kavanagh leaves Liverpool for the Lake District, finding work at a hotel and love with a local girl named Emma. Yet Danny remains an outsider in the close-knit community, and through the machinations of fate, he finds himself implicated in a tragedy. As the series goes on, the secrets, lies, and crimes, of the seemingly tranquil community continue to be revealed.

    This show, created by David Blair, John Simm and Elizabeth Bennett, scores 8.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. McCallum

    McCallum

    From deep within the morgue at St. Patrick's Hospital in London's East End, Dr. Iain McCallum and Dr. Angela Moloney along with a team of brilliant pathologists and detectives help the dead tell their stories.

    This show, created by Richard Holthouse, Gerard Murphy and James Saxon, scores 7.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. Flambards

    Flambards

    In the early 1900's in England, young Christina is orphaned and goes to live with her Uncle Russell, who owns the country estate of Flambards, and has two sons. Mark, the elder, is a wastrel, a roue and, like his father, loves to hunt. The younger son William lives to fly aeroplanes. Christina finds herself struggling with the ideas of classism as she falls in love with country life, the hunt, and one of her cousins. But after their impulsive marriage, when her husband is called away by the First World War, Christina must keep Flambards afloat by herself.

    This show, created by Lawrence Gordon Clark, Christine McKenna and Rosalie Williams, scores 8.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  5. Swallow

    Swallow

    A single mother is prescribed a controversial anti-depressant called Distral and quickly becomes dependant, but discovers that giving up the drug causes terrible side-effects. Unable to find support for her plight, she mounts a personal crusade against the pharmaceutical company who produce the pills. Meanwhile, a cynical marketing executive for the company has been trying to suppress all bad publicity and promote Distral as a wonder-product, but as he watches his sister suffer from terminal cancer, he begins to question his own ethics.

    This show, created by Adrian Shergold, Steven Mackintosh and Christine Tremarco, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  6. Young Americans

    Young Americans

    This series portrays life at Rawley Summer Academy, an elite school in Connecticut where boys with a bright Ivy League future spend the summer industriously in classes and rowing training on the lake. It's mainly told from the viewpoint of Will Krudski, a gifted, genuinely inquisitive student and future writer, who feels guilty having cheated at the entry exams. His roommate, Scout Calhoun, is a school legacy who makes an effort to become friendly with some underprivileged local kids and falls in love with the daughter of a garage owner who turns out to be family. Most of his classmates are golden spoon boys, but still have their problems, among each-other, at home and sometimes with the locals. Actually Jacqueline 'Jake' Pratt is a girl pretending to be a boy as the only way to get in, causing great confusion for Hamilton, the school dean's son, who begins to fall for her.

    This show, created by James Whitmore Jr., Kate Bosworth and Mark Famiglietti, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  7. Shoestring

    Shoestring

    Lighthearted detective series set in the West Country, about Eddie Shoestring, a radio-phone-in detective

    This show, created by Marek Kanievska, Trevor Eve and Michael Medwin, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  8. Relative Strangers

    Relative Strangers

    Maureen is an Irishwoman, happily married and living in Germany. Or so she thinks. When her husband dies, she finds that not only had he debts, but was also a bigamist, having had a second wife and family in Ireland. Shocked and angry, she travels there to meet the other family. And she learns that they have troubles of their own, the worst of them being that the other woman's young son is suffering from leukemia and a suitable bone marrow donor is urgently needed.

    This show, created by Giles Foster, Brenda Fricker and Robin Laing, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  9. Bedtime

    Bedtime

    Set during the half-hour before bedtime, this unique series goes behind closed doors to offer a revealing-and very funny-peek at the nighttime conversations between husbands and wives, fathers and sons, and more.

    This show, created by Andy Hamilton, Sheila Hancock and Timothy West, scores 7.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  10. Rain Shadow

    Rain Shadow

    Dr Kate McDonald is married to the small farming community of Paringa, where she's been the vet for 15 years. For most of that time she's been hiding a secret, and as a result, refuses to allow anyone to get close to her.

    This show, created by Shawn Seet, Rachel Ward and Victoria Thaine, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video.

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