Top 10 awesome shows like Running Blind that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Running Blind 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 William Brayne, Stuart Wilson and Ragnheiður Steindórsdóttir . Here goes the list -

  1. Callan
  2. A Married Man
  3. Shabby Tiger
  4. The River Kings
  5. Ride on Stranger
  6. Poor Man's Orange
  7. We, the Accused
  8. My Brother Jonathan
  9. Vanity Fair
  10. Fame Is the Spur
  1. Callan

    Callan

    David Callan is the top agent/assassin for the Security Service (British counterintelligence), but he is an embittered man who performs his duties "for Queen and country" under duress. This bleak, "Spy who Came in from the Cold"-style espionage drama concentrates on the seamy underside of covert operations: assassinations, blackmail and dirty dealing.

    This show, created by Peter Duguid, Edward Woodward and Russell Hunter, scores 8.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

  2. A Married Man

    A Married Man

    A British lawyer, disillusioned with his marriage and career. After starting an affair with a beautiful woman with political connections, a murder leads him to the greatest challenge of his life.

    This show, created by Charles Jarrott, Anthony Hopkins and Ciaran Madden, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. Shabby Tiger

    Shabby Tiger

    Nick Faunt, a Manchester millionaire's son, leaves home at the height of the Depression to become an artist. When he meets Irish serving girl, a strange love story begins.

    This show, created by Baz Taylor, John Nolan and Prunella Gee, scores 7.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. The River Kings

    The River Kings

    Filmed on South Australia's glorious River Murray, this television mini-series is set during the 1920s and tells of the story of a runaway who escapes to the river to work on a paddle-boat steamer and his friendship with an old salt captain played by Bill Kerr. Based on an original novel by Max Fatchen.

    This show, created by Donald Crombie, Tamblyn Lord and Kate Mulcahy, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video.

  5. Ride on Stranger

    Ride on Stranger

    The story of a strong-minded young woman growing up in the 1930s - a time when Australia was just emerging from the Depression years and news of dark events in Europe were mere echoes from a different world.

    This show, created by Carl Schultz, Liddy Clark and Noni Hazlehurst, scores 8.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  6. Poor Man's Orange

    Poor Man's Orange

    It is the early '50s and the Darcy family continues their struggle to build a better life despite the forces lined up against them in this sequel to the popular made-for-TV film Harp in the South. Father Hughie (Martyn_Sanderson); his wife, Mumma (Anne Plelan); and their younger daughter, Dolour (Kaarin_Fairfax), are broken people after Roie (Anna Hruby)the oldest daughter dies giving birth to a baby boy. Charlie(Shane Feeney-Connor), Roie's husband takes to the drink to forget his loss remembering only Roie and forgetting about his children. Dolour no longer a child fights for the strength to keep this family together in this hard bitten Irish-emigrate community of Surry Hills, but as bad times, illness, and romantic discord make their presence known, the Darcy's find that what they need most to survive is one another.

    This show, created by George Whaley, Anne Phelan and Martyn Sanderson, scores 7.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  7. We, the Accused

    We, the Accused

    In the London of the 1910s, a self-effacing, decent man of fifty confronts what appears to be the perfect opportunity to rid himself of his unloved, nagging wife and be free for a blissful life with his mistress.

    This show, created by Richard Stroud, Ian Holm and Angela Down, scores 7.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

  8. My Brother Jonathan

    My Brother Jonathan

    My Brother Jonathan is a 1985 BBC five part mini-series that relates the story of an idealistic doctor, Jonathan Dakkers, in the coal country of England during the period around WW1 and a love triangle.

    This show, created by Anthony Garner, Daniel Day-Lewis and Benedict Taylor, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  9. Vanity Fair

    Vanity Fair

    Rebecca "Becky" Sharp is an impoverished, strong-willed and cunning young woman determined to make her way in the early 19th Century British society.

    This show, created by David Giles, Susan Hampshire and Marilyn Taylerson, scores 7.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  10. Fame Is the Spur

    Fame Is the Spur

    This TV series is based on a book of the same name by Howard Spring published in 1940. It describes the rise of the British socialist movement from the mid 19th century to the 1930s by following the life of its protagonist a studious working class lad who becomes a politician. Some say it was based on the career of Ramsey MacDonald, the first Labour Party prime minister at Westminster, although there are many differences. There was an earlier film adaptation of the book with the same name starring Sir Michael Redgrave.

    This show, created by David Giles, David Hayman and Tim Pigott-Smith, scores 8.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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