Top 10 awesome shows like The Lakes that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching The Lakes 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 David Blair, John Simm and Elizabeth Bennett . Here goes the list -

  1. Rain Shadow
  2. I'll Fly Away
  3. Brides of Christ
  4. Take Me Home
  5. Jake's Progress
  6. Where the Heart Is
  7. Sweet Medicine
  8. Any Day Now
  9. Brooklyn Bridge
  10. An Evil Streak
  1. 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.

  2. I'll Fly Away

    I'll Fly Away

    Forrest Bedford is a Southern lawyer in the late 1950s, generally content with his privileged life. But the winds of change are blowing, and he becomes increasingly involved with civil rights cases. Mean- while, Lilly Harper, who cares for his children, is on her own journey of political and personal awareness.

    This show, created by Jack Bender, Sam Waterston and Regina Taylor, scores 8.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. Brides of Christ

    Brides of Christ

    Diane, a young woman growing up in Australia in the mid 1960s, walks away from her fiancé to join a convent after being sure she has a calling to the faith. The Catholic Church and its followers are struggling with huge changes. The Pope has died, there is war in Vietnam and mandatory conscription, there is the Vatican controversy on abortion and contraception, and the changing face of the Church as a whole. Told in six parts, Diane faces her own demons and has to finally decide if she can teach what the Church preaches, or if it's simply impossible for her to reconcile all the contradictions of the faith and uphold her vow of obedience.

    This show, created by Ken Cameron, Brenda Fricker and Sandy Gore, scores 8.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. Take Me Home

    Take Me Home

    A middle-aged married man has an obsessive affair with a younger, married woman.

    This show, created by Jane Howell, Keith Barron and Maggie ONeill, scores 8.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  5. Jake's Progress

    Jake's Progress

    A couple attempts to deal with big changes in their lives, their son Jake's (Barclay Wright's) increasingly troublesome behavior, and a very worrying palm-reading.

    This show, created by Robin Lefevre, Robert Lindsay and Julie Walters, scores 7.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  6. Where the Heart Is

    Where the Heart Is

    The ultimate story of families, love, and growth within a small British community. Sisters-in-law Peggy Snow and Ruth Goddard deal with life's trials and tribulations realistically, very much like the rest of us, in this heart-warming British TV series.

    This show, created by Moira Armstrong, Lesley Dunlop and Christian Cooke, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  7. Sweet Medicine

    Sweet Medicine

    This show, created by John Woods, Jason Merrells and Gillian Kearney, scores 5.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  8. Any Day Now

    Any Day Now

    Mary Elizabeth, an outgoing white girl, and Rene, a shy black girl, become close friends as they grow up in 1960's Alabama. Their friendship comes to an end, however, when Mary Elizabeth (ME) gets pregnant and Rene doesn't support her decision to keep the child and marry her boyfriend. Thirty years later, ME is still living in Alabama with her husband as they struggle to make ends meet. Rene, meanwhile is a successful attorney working in Washington. After the death of her father, Rene decides to move back to her old hometown, where she meets ME again. As the pair resume their old friendship, they reminisce on old times and the events that occurred after splitting up.

    This show, created by Artie Mandelberg, Annie Potts and Lorraine Toussaint, scores 8.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  9. Brooklyn Bridge

    Brooklyn Bridge

    In 1956, 14-year-old Alan Silver's life revolves around family, the synagogue and the Dodgers. Grandparents Jules and Sophie live in the same brownstone as Alan, his brother Nate, and their parents Phyllis and George.

    This show, created by Sam Weisman, Marion Ross and Danny Gerard, scores 8.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  10. An Evil Streak

    An Evil Streak

    Gemma, has been led astray by her godfather, Alex, ever since she was a little girl. Now she is older his obsessive influence becomes even more sinister as he manipulates her into an extra-marital affair.

    This show, created by Edward Bennett, Lynsey Baxter and Yana Yanezic, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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