Top 10 awesome shows like The Sinking of the Laconia that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching The Sinking of the Laconia 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 Uwe Janson, Andrew Buchan and Ken Duken . Here goes the list -

  1. Our Friends in the North
  2. Banished
  3. The Passion
  4. The Path to 9/11
  5. Black Hearts in Battersea
  6. Jamestown
  7. Separate But Equal
  8. Egypt
  9. The Right Stuff
  10. Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion
  1. 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

  2. Banished

    Banished

    British convicts have been sent to Australia as punishment for their crimes. As they try to live their new lives, they have to live with the new rules. The soldiers also have to adjust.

    This show, created by Jeffrey Walker, Orla Brady and Ewen Bremner, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

    You can watch this on Hulu and Hoopla.

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  3. The Passion

    The Passion

    Follows Jesus' last days and crucifixion.

    This show, created by Michael Offer, Ben Daniels and John Lynch, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

  4. The Path to 9/11

    The Path to 9/11

    A television miniseries on the events leading up to the U.S. terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

    This show, created by David L. Cunningham, Harvey Keitel and Michael Benyaer, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

  5. 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

  6. Jamestown

    Jamestown

    A drama about English settlers in America in 1617.

    This show, created by Paul Wilmshurst, Kalani Queypo and Naomi Battrick, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video.

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  7. Separate But Equal

    Separate But Equal

    A dramatization of the American court case that destroyed the legal validity of racial segregation.

    This show, created by George Stevens Jr., Sidney Poitier and Burt Lancaster, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

  8. Egypt

    Egypt

    Dramatization of the great discoveries of ancient Egypt, from the exploration of tombs in the early 1800s, to the unraveling of the Rosetta Stone to translate the ancient language on the tombs, to the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb.

    This show, created by Ferdinand Fairfax, Neji Nejah and Andrew Sachs, scores 8.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

    You can watch this on Tubi Tv.

  9. The Right Stuff

    The Right Stuff

    U.S. fighter pilots are recruited to test experimental aircraft and rockets to become first Mercury astronauts. TV adaptation of Tom Wolfe's book, 'The Right Stuff'.

    This show, created by Andrew Bernstein, Patrick J. Adams and Patrick Fischler, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama

    You can watch this on Disney Plus.

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  10. Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion

    Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion

    A true story about the tragic explosion at Halifax Harbour, Canada, in the early hours of December 6, 1917.

    This show, created by Bruce Pittman, Clare Stone and Max Morrow, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | History

    You can watch this on Tubi Tv.

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