Genre: History ( 1729 )

Vikings (2013)

Action, Drama, History

The world of the Vikings is brought to life through the journey of Ragnar Lothbrok, the first Viking to emerge from Norse legend and onto the pages of history - a man on the edge of myth.
Director: Ken Girotti, Ciaran Donnelly, Johan Renck, Kari Skogland, ...
Stars: Travis Fimmel, Clive Standen, Jessalyn Gilsig, Gustaf Skarsgård, ...

Boardwalk Empire (2010)

Crime, Drama, History

An Atlantic City politician plays both sides of the law, conspiring with gangsters during the Prohibition era.
Director: Timothy Van Patten, Allen Coulter, Jeremy Podeswa, Ed Bianchi, ...
Stars: Steve Buscemi, Stephen Graham, Vincent Piazza, Kelly Macdonald, ...

The Tudors (2007)

Drama, History, Romance

A dramatic series about the reign and marriages of King Henry VIII.
Director: Ciaran Donnelly, Jeremy Podeswa, Dearbhla Walsh, Steve Shill, ...
Stars: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Henry Cavill, Anthony Brophy, James Frain, ...

Deadwood (2004)

Crime, Drama, History

A show set in the late 1800s, revolving around the characters of Deadwood, South Dakota; a town of deep corruption and crime.
Director: Ed Bianchi, Daniel Minahan, Davis Guggenheim, Gregg Fienberg, ...
Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Brad Dourif, ...

Rome (2005)

Action, Drama, History

A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic.
Director: Michael Apted, Allen Coulter, Alan Poul, Steve Shill, ...
Stars: Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Polly Walker, Kerry Condon, ...

Drunk History (2013)

Comedy, History

Historical reenactments by A-list talent are presented by inebriated storytellers.
Director: Jeremy Konner, Derek Waters
Stars: Derek Waters, Bennie Arthur, Maria Blasucci, Craig Cackowski, ...

Pan Am (2011)

Drama, History

Period drama about the pilots and flight attendants who once made Pan Am the most glamorous way to fly.
Director: Andrew Bernstein, John Fortenberry, Thomas Schlamme, Alex Graves, ...
Stars: Christina Ricci, Margot Robbie, Michael Mosley, Karine Vanasse, ...

Ghost Adventures (2008)

History, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Zak Bagans, Nick Groff, and Aaron Goodwin investigate the scariest, most notorious, haunted places in the world.
Director: Nick Groff, Zak Bagans, Milton Lage
Stars: Nick Groff, Zak Bagans, Aaron Goodwin, Jay Wasley, ...

Birdsong (2012)

Drama, History, Romance

As an English soldier fights in the horrific trenches of northern France, he is haunted by the memories of his forbidden love affair with a French woman.
Director: Philip Martin
Stars: Eddie Redmayne, Clémence Poésy, Matthew Goode, Rory Keenan, ...

Daniel Boone (1964)

Adventure, History, Western

Frontier hero Daniel Boone conducts surveys and expeditions around Boonesborough, running into both friendly and hostile Indians, just before and during the Revolutionary War.
Director: William Wiard, Nathan Juran, George Sherman, George Marshall, ...
Stars: Fess Parker, Patricia Blair, Darby Hinton, Dal McKennon, ...

The Black Adder (1983)

Comedy, History

In the Middle Ages, Prince Edmund the Black Adder constantly schemes and endeavors to seize the crown from his father and brother.
Director: Martin Shardlow, Geoff Posner
Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Elspet Gray, Tim McInnerny, Patrick Allen, ...

I, Claudius (1976)

Drama, History

The history of the Roman Empire as experienced by one of its rulers.
Director: Herbert Wise
Stars: Derek Jacobi, George Baker, Margaret Tyzack, Siân Phillips, ...

The Sixties (2013)

Documentary, History

A ten-part documentary series focusing on the politics, music, technical advancements, drugs, and the "free love" movement of the 1960s.
Stars: Walter Cronkite, Chet Huntley, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, ...

Black-Adder II (1986)

Comedy, History

In the Tudor court of Elizabeth I, Lord Edmund Blackadder strives to win Her Majesty's favour while attempting to avoid a grisly fate should he offend her.
Director: Mandie Fletcher
Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Tim McInnerny, Tony Robinson, Miranda Richardson, ...

Blackadder Goes Forth (1989)

Comedy, History, War

Stuck in the middle of World War I, Captain Edmund Blackadder does his best to escape the banality of the war.
Director: Richard Boden
Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, ...

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell (2015)

Fantasy, History

With magic long since lost to England, two men are destined to bring it back; the reclusive Mr. Norrell and daring novice Jonathan Strange. So begins a dangerous battle between two great minds.
Director: Toby Haynes
Stars: Alan Bentley, Pamela Ashton, Ariyon Bakare, Tetchena Bellange, ...

Black Adder the Third (1987)

Comedy, History

In the 19th century Regency era, Mr E. Blackadder serves as butler to the foppish numskull Prince George amidst the fads and crazes of the time.
Director: Mandie Fletcher
Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Hugh Laurie, Helen Atkinson-Wood, ...

Urban Legends (2007)

Crime, Fantasy, History

In each episode, two urban legends and one true strange story are narrated; and in the end the narrator tells us which of the three was true, and which ones were fake legends.
Director: Luke Campbell, Amy Walton, Srdjan Vilotijevic, Stephen Scott, ...
Stars: Michael Allcock, David Hewlett, Olivier Julian, Rusty Goffe, ...