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Costume dramas and period films featuring strong, powerful women who were trailblazers and groundbreakers.

Strong, Capable, Stubborn Women in Over 50 Period Dramas

One thing we love about period dramas: there are so many characters who are strong women. Here are some of the historical and costume dramas to watch for International Women's Day.

Mary Queen of Scots (2013) - IMDb

A queen who lost three kingdoms. A wife who lost three husbands. A woman who lost her head.

Natalie Dormer as Lady Seymour Worsley and Aneurin Barnard as Captain George Bisset in The Scandalous Lady W (2015)

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Jericho (TV Series 2016) - IMDb

Created by Steve Thompson. With Jessica Raine, Samuel Bottomley, Hans Matheson, Clarke Peters. In the Yorkshire Dales in the 1870s, the shantytown of Jericho is the home of a community that will live, thrive and die in the shadow of the viaduct they've been brought together to build.

Capturing Mary (including A Real Summer) (BBC) [DVD][2007]

Capturing Mary (including A Real Summer) (BBC) [DVD][2007]

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The Durrells: a new 6 part period drama set in 1935. From ITV & based on Gerald Durrell’s classic Corfu memoirs including "My Family and Other Animals."

ITV's Period Drama The Durrells

The Durrells: a new 6 part period drama set in 1935. From ITV & based on Gerald Durrell’s classic Corfu memoirs including "My Family and Other Animals."

Love in a Cold Climate Acorn Media

Love in a Cold Climate

Amazon.com: Love in a Cold Climate: Elisabeth Dermot Walsh, Javier Alcina, Rosamund Pike, Megan Dodds, Sara Weymouth, John Light, John Hopkins, Zoe Waites, Christian Coulson, John Wood, Daniel Evans, Samuel Labarthe, Larry Smith, Chris Gill, Jane Tranter, Kate Harwood, Katrine Dudley, Pippa Harris, Rebecca Eaton: Movies & TV

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Another Life

Another Life

Amazon.com: Another Life: Natasha Little, Nick Moran, Ioan Gruffudd, Tom Wilkinson, Philip Goodhew: Movies & TV

Enchanted Serenity of Period Films: Top BBC Period Dramas

Top BBC Period Dramas

Note: while I was collecting dramas for this list, I was also mindful of all the great dramas that are NOT produced by the BBC ! I post...

Amazon.com: The Round Tower [Region 2]: Emilia Fox, Denis Lawson, Isabelle Amyes, Keith Barron, Robert Cole, Christopher Connel, Jane Dixon, Jeremy Fowlds, Trevor Fox, Jill Halfpenny, Alan Grint, The Round Tower (UK) ( Catherine Cookson's The Round Tower ), The Round Tower (UK), Catherine Cookson's The Round Tower: Movies & TV

The Round Tower [Region 2]

Amazon.com: The Round Tower [Region 2]: Emilia Fox, Denis Lawson, Isabelle Amyes, Keith Barron, Robert Cole, Christopher Connel, Jane Dixon, Jeremy Fowlds, Trevor Fox, Jill Halfpenny, Alan Grint, The Round Tower (UK) ( Catherine Cookson's The Round Tower ), The Round Tower (UK), Catherine Cookson's The Round Tower, Alan Grint, Emilia Fox, Denis Lawson, Isabelle Amyes, Keith Barron, The Round Tower (UK) ( Catherine Cookson's The Round Tower ), The Round Tower (UK), Catherine Cookson's The…

Mystery of a Hansom Cab

Mystery of a Hansom Cab

Amazon.com: Mystery of a Hansom Cab: John Waters, Jessica De Gouw, Oliver Ackland: Movies & TV

Catherine Cookson's The Secret

Catherine Cookson's The Secret

Amazon.com: Catherine Cookson's The Secret: Joanna Rowden, Adam Ironside, Milton Johns, Malcolm Terris, Daniel Ainsleigh, Rachelle Arthey, Colin Buchanan, Elizabeth Carling, Tom Cotcher, Rod Culbertson, William Finnigan, Tracy Gillman, Alan Pyrah, Alan Grint, Phil Cooke, Don Bell, Keith Richardson, Ray Marshall, Catherine Cookson, T.R. Bowen: Movies & TV

She Fell Among Thieves

She Fell Among Thieves

Amazon.com: She Fell Among Thieves: Richard O'Callaghan, Frederick Treves, John Shrapnel, Joyce Redman, Bernard Hill, Alun Armstrong, Peter Egan, Ronald Pickup, Rosemary McHale, Malcolm McDowell, Eileen Atkins, Brian Tufano, Clive Donner, Chris Lovett, Mark Shivas, Dornford Yates, Tom Sharpe: Movies & TV

Rosamunde Pilcher's Shades of Love

Rosamunde Pilcher's Shades of Love

Amazon.com: Rosamunde Pilcher's Shades of Love: Charles Dance, Eileen Atkins, Rebecca Night, Eleanore Weisgerber, Giles Foster: Movies & TV

Pickwick Papers, The (Charles Dickens)

Pickwick Papers, The (Charles Dickens)

Amazon.com: Pickwick Papers, The (Charles Dickens): Various, Various: Movies & TV