It is easy to be caught up with addicting American dramas, but a true TV buff explores different genres. And you should trust some of the BBC series to offer you the best binge-worthy series to watch. Here is a list of the best of what BBC ever showcased, according to IMDb.
IMDb Rating – 9.1/10
Created By – Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat
Sherlock is one of the most favorites and loved versions of screen adaptations of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous detective character. Benedict Cumberbatch is a blessing to the show, as his exemplary acting and portrayal of the character is unparalleled. The show also stars Martin Freeman as Sherlock’s partner in solving cases, Dr. Watson. This British Crime TV series is available on Netflix, and for everyone who hasn’t watched this masterpiece, a personal suggestion would be not to miss it.
IMDb Rating – 8.8/10
Created By – Steven Knight
There are multiple reasons to watch this show other than the fact that it is good. We know it already that all three seasons of Peaky Blinders opened to rave reviews. The plot is very well written, and it boasts of strong female characters. It shows the devastating damage that the war did to the men of Britain.
IMDb Rating – 8.6/10
Created By – Lenny Abrahamson and Hettie MacDonald
The show is based on Sally Rooney’s best selling book of the same name. The story is focused on an exquisite, modern young love story between Marianne and Connell. It explores their relationship and shows how one person can unexpectedly change another person’s life and how intimacy can get complicated.
IMDb Rating – 8.5/10
Created By – Neil Cross
Luther is a story about a self -destructive but genius police detective, Luther, who keeps haunting the criminals of London through his abilities. His character is absorbing while the series feels unique and fresh. The show is a mix of the occult, murder mystery, and serial killing and nowhere does it make you feel like it is just another crime show that you would’ve already watched.
House of Cards
IMDb Rating – 8. /10
Created By – Paul Seed
This 1990 British political thriller show is set post the tenure of the British Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher. The show also inspired the American remake of the series, House of Cards starring Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright.
IMDb Rating – 8.4 / 10
Created By – Sally Wainwright
On the surface, it might sound to you like a generic police drama, but it is much more with surprising plot twists and ascending crime drama. This tremendously well-written series is brutal and uncompromising, and Happy Valley is just another addition to the brilliance of Wainwright.
IMDb Rating – 8.4/10
Created By – Chris Chibnall
Broadchurch is one such series that will find you achingly obsessed with it. There is a messy central mystery that will keep you intrigued, along with great characters and flawless acting. It is a serial crime drama that focuses on the death of an 11-year old that is impacted by grief and mutual suspicion along with the media attention of the town.
These series have a great fan following, and the good news is that you can screen them on streaming channels like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Hulu.
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