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Seven Best British Shows of All Time That You Need To Binge-Watch Right Now

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We all love the British shows for their class, pushiness, and certainly the accent. Are you looking forth to watch some of the best British shows of all time? Well, we have the perfect picks for you.

Here, we will enlist some of the best British shows of all time. Let us get started and address them one by one. 


The show is suspense series, which is inspired by the top-selling Vera Stanhope series by Ann Cleeves. It revolves around the life of detective Chief Inspector Vera, beautifully essayed by Brenda Blethyn.

Vera is a diligent and hard-working detective who can even give hotshots like Sherlock Holmes a run for their money. The suspense in the show is intense and will always keep you on your toes, keeping you hooked through and through. You can watch the show on Amazon Prime Video. 

‘I love Vera, and clearly, Blethyn is a star. Her nuanced character is intense with way too many layers. She is passionate about jobs and loves what she does, ignoring her inner demons. This show is totally a must-watch for all,’ comments Jerry, an associate with PassionateRunners

The Crown

‘Want a fine narrative on the life of Queen of England? Well, The Crown is the show for you. This is a beautiful Netflix series, which presents the life of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip from their newly-wed days.

The show takes you from the era in 1947 and teleports you to modern times. This transformation is subtle and surely enjoyable. It is a great show for anyone who enjoys British historical dramas,’ comments Rosy, an associate with RazorHood

This is an adaption from the 2013 stage page, ‘The Audience.’ The Crown also has a beautiful fictional depiction of some other well-known figures, such as Princess Diana and Winston Churchill. You can watch it on Netflix.  

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Bridgerton is a candy-colored and steamy adaption of the much-loved romantic series by Julia Quinn, which revolve around the life of the Bridgerton family of siblings, and their journey of finding love.

You can watch the show on Netflix. One of the most notable and fun characters of the show is Lady Whistledown. She is an anonymous gossip columnist of the town and jots the triumphs and the scandals of 18th-century life. 

Bridgerton is the most fun British show I have ever seen. It is 100% recommend for people who love romantic British shows. Season 2 is soon going to be here.

So, you can surely binge-watch Season 1 for now,’ comments Raisa, an associate with MyPlumbersChoice

Killing Eve

For anyone who enjoys crime thrillers, Killing Eve is the right pick. It is an incredibly addictive show. There are two seasons, and you can watch them on Hulu. Produced by BBC America, the show has Sandra Oh in the lead.

She essays the role of an intelligence agent who is obsessed with female serial killers. The show further intensifies when she meets Jodie Corner, the show’s mysterious Villanelle. In addition, killing Eve is a fantastic creation by Phoebe Waller-Bridge. 

‘I love the cat and mouse game that goes on between Sandra Oh and Jodie Corner in Killing Eve. It keeps you engaged and gets even more interesting when their chase turns into something very personal and twisted,’ comments Maira, an educator who offers financial modeling certification courses. 

Peaky Blinders

Peaky Blinders is set in 1919 Britain. It revolves around the life of soldiers coming back home following the first World War. You will see the different gangs fighting for dominance, and one of the most prominent gangs is the Perky Blinders.

The gang is led by Thomas Shelby, a war hero who is a fix as he has to run a business and simultaneously lead his life of crime. It is a good show and is available on Netflix for you to watch. The show has five seasons, and the sixth season is just on the way.

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So if you need a British show to binge-watch, this can be your pick.  

 Downton Abbey

It is a period drama, which the Emmy Awards have facilitated. The show chronicles the routine life of an aristocratic family, Crawleys, who survive through several historical events during the post-Edwardian era.

The family resides in the Yorkshire country estate. Beyond the wry humor and the spectacular costume designs, the show also subtly depicts an array of social issues, such as abortion, classism, and racism. You can watch the show on Amazon Prime Video.

There are six seasons of the show. So, if you are looking for a holiday binge-watch series, this is a fab pick. 

Absolutely Fabulous

Absolutely Fabulous is truly one of the most iconic British sitcoms from the 1990s. It is a long show with six seasons and two specials. You can watch it on Hulu and BritBox. The show is boozy, bitchy, and a lot of fun.

If you love light comedies, this can be a good pick. Anytime you feel aging gracefully is a myth, let Patsy and Edina, essayed by Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley, prove you wrong. 

 Summing it Up

So, these are the seven best British shows that are a must-watch for all. Of course, more shows can be added to this list, but we have included our top favourites of all time. These shows can be watched on OTT platforms easily.

However, if you have any other show recommendations, you can let us know about them in the comments below. We would love to watch them and also share your suggestions with our readers. Always remember the best admiration of the art is by sharing it with others.

Stay entertained, and keeps entertaining!

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Christopher Stern
Christopher Stern is a Washington-based reporter. Chris spent many years covering tech policy as a business reporter for renowned publications. He has extensive experience covering Congress, the Federal Communications Commission, the Federal Trade Commission, and other federal agencies. He is a graduate of Middlebury College. Email:[email protected]

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