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Best Historical Fiction TV Shows

List Criteria: Shows near the top must be only the best Historical Fiction TV series.

The very best historical fiction shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest historical fiction shows also includes pictures from the shows when available. Popular historical fiction TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining historical fiction show of all time is. Don't let your favorite historical fiction television programs in history get to the bottom of the list- be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of historical fiction television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

List items include Eight Days Mystery of Jeong Jo Assassination, An Ungentlemanly Act and many more.

This list answers the questions, "What is the best historical fiction show of all time?" and "What are the greatest historical fiction shows?"
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    Jeremy Irons, Derek Jacobi, Colm Feore

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    Natalie Dormer, Joss Stone, Henry Cavill

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    Katheryn Winnick, Gabriel Byrne, Alexander Ludwig

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    Jeffrey Jones, Timothy Olyphant, Sarah Paulson

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    Donald Sutherland, Hayley Atwell, Ian McShane

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    added by MichelleDayan John Hurt, Katie McGrath, Anthony Head

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    new! & added by cjshimmy Steve Buscemi, Michael Shannon, Gretchen Mol

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    Art Malik, John Doman, Mark Ryder

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    Eva Green, Claire Forlani, Joseph Fiennes

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    John Malkovich, Gérard Depardieu, Charlotte Gainsbourg

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    Katie Holmes, Tom Wilkinson, Greg Kinnear

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    Labyrinth John Hurt, Katie McGrath, Tom Felton

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    Ashley Greene, Christina Ricci, Margot Robbie

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    Meryl Streep, Ian Holm, Michael Moriarty

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    Anthony Hopkins, David Swift, Rupert Davies

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    Don Francks, John Leyton, Marino Masé

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    Emily Blunt, Helena Bonham Carter, Mark Strong

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    Robert Ridgely, Richard X. Slattery, Roland La Starza

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    Cesare Danova, Ron Harper, Rudy Solari

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    James Purefoy, Hugh Bonneville, Phil Davis

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    The Cleopatras John Hughes, Patrick Troughton, Richard Griffiths

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    Anne Bancroft, Leonard Nimoy, Burt Lancaster

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    Understanding Islam

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    Christmas and the Civil War

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    Paul McGann, Timothy West, Cherie Lunghi

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