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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.

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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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    new! & added by AnnieRobison Anna Popplewell, Adelaide Kane, Caitlin Stasey

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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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    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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    Anne Bancroft, Leonard Nimoy, Burt Lancaster

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    John Malkovich, Gérard Depardieu, Charlotte Gainsbourg

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    Katie Holmes, Tom Wilkinson, Greg Kinnear

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    Emily Blunt, Helena Bonham Carter, Mark Strong

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    Meryl Streep, Ian Holm, Michael Moriarty

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    Labyrinth John Hurt, Katie McGrath, Tom Felton

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    James Purefoy, Hugh Bonneville, Phil Davis

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    Ashley Greene, Christina Ricci, Margot Robbie

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    Anthony Hopkins, David Swift, Rupert Davies

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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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    The Cleopatras John Hughes, Patrick Troughton, Richard Griffiths

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    Don Francks, John Leyton, Marino Masé

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    Understanding Islam

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    Paul McGann, Timothy West, Cherie Lunghi

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    Christmas and the Civil War

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