Netflix The Best British TV Dramas On Netflix  

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Here are the best British drama shows streaming now on Netflix. Whether you're looking for crime dramas or historical fiction, this list of British TV dramas currently on Netflix is regularly updated with new and popular TV series. What are the best British drama series to watch on Netflix? 

One of the best current sci-fi shows, Black Mirror is filled with Easter eggs you might have missed. Other good British TV dramas on Netflix include Broadchurch, Collateral, The Fall, and Luther.

Vote up the best British drama shows on Netflix, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list.

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Poldark is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best British TV Dramas On Netflix
Denise Schult added Poldark Aidan Turner, Eleanor Tomlinson, Heida Reed

Poldark is set in 18th century Cornwall and follows the life of Ross Poldark. Based on books by Winston Graham

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The Crown is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best British TV Dramas On Netflix
The Crown Claire Foy, Matt Smith, Vanessa Kirby The Crown (Netflix, 2016) is an American-British biographical drama series about the reign of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom. The series begins with the 1947 wedding of young Elizabeth ...more

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Sherlock is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best British TV Dramas On Netflix
Sherlock Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs Sherlock is a British television crime drama that presents a contemporary adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes detective stories. Created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, it ...more

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Broadchurch is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best British TV Dramas On Netflix
Broadchurch David Tennant, Olivia Colman, Jodie Whittaker Broadchurch is a British television crime drama broadcast on ITV. It was created and written by Chris Chibnall and produced by Kudos Film and Television, Shine America, and Imaginary Friends. ...more

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Call The Midwife is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best British TV Dramas On Netflix
Call The Midwife Vanessa Redgrave, Helen George, Laura Main Call the Midwife is a BBC period drama series about a group of nurse midwives working in the East End of London in the 1950s and 1960s. It stars Jessica Raine, Miranda Hart, Helen George, Bryony ...more

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Luther is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best British TV Dramas On Netflix
Luther Idris Elba, Warren Brown, Dermot Crowley Luther is a British crime drama series starring Idris Elba as the eponymous character DCI John Luther. Written by Neil Cross, the first series, comprising six one-hour long episodes, premiered ...more

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Wallander is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best British TV Dramas On Netflix
Wallander Kenneth Branagh, Richard McCabe, Jeany Spark Wallander is a British television series adapted from the Swedish novelist Henning Mankell's Kurt Wallander novels and starring Kenneth Branagh as the eponymous police inspector. The first ...more

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The Fall is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best British TV Dramas On Netflix
The Fall Gillian Anderson, Jamie Dornan, John Lynch The Fall is a BBC crime drama television series set in Northern Ireland and created, written and, in its second series, directed by Allan Cubitt. The series stars Gillian Anderson as ...more

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Peaky Blinders is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best British TV Dramas On Netflix
Peaky Blinders Cillian Murphy, Helen McCrory, Paul Anderson Peaky Blinders (BBC Two, 2013) is a British television action crime drama created by Steven Knight, based upon the exploits of the historical criminal gang. In 1919 Birmingham, England, leader ...more

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Black Mirror is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best British TV Dramas On Netflix
Black Mirror Daniel Kaluuya, Toby Kebbell, Rory Kinnear Black Mirror is a British television anthology series created by Charlie Brooker that features speculative fiction with dark and sometimes satirical themes that examine modern society, ...more

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Shetland is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best British TV Dramas On Netflix
Shetland Shetland is a BBC Scotland crime drama television series starring Douglas Henshall as Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez. The story takes place on the Scottish archipelago of Shetland, though much ...more

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Doc Martin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best British TV Dramas On Netflix
Doc Martin Martin Clunes, Caroline Catz, Ian McNeice Doc Martin is a British television medical comedy drama series. Dr Martin Ellingham (Martin Clunes), a brilliant and successful vascular surgeon at Imperial College London, develops haemophobia ...more

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Death in Paradise is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best British TV Dramas On Netflix
Death in Paradise Kris Marshall, Danny John-Jules, Ben Miller Death in Paradise is a British-French lighthearted crime drama television series created by Robert Thorogood, initially starring Ben Miller and Sara Martins, and later starring Kris Marshall and ...more

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Collateral is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best British TV Dramas On Netflix
Collateral Carey Mulligan, Nathaniel Martello-White, Jeany Spark Collateral (BBC Two, 2018) is a four-part British television drama serial created by David Hare. While investigating the seemingly random murder of a pizza delivery man in London, a detective ...more

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Ripper Street is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best British TV Dramas On Netflix
Ripper Street Matthew Macfadyen, Jerome Flynn, Adam Rothenberg Ripper Street is a British TV series set in Whitechapel in London's East End in 1889, six months after the infamous Jack the Ripper murders. The series stars Matthew Macfadyen, Jerome Flynn, and ...more

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Death Comes to Pemberley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best British TV Dramas On Netflix
Death Comes to Pemberley Matthew Rhys, Anna Maxwell Martin, Matthew Goode Death Comes to Pemberley is a three-part British television drama based on the best-selling P.D. James novel of the same name, a murder mystery continuation of the events of Jane Austen's Pride ...more

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Casanova is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best British TV Dramas On Netflix
Casanova Rose Byrne, David Tennant, Peter O'Toole Casanova is a 2005 British television comedy drama serial, written by television scriptwriter Russell T Davies and directed by Sheree Folkson. Produced by Red Production Company for BBC Wales in ...more