The best TV period drama mini series

A Listmania! list by J. Norris "British TV enthusiast" (Sydney, Australia)
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Our Mutual Friend [DVD] [1998]
1.  Our Mutual Friend [DVD] [1998] DVD ~ Paul McGann
The list author says:
  "The perfect mini series - tightly written and acted, each scene is  beautifully shot"
£9.55   Used & New from: £2.22
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (51 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Bleak House [DVD]
2.  Bleak House [DVD] DVD ~ Gillian Anderson
The list author says:
  "British TV continues to produce the best period dramas, again you are watching to the last minute"
£17.98   Used & New from: £1.29
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (258 customer reviews)

North & South [DVD]
3.  North & South [DVD] DVD ~ Daniela Denby-Ashe
The list author says:
  "Dark and dreary Industrial North England is the great backdrop to this beautifuly acted drama"
£5.00   Used & New from: £1.82
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (458 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Pride And Prejudice : Complete BBC Series - 10th Anniversary Edition [1995] [DVD] [1999]
4.  Pride And Prejudice : Complete BBC Series - 10th Anniversary Edition [1995] [DVD] [1999] DVD ~ Jennifer Ehle
The list author says:
  "The first of the modern day brooding love dramas, Colin Firth at his best"
£7.42   Used & New from: £0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (732 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Martin Chuzzlewit [DVD] [1994] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
5.  Martin Chuzzlewit [DVD] [1994] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Emma Chambers
The list author says:
  "Brilliant story , Paul Schofield and Tom Wilkinson are perfect for this great mini series. Unfortunately this DVD is NTSC and not quite up to the PAL standard."
£6.37
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

Middlemarch [DVD] [1994]
6.  Middlemarch [DVD] [1994] DVD ~ Anthony Page
The list author says:
  "British TV is enjoying the best young male/female leads in years. Another brilliant mini series"
£8.16   Used & New from: £1.14
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (91 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Mayor Of Casterbridge [2003] [DVD]
7.  The Mayor Of Casterbridge [2003] [DVD] DVD ~ Ciarán Hinds
The list author says:
  "what a story, even better than the original with Alan Bates. Well acted once again"
£10.39   Used & New from: £1.80
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (72 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

David Copperfield [DVD] [1999]
8.  David Copperfield [DVD] [1999] DVD ~ Emilia Fox
The list author says:
  "Great TV adaptation of David Copperfied a favourite with so many"
£12.99   Used & New from: £1.30
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (76 customer reviews)

Wives and Daughters [DVD] [1999]
9.  Wives and Daughters [DVD] [1999] DVD ~ Francesca Annis
The list author says:
  "Fine story and acting"
£11.94   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (131 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Daniel Deronda [DVD] [2002] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
10.  Daniel Deronda [DVD] [2002] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Hugh Dancy
The list author says:
  "Not as great as some of the other mini series but still keeps you watching. (NTSC again)"
Used & New from: £8.41
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (58 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Complete Forsyte Saga [DVD]
11.  The Complete Forsyte Saga [DVD] DVD ~ John Carlise
The list author says:
  "Wonderful series, great acting by all,especially Damien Lewis as Soames.Very good DVD quality"
£9.50   Used & New from: £7.49
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (131 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

To The Ends Of The Earth [DVD]
12.  To The Ends Of The Earth [DVD] DVD ~ Benedict Cumberbatch
The list author says:
  "The most authentic sea faring drama i have seen. Beautiful soundtrack, wonderful acting from Benedict Cumberbatch and co.Richard Harris's son Jared as Captain Anderson - was a blast from the past."
Used & New from: £16.99
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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subtitles 4 7 Sep 2014
english subttitles 3 21 Apr 2013
Any english subtitles for this set? Thanks! 4 11 Feb 2013
Classification 12 1 17 Aug 2011
Subtitles 4 6 Apr 2011
Subtitles ? 5 6 Apr 2011
Subtitles 2 24 Jan 2011
subtitles? 1 31 Dec 2010
Not as good as the original BBC production 0 11 Jul 2010
Are there subtitles on this DVD, thanks . 1 11 Mar 2010
Is the picture quality on this version sharp? 0 1 Feb 2010
subtitles 2 30 Dec 2009
 
   

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