Deborah Davis created the historical drama series ‘Marie Antoinette’ about the last queen of France before the French Revolution who became the Dauphine of France at the age of 14.
Russian-born German actress Emilia Schüle has played Marie Antoinette in the series. It premiered on December 29, 2022, in the United Kingdom and will be released in the United States on March 19, 2023, in PBS.
The following is a list of other television series that you must watch while waiting for the series to premiere.
Top 10 Series Like Marie Antoinette.
Reign – Number of Seasons: 4
The plot of this historical romantic drama series revolves around Mary, Queen of Scots, who marries Prince Francis after arriving in France.
At the age of fifteen, she deals with her loneliness and her great position by developing friendships with her servants making them their best friends while she begins her rise to power at the French court.
The Tudors – Number of Seasons: 4
Michael Hirst created this historical fiction tv series whose plot revolves around King Henry VIII of England who was famous for his falling out with the Roman Catholic Church through his try to annul his first marriage.
After that, he married six times which became the foundation of the Church of England in the near future. Although the title suggests the Tudor dynasty, the story primarily focuses on King Henry VIII. It lasted from April 1, 2007, to June 20, 2010.
Versailles – Number of Seasons: 3
This French historical drama series is set during the reign of Louis XIV and focuses on building the famous Versailles Palace.
Louis XIV decided to move the court from near Paris to the hamlet of Versailles to force the nobles into submission. But the nobles, although forced to flee their environment, begin plotting a dangerous plot.
George Blagden played King Louis XIV in the series which ran from 16 November 2015 to 21 May 2018.
Blood, Gender & Royalty – Number of Seasons: 1
The series is a modern version of the British royal drama and offers a never-before-seen glimpse into the life of history’s sexiest, deadliest and most iconic monarch. It premiered on November 23, 2022, in the United States.
Knightfall – Number of Seasons: 2
Richard Rayner and Don Handfield created this historical drama series whose plot begins in 1306 and focuses on the success, fall, persecution and oppression of the Knights Templar which is set on October 13, 1307 by King Philip IV of France.
The plot features Landry du Lauzon, a fictional Templar leader, who, after being discouraged by the Templars’ failure in the Holy Land, is revived by news of the Holy Grail’s reappearance.
Beecham House – Number of Seasons: 1
Gurinder Chadha directed this British historical drama series whose plot is set in 1795 and revolves around former East India Company soldier John Beecham who moves to Delhi in a bungalow with a mixed-race baby.
John’s mother wants to arrange his marriage to Violet while John himself finds other things for his future. Tom Bateman played John Beecham in the series which ran from June 23 to July 21, 2019 at ITV.
Troy: Fall of the City – Number of Seasons: 1
The plot of this British-American miniseries is a retelling of the popular and well-known story from the Trojan War as told from the angle of the Trojan Family as love and betrayal intertwined with the dangerous intrigue that found Menelaus, Paris, and Helen in the historical tale.
The series is not adapted from Homer’s ‘Iliad’ and ‘Odyssey’, but from original Greek myths.
Empress – Number of Seasons: 1
The plot of this German historical drama series revolves around Empress Elisabeth of Austria. The rebellious Elisabeth becomes the unlikely bride of Emperor Franz after falling in love with him.
As he enters the world of intrigue and suspense at the Viennese court, he finds himself in the midst of a lifelong challenge.
Medici – Number of Seasons: 3
Nicholas Mayer and Frank Spotnitz created this historical drama series whose plot centers on the son of the Kaya- Cosmio family who finds himself leading the family and business after the death of his father, Giovanni.
But when he discovers that death is murder, he assumes the responsibility to protect his family. Richard Madden plays Cosmo de’ Medici in the series which ran from October 18, 2016 to December 11, 2019.
Anne Boleyn – Number of Seasons: 1
The plot of this British psychological thriller miniseries centers around Queen Anne Boleyn, the second wife of King Henry VIII of England, and focuses on her final months which she spends struggling to secure the future of her daughter Elizabeth while battling the powerful patriarchy round her.
British actress Jodie Turner-Smith played Queen Anne Boleyn in the series. The three-part drama runs from June 1 to June 3, 2021.