What are the best shows like The Crown?

Let's face it. We have had this long fascination, obsession even, with royalty. We are social beings after all and being able to live vicariously and get even a glimpse of all the glitz and glamour that these people see and experience every day is quite the thrill. This has been reinforced by the fact that reality shows and various media outlets detailing the lives of celebrities and famous personalities such as the Kardashians and Jenners are everywhere. It is no surprise then, that shows about royalty are so popular with shows like Victoria, Reign, and of course, The Tudors among the most notable ones.

In comes this show called The Crown that is about the life and reign of arguably the most well-known monarch in the world, Queen Elizabeth II. English actress, Claire Foy takes on the titular roles of Queen Elizabeth II in the first two seasons that chronicles the Queen's earlier days. Award-winning actress and "national treasure", Olivia Colman takes over the roles in the succeeding season of the show. The show received critical acclaim across the board as well as staying close to the source material the way it did. If you've finished its third season and is pining for more royal goodness, there plenty of other great shows like The Crown to tie you over until the next season arrives. Interested? Have a look at our list of some of the best shows like The Crown and get watching.

asked by Dave - Binge.co Contributor
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    #1Victoria

    Victoria

    Victoria is a historical television show based on the early life of Queen Victoria. The biography drama is created by Daisy Goodwin and stars Jenna Coleman, Adrian Schiller, and Jordan Waller. The pilot episode aired on August 28, 2016.

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    Jessica Burns
    Written on November 20, 2019
    "This is one of the best shows like The Crown and is supported by Jenna Coleman's performance of Queen Victoria. It's charming, engaging, and just an amazing protrayal."
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    #2Reign

    Reign

    Reign is a TV show from CW that focuses on the shenanigans of Mary, Queen of the Scots, during the XVI century. The series is highly fictional but depicts an interesting point of view based on entertainment instead of being historical.

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    #3The Tudors

    The Tudors

    The Tudors is a TV series by Showtime about the history of the Tudor dynasty of England centered in Henry's VII reign. The show stars Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Henry Cavill, Anthony Brophy, and James Frain.

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    Bobby Hayes
    Written on November 20, 2019
    "Everything from the performances to the costumes and other vital set pieces on the show was great. If you're looking for a show like The Crown, check this one out."
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    #4Versailles

    Versailles

    Versailles is biographical drama TV shows that stated in 2015 and stars George Blagden, Alexander Vlahos, and Tygh Runyan. King Louis XIV, King of France decides to build the greatest palace in the world, the Versailles, but face challenges and complications along the way.

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    #5Wolf Hall

    Wolf Hall

    Wolf Hall is a drama TV series directed by Peter Kosminsky. It was first released 2015 under PBS network and was produced by Collin Callender, Mark Pybus, and Company Pictures. It starred famous actors such as Mark Rylance, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, and Tom Holland.

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Summary

Best What are the best shows like The Crown
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1VictoriaTV Shows 21 Paid
2ReignTV Shows 15 Paid
3The TudorsTV Shows 6 Paid
4VersaillesTV Shows 2 Paid
5Wolf HallTV Shows 1 Paid
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