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20 best shows like Mistresses (2013)


List of the best shows and series like Mistresses (2013): The Crimson Petal and the White, The Serpent, Beecham House, The Tunnel, Gap Year, Des, The Loch, Little Birds, Unforgotten, Young Wallander.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:59
PlaceEngland
Time19th century
StyleShort, By books, Fascinating

Follow Sugar into the underbelly of Victorian London seething with vitality, sexuality, ambition and emotion.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersSuperhero, Spy, Criminals, Scammers, Killers
PlotInvestigation, Martial Arts
StyleFascinating, Based on real events

The remarkable story of how murderer Charles Sobhraj was captured. As the chief suspect in unsolved murders of young Western travellers across India, Thailand and Nepal’s ‘Hippie Trail’ in 1975 and 1976, Sobhraj had repeatedly slipped from the grasp of authorities worldwide to become Interpol's most wanted man, with arrest warrants on three different continents.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:46
PlotLove, Passion, Intrigue, Family life
PlaceIndia
Time19th century

On the cusp of 19th century in Delhi, we following the fortunes of the residents of the titular mansion. The story begins as handsome and soulful former English soldier, John Beecham, has acquired the house to start a new life for his family and a business as a trader.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
Duration01:00
CharactersSerial killers, Partners
PlaceEngland
StyleAction

The plot follows detectives Karl Roebuck and Elise Wasserman working together to find a serial killer who left the upper-half body of a French politician and the lower-half of a British prostitute in the Channel Tunnel, at the midpoint between France and the UK. They later learn that the killer—who comes to be nicknamed the "Truth Terrorist"—is on a moral crusade to highlight many social problems, terrorising both countries in the process

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom

It’s the story of British lads Dylan and Sean, childhood friends who have drifted apart, who initially set out to backpack through China but end up taking on the whole continent.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersSerial killers, Writers
StyleBy books, Based on real events

The story of one of the most infamous cases in UK criminal history, that of serial killer Dennis Nilsen. Told through the prism of three men, the series explores the personal and professional consequences of coming into contact with a man like Nilsen.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:02
CharactersSerial killers, Monsters, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Mystery
PlaceSmall towns
StyleFascinating

The search for a serial killer becomes a matter of life and death for detective Annie Redford, who is trying to cope with her first murder case.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotTravel

We arrive with New York heiress Lucy Savage fresh off the transatlantic steamer and ready for love and marriage in exotic climes. But when her husband Hugo does not receive her in the way she expected, she spins off into the surprising, diverse and degenerate world of Tangier in 1955.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersInvestigators, Students, Businessmen
PlotInvestigation, Missing people
PlaceEngland
StyleAction

'Unforgotten' follows modern police team DCI Cassie Stuart and DI Sunny Khan, who gradually unravel long-forgotten secrets which have a dramatic impact on their investigation and the four potential suspects. The slow revelation of the secrets will also affect the personal lives of both Sunny and Cassie.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
StyleAction

An incendiary hate crime stirs civil unrest, fast-tracking rookie cop Kurt Wallander to detective in this origin story for the popular character.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:45
CharactersFamily, Kings, Heroes
PlotAdventures
StyleSpectacular, Atmospheric, Fascinating

A fantasy drama set in a world of legendary heroes and mythical creatures. Far from home and desperate for answers, Jason washes up on the shores of an ancient land. A mysterious place; a world of bull leaping, of snake haired goddesses and of palaces so vast it was said they were built by giants - this is the city of Atlantis. Aided by his two new friends, Pythagoras and Hercules, Jason embarks on a voyage of discovery, and salvation, which sees him brush shoulders with Medusa, come face to face with the Minotaur and even do battle with the dead.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantasy, comedy, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
PlotTravel

A ghost-hunting duo team up to uncover and film paranormal sightings across the U.K. and share their adventures on an online channel. Their supernatural experiences grow more frequent, terrifying, and even deadly as the pair begin to uncover a conspiracy that could threaten the entire human race.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersKings, Princesses
PlaceEngland
StyleRomantic, To cry, Fascinating

Drama about a fictional British Royal family set in modern day London, who inhabit a world of opulence and regal tradition that caters to any and every desire, but one that also comes with a price tag of duty, destiny and intense public scrutiny.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:59
PlotShopping
PlaceEngland
Time19th century
StyleFascinating

An intoxicating love story set in England's first department store in the 1870s. The Paradise revolves around the lives of the people who live and work in the store, each bound in their own way by the power of the world they live in, and the pasts that follow them there. A love story, mystery, and social comedy all in one.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom

From There To Here is set in the aftermath of the 1996 Arndale bombing and follows Daniel Cotton, a Manchester family man who is torn between the life he wants and the life he could have.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom

U.S. police chief Bill Hixon lands in the British town of Boston, Lincolnshire, with his 14-year-old daughter Kelsey in tow hoping they can flee their painful recent past. But this unfamiliar, unimpressed community will force Bill to question everything about himself and leave him asking whether it's Boston that needs Bill, or Bill that needs Boston?

Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersDoctors

The story of British-Asian junior doctor Ruby Walker who arrives at the run-down Good Karma Hospital to join a dedicated team of over-worked medics. Run by a gloriously eccentric Englishwoman, Lydia Fonseca, this under-funded but creatively resourceful cottage hospital is the beating heart of the local community. It’s much more than just a medical outpost - it’s a home.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersHackers
PlotTime travel, Time machine, Technology, Virtual Reality, Freedom
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleShort, Spectacular, Women in the lead roles, Makes me think, Cyberpunk

Young computer engineer Lily Chan investigates the secretive development division of her employer, a cutting-edge tech company based in San Francisco, which she believes is behind the murder of her boyfriend.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom
CharactersStudents
PlotTreason
StyleAction, Fascinating

English student Ophelia falls in love with her married lecturer, seeing in him all the answers to her needs. When their affair is interrupted by a shocking and tragic death, Ophelia finds herself trapped in a world where she can no longer trust her own mind.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotAbduction
PlaceEngland
StyleFascinating

A drama dealing with the abduction and murder of a young black girl, soon to be adopted by her white foster family, and the trail of lies, blame, guilt and notoriety which follow.

Markimdb: 7
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom

Neil Oliver presents a drama-documentary series telling the tales of Scotland's most epic and bloody conflicts and the characters who made their mark in this memorable era of the country’s history.

Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersNurses, Single mothers
PlotMystery, Deception
PlaceHospitals
StyleTo cry, Fascinating

A series of gripping thrillers that expose the dark side of the people we trust to care for us - doctors.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:47
CharactersTeenagers, Psychologists
PlotDepression, Jealousy
PlaceSchool
StyleTo cry, Touching

Set in 1996 in Lincolnshire, the show tells the tragic and humorous story of a very troubled young girl Rae, who has just left a psychiatric hospital, where she has spent four months after attempting suicide, begins to reconnect with her best friend Chloe and her group, who are unaware of Rae's mental health and body image problems, believing she was in France for the past four months.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:59
CharactersPolice
PlotInvestigation, Death, Border, Mystery
PlaceEngland
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Fascinating

When a pizza delivery driver is shot dead in south London, a tenacious detective goes after the people traffickers behind his murder and unravels a conspiracy that goes to the top.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:41
CharactersTeenagers, Aliens, Pupils
PlotTime travel
PlaceSchool, England
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

Coal Hill School has been a feature of Doctor Who since the first episode, but now we get to see the day-to-day adventures of the students coping with intrusions from space and time.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:10
CharactersDogs, Widows, Friends
PlotLove, Death, Depression, Cancer
StyleSad ones

Tony had a perfect life. But after his wife Lisa suddenly dies, Tony changes. After contemplating taking his own life, he decides instead to live long enough to punish the world by saying and doing whatever he likes from now on.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan
PlotCars

A sheltered London professor attempts to uncover the cause of his wife’s mysterious death in Hong Kong, traveling there after discovering she died in a car accident on the mountain roads of Tai Po.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:18
CharactersSerial killers, Detectives
PlotInvestigation
PlaceTrains
StyleAtmospheric, By books

It's 1933, and an older and greyer Hercule Poirot has fallen out of the public eye. When he receives anonymous letters threatening murder, he must take matters into his own hands.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:30
CharactersPartners, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Adventures, Mystery
PlaceEngland
StyleFascinating

Frank Hathaway, a hardboiled private investigator, and his rookie sidekick Lu Shakespeare form the unlikeliest of partnerships as they investigate the secrets of rural Warwickshire's residents.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:44

Hospital drama set in London during the early 1960s, following the staff of a busy gynecology ward at a time when abortion is illegal and the contraceptive pill is only just becoming available to married women.





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