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The Knick (2014)
Set in the New York of 1900, 'The Knick' enters the corridors of Knickerbocker Hospital in New York, where the prestigious surgeon Dr. John W. Thackery, despite his secret addiction to cocaine, leads a team of doctors with he who does not hesitate to exceed the limits of ethics and morals of his time in favor of scientific research. A preview of his time, questioned in a conservative society that has not yet discovered antibiotics and faces the highest mortality rates. On the other hand the arrival of Dr. Algernon Edwards, a doctor of determined color and with great talent, will change many things in the hospital
Boardwalk Empire (2010)
World War I (1914-1918) is over and Wall Street is about to explode. It is a time of change: women obtain the right to vote, radio reaches homes and young people rule the world. Atlantic City (New Jersey) is a spectacular vacation spot where only the rules imposed by Enoch "Nucky" Thompson (Steve Buscemi) are respected. Based on real events, it is inspired by the eponymous work of Nelson Johnson.
Year 1814. James Keziah Delaney is a man who was presumed dead after traveling to Africa and being ten years without news of him. Now, James, who has been at the ends of the earth, where he almost lost his life, returns to London completely changed and with fourteen diamonds stolen in his pocket
Mad Men (2007)
Acclaimed drama series that tells the beginnings of one of the most prestigious advertising agencies of the sixties, and focused on one of the firm's most mysterious executives, Donald Draper, a man with great talent. "Mad Men" is the look at the men who shaped the daily hopes and dreams of the Americans of the time. In 1960, advertising was considered one of the most glamorous professions. It was a time of great boiling in every way; Professional manipulation and sexual harassment are part of work and business. Sterling Cooper Advertising designed advertising campaigns better than anyone else. His motto was: "It doesn't matter what you are. The important thing is how you sell it ..."
Penny Dreadful (2014)
In Victorian England, against the backdrop of famous literary creations such as Frankenstein, Dracula or Dorian Gray, a former explorer, Sir Malcolm Murray, a seer with secrets, Vanessa Ives, an American gunman, Ethan Chandler, and a promising surgeon they unite in London to fight a supernatural threat that lives in the underworld and try to rescue a missing young woman.
Legend of the Seeker (2008)
It tells the epic journey of Richard Cypher, a young forest guide, a mysterious woman named Kahlan Amnell and the wizard Zeddicus Zu'l Zorander. His mission is to stop the fearsome wizard Rahl the Dark so that he does not seize an ancient and terrible power.
Ross Poldark returns to England after fighting in the American Revolution. His family and friends thought he was dead. The woman he hoped to marry is now engaged to his cousin. His father is dead, and the property he has inherited has begun to deteriorate. It's the end of 1700 in Cornwall, England.
Downton Abbey (2010)
Set in 1912, in a mansion in the English countryside and covering a period from the First World War until the beginning of the 1920s, Downton Abbey tells the story of a complicated community. The house has been the home of the aristocratic Crawley family for generations, but also where their servants live, make their plans and dream. Some are faithful to the family and very dedicated to the way of life of Downton, others leave looking for a better life, love or simply adventures. The big difference is that while they know many family secrets, the family knows very little about them. The interwoven lives of the Crawleys and their servitude are altered by the storms of war and when the calm finally comes, will the lifestyle they knew forever change? In this constantly evolving environment, nothing is certain, but it may well be that the Crawley even struggled to safeguard their beloved Downton.
The Girls of the Cable (2017)
Madrid, year 1928. The operators of the newborn Telefónica live their romances and envies within a modern company, reflecting the social change of the time. Lidia, Marga, Ángeles and Carlota begin working as telephone operators in the most modern building in the entire city. For them, the struggle for an independence begins that both their environment and the society at that time deny them. Their friendship will be key to achieve their dreams and together they will discover what true freedom means.
This ambitious blockbuster revolves around the history of the Palace of Versailles since its construction in 1667. After going through a troubled and humiliating childhood, the monarch Louis XIV (George Blagden) reveals himself at 28 as an unusual political strategist . In order to subdue the nobility and definitely impose their absolute power, the despot king orders the construction of Versailles and conceives it as a golden cage to keep the nobles under his control, distancing himself from them while entertaining them with whims and distractions. Meanwhile, he maintains a relationship with his sister-in-law Ana (Dominic Blanc), wife of his brother Felipe I (Alexander Vlahos)
The Crown (2016)
Based on Peter Morgan's hit play "The Audience," it tells the story of the relationship between two of the world's most famous addresses: Buckingham Palace and 10 Downing Street, and intrigues, love and machinations. behind the events that formed the second half of the twentieth century. Two houses, two cuts, a crown. Each season he will deal with political rivalries and personal intrigues during a decade of Queen Elizabeth II's reign and explore the delicate balance between his private life and public life. The first season begins with a 25-year-old princess who faces the overwhelming task of leading the world's most famous monarchy, while forging a relationship with a dominant war-hardened Prime Minister: Winston Churchill.
Peaky Blinders (2013)
A family of gangsters based in Birmingham after the First World War (1914-1918), runs a horse betting shop. The activities of the ambitious leader of the band attract the attention of Chief Inspector Chester Campbell, a detective of the Royal Irish Police who is sent from Belfast to clean the city and end the band.
Marco Polo (2014)
In a world full of greed, rivalry, sexual intrigues and betrayals, "Marco Polo" tells the adventures of the famous explorer of the court of Kublai Khan in 13th-century China
It relates the attempt of the Roman imperial army to conquer the wild British lands dominated by clans and druids. It is the year 43 BC and Kerra (Reilly), the daughter of the King of the Cantii, is forced to put aside her differences with her enemy arch, Queen Antedia (Wanamaker) to fight the invaders together. The Romans, led by General Aulus Plautius (Morrisey), arrive with the determination to succeed where Julius Caesar failed, and conquer this mythical land in the limits of the Roman Empire. Aulus is a strong leader, but hides a dark secret that threatens his mission. While the tribes and druids come together to fight the Romans, Kerra faces the greatest challenge of his life as a resistance leader.
Black Sails (2014)
1715. The Golden Age of Piracy. New Providence Island is a lawless territory where there are pirates, prostitutes, thieves and fortune hunters. It is controlled by the most important pirates, of which the most brilliant and feared is Captain Flint and his crewman John Silver. With threats everywhere, they must fight for their survival: against the British Navy when they return to reclaim their territory and end forever with the pirates, with a navy of Spanish soldiers that is between them and the greatest loot they have ever known, and of a new rival that they could never have imagined, one who knows them, understands them and will turn them against each other.
Follow the story of Claire Randall, a combat nurse married in the 40s, who is mysteriously dragged back in time until 1743, where she immediately launches into an unknown world, threatening her own life. When forced to marry Jamie Fraser, a young gentlemanly and romantic Scottish warrior, Claire begins a passionate triangle between two very different men with two irreconcilable lives.
The Last Kingdom (2015)
It is the year 872, almost all the kingdoms that we know today as England have been invaded by the Vikings, only the great kingdom of Wessex remains under impregnable and challenging under the command of King Alfred the Great. In this turbulent context lives Uhtred. After his parents, noble Saxons, were killed by the invaders, he was captured and raised as one of them. Forced to choose between his origins and the people with whom he has grown, his loyalty will always be tested. What is it? A Saxon or a Viking? In his quest to claim his birth rights, Uhtred must travel a dangerous path between both sides. Series on the birth of England, by the BBC and the producers of "Downton Abbey"
Covington Cross (1992)
A series of teenagers that develops in the middle ages but live with freedom and ideas of the late nineties.
Dark Knight (2000)
Framed in the Medieval Era, a time of fear, magic and mystery, Dark Knight is an adaptation of the legend of Ivanhoe. The evil Prince John has usurped the throne of the true monarch, King Richard, helped by his personal wizard, Mordour. This one tries to conjure an old demon to dominate everything. Fighting against tyranny and oppression, our hero will have to face strange and terrifying creatures. Only the purity of the heart and bravery of our knight can against the nightmare creatures that threaten the kingdom. In his personal crusade, he will meet the beautiful Rebbeca and the dwarf Odo, who will become his helpers against evil.
Robin of Sherwood (1984)
In a Norman-dominated England, Robin de Loxley fights, along with his men, against the Nottingham Sheriff. Meanwhile, in Sherwood Forest, old beliefs prevail, despite attempts by the new faith to eradicate them ...
Black Adder (1983)
Popular comic series of the 80s, in which Rowan Atkinson gave life to four different characters, years before being Mr. Bean; scathing, sarcastic and always ready to release a hurtful pulla to whom it was put through. It is a parody of Shakespeare's medieval tragedies, with phrases taken from the bard's works that mixed between dialogues written by Atkinson and Richard Curtis. Each season (6 chapters each and a special) was at a different time in the history of England: the final Middle Ages, the Elizabethan era, the beginnings of the 19th century and the First World War. In all of them there were two characters that were repeated: Edmund Blackadder (supposedly a descendant of the previous one) and his servant Baldrick (also a descendant), played by Atkinson and Tony Robinson, respectively.
TV series that tells the confrontations between the Celts and the soldiers of the Roman Empire in the times when they tried to invade and conquer Ireland.
Robin Hood (2006)
Robin Hood (Jonas Armstrong) is the story of a boy who, after five years fighting in the Crusades, returns to his native England where he will have to fight again, this time to end the abuse of authority of the new Nottingham Sheriff. To achieve this, it has astute tricks and an incredible handling of bows and swords. Acclaimed BBC miniseries about the classic action hero of Sherwood's forests, adapted to a character somewhat younger than usual to date, but maintaining the eternal romance between Marian and Robin, as well as fighting with swords and bows and the fight against injustice, the hunger of a people under the laws of an unfair Sheriff and his ally, Sir Guy de Gisborne.
Xena: Warrior Princess (1995)
Xena (Lucy Lawless) is a beautiful warrior whose origins date back to ancient Greece. Always accompanied by her faithful friend Gabrielle (Renée O'Connor) and her powerful magic album, she stars in numerous adventures that lead her to travel through different regions in her eternal fight against evil.
The Borgias (2011)
TV series consisting of nine episodes. Italian Renaissance, XV century. Rodrigo (Jeremy Irons), the patriarch of the Borgia, a family of Spanish origin, reached the cusp of power by being proclaimed Pope with the name of Alexander VI (1492-1503), power shared by his sons Cesare, Giovanni and Lucrezia. Thus, the Borgias became the most powerful and influential family in fifteenth-century Italy.
Da Vinci's Demons (2013)
Da Vinci's Demons tells the story never told of the young years of Leonardo Da Vinci, one of the greatest geniuses not only of the Renaissance, but of the entire history of mankind. It shows the experiences of this brilliant and brilliant artist, inventor, swordsman, lover, dreamer and idealist, who at 25, explores his intellect and his talent while dealing with the fact of living in the confines of his own reality and time, by Start seeing, and inventing, the future.
As a result of the sudden death of King Uther, chaos threatens to collapse Britain. When the sorcerer Merlin has visions of a bleak future, he installs on the throne the young and impetuous Arthur, the unknown son and heir of Uther, who has been raised since his birth as a commoner. But Morgana, Arthur's ambitious and cold stepsister, will fight him to the last consequences, invoking supernatural forces to claim the crown. Certainly they are dark times for the new king, with Geneva being the only shining candle in Arthur's bleak world. Faced with deep moral decisions and the challenge of unifying a kingdom broken by war, Arthur's charism will be proven far beyond those expected. Forget everything you think you know, this is the story of Camelot as it has never been told
The Tudors (2007)
Drama set during the reign of Henry VIII (1509-1547) that deals with the numerous marriages of the English monarch. Eager for power and very fond of love affairs, the young monarch ruled his kingdom just as he lived his life: without mercy and without control. A story about the most hidden excesses of the tyrant, whose reign was marked by betrayal and intrigue.
The plot based on the arthuric legend focuses on the moment when the young wizard Merlin is about to enter adulthood and meets the future King Arturo Pendragon, in an age similar to his own, both being of the same generation. Set in Camelot, it moves the action to the moment before the story of King Arthur known to all.
Four centuries after the foundation of the Republic (509 BC), Rome is the most powerful city in the world, a cosmopolitan metropolis of one million people, the epicenter of an expanding empire. The Republic was based on the separation of powers and created the necessary mechanisms to prevent a single man from accumulating too much power. However, with the passage of time, corruption, luxury and excesses eaten those principles.
Mary of Scotland (Adelaide Kane) arrives in France at age 15 to promise Prince Francis. Her three best friends accompany her as bridesmaids. Maria will have to face the feuds, intrigues and betrayals that govern life in the French court.
Spartacus: The War of the Damned (2013)
The third (and last) series derived from "Spartacus: Blood and Sand" chronicles the combat between the army of gladiators led by Spartacus and the Roman soldiers.
Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011)
Precursor of the "Spartacus: Blood and Sand" series, centered on the Gannicus gladiator.
Spartacus: Revenge (2012)
After destroying the house of Lentulo Batiatus (John Hannah), Spartacus (Liam McIntyre) flees and regains freedom. Soon he is proclaimed leader of a group of former gladiators that provoke the Third War of the slaves against the Romans. Prevalence of sex, blood, brutal battles and above all thirst for revenge.
Spartacus: Blood and Sand (2010)
Betrayed by his country. Become a slave. Reborn as a warrior. Spartacus stars in the most graphic and visceral story of the most famous gladiator in Rome. With a stellar cast, we witness a unique mix of action, graphic effects and brutal battles. Separated from the love of his life, Spartacus will have to fight for his survival, participating in a show, where the main entertainment is death. In a world of corruption, violence, sex and fame he will end up intervening in politics and will be tormented by the desire for revenge.
Follow the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok, the greatest hero of his time. The series tells the sagas of the band of Viking brothers of Ragnar and his family, when he rises to become the king of the Viking tribes. In addition to being a brave warrior, Ragnar embodies the Nordic traditions of devotion to the gods, the legend says that he was a direct descendant of Odin, the god of war and warriors.
Game of Thrones (2011)
The story of a Song of Ice and Fire is situated in a fictional medieval world. There are three plot lines in the series: the chronicle of the dynastic civil war for the control of Westeros between several noble families; the growing threat of the Others, barely contained by an immense wall of ice that protects northern Poniente; and the trip of Daenerys Targaryen, the exiled daughter of the king who was killed in another civil war fifteen years ago, who seeks to return to Westeros to claim her rights.