period drama


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period drama

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1. (Film) a drama set in a particular historical period
2. (Theatre) a drama set in a particular historical period
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IF THERE were any lingering doubts that Saoirse Ronan is one of the world's most exciting young actresses, her turn in this period drama should lay them to rest.
Here she is making her screen acting debut on the set of new ITV period drama Doctor Thorne.
It was in November 2012 that he was appointed to work on the Peaky Blinders set, advising on a range of issues to ensure the period drama was historically accurate.
F anything is going to whip everyone up into a frenzy on a Monday night, it's going to be a period drama about a sexy scandal - and The Scandalous Lady W was exactly that.
LIVERPOOL city centre streets were taken back in time as dozens of actors and a film crew took over the roads outside the Town Hall for a period drama.
50PM A period drama based on real events - the eponymous character, played by Gugu Mbatha-Raw, was the mixed-race daughter of a Navy Admiral.
In this period drama based on real events, we learn how she faced bigotry from her fellow aristocrats in 18thcentury England.
The 55-year-old actor was snapped on Upper Crescent off University Road, while shooting ITV's six-part period drama The Frankenstein Chronicles.
The Casual Vacancy, starring Michael Gambon, Rory Kinnear and Keeley Hawes, and Channel 4's "epic" period drama Indian Summers, featuring Julie Walters, were pitted against each other at 9pm.
Elsewhere, the return of All Star Family Fortunes brings fun for all ages and the period drama Mr Selfridge is open for business.
The period drama attempts to make a hero out of Thomas Farriner.
We get the lowdown from BBC presenters Gabby Logan and Clare Balding about the Commonwealth Games, while hit period drama The Mill returns for a new series.