UK Television Prime Time Dramas 2019by ianbrumpton | created - 8 months ago | updated - 1 day ago | Public
Major TV Dramas shown in 2019 made in UK or Ireland for Broadcast in Prime Evening Slots 8-10pm in the UK.
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1. Luther (2010– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
DCI John Luther is a near-genius murder detective whose brilliant mind can't always save him from the dangerous violence of his passions.
3. Call the Midwife (2012– )
TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, History
Chronicles the lives of a group of midwives living in East London in the late-1950s to mid-1960s.
5. Silent Witness (1996– )
TV-14 | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Crimes through the eyes of a team of forensic pathologists and forensic scientists.
6. Death in Paradise (2011– )
TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A British inspector is transferred to Saint-Marie's police department, but he hates the sun, sea and sand. The series follow his investigations into murders on the island. Later series see another British DI head the investigative team.
7. Grantchester (2014– )
TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A Cambridgeshire clergyman finds himself investigating a series of mysterious wrongdoings in his small village of Grantchester.
8. Vera (2011– )
Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
With her caustic wit and singular charm, DCI Vera Stanhope and her team face a series of captivating murder mysteries set against the breathtaking Northumberland landscape.
9. Cold Feet (1997– )
TV-PG | 45 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The show follows the lives of 30-something couples Adam and Rachel, Pete and Jenny, David and Karen as they navigate love and life in Manchester.
10. Living the Dream (I) (2017– )
60 min | Comedy, Drama
Mal, Jen and their two children swap rainy Yorkshire for a new life running a booming RV park in Florida, but it soon becomes clear that they aren't going to be living the dream they had hoped for.
11. Endeavour (2012– )
TV-14 | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Set in the 1960s, the show follows Endeavour Morse in his early years as a police constable. Working alongside his senior partner DI Fred Thursday, Morse engages in a number of investigations around Oxford.
12. Shetland (2013– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
DI Jimmy Perez and his team investigate crimes within the close knit island community of Shetland.
13. Baptiste (2019– )
Not Rated | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
The mercurial detective, Julien Baptiste, on holiday in Amsterdam with his wife, assists in an investigation for his former girlfriend, the Amsterdam Chief of Police.
17. Midsomer Murders (1997– )
TV-14 | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A veteran Detective Chief Inspector and his young Sergeant investigate murders around the regional community of Midsomer County.
18. Cheat (2019)
Not Rated | 60 min | Thriller
Centered around a dangerous relationship between university professor Leah and her student, Rose. After a series of events take place, things escalate between the two leading to fatal consequences.
19. Victoria (2016– )
TV-PG | 60 min | Biography, Drama, History
The early life of Queen Victoria, from her ascension to the throne at the tender age of 18 to her courtship and marriage to Prince Albert.
21. Line of Duty (2012– )
Not Rated | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
DS Steve Arnott is transferred to the police anti-corruption unit after the death of a man in a mistaken shooting during a counter-terrorist operation.
22. The Durrells in Corfu (2016– )
TV-PG | 46 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Based on the real-life events of the Durrell family as they resettle from England to Greece.
23. The Victim (2019– )
Not Rated | 57 min | Drama
A mother seeks the whereabouts of her son's killer after he is released from prison, unleashing a series of events that surface tragic memories and unexpected consequences.
24. The Widow (2019– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Thriller
A woman's search to uncover the mysterious disappearance of her husband leads her to the Congo, where she's forced to seek the truth about what happened to the man she loved.
25. Trust Me (2017–2019)
55 min | Drama, Thriller
A hardworking nurse who loses her job for whistle-blowing is forced to take drastic measures to provide for her daughter.
26. Chimerica (2019– )
47 min | Drama
A photojournalist travels to China with the hopes of finding out who the mysterious man was who was photographed standing defiantly in front of a tank in Tiananmen Square twenty years ago.
27. Jamestown (2017– )
Not Rated | 60 min | Drama, History
A drama about English settlers in America in 1617.
28. The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco (2018– )
TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Two female British code breakers team with American cryptographers to solve a series of murders in San Francisco.
29. Chernobyl (2019)
TV-MA | 330 min | Drama, History, Thriller
In April 1986, an explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics becomes one of the world's worst man-made catastrophes.
30. Hatton Garden (2019)
Four elderly men, all experienced thieves, carry out a large-scale robbery.
Delayed broadcast due to the Court Case.
31. Gentleman Jack (2019– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Drama
A dramatization of the life of LGBTQ+ trailblazer, voracious learner and cryptic diarist Anne Lister, who returns to Halifax, West Yorkshire in 1832, determined to transform the fate of her faded ancestral home Shibden Hall.
33. The Virtues (2019)
Joseph falls into despair when his nine-year-old son leaves for Australia with his ex. Sufffering the hangover from hell, he walks away from his present life and boards a boat bound for Ireland to confront memories from his childhood.
36. Riviera (2017– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Thriller
A woman discovers her family's lifestyle has been funded by blood and seeks to protect herself and her loved ones.
37. Killing Eve (2018– )
TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Thriller
After a series of events, the lives of a security operative and an assassin become inextricably linked.
38. Wild Bill (2019– )
Crime, Drama, Mystery
US police chief Bill Hixon lands in Lincolnshire with his 14 year-old daughter Kelsey, hoping to flee their recent painful past. New community forces Bill to question everything about himself.
39. Ackley Bridge (2017– )
Not Rated | 60 min | Drama, Romance
The merging of two schools causes plenty of problems for headmistress Mandy who has to deal with explosive fall-outs and problem pupils.
42. Poldark (2015– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, History, Romance
Ross Poldark returns home after American Revolutionary War and rebuilds his life with a new business venture, making new enemies and finding a new love where he least expects it.
43. Keeping Faith (2017– )
Not Rated | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Faith, a small-town Welsh lawyer, is forced to cut short her extended maternity leave when her husband and business partner, Evan, goes missing. As the truth of his actions surface, Faith must fight to protect her family and her sanity.
44. Succession (2018– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Drama
Succession follows a dysfunctional American global-media family.
46. Brassic (2019– )
A six-part comedy series set in Lancashire about the lives of Vinnie (Joseph Gilgan) and Dylan (Damien Molony), whom have grown up together and are inseparable. When Dylan's girlfriend want... See full summary »
47. Peaky Blinders (2013– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama
A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England; centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby.
50. The Capture (2019– )
Crime, Mystery, Thriller