We’re suckers for fab British dramas, here’s our round-up of the top 3 new must-see TV shows on this month…
Wolf Hall, Series 1
Damian Lewis stars as royal rogue King Henry VIII in this new adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s bestselling Wolf Hall novels. The series is set in 1529, and explores the relationship between Henry and his pragmatic consigliere Thomas Cromwell (Mark Rylance), who guides the king in making his significant decisions. There’s loads of drama to look out for, be it political, religious or romantic, as this infamous red-headed king strives for power and success.
Starts Wednesday 21 October at 8pm on BBC First, DStv channel 119
The Game, Series 1
Set at the height of the Cold War, this edgy spy thriller is packed with secrets, espionage and double agents. When information about a horrific Soviet plot leaks out, the head of MI5, known as Daddy (Brian Cox), must assemble a team of elite intelligence officers to investigate the potential threat. Questions of truth, loyalty and allegiance are continually raised as no one quite knows who they can trust. You’ll love this intriguing plot with all its twists and turns.
Starts Wednesday 11 November at 8pm on BBC First, DStv channel 119
Lucan, Series 1
Based on the hair-raising true story of a high-society murder and all the mystery surrounding it, this two-part drama will have you hooked. Discover more about the mysterious death of Sandra Rivett, trusted nanny to the respected Lucan family, who was brutally murdered in the winter of 1974. There’s a sinister contrast between the Lucan’s public image and what was really going on in the lives of this glamorous family. Utterly gripping and captivating!
Starts Wednesday 4 November at 9pm on ITV Choice, DStv channel 123