What to Watch if You're Craving Drama and Romance on Iowa PBS Passport

Have you watched the latest season of Bridgerton? Do you still find yourself wanting more? Enjoy these Regency era dramas and more that are sure to be your cup of tea!


Enjoy this retelling of Jane Austen’s final and unfinished novel. Follow Charlotte Heywood as she travels to the small beach town of Sanditon in hopes of starting her life anew. There is no shortage of romance, deceit and gorgeous period details in this series.



The rise of Queen Victoria is detailed in this dramatic retelling of British history. Watch as Queen Victoria ascends to power on the throne at the age of 18 and explore her marriage with Germany’s Prince Albert. To this day she is the second longest reigning British monarch in history.



Ross Poldark returns home to find his lands ruined, his father dead and his true love engaged to someone else. Will he be able to rebuild the life he once lived? This raw drama begs viewers to believe you can change fate and regain the loves you’ve lost.


Atlantic Crossing

If you’re looking for something a bit more modern, you may enjoy our next suggestion. Atlantic Crossing is inspired by the true story of the relationship between Franklin Roosevelt and Norwegian Crown Princess Martha.