Drama and Mystery Series To Stream with Passport this Holiday Season!
If you have some free time over the holidays, we have created a list of binge-worthy PBS dramas for you to stream! Ranging from mystery series like Modus and Unforgotten to drama series like Victoria or Jamestown, we think you’ll find something you’ll love on our list. Happy Holidays and merry streaming!
Become drawn into psychologist and ex-FBI profiler Inger Johanne Vik’s investigation into a series of brutal murders in Stockholm. She and local detective Ingvar Nyman discover a pattern as the deaths increase. In Swedish with English subtitles.
Watch the series here: https://video.thinktv.org/show/modus/.
In 1837, a diminutive, neglected teenager is crowned Queen Victoria, navigates the scandal, corruption, and political intrigues of the Court, and soon rises to become the most powerful woman in the world. Victoria stars Jenna Coleman (Doctor Who) as Queen Victoria in a series that follows the drama of the candid, spirited monarch.
Watch the entire series here: https://video.thinktv.org/show/victoria/.
Aidan Turner (The Hobbit) stars as Ross Poldark, a redcoat who returns to Cornwall after battle to discover that his father is dead, his lands are ruined, and his true love is engaged to another man. Can Poldark change his destiny, restore his lost fortune, and reclaim his love?
Watch the entire series now: https://video.thinktv.org/show/poldark/.
Nicola Walker (Last Tango in Halifax) and Sanjeev Bhaskar (Indian Summers) star as police officers investigating the cold case murder of a boy whose diary implicates four seemingly unconnected couples in a thriller that The Guardian (UK) hailed as “so much more than a satisfying murder mystery.”
Watch the series here: https://video.thinktv.org/show/unforgotten/.
The romance of Heathcliff and Cathy reignites in this adaptation of Emily Bronte’s classic love story. The mysterious gypsy boy Heathcliff, adopted by the Earnshaw family, discovers his soulmate in his stepsister, Cathy. But as a man unable to have the love of his life, he seeks vengeance against anyone who comes between them.
Watch the special here: https://video.thinktv.org/show/wuthering-heights/. Expires January 24, 2021
Prime Suspect: Tennison
Behind every great detective is a backstory. MASTERPIECE dials back the clock to spotlight the influences that turned 22-year-old rookie policewoman Jane Tennison into the savvy, single-minded crime fighter beloved by Prime Suspect viewers.
Watch the series now: https://video.thinktv.org/show/prime-suspect-tennison/.
Van Der Valk
Amsterdam — city of bikes, boats, and bodies. Marc Warren (Beecham House, The Good Wife) stars as steely-eyed cop Piet van der Valk in Van der Valk, an all-new adaptation based on Nicolas Freeling’s legendary crime thrillers. Co-starring are Maimie McCoy (Wallander) as Van der Valk’s right-hand woman, Lucienne Hassell; Luke Allen-Gale (Dominion) as the scruffy sergeant, Brad de Vries; and more!
Watch the series here: https://video.thinktv.org/show/van-der-valk/.
In the 17th century, on the edge of the untamed Virginian wilderness, sits the English colony. The settlement barely survived its first decade but is on the brink of change with the arrival of a new governor and 90 so-called “maids to make brides.” From the makers of Downton Abbey.
Watch the series here: https://video.thinktv.org/show/jamestown/.
The world’s only consulting detective, Sherlock Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch), teams up with his long-suffering, faithful friend, Dr. John Watson (Martin Freeman), to solve a dizzying array of crimes and battle diabolical villains with his signature deductive reasoning and his stunning lack of social grace.
Watch Season 4 here: https://video.thinktv.org/show/sherlock/. Expires: January 14, 2021
Max Liebermann, a student of Sigmund Freud, helps Detective Rheinhardt in the investigation of a series of disturbing murders around the grand cafés and opera houses of 1900s Vienna.
Watch the series here: https://video.thinktv.org/show/vienna-blood/.
Often considered E.M. Forster’s masterpiece, Howards End is the story of two independent and unconventional sisters and the men in their lives seeking love and meaning as they navigate an ever-changing world. Kenneth Lonergan brings a fresh take to this adaptation starring Hayley Atwell, Matthew Macfadyen, Julia Ormond and Tracey Ullman.
Watch the series here: https://video.thinktv.org/show/howards-end/.