The Winter King is a British historical drama series about the Arthurian legend created by Kate Brooke, Ed Whitmore, and Bernard Cornwell. The MGM+ series is based on a trilogy of books called The Warlord Chronicles novels written by Bernard Cornwell. The Winter King stars Iain De Caestecker in the lead role of King Arthur, with Jordan Alexandra, Stuart Campbell, Nathaniel Martello-White, and Ellie James starring in supporting roles. So, if you loved The Winter King here are some similar shows you could watch next.
The Last Kingdom (Netflix & Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: A story of redemption, vengeance, and self-discovery set against the birth of England, this drama series follows young warrior and outsider, Uhtred on a fierce mission to reclaim his birthright. The Last Kingdom combines real historical figures and events with fiction, re-telling the history of King Alfred the Great and his desire to unite the many separate kingdoms into what would become England.
Outlander (Netflix, Prime Video Add-On & Starz)
Synopsis: Outlander spans the genres of romance, science-fiction, history and adventure in one epic tale. It follows the story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945, who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743 Scotland. When forced to marry Jamie Fraser, a chivalrous young Scottish warrior, Claire’s heart is torn between two vastly different men in two irreconcilable lives.
Merlin (Prime Video, Peacock & Pluto TV)
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Vikings (Prime Video, Hulu & Peacock)
Synopsis: Bjorn Ironside has ambitions for the Kingdom of Kattegat, he dreams of peace and prosperity, but the fates have a different plan for the new King. A threat is looming, an enemy is resurgent–so much more ruthless than the rest. Lagertha too has dreams, to bury her sword and return to the simple life. But as enemy forces gather, Bjorn and Lagertha will rise to the challenge, because they are Viking heroes and can never surrender.
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Rome (Max & Prime Video Add-On)
Synopsis: Generals and soldiers, masters and slaves, and husbands and wives all find themselves players in this epic series about the death of the republic, and birth of the most powerful empire in history.
The Musketeers (Prime Video, Hulu, Pluto TV & Tubi)
Synopsis: Packed with exciting heroes, adventure and romance, The Musketeers is a contemporary take on the classic characters created by Alexandre Dumas. Set on the streets of 17th-century Paris, the series follows honorable Musketeers Athos, Aramis and Porthos. With the streets of Paris ruled by an iron fist, the future of the Musketeers is in serious peril as they fight for justice in a tough world.
The Tudors (Prime Video & Paramount+)
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Black Sails (Starz & Prime Video Add-On)
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Game of Thrones (Max & Prime Video Add-On)
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