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The Best Based On True Story TV Shows on BritBox

Finding a good Based On True Story TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Based On True Story TV shows of all time streaming on BritBox.

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1. Little Boy Blue

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55/100
Year: 2017-2019Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Based on a true story, this four-part drama tells the story of the murder of 11-year-old Rhys Jones in Croxteth, Liverpool, in 2007. It explores Melanie’s and Steve’s ordeal, and tells of how Rhys’ murderer and associates were eventually brought to justice.

Where to Watch: 4 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (BritBox). 4 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (Prime Video & Vudu).

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2. Charles II: The Power and The Passion

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52/100
Year: 2003-2019Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Drama, History

What it's about: Charles II: The Power and the Passion is an award-winning British television mini-series, broadcast on BBC One in 2003, and produced by the BBC in association with the A&E Network in the United States. It was produced by Kate Harwood, directed by Joe Wright and written by award-winning screenwriter Adrian Hodges, whose credits include David Copperfield and The Lost World.

Where to Watch: 4 episodes (67%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & BritBox). 4 episodes (67%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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3. Elizabeth R

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49/100
Year: 1971-2019Seasons: 1
Drama, Biography

What it's about: This historical mini-series documents the reign of Elizabeth I with each episode focusing on one dramatic period in the lengthy reign of the Virgin Queen, including her ascension to the throne, her various marital intrigues, her problems with her cousin Mary, Queen of Scots, and the threatened invasion of the Spanish Armada.

Where to Watch: 6 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (BritBox).

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4. Tina & Bobby

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42/100
Year: 2017-2019Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Drama, Biography

What it's about: When England won the World Cup in July 1966 Bobby Moore became a national hero. Swept up by the media frenzy and the nation’s adoration, he and wife Tina were the original ‘golden’ couple.

Where to Watch: 3 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (BritBox).