The upcoming Netflix docudrama ‘Queen Cleopatra’ will feature a dramatized account of the Queen’s life incidents with the assistance of various interviews.
Queen Cleopatra was the legendary queen of Egypt who possesses significant historical significance in the history of both Egypt and Rome. Her suicide ended the Ptolemaic lineage.
The series features a number of controversial ideas about her which have already attracted some controversies.
British actress Adele James will be seen in the role of Queen Cleopatra in the series. It will be released on Netflix on May 10, 2023.
Following is a list of a number of television series that you may give a try if you are waiting for ‘Queen Cleopatra’ to arrive on Netflix.
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Top 10 Television Series Like Queen Cleopatra:
The Great – Number of Seasons: 3
Tony McNamara created this historical and satirical black comedy-drama series that is inspired by the life story of Catherine the Great, Empress of All Russia.
The plot focuses upon a young Catherine II and her marriage to Emperor Peter III as well as the plot of killing her dangerous and depraved husband and her rise as empress with the help of the loyalty of the Russian troops.
Anne Boleyn – Number of Seasons: 1
This British psychological thriller miniseries of three parts revolves around Anne Boleyn, Queen of England who was the second wife of King Henry VIII. Her marriage with the king and later her execution for treason marked a key point in introducing the English Reformation.
The White Princess – Number of Seasons: 1
This historical drama miniseries is adapted from the same novel of 2013 by Philippa Gregory and also inspired by its sequel of 2014- ‘The King’s Curse’.
The series serves as a sequel to the miniseries ‘The White Queen’ that was released in 2013. The plot is set in the aftermath of the War of the Roses and focuses on the three noblewomen’s battle for the English throne. The series ran from 16th April to 4th June 2017.
Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story – Number of Seasons: 1
This limited drama series serves as a spin-off prequel to the popular Netflix series Bridgerton and elucidates Queen Charlotte in two different timelines.
One timeline takes us to the time of ‘Bridgerton‘ when the queen is pressuring her children to marry another heir after the death of Princess Charlotte, the royal heir. The other timeline takes us to the time of her meeting and marriage with King George.
British actress India Amarteifio was cast to portray the younger Queen Charlotte in the series with Golda Rosheuvel reprising her role as the older Queen Charlotte from the Bridgerton series. The series premiered on 4th May 2023 on Netflix.
Reign – Number of Seasons: 4
This historical romantic drama series is set in the late 16th century with the plot revolving around the rise to power of Mary, Queen of Scots, in the French court.
The series also sheds light upon the stories of those around her including her husband Francis with whom she was engaged at the age of six and Mary’s handmaidens who are looking for noble husbands at the French court.
Adelaide Kane portrayed the role of Mary, Queen of Scots in the series. It ran from October 17, 2013, to June 16, 2017, on The CW.
Troy: Fall of a City – Number of Seasons: 1
This British-American miniseries tells the story of the epic love affair between Helen and Paris and of the Trojan War.
The plot is not taken from ‘Iliad’ and ‘Odyssey’ by Homer, but from the original Greek myths. Bella Dayne portrayed the role of Helen of Troy in the series with Louis Hunter as Paris aka Alexander. The series ran from 17th February to 7th April 2018.
African Queens – Number of Seasons: 2
This historical docu-series focuses on the female monarchs from the African continent by dramatizing historical re-enactments and expert interviews.
The plot of the first season revolves around Njinga, Queen of Ndongo, and Matamba, and the second season centers around Ptolemaic Egyptian Pharaoh Cleopatra VII. The series premiered on February 15, 2022, on Netflix.
The Serpent Queen – Number of Seasons: 1
Justin Haythe created this period drama series that focuses upon the life of the 16th-century Queen of France, Catherine de’ Medici. Samantha Morton portrayed the titular role in the series. It premiered on September 11, 2022 on Starz.
The Empress – Number of Seasons: 1
This historical German drama series elucidates upon the life of Empress Elisabeth of Austria. Devrim Lingnau was cast to play the role of Elisabeth of Austria in the series. It premiered on September 29, 2022 on Netflix.
The Virgin Queen – Number of Seasons: 1
This BBC four-part miniseries takes the life of Queen Elizabeth I as its plot subject. Anne-Marie Duff portrayed the role of Queen Elizabeth I aka the Virgin Queen in the series. It ran from 13th November to 20th November of 2005.