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Psychodrama, melodrama, tragedy, courtroom drama or a romance - all can take on a dramatic expression. It is about death, loss, unattainable desires and persecution that happen to the main character. The characters of the protagonists are analyzed in depth and their conflicting thought processes attain visible expression. Man is presented in his suffering and is left with his despair. Happy end? Not a chance.

Dramas are a world of social and emotional moments. They plumb the depths of the human psyche and bring out what should remain hidden in the soul of man. Fear, insecurity, despair and disorientation are the underlying emotions of a drama. The plot leaves protagonists who have to face their fate and find a new path in life.


Some of the most recent, must-see Drama TV Shows on BBC iPlayer are Rebus (released in 2024), Such Brave Girls (released in 2023) and Blue Lights (released in 2023).
The top rated Drama TV Shows of all time on BBC iPlayer are Line of Duty with an Anystream score of 8.5, Pride and Prejudice with an Anystream score of 8.5 and I, Claudius with an Anystream score of 8.5.
The oldest Drama TV Shows on BBC iPlayer are Doctor Who from the year 1963, I, Claudius from the year 1976 and EastEnders from the year 1985.