Far-fetched stories based on historical events are in. Here are three series worth checking out if you’re looking to brush up on your “faction”.
Game of Thrones
The biggest show on TV (and online) right now is Game Of Thrones, which was inspired by the War of the Roses. The 5th series has already been confirmed by HBO and it is set to premiere in 2015.
Vikings depicts the legendary, semi-factual Norse ruler Ragnar Lodbrok, one of the best-known mythological Norse heroes. A 3rd series of the popular show is currently in production.
Reign romanticises the early life of Mary, Queen of Scots in 1557 France. The 2nd series is set to premiere on October 22, 2014.