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1. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: The Night of the Doctor (2013)

TV-PG | 7 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

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With the aid of the sisterhood of Karn, "The Doctor" regenerates into "The War Doctor".

Writer: Steven Moffat | Director: John Hayes | Stars: Paul McGann, Emma Campbell-Jones, Clare Higgins, John Hurt

2. Doctor Who (2005– )

TV-PG | 71 min | Adventure, Drama, Family | Active

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The further adventures of the time traveling alien adventurer and his companions.

Stars: Matt Smith, David Tennant, Jenna Coleman, Karen Gillan

3. Luther (2010– )
Episode: Episode #1.5 (2010)

TV-14 | 59 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Art dealer's wife Jessica Carrodus is abducted by vicious Daniel Sugarman and two accomplices for some unique diamonds - which she has swallowed. Her husband is given a duplicate cache to ... See full summary »

Creator: Neil Cross | Director: Stefan Schwartz | Stars: Thomas Lockyer, Donatienne Dupont, Danny Lee Wynter, Ania Sowinski

4. Luther (2010– )
Episode: Episode #1.6 (2010)

TV-14 | 58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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With his fingerprints on the gun that killed Zoe, Luther is a prime suspect and goes on the run. Only his sergeant, Justin Ripley, believes he is innocent. Luther hides out with Alice who, ... See full summary »

Creator: Neil Cross | Director: Stefan Schwartz | Stars: Idris Elba, Steven Mackintosh, Indira Varma, Saskia Reeves

5. Moving On (2009– )
Episode: Blood Ties (2013)

Drama

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Phil looks after his father Charlie,who has had a stroke but the old man is demanding and Phil finds it difficult juggling his job as a building instructor with his carer's role. Phil's ... See full summary »

Writers: Arthur Ellison, Jimmy McGovern | Director: Robert Glenister | Stars: Paul McGann, Jack Shepherd, Jennifer Hennessy, Tim Barker

6. Tripping Over (2006– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2006)

Adventure, Drama, Family

8.7
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Writers: Andrea Denholm, Andrew Knight | Director: Sam Miller | Stars: Alexandra Moen, Abe Forsythe, Caroline Langrishe, Simon Shepherd

7. Luther (2010– )

360 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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A crime drama series starring Idris Elba as a near-genius murder detective whose brilliant mind can't always save him from the dangerous violence of his passions.

Creator: Neil Cross | Stars: Idris Elba, Warren Brown, Dermot Crowley, Michael Smiley

8. Agatha Christie: Poirot (1989– )

100 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

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The cases of an eccentrically refined Belgian detective.

Stars: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran

9. The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot (2013 TV Movie)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

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Three actors who had played Doctor Who, Peter Davison, Colin Baker and Sylvester McCoy, are anxious to appear in the 50th anniversary special. A humorous look at the production of the long ... See full summary »

Writer: Peter Davison | Director: Peter Davison | Stars: Sean Pertwee, Olivia Colman, Peter Davison, Louis Davison

10. Her Majesty's Prison: Aylesbury (2013– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2013)

Documentary

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This episode features disturbing scenes as a group northern newcomers join forces and take another prisoner hostage in a bid to negotiate a "ship out" to somewhere closer to home.

Director: Lee Phillips | Star: Paul McGann

11. Tribal Wives (2008– )

59 min | Documentary

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Stars: Paul McGann, Dionne Braham, Lana Inglis, Yvonne Power

12. Luther (2010– )
Episode: Episode #2.1 (2011)

TV-14 | 57 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Alice is now in a mental institution and Luther,after a failed suicide attempt,returns to work having been cleared of killing Zoe. Assisted by the loyal Justin he joins a team headed by ... See full summary »

Creator: Neil Cross | Director: Sam Miller | Stars: Ruth Wilson, Dermot Crowley, Idris Elba, Lee Ingleby

13. Luther (2010– )
Episode: Episode #2.2 (2011)

TV-14 | 57 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Pell abducts and tortures Justin,who keeps himself alive by flattering the killer's vanity and manages to free himself and escape whilst Pell is out planning his climactic outrage,which ... See full summary »

Creator: Neil Cross | Director: Sam Miller | Stars: Idris Elba, Dermot Crowley, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Warren Brown

14. Horatio Hornblower: Retribution (2001 TV Movie)

98 min | Adventure, Drama, War

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Hornblower and the other officers of the Renown must return to Jamaica to face a court-martial and possible execution for their actions in relieving their unstable captain.

Writers: C.S. Forester, Ben Rostul | Director: Andrew Grieve | Stars: Ioan Gruffudd, Robert Lindsay, David Warner, Nicholas Jones

15. Our Mutual Friend (1998 TV Mini-Series)

350 min | Drama

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Intertwining tales of love, greed, and secret identities in Charles Dickens's 1860s London.

Stars: Paul McGann, Keeley Hawes, Dominic Mafham, David Bradley

16. Give us a Break (1983– )

Comedy, Drama

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Creator: Geoff McQueen | Stars: Robert Lindsay, Paul McGann, Shirin Taylor, David Daker

17. Her Majesty's Prison: Aylesbury (2013– )

46 min | Documentary

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Hard life in British youth prison Aylesbury, where particularly troublesome youngsters from all over England are sent to be handled by specialized staff. The juvenile version of hard time ... See full summary »

Star: Paul McGann

18. Cathedral (2005 TV Mini-Series)

300 min | Documentary, Drama

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The story of the fire of 1829 at York Minster and subsequent archaeological excavation.

Stars: Nicole Faraday, Oliver Senton, John Bennett, Nicholas Jones

19. Waking the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Waterloo, Part 2 (2011)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Grace and Boyd interview Stanley Heath's son Jason,who tells them that his father and two other policeman were murdered for beating to death a suspect in custody some years earlier. It ... See full summary »

Creator: Barbara Machin | Director: Andy Hay | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Tara Fitzgerald, Wil Johnson

20. Jonathan Creek (1997–2014)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Working from his home in a converted windmill, Jonathan Creek is a magician with a natural ability for solving puzzles. He soon puts this ability to the use of solving impossible crimes and mysterious murders.

Stars: Alan Davies, Caroline Quentin, Stuart Milligan, Julia Sawalha

21. I Shouldn't Be Alive (2005– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

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Re-enactments of real-life tales of human survival against the savage elements, dangerous climates and physical hazards.

Stars: Tom McKay, Eric Meyers, Blake Henshaw, Tahi Mapp-Borren

22. Horatio Hornblower 3 (2003 TV Movie)

125 min | Adventure, Drama, War

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Hornblower is given a dangerous mission to deliver an emigre French nobleman to a secret rendezvous near Brest while coping with enemy agents in his own ranks.

Writers: C.S. Forester, Niall Leonard | Director: Andrew Grieve | Stars: Ioan Gruffudd, Robert Lindsay, Paul McGann, Greg Wise

23. I Shouldn't Be Alive (2005– )
Episode: Blood on the Mountain (2011)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

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British hiker Matt Briggs spends ten days stranded in the mountains of New Zealand's South Island following a crippling fall on a solo trek. With no sign of rescue and his supplies running ... See full summary »

Writer: Jamie Crawford | Director: Russell Eatough | Stars: Matt Briggs, Blake Henshaw, Paul McGann

24. Luther (2010– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2010)

TV-14 | 58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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After a 7 month suspension, DCI John Luther returns to duty. With the assistance of DS Justin Ripley, he investigates a home invasion that resulted in the murders of Douglas and Laura ... See full summary »

Creator: Neil Cross | Director: Brian Kirk | Stars: Anton Saunders, Idris Elba, Steven Mackintosh, Saskia Reeves

25. Luther (2010– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2010)

TV-14 | 57 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Mark claims he threw the first punch, so Luther is released. He blames Alice for setting him up and she rapidly becomes an irritating, patronizing stalker. Meanwhile, a sniper is killing ... See full summary »

Creator: Neil Cross | Director: Brian Kirk | Stars: Geoffrey Lumb, Sam Spruell, Idris Elba, Steven Mackintosh

26. Luther (2010– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (2010)

TV-14 | 59 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Three women, last seen walking home alone at night, have been murdered in five weeks. The killer, Graham Shand, removes a necklace from the latest corpse to give his unfaithful wife Linda ... See full summary »

Creator: Neil Cross | Director: Sam Miller | Stars: Rob Jarvis, Idris Elba, Steven Mackintosh, Warren Brown

27. Tripping Over (2006– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (2006)

Adventure, Drama, Family

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Writers: Andrea Denholm, Andrew Knight | Director: Ian Watson | Stars: Kathryn Drysdale, Abe Forsythe, Daniel MacPherson, Alexandra Moen

28. The Natural World (1983– )
Episode: Jungle Gremlins of Java (2012)

Documentary

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The slow loris is the real-life gremlin, extremely cute but with a venom that can kill. Now it's also a YouTube superstar with millions of hits. Dr Anna Nekaris travels to the jungles of ... See full summary »

Writer: Stephen Gooder | Director: Stephen Gooder | Stars: Paul McGann, Stefan Brönneke, Richard Moore, K. Anna I. Nekaris

29. Waking the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Waterloo, Part 1 (2011)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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A disgruntled Boyd is told he is to be promoted to a desk job and if he objects his unorthodox police methods will be exposed. Before he goes he vows to take on the case of several homeless... See full summary »

Creator: Barbara Machin | Director: Andy Hay | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Tara Fitzgerald, Wil Johnson

30. Ripper Street (2012– )

59 min | Crime, Mystery

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A new drama set in the East End of London in 1889 during the aftermath of Jack The Ripper murders. The infamous H Division - the police precinct charged with keeping order in the district ... See full summary »

Creator: Richard Warlow | Stars: Matthew Macfadyen, Jerome Flynn, Adam Rothenberg, David Wilmot

31. Hornblower: Mutiny (2001 TV Movie)

240 min | Adventure, Drama, War

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Hornblower and his comrades come under the command of a revered but obviously mentally unstable captain and eventually must mutiny.

Writers: T.R. Bowen, C.S. Forester | Director: Andrew Grieve | Stars: Ioan Gruffudd, Robert Lindsay, David Warner, Nicholas Jones

32. Hornblower: Duty (2003 TV Movie)

Adventure, Drama, War

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Admiral Pellew interrupts Hornblower's wedding reception and tasks him to locate a British ship which has disappeared off the French coast, where Napoleon's troops are engaged in covert activities.

Writers: Stephen Churchett, C.S. Forester | Director: Andrew Grieve | Stars: Ioan Gruffudd, Robert Lindsay, Paul McGann, Lorcan Cranitch

33. The Monocled Mutineer (1986– )

310 min | Drama, History, War

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Stars: Paul McGann, Bill Fellows, Matthew Marsh, Anthony Calf

34. Doctor Who: The Doctors Revisited (2013 TV Mini-Series)

40 min | Documentary

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A series of documentaries celebrating the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who (1963), each focusing on a different incarnation of the Doctor.

Stars: Gareth Pierce, Steven Moffat, Marcus Wilson, David Tennant

35. The Natural World (1983– )

Documentary

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Strand of documentaries on wildlife and the environment.

Stars: Barry Paine, David Attenborough, Stephen Fry, Christian Rodska

36. Wildest Islands (2012– )

43 min | Documentary

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Each episode explores the wildlife on an island or archipelago, where evolution resulted in remarkable diversity. The island are in different oceans and conditions, and whether isolated or ... See full summary »

Star: Paul McGann

37. Fables of Forgotten Things (2008 TV Movie)

16 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

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A mysterious drifter and his young friend must save a frightened, forgetful old lady from a memory eating ghost.

Creators: Simon Allen, Toby Meakins | Director: Toby Meakins | Stars: Muriel Barker, James Bird, Louise Dumayne, Paul McGann

38. The Bletchley Circle (2012– )

45 min | Thriller

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In 1952, four women who worked at the wartime code-breaking center, Bletchley Park, reunite to track down a serial killer.

Stars: Rachael Stirling, Julie Graham, Sophie Rundle, Anna Maxwell Martin

39. Agatha Christie's Marple (2004– )

93 min | Crime, Drama

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An elderly spinster living in the village of St Mary Mead helps her friends and relatives solve mysterious murders.

Stars: Geraldine McEwan, Julia McKenzie, Stephen Churchett, Greg Bennett

40. New Tricks (2003– )

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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Three retired police officers are drafted in to solve cold cases, with a touch of comedy and drama

Creators: Nigel McCrery, Roy Mitchell | Stars: Dennis Waterman, Amanda Redman, Alun Armstrong, James Bolam

41. Waking the Dead (2000– )

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Det. Supt. Peter Boyd (played by Trevor Eve) is the leader of a multi-discipline police team of detectives and scientists, the Cold Case Squad, which investigates old, unsolved murder cases using modern methods and new technology that may not have been available during the original investigation.

Creator: Barbara Machin | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Wil Johnson, Tara Fitzgerald

42. The Hanging Gale (1995– )

Drama, History

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The four brothers of the Phelan family battle to save their farm and their family from the ravages of the Irish Potato Famine in 1846, and from an English land agent who takes a dislike to ... See full summary »

Stars: Joe McGann, Mark McGann, Paul McGann, Stephen McGann

43. Tripping Over (2006– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2006)

Adventure, Drama, Family

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Writers: Matt King, Andrew Knight | Director: Sam Miller | Stars: Kathryn Drysdale, Abe Forsythe, Daniel MacPherson, Alexandra Moen

44. Luther (2010– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2010)

TV-14 | 59 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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John Luther is on the trail of a satanic occult killer who kidnaps a woman but leaves her baby in the living room. Things get harder when a man accuses Luther of attacking him. Things take a grisly turn when the woman is found.

Creator: Neil Cross | Director: Sam Miller | Stars: Catherine Hamilton, Paul Rhys, Idris Elba, Saskia Reeves

45. Tripping Over (2006– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2006)

Adventure, Drama, Family

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Writers: Andrea Denholm, Anna Funder, Andrew Knight | Director: Sam Miller | Stars: Kathryn Drysdale, Abe Forsythe, Daniel MacPherson, Alexandra Moen

46. The True Story (2003– )
Episode: Escape from Alcatraz (2008)

Documentary

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Writer: David Hickman | Director: David Hickman | Stars: Shavi Blake, Seth Burnham, Wylie Herman, Jonathan Ingbretson

47. Agatha Christie: Poirot (1989– )
Episode: Sad Cypress (2003)

94 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

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Elinor Carlisle seems to be the obvious murderer of her ailing aunt and the beautiful romantic rival who broke up her engagement, but Poirot uncovers darker motives.

Writers: Agatha Christie, David Pirie | Director: David Moore | Stars: David Suchet, Elisabeth Dermot Walsh, Rupert Penry-Jones, Kelly Reilly

48. Ripper Street (2012– )
Episode: The Good of This City (2013)

Crime, Mystery

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After Susan declines to give pregnant Lucy Eames her job back in the brothel Lucy is found wandering,blood-stained and dazed. In a nearby tenement,due for demolition to make way for the ... See full summary »

Creator: Richard Warlow | Director: Andy Wilson | Stars: Matthew Macfadyen, Jerome Flynn, Adam Rothenberg, Michael McElhatton

49. Withnail & I (1987)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama

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London 1969 - two 'resting' (unemployed and unemployable) actors, Withnail and Marwood, fed up with damp, cold, piles of washing-up, mad drug dealers and psychotic Irishmen, decide to leave... See full summary »

Writer: Bruce Robinson | Director: Bruce Robinson | Stars: Richard E. Grant, Paul McGann, Richard Griffiths, Ralph Brown

50. Doctor Who Confidential (2005–2011)

30 min | Documentary

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Stars: Russell T. Davies, David Tennant, Steven Moffat, Phil Collinson