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1. The Minister of Chance (2014)

Short, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

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Another world: Ambassador Durian of Sezuan is sent to discuss an alliance with the King of the sleepy backwater nation of Tanto, but his approaches are rebuffed and things take a turn for the very, very sinister.

Writer: Dan Freeman | Director: Dan Freeman | Stars: Paul McGann, Tim McInnerny, Simon Bugg, Beccy Meany

Votes: 23

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

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

9.2
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With the aid of the sisterhood of Karn, "The Doctor" regenerates into "The War Doctor".

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: John Hayes | Stars: Paul McGann, Emma Campbell-Jones, Clare Higgins, John Hurt

Votes: 1,609

3. Her Majesty's Prison: Aylesbury (2013– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2013)

Documentary

9.1
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From cell flooding and dirty protests to serious assaults on staff - the demands are constant as officers are challenged in a daily battle of wills against inmates intent on taking on the system.

Director: Lee Phillips | Star: Paul McGann

Votes: 16

4. Luther (2010–2015)
Episode: Episode #1.6 (2010)

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

9.1
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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

Votes: 973

5. Luther (2010–2015)
Episode: Episode #1.5 (2010)

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

9.0
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DCI Luther investigates the violent kidnapping of Jessica Carrodus by a gang intent on recovering a batch of stolen diamonds. They've given the woman's husband James an hour to deliver the ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 979

6. Tripping Over (2006– )
Episode: Episode #1.6 (2006)

Adventure, Drama, Family

9.0
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Writer: Andrew Knight | Director: Ian Watson | Stars: Kathryn Drysdale, Abe Forsythe, Daniel MacPherson, Alexandra Moen

Votes: 6

7. Doctor Who (2005– )

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.9
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The further adventures of the time traveling alien adventurer and his companions.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Stars: Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Matt Smith, David Tennant

Votes: 126,477

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

Drama

8.9
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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

Votes: 8

9. The Natural World (1983– )
Episode: Tiger Island: Natural World Special (2012)

Documentary

8.8
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Jungle tigers are turning into man-eaters in the exotic island of Sumatra. Now a maverick millionaire is catching the killers and releasing them on his land. Is this madness, or could it save them from extinction?

Writer: Jeremy Evans | Stars: Paul McGann, Alan Rabinowitz

Votes: 6

10. Horizon (1964– )

50 min | Documentary, History

8.7
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Horizon is BBC Two's flagship 50-minute science documentary series. In September 2004 it celebrated its 40th anniversary and it continues to enjoy outstanding critical acclaim. Recognised ... See full summary »

Stars: Paul Vaughan, Jack Fortune, Dilly Barlow, Martin Jarvis

Votes: 628

11. 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

Votes: 29

12. Luther (2010–2015)

60 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

Votes: 51,948

13. Agatha Christie: Poirot (1989– )

100 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

8.6
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From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.

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

Votes: 19,135

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

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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When the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who approaches Peter Davison, Colin Baker and Sylvester McCoy (the 5th, 6th and 7th Doctors) try to sneak on set and be in the anniversary special no matter what.

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

Votes: 845

15. The Natural World (1983– )

Documentary

8.6
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Strand of documentaries on wildlife and the environment.

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

Votes: 190

16. Tribal Wives (2008– )

59 min | Documentary

8.6
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Stars: Paul McGann, Dionne Braham, Lana Inglis, Yvonne Power

Votes: 40

17. The Petrol Age (2012 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary

8.6
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Paul McGann tells the story of British motoring and our love affair with the car and motorsports.

Star: Paul McGann

Votes: 5

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

Documentary

8.6
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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

Votes: 19

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

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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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

Votes: 56

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

46 min | Documentary

8.5
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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

Votes: 39

21. Our Mutual Friend (1998– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1998)

Drama

8.5
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Writers: Charles Dickens, Sandy Welch | Director: Julian Farino | Stars: Paul McGann, David Bradley, Linda Bassett, Eddie Webber

Votes: 13

22. Our Mutual Friend (1998– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1998)

Drama

8.5
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Writers: Charles Dickens, Sandy Welch | Director: Julian Farino | Stars: Paul McGann, Dominic Mafham, Katy Murphy, Anna Friel

Votes: 11

23. Luther (2010–2015)
Episode: Episode #2.1 (2011)

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

8.5
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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

Votes: 760

24. Luther (2010–2015)
Episode: Episode #2.2 (2011)

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

8.5
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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

Votes: 690

25. Sea of Souls (2004– )
Episode: Rebound (2006)

Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.5
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A young woman is generating extreme electrical manifestations, interfering with electrical equipment, shocking people with her touch, and threatening her health, perhaps even her life. The team are called in to investigate.

Creator: David Kane | Director: Patrick Harkins | Stars: Bill Paterson, Dawn Steele, Iain Robertson, Ken Drury

Votes: 15

26. Alien Encounters: Superior Fan Power Since 1979 (2014)

85 min | Documentary

8.4
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This entirely new ALIEN documentary is a tribute to the cast and crews of the Alien films by the audience themselves - the fans. Featuring cast and crew members from the franchise including... See full summary »

Writer: Andrew David Clark | Director: Andrew David Clark | Stars: John Hurt, Tom Skerritt, Lance Henriksen, Michael Biehn

Votes: 25

27. Horatio Hornblower: Retribution (2001 TV Movie)

98 min | Adventure, Drama, War

8.4
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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

Votes: 2,443

28. The Monocled Mutineer (1986 TV Mini-Series)

310 min | Drama, History, War

8.4
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Stars: Paul McGann, Bill Fellows, Matthew Marsh, Anthony Calf

Votes: 194

29. Our Mutual Friend (1998– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1998)

Drama

8.4
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Writers: Charles Dickens, Sandy Welch | Director: Julian Farino | Stars: Paul McGann, Keeley Hawes, David Schofield, David Bradley

Votes: 15

30. Our Mutual Friend (1998– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1998)

Drama

8.4
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Writers: Charles Dickens, Sandy Welch | Director: Julian Farino | Stars: Paul McGann, David Morrissey, Paul Bailey, Peter Vaughan

Votes: 11

31. Luther (2010–2015)
Episode: Episode #1.4 (2010)

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

8.4
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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

Votes: 856

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

350 min | Drama

8.3
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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

Votes: 1,656

33. Give us a Break (1983– )

Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Stars: Robert Lindsay, Paul McGann, Shirin Taylor, David Daker

Votes: 26

34. That Hashtag Show (2013– )

News

8.3
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That Hashtag Show brings you the latest trending topics in geek pop-culture. They bring you coverage from the hottest conventions and geek events.

Stars: Joe Deckelmeier, Jeff May, Sarah Carey, Aaron Pita

Votes: 6

35. Cathedral (2005 TV Mini-Series)

300 min | Documentary, Drama

8.3
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The story of the fire of 1829 at York Minster and subsequent archaeological excavation.

Stars: Hamish MacLeod, Nicole Faraday, Oliver Senton, John Bennett

Votes: 13

36. Fables of Forgotten Things (2008 TV Movie)

16 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

8.3
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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

Votes: 9

37. I Shouldn't Be Alive (2005– )
Episode: A Father's Deadly Dilemma (2011)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

8.3
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In 2003, David Hunt and his 11-year-old daughter Leia, set off on a snowmobiling adventure in the Quebec back country. Disaster strikes when David's snowmobile hits a snow drift and crash ... See full summary »

Director: Neil Rawles | Stars: Leia Hunt-Hans, Barbara Hans, David Hunt, Jonny Phillips

Votes: 6

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

Adventure, Drama, Family

8.3
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Writers: Matt King, Andrew Knight | Director: Sam Miller | Stars: Kathryn Drysdale, Abe Forsythe, Daniel MacPherson, Alexandra Moen

Votes: 27

39. Jonathan Creek (1997–2014)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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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

Votes: 4,422

40. I Shouldn't Be Alive (2005– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

8.2
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Re-enactments of real-life tales of human survival against the savage elements, dangerous climates and physical hazards.

Stars: Eric Meyers, Tom McKay, Jennifer Higham, Logan Lotz

Votes: 1,227

41. Horatio Hornblower 3 (2003 TV Movie)

125 min | Adventure, Drama, War

8.2
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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

Votes: 2,179

42. Zero Hour (2004– )

60 min | Documentary, Drama, History

8.2
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Zero Hour dramatizes the hour leading up to some of the most memorable historical events as they unfold minute by minute. The focus of the series isn't the event itself, but the individual ... See full summary »

Stars: Paul McGann, David Morrissey, Sean Pertwee, Ben Johnson

Votes: 175

43. Hornblower: Mutiny (2001 TV Movie)

240 min | Adventure, Drama, War

8.2
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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

Votes: 2,912

44. The Monocled Mutineer (1986– )
Episode: A Dead Man on Leave (1986)

Drama, History, War

8.2
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After escaping prison, Percy returns to England and destiny.

Writers: Alan Bleasdale, William Allison, John Fairley | Director: Jim O'Brien | Stars: Paul McGann, Cherie Lunghi, Jane Wood, Paola Dionisotti

Votes: 5

45. Luther (2010–2015)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2010)

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

8.2
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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

Votes: 1,092

46. Luther (2010–2015)
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2010)

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

8.2
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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

Votes: 910

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

Adventure, Drama, Family

8.2
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Writers: Andrea Denholm, Andrew Knight | Director: Ian Watson | Stars: Kathryn Drysdale, Abe Forsythe, Daniel MacPherson, Alexandra Moen

Votes: 5

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

Documentary

8.2
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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

Votes: 5

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

59 min | 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

Votes: 52

50. Ripper Street (2012– )

59 min | Crime, Mystery

8.1
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The streets of London's East End are awash with blood. But this is not the 19th Century; this is not Jack the Ripper - this is a copycat killer and once again the police remain clueless.

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

Votes: 11,594