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1. Department S (1969–1970)
Episode: The Pied Piper of Hambledown (1969)

Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

9.0
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Needing to wake early next day to participate in a beauty contest Susan Grant,staying at her father's pub in the village of Hambledown takes a sleeping pill but wakes in the night to see ... See full summary »

Creators: Monty Berman, Dennis Spooner | Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Peter Wyngarde, Joel Fabiani, Rosemary Nicols, Dennis Alaba Peters

2. Danger UXB (1979– )

60 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

8.7
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Brian Ash (Anthony Andrews) is a young lieutenant who is assigned to a UXB unit in the early days of World War II. UXB (UneXploded Bomb) is the signal that an aerial bomb has not exploded. ... See full summary »

Creators: John Hawkesworth, John Whitney | Stars: Anthony Andrews, Maurice Roëves, George Innes, Gordon Kane

3. Reputations (1994–2002)

50 min | Documentary

8.6
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Stars: Jancis Robinson, Veronika Hyks, Denis Lawson, Andrew Sachs

4. The Flame Trees of Thika (1981– )
Episode: The Drums of War (1981)

49 min | Biography, Drama

8.6
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With Robin away, Tilly decides to go to Nairobi to do what she can for he war effort. As a result, Elspeth must go lives with the Robinsons, a wealthy merchant family who have a resident ... See full summary »

Writers: Elspeth Huxley, John Hawkesworth | Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Hayley Mills, David Robb, Sharon Maughan, Ben Cross

5. Q.E.D. (I) (1982– )

60 min | Adventure, Mystery

8.5
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The tales of Quentin E. Deverill, an eccentric expatriate American professor who uses his unique skills to solve mysteries in Edwardian London.

Creator: John Hawkesworth | Stars: Sam Waterston, George Innes, A.C. Weary, Julian Glover

6. Minder (1979–1994)
Episode: The Smaller They Are... (1979)

Adventure, Comedy, Crime

8.5
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Small-time crook Scotch Harry steals a suit-case from an airport, which contains a lot of money. The police are after him and Arthur agrees to broker a deal for its return, minus his ... See full summary »

Writer: Leon Griffiths | Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Dennis Waterman, George Cole, Phil McCall, Hans Meyer

7. The Avengers (1961–1969)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.4
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A quirky spy show of the adventures of an eccentricly suave British agent and his predominately female partners.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Honor Blackman, Linda Thorson

8. Gideon C.I.D. (1964– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Creator: John Creasey | Stars: John Gregson, Alexander Davion, Daphne Anderson, Richard James

9. Zero One (1962– )

30 min | Drama

8.4
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Film series about International Air Security, whose call sign is "Zero One"

Stars: Nigel Patrick, William Smith, Katya Douglas, Hugh McDermott

10. Danger UXB (1979– )
Episode: Butterfly Winter (1979)

Action, Drama, Thriller

8.4
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Creators: John Hawkesworth, John Whitney | Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Anthony Andrews, Kenneth Cranham, Geraldine Gardner, Jeremy Sinden

11. Danger UXB (1979– )
Episode: Just Like a Woman (1979)

Action, Drama, Thriller

8.4
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Creators: John Hawkesworth, John Whitney | Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Anthony Andrews, Steven Grives, Alfie Bass, Louisa Rix

12. The Irish R.M. (1983–1985)
Episode: Lisheen Races (1985)

Comedy, Drama

8.4
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A bit of trickery ensues as preparation for the Lisheen Races takes hold of Skebawn. Furious at Flurrys disloyal support of Miss Bobby Bennet... See full synopsis »

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Peter Bowles, Bryan Murray, Lise Ann McLaughlin, Sarah Badel

13. The Irish R.M. (1983–1985)
Episode: The Devil You Know (1985)

Comedy, Drama

8.4
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The whole way of life at Skebawn is threatened when the Major receives an offer to take the position of R.M... See full synopsis »

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Peter Bowles, Bryan Murray, Lise Ann McLaughlin, Sarah Badel

14. Minder (1979–1994)
Episode: The Last Video Show (1989)

Adventure, Comedy, Crime

8.4
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A video tape incriminating an officer in the Serious Crime division is mistakenly returned to Daley's Videos, which brings Arthur and Terry into contact with a local major crime boss as he ... See full summary »

Writers: Andrew Payne, Leon Griffiths | Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Dennis Waterman, George Cole, Glynn Edwards, Ian McShane

15. The Avengers (1961–1969)
Episode: Too Many Christmas Trees (1965)

52 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.4
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Steed has been having bad dreams involving Christmas trees and a man dressed as Santa Claus. At a party given by publisher and Dickens fan Brandon Storey, two telepathic spies attempt to ... See full summary »

Writer: Tony Williamson | Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Mervyn Johns, Edwin Richfield

16. Minder (1979–1994)
Episode: Around the Corner (1984)

Adventure, Comedy, Crime

8.3
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Arthur's get-rich-quick schemes are, as usual, going nowhere fast. He invests in a racing greyhound which he calls Daley's Deal but it is a non-starter. Furthermore his efforts to make a ... See full summary »

Writers: Tony Hoare, Leon Griffiths | Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Dennis Waterman, George Cole, Patrick Malahide, Peter Childs

17. Danger UXB (1979– )
Episode: The Quiet Weekend (1979)

60 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

8.3
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Creators: John Hawkesworth, John Whitney | Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Anthony Andrews, Judy Geeson, Iain Cuthbertson, David Buck

18. Minder (1979–1994)
Episode: The Return of the Invincible Man (1985)

Adventure, Comedy, Crime

8.3
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When Arthur's tailor Solly's staff strike for more pay Solly asks Arthur to stage a burglary to prove the wages were stolen. Inept safe-cracker Scotch Harry is keen to oblige but fails ... See full summary »

Writer: Leon Griffiths | Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Dennis Waterman, George Cole, Glynn Edwards, Patrick Malahide

19. Minder (1979–1994)
Episode: Whose Wife Is It Anyway? (1980)

Adventure, Comedy, Crime

8.3
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Arthur goes to the hospital to visit his friend Alex, who has been the victim of a hit-and-run incident. Whether or not it was an accident is a moot point as Terry discovers when he agrees ... See full summary »

Writers: Tony Hoare, Leon Griffiths | Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: George Cole, Dennis Waterman, Janet Key, David Daker

20. The Persuaders! (1971–1972)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.2
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English Lord Brett Sinclair and American Danny Wilde are both wealthy playboys, they are teamed together by Judge Fullton to investigate crimes which the police can't solve. These two men ... See full summary »

Stars: Tony Curtis, Roger Moore, Laurence Naismith, Juliet Harmer

21. Journey to the Unknown (1968– )

60 min | Mystery, Thriller, Sci-Fi

8.2
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A British anthology series about everyday people finding themselves put into unusual circumstances...many of them supernatural in nature.

Stars: Michael Callan, Joseph Cotten, Brandon De Wilde, Julie Harris

22. The Human Jungle (1963–1964)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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This is a British TV series in which Dr. Corder is a Psychiatrist who is able to treat and cure any Patients' mental disorders through Freudian and contemporary approaches.

Stars: Herbert Lom, Michael Johnson, Sally Smith, Mary Yeomans

23. A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss (2010– )

177 min | Documentary

8.2
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Mark Gatiss examines the history of the horror film, from classic Hollywood monsters to Hammer's glory days and beyond.

Stars: Mark Gatiss, John Carpenter, Michael Roberts, Barbara Steele

24. The Irish R.M. (1983–1985)
Episode: A Horse! A Horse! (1984)

Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Flurry and Sally return from their honeymoon in Paris and Flurry is up to his old tricks again. He convinces Major Yeates to go on a hunting trip... See full synopsis »

Writers: Rosemary Anne Sisson, Martin Ross, Edith Somerville | Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Peter Bowles, Bryan Murray, Doran Godwin, Lise Ann McLaughlin

25. The Irish R.M. (1983–1985)
Episode: Apollo Riggs (1985)

Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Coming to her brothers aid in Philippas absence, Babs comes to Skebawn to look after the Major and run the household... See full synopsis »

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Peter Bowles, Bryan Murray, Lise Ann McLaughlin, Sarah Badel

26. The Flame Trees of Thika (1981– )
Episode: Hyenas Will Eat Anything (1981)

51 min | Biography, Drama

8.2
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The Grants get new neighbors when Hereward and Lettice Palmer arrive. He was an officer in the British Indian Army and neither seem prepared for the hardship they must face. Lettice almost ... See full summary »

Writers: Elspeth Huxley, John Hawkesworth | Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Hayley Mills, David Robb, Nicholas Jones, Sharon Maughan

27. The Irish R.M. (1983–1985)
Episode: The Muse in Skebawn (1985)

Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Exposed to the wiles of the Irish, the Major is left alone as his wife goes off to England to tend to her ailing mother... See full synopsis »

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Peter Bowles, Bryan Murray, Lise Ann McLaughlin, Anna Manahan

28. The Flame Trees of Thika (1981– )
Episode: The Promised Land (1981)

50 min | Biography, Drama

8.2
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Young Elspeth arrives in Thika, Kenya, with her optimistic parents who have purchased an unpromising tract of land in hopes of establishing a coffee farm.

Writers: Elspeth Huxley, John Hawkesworth | Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Hayley Mills, David Robb, Holly Aird, John Nettleton

29. Sodankylä ikuisesti (2010– )
Episode: Elokuvan vuosisata (2010)

90 min | Documentary

8.1
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Writer: Peter von Bagh | Director: Peter von Bagh | Stars: Peter von Bagh, Milos Forman, Marlen Khutsiev, Robert Parrish

30. The Irish R.M. (1983–1985)
Episode: Oweneen the Sprat (1984)

Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Christmas Eve ends with the Yeates having an unfortunate carriage accident. An injured victim turns out to be Oweneen the Sprat... See full synopsis »

Writers: Alfred Shaughnessy, Rosemary Anne Sisson, Martin Ross, Edith Somerville | Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Peter Bowles, Bryan Murray, Doran Godwin, Lise Ann McLaughlin

31. Minder (1979–1994)
Episode: The Dessert Song (1980)

Adventure, Comedy, Crime

8.1
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Having saved Charlie, a Greek-Cypriot, from a beating, Terry learns that Christina, Charlie's cousin, is also being threatened by her brother-in-law, who wants to take over their Greek ... See full summary »

Writers: Andrew Payne, Leon Griffiths | Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Dennis Waterman, George Cole, Diane Keen, Peter Bland

32. Minder (1979–1994)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

8.0
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Arthur Daley, a small-time conman, hires former boxer Terry McCann to be his 'minder', so Terry can protect him (Arthur) from other, small-time, crooks. While Terry is trying his hardest to... See full summary »

Creator: Leon Griffiths | Stars: George Cole, Glynn Edwards, Dennis Waterman, Gary Webster

33. The Lady Vanishes (1938)

Passed | 96 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller

8.0
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While traveling in continental Europe, a rich young playgirl realizes that an elderly lady seems to have disappeared from the train.

Writers: Ethel Lina White, Sidney Gilliat, Frank Launder | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave, Paul Lukas, Dame May Whitty

34. My Partner the Ghost (1969–1971)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.0
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Jeff Randall and Marty Hopkirk are private detectives who specialize in divorce cases. Their long-running partnership seems to come to an abrupt end when Marty is killed by a hit-and-run, ... See full summary »

Creator: Dennis Spooner | Stars: Mike Pratt, Kenneth Cope, Annette Andre, Ivor Dean

35. The Millionaire (1955–1960)

30 min | Drama

8.0
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In this hit 1950's TV series, a millionaire indulges himself giving away one million dollars apiece to persons that he has never met.

Stars: Marvin Miller, Paul Frees, Roy Gordon, Russ Conway

36. The Flame Trees of Thika (1981 TV Mini-Series)

50 min | Biography, Drama

8.0
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Elspeth and her unconventional parents decide to settle down in Kenya and begin a coffee plantation. This is a time of discovery for Elspeth, as she encounters the incredible beauty and ... See full summary »

Stars: Hayley Mills, David Robb, Holly Aird, Mick Chege

37. Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson (1980– )

25 min | Mystery

8.0
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Shot in Polish-British co-production series of short stories based on themes of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - "father" of the world's most famous detective: Sherlock Holmes. Each episode is a ... See full summary »

Stars: Geoffrey Whitehead, Donald Pickering, Patrick Newell, Bernard Bresslaw

38. The Irish R.M. (1983–1985)
Episode: A Friend of Her Youth (1985)

Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Babs is swept up in a tide of nostalgia as she fondly reminisces about her old friend Julian Chichester who is coming to stay at Skebawn... See full synopsis »

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Peter Bowles, Bryan Murray, Lise Ann McLaughlin, Sarah Badel

39. Minder (1979–1994)
Episode: Aces High and Sometimes Very Low (1979)

Adventure, Comedy, Crime

8.0
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Professional gambler Maurice Michaelson is barred from the casino where he has broken the bank and he is later robbed of his winnings. He sells Arthur his car for stake money and, minded by... See full summary »

Writer: Leon Griffiths | Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Dennis Waterman, George Cole, Anthony Valentine, Dimitri Andreas

40. Minder (1979–1994)
Episode: Broken Arrow (1982)

Adventure, Comedy, Crime

8.0
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Arthur encounters Dafydd, a young Welshman who is a superb darts player and enters him for a contest, where he gets nobbled. Undeterred Arthur decides to manage Dafydd and enter him for a ... See full summary »

Creator: Leon Griffiths | Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Dennis Waterman, George Cole, Sean Mathias, Edward Peel

41. The Flame Trees of Thika (1981– )
Episode: Safari (1981)

50 min | Biography, Drama

8.0
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With Robin and Elspeth staying behind at the farm, Tilly joins the Palmers and Ian Crawford on safari. Lettice finally admits to Ian that she loves him. Things come to a boil between Ian ... See full summary »

Writers: Elspeth Huxley, John Hawkesworth | Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Hayley Mills, David Robb, Ben Cross, Sharon Maughan

42. The Avengers (1961–1969)
Episode: The Town of No Return (1965)

52 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.0
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Steed and Emma visit a mysterious coastal town where several agents have vanished, and where the locals are not all they seem.

Writer: Brian Clemens | Directors: Roy Ward Baker, Peter Graham Scott | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Alan MacNaughton, Patrick Newell

43. A Night to Remember (1958)

Not Rated | 123 min | Action, Drama, History

7.9
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An account of the ill-fated maiden voyage of RMS Titanic in 1912.

Writers: Walter Lord, Eric Ambler | Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Kenneth More, Ronald Allen, Robert Ayres, Honor Blackman

44. The Irish R.M. (1983–1985)

Comedy, Drama

7.9
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When Major Sinclair Yeates leaves his home in England to work as the Irish Resident Magistrate, he finds that the justice system needs tempering somewhat to suit the local needs - and that ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Bowles, Bryan Murray, Anna Manahan, Brendan Conroy

45. The Flame Trees of Thika (1981– )
Episode: Happy New Year (1981)

50 min | Biography, Drama

7.9
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At the end of 1913, Tilly and Robin travel to Nairobi with the Palmers to ring in the new year. They leave Eslpeth in the care of Mrs. Nimmo, whose husband is still away. On New Year's eve,... See full summary »

Writers: Elspeth Huxley, John Hawkesworth | Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Hayley Mills, David Robb, Nicholas Jones, Sharon Maughan

46. Minder (1979–1994)
Episode: It's a Sorry Lorry Morrie (1989)

Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.9
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Terry goes into panic mode when he finds himself facing the prospect of another stint in prison after the police stake-out a stolen van full of electrical items that he has collected for ... See full summary »

Writers: Tony Hoare, Leon Griffiths | Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Dennis Waterman, George Cole, Glynn Edwards, Ronald Fraser

47. Minder (1979–1994)
Episode: Second Hand Pose (1984)

Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.9
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After he has got himself stuck in an industrial meat freezer cabinet whilst working for Arthur, Terry decides to leave his services and help his friend Charlie in the second hand business. ... See full summary »

Writers: Tony Hoare, Leon Griffiths | Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Dennis Waterman, George Cole, Billy Murray, Stacy Dorning

48. The Avengers (1961–1969)
Episode: The Girl from Auntie (1966)

52 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.9
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When Steed returns home early from a holiday, he finds Mrs. Peel replaced by an actress, Georgie Price-Jones. Subsequently everyone involved in the hiring of Georgie is stabbed to death ... See full summary »

Writer: Roger Marshall | Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Liz Fraser, Alfred Burke

49. The Saint (1962–1969)
Episode: The Time to Die (1968)

Action, Comedy, Crime

7.9
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Whilst in the company of his journalist friend Mary Ellen, the Saint receives a number of death threats, most starkly a wreath which informs him that he will be killed in two days' time. A ... See full summary »

Writers: Leslie Charteris, Terry Nation | Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Roger Moore, Suzanne Lloyd, Maurice Good, John Barcroft

50. Minder (1979–1994)
Episode: Waiting for Goddard (1985)

Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.9
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Private investigator Caroline Selby seeks Arthur's help in locating eccentric recluse and inventor Albert Goddard, who has come into an inheritance. Seeking a rake-off, Arthur acts as ... See full summary »

Writer: Leon Griffiths | Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Dennis Waterman, George Cole, Glynn Edwards, Patrick Malahide