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1. Press Gang (1989–1993)
Episode: There Are Crocodiles (1993)

Family, Comedy, Drama

9.5
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Director: Bob Spiers | Stars: Julia Sawalha, Dexter Fletcher, Lucy Benjamin, Kelda Holmes

Votes: 10

2. Press Gang (1989–1993)
Episode: Food, Love and Insecurity (1993)

Family, Comedy, Drama

9.4
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Director: Bob Spiers | Stars: Julia Sawalha, Dexter Fletcher, Lucy Benjamin, Kelda Holmes

Votes: 5

3. Being Human (2008–2013)
Episode: The Last Broadcast (2013)

61 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

9.0
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Alex escapes Hatch's clutches and stops Hal,who has just claimed more victims,and Tom from fighting by revealing that Hatch is literally the devil incarnate. Hal explains that the demonic ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel O'Hara | Stars: Kate Bracken, Phil Davis, Claire Delaney, Peter Dobbie

Votes: 117

4. Minder (1979–1994)
Episode: Poetic Justice, Innit? (1982)

Adventure, Comedy, Crime

8.9
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Terry's girlfriend Debbie is now working as a mobile hair-dresser but unfortunately the first house she visits gets robbed. Debbie is a witness to the robbery but the police suspect that ... See full summary »

Director: Terry Green | Stars: Dennis Waterman, George Cole, Glynn Edwards, Diana Malin

Votes: 27

5. Being Human (2008–2013)
Episode: The Wolf-Shaped Bullet (2011)

56 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

8.9
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A uniformed Herrick slaughters Mitchell's police captors before putting him into a cage and bringing in George,whom Herrick hopes will kill Mitchell after being told that Nina has been ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel O'Hara | Stars: Lenora Crichlow, Russell Tovey, Aidan Turner, Sinead Keenan

Votes: 189

6. Minder (1979–1994)
Episode: Sorry Pal, Wrong Number (1984)

Adventure, Comedy, Crime

8.8
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Arthur's latest money-making scheme, in partnership with veteran con artist J.J. Mooney, involves a race tipping scam with an imaginary office. They hire a postal address and use three ... See full summary »

Director: Terry Green | Stars: Dennis Waterman, George Cole, T.P. McKenna, Patrick Malahide

Votes: 25

7. Being Human (2008–2013)
Episode: Though the Heavens Fall (2011)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

8.8
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After confessing his guilt to Annie, Mitchell is arrested and dragged off to the police station,where he is terrified that,when his photograph is taken,his identity will be exposed. The ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel O'Hara | Stars: Lenora Crichlow, Russell Tovey, Aidan Turner, Sinead Keenan

Votes: 141

8. Minder (1979–1994)
Episode: You Need Hands (1982)

Adventure, Comedy, Crime

8.8
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Terry gets his hand broken in a fight whilst collecting a debt so Arthur temporarily employs a new minder in Vernon, to help him guard a consignment of diamonds that he is shipping out. In ... See full summary »

Director: Ian Sharp | Stars: Dennis Waterman, George Cole, George Layton, Julian Holloway

Votes: 26

9. Press Gang (1989–1993)
Episode: A Quarter to Midnight (1993)

Family, Comedy, Drama

8.7
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Director: Bill Ward | Stars: Julia Sawalha, Dexter Fletcher, Lucy Benjamin, Kelda Holmes

Votes: 10

10. Minder (1979–1994)
Episode: Another Bride, Another Groom (1982)

Adventure, Comedy, Crime

8.7
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Arthur is organizing the limousine for his niece Trina's wedding with Terry as the chauffeur. To Terry's annoyance Arthur decides they must use the car to get rid of a load of pornographic ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Vardy | Stars: Dennis Waterman, George Cole, Warren Clarke, Ian Hogg

Votes: 28

11. Foyle's War (2002–2015)
Episode: Fifty Ships (2003)

TV-14 | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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After Foyle is a guest at a friend's home at a dinner for an important American diplomat, a suicide victim and German agent both are discovered near the house.

Director: Giles Foster | Stars: Honeysuckle Weeks, Rebecca Johnson, Steven O'Donnell, Marlene Sidaway

Votes: 360

12. Press Gang (1989–1993)
Episode: Head and Heart (1993)

Family, Comedy, Drama

8.6
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Director: Bill Ward | Stars: Julia Sawalha, Dexter Fletcher, Lucy Benjamin, Kelda Holmes

Votes: 5

13. Being Human (2008–2013)
Episode: No Care, All Responsibility (2013)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

8.6
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Tom rescues and employs Natasha, a young womam as a waitress and falls for her, unaware that Rook is using her in the plot with Hatch to drive a wedge between vampires and Werewolves. Hal ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel O'Hara | Stars: Kate Bracken, Phil Davis, Damien Molony, Kathryn Prescott

Votes: 79

14. Minder (1979–1994)
Episode: Senior Citizen Caine (1984)

Adventure, Comedy, Crime

8.6
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Recently-widowed garage owner Cecil Caine asks for Terry's help in protecting his interests. He wants money moved out to thwart the V.A.T man but he has left the business to his greedy ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Young | Stars: Dennis Waterman, George Cole, Lionel Jeffries, Keith Barron

Votes: 22

15. The Sweeney (1975–1978)
Episode: Taste of Fear (1976)

Action, Comedy, Crime

8.6
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Robert Hargreaves, who has an apparently distinguished military background, joins Regan's team. However, at a raid on a caravan site to capture a gang of ex-soldiers who have carried out a ... See full summary »

Director: David Wickes | Stars: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan, Norman Eshley

Votes: 43

16. Minder (1979–1994)
Episode: A Number of Old Wives Tales (1984)

Adventure, Comedy, Crime

8.5
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Arthur and Terry are initially surprised that the apparently confident and successful businessman Clive Cosgrove should be so apprehensive about getting married. Until, that is, the truth ... See full summary »

Director: Francis Megahy | Stars: Dennis Waterman, George Cole, Patrick Mower, Patrick Malahide

Votes: 24

17. The Sweeney (1975–1978)
Episode: Abduction (1975)

51 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.5
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After Regan gets a tip about an upcoming robbery from a trusted informant, the gang kidnaps his daughter to blackmail him into inaction.

Director: Tom Clegg | Stars: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan, Janet Key

Votes: 44

18. Special Branch (1969–1974)
Episode: All the King's Men (1973)

52 min | Action, Crime

8.5
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When a psychotic ex-CID officer barricades himself and a hostage in an office building, lacing it with multiple bombs, Craven and the Special Branch team are called in. Time ticks down as ... See full summary »

Director: Dennis Vance | Stars: George Sewell, Roger Rowland, Geoffrey Bayldon, Ursula Howells

Votes: 6

19. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: Deadly Slumber (1993)

TV-14 | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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When the head of a medical clinic is found asphyxiated in his garage, the father of a one of his brain-dead patients becomes the prime suspect.

Director: Stuart Orme | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Carol Starks, Jason Durr

Votes: 287

20. Minder (1979–1994)
Episode: Get Daley (1984)

Adventure, Comedy, Crime

8.5
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Arthur is the sole witness when a punter drops down dead after being threatened by the illegal bookie Albert Wendle, to whom he owed money. Arthur is questioned by Chisholm but released. ... See full summary »

Director: Ian Toynton | Stars: Dennis Waterman, George Cole, Maureen O'Farrell, Patrick Malahide

Votes: 21

21. Minder (1979–1994)
Episode: Goodbye Sailor (1984)

Adventure, Comedy, Crime

8.5
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Arthur plans to make a killing by buying some cheap tobacco from a sailor coming over from France and sends Terry and young Arnie down to the coast to meet the prospective sellers. When ... See full summary »

Director: Francis Megahy | Stars: Dennis Waterman, George Cole, Moray Watson, Patrick Malahide

Votes: 26

22. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: Masonic Mysteries (1990)

TV-14 | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Morse finds himself framed for murder by an unknown mastermind and suspended as Lewis is seconded to DCI Bottomley, who is in charge of the case.

Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Madelaine Newton, Ian McDiarmid

Votes: 370

23. Minder (1979–1994)
Episode: The Balance of Power (1984)

Adventure, Comedy, Crime

8.5
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Arthur stands as an independent candidate at the local bye-election but the seat holds the balance of power for the whole borough and his rivals use dirty tricks, landing him in custody. ... See full summary »

Director: Ian Toynton | Stars: Dennis Waterman, George Cole, Caroline Langrishe, Patrick Malahide

Votes: 35

24. Minder (1979–1994)
Episode: The Car Lot Baggers (1984)

Adventure, Comedy, Crime

8.5
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A group of gypsies are suspected of intimidating a car-dealer friend of Arthur's but they come to Terry's rescue when the real villains turn out to be supposedly respectable businessmen. ... See full summary »

Director: Francis Megahy | Stars: Dennis Waterman, George Cole, June Whitfield, Jimmy Nail

Votes: 33

25. Foyle's War (2002–2015)
Episode: The White Feather (2002)

TV-14 | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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The arrest of a young girl on a sabotage charge brings Foyle into contact with a group of English Nazi sympathizers.

Director: Jeremy Silberston | Stars: Lisa Ellis, Anthony Howell, Charles Dance, Colin Tierney

Votes: 408

26. Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)

PG | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.4
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53 Metascore

After rescuing Han Solo from the palace of Jabba the Hutt, the rebels attempt to destroy the second Death Star, while Luke struggles to make Vader return from the dark side of the Force.

Director: Richard Marquand | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams

Votes: 731,839 | Gross: $309.13M

27. Foyle's War (2002–2015)

TV-14 | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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As WW2 rages around the world, DCS Foyle fights his own war on the home-front as he investigates crimes on the south coast of England. Later series sees the retired detective working as an MI5 agent operating in the aftermath of the war.

Stars: Michael Kitchen, Honeysuckle Weeks, Anthony Howell, Ellie Haddington

Votes: 9,743

28. Callan (1967–1972)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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David Callan is the top agent/assassin for the Security Service (British counterintelligence), but he is an embittered man who performs his duties "for Queen and country" under duress. This... See full summary »

Stars: Edward Woodward, Russell Hunter, Lisa Langdon, Anthony Valentine

Votes: 408

29. Foyle's War (2002–2015)
Episode: A Lesson in Murder (2002)

TV-14 | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Foyle investigates the suicide of a pacifist and death threats to the judge who ruled against his conscientious objector status.

Director: David Thacker | Stars: Nicholas Audsley, Madeleine Worrall, Oliver Ford Davies, Ian Peck

Votes: 389

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

Adventure, Comedy, Crime

8.4
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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 »

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Dennis Waterman, George Cole, Patrick Malahide, Peter Childs

Votes: 20

31. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: Dead on Time (1992)

TV-14 | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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A respected, dying Oxford don, husband of Morse's former fiancée, apparently shoots himself, but his doctor asserts that he was not capable of firing a gun.

Director: John Madden | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Brendan O'Hea, David Haig

Votes: 330

32. The Sweeney (1975–1978)
Episode: Poppy (1975)

Action, Comedy, Crime

8.4
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Vic Labbett, a violent robber who fled England following a robbery, has now returned from exile but only temporarily. His aim is to pick up the cash from the heist and convert it into ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Clegg | Stars: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan, James Booth

Votes: 39

33. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: Second Time Around (1991)

TV-14 | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Morse links the killing of a Deputy Assistant Commissioner on the night of his retirement to the 18 year old cold case murder of an 8 year old girl.

Director: Adrian Shergold | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Jenny Laird, Oliver Ford Davies

Votes: 324

34. The Sweeney (1975–1978)
Episode: Thou Shalt Not Kill (1975)

Action, Comedy, Crime

8.4
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The day before the start of a new term, the university branch of the National Mercian bank is robbed. Regan and his squad arrive and catch or shoot most of the gang but known killer Wands ... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan, Ronald Lacey

Votes: 43

35. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.3
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65 Metascore

When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana Jones must follow in his father's footsteps and stop the Nazis.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Alison Doody, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 545,710 | Gross: $197.17M

36. Press Gang (1989–1993)

30 min | Family, Comedy, Drama

8.3
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A bunch of kids are to make a newspaper for the young, named "Junior Gazette". The series follows these kids both on job and in private.

Stars: Julia Sawalha, Dexter Fletcher, Paul Reynolds, Mmoloki Chrystie

Votes: 635

37. Minder (1979–1994)
Episode: Back in Good Old England (1982)

Adventure, Comedy, Crime

8.3
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When Jack 'Oily' Wragg, a villain who has fled the country, returns to London, Terry is in two minds as to whether to welcome him or not. That is, until it transpires that Wragg has come ... See full summary »

Director: Francis Megahy | Stars: Dennis Waterman, George Cole, Pete Postlethwaite, George Layton

Votes: 28

38. The Sweeney (1975–1978)
Episode: Contact Breaker (1975)

49 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.3
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After Danny Keever, a convict on weekend release and due for parole, is framed in a bank robbery, Regan works to clear him.

Director: William Brayne | Stars: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan, Warren Clarke

Votes: 46

39. Minder (1979–1994)
Episode: Dead Men Do Tell Tales (1982)

Adventure, Comedy, Crime

8.3
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Monty Wiseman, a dodgy travel agent, pays Terry to collect a coffin from the airport and store it at Arthur's lock-up. It soon becomes clear that something very fishy is going on when a ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Young | Stars: Dennis Waterman, George Cole, Harry Fowler, Patricia Maynard

Votes: 27

40. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: Driven to Distraction (1990)

TV-14 | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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After two beautiful women are stabbed to death a month apart by the same killer, the only connection between the pair is their car dealership.

Director: Sandy Johnson | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Julia Lane, Tariq Yunus

Votes: 305

41. Foyle's War (2002–2015)
Episode: Eagle Day (2002)

TV-14 | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Foyle investigates a man found with a knife in his stomach in a bombed out building while son Andrew gets involved in a top secret radar program.

Director: Jeremy Silberston | Stars: Bill Thomas, Katy Brittain, Fergus Webster, Tom Bowles

Votes: 404

42. Minder (1979–1994)
Episode: In (1982)

Adventure, Comedy, Crime

8.3
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Arthur takes possession of a BMW imported from Germany but his car lot is raided and the car proved to be part of a drug importation racket. Whilst Arthur is interrogated by Inspector ... See full summary »

Director: Ian Toynton | Stars: Dennis Waterman, George Cole, Brian Cox, Frederick Jaeger

Votes: 26

43. The Sweeney (1975–1978)
Episode: Jack or Knave (1978)

Action, Comedy, Crime

8.3
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A security guard is murdered during a payroll snatch. The local police force under Chief Superintendent Canning have no luck in catching the robbers and Canning is reluctant to work with ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Clegg | Stars: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan, Barrie Ingham

Votes: 36

44. The Sweeney (1975–1978)
Episode: Money, Money, Money (1978)

Action, Comedy, Crime

8.3
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Eddie Monk has been straight for some years and he and his wife are good friends to Regan. He wins the pools but is blackmailed over a robbery for which he was never caught eleven years ... See full summary »

Director: Sid Roberson | Stars: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan, Edward Judd

Votes: 35

45. The Sweeney (1975–1978)
Episode: Night Out (1975)

49 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.3
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When the Superintendent finds out that there is a bank robbery in progress on a Saturday afternoon, he assigns Regan to visit an old girlfriend whose apartment is adjacent.

Director: David Wickes | Stars: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan, Mitzi Rogers

Votes: 49

46. Special Branch (1969–1974)
Episode: Rendezvous (1974)

Action, Crime

8.3
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Craven is put in charge of security for a vital debriefing exercise being held at a derelict mental institution. He has difficulty deciding which which of the group is mad - the interrogator, the KGB agent, or the woman being interrogated.

Director: Terry Green | Stars: George Sewell, Paul Eddington, Anthony Nicholls, Cyd Hayman

Votes: 6

47. Minder (1979–1994)
Episode: The Birdman of Wormwood Scrubs (1982)

Adventure, Comedy, Crime

8.3
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An old lag who is a chum of Arthur's is released from prison determined to recover the remains of the loot from a bank robbery. However, the retired policeman who sent him down, a prison ... See full summary »

Director: Ian Toynton | Stars: Dennis Waterman, George Cole, Maurice Denham, Rula Lenska

Votes: 24

48. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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"Armchair Theatre" is a British television drama anthology series of single plays that ran on the ITV network from 1956 to 1974. It was originally produced by Associated British Corporation, and later by Thames Television from mid-1968.

Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Billie Whitelaw, Neil McCallum, Paul Whitsun-Jones

Votes: 86

49. Special Branch (1969–1974)
Episode: A Copper Called Craven (1973)

51 min | Action, Crime

8.2
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DCI Alan Craven is accused of taking bribes. Things go from bad to worse as an internal investigation uncovers a questionable deposit in his bank account. Suspended from duty, Craven must clear his name or face criminal charges.

Director: William Brayne | Stars: George Sewell, Roger Rowland, Peter Jeffrey, Sheila Scott-Wilkenson

Votes: 8

50. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)
Episode: A Magnum for Schneider (1967)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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The first adventure of David Callan, top agent for the S.I.S. Forcibly "retired" several years earlier because he had lost his nerve, Callan is called back into service to handle the ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Bain | Stars: Edward Woodward, Joseph Fürst, Ronald Radd, Peter Bowles

Votes: 26