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1. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)

TV-14 | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Inspector Morse has an ear for music, a taste for beer and a nose for crime. He sets out with Sergeant Lewis to solve each intriguing case.

Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, James Grout, Peter Woodthorpe

Votes: 7,180

2. Last of the Summer Wine (1973– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

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Three old men from Yorkshire who have never grown up face the trials of their fellow town citizens and everyday life and stay young by reminiscing about the days of their youth and attempting feats not common to the elderly.

Stars: Peter Sallis, Jane Freeman, Kathy Staff, Robert Fyfe

Votes: 1,994

3. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)

25 min | Horror, Thriller

7.8
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Dramatizations of many Roald Dahl short stories.

Stars: Roald Dahl, Andrew Ray, Forbes Collins, Richard Johnson

Votes: 978

4. The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe (1988– )

Unrated | 171 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.2
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Four kids travel to the magical land of Narnia where they must battle an evil queen with the direction of the lion, Aslan.

Stars: Richard Dempsey, Sophie Cook, Jonathan R. Scott, Sophie Wilcox

Votes: 4,750

5. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979)

TV-14 | 290 min | Drama, Thriller

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In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced out of semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6's echelons.

Stars: Alec Guinness, Michael Jayston, Anthony Bate, George Sewell

Votes: 5,671

6. Chimes at Midnight (1965)

Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, History

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The career of Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff as roistering companion to young Prince Hal, circa 1400-1413.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Jeanne Moreau, Margaret Rutherford, John Gielgud

Votes: 5,569 | Gross: $0.12M

7. Yes, Prime Minister (1986–1987)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.7
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James Hacker was propelled along the corridors of power to the very pinnacle of politics - No. 10.

Stars: Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds, Diana Hoddinott

Votes: 5,931

8. Shanghai Surprise (1986)

PG-13 | 97 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

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Glendon Wasey is a fortune hunter looking for a fast track out of China. Gloria Tatlock is a missionary nurse seeking the curing powers of opium for her patients. Fate sets them on a hectic... See full summary »

Director: Jim Goddard | Stars: Sean Penn, Madonna, Paul Freeman, Richard Griffiths

Votes: 4,286 | Gross: $2.32M

9. Clockwise (1986)

PG | 96 min | Comedy

6.6
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An obsessively punctual comprehensive school headmaster sets out to give an important speech at the annual Headmasters' Conference.

Director: Christopher Morahan | Stars: John Cleese, Penny Leatherbarrow, Howard Lloyd-Lewis, Jonathan Bowater

Votes: 9,615 | Gross: $1.48M

10. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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A British television anthology drama series transmitted on BBC1 between 1970 and 1984.

Stars: Alison Steadman, Nigel Hawthorne, Tony Caunter, David Daker

Votes: 170

11. The Barchester Chronicles (1982– )

385 min | Drama

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When a crusade against the Church of England's practice of self-enrichment misfires, scandal taints the cozy community of Barchester when their local church becomes the object of a scathing, investigative report.

Stars: Donald Pleasence, Janet Maw, Nigel Hawthorne, Angela Pleasence

Votes: 886

12. Reilly: Ace of Spies (1983– )

720 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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A dramatization of the missions and adventures of the greatest spy in British history.

Stars: Sam Neill, Michael Bryant, Norman Rodway, Tom Bell

Votes: 1,074

13. C.A.T.S. Eyes (1985–1987)

90 min | Crime, Drama

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An all-female detective outfit, the "Eyes Enquiry Agency", is formed as a front for the Home Office's new security operation the Covert Activities Thames Section (or CATS for short). ... See full summary »

Stars: Jill Gascoine, Leslie Ash, Don Warrington, Tracy-Louise Ward

Votes: 105

14. The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (1971– )

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Adaptations of mystery stories written by Arthur Conan Doyle's contemporary rivals in the genre.

Stars: Clifford Parrish, Peter Barkworth, Peter Vaughan, Douglas Wilmer

Votes: 121

15. The Agatha Christie Hour (1982– )

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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A collection of ten hour-long dramas based on short stories by Agatha Christie.

Stars: Maurice Denham, Angela Easterling, Christopher Wren, Michael Aldridge

Votes: 127

16. Mussolini: The Untold Story (1985– )

Unrated | 410 min | Drama

7.4
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The rise and fall of the Italian fascist dictator, Benito Mussolini.

Stars: George C. Scott, David Suchet, Spencer Chandler, Lee Grant

Votes: 292

17. Tales of Mystery (1961– )

30 min

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Supernatural drama series adapted from the short stories of Algernon Blackwood.

Stars: John Laurie, Michael Aldridge, Edward Ogden, Ann Castle

Votes: 7

18. Love in a Cold Climate (1980– )

420 min | Drama

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Stars: Judi Dench, Michael Aldridge, Michael Williams, Lucy Gutteridge

Votes: 112

19. Sense and Sensibility (1971– )

178 min | Drama, Romance

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Mrs. Dashwood and her two daughters, Elinor and Marianne, are faced with the prospect of Mrs. Dashwood's stepson and his wife moving into their home at Norland.

Stars: Michael Aldridge, Sheila Ballantine, Esme Church, Joanna David

Votes: 97

20. Love for Lydia (1977– )

780 min | Drama, Romance

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This thirteen-part series explores just how painful love can be for young people. Would-be writer Edward Richardson is in love with heiress Lydia Aspen and wants her all to himself. Lydia ... See full summary »

Stars: Mel Martin, Christopher Blake, Sherrie Hewson, Peter Davison

Votes: 150

21. Fall of Eagles (1974– )

50 min | Drama, History

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British drama about the collapse of three great European dynasties, the Romanovs, the Habsburgs, and the Hohenzollerns.

Stars: Michael Hordern, Charles Kay, Barry Foster, Gayle Hunnicutt

Votes: 407

22. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)

Drama

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Series of television plays performed live.

Stars: Richard Caldicot, George Woodbridge, Robert Brown, Brian Rix

Votes: 53

23. Game, Set, and Match (1988– )

60 min | Drama

8.9
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Bernard Samson is a spy in the employ of SIS, London Central.

Stars: Ian Holm, Michael Culver, Michael Degen, Anthony Bate

Votes: 154

24. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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An anthology series from the United Kingdom, from 1955 to 1974, producing about 500 ninety minute episodes from Granada Television.

Stars: Alfred Burke, Derek Francis, Laurence Hardy, Peter Wyngarde

Votes: 36

25. ITV Saturday Night Theatre (1969– )

78 min | Drama

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Stars: Michael Balfour, Madoline Thomas, Sandra Bryant, Diane Cilento

Votes: 38

26. The Public Eye (1972)

G | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

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When a straight-laced British accountant marries a free-spirited American, he starts trying to change her. His wife doesn't keep regular hours, so he suspects an affair and hires a ... See full summary »

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Mia Farrow, Topol, Michael Jayston, Margaret Rawlings

Votes: 421

27. The Power Game (1965–1969)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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Stars: Patrick Wymark, Jack Watling, Clifford Evans, Barbara Murray

Votes: 37

28. Bullshot Crummond (1983)

PG | 85 min | Action, Comedy

6.4
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The dashing Captain Hugh "Bullshot" Crummond - WWI ace fighter pilot, Olympic athlete, racing driver, part-time sleuth and all round spiffing chap - must save the world from the dastardly ... See full summary »

Director: Dick Clement | Stars: Alan Shearman, Diz White, Ronald E. House, Frances Tomelty

Votes: 550

29. Turtle Diary (1985)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Two separate people, a man and a woman, find something very stirring about the sea turtles in their tank at the London Zoo. They meet and form an odd, but sympathetic camaraderie as they ... See full summary »

Director: John Irvin | Stars: Glenda Jackson, Ben Kingsley, Richard Johnson, Michael Gambon

Votes: 638 | Gross: $2.16M

30. Hadleigh (1969–1976)

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Gerald Harper, Peter Dennis, Ambrosine Phillpotts, Alastair Hunter

Votes: 36

31. American Dreamer (1990–1991)

30 min | Comedy

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Following the death of his wife, a world-travelling reporter decides to leave the hustle and bustle of the big city behind, packs up his kids and moves to a quiet little town in Wisconsin, ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Urich, Carol Kane, Chay Lentin, Johnny Galecki

Votes: 39

32. Walk in the Shadow (1962)

93 min | Drama

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When John Harris's daughter is badly injured in an boating accident, the hospital tells him that she will need an urgent blood transfusion. Due to his religious beliefs Harris refuses ... See full summary »

Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Michael Craig, Patrick McGoohan, Janet Munro, Paul Rogers

Votes: 114

33. The Count of Monte Cristo (1956– )

30 min | Adventure, Family

7.6
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A TV series adaptated from the classic Alexandre Dumas novel. Edmond Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the ... See full summary »

Stars: George Dolenz, Nick Cravat, Robert Cawdron, Henry Corden

Votes: 22

34. Murder in the Cathedral (1951)

Approved | 114 min | Drama

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The tape version, if one exists, may be 114 minutes but the film, on original release, ran the same 140 minutes in the USA as it did in England. It is an experimental transposition of the ... See full summary »

Director: George Hoellering | Stars: John Groser, Alexander Gauge, David Ward, George Woodbridge

Votes: 57

35. BBC Sunday-Night Play (1960–1963)

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Brian Rix, Joby Blanshard, Cyril Luckham, John Bennett

Votes: 40

36. Charters & Caldicott (1985– )

50 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

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Two cricket-loving Englishman, now elderly, get involved in a bizarre plot which seems to involve espionage.

Stars: Robin Bailey, Michael Aldridge, Caroline Blakiston, Gerard Murphy

Votes: 48

37. Mystery!: Malice Aforethought (1979– )

50 min | Comedy, Drama, Crime

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Dr. Edmund Bickleigh is a man who is very careful and very determined. And he is especially determined to not get caught committing the perfect murder of his wife. In the end he succeeds but then finds circumstances are "agin him".

Stars: Hywel Bennett, Cheryl Campbell, Belinda Carroll, David Ashford

Votes: 85

38. Thirty-Minute Theatre (1965–1973)

30 min | Crime, Drama

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Stars: Donald Sinden, Robin Chadwick, Deborah Lavin, Helen Lindsay

Votes: 26

39. Probation Officer (1959–1962)

60 min | Drama

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Stars: John Paul, John Scott, David Davies, Jessica Spencer

Votes: 13

40. A Voyage Round My Father (1982 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

7.9
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Before creating the beloved courtroom drama Rumpole of the Bailey, writer John Mortimer found inspiration in his own life for this portrait of a difficult but enduring love between father ... See full summary »

Director: Alvin Rakoff | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Alan Bates, Jane Asher, Elizabeth Sellars

Votes: 162

41. Nothing Venture (1948)

73 min | Family

5.0
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Director: John Baxter | Stars: Peter Artemus, Philip Artemus, Jackie Artemus, Terry Randall

Votes: 5

42. Ooh La La! (1968–1973)

60 min | Comedy

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Stars: Patrick Cargill, Amanda Barrie, Fenella Fielding, Alec Bregonzi

43. Suicide Mission (1954)

70 min | Drama, War

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"Shetlandsgjengen", which translates as "the Shetland-gang", relates the true story of the illegal traffic across the North Sea from German occupied Norway to Shetland during World War II. ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Forlong | Stars: Leif Larsen, Palmar Bjørnøy, Anthony Oliver, Johannes Kalve

Votes: 134

44. ITV Television Playhouse (1955–1967)

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Campbell Singer, Thomas Heathcote, Dinsdale Landen, Miriam Karlin

Votes: 21

45. Drama 61-67 (1961–1967)

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Brian Haines, John Ronane, Aubrey Richards, Neil Wilson

Votes: 11

46. Murder by the Book (II) (1987 TV Movie)

45 min | Drama, Mystery

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Poirot has been murdered! Did Agatha Christie do it?

Director: Lawrence Gordon Clark | Stars: Peggy Ashcroft, Ian Holm, Richard Wilson, Michael Aldridge

Votes: 71

47. Spyship (1983– )

55 min

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Suspicions are aroused when a British trawler goes missing... Tom Wilkinson leads the astonishing BBC Cold War drama inspired by real events. Enter a nightmarish world of political ... See full summary »

Stars: Tom Wilkinson, Peter Eyre, Lesley Nightingale, Michael Aldridge

Votes: 57

48. Countdown to War (1989 TV Movie)

78 min | Drama, History, War

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Based on a play, the story details the dramatic negotiations between UK, France, Poland, Nazi-Germany and USSR from the day Czechoslovakia fell, until Britain's declaration of war on Germany caused by Hitler's invasion of Poland.

Director: Patrick Lau | Stars: Ian McKellen, Michael Aldridge, Tony Britton, John Woodvine

Votes: 67

49. Sergeant Cork (1963–1968)

60 min | Crime

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Victorian era, 'Who done it' with the venerable Sergeant Cork battling entrenched views in a bid to use a more scientific approach to solving cases.Trusty sidekick Bob does not always understand his methods but faithfully co-operates..

Stars: John Barrie, William Gaunt, Charles Morgan, Freddie Fowler

Votes: 34

50. Bleak House (1959– )

30 min | Drama, Crime

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A suspenseful tale about the injustices of the 19th Century English legal system.

Stars: Diana Fairfax, Colin Jeavons, Andrew Cruickshank, Iris Russell