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1. Doctor Who (2005– )

TV-PG | 45 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

2. Midsomer Murders (1997– )

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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A veteran DCI and his young Sergeant investigate murders around the regional community of Midsomer.

Creator: Caroline Graham | Stars: John Nettles, Jane Wymark, Barry Jackson, Jason Hughes

3. The IT Crowd (2006–2013)

25 min | Comedy | Active

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The comedic adventures of a rag-tag group of technical support workers at a large corporation.

Stars: Chris O'Dowd, Richard Ayoade, Katherine Parkinson, Matt Berry

4. 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

5. Death in Paradise (2011– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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A strait-laced British inspector is transferred to St. Marie Island's police department. Unfortunately, he hates the sun, sea, and sand. In later series, an accident-prone officer heads the Caribbean investigative team.

Creator: Robert Thorogood | Stars: Sara Martins, Danny John-Jules, Gary Carr, Élisabeth Bourgine

6. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)

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

7. 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

8. Friday Night Dinner (2011– )

24 min | Comedy

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Stars: Tamsin Greig, Simon Bird, Paul Ritter, Tom Rosenthal

9. Casualty (1986– )

50 min | Drama | Active

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The everyday lives of the people frequenting the frenetic Accident and Emergency department of Holby City hospital.

Creators: Jeremy Brock, Paul Unwin | Stars: Derek Thompson, Suzanne Packer, Ian Bleasdale, Jane Hazlegrove

10. Goal! The Dream Begins (2005)

PG-13 | 118 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

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Santiago Munez is a footballer in a regional club. He gets scouted and transferred to Newcastle United.

Writers: Mike Jefferies, Adrian Butchart, Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais | Director: Danny Cannon | Stars: Kuno Becker, Alessandro Nivola, Anna Friel, Leonardo Guerra

11. Red Dwarf (1988– )

30 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.6
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The adventures of the last human alive and his friends, stranded three million years into deep space on the mining ship Red Dwarf.

Creators: Rob Grant, Doug Naylor | Stars: Chris Barrie, Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules, Robert Llewellyn

12. 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

13. Hustle (2004– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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A motley group of London con artists pull of a series of daring and intricate stings.

Creator: Tony Jordan | Stars: Robert Glenister, Robert Vaughn, Rob Jarvis, Adrian Lester

14. Silk (2011– )

60 min | Drama

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A six-part series about life at the Bar, the dilemmas and problems that modern day barristers have to face, and what it means to become a silk.

Stars: Maxine Peake, Rupert Penry-Jones, Neil Stuke, John Macmillan

15. Goal II: Living the Dream (2007)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, Sport

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When Newcastle United soccer star Santiago Munez is offered a spot with Real Madrid, he accepts, but the move - accompanied by big money and fame - tests his ties and loyalties to family, friends and business acquaintances.

Writers: Mike Jefferies, Adrian Butchart, Terry Loane | Director: Jaume Collet-Serra | Stars: Kuno Becker, Alessandro Nivola, Anna Friel, Stephen Dillane

16. Great Expectations (2011 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Drama

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The orphan Pip becomes a gentleman when his life is transformed by a mystery benefactor.

Stars: Douglas Booth, Jack Roth, Ray Winstone, David Suchet

17. Holby City (1999– )

60 min | Drama | Active

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The everyday lives, professional and personal, of the doctors, nurses and patients who find themselves, for various reasons, in the wards of the frenetic cardiac unit of Holby City General Hospital.

Stars: Hugh Quarshie, Tina Hobley, Rosie Marcel, Paul Bradley

18. Law & Order: UK (2009– )

46 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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UK version of the long-running U.S. TV drama that tells the stories of two separate yet equally important groups: the police, who investigate crime; and the attorneys, who prosecute the offenders.

Creator: Dick Wolf | Stars: Bradley Walsh, Robert Glenister, Harriet Walter, Freema Agyeman

19. Bad Education (2012– )

30 min | Comedy

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A comedy series about a teacher who is a bigger kid than the kids he teaches.

Stars: Kae Alexander, Jack Binstead, Mathew Horne, Ethan Lawrence

20. Dalziel and Pascoe (1996– )

120 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

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Supt. Dalziel and partner DI Pascoe investigate murders, and find a bond forming between them despite their blatantly differing personalities.

Creator: Reginald Hill | Stars: Warren Clarke, Colin Buchanan, David Royle, Jennifer James

21. My Family (2000–2011)

50 min | Comedy

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Comedy about Ben, a dentist, and his family. They don't exactly get along well.

Creator: Fred Barron | Stars: Robert Lindsay, Zoë Wanamaker, Gabriel Thomson, Daniela Denby-Ashe

22. Gimme Gimme Gimme (1999–2001)

34 min | Comedy

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A sitcom about two dreamy roommates in London. Gay unemployed actor Tom Farrell has a vague ambition to become the British Tom Cruise, but his career is going nowhere, and his love life ... See full summary »

Stars: Kathy Burke, James Dreyfus, Beth Goddard, Rosalind Knight

23. Great Performances (1971– )

132 min | Biography, Drama, Music

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Creators: Marion J. Caffey, Daniel Ezralow, Josh Groban | Stars: Julie Andrews, Walter Cronkite, Plácido Domingo, Chita Rivera

24. Hotel Babylon (2006– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

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Creator: Tony Basgallop | Stars: Dexter Fletcher, Martin Marquez, Michael Obiora, Raymond Coulthard

25. Vexed (2010– )

60 min | Comedy, Crime | Active

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Two Detectives Jack and Georgina who share chemistry but have complicated personal lives.

Creator: Howard Overman | Stars: Toby Stephens, Ronny Jhutti, Roger Griffiths, Miranda Raison

26. Warrior Queen (2003)

83 min | Action, Drama, History

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Boudica, the Warrior Queen on Britain, leads her tribe into rebellion against the Roman Empire and the mad Emperor of Rome Nero.

Writer: Andrew Davies | Director: Bill Anderson | Stars: Alex Kingston, Steven Waddington, Emily Blunt, Leanne Rowe

27. Trial & Retribution (1997– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Det. Supt. Michael Walker, teamed with DI North and DCI Connor, follow each case from crime committed, through the pursuit of justice, to the law courts where the efforts of the force will be tested - sometimes to breaking point.

Creator: Lynda La Plante | Stars: David Hayman, Dorian Lough, Victoria Smurfit, Kate Buffery

28. Still Crazy (1998)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

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"Strange Fruit" had everything that makes a legendary rockband: Money, Fame, Success, Groupies, a Singer who died of drugs and even a divine ending, when lightning struck the stage during ... See full summary »

Writers: Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais | Director: Brian Gibson | Stars: Stephen Rea, Billy Connolly, Jimmy Nail, Timothy Spall

29. Where the Heart Is (1997–2006)

50 min | Drama

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The ultimate story of families, love, and growth within a small British community. Sisters-in-law Peggy Snow and Ruth Goddard deal with life's trials and tribulations realistically, very ... See full summary »

Creators: Ashley Pharoah, Vicky Featherstone | Stars: Lesley Dunlop, Christian Cooke, Thomas Craig, William Travis

30. Castaway (1986)

R | 117 min | Adventure, Drama

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Middle-aged Gerald Kingsland advertises in a London paper for a female companion to spend a year with him on a desert island. The young Lucy Irvine takes a chance on contacting him and ... See full summary »

Writers: Lucy Irvine, Allan Scott | Director: Nicolas Roeg | Stars: Oliver Reed, Amanda Donohoe, Georgina Hale, Frances Barber

31. We'll Take Manhattan (2012 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, Romance

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A look at the love affair between 1960s supermodel Jean Shrimpton and photographer David Bailey.

Writer: John McKay | Director: John McKay | Stars: Sascha Bailey, Frances Barber, Aneurin Barnard, Fiona Button

32. Mapp and Lucia (2014 TV Mini-Series)

Drama | Pre-production

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Stars: Anna Chancellor, Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Miranda Richardson

33. Prick Up Your Ears (1987)

R | 111 min | Biography, Drama

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This film is the story of the spectacular life and violent death of British playwright Joe Orton. In his teens, Orton is befriended by the older, more reserved Kenneth Halliwell, and while ... See full summary »

Writers: Alan Bennett, John Lahr | Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina, Vanessa Redgrave, Wallace Shawn

34. Alleyn Mysteries (1990–1994)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Drawing on her love of theatre and art, New Zealand novelist Ngaio Marsh created elegant crime-puzzlers full of quirky characters with hidden agendas, all brought meticulously to life in this BBC series.

Stars: William Simons, Patrick Malahide, Belinda Lang, Tim Dutton

35. Loose Women (1999– )

45 min | Talk-Show

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Lively daytime TV show, in which four "loose women" chat about news, issues and life in general.

Stars: Carol McGiffin, Jane McDonald, Sherrie Hewson, Andrea McLean

36. The Street (2006– )

60 min | Drama | Active

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Series of one-off dramas, each focusing on a different house within the same street.

Creator: Jimmy McGovern | Stars: Timothy Spall, Ger Ryan, Lee Ingleby, Christine Bottomley

37. Full Bodied

Comedy | Announced

If you've got the bottle, with a little planning you can dine free-of-charge every night in London's smartest restaurants, and leave with very pricey vintage wine under your wing. Artful ... See full summary »

Writers: Steve Exeter, Mike Lukey | Stars: Jessica Brown Findlay, Miranda Richardson, Eddie Marsan, Timothy Spall

38. Screen Two (1985–2002)

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Producer Kenith Trodd was part of a 1984 team brought together to study how the BBC should respond to Channel Four's pioneering efforts in making films for both television and theatrical ... See full summary »

Stars: Geoffrey Chater, Roger Brierley, Bernard Hill, Pete Postlethwaite

39. Dead Fish (2005)

R | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller

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Traitors, killers and lovers collide in London.

Writers: Thomas Geiger, Adam Kreutner, David Mitchell, Charley Stadler | Director: Charley Stadler | Stars: Robert Carlyle, Gary Oldman, Anouska Bolton Lee, Cassandra Bell

40. Space Precinct (1994–1995)

60 min | Sci-Fi

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The extraterrestrial adventures of former NYPD detective Patrick Brogan, now a lieutenant with the Demeter City police force on the planet Altor. Brogan and his partner Jack Haldane must ... See full summary »

Creator: Gerry Anderson | Stars: Ted Shackelford, Rob Youngblood, Simone Bendix, Jerome Willis

41. King Lear (2008 TV Movie)

Drama

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Ian McKellen gives a tour-de-force performance as Shakespeare's tragic titular monarch in this special television adaptation of the Royal Shakespeare Company production of one the playwright's most enduring and haunting works.

Writer: William Shakespeare | Director: Trevor Nunn | Stars: Ian McKellen, Ben Addis, Frances Barber, Kieran Bew

42. Chef! (1993–1996)

30 min | Comedy

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Famous chef Gareth Blackstock struggles with dividing time between wife Janice and the restaurant. It's a good thing he can let off steam with his remarks.

Stars: Lenny Henry, Roger Griffiths, Caroline Lee-Johnson, Claire Skinner

43. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Drama

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

44. A Passionate Woman (2010– )

90 min | Drama

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Stars: Theo James, Sue Johnston, Billie Piper, Kelly Harrison

45. Photographing Fairies (1997)

R | 106 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

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Photographer Charles Castle is numbed with grief following the death of his beautiful bride. He goes off to war, working in the trenches as a photographer. Following the war and still in ... See full summary »

Writers: Chris Harrald, Steve Szilagyi, Nick Willing | Director: Nick Willing | Stars: Toby Stephens, Emily Woof, Ben Kingsley, Frances Barber

46. The Ice House (1997 TV Movie)

172 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

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The peaceful, secluded, country hideaway of three diverse, lonely, supposedly lesbian, women is suddenly shattered when their gardener discovers a partially decomposed corpse in the old Ice... See full summary »

Writers: Minette Walters, Lizzie Mickery | Director: Tim Fywell | Stars: Kitty Aldridge, Penny Downie, Frances Barber, Dave Hill

47. Reilly: Ace of Spies (1983 TV Mini-Series)

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

48. 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

49. Mauvaise passe (1999)

100 min | Drama

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Tom is a male escort boy for ladies, a gigolo. His friend Pierre doesn't find this out until later, when Tom takes him to a party without telling him why and they are paid by two lady clients.

Writers: Michel Blanc, Hanif Kureishi, Nick Love | Director: Michel Blanc | Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Stuart Townsend, Liza Walker, Noah Taylor

50. The Missionary (1982)

R | 90 min | Comedy

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In 1905, after 10 years of missionary work in Africa, the Rev. Charles Fortesque is recalled to England, where his bishop gives him his new assignment - to minister to London's prostitutes.... See full summary »

Writer: Michael Palin | Director: Richard Loncraine | Stars: Michael Palin, Maggie Smith, Trevor Howard, Denholm Elliott