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3. Agatha Christie: Poirot (1989–2013)
100 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime
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.
5. Mr. Holmes (2015)
PG | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An aged, retired Sherlock Holmes looks back on his life, and grapples with an unsolved case involving a beautiful woman.
7. Death in Paradise (2011– )
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A British inspector is transferred to Saint-Marie's police department, but he hates the sun, sea, and sand. The series follow his investigations into murders on the island. Later series see another British DI head the investigative team.
12. Holby City (1999– )
60 min | Drama
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.
13. Goal! The Dream Begins (2005)
PG-13 | 118 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
The extremely talented Santiago Munez is given a chance at professional football, after being spotted by a scout who has ties with Newcastle United.
17. Law & Order: UK (2009– )
46 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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.
18. Where the Heart Is (1997–2006)
50 min | Drama
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 »
21. Dalziel and Pascoe (1996– )
120 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama
Supt. Dalziel and partner DI Pascoe investigate murders, and find a bond forming between them despite their blatantly differing personalities.
23. Goal II: Living the Dream (2007)
PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, Sport
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.
24. Warrior Queen (2003)
83 min | Action, Drama, History
Boudica, the Warrior Queen on Britain, leads her tribe into rebellion against the Roman Empire and the mad Emperor of Rome Nero.
26. Hotel Babylon (2006–2009)
60 min | Comedy, Drama
At a posh urban hotel, the love lives and whims of its wealthy guests are attended to by hard-working staff who have their own troubles with love.
27. Trial & Retribution (1997– )
Crime, Drama, Mystery
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.
29. Castaway (1986)
R | 117 min | Adventure, Drama
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 »
31. Still Crazy (1998)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
"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 »
32. Prick Up Your Ears (1987)
R | 105 min | Biography, Drama
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 »
34. Gimme Gimme Gimme (1999–2001)
34 min | Comedy
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 »
35. King Lear (2008 TV Movie)
156 min | Drama
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.
38. The Escort (1999)
100 min | Drama
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.
39. Play for Today (1970–1984)
75 min | Drama
Play for Today is a British television anthology drama series. It was produced by the BBC and it was transmitted on BBC1 between 1970 and 1984. During this period, more than 300 different ... See full summary »
40. Alleyn Mysteries (1990–1994)
Crime, Drama, Mystery
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.
45. Space Precinct (1994–1995)
60 min | Sci-Fi
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 »
48. Evilenko (2004)
111 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller
In 1984, in Kiev, the communist teacher Andrej Romanovic Evilenko is dismissed from his position after a pedophilic act against a student. On 15 May 1984, the pedophile Evilenko begins to ... See full summary »
49. Screen Two (1985–2002)
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 »