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1. Midsomer Murders (1997– )

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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A veteran DCI and his young sergeant investigate murders around the regional community of Midsomer County.

Stars: John Nettles, Jane Wymark, Barry Jackson, Jason Hughes

Votes: 17,171

2. Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989–2013)

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

8.6
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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.

Stars: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran

Votes: 28,237

3. EastEnders (1985– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.0
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The everyday lives of working-class inhabitants of Albert Square, a traditional Victorian square of terrace houses surrounding a park in the East End of London's Walford borough. The square includes the Queen Vic pub and a street market.

Stars: Adam Woodyatt, Steve McFadden, Pam St. Clement, Wendy Richard

Votes: 6,359

4. Casualty (1986– )

50 min | Drama

6.0
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The everyday lives of the people frequenting the frenetic Accident and Emergency department of Holby City hospital.

Stars: Derek Thompson, Suzanne Packer, Ian Bleasdale, Tony Marshall

Votes: 1,927

5. Holby City (1999– )

60 min | Drama

5.9
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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, Rosie Marcel, Tina Hobley, Paul Bradley

Votes: 1,239

6. Flash Gordon (1980)

PG | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.5
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A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyranny of Ming the Merciless to save Earth.

Director: Mike Hodges | Stars: Sam J. Jones, Melody Anderson, Max von Sydow, Topol

Votes: 41,354

7. Doctors (2000– )

30 min | Drama

5.2
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The daily lives of staff at a Birmingham medical practice, including their often dramatic involvements with their patients.

Stars: Adrian Lewis Morgan, Diane Keen, Jan Pearson, Matthew Chambers

Votes: 794

8. My Family (2000–2011)

50 min | Comedy

7.6
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Comedy about Ben, a dentist, and his family. They don't exactly get along well.

Stars: Robert Lindsay, Zoë Wanamaker, Gabriel Thomson, Daniela Denby-Ashe

Votes: 7,434

9. I, Claudius (1976)

Not Rated | 669 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.9
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The history of the Roman Empire as experienced by one of its rulers.

Stars: Derek Jacobi, John Hurt, Siân Phillips, Brian Blessed

Votes: 12,514

10. Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (1990)

PG | 117 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Two minor characters from the play 'Hamlet' stumble around unaware of their scripted lives and unable to deviate from them.

Director: Tom Stoppard | Stars: Gary Oldman, Tim Roth, Richard Dreyfuss, Livio Badurina

Votes: 18,206 | Gross: $0.74M

11. Lovejoy (1986–1994)

50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Lovejoy is an irresistible rogue with a keen eye for antiques. The part-time detective scours the murky salerooms, auction halls and stately homes of Britain, always on the lookout for a find.

Stars: Ian McShane, Dudley Sutton, Chris Jury, Phyllis Logan

Votes: 2,202

12. Grange Hill (1978–2008)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.1
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The long running television series of the Grange Hill Comprehensive School, and the children's everyday lives.

Stars: Stuart Organ, Gwyneth Powell, Lee Cornes, Sally Geoghegan

Votes: 826

13. Brookside (1982–2003)

30 min | Drama

6.6
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The everyday life and times of the residents, friends and enemies who live in a suburban street in the city of Liverpool in the north of England.

Stars: Alexandra Fletcher, Diane Burke, Steven Pinder, Vince Earl

Votes: 508

14. Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1987– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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From cold, rock-strewn moors to comfortable suburban estates, award-winning writer Ruth Rendell explores the dark fissures between friends and family members that motivate murder.

Stars: George Baker, Christopher Ravenscroft, Louie Ramsay, Ken Kitson

Votes: 235

15. Pulling (2006–2009)

30 min | Comedy, Romance

8.0
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Donna has a drunken revelation on her hen night and decides that she has been missing out on the single life. So with just days to go, she calls off her wedding to fiancé Karl and moves in ... See full summary »

Stars: Sharon Horgan, Tanya Franks, Rebekah Staton, Cavan Clerkin

Votes: 1,012

16. Screen One (1985–2002)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Anthology of unconnected films of different genres.

Stars: Geraldine James, Alfred Molina, Julie Walters, Paul Brooke

Votes: 64

17. The House of Eliott (1991–1994)

50 min | Drama

8.0
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Two sisters Beatrice (Bee) and Evangeline (Evie) hit rock bottom when their father passes away leaving them in debt. Uneducated they strive hard to find jobs deemed worthy of their new ... See full summary »

Stars: Stella Gonet, Louise Lombard, Aden Gillett, Cathy Murphy

Votes: 884

18. The Bitch (1979)

R | 89 min | Drama, Romance

3.0
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The owner of a trendy disco starts having problems with the men in her life and the Mafia, which is trying to move in on her place.

Director: Gerry O'Hara | Stars: Joan Collins, Antonio Cantafora, Kenneth Haigh, Ian Hendry

Votes: 764

19. Boon (1986–1992)

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Ken Boon and Harry Crawford are two middle-aged ex-firemen. Harry retires and opens a hotel (The Grand Hotel), with Ken as a temporary odd-job man. During the seven seasons (1986-1992), Ken... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Elphick, David Daker, Neil Morrissey, Elizabeth Carling

Votes: 535

20. Mystery!: Campion (1989–1990)

50 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.7
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In 1930s England, a man from an aristocratic family takes up the pseudonym Albert Campion and, with the help of his ex-burglar manservant, solves mysteries.

Stars: Peter Davison, Brian Glover, Andrew Burt, Moray Watson

Votes: 553

21. Chancer (1990–1991)

55 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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A business adviser uses all means necessary to help his friends out of financial ruins. However he has a moral code. Also, his unresolved family past won't leave him alone.

Stars: Clive Owen, Simon Shepherd, Susannah Harker, Leslie Phillips

Votes: 295

22. Van der Valk (1972–1992)

120 min | Action, Drama

7.3
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Gritty British-made police drama series set in the beautiful location of Amsterdam. Cynical Dutch detective Commissaris "Piet" Van der Valk and his colleagues investigate murders, kidnappings and political corruption.

Stars: Barry Foster, Michael Latimer, Joanna Dunham, Susan Travers

Votes: 162

23. Give My Regards to Broad Street (1984)

PG | 108 min | Drama, Music

5.2
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Paul McCartney's recording of his new album is complicated by the fact that the master tapes of his recordings are missing.

Director: Peter Webb | Stars: Paul McCartney, Bryan Brown, Ringo Starr, Barbara Bach

Votes: 1,220 | Gross: $1.39M

24. Miss Firecracker (1989)

PG | 102 min | Comedy

6.1
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Carnelle isn't happy with her life, so in order to improve herself she enters a local beauty contest, trying to emulate her cousin Elain's win many years ago. Few think she can win, even ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Schlamme | Stars: Holly Hunter, Mary Steenburgen, Tim Robbins, Alfre Woodard

Votes: 1,714 | Gross: $0.65M

25. Harry Enfield's Television Programme (1990–1992)

30 min | Comedy

7.4
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Popular BBC sketch show that introduces a whole host of memorable characters such as Tim-Nice-But-Dim, Wayne and Waynetta Slob, The Old Gits and teenagers Kevin and Perry. The show spawned a slew of spin-off series and films.

Stars: Harry Enfield, Paul Whitehouse, Kathy Burke, Jon Glover

Votes: 1,071

26. Theatre Night (1985– )

Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Stars: Kenneth Cranham, Robert Lang, Timothy West, John Hudson

Votes: 23

27. Big Deal (1984–1986)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Lighthearted drama series about Robby Box, a small-time London gambler, and his long-suffering family.

Stars: Ray Brooks, Sharon Duce, Pamela Cundell, James Ottaway

Votes: 117

28. Catherine the Great (2005 TV Movie)

120 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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Drama documentary reconstructing the life and times of Catherine the Great of Russia.

Directors: Paul Burgess, John-Paul Davidson | Stars: Emily Bruni, Diana Dumbrava, Dan Chiriac, Claudiu Bleont

Votes: 128

29. The Green Man (1990– )

50 min | Comedy, Horror

7.4
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Maurice Allington, the alcoholic, sexually promiscuous, and unappealing lead character owns a country inn called "The Green Man." He frightens and regales his guests, when he's not trying ... See full summary »

Stars: Albert Finney, Linda Marlowe, Sarah Berger, Nicky Henson

Votes: 333

30. Murderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Story (1989 TV Movie)

160 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.7
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A biographical portrayal of Simon Wiesenthal, famous Nazi Hunter. From his imprisonment in a Nazi Concentration Camp, the film follows his liberation and his rise to become one of the ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Gibson | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Renée Soutendijk, Craig T. Nelson, Anton Lesser

Votes: 255

31. Bloody Kids (1980 TV Movie)

91 min | Drama

6.3
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The slender premise springs from the actions of two listless 11-year-old boys, the cold, manipulative Leo, and his weaker, more impressionable friend, Mike. Contemptuous of the fallible ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Derrick O'Connor, Gary Holton, Richard Thomas, Peter Clark

Votes: 210

32. First Among Equals (1986)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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Political drama about the parallel careers of four MPs who all join Parliament in the mid-1960s.

Stars: Tom Wilkinson, James Faulkner, David Robb, Jeremy Child

Votes: 72

33. Christabel (1988– )

149 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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An English girl marries a German lawyer in the 1930s and they try to live as normal a life as they can in Hitler's Germany. When Allied bombs start falling on German cities, Christabel ... See full summary »

Stars: Elizabeth Hurley, Stephen Dillane, Nigel Le Vaillant, Geoffrey Palmer

Votes: 122

34. Sakharov (1984 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 118 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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Biography of Russian physicist & dissident Andrei Sakharov focuses on his first acts in his civil rights movement to his receiving the Nobel Peace prize. Sakharov's actions first caused him... See full summary »

Director: Jack Gold | Stars: Jason Robards, Glenda Jackson, Nicol Williamson, Frank Finlay

Votes: 92

35. Love's Labour's Lost (1985 TV Movie)

120 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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A scholarly king and his three companions swear off the society of women for three years, only to have a diplomatic visit from a French princess and her three ladies-in-waiting thwart their intentions.

Director: Elijah Moshinsky | Stars: Jonathan Kent, Christopher Blake, Geoffrey Burridge, Mike Gwilym

Votes: 82

36. This Is David Lander (1988– )

30 min | Comedy

8.5
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Stars: Stephen Fry, Mark Arden, Frances Barber, Alun Armstrong

Votes: 41

37. To Have and to Hold (1986– )

60 min | Drama

8.6
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Tough times are ahead for one family when the liberated Viv agrees to bear a surrogate baby for her childless sister Ann, and promptly falls in love with her brother-in-law Ken after they ... See full summary »

Stars: Amanda Redman, Marion Bailey, Brian Protheroe, Eamon Boland

Votes: 7

38. The Tragedy of Coriolanus (1984 TV Movie)

145 min | Drama, History

7.3
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A banished hero of Rome allies with a sworn enemy to take his revenge on the city.

Director: Elijah Moshinsky | Stars: Paul Jesson, Ray Roberts, Leon Lissek, Jon Rumney

Votes: 87

39. 4 Play (1989–1991)

Drama

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Stars: Anton Rodgers, Kenny Ireland, Claire Hackett, Ian McElhinney

40. According to Bex (2005)

30 min | Comedy

5.1
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Stars: Jessica Hynes, Greg Wise, Raquel Cassidy, Clive Russell

Votes: 44

41. From the Top (1985–1986)

30 min | Comedy

4.8
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William Worthington gives up his job as a banker in order to go to a Theatre School as a very mature student.

Stars: Bill Oddie, Moyra Fraser, Maggie Rennie, Gavin Forward

Votes: 8

42. Laura and Disorder (1989– )

Comedy

4.9
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Stars: Wendy Craig, Sally Hughes, Stephen Persaud, Graham Sinclair

Votes: 8

43. Together (1980–1981)

30 min | Drama

5.8
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Soap about the elderly, married, and other residents of a sheltered accommodation block run by an on-site warden.

Stars: John Burgess, Sheila Fay, Kathleen Byron, Paul Hastings

Votes: 5

44. Sam Saturday (1992– )

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Ivan Kaye, Peter Armitage, Doreen Mantle, Dennis Victory

45. The 10th Man (2006)

10 min | Short, Comedy

8.2
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Kidnapping and dirty tricks are the way of the street among the ageing Jewish community of London's East End.

Director: Sam Leifer | Stars: John Barrard, Steven Berkoff, John Burgess, David de Keyser

Votes: 12

46. Against the Crowd (1975– )

60 min | Drama

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Stars: David Simeon, Don Warrington, Judy Campbell, Bernard Lee

47. The Greeks: A Journey in Space and Time (1980– )

60 min | History

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Series of programmes looking at the significance of the Ancient Greek civilisation for the cultures which grew up in its wake. The series uses documentary footage shot in the Adriatic and and reconstruction of Greek drama.

Stars: Christopher Burstall, Kenneth Dover, Freddie Jones, Brewster Mason

48. The Dybbuk (1980 TV Movie)

Drama

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Director: Jane Howell | Stars: Frank Baker, John Bennett, Peter Benson, Gary Brown

49. The Jazz Detective (1992 TV Movie)

120 min

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Director: Alan Clayton | Stars: Danny Webb, Marella Oppenheim, George Irving, Michael Povey

50. The Great Indoors (2000)

13 min | Short

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Director: Rachel Tillotson | Stars: Emily Barber, Mark Bothick, John Burgess, Alan David