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1. The Avengers (1961–1969)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.4
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A quirky spy show of the adventures of an eccentricly suave British agent and his predominately female partners.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Honor Blackman, Linda Thorson

2. No Highway in the Sky (1951)

Approved | 98 min | Drama, Thriller

7.3
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An aeronautical engineer predicts that a new model of plane will fail catastrophically and in a novel manner after a specific number flying hours.

Writers: Nevil Shute, R.C. Sherriff, Oscar Millard, Alec Coppel | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: James Stewart, Marlene Dietrich, Glynis Johns, Jack Hawkins

3. Seven Days to Noon (1950)

94 min | Thriller, Drama

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An English scientist runs away from a research center with an atomic bomb. In a letter sent to the British Prime Minister he threatens to blow up the center of London if the Government ... See full summary »

Writers: Frank Harvey, Roy Boulting, Paul Dehn, James Bernard | Directors: John Boulting, Roy Boulting | Stars: Barry Jones, André Morell, Olive Sloane, Sheila Manahan

4. 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

5. Millions Like Us (1943)

103 min | Drama, War

6.8
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When Celia Crowson is called up for war service, she hopes for a glamor job in one of the services, but as a single girl, she is directed into a factory making aircraft parts. Here she ... See full summary »

Writers: Frank Launder, Sidney Gilliat | Directors: Sidney Gilliat, Frank Launder | Stars: Patricia Roc, Gordon Jackson, Anne Crawford, Moore Marriott

6. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955–1960)

Approved | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Family

7.7
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A long-running series of adventures featuring Robin of Loxley - Robin Hood - and his group of Sherwood-Forest-based freedom fighters. Robin and his men protected England from the evil ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Greene, Victor Woolf, Archie Duncan, Alexander Gauge

7. War & Peace (1972 TV Mini-Series)

Drama

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Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Morag Hood, Alan Dobie, Rupert Davies

8. Lost Empires (1986 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Drama

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from Lost Empires novel re;eased in conjunction with original telecast "In 1913 young Richard Herncastle joins his Uncle Nick's magic act and is introduced to the enchanted world of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Colin Firth, John Castle, Gillian Bevan, Neil Boorman

9. Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1987– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

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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

10. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)
Episode: Lamb to the Slaughter (1979)

Horror, Thriller

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When her policeman husband Patrick callously announces that he is leaving her, Mary Marney hits and kills him with the frozen leg of lamb she has bought for their dinner. Thinking quickly, ... See full summary »

Writers: Roald Dahl, Robin Chapman | Director: John Davies | Stars: Roald Dahl, Susan George, Brian Blessed, Michael Byrne

11. Svengali (1954)

82 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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Writers: George L. Du Maurier, Noel Langley | Director: Noel Langley | Stars: Hildegard Knef, Donald Wolfit, Terence Morgan, Derek Bond

12. Doomwatch (1970–1972)

50 min | Sci-Fi, Drama

7.4
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Doomwatch is the nickname for the Department of Measurement of Scientific Work. Under the leadership of Nobel Prize winning physicist, Dr. Spencer Quist, the Doomwatch team struggled, for ... See full summary »

Stars: John Paul, Joby Blanshard, Simon Oates, Vivien Sherrard

13. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.9
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Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Billie Whitelaw, Neil McCallum, Paul Whitsun-Jones

14. The Gentle Touch (1980–1984)

60 min | Crime, Drama

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The adventures of tough lady cop Maggie Forbes.

Creator: Terence Feely | Stars: Jill Gascoine, William Marlowe, Paul Moriarty, Brian Gwaspari

15. Mr. Palfrey of Westminster (1984– )

60 min | Drama

8.2
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Stars: Alec McCowen, Caroline Blakiston, Clive Wood, Briony McRoberts

16. The Human Jungle (1963–1964)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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Stars: Herbert Lom, Michael Johnson, Sally Smith, Mary Yeomans

17. No Hiding Place (1959–1967)

60 min | Crime

8.1
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Stars: Raymond Francis, Eric Lander, Johnny Briggs, Michael McStay

18. The Avengers (1961–1969)
Episode: Take Me to Your Leader (1969)

Action, Comedy, Crime

7.3
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Steed and Tara follow a chain of couriers passing a sophisticated briefcase that's carrying a large payoff for an unidentified traitor within the government.

Writer: Terry Nation | Director: Robert Fuest | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Linda Thorson, Patrick Barr, Patrick Newell

19. Footsteps (1974)

33 min | Short, Thriller

5.7
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Two women are worried because a series of murders is leading to their house.

Writer: Alan Parker | Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Gemma Jones, Rose Hill, Robert Bridges, Hugh Cross

20. Pride and Prejudice (1967– )

25 min | Romance

7.2
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Stars: Celia Bannerman, Lewis Fiander, Michael Gough, Vivian Pickles

21. Paul Temple (1969–1971)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Crime-novelist Paul Temple solves mysteries with the help of his wife Steve.

Creator: Francis Durbridge | Stars: Francis Matthews, Ros Drinkwater, June Ellis, George Sewell

22. Just William (1976– )

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.8
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William Brown is the story concentrate of an English boy. No matter what trouble his elders, and -worse- the insufferable 'good girl' Violet Elizabeth Bott who manages to enforce her ... See full summary »

Stars: Adrian Dannatt, Bonnie Langford, Diana Fairfax, Michael McVey

23. The Main Chance (1969–1975)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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Yorkshire Television's hugely successful legal drama, The Main Chance, was so fast-paced that even the opening credits were played over images of a speeding train... See full synopsis »

Creators: Edmund Ward, John Malcolm | Stars: John Stride, Margaret Ashcroft, John Wentworth, Anna Palk

24. The Flaxton Boys (1969–1973)

30 min | Family, Adventure, Mystery

8.6
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Four generations of boys have various adventures at Flaxton Hall in Yorkshire, beginning with Jonathon and his friend Archie in 1854.

Stars: Gerry Cowan, Victor Winding, Richard Gale, David Smith

25. The Vise (1954–1961)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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This British production featured less known actors in filmed plays showing people caught in "the vise" of fate created by their own deeds.

Stars: Donald Gray, Colin Tapley, Ron Randell, Robert Arden

26. Orlando (1965–1968)

30 min | Adventure, Family

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Stars: Sam Kydd, David Munro, Judy Robinson, Arthur White

27. Emergency-Ward 10 (1957–1967)

30 min | Drama

5.8
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Stars: Jill Browne, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Desmond Carrington, Frederick Bartman

28. Theatre 625 (1964–1968)

90 min | Drama

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Stars: Michael Bryant, Judi Dench, Maurice Denham, Ronald Hines

29. ITV Television Playhouse (1955–1967)

60 min | Drama

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

30. New Scotland Yard (1972–1974)

60 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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Stars: John Woodvine, John Carlisle, Michael Turner, Clive Francis

31. Just William's Luck (1947)

92 min | Comedy

7.1
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Writers: Richmal Crompton, Val Guest | Director: Val Guest | Stars: William Graham, Garry Marsh, Jane Welsh, Hugh Cross

32. The Road to 1984 (1984 TV Movie)

Biography, Drama

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1984 was not a leap into the future-but a look at the dangers already present-in Orwell's lifetime. The Road to 1984 intertwines vision and reality. It displays the passion and chronicles ... See full summary »

Writer: Willis Hall | Director: David Wheatley | Stars: James Fox, Janet Dale, Julia Goodman, Judy Holt

33. Probation Officer (1959–1962)

60 min | Drama

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Stars: John Paul, David Davies, John Scott, A.J. Brown

34. The Court Martial of Major Keller (1961)

69 min | Drama

5.8
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Writer: Brian Clemens | Director: Ernest Morris | Stars: Laurence Payne, Susan Stephen, Ralph Michael, Richard Caldicot

35. Warning to Wantons (1949)

98 min | Romance, Comedy

5.5
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Writers: James Laver, Mary Mitchell, Donald B. Wilson | Director: Donald B. Wilson | Stars: Harold Warrender, Anne Vernon, David Tomlinson, Sonia Holm

36. William Comes to Town (1948)

89 min | Comedy

7.0
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William Brown attempts to secure more pay and shorter hours for schoolboys.

Writers: Richmal Crompton, Val Guest | Director: Val Guest | Stars: William Graham, Garry Marsh, Jane Welsh, Hugh Cross

37. Detective (1964–1969)

Crime, Drama

8.3
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Anthology series featuring adaptations of detective stories.

Stars: Rupert Davies, Ralph Michael, John DeVaut, Esmond Knight

38. Crime of Passion (1970–1973)

60 min | Drama

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British courtroom drama set in France, concerning the trials of murderers who commit crimes of passion.

Stars: Daniel Moynihan, Anthony Newlands, John Phillips, Peter Evans

39. Mr. Palfrey of Westminster (1984– )
Episode: Music of a Dead Prophet (1985)

50 min | Drama

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A tell-all book alleges that the British government assassinated an Iranian general in the 1950s and helped topple a regime. Ordered to prevent its publication, Palfrey suspects a government cover-up.

Writer: Michael Chapman | Director: John Davies | Stars: Alec McCowen, Caroline Blakiston, Clive Wood, Briony McRoberts

40. The Cheaters (1960–1962)

30 min | Mystery

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Cases of an Insurance Claims Investigator.

Stars: John Ireland, Robert Ayres, Ann Hanslip, Colin Tapley

41. The First Lady (1968–1969)

50 min | Drama

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Stories of a local councillor and her various projects

Creators: Philip Levene, Alan Plater | Stars: Thora Hird, Margaret John, Pamela Craig, Donald Layne-Smith

42. Highway to Battle (1961)

71 min | Drama

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Writers: Brian Clemens, Eldon Howard, Joseph Pole | Director: Ernest Morris | Stars: Gerard Heinz, Margaret Tyzack, Ferdy Mayne, Dawn Beret

43. Lost Empires (1986– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1986)

Drama

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Uncle Nick's conjuring skills are put to the test when an on-the-run suffragette leader asks for his help--to make her disappear before the police can arrest her. Much to Richard's distress... See full summary »

Stars: Colin Firth, John Castle, Carmen Du Sautoy, Beatie Edney

44. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955–1960)
Episode: The Reluctant Rebel (1960)

Approved | 25 min | Action, Adventure, Family

7.3
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Writer: Leon Griffiths | Director: Peter Seabourne | Stars: Richard Greene, Archie Duncan, Leslie Phillips, John Carson

45. The Fellows (1967– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

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Sequel series to "The Man in Room 17" ; having resigned from the "Room 17" department Oldenshaw rejoined his former partner Dimmock at the Peel Research Fellowship at All Saints College, ... See full summary »

Creator: Robin Chapman | Stars: Richard Vernon, Michael Aldridge, Jill Booty, James Ottaway

46. The Regiment (1972– )

50 min | Drama

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Creators: Jack Gerson, Nick McCarty, William Slater | Stars: Christopher Cazenove, Denis Lill, Bernard Brown, Wendy Allnutt

47. War & Peace (1972–1974)
Episode: Part One: Name Day (1972)

Drama

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Writers: Leo Tolstoy, Jack Pulman | Director: John Davies | Stars: Rupert Davies, Faith Brook, Anthony Hopkins, Morag Hood

48. Brett (1971– )

50 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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Creators: Compton Bennett, Derek Glynne | Stars: Patrick Allen, Robin Bailey, Peter Bowles, Michael Hawkins

49. Champion House (1967–1968)

50 min | Drama

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Drama series dealing with a family-run textiles firm.

Creators: Hazel Adair, Peter Ling | Stars: Edward Chapman, Nicole Maurey, Maurice Kaufmann, Virginia Stride

50. The Queen Street Gang (1968– )

30 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

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Comedy drama series. A group of kids manage to get involved in adventures with spies and the like.

Stars: Sebastian Abineri, Liz Crowther, Len Jones, Anthony Peplow