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1. 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

2. All Creatures Great and Small (1978–1990)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

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The trials and misadventures of the staff of a country veterinary office in 1940's Yorkshire.

Stars: Christopher Timothy, Robert Hardy, Peter Davison, Lynda Bellingham

3. David Copperfield (1999 TV Movie)

Unrated | 185 min | Drama

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Charles Dickens' haunting semi-autobiographical tale of a boy who is sent away by his stepfather after his mother dies but manages to triumph over incredible adversities.

Writers: Charles Dickens, Adrian Hodges | Director: Simon Curtis | Stars: Emilia Fox, Pauline Quirke, Maggie Smith, John Normington

4. Goodnight Sweetheart (1993–1999)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

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Gary Sparrow lives in the 1990s with his wife but has a route back to the 1940s where he has a mistress. Gary has a tough time keeping his double-life a secret from the two women as he ... See full summary »

Creators: Maurice Gran, Laurence Marks | Stars: Nicholas Lyndhurst, Victor McGuire, Christopher Ettridge, Elizabeth Carling

5. A Fine Romance (1981–1984)

30 min | Comedy, Romance

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Respectable British sitcom from Independent Television about the middle-class in their middle-age. Short-lived (26 episodes) but much admired, the sitcom was all about the simple ... See full summary »

Stars: Judi Dench, Michael Williams, Susan Penhaligon, Richard Warwick

6. Yes Minister (1980–1984)

60 min | Comedy

8.8
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The Right Honorable James Hacker has landed the plum job of Cabinet Minister to the Department of Administration. At last he is in a position of power and can carry out some long-needed reforms - or so he thinks.

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

7. The Ruling Class (1972)

R | 154 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.6
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A member of the House of Lords dies, leaving his estate to his son. Unfortunately, his son thinks he is Jesus Christ. The other somewhat-more respectable members of their family plot to steal the estate from him. Murder and mayhem ensues.

Writer: Peter Barnes | Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Alastair Sim, Arthur Lowe, Hugh Owens

8. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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The cases of a portly and eccentric criminal law barrister.

Stars: Leo McKern, Jonathan Coy, Julian Curry, Marion Mathie

9. The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Horror

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A doctor, scientist, organist, and biblical scholar, Dr. Anton Phibes, seeks revenge on the nine doctors he considers responsible for his wife's death.

Writers: James Whiton, William Goldstein | Director: Robert Fuest | Stars: Vincent Price, Joseph Cotten, Hugh Griffith, Terry-Thomas

10. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Drama

7.6
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Stars: Alison Steadman, Nigel Hawthorne, Tony Caunter, David Daker

11. Drop the Dead Donkey (1990–1998)

Comedy

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Political satire about a TV news company.

Creators: Andy Hamilton, Guy Jenkin | Stars: Neil Pearson, Jeff Rawle, David Swift, Stephen Tompkinson

12. Z Cars (1962–1978)

50 min | Crime, Drama

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A gritty drama which follows the work of the police force in the fictional northern English town of Newtown.

Stars: James Ellis, John Slater, Douglas Fielding, Bernard Holley

13. Thriller (1973–1976)

65 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

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Anthology series of self-contained episodes with the genres ranging from murder mystery to suspense to psychological and supernatural horror.

Creator: Brian Clemens | Stars: Donna Mills, Gary Collins, Robert Powell, Pamela Franklin

14. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)

120 min | Drama

7.5
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Stars: Charles Gray, Lally Bowers, John Gielgud, Eric Porter

15. Man in a Suitcase (1967–1968)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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McGill (known as "Mac") was a former U.S. intelligence agent based in London. After being thrown out of the agency for something he did not do, he finds his "false" reputation has preceded ... See full summary »

Creators: Richard Harris, Dennis Spooner | Stars: Richard Bradford, Ricardo Montez, Warren Stanhope, Frank Forsyth

16. When the Boat Comes In (1976–1981)

50 min | Drama

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Set in Gallowshields on Tyneside between the 2 World Wars, this story follows the life of ex-sergeant Jack Ford and the Seaton family as they deal with the aftermath of the Great War, the Great 1920s Depression and trade union activists.

Creator: James Mitchell | Stars: James Bolam, James Garbutt, Jean Heywood, John Nightingale

17. Ever Decreasing Circles (1984–1989)

30 min | Comedy

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Martin is a committee man. He has numerous schemes and committees organised around the neighbourhood. He is so obsessive about every detail of everything he does he is driving his long ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Briers, Penelope Wilton, Peter Egan, Stanley Lebor

18. Van der Valk (1972–1992)

120 min | Action, Drama

7.3
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Creator: Nicolas Freeling | Stars: Barry Foster, Michael Latimer, Susan Travers, Joanna Dunham

19. Juliet Bravo (1980–1985)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Newly-promoted Inspector Jean Darblay takes charge of the police station in the fictional Lancashire town of Hartley. She is the first woman to be placed in charge of the station and ... See full summary »

Creator: Ian Kennedy Martin | Stars: David Ellison, Noel Collins, Stephanie Turner, Anna Carteret

20. Performance (1992– )

Drama

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Stars: Ian Holm, Ronald Pickup, Jane Horrocks, Hugh Grant

21. Crown Court (1972–1984)

30 min | Drama

7.2
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Courtroom drama - each case takes three episodes. At the end of the third episode a jury of "ordinary people" comes to a verdict on the evidence presented.

Stars: Peter Wheeler, Joseph Berry, Richard Colson, David Ashford

22. A Very Peculiar Practice (1986–1988)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
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A surreal comedy series tracking the career of Stephen Daker, a young doctor who works for the health centre of a modern British university.

Stars: Peter Davison, Graham Crowden, Barbara Flynn, David Troughton

23. Jason King (1971–1972)

60 min | Action, Adventure

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This spin-off from the earlier "Department S" continued the adventures of hedonistic, womanizing dandy Jason King. After leaving Department S, Jason settled down to a full-time career of ... See full summary »

Creators: Monty Berman, Dennis Spooner | Stars: Peter Wyngarde, Anne Sharp, Ronald Lacey, Lee Patterson

24. BBC2 Playhouse (1973–1983)

Drama

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Creator: Sarah Pia Anderson | Stars: Ralph Morse, John Bluthal, Gawn Grainger, Denholm Elliott

25. Angels (1975–1983)

50 min | Drama

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Creator: Paula Milne | Stars: Carol Holmes, Joanna Monro, Shirley Cheriton, Sharon Rosita

26. The Box of Delights (1984– )

30 min | Family, Fantasy

8.4
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Based on the classic children's novel by John Masefield, the story follows the exploits of a young boy, Kay Harker, who finds himself drawn into a world of magic and danger when he ... See full summary »

Stars: Devin Stanfield, Robert Stephens, Geoffrey Larder, Jonathan Stephens

27. Budgie (1971–1972)

60 min | Drama

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Chirpy Cockney petty crook 'Budgie' Bird is the main character in this British TV series of the early 70s. Budgie was the eternal failure, with every scam, and every attempt to make his ... See full summary »

Creators: Willis Hall, Keith Waterhouse | Stars: Adam Faith, Iain Cuthbertson, Lynn Dalby, June Lewis

28. Stay Lucky (1989–1993)

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Dennis Waterman, Emma Wray, Niall Toibin, Jan Francis

29. 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

30. Dr. Finlay's Casebook (1962–1971)

50 min

8.5
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Dr. Finlay is part of a medical practice in the fictional Scottish town of Tannochbrae during the late 1920s.

Creator: A.J. Cronin | Stars: Bill Simpson, Andrew Cruickshank, Barbara Mullen, Eric Woodburn

31. Mother Love (1989 TV Mini-Series)

220 min

8.4
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A British yuppie couple have a presumably idyllic existence. Yet there is one troubling factor in their lives - an eccentric, and possibly, difficult mother-in-law. Her odd behavior is ... See full summary »

Stars: Diana Rigg, James Wilby, David McCallum, Fiona Gillies

32. Loophole (1981)

PG | 105 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

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When architect Stephen Booker loses his partnership, he finds jobs hard to come by, and with money in short supply, he unwittingly becomes involved in a daring scheme to rob one of London's biggest bank vaults.

Writers: Jonathan Hales, Robert Pollock | Director: John Quested | Stars: Albert Finney, Martin Sheen, Susannah York, Colin Blakely

33. The Beiderbecke Affair (1985 TV Mini-Series)

320 min | Drama

8.7
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Trevor Chaplin teaches woodwork and likes to listen to jazz. Jill Swinburne teaches English and wants to help save the planet. Trevor tries to buy some jazz records but this leads to ... See full summary »

Stars: James Bolam, Barbara Flynn, Dominic Jephcott, Terence Rigby

34. Shakespeare: The Animated Tales (1992 TV Mini-Series)

26 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Condensed animated adaptations of plays by William Shakespeare.

Stars: Alec McCowen, Michael Kitchen, Suzanne Burden, Gerald James

35. The Wednesday Play (1964–1970)

75 min | Drama

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Series of one-off plays made by BBC television which gave breaks to a wide range of writers and directors in the late 60s, such as Dennis Potter, Ken Loach, David Mercer and John Hopkins. ... See full summary »

Creator: Sydney Newman | Stars: Edwin Brown, Neville Smith, Tony Selby, Ken Jones

36. Covington Cross (1992– )

60 min | Adventure, History

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Creator: Gil Grant | Stars: Nigel Terry, Cherie Lunghi, James Faulkner, Jonathan Firth

37. The Adventures of Sir Lancelot (1956–1957)

30 min | Adventure, Family

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In all of Arthurian legend, the most famous of the Knights of the Round Table is undoubtedly Sir Lancelot. This series, painstakingly researched by the History and Literature Departments of... See full summary »

Stars: William Russell, Cyril Smith, Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Robert Scroggins

38. Shelley (1979–1983)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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Creator: Peter Tilbury | Stars: Hywel Bennett, Belinda Sinclair, Josephine Tewson, Garfield Morgan

39. Comedy Playhouse (1961–2014)

30 min | Comedy

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Creators: A.J. Bacon, Neil Munro | Stars: Frank Thornton, John Le Mesurier, Robert Dorning, Ronald Fraser

40. Inspector Morse: Rest in Peace (2000 Video)

96 min | Crime

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Writer: Geoff Lindsey | Director: Jamie McCoan | Stars: James Grout, John Thaw, Kevin Whately

41. Dixon of Dock Green (1955–1976)

45 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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Creator: Ted Willis | Stars: Jack Warner, Peter Byrne, Geoffrey Adams, Arthur Rigby

42. Mystery!: Malice Aforethought (1979– )

50 min | Comedy, Drama, Crime

8.4
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Stars: Hywel Bennett, Cheryl Campbell, Belinda Carroll, David Ashford

43. Softly Softly: Task Force (1969– )

50 min | Crime, Drama

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1970s BBC police drama with experienced cop DCS Charlie Barlow. and DS John Watt who lead a task force charged with tackling the toughest chases Thamesford has to offer.

Stars: Frank Windsor, Norman Bowler, David Lloyd Meredith, Terence Rigby

44. The Mind of Mr. J.G. Reeder (1969– )

60 min | Drama, Crime

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Stars: Hugh Burden, Willoughby Goddard, Mona Bruce, Gillian Lewis

45. Murder Most English: A Flaxborough Chronicle (1977– )

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Stars: Anton Rodgers, Christopher Timothy, John Comer, Moray Watson

46. The John Thaw Story (2002 TV Special)

90 min | Documentary

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Tribute to the much-missed actor John Thaw, featuring reminiscences from his family, friends and colleagues about both his private life and his public work.

Director: Jack Gold | Stars: Sally Alexander, Richard Attenborough, Richard Bates, Richard Briers

47. Hadleigh (1969–1976)

60 min | Drama

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Creator: Robert Barr | Stars: Gerald Harper, Peter Dennis, Ambrosine Phillpotts, Alastair Hunter

48. BBC2 Play of the Week (1977– )

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Stars: Judi Dench, Richard O'Callaghan, Frederick Treves, John Shrapnel

49. The Tale of Beatrix Potter (1982 TV Movie)

60 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

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Writer: John Hawkesworth | Director: Bill Hays | Stars: Penelope Wilton, Holly Aird, Sharon Airey, Sophie Ashton

50. Theatre 625 (1964–1968)

90 min | Drama

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