Most Popular Titles With Laurence Hardy

1. The Avengers (1961–1969)
60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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A quirky spy show of the adventures of an eccentricly suave British agent and his predominately female partners.

2. Make Room for Daddy (1953–1965)
30 min | Comedy, Family
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Danny Williams, a successful nightclub singer, encounters a variety of difficult or amusing situations in trying to balance his career with his family; his outspoken wife Cathy, teenage ... See full summary »

3. The Brothers (1972–1976)
50 min | Drama
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Robert Hammond died while "doing the deed" with his secretary/mistress Jennifer. His 3 sons Edward, Brian and David inherit the family trucking company and try to run it.

4. Play for Today (1970–1984)
75 min | Drama
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5. Fall of Eagles (1974 TV Mini-Series)
50 min | Drama, History
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British drama about the collapse of three great European dynasties - the Romanovs, the Habsburgs and the Hohenzollerns.

6. The Man Who Haunted Himself (1970)
89 min | Mystery, Thriller
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Harold Pelham encounters a duplicate of himself in the aftermath of a car crash. After that moment his life is upset.

7. Callan (1967–1972)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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David Callan is the top agent/assassin for the Security Service (British counterintelligence), but he is an embittered man who performs his duties "for Queen and country" under duress. This... See full summary »

8. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955–1960)
30 min | Action, Adventure, Family
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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 »

9. Dixon of Dock Green (1955–1976)
45 min | Crime, Drama
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10. The Cruel Sea (1953)
126 min | Drama, War
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The World War II adventures of a British convoy escort ship and its officers.

11. Crown Court (1972–1984)
30 min | Drama
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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.

12. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)
60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
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13. Woman of Straw (1964)
122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Tyrannical but ailing tycoon Charles Richmond becomes very fond of his attractive Italian nurse, Maria. The nurse, in turn, falls in love with Charles' ne'er-do-well nephew Anthony, who ... See full summary »

14. Public Eye (1965–1975)
60 min | Crime, Drama
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A long-running British TV series starring Alfred Burke as dour private-eye Frank Marker. Cynical and world-weary, Marker is frequently the unwitting stooge in bigger criminal wheels in his ... See full summary »

15. 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 »

16. Gideon C.I.D. (1964– )
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
17. Whodunnit? (1972–1978)
Family, Game-Show, Mystery
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British game show in which celebrity panelists were shown a dramatised murder and had to guess the identity of the killer or killers from the clues presented.

18. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)
Drama
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19. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)
90 min | Comedy, Drama
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20. Softly Softly (1966–1976)
50 min | Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
21. The Man in Room 17 (1965– )
60 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama
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Crime series about a secret government department, "Room 17", set up to deal with crimes that baffle police & government agencies. Headed by veteran WW2 agent Oldenshaw and partnered, ... See full summary »

22. Crane (1963–1965)
60 min | Adventure
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The adventures of Richard Crane, cafe owner & part-time smuggler, around the coast of Morocco, aided (and sometimes abetted) by his ex-Foreign Legion sidekick Orlando, waitress Halina, and ... See full summary »

23. The Edwardians (1972 TV Mini-Series)
50 min | Drama, History
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24. Love Is a Ball (1963)
111 min | Comedy
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Etienne makes a good living out of marrying off poor but titled young men to rich but untitled young ladies. Millicent is now in his sights on the Riviera, and Grand Duke Gaspar is the bait... See full summary »

25. Goodbye Gemini (1970)
89 min | Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
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Unnaturally close, jet-setting twins become enmeshed in the Swinging London scene, where their relationship is strained after they befriend a predatory hustler and his girlfriend.

26. Richard the Lionheart (1962– )
30 min | Adventure, Family, History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
27. ITV Television Playhouse (1955–1967)
60 min | Drama
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28. The Gathering Storm (1974 TV Movie)
75 min | Biography, Drama
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The story of British prime minister Winston Churchill, focusing on his place in British life just prior to World War II.

29. Mogul (1965–1972)
50 min | Drama
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Adventure drama series based around the fictitious Mogul Oil Company and the exploits of its chief 'troubleshooter' Peter Thornton.

30. Ghost Squad (1961– )
60 min | Crime, Drama
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The adventures of the agents of Scotland Yard's secret undercover crime unit, dubbed "The Ghost Squad".

31. Sutherland's Law (1973–1976)
50 min | Drama
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32. Sergeant Cork (1963–1968)
60 min | Crime
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Bob first meets Cork, and follows him on a poisoning case involving a doctor that pursued a vivacious young woman married to an elderly hero.

33. The Pathfinders (1972– )
60 min | Drama, War
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34. The Old Curiosity Shop (1979 TV Mini-Series)
30 min
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35. The Boys (1962)
123 min | Crime, Drama
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When the night watchman of a garage is found murdered, 4 young men are arrested and put on trial. Under cross-examination, suspects and witnesses give differing accounts of the same ... See full summary »

36. The Expert (1968–1976)
50 min
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37. The Main Chance (1969–1975)
60 min | Drama
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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 »

38. The Plane Makers (1963–1965)
60 min | Drama
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39. The World of Tim Frazer (1960–1961)
30 min | Drama
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40. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1968– )
45 min | Drama
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41. Justice (1971–1974)
60 min | Drama
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Cases of a lady barrister.

42. Kate (1970–1972)
60 min | Drama
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Kate works on a popular magazine as agony column writer 'Dear Monica'. Sometimes (infact most times) she cannot help getting personally involved with the desperate who write to her.

43. If There Weren't Any Blacks You'd Have to Invent Them (1968 TV Movie)
55 min | Drama
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Writer Johnny Speight continues his work against racism with this thought provoking made-for-TV drama which examines the ways in which human beings pigeon-hole each other with regards to their religion, colour, or sex.

44. Fraud Squad (1969–1970)
60 min | Crime, Drama
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45. Probation Officer (1959–1962)
60 min | Drama
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46. The Black Arrow (1958– )
30 min | Adventure
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47. The Long Way Home (1960– )
30 min | Family, Adventure, War
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48. Boyd Q.C. (1956–1964)
30 min | Drama
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49. Champion House (1967–1968)
50 min | Drama
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Drama series dealing with a family-run textiles firm.

50. Armchair Mystery Theatre (1960– )
60 min | Drama, Mystery
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First episode of new series called "Armchair Mystery Theatre", set in a Cornish fishing village, peopled with sinister local rustic types. A "Wicker Man" atmosphere to the story, without ... See full summary »