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1. The Ladykillers (1955)

91 min | Comedy, Crime

7.8
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Five diverse oddball criminal types planning a bank robbery rent rooms on a cul-de-sac from an octogenarian widow under the pretext that they are classical musicians.

Director: Alexander Mackendrick | Stars: Alec Guinness, Peter Sellers, Cecil Parker, Herbert Lom

Votes: 20,841

2. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978)

PG | 113 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

3.9
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Small town band hits it big, but they must battle a nefarious plot in the music industry.

Director: Michael Schultz | Stars: Peter Frampton, Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb

Votes: 5,001 | Gross: $12.90M

3. The Mouse on the Moon (1963)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

6.5
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A tiny country persuades the Americans and Soviets that they're starting a space program, when they really just want some money for new plumbing.

Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Margaret Rutherford, Ron Moody, Bernard Cribbins, David Kossoff

Votes: 1,136

4. The Mike Douglas Show (1961–1982)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.3
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The Mike Douglas Show was a variety show out of Cleveland OH and then Philadelphia PA, broadcast in the daytime. It's structure was similar to The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and The ... See full summary »

Stars: Mike Douglas, Ellie Frankel, David Brenner, Sergio Franchi

Votes: 265

5. Arena (1975– )

Documentary

8.9
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Wide-ranging arts programme.

Stars: Gavin Millar, Kenneth Tynan, Paul McCartney, Jonathan Miller

Votes: 107

6. Up Pompeii (1971)

R | 90 min | Comedy

6.0
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Roman slave Lurkio inadvertently becomes the possessor of a scroll naming the proposed assassins of the Emperor Nero. Administering to the participants of his master's orgy guests seems ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Kellett | Stars: Frankie Howerd, Michael Hordern, Barbara Murray, Patrick Cargill

Votes: 813

7. Carry on Doctor (1968)

PG | 94 min | Comedy

6.4
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The popular Dr Kilmore is sacked after being discovered in a compromising position on the roof of the nurses' home. The patients are determined not to lose him, and so take on the might of ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: Frankie Howerd, Sidney James, Charles Hawtrey, Kenneth Williams

Votes: 2,477

8. Carry on Up the Jungle (1970)

89 min | Adventure, Comedy

5.9
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The Carry On team send up the Tarzan tradition in great style. Lady Evelyn Bagley mounts an expedition to find her long-lost baby. Bill Boosey is the fearless hunter and guide. Prof. Tinkle... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: Frankie Howerd, Sidney James, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims

Votes: 1,882

9. No 73 (1982–1988)

Family

7.2
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Saturday morning magazine show based around a busy house in Maidstone, Kent - No. 73 - featuring star guests, music, cartoons and fun. The twist to the show was that its presenters played ... See full summary »

Stars: Andrea Arnold, Nick Staverson, Neil Buchanan, Sandi Toksvig

Votes: 62

10. The Merv Griffin Show (1962–1986)

60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

6.7
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Merv Griffin invites a series of actors, actresses, writers, and directors to discuss the progressive work they have done and current culture, arts, and entertainment surrounding the numerous projects.

Stars: Merv Griffin, Arthur Treacher, Milt Kamen, Mort Lindsey Orchestra

Votes: 262

11. Parkinson (1971–2007)

50 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.9
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Talk show with celebrity guests.

Stars: Michael Parkinson, Billy Connolly, Barry Humphries, Kenneth Williams

Votes: 394

12. Comedy Playhouse (1961–2016)

30 min | Comedy

9.5
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Stars: Frank Thornton, John Le Mesurier, Robert Dorning, Ronald Fraser

Votes: 15

13. The Chastity Belt (1972)

PG | 94 min | Comedy

5.1
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The Queen of England gives birth to twins. In order to protect the blood line one is kept and the other hidden in a pig sty and is raised to think it's mother is the pig. Lurkalot is the ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Kellett | Stars: Frankie Howerd, David Kernan, Nora Swinburne, Godfrey Winn

Votes: 305

14. The David Frost Show (1969–1972)

90 min | Talk-Show

8.7
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Stars: David Frost, Gerri Granger, Tiny Tim, Dana Valery

Votes: 102

15. The Great St. Trinian's Train Robbery (1966)

93 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

5.9
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The all-girl school foil an attempt by train robbers to recover two and a half million pounds hidden in their school.

Directors: Sidney Gilliat, Frank Launder | Stars: Frankie Howerd, Dora Bryan, George Cole, Reg Varney

Votes: 716

16. The Fast Lady (1962)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy

6.2
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A naive Scotsman buys a vintage sports car and learns to drive in order to impress the daughter of an arrogant aristocrat who despises him.

Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Leslie Phillips, Julie Christie, James Robertson Justice, Stanley Baxter

Votes: 398

17. This Is Your Life (1969–2003)

25 min | Documentary, Biography

6.4
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Eamonn Andrews (later Michael Aspel) surprises celebrities by presenting them with the Big Red Book before taking them into the studio to tell viewers the story of their life, featuring ... See full summary »

Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Michael Aspel, John Mills, Eric Sykes

Votes: 40

18. Wogan (1982–1993)

35 min | Talk-Show

7.1
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Long-running talk show featuring relaxed and informal chat with celebrity guests.

Stars: Terry Wogan, Joanna Lumley, Kenneth Williams, Ben Elton

Votes: 110

19. The Word (1990–1995)

60 min

6.4
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The show that pushed forward the boundries of youth TV, always coming close to going too far.

Stars: Terry Christian, Dani Behr, Katie Puckrik, Amanda De Cadenet

Votes: 103

20. The House in Nightmare Park (1973)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

6.1
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In 1907, an actor is invited to perform in an isolated country house, and becomes involved in mysterious and dangerous events.

Director: Peter Sykes | Stars: Frankie Howerd, Ray Milland, Hugh Burden, Kenneth Griffith

Votes: 325

21. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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An anthology series from the United Kingdom, from 1955 to 174, producing about 500 ninety minute episodes from Granada Television.

Stars: Alfred Burke, Derek Francis, Laurence Hardy, Peter Wyngarde

Votes: 34

22. Up Pompeii! (1969– )

30 min | Comedy

8.1
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Stars: Frankie Howerd, Elizabeth Larner, Kerry Gardner, Jeanne Mockford

Votes: 160

23. The Runaway Bus (1954)

78 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.3
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When heavy fog prevents all aircraft from leaving London airport, a group of passengers take an airline bus to get them to an alternative airport. However, one among their number is the ... See full summary »

Director: Val Guest | Stars: Marianne Stone, Lionel Murton, Lisa Gastoni, Margaret Rutherford

Votes: 341

24. The Plank (1979 TV Short)

28 min | Comedy, Short

7.5
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This is a pantomime about two construction workers, who discover that a plank is missing from the floor they are just building. They discover that two children have taken the plank and use ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Sykes | Stars: Eric Sykes, Arthur Lowe, Lionel Blair, Henry Cooper

Votes: 452

25. Juke Box Jury (1959–1990)

30 min | Music

8.2
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A panel of notable personalities rate the latest pop records.

Stars: David Jacobs, Pete Murray, Alan Freeman, Catherine Boyle

Votes: 29

26. That Was the Week That Was (1962–1963)

50 min | Comedy

7.9
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Satirical sketch show. The first such show in the UK. It ran for two seasons before being pulled just before the 1964 general election.

Stars: David Frost, Millicent Martin, William Rushton, Roy Kinnear

Votes: 54

27. Surprise Surprise! (1984–2015)

60 min

6.3
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Stars: Cilla Black, Bob Carolgees, Gordon Burns, Christopher Biggins

Votes: 52

28. A Touch of the Sun (1956)

80 min | Comedy

6.0
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Willie is a hall porter who is left a fortune but after living it up for a while he returns to his old hotel which is in financial difficulties.

Director: Gordon Parry | Stars: Frankie Howerd, Ruby Murray, Dennis Price, Dorothy Bromiley

Votes: 71

29. ABC Stage 67 (1966– )

51 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

8.0
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A weekly anthology of one-hour plays, both original and adapted from literary sources.

Stars: Lee Grant, Arthur Kennedy, Diahann Carroll, James Mason

Votes: 41

30. An Alligator Named Daisy (1955)

85 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.3
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Peter Weston is engaged to Vanessa Colebrook, the daughter of a wealthy businessman. On a journey home on a steamer he meets an old sea hand who shares with him how his wife won't let him ... See full summary »

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Donald Sinden, Jeannie Carson, James Robertson Justice, Diana Dors

Votes: 199

31. Further Up the Creek (1958)

91 min | Comedy

6.2
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A naval captain has to deal with dodgy dealings by his crew.

Director: Val Guest | Stars: David Tomlinson, Shirley Eaton, Frankie Howerd, Thora Hird

Votes: 52

32. The Generation Game (1971–2001)

60 min | Game-Show

6.6
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Making a fool of the contestants as they try to copy professionals who have strange jobs. To win some prizes the contestants play for points until there is a winner. They then watch prizes ... See full summary »

Stars: Bruce Forsyth, Jim Davidson, Melanie Stace, Anthea Redfern

Votes: 105

33. Up the Front (1972)

Unrated | 89 min | Comedy

4.6
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Frankie Howerd stars in this comedy as a lowly boot-boy who is a terrible coward. He only goes to war in 1914 after he has been hypnotised to 'save England'. With the German master plan ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Kellett | Stars: Frankie Howerd, Bill Fraser, William Mervyn, Linda Gray

Votes: 209

34. Celebrity Squares (1975–1997)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show

5.4
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British version of "Hollywood Squares" with nine celebrities of varying stature arranged in a grid and answering questions from host Bob Monkhouse to win prizes for one of two contestants. ... See full summary »

Stars: Bob Monkhouse, William Rushton, Nick Jackson, Arthur Mullard

Votes: 35

35. Who Dares Wins (1983–1988)

60 min | Comedy

8.3
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Daring 1980s alternative comedy sketch show that helped launch the careers of a number of British comedians. Often parodies the channel it aired on. Recurring characters include Terry and Wang-Wang - a pair of swearing Pandas.

Stars: Julia Hills, Rory McGrath, Jimmy Mulville, Philip Pope

Votes: 58

36. 3-2-1 (1978–1987)

60 min | Game-Show

5.6
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Three couples compete in a missing word game, with the winning couple going on to solve riddles left by guest performers to win prizes and avoid Dusty Bin's booby prize.

Stars: Ted Rogers, Chris Emmett, Caroline Munro, Mike Newman

Votes: 56

37. The Good Old Days (1953–1983)

60 min | Comedy, Musical

6.6
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A re-creation of the Music Hall variety shows that were popular in the late Victorian and the Edwardian periods (late 1800s and early 1900s). Entertainers performed musical, comedy, magic ... See full summary »

Stars: Leonard Sachs, Doreen Hermitage, Dudley Stevens, Ken Dodd

Votes: 29

38. Cucumber Castle (1970 TV Movie)

56 min | Musical, Comedy

7.4
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The plot revolves around two heirs, Prince Frederick (Barry Gibb) and his brother Prince Marmaduke (Maurice Gibb), and their dying father (Frankie Howerd). On his death bed, The King orders... See full summary »

Director: Hugh Gladwish | Stars: Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb, Ginger Baker, Peter Blythe

Votes: 35

39. Looks Familiar (1970– )

8.1
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Nostalgia based panel chat show.

Stars: Denis Norden, Bob Monkhouse, Arthur Askey, Ted Ray

Votes: 9

40. Further Up Pompeii (1991 TV Movie)

40 min | Comedy

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Director: Ian Hamilton | Stars: Frankie Howerd, Joanna Dickens, Elizabeth Anson, John Bardon

Votes: 34

41. Then Churchill Said to Me (1982– )

25 min | Comedy

7.1
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Stars: Frankie Howerd, Nicholas Courtney, Joanna Dunham, Shaun Curry

Votes: 30

42. H.M.S. Pinafore (1982 TV Movie)

Musical, Comedy

6.0
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Director: Rodney Greenberg | Stars: Peter Marshall, Frankie Howerd, Meryl Drower, Michael Bulman

Votes: 69

43. The Wakey Wakey Tavern (1956–1968)

Music

8.0
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Stars: Billy Cotton, Kathie Kay, Alan Breeze, The Leslie Roberts Silhouettes

Votes: 6

44. Val Parnell's Sunday Night at the London Palladium (1955–1967)

60 min | Comedy, Music

8.1
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Stars: Bruce Forsyth, Tommy Trinder, Norman Vaughan, Don Arroll

Votes: 15

45. Whoops Baghdad! (1973– )

30 min | Comedy

8.7
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Stars: Frankie Howerd, Derek Francis, Hilary Pritchard, Anna Brett

Votes: 15

46. Watch it, Sailor! (1961)

81 min | Comedy

5.6
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Director: Wolf Rilla | Stars: Dennis Price, Liz Fraser, Irene Handl, Vera Day

Votes: 28

47. Carry on Christmas (1969 TV Movie)

50 min | Comedy, Family

6.4
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Ebenezer Scrooge is a misery on Christmas, not allowing people money or doing anything to share Christmas cheer around his employees or acquaintances. While Scrooge is visited by three ... See full summary »

Director: Ronnie Baxter | Stars: Sidney James, Terry Scott, Charles Hawtrey, Hattie Jacques

Votes: 141

48. Aspel & Company (1984–1993)

7.1
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Middle-of-the-road celebrity chat show hosted by smooth presenter Michael Aspel.

Stars: Michael Aspel, Mel Smith, Nigel Havers, Oliver Reed

Votes: 54

49. The Cool Mikado (1963)

81 min | Musical

3.6
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Hank, the son of American judge Herbert Mikado, refuses to marry Katie Shaw, whom his father wishes him to marry, and so joins the army. He is stationed in Japan where he falls in love with a Tokyo art student, Yum-Yum.

Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Frankie Howerd, Stubby Kaye, Mike Winters, Bernie Winters

Votes: 39

50. The Craig Ferguson Story (1991 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy

8.2
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Director: Jane Prowse | Stars: Craig Ferguson, Peter Cook, June Whitfield, Frankie Howerd

Votes: 28