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1. Effie Gray (2014)

108 min | Drama

6.4
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A look at the mysterious relationship between Victorian art critic John Ruskin and his teenage bride Effie Gray.

Writer: Emma Thompson | Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Dakota Fanning, Emma Thompson, Robbie Coltrane, Claudia Cardinale

2. Fortitude (2014– )

Drama | Post-production

Fortitude is a place like nowhere else on Earth. Surrounded by the savage beauty of the polar landscape, its future sparkling with the promise of Arctic opportunity, wealth and discovery, ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Dormer, Stanley Tucci, Michael Gambon, Sofie Gråbøl

3. EastEnders (1985– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Drama | Active

5.2
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The everyday lives of the inhabitants of Albert Square in the East-End of London.

Stars: Steve McFadden, Adam Woodyatt, Pam St. Clement, June Brown

4. The Job Lot (2013– )

30 min | Comedy

6.8
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Stars: Sarah Hadland, Russell Tovey, Angela Curran, Jo Enright

5. The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001– )

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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British crime investigation series based around aristocratic, Oxford-educated Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley and his working-class assistant Sergeant Barbara Havers.

Stars: Nathaniel Parker, Sharon Small, Lesley Vickerage, Paul Hickey

6. Lovejoy (1986–1994)

50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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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.

Creator: Ian La Frenais | Stars: Ian McShane, Dudley Sutton, Chris Jury, Phyllis Logan

7. Him & Her (2010– )

Comedy

7.9
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An acutely observed, forensically honest, warts-and-all look at a working-class couple in their mid-20s.

Stars: Sarah Solemani, Russell Tovey, Kerry Howard, Joe Wilkinson

8. Burton and Taylor (2013 TV Movie)

83 min | Biography, Drama

6.5
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Legendary acting duo and husband and wife, Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor prepare for a 1983 theatrical production of the play, "Private Lives".

Writers: William Ivory, Noel Coward, Alexander Walker | Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Dominic West, Helena Bonham Carter, Greg Hicks, Jeff Mash

9. Accused (2010– )

60 min | Drama

8.0
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Creator: Jimmy McGovern | Stars: Michael Maloney, Andrew Readman, Rosina Carbone, Chris Hall

10. A Bit of Fry and Laurie (1987–1995)

30 min | Comedy

8.5
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As the title suggests, "A Bit of Fry and Laurie" is less of a specific format than a 'coat-hanger' for short sketches, starring the comical duo in various, recurring or unique roles: ... See full summary »

Stars: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Deborah Norton, Geoffrey McGivern

11. Band of Gold (1995–1997)

290 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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Working the lane amongst prostitutes, ponce's, punters and police is a very dangerous profession. Gina Dickson, a young mother in Yorkshire, is forced into prostitution to pay off her debts... See full summary »

Stars: Geraldine James, Cathy Tyson, Barbara Dickson, Samantha Morton

12. Invasion: Earth (1998 TV Mini-Series)

50 min | Sci-Fi

6.5
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In the lonely Scottish highlands, a small band of military personnel fight a desperate battle against a formidable alien intruder to prevent an invasion of the Earth.

Creator: Jed Mercurio | Stars: Vincent Regan, Fred Ward, Eric Jorrin, Maggie O'Neill

13. The Night Watch (2011 TV Movie)

89 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.9
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In post-war London Viv Pearce, seeing married spiv Reggie, runs a dating bureau with Helen Giniver, who lives with her older lover, authoress Julia Standing. Viv's younger brother Duncan, a... See full summary »

Writers: Sarah Waters, Paula Milne | Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Jenna Augen, Neal Barry, Claudie Blakley, Lucy Briers

14. Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit (1989 TV Mini-Series)

165 min | Drama

7.6
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Jessica's extraordinarily strong will and heart enables her to rebel against her fanatical, cult-like upbringing. From seven to seventeen Jess is brainwashed to be one of the 'saved', to ... See full summary »

Stars: Cathryn Bradshaw, Emily Aston, Charlotte Coleman, Kenneth Cranham

15. Sea of Souls (2004– )

120 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.6
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A group of faculty and staff at a Glasgow university studies the paranormal.

Creator: David Kane | Stars: Bill Paterson, Dawn Steele, Iain Robertson, Louise Irwin

16. Poldark (1996 TV Movie)

102 min | Drama, History

5.7
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Writer: Winston Graham | Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: John Bowe, Mel Martin, Michael Attwell, Ioan Gruffudd

17. Bodies (2004– )

60 min | Drama

8.2
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Creator: Jed Mercurio | Stars: Max Beesley, Neve McIntosh, Patrick Baladi, Keith Allen

18. An Englishman in New York (2009)

75 min | Drama

7.2
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The later years of Quentin Crisp's life in New York.

Writer: Brian Fillis | Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: John Hurt, Denis O'Hare, Jonathan Tucker, Cynthia Nixon

19. McCallum (1995–1998)

120 min | Drama

7.7
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Stars: Gerard Murphy, James Saxon, Richard O'Callaghan, Alex Walkinshaw

20. The Innocent (1985)

101 min | Drama

5.9
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Writers: Tom Hart, Ray Jenkins | Director: John Mackenzie | Stars: Andrew Hawley, Kika Markham, Kate Foster, Liam Neeson

21. The Ghost Squad (2005– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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Creator: Tom Grieves | Stars: Elaine Cassidy, Emma Fielding, Jonas Armstrong, James Weber Brown

22. Grow Your Own (2007)

101 min | Comedy

6.8
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An English community gets testy when a refuge family is granted a plot of land on which to grow vegetables.

Writers: Frank Cottrell Boyce, Carl Hunter | Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Benedict Wong, Eddie Marsan, Omid Djalili, Alan Williams

23. Out of the Blue (1995– )

50 min

7.4
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BBC police drama that follows the personal and professional lives of a group of detectives.

Stars: Orla Brady, Darrell D'Silva, Neil Dudgeon, John Duttine

24. Life and Lyrics (2006)

99 min | Drama, Music, Romance

5.5
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As a posse of South London DJs battle their rivals to the North, Danny (Walters)falls for a singer from the other crew.

Writer: Ken Williams | Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Ashley Walters, Christopher Steward, Alexis Rodney, Beau Baptist

25. Outlaws (2004– )

30 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.5
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Stars: Phil Daniels, Ray Emmet Brown, Georgia Mackenzie, Annabelle Apsion

26. The Hello Girls (1996–1998)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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"The Hello Girls" is a "dramedy" about a group of mostly young women working as telephone operators in the city of Derby UK... See full synopsis »

Stars: Stephanie Turner, Letitia Dean, Samantha Seager, Kate Lonergan

27. Hearts of Gold (2003 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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Writers: Matthew Baylis, Catrin Collier | Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Jeremy Sheffield, Kate Jarman, Geraldine James, David Troughton

28. Hancock & Joan (2008 TV Movie)

86 min | Biography, Drama

7.2
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In the mid-1960s, Joan, not long married to comic actor John Le Mesurier, meets and is mutually attracted to comedian Tony Hancock, married to the long-suffering Freddie. Hancock's most ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Cottan, Joan Le Mesurier, Edward Joffe | Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Ken Stott, Maxine Peake, Alex Jennings, Don Gallagher

29. Natural Lies (1992– )

159 min | Thriller

5.8
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Stars: Bob Peck, Denis Lawson, Sharon Duce, Brian Protheroe

30. Border Cafe (2000 TV Mini-Series)

45 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Dreams meet reality at a meeting place on the borders of Lancashire, Cheshire and Wales.

Stars: Elizabeth Carling, Sean Gallagher, Georgia Mackenzie, Anthony Strachan

31. Free Agents (2009 TV Movie)

Comedy, Romance

8.0
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Writer: Chris Niel | Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Stephen Mangan, Sharon Horgan, Anthony Head, Frances Tomelty

32. Life Support (1999– )

50 min | Drama

6.2
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Stars: Aisling O'Sullivan, Art Malik, Richard Wilson, Gilbert Martin

33. Wing and a Prayer (1997– )

Drama

4.7
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Stars: Sean Arnold, Rita Wolf, David Bark-Jones, Philip Martin Brown

34. I Bet It Will Rain (1992)

19 min | Short

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The bet, that it won't rain till midday could change Jenny's unhappy life.

Writer: Richard Laxton | Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: David Adey, Dennis Cartwright, Barbara Hicks, Janet McTeer

35. Wing and a Prayer (1997– )
Episode: A Fair Exchange (1997)

Drama

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Writer: Matthew Hall | Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Kate Buffery, George Irving, Sean Arnold, Mark Womack

36. The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001– )
Episode: A Great Deliverance (2001)

TV-PG | 180 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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After a farmer is found decapitated, aristocratic Detective Inspector Lynly is assigned to the case with a resentful new partner, D.S. Barbara Havers.

Writers: Elizabeth George, Lizzie Mickery | Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Nathaniel Parker, Sharon Small, Anthony Calf, Amanda Ryan

37. Wing and a Prayer (1997– )
Episode: A Sense of Belonging (1997)

Drama

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Writer: Matthew Hall | Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Sean Arnold, Rita Wolf, David Bark-Jones, Philip Martin Brown

38. The Ghost Squad (2005– )
Episode: Colour Blind (2005)

Crime, Drama

8.6
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Creator: Tom Grieves | Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Elaine Cassidy, Emma Fielding, Jonas Armstrong, Shane Attwooll

39. Band of Gold (1995–1997)
Episode: Damaged (1995)

49 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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Writer: Kay Mellor | Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Geraldine James, Cathy Tyson, Barbara Dickson, Samantha Morton

40. McCallum (1995–1998)
Episode: Dead But Still Breathing (1997)

Drama

7.3
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Writer: Mike Cullen | Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: John Hannah, Gerard Murphy, Suzanna Hamilton, Zara Turner

41. The Job Lot (2013– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2013)

Comedy

7.3
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Brownall House Job Centre manager Trish aims to turn the unemployed into the fun employed but faces apathy from her staff,notably bored Angela and security guard Paul,who moonlights as a ... See full summary »

Writers: Claire Downes, Stuart Lane, Ian Jarvis | Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Sarah Hadland, Russell Tovey, Angela Curran, Jo Enright

42. Natural Lies (1992– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1992)

Thriller

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Writer: David Pirie | Director: Ben Bolt | Stars: Bob Peck, Denis Lawson, Sharon Duce, Brian Protheroe

43. Natural Lies (1992– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1992)

Thriller

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Writer: David Pirie | Director: Ben Bolt | Stars: Bob Peck, Denis Lawson, Sharon Duce, Brian Protheroe

44. Out of the Blue (1995– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1995)

7.3
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Writers: Peter Bowker, Bill Gallagher | Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Stephen Billington, Pauline Black, Orla Brady, Pankaj Buttoo

45. Bodies (2004– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2004)

Drama

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Creator: Jed Mercurio | Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Max Beesley, Neve McIntosh, Patrick Baladi, Keith Allen

46. Natural Lies (1992– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1992)

Thriller

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Writer: David Pirie | Director: Ben Bolt | Stars: Bob Peck, Denis Lawson, Sharon Duce, Brian Protheroe

47. Bodies (2004– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (2004)

Drama

7.9
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Creator: Jed Mercurio | Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Max Beesley, Neve McIntosh, Patrick Baladi, Keith Allen

48. Out of the Blue (1995– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1995)

7.3
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Writers: Peter Bowker, Bill Gallagher | Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Annette Bentley, Stephen Billington, Pauline Black, Orla Brady

49. Fortitude (2014– )
Episode: Episode #1.4

Drama | Post-production

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Writer: Stephen Brady | Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Richard Dormer, Stanley Tucci, Michael Gambon, Sofie Gråbøl

50. Fortitude (2014– )
Episode: Episode #1.5 (2014)

Drama | Post-production

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Writer: Simon Donald | Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Richard Dormer, Stanley Tucci, Michael Gambon, Sofie Gråbøl