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1. Doctor Who (1963–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror

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Time and Space traveling adventures of a Gallifreyan Time Lord only known as the Doctor and his companions, traveling through time and space.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Stars: William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker

2. Coronation Street (1960– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Drama | Active

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The UK's longest-running TV soap, Coronation Street focuses on the everyday lives of working class people in Manchester, England.

Creator: Tony Warren | Stars: Helen Worth, Simon Gregson, William Roache, Sue Nicholls

3. 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

4. The Bill (1984–2010)

50 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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Episodes follow uniform officers and detectives from an inner London police station as they enforce law and order on a day to day basis.

Creator: Geoff McQueen | Stars: Graham Cole, Trudie Goodwin, Jeff Stewart, Simon Rouse

5. Last of the Summer Wine (1973– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

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Three old men from Yorkshire who have never grown up face the trials of their fellow town citizens and everyday life and stay young by reminiscing about the days of their youth and attempting feats not common to the elderly.

Creator: Roy Clarke | Stars: Peter Sallis, Jane Freeman, Kathy Staff, Robert Fyfe

6. Doctors (2000– )

30 min | Drama

5.3
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The daily lives of staff at a Birmingham medical practice, including their often dramatic involvements with their patients.

Stars: Diane Keen, Adrian Lewis Morgan, Stirling Gallacher, Christopher Timothy

7. The Saint (1962–1969)

48 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.6
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The exploits of a charming, modern-day Robin Hood.

Stars: Roger Moore, Ivor Dean, Leslie Crawford, Justine Lord

8. The Plague Dogs (1982)

PG-13 | 103 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.9
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Two dogs escape from a laboratory and are hunted as possible carriers of the bubonic plague.

Writers: Richard Adams, Martin Rosen | Director: Martin Rosen | Stars: John Hurt, Christopher Benjamin, James Bolam, Nigel Hawthorne

9. Secret Agent (1964–1966)

49 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.2
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Three years after the original "Danger Man" series concluded, it was revamped and continued in a longer format. (1 hour/episode instead of 30 minutes). John Drake was now a Special Security... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Peter Madden, Earl Cameron, Zia Mohyeddin

10. 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

11. Z Cars (1962–1978)

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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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

12. The Protectors (1972–1973)

30 min | Adventure, Crime

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The Protectors were Harry Rule, the Contessa di Contini and Paul Buchet, three freelance troubleshooters who ran an international crime fighting agency. Based in London, Harry was the ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter, Tony Anholt, Yasuko Nagazumi

13. The Two Ronnies (1971–1987)

Comedy

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Long running BBC comedy show consisting of sketches and humourous musical routines involving the large Ronnie Barker and the small Ronnie Corbett. Most sketches involved both men, but ... See full summary »

Stars: Ronnie Barker, Ronnie Corbett, The Fred Tomlinson Singers, John Owens

14. Danger Man (1960–1962)

24 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

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John Drake is a special operative for NATO, specializing in security assignments against any subversive element which threatened world peace. The series featured exotic locales from all ... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Richard Wattis, Lionel Murton, Michael Ripper

15. Operation: Daybreak (1975)

PG | 118 min | Adventure, Drama, War

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In 1942 Czechoslovakia, SS-General Reinhard Heydrich is appointed to become the Reich Protector of Bohemia and Moravia. The terror and oppression that follow cause Allied authorities in ... See full summary »

Writers: Alan Burgess, Ronald Harwood | Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Martin Shaw, Joss Ackland, Nicola Pagett

16. X: The Unknown (1956)

Approved | 81 min | Sci-Fi, Mystery, Horror

6.3
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Radioactive mud-like creature terrorizes a Scottish village during the 1950's.

Writer: Jimmy Sangster | Directors: Joseph Losey, Leslie Norman | Stars: Dean Jagger, Edward Chapman, Leo McKern, Anthony Newley

17. Dick Turpin (1979–1982)

30 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.5
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The eighteenth century, swashbuckling adventures of Britain's legendary highwayman. When he returned from military service in Flanders, Dick Turpin discovered he had been cheated out of his... See full summary »

Creators: Richard Carpenter, Paul Knight, Sidney Cole | Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Michael Deeks, Christopher Benjamin, Billy Dean

18. On the Up (1990–1992)

30 min | Comedy

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Self-made millionaire Tony Carpenter struggles his way through life, dealing with a snooty wife, troublesome daughter, opinionated mother and quirky domestic staff.

Stars: Dennis Waterman, Sam Kelly, Joan Sims, Jenna Russell

19. 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.

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

20. ITV Playhouse (1967– )

Comedy, Drama

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Stars: Michael Bryant, William Simons, Katherine Barker, Gwen Nelson

21. Sherlock Holmes (1964–1968)

50 min | Horror, Crime, Drama

7.5
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Stars: Nigel Stock, Peter Cushing, Douglas Wilmer, Peter Madden

22. Eldorado (1992–1993)

30 min

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A soap opera about the ex-pats who lived in Los Barcos. The series focused mainly on the British and their lives, loves and attempts to make a new life for themselves.

Creator: Tony Holland | Stars: Jesse Birdsall, Sandra Sandri, Josh Nathan, Leslee Udwin

23. BBC2 Playhouse (1973–1983)

Drama

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

24. Horror on Snape Island (1972)

R | 89 min | Horror

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A group of experienced archeologists are searching for an old and mystic Phoenician treasure when they are surprised by a series of mysterious murders...

Writers: George Baxt, Jim O'Connolly | Director: Jim O'Connolly | Stars: Bryant Haliday, Jill Haworth, Anna Palk, William Lucas

25. Doctor at Large (1971– )

30 min | Comedy

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Following his student misadventures in Doctor in the House (1969), Michael Upton (Barry Evans) starts out on an equally fun-filled but disaster-prone solo career. He moves through a variety... See full summary »

Creator: Richard Gordon | Stars: Barry Evans, George Layton, Geoffrey Davies, Richard O'Sullivan

26. H.G.Wells' Invisible Man (1958–1960)

30 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.3
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British scientist Peter Brady, while working on an invisibility formula, suffers a tragic accident which turns himself invisible. Unfortunately, there is no antidote, so, while working on a... See full summary »

Stars: Tim Turner, Lisa Daniely, Deborah Watling, Ernest Clark

27. 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".

Stars: Anthony Marlowe, Claire Nielson, Michael Quinn, Neil Hallett

28. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

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"Armchair Theatre" is a British television drama anthology series of single plays that ran on the ITV network from 1956 to 1974. It was originally produced by Associated British Corporation, and later by Thames Television from mid-1968.

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

29. Out of the Unknown (1965–1971)

60 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.6
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Features adaptations of stories by famous sci-fi authors such as Isaac Asimov, J.G. Ballard, Fredrik Pohl, John Wyndham and others.

Stars: Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Peter Copley, Geoffrey Palmer, Erik Chitty

30. William Tell (1958– )

30 min | Adventure, Family

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Creator: Friedrich Schiller | Stars: Conrad Phillips, Willoughby Goddard, Jennifer Jayne, Richard Rogers

31. Island of the Burning Damned (1967)

GP | 94 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

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While mainland Britain shivers in deepest winter, the northern island of Fara bakes in the nineties. The boys at the Met station have no more idea what is going on than the regulars at the ... See full summary »

Writers: Jane Baker, Pip Baker, Ronald Liles, John Lymington | Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Christopher Lee, Patrick Allen, Peter Cushing, Jane Merrow

32. ITV Sunday Night Theatre (1969– )

78 min | Drama

6.2
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Stars: Michael Balfour, Madoline Thomas, Sandra Bryant, Diane Cilento

33. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)

Drama

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Series of television plays performed live.

Stars: Brian Rix, Victor Platt, Peter Cushing, Michael Brennan

34. Sons and Lovers (1960)

103 min | Drama

7.4
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Jack Cardiff received a 1960 Oscar Nomination as Best Director for this lush, engaging film starring Trevor Howard, Dean Stockwell and Donald Pleasence, which was adapted from D.H. ... See full summary »

Writers: Gavin Lambert, T.E.B. Clarke, D.H. Lawrence | Director: Jack Cardiff | Stars: Trevor Howard, Dean Stockwell, Wendy Hiller, Mary Ure

35. Dixon of Dock Green (1955–1976)

45 min | Crime, Drama

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

36. Doomwatch (1970–1972)

50 min | Sci-Fi, Drama

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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

37. 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 »

Creators: Anthony Marriott, Roger Marshall | Stars: Alfred Burke, Ray Smith, Pauline Delaney, Brenda Cavendish

38. The New Adventures of Black Beauty (1990– )

25 min | Drama, Family

6.6
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Jenny Denning, the girl who experienced numerous adventures with the stallion Black Beauty in the first series, has grown up in the meantime. She has married Nigel, who boarded a ship bound... See full summary »

Stars: Stacy Dorning, Gedeon Burkhard, William Lucas, Amber McWilliams

39. Special Branch (1969–1974)

60 min | Action, Crime

7.1
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Stars: Derren Nesbitt, George Sewell, Morris Perry, Fulton Mackay

40. No Hiding Place (1959–1967)

60 min | Crime

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

41. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Stars: Peter Wyngarde, Charles Lloyd Pack, Derek Francis, Alfred Burke

42. The Shadow of the Cat (1961)

79 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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A female house cat sees her mistress murdered by her husband and two servants, and becomes ferociously bent on revenge.

Writer: George Baxt | Director: John Gilling | Stars: André Morell, Barbara Shelley, William Lucas, Freda Jackson

43. New Scotland Yard (1972–1974)

60 min | Crime, Drama

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

44. Crack in the Mirror (1960)

97 min | Crime, Drama

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Three performers for six roles: this is the game of the film. A melodrama about two love triangles. In the first, Hagalin is killed by his mistress and her lover. In the second, attorney ... See full summary »

Writer: Darryl F. Zanuck | Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Orson Welles, Juliette Gréco, Bradford Dillman, Alexander Knox

45. Mogul (1965–1972)

50 min | Drama

7.2
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Adventure drama series based around the fictitious Mogul Oil Company and the exploits of its chief 'troubleshooter' Peter Thornton.

Stars: Geoffrey Keen, Philip Latham, Ray Barrett, Robert Hardy

46. Keep It in the Family (1980–1983)

Comedy, Family

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Dudley Rush is an artist with a difference! Eccentric and childlike, he insists, among other things, on wearing his large-sized lion ventriloquist glove puppet on his hand whenever he draws... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Gillespie, Stacy Dorning, Glyn Houston, Pauline Yates

47. The Adventures of Black Beauty (1972–1974)

55 min | Adventure, Family

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Black Beauty is a pure black, thoroughbred horse in late 19th Century rural England who is adopted into the household of James Gordon, a local doctor and widower, and befriended by his ... See full summary »

Stars: William Lucas, Charlotte Mitchell, Roderick Shaw, Michael Culver

48. Warship (1973–1977)

50 min | Action, Drama

8.0
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Stars: David Savile, Andrew Burt, James Cosmo, John Lee

49. Sir Francis Drake (1961– )

25 min | Adventure, Family

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The adventures of Sir Francis Drake during the 1500's. Sir Francis is probably one of the most famous explorers of the high seas. The twenty six episodes of the series are about his ... See full summary »

Stars: Terence Morgan, Jean Kent, Michael Crawford, Milton Reid

50. The New Adventures of Charlie Chan (1957– )

30 min | Mystery

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Chinese-American detective Charlie Chan is called in to help solve baffling cases, aided by his #1 son. The first five episodes were filmed in the US, then production switched to the UK for the rest of the series.

Stars: J. Carrol Naish, James Hong, Rupert Davies, Arthur Gomez