Most Popular Titles With Jack May

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. The Bounty (1984)
132 min | Action, Adventure, Drama, History
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The familiar story of Lieutenant Bligh, whose cruelty leads to a mutiny on his ship. This version follows both the efforts of Fletcher Christian to get his men beyond the reach of British ... See full summary »

3. The Man Who Would Be King (1975)
129 min | Action, Adventure
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Two British soldiers in India decide to resign from the Army and set themselves up as deities in Kafiristan--a land where no white man has set foot since Alexander.

4. 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.

5. UFO (1969–1973)
45 min | Action, Sci-Fi
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In the year 1980 the Earth is threatened by an alien race who kidnap and kill humans and use them for body parts. A highly secret military organization is set up in the hope of defending ... See full summary »

6. Jeeves and Wooster (1990–1993)
55 min | Comedy
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Bertram Wooster, a well-intentioned, wealthy layabout, has a habit of getting himself into trouble and it's up to his brilliant valet, Jeeves, to get him out.

7. Poldark (1975– )
60 min | Drama, Romance
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British officer Ross Poldark returns to his native Cornwall after the Revolutionary War after escaping as a prisoner of war. He finds that because he was believed dead, his home has fallen ... See full summary »

8. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966)
99 min | Comedy, Musical
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A wily slave must unite a virgin courtesan and his young smitten master to earn his freedom.

9. The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy (1981– )
152 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Adventure
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An Earth man and his alien friend escape Earth's destruction and go on a truly strange adventure as space hitchhikers.

10. Scarecrow and Mrs. King (1983–1987)
60 min | Adventure
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The adventures of a housewife and a spy whom she fell in with.

11. 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.

12. The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976)
113 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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To treat his friend's cocaine induced delusions, Watson lures Sherlock Holmes to Sigmund Freud.

13. Secret Agent (1964–1966)
49 min | Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
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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 »

14. The Shooting Party (1985)
98 min | Drama, Romance
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While Europe stands on the brink of a World War in Autumn 1913, Sir Randolph Nettleby hosts a weekend of shooting on his estate for European aristocrats.

15. The Horse's Mouth (1953)
85 min | Comedy, Fantasy
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An Irish "oracle" foretells the next day's track results to a newspaperman, resulting in a national uproar.

16. Count Duckula (1988–1993)
22 min | Animation, Comedy, Family, Horror
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The misadventures of a vegetarian vampire duck and his servants.

17. Van der Valk (1972–1992)
120 min | Action, Drama
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18. How I Won the War (1967)
109 min | Comedy, War
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An inept British WWII commander leads his troops to a series of misadventures in North Africa and Europe.

19. Trog (1970)
93 min | Horror
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A sympathetic anthropologist uses drugs and surgery to try to communicate with a primitive troglodyte who is found living in a local cave.

20. The Ring (1996 TV Movie)
180 min | Drama, Romance
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During WW II, a young German woman is separated from her family and imprisoned by the Nazis. After being freed she falls in love with and marries a German officer. When Berlin falls to the ... See full summary »

21. Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1969)
155 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
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A shy, withdrawn English schoolteacher falls for a flashy showgirl.

22. The Last Place on Earth (1985 TV Mini-Series)
396 min | Drama
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Scott vs. Amundsen. It wasn't meant to be a race, but race it becomes, as the world awaits news of the first to reach the Pole. What follows is a tale of heroism, foolhardiness, ... See full summary »

23. Ripping Yarns (1976–1979)
30 min | Adventure, Comedy
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Ripping Yarns is a collection of tales that make for 'ripping good' television. Michael Palin plays a different lead character in each yarn.

24. The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (1971– )
50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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This British TV series, shot almost entirely on videotape, dramatized short mystery fiction by authors who were contemporaries of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Many of these authors were ... See full summary »

25. Adam Adamant Lives! (1966–1967)
50 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
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Edwardian adventurer Adam Adamant is frozen alive in a block of ice by his arch-nemesis The Face in 1902 ; in 1966 workmen discover him and he is revived, perfectly preserved... but ... See full summary »

26. The Wind in the Willows (1984–1988)
22 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
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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 »

28. A Twist of Sand (1968)
90 min | Adventure
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A former British Naval Officer now makes his living by smuggling goods around the Mediterranean. After being forced to dump his cargo after nearly being caught by the authorities in Malta, ... See full summary »

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.

30. Dr. Finlay's Casebook (1962–1971)
50 min
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31. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)
60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
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32. 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 »

33. Shoestring (1979–1980)
50 min | Drama
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Lighthearted detective series set in the West Country, about Eddie Shoestring, a radio-phone-in detective

34. The Doctor and the Devils (1985)
93 min | Horror, Drama
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Grave robbers supply a doctor with bodies to test on.

35. The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (1960–1962)
Drama, Mystery
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36. ITV Playhouse (1967– )
Comedy, Drama
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37. 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 »

38. The Silent Enemy (1958)
112 min | Action, Biography, History, War
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In the Mediterranean in 1941 the Italians start using underwater chariots to mine the undersides of allied ships. Explosives expert Lionel Crabbe arrives in Gibralter to organise defences, ... See full summary »

39. Cat Girl (1957)
76 min | Horror
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A young woman inherits a family curse that turns her into a murderous feline when she is angered.

40. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)
Drama
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41. Out of the Unknown (1965–1971)
60 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
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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.

42. 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 »

43. A for Andromeda (1961– )
45 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
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Set in 1970, a team of scientists decipher a mysterious signal from space and discover that it provides instructions to build a powerful super-computer. Once built, this computer provokes ... See full summary »

44. An Age of Kings (1960– )
60 min | Drama
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A linking together of Shakespeare's history plays chronicling the rise and fall of monarchs over the 86 years between Richard II and Richard III.

45. No Hiding Place (1959–1967)
60 min | Crime
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46. Softly Softly (1966–1976)
50 min | Crime, Drama
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47. The Return of the Soldier (1982)
99 min | Drama
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Kitty Baldry (Julie Chirstie) is a haughty society queen with a tunneled view of life. Kitty's complacency is rocked when her husband, Captain Chris Baldry (Alan Bates), returns from the ... See full summary »

48. A Horseman Riding By (1978– )
50 min | Drama
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Having been invalided out of the Boer War, Paul Craddock buys Shallowford, a manor house and estate in Devon, with money from his late father's scrap-yard business. He soon becomes a ... See full summary »

49. Ivanhoe (1958– )
30 min | Adventure
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The much-modified-for-television adventures of Walter Scott's Sir Wilfred of Ivanhoe, a noble knight and champion of justice during the reign of evil Prince John.

50. Espionage (1963–1964)
48 min | Drama, War
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