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1. An Audience with Shirley Bassey (1995 TV Special)

60 min | Music

9.4
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The Welsh star Shirley Bassey proves that she really is a diva of the show business world when she performs her most popular hits and answers questions from a celebrity audience.

Director: Nigel Lythgoe | Stars: Shirley Bassey, Lionel Bart, Max Bygraves, Julian Clary

Votes: 13

2. Arena (1975– )

Documentary

8.9
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Wide-ranging arts programme.

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

Votes: 107

3. Here's Hollywood (1960–1962)

30 min

8.8
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Hollywood celebrities are interviewed, often at their homes.

Stars: Dean Miller, Helen O'Connell, Jack Linkletter, Joanne Jordan

Votes: 68

4. The Dick Cavett Show (1968–1974)

90 min | Music, Talk-Show

8.7
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Daytime, primetime, then late-night talk and variety show. Often there was only one guest (GA Gov. Lester Maddox walked out angrily during one interview). Cavett was intelligent and witty, ... See full summary »

Stars: Dick Cavett, Bobby Rosengarden, Rex Reed, Fred Foy

Votes: 344

5. 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

6. The Best of British Cinema (1987 Video)

25 min | Short, Documentary

8.7
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Compilation of the five episodes which comprised Season Four of the TV series "Best Of British", originally shown on BBC 1 in 1990.

Star: John Mills

Votes: 12

7. Producers' Showcase (1954–1957)

90 min | Drama, Musical, Comedy

8.5
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This program aired once every fourth week and was one of the most costly live shows of the 1950's. Many stars appeared on this show; see the Guest List for them.

Stars: Cyril Ritchard, Claire Bloom, Mary Martin, David Wayne

Votes: 56

8. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.4
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Skitch Henderson, Doc Severinsen

Votes: 2,123

9. The Morecambe & Wise Show (1968–1977)

Comedy

8.4
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The Morecambe & Wise Show was a long running and massively popular sketch series starring British comedy duo Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise, plus a string of top-name international celebrity guests (of a bygone age), like André Prévin.

Stars: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, Ann Hamilton, Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen

Votes: 349

10. This Is Your Life (1969–2003)
Episode: Peter Cushing (1990)

Documentary, Biography

8.4
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Legendary star of Hammer Films Peter Cushing is the delighted subject, hosted by Michael Aspel.

Directors: John Birkin, Brian Klein | Stars: Ursula Andress, Peter Cushing, Peter Gray, Freddie Jones

Votes: 7

11. Great Performances (1971– )

Biography, Drama, Music

8.2
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Stars: Julie Andrews, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming, Plácido Domingo

Votes: 392

12. Martin Chuzzlewit (1994 TV Mini-Series)

385 min | Drama

8.2
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Some very greedy and selfish relatives are all after the failing old Martin Chuzzlewits money. He is surrounded by all these sycophantic relatives that he truly despises whilst ill, each ... See full summary »

Stars: Emma Chambers, Julia Sawalha, Keith Allen, Philip Franks

Votes: 616

13. The True Story of Spit MacPhee (1988 TV Mini-Series)

60 min

8.2
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The authorities want to take Spit MacPhee away from his grandfather and put him in a children's home, but the young whippersnapper has other ideas!

Stars: John Mills, Philip Hancock, John Bach, Elspeth Ballantyne

Votes: 12

14. Gandhi (1982)

PG | 191 min | Biography, Drama

8.1
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Gandhi's character is fully explained as a man of nonviolence. Through his patience, he is able to drive the British out of the subcontinent. And the stubborn nature of Jinnah and his commitment towards Pakistan is portrayed.

Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Ben Kingsley, John Gielgud, Candice Bergen, Edward Fox

Votes: 172,435

15. 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

16. Great Expectations (1946)

Not Rated | 118 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.

Director: David Lean | Stars: John Mills, Valerie Hobson, Tony Wager, Jean Simmons

Votes: 17,631

17. Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration (2001 TV Special)

120 min | Documentary, Music

8.0
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This is a television special celebrating the 30 year anniversary of MJ solo career.

Director: Bruce Gowers | Stars: Muhammad Ali, Marc Anthony, Monica Arnold, Carroll Baker

Votes: 622

18. Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (2001–2010)

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.0
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A mix of music, comedy and celebrity chat hosted by fast-witted comic Jonathan Ross.

Stars: Jonathan Ross, Stephen de Martin, Ian Parkin, David Wickenden

Votes: 1,985

19. Ollie and Fred's Five O'Clock Club (1963–1966)

30 min

8.0
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Children's programme for the under-twelves.

Stars: Ollie Beak, Muriel Young, Fred Barker, Ivan Owen

Votes: 11

20. Hotel (1983–1988)
Episode: Changes of Heart (1986)

Drama, Romance

8.0
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Director: James Brolin | Stars: James Brolin, Connie Sellecca, Shea Farrell, Nathan Cook

Votes: 8

21. Martin Chuzzlewit (1994)
Episode: Episode Six (1994)

53 min | Drama

8.0
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Jonas murders Montague and is exposed, so takes his own life. Old Martin's senility is seen to be a sham and at a family conference young Martin's inheritance is restored and a blessing given to wed Mary, while Pecksniff is punished.

Director: Pedr James | Stars: Philip Franks, Cornelia Hayes O'Herlihy, Emma Chambers, John Padden

Votes: 13

22. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)
Episode: Richard Attenborough (1962)

Documentary, Biography

8.0
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Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Richard Attenborough, David Attenborough, Bryan Forbes

Votes: 6

23. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Bill Mumy

Votes: 1,098

24. Ice Cold in Alex (1958)

Approved | 130 min | Adventure, Drama, War

7.9
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During WW2 in North Africa, a medical field unit must cross the desert in their ambulance in order to reach the British lines in Alexandria.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: John Mills, Anthony Quayle, Sylvia Syms, Harry Andrews

Votes: 3,659

25. 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

26. The Danny Kaye Show (1963–1967)

60 min | Comedy, Music

7.9
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Primary focus on the multi-talented Kaye - singing and dancing his way through comedy skits and monologues - assisted by semi-regular guests, singers, dancers and orchestra.

Stars: Danny Kaye, Harvey Korman, Joyce Van Patten, Charles Aznavour

Votes: 91

27. Peace One Day (2004)

80 min | Documentary

7.9
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The story of Jeremy Gilley's attempts to persuade the global community via the United Nations to sanction officially a day without conflict; a ceasefire day; a global day of Peace.

Director: Jeremy Gilley | Stars: The Dalai Lama, Kofi Annan, Jeremy Gilley, Judi Dench

Votes: 126

28. Living Famously (2002– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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Stars: Caroline Quentin, David Thomson, Sheridan Morley, Sanjeev Bhaskar

Votes: 10

29. The Zoo Gang (1974– )
Episode: Revenge: Post Dated (1974)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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In 1973, in Nice, France, Thomas Devon, a jeweler, sees a man who enters his shop. He then goes to see Manouche Roget and tells her about the man he saw. It seems that they along with the ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Hayers | Stars: John Mills, Brian Keith, Lilli Palmer, Barry Morse

Votes: 7

30. Hamlet (1996)

PG-13 | 242 min | Drama

7.8
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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.

Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Julie Christie, Derek Jacobi, Kate Winslet

Votes: 30,680 | Gross: $4.41M

31. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)

25 min | Horror, Thriller

7.8
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Dramatizations of many Roald Dahl short stories.

Stars: Roald Dahl, Andrew Ray, Forbes Collins, Richard Johnson

Votes: 855

32. When the Wind Blows (1986)

80 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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A naive elderly British rural couple survive the initial onslaught of a nuclear war, only to gradually succumb to its aftermath.

Director: Jimmy T. Murakami | Stars: Peggy Ashcroft, John Mills, Robin Houston, James Russell

Votes: 7,202

33. Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939)

Unrated | 114 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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An aged teacher and former headmaster of a boarding school recalls his career and his personal life over the decades.

Directors: Sam Wood, Sidney Franklin | Stars: Robert Donat, Greer Garson, Terry Kilburn, John Mills

Votes: 7,915

34. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)

30 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
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Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Hattie Jacques, Ralph Edwards, Michael Aspel

Votes: 84

35. The Irv Kupcinet Show (1953–1984)

Talk-Show

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Stars: Irv Kupcinet, Bob Hope, Patty Duke, Rich Little

Votes: 12

36. Breakfast with Frost (1993–2005)

60 min | Talk-Show

7.8
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Stars: David Frost, Iain Duncan Smith, Charles Kennedy, Tony Blair

Votes: 24

37. An Audience with Cliff Richard (1999 TV Movie)

75 min | Documentary, Music

7.8
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Stars: Cliff Richard, Russ Abbot, Bobby Davro, Les Dennis

Votes: 20

38. Land of Promise (1946)

67 min | Documentary

7.8
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Described as a 'film argument' about homes and houses, this film is in three parts showing houses as they were, houses as they are and houses as they might be.

Director: Paul Rotha | Stars: Frederick Allen, Elizabeth Cowell, Henry Hallett, Herbert Lomas

Votes: 11

39. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: Cats (1998)

120 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.8
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"Jellicle" cats join for a Jellicle ball where they rejoice with their leader, Old Deuteronomy. One cat will be chosen to go to the "Heavyside Layer" and be reborn. The cats introduce themselves.

Director: David Mallet | Stars: Elaine Paige, John Mills, Ken Page, Rosemarie Ford

Votes: 3,022

40. Around the World in 80 Days (1989– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (I) (1989)

PG | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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After finding an old friend, Fogg and Aouda, who are falling in love, head for the USA. Fogg confronts outlaw Jesse James and the Sioux raid his train. He buys a boat to England, but gets arrested by Fix. The time is pretty much up.

Director: Buzz Kulik | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Eric Idle, Julia Nickson, Peter Ustinov

Votes: 22

41. Hobson's Choice (1954)

Not Rated | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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Henry Hobson is a successful bootmaker and tyrannical widower of three daughters. The girls each want to leave their father by getting married, but Henry refuses as marriage traditions require him to pay out settlements.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Charles Laughton, John Mills, Brenda de Banzie, Daphne Anderson

Votes: 4,668

42. Tiger Bay (1959)

105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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A 12 year old tomboy witnesses the murder of a woman by her Polish merchant marine boyfriend but bonds with him and thwarts the police in their investigation.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Hayley Mills, Horst Buchholz, John Mills, Yvonne Mitchell

Votes: 1,633

43. Tunes of Glory (1960)

Not Rated | 106 min | Drama

7.7
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Major Jock Sinclair has been in this Highland regiment since he joined as a boy piper. During the Second World War, as Second-in-Command, he was made acting Commanding Officer. Now the ... See full summary »

Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Alec Guinness, John Mills, Susannah York, Dennis Price

Votes: 2,598

44. The Chalk Garden (1964)

106 min | Drama, Mystery

7.7
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A grandmother seeks a governess for her 16 year old granddaughter, Laurel, who manages to drive away each and every one so far by exposing their past, with a record of three in one week! ... See full summary »

Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Deborah Kerr, Hayley Mills, John Mills, Edith Evans

Votes: 1,131

45. The Zoo Gang (1974– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Four people who worked together during World War 2, were known as the Zoo Club because their code names were of animals. And 30 years later still work on various adventures.

Stars: Brian Keith, John Mills, Barry Morse, Lilli Palmer

Votes: 48

46. Around the World in 80 Days (1989– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (I) (1989)

PG | 269 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.7
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Fogg and his French manservant Passepartout face many obstacles. The boat to France is waiting for actress Sarah Bernhardt, France is in a chaotic state after the fall of Napoleon III and deadly Thuggee cult awaits in India.

Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Eric Idle, Julia Nickson, Peter Ustinov

Votes: 30

47. A Woman of Substance (1984 TV Mini-Series)

300 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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A Woman of Substance charts the life of Emma Harte, from kitchen maid at the beginning of the 20th Century, to respected business woman and Grandmother in the 1980's. From humble beginnings... See full summary »

Stars: Jenny Seagrove, Barry Bostwick, Deborah Kerr, Diane Baker

Votes: 651

48. King Rat (1965)

Approved | 134 min | War, Drama

7.6
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A fast-taking wheeler-dealer corporal in a Malaysian POW camp during WWII uses bribery and larceny to take de facto control of the camp from his senior officers.

Director: Bryan Forbes | Stars: George Segal, Tom Courtenay, James Fox, Patrick O'Neal

Votes: 3,069

49. Martin Chuzzlewit (1994)
Episode: Episode Three (1994)

55 min | Drama

7.6
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Jonas gives his father a lavish funeral and later proposes to Mercy Pecksniff, much to Charity's anger. Tom Pinch brings news of young Martin to Mary. Old Martin warns Mercy about entering into a marriage without love.

Director: Pedr James | Stars: Tom Wilkinson, Elizabeth Spriggs, Sam Kelly, Keith Allen

Votes: 13

50. Martin Chuzzlewit (1994)
Episode: Episode Two (1994)

52 min | Drama

7.6
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Pecksniff returns to Wiltshire to carry out Old Martin's orders. After a tender parting from Mrs. Lupin, Mark Tapley helps Young Martin to a secret rendezvous with Mary Graham, before seeking his fortune in America.

Director: Pedr James | Stars: Emma Chambers, Keith Allen, Julia Sawalha, Paul Scofield

Votes: 13