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1. The Black Adder (1983– )

35 min | Comedy, History

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In the Middle Ages, Prince Edmund the Black Adder constantly schemes and endeavors to seize the crown from his father and brother.

Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Brian Blessed, Elspet Gray, Tim McInnerny

2. The Professionals (1977–1983)

60 min | Action, Crime

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This series chronicled the lives of Bodie and Doyle, top agents for Britain's CI5 (Criminal Intelligence 5), and their controller, George Cowley. The mandate of CI5 was to fight terrorism ... See full summary »

Creator: Brian Clemens | Stars: Gordon Jackson, Martin Shaw, Lewis Collins, Bridget Brice

3. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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The cases of a portly and eccentric criminal law barrister.

Stars: Leo McKern, Jonathan Coy, Julian Curry, Marion Mathie

4. The New Avengers (1976–1977)

60 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

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John Steed and his new accomplices Purdey and Gambit find themselves facing new and deadly dangers in the bizarre world of espionage. Mixing fantasy with a darker edge, the trio face ... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick Macnee, Gareth Hunt, Joanna Lumley, Maurice Marsac

5. The Magic Box (1951)

118 min | Biography, Drama

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The story of William Friese-Greene, a British inventor who (this film would have you think) made the first movie camera.

Writers: Ray Allister, Eric Ambler | Director: John Boulting | Stars: Robert Donat, Maria Schell, Renée Asherson, Richard Attenborough

6. This Is Your Life (1969–2003)

25 min | Documentary, Biography

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Creator: Ralph Edwards | Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Michael Aspel, John Mills, Bobby Charlton

7. Never the Twain (1981–1991)

30 min | Comedy

6.6
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Creator: Johnnie Mortimer | Stars: Donald Sinden, Windsor Davies, Derek Deadman, Teddy Turner

8. The Ghost Train (1941)

85 min | Comedy, Horror

6.5
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Hijinks and chills ensue when a group become stranded at an isolated station and a legendary phantom train approaches....

Writers: Marriott Edgar, Val Guest, J.O.C. Orton, Arnold Ridley | Director: Walter Forde | Stars: Arthur Askey, Richard Murdoch, Kathleen Harrison, Peter Murray-Hill

9. Whoops Apocalypse (1988)

R | 93 min | Comedy

5.9
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A British satire on the beginning of WWIII.

Writers: Andrew Marshall, David Renwick | Director: Tom Bussmann | Stars: Stuart Saunders, Graeme Garden, Marc Smith, Loretta Swit

10. Hazell (1978–1979)

60 min | Crime, Drama

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Stars: Nicholas Ball, Roddy McMillan, Desmond McNamara, Peter Bourke

11. Evergreen (1934)

94 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

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Harriet Green, a beloved and radiant music hall star of the Edwardian era, has a guilty secret: She has a baby daughter, born out of wedlock. Harriet leaves her public and flees to South ... See full summary »

Writers: Benn W. Levy, Emlyn Williams, Marjorie Gaffney | Director: Victor Saville | Stars: Jessie Matthews, Sonnie Hale, Betty Balfour, Barry MacKay

12. The Moomins (1979–1982)

8 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

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2D puppet show based on the novels about the Moomins.

Stars: Hans Clarin, Richard Murdoch

13. Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years (1981 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Biography, Drama, History

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The story of Winston Churchill's life between 1929, when he lost his cabinet position, and 1939, when he joined Great Britain's War Cabinet - a period he described as the most difficult in his life.

Stars: Robert Hardy, Siân Phillips, Nigel Havers, Tim Pigott-Smith

14. Wogan (1982–1993)

35 min | Talk-Show

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

15. Mr. Majeika (1988– )

G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

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Stars: Stanley Baxter, Roland MacLeod, Fidelis Morgan, Claire Sawyer

16. Orlando (1965–1968)

30 min | Adventure, Family

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Stars: Sam Kydd, David Munro, Judy Robinson, Arthur White

17. Rumpole's Return (1980 TV Movie)

109 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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A bored Rumpole living in Florida retirement uses an inquiry from Phyllida as a pretext to re-establish himself back in chambers

Writer: John Mortimer | Director: John Glenister | Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates, Albert Welling, Robin Halstead

18. Heroes of Comedy (1995– )

60 min | Documentary, Comedy

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An affectionate look at the life and work of some of Britain's best-loved comedians.

Stars: Michael Parkinson, Eric Sykes, John Cleese, Spike Milligan

19. I Thank You (1941)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy

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Struggling entertainers who are trying to put on a show pose as servants to wealthy woman in hopes of raising the money.

Writers: Howard Irving Young, Marriott Edgar, Val Guest | Director: Marcel Varnel | Stars: Arthur Askey, Richard Murdoch, Lily Morris, Moore Marriott

20. Clapper Board (1972–1982)

25 min | Family

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Stars: Chris Kelly, John Huntley, Lionel Jeffries, Richard Fleischer

21. Looks Familiar (1970– )

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Nostalgia based panel chat show.

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

22. Warrior Queen (1978– )

30 min | Drama

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Stars: Siân Phillips, Michael Gothard, Patti Love, Veronica Roberts

23. 2nd House (1973–1976)

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BBC Arts programme derived from Full House (1972).

Stars: Melvyn Bragg, Edwin Mullins, Roger McGough, Struan Rodger

24. The Terror (1938)

70 min | Crime, Mystery

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A mysterious criminal mastermind plots a spectacular gold robbery, then after the robbery is completed he makes sure his gang is caught by the police, keeps the gold and disappears. After ... See full summary »

Writers: William Freshman, Edgar Wallace | Director: Richard Bird | Stars: Wilfrid Lawson, Bernard Lee, Arthur Wontner, Linden Travers

25. Lilli Marlene (1951)

74 min | Drama

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A French girl singer is captured by the Nazis, and made to broadcast for them.

Writer: Leslie Wood | Director: Arthur Crabtree | Stars: Lisa Daniely, Hugh McDermott, Richard Murdoch, Leslie Dwyer

26. Band Waggon (1940)

TV-G | 85 min | Comedy, Musical

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A plot involving spies in a haunted castle gives this team of celebrated British wireless comedians plenty of scope for laughs.

Writers: John Watt, Harry S. Pepper, Gordon Crier, Vernon Harris, J.O.C. Orton, Val Guest, Marriott Edgar, Robert Edmunds | Director: Marcel Varnel | Stars: Arthur Askey, Jack Hylton and His Band, Richard Murdoch, Pat Kirkwood

27. One Exciting Night (1944)

89 min | Comedy, Musical

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A young singer meets a man who is the victim of a kidnap plot, and is assumed by the gang to be his girlfriend.

Writers: Emery Bonnett, Peter Fraser, Margaret Kennedy, Howard Irving Young | Director: Walter Forde | Stars: Vera Lynn, Donald Stewart, Mary Clare, Frederick Leister

28. Strictly Confidential (1959)

62 min | Comedy

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Two con-men are released from prison, but get straight back up to their old tricks.

Writer: Brock Williams | Director: Charles Saunders | Stars: Richard Murdoch, William Kendall, Maya Koumani, Neil Hallett

29. Dee Time (1967–1969)

45 min | Music

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Stars: Simon Dee, Lulu, Jackie Trent, The Alyn Ainsworth Orchestra

30. Charley's (Big-Hearted) Aunt (1940)

TV-G | 75 min | Comedy

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Taking inspiration from a well-known Victorian play, a modern-day prankster poses as a wealthy woman in a ploy to prevent him and his friends from being expelled from college.

Writers: Brandon Thomas, J.O.C. Orton, Marriott Edgar, Ralph Smart | Director: Walter Forde | Stars: Arthur Askey, Richard Murdoch, Graham Moffatt, Moore Marriott

31. Over She Goes (1938)

78 min | Musical

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A musical-comedy about an elderly vaudevillian who inherits the title of "lord" and proceeds to invite some old pals to share in the fun. A woman he once promised marriage to appears on the... See full summary »

Writers: Hugh Brooke, Stanley Lupino, Elizabeth Meehan | Director: Graham Cutts | Stars: Stanley Lupino, Claire Luce, Gina Malo, Max Baer

32. Doctor's Daughters (1981– )

30 min | Comedy

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Stars: Victoria Burgoyne, Bridget Armstrong, Lesley Duff, Norman Chappell

33. Frost on Saturday (1968– )

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Stars: David Frost, John Betjeman, Blossom Dearie, Stan Freberg

34. The Gay Adventure (1949)

82 min | Comedy

6.5
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Writers: Sid Colin, Paul Darcy, Anatole de Grunwald | Director: Gordon Parry | Stars: Burgess Meredith, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Paula Valenska, Kathleen Harrison

35. Not a Hope in Hell (1960)

Comedy

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Writer: Raymond Drewe | Director: Maclean Rogers | Stars: Richard Murdoch, Sandra Dorne, Jon Pertwee, Judith Furse

36. Chasing Rainbows - A Nation and Its Music (1986– )

60 min | Documentary

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Stars: John Hassell, Airport, Chesney Allen, Alistair Anderson

37. Looking on the Bright Side (1932)

81 min | Comedy, Musical

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Writers: Basil Dean, Archie Pitt, Brock Williams | Directors: Graham Cutts, Basil Dean | Stars: Gracie Fields, Richard Dolman, Julian Rose, Wyn Richmond

38. Frost on Sunday (1968–1970)

Comedy, Talk-Show

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Stars: David Frost, Ronnie Corbett, Ronnie Barker, Josephine Tewson

39. Owner Occupied (1977 TV Movie)

30 min | Comedy

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A Channel Islands hotel is occupied by Germans during World War II, but carries on regardless.

Writer: Robert Banks Stewart | Director: Robert Reed | Stars: Robert Hardy, Hannah Gordon, Richard Murdoch, George Innes

40. Comedy Bandbox (1962– )

Comedy

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Stars: David Nixon, Robert Sharples, Don Arroll, Bill Lynton

41. Living It Up (1957– )

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Stars: Arthur Askey, Richard Murdoch, Anthea Askey, Hugh Morton

42. At Home (1948 TV Movie)

45 min | Comedy

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Writers: Kenneth Horne, Richard Murdoch | Stars: Richard Murdoch, Kenneth Horne, Sam Costa

43. It Happened in Soho (1948)

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Writer: Terry Sanford | Director: Frank Chisnell | Stars: John Bailey, Richard Murdoch, Henry Oscar, Patricia Raine

44. Red Peppers (1937 TV Movie)

30 min | Comedy

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Writer: Noel Coward | Stars: Richard Murdoch, George Benson, Gerald Nodin, Jean Moncrieff

45. Under the Table You Must Go (1970)

52 min | Documentary, Music

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A trip around the clubs, pubs and discotheques in London, England.

Writer: Murray Kash | Director: Arnold L. Miller | Stars: Murray Kash, Gordon Davis, Liam Nolan, Denis Compton

46. Mr. Majeika (1988– )
Episode: Bewitched, Bothered & Be-Wilhermina-d (1988)

G | Comedy, Family

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Writers: Humphrey Carpenter, Jenny McDade | Director: Michael Kerrigan | Stars: Stanley Baxter, Claire Sawyer, Andrew Read, Simeon Pearl

47. Never the Twain (1981–1991)
Episode: Born to Blush Unseen (1988)

Comedy

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Gardening Time. Oliver has something to show from his gardening efforts.

Writer: Vince Powell | Director: Robert Reed | Stars: Donald Sinden, Windsor Davies, Derek Deadman, Richard Murdoch

48. Mr. Majeika (1988– )
Episode: Bye Bye Barty, Barty Bye Bye (1990)

G | Comedy, Family

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Writers: Humphrey Carpenter, Jenny McDade | Director: Michael Kerrigan | Stars: Stanley Baxter, Claire Sawyer, Simeon Pearl, Roland MacLeod

49. Frost on Saturday (1968– )
Episode: Colour TV Special (1969)

Talk-Show

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A celebration of broadcasting so far, from radio into television, to mark the official launch of colour. Many past stars reminisce, and there is also a new performance in the form of Murray Head with Jesus Christ Superstar.

Director: Derek Bailey | Stars: Dick Bentley, Harold Berens, Jasmine Bligh, Issy Bonn

50. The New Avengers (1976–1977)
Episode: Dead Men Are Dangerous (1977)

50 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

7.7
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Steed's friend from childhood attempts to overcome his inferiority complex by taking revenge on him.

Writer: Brian Clemens | Director: Sidney Hayers | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Gareth Hunt, Joanna Lumley, Clive Revill