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1. The Tudors (2007–2010)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, History, Romance

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A dramatic series about the reign and marriages of King Henry VIII.

Creator: Michael Hirst | Stars: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Henry Cavill, Anthony Brophy, James Frain

2. Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)

PG | 134 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

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After rescuing Han Solo from the palace of Jabba the Hutt, the rebels attempt to destroy the second Death Star, while Luke struggles to make Vader shake off of the dark side of the Force.

Writers: Lawrence Kasdan, George Lucas | Director: Richard Marquand | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams

3. Inspector Lewis (2007– )

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Inspector Robert Lewis and Sergeant James Hathaway solve the tough cases that the learned inhabitants of Oxford throw at them.

Stars: Kevin Whately, Laurence Fox, Clare Holman, Rebecca Front

4. The Escape Artist (2013 TV Mini-Series)

180 min | Drama, Thriller

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Revolves around Will Burton, a talented junior barrister of peerless intellect and winning charm who specialises in spiriting people out of tight legal corners. He is in high demand as he ... See full summary »

Stars: David Tennant, Toby Kebbell, Gus Barry, Brid Brennan

5. The Iron Lady (2011)

PG-13 | 105 min | Biography, Drama, History

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An elderly Margaret Thatcher talks to the imagined presence of her recently deceased husband as she struggles to come to terms with his death while scenes from her past life, from girlhood to British prime minister, intervene.

Writer: Abi Morgan | Director: Phyllida Lloyd | Stars: Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Richard E. Grant, Susan Brown

6. Silent Witness (1996– )

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Various pathologists spend as much time solving crimes as practising the post-mortal arts.

Stars: William Gaminara, Tom Ward, Emilia Fox, Amanda Burton

7. The Bill (1984–2010)

50 min | Crime, Drama

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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

8. Waking the Dead (2000– )

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Det. Supt. Peter Boyd (played by Trevor Eve) is the leader of a multi-discipline police team of detectives and scientists, the Cold Case Squad, which investigates old, unsolved murder cases using modern methods and new technology that may not have been available during the original investigation.

Creator: Barbara Machin | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Wil Johnson, Tara Fitzgerald

9. Holby City (1999– )

60 min | Drama | Active

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The everyday lives, professional and personal, of the doctors, nurses and patients who find themselves, for various reasons, in the wards of the frenetic cardiac unit of Holby City General Hospital.

Stars: Hugh Quarshie, Tina Hobley, Rosie Marcel, Paul Bradley

10. Dalziel and Pascoe (1996– )

120 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

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Supt. Dalziel and partner DI Pascoe investigate murders, and find a bond forming between them despite their blatantly differing personalities.

Creator: Reginald Hill | Stars: Warren Clarke, Colin Buchanan, David Royle, Jennifer James

11. Into the Storm (2009 TV Movie)

100 min | Biography, Drama, History

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Continuing the storyline of The Gathering Storm, Churchill at War is a look at the former British prime minister's life and career at the end of WWII.

Writer: Hugh Whitemore | Director: Thaddeus O'Sullivan | Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Clive Mantle, Adrian Scarborough, Jack Shepherd

12. State of Play (2003 TV Mini-Series)

57 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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A thriller set in London, in which a politician's life becomes increasingly complex as his research assistant is found dead on the London Underground and, in a seemingly unrelated incident, a teenage pickpocket is shot dead.

Stars: John Simm, Kelly Macdonald, Bill Nighy, Philip Glenister

13. Cracker (1993–1996)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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An abrasively eccentric forensic psychologist aids in the solving of difficult police cases.

Creator: Jimmy McGovern | Stars: Robbie Coltrane, Geraldine Somerville, Kieran O'Brien, Lorcan Cranitch

14. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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

Creator: Agnes Nixon | Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Roddy McDowall

15. Fragile (2005)

PG-13 | 101 min | Thriller, Horror

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At her new job in a rundown children's hospital, a nurse desperately tries to keep her patients safe from a plague of random, mysterious attacks.

Writers: Jaume Balagueró, Jordi Galceran | Director: Jaume Balagueró | Stars: Calista Flockhart, Richard Roxburgh, Elena Anaya, Gemma Jones

16. Trial & Retribution (1997– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Det. Supt. Michael Walker, teamed with DI North and DCI Connor, follow each case from crime committed, through the pursuit of justice, to the law courts where the efforts of the force will be tested - sometimes to breaking point.

Creator: Lynda La Plante | Stars: David Hayman, Dorian Lough, Victoria Smurfit, Kate Buffery

17. Kavanagh QC (1995–2001)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

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A crusty barrister oversees difficult criminal cases while dealing with the demands of his family life.

Creators: Ted Childs, Susan Rogers | Stars: John Thaw, Oliver Ford Davies, Nicholas Jones, Cliff Parisi

18. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)

120 min | Drama

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Stars: Charles Gray, John Gielgud, Eric Porter, Jeremy Brett

19. Timeshift (2002– )

60 min | Documentary

7.5
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Series looking at changes in British society employing BBC archive footage.

Stars: Matthew Sweet, Andrew Collins, Peter York, Kim Newman

20. Royal Shakespeare Company: Richard II (2013)

180 min

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Director: Gregory Doran | Stars: David Tennant, Elliot Barnes-Worrell, Anthony Byrne, Antony Byrne

21. Between the Lines (1992–1994)

50 min | Crime, Drama

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"Between The Lines" is set in the Complaints Investigation Bureau (CIB) - the department responsible for investigating other police officers - of London's Metropolitan Police. The first two... See full summary »

Creator: J.C. Wilsher | Stars: Neil Pearson, Tom Georgeson, Siobhan Redmond, Tony Doyle

22. Dr. Terrible's House of Horrible (2001– )

30 min | Comedy, Horror

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Stars: Steve Coogan, Graham Duff, Hayley Henderson, Sarah Henderson

23. Hamlet (1969)

G | 117 min | Drama

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Nicol Williamson takes the lead role in this star-studded 1969 version of William Shakespeare's tragedy. Prince Hamlet mourns both his father's death and his mother's remarriage to Claudius... See full summary »

Writers: Tony Richardson, William Shakespeare | Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Nicol Williamson, Judy Parfitt, Anthony Hopkins, Marianne Faithfull

24. BBC2 Playhouse (1974–1983)

Drama

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

25. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

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

26. Arena (1975– )

Documentary

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Wide-ranging arts programme.

Creator: Anthony Haas | Stars: Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, Penelope Wilton, Harold Pinter

27. Timewatch (1982– )

50 min | Documentary

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BBC investigative documentary series noted for its new perspectives on historical events.

Stars: Michael Praed, Adolf Hitler, Simon Haslett, Bernard Hill

28. Callan (1967–1972)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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David Callan is the top agent/assassin for the Security Service (British counterintelligence), but he is an embittered man who performs his duties "for Queen and country" under duress. This... See full summary »

Creator: James Mitchell | Stars: Edward Woodward, Russell Hunter, Lisa Langdon, Anthony Valentine

29. ITV Playhouse (1967– )

Comedy, Drama

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

30. Screenplay (1986–1993)

Comedy

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Stars: Tony Doyle, Michael Liebmann, Anthony Smee, B.J. Hogg

31. Colosseum: A Gladiator's Story (2004 TV Movie)

56 min | Documentary, Action, History

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Verus, a slave captured in the Balkans, sees a gladiatorial career in the arena as a preferable alternative to life in a rock quarry.

Director: Tilman Remme | Stars: Robert Shannon, Derek Lea, Jamel Aroui, Lotfi Dziri

32. 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 »

Creator: Sydney Newman | Stars: Edwin Brown, Neville Smith, Tony Selby, Ken Jones

33. 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

34. The South Bank Show (1978– )

53 min | Documentary

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Long-running arts series.

Stars: Melvyn Bragg, Ian McKellen, Peter Hall, Lenny Henry

35. Summer's Lease (1989 TV Mini-Series)

220 min | Drama, Mystery

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Stars: Susan Fleetwood, John Gielgud, Michael Pennington, Rosemary Leach

36. The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1987 TV Movie)

100 min | Mystery

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Sherlock Holmes is brought back to life by Watson's female descendant after being cryogenically frozen for eighty years.

Writer: Bob Shayne | Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Margaret Colin, Michael Pennington, Barry Morse, Olivier Pierre

37. No Hiding Place (1959–1967)

60 min | Crime

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

38. Cymbeline (1982 TV Movie)

175 min | Drama, Comedy

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Cymbeline, the King of Britain, is angry that his daughter Imogen has chosen a poor (but worthy) man for her husband. So he banishes Posthumus, who goes to fight for Rome. Imogen (dressed ... See full summary »

Writer: William Shakespeare | Director: Elijah Moshinsky | Stars: Richard Johnson, Hugh Thomas, Aimée Delamain, Claire Bloom

39. Playing Shakespeare (1982 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary

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John Barton holds a master class in how to play Shakespeare, using members of the RSC doing scenes, sonnets, and commentary as prime examples.

Stars: John Barton, David Suchet, Lisa Harrow, Alan Howard

40. Freud (1984 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Biography, Drama, History

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The life and times of Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis.

Stars: David Suchet, David Swift, Helen Bourne, Alison Key

41. The Last Bolshevik (1993)

120 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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This documentary tells the story of film director Aleksandr Medvedkin, throughout his life a sincere believer in communism, whose films were repeatedly banned in the Soviet Union. Modern ... See full summary »

Writer: Chris Marker | Director: Chris Marker | Stars: Léonor Graser, Nikolai Izvolov, Kira Paramonova, Viktor Dyomin

42. Theatre 625 (1964–1968)

90 min | Drama

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Stars: Michael Bryant, Judi Dench, Maurice Denham, Ronald Hines

43. Florence Nightingale (2008 TV Movie)

Drama

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Reflective drama of pioneering nurse, writer and noted statistician Florence Nightingale

Director: Norman Stone | Stars: Keith Clifford, Tim Dann, Paul J. Dove, Laura Fraser

44. BBC2 Play of the Week (1977– )

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Stars: Judi Dench, Richard O'Callaghan, Frederick Treves, John Shrapnel

45. Building the Great Pyramid (2002 TV Movie)

TV-G | 58 min | Documentary

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Based on the latest archaeological discoveries and combining dramatic reconstruction, location shooting and state-of-the-art CGI computer effects, this film travels back in time to reveal ... See full summary »

Writer: Jonathan Stamp | Director: Jonathan Stamp | Stars: Hisham Abdullah, Mohamed Awad, Marc Bator, Christian Brückner

46. Thirty-Minute Theatre (1965–1973)

30 min | Drama

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Stars: Deborah Lavin, Helen Lindsay, Paul Moriarty, Donald Sinden

47. The Theban Plays by Sophocles (1986– )

Drama

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Stars: John Shrapnel, Juliet Stevenson, Donald Eccles, Robert Eddison

48. W. Somerset Maugham (1969–1970)

50 min

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Stars: Kim Kee Lim, Ahmad Jamal, Ken Nazarin, Eileen Atkins

49. The Wars of the Roses (1965 TV Mini-Series)

Drama

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A filmed theatre production of four of Shakespeare's historical plays condensed down into a trilogy.

Stars: David Warner, Peggy Ashcroft, Anthony Boden, Philip Brack

50. The Dinosaur Hunters (2002 TV Movie)

120 min | Biography, Drama

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Writers: Steven Clarke, Andrew Piddington, J.C. Wilsher | Director: Andrew Piddington | Stars: Henry Ian Cusick, Paul Brightwell, Michelle Bunyan, Alan Cox