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1. Downton Abbey (2010– )

65 min | Drama

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Beginning in the years leading up to World War I, the drama centers on the Crawley family and their servants.

Creator: Julian Fellowes | Stars: Hugh Bonneville, Phyllis Logan, Elizabeth McGovern, Brendan Coyle

2. Rush (I) (2013)

R | 123 min | Action, Biography, Drama

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75 Metascore

The merciless 1970s rivalry between Formula One rivals James Hunt and Niki Lauda.

Writer: Peter Morgan | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Daniel Brühl, Chris Hemsworth, Olivia Wilde, Alexandra Maria Lara

3. Agatha Christie: Poirot (1989– )

100 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

8.6
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The cases of an eccentrically refined Belgian detective.

Stars: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran

4. W.E. (2011)

R | 119 min | Drama, History, Romance

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37 Metascore

The affair between King Edward VIII and American divorcée Wallis Simpson, and a contemporary romance between a married woman and a Russian security guard.

Writers: Madonna, Alek Keshishian | Director: Madonna | Stars: Abbie Cornish, James D'Arcy, Andrea Riseborough, Oscar Isaac

5. The Queen (2006)

PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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91 Metascore

After the death of Princess Diana, HM Queen Elizabeth II struggles with her reaction to a sequence of events nobody could have predicted.

Writer: Peter Morgan | Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen, James Cromwell, Alex Jennings

6. Minder (1979–1994)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

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Arthur Daley, a small-time conman, hires former boxer Terry McCann to be his 'minder', so Terry can protect him (Arthur) from other, small-time, crooks. While Terry is trying his hardest to... See full summary »

Creator: Leon Griffiths | Stars: George Cole, Glynn Edwards, Dennis Waterman, Gary Webster

7. Elizabeth I (2005 TV Mini-Series)

223 min | Biography, Drama, History

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Miniseries about the the public and private lives of the later years of Queen Elizabeth I.

Stars: Helen Mirren, Hugh Dancy, Toby Jones, Patrick Malahide

8. 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

9. Enid (2009 TV Movie)

82 min | Biography, Drama

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Edwardian child Enid Blyton begins to tell stories to her brothers as an escape from their parents' rows before the father deserts the family. Whilst training as a teacher after the Great ... See full summary »

Writer: Lindsay Shapero | Director: James Hawes | Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Matthew Macfadyen, Denis Lawson, Claire Rushbrook

10. International Velvet (1978)

G | 127 min | Drama, Family, Sport

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Velvet's orphaned niece, Sarah, follows her dream of Olympic glory with her horse Arizona Pie.

Writers: Enid Bagnold, Bryan Forbes | Director: Bryan Forbes | Stars: Tatum O'Neal, Christopher Plummer, Anthony Hopkins, Nanette Newman

11. Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire (2006– )

59 min | Drama, History

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A doc-drama covering the rise and the fall of the Roman world including the founding by Julius Caesar and the building of Rome by Nero.

Stars: Lyall B. Watson, James D'Arcy, Sean Pertwee, Michael Sheen

12. BBC2 Playhouse (1974–1983)

Drama

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

13. Juliet Bravo (1980–1985)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Newly-promoted Inspector Jean Darblay takes charge of the police station in the fictional Lancashire town of Hartley. She is the first woman to be placed in charge of the station and ... See full summary »

Creator: Ian Kennedy Martin | Stars: David Ellison, Noel Collins, Stephanie Turner, Anna Carteret

14. The Queen's Sister (2005 TV Movie)

96 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

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An in-depth biopic of Princess Margaret from the days following her father's death in 1952 until the 1970s. She was known to be a flamboyant royal but she remained a stickler for protocol. ... See full summary »

Writer: Craig Warner | Director: Simon Cellan Jones | Stars: Lucy Cohu, Meredith MacNeill, Alex Barclay, Edward Tudor-Pole

15. An Englishman Abroad (1983 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama

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Actress Coral Browne travels to Moscow, and meets a mysterious Englishman. Turns out he's the notorious spy, Guy Burgess. Based on a true story, with Ms. Browne playing herself.

Writer: Alan Bennett | Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Alan Bates, Coral Browne, Charles Gray, Harold Innocent

16. CI5: The New Professionals (1998– )

50 min | Action, Crime

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CI5, the British squad formed by George Cowley to combat 'anarchy, acts of terror, crimes against the public', has developed into an international force with operatives hired from around ... See full summary »

Creator: Brian Clemens | Stars: Edward Woodward, Kal Weber, Colin Wells, Lexa Doig

17. Rose and Maloney (2002– )

120 min | Crime, Drama

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Cases of a woman and her male assistant who work for the fictional CJRA (Criminal Justice Review Agency), an organization which seeks out miscarriages of justice.

Creator: Bryan Elsley | Stars: Sarah Lancashire, Philip Davis, Nisha Nayar, David Westhead

18. The Prince and the Pauper (1996– )

171 min | Drama

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Stars: Philip Sarson, John Bowe, Peter Jeffrey, Rupert Frazer

19. When Hitler Invaded Britain (2004 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, Documentary, War

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Dramatised documentary that uses personal diaries and accounts written at the time to reconstruct Germany's "Operation Sealion" plans in 1940 to invade Britain and Britain's plans to defend itself against the invasion.

Writer: Steven Clarke | Director: Steven Clarke | Stars: Charles Dance, Malcolm Terris, Kate Gartside, Nicholas Jones

20. Lady Jane (2003 TV Movie)

90 min | Biography

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Dramatised documentary on Jane Andrews, a former aide of England's Duchess of York, Sarah Ferguson, who was convicted of killing her boyfriend Thomas Cressman in May 2001.

Writers: Allan Starkie, James Strong | Director: James Strong | Stars: Kaye Wragg, Tim Wallers, Patrick Baladi, Douglas Reith

21. Bloodlines: Legacy of a Lord (1998)

Drama, Mystery

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Based on one of the most famous mysterious disappearances in the world. Richard John Bingham, the Seventh Earl of Lucan was accused of the murder of 29 year old nanny, Sandra Rivett on ... See full summary »

Writer: Julia Taylor-Stanley | Director: Brian Grant | Stars: Jon Finch, Beatie Edney, Richard Lintern, Elizabeth Garvie

22. The Nation's Health (1983– )

95 min | Drama

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Drama filmed in a documentary style to show the many problems within a typical NHS hospital.

Stars: Vivienne Ritchie, Julian Fox, Ian McDiarmid, P.H. Moriarty

23. Cold Warrior (1984– )

50 min | Drama

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Creator: Arden Winch | Stars: Michael Denison, Lucy Fleming, Dean Harris, David Swift

24. Get Carman: The Trials of George Carman QC (2002 TV Movie)

90 min | Biography, Drama

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A factual drama telling the extraordinary story of Britain's most renowned courtroom advocate, George Carman QC.

Writer: Colin Barr | Director: Colin Barr | Stars: David Suchet, Lisa Maxwell, Douglas Reith

25. Amy (1984 TV Movie)

90 min | Biography

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The story of Amy Johnson who disappeared while piloting a RAF Wellington bomber on January 5 1941.

Writer: Roger Milner | Director: Nat Crosby | Stars: Harriet Walter, Clive Francis, George A. Cooper, Stephanie Cole

26. Minder (1979–1994)
Episode: All Mod Cons (1980)

Adventure, Comedy, Crime

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A landlady named Kate asks Terry to provide the muscle to help her remove a young couple of squatters. However Terry comes to realize that Kate is in the wrong and is illegally evicting the... See full summary »

Writers: Andrew Payne, Leon Griffiths | Director: Ian Sharp | Stars: Dennis Waterman, George Cole, Michael Robbins, Annette Lynton

27. Cold Warrior (1984– )
Episode: Bright Sting (1984)

Drama

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Creator: Arden Winch | Director: Andrew Morgan | Stars: Michael Denison, Lucy Fleming, David Swift, Dean Harris

28. Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire (2006– )
Episode: Caesar (2006)

59 min | Drama, History

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Julius Caesar's rise to power, from his military success to his decision to return home and seize power from his old ally Pompey.

Writers: Jeremy Hylton Davies, James Wood | Director: Nick Green | Stars: Sean Pertwee, Alex Ferns, John Shrapnel, Simon Dutton

29. Agatha Christie: Poirot (1989– )
Episode: Cards on the Table (2005)

TV-PG | 120 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

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The enigmatic, sinister Mr. Shaitana, one of London's richest men, invites 8 guests, 4 of them possible murderers and 4 'detectives' to his opulent apartment.

Writers: Agatha Christie, Nick Dear | Director: Sarah Harding | Stars: David Suchet, James Alper, Philip Bowen, Cordelia Bugeja

30. The Bill (1984–2010)
Episode: Deadly Cocktail (2008)

Crime, Drama

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Writers: Alan Pollock, Geoff McQueen | Director: Richard Signy | Stars: Amita Dhiri, Christopher Fox, Louisa Lytton, John Bowler

31. The Nation's Health (1983– )
Episode: Decline (1983)

Drama

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Writer: G.F. Newman | Director: Les Blair | Stars: Vivienne Ritchie, Sebastian Shaw, Julian Fox, Jon Glover

32. The Prince and the Pauper (1996– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1996)

Drama

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Writers: Julian Fellowes, Mark Twain | Director: Andrew Morgan | Stars: Christopher Adamson, John Bowe, Richenda Carey, Paul Chapman

33. Elizabeth I (2005– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2005)

106 min | Biography, Drama, History

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Now well into middle age, there is no longer any concern about Queen Elizabeth producing an heir and the focus now shifts to deciding who will ascend to the throne when she dies. The Queen ... See full summary »

Writer: Nigel Williams | Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Helen Mirren, Hugh Dancy, Toby Jones, Patrick Malahide

34. The Prince and the Pauper (1996– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1996)

Drama

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Writers: Julian Fellowes, Mark Twain | Director: Andrew Morgan | Stars: Virginia Beare, John Bowe, Richenda Carey, Paul Chapman

35. The Prince and the Pauper (1996– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1996)

Drama

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Writers: Julian Fellowes, Mark Twain | Director: Andrew Morgan | Stars: Virginia Beare, John Bowe, Richenda Carey, Nicolas Chagrin

36. The Prince and the Pauper (1996– )
Episode: Episode #1.5 (1996)

Drama

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Writers: Julian Fellowes, Mark Twain | Director: Andrew Morgan | Stars: Virginia Beare, Richard Bebb, John Bowe, Richenda Carey

37. The Prince and the Pauper (1996– )
Episode: Episode #1.6 (1996)

29 min | Drama

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Writers: Julian Fellowes, Mark Twain | Director: Andrew Morgan | Stars: Philip Sarson, James Purefoy, John Bowe, Peter Jeffrey

38. Rose and Maloney (2002– )
Episode: Episode #2.3 (2005)

Crime, Drama

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Creator: Bryan Elsley | Director: Metin Hüseyin | Stars: Sarah Lancashire, Philip Davis, Nisha Nayar, David Westhead

39. Downton Abbey (2010– )
Episode: Episode #3.1 (2012)

67 min | Drama

8.5
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Spring 1920: Wedding guests descend on Downton Abbey, where disasters - large and small - threaten. One is Cora's freewheeling American mother, who tries to loosen up her in-laws.

Writer: Julian Fellowes | Director: Brian Percival | Stars: Hugh Bonneville, Jessica Brown Findlay, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter

40. Downton Abbey (2010– )
Episode: Episode #4.8 (2013)

67 min | Drama

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Charles leaves, Mary having appointed Tim Drewe as pig-man, but when Anthony Gillingham's projected visit to Downton is announced Mary detects from Anna's reaction that something is wrong ... See full summary »

Writer: Julian Fellowes | Director: Edward Hall | Stars: Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Brendan Coyle

42. CI5: The New Professionals (1998– )
Episode: Phoenix (1999)

47 min | Action, Crime

5.8
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Creator: Brian Clemens | Director: David Wickes | Stars: Edward Woodward, Kal Weber, Colin Wells, Lexa Doig

43. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)
Episode: Rumpole and the Fascist Beast (1979)

51 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Captain Rex Parkin of the Pay Corps (retired) is charged with an offence under the Race Relations Act, and finds to his horror that Rumpole has taken under his wing a pupil barrister from the Punjab.

Writer: John Mortimer | Director: Robert Knights | Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates, Peter Bowles, Patricia Hodge

44. BBC2 Playhouse (1974–1983)
Episode: The Happy Autumn Fields (1980)

Drama

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Writers: Elizabeth Bowen, William Trevor | Director: Peter Hammond | Stars: Gillian Blake, Judy Campbell, Tracey Childs, Felicity Dean

45. Downton Abbey (2010– )
Episode: The London Season (2013)

93 min | Drama

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1923. It's summer and as part of Rose's 'coming out' she is to be presented at Buckingham Palace. The family are in London, preparing Grantham House for the busy social programme.

Writer: Julian Fellowes | Director: Jon East | Stars: Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Brendan Coyle

46. Juliet Bravo (1980–1985)
Episode: Unlawful Arrest (1985)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Creator: Ian Kennedy Martin | Director: Andrew Morgan | Stars: Anna Carteret, David Ellison, Noel Collins, C.J. Allen