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1. Boyd Q.C. (1956–1964)

30 min | Drama

9.0
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Stars: Michael Denison, Charles Leno, Owen Berry, Weyman Mackay

Votes: 8

2. I, Claudius (1976)

Not Rated | 669 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.9
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The history of the Roman Empire as experienced by one of its rulers.

Stars: Derek Jacobi, John Hurt, Siân Phillips, Brian Blessed

Votes: 12,348

3. Detective (1964–1969)

50 min | Crime, Drama

8.7
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Anthology series featuring adaptations of detective stories.

Stars: Rupert Davies, Ralph Michael, John DeVaut, Esmond Knight

Votes: 9

4. To Serve Them All My Days (1980–1981)

673 min | Drama

8.6
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David Powlett-Jones has just returned to England from the trenches of WWI. He was injured and shell-shocked and, after a spell in hospital he gets a job teaching in a boys boarding school ... See full summary »

Stars: John Duttine, Frank Middlemass, Alan MacNaughtan, Patricia Lawrence

Votes: 465

5. I, Claudius (1976)
Episode: What Shall We Do About Claudius? (1976)

Not Rated | 52 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.6
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Six years have passed. Germannicus has joined Tiberius in the Germanian campaign, to avenge the Roman legion slaughtered at the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest. Claudius remains at home, ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Derek Jacobi, Siân Phillips, Brian Blessed, George Baker

Votes: 145

6. Edward the King (1975– )

50 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.5
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The life of Edward VII (1841 - 1910), the King of the United Kingdom. Before becoming the king he developed a reputation of a playboy which angered his mother, Queen Victoria. He was a reformer and modernizer, but also an elitist.

Stars: Annette Crosbie, Timothy West, Helen Ryan, Felicity Kendal

Votes: 346

7. The New Adventures of Charlie Chan (1957– )

30 min | Mystery

8.4
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Chinese-American detective Charlie Chan is called in to help solve baffling cases, aided by his #1 son. The first five episodes were filmed in the US, then production switched to the UK for the rest of the series.

Stars: J. Carrol Naish, James Hong, Rupert Davies, Arthur Gomez

Votes: 70

8. The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club (1972– )

180 min | Crime, Mystery

8.4
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When one of the members of the Bellona Club passes away, Lord Wimsey is brought in to determine the time of death for testamentary purposes.

Stars: Ian Carmichael, Terence Alexander, Anna Cropper, Donald Pickering

Votes: 203

9. Jack the Ripper (1973– )

Crime

8.4
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The highly popular detective pair from the series Softly, Softly, Barlow and Watt, try to solve the old mystery of Jack The Ripper in this documentary series.

Stars: Stratford Johns, Frank Windsor, Frank Duncan, Alan Cullen

Votes: 38

10. All Creatures Great and Small (1978–1990)

Not Rated | 50 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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The trials and misadventures of the staff of a country veterinary office in 1940's Yorkshire.

Stars: Christopher Timothy, Robert Hardy, Peter Davison, Lynda Bellingham

Votes: 1,754

11. The Pallisers (1974– )

50 min | Drama, Romance

8.3
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Follows the novels of Anthony Trollope. Beginning with the forced Marriage of Susan Hampshire's character, Glencora, the lives of the friends and children of this couple are the subject of ... See full summary »

Stars: Susan Hampshire, Philip Latham, Barbara Murray, Moray Watson

Votes: 326

12. Suspense (1949–1954)

25 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.3
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Live plays featuring people who were in dangerous and threatening situations.

Stars: Rex Marshall, Robert Emhardt, John Baragrey, Mildred Natwick

Votes: 121

13. The Main Chance (1969–1975)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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Yorkshire Television's hugely successful legal drama, The Main Chance, was so fast-paced that even the opening credits were played over images of a speeding train... See full synopsis »

Stars: John Stride, Margaret Ashcroft, John Wentworth, Anna Palk

Votes: 27

14. Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973–1978)
Episode: The R.A.F. Reunion (1973)

TV-Y | 31 min | Comedy

8.3
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Frank's impending Royal Air Force reunion causes him to relive his brief and disastrous time in training for the RAF.

Director: Michael Mills | Stars: Michael Crawford, Michele Dotrice, Stuart Fell, Marc Boyle

Votes: 44

15. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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"Armchair Theatre" is a British television drama anthology series of single plays that ran on the ITV network from 1956 to 1974. It was originally produced by Associated British Corporation, and later by Thames Television from mid-1968.

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

Votes: 89

16. Your Favorite Story (1953– )

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Stars: Adolphe Menjou, John Hamilton, Gertrude Michael, Bruce Payne

Votes: 12

17. The Stars Look Down (1974– )

60 min | Drama

8.2
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Stars: Ian Hastings, Basil Dignam, Alun Armstrong, Avril Elgar

Votes: 28

18. Theatre 625 (1964–1968)

90 min | Drama

8.0
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Stars: Michael Bryant, Judi Dench, Maurice Denham, Ronald Hines

Votes: 22

19. Play for Today (1970–1984)
Episode: The General's Day (1972)

Comedy, Drama

8.0
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An elderly general woos a shy school teacher.

Director: John Gorrie | Stars: Alastair Sim, Annette Crosbie, Dandy Nichols, Nan Munro

Votes: 17

20. Raffles (1975– )

60 min | Comedy, Crime, History

7.9
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Most people know A.J. Raffles only as a gentleman of leisure and a top-rated cricketer, but he is also "the amateur Cracksman", an expert jewel thief. Alternately aided and hindered by his ... See full summary »

Stars: Anthony Valentine, Christopher Strauli, Victor Brooks, Victor Carin

Votes: 100

21. For the Love of Ada (1970–1971)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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Stars: Wilfred Pickles, Irene Handl, Jack Smethurst, Barbara Mitchell

Votes: 21

22. Great Mysteries (1973– )

30 min | Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Stars: Orson Welles, Edward Albert, Harry Andrews, Ian Bannen

Votes: 116

23. Ten Days That Shook the World (1967 TV Movie)

77 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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The story of the Russian Revolution.

Stars: Robert Stephens, Barbara Jefford, Hugh Burden, Janet Suzman

Votes: 30

24. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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A British television anthology drama series that aired on BBC1 between 1970 and 1984.

Stars: Alison Steadman, Nigel Hawthorne, Tony Caunter, David Daker

Votes: 172

25. 'I Know Where I'm Going!' (1945)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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A young Englishwoman goes to the Hebrides to marry her older, wealthier fiancé. When the weather keeps them separated on different islands, she begins to have second thoughts.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Wendy Hiller, Roger Livesey, George Carney, Walter Hudd

Votes: 6,404

26. The Kaiser Aluminum Hour (1956–1957)

60 min | Drama

7.7
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Live dramas that were broadcast every other week. The show had covered both light and serious drama and featured both well-known and not so well-known actors and actresses.

Stars: Alexander Scourby, William Shatner, Larry Gates, Paul Mazursky

Votes: 29

27. The First Lady (1968–1969)

50 min | Drama

7.7
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Stories of a local councillor and her various projects

Stars: Thora Hird, Henry Knowles, Robert Keegan, James Grout

Votes: 7

28. All Creatures Great and Small (1978–1990)
Episode: A Dog's Life (1978)

Not Rated | 51 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Helen returns after the funeral of her Aunt Lucy, but every time she and James try to spend time alone, someone calls him for an animal: a cow having trouble calving, an Irish setter caught in a trap, or Siegfried wanting help with rounds.

Director: Kenneth Ives | Stars: Christopher Timothy, Robert Hardy, Peter Davison, Carol Drinkwater

Votes: 30

29. The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club (1972– )
Episode: Mr. Oliver (1973)

45 min | Crime, Mystery

7.7
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Fentiman believes he is being followed by the shadowy figure of Mr. Oliver, and Ann Doland seeks to settle the estate when plans are made for exhumation.

Director: Ronald Wilson | Stars: Ian Carmichael, Derek Newark, Mark Eden, Terence Alexander

Votes: 12

30. Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973–1978)

30 min | Comedy

7.6
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Accident-prone Frank Spencer fails to navigate the simplest tasks of daily life, while also trying to look after his wife and baby.

Stars: Michael Crawford, Michele Dotrice, Jessica Forte, Jane Hylton

Votes: 2,232

31. Went the Day Well? (1942)

Approved | 92 min | Thriller, War

7.6
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An English village is occupied by disguised German paratroopers as an advance post for a planned invasion.

Director: Alberto Cavalcanti | Stars: Leslie Banks, C.V. France, Valerie Taylor, Marie Lohr

Votes: 2,558 | Gross: $0.02M

32. Softly Softly: Task Force (1969– )

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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1970s BBC police drama with experienced cop DCS Charlie Barlow. and DS John Watt who lead a task force charged with tackling the toughest chases Thamesford has to offer.

Stars: Frank Windsor, Norman Bowler, David Lloyd Meredith, Terence Rigby

Votes: 28

33. The Angry Silence (1960)

TV-14 | 95 min | Drama

7.6
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A young factory worker decides to stand up against his work-mates and fellow union members when they want to hold a wildcat strike.

Director: Guy Green | Stars: Richard Attenborough, Pier Angeli, Michael Craig, Bernard Lee

Votes: 891

34. Edward the King (1975– )
Episode: The Years of Waiting (1975)

52 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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1896-1901: Britain finds itself at war in South Africa when British colonists attack the Boer government. But Queen Victoria still refuses to let Bertie have any role in matters of State, ... See full summary »

Director: John Gorrie | Stars: Annette Crosbie, Timothy West, Helen Ryan, Michael Hordern

Votes: 10

35. The Pallisers (1974– )
Episode: Part Nine (1974)

Drama, Romance

7.4
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Having rescued Mr. Kennedy from a street mugging, Phineas Finn is now again welcome in his home. Lady Laura however has realized her error in marrying Kennedy and finding it more and more ... See full summary »

Director: Hugh David | Stars: Susan Hampshire, Philip Latham, Donal McCann, Roland Culver

Votes: 7

36. The Great Adventure (1953)

Approved | 77 min | Drama, Family

7.3
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A vixen mother invades a chicken coop to provide food for her cubs. She continues to raid the coop until she is shot by a farmer. The cubs are attacked by the farmer and only one survives. ... See full summary »

Director: Arne Sucksdorff | Stars: Anders Nohrborg, Kjell Sucksdorff, Arne Sucksdorff, Gunnar Sjöberg

Votes: 169

37. Oh! What a Lovely War (1969)

G | 144 min | Comedy, Musical, War

7.2
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The working-class Smiths change their initially sunny views on World War I after the three boys of the family witness the harsh reality of trench warfare.

Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Wendy Allnutt, Colin Farrell, Malcolm McFee, John Rae

Votes: 2,199

38. Z Cars (1962–1978)

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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A gritty drama which follows the work of the police force in the fictional northern English town of Newtown.

Stars: James Ellis, John Slater, Douglas Fielding, Bernard Holley

Votes: 200

39. Crown Court (1972–1984)

30 min | Drama

7.2
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Courtroom drama - each case takes three episodes. At the end of the third episode a jury of "ordinary people" comes to a verdict on the evidence presented.

Stars: Peter Wheeler, Joseph Berry, Richard Colson, David Ashford

Votes: 136

40. Love Story (1963–1974)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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Stars: T.P. McKenna, Frances Cuka, Keith Barron, Patrick Macnee

Votes: 50

41. Down River (1931)

73 min | Crime

7.2
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Director: Peter Godfrey | Stars: Charles Laughton, Jane Baxter, Harold Huth, Kenneth Kove

Votes: 5

42. The Pallisers (1974– )
Episode: Part Eight (1974)

Drama, Romance

7.2
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Phineas Finn's foolishness in co-signing for a loan on behalf of Lawrence Fitzgibbon comes back to haunt him when the moneylender demands payment. He's also preparing for his maiden speech ... See full summary »

Director: Hugh David | Stars: Susan Hampshire, Philip Latham, Donal McCann, Barbara Murray

Votes: 6

43. To Serve Them All My Days (1980–1981)
Episode: Part Three (1980)

Drama

7.2
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Alderman Blunt wants to donate a war memorial to Bamfylde, but some of the Board resent a donation from a war profiteer. David and Beth marry and settle at Bamfylde, where Beth soon becomes... See full summary »

Director: Ronald Wilson | Stars: John Duttine, Frank Middlemass, Alan MacNaughtan, Patricia Lawrence

Votes: 11

44. I See a Dark Stranger (1946)

Approved | 98 min | Drama, Thriller, War

7.1
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A young Irish woman hates England so much she becomes a Nazi spy.

Director: Frank Launder | Stars: Deborah Kerr, Trevor Howard, Raymond Huntley, William G. O'Gorman

Votes: 1,007

45. The Pallisers (1974– )
Episode: Part Seven (1974)

Drama, Romance

7.1
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Plantagenet Palliser is the Chancellor of the Exchequer in a revamped Liberal government and Glencora is proving to be the perfect political hostess when they host a reception in their home... See full summary »

Director: Hugh David | Stars: Susan Hampshire, Philip Latham, Donal McCann, Anna Massey

Votes: 7

46. The Blue Lamp (1950)

Approved | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.0
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The daily routine of two London policemen is interrupted by a killer.

Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Jack Warner, Dirk Bogarde, Jimmy Hanley, Robert Flemyng

Votes: 1,128

47. They Came to a City (1944)

78 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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Adapted from a J.B. Priestly play with many of the original actors. The tale of various people who have come to live in an "ideal" city and their hopes and reasons for doing so.

Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: John Clements, Googie Withers, Raymond Huntley, Renee Gadd

Votes: 25

48. Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969)

PG-13 | 101 min | Horror, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.9
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Baron Frankenstein is once again working with illegal medical experiments. Together with a young doctor, Karl and his fiancée Anna, they kidnap the mentally sick Dr. Brandt, to perform the ... See full summary »

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, Veronica Carlson, Freddie Jones, Simon Ward

Votes: 3,300

49. Private Information (1952)

65 min | Drama

6.9
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Charlotte suspects that the local council is corrupt and building defective drains that could cause public health issues.

Director: Fergus McDonell | Stars: Jill Esmond, Jack Watling, Carol Marsh, Gerard Heinz

Votes: 20

50. A Place to Go (1963)

86 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Amidst the pub sing-songs and bombsites and with slums giving way to high-rise flats, life in Bethnal Green is changing for the Flints. Dad may decide to quit the docks and their daughter ... See full summary »

Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Rita Tushingham, Michael Sarne, Bernard Lee, Doris Hare

Votes: 112