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1. Coronation Street (1960– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Drama | Active

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The UK's longest-running TV soap, Coronation Street focuses on the everyday lives of working class people in Manchester, England.

Creator: Tony Warren | Stars: Helen Worth, Simon Gregson, William Roache, Sue Nicholls

2. Gosford Park (2001)

R | 137 min | Drama, Mystery

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The lives of upstairs guest and downstairs servants at a party in 1932 in a country house in England as they investigate a murder involving one of them.

Writers: Robert Altman, Julian Fellowes, Bob Balaban | Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Maggie Smith, Ryan Phillippe, Michael Gambon, Kristin Scott Thomas

3. Casualty (1986– )

50 min | Drama | Active

6.0
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The everyday lives of the people frequenting the frenetic Accident and Emergency department of Holby City hospital.

Creators: Jeremy Brock, Paul Unwin | Stars: Derek Thompson, Suzanne Packer, Ian Bleasdale, Jane Hazlegrove

4. The Avengers (1961–1969)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.4
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A quirky spy show of the adventures of an eccentricly suave British agent and his predominately female partners.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Honor Blackman, Linda Thorson

5. Last of the Summer Wine (1973– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

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Three old men from Yorkshire who have never grown up face the trials of their fellow town citizens and everyday life and stay young by reminiscing about the days of their youth and attempting feats not common to the elderly.

Creator: Roy Clarke | Stars: Peter Sallis, Jane Freeman, Kathy Staff, Robert Fyfe

6. 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

7. Are You Being Served? (1972–1985)

TV-PG | 28 min | Comedy

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The misadventures of the staff of a retail floor of a major department store.

Creators: Jeremy Lloyd, David Croft | Stars: Mollie Sugden, John Inman, Frank Thornton, Wendy Richard

8. Doctors (2000– )

30 min | Drama

5.2
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The daily lives of staff at a Birmingham medical practice, including their often dramatic involvements with their patients.

Stars: Diane Keen, Adrian Lewis Morgan, Stirling Gallacher, Christopher Timothy

9. The Three Musketeers (1973)

PG | 105 min | Action, Adventure

7.3
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A young swordsman comes to Paris and faces villains, romance, adventure and intrigue with three Musketeer friends.

Writers: George MacDonald Fraser, Alexandre Dumas père | Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Oliver Reed, Raquel Welch, Richard Chamberlain, Michael York

10. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966)

Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Musical

7.0
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A wily slave must unite a virgin courtesan and his young smitten master to earn his freedom.

Writers: Melvin Frank, Michael Pertwee, Burt Shevelove, Larry Gelbart, Titus Maccius Plautus | Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Zero Mostel, Phil Silvers, Buster Keaton, Michael Crawford

11. The BFG (1989)

87 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.6
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Sophie is snatched from her orphanage early one morning by the BFG (Big Friendly Giant), whom she witnesses engaged in mysterious activities, and whisked away to Giant Country. She is soon ... See full summary »

Writers: Roald Dahl, John Hambley | Director: Brian Cosgrove | Stars: David Jason, Amanda Root, Angela Thorne, Ballard Berkeley

12. Love Thy Neighbour (1972–1976)

30 min | Comedy

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Creators: Vince Powell, Harry Driver | Stars: Jack Smethurst, Rudolph Walker, Nina Baden-Semper, Kate Williams

13. Steptoe and Son (1962–1974)

45 min | Comedy

8.2
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Classic 1960s British comedy series about a middle aged man and his elderly father who run an unsuccessful 'rag and bone' business (collecting and selling junk). Harold (the son) wants to ... See full summary »

Stars: Wilfrid Brambell, Harry H. Corbett, Frank Thornton, Tim Buckland

14. Run for Your Wife (2012)

94 min | Comedy

2.5
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John Smith has been happily involved in a bigamous marriage for five years. He lives with Stephanie in Finsbury and Michelle in Stockwell. Fortunately, for John, he's a taxi driver which ... See full summary »

Writer: Ray Cooney | Directors: Ray Cooney, John Luton | Stars: Danny Dyer, Denise Van Outen, Sarah Harding, Neil Morrissey

15. The Upper Hand (1990–1996)

25 min | Comedy

6.9
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British version of the US TV show 'Who's The Boss?'

Creator: Blake Hunter | Stars: Diana Weston, Honor Blackman, Joe McGann, William Puttock

16. The Magic Christian (1969)

M | 92 min | Comedy

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Sir Guy Grand, the richest man in the world, adopts a homeless boy, Youngman. Together, they set out to prove that anyone--and anything--can be bought with money.

Writers: Terry Southern, Joseph McGrath, Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Peter Sellers | Director: Joseph McGrath | Stars: Peter Sellers, Ringo Starr, Isabel Jeans, Caroline Blakiston

17. The Champions (1968–1969)

60 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.8
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Craig Stirling, Sharron Macready and Richard Barrett were agents for Nemesis, an international intelligence organization based in Geneva. Their first mission as a team was to investigate ... See full summary »

Creators: Monty Berman, Dennis Spooner | Stars: Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo, William Gaunt, Anthony Nicholls

18. The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970)

PG-13 | 125 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

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When a bored Holmes eagerly takes the case of Gabrielle Valladon after an attempt on her life, the search for her missing husband leads to Loch Ness and the legendary monster.

Writers: Arthur Conan Doyle, Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond | Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Robert Stephens, Christopher Lee, Colin Blakely, Geneviève Page

19. The New Avengers (1976–1977)

60 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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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

20. Carry on Screaming! (1966)

97 min | Comedy, Horror

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The sinister Dr Watt has an evil scheme going. He's kidnapping beautiful young women and turning them into mannequins to sell to local stores. Fortunately for Dr Watt, Detective-Sergeant ... See full summary »

Writer: Talbot Rothwell | Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: Kenneth Williams, Jim Dale, Harry H. Corbett, Charles Hawtrey

21. Are You Being Served? Again! (1992–1993)

26 min | Comedy

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The staff of the defunct Grace Brothers department store reunite to run a rural hotel.

Stars: Mollie Sugden, John Inman, Frank Thornton, Wendy Richard

22. The Assassination Bureau (1969)

M | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

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The Assassination Bureau has existed for decades (perhaps centuries) until Diana Rigg begins to investigate it. The high moral standing of the Bureau (only killing those who deserve it) is ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert L. Fish, Jack London, Wolf Mankowitz, Michael Relph | Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Oliver Reed, Diana Rigg, Telly Savalas, Curd Jürgens

23. The Goodies (1970–1981)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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Long running British situation comedy with the vaguest of situations. The Goodies are a three man agency whose brief is to do 'anything, anytime'. This gave the series carte blanche to do ... See full summary »

Creators: Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden, Bill Oddie | Stars: Bill Oddie, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden, Corbet Woodall

24. The Bed Sitting Room (1969)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.4
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Set in post-nuclear-holocaust England, where a handful of bizarre characters struggle on with their lives in the ruins, amongst endless heaps of ash, piles of broken crockery and brick, ... See full summary »

Writers: John Antrobus, Charles Wood, Spike Milligan | Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Rita Tushingham, Ralph Richardson, Peter Cook, Dudley Moore

25. Fall of Eagles (1974 TV Mini-Series)

50 min | Drama, History

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British drama about the collapse of three great European dynasties - the Romanovs, the Habsburgs and the Hohenzollerns.

Creator: John Elliot | Stars: Michael Hordern, Charles Kay, Barry Foster, Gayle Hunnicutt

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

Comedy

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

27. This Morning (1988– )

120 min | Talk-Show

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Presenters Phillip Schofield, Fern Britton and Lorraine Kelly present Britain's number 1 daytime show to bring us the latest entertainment, health, home and garden, fashion and beauty ... See full summary »

Stars: Phillip Schofield, Holly Willoughby, Ruth Langsford, Eamonn Holmes

28. Digby, the Biggest Dog in the World (1973)

G | 88 min | Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

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Digby consumes a bowl of Project X, a liquid growth formula. Soon, he becomes a sheepdog of gigantic size!

Writers: Charles Isaacs, Ted Key, Michael Pertwee | Director: Joseph McGrath | Stars: Jim Dale, Spike Milligan, Angela Douglas, John Bluthal

29. Are You Being Served? (1977)

95 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.2
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The staff of Grace Bros. take a trip to Costa Plonka while the department is being remodeled.

Writers: David Croft, Jeremy Lloyd | Director: Bob Kellett | Stars: John Inman, Mollie Sugden, Frank Thornton, Trevor Bannister

30. Dixon of Dock Green (1955–1976)

45 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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Creator: Ted Willis | Stars: Jack Warner, Peter Byrne, Geoffrey Adams, Arthur Rigby

31. No Sex Please: We're British (1973)

91 min | Comedy

5.3
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Porn store owner Pete orders some new stuff from his supplier Niko but Niko mixes up the address with the address of the local Barclays Bank. Here, newly-weds David (the bank's assistant ... See full summary »

Writers: Brian Cooke, Alistair Foot, Anthony Marriott, Johnnie Mortimer | Director: Cliff Owen | Stars: Ronnie Corbett, Beryl Reid, Arthur Lowe, Ian Ogilvy

32. Crown Court (1972–1984)

30 min | Drama

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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

33. The Tomb of Ligeia (1964)

Unrated | 81 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.6
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A man's obsession with his dead wife drives a wedge between him and his new bride.

Writers: Edgar Allan Poe, Robert Towne | Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Vincent Price, Elizabeth Shepherd, John Westbrook, Derek Francis

34. Victim (1961)

90 min | Crime, Drama

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A prominent lawyer goes after a blackmailer who threatens gay men with exposure (homosexual acts still being illegal). But he's gay himself...

Writers: Janet Green, John McCormick | Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Sylvia Syms, Dennis Price, Anthony Nicholls

35. This Is Your Life (1969–2003)

25 min | Documentary, Biography

6.3
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Creator: Ralph Edwards | Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Michael Aspel, John Mills, Bobby Charlton

36. Danger Man (1960–1962)

24 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.1
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John Drake is a special operative for NATO, specializing in security assignments against any subversive element which threatened world peace. The series featured exotic locales from all ... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Richard Wattis, Lionel Murton, Michael Ripper

37. Old Drac (1974)

PG | 88 min | Comedy, Horror

3.5
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A faulty blood transfusion turns Dracula's wife black.

Writer: Jeremy Lloyd | Director: Clive Donner | Stars: David Niven, Teresa Graves, Peter Bayliss, Jennie Linden

38. William Tell (1958– )

30 min | Adventure, Family

7.9
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Creator: Friedrich Schiller | Stars: Conrad Phillips, Willoughby Goddard, Jennifer Jayne, Richard Rogers

39. Great Expectations (1989 TV Mini-Series)

303 min | Drama

7.5
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Phillip Pirrip, known as Pip, meets a convict or two in a graveyard and sets into motion a series of events that lead him from a comfortable life in his brother-in-law's forge to a ... See full summary »

Stars: Jean Simmons, John Rhys-Davies, Ray McAnally, Anthony Calf

40. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

8.0
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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

41. The Taming of the Shrew (1980 TV Movie)

127 min | Comedy, Romance

7.4
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The swaggering Petruchio, eager to wive it wealthily in Padua, agrees to marry the spitting hellcat, Katherine.

Writer: William Shakespeare | Director: Jonathan Miller | Stars: Simon Chandler, Anthony Pedley, John Franklyn-Robbins, Frank Thornton

42. The Kenny Everett Television Show (1981–1988)

30 min | Comedy, Music

7.6
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Stars: Kenny Everett, Cleo Rocos, Sheila Steafel, Andrie Reid

43. Here Come the Double Deckers! (1970– )

30 min | Family, Comedy

7.5
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The adventures of a gang of seven kids whose clubhouse is an abandoned double decker bus in a London junkyard. Usually involves a bit of singing, a bit of dancing and general fun times.

Creator: Roy Simpson | Stars: Peter Firth, Brinsley Forde, Gillian Bailey, Michael Audreson

44. The Early Bird (1965)

98 min | Comedy

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Norman is the assistant helping to run a small, old fashioned dairy which is threatened by a larger, modern organisation. Norman does his best to save the dairy (and his horse) and the ... See full summary »

Writers: Jack Davies, Norman Wisdom, Eddie Leslie, Henry Blyth | Director: Robert Asher | Stars: Norman Wisdom, Edward Chapman, Jerry Desmonde, Paddie O'Neil

45. The Rag Trade (1961–1963)

30 min | Comedy

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Stars: Reg Varney, Peter Jones, Miriam Karlin, Esma Cannon

46. The Bawdy Adventures of Tom Jones (1976)

R | 94 min | Comedy

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Tom Jones, a maid's son adopted by the nobleman she worked for, now all grown up must run away from home when he is set up by his jealous cousin. He has several adventures and women on his way to town where his possible salvation awaits.

Writers: Henry Fielding, Jeremy Lloyd, Don MacPherson | Director: Cliff Owen | Stars: Nicky Henson, Trevor Howard, Terry-Thomas, Arthur Lowe

47. Sykes (1972–1979)

30 min | Comedy

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Eric Sykes and Hattie Jacques play twins. They live together and lead a slightly surreal life, annoying their snobby next-door neighbour Mr Brown and getting into frequent trouble with the ... See full summary »

Stars: Eric Sykes, Hattie Jacques, Deryck Guyler, Richard Wattis

48. The Old Curiosity Shop (1995 TV Movie)

PG | 120 min | Drama

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When young Nell Trent's grandfather loses the investment money of wharf owner Daniel Quilp with cards, Quilp develops an everlasting urge to get him put in the madhouse. Nell and her grandfather flee the city.

Writers: Charles Dickens, John Goldsmith | Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Alan Barry, Adam Blackwood, Tom Courtenay, Brian de Salvo

49. 3-2-1 (1978–1987)

60 min | Game-Show

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Three couples compete in a missing word game, with the winning couple going on to solve riddles left by guest performers to win prizes and avoid Dusty Bin's booby prize.

Stars: Ted Rogers, Chris Emmett, Caroline Munro, Mike Newman

50. The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer (1970)

R | 100 min | Comedy

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Fresh-faced young Michael Rimmer worms his way into an opinion poll company and is soon running the place. He uses this as a springboard to get into politics, and in the mini-skirted ... See full summary »

Writers: Peter Cook, John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Kevin Billington | Director: Kevin Billington | Stars: Peter Cook, Denholm Elliott, Ronald Fraser, Vanessa Howard