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1. Sicko (2007)

PG-13 | 123 min | Documentary

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A documentary comparing the highly profitable American health care industry to other nations, and HMO horror stories.

Writer: Michael Moore | Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Tucker Albrizzi, Tony Benn, George W. Bush

2. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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Stars: Martin Scorsese, Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett

3. Breakfast (2000– )

180 min | Family, News, Talk-Show

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Popular morning news programme that covers many news stories from both the UK and from around the world. Other features include a sports round-up, weather reports every thirty minutes and ... See full summary »

Stars: Bill Turnbull, Carol Kirkwood, Charlie Stayt, Sian Williams

4. Timeshift (2002– )

60 min | Documentary

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

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

5. Ethos (I) (2011)

78 min | Documentary

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Hosted by twice Oscar nominated actor Woody Harrelson, Ethos explores the mechanisms in our systems that work against democracy, the environment and our own personal liberty.

Writer: Pete McGrain | Director: Pete McGrain | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Justin Lewis, Bill Hogan, Noam Chomsky

6. Later with Jools Holland (1992– )

35 min | Music, Talk-Show

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Late-night music and chat show with celebrity guests.

Stars: Jools Holland, P.J. Harvey, Paul Weller, Stereophonics

7. The Spirit of '45 (2013)

94 min | Documentary, History

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A documentary on how the spirit of unity, which buoyed Britain during the war years, carried through to create a vision of a fairer, united society.

Writer: Ken Loach | Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Winston Churchill, Tony Benn, Clement Attlee, Aneurin Bevan

8. Arena (1975– )

Documentary

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Wide-ranging arts programme.

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

9. Imagine (2003– )

60 min | Documentary, History

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Wide ranging BBC arts programme.

Stars: Alan Yentob, Chuck Close, Richard Rogers, Martin Parr

10. Greatest Ever Romantic Movies (2007 TV Movie)

160 min | Documentary

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Director: Miranda Glasser | Stars: Giles Coren, David Aaronovitch, Derek Acorah, Tony Benn

11. Creating Freedom: The Lottery of Birth (2013)

77 min | Documentary, History

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THE LOTTERY OF BIRTH is the first in a three-part documentary series entitled 'Creating Freedom' exploring the relationship between freedom, power and control in Western democracies. The ... See full summary »

Writer: Raoul Martinez | Directors: Raoul Martinez, Joshua van Praag | Stars: Michael Albert, Stanley Aronowitz, Tony Benn, Nick Davies

12. 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

13. Question Time (1979– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

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Politicians, public office-holders and celebrities face questions on topical issues from a studio audience.

Stars: David Dimbleby, Robin Day, Peter Sissons, Shirley Williams

14. London - The Modern Babylon (2012)

125 min | Documentary, Music

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77 Metascore

London: The Modern Babylon is legendary director Julien Temple's (Joe Strummer - The Future is Unwritten) epic time-traveling voyage to the heart of his hometown.

Writer: Julien Temple | Director: Julien Temple | Stars: Keith Allen, Michael Gambon, Steve Jones, Bill Nighy

15. Unlawful Killing (2011)

Documentary

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A documentary about the allegedly conspiratorial killing of Diana, Princess of Wales and Dodi Fayed

Writers: Victor Lewis-Smith, Paul Sparks | Director: Keith Allen | Stars: Keith Allen, Piers Morgan, Mohamed Al-Fayed, Howard Stern

16. Panorama (1953– )

40 min | Documentary, News

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Long-running factual programme reporting on all aspects of life in Britain.

Stars: Fred Emery, David Dimbleby, Richard Lindley, Tom Mangold

17. The 100 Greatest War Films (2005 TV Movie)

385 min | Documentary

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The 100 Greatest War Films of all time, as voted for by the public of the UK.

Director: Mark Murray | Stars: Sean Pertwee, David Aaronovitch, Ken Annakin, Jean-Jacques Annaud

18. How We Used to Live (1968–1996)

History

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British educational drama tracing the lives and fortunes of fictional Yorkshire families from Victorian times.

Stars: Redvers Kyle, Diana Davies, James Tomlinson, John Keyworth

19. Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy (2002 TV Mini-Series)

360 min | Documentary, History

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The people, ideas, and events that created our current world economy.

Stars: David Ogden Stiers, Kenneth Baker, Gary Becker, Tony Benn

20. Tony Benn: Will and Testament (2014)

Documentary

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Tony Benn (87), the longest serving Labour MP in history, is also, arguably, the most popular UK politician of all time. Across the globe and in particular over the last five years his ... See full summary »

Writer: Skip Kite | Director: Skip Kite | Star: Tony Benn

21. Democracy Now! (2001– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Amy Goodman, Juan Gonzalez, Nermeen Shaikh, Sharif Abdel Kouddous

22. Margaret Thatcher: The Iron Lady (2012)

90 min | Biography

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From her humble beginnings as a Grocer's daughter from Grantham, Margaret Thatcher fought her way through the murky world of politics, the sexist prejudices of the Conservative Party elite ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Byron | Stars: Tony Benn, Gyles Brandreth, Michael Brunson, Philip Craik

23. World in Action (1963–1998)

Documentary

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A documentary series focusing on current affairs.

Stars: Chris Kelly, Andrew Brittain, Mike Walsh, Derek Cooper

24. Richard & Judy (2001–2008)

48 min | Talk-Show

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Magazine programme featuring news items, expert advice and celebrity interviews.

Stars: Richard Madeley, Judy Finnigan, Raj Persaud, Mike McClean

25. Newsnight (1980– )

45 min | News

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Serious news reports, analysis and no-holds-barred interviews with leading politicians and public figures.

Stars: Jeremy Paxman, Kirsty Wark, Gavin Esler, Emily Maitlis

26. Greatest Ever Comedy Movies (2006 TV Movie)

170 min

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Directors: Miranda Glasser, Tim Van Someren | Stars: Giles Coren, Derek Acorah, Andrew Adamson, Rick Baker

27. The 50 Greatest Documentaries (2005 TV Movie)

150 min | Documentary

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A countdown of the top 50 documentaries, based on a vote by documentary filmmakers.

Directors: Garry John Hughes, Elaine Shepherd | Stars: Zoë Wanamaker, David Aaronovitch, Barry Ackroyd, Randall Adams

28. Pandora's Box (1992 TV Mini-Series)

276 min | Documentary

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Stars: George Ball, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Roy Adkin, Abel G. Aganbegyan

29. This Week (2003– )

45 min | News, Talk-Show

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Andrew Neil and guests take a look back at the week in politics.

Stars: Andrew Neil, Michael Portillo, Diane Abbott, Miranda Green

30. The 100 Greatest Films (2001 TV Movie)

Documentary

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A countdown of the 100 greatest films, as voted by the British public via the Channel 4 website.

Directors: Matthew Cole, Simon Toyne | Stars: Graham Norton, Alessandro Alessandroni, Richard Attenborough, John Badham

31. Miliband of Brothers (2010 TV Movie)

48 min | Documentary, Drama

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Charting the rise of the Milliband brother, from their left-wing upbringing to their University days, using dramatized scenes and interviews with people who knew them.

Writer: David Quantick | Director: Richard Curson Smith | Stars: Samantha Morton, Henry Lloyd-Hughes, Ben Lloyd-Hughes, Katherine Kanter

32. HARDtalk (1997– )

25 min | Talk-Show

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Politicians and other public figures are asked the tough questions about whether the way they do things is really the best way.

Stars: Tim Sebastian, Stephen Sackur, Sarah Montague, Zeinab Badawi

33. Taking Liberties (2007)

100 min | Documentary

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Writer: Chris Atkins | Director: Chris Atkins | Stars: David Morrissey, Ashley Jensen, Riz Ahmed, Kate Allen

34. Friday Night, Saturday Morning (1979–1982)

Talk-Show

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Stars: John Wells, Ned Sherrin, Tim Rice, Jane Walmsley

35. The Mark Steel Lectures (2003– )

Documentary, Biography, Comedy

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Stand-up comedian Mark Steel gives satirical and educational lectures on some of history's greatest thinkers.

Stars: Mark Steel, Martin Hyder, Emma Kennedy, Geoffrey McGivern

36. Clive Anderson Talks Back (1989–1996)

40 min | Talk-Show

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Conversation with celebrity guests.

Stars: Clive Anderson, Peter Cook, Gore Vidal, Paul Merton

37. This Week (1956–1992)

News

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Public affairs series probing the news behind the headlines.

Stars: Jonathan Dimbleby, Denis Tuohy, Richard Lindley, Bryan Magee

38. ITV Lunchtime News (1988– )

News

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Stars: Alastair Stewart, Katie Derham, Romilly Weeks, Becky Mantin

39. Five News (1998– )

News

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Channel 5's main evening news bulletin, famous for the way it changed news presentation in the UK with it's brightly coloured sets and presenters who stood up or 'perched on desks'.

Stars: Lara Lewington, Ruth Liptrot, Jane Dougall, Kate Sanderson

40. Weekend World (1972–1988)

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Stars: Brian Walden, Peter Jay, Matthew Parris, Mary Holland

41. New Heroes of Comedy (2008– )

48 min | Documentary, Biography

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A look at the careers of successful contemporary comedians.

Stars: David Baddiel, Richard Curtis, Russell Brand, Kate Ashfield

42. Banned in the UK (2005– )

60 min | Documentary

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Stars: Sheryl Garratt, Muriel Gray, John Hassey, Iain Lee

43. Strike: When Britain Went to War (2003 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

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Director: Janice Sutherland | Stars: Sarah Lancashire, Arthur Scargill, Margaret Thatcher, Tim Bell

44. The Story of British Pathé (2011– )

60 min | Documentary, News

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Stars: Verity Sharp, Linda Kaye, Ian Christie, Luke McKernan

45. Motorworld (1995–1996)

Documentary

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Jeremy Clarkson travels the world presenting different countries car history and their motoring culture.

Stars: Jeremy Clarkson, Giovanni Agnelli, Fabio Di Segni, Michael Dunne

46. Anyone for Pennis? (1995 TV Movie)

29 min

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Writers: Paul Kaye, Anthony Hines | Stars: Paul Kaye, Keith Allen, Clive Anderson, Jeff Banks

47. TV Eye (1978–1986)

News

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Stars: Denis Tuohy, Peter Gill, Alastair Burnet, Julian Manyon

48. The Real Room 101 (2003 TV Movie)

29 min | Documentary

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A look at the enduring concept of Room 101, the psychological torture chamber created by 'George Orwell' for his novel "Nineteen Eighty-Four".

Director: Jonty Claypole | Stars: Michael Rosen, D.J. Taylor, Michael Radford, Rachel Whiteread

49. Die wahre Miss Marple - Der kuriose Fall Margaret Rutherford (2012 TV Movie)

89 min | Documentary

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Writers: Rieke Brendel, Andrew Davies | Directors: Rieke Brendel, Andrew Davies | Stars: Margaret Rutherford, Damaris Hayman, Tony Benn, Gwen Robyns

50. The Sunday Programme (1994–2008)

News

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Stars: Steve Richards, Alastair Stewart, David Mills, Frank Dobson