Most Popular Titles With James Mitchell

1. The Avengers (1961–1969)
60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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A quirky spy show of the adventures of an eccentricly suave British agent and his predominately female partners.

2. Z Cars (1962–1978)
50 min | Crime, Drama
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3. When the Boat Comes In (1976–1981)
50 min | Drama
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4. Anzacs (1985 TV Mini-Series)
165 min | Drama, History, War
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Following the lives of a dozen Australian soldiers who served in the Australia and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) during World War I which follows them from the 1915 battle of Galipoli, to ... See full summary »

5. Callan (1967–1972)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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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 »

6. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)
60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
7. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)
90 min | Comedy, Drama
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8. Callan (1974)
106 min | Thriller
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David Callan, top agent/assassin for the S.I.S., was forced to retired because he had lost his nerve. Now, Callan is called back into service to handle the assassination of Schneider, a ... See full summary »

9. Crane (1963–1965)
60 min | Adventure
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The adventures of Richard Crane, cafe owner & part-time smuggler, around the coast of Morocco, aided (and sometimes abetted) by his ex-Foreign Legion sidekick Orlando, waitress Halina, and ... See full summary »

10. Innocent Bystanders (1972)
111 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
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Experienced British spy must retrieve a defecting Soviet scientist from Turkey. When a pretty female innocent bystander gets kidnapped by mistake by his enemies, he feels responsible and decides to help her as well.

11. The Last Grenade (1970)
94 min | Drama, War
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Two soldiers of fortune, Harry Grigsby and Kip Thompson, used to be the best of friends when they fought side by side in the Congo. But now Kip has changed sides and Grigsby does not ... See full summary »

12. Mogul (1965–1972)
50 min | Drama
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Adventure drama series based around the fictitious Mogul Oil Company and the exploits of its chief 'troubleshooter' Peter Thornton.

13. Spyship (1983– )
55 min
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14. Confessional (1989 TV Movie)
120 min | Thriller
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A secretive terrorist commits crimes to disrupt the peace process between the Irish and the Brits. Both sides want him dead. When he decides to assassinate the pope and blame it on the UK, only a musician with a secret past can stop him.

15. Kraft Mystery Theater (1959– )
60 min | Mystery
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16. This Man Craig (1966–1967)
50 min | Drama
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17. Justice (1971–1974)
60 min | Drama
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Cases of a lady barrister.

18. Wet Job (1981 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama
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Ten years after leaving the S.I.S., former agent/assassin David Callan is living a quiet life as the owner/operator of a militaria shop. He is forced out of retirement to participate in one... See full summary »

19. Frontier (1968– )
55 min | Adventure, Drama
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20. Armchair Mystery Theatre (1960– )
60 min | Drama, Mystery
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First episode of new series called "Armchair Mystery Theatre", set in a Cornish fishing village, peopled with sinister local rustic types. A "Wicker Man" atmosphere to the story, without ... See full summary »

21. Goodbye Darling (1979– )
50 min
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22. Mogul (1965–1972)
Episode: A Damn Great Lump of Oil (1967)
50 min | Drama
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23. When the Boat Comes In (1976–1981)
Episode: A First Time for Everything (1976)
50 min | Drama
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Encouraged by French onion seller Pierre, Bella turns the front of the house into a shop, using some of Bill's compensation. Bill, still in a wheel-chair, is initially hostile but sees the ... See full summary »

24. When the Boat Comes In (1976–1981)
Episode: A Gift from Heaven (1981)
50 min | Drama
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Jack returns to a Gallowshield gripped by mass unemployment and lodges with Sarah and her unpleasant younger brother Harry, who tell him that Matt drowned in a row boat accident. Knowing of... See full summary »

25. When the Boat Comes In (1976–1981)
Episode: A House Divided (1977)
50 min | Drama
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Matt and Tom rescue the injured Jack from the ruins of Mandrake Place but Arthur, considering the demolition an act of vandalism, contacts the Association for the Preservation of Great ... See full summary »

26. Mogul (1965–1972)
Episode: A Job for Willy (1965)
50 min | Drama
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27. When the Boat Comes In (1976–1981)
Episode: A Land Fit for Heroes and Idiots (1976)
50 min | Drama
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In 1919 Jack Ford returns to Gallowshields on Tyneside after service in the great war and becomes friendly with the Seaton family, parents Bella and Bill and their children Jessie, a school... See full summary »

28. Justice (1971–1974)
Episode: A License to Build Your Own Money (1972)
50 min | Drama
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29. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)
Episode: A Magnum for Schneider (1967)
60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
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The first adventure of David Callan, top agent for the S.I.S. Forcibly "retired" several years earlier because he had lost his nerve, Callan is called back into service to handle the ... See full summary »

30. When the Boat Comes In (1976–1981)
Episode: A Marriage & a Massacre (1977)
50 min | Drama
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Bill has his operation and returns home, able to walk with a stick but Tom is frustrated working in the shop, feeling inferior to Dolly's managerial skills, and regrets giving up work for ... See full summary »

31. When the Boat Comes In (1976–1981)
Episode: A Medal for the Argentine (1981)
50 min | Drama
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Jack meets Margaret Carter-Brown, who, despite being the niece of Lewis Bishop's former managing director John Hartley, is a Socialist researching the plight of the unemployed on Tyneside. ... See full summary »

32. When the Boat Comes In (1976–1981)
Episode: A Pillowful of Buttercups (1976)
50 min | Drama
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Jack gets a visit from former army colleague Ted Chater, now a Regimental Sergeant Major, but on the run from his regiment. He had impregnated his girl-friend, Jenny, unaware that she was a... See full summary »

33. When the Boat Comes In (1976–1981)
Episode: A Ticket to Care for the Wounded (1977)
50 min | Drama
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With Jack taking his time in Scarborough Dolly fears that time is running out for the divorce and persuades Tom to leave the duke's estate so they can run Bill's new shop. Matt finds his ... See full summary »

34. When the Boat Comes In (1976–1981)
Episode: A Tiger, a Lamb & a Basket... of Fruit (1977)
50 min | Drama
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Jessie calls a family meeting to ensure that Matt and Tom are not arrested for their part in the demolition of Mandrake place. It ends in disagreements though Bill offers Dolly a job ... See full summary »

35. Callan (1967–1972)
Episode: A Village Called 'G' (1970)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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The entire section goes on red alert when Liz, Hunter's ever-punctual secretary, fails to show up for work. Trying to trace her, Callan begins to suspect that Liz's disappearance involves ... See full summary »

36. When the Boat Comes In (1976–1981)
Episode: A Wreath with Our Names On (1977)
50 min | Drama
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Billy is shocked that Stan Mather, a cousin of Dolly's late husband, is still going to work at Manners' shipyard despite having pleurisy, but Stan cannot afford time off and keeps working. ... See full summary »

37. When the Boat Comes In (1976–1981)
Episode: Action! (1981)
50 min | Drama
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Lady Caroline invites Jack to visit her and her family back in Gallowshield. He finds Sarah about to marry Geordie Watson's agent Stan Liddell, who is involved in anti-Fascist politics as ... See full summary »

38. When the Boat Comes In (1976–1981)
Episode: After the Bonfire (1977)
50 min | Drama
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Seeing the disastrous dinner party as the final proof that she should never have married him, Dolly leaves Jack to move in with Tom. Jack gets them both jobs on the duke's staff, rather ... See full summary »

39. When the Boat Comes In (1976–1981)
Episode: Angel on Horseback (1976)
50 min | Drama
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Nurse Rosie Trotter returns to Gallowshields and is mutually attracted to Tom,though, out of respect for Mary, they agree to postpone their wedding for a year. Mick Murphy, Bella's uncle, ... See full summary »

40. Goodbye Darling (1979– )
Episode: Anne (1981)
50 min
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41. When the Boat Comes In (1976–1981)
Episode: Ask for Twopence, Take a Penny (1976)
50 min | Drama
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Jack is now the union's district secretary, a paid position with Matt as his deputy and his own office and typist. Jack's late predecessor has left a note in which he instructs Jack to ask ... See full summary »

42. When the Boat Comes In (1976–1981)
Episode: Back to Dear Old Blighty (1981)
50 min | Drama
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Six years have passed. Jack has lost his wealth from boot-legging in the Wall Street Crash and, in debt to gangsters, flees New York as a stowaway on a cargo ship. Arriving in Liverpool ... See full summary »

43. Goodbye Darling (1979– )
Episode: Barbara (1981)
50 min
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44. Callan (1967–1972)
Episode: Blackmailers Should Be Discouraged (1969)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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45. Callan (1967–1972)
Episode: Breakout (1970)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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By surrendering to the police, wily KGB operative Nikolai Lubin seeks safety in a British prison, out of reach of Hunter and the section's interrogators. Hunter, however, has other plans--... See full summary »

46. Goodbye Darling (1979– )
Episode: Brenda (1981)
50 min
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47. Callan (1967–1972)
Episode: But He's a Lord, Mr Callan (1967)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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48. Callan (1967–1972)
Episode: Call Me Sir! (1972)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Upon Callan's return, dire circumstances force him to accept a new position within the section--one that affords an entirely different perspective on his work, particularly regarding his relationship with Lonely.

49. Callan (1967–1972)
Episode: Charlie Says It's Goodbye (1972)
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Assigned to shadow an upper-crust economist expected to defect to Poland, Callan becomes involved with a beautiful widow who has good reason to despise intelligence agents.

50. When the Boat Comes In (1976–1981)
Episode: Coal Comfort (1976)
50 min | Drama
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The strike continues and Bill approaches an old friend, Sep, regarding the location of a coal mine which was closed down fifty years earlier. Billy decides to quit his studies and, whilst ... See full summary »