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1. The Mist (2017– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Horror

5.3
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After an eerie mist rolls into a small town, the residents must battle the mysterious mist and its threats, fighting to maintain their morality and sanity.

Stars: Alyssa Sutherland, Gus Birney, Luke Cosgrove, Holly Deveaux

Votes: 4,596

2. Fortitude (2015– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.4
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Perched on the edge of the Arctic Circle, Fortitude is one of the safest towns on earth. There has never been a violent crime here. Until now.

Stars: Richard Dormer, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Sofie Gråbøl, Sienna Guillory

Votes: 13,474

3. EastEnders (1985– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.0
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The everyday lives of working-class inhabitants of Albert Square, a traditional Victorian square of terrace houses surrounding a park in the East End of London's Walford borough. The square includes the Queen Vic pub and a street market.

Stars: Adam Woodyatt, Steve McFadden, Pam St. Clement, Wendy Richard

Votes: 6,289

4. River (2015– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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John River is a brilliant police inspector whose genius lies side-by-side with the fragility of his mind. He is a man haunted by the murder victims whose cases he must lay to rest.

Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Nicola Walker, Lesley Manville, Eddie Marsan

Votes: 10,886

5. The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001–2008)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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British crime investigation series based around aristocratic, Oxford-educated Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley and his working-class assistant Sergeant Barbara Havers.

Stars: Nathaniel Parker, Sharon Small, Lesley Vickerage, Paul Hickey

Votes: 3,157

6. Poldark (1996 TV Movie)

102 min | Drama, History

5.8
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Ross Poldark returns from war to right wrongs and reunite with the love of his life.

Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: John Bowe, Mel Martin, Michael Attwell, Ioan Gruffudd

Votes: 231

7. Effie Gray (2014)

PG-13 | 104 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

5.9
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54 Metascore

A look at the scandalous love triangle between Victorian art critic John Ruskin, his teenage bride Effie Gray, and Pre-Raphaelite painter John Everett Millais.

Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Dakota Fanning, Greg Wise, Tom Sturridge, Emma Thompson

Votes: 2,609

8. Lovejoy (1986–1994)

50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Lovejoy is an irresistible rogue with a keen eye for antiques. The part-time detective scours the murky salerooms, auction halls and stately homes of Britain, always on the lookout for a find.

Stars: Ian McShane, Dudley Sutton, Chris Jury, Phyllis Logan

Votes: 2,176

9. Him & Her (2010–2013)

28 min | Comedy

7.8
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An acutely observed, forensically honest, warts-and-all look at a working-class couple in their mid-20s.

Stars: Sarah Solemani, Russell Tovey, Kerry Howard, Joe Wilkinson

Votes: 3,097

10. Accused (2010– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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Created by Jimmy McGovern, each episode of this series examines a person who is accused of a crime and what led them to end up in the Dock.

Stars: Michael Maloney, Andrew Readman, Chord Melodic, Rosina Carbone

Votes: 1,430

11. A Bit of Fry and Laurie (1987–1995)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.4
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Comedy sketches written and performed by renowned duo Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie.

Stars: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Deborah Norton, Geoffrey McGivern

Votes: 7,705

12. Mum (2016– )

30 min | Comedy

7.6
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Cathy is attempting to move on with her life after the death of her husband. Through a year of new beginnings she rebuilds her life surrounded by her sometimes problematic family and friends.

Stars: Lesley Manville, Peter Mullan, Lisa McGrillis, Sam Swainsbury

Votes: 529

13. The Job Lot (2013– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

6.9
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The daily troubles of everyone who works at the job centre.

Stars: Sarah Hadland, Russell Tovey, Angela Curran, Jo Enright

Votes: 660

14. Bodies (2004– )

60 min | Drama

8.5
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A young registrar, Rob Lake starts work under established gynecologist Roger Hurley whom he finds to be an affable man. All is not as it first appears, however, and Lake soon develops grave misgivings about his boss and his methods.

Stars: Tamzin Malleson, Max Beesley, Keith Allen, Patrick Baladi

Votes: 374

15. The Night Watch (2011 TV Movie)

89 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.7
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In post-war London, Viv Pearce is dating Reggie and runs a dating bureau with Helen Giniver, who lives with her older lover, authoress Julia Standing. Viv's younger brother Duncan, a gay ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Jenna Augen, Neal Barry, Claudie Blakley, Lucy Briers

Votes: 694

16. Burton and Taylor (2013 TV Movie)

83 min | Biography, Drama

6.5
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Legendary acting duo and married couple Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor prepare for a 1983 theatrical production of the play "Private Lives".

Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Dominic West, Helena Bonham Carter, Greg Hicks, Jeff Mash

Votes: 1,616

17. Band of Gold (1995–1997)

290 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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In Bradford, England, several desperate streetwalkers team up to run the business for themselves. They must deal with competition, mobsters, moralists, psychos and cops, but at least now they have each other and a plan.

Stars: Geraldine James, Cathy Tyson, Barbara Dickson, Samantha Morton

Votes: 423

18. Sea of Souls (2004– )

120 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

7.6
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A group of faculty and staff at a Glasgow university studies the paranormal.

Stars: Bill Paterson, Dawn Steele, Iain Robertson, Louise Irwin

Votes: 363

19. Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit (1989– )

165 min | Drama

7.7
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Jessica's extraordinarily strong will and heart enables her to rebel against her fanatical, cult-like upbringing. From seven to seventeen Jess is brainwashed to be one of the 'saved', to ... See full summary »

Stars: Cathryn Bradshaw, Emily Aston, Pam Ferris, Celia Imrie

Votes: 808

20. An Englishman in New York (2009)

75 min | Drama

7.2
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The later years of Quentin Crisp's life in New York.

Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: John Hurt, Denis O'Hare, Jonathan Tucker, Cynthia Nixon

Votes: 1,175

21. McCallum (1995–1998)

120 min | Drama

7.8
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From deep within the morgue at St. Patrick's Hospital in London's East End, Dr. Iain McCallum and Dr. Angela Moloney along with a team of brilliant pathologists and detectives help the dead tell their stories.

Stars: Gerard Murphy, James Saxon, Richard O'Callaghan, Alex Walkinshaw

Votes: 281

22. Invasion: Earth (1998– )

50 min | Sci-Fi

6.5
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In the lonely Scottish highlands, a small band of military personnel fight a desperate battle against a formidable alien intruder to prevent an invasion of the Earth.

Stars: Vincent Regan, Fred Ward, Eric Jorrin, Maggie O'Neill

Votes: 538

23. Grow Your Own (2007)

101 min | Comedy

6.8
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An English community gets testy when a refuge family is granted a plot of land on which to grow vegetables.

Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Benedict Wong, Eddie Marsan, Omid Djalili, Alan Williams

Votes: 612

24. The Innocent (1985)

101 min | Drama

5.9
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This densely-packed film is based on a book by Tom Hart about the struggles of a young Yorkshire boy trying to come to grips with squabbling parents, a doctor who wants to institutionalize ... See full summary »

Director: John Mackenzie | Stars: Andrew Hawley, Kika Markham, Kate Foster, Liam Neeson

Votes: 54

25. Out of the Blue (1995– )

50 min

8.1
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BBC police drama that follows the personal and professional lives of a group of detectives.

Stars: Orla Brady, Darrell D'Silva, Neil Dudgeon, John Duttine

Votes: 19

26. The Ghost Squad (2005– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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Ghost Squad is an unofficial top secret Internal Affairs unit that recruits former police officers who've proved their honesty during their service and sends them undercover to investigate and root out corruption within the police.

Stars: Elaine Cassidy, Emma Fielding, Jonas Armstrong, James Weber Brown

Votes: 314

27. Outlaws (2004– )

30 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.7
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Bruce Dunbar, the head of a shifty legal firm dealing in criminal law, tries to train new employee Theodore Gulliver in his fairly underhand methods. While Gulliver, fighting Dunbar's ... See full summary »

Stars: Phil Daniels, Ray Emmet Brown, Georgia Mackenzie, Annabelle Apsion

Votes: 82

28. Life and Lyrics (2006)

99 min | Drama, Music, Romance

5.7
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As a posse of South London DJs battle their rivals to the North, Danny (Walters)falls for a singer from the other crew.

Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Ashley Walters, Christopher Steward, Alexis Rodney, Beau Baptist

Votes: 288

29. Hancock & Joan (2008 TV Movie)

86 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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In the mid-1960s, Joan, not long married to comic actor John Le Mesurier, meets and is mutually attracted to comedian Tony Hancock, married to the long-suffering Freddie. Hancock's most ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Ken Stott, Maxine Peake, Alex Jennings, Don Gallagher

Votes: 108

30. The Hello Girls (1996–1998)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
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"The Hello Girls" is a "dramedy" about a group of mostly young women working as telephone operators in the city of Derby UK... See full synopsis »

Stars: Stephanie Turner, Letitia Dean, Samantha Seager, Kate Lonergan

Votes: 32

31. Wing and a Prayer (1997– )

Drama

5.8
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Stars: Sean Arnold, Rita Wolf, David Bark-Jones, Philip Martin Brown

Votes: 6

32. Hearts of Gold (2003 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Jeremy Sheffield, Kate Jarman, Geraldine James, David Troughton

Votes: 32

33. Border Cafe (2000– )

45 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Dreams meet reality at a meeting place on the borders of Lancashire, Cheshire and Wales.

Stars: Elizabeth Carling, Sean Gallagher, Georgia Mackenzie, Antony Strachan

Votes: 69

34. Life Support (1999– )

50 min | Drama

6.3
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Stars: Aisling O'Sullivan, Art Malik, Richard Wilson, Gilbert Martin

Votes: 6

35. Free Agents (2009 TV Movie)

Comedy, Romance

7.9
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Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Stephen Mangan, Sharon Horgan, Anthony Head, Frances Tomelty

Votes: 96

36. Effie Gray: Interview with Dakota Fanning (2014 Video)

13 min | Documentary, Short

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Stars: Dakota Fanning, Claudia Cardinale, Polly Dartford, James Fox

37. Natural Lies (1992– )

159 min | Thriller

5.8
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Stars: Bob Peck, Denis Lawson, Sharon Duce, Brian Protheroe

Votes: 96

38. I Bet It Will Rain (1992)

19 min | Short

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The bet, that it won't rain till midday could change Jenny's unhappy life.

Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: David Adey, Dennis Cartwright, Barbara Hicks, Janet McTeer

39. Wing and a Prayer (1997– )
Episode: A Fair Exchange (1997)

Drama

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Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Kate Buffery, George Irving, Sean Arnold, Mark Womack

40. The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001–2008)
Episode: A Great Deliverance (2001)

TV-PG | 180 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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After a farmer is found decapitated, aristocratic Detective Inspector Lynley is assigned to the case with a resentful new partner, D.S. Barbara Havers.

Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Nathaniel Parker, Sharon Small, Anthony Calf, Amanda Ryan

Votes: 365

41. Wing and a Prayer (1997– )
Episode: A Sense of Belonging (1997)

Drama

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Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Sean Arnold, Rita Wolf, David Bark-Jones, Philip Martin Brown

42. Mum (2016– )
Episode: August (2016)

27 min | Comedy

7.8
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On a hot Summer's day, while Kelly and her cousin are sunbathing in the garden, Cathy is getting ready to go to lunch with a new, male, friend. Michael is giving her a lift and is keen to find out more about this man.

Directors: Richard Laxton, Lyndsay Robinson | Stars: Lesley Manville, Peter Mullan, Lisa McGrillis, Sam Swainsbury

Votes: 20

43. The Ghost Squad (2005– )
Episode: Colour Blind (2005)

Crime, Drama

8.5
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Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Elaine Cassidy, Emma Fielding, Jonas Armstrong, Shane Attwooll

Votes: 21

44. Band of Gold (1995–1997)
Episode: Damaged (1995)

49 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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Carol begins to crack under pressure when she is confronted by Gina's husband, Steve. Anita faces backlash for her actions. Another hustler is murdered.

Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Geraldine James, Cathy Tyson, Barbara Dickson, Samantha Morton

Votes: 10

45. McCallum (1995–1998)
Episode: Dead But Still Breathing (1997)

Drama

7.0
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Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: John Hannah, Gerard Murphy, Suzanna Hamilton, Zara Turner

Votes: 16

46. Mum (2016– )
Episode: December (2016)

29 min | Comedy

8.6
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Cathy is trying to have a nice little New Year's Eve party but Jason and Kelly are arguing. Cathy tries to sort out her son, keep the party going and find the right time to give Michael his present.

Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Lesley Manville, Peter Mullan, Dorothy Atkinson, Ross Boatman

Votes: 24

47. Border Cafe (2000– )
Episode: Different for Girls (2000)

Comedy, Drama

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Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Elizabeth Carling, Sean Gallagher, Georgia Mackenzie, Antony Strachan

48. River (2015– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2015)

Crime, Drama

8.0
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John River is a detective who is grief stricken at the death of his colleague and appears haunted by the manifestations of murder victims.

Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Nicola Walker, Scott Hunt, Josef Altin

Votes: 406

49. The Job Lot (2013– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2013)

TV-14 | Comedy

7.1
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Brownall House Job Centre manager Trish aims to turn the unemployed into the fun employed but faces apathy from her staff,notably bored Angela and security guard Paul,who moonlights as a ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Sarah Hadland, Russell Tovey, Angela Curran, Jo Enright

Votes: 20

50. Natural Lies (1992– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1992)

Thriller

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Director: Ben Bolt | Stars: Bob Peck, Denis Lawson, Sharon Duce, Brian Protheroe