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2. Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989–2013)
TV-14 | 100 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime
From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.
4. Holby City (1999– )
60 min | Drama
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.
5. Goodnight Sweetheart (1993–2016)
30 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Mr Gary Sparrow is an ordinary bloke with an extraordinary life. By day, a very bored and uninspired TV repairman but by night, an accidental time traveler.
6. A Touch of Frost (1992– )
105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
DI Jack Frost is an unconventional policeman with sympathy for the underdog and an instinct for moral justice. Sloppy, disorganized and disrespectful, he attracts trouble like a magnet.
10. Shadowlands (1993)
PG | 131 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned Christian theologian, writer, and professor, leads a passionless life until he meets a spirited poet from the U.S.
Votes: 14,260 | Gross: $25.84M
11. Wives and Daughters (1999– )
TV-PG | 301 min | Drama
The daughter of a country doctor copes with an unwanted stepmother, an impetuous stepsister, burdensome secrets, the town gossips, and the tug on her own heartstrings for a man who thinks of her only as a friend.
12. Bread (1986–1991)
70 min | Comedy
The Liverpool-based Boswell family are experts at exploiting the system to get by in life. Despite the fact that none of the Boswells are officially employed, they manage to live a fairly ... See full summary »
13. The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997)
PG | 94 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Wallace Ritchie is mistaken for a spy and must stop a plot to assassinate international leaders at a banquet.
Votes: 25,424 | Gross: $13.80M
14. When the Boat Comes In (1976–1981)
50 min | Drama
Set in Gallowshields on Tyneside between the 2 World Wars, this story follows the life of ex-sergeant Jack Ford and the Seaton family as they deal with the aftermath of the Great War, the Great 1920s Depression and trade union activists.
15. No Place Like Home (1983–1988)
30 min | Comedy
When Arthur and Beryl Crabtree are set to begin a quiet life at last, their four grown-up children return home one by one. With a son-in-law and neighbours always popping in as well, the quiet life never gets started.
16. Maigret (1992– )
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
From Montmartre to the remote French countryside, Maigret encounters the dark side of the human psyche. Yet, he manages to maintain both compassion and a sense of humor as he explores the complex motives that lie behind every crime.
19. Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1987– )
Crime, Drama, Mystery
From cold, rock-strewn moors to comfortable suburban estates, award-winning writer Ruth Rendell explores the dark fissures between friends and family members that motivate murder.
20. Topsy-Turvy (1999)
R | 154 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Set in the 1880s, the story of how, during a creative dry spell, the partnership of the legendary musical/theatrical writers Gilbert and Sullivan almost dissolves, before they turn it all around and write the Mikado.
Votes: 10,491 | Gross: $6.20M
21. 2point4 Children (1991–1999)
40 min | Comedy
2point4 Children is a BBC television sitcom that was created and written by Andrew Marshall. It follows the lives of the Porters; a seemingly average family whose world is frequently turned... See full summary »
22. Peak Practice (1993–2002)
50 min | Drama
Beth Glover and Will Preston are doctors in partnership at a Derbyshire clinic when they hire Jack who's returned from Africa. The next several years deal with their personal and professional lives with Jack and Beth marrying.
25. Screen Two (1985–2002)
Producer Kenith Trodd was part of a 1984 team brought together to study how the BBC should respond to Channel Four's pioneering efforts in making films for both television and theatrical ... See full summary »
28. Bramwell (1995– )
54 min | Drama
In 1895, women were not expected to work - or even know about - medicine. Women were expected to work as house-wives, mothers, teachers and nurses. One woman was determined to change that. ... See full summary »
29. Little Dorrit (1987)
G | 357 min | Drama, Romance
Arthur Clennam returns to London after working abroad for many years with his now deceased father. Almost at once he becomes involved in the problems of his mother's seamstress Amy Dorrit ... See full summary »
Votes: 887 | Gross: $1.03M
30. Far from the Madding Crowd (1998 TV Movie)
54 min | Drama, Romance
A vain, pretty girl has recently taken over her uncle's farm. Her independent, naïve personality leaves her torn between the three men who wish to marry her.
31. Juliet Bravo (1980–1985)
50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Newly-promoted Inspector Jean Darblay takes charge of the police station in the fictional Lancashire town of Hartley. She is the first woman to be placed in charge of the station and ... See full summary »
33. C.A.T.S. Eyes (1985–1987)
90 min | Crime, Drama
An all-female detective outfit, the "Eyes Enquiry Agency", is formed as a front for the Home Office's new security operation the Covert Activities Thames Section (or CATS for short). ... See full summary »
34. Strange (2002– )
60 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
John Strange is an ex-priest who had dedicated his life to hunting down demons and the darker side of the church, a task which some of his former bosses stand in the way of.
35. The Sight (2000 TV Movie)
86 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Michael Lewis a young American architect is sent to Britain to refurbish an old London hotel. But this assignment instantly stretches beyond the ordinary as he finds himself exposed to a ... See full summary »
37. Ten Minutes Older: The Cello (2002)
146 min | Drama, Music, Musical
Collection of short films the summaries of which include; a foreign man moving to Italy, getting married and having a child; a four split scene short involving plot-less images of old ... See full summary »
Directors: Bernardo Bertolucci, Claire Denis, Mike Figgis, Jean-Luc Godard, Jirí Menzel, Michael Radford, Volker Schlöndorff, István Szabó | Stars: Amit Rayani, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Mark Long, Rudolf Hrusínský
38. No Hiding Place (1959–1967)
60 min | Crime
Tales of Scotland Yard centering on a detective team. A sort of half-way house between Dixon of Dock Green and 'Z' Cars. The detectives are still 1950s style with good elecution and ... See full summary »
39. Whatever Happened to Harold Smith? (1999)
R | 95 min | Comedy
Harold Smith, a quiet middle-aged Englishman becomes an instant celebrity when he suddenly starts exhibiting psychic and telekinetic powers. After he is arrested for accidentally killing ... See full summary »
40. Stiff Upper Lips (1998)
R | 94 min | Comedy
Aunt Agnes vainly tries to force Emily to marry boring Cedric by taking them to Italy and India hoping that Emily will forget about the handsome George.
Votes: 889 | Gross: $0.07M
41. American Friends (1991)
PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama
Francis Ashby, a senior Oxford don on holiday alone in the Alps, meets holidaying American Caroline and her companion Elinor, the blossoming Irish-American girl she adopted many years ... See full summary »
42. Class Act (1994– )
60 min | Comedy, Drama
Kate Swift has always know her place in the world. "I was a rich bitch! I was good at it! I liked it!" Imagine her horror when both her husband and all her ill-gotten cash vanish, leaving ... See full summary »
43. A Christmas Carol (2000 TV Movie)
75 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
In this modern day adaptation of Charles Dickens classic novel, a mean loan shark is the subject of a haunting, attempting to make him see the error of his ways.
45. Diamond's Edge (1988)
PG | 83 min | Comedy, Crime, Family
When the man who left a package in his care is found murdered, detective Tim Diamond suddenly has every major gangster in the city after him. With only the package and the help of his ... See full summary »
47. Endgame (2000 TV Movie)
84 min | Comedy, Drama
Hamm is blind and unable to stand; Clov, his servant, is unable to sit; Nagg and Nell are his father and mother, who are legless and live in dustbins. Together they live in a room with two windows, but there may be nothing at all outside.
49. Underworld (1997– )
50 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller
William Smith, a middle-class school teacher from a suburb in London, returns home one day to find his wife Gilda has run off with her boyfriend and taken all his possessions with her. With... See full summary »