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1. Poldark (2015– )

60 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.4
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Ross Poldark returns home after American Revolutionary War and rebuilds his life with a new business venture, making new enemies and finding a new love where he least expects it.

Stars: Aidan Turner, Eleanor Tomlinson, Heida Reed, Ed Browning

Votes: 8,464

2. Heartbeat (1992– )

50 min | Drama, Comedy, Crime

6.8
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The 1960s lives and adventures of the police constabulary, medical staff and residents of Ashfordly and Aidensfield.

Stars: William Simons, Derek Fowlds, Tricia Penrose, Mark Jordon

Votes: 1,751

3. Fawlty Towers (1975–1979)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.8
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Hotel owner Basil Fawlty's incompetence, short fuse, and arrogance form a combination that ensures accidents and trouble are never far away.

Stars: John Cleese, Prunella Scales, Andrew Sachs, Connie Booth

Votes: 57,555

4. Wallander (2005–2013)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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A Swedish cop in a small town near the Baltic coast.

Creator: Henning Mankell | Stars: Krister Henriksson, Fredrik Gunnarsson, Mats Bergman, Douglas Johansson

Votes: 3,686

5. Poldark (1975– )

60 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.5
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In 1783, Ross Poldark returns from the American wars to his native Cornwall to right wrongs and reunite with the love of his life.

Stars: Robin Ellis, Angharad Rees, Clive Francis, Jill Townsend

Votes: 674

6. Dangerfield (1995–1999)

50 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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The life and times of a small-town family practitioner and police surgeon.

Creator: Don Shaw | Stars: Roderick Smith, Nadim Sawalha, Nicola Cowper, Bill Wallis

Votes: 79

7. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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A British television anthology drama series transmitted on BBC1 between 1970 and 1984.

Stars: Alison Steadman, Nigel Hawthorne, Tony Caunter, David Daker

Votes: 153

8. Loose Women (1999– )

45 min | Talk-Show

2.8
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Lively daytime TV show, in which four "loose women" chat about news, issues and life in general.

Stars: Carol McGiffin, Coleen Nolan, Andrea McLean, Sherrie Hewson

Votes: 726

9. The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991–1993)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

9.0
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Holmes and Dr Watson solve the mysteries of the disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax, Thor Bridge, Shoscombe Old Place, the Boscombe Valley, an illustrious client and a creeping man.

Stars: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Rosalie Williams, Colin Jeavons

Votes: 2,905

10. Callan (1967–1972)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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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 »

Creator: James Mitchell | Stars: Edward Woodward, Russell Hunter, Lisa Langdon, Anthony Valentine

Votes: 381

11. Elizabeth R (1971 TV Mini-Series)

85 min | Biography, Drama

8.9
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When Elizabeth Tudor comes to the throne, her (male) advisers know she has to marry. Doesn't she? Thus starts a decades-long political/ matrimonial game, during an age of high passions and high achievement.

Stars: Glenda Jackson, Ronald Hines, Robert Hardy, Stephen Murray

Votes: 1,166

12. Between the Lines (1992–1994)

50 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
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"Between The Lines" is set in the Complaints Investigation Bureau (CIB) - the department responsible for investigating other police officers - of London's Metropolitan Police. The first two... See full summary »

Creator: J.C. Wilsher | Stars: Neil Pearson, Tom Georgeson, Siobhan Redmond, Tony Doyle

Votes: 309

13. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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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

Votes: 76

14. The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (1971– )

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Adaptations of mystery stories written by Arthur Conan Doyle's contemporary rivals in the genre.

Stars: Peter Barkworth, Peter Vaughan, Douglas Wilmer, Ronald Hines

Votes: 107

15. The Broker's Man (1997– )

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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Drama series about an ex-policeman, who now uses his detective skills while working for insurance companies.

Stars: Kevin Whately, Annette Ekblom, Danny Worters, Holly Davidson

Votes: 56

16. Timewatch (1982– )

50 min | Documentary

8.3
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BBC investigative documentary series noted for its new perspectives on historical events.

Stars: Michael Praed, Adolf Hitler, Winston Churchill, Eva Braun

Votes: 87

17. ITV Playhouse (1967– )

Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Stars: Michael Bryant, William Simons, Katherine Barker, Geoffrey Palmer

Votes: 29

18. The Curse of King Tut's Tomb (1980 TV Movie)

98 min | Horror, Thriller, Mystery

5.0
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After an archeological expedition discovers the tomb of the Egyptian king Tutankhamen, many of the scientists, engineers and workmen begin mysteriously dying off.

Writers: Barry Wynne, Herb Meadow | Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Eva Marie Saint, Robin Ellis, Raymond Burr, Harry Andrews

Votes: 180

19. Sense and Sensibility (1971– )

178 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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Mrs. Dashwood and her two daughters, Elinor and Marianne, are faced with the prospect of Mrs. Dashwood's stepson and his wife moving into their home at Norland.

Stars: Michael Aldridge, Sheila Ballantine, Esme Church, Joanna David

Votes: 85

20. A Dark Adapted Eye (1994 TV Movie)

152 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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This psychological mystery/thriller, adapted from Ruth Rendell's novel of the same name, depicts a family on the edge. Two sisters, the elder obsessive Vera, and the younger, manipulative ... See full summary »

Writers: Ruth Rendell, Sandy Welch | Director: Tim Fywell | Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Celia Imrie, Guy Witcher, Jason Durr

Votes: 249

21. The Europeans (1979)

90 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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It's the mid-nineteenth century. Adult siblings Felix Young and Eugenia Munster were born and raised in Europe and have a somewhat bohemian lifestyle reflective of their travels throughout ... See full summary »

Writers: Henry James, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala | Director: James Ivory | Stars: Lee Remick, Robin Ellis, Wesley Addy, Tim Choate

Votes: 606

22. She Loves Me (1978 TV Movie)

105 min | Musical

8.5
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A BBC production of the 1963 Broadway musical based on "The Shop Around the Corner."

Writers: Joe Masteroff, Miklós László | Director: Michael Simpson | Stars: Robin Ellis, Gemma Craven, Peter Sallis, David Kernan

Votes: 76

23. Cluedo (1990–1993)

45 min | Drama, Game-Show, Mystery

6.9
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A unique game show in which celebrities try to deduce which of the classic characters commited a murder by watching a short film and interviewing the suspects.

Stars: Chuck Foster, Richard Madeley, James Bellini, Leslie Grantham

Votes: 62

24. The Good Soldier (1981 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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A romantic tragedy about two turn-of-the-century couples - one American, one British - who regularly vacation together at a spa in Germany.

Writers: Ford Madox Ford, Julian Mitchell | Director: Kevin Billington | Stars: Robin Ellis, Vickery Turner, Jeremy Brett, Susan Fleetwood

Votes: 107

25. Forty Minutes (1981–1994)

40 min | Documentary

7.4
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Documentaries on any possible subject, the only connection being that they last forty minutes.

Stars: Michael Dean, Ian Holm, Jane Asher, Roger Mills

Votes: 7

26. The Moonstone (1972– )

225 min

7.5
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A priceless jewel, originally plundered from a Hindu shrine, is presented to Rachel Verinder on her 18th birthday. The jewel goes missing and suspicion falls over the household, threatening to destroy someone close to Rachel's heart.

Stars: Vivien Heilbron, Robin Ellis, Basil Dignam, Martin Jarvis

Votes: 53

27. Medics (1990–1995)

50 min | Drama

6.7
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The everyday lives and loves, trials and tribulations of the doctors, nurses, patients and administrative staff of a large teaching hospital in the north-west of England near the city of ... See full summary »

Stars: Jimmi Harkishin, Tom Baker, Emma Cunningham, James Gaddas

Votes: 19

28. End of Empire (1985– )

50 min | Documentary

8.3
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Series looking at the end of British imperial rule in various states.

Stars: Robin Ellis, Julian Amery, Sisir Bose, Lord Brockway

Votes: 10

29. The Main Chance (1969–1975)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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Yorkshire Television's hugely successful legal drama, The Main Chance, was so fast-paced that even the opening credits were played over images of a speeding train... See full synopsis »

Creators: Edmund Ward, John Malcolm | Stars: John Stride, Margaret Ashcroft, John Wentworth, Anna Palk

Votes: 25

30. New Scotland Yard (1972–1974)

60 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Detectives made New Scotland Yard,and they solving extraordinary,mysterious crimes.

Stars: John Woodvine, John Carlisle, Michael Turner, Clive Francis

Votes: 24

31. Love and Marriage (1984– )

7.0
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Stars: Lynn Farleigh, Beverley Callard, William Gaunt, Hugh Lloyd

Votes: 7

32. Shadows of Fear (1970–1973)

60 min | Thriller

8.4
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Anthology series in which characters find themselves in weird and scary situations. Not evoked by the supernatural but by other people.

Stars: Ray Smith, Michael Craig, Ian Bannen, Peter Barkworth

Votes: 17

33. Owen, M.D. (1971– )

50 min | Drama

7.9
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As far as I remember Dr Owen played by Nigel Stock ran a country GP surgery. I also think the external scenes were filmed in Kendal, Gloucestershire.

Stars: Nigel Stock, Joan Newell, Alan Moore, Maggie Hanley

Votes: 7

34. The Comedy of Errors (1978 TV Movie)

130 min | Comedy, Musical

7.8
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The Royal Shakespeare Company act (and sing and dance!) Shakespeare's play about two sets of identical twins, separated at birth and brought together by circumstance.

Writers: Trevor Nunn, Titus Maccius Plautus, William Shakespeare | Director: Philip Casson | Stars: Brian Coburn, Griffith Jones, Roger Rees, Mike Gwilym

Votes: 54

35. Churchill's People (1974– )

50 min | Drama

6.5
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Stars: Alfred Lynch, Bernard Hepton, Geoffrey Matthews, Daniel Brian

Votes: 12

36. The Guardians (1971– )

60 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.6
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A drama set in a declining England of the future - the UK has broken up, and England is ruled by a fascist military force called 'The Guardians'.

Creators: Rex Firkin, Vincent Tilsley | Stars: Gwyneth Powell, Cyril Luckham, Derek Smith, David Burke

Votes: 40

37. The Story of the Costume Drama (2008– )

60 min | Documentary

8.0
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This documentary series looks at the enduring appeal of the British costume drama genre, and features clips and interviews with both the stars and those who worked behind the camera.

Stars: Keeley Hawes, Kathryn Flett, Barbara Flynn, Michael Grade

Votes: 25

38. The Tragedy of Flight 103: The Inside Story (1990 TV Movie)

PG | 86 min | Documentary, Drama

7.2
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Examination of the events that led to the 1988 bombing of Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland.

Writer: Michael Eaton | Director: Leslie Woodhead | Stars: Ned Beatty, Peter Boyle, Harry Ditson, Vincent Gardenia

Votes: 76

39. Arthur! Arthur! (1969)

GP | 94 min | Comedy

5.9
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The inventor of sure-fire failures leads such an abysmal life that he creates a second identity that of a dashing, debonair womaniser.

Writers: John Esmonde, Simeon George, Bob Larbey, Julian Symons | Director: Samuel Gallu | Stars: Shelley Winters, Donald Pleasence, Terry-Thomas, Tammy Grimes

Votes: 11

40. Seven Faces of Woman (1974– )

60 min | Drama

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Creator: Richard Doubleday | Stars: Maria Charles, Julie Peasgood, Lois Daine, Liz Fraser

41. Virgin of the Secret Service (1968– )

60 min | Adventure

8.3
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The dashing adventures of the British Secret Service's most heroic officer, Captain Robert Virgin. Aided in his task by the fiesty Mrs Cortez and his loyal batman Doublett, Virgin traveled ... See full summary »

Creator: Ted Willis | Stars: Clinton Greyn, Veronica Strong, John Cater, Noel Coleman

Votes: 6

42. The Negotiator (1994 TV Movie)

Drama

6.9
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A serious heart condition puts an end to Charlie King's job as a "street copper", but he refuses the offer of a desk job and a promotion. When a secret team of negotiators approaches him ... See full summary »

Writer: Trevor Preston | Director: Mary McMurray | Stars: Brian Cox, Maurice Roëves, Robin Ellis, Russell Hunter

Votes: 26

43. The Frighteners (1972– )

50 min | Thriller

8.7
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A horror anthology series, with each episode featuring a different eerie tale.

Stars: Reginald Barratt, Valerie Bell, Avis Bunnage, Patience Collier

Votes: 9

44. The Cult of... (2006– )

30 min | Documentary

7.9
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A behind-the-scenes look at classic British cult TV series.

Stars: Meera Syal, Steve O'Brien, Robert Llewellyn, Pennant Roberts

Votes: 8

45. Bel Ami (1971– )

45 min | Drama

6.5
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Georges Duroy cynically exploits women - and his position as a journalist - to gain power in 19th-century France.

Stars: Robin Ellis, John Bryans, Margaret Courtenay, Elvi Hale

Votes: 6

46. Play for Tomorrow (1982– )

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.6
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An anthology of 6 science fiction plays ; In "Crimes" a psychologist tries to cope with marital problems while working on the problem of prison overcrowding in the year 2002 ; In "Bright ... See full summary »

Stars: Gavin Campbell, Tracey Childs, Robin Ellis, Denys Hawthorne

Votes: 8

47. The Best of Masterpiece Theatre (2007 TV Special)

90 min | Documentary

7.4
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Stellar casts. Gripping stories. Superb direction. Sumptuous costumes, sets, locations.... These criteria describe so many of the hundreds of programs that have aired on MASTERPIECE THEATRE... See full summary »

Director: Darcy Corcoran | Stars: Gillian Anderson, Anthony Andrews, Charles Dance, Andrew Davies

Votes: 11

48. Biography (1970– )

85 min | Biography

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Stars: Alan Badel, Keith Barron, Bill Gavin, Anthony Hopkins

49. The Trial of Lord Lucan (1994 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

5.0
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An imagined trial of a man who, in 1974 London, is thought to have killed a woman he mistook for his wife in order to regain custody of his children. He disappeared the day after the killing and was never found.

Writer: Peter Whelan | Director: Richard Signy | Stars: Geoffrey Annis, Sean Arnold, Lynsey Baxter, Alan Bird

Votes: 6

50. Knots (1975)

69 min | Drama

7.4
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Writers: R.D. Laing, Edward Petherbridge, David Munro | Director: David Munro | Stars: John Moreno, Paola Dionisotti, Edward Petherbridge, Sharon Duce

Votes: 8