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1. The Duellists (1977)

PG | 100 min | Drama, War

7.5
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Set during the grand, sweeping Napoleonic age, an officer in the French army insults another officer and sets off a life-long enmity. The two officers, D'Hubert and Feraud, cross swords ... See full summary »

Writers: Gerald Vaughan-Hughes, Joseph Conrad | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Keith Carradine, Harvey Keitel, Albert Finney, Edward Fox

Votes: 13,481

2. Lady Jane (1986)

PG-13 | 142 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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The death of King Henry VIII throws his kingdom into chaos because of succession disputes. His weak son Edward, is on his deathbed. Anxious to keep England true to the Reformation, a ... See full summary »

Writers: Chris Bryant, David Edgar | Director: Trevor Nunn | Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Cary Elwes, John Wood, Michael Hordern

Votes: 4,896

3. Plenty (1985)

R | 121 min | Drama

6.1
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A young Englishwoman spends 20 years to make whatever kind of life for herself at the expense of others around her in post-World War 2 England.

Writer: David Hare | Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Meryl Streep, Sam Neill, Charles Dance, Tracey Ullman

Votes: 1,965

4. Edge of Darkness (1985 TV Mini-Series)

307 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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The mysterious murder of an environmental activist leads her straight-laced father, an Inspector of the local police force, through a haunting revelation of the murkiness of the British ... See full summary »

Stars: Bob Peck, Joe Don Baker, Charles Kay, Ian McNeice

Votes: 2,714

5. The Virgin Soldiers (1969)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, War

5.9
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A group of young British soldiers billeted in Singapore of the year 1950 dreaming about winning the love of the daughter of the Regimental Sergeant Major.

Writers: Leslie Thomas, John Hopkins, John McGrath, Ian La Frenais | Director: John Dexter | Stars: Lynn Redgrave, Hywel Bennett, Nigel Davenport, Nigel Patrick

Votes: 246

6. Arena (1975– )

Documentary

8.3
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Wide-ranging arts programme.

Creator: Anthony Haas | Stars: Gavin Millar, Kenneth Tynan, Paul McCartney, Jonathan Miller

Votes: 93

7. The Bride (1985)

PG-13 | 118 min | Fantasy, Horror, Romance

5.2
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After years of research, the doctor finally succeeds in creating the perfect woman, who gets the name "Eva".

Writer: Lloyd Fonvielle | Director: Franc Roddam | Stars: Sting, Jennifer Beals, Anthony Higgins, Clancy Brown

Votes: 2,195

8. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Drama

7.5
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Play for Today is a British television anthology drama series. It was produced by the BBC and it was transmitted on BBC1 between 1970 and 1984. During this period, more than 300 different ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 147

9. Van der Valk (1972–1992)

120 min | Action, Drama

7.2
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Gritty British-made police drama series set in the beautiful location of Amsterdam. Cynical Dutch detective Commissaris "Piet" van der Valk and his colleagues investigate murders, kidnappings and political corruption.

Creator: Nicolas Freeling | Stars: Barry Foster, Michael Latimer, Joanna Dunham, Susan Travers

Votes: 132

10. Wetherby (1985)

R | 102 min | Drama, Mystery

7.1
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The mysterious death of an enigmatic young man newly arrived in the suburb of Wetherby releases the long-repressed, dark passions of some of its residents.

Writer: David Hare | Director: David Hare | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Ian Holm, Judi Dench, Marjorie Yates

Votes: 1,045

11. S.O.S. Titanic (1979 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, History

6.3
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The Titanic disaster is depicted, primarily as seen through the eyes of one couple in each of the three classes on board.

Writer: James Costigan | Director: William Hale | Stars: David Janssen, Cloris Leachman, Harry Andrews, David Battley

Votes: 815

12. Oppenheimer (1980 TV Mini-Series)

50 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.3
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Biography of the American physicist who led the U.S. effort to develop the atomic bomb during World War II, only to find himself suspected as a security risk in the 1950s because of his ... See full summary »

Stars: Sam Waterston, John Carson, Christopher Muncke, Jana Shelden

Votes: 263

13. The Promoter (1952)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy

7.2
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A charming and ambitious young man finds many ways to raise himself through the ranks in business and social standing- some honest, some not quite so. If he can just manage to avoid a ... See full summary »

Writers: Arnold Bennett, Eric Ambler | Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Alec Guinness, Glynis Johns, Valerie Hobson, Petula Clark

Votes: 818

14. BBC2 Playhouse (1973–1983)

Drama

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Creator: Sarah Pia Anderson | Stars: Ralph Morse, John Bluthal, Gawn Grainger, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 51

15. ITV Playhouse (1967– )

Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Stars: Michael Bryant, William Simons, Katherine Barker, Gwen Nelson

Votes: 34

16. One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (1970)

G | 100 min | Drama

7.1
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Fly-on-the-wall treatment of an ordinary day in the life of a prisoner in Stalin's Gulag. Closely adapted from Solzhenitsyn's classic novel based on his own experiences. Shot entirely on ... See full summary »

Writers: Ronald Harwood, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn | Director: Caspar Wrede | Stars: Tom Courtenay, Espen Skjønberg, Alf Malland, Frimann Falck Clausen

Votes: 379

17. Luther (1974)

PG | 110 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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A man's view cause a rift between peasants and the church.

Writers: Edward Anhalt, John Osborne | Director: Guy Green | Stars: Stacy Keach, Patrick Magee, Hugh Griffith, Robert Stephens

Votes: 234

18. The Wednesday Play (1964–1970)

75 min | Drama

7.2
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Series of one-off plays made by BBC television which gave breaks to a wide range of writers and directors in the late 60s, such as Dennis Potter, Ken Loach, David Mercer and John Hopkins. ... See full summary »

Creator: Sydney Newman | Stars: Edwin Brown, Neville Smith, Tony Selby, Ken Jones

Votes: 57

19. Carrie's War (1974– )

25 min | Family

8.4
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Carrie and Peter Willow have been sent to the countryside and are taken in by the Evanses with there auntie Lou and the scary Mr Evans. The Willows are quite happy here. They like to go to ... See full summary »

Stars: Juliet Waley, Andrew Tinney, Tim Coward, Aubrey Richards

Votes: 21

20. Mistress of Suspense (1990– )

50 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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Stars: Anthony Perkins, Doug Rollins, Stéphane Freiss, Assumpta Serna

Votes: 35

21. The Main Chance (1969–1975)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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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: 26

22. Roads to Freedom (1970– )

50 min | Drama

8.8
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Stars: Michael Bryant, Daniel Massey, Alison Fiske, Rosemary Leach

Votes: 67

23. Summer Season (1985– )

55 min | Drama

6.3
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Stars: Tim Wylton, Marion Bailey, Charles Dale, Alan Bates

Votes: 19

24. Existence (1973)

105 min | Drama

7.2
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Writer: Roland Starke | Director: David Hemmings | Stars: Jack Wild, June Brown, Liz Edmiston, John Bailey

Votes: 62

25. Wessex Tales (1973 TV Mini-Series)

Drama

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Stars: Nick Brimble, John Hurt, Billie Whitelaw, Yvonne Antrobus

Votes: 19

26. Achilles Heel (1973 TV Movie)

70 min | Drama

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Writer: Brian Clark | Director: Alan Clarke | Stars: Alan Barry, Karen Boyes, Kenneth Cranham, Fred Griffiths

27. Three Comedies of Marriage (1975– )

Drama

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Stars: Polly Adams, Michael Bryant, Margaret Burton, Joanna Craig

28. The Main Chance (1969–1975)
Episode: Acting for Self (1972)

51 min | Drama

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Writer: Ray Jenkins | Director: Marc Miller | Stars: Maev Alexander, Margaret Ashcroft, Jan Carey, Matthew Guinness

29. Arena (1975– )
Episode: Alec Guinness: A Secret Man (2003)

90 min | Documentary

8.1
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Arena documentary chronicles the life and work of one of Britain's greatest actors.

Director: David Thompson | Stars: Eileen Atkins, Frith Banbury, Sam Beazley, Simon Callow

Votes: 15

30. Wessex Tales (1973– )
Episode: Barbara of the House of Grebe (1973)

Drama

7.3
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Writers: Thomas Hardy, David Mercer | Director: David Hugh Jones | Stars: Nick Brimble, Ben Kingsley, Joanna McCallum, Leslie Sands

Votes: 9

31. Van der Valk (1972–1992)
Episode: Blue Notes (1972)

Action, Drama

7.2
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When a world-famous Dutch violinist returns to Amsterdam for a rare performance, he receives a series of death threats. Someone even smashes his Stradivarius. Van der Valk can't fathom why ... See full summary »

Creator: Nicolas Freeling | Director: Marc Miller | Stars: Barry Foster, Michael Latimer, Susan Travers, Geoffrey Bayldon

Votes: 6

32. Edge of Darkness (1985– )
Episode: Breakthrough (1985)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Writer: Troy Kennedy-Martin | Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Bob Peck, Joe Don Baker, Jack Watson, Charles Kay

Votes: 54

33. Oppenheimer (1980– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1980)

Biography, Drama, History

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Writer: Peter Prince | Director: Barry Davis | Stars: Sam Waterston, Manning Redwood, Ed Devereaux, Edward Hardwicke

34. Carrie's War (1974– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1974)

Family

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Carrie and Nick are sent down to a place deep down in the forest called Druids bottom were they discover the Evanses sister, her house keeper Hepzibah and Carries crush Albert who has been sent here for the war.

Writers: Nina Bawden, Marilyn Fox | Director: Paul Stone | Stars: Juliet Waley, Andrew Tinney, Rosalie Crutchley, Tim Coward

35. Oppenheimer (1980– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1980)

Biography, Drama, History

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Writer: Peter Prince | Director: Barry Davis | Stars: Sam Waterston, Jana Shelden, David Baxt, John Morton

36. Carrie's War (1974– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1974)

Family

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Writers: Nina Bawden, Marilyn Fox | Director: Paul Stone | Stars: Rosalie Crutchley, Andrew Tinney, Juliet Waley, Avril Elgar

37. Oppenheimer (1980– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1980)

Biography, Drama, History

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Writer: Peter Prince | Director: Barry Davis | Stars: Sam Waterston, Manning Redwood, Roger Frazier, Christopher Muncke

38. Carrie's War (1974– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1974)

Family

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After Carrie discovers that Mister Evans has possession of the house Carrie makes a terrible choice that will destroy everything and they are asked home by there mother

Writers: Nina Bawden, Marilyn Fox | Director: Paul Stone | Stars: Juliet Waley, Andrew Tinney, Rosalie Crutchley, Tim Coward

39. Oppenheimer (1980– )
Episode: Episode #1.5 (1980)

Biography, Drama, History

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Writer: Peter Prince | Director: Barry Davis | Stars: Sam Waterston, Milton Johns, Alexander Knox, Edward Hardwicke

40. Carrie's War (1974– )
Episode: Episode #1.5 (1974)

Family

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With Auntie Lou gone and only a few hours left until they go home Carrie discovers a new side of Mister Evans as she starts to think nothing bad is going to happen on her way home she sees ... See full summary »

Writers: Nina Bawden, Marilyn Fox | Director: Paul Stone | Stars: Juliet Waley, Tim Coward, Andrew Tinney, Rosalie Crutchley

41. Oppenheimer (1980– )
Episode: Episode #1.7 (1980)

Biography, Drama, History

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Writer: Peter Prince | Director: Barry Davis | Stars: Sam Waterston, Christopher Muncke, George Gabriel, Phil Brown

42. ITV Playhouse (1967– )
Episode: Friends and Other Lovers (1981)

Comedy, Drama

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Follows the life of Anna, who leaves school to become a prostitute. Three years later she becomes involved with a lecturer at a college in Oxford.

Director: John Frankau | Stars: Christine McKenna, Adam Bareham, Sara Clee, Simon Chandler

43. The Wednesday Play (1964–1970)
Episode: Hello, Good Evening and Welcome (1968)

50 min | Drama

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A talk-show host is required to examine his conscience and also the ethics of "good television".

Writer: Hugh Whitemore | Director: Claude Whatham | Stars: Robert Hardy, Michael Robbins, Ralph Ball, Ruth Trouncer

44. ITV Playhouse (1967– )
Episode: It's Only Rock 'n' Roll (1977)

Comedy, Drama

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A rock star is kidnapped at the end of a concert.The record company ask the question is he worth more dead than alive?

Writer: Tony Bicât | Director: Keith Hack | Stars: Ian Bannen, Don Fellows, Richard Griffiths, Matthew Guinness

45. BBC2 Playhouse (1973–1983)
Episode: Lifelike (1980)

Drama

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Writer: John Challen | Stars: Peter Clay, Paul Eason, Rob Edwards, Matthew Guinness

46. ITV Playhouse (1967– )
Episode: Mr. Axelford's Angel (1974)

Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Writer: Peter Whitbread | Director: John Frankau | Stars: Julia Foster, Michael Bryant, Lally Bowers, Jacqueline Stanbury

Votes: 23

47. Play for Today (1970–1984)
Episode: Nuts in May (1976)

84 min | Drama

8.0
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A middle-class couple go camping in Dorset, but peace and quiet elude them.

Writer: Mike Leigh | Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Roger Sloman, Alison Steadman, Anthony O'Donnell, Sheila Kelley

Votes: 1,231

48. Three Comedies of Marriage (1975– )
Episode: One of the Family (1975)

Drama

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Writers: Charlotte Bingham, Terence Brady | Director: Richard Martin | Stars: Polly Adams, Matthew Guinness

49. Roads to Freedom (1970– )
Episode: The Defeated: Part 1 (1970)

Drama

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Writers: Jean-Paul Sartre, David Turner | Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Michael Bryant, Daniel Massey, Christopher Heywood, Norman Rossington

50. Roads to Freedom (1970– )
Episode: The Defeated: Part 2 (1970)

Drama

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Writers: Jean-Paul Sartre, David Turner | Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Michael Bryant, Georgia Brown, John Cater, Stephen Chase