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1. Doctor Who (1963–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.6
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Time and Space traveling adventures of a Gallifreyan Time Lord only known as the Doctor and his companions, traveling through time and space.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Stars: William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker

2. Coronation Street (1960– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Drama | Active

6.0
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The UK's longest-running TV soap, Coronation Street focuses on the everyday lives of working class people in Manchester, England.

Creator: Tony Warren | Stars: Helen Worth, Simon Gregson, William Roache, Sue Nicholls

3. Emmerdale (1972– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Drama | Active

4.8
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A soap opera set in a fictional village in the Yorkshire Dales.

Creator: Kevin Laffan | Stars: Lucy Pargeter, Elizabeth Estensen, Charley Webb, Mark Charnock

4. 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

5. The Bill (1984–2010)

50 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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Episodes follow uniform officers and detectives from an inner London police station as they enforce law and order on a day to day basis.

Creator: Geoff McQueen | Stars: Graham Cole, Trudie Goodwin, Jeff Stewart, Simon Rouse

6. Casualty (1986– )

50 min | Drama | Active

6.0
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The everyday lives of the people frequenting the frenetic Accident and Emergency department of Holby City hospital.

Creators: Jeremy Brock, Paul Unwin | Stars: Derek Thompson, Suzanne Packer, Ian Bleasdale, Jane Hazlegrove

7. Minder (1979–1994)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.9
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Arthur Daley, a small-time conman, hires former boxer Terry McCann to be his 'minder', so Terry can protect him (Arthur) from other, small-time, crooks. While Terry is trying his hardest to... See full summary »

Creator: Leon Griffiths | Stars: George Cole, Glynn Edwards, Dennis Waterman, Gary Webster

8. Lovejoy (1986–1994)

50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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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.

Creator: Ian La Frenais | Stars: Ian McShane, Dudley Sutton, Chris Jury, Phyllis Logan

9. Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (1983–2004)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
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The adventures of a gang of British workmen abroad. Combines black and white humour with moments of drama, poignancy and drunkenness. In series 1, the lads head to Germany seeking work, and... See full summary »

Creator: Franc Roddam | Stars: Timothy Spall, Jimmy Nail, Tim Healy, Kevin Whately

10. The Darling Buds of May (1991–1993)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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The life of the Larkin family, farmers in Kent.

Stars: David Jason, Pam Ferris, Stephanie Ralph, Philip Franks

11. Bergerac (1981–1991)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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Alcoholic and divorced father of a young daughter, DS Jim Bergerac is a true maverick who prefers doing things his own way, and consequently doesn't always carry out his investigations the way his boss would like.

Creator: Robert Banks Stewart | Stars: John Nettles, Terence Alexander, Sean Arnold, Mela White

12. The Royal (2003–2011)

60 min | Drama

7.4
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Stars: Amy Robbins, Wendy Craig, Linda Armstrong, Michelle Hardwick

13. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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The cases of a portly and eccentric criminal law barrister.

Stars: Leo McKern, Jonathan Coy, Julian Curry, Marion Mathie

14. Dempsey and Makepeace (1985–1986)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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James Dempsey was a tough New York cop who got himself into a lot of trouble by killing his partner during a corruption investigation. With things too hot for him in New York, Dempsey was ... See full summary »

Creator: Tony Wharmby | Stars: Michael Brandon, Glynis Barber, Ray Smith, Tony Osoba

15. The Sweeney (1975–1978)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.2
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British police TV series which revolutionized the genre on UK television in the mid-1970s starring John Thaw as a hard-edged detective in the Flying Squad of London's Metropolitan Police.

Creator: Ian Kennedy Martin | Stars: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan, John Alkin

16. Alleyn Mysteries (1990–1994)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Drawing on her love of theatre and art, New Zealand novelist Ngaio Marsh created elegant crime-puzzlers full of quirky characters with hidden agendas, all brought meticulously to life in this BBC series.

Stars: William Simons, Patrick Malahide, Belinda Lang, Tim Dutton

17. The Woman in Black (1989 TV Movie)

100 min | Horror, Mystery

7.4
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When a friendless old widow dies in the seaside town of Crythin, a young solicitor is sent by his firm to settle the estate. The lawyer finds the townspeople reluctant to talk about or go ... See full summary »

Writers: Susan Hill, Nigel Kneale | Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Adrian Rawlins, Bernard Hepton, David Daker, Pauline Moran

18. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Drama

7.6
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Stars: Alison Steadman, Nigel Hawthorne, Tony Caunter, David Daker

19. Juliet Bravo (1980–1985)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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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 »

Creator: Ian Kennedy Martin | Stars: David Ellison, Noel Collins, Stephanie Turner, Anna Carteret

20. Boon (1986–1992)

60 min | Drama, Comedy

6.5
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Ken Boon and Harry Crawford are two middle-aged ex-firemen who start out in business together, initially in Birmingham and later in Nottingham. During the seven series (1986-1992), Ken ... See full summary »

Creators: Jim Hill, William Stair | Stars: Michael Elphick, David Daker, Neil Morrissey, Elizabeth Carling

21. Secret Army (1977–1979)

50 min | Drama, War

8.7
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In this series, inspired by real events during World War II, the kind, intelligent and worrisome Albert Foiret runs both a café, which is the only notable public house in a small Belgian ... See full summary »

Creator: Gerard Glaister | Stars: Bernard Hepton, Angela Richards, Clifford Rose, Juliet Hammond

22. The New Statesman (1987–1992)

70 min | Comedy

8.0
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In a parody of 1980s Conservatism, Rik Mayall is Alan B'Stard MP, the most machiavellian Tory of them all.

Creators: Maurice Gran, Laurence Marks | Stars: Rik Mayall, Michael Troughton, Marsha Fitzalan, Terence Alexander

23. Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1987– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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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.

Stars: George Baker, Christopher Ravenscroft, Louie Ramsay, Ken Kitson

24. A Bit of a Do (1989 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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This series was set in a fictional Yorkshire town and based on the books by David Nobbs, the creator of Reginald Perrin and Henry Pratt. Each episode took place at a different social ... See full summary »

Stars: David Jason, Gwen Taylor, Nicola Pagett, Stephanie Cole

25. Crown Court (1972–1984)

30 min | Drama

7.2
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Courtroom drama - each case takes three episodes. At the end of the third episode a jury of "ordinary people" comes to a verdict on the evidence presented.

Stars: Peter Wheeler, Joseph Berry, Richard Colson, David Ashford

26. Enemy at the Door (1978–1980)

650 min | Drama, History, War

7.9
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Drama about the Nazi occupation of the Channel Islands during the Second World War.

Stars: Alfred Burke, Bernard Horsfall, Antonia Pemberton, Simon Cadell

27. Operation Snafu (1961)

89 min | Comedy, War

5.7
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When he is pulled up in court for selling stuff on the street, Horace Pope says he was only doing it while waiting to enlist. The judge calls his bluff and forces him to sign up. Pope makes... See full summary »

Writers: R.F. Delderfield, Harold Buchman | Director: Cyril Frankel | Stars: Alfred Lynch, Sean Connery, Victor Maddern, Harry Locke

28. Blott on the Landscape (1985 TV Mini-Series)

300 min | Comedy

7.7
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Bawdy adaption of Tom Sharpe's comic tale. A landowning MP attempts to have a motorway built through the grounds of his wife's ancestral home.

Stars: David Suchet, Geraldine James, George Cole, Julia McKenzie

29. Love Hurts (1992–1994)

50 min | Comedy, Romance

7.6
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When Tessa Piggott goes through a messier breakup than most (her married ex-lover and ex-boss left her for a younger mistress), she looks for a new job. Deciding to leave the rat-race, she ... See full summary »

Creators: Maurice Gran, Laurence Marks | Stars: Adam Faith, Zoë Wanamaker, Tony Selby, Jane Lapotaire

30. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Stars: Derek Francis, Alfred Burke, Laurence Hardy, Peter Wyngarde

31. A Family at War (1970–1972)

60 min | Drama, War

8.3
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How the events of WW 2 affected various members of a lower middle class family in Liverpool, the emphasis being on life on the home front.

Creator: John Finch | Stars: Colin Douglas, Barbara Flynn, Leslie Nunnerley, Coral Atkins

32. Sam (1973–1975)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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Creator: John Finch | Stars: Michael Goodliffe, Alethea Charlton, James Hazeldine, Dorothy White

33. ITV Sunday Night Theatre (1969– )

78 min | Drama

5.9
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Stars: Michael Balfour, Madoline Thomas, Sandra Bryant, Diane Cilento

34. ITV Playhouse (1967– )

Comedy, Drama

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

35. Stay Lucky (1989–1993)

60 min | Drama

7.9
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Stars: Dennis Waterman, Emma Wray, Niall Toibin, Jan Francis

36. Wish Me Luck (1987–1990)

60 min | War, Drama

7.8
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The second world war experiences of brave women recruited as undercover agents behind enemy lines.

Creators: Jill Hyem, Lavinia Warner | Stars: Jane Asher, Michael J. Jackson, Kate Buffery, Jane Snowden

37. Julius Caesar (1979 TV Movie)

150 min | Drama, History

7.1
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The assassination of the would be ruler of Rome at the hands of Brutus and company has tragic consequences for Brutus and the republic.

Writer: William Shakespeare | Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Richard Pasco, Charles Gray, Keith Michell, David Collings

38. The Legend of Robin Hood (1975 TV Mini-Series)

50 min

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Stars: Martin Potter, Diane Keen, William Marlowe, Paul Darrow

39. Cribb (1980–1981)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Drama series about police work in Victorian London, featuring Detective Sergeant Cribb, a member of Scotland Yard's newly formed CID unit.

Stars: Alan Dobie, William Simons, David Waller, Alfie Curtis

40. Hadleigh (1969–1976)

60 min | Drama

7.6
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Creator: Robert Barr | Stars: Gerald Harper, Peter Dennis, Ambrosine Phillpotts, Alastair Hunter

41. ITV Television Playhouse (1955–1967)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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Stars: Campbell Singer, Dinsdale Landen, Thomas Heathcote, Miriam Karlin

42. Mr. Rose (1967–1968)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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Creator: Philip Mackie | Stars: William Mervyn, Donald Webster, Gillian Lewis, Graham Armitage

43. Beryl's Lot (1973–1977)

60 min | Comedy

7.9
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Stars: Carmel McSharry, Annie Leake, Tony Caunter, Norman Mitchell

44. The Tale of Beatrix Potter (1982 TV Movie)

60 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

8.1
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Writer: John Hawkesworth | Director: Bill Hays | Stars: Penelope Wilton, Holly Aird, Sharon Airey, Sophie Ashton

45. Number 10 (1983 TV Mini-Series)

52 min | Drama

7.8
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Drama series about the private lives of seven British prime ministers who lived in Number 10 Downing Street between the 1780s and the 1920s: William Pitt the Younger, the Duke of Wellington... See full summary »

Stars: Neville Barber, Bernard Archard, Jeremy Brett, Denis Quilley

46. Bird Fancier (1985 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama

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Writer: Mal Middleton | Director: Bill Hays | Stars: Michael Elphick, Rosemary Martin, Aaron Brown, George Baker

47. Pope John Paul II (1984 TV Movie)

150 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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Bio-drama tracing the life and career of Polish cardinal Karol Wojtyla from his days as a young activist in Poland to his rise and installation in 1978 as Pope of the Catholic world.

Writer: Christopher Knopf | Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Albert Finney, Michael Crompton, Robert Austin, Caroline Bliss

48. Churchill's People (1974– )

50 min | Drama

6.4
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Stars: Alfred Lynch, Bernard Hepton, Geoffrey Matthews, Daniel Brian

49. Haggard (1990–1992)

30 min | Comedy

6.3
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Squire Haggard, the womanising, destitute former friend of the Prince of Wales, optimistically searches for rich men "willing" to part with their money, and rich, beautiful women willing to... See full summary »

Creator: Michael Green | Stars: Keith Barron, Reece Dinsdale, Sam Kelly, William Simons

50. The Guardians (1971– )

60 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.4
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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