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1. Get Carter (1971)

R | 112 min | Crime, Thriller

7.6
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When his brother dies under mysterious circumstances in a car accident, London gangster Jack Carter travels to Newcastle to investigate.

Writers: Mike Hodges, Ted Lewis | Director: Mike Hodges | Stars: Michael Caine, Ian Hendry, Britt Ekland, John Osborne

Votes: 19,323

2. Doctor Who (1963–1989)

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

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

Votes: 19,209

3. Cemetery Junction (2010)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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A 1970s-set comedy centered on three young working class friends in a dreary suburb of Reading.

Writers: Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant | Directors: Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant | Stars: Christian Cooke, Felicity Jones, Tom Hughes, Jack Doolan

Votes: 16,028

4. EastEnders (1985– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Drama | Active

5.2
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The everyday lives of the inhabitants of Albert Square in the East-End of London.

Creators: Tony Holland, Julia Smith | Stars: Steve McFadden, Adam Woodyatt, Pam St. Clement, June Brown

Votes: 4,907

5. Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971)

R | 110 min | Drama

7.1
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Divorced working woman Alex and well-to-do Jewish family doctor Daniel Hirsh share not only the same answering service but also the favours of young Bob Elkin who bed-hops between them as ... See full summary »

Writer: Penelope Gilliatt | Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Peter Finch, Glenda Jackson, Murray Head, Peggy Ashcroft

Votes: 3,246

6. Hotel Babylon (2006– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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At a posh urban hotel, the love lives and whims of its wealthy guests are attended to by hard-working staff who have their own troubles with love.

Creator: Tony Basgallop | Stars: Dexter Fletcher, Martin Marquez, Michael Obiora, Raymond Coulthard

Votes: 3,238

7. 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

Votes: 1,554

8. The Deadly Affair (1966)

107 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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A British agent sets out to uncover the hidden facts behind a British government employee's suicide.

Writers: John le Carré, Paul Dehn | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: James Mason, Maximilian Schell, Simone Signoret, Harriet Andersson

Votes: 1,522

9. Criminal Justice (2008 TV Mini-Series)

300 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Stars: Ben Whishaw, Bill Paterson, Con O'Neill, Juliet Aubrey

Votes: 881

10. Ripping Yarns (1976–1979)

30 min | Adventure, Comedy

8.2
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Ripping Yarns is a collection of tales that make for 'ripping good' television. Michael Palin plays a different lead character in each yarn.

Stars: Michael Palin, Charles McKeown, David Griffin, Michael Stainton

Votes: 678

11. Doctors (2000– )

30 min | Drama

5.2
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The daily lives of staff at a Birmingham medical practice, including their often dramatic involvements with their patients.

Stars: Diane Keen, Adrian Lewis Morgan, Stirling Gallacher, Christopher Timothy

Votes: 605

12. 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

Votes: 546

13. The Hireling (1973)

PG | 95 min | Drama

6.9
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A young British woman suffering from depression over the loss of her husband develops an unusual relationship with her chauffeur.

Writers: L.P. Hartley, Wolf Mankowitz | Director: Alan Bridges | Stars: Robert Shaw, Sarah Miles, Peter Egan, Caroline Mortimer

Votes: 294

14. Thriller (1973–1976)

65 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

8.0
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Anthology series of self-contained episodes with the genres ranging from murder mystery to suspense to psychological and supernatural horror.

Stars: Donna Mills, Gary Collins, Robert Powell, Pamela Franklin

Votes: 229

15. Long Ago, Tomorrow (1971)

GP | 110 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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Bruce Pritchard is paralysed in a soccer game and is confined to a wheelchair in a convalescence home. But this doesn't slow his lust for life. Then he meets Jill and has to think about the... See full summary »

Writers: Bryan Forbes, Peter Marshall | Director: Bryan Forbes | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Nanette Newman, Georgia Brown, Bernard Lee

Votes: 208

16. Fragment of Fear (1970)

GP | 94 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

6.2
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Reformed drug addict travels to Italy to find out who murdered his aunt.

Writers: John Bingham, Paul Dehn | Director: Richard C. Sarafian | Stars: David Hemmings, Gayle Hunnicutt, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Flora Robson

Votes: 193

17. 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

Votes: 160

18. Z Cars (1962–1978)

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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A gritty drama which follows the work of the police force in the fictional northern English town of Newtown.

Stars: James Ellis, John Slater, Douglas Fielding, Bernard Holley

Votes: 151

19. Peak Practice (1993–2002)

50 min | Drama

6.3
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Stars: Esther Coles, Simon Shepherd, Gary Mavers, Margery Mason

Votes: 145

20. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Drama

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

Votes: 131

21. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Wheel of Fortune (1965)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror

7.9
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Barbara allies herself with a man whose were murdered by El Akir as the Doctor and Vicki are caught up in Richard's plan to offer his sister's hand in marriage to Saladin's brother.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: William Hartnell, William Russell, Jacqueline Hill, Maureen O'Brien

Votes: 113

22. Lady Godiva (2008)

89 min | Romance

3.8
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Proud and determined, astride a beautiful white horse, Lady Godiva rides through the medieval streets to protest against the high taxes her husband, Leofric, Earl of Mercia, has levied ... See full summary »

Writer: Vicky Jewson | Director: Vicky Jewson | Stars: Phoebe Thomas, Matthew Chambers, James Wilby, Isabelle Amyes

Votes: 109

23. Public Eye (1965–1975)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.8
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A long-running British TV series starring Alfred Burke as dour private-eye Frank Marker. Cynical and world-weary, Marker is frequently the unwitting stooge in bigger criminal wheels in his ... See full summary »

Creators: Anthony Marriott, Roger Marshall | Stars: Alfred Burke, Ray Smith, Pauline Delaney, Brenda Cavendish

Votes: 95

24. Ripping Yarns (1976–1979)
Episode: The Testing of Eric Olthwaite (1977)

Adventure, Comedy

8.4
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Eric Olthwaite is so boring that his family all leave home to escape him. Then one day he is accidentally caught up in a bank robbery and discovers that the robber shares his interests in ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Palin, Terry Jones | Director: Jim Franklin | Stars: Michael Palin, Barbara New, John Barrett, Anita Carey

Votes: 82

25. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

8.0
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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: 75

26. Marty (1968–1969)

30 min | Comedy

8.1
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Stars: Marty Feldman, John Junkin, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Roland MacLeod

Votes: 75

27. Love's Labour's Lost (1985 TV Movie)

120 min | Comedy, Romance

7.3
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When the King of Navarre and three of his cronies swear to spend all their days in study and not to look at any girls, they've forgotten that the daughter of the King of France is coming on... See full summary »

Writer: William Shakespeare | Director: Elijah Moshinsky | Stars: Jonathan Kent, Christopher Blake, Geoffrey Burridge, Mike Gwilym

Votes: 70

28. Follyfoot (1971–1973)

30 min | Family, Drama

8.2
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Young Dora is sent to stay with her uncle on his farm in rural England while her parents travel overseas for a year. Seeing as she has a love for horses, her uncle suggests she visit ... See full summary »

Creator: Monica Dickens | Stars: Gillian Blake, Steve Hodson, Arthur English, Christian Rodska

Votes: 68

29. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)

120 min | Drama

7.5
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Stars: Charles Gray, Lally Bowers, John Gielgud, Eric Porter

Votes: 60

30. The Wednesday Play (1964–1970)

75 min | Drama

7.3
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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: 56

31. Softly Softly (1966–1976)

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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Stars: Stratford Johns, Frank Windsor, Norman Bowler, John Barron

Votes: 56

32. Ace of Wands (1970–1972)

30 min | Family

8.3
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Creator: Trevor Preston | Stars: Michael MacKenzie, Roy Holder, Petra Markham, Fred Owl

Votes: 50

33. Out of Depth (2000)

100 min | Thriller

6.1
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When his mother is attacked by Ed, a small time crook, Paul Nixon wants revenge. Frightened of the possible repercussions to both his personal and emerging professional life, Paul enlists ... See full summary »

Writer: Simon Marshall | Director: Simon Marshall | Stars: Sean Maguire, Danny Midwinter, Nicholas Ball, Phil Cornwell

Votes: 49

34. Curry & Chips (1969– )

30 min | Comedy

6.7
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Stars: Spike Milligan, Eric Sykes, Kenny Lynch, Norman Rossington

Votes: 47

35. Angels (1975–1983)

50 min | Drama

6.6
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Creator: Paula Milne | Stars: Carol Holmes, Joanna Monro, Shirley Cheriton, Sharon Rosita

Votes: 46

36. Thriller (1973–1976)
Episode: A Killer in Every Corner (1974)

73 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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A scientist invites two students to collaborate on his new study. What they don't know is that his new study is on how to control the human mind to make people commit murders for him, and ... See full summary »

Writer: Brian Clemens | Director: Malcolm Taylor | Stars: Joanna Pettet, Patrick Magee, Max Wall, Eric Flynn

Votes: 41

37. ITV Sunday Night Theatre (1969– )

78 min | Drama

6.2
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Stars: Michael Balfour, Madoline Thomas, Sandra Bryant, Diane Cilento

Votes: 32

38. 20 Things to Do Before You're 30 (2002– )

30 min | Comedy

6.7
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A group of friends who are approaching 30 make a list of unusual tasks to perform before they reach that age.

Creators: Jane Fallon, Liz Lewin | Stars: Amanda Abbington, Mathew Horne, Georgia Mackenzie, Chris Polick

Votes: 32

39. Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1987– )
Episode: Some Lie and Some Die: Part One (1990)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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During a massive outdoor music festival, a girl is murdered. Could the enigmatic rock star Zeno be involved in any way?

Writers: Matthew Jacobs, John Davies, Ruth Rendell | Director: Sandy Johnson | Stars: George Baker, Christopher Ravenscroft, Louie Ramsay, Diane Keen

Votes: 25

40. Thirty-Minute Theatre (1965–1973)

30 min | Drama

7.7
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Stars: Donald Sinden, Deborah Lavin, Helen Lindsay, Paul Moriarty

Votes: 20

41. Rich Deceiver (1997 TV Movie)

110 min | Drama

6.9
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Ellie and Malc Freeman are a working-class couple in their forties who live in a terrace house in a poor district of Liverpool. Ellie has a part-time job as a shop assistant; Malc is a ... See full summary »

Writers: Laura Lamson, Gillian White | Director: Gurinder Chadha | Stars: Lesley Dunlop, John McArdle, Sinnead Brown, Lauren Byrne

Votes: 20

42. Back to the Garden (2013)

95 min | Drama

6.7
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It is a year since the death of an inspirational theatre director and teacher, and his widow is struggling to come to terms with her loss. A group of close friends, many of whom are or were... See full summary »

Writers: Anna Mottram, Jon Sanders | Director: Jon Sanders | Stars: Emma Garden, Bob Goody, Anna Mottram, Tanya Myers

Votes: 19

43. Criminal Justice (2008– )
Episode: Episode #2.3 (2009)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Juliet has a baby girl. Jack and colleague Alice tell her the outcome of the trial will determine whether she can keep her. Flo questions Ella with her Inspector husband Chris, whom Flo ... See full summary »

Writer: Peter Moffat | Director: Yann Demange | Stars: Maxine Peake, Bob Mercer, Rupert Procter, Eddie Marsan

Votes: 19

44. Hotel Babylon (2006– )
Episode: Episode #3.7 (2008)

Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Illusionist Dan Black is in town to do his next big stunt - disappear from Trafalgar Square. Anna seeks out how to perform his stunts and easily masters the art of levitating. Eager to find... See full summary »

Creator: Tony Basgallop | Director: Sam Miller | Stars: Dexter Fletcher, Emma Pierson, Lee Williams, Alexandra Moen

Votes: 17

45. Aliens in the Family (1987– )

25 min | Family, Sci-Fi

6.7
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Stars: Grant Thatcher, Sophie Bold, Clare Wilkie, Sebastian Knapp

Votes: 15

46. The Expert (1968–1976)

50 min

8.9
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Creators: N.J. Crisp, Gerard Glaister | Stars: Marius Goring, Ann Morrish, Victor Winding, Michael Farnsworth

Votes: 10

47. Enemies of the State (1983 TV Movie)

Biography, Drama

6.8
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Writer: Zdena Tomin | Directors: Eva Kolouchova, Leslie Woodhead | Stars: Zoë Wanamaker, Paul Freeman, Nicholas Ellery, Matthew Blakstad

Votes: 10

48. Bergerac (1981–1991)
Episode: Sins of the Fathers (1985)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Piggish German actor Henry Hoffman antagonizes everybody on set whilst making a film about Jersey's occupation by the Nazis, a fact which adds to local hostility and to the list of suspects... See full summary »

Writers: Tessa Coleman, Robert Banks Stewart | Director: Graeme Harper | Stars: John Nettles, Terence Alexander, Warren Clarke, Sean Arnold

Votes: 10

49. Detective (1964–1969)

50 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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Anthology series featuring adaptations of detective stories.

Stars: Rupert Davies, Ralph Michael, John DeVaut, Esmond Knight

Votes: 9

50. Plotlands (1997 TV Mini-Series)

50 min | Drama

7.3
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Stars: Rebecca Callard, Amanda Abbington, Saskia Reeves, Eve Schickle

Votes: 9