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1. Peeping Tom (1960)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

7.8
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A young man murders women, using a movie camera to film their dying expressions of terror.

Writer: Leo Marks | Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Karlheinz Böhm, Anna Massey, Moira Shearer, Maxine Audley

Votes: 21,606

2. The Young Ones (1982–1984)

410 min | Comedy

8.2
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The crazy and sometimes surreal comedic adventures of four very different students in Thatcher's Britain.

Stars: Rik Mayall, Adrian Edmondson, Nigel Planer, Christopher Ryan

Votes: 10,302

3. Georgy Girl (1966)

Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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A homely but vivacious young woman dodges the amorous attentions of her father's middle-aged employer while striving to capture some of the glamorous life of her swinging London roommate.

Writers: Margaret Forster, Peter Nichols | Director: Silvio Narizzano | Stars: James Mason, Alan Bates, Lynn Redgrave, Charlotte Rampling

Votes: 2,659

4. Steptoe and Son (1962–1974)

45 min | Comedy

7.9
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Classic 1960s British comedy series about a middle aged man and his elderly father who run an unsuccessful 'rag and bone' business (collecting and selling junk). Harold (the son) wants to ... See full summary »

Stars: Wilfrid Brambell, Harry H. Corbett, Frank Thornton, Tim Buckland

Votes: 1,702

5. 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

Votes: 1,161

6. Mosquito Squadron (1969)

G | 90 min | War, Drama

5.6
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Squadron Leader Quint Munroe, an RAF pilot in World War II, has a hard time dealing with the presumed death in action of fellow Sq. Leader David 'Scotty' Scott, whose family practically ... See full summary »

Writers: Donald S. Sanford, Joyce Perry | Director: Boris Sagal | Stars: David McCallum, Suzanne Neve, Charles Gray, David Buck

Votes: 878

7. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)

25 min | Horror, Thriller

7.8
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Dramatizations of many Roald Dahl short stories.

Stars: Roald Dahl, Andrew Ray, Forbes Collins, Richard Johnson

Votes: 818

8. 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

Votes: 751

9. Galileo (1975)

PG | 145 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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This bio-pic is about Galileo, the 17th century Italian who laid the foundations of modern science. Galileo made himself one of the world's first telescopes and discovered the moons of ... See full summary »

Writers: Barbara Bray, Bertolt Brecht, Charles Laughton, Joseph Losey | Director: Joseph Losey | Stars: Topol, Edward Fox, Colin Blakely, Georgia Brown

Votes: 328

10. Sherlock Holmes (1964–1968)

50 min | Horror, Crime, Drama

7.8
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A series of Sherlock Holmes adaptations, based on the stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Stars: Nigel Stock, Peter Cushing, Douglas Wilmer, Peter Madden

Votes: 258

11. Return of the Saint (1978–1979)

60 min | Adventure, Crime

7.1
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This series chronicles the swashbuckling exploits of Simon Templar, a modern day Robin Hood of sorts.

Stars: Ian Ogilvy, Norman Eshley, Edward Brayshaw, John Hallam

Votes: 180

12. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)
Episode: The Flypaper (1980)

Horror, Thriller

8.2
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The police are dragging the marshes for a missing school-girl and a sinister man is approaching other young girls. When he tries to accost young Sylvia on a bus, Sylvia is relieved when a ... See full summary »

Writers: Robin Chapman, Elizabeth Taylor | Director: Graham Evans | Stars: Roald Dahl, Alfred Burke, Pat Keen, Lorna Yabsley

Votes: 129

13. The Young Ones (1982–1984)
Episode: Sick (1984)

35 min | Comedy

8.7
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Vyvan, Rick, Mike and Neil are ill and they have colds. The Boys get taken hostage by violent criminal Brian Damage Balowski and Mr. and Mrs. Pye, Neil's parents are coming to the flat to have tea.

Writers: Ben Elton, Rik Mayall, Lise Mayer, Alexei Sayle | Director: Paul Jackson | Stars: Adrian Edmondson, Rik Mayall, Nigel Planer, Christopher Ryan

Votes: 122

14. Thank You All Very Much (1969)

M | 107 min | Drama

6.7
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A young London girl studying a doctorate in the British museum spends her nights trying to avoid the sexual admiration of men in her life.

Writer: Margaret Drabble | Director: Waris Hussein | Stars: Sandy Dennis, Ian McKellen, Eleanor Bron, John Standing

Votes: 118

15. The Glittering Prizes (1976 TV Mini-Series)

75 min | Drama

8.7
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Twenty years in the lives of some Cambridge undergraduates, who all find that the real world of a changing Britain is a hard place.

Stars: Tom Conti, Barbara Kellerman, Mark Wing-Davey, Clive Merrison

Votes: 114

16. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)
Episode: Rumpole's Return (1980)

109 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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A bored Rumpole living in Florida retirement uses an inquiry from Phyllida as a pretext to re-establish himself back in chambers

Writer: John Mortimer | Director: John Glenister | Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates, Albert Welling, Robin Halstead

Votes: 110

17. Two's Company (1975–1979)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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Creator: Bill MacIlwraith | Stars: Elaine Stritch, Donald Sinden, John Savident, Joyce Carey

Votes: 106

18. Timeslip (1970– )

30 min | Family, Sci-Fi

8.1
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Simon and Liz were teenage friends who fell into a time hole and found themselves trapped in various periods of the 20th century, where they encounter all sorts of adventures. Many of them ... See full summary »

Creators: James Boswell, Ruth Boswell | Stars: Cheryl Burfield, Spencer Banks, Denis Quilley, Iris Russell

Votes: 99

19. Strange Report (1968– )

60 min | Drama, Mystery

8.7
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Retired Scotland Yard commissioner Adam Strange investigates bizarre mysteries in "Swinging Sixties" London.

Stars: Anthony Quayle, Kaz Garas, Anneke Wills, Charles Lloyd Pack

Votes: 86

20. Maigret (1959–1963)

50 min | Crime, Drama

8.7
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Televisations of the Maigret novels by Georges Simenon.

Creator: Georges Simenon | Stars: Rupert Davies, Ewen Solon, Neville Jason, Helen Shingler

Votes: 79

21. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)
Episode: Rumpole and the Younger Generation (1978)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Rumpole is defending a young member of the Timson clan, an extended family of light-fingered but otherwise moral South London villains. To his distress, his own son appears to be acquiring some of the Timson traits.

Writer: John Mortimer | Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates, David Yelland, John Welsh

Votes: 65

22. In the Doghouse (1962)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Writer: Michael Pertwee | Director: Darcy Conyers | Stars: Leslie Phillips, Peggy Cummins, Hattie Jacques, James Booth

Votes: 46

23. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)

Drama

7.8
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Series of television plays performed live.

Stars: Richard Caldicot, George Woodbridge, Robert Brown, Brian Rix

Votes: 44

24. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)
Episode: Rumpole and the Fascist Beast (1979)

51 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Captain Rex Parkin of the Pay Corps (retired) is charged with an offence under the Race Relations Act, and finds to his horror that Rumpole has taken under his wing a pupil barrister from the Punjab.

Writer: John Mortimer | Director: Robert Knights | Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates, Peter Bowles, Patricia Hodge

Votes: 42

25. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)
Episode: Rumpole and the Married Lady (1978)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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After a long spell without cases, Rumpole is apparently divorcing his old friend and colleague George Frobisher. His client meanwhile threatens to drive Rumpole's wife Hilda (She who must be obeyed) into the arms of her friend Dodo.

Writer: John Mortimer | Director: Graham Evans | Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates, Moray Watson, Phyllida Law

Votes: 41

26. No Hiding Place (1959–1967)

60 min | Crime

8.2
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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 »

Stars: Raymond Francis, Eric Lander, Johnny Briggs, Michael McStay

Votes: 40

27. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)
Episode: Rumpole and the Case of Identity (1979)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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One instance of marital infidelity is at the root of Rumpole's current case involving a liquor store robbery while another threatens the stability of his chambers.

Writer: John Mortimer | Director: Derek Bennett | Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates, Peter Bowles, Joanna Van Gyseghem

Votes: 40

28. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)
Episode: Rumpole and the Honourable Member (1978)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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An MP is accused of raping one of his assistants, and seems reluctant to defend himself. Rumpole is left with only one line of defence; attack the complainant's character, thereby infuriating his son's American fiancée.

Writer: John Mortimer | Director: Graham Evans | Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates, David Yelland, Deborah Fallender

Votes: 39

29. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)
Episode: Rumpole and the Heavy Brigade (1978)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Rumpole returns to bloodstains as he defends an stuttering, apparently mentally-challenged petty crook on a murder charge.

Writer: John Mortimer | Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates, Peter Bowles, Joanna Van Gyseghem

Votes: 38

30. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)
Episode: Rumpole and the Man of God (1979)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Rumpole defends a vicar accused of shoplifting three shirts although he refuses to testify in his own behalf.

Writer: John Mortimer | Director: Brian Farnham | Stars: Leo McKern, Rosemary Leach, Derek Farr, Bill Fraser

Votes: 37

31. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)
Episode: Rumpole and the Learned Friends (1978)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Rumpole accuses a dishonest policeman of framing his safecracker client and finds himself in legal trouble when he can't back up his claim.

Writer: John Mortimer | Director: Graham Evans | Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates, Joanna Van Gyseghem, Peter Bowles

Votes: 35

32. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Stars: Alfred Burke, Derek Francis, Laurence Hardy, Peter Wyngarde

Votes: 34

33. BBC Sunday-Night Play (1960 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Drama

9.0
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Stars: Brian Rix, Cyril Luckham, Peter Sallis, William Russell

Votes: 34

34. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)
Episode: Rumpole and the Course of True Love (1979)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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What appears to be an uncontrollable outbreak of bed-hopping is about to ruin the chances of Guthrie Featherstone QC MP becoming a judge, and Rumpole's client's career as a teacher.

Writer: John Mortimer | Director: Brian Farnham | Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates, Peter Bowles, Moray Watson

Votes: 33

35. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)
Episode: Rumpole and the Age for Retirement (1979)

51 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Both Rumpole and his current client, Percy Timson, one of the patriarchs of the criminal clan, are under pressure by their families to retire.

Writer: John Mortimer | Director: Donald McWhinnie | Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates, Peter Bowles, Moray Watson

Votes: 31

36. ITV Playhouse (1967– )

Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Stars: Michael Bryant, William Simons, Katherine Barker, Geoffrey Palmer

Votes: 30

37. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)
Episode: Rumpole and the Golden Thread (1983)

53 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Rumpole agrees to defend a cabinet minister of a former British African colony accused of murdering a prominent clergyman.

Writer: John Mortimer | Director: Donald McWhinnie | Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates, Errol John, Olu Jacobs

Votes: 30

38. The Scarlet Pimpernel (1955– )

30 min | Adventure, Family

6.4
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Sir Percy Blakeney, Bart., is a notorious fop and hedonistic member of the Prince Regent's court, but he is secretly "the Scarlet Pimpernel", a mysterious figure who rescues innocents from ... See full summary »

Stars: Marius Goring, Stanley Van Beers, Anthony Newlands, Patrick Troughton

Votes: 29

39. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)
Episode: Rumpole and the Genuine Article (1983)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Rumpole defends an eccentric artist in a forgery case before the newly appointed Judge Featherstone.

Writer: John Mortimer | Director: Robert Knights | Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates, Emlyn Williams, Brenda Blethyn

Votes: 29

40. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)
Episode: Rumpole and the Last Resort (1983)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Rumpole tries to collect an old debt from an elusive deadbeat solicitor while defending a vacation planner on fraud charges.

Writer: John Mortimer | Director: Stuart Burge | Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates, Bill Fraser, Peter Blythe

Votes: 28

41. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)
Episode: Rumpole and the Female of the Species (1983)

51 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Rumpole defends a petty thief on charges of armed robbery while trying to get Fiona accepted into his chamber.

Writer: John Mortimer | Director: Donald McWhinnie | Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates, Patricia Hodge, Julian Curry

Votes: 26

42. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)
Episode: Rumpole and the Old Boy Net (1983)

53 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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A seemingly respectable old school couple arrested for running a brothel for upper-class clients are reluctant to help in their own defense.

Writer: John Mortimer | Director: Tony Smith | Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates, Michael Denison, Dulcie Gray

Votes: 26

43. The Saint and the Brave Goose (1979)

Mystery

6.1
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A two-part episode of the 1978 TV series "The Return of the Saint," edited together and released as a feature.

Writers: Leslie Charteris, John Kruse | Director: Cyril Frankel | Stars: Ian Ogilvy, Gayle Hunnicutt, Stratford Johns, Derren Nesbitt

Votes: 25

44. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)
Episode: Rumpole and the Sporting Life (1983)

53 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Rumpole reluctantly agrees to defend Fiona's sister, who's accused of murdering her husband with a shotgun.

Writer: John Mortimer | Director: Bill Hays | Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates, Roland Culver, Joanna David

Votes: 24

45. The Tragedy of King Richard II (1971 TV Movie)

7.4
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The Tragedy of King Richard II - by William Shakespeare. The actions and repercussions of a proud King, whose vanity and selfishness lead to his downfall.

Writer: William Shakespeare | Directors: Richard Cottrell, Toby Robertson | Stars: Ian McKellen, Timothy West, Robert Eddison, Paul Hardwick

Votes: 22

46. Minder (1979–1994)
Episode: You Lose Some, You Win Some (1980)

Adventure, Comedy, Crime

8.0
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Maurice Michaelson, a professional gambler of Arthur's acquaintance, has assembled a group of people who are capable of winning big time at the roulette tables at the local casino. However,... See full summary »

Writers: Jeremy Burnham, Leon Griffiths | Director: James Gatward | Stars: George Cole, Dennis Waterman, Anthony Valentine, Gennie Nevinson

Votes: 22

47. The Silver Sword (1957– )

30 min | Drama

8.6
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WARSAW 1942 On a cold, dark night in Warsaw in 1942, the Balicki children watch in horror as Nazi Storm Troopers arrest their mother. Now they are lone. With the war raging around them, ... See full summary »

Stars: Melvyn Hayes, Pat Pleasance, Ingrid Sylvester, Frazer Hines

Votes: 21

48. The Indian Tales of Rudyard Kipling (1963– )

Drama

7.3
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Stars: Joss Ackland, Kenneth Fortescue, Patrick Westwood, Barry Letts

Votes: 17

49. Steptoe and Son (1962–1974)
Episode: Homes Fit for Heroes (1964)

Comedy

7.3
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Harold is planning to join the crew of a sailing ship travelling the world for two years, so he puts a reluctant and unhappy Albert into an old peoples' home in the country. In the end, ... See full summary »

Writers: Alan Simpson, Ray Galton | Director: Duncan Wood | Stars: Wilfrid Brambell, Harry H. Corbett, Peggy Thorpe-Bates, Marie Makine

Votes: 17

50. Suspense (1962–1963)

Thriller

7.6
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Anthology series telling suspenseful tales.

Stars: June Barrie, Alex Scott, Geoffrey Matthews, Michael Stainton

Votes: 10