Highest Rated Titles With Anthony Bate

 Refine See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc
  • Job Types
  • Movies or TV
  • Genres
  • Keywords
  • IMDb Rating
  • Instant Watch Options
  • In Theaters
  • On TV
  • Release Year











































































































IMDb user rating (average) to
Number of votes to »






Reset



Reset
Release year or range to »

1. Game, Set, and Match (1988– )
Episode: Berlin Game: Part 1 (1988)

Drama

9.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.3/10 X  

Add a Plot

Writers: Len Deighton, John Howlett | Director: Ken Grieve | Stars: Ian Holm, Mel Martin, Michael Degen, Michael Culver

Votes: 6

2. The Odd Man (1960– )

60 min | Drama

9.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  

Add a Plot

Creator: Edward Boyd | Stars: Edwin Richfield, Keith Barron, Sarah Lawson, Moultrie Kelsall

Votes: 9

3. The World of Tim Frazer (1960–1961)

30 min | Drama

9.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  

An engineer is drawn into the world of espionage.

Stars: Jack Hedley, Ralph Michael, Francis Matthews, Patricia Haines

Votes: 8

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

60 min | Drama

9.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Brian Rix, Joby Blanshard, Cyril Luckham, William Russell

Votes: 34

5. Boyd Q.C. (1956–1964)

30 min | Drama

9.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Michael Denison, Charles Leno, Owen Berry, Weyman Mackay

Votes: 8

6. Game, Set, and Match (1988– )

60 min | Drama

8.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  

Bernard Samson is a spy in the employ of SIS, London Central.

Stars: Ian Holm, Michael Culver, Anthony Bate, Gail Harrison

Votes: 142

7. The Expert (1968–1976)

50 min

8.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  

Marius Goring plays a Forensic Scientist, working not only for the police, but also for other interested parties.

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

Votes: 11

8. War and Remembrance (1988– )
Episode: Part 11 (1989)

Drama, War

8.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  

Natalie and Aaron spend four days traveling to Auschwitz; on arrival, one of them is sent directly to the gas chambers. In the Philippines Sea, Byron Henry, in command of a submarine, gets ... See full summary »

Writers: Dan Curtis, Earl W. Wallace, Herman Wouk | Director: Dan Curtis | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Jane Seymour, Hart Bochner, Victoria Tennant

Votes: 36

9. Garry Halliday (1959–1962)

30 min | Adventure, Family

8.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

Add a Plot

Creator: Justin Blake | Stars: Terence Longdon, Elwyn Brook-Jones, Terence Alexander, Frederick Treves

Votes: 25

10. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)
Episode: King Oedipus (1972)

Drama

8.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

Resolving the riddle of the Sphinx makes Oedipus the king of Thebes, but he also resolves another mystery - and it destroys him.

Writer: Sophocles | Director: Alan Bridges | Stars: Ian Holm, Sheila Allen, Alan Webb, Anthony Bate

Votes: 16

11. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979– )
Episode: Tinker Tailor (1979)

60 min | Drama, Thriller

8.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

Smiley goes to meet Jim Prideaux who is now back in Britain having survived his experience in Czechoslovakia. His testimony and that of others sheds new light on the "Testify" fiasco and source "Merlin".

Writers: John le Carré, Arthur Hopcraft | Director: John Irvin | Stars: Alec Guinness, Michael Jayston, Anthony Bate, George Sewell

Votes: 132

12. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979 TV Mini-Series)

290 min | Drama, Thriller

8.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced out of semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6's echelons.

Stars: Alec Guinness, Michael Jayston, Anthony Bate, George Sewell

Votes: 4,949

13. Smiley's People (1982 TV Mini-Series)

360 min | Drama, Mystery

8.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Called out of retirement to settle the affairs of a friend, Smiley finds his old organization, the Circus, so overwhelmed by political considerations that it doesn't want to know what ... See full summary »

Stars: Alec Guinness, Eileen Atkins, Bill Paterson, Vladek Sheybal

Votes: 2,555

14. Horizon (1964– )

50 min | Documentary

8.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Horizon is BBC Two's flagship 50-minute science documentary series. In September 2004 it celebrated its 40th anniversary and it continues to enjoy outstanding critical acclaim. Recognised ... See full summary »

Stars: Paul Vaughan, Jack Fortune, Dilly Barlow, Martin Jarvis

Votes: 702

15. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979– )
Episode: Flushing Out the Mole (1979)

60 min | Drama, Thriller

8.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Smiley springs his trap and catches the spy. He later interrogates the spy and learns about how and why it happened, and the answers he gets robs him of any sense of victory.

Writers: John le Carré, Arthur Hopcraft | Director: John Irvin | Stars: Alec Guinness, Michael Jayston, Anthony Bate, George Sewell

Votes: 103

16. A Touch of Frost (1992– )
Episode: No Other Love (1997)

102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

All families have secrets, but perhaps none so shocking as that which Frost unearths when he investigates the brutal murder of Peter Lawson.

Writers: R.D. Wingfield, Sian Orrells | Director: David Reynolds | Stars: David Jason, Matt Bardock, Bruce Alexander, John Lyons

Votes: 141

17. A History of Britain (2000–2002)
Episode: The British Wars (2001)

Documentary, History

8.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Add a Plot

Writer: Simon Schama | Stars: Simon Schama, Anthony Bate, Nigel Terry, David Threlfall

Votes: 12

18. Agatha Christie: Poirot (1989–2013)

TV-14 | 100 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

8.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.

Stars: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran

Votes: 23,876

19. Gideon C.I.D. (1964– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Follows Commander George Gideon of Scotland Yard and his family life.

Creator: John Creasey | Stars: John Gregson, Alexander Davion, Daphne Anderson, Richard James

Votes: 91

20. The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (1960–1965)

Drama, Mystery

8.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Bernard Lee, Bernard Archard, Allan Cuthbertson, John Carson

Votes: 51

21. An Englishman's Castle (1978 TV Mini-Series)

50 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

The story is set in an alternate 1970's, on an Earth where Germany won WWII and has occupied England. Peter Ingram is a writer on a popular soap opera (also called "An Englishman's Castle) ... See full summary »

Stars: Kenneth More, Isla Blair, Anthony Bate, Kathleen Byron

Votes: 50

22. The Guardians (1971– )

60 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

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

23. Menace (1970–1973)

75 min | Thriller

8.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

This is a series of thrillers designed to keep the audience on the edge of their seats.

Stars: David Wood, John Wentworth, Sheila Fearn, Sheila Hancock

Votes: 11

24. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979– )
Episode: How It All Fits Together (1979)

50 min | Drama, Thriller

8.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

While Guillam and Tarr come under pressure, Smiley recounts his one meeting with the Soviet master spy Karla, who is undoubtedly running the spy inside MI6.

Writers: John le Carré, Arthur Hopcraft | Director: John Irvin | Stars: Alec Guinness, Michael Jayston, Warren Clarke, George Sewell

Votes: 101

25. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)
Episode: Julius Caesar (1969)

Drama

8.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Highly-placed Romans plot the murder of Julius Caesar.

Writer: William Shakespeare | Director: Alan Bridges | Stars: Robert Stephens, Frank Finlay, Maurice Denham, Edward Woodward

Votes: 5

26. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979– )
Episode: Smiley Tracks the Mole (1979)

60 min | Drama, Thriller

8.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

The investigation begins, with Peter Guillam burgling the archives for information, while Smiley visits an old comrade whose past knowledge could prove vital to locating the spy.

Writers: John le Carré, Arthur Hopcraft | Director: John Irvin | Stars: Alec Guinness, Michael Jayston, Anthony Bate, Ian Richardson

Votes: 107

27. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979– )
Episode: Tarr Tells His Story (1979)

49 min | Drama, Thriller

8.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

A British agent, who was thought to have defected, resurfaces with sensational information - confirmation of a Russian spy mole existing in the Service.

Writers: John le Carré, Arthur Hopcraft | Director: John Irvin | Stars: Alec Guinness, Michael Jayston, Anthony Bate, Hywel Bennett

Votes: 106

28. ITV Television Playhouse (1955–1967)

60 min | Drama

8.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Add a Plot

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

Votes: 19

29. Helen: A Woman of Today (1973– )

60 min | Drama

8.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Alison Fiske, Christopher Ballantyne, Diana Hutchinson, Martin Shaw

Votes: 10

30. The Avengers (1961–1969)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

A quirky spy show of the adventures of an eccentricly suave British agent and his predominately female partners.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Honor Blackman, Linda Thorson

Votes: 4,358

31. War and Remembrance (1988 TV Mini-Series)

1,620 min | Drama, War

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

The trials of the Henry and the Jastrow families amid the events after the USA's entry into World War II.

Stars: Robert Mitchum, Jane Seymour, Hart Bochner, Victoria Tennant

Votes: 1,862

32. A History of Britain (2000 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Documentary, History

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

A comprehensive historical survey of the British Isles.

Stars: Simon Schama, Michael Kitchen, Samuel West, Lindsay Duncan

Votes: 576

33. Sir Francis Drake (1961– )

25 min | Adventure, Family

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

The adventures of Sir Francis Drake during the 1500's. Sir Francis is probably one of the most famous explorers of the high seas. The twenty six episodes of the series are about his ... See full summary »

Stars: Terence Morgan, Jean Kent, Michael Crawford, Milton Reid

Votes: 53

34. Shadows of Fear (1970–1973)

60 min | Thriller

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

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

35. Icebound in the Antarctic (1982– )

55 min

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: David Schofield, Michael Hayward, David Rodigan, Geoffrey Chater

Votes: 17

36. Smiley's People (1982– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1982)

60 min | Drama, Mystery

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Smiley makes inquiries among many Russian exiles, and uncovers a photograph revealing an astonishing secret.

Writers: John le Carré, John Hopkins | Director: Simon Langton | Stars: Alec Guinness, Curd Jürgens, Eileen Atkins, Maureen Lipman

Votes: 78

37. War and Remembrance (1988– )
Episode: Part 9 (1989)

Drama, War

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

It's 1944 and the Allies are preparing for D-day. Pug Henry is now a Rear Admiral and he again meets Pamela Tudsbury at her fiancé's residence, but their meeting is brief as he must return ... See full summary »

Writers: Dan Curtis, Earl W. Wallace, Herman Wouk | Director: Dan Curtis | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Jane Seymour, Hart Bochner, Victoria Tennant

Votes: 32

38. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979– )
Episode: Return to the Circus (1979)

49 min | Drama, Thriller

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Retired espionage veteran George Smiley is called out on a top secret mission: to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6's echelons.

Writers: John le Carré, Arthur Hopcraft | Director: John Irvin | Stars: Alec Guinness, Bernard Hepton, Terence Rigby, Michael Aldridge

Votes: 128

39. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979– )
Episode: Smiley Sets a Trap (1979)

60 min | Drama, Thriller

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Smiley confronts one of his suspects and gives him the results of his investigations, which could prove a considerable embarrassment to those concerned.

Writers: John le Carré, Arthur Hopcraft | Director: John Irvin | Stars: Alec Guinness, Ian Bannen, Joss Ackland, Bernard Hepton

Votes: 94

40. The Main Chance (1969–1975)

60 min | Drama

8.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

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

41. Bodyguards (1996– )

Action

8.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

An elite group of British bodyguards guard vulnerable VIPs against threats.

Creator: Jeffrey Caine | Stars: Louise Lombard, Sean Pertwee, John Shrapnel, Pip Torrens

Votes: 64

42. ITV Sunday Night Drama (1959–1980)

Drama

8.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: André Morell, Cherry Morris, Michael Kitchen, Terry Scully

Votes: 7

43. Smiley's People (1982– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1982)

60 min | Drama, Mystery

8.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

What is the connection between a penniless Russian woman in Paris and the brutal murder of an old man in a London park? And so begins a new conundrum for George Smiley to sort out.

Writers: John le Carré, John Hopkins | Director: Simon Langton | Stars: Alec Guinness, Curd Jürgens, Eileen Atkins, Dudley Sutton

Votes: 80

44. Smiley's People (1982– )
Episode: Episode #1.5 (1982)

60 min | Drama, Mystery

8.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Smiley is hot on the trail leading to Karla, but must make the ultimate sacrifice: cutting off his wife Ann.

Writers: John le Carré, John Hopkins | Director: Simon Langton | Stars: Alec Guinness, Michael Lonsdale, Barry Foster, Bill Paterson

Votes: 58

45. No Hiding Place (1959–1967)

60 min | Crime

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

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: 41

46. Theatre 625 (1964–1968)

90 min | Drama

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Michael Bryant, Judi Dench, Maurice Denham, Ronald Hines

Votes: 20

47. Out of This World (1962– )

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Boris Karloff, Piers Keelan, Raymond Adamson, Bill Mills

Votes: 18

48. Scorpion Tales (1978– )

60 min | Mystery

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Anthology series of stories "with a sting in the tail."

Stars: Heronimo Sehmi, Anthony Bate, Tony Britton, Lynn Farleigh

Votes: 6

49. Ivanhoe (1970 TV Mini-Series)

250 min | Adventure

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Eric Flynn, Anthony Bate, Clare Jenkins, Clive Graham

Votes: 18

50. War and Remembrance (1988– )
Episode: Part 2 (1988)

Drama, War

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

It's early 1942 and Pug Henry is still in command of the USS Northampton. Pamela Tudsbury and her father find themselves in Singapore. The local administration, both civil and military, ... See full summary »

Writers: Herman Wouk, Earl W. Wallace, Dan Curtis | Director: Dan Curtis | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Jane Seymour, Hart Bochner, Victoria Tennant

Votes: 40