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1. Wish Me Luck (1987–1990)
Episode: Episode #2.3 (1989)

War, Drama

9.0
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Vivien and Gordon get rid of the 'Milice' woman's body as Colin escapes to Spain. As Cad and Faith consider who should replace him Liz volunteers,having caught Laurence in bed with another ... See full summary »

Creators: Jill Hyem, Lavinia Warner | Director: Bill Hays | Stars: Kate Buffery, Lynn Farleigh, Jane Snowden, Jane Asher

Votes: 5

2. Wish Me Luck (1987–1990)
Episode: Episode #2.5 (1989)

War, Drama

9.0
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Gordon is smuggled home in a coffin and Cad decides to send a willing Kit back to France,though he warns him not to let his feelings for Liz get in the way.Vivien tracks down her daughter ... See full summary »

Creators: Jill Hyem, Lavinia Warner | Director: Bill Hays | Stars: Kate Buffery, Lynn Farleigh, Jane Snowden, Julian Glover

Votes: 5

3. Wish Me Luck (1987–1990)
Episode: Episode #2.6 (1989)

War, Drama

9.0
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Discovering that Annette was the traitress who betrayed Marie and her father Emily intends to shoot her but Luc seems to have beaten her to it. Cad learns that his son has been killed in ... See full summary »

Creators: Jill Hyem, Lavinia Warner | Director: Bill Hays | Stars: Kate Buffery, Lynn Farleigh, Jane Snowden, Jane Asher

Votes: 6

4. Rome (2005–2007)

TV-MA | 90 min | Action, Drama, History

8.9
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A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic.

Creators: William J. MacDonald, John Milius | Stars: Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Polly Walker, Kerry Condon

Votes: 92,793

5. Wish Me Luck (1987–1990)
Episode: Episode #2.2 (1989)

War, Drama

8.8
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Vivien, Emily and Colin parachute into France to be met by gruff Resistance leader Gordon,whose mood is not helped by the fact that Colin has fractured his ankle in the drop. Vivien poses ... See full summary »

Creators: Jill Hyem, Lavinia Warner | Director: Bill Hays | Stars: Kate Buffery, Lynn Farleigh, Jane Snowden, Jane Asher

Votes: 6

6. Drop the Dead Donkey (1990–1998)
Episode: Lady Merchant (1993)

Comedy

8.8
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Sexual harassment raises its ugly head in the newsroom - but for once its not Henry's. Meanwhile, Damien is busy invading every bit of privacy he can to track down a Nazi war criminal.

Writers: Guy Jenkin, Andy Hamilton, Nick Revell | Director: Liddy Oldroyd | Stars: Robert Duncan, Ingrid Lacey, Neil Pearson, Jeff Rawle

Votes: 5

7. Love in a Cold Climate (1980 TV Mini-Series)

420 min | Drama

8.7
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Stars: Judi Dench, Michael Aldridge, Michael Williams, Lucy Gutteridge

Votes: 99

8. Rose and Maloney (2002– )
Episode: Episode #2.1 (2004)

Crime, Drama

8.7
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Writer: Bryan Elsley | Director: Ferdinand Fairfax | Stars: Sarah Lancashire, Philip Davis, Andrew Lee Potts, Brock Everitt-Elwick

Votes: 6

9. Sapphire & Steel (1979–1982)
Episode: The Trap: Part 4 (1982)

26 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.7
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Creator: Peter Hammond | Director: David Foster | Stars: David McCallum, Joanna Lumley, David Collings, Edward de Souza

Votes: 19

10. Agatha Christie: Poirot (1989– )

100 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

8.6
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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: 18,528

11. Edward the King (1975– )

50 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.5
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The life of Edward VII (1841 - 1910), the King of the United Kingdom. Before becoming the king he developed a reputation of a playboy which angered his mother, Queen Victoria. He was a reformer and modernizer, but also an elitist.

Stars: Annette Crosbie, Timothy West, Helen Ryan, Felicity Kendal

Votes: 273

12. Rome (2005–2007)
Episode: Triumph (2005)

TV-MA | 52 min | Action, Drama, History

8.5
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The price of Caesar's mercy: Cicero nominates Caesar to an unprecedented ten-year dictatorship and Brutus speaks in support of the motion. With martial authority and Niobe at his side, ... See full summary »

Creators: John Milius, William J. MacDonald, Bruno Heller | Director: Alan Taylor | Stars: Ray Stevenson, Kevin McKidd, Polly Walker, Lindsay Duncan

Votes: 706

13. Privateer 2: The Darkening (1996 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Mystery

8.4
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Ser Lev Arris wakes up in a hospital on the planet Crius and has no idea who he is and where he is coming from. He is told by a doctor that he had been frozen 10 or more years ago because ... See full summary »

Writers: Diane Duane, Nick Elms, Phillip Meller, Peter Milligan, Erin Roberts | Directors: Steve Hilliker, Erin Roberts | Stars: John Rowe, Clive Owen, John Hurt, Jürgen Prochnow

Votes: 225

14. This Is David Lander (1988– )

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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Stars: Stephen Fry, Mark Arden, Frances Barber, Alun Armstrong

Votes: 39

15. Sapphire & Steel (1979–1982)

30 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.3
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Complex, involved science-fiction series about a special force of interdimensional operatives whose task is to protect the universe from evil forces trying to gain a foothold by disrupting ... See full summary »

Creator: Peter Hammond | Stars: David McCallum, Joanna Lumley, David Collings, Gerald James

Votes: 714

16. Paul Merton: The Series (1991–1993)

25 min | Comedy

8.3
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Stars: Paul Merton, John Irwin, Robert Harley, Neil Mullarkey

Votes: 62

17. The Secret World of Michael Fry (2000 TV Mini-Series)

Drama

8.3
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Council Planner Michael Fry uncovers a sinister plot in his Welsh seaside home town and finds himself caught in a growing tide of corruption and sleazy internet sex.

Stars: Ewen Bremner, Martin Glyn Murray, Rachel Scorgie, Rosie Marcel

Votes: 54

18. Rome (2005–2007)
Episode: Egeria (2005)

TV-MA | 55 min | Action, Drama, History

8.3
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Caesar pursued Pompey to Greece but the tide has turned and it's Caesar who is on the run. He contacts Mark Antony, who he left in charge in Rome, to come and join him with the 13th Legion ... See full summary »

Creators: John Milius, William J. MacDonald, Bruno Heller | Director: Alan Poul | Stars: Ray Stevenson, Kevin McKidd, Polly Walker, Kenneth Cranham

Votes: 738

19. Rome (2005–2007)
Episode: How Titus Pullo Brought Down the Republic (2005)

TV-MA | 50 min | Action, Drama, History

8.3
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Caesar winters his army in Gaul near the Italian border while his enemies in Rome fear that he will do something no Roman General has done: cross the Rubicon with his army. To ... See full summary »

Creators: John Milius, William J. MacDonald, Bruno Heller | Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Ray Stevenson, Kevin McKidd, Polly Walker, Kenneth Cranham

Votes: 861

20. Sapphire & Steel (1979–1982)
Episode: The Trap: Part 1 (1982)

25 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.3
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Creator: Peter Hammond | Director: David Foster | Stars: David McCallum, Joanna Lumley, David Collings, Edward de Souza

Votes: 20

21. Sapphire & Steel (1979–1982)
Episode: The Trap: Part 3 (1982)

25 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.3
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Creator: Peter Hammond | Director: David Foster | Stars: David McCallum, Joanna Lumley, David Collings, Edward de Souza

Votes: 16

22. Drop the Dead Donkey (1990–1998)

Comedy

8.2
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Political satire about a TV news company.

Creators: Andy Hamilton, Guy Jenkin | Stars: Neil Pearson, Jeff Rawle, David Swift, Stephen Tompkinson

Votes: 673

23. Wish Me Luck (1987–1990)
Episode: Episode #2.1 (1989)

War, Drama

8.1
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Now working in London with Cad and Faith,Liz has to inform Vivien Ashton that her husband was one of several spies shot by the Germans. Vivien,who has worked in France as a wine importer ... See full summary »

Creators: Jill Hyem, Lavinia Warner | Director: Bill Hays | Stars: Kate Buffery, Lynn Farleigh, Jane Snowden, Jane Asher

Votes: 7

24. Screen Two (1985–2002)
Episode: The Law Lord (1992)

8.1
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Director: Jim Goddard | Stars: Anthony Andrews, Bernard Hill, Tom Baker, John Rowe

Votes: 15

25. Rome (2005–2007)
Episode: The Stolen Eagle (2005)

TV-MA | 52 min | Action, Drama, History

8.1
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In Gaul in 52 B.C., two Roman soldiers, Legionary Titus Pullo and Centurion Lucius Vorenus, are tasked with recovering Julius Caesar's personal Eagle, stolen from his camp in the dead of ... See full summary »

Creators: John Milius, William J. MacDonald, Bruno Heller | Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Polly Walker, Kenneth Cranham

Votes: 1,061

26. 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

Votes: 1,652

27. 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.

Creator: Brian Clemens | Stars: Donna Mills, Gary Collins, Robert Powell, Pamela Franklin

Votes: 239

28. Paul Temple (1969–1971)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Crime-novelist Paul Temple solves mysteries with the help of his wife Steve.

Creator: Francis Durbridge | Stars: Francis Matthews, Ros Drinkwater, June Ellis, George Sewell

Votes: 30

29. The Imaginatively Titled Punt & Dennis Show (1994–1995)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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Stars: Steve Punt, Hugh Dennis, Evelyn Duah, Alistair McGowan

Votes: 26

30. Edward the King (1975– )
Episode: A Hundred Thousand Welcomes (1975)

Biography, Drama, History

8.0
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With Queen Victoria in mourning, the Cabinet is concerned that her withdrawal from public duties will have a negative impact on her people. As a result, Bertie assumes many of the public ... See full summary »

Writer: David Butler | Director: John Gorrie | Stars: Timothy West, Annette Crosbie, Felicity Kendal, Deborah Grant

Votes: 7

31. Lovejoy (1986–1994)
Episode: The Price of Fish (1993)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Lovejoy accompanies Charlotte to her friend's Victorian manor house for a school reunion with resulting complications as Gimbert gives him an eviction notice.

Writers: Ian La Frenais, Jonathan Gash, Andy de la Tour | Director: Jim Hill | Stars: Ian McShane, Dudley Sutton, Caroline Langrishe, Diane Parish

Votes: 10

32. Sapphire & Steel (1979–1982)
Episode: The Trap: Part 2 (1982)

25 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.0
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Creator: Peter Hammond | Director: David Foster | Stars: David McCallum, Joanna Lumley, David Collings, Edward de Souza

Votes: 16

33. The Life Story of Baal (1978)

58 min | Drama

7.9
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Writers: Bertolt Brecht, Edward Bennett, Ben Brewster | Director: Edward Bennett | Stars: Neil Johnston, Patti Love, Jeff Rawle, Nick Edmett

Votes: 11

34. Agatha Christie: Poirot (1989– )
Episode: Wasps' Nest (1991)

50 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

7.9
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Poirot realizes that a murder is being plotted, and with the help of Hastings' latest hobby, he sets out to prevent it.

Writer: David Renwick | Director: Brian Farnham | Stars: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran

Votes: 401

35. 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

Votes: 230

36. Covington Cross (1992– )

60 min | Adventure, History

7.8
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Creator: Gil Grant | Stars: Nigel Terry, Cherie Lunghi, James Faulkner, Jonathan Firth

Votes: 196

37. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Undercurrent (1976)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.8
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Elizabeth takes over as head of the Frazer Line. Several other owners aim to take advantage of her sex and try and persuade her to join them in a cartel but, putting into effect her ... See full summary »

Writers: Cyril Abraham, Martin Worth | Director: Lennie Mayne | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Brian Rawlinson

Votes: 6

38. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)

50 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.7
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James Onedin marries Anne Webster in order to get his hands on a ship. However the marriage turns out to be one of true love. James is ruthless in his attempt to get a shipping line started... See full summary »

Creator: Cyril Abraham | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Mary Webster

Votes: 443

39. Hogfather (2006 TV Movie)

189 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller

7.6
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It's Hogswatch (equivalent to Christmas) on the Discworld and the Hogfather has gone missing, requiring Death to take his place while his granddaughter Susan endeavors to find out what has happened.

Writers: Sarah Conroy, Vadim Jean, Terry Pratchett | Director: Vadim Jean | Stars: David Jason, Marc Warren, Michelle Dockery, David Warner

Votes: 7,081

40. Selling Hitler (1991 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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The true story of the biggest fraud in publishing history - the Hitler diaries.

Stars: Jonathan Pryce, Alexei Sayle, Alison Doody, Julie T. Wallace

Votes: 85

41. Sunburn (1999–2000)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Stars: Michelle Collins, Rebecca Callard, Sharon Small, James Buller

Votes: 53

42. Rose and Maloney (2002– )

120 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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Cases of a woman and her male assistant who work for the fictional CJRA (Criminal Justice Review Agency), an organization which seeks out miscarriages of justice.

Creator: Bryan Elsley | Stars: Sarah Lancashire, Philip Davis, Nisha Nayar, Susan Brown

Votes: 120

43. Mitch (1984– )

60 min | Drama

7.5
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Mitch is a newspaper reporter with a difference, he cares about the people he reports.

Creators: Roger Marshall, Donald Zec | Stars: John Thaw, David Calder, Clare Higgins, Gawn Grainger

Votes: 13

44. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)

PG-13 | 151 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.3
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53 Metascore

Jack Sparrow races to recover the heart of Davy Jones to avoid enslaving his soul to Jones' service, as other friends and foes seek the heart for their own agenda as well.

Writers: Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Stuart Beattie, Jay Wolpert | Director: Gore Verbinski | Stars: Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Jack Davenport

Votes: 451,984

45. Screen Two (1985–2002)

7.3
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Producer Kenith Trodd was part of a 1984 team brought together to study how the BBC should respond to Channel Four's pioneering efforts in making films for both television and theatrical ... See full summary »

Stars: Geoffrey Chater, Roger Brierley, Bernard Hill, Warren Clarke

Votes: 64

46. Murder Most Horrid (1991–1999)

Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.3
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Dawn French stars in this dark and twisted comedy series, in which she plays a different character embroiled in murder, in each hilarious episode.

Creator: Paul Smith | Stars: Dawn French, Paul Mark Elliott, Soo Drouet, Henry Naylor

Votes: 271

47. 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

48. Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)

R | 113 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

7.2
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George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.

Writers: George Orwell, Michael Radford | Director: Michael Radford | Stars: John Hurt, Richard Burton, Suzanna Hamilton, Cyril Cusack

Votes: 43,825

49. Ladies in Lavender (2004)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Music, Mystery

7.1
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61 Metascore

Two sisters befriend a mysterious foreigner who washes up on the beach of their 1930's Cornish seaside village.

Writers: William J. Locke, Charles Dance | Director: Charles Dance | Stars: Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Daniel Brühl, Freddie Jones

Votes: 7,614

50. A Hazard of Hearts (1987 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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When compulsive gambler Sir Giles Staverley has lost his estate and all his money playing dice, he realises that he only has one thing left of value: his daughter Serena. In a final game, ... See full summary »

Writers: Barbara Cartland, Terence Feely | Director: John Hough | Stars: Diana Rigg, Edward Fox, Helena Bonham Carter, Fiona Fullerton

Votes: 811