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1. Elizabeth R (1971 TV Mini-Series)

85 min | Biography, Drama

8.7
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When Elizabeth Tudor comes to the throne, her (male) advisers know she has to marry. Doesn't she? Thus starts a decades-long political/ matrimonial game, during an age of high passions and high achievement.

Stars: Glenda Jackson, Ronald Hines, Robert Hardy, Stephen Murray

2. BBC Sunday-Night Play (1960–1963)

60 min | Drama

8.6
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Stars: Brian Rix, Colin Douglas, William Russell, Joby Blanshard

3. Dr. Finlay's Casebook (1962–1971)

50 min

8.5
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Dr. Finlay is part of a medical practice in the fictional Scottish town of Tannochbrae during the late 1920s.

Creator: A.J. Cronin | Stars: Bill Simpson, Andrew Cruickshank, Barbara Mullen, Eric Woodburn

4. Elizabeth R (1971– )
Episode: The Marriage Game (1971)

Biography, Drama

8.5
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Writer: Rosemary Anne Sisson | Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Glenda Jackson, Robert Hardy, Ronald Hines, Esmond Knight

5. The Avengers (1961–1969)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.4
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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

6. Secret Agent (1964–1966)

49 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.4
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Three years after the original "Danger Man" series concluded, it was revamped and continued in a longer format. (1 hour/episode instead of 30 minutes). John Drake was now a Special Security... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Peter Madden, Earl Cameron, Zia Mohyeddin

7. Gideon C.I.D. (1964– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Creator: John Creasey | Stars: John Gregson, Alexander Davion, Daphne Anderson, Richard James

8. Riding High (1995– )

Drama

8.4
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Stars: Tyler-Jane Mitchel, Kieren Hutchison, Claire Chitham, Miranda Harcourt

9. Silent Mouse (1990 TV Movie)

60 min | Family

8.4
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On Christmas Eve, 1818, in Austria the Oberndorf organ broke down. The assistant priest writes a carol to be accompanied by guitar. The carol was "Silent Night".

Writer: Jocelyn Stevenson | Director: Robin Crichton | Stars: Richard Blane, John Cairney, Gregor Fisher, Phil McCall

10. Secret Agent (1964–1966)
Episode: Such Men Are Dangerous (1965)

52 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.4
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A prisoner is soon to be released and is offered a well-paid job that is obviously crooked. As he wants to go straight, he reports the approach. Drake takes his place in order to find out what the crime is to be, which is murder.

Writer: Ralph Smart | Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Lee Montague, Jack MacGowran, Zia Mohyeddin

11. The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (1960–1962)

Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Stars: Bernard Lee, Bernard Archard, Allan Cuthbertson, John Carson

12. Shark in the Park (1989– )

8.3
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Drama portraying the personal and professional lives of a group of Wellington police officers.

Stars: Jeffrey Thomas, William Kircher, John Wraight, Joanna Briant

13. Court Martial (1965– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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During World War II this crack team from the Judge Advocate General's office investigates crime all over Europe and then proceeds to the court-martial itself.

Stars: Bradford Dillman, Peter Graves, Kenneth J. Warren, Angela Browne

14. Interpol Calling (1959– )

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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Stars: Charles Korvin, Edwin Richfield, Roland Bartrop, George Pastell

15. The Persuaders! (1971–1972)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.2
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English Lord Brett Sinclair and American Danny Wilde are both wealthy playboys, they are teamed together by Judge Fullton to investigate crimes which the police can't solve. These two men ... See full summary »

Stars: Tony Curtis, Roger Moore, Laurence Naismith, Juliet Harmer

16. Brond (1987– )

60 min | Drama

8.1
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Stars: Stratford Johns, John Hannah, Louise Beattie, James Cosmo

17. 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

18. A Night to Remember (1958)

Not Rated | 123 min | Action, Drama, History

7.9
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An account of the ill-fated maiden voyage of RMS Titanic in 1912.

Writers: Walter Lord, Eric Ambler | Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Kenneth More, Ronald Allen, Robert Ayres, Honor Blackman

19. Man in a Suitcase (1967–1968)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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McGill (known as "Mac") was a former U.S. intelligence agent based in London. After being thrown out of the agency for something he did not do, he finds his "false" reputation has preceded ... See full summary »

Creators: Richard Harris, Dennis Spooner | Stars: Richard Bradford, Ricardo Montez, Warren Stanhope, Frank Forsyth

20. Henry IV Part I (1979 TV Movie)

148 min | Drama

7.9
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Henry Bolingbroke has now been crowned King of England, but faces a rebellion headed by the embittered Earl of Northumberland and his son (nicknamed 'Hotspur'). Henry's son Hal, the Prince ... See full summary »

Writer: William Shakespeare | Director: David Giles | Stars: Jon Finch, David Gwillim, Rob Edwards, Robert Brown

21. The Pursuers (1961– )

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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Inspector Bollinger pursues criminals and scoundrels on the mean streets of London with the aid of his trusty German Shepherd dog.

Stars: Louis Hayward, Gaylord Cavallaro, Robert Gallico, Geoffrey Hibbert

22. Taggart (1983– )
Episode: Death Call (1986)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Taggart and his partner Peter Livingstone are called in to investigate the macabre killing of the wife of a wealthy landowner whose body is found strangled and weighed down with luggage in ... See full summary »

Creator: Glenn Chandler | Director: Haldane Duncan | Stars: Mark McManus, Alastair Duncan, Harriet Buchan, Robert Robertson

23. Victim (1961)

90 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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A prominent lawyer goes after a blackmailer who threatens gay men with exposure (homosexual acts still being illegal). But he's gay himself...

Writers: Janet Green, John McCormick | Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Sylvia Syms, Dennis Price, Anthony Nicholls

24. The Torch (1992 TV Mini-Series)

30 min | Drama, Family, Sci-Fi

7.8
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Stars: Judi Dench, Altay Lawrence, Graham McGrath, Finty Williams

25. 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

26. Man in a Suitcase (1967–1968)
Episode: Essay in Evil (1967)

Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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In Scotland McGill is engaged as a bodyguard by George Masters whose life has been threatened by three other businessmen,De Burgh,Harris and Peters,whom Masters is blackmailing,though he ... See full summary »

Creators: Richard Harris, Dennis Spooner | Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Richard Bradford, Donald Houston, Peter Vaughan, John Cairney

27. Mysterious Island (1995)

85 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

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"Loosely" based on the novel by Jules Verne. In 1865 a group escapes from a Confederate prison in a balloon, only to be carried halfway around the world. They are shot down while ... See full summary »

Stars: Alan Scarfe, Colette Stevenson, Stephen Lovatt, Gordon Michael Woolvett

28. Taggart (1983– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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The Maryhill CID investigates gruesome murders against the bleak backdrop of the city of Glasgow.

Creator: Glenn Chandler | Stars: Blythe Duff, Colin McCredie, John Michie, Alex Norton

29. Jason and the Argonauts (1963)

Approved | 104 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.4
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The legendary Greek hero leads a team of intrepid adventurers in a perilous quest for the legendary Golden Fleece.

Writers: Jan Read, Beverley Cross | Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Todd Armstrong, Nancy Kovack, Gary Raymond, Laurence Naismith

30. The Persuaders! (1971–1972)
Episode: Someone Waiting (1971)

52 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.4
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After Brett enters his car for a motor race, attempts are made on his life. A man called Vine approaches him, asking him to throw the race. He is working for Louise Cornell, head of a race ... See full summary »

Writer: Terry Nation | Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Tony Curtis, Roger Moore, Penelope Horner, John Cairney

31. Jackanory (1965–1996)

15 min | Family, Fantasy

7.3
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A celebrity reads a story, enhancing it in ways that will entice the most restless of children.

Creators: Mary Tourtel, Alfred Bestall, Joy Whitby | Stars: Bernard Cribbins, Bernard Holley, Ray Smith, Rodney Bewes

32. Ghost Squad (1961– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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The adventures of the agents of Scotland Yard's secret undercover crime unit, dubbed "The Ghost Squad".

Stars: Anthony Marlowe, Claire Nielson, Michael Quinn, Neil Hallett

33. Shake Hands with the Devil (1959)

111 min | Action, Drama, History

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In the 1920's Ireland, IRA members are being lead by the war mongering Dr. Sean Lenihan, as they fight oppressive British forces.

Writers: Rearden Conner, Marian Spitzer, Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts | Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: James Cagney, Don Murray, Dana Wynter, Glynis Johns

34. Special Branch (1969–1974)

60 min | Action, Crime

7.1
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Stars: Derren Nesbitt, George Sewell, Morris Perry, Fulton Mackay

35. The Flesh and the Fiends (1960)

Unrated | 97 min | Horror

7.1
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Edinburgh surgeon Dr. Robert Knox requires cadavers for his research into the functioning of the human body; local ne'er-do-wells Burke and Hare find ways to provide him with fresh ... See full summary »

Writers: John Gilling, Leon Griffiths | Director: John Gilling | Stars: Peter Cushing, June Laverick, Donald Pleasence, George Rose

36. Cleopatra (1963)

Approved | 192 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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Historical epic. The triumphs and tragedy of the Egyptian queen, Cleopatra.

Writers: Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Ranald MacDougall, Sidney Buchman, Plutarch, Suetonius, Appian, Carlo Mario Franzero | Directors: Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Rouben Mamoulian, Darryl F. Zanuck | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, Pamela Brown

37. This Man Craig (1966–1967)

50 min | Drama

7.0
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Stars: John Cairney, Joan Alcorn, Leonard Maguire, Alex McCrindle

38. Scotch on the Rocks (1973– )

215 min | Thriller

7.0
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Two undercover army operatives infiltrate an activist group working towards an independent Scotland by illegal means.

Stars: Maria Aitken, John Cairney, Madeleine Christie, Clinton Greyn

39. A Study in Terror (1965)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.7
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Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson join the hunt for the notorious serial killer, Jack The Ripper.

Writers: Donald Ford, Derek Ford, Arthur Conan Doyle | Director: James Hill | Stars: John Neville, Donald Houston, John Fraser, Anthony Quayle

40. Miracle in Soho (1957)

93 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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In London's colourful but seedy Soho Michael Morgan is working mending the road. he is unhappy, with little hope of finding happiness. Then he meets Julia Gozzi, and "The Miracle" happens ....

Writer: Emeric Pressburger | Director: Julian Amyes | Stars: John Gregson, Belinda Lee, Cyril Cusack, Peter Illing

41. Night Ambush (1957)

Unrated | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.6
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Led by British officers, partisans on Crete plan to kidnap the island's German commander and smuggle him to Cairo to embarrass the occupiers.

Writers: W. Stanley Moss, Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Marius Goring, David Oxley, Dimitri Andreas

42. ITV Playhouse (1967– )

Comedy, Drama

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

43. The Chosen (1998 TV Movie)

Drama

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Writers: Maxine Fleming, James Griffin, Gavin Strawhan | Stars: Jeremy Sims, Cliff Curtis, Radha Mitchell, Chris Bailey

44. Tempo (1961–1968)

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Arts programme.

Stars: David Mahlowe, Alan Dell, Antony Hopkins, Derek Hart

45. The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (1960–1962)
Episode: Marriage of Convenience (1960)

58 min | Drama, Mystery

6.4
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Writers: Robert Banks Stewart, Edgar Wallace | Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Harry H. Corbett, John Cairney, John Van Eyssen, Jennifer Daniel

46. The Avengers (1961–1969)
Episode: Requiem (1969)

Action, Comedy, Crime

6.4
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Coming home from a costume party Miranda Loxton witnessed a killing by a member of Murder International and Steed is assigned to protect her until she gives evidence at the trial. Only Miss... See full summary »

Writer: Brian Clemens | Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Linda Thorson, Angela Douglas, John Cairney

47. High Tide (1994–1997)

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

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Mick and Joey Barrett are brothers who like to spend their time surfing. However, it doesn't pay the bills, so they offer their services to whoever needs it and occasionally get involved ... See full summary »

Creators: Steve Waterman, Jeff Franklin | Stars: Rick Springfield, Yannick Bisson, Mary Ann Schmidt, Diana Frank

48. Windom's Way (1957)

108 min | Drama

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A doctor's sophisticated wife joins him at his remote Asian practice to try and patch up their marriage. Increasingly violent friction between local rubber plantation workers and the ... See full summary »

Writers: James Ramsey Ullman, Jill Craigie | Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Peter Finch, Mary Ure, Natasha Parry, Robert Flemyng

49. ITV Sunday Night Theatre (1969– )

78 min | Drama

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

50. Lucky Jim (1957)

95 min | Comedy

6.2
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Jim Dixon feels anything but lucky. At the university he has to do the bidding of absent-minded and boring Professor Welch to have any hope of keeping his job. Worse, he has managed to get ... See full summary »

Writers: Kingsley Amis, Patrick Campbell, Jeffrey Dell | Director: John Boulting | Stars: John Welsh, Ronald Cardew, Hugh Griffith, Kenneth Griffith