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1. BBC Sunday-Night Play (1960–1963)

60 min | Drama

9.1
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Stars: Brian Rix, Joby Blanshard, Cyril Luckham, John Bennett

Votes: 40

2. 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 »

Stars: Alfred Burke, Ray Smith, Pauline Delaney, Brenda Cavendish

Votes: 113

3. Maigret (1959–1963)

50 min | Crime, Drama

8.7
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Televisations of the Maigret novels by Georges Simenon.

Stars: Rupert Davies, Ewen Solon, Helen Shingler, Neville Jason

Votes: 90

4. ITV Television Playhouse (1955–1967)

60 min | Drama

8.6
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Stars: Campbell Singer, Thomas Heathcote, Dinsdale Landen, Miriam Karlin

Votes: 21

5. Doctor Who (1963–1989)

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

8.5
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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.

Stars: William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker

Votes: 28,389

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

Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Stars: Bernard Lee, Bernard Archard, John Carson, Allan Cuthbertson

Votes: 59

7. The Scales of Justice (1962–1967)
Episode: The Haunted Man (1966)

28 min | Crime

8.5
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An actor receives a head injury breaking up a robbery. The injury effects his memory and he can no longer remember his part, thereby forcing him off the stage. He becomes determined to capture the thieves.

Director: Stanley Willis | Stars: Edgar Lustgarten, Keith Barron, Alexandra Bastedo, James Ellis

Votes: 8

8. The Avengers (1961–1969)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.4
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A quirky spy show of the adventures of an eccentrically suave British agent and his predominately female partners.

Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Honor Blackman, Linda Thorson

Votes: 4,697

9. Sir Francis Drake (1961– )

25 min | Adventure, Family

8.4
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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: 56

10. The Pallisers (1974– )

50 min | Drama, Romance

8.3
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Follows the novels of Anthony Trollope. Beginning with the forced Marriage of Susan Hampshire's character, Glencora, the lives of the friends and children of this couple are the subject of ... See full summary »

Stars: Susan Hampshire, Philip Latham, Barbara Murray, Moray Watson

Votes: 316

11. Crane (1963–1965)

60 min | Adventure

8.3
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The adventures of Richard Crane, cafe owner & part-time smuggler, around the coast of Morocco, aided (and sometimes abetted) by his ex-Foreign Legion sidekick Orlando, waitress Halina, and ... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick Allen, Sam Kydd, Gerald Flood, Laya Raki

Votes: 32

12. The Mind of Mr. J.G. Reeder (1969– )

60 min | Drama, Crime

8.3
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Stars: Hugh Burden, Willoughby Goddard, Mona Bruce, Gillian Lewis

Votes: 35

13. 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: 41

14. The Caesars (1968– )

60 min | Drama

8.2
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Stars: Freddie Jones, André Morell, Barrie Ingham, William Corderoy

Votes: 78

15. ITV Sunday Night Drama (1959–1980)

Drama

8.2
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Stars: André Morell, Cherry Morris, Michael Kitchen, Terry Scully

Votes: 8

16. Redcap (1964–1966)

60 min

8.1
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The cases & adventures of tough Sergeant John Mann, officer of Her Majesty's Royal Military Police Special Investigation Branch.

Stars: John Thaw, Keith Barron, David Battley, John Horsley

Votes: 28

17. The Scales of Justice (1962–1967)

Crime

8.0
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Stars: Edgar Lustgarten, Kenneth Benda, Bridget Armstrong, Garfield Morgan

Votes: 24

18. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Devil's Planet (1965)

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

8.0
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The Doctor and his friends escape Kembel in the Spar ship but the Daleks force them down on the planet Desperus, where they are threatened by a group of convicts.

Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: William Hartnell, Nicholas Courtney, Peter Purves, Adrienne Hill

Votes: 105

19. Stage 2 (1971–1972)
Episode: The Duchess of Malfi (1972)

Drama

8.0
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The Duchess of Malfi is recently widowed and her greedy brothers are determined she will not marry again, so they employ Daniel De Bosola, a murderer in their pay to spy on her. He fails ... See full summary »

Director: James MacTaggart | Stars: Eileen Atkins, Michael Bryant, Charles Kay, Gary Bond

Votes: 27

20. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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An anthology series from the United Kingdom, from 1955 to 1974, producing about 500 ninety minute episodes from Granada Television.

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

Votes: 36

21. Sergeant Cork (1963–1968)

60 min | Crime

7.9
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Victorian era, 'Who done it' with the venerable Sergeant Cork battling entrenched views in a bid to use a more scientific approach to solving cases.Trusty sidekick Bob does not always understand his methods but faithfully co-operates..

Stars: John Barrie, William Gaunt, Charles Morgan, Freddie Fowler

Votes: 34

22. The Plane Makers (1963–1965)

60 min | Drama

7.9
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Stars: Jack Watling, Patrick Wymark, Norma Ronald, Reginald Marsh

Votes: 11

23. The Voodoo Factor (1959– )

30 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

7.9
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Hard-driven scientist David Whittaker finds himself battling for the survival of the world against a disease spreading from a tropical island caused by a legendary spider-goddess.

Stars: Maurice Kaufmann, Maxine Audley, Philip Bond, Charles Carson

Votes: 8

24. Studio 4 (1962– )

60 min | Drama

7.9
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Anthology series of plays filmed at the BBC TV centre's newly constructed Studio Four.

Stars: Marjorie Wilde, Frederick Farley, David Spenser, Dallas Cavell

Votes: 12

25. The Pallisers (1974– )
Episode: Part Ten (1974)

Drama, Romance

7.9
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Phineas Finn survives his duel with Lord Chiltern and refuses to renounce his interest in Miss Effingham. He convinces Laura Kennedy to help him win her affections but Miss Effingham ... See full summary »

Director: Ronald Wilson | Stars: Susan Hampshire, Philip Latham, Donal McCann, Roland Culver

Votes: 9

26. 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: 960

27. The Champions (1968–1969)

60 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.8
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Craig Stirling, Sharron Macready and Richard Barrett were agents for Nemesis, an international intelligence organization based in Geneva. Their first mission as a team was to investigate ... See full summary »

Stars: Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo, William Gaunt, Anthony Nicholls

Votes: 696

28. The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962)

104 min | Drama, Sport

7.7
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A juvenile offender at a tough reform school impresses its governor with his running ability and is encouraged to compete in an upcoming race, but faces ridicule from his peers.

Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Michael Redgrave, Tom Courtenay, Avis Bunnage, Alec McCowen

Votes: 6,087

29. Six Days of Justice (1972–1975)

Drama

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Stars: George Waring, Meadows White, Rex Robinson, Ishaq Bux

Votes: 7

30. Softly Softly: Task Force (1969– )

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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1970s BBC police drama with experienced cop DCS Charlie Barlow. and DS John Watt who lead a task force charged with tackling the toughest chases Thamesford has to offer.

Stars: Frank Windsor, Norman Bowler, David Lloyd Meredith, Terence Rigby

Votes: 25

31. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Castrovalva: Part One (1982)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.5
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The Doctor has regenerated but it hasn't gone well. He's mentally unraveling and needs a place to rest beyond outside influences. Unfortunately the Master has laid a trap for the TARDIS that denies the Doctor undisturbed recovery time.

Director: Fiona Cumming | Stars: Peter Davison, Janet Fielding, Sarah Sutton, Matthew Waterhouse

Votes: 211

32. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Ambassadors of Death: Episode 2 (1970)

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

7.5
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UNIT retrieve the returned Recovery 7 but then Carrington hijacks it while the Doctor and Liz try to decode the signal he sent.

Director: Michael Ferguson | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Caroline John, Nicholas Courtney, Robert Cawdron

Votes: 163

33. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Ambassadors of Death: Episode 3 (1970)

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

7.5
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Carrington is holding the astronauts at a secret location but when he takes the Doctor, Liz and the Brigadier there they find they have been kidnapped.

Director: Michael Ferguson | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Caroline John, Nicholas Courtney, Ronald Allen

Votes: 163

34. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Ambassadors of Death: Episode 4 (1970)

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

7.5
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Liz has been captured by Reegan's men and the Doctor begins to suspect Taltalian is more involved than he appeared.

Director: Michael Ferguson | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Caroline John, Nicholas Courtney, William Dysart

Votes: 160

35. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Ambassadors of Death: Episode 5 (1970)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.5
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The Doctor decides to take Recovery 7 back into space to search for the missing astronauts but Reegan sabotages the launch.

Director: Michael Ferguson | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Caroline John, Nicholas Courtney, Dallas Cavell

Votes: 157

36. The Wednesday Play (1964–1970)

75 min | Drama

7.4
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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 »

Stars: Edwin Brown, Neville Smith, Tony Selby, Michael Robbins

Votes: 60

37. Ghost Squad (1961– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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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

Votes: 38

38. Mickey Dunne (1967– )

50 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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Half hour British comedy/drama series loosely based upon the 1966 Michael Caine movie "Alfie". Only lasted 1 season but had some laughs. Not available on video of any format.

Stars: Dinsdale Landen, Jennifer Croxton, David Lander, Laurie Webb

Votes: 5

39. 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: 190

40. The Pickwick Papers (1985– )

360 min | Drama

7.3
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A twelve-part BBC adaptation of Charles Dickens first novel. The story follows Samuel Pickwick and three other members of The Pickwick Club as they travel throughout the English countryside... See full summary »

Stars: Nigel Stock, Clive Swift, Alan Parnaby, Jeremy Nicholas

Votes: 137

41. The New Avengers (1976–1977)

60 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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John Steed and his new accomplices Purdey and Gambit find themselves facing new and deadly dangers in the bizarre world of espionage. Mixing fantasy with a darker edge, the trio face ... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick Macnee, Gareth Hunt, Joanna Lumley, Maurice Marsac

Votes: 1,303

42. Scotland Yard (1960– )

Drama

7.2
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Each episode is based on a true crime case with the names changed.

Stars: Geoffrey Matthews, Brian Vaughan, Ewan MacDuff, Humphrey Heathcote

Votes: 6

43. ITV Playhouse (1967– )

Comedy, Drama

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

Votes: 32

44. The Boy with Two Heads (1974– )

90 min

7.0
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Stars: Spencer Plumridge, Leslie Ash, Hilda Fenemore, Peter Halliday

Votes: 28

45. The Avengers (1961–1969)
Episode: Box of Tricks (1963)

TV-14 | 52 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.9
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Steed traces stolen classified documents to a nightclub where Venus Smith is working as a magician's assistant.

Director: Kim Mills | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Julie Stevens, Jane Barrett, Maurice Hedley

Votes: 43

46. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Highlanders: Episode 2 (1966)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.9
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Polly and Kirsty capture Lieutenant Ffinch to try and enlist his help while the Doctor tricks Gray in order to escape.

Director: Hugh David | Stars: Patrick Troughton, Michael Craze, Frazer Hines, Anneke Wills

Votes: 99

47. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Highlanders: Episode 4 (1967)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.9
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Ben manages to join up with the Doctor, Polly and Kirsty and together they work to free the Highlanders from Trask's ship before Grey sells them into slavery.

Director: Hugh David | Stars: Patrick Troughton, Michael Craze, Frazer Hines, Anneke Wills

Votes: 99

48. The New Avengers (1976–1977)
Episode: To Catch a Rat (1976)

50 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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D16 Agent Irwin Gunner was on the trail of a double agents known as White Rat in 1960 when an arranged trapeze accident caused him to suffer amnesia. 17 years later he begins to regain his ... See full summary »

Director: James Hill | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Gareth Hunt, Joanna Lumley, Ian Hendry

Votes: 40

49. The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (1960–1965)
Episode: Who Was Maddox? (1964)

62 min | Drama, Mystery

6.9
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Philip Teasdale, an eminent heart surgeon, is having his attractive artist wife watched by a private detective - not for purposes of divorce, but for a nasty form of revenge. Starring ... See full summary »

Director: Geoffrey Nethercott | Stars: Bernard Lee, Jack Watling, Suzanne Lloyd, Finlay Currie

Votes: 16

50. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Guests of Madame Guillotine (1964)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.8
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Susan, Ian and Barbara are sentenced to be guillotined but an encounter with a dying English prisoner may offer Ian a chance of survival.

Director: Henric Hirsch | Stars: William Hartnell, William Russell, Jacqueline Hill, Carole Ann Ford

Votes: 181