Greatest Brit Cult TV drama

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Screen Two (1985 TV Series)
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Producer Kenith Trodd was part of a 1984 team brought together to study how the BBC should respond to...
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2.
Play for Today (1970 TV Series)
Episode: Nuts in May (1976)
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A middle-class couple go camping in Dorset, but peace and quiet elude them. (75 mins.)
 
3.
Play for Today (1970 TV Series)
Episode: Abigail's Party (1977)
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A TV play based on the Hampstead Theatre production. Beverly has invited her new neighbours, Angela and Tony... (75 mins.)
 
4.
Walter (1982 TV Movie)
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A man with learning difficulties suffers neglect and ill-treatment, and this is only exasperated when his parents die and nobody seems to know what to do with him. (70 mins.)
Director: Stephen Frears
 
5.
The Black Stuff (1980 TV Movie)
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a gang of Liverpudlians goes to Middlesborough to lay a tarmac road. (110 mins.)
Director: Jim Goddard
 
6.
One Summer (1983 Mini-Series)
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Two teenagers, Icky and Billy, grow tired of their life in Liverpool and decide to run away to North Wales. But it's not long before their past catches up with them. (60 mins.)
 
7.
A Sense of Freedom (1979)
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The life and imprisonment of Glasgow hard man and gangster Jimmy Boyle. (81 mins.)
Director: John Mackenzie
 
8.
The Fix (1997 TV Movie)
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Dramatisation of one of the most infamous UK football scandals in the history of the game. In the early 1960s an ex-footballer... (90 mins.)
Director: Paul Greengrass
 
9.
Play for Today (1970 TV Series)
Episode: Blue Remembered Hills (1979)
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The title is taken from A.E. Housman's 1896 poem: "Into my heart an air that kills; From yon far country blows; What are those blue remembered hills... (75 mins.)
 
10.
Common As Muck (1994 TV Series)
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The trials and tribulations of a group of binmen brought together by their common love of their job. (55 mins.)
 
11.
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (1983 TV Series)
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The adventures of a gang of British workmen abroad. Combines black and white humour with moments of drama... (60 mins.)
Director: Anthony Garner
 
12.
Life on Mars (2006 TV Series)
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After being involved in a car accident in 2006, DCI Sam Tyler wakes up to find himself in 1973, the era of 'Sweeney' type policing, Mark III Cortinas, and flared trousers. (60 mins.)
 
13.
Shoestring (1979 TV Series)
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Lighthearted detective series set in the West Country, about Eddie Shoestring, a radio-phone-in detective (50 mins.)
 
14.
The One and Only Phyllis Dixey (1978 TV Movie)
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Television drama about British stripper Phyllis Dixey. (110 mins.)
Director: Michael Tuchner