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1.
Civilisation (1969 Mini-Series)
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(50 mins.)
 
2.
Are You Being Served? (1972 TV Series)
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The misadventures of the staff of a retail floor of a major department store. (28 mins.)
 
3.
America (1972 TV Series)
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An account of the birth and development of the United States. (60 mins.)
 
4.
War & Peace (1972 Mini-Series)
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Anthony Hopkins stars in this British adaption of Tolstoy's war and peace, an epic about Napoleon's invasion of Russia, as told through the eyes of five fictional Russian families. (890 mins.)
 
5.
The Ascent of Man (1973 Mini-Series)
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An account of man's development through his scientific and technological achievements. (50 mins.)
 
6.
Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973 TV Series)
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Accident-prone Frank Spencer fails to navigate the simplest tasks of daily life, while also trying to look after his wife and baby. (30 mins.)
 
7.
Porridge (1974 TV Series)
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The prison life of Fletcher, a criminal serving a five-year sentence, as he strives to bide his time, keep his record clean, and refuses to be ground down by the prison system. (45 mins.)
 
8.
Good Neighbors (1975 TV Series)
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The perils of "escaping the rat race" and dropping out of society - to start a farm in Surbiton (and to drive Margo nuts). (28 mins.)
 
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Fawlty Towers (1975 TV Series)
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Hotel owner Basil Fawlty's incompetence, short fuse, and arrogance form a combination that ensures accidents and trouble are never far away. (30 mins.)
 
10.
Madame Bovary (1975 Mini-Series)
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(220 mins.)
 
11.
Open All Hours (1973 TV Series)
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Arkwright is a tight-fisted shop owner in Doncaster, who will stop at nothing to keep his profits high and his overheads low... (30 mins.)
 
12.
I, Claudius (1976 Mini-Series)
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The history of the Roman Empire as experienced by one of its rulers. (669 mins.)
 
13.
Anna Karenina (1977 Mini-Series)
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(500 mins.)
 
14.
To the Manor Born (1979 TV Series)
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Audrey fforbes-Hamilton is sad when her husband dies but is shocked when she realises that she has to... (30 mins.)
 
15.
Only Fools and Horses.... (1981 TV Series)
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Classic comedy following the misadventures of two Wheeler Dealer brothers Del Boy and Rodney Trotter who scrape their living by selling dodgy goods believing that next year they will be millionaires. (95 mins.)
 
16.
The Black Adder (1982 TV Series)
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In the Middle Ages, Prince Edmund the Black Adder constantly schemes and endeavors to seize the crown from his father and brother. (195 mins.)
 
17.
The Pickwick Papers (1985 TV Series)
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A twelve-part BBC adaptation of Charles Dickens first novel. The story follows Samuel Pickwick and three... (360 mins.)
 
18.
The Day the Universe Changed (1985 TV Series)
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James Burke explores key moments in Western History where new knowledge in science changed the way the modern Western world thinks. (52 mins.)
 
19.
Keeping Up Appearances (1990 TV Series)
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A snobbish housewife is determined to climb the social ladder, in spite of her family's working class connections and the constant chagrin of her long suffering husband. (60 mins.)
 
20.
The Vicar of Dibley (1994 TV Series)
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A boisterous female minister comes to serve in an eccentricly conservative small town's church. (60 mins.)
 
21.
Martin Chuzzlewit (1994 Mini-Series)
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Some very greedy and selfish relatives are all after the failing old Martin Chuzzlewits money. He is... (385 mins.)
 
22.
Father Ted (1995 TV Series)
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Crazy sitcom about 3 priests and their housekeeper who live on Craggy Island, not the peaceful and quiet part of Ireland it seems! (25 mins.)
 
23.
Wives and Daughters (1999 Mini-Series)
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The daughter of a country doctor copes with an unwanted stepmother, an impetuous stepsister, burdensome secrets, the town gossips, and the tug on her own heartstrings for a man who thinks of her only as a friend. (301 mins.)
 
24.
A History of Britain (2000 Mini-Series)
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A comprehensive historical survey of the British Isles. (60 mins.)
 
25.
The Way We Live Now (2001 Mini-Series)
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At the center of the story is Augustus Melmotte, a European-born city financier, whose origins are as mysterious as his business dealings... (300 mins.)
 
26.
The Private Life of a Masterpiece (2001 TV Series)
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(50 mins.)
 
27.
North & South (2004 Mini-Series)
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North and South is a four part adaptation of Elizabeth Gaskell's love story of Margaret Hale, a middle class southerner who is forced to move to the northern town of Milton. (58 mins.)
 
28.
Bleak House (2005 Mini-Series)
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A suspenseful tale about the injustices of the 19th-century English legal system (510 mins.)
 
29.
A Picture of Britain (2005 Mini-Series)
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(360 mins.)
 
30.
Around the World in 80 Treasures (2005 TV Series)
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Dan Cruickshank goes in search of 80 treasures that define civilizations around the world. (60 mins.)
 
31.
In Search of Myths and Heroes (2005 TV Series)
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Michael Wood explores four of the world's most famous myths: Shangri-La, the Golden Fleece, the Queen of Sheba and King Arthur. (220 mins.)
 
32.
Simon Schama's Power of Art (2006 TV Series)
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In each episode historian Simon Schama treats, in his own erudite, unconventional and somewhat socially engaged style... (60 mins.)
 
33.
Planet Earth (2006 Mini-Series)
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Emmy Award-winning, 11 episodes, 5 years in the making, the most expensive nature documentary series ever commissioned by the BBC, and the first to be filmed in high definition. (48 mins.)
 
34.
Wild China (2008 Mini-Series)
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An in-depth look at some of China's most impressive natural sites such as the ancient Han kingdom, the Mongol steppes, the Silk Road and the Tibetan Plateau. (60 mins.)
 
35.
A History of Scotland (2008 TV Series)
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A documentary charting the birth and growth of the Scottish nation. (60 mins.)
 
36.
Little Dorrit (2008 Mini-Series)
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The series tells the story of Amy Dorrit, who spends her days earning money for the family and looking after her proud father... (30 mins.)
 
37.
Adventures in Architecture (2008 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
 
38.
Human Planet (2011 Mini-Series)
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Like all life forms, humanity partially adapts to types of natural environment, yet also tends to change them... (50 mins.)
Stars: John Hurt