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1.
Carlos (2010 Mini-Series)
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The story of Venezuelan revolutionary Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, who founded a worldwide terrorist organization and raided the 1975 OPEC meeting. (334 mins.)
 
2.
Cambridge Spies (2003 Mini-Series)
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The true story of a group of Cambridge University Students who are recruited to spy for the Soviet Union in the early 1930s. (235 mins.)
 
3.
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.)
 
4.
Whitechapel (2009 TV Series)
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A fast-tracked inspector, a hardened detective sergeant, and an expert in historical homicides investigate modern crimes with connections to the past in the Whitechapel district of London. (180 mins.)
 
5.
Children of Dune (2003 Mini-Series)
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The twins of Paul "Muad'dib" Atreides become embroiled in the political landscape of Arrakis ("Dune") and the rest of the universe. (266 mins.)
 
6.
The Worst Week of My Life (2004 TV Series)
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Only one week to go before the marriage of Howard and Mel which quickly escalates into the week from Hell... (29 mins.)
 
7.
Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog (2008 Mini-Series)
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An aspiring supervillain must balance his career and his pursuit of a beautiful do-gooder. (42 mins.)
 
8.
Bleak House (2005 Mini-Series)
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A suspenseful tale about the injustices of the 19th-century English legal system (510 mins.)
 
9.
Extras (2005 TV Series)
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Andy Millman is an actor with ambition and a script. Reduced to working as an extra with a useless agent, Andy's attempts to boost his career invariably end in failure and embarrassment. (30 mins.)
 
10.
Garth Marenghi's Darkplace (2004 TV Series)
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This parody series is an unearthed 80s horror/drama, complete with poor production values, awful dialogue and hilarious violence. The series is set in a Hospital in Romford, which is situated over the gates of Hell. (30 mins.)
 
11.
Hogfather (2006 TV Movie)
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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. (189 mins.)
Director: Vadim Jean
 
12.
The Color of Magic (2008 Mini-Series)
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(191 mins.)
Director: Vadim Jean
 
13.
Goodbye, Mr. Chips (2002 TV Movie)
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In the later years of the nineteenth century Latin master Mr. Chipping is the mainstay of Brookfields boys boarding school... (99 mins.)
Director: Stuart Orme
 
14.
Tom Brown's Schooldays (2005 TV Movie)
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Drama about life at Rugby School in Victorian England. The headmaster is fair but not effective and... (93 mins.)
Director: David Moore
 
15.
David Copperfield (1999 Mini-Series)
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Charles Dickens' haunting semi-autobiographical tale of a boy who is sent away by his stepfather after his mother dies but manages to triumph over incredible adversities. (185 mins.)
Director: Simon Curtis
 
16.
The Mayor of Casterbridge (2003 TV Movie)
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At a country fair, young hay-trusser Michael Henchard quarrels with his wife Susan, and in a drunken... (196 mins.)
Director: David Thacker
 
17.
Sex, Chips & Rock n' Roll (1999 Mini-Series)
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(300 mins.)
Director: John Woods
 
18.
Police Squad! (1982 TV Series)
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Sight-gags and non-sequiturs dominate this spoof of police dramas. The six episodes formed the basis for later very successful "Naked Gun" movies. (24 mins.)
 
19.
Lost in Austen (2008 Mini-Series)
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Amanda, an ardent Jane Austen fan, lives in present day London with her boyfriend Michael, until she finds she's swapped places with Austen's fictional creation Elizabeth Bennet. (180 mins.)
 
20.
Comanche Moon (2008 Mini-Series)
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The adventures and love lives of young Texas Rangers Woodrow Call and Augustus McRae leading up to their retirement to the city of Lonesome Dove. (360 mins.)
 
21.
Broken Trail (2006 Mini-Series)
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Print Miller feels guilty about inheriting his nephew's mother's house and partners up with him to drive horses for sale in an eventful journey. (184 mins.)
 
22.
Emma (2009 Mini-Series)
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Emma Woodhouse seems to be perfectly content, a loving father whom she cares for, friends, and a home... (240 mins.)
 
23.
Casanova (2005 Mini-Series)
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After a life spent seeking pleasure and decadence, Casanova seeks his one true love, Henriette. (174 mins.)
 
24.
The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders (1996 TV Movie)
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In her filthy cell in Newgate prison Moll Flanders, dubbed 'the wickedest woman in England' tells her story... (54 mins.)
Director: David Attwood
 
25.
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (2001 TV Movie)
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Nicholas Nickleby is an impoverished young man making his way in life in the cruel and unjust world of early Victorian England... (200 mins.)
 
26.
Shackleton (2002 Mini-Series)
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The true story of Shackleton's 1914 Endurance expedition to the the South Pole and his epic struggle to lead his 28 man crew to safety after his ship was crushed in the pack ice. (206 mins.)
 
27.
The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy (1981 TV Series)
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An Earth man and his alien friend escape Earth's destruction and go on a truly strange adventure as space hitchhikers. (152 mins.)
 
28.
Nightingales (1990 TV Series)
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Three disparate characters are nightwatchmen in an office block somewhere in Britain. Their night life is surreal to say the least... (25 mins.)
 
29.
Let Them Eat Cake (1999 TV Series)
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It's 1782 and welcome to the fabulous Palace of Versailles, France. Outside the gates, the peasants... (30 mins.)
 
30.
Psychoville (2009 TV Series)
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A group of seemingly unrelated strangers all receive a mysterious note stating "I know what you did," which sends their lives into a downward spiral.
 
31.
The Long Firm (2004 Mini-Series)
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The lives of characters who live, love and suffer through their association with the charismatic charms of gangster Harry Starks. (220 mins.)
 
32.
The Hanging Gale (1995 TV Series)
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The four brothers of the Phelan family battle to save their farm and their family from the ravages of the Irish Potato Famine in 1846...
 
33.
To the Ends of the Earth (2005 Mini-Series)
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In 1812, young British aristocrat Edmund Talbot travels by ship to Australia, and learns more about himself and about life than he had ever bargained for. (267 mins.)
 
34.
The Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant (2005 Mini-Series)
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A young woman is transported to the New South Wales penal colony in 1788. (480 mins.)
 
35.
Daniel Deronda (2002 Mini-Series)
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Set in Victorian London, Gwendolen Harleth is drawn to Daniel Deronda, a selfless and intelligent gentleman of unknown parentage, but her own desperate need for financial security may destroy her chance at happiness. (210 mins.)
 
36.
City of Vice (2008 TV Series)
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Welcome to eighteenth century London - a world filled with prostitutes, pimps, gamblers and villains...
 
37.
The 10th Kingdom (2000 Mini-Series)
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A father and daughter are caught in a parallel universe where the great queens Snow White, Cinderella, and Little Red Riding Hood have had their kingdoms fragmented by warring trolls, giants and goblins. (417 mins.)
 
38.
Neverwhere (1996 Mini-Series)
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Richard Mayhew leads an ordinary life in London when one day a girl named Door falls, injured, across his path... (180 mins.)
 
39.
The Crow Road (1996 Mini-Series)
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An adaption of Iain Banks' dark novel, whose central character is a young Scots history student. (211 mins.)
 
40.
Blackadder Goes Forth (1989 TV Series)
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Stuck in the middle of World War I, Captain Edmund Blackadder does his best to escape the banality of the war. (175 mins.)
 
41.
Jekyll (2007 Mini-Series)
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London, 2007. Tom Jackman is the only living descendent of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. He has made a deal with his dark side: a body share...
 
42.
The Lost Room (2006 Mini-Series)
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A detective investigates a mysterious motel room, which acts as a portal to an alternate universe. (270 mins.)
 
43.
Ultraviolet (1998 Mini-Series)
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Michael Colefield is unwillingly thrust into the nightmarish world of vampires when he discovers a secret... (300 mins.)
 
44.
The Count of Monte Cristo (1998 Mini-Series)
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The Classic tale from Alexandre Dumas. Edmond Dantes is unjustly sent to prison for 18 years. He escapes to reclaim his fiancée Mercedes and revenge against his nemesis, Mondego. (400 mins.)
Director: Josée Dayan
 
45.
Marion & Geoff (2000 TV Series)
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Keith is a taxi driver who records a monologue on his video camera, which relates the story of his failed marriage after his wife Marion left him for her work colleague, Geoff. (30 mins.)
Director: Hugo Blick
Stars: Rob Brydon
 
46.
Tess of the D'Urbervilles (2008 Mini-Series)
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The story of Tess Durbeyfield, a low-born country girl whose family find they have noble connections. (240 mins.)
 
47.
Pride and Prejudice (1995 Mini-Series)
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Jane Austen's classic novel about the prejudice that occurred between the 19th century classes and the pride which would keep lovers apart. (327 mins.)
 
48.
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.)
 
49.
The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling (1997 Mini-Series)
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A new adaptation of the classic novel by Henry Fielding of the life, loves and adventures of the charming rascal Tom Jones... (314 mins.)
 
50.
Takin' Over the Asylum (1994 Mini-Series)
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A salesman starts to run a hospital radio station inside a facility for people with mental heath needs. (50 mins.)
 
51.
The Second Coming (2003 Mini-Series)
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Steven Baxter is the Son of God, and can produce the miracles to prove it. How does the world react when he announces it has to produce a Third Testament within five days, or else it's Judgment Day? (144 mins.)
 
52.
Our Mutual Friend (1998 Mini-Series)
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Intertwining tales of love, greed, and secret identities in Charles Dickens's 1860s London. (350 mins.)
 
53.
Desperate Romantics (2009 TV Series)
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Period drama set in London about the rise of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.