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1.
Peaky Blinders (2013 TV Series)
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A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world. (60 mins.)
 
2.
The Bletchley Circle (2012 TV Series)
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In 1952, four women who worked at the wartime code-breaking center, Bletchley Park, reunite to track down a serial killer. (45 mins.)
 
3.
Broadchurch (2013 TV Series)
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The murder of a young boy in a small coastal town brings a media frenzy, which threatens to tear the community apart. (48 mins.)
 
4.
Brighton Rock (2010)
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Charts the headlong fall of Pinkie, a razor-wielding disadvantaged teenager with a religious death wish. (111 mins.)
Director: Rowan Joffe
 
5.
The Gathering Storm (2002 TV Movie)
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A love story offering an intimate look inside the marriage of Winston and Clementine Churchill during a particularly troubled, though little-known, moment in their lives. (96 mins.)
 
6.
Miss Austen Regrets (2008 TV Movie)
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In the later years of her life, as she's approaching the age of forty, the novelist Jane Austen helps her niece find a husband. (90 mins.)
Director: Jeremy Lovering
 
7.
Women in Love (2011 Mini-Series)
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Powerful adaptation of DH Lawrence's novel about the lives of two sisters, Ursula and Gudrun Brangwen, as they struggle with their own desires and passions. (180 mins.)
 
8.
The Crimson Petal and the White (2011 Mini-Series)
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Set in 1870s London, a young prostitute finds potential power and status after becoming the mistress of a powerful patriarch. (274 mins.)
 
9.
The Jewel in the Crown (1984 Mini-Series)
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The British Raj: though their position seems secure, thoughtful English men and women know that "their" time in India is coming to an end... (778 mins.)
 
10.
The Shadow Line (2011 Mini-Series)
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Chiwetel Ejifor leads an all-star cast in this gritty conspiracy thriller in which he plays a cop searching for the murderer of a crime boss...
 
11.
My Boy Jack (2007 TV Movie)
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Author Rudyard Kipling and his wife search for their 18-year-old son after he goes missing during World War I. (95 mins.)
Director: Brian Kirk
 
12.
Death Comes to Pemberley (2013 Mini-Series)
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Elizabeth and Darcy, now six years married, are preparing for their annual ball when festivities are brought to an abrupt halt. An adaptation of PD James's homage to Pride and Prejudice. (180 mins.)
 
13.
The Night Watch (2011 TV Movie)
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In post-war London, Viv Pearce is dating Reggie and runs a dating bureau with Helen Giniver, who lives with her older lover... (89 mins.)
Director: Richard Laxton
 
14.
South Riding (2011 Mini-Series)
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In 1930s Yorkshire, a spirited new headmistress brings inspiration and modern ideas to an all girls' school and shakes up the more conservative-minded residents of South Riding.
 
15.
The Hour (2011 TV Series)
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A behind-the-scenes drama and espionage thriller in Cold War-era England that centers on a journalist, a producer, and an anchorman for an investigative news programme. (60 mins.)
 
16.
Dancing on the Edge (2013 Mini-Series)
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Set in the 1930s, a black Jazz band rises in fame and popularity while becoming entangled in an intricate web of intrigue, mystery & suspense with the elite of London society.
 
17.
The Promise (2011 Mini-Series)
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A young British girl travels to Israel/Palestine, retracing the steps of her grandfather - a British soldier stationed there in the 1940s.
 
18.
White Heat (2012 Mini-Series)
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A story about a group of seven London-based students from 1965 to the present day. (60 mins.)
 
19.
Endeavour (2012 TV Series)
Episode: Pilot (2012)
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Young Endeavour Morse joins Inspector Fred Thursday's investigation into the disappearance of a schoolgirl named Mary Tremlett. (89 mins.)
 
20.
Young James Herriot (2011 Mini-Series)
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The university days of the vet, James Herriot, set in 1933 Glasgow, Scotland. (180 mins.)
 
21.
Black Mirror (2011 TV Series)
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A television anthology series that shows the dark side of life and technology. (60 mins.)
 
22.
Summer in February (2013)
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A true tale of love, liberty and scandal amongst the Edwardian artists' colony in Cornwall (100 mins.)
 
23.
A Little Chaos (2014)
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Two talented landscape artists become romantically entangled while building a garden in King Louis XIV's palace at Versailles. (112 mins.)
Director: Alan Rickman
 
24.
Third Star (2010)
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James and his three closest lifelong friends go on an ill-advised trip to the stunning coastal area of Barafundle Bay in West Wales. What follows is a touching and comical adventure dealing with friendship, heroism and love. (92 mins.)
Director: Hattie Dalton
 
25.
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.)
 
26.
Eva (2010)
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Starring Vincent Regan (Clash of the Titans, 300), Michael Ironside (TV's Cold Case, Wolverine and the X-Men, Patrick Bergen (Patriot Games) and Amy Hayes ((TV's Doctor Who). (111 mins.)
Director: Adrian Popovici
 
27.
Star Stories (2006 TV Series)
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Comedy Thats Shows Us How Some Of The Worlds Biggest Stars Came To Fame (30 mins.)
 
28.
Episodes (2011 TV Series)
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British writer-producers Beverly and Sean Lincoln (Tamsin Greig and Stephen Mangan), have a wonderful marriage and a hit TV series to their credit... (30 mins.)
 
29.
The Last Weekend (2012 Mini-Series)
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Set over a long weekend in East Anglia, a surprise phone call from an old university friend, invites Ian and his wife for a few days by the sea... (180 mins.)
 
30.
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.)
 
31.
The Virgin Queen (2005 Mini-Series)
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The Virgin Queen explores the full sweep of Elizabeth's life: from her days of fear as a potential victim... (237 mins.)
 
32.
Bouquet of Barbed Wire (2010 Mini-Series)
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33.
Jamaica Inn (2014 Mini-Series)
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Based on Daphne Du Maurier's novel. A young woman moves in with her aunt and uncle and soon discovers unsavory happenings in her new home. (60 mins.)
 
34.
Turks & Caicos (2014 TV Movie)
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MI5 agent on the tax-exile islands (Turks and Caicos) encounter a CIA agent and some American businessmen, on the islands for a conference. When one of them falls in the sea, another of them seems to know more than she's sharing. (95 mins.)
Director: David Hare
 
35.
Salting the Battlefield (2014 TV Movie)
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The Johnny Worricker Spy trilogy concludes with Salting the Battlefield, in which our hero with his ex girlfriend... (93 mins.)
Director: David Hare
 
36.
Bertie and Elizabeth (2002 TV Movie)
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A chronicle of the life of George VI, who was forced to become King following the abdication of his brother Edward VIII, and his relationship with his wife, Elizabeth. (99 mins.)
Director: Giles Foster
 
37.
The Crimson Field (2014 Mini-Series)
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One of the untold stories of World War 1. Kitty Trevelyan tries to put the past troubles behind her as she joins two other girls to volunteer at one of the busy war hospitals in northern France.
 
38.
Lightfields (2013 Mini-Series)
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A tragic death in 1944 sends ghostly ripples down the years ensuring that the truth will eventually surface, whatever the cost.
 
39.
The Wipers Times (2013 TV Movie)
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Just after the First World War Fred Roberts goes for a job as a newspaper journalist and tells the sub-editor how... (92 mins.)
Director: Andy De Emmony
 
40.
Queen & Country (2014)
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In this sequel to Hope and Glory, Bill Rohan has grown up and is drafted into the army, where he and his eccentric best mate, Percy, battle their snooty superiors on the base and look for love in town. (114 mins.)
Director: John Boorman
 
41.
Leaving (2012 TV Series)
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The forbidden love between a middle-aged family woman and a callow youth working in the same hotel. (60 mins.)
 
42.
In the Heart of the Sea (2015)
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A recounting of a New England whaling ship's sinking by a giant whale in 1820, an experience that later inspired the great novel Moby-Dick. (122 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
 
43.
Restless (2012 TV Movie)
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A young woman finds out that her mother worked as a spy for the British Secret Service during World War II and has been on the run ever since. (180 mins.)
Director: Edward Hall
 
44.
Breathless (2013 TV Series)
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A TV series set in early 1960s England and centered around the doctors and nurses in a gynecology ward.
 
45.
The White Queen (2013 Mini-Series)
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Three different, yet equally relentless women vie for the throne in 15th Century England. (60 mins.)
 
46.
Stars in Shorts (2012)
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Presentation that includes incredible short movies with some of the world's biggest actors. In "Friend Request Pending"... (108 mins.)
 
47.
Playhouse Presents (2012 TV Series)
Episode: Walking the Dogs (2012)
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A Buckingham Palace guard attending to Queen Elizabeth's room takes her dogs for a walk and while he's away an intruder breaks in for a chat with the monarch. (30 mins.)
 
48.
Resistance (2011)
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In 1944 a group of women in an isolated Welsh village wake up to discover all of the their husbands have mysteriously vanished. (92 mins.)
Director: Amit Gupta
 
49.
Agatha Christie's Marple (2004 TV Series)
Episode: The Pale Horse (2010)
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Miss Marple's priest friend is battered to death after visiting a dying woman. Seeking justice, she becomes entangled in an organization centered around an inn run by purported witches. (93 mins.)
 
50.
Small Hands in a Big War (2014 Mini-Series)
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(25 mins.)
 
51.
Crimes of Passion: Death of a Loved One (2013)
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Puck Ekstedt, doctoral student in literature, is invited by her supervisor Rutger to spend Midsummer... (89 mins.)
Director: Birger Larsen
 
52.
Grantchester (2014 TV Series)
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A Cambridgeshire clergyman finds himself investigating a series of mysterious wrongdoings in his small village of Grantchester. (45 mins.)
 
53.
Birdsong (2012 Mini-Series)
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As an English soldier fights in the horrific trenches of northern France, he is haunted by the memories of his forbidden love affair with a French woman. (165 mins.)
 
54.
Anzac Girls (2014 Mini-Series)
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The true stories of extraordinary young women who witness the brutality and heroism of war and rise to meet the challenge.
 
55.
The Red Tent (2014 Mini-Series)
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Based on Anita Diamant's bestselling novel; the story of the twelve tribes of Israel is told through the eyes of Jacob's only daughter, Dinah.
 
56.
In the Club (2014 Mini-Series)
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Drama series about a group of expectant parents who bond at pre-natal classes and the lives of the couples leading up to the births. (60 mins.)
Director: Neasa Hardiman
 
57.
Any Human Heart (2010 TV Series)
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A novelist's life ricochets from 1920s Paris to '50s New York and '80s London. Along the way he meets Ernest Hemingway, Ian Fleming and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor - the exiled British king and his mistress Wallis Simpson.
 
58.
Testament of Youth (2014)
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A British woman recalls coming of age during World War I - a story of young love, the futility of war, and how to make sense of the darkest times. (129 mins.)
Director: James Kent
 
59.
Party Tricks (2014 TV Series)
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Two candidates for state premier go head to head in their battle for victory. However their new-found intimate relationship creates concern for a scandal.
 
60.
Jericho (2016 TV Series)
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In the Yorkshire Dales in the 1870s, the shantytown of Jericho is the home of a community that will live, thrive and die in the shadow of the viaduct they've been brought together to build. (60 mins.)
Director: Robert McKillop
 
61.
The Mill (2013 Mini-Series)
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The hard labour of cotton mill workers and the abuse they endure. (60 mins.)
 
62.
The Village (2013 TV Series)
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Follows the residents of one English village across the 20th century and their turbulent lives. (60 mins.)