Hidden British gem's

by BritTVlists | created - 11 Nov 2013 | updated - 26 Oct 2014 | Public

All these British drama/comedy TV shows have been rated by less than 1000 people on IMDB. Can you find your hidden gem? (not listed in any order)

 Refine See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc
  • Instant Watch Options
  • Genres
  • Movies or TV
  • IMDb Rating
  • In Theaters
  • On TV
  • Release Year
  • Keywords





IMDb user rating (average) to
Number of votes to »




Reset



Reset
Release year or range to »




































































































1. Twenty Twelve (2011–2012)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The team responsible for organizing the 2012 Olympics in London face many challenges.

Stars: Hugh Bonneville, Amelia Bullmore, Jessica Hynes, Karl Theobald

Votes: 1,408

Satire

2. Rising Damp (1974–1978)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Popular sitcom set in a seedy bedsit lorded over by the mean, vain, boastful, cowardly and racist landlord Rigsby. In each episode, his conceits are debunked by his long suffering tenants.

Stars: Leonard Rossiter, Don Warrington, Frances de la Tour, Richard Beckinsale

Votes: 1,720

racist by today's standards!

3. The Long Firm (2004– )

220 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The lives of characters who live, love and suffer through their association with the charismatic charms of gangster Harry Starks.

Stars: Mark Strong, George Costigan, Neil Conrich, Geoff Bell

Votes: 558

4. The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976–1979)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Disillusioned after a long career at Sunshine Desserts, Perrin goes through a mid-life crisis and fakes his own death. Returning in disguise after various attempts at finding a 'new life', ... See full summary »

Stars: Leonard Rossiter, Pauline Yates, John Barron, Sue Nicholls

Votes: 1,293

5. Whites (2010– )

30 min | Comedy

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The story of the executive chef at a country house hotel.

Stars: Alan Davies, Darren Boyd, Katherine Parkinson, Stephen Wight

Votes: 1,313

6. Pulling (2006–2009)

30 min | Comedy, Romance

8.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Donna has a drunken revelation on her hen night and decides that she has been missing out on the single life. So with just days to go, she calls off her wedding to fiancé Karl and moves in ... See full summary »

Stars: Sharon Horgan, Tanya Franks, Rebekah Staton, Cavan Clerkin

Votes: 1,030

7. Vexed (2010– )

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Two Detectives Jack and Georgina who share chemistry but have complicated personal lives.

Stars: Toby Stephens, Ronny Jhutti, Roger Griffiths, Miranda Raison

Votes: 1,763

8. Desmond's (1989–1994)

50 min | Comedy

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Desmond, his non-confirming family and the regulars of his hairdressers in Peckham, London.

Stars: Norman Beaton, Carmen Munroe, Ram John Holder, Gyearbuor Asante

Votes: 480

9. Top Buzzer (2004– )

Adventure, Comedy

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A scouse drug dealer in london

Stars: Ty Glaser, Stephen Graham, James Lance, Daniel Mays

Votes: 153

A must see for people of the herb!!

10. Free Agents (2009– )

Comedy, Drama

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Sharon Horgan, Stephen Mangan, Anthony Head, Matthew Holness

Votes: 321

11. Ambassadors (2013)

Comedy

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The adventures and politics of a British ambassador to a fictitious Asian country called Tajbekistan.

Stars: David Mitchell, Robert Webb, Susan Lynch, Amara Karan

Votes: 1,111

3 part satire/comedy

12. 15 Storeys High (2002– )

30 min | Comedy

8.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

The lives of two men sharing a flat in South London.

Stars: Sean Lock, Benedict Wong, Dan Mersh, Perry Benson

Votes: 1,286

13. The Armando Iannucci Shows (2001– )

26 min | Comedy

8.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Observations of society and life by Armando Iannucci in comedy sketches and narration.

Stars: Armando Iannucci, Hugh Cecil, Karen Ascoe, Melanie Hudson

Votes: 717

14. The Smoking Room (2004–2005)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A British comedy set in the smoking room of a workplace.

Stars: Robert Webb, Jeremy Swift, Nadine Marshall, Paula Wilcox

Votes: 696

Dry comedy

15. The Mimic (2013– )

25 min | Comedy

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A man with an extraordinary talent, being able to impersonate celebrities, discovers he has a son and tries to make up for lost time.

Stars: Terry Mynott, Neil Maskell, Jo Hartley, Jacob Anderson

Votes: 655

16. No Heroics (2008– )

Comedy, Fantasy

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

London. An ordinary city, with one small difference: superheroes - commonly called 'capes' - exist. But apart from their powers, they're ordinary people, with the same problems the rest of ... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick Baladi, Nicholas Burns, Claire Keelan, James Lance

Votes: 641

Superhero comedy

17. Love Soup (2005– )

59 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Alice Chenery and Gil Raymond are perfect for each other. They like the same things, respect the same things, and share the same beliefs. The only problem is that they are completely unaware of each other's existence.

Stars: Tamsin Greig, Montserrat Lombard, Sheridan Smith, Owen Brenman

Votes: 446

18. Low Winter Sun (2006 TV Movie)

150 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Frank Agnew is a police detective who kills for revenge and naively believes he's engineered the perfect crime.

Director: Adrian Shergold | Stars: Mark Strong, Brian McCardie, Irene Bagach, Fiona Bell

Votes: 509

Has had American remake

19. The Brittas Empire (1991–1997)

30 min | Comedy

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Gordon Brittas is the manager of the Whitbury-Newtown Leisure Centre. Despite his ambition and good intentions, everything seems to go wrong when he's around, despite the best efforts of ... See full summary »

Stars: Chris Barrie, Harriet Thorpe, Michael Burns, Tim Marriott

Votes: 1,955

20. Dirk Gently (2010–2012)

58 min | Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Holistic detective Gently relies on the universe to unravel mysteries based on the 'interconnectedness of all things'.

Stars: Stephen Mangan, Darren Boyd, Lisa Jackson, Jason Watkins

Votes: 2,252

21. By Any Means (2013)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

By Any Means follows a clandestine unit living on the edge and playing the criminal elite at their own game, existing in the grey area between the letter of the law and true justice.

Stars: Warren Brown, Shelley Conn, Elliot Knight, Gina McKee

Votes: 1,124

22. The Widower (2013)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A three-part drama based on the crimes of convicted murderer Malcolm Webster.

Stars: Reece Shearsmith, Kate Fleetwood, James Laurenson, Federay Holmes

Votes: 1,267

23. Pete Versus Life (2010– )

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Pete, a journalist, is an average bloke, but what sets him apart is that his life is observed, analysed and commented on by two sports commentators.

Stars: Rafe Spall, Simon Greenall, Ian Kirkby, Pippa Duffy

Votes: 625

24. The Book Group (2002–2003)

24 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

American Clare Pettengill, newly arrived in Glasgow, starts up a book group in order to make some new friends. The group consists of three unhappy European football wives, a pretentious ... See full summary »

Stars: Anne Dudek, Bonnie Engstrom, Michelle Gomez, James Lance

Votes: 768

25. Murphy's Law (2003– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

As a maverick cop with a dark past, DS Tommy Murphy fails a psychiatric assessment but is given one last chance by his boss and given a dangerous undercover assignment.

Stars: James Nesbitt, Del Synnott, Sarah Berger, Michael Feast

Votes: 879

26. Getting On (2009–2012)

30 min | Comedy

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Darkly comic drama series about life on an NHS geriatric ward.

Stars: Jo Brand, Vicki Pepperdine, Joanna Scanlan, Ricky Grover

Votes: 873

27. Lead Balloon (2006–2011)

Comedy

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Rick Spleen is a world-weary comedian who ends up doing far too many corporate jobs to pay the bills.

Stars: Jack Dee, Raquel Cassidy, Sean Power, Anna Crilly

Votes: 1,170

Deadpan comedy

28. Threesome (I) (2011– )

30 min | Comedy

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Threesome is a comedy about three inseparable friends on the verge of 30. Alice lives with her boyfriend Mitch and their gay best friend Richie. Together they form three points of an ... See full summary »

Stars: Emun Elliott, Amy Huberman, Stephen Wight, Shonn Gregory

Votes: 1,132

29. Goodnight Sweetheart (1993–2016)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Mr Gary Sparrow is an ordinary bloke with an extraordinary life. By day, a very bored and uninspired TV repairman but by night, an accidental time traveler.

Stars: Nicholas Lyndhurst, Victor McGuire, Christopher Ettridge, Elizabeth Carling

Votes: 1,800

30. Marion & Geoff (2000–2003)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

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.

Stars: Rob Brydon, Regina Freedman, Stuart Maconie

Votes: 320

31. White Van Man (I) (2010– )

30 min | Comedy

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Ollie is a helpless handyman who is somewhat hindered by his lazy, freeloading right-hand-man Darren. This series follows their hilarious capers as the pair leave a trail of destruction after every job.

Stars: Georgia Moffett, Will Mellor, Joel Fry, Naomi Bentley

Votes: 445

32. No Angels (2004–2006)

47 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Nurses who work, but also enjoy the night life.

Stars: Kaye Wragg, Louise Delamere, Sunetra Sarker, Jo Joyner

Votes: 317

33. The Wipers Times (2013 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 92 min | War

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Just after the First World War Fred Roberts goes for a job as a newspaper journalist and tells the sub-editor how, in the trenches in 1916, he discovered a printing press in working order. ... See full summary »

Director: Andy De Emmony | Stars: Ben Chaplin, Patrick FitzSymons, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Steve Oram

Votes: 863

34. Rebus (2000–2004)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Set in Edinburgh, the mercurial Detective Inspector John Rebus's investigations lead him through the city's ancient beauty and into its more sinister quarters.

Stars: Ken Stott, Claire Price, Jennifer Black, Gregor Gillespie

Votes: 1,196

British crime drama

35. Grandma's House (2010–2012)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A successful television presenter has doubts about the direction of his career in the business and decides to quit to start searching for something more meaningful to do with his life.

Stars: Simon Amstell, Linda Bassett, Rebecca Front, Samantha Spiro

Votes: 943

36. Marchlands (2011– )

60 min | Drama, Mystery

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A supernatural drama telling the story of three different families living in the same house in 1968, 1987 and the present day, linked by the spirit of the young daughter of the 1960s family, who drowned in mysterious circumstances.

Stars: Alex Kingston, Dean Andrews, Shelley Conn, Denis Lawson

Votes: 1,351

37. Stanton Blues (1998–2000)

50 min | Crime, Drama

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Katy Cavanagh, Danny Seward, David Prosho, Rob Dixon

Votes: 111

Realistic drama

38. Mongrels (2010–2011)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

A look into the dysfunctional lives of a group of friends, in a typical American sitcom. But, there's a twist. It is a sort-of spoof of The Muppets, with HBO, UNCENSORED humor, with a lot ... See full summary »

Stars: Dan Tetsell, Rufus Jones, Katy Brand, Lucy Montgomery

Votes: 1,019

39. The Last Detective (2003– )

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

"Dangerous" Davies always gets the cases no one else wants, and no one notices when he eventually succeeds. But his old-fashioned decency and dogged determination have won him legions of loyal fans.

Stars: Peter Davison, Sean Hughes, Rob Spendlove, Charles De'Ath

Votes: 914

40. Accused (2010–2012)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Created by Jimmy McGovern, each episode of this series examines a person who is accused of a crime and what led them to end up in the Dock.

Stars: Michael Maloney, Andrew Readman, Chord Melodic, Rosina Carbone

Votes: 1,487

41. Big School (2013– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Deputy Head of Science, Mr Church has been at Greybridge School for 15 years. He is about to resign after a dramatic experiment. However, the arrival of the new French teacher changes everything.

Stars: David Walliams, Catherine Tate, Philip Glenister, Frances de la Tour

Votes: 1,327

Silly comedy

42. Dates (2013)

Drama, Romance

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The social minefield that is 21st century dating.

Stars: Oona Chaplin, Ben Chaplin, Will Mellor, Gemma Chan

Votes: 1,500

43. P.O.W. (2003– )

48 min | Drama

8.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: James D'Arcy, Anatole Taubman, Ewan Stewart, Shaun Dooley

Votes: 129

44. Cardinal Burns (2012– )

Comedy

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

An English sketch comedy show aimed at an adult audience

Stars: Lucinda Dryzek, Seb Cardinal, Dustin Demri-Burns, Fiona Button

Votes: 265

Comedy sketch show

45. Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe (2013– )

Comedy

8.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Charlie Brooker Highlights The Weeks News In A Comic Fashion.

Stars: Charlie Brooker, Diane Morgan, Al Campbell, Doug Stanhope

Votes: 953

46. People Like Us (1999–2001)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Before there was The Office, there was People Like Us. A mockumentary in the style of the "docusoap" British reality television shows popular at the time about regular people and their ... See full summary »

Stars: Chris Langham, Mark Hadfield, Mike Hayley, Emma Kennedy

Votes: 421

47. Eleventh Hour (2006– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Patrick Stewart stars as science professor Ian Hood, who works for the Home Office as a consultant on special dangerous cases that involve deadly viruses, cloning experiments etc. Special Branch agent Rachel Young is his partner.

Stars: Patrick Stewart, Ashley Jensen, Jane Lapotaire, Donald Sumpter

Votes: 632

48. Shelfstackers (2010– )

Comedy

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Welcome to the endless shift of four shelf-stackers on the bottom rung of Grogans supermarket's pecking order. Banter, pranks, messing with the customer - any outlet is fair game. There's only one rule - Don't get fired.

Stars: Sean Verey, Dylan Edwards, Georgia Henshaw, Andrew Ashford

Votes: 33

49. Let Them Eat Cake (1999)

30 min | Comedy, History

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

It's 1782 and welcome to the fabulous Palace of Versailles, France. Outside the gates, the peasants are on the verge of revolting (already well past vile), whilst inside lives one of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders, Adrian Scarborough, Lucy Punch

Votes: 554

50. Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle (2009– )

Comedy

8.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Stewart Lee, Christopher Morris, Paul Putner, Kevin Eldon

Votes: 1,090

51. How TV Ruined Your Life (2011)

30 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

A comedic documentary series in which Charlie Brooker uses a mix of sketches and jaw-dropping archive footage to explore the gulf between real life and television.

Stars: Charlie Brooker, Liz May Brice, Kevin Eldon, Beth Cordingly

Votes: 1,037

52. Never Mind the Horrocks (1996 TV Movie)

50 min | Comedy

8.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Add a Plot

Director: John Birkin | Stars: Jane Horrocks, Martin Clunes, Rebecca Front, Mel Giedroyc

Votes: 37

53. Ed Stafford: Naked and Marooned (2013– )

Documentary

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Ed Stafford attempts to survive alone on a Desert island for 60 days. With no clothes, no knife or anything except his camera, an emergency satellite phone and an emergency medical kit.

Star: Ed Stafford

Votes: 761

54. The Village (2013– )

60 min | Drama

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Follows the residents of one English village across the 20th century and their turbulent lives.

Stars: David Ryall, Maxine Peake, John Simm, Charlie Murphy

Votes: 1,482

55. Gogglebox (2013– )

50 min | Reality-TV

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Some of Britain's most opinionated and avid TV viewers comment freely on the best and worst television shows of the past week, from the comfort of their sofas.

Stars: Ralf Woerdenweber, Josh Tapper, Alex Michael, Andy Michael

Votes: 1,184

56. Count Arthur Strong (2013–2017)

30 min | Comedy

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Delusional show business character Count Arthur Strong, a pompous, out-of-work actor from Doncaster attempts to recount his life story with the help of the scholarly son of his former comedy partner.

Stars: Steve Delaney, Rory Kinnear, Zahra Ahmadi, Andy Linden

Votes: 578

57. Campus (2009– )

30 min | Comedy

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Which of the staff are safe at the surreal Kirke University when cuts are imminent? Writer of 'Joy Of Zero', Imogen Moffat looks safe, as does womanizer Matt Beer - vital for seducing the restructuring guru Georgina.

Stars: Alison Lintott, Dolly Wells, Lisa Jackson, Sara Pascoe

Votes: 507

58. Youngers (2013– )

Comedy, Drama

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Two best friends, one who has nothing going for him and the other with top grades and a bright future want to take their grime to the next level. When Yems (Ade Oyefeso) meets a girl at ... See full summary »

Stars: Calvin Demba, Ade Oyefeso, Shavani Cameron, Arinzé Kene

Votes: 495

59. 2point4 Children (1991–1999)

40 min | Comedy

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

2point4 Children is a BBC television sitcom that was created and written by Andrew Marshall. It follows the lives of the Porters; a seemingly average family whose world is frequently turned... See full summary »

Stars: Belinda Lang, Gary Olsen, Julia Hills, John Pickard

Votes: 608

60. Bramwell (1995– )

54 min | Drama

8.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

In 1895, women were not expected to work - or even know about - medicine. Women were expected to work as house-wives, mothers, teachers and nurses. One woman was determined to change that. ... See full summary »

Stars: Jemma Redgrave, Ruth Sheen, David Calder, Kevin McMonagle

Votes: 542

61. Drop the Dead Donkey (1990–1998)

Comedy

8.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Political satire about a television news company.

Stars: Neil Pearson, Jeff Rawle, David Swift, Stephen Tompkinson

Votes: 1,003

62. Ballykissangel (1996–2001)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

An English priest is transferred to a small Irish village.

Stars: Frankie McCafferty, Joe Savino, Deirdre Donnelly, Gary Whelan

Votes: 1,128

63. Murder in Suburbia (2004–2005)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The series focused on various murders in the fictional suburban English town of Middleford. The crimes are solved by two female police detectives, Inspector Kate Ashurst and Sergeant Emma Scribbins, aka "Ash and Scribbs".

Stars: Caroline Catz, Lisa Faulkner, Jeremy Sheffield, Glen Davies

Votes: 833

64. Garrow's Law (2009– )

Biography, Drama

8.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Garrow's Law is the true tale of William Garrow, who acted as counsel for the accused, introducing the concept of 'innocent until proved guilty' at London's Old Bailey.

Stars: Andrew Buchan, Lyndsey Marshal, Rupert Graves, Aidan McArdle

Votes: 931

65. As If (2001–2004)

25 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

The lives and loves of six teenagers, set against the background of London in the 21st century

Stars: Jemima Rooper, Emily Corrie, Orlando Wells, Ben Waters

Votes: 707

66. Uncle (2012– )

30 min | Comedy

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

An amateur musician of stunted emotional growth is reluctant to take care of his young nephew, but as his reluctance grows, his other emotions begin to follow to the fore, meaning he may even become a better, more-rounded person.

Stars: Nick Helm, Elliot Speller-Gillott, Daisy Haggard, Daniel Lawrence Taylor

Votes: 2,213

67. Newswipe (2009–2010)

29 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Hosted and written by Charlie Brooker, this sardonic series follows and critiques both current news stories and the way television portrays them.

Stars: Charlie Brooker, Tim Key, Doug Stanhope, Adam Curtis

Votes: 1,136

68. Me and Mrs Jones (2012– )

30 min | Comedy

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Divorcee Gemma finds herself attracted to the roguish charm of Billy, a friend of her son. With her ex hanging around and showing off his new lady, can she resist?

Stars: Sarah Alexander, Neil Morrissey, Nathaniel Parker, Robert Sheehan

Votes: 771

69. Rab C. Nesbitt (1988–2014)

50 min | Comedy

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Rab C. Nesbitt is lowlife scum (and proud of it) in Glasgow, Scotland who spends his time drinking in his local and speaking to the camera about the state of society as he sees it.

Stars: Gregor Fisher, Tony Roper, Elaine C. Smith, Barbara Rafferty

Votes: 976

70. Prey (2014– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

On the run accused of a terrible crime, Manchester Detective Marcus Farrow tries to prove his innocence while being hunted by his former friends and colleagues.

Stars: Rosie Cavaliero, Daniel Jillings, Darren Whitfield, John Simm

Votes: 2,286

71. Drifters (2013– )

23 min | Comedy

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

After graduating from university, twenty something year-olds Meg, her cousin Bunny and their friend Laura share a flat and face the ups and downs of love and life.

Stars: Jessica Knappett, Lydia Rose Bewley, Lauren O'Rourke, Bobby Hirston

Votes: 713

72. The Indian Doctor (2010– )

Drama

8.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

When a sleepy 1960s Welsh mining town's only doctor dies, the only replacement the union representative could find arrives, straight from India. To everyone's surprise, he's better educated... See full summary »

Stars: Jacob Oakley, Mali Harries, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Ayesha Dharker

Votes: 523

73. The Job Lot (2013– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The daily troubles of everyone who works at the job centre.

Stars: Sarah Hadland, Russell Tovey, Angela Curran, Jo Enright

Votes: 680

74. The Secret Life of Us (2001–2006)

60 min | Drama

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

20-30 somethings living in St Kilda and their dramas in life.

Stars: Deborah Mailman, David Tredinnick, Samuel Johnson, Sibylla Budd

Votes: 751

75. Land Girls (2009– )

225 min | Drama

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Follow the lives, loves and highs and lows of four members of the Women's Land Army who are working at the Hoxley Estate during World War II.

Stars: Becci Gemmell, Susan Cookson, Mark Benton, Mykola Allen

Votes: 1,653

76. Stephen Fry: Gadget Man (2012– )

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Demonstrates new gadgets and technology.

Stars: Richard Ayoade, Lawson Crawford, Timothy Dalton-Dobson, Charlotte Gascoigne

Votes: 518

77. You, Me & Them (2013– )

Comedy

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Follows the lives of a couple and their families who have a 26 year age gap.

Stars: Anthony Head, Eve Myles, Nigel Betts, Daisy Beaumont

Votes: 151

78. Attachments (2000–2002)

50 min | Drama

8.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Soap-style drama series about the lives and loves of young professionals working for an internet start-up.

Stars: Poppy Miller, Sally Edwards, Michael Fenton Stevens, Indira Varma

Votes: 82

79. People Just Do Nothing (2014– )

30 min | Comedy

8.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

A mockumentary about a group of failed MCs from West London and their passion for pirate radio.

Stars: Lily Brazier, Asim Chaudhry, Hugo Chegwin, Allan Mustafa

Votes: 1,715

80. The Brief (2004– )

90 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Henry Farmer is a clever criminal law barrister whose every day is a juggling act between surviving his messy personal life and pleading cases only he can win.

Stars: Alan Davies, Cherie Lunghi, Christopher Fulford, Linda Bassett

Votes: 170

81. Between the Lines (1992–1994)

50 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

British police drama following the team at the Complaints Investigation Bureau - the unit that polices the police.

Stars: Neil Pearson, Tom Georgeson, Siobhan Redmond, Tony Doyle

Votes: 345

82. Man Down (2013– )

30 min | Comedy

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Dan (Davies) is a childish idiot trapped in an adult's life, helped along by his uniquely dysfunctional best friends, Jo (Conaty) and Brian (Wozniak). His inability to navigate the simplest... See full summary »

Stars: Greg Davies, Roisin Conaty, Mike Wozniak, Gwyneth Powell

Votes: 1,374

83. Catterick (2004– )

30 min | Comedy

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Carl Palmer Returns From The Army To Join His Brother Chris Whos Agreed To Help Find His Son But Whats Starts Off Simple Becomes A Interlinking Story

Stars: Morwenna Banks, Mark Benton, Tim Healy, Matt Lucas

Votes: 520

84. Vincent (2005– )

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Ex Cop turned private investigator Vincent Gallagher and his team of PI's do whatever it takes to tackle cases that come to them.

Stars: Ray Winstone, Suranne Jones, Joe Absolom, Angel Coulby

Votes: 445

85. The Cafe (I) (2011– )

Comedy

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A café in Weston-super-Mare run by generational trio Mary (June Watson), Carol (Ellie Haddington) and Sarah (Michelle Terry).

Stars: Ellie Haddington, Michelle Terry, June Watson, David Troughton

Votes: 510

86. Doll & Em (2013– )

22 min | Comedy

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A sitcom in which English actress Emily Mortimer heads to Hollywood, closely followed by best friend Dolly Wells as her assistant

Stars: Emily Mortimer, Dolly Wells, Jonathan Cake, Elsie Richter

Votes: 1,005

87. Judge John Deed (2001– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Sir John Deed, a High Court judge, tries to seek real justice in the cases before him.

Stars: Martin Shaw, Jenny Seagrove, Barbara Thorn, Simon Chandler

Votes: 822

88. Public Enemies (2012– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Released from prison after serving 10 years for murder, Eddie tries to adjust to life outside with the help of his probation officer, Paula.

Stars: Anna Friel, Daniel Mays, Lorraine Ashbourne, Peter Wight

Votes: 469

89. Good Cop (2012)

60 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

After his best mate and collegue is brutally attacked and killed, Good Cop John Paul Rocksavage seeks revenge on the men who killed him

Stars: Michael Angelis, Warren Brown, Don Gayle, Kevin Harvey

Votes: 1,011

90. Chef! (1993–1996)

30 min | Comedy

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Famous chef Gareth Blackstock struggles with dividing time between wife Janice and the restaurant. It's a good thing he can let off steam with his remarks.

Stars: Lenny Henry, Roger Griffiths, Caroline Lee-Johnson, Claire Skinner

Votes: 966

91. Survivors (1975–1977)

50 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

When a genetically engineered virus kills 99.99 percent of the world's population, the survivors must rebuild humanity in the face of overwhelming odds. "Survivors" is a study of man vs. ... See full summary »

Stars: Lucy Fleming, Ian McCulloch, Denis Lill, Stephen Dudley

Votes: 860

92. Hamish Macbeth (1995–1997)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Hamish Macbeth is a police constable in the small Scottish town of Lochdubh, who occasionally bends the rules when it suits him or when it can help some of his fellow eccentric townsfolk. ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Carlyle, Ralph Riach, Brian Pettifer, Stuart Davids

Votes: 1,118

93. Father Brown (2013– )

TV-PG | 52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Series inspired by the stories of GK Chesterton; a Catholic priest has a knack for solving mysteries in his English village.

Stars: Mark Williams, Sorcha Cusack, John Burton, Nancy Carroll

Votes: 4,236

94. Grass (2003– )

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Simon Day, Philip Jackson, Robert Wilfort, Tristan Gemmill

Votes: 64

95. Pie in the Sky (1994–1997)

50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

DI Crabbe retires from the police force after being shot and sets up his own restaurant. However, his ex-boss, Chief Constable Fisher constantly calls Crabbe back on duty.

Stars: Richard Griffiths, Maggie Steed, Malcolm Sinclair, Nick Raggett

Votes: 762

96. The Invisibles (2008– )

60 min | Comedy, Crime

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Known as the inivibles, in the 1980s Maurice Riley and Syd Woolsey, were master burglars. But now they have retired with their spouses to the Spanish Mediterranean coast. Homesick, they ... See full summary »

Stars: Anthony Head, Warren Clarke, Jenny Agutter, Dean Lennox Kelly

Votes: 156

97. Playhouse Presents (2012– )

30 min | Drama

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Eleven stand-alone dramas.

Stars: Hayley Atwell, Brenda Blethyn, Tom Ellis, Rebecca Front

Votes: 185

98. Hardware (2003–2004)

30 min | Comedy

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The series revolves around the store staff as they engage in a daily wisecrack battle with packs of DIY obsessed clients.

Stars: Martin Freeman, Peter Serafinowicz, Ken Morley, Susan Earl

Votes: 331

99. Absolute Power (2003– )

29 min | Comedy

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

The inner workings of a successful PR firm - lying for a living.

Stars: Stephen Fry, John Bird, James Lance, Zoe Telford

Votes: 827

100. The Old Guys (2009– )

Comedy

7.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Two retired gentleman share a house together , always competing for the affections of their attractive neighbour Sally

Stars: Roger Lloyd Pack, Clive Swift, Jane Asher, Katherine Parkinson

Votes: 264