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1. British Film Forever (2007)

90 min | Documentary, History

6.9
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Stars: Jessica Hynes, Timothy Spall, Nick Moran, Ronald Neame

Votes: 65

2. Hell on Earth (2002 TV Movie)

51 min | Documentary

7.9
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Hell on Earth is an hour-long documentary presented by Mark Kermode. It's about Ken Russell's 1971 film, The Devils which is one of the most controversial films ever made. Kermode chats to ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Joyce | Stars: Mark Kermode, Roy Baird, Michael Bradsell, Imogen Claire

Votes: 82

3. Richard E. Grant on Ealing Comedies (2016)

60 min | Documentary

7.7
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Richard E. Grant tells the story of Ealing Comedy, one of cinema's most iconic brands.

Stars: Richard E. Grant, Matthew Sweet, Jonathan Ross, Michael Palin

Votes: 7

4. Doing Rude Things (1995 TV Special)

48 min

7.3
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A light-hearted celebration of British sex films from the 1950s to the early 1980s. Presented by Angus Deayton, the programme includes interviews with movie veterans Robin Askwith and ... See full summary »

Director: Kristiene Clarke | Stars: Angus Deayton, Pamela Green, Robin Askwith, George Harrison Marks

Votes: 16

5. Forever Ealing (2002 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

7.5
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This is a history of the England's Ealing Film Studios, from its beginnings in 1902. It follows the studio's successes through the 1930's, World War II dramas, the well-known 'Ealing ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Snell | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Richard Attenborough, Jill Balcon, Derek Bond

Votes: 117

6. Britain Through a Lens - The Documentary Film Mob (2011 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

7.5
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A film that shows how, from 1929 to the end of World War Two, a small group of well-to-do film makers' and government bureaucrats started the British documentary genre.

Director: Chris Durlacher | Stars: Steven Mackintosh, Edgar Anstey, H.E. Fowle, Stuart Legg

Votes: 13

7. British Film Forever (2007)
Episode: Corsets, Cleavage and Country Houses: The Story of British Costume Drama (2007)

89 min | Documentary, History

4.7
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Directors: Neil Dougan, Angus Cameron | Stars: Jessica Hynes, Kate Winslet, Timothy Spall, Steve Coogan

Votes: 7

8. Beasts (1976– )
Episode: The Dummy (1976)

Horror, Mystery

6.4
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A washed-up actor has a nervous breakdown and believes that he really is the movie monster that he has been hired to play.

Director: Don Leaver | Stars: Bernard Horsfall, Clive Swift, Glyn Houston, Thorley Walters

Votes: 42