Most Popular Titles With James Bolam


1. Midsomer Murders (1997– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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A veteran DCI and his young sergeant investigate murders around the regional community of Midsomer County.

Stars: John Nettles, Jane Wymark, Barry Jackson, Jason Hughes

Votes: 17,242

2. New Tricks (2003– )

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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Three retired police officers are drafted in to solve cold cases, with a touch of comedy and drama

Stars: Dennis Waterman, Amanda Redman, Alun Armstrong, James Bolam

Votes: 3,854

3. Cold Feet (1997– )

45 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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The show follows the lives of 30-something couples Adam and Rachel, Pete and Jenny, David and Karen as they navigate love and life in Manchester.

Stars: James Nesbitt, John Thomson, Robert Bathurst, Hermione Norris

Votes: 2,867

4. Dalziel and Pascoe (1996– )

120 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

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Supt. Dalziel and partner DI Pascoe investigate murders, and find a bond forming between them despite their blatantly differing personalities.

Stars: Warren Clarke, Colin Buchanan, David Royle, Jennifer James

Votes: 1,815

5. The End of the Affair (1999)

R | 102 min | Drama, Romance

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65 Metascore

On a rainy London night in 1946, novelist Maurice Bendrix has a chance meeting with Henry Miles, husband of his ex-mistress Sarah, who abruptly ended their affair two years before. ... See full summary »

Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Julianne Moore, Stephen Rea, Heather-Jay Jones

Votes: 18,865 | Gross: $10.66M

6. Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? (1973–1974)

30 min | Comedy

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Terry and Bob from The Likely Lads (1964) continue their life after Terry arrives home from serving in the Army to discover that Bob is about to marry his girlfriend Thelma. Can Thelma lead... See full summary »

Stars: James Bolam, Rodney Bewes, Brigit Forsyth, Sheila Fearn

Votes: 903

7. The Plague Dogs (1982)

PG-13 | 103 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.9
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Two dogs escape from a laboratory and are hunted as possible carriers of the bubonic plague.

Director: Martin Rosen | Stars: John Hurt, Christopher Benjamin, James Bolam, Nigel Hawthorne

Votes: 5,225

8. The Likely Lads (1976)

90 min | Comedy

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Terry is divorced from his German wife and has a Finnish girlfriend Christina. At Thelma's suggestion they join her and Bob on a caravan holiday but due to a mishap the men get separated ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Tuchner | Stars: Rodney Bewes, James Bolam, Brigit Forsyth, Mary Tamm

Votes: 844

9. Murder Most Foul (1964)

Unrated | 90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.2
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When Miss Marple joins a theatrical company after a blackmailer is murdered, several members of the troupe are also dispatched by this mysterious killer.

Director: George Pollock | Stars: Margaret Rutherford, Ron Moody, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Andrew Cruickshank

Votes: 3,579

10. O Lucky Man! (1973)

R | 178 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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This sprawling, surrealist musical serves as an allegory for the pitfalls of capitalism, as it follows the adventures of a young coffee salesman in Europe. Many actors play multiple roles, giving the film a stagy tone.

Director: Lindsay Anderson | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Ralph Richardson, Rachel Roberts, Arthur Lowe

Votes: 6,527

11. The Likely Lads (1964–1966)

30 min | Comedy

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The adventures of two "likely lads" ostensibly set in the North East of England (but filmed in Willesden Junction, London). Terry and Bob have been friends since childhood. Bob is the ... See full summary »

Stars: James Bolam, Rodney Bewes, Don McKillop, Bartlett Mullins

Votes: 562

12. Z Cars (1962–1978)

50 min | Crime, Drama

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A gritty drama which follows the work of the police force in the fictional northern English town of Newtown.

Stars: James Ellis, John Slater, Douglas Fielding, Bernard Holley

Votes: 202

13. The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Sport

7.7
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A juvenile offender at a tough reform school impresses its governor with his running ability and is encouraged to compete in an upcoming race, but faces ridicule from his peers.

Director: Tony Richardson | Stars: Michael Redgrave, Tom Courtenay, Avis Bunnage, Alec McCowen

Votes: 6,367

14. The Protectors (1972–1973)

30 min | Adventure, Crime

7.1
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The Protectors were Harry Rule, the Contessa di Contini and Paul Buchet, three freelance troubleshooters who ran an international crime fighting agency. Based in London, Harry was the ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter, Tony Anholt, Yasuko Nagazumi

Votes: 267

15. Born and Bred (2002–2005)

55 min | Drama

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A 1950s set, British drama series about life in the fictional Lancashire village of Ormston. The main focus of the series was the two doctors, father and son, who run the cottage hospital under the new National Health Service.

Stars: Jenna Russell, Maggie Steed, Clive Swift, Naomi Radcliffe

Votes: 227

16. When the Boat Comes In (1976–1981)

50 min | Drama

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Set in Gallowshields on Tyneside between the 2 World Wars, this story follows the life of ex-sergeant Jack Ford and the Seaton family as they deal with the aftermath of the Great War, the Great 1920s Depression and trade union activists.

Stars: James Bolam, James Garbutt, Jean Heywood, John Nightingale

Votes: 270

17. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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A British television anthology drama series that aired on BBC1 between 1970 and 1984.

Stars: Alison Steadman, Nigel Hawthorne, Tony Caunter, David Daker

Votes: 175

18. To Kill a King (2003)

102 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.2
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A recounting of the relationship between General Fairfax and Oliver Cromwell, as they try to cope with the consequences of deposing King Charles I.

Director: Mike Barker | Stars: Tim Roth, Dougray Scott, Olivia Williams, James Bolam

Votes: 2,692

19. Grandpa in My Pocket (2009– )

Family, Fantasy

5.2
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A boy's grandfather uses a magical shrinking cap.

Stars: James Bolam, Jay Ruckley, Zara Ramm, Sam Ellis

Votes: 108

20. Only When I Laugh (1979–1982)

30 min | Comedy

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A rather naive, middle-class man is admitted to a hospital ward and finds that he is sharing it with a working-class layabout and an upper-class hypochondriac. All three of them cause headaches for the hospital staff.

Stars: James Bolam, Peter Bowles, Christopher Strauli, Richard Wilson

Votes: 526

21. He Knew He Was Right (2004– )

240 min | Drama

7.0
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Louis Trevelyan's refusal to trust his wife, Emily, destroys their marriage.

Stars: Oliver Dimsdale, Christina Cole, Laura Fraser, Nathan Heath

Votes: 1,399

22. Screen One (1985–2002)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Anthology of unconnected films of different genres.

Stars: Geraldine James, Alfred Molina, Julie Walters, Paul Brooke

Votes: 64

23. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Drama

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"Armchair Theatre" is a British television drama anthology series of single plays that ran on the ITV network from 1956 to 1974. It was originally produced by Associated British Corporation, and later by Thames Television from mid-1968.

Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Billie Whitelaw, Neil McCallum, Paul Whitsun-Jones

Votes: 90

24. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)

30 min | Documentary, Biography

7.4
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Eamonn Andrews (later Michael Aspel) surprises celebrities by presenting them with the Big Red Book before taking them into the studio to tell viewers the story of their life, featuring ... See full summary »

Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Michael Aspel, Eric Sykes, John Mills

Votes: 130

25. Half a Sixpence (1967)

Not Rated | 143 min | Musical

6.5
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Arthur Kipps, an orphan apprenticed to a tyrannical owner of a mercantile, has a sudden abrupt change of life when his wealthy grandfather dies and leaves him a pile of money.

Director: George Sidney | Stars: Tommy Steele, Julia Foster, Cyril Ritchard, Penelope Horner

Votes: 466

26. A Kind of Loving (1962)

Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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After his girlfriend's pregnancy forces him to marry her, a young man must adjust to his new life and contend with his domineering mother-in-law.

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Alan Bates, June Ritchie, Thora Hird, Bert Palmer

Votes: 1,169 | Gross: $0.00M

27. Macbeth (1983 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 148 min | Drama

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Macbeth and his wife murder Duncan in order to gain his crown, but the bloodbath doesn't stop there, and things supernatural combine to bring the Macbeths down.

Director: Jack Gold | Stars: Brenda Bruce, Eileen Way, Anne Dyson, Mark Dignam

Votes: 265

28. No Hiding Place (1959–1967)

60 min | Crime

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Tales of Scotland Yard centering on a detective team. A sort of half-way house between Dixon of Dock Green and 'Z' Cars. The detectives are still 1950s style with good elecution and ... See full summary »

Stars: Raymond Francis, Eric Lander, Johnny Briggs, Michael McStay

Votes: 44

29. The Island on Bird Street (1997)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, War

7.2
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Alex is an 11-year old boy who, during WWII, hides in the Jewish ghetto from Nazis after all the relatives have been sent to the concentration camp. The movie portrays the ghetto through ... See full summary »

Director: Søren Kragh-Jacobsen | Stars: Patrick Bergin, Jordan Kiziuk, Jack Warden, James Bolam

Votes: 1,186

30. A History of Britain (2000–2002)

60 min | Documentary, History

8.4
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A comprehensive historical survey of the British Isles.

Stars: Simon Schama, Michael Kitchen, Samuel West, Lindsay Duncan

Votes: 644

31. Public Eye (1965–1975)

60 min | Crime, Drama

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A long-running British TV series starring Alfred Burke as dour private-eye Frank Marker. Cynical and world-weary, Marker is frequently the unwitting stooge in bigger criminal wheels in his ... See full summary »

Stars: Alfred Burke, Ray Smith, Pauline Delaney, Brenda Cavendish

Votes: 119

32. Damn the Defiant! (1962)

Approved | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.2
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On the H.M.S. Defiant, during the French Revolutionary Wars, fair Captain Crawford is locked in a battle of wills against his cruel second-in-command Lt. Scott-Paget whose heavy-handed command style pushes the crew to mutiny.

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Alec Guinness, Dirk Bogarde, Maurice Denham, Nigel Stock

Votes: 1,863

33. Crucible of Terror (1971)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Horror

4.0
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An obsessed sculptor kills a young woman to make a perfect bronze sculpture of her. Years later at his secluded home a number of people become trapped in a web of revenge, murder and horror.

Director: Ted Hooker | Stars: Mike Raven, James Bolam, Mary Maude, Ronald Lacey

Votes: 393

34. Second Thoughts (1991–1994)

30 min | Comedy

7.3
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British sitcom adapted from a radio series. Two middle-aged divorcées from very different backgrounds, Bill and Faith, try to start a relationship despite all of the problems caused by her teenage children and his ex-wife.

Stars: James Bolam, Lynda Bellingham, Julia Sawalha, Mark Denham

Votes: 63

35. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

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An anthology series from the United Kingdom, from 1955 to 1974, producing about five hundred ninety-minute episodes from Granada Television.

Stars: Alfred Burke, Derek Francis, Laurence Hardy, Peter Wyngarde

Votes: 40

36. Celebrity Antiques Road Trip (2011– )

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As in the normal Antiques Roadtrip. Only this time two teams consisting of an expert and a celebrity buy antiques to sell at auction hoping to make a profit and give it to charity.

Stars: Tim Wonnacott, David Harper, Honor Blackman, Britt Ekland

Votes: 29

37. Unconditional (II) (2012)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, Thriller

5.4
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An unconventional romance about teenage twins Owen and Kristen who both fall under the sway of a charismatic young loan shark offering money - on one condition.

Director: Bryn Higgins | Stars: Christian Cooke, Harry McEntire, Madeleine Clark, Melanie Hill

Votes: 587

38. The Beiderbecke Affair (1985– )

320 min | Drama

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Trevor Chaplin teaches woodwork and likes to listen to jazz. Jill Swinburne teaches English and wants to help save the planet. Trevor tries to buy some jazz records but this leads to ... See full summary »

Stars: James Bolam, Barbara Flynn, Dominic Jephcott, Terence Rigby

Votes: 427

39. The Last Days of Lehman Brothers (2009 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama

6.2
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The heads of Wall Street's biggest investment banks were summoned to an evening meeting by the US Treasury Secretary, Hank Paulson, to discuss the plight of another - Lehman Brothers. After... See full summary »

Director: Michael Samuels | Stars: Corey Johnson, James Cromwell, David Annen, James Bolam

Votes: 381

40. Budgie (1971–1972)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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Chirpy Cockney petty crook "Budgie" Bird is the main character in this British television series of the early 1970s. Budgie was the eternal failure, with every scam, and every attempt to ... See full summary »

Stars: Adam Faith, Iain Cuthbertson, Lynn Dalby, June Lewis

Votes: 119

41. Omnibus (1967–2003)

Not Rated | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.0
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Arts documentary series with concerts and experimental dramatizations.

Stars: Humphrey Burton, David Collings, Kirsty Wark, Stephen Fry

Votes: 114

42. Straight on Till Morning (1972)

R | 96 min | Thriller

6.1
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A timid, withdrawn woman meets a man she believes is finally the love of her life, unaware that he is a vicious serial killer.

Director: Peter Collinson | Stars: Rita Tushingham, Shane Briant, James Bolam, Katya Wyeth

Votes: 730

43. ITV Saturday Night Theatre (1969– )

78 min | Drama

6.2
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Stars: Michael Balfour, Madoline Thomas, Sandra Bryant, Diane Cilento

Votes: 39

44. Armchair Thriller (1978–1981)

25 min | Drama, Thriller

7.6
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Suspense and mystery-themed anthology series.

Stars: Frank Duncan, Maria Aitken, Zena Walker, Benjamin Whitrow

Votes: 129

45. Shades of Darkness (1983–1986)

60 min | Drama, Horror

8.9
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An anthology of short mysterious dramas, each with a supernatural twist.

Stars: Norma West, Annette Wilkie-Miller, Francesca Annis, Eileen Atkins

Votes: 165

46. The Afternoon Play (2003– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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A series of individual Dramas each with a different story and cast.

Stars: Rob Swinton, Robert Stone, Tracie Bennett, Ray Burdis

Votes: 40

47. As You Like It (1978 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 151 min | Comedy

7.1
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After the overthrowing of Duke Senior by his tyrannical brother, Senior's daughter Rosalind disguises herself as a man and sets out to find her banished father while also counseling her clumsy suitor Orlando in the art of wooing.

Director: Basil Coleman | Stars: Helen Mirren, Brian Stirner, Richard Pasco, Angharad Rees

Votes: 245

48. Stella Does Tricks (1996)

Not Rated | 99 min | Drama

6.6
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A young Glaswegian prostitute in London tries to start a new life.

Director: Coky Giedroyc | Stars: Kelly Macdonald, James Bolam, Hans Matheson, Ewan Stewart

Votes: 542 | Gross: $0.00M

49. The Missing Postman (1997 TV Movie)

7.9
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Clive Peacock is a postman in a small seaside town in Dorset. He's happy in his job and doesn't want it to change. But new technology is being introduced in his sorting office. Since he ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Dossor | Stars: James Bolam, Alison Steadman, Jim Carter, Gwyneth Strong

Votes: 114

50. Al-mas' Ala Al-Kubra (1983)

170 min

8.4
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This film is about the 1920 revolution in Iraq against the English occupation.

Director: Mohamed Shukri Jameel | Stars: Oliver Reed, Ghazi Al-Takritee, James Bolam, Yousef al-Any

Votes: 334

51. Love Story (1963–1974)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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Stars: T.P. McKenna, Frances Cuka, Keith Barron, Patrick Macnee

Votes: 50

52. In Celebration (1975)

PG | 131 min | Drama

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In a Yorkshire mining town, three educated brothers return to their blue-collar home to celebrate the 40th wedding anniversary of their parents, but dark secrets come to the fore.

Director: Lindsay Anderson | Stars: Alan Bates, Brian Cox, Gabrielle Daye, Bill Owen

Votes: 244

53. The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (1971– )

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Adaptations of mystery stories written by Arthur Conan Doyle's contemporary rivals in the genre.

Stars: Clifford Parrish, Peter Barkworth, Peter Vaughan, Douglas Wilmer

Votes: 127

54. Dirty Tricks (2000 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 162 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Dirty Tricks stars Martin Clunes, who plays an English tutor at an Oxford language school. Although Edward can be charming and thoughtful, this camouflages an underlying calculating liar ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Seed | Stars: Martin Clunes, James Bolam, George Potts, Julie Graham

Votes: 144

55. Call My Bluff (II) (1965–1988)

30 min | Family, Game-Show

7.2
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Two teams of three alternate between giving and guessing the meanings of obscure English words.

Stars: Robert Robinson, Frank Muir, Patrick Campbell, Arthur Marshall

Votes: 42

56. The Beiderbecke Connection (1988– )

201 min | Comedy, Drama

8.7
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Trevor Chaplin teaches woodwork and likes to listen to jazz. Jill Chapman teaches English and wants to help save the planet. They live together and just want a quiet life. Since their last ... See full summary »

Stars: James Bolam, Barbara Flynn, Terence Rigby, Danny Schiller

Votes: 230

57. ITV Television Playhouse (1955–1967)

60 min | Drama

8.5
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Stars: Campbell Singer, Thomas Heathcote, Dinsdale Landen, Miriam Karlin

Votes: 23

58. Otley (1969)

M | 91 min | Comedy

6.2
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Gerald Otley, a petty thief and garbage rummager, wakes up one morning, after a drunken night on the town, and finds that he is wanted by the police for murder. And that is only the ... See full summary »

Director: Dick Clement | Stars: Tom Courtenay, Romy Schneider, Alan Badel, James Villiers

Votes: 275

59. Harold Shipman: Doctor Death (2002 TV Movie)

98 min | Drama

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Dramatisation of the true story of Harold Shipman, a GP (general practitioner, ie family doctor) from Hyde, Manchester, who was convicted in 2000 of murdering fifteen of his elderly ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Bamford | Stars: Michael Stainton, Olive Pendleton, Veda Warwick, Tony Melody

Votes: 114

60. Thirty-Minute Theatre (1965–1973)

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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Stars: Donald Sinden, Robin Chadwick, Deborah Lavin, Helen Lindsay

Votes: 26

61. The Beiderbecke Tapes (1987– )

151 min | Drama, Music, Mystery

8.7
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Trevor Chaplin teaches woodwork and likes to listen to jazz. Jill Swinburne teaches English and wants to help save the planet. They live together and just want a quiet life. Then they meet ... See full summary »

Stars: James Bolam, Barbara Flynn, Dudley Sutton, Malcolm Storry

Votes: 261

62. It's Dark Outside (1964–1965)

60 min | Drama

7.5
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Stars: William Mervyn, Keith Barron, June Tobin, John Carson

Votes: 15

63. Take Three Girls (1969–1971)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Stars: Liza Goddard, Barra Grant, Angela Down, Susan Jameson

Votes: 11

64. W. Somerset Maugham (1969–1970)

50 min | Drama

8.1
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Stars: Kim Kee Lim, Ahmad Jamal, Ken Nazarin, Eileen Atkins

Votes: 8

65. Clockwork Mice (1995)

100 min | Drama

6.5
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A special needs education teacher is having a special relation with one of his pupils by their common hobby: running. Until fate strikes.

Director: Vadim Jean | Stars: Ian Hart, Catherine Russell, Rúaidhrí Conroy, Art Malik

Votes: 260

66. Bedtime (2001–2003)

30 min | Drama

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Stars: Sheila Hancock, Timothy West, Alun Armstrong, Adam Paul Harvey

Votes: 45

67. Close & True (2000– )

Comedy, Crime, Drama

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A well meaning but inexperienced solicitor takes over a run down Newcastle legal practice.

Stars: Robson Green, Nicola Grier, Melanie Hill, Jamie Bell

Votes: 15

68. Victoria Wood: With All the Trimmings (2000 TV Special)

52 min | Comedy

7.4
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The comedienne stars in this festive sketch show, alongside a host of celebrity guests.

Director: John Birkin | Stars: Victoria Wood, Caroline Aherne, Susie Blake, James Bolam

Votes: 142

69. A Christmas Night with the Stars (1958–1994)

Comedy, Music

5.6
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Stars: The Television Toppers, Jack Warner, Dick Emery, The Mitchell Minstrels

Votes: 17

70. It Was an Accident (2000)

96 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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An ex-con gets caught in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Director: Metin Hüseyin | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Max Beesley, James Bolam, Nicola Stapleton

Votes: 142

71. Celebration (2007 TV Movie)

42 min | Drama

7.0
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Harold Pinter's play about a celebratory dinner at a top restaurant in town. Two couples meet for dinner to celebrate the wedding anniversary of one of the couples. Also joining into the ... See full summary »

Director: John Crowley | Stars: James Bolam, Janie Dee, Colin Firth, James Fox

Votes: 166

72. Jackanory Playhouse (1972–1985)

30 min | Drama, Family

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Stars: Maurice Denham, George Innes, Chris Sanders, Geoffrey Bayldon

Votes: 6

73. Andy Capp (1988– )

30 min | Comedy

5.7
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Andy is an out-of-work layabout who only wants to have a drink and read the racing news. This leaves his long-suffering wife Flo as the sole breadwinner.

Stars: James Bolam, Paula Tilbrook, Susan Brown, John Arthur

Votes: 27

74. Drama 61-67 (1961–1967)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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Stars: Brian Haines, John Ronane, Aubrey Richards, Neil Wilson

Votes: 11

75. The Odd Man (1960– )

60 min | Drama

9.2
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Stars: Edwin Richfield, Keith Barron, Sarah Lawson, Moultrie Kelsall

Votes: 9

76. Out of Sight (1996–1999)

25 min | Comedy, Family

7.6
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Stars: Shane Fox, Moira Brooker, Sacha Dhawan, Simon Pearsall

Votes: 23

77. Q.E.D. (II) (1982–1999)

Documentary

5.5
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A BBC 1 award-winning science documentary.

Stars: Anthony Clare, Maggie Philbin, Eleanor Bron, Steve Davis

Votes: 10

78. Made in Wales (2009– )

Drama

7.2
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Stars: Lowri Izzard, Thomas Herbert, Luke Hughes-Williams, Evan Griffiths

Votes: 9

79. The Philanthropist (1975 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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A philologist at a British university finds his small world coming apart just as catastrophic things seem to be happening in the big world outside.

Director: Stuart Burge | Stars: Ronald Pickup, Helen Mirren, James Bolam, Charles Gray

Votes: 41

80. Cluff (1964–1965)

50 min | Drama

6.4
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Set in Gunnershaw, fictional town in North Yorkshire and based on novels by Gil North. Leslie Sands was perfect as the gruff Cluff.

Stars: Leslie Sands, John Rolfe, John McKelvey, Clive

Votes: 5

81. Boy Meets Girl (1967–1969)

50 min | Romance

7.1
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Anthology series of love stories.

Stars: Barry Jackson, Ray Brooks, Sean Caffrey, Scott Forbes

Votes: 7

82. Probation Officer (1959–1962)

60 min | Drama

6.4
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Stars: John Paul, John Scott, David Davies, Jessica Spencer

Votes: 13

83. Just Around the Corner (2012 TV Movie)

23 min

6.7
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In the not to distant future the globe has warmed and the economy has collapsed. James fleet plays his usual buffoon self, and James Bolam plays his usual cantankerous old geezer. In this ... See full summary »

Directors: Andy Hamilton, Guy Jenkin | Stars: Daisy Beaumont, Sanjeev Bhaskar, James Bolam, Jamie Davis

Votes: 25

84. Eleven Men Against Eleven (1995 TV Movie)

70 min | Drama, Sport

7.7
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About a Premiere football club facing crisis, with a chairman terrified that lucrative financial deals and perks will be discovered by the tax inspector investigating the club's affairs, ... See full summary »

Director: Andy Hamilton | Stars: James Bolam, Tim Matthews, John Brobbey, Paul Clarkson

Votes: 49

85. Aspel & Company (1984–1993)

Talk-Show

6.8
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Middle-of-the-road celebrity chat show hosted by smooth presenter Michael Aspel.

Stars: Michael Aspel, Mel Smith, Nigel Havers, Oliver Reed

Votes: 60

86. The Stalker's Apprentice (1998 TV Movie)

Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.9
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Marcus Walwyn develops a fatal obsession for a young girl he meets on a train. Corrupted by a book he reads by the convicted serial killer Helmut Kranze he embarks on a murderous mission.

Director: Marcus D.F. White | Stars: Peter Davison, James Bolam, Paula Wilcox, Gideon Turner

Votes: 46

87. Taxi! (1963–1964)

45 min | Comedy, Drama

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Programme starred Sidney James as a cabbie who takes Ray Brooks under his wing & assists him to become a taxi driver. They become pals & share working a London black cab.

Stars: Sidney James, Ray Brooks, Bill Owen, Diane Aubrey

88. Room at the Bottom (1986–1988)

30 min | Comedy

7.4
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Stars: James Bolam, Keith Barron, Deborah Grant, Richard Wilson

Votes: 5

89. The Kitchen (1961)

76 min | Drama

7.5
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Director: James Hill | Stars: Carl Möhner, Mary Yeomans, Brian Phelan, Tom Bell

Votes: 31

90. Have Your Cake and Eat It (1997– )

Drama, Romance

8.1
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Sam, a middle-aged executive in the roller-coaster industry embarks on an affair with Allie, a younger woman, jeopardizing his marriage

Stars: Holly Aird, Miles Anderson, Jay Barrymore, Kate Blackham

Votes: 30

91. Inheritance (1967– )

60 min | Drama

8.2
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Stars: John Thaw, James Bolam, Michael Goodliffe, Thelma Whiteley

Votes: 5

92. The Four Seasons of Rosie Carr (1964– )

50 min

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Stars: Kenneth J. Warren, Jane Hylton, June Barry, James Bolam

93. Father Matthew's Daughter (1987– )

30 min | Comedy, Drama

5.2
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Stars: James Bolam, Jessica Carney, Sarah Crowden, Gabrielle Lloyd

Votes: 5

94. The Unorganized Manager, Part One: Damnation (1977 Video)

24 min | Documentary, Short

5.5
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The story of Richard Lewis--a harrassed overworked and over stressed area manager for a contract catering company. Richard is a well meaning man, but always cames off badly in his dealings ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: James Bolam, John Cleese

Votes: 13

95. Kicking & Screaming (1995– )

Documentary, Sport

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Stars: Nigel Clarke, Bobby Robson, Frank Butler, Dale Campbell

96. Seaview Knights (1994)

100 min

5.8
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Director: Richard Kurti | Stars: Sarah Alexander, James Bolam, Abigail Canton, Clive Darby

Votes: 12

97. Quiz Ball (1966–1972)

30 min | Game-Show

9.4
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Stars: David Vine, John Witty, John Barnwell, Johnny Carey

Votes: 5

98. Pay and Display (2000– )

25 min | Comedy

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Stars: Siobhan Flynn, Gerald Home, Pearce Quigley, Diana Weston

99. The Barber (1997)

12 min | Short

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Stars: James Bolam, Chris Cleary Miles

100. The Unorganized Manager, Part Two: Salvation (1977 Video)

26 min | Documentary, Short

7.3
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The story of Richard Lewis--a harrassed overworked and over stressed area manager for a contract catering company. Richard is a well meaning man, but always cames off badly in his dealings ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: James Bolam, John Cleese

Votes: 7