Most Popular Titles With John Cater
2. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
The adventures of a Time Lord from the planet Gallifrey known only as the Doctor, who travels through time and space fighting monsters and other villainous megalomaniacs with his companions.
7. Minder (1979–1994)
60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Arthur Daley, a small-time conman, hires former boxer Terry McCann to be his 'minder', so Terry can protect him (Arthur) from other, small-time, crooks. While Terry is trying his hardest to... See full summary »
9. The 10th Kingdom (2000– )
Not Rated | 417 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
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.
11. Lovejoy (1986–1994)
50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Lovejoy is an irresistible rogue with a keen eye for antiques. The part-time detective scours the murky salerooms, auction halls and stately homes of Britain, always on the lookout for a find.
15. Where the Heart Is (1997–2006)
50 min | Drama
The ultimate story of families, love, and growth within a small British community. Sisters-in-law Peggy Snow and Ruth Goddard deal with life's trials and tribulations realistically, very ... See full summary »
16. One Foot in the Grave (1990–2001)
90 min | Comedy, Drama
Victor Meldrew is a retiree who attracts bad luck. If he's not driving his long suffering wife Margeret crazy with his constant moaning, he's fighting with neighbors.
17. Bergerac (1981–1991)
90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Alcoholic and divorced father of a young daughter, DS Jim Bergerac is a true maverick who prefers doing things his own way, and consequently doesn't always carry out his investigations the way his boss would like.
18. The Sweeney (1975–1978)
60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
British Police television series, which revolutionized the genre on UK television in the mid-1970s, starring John Thaw as a hard-edged detective in the Flying Squad of London's Metropolitan Police.
19. Maigret (1992– )
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
From Montmartre to the remote French countryside, Maigret encounters the dark side of the human psyche. Yet, he manages to maintain both compassion and a sense of humor as he explores the complex motives that lie behind every crime.
21. The Last Detective (2003– )
90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
"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.
22. Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1987– )
Crime, Drama, Mystery
From cold, rock-strewn moors to comfortable suburban estates, award-winning writer Ruth Rendell explores the dark fissures between friends and family members that motivate murder.
23. The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Horror
A doctor, scientist, organist, and biblical scholar, Anton Phibes, seeks revenge on the nine doctors he considers responsible for his wife's death.
26. Screen Two (1985–2002)
Producer Kenith Trodd was part of a 1984 team brought together to study how the BBC should respond to Channel Four's pioneering efforts in making films for both television and theatrical ... See full summary »
27. The Duchess of Duke Street (1976–1977)
50 min | Drama
Louisa Trotter works her way up from being a skivvy to being the Queen of cooks, cook to the King, and owner of the Bentinck Hotel. Her life and happenings among the guests and staff of the... See full summary »
29. The Naked Civil Servant (1975 TV Movie)
77 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The life and times of Quentin Crisp, an outrageous and flamboyant homosexual, coming of age and growing into old age in conservative England.
30. 2point4 Children (1991–1999)
40 min | Comedy
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 »
34. Secret Agent (1964–1967)
49 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Two years after the original "Danger Man" series concluded, it was revamped and retconned. The series returned in a longer format. (1 hour/episode instead of 30 minutes). John Drake was now... See full summary »
36. The Woman in Black (1989 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Horror, Mystery
When a friendless old widow dies in the seaside town of Crythin, a young solicitor is sent by his firm to settle the estate. The lawyer finds the townspeople reluctant to talk about or go ... See full summary »
38. Loot (1970)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Crime
Based on the play by Joe Orton, this film follows the adventures of two pals who have pulled off a bank robbery and have to hide the loot. Fortunately one of them works in a funeral parlor ... See full summary »
39. Bramwell (1995– )
54 min | Drama
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 »
40. Black Plague (2002 Video)
R | 115 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
In 1348, with the horrors of the Black Death haunting Europe, English soldiers return home from war with a French nobleman as hostage. When people in their home village soon after begin to ... See full summary »
42. Lipstick on Your Collar (1993– )
360 min | Drama, Musical, War
During the Suez Crisis of 1956, two young clerks at the stuffy Foreign Office in Whitehall display little interest in the decline of the British Empire. To their eyes, it can hardly compete... See full summary »
43. Alien Autopsy (2006)
PG-13 | 95 min | Biography, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Humouristic reconstruction of the 1995 scandal when two British lads were accused of having faked a documentary from the Roswell incident in 1947.
45. Little Lord Fauntleroy (1980 TV Movie)
103 min | Drama, Family, Romance
An American boy turns out to be the long-lost heir of a British fortune. He is sent to live with the cold and unsentimental lord who oversees the trust.
46. Department S (1969–1970)
60 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
An elite department within Interpol, Department S inherited those cases which the other member groups had failed to solve. The brains of the group was Jason King, a hedonistic maverick who ... See full summary »
50. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)
60 min | Drama
"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.
51. Budgie (1971–1972)
60 min | Drama
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 »
53. Follyfoot (1971–1973)
30 min | Family, Drama
Young Dora is sent to stay with her uncle on his farm in rural England while her parents travel overseas for a year. Seeing as she has a love for horses, her uncle suggests she visit ... See full summary »
54. Down to Earth (2000–2005)
60 min | Romance, Comedy, Drama
This series follows Faith and Brian Addis as they work to keep open their holiday home "Phyllishayes" - a roomy farmhouse in Devon offering memorable holidays for children who may never have experienced the countryside in their lives.
56. Bonekickers (2008– )
60 min | Adventure, Drama, History
English archaeology professor 'Dolly' Parton's team handles high-profile (notably relic) finds. Often those prove relevant in the present, as such and/or as symbol for a cause. So the team ... See full summary »
57. Death of an Expert Witness (1983– )
50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When Dr. Edwin Lorrimer, a forensic scientist working at a private laboratory is found killed, Detective Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh is sent to investigate. Dalgliesh had been in the area... See full summary »
59. Rising Damp (1980)
98 min | Comedy, Romance
Stingy English landlord Rigsby manages to scam his lodgers Cooper, an arts student, and Philip, an African jock, making both pay for a room they must share. However Rigsby's favorite lodger... See full summary »
60. No Hiding Place (1959–1967)
60 min | Crime
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 »
64. Chance in a Million (1984–1986)
Tom Chance's life is plagued by coincidences. Even his initial meeting with his beloved Alison happened by pure chance - when he went to a local pub to meet another girl (also called Alison... See full summary »
68. Up Pompeii! (1969– )
30 min | Comedy
Lurcio (Frankie Howerd) is a much-put-upon slave in the ancient Roman town of Pompeii. More often than not, Lurcio finds himself keeping his owner's family members apart, in order to keep them together.
69. Home to Roost (1985–1990)
50 min | Comedy
John Thaw is Henry Willows, a middle-aged man in middle-management who has been divorced from his wife for seven years and is perfectly happy with the arrangement. Apart from his prudish ... See full summary »
71. Compact (1962–1965)
30 min | Drama
This series was set in the offices of a glossy women's magazine. It was one of several attempts by the BBC to invent a soap opera to rival Coronation Street. Until Eastenders, none really took off.
74. Love Hurts (1992–1994)
50 min | Comedy, Romance
When Tessa Piggott goes through a messier breakup than most (her married ex-lover and ex-boss left her for a younger mistress), she looks for a new job. Deciding to leave the rat-race, she ... See full summary »
76. The Newcomers (1965–1969)
30 min | Drama
Ellis Cooper, wife Vivienne, grandmother and their three children are relocated from London to a rural town Angleton by his employer. Helping them adjust to country living are the Harkers whose father also works for Eden Brothers.
78. John Silver's Return to Treasure Island (1986– )
115 min | Adventure
In this continuation of the classic "Treasure Island" tale that takes place ten years later, an adult Jim Hawkins meets up again with an older--but not necessarily wiser--Long John Silver.
81. The House on Garibaldi Street (1979 TV Movie)
101 min | Drama
After World War II, many important figures in Hitler's command escaped Germany and Occupied Europe and were rumored to be living in South America. Adolf Eichmann,wanted in connection with ... See full summary »
82. The Mill on the Floss (1978– )
240 min | Drama
The tragic tale of Maggie Tulliver, the miller's daughter, who defies her embittered brother in standing by the man she loves - shocking the stifling society in which she lives - in an attempt to pursue her blighted dreams.
84. Crane (1963–1965)
60 min | Adventure
The adventures of Richard Crane, cafe owner & part-time smuggler, around the coast of Morocco, aided (and sometimes abetted) by his ex-Foreign Legion sidekick Orlando, waitress Halina, and ... See full summary »
85. Kinsey (1990–1991)
55 min | Drama
Midlands lawyer Neil Kinsey, known for being a maverick, takes on a new partner, Tricia Mabbott, who has recently left a larger firm. He brings an unconventional approach to dealing with ... See full summary »
87. Anglo Saxon Attitudes (1992– )
90 min | Drama
Three-part mini-series about Gerald Middleton, an aging historian, who reflects on his youth, relationships (especially the one with his best friends girl), career (shadowed by a scandal) and current issues like his marriage and kids.
89. Prisoner of Honor (1991 TV Movie)
PG | 88 min | Biography, Drama
"Prisoner of Honor" documents the French Dreyfus Affair that saw a French Captain sent to Devils' Island for espionage near the end of the nineteenth century. Richard Dreyfuss plays Colonel... See full summary »
90. Wycliffe and the Cycle of Death (1993 TV Movie)
78 min | Mystery
When Penzance bookseller Matthew Glyn is found murdered Wycliffe uncovers a far from happy family situation. One of his brothers, Alfred, is a recluse who has not spoken to him for years, ... See full summary »
93. Still Crazy Like a Fox (1987 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Thriller
Harrison Fox Snr (Jack Warden) and Harrison Fox Jnr (John Rubinstein) are two of San Francisco's most successful private eyes. During a vacation in England they inadvertently become the ... See full summary »
94. A Fine Romance (1989– )
Louisa Phillips and Michael Trent are a once married couple who are still tied together by their job of co-hosting a travel show. This will they or won't rom-com was filmed in the scenic hot spots of Europe.