Most Popular Titles With Vera Day


1. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime

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A botched card game in London triggers four friends, thugs, weed-growers, hard gangsters, loan sharks and debt collectors to collide with each other in a series of unexpected events, all for the sake of weed, cash and two antique shotguns.

Writer: Guy Ritchie | Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Moran, Jason Statham

2. The Bill (1984–2010)

50 min | Crime, Drama

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Episodes follow uniform officers and detectives from an inner London police station as they enforce law and order on a day to day basis.

Creator: Geoff McQueen | Stars: Graham Cole, Trudie Goodwin, Jeff Stewart, Simon Rouse

3. The Saint (1962–1969)

50 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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Simon Templar, a wealthy adventurer known as The Saint, travels around the world in his yellow Volvo.

Stars: Roger Moore, Ivor Dean, Leslie Crawford, Justine Lord

4. The Prince and the Showgirl (1957)

115 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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An American showgirl becomes entangled in political intrigue when the prince regent of a foreign country attempts to seduce her.

Writer: Terence Rattigan | Director: Laurence Olivier | Stars: Marilyn Monroe, Laurence Olivier, Richard Wattis, David Horne

5. Hell Drivers (1957)

Approved | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

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Ex-con trucker tries to expose his boss's rackets.

Writers: John Kruse, Cy Endfield | Director: Cy Endfield | Stars: Stanley Baker, Herbert Lom, Peggy Cummins, Patrick McGoohan

6. Dixon of Dock Green (1955–1976)

45 min | Crime, Drama

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Creator: Ted Willis | Stars: Jack Warner, Peter Byrne, Geoffrey Adams, Arthur Rigby

7. The Flesh Is Weak (1957)

88 min | Drama

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Pimps prey on young women coming to London for work.

Writer: Lee Vance | Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: John Derek, Milly Vitale, William Franklyn, Martin Benson

8. 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

9. Enemy from Space (1957)

Approved | 85 min | Sci-Fi, Horror

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Professor Quatermass, trying to gather support for his Lunar colonisation project, is intrigued by mysterious traces that have been showing up.

Writers: Nigel Kneale, Val Guest | Director: Val Guest | Stars: Brian Donlevy, John Longden, Sidney James, Bryan Forbes

10. 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 174, producing about 500 ninety minute episodes from Granada Television.

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

11. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)

Drama

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Series of television plays performed live.

Stars: Richard Caldicot, George Woodbridge, Robert Brown, Brian Rix

12. Too Many Crooks (1959)

85 min | Comedy, Crime

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Accident-prone Fingers runs a pretty unsuccessful gang. They try and rob wealthy but tricky Billy Gordon - who distrusts banks and fears the Inland Revenue - but he sees Fingers and the ... See full summary »

Writers: Christiane Rochefort, Jean Nery, Michael Pertwee | Director: Mario Zampi | Stars: Terry-Thomas, George Cole, Brenda de Banzie, Bernard Bresslaw

13. Hell, Heaven or Hoboken (1958)

101 min | Drama, History, War

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During WW2, a British actor impersonates Field Marshal Montgomery in order to confuse German intelligence.

Writers: Bryan Forbes, M.E. Clifton James | Director: John Guillermin | Stars: M.E. Clifton James, John Mills, Cecil Parker, Patrick Allen

14. The Riddle (2007)

PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Thriller

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A journalist investigates a series of murders that follows the discovery of an unpublished novel by Charles Dickens in the cellar of an old Thames-side-pub. Gradually he becomes obsessed with unraveling a century-old murder in the pages of the manuscript. Only when he has done so, with the help of a mysterious beach-combing tramp who stalks the Thames foreshore, is he able to solve the modern ... See full summary »

Writer: Brendan Foley | Director: Brendan Foley | Stars: Vinnie Jones, Derek Jacobi, Julie Cox, Vanessa Redgrave

15. A Kid for Two Farthings (1955)

Approved | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

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In a lower-class London community of small shops, open-air vendors and flea-marketers, Joe, a small boy, lives with his mother, Joanne, who works in and rooms above the Kandinsky tailor ... See full summary »

Writer: Wolf Mankowitz | Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Celia Johnson, Diana Dors, David Kossoff, Joe Robinson

16. A Stitch in Time (1963)

89 min | Comedy

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An accident in the butchers shop leads Norman and Mr Grimsdale to the hospital where, after causing the normal ammount of chaos, Norman finds Lindy, a little girl who hasn't spoken or ... See full summary »

Writers: Jack Davies, Norman Wisdom, Henry Blyth, Eddie Leslie | Director: Robert Asher | Stars: Norman Wisdom, Edward Chapman, Jeanette Sterke, Jerry Desmonde

17. The Woman Eater (1958)

70 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.6
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A mad scientist captures women and feeds them to a flesh-eating tree, which in turn gives him a serum that helps bring the dead back to life.

Writer: Brandon Fleming | Director: Charles Saunders | Stars: George Coulouris, Robert MacKenzie, Norman Claridge, Marpessa Dawn

18. The Haunted Strangler (1958)

Unrated | 78 min | Crime, Mystery, Horror

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A researcher investigating a notorious serial killer who was hanged 20 years earlier seemingly becomes possessed by the long dead strangler.

Writers: John Croydon, Jan Read | Director: Robert Day | Stars: Boris Karloff, Anthony Dawson, Jean Kent, Elizabeth Allan

19. The Grove Family (1954–1957)

30 min | Drama

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Stars: Nancy Roberts, Edward Evans, Ruth Dunning, Christopher Beeny

20. And the Same to You (1960)

70 min | Comedy

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Stuck with the name "Dickie Dreadnought," Rix feels he has no choice but to pursue a career as a boxer. To mollify his uncle, Rix pretends to be the soul of religiosity, while his ... See full summary »

Writers: John Paddy Carstairs, A.P. Dearsley, John Junkin, Terry Nation | Director: George Pollock | Stars: Brian Rix, William Hartnell, Leo Franklyn, Tommy Cooper

21. Up the Creek (1958)

83 min | Comedy

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Lieut. Humphrey Fairweather, R.N., in his latest disastrous attempt to prove to the Navy that his rocket invention is better than theirs only succeeds in convincing them that no ... See full summary »

Writers: Val Guest, Len Heath, John Warren | Director: Val Guest | Stars: David Tomlinson, Peter Sellers, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Vera Day

22. Juke Box Jury (1959–1990)

30 min | Music

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A panel of notable personalities rate the latest pop records.

Stars: David Jacobs, Pete Murray, Alan Freeman, Catherine Boyle

23. ITV Television Playhouse (1955–1967)

60 min | Drama

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

24. Six-Five Special (1957–1958)

55 min | Family, Music

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Stars: Josephine Douglas, Pete Murray, Don Lang, Jim Dale

25. Saturday Night Out (1964)

100 min | Music, Comedy

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Writers: Derek Ford, Donald Ford | Director: Robert Hartford-Davis | Stars: Heather Sears, John Bonney, Bernard Lee, Erika Remberg

26. The Many Faces of... (2010– )

60 min | Documentary

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Stars: Sally Phillips, Matthew Sweet, James King, Barry Cryer

27. Citizen James (1960–1962)

30 min | Comedy

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In the first series of this comedy programme, Sid James played a rather immoral man whose schemes invariably don't work out. In the second and third series, his character become more sympathetic and well-intentioned.

Stars: Sidney James, Sydney Tafler, Ronnie Brody, Bob Todd

28. What Ever Happened to Norma Jeane? (2017)

104 min | Documentary | Filming

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Writer: Ian Ayres | Director: Ian Ayres | Stars: Marilyn Monroe, Ellen Burstyn, Eli Wallach, Robert Wagner

29. Dial 999 (1958– )

30 min | Crime

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Stars: Robert Beatty, John Witty, Michael Collins, Hugh Moxey

30. Taxi! (1963–1964)

45 min | Comedy, Drama

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Creator: Ted Willis | Stars: Sidney James, Ray Brooks, Bill Owen, Diane Aubrey

31. Shop Spoiled (1954)

82 min | Drama

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One day in the lives and loves of the staff in a large department store.

Writers: Talbot Rothwell, John Paddy Carstairs, Moie Charles | Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Joan Rice, Josephine Griffin, Freda Jackson, Patricia Marmont

32. Dance Little Lady (1954)

87 min | Drama

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The story of a successful dancer's fight with her husband for the attention of their daughter.

Writers: R. Howard Alexander, Alfred Dunning, Val Guest, Doreen Montgomery | Director: Val Guest | Stars: Terence Morgan, Mai Zetterling, Guy Rolfe, Mandy Miller

33. Face Book (2014)

2 min | Short, Horror

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Writer: Jason Read | Director: Jason Read | Stars: Claire Benjamin, David Chambers, Vera Day, Jarz Ino

34. Fun at St Fanny's (1955)

80 min | Comedy

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25 year old Cardew is still at school, run by a large headmaster Who lives and bets off the income that comes from Cardew s uncle will. Of course, the headmaster and the matron don't let Cardew leave school.

Writers: Anthony Verney, Peter Noble, Denis Waldock, Fred Emney, Maurice Elvey | Director: Maurice Elvey | Stars: Fred Emney, Cardew Robinson, Miriam Karlin, Gabrielle Brune

35. Watch it, Sailor! (1961)

81 min | Comedy

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Writers: Falkland L. Cary, Philip King | Director: Wolf Rilla | Stars: Dennis Price, Liz Fraser, Irene Handl, Vera Day

36. The Trunk (1961)

72 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Writers: Donovan Winter, Edward Abraham, Valerie Abraham | Director: Donovan Winter | Stars: Philip Carey, Julia Arnall, Dermot Walsh, Vera Day

37. The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1962 TV Movie)

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Dr. Clitterhouse decides that the best way to investigate the criminal mind is to turn criminal himself, and use his own responses as a guide to the psyche of the lawbreaker.

Writer: Barré Lyndon | Director: George R. Foa | Stars: Leo McKern, Jill Dixon, Robert Cawdron, John Bennett

38. Trouble with Eve (1960)

65 min | Comedy

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Writers: June Garland, Brock Williams | Director: Francis Searle | Stars: Hy Hazell, Robert Urquhart, Sally Smith, Garry Marsh

39. It's a Great Day (1955)

71 min | Comedy

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Bob Grove, a builder has problems with the council, over building supplies that he needs to complete a job on a local housing estate. Under pressure to finish the job, his son gets them ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Pertwee, Roland Pertwee | Director: John Warrington | Stars: Ruth Dunning, Edward Evans, Sheila Sweet, Peter Bryant

40. My Pal Bob (1957–1958)

30 min | Comedy

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Stars: Bob Monkhouse, Denis Goodwin, Terence Alexander, Pat Coombs

41. Stars in Your Eyes (1956)

96 min | Comedy, Musical

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Writers: Maurice Elvey, Hubert Gregg, Francis Miller, Talbot Rothwell | Director: Maurice Elvey | Stars: Nat Jackley, Pat Kirkwood, Bonar Colleano, Dorothy Squires

43. Them Nice Americans (1958)

62 min | Comedy

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Writer: Gil Winfield | Director: Anthony Young | Stars: Bonar Colleano, Vera Day, Renee Houston, Sheldon Lawrence

44. A Clean Sweep (1958)

35 min | Short, Comedy

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Vera Watson struggles to keep her family of gamblers and spendthrifts on the straight and narrow.

Writers: Eric Barker, Patrick Brawn | Director: Maclean Rogers | Stars: Thora Hird, Eric Barker, Vera Day, Ian Whittaker

45. Nick of the River (1959– )

30 min | Crime

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Stars: George Baker, Martin Wyldeck, Lane Meddick, Ray Smith

46. Fit as a Fiddle (1952)

26 min | Documentary, Short

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Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Vera Day, Arthur Mason, Jack Robinson

47. Don't Do It Dempsey (1960– )

30 min | Comedy

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Six comedies of error.

Stars: Brian Reece, Malcolm Webster, Adrienne Corri, Vera Day

48. Haunted Memories (2007 Video)

12 min | Documentary, Short

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The making of the 1958 horror film "The Haunted Strangler" is discussed by stars Jean Kent and Vera Day, writer Jan Read and director Robert Day.

Writer: Michael Lennick | Stars: Robert Day, Vera Day, Boris Karloff, Jean Kent

50. Taxi! (1963–1964)
Episode: Barricades in Bailey Street (1963)

Comedy, Drama

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Creator: Ted Willis | Director: Robin Nash | Stars: Sidney James, Bill Owen, Renee Houston, Ray Brooks

51. Six-Five Special (1957–1958)
Episode: Episode #1.11 (1957)

Family, Music

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Writer: Trevor Peacock | Stars: Josephine Douglas, Pete Murray, Jim Dale, Vera Day

52. Juke Box Jury (1959–1990)
Episode: Episode #1.148 (1962)

Music

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Writer: Peter Potter | Stars: David Jacobs, Rupert Davies, Vera Day, Eartha Kitt

53. My Pal Bob (1957–1958)
Episode: Episode #2.2 (1958)

Comedy

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Writers: Denis Goodwin, Bob Monkhouse | Stars: Bob Monkhouse, Denis Goodwin, Terence Alexander, Jill Adams

54. Dial 999 (1958– )
Episode: Missing Persons (1958)

30 min | Crime

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Writer: Ken Taylor | Director: Bernard Knowles | Stars: Robert Beatty, Harold Berens, Robert Bruce, Vera Day

55. ITV Television Playhouse (1955–1967)
Episode: My Side of the Story (1959)

Drama

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Writer: Robert Gould | Director: Michael Westmore | Stars: Shirley Cain, Diane Clare, Vera Day, David Saire

56. Don't Do It Dempsey (1960– )
Episode: Self Defence (1960)

Comedy

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Writers: Patrick Campbell, Vivienne Knight | Stars: Brian Reece, Vera Day, Oliver Johnson, Robert Bernal

57. The Many Faces of... (2010– )
Episode: Sid James (2013)

Documentary

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Director: Charlie Stuart | Stars: Sally Phillips, Sidney James, Ray Brooks, Andy Davidson

58. No Hiding Place (1959–1967)
Episode: Silent Witnesses (1961)

Crime

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Writer: James Parish | Directors: Michael Westmore, Richard Sidwell | Stars: Raymond Francis, Eric Lander, Lana Morris, Vera Day

59. The Grove Family (1954–1957)
Episode: Taking His Mind Off It (1957)

Drama

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Writers: Michael Pertwee, Roland Pertwee | Director: Richard West | Stars: Edward Evans, Ruth Dunning, Nancy Roberts, Carole Mowlam

60. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)
Episode: The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1957)

Drama

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Black comedy about a brilliant Park Avenue doctor who becomes a criminal in order to do research into the criminal mind.

Writer: Barré Lyndon | Stars: Michael Bird, Wilfrid Brambell, Andrew Cruickshank, Vera Day

61. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)
Episode: The Chigwell Chicken (1958)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

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Writers: Hazel Adair, A.P. Dearsley | Director: Ronald Marriott | Stars: Vera Day, Colin Douglas, Bill Fraser, Lawrence James

62. Dial 999 (1958– )
Episode: The Killing Job (1958)

30 min | Crime

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Writer: Ted Willis | Director: Alvin Rakoff | Stars: Robert Beatty, Duncan Lamont, William Hartnell, Sydney Tafler

63. The Saint (1962–1969)
Episode: The Man Who Was Lucky (1962)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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Simon receives a telephone call from a bookmaker who is being threatened by a "protection" gang - and deals with the matter in his own way.

Writers: Leslie Charteris, John Gilling | Director: John Gilling | Stars: Roger Moore, Eddie Byrne, Delphi Lawrence, Campbell Singer

64. Nick of the River (1959– )
Episode: The Mystery of Cabin 5 (1959)

Crime

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Director: Bill Hitchcock | Stars: George Baker, Martin Wyldeck, Lane Meddick, Hugh Latimer

65. Citizen James (1960–1962)
Episode: The Old People's Outing (1962)

Comedy

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Writers: Sidney Green, Richard Hills | Stars: Sidney James, Sydney Tafler, Vera Day, Ronnie Brody

66. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)
Episode: The Red-Headed Blonde (1957)

90 min | Drama

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Writers: Val Guest, Ada F. Kay | Stars: Vera Day, Terence Alexander, Brian Alexis, William Fox

67. Dixon of Dock Green (1955–1976)
Episode: They Don't Like Policemen (1958)

Crime, Drama

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Writer: Ted Willis | Director: Douglas Moodie | Stars: Ian Ainsley, Peter Byrne, Kenneth Cope, Vera Day

68. The Bill (1984–2010)
Episode: Time Gentlemen Please (1998)

Crime, Drama

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Writers: Ray Brooking, Geoff McQueen | Director: Albert Barber | Stars: Rab Affleck, Karen Archer, Ray Ashcroft, Melodi Boreland