Most Popular Titles With Lindsay Duncan


1. Sherlock (2010– )

TV-14 | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.

Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs, Rupert Graves

Votes: 500,409

2. Doctor Who (2005– )

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.8
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The further adventures of the time traveling alien adventurer and his companions.

Stars: Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Matt Smith, David Tennant

Votes: 148,060

3. Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)

PG | 113 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.4
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34 Metascore

Alice returns to the whimsical world of Wonderland and travels back in time to help the Mad Hatter.

Director: James Bobin | Stars: Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway

Votes: 20,525 | Gross: $76.35M

4. Absolutely Fabulous (1992–2012)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy

8.2
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Edina Monsoon and her best friend Patsy drive Eddie's sensible daughter, Saffron, up the wall with their constant drug abuse and outrageous selfishness. Numerous in-jokes and heavy doses of... See full summary »

Stars: Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, Julia Sawalha, June Whitfield

Votes: 13,982

5. Black Mirror (2011– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.8
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A television anthology series that shows the dark side of life and technology.

Stars: Chris Martin Hill, Hannah John-Kamen, Paul Blackwell, Daniel Kaluuya

Votes: 57,846

6. About Time (I) (2013)

R | 123 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.8
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55 Metascore

At the age of 21, Tim discovers he can travel in time and change what happens and has happened in his own life. His decision to make his world a better place by getting a girlfriend turns out not to be as easy as you might think.

Director: Richard Curtis | Stars: Domhnall Gleeson, Rachel McAdams, Bill Nighy, Lydia Wilson

Votes: 201,260 | Gross: $15.29M

7. Rome (2005–2007)

TV-MA | 90 min | Action, Drama, History

8.9
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A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic.

Stars: Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Polly Walker, Kerry Condon

Votes: 112,819

8. Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)

R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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88 Metascore

Illustrated upon the progress of his latest Broadway play, a former popular actor's struggle to cope with his current life as a wasted actor is shown.

Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu | Stars: Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough

Votes: 392,860 | Gross: $42.34M

9. Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)

PG | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.5
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51 Metascore

Two Jedi Knights escape a hostile blockade to find allies and come across a young boy who may bring balance to the Force, but the long dormant Sith resurface to reclaim their old glory.

Director: George Lucas | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Liam Neeson, Natalie Portman, Jake Lloyd

Votes: 533,104 | Gross: $474.54M

10. Agatha Christie: Poirot (1989–2013)

TV-14 | 100 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

8.6
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From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.

Stars: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran

Votes: 23,900

11. Alice in Wonderland (I) (2010)

PG | 108 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.5
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53 Metascore

Nineteen-year-old Alice returns to the magical world from her childhood adventure, where she reunites with her old friends and learns of her true destiny: to end the Red Queen's reign of terror.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway

Votes: 305,479 | Gross: $334.19M

12. Merlin (2008–2012)

45 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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The adventures of the legendary sorcerer as a young man.

Stars: John Hurt, Colin Morgan, Bradley James, Richard Wilson

Votes: 55,898

13. Agatha Christie's Marple (2004– )

TV-14 | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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An elderly spinster living in the village of St Mary Mead helps her friends and relatives solve mysterious murders.

Stars: Geraldine McEwan, Julia McKenzie, Stephen Churchett, Greg Bennett

Votes: 2,617

14. The Hollow Crown (2012– )

150 min | Drama, History

8.5
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A mini-series of adaptations of Shakespeare's history plays: Richard II, Henry IV Parts One and Two, and Henry V.

Stars: Anton Lesser, Jimi James, Simon Russell Beale, Tom Hiddleston

Votes: 3,352

15. MI-5 (2002–2011)

60 min | Drama, Thriller

8.3
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The missions of MI-5, the UK's domestic intelligence organization.

Stars: Peter Firth, Hugh Simon, Nicola Walker, Rupert Penry-Jones

Votes: 11,871

16. Wallander (2008– )

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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A TV program centered on a soul-searching Swedish cop.

Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Richard McCabe, Jeany Spark, Sarah Smart

Votes: 7,658

17. Criminal Justice (2008 TV Mini-Series)

300 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Series 1 follows Ben Coulter who is accused of committing a crime that he has no recollection of after a drunken and drug-filled night out. Series 2 follows Juliet through the criminal justice system after she stabs her abusive husband.

Stars: Ben Whishaw, Maxine Peake, Bill Paterson, Alice Sykes

Votes: 1,051

18. Gifted (II) (2017)

PG-13 | Drama | Completed

Frank, a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary, is drawn into a custody battle with his mother.

Director: Marc Webb | Stars: Jenny Slate, Chris Evans, Joe Chrest, Octavia Spencer

19. Under the Tuscan Sun (2003)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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52 Metascore

A writer impulsively buys a villa in Tuscany in order to change her life.

Director: Audrey Wells | Stars: Diane Lane, Raoul Bova, Sandra Oh, Lindsay Duncan

Votes: 35,638 | Gross: $43.60M

20. Mansfield Park (1999)

PG-13 | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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71 Metascore

At 10, Fanny Price, a poor relation, goes to live at Mansfield Park, the estate of her aunt's husband, Sir Thomas. Clever, studious, and a writer with an ironic imagination and fine moral ... See full summary »

Director: Patricia Rozema | Stars: Frances O'Connor, Jonny Lee Miller, Alessandro Nivola, Hannah Taylor Gordon

Votes: 16,388 | Gross: $4.76M

21. Christopher and His Kind (2011 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

7.0
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In 1931 budding author Christopher Isherwood goes to Berlin at the invitation of his friend W. H. Auden for the gay sex that abounds in the city. Whilst working as an English teacher his ... See full summary »

Director: Geoffrey Sax | Stars: Matt Smith, Imogen Poots, Lindsay Duncan, Perry Millward

Votes: 2,913

22. Toast of London (2012– )

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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Steven Toast, an eccentric middle aged actor with a chequered past, spends more time dealing with his problems off stage than performing on it

Stars: Matt Berry, Robert Bathurst, Doon Mackichan, Shazad Latif

Votes: 1,750

23. The Honourable Woman (2014 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Drama, Thriller

8.1
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Centers on Nessa Stein, a woman who inherits her father's arms business and finds herself in a international maelstrom when as she continues to promote the reconciliation between Israelis and Palestinians.

Stars: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Stephen Rea, Lubna Azabal, Katherine Parkinson

Votes: 7,128

24. Starter for 10 (2006)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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69 Metascore

Set in 1985, working-class student Brian Jackson (McAvoy) navigates his first year at Bristol University.

Director: Tom Vaughan | Stars: James McAvoy, Alice Eve, Rebecca Hall, Joseph Friend

Votes: 17,104 | Gross: $0.21M

25. Lost in Austen (2008 TV Mini-Series)

180 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.5
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Amanda, an ardent Jane Austen fan, lives in present day London with her boyfriend Michael, until she finds she's swapped places with Austen's fictional creation Elizabeth Bennet.

Stars: Jemima Rooper, Elliot Cowan, Hugh Bonneville, Florence Hoath

Votes: 8,486

26. Churchill's Secret (2016 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.5
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British Prime Minister Winston Churchill suffers from a stroke in the summer of 1953, which is consequently kept a secret from the rest of the world.

Director: Charles Sturridge | Stars: Michael Gambon, Romola Garai, Lindsay Duncan, Daisy Lewis

Votes: 423

27. Playhouse Presents (2012– )

30 min | Drama

7.9
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Eleven stand-alone dramas.

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

Votes: 149

28. The New Avengers (1976–1977)

60 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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John Steed and his new accomplices Purdey and Gambit find themselves facing new and deadly dangers in the bizarre world of espionage. Mixing fantasy with a darker edge, the trio face ... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick Macnee, Gareth Hunt, Joanna Lumley, Maurice Marsac

Votes: 1,171

29. An Ideal Husband (1999)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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67 Metascore

Sir Robert Chiltern is a successful Government minister, well-off and with a loving wife. All this is threatened when Mrs Cheveley appears in London with damning evidence of a past misdeed.... See full summary »

Director: Oliver Parker | Stars: Rupert Everett, Julianne Moore, Peter Vaughan, Minnie Driver

Votes: 12,959 | Gross: $18.54M

31. Spy (I) (2011– )

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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Tim is in a custody battle with his ex-wife, when he quits his job. He applies for a job as a civil servant doing data entry, but discovers during the job interview that he has been offered a job as a trainee spy for MI5.

Stars: Darren Boyd, Jude Wright, Robert Lindsay, Rebekah Staton

Votes: 2,845

32. Come Fly with Me (2010–2011)

TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy

7.5
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The Little Britain team parodies the various types of characters associated with life in a major British airport. That includes flight and ground staff from regular - and low budget ... See full summary »

Stars: Matt Lucas, David Walliams, Lindsay Duncan, Sally Rogers

Votes: 4,524

33. White Heat (2012 TV Mini-Series)

Drama

7.2
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A story about a group of seven London-based students from 1965 to the present day.

Stars: MyAnna Buring, Sam Claflin, Lindsay Duncan, Claire Foy

Votes: 468

34. Le Week-End (2013)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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73 Metascore

A British couple return to Paris many years after their honeymoon there in an attempt to rejuvenate their marriage.

Director: Roger Michell | Stars: Lindsay Duncan, Jim Broadbent, Jeff Goldblum, Igor Gotesman

Votes: 5,950 | Gross: $2.22M

35. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Comedy, Drama

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

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

Votes: 154

36. City Hall (1996)

R | 111 min | Drama, Thriller

6.2
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The accidental shooting of a boy in New York leads to an investigation by the Deputy Mayor, and unexpectedly far-reaching consequences.

Director: Harold Becker | Stars: Al Pacino, John Cusack, Bridget Fonda, Danny Aiello

Votes: 16,721 | Gross: $20.30M

37. Last Passenger (2013)

R | 97 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

5.7
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66 Metascore

A small group of everyday passengers on a speeding London commuter train battle their warped driver who has a dark plan for everyone on-board.

Director: Omid Nooshin | Stars: Dougray Scott, Kara Tointon, Iddo Goldberg, David Schofield

Votes: 3,942 | Gross: $0.01M

38. Against the Wall (2011– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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A family drama set in Chicago following policewoman who causes a rift with her three cop brothers when she decides to join the department's Internal Affairs division.

Stars: Rachael Carpani, Kathy Baker, Marisa Ramirez, Brandon Quinn

Votes: 1,597

39. The Reflecting Skin (1990)

R | 96 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

7.1
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A young boy tries to cope with rural life circa 1950s and his fantasies become a way to interpret events. After his father tells him stories of vampires, he becomes convinced that the widow... See full summary »

Director: Philip Ridley | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Lindsay Duncan, Jeremy Cooper, Sheila Moore

Votes: 4,670

40. Prick Up Your Ears (1987)

R | 105 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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This film is the story of the spectacular life and violent death of British playwright Joe Orton. In his teens, Orton is befriended by the older, more reserved Kenneth Halliwell, and while ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina, Vanessa Redgrave, Wallace Shawn

Votes: 4,469 | Gross: $1.65M

41. Reilly: Ace of Spies (1983 TV Mini-Series)

720 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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A dramatization of the missions and adventures of the greatest spy in British history.

Stars: Sam Neill, Michael Bryant, Norman Rodway, Tom Bell

Votes: 1,016

42. Arena (1975– )

Documentary, Music

8.9
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Wide-ranging arts programme.

Stars: Gavin Millar, Kenneth Tynan, Paul McCartney, Jonathan Miller

Votes: 104

43. Margaret (2009 TV Movie)

113 min | Drama

7.2
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Margaret Thatcher's final days as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Director: James Kent | Stars: Roger Allam, Roger Ashton-Griffiths, Charlotte Asprey, Elizabeth Bennett

Votes: 316

44. Body Parts (1991)

R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller

5.5
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After losing his arm in a car accident, a criminal psychologist has it replaced with a limb that belonged to a serial killer.

Director: Eric Red | Stars: Jeff Fahey, Lindsay Duncan, Kim Delaney, Zakes Mokae

Votes: 2,937 | Gross: $9.19M

45. The Winter Guest (1997)

R | 108 min | Drama

7.1
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A recent widow who is determined to leave Scotland for Australia with her son gets an unexpected visit from her aging mother.

Director: Alan Rickman | Stars: Phyllida Law, Emma Thompson, Sheila Reid, Sandra Voe

Votes: 2,869 | Gross: $0.78M

46. Count Arthur Strong (2013– )

Comedy

7.5
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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: Zahra Ahmadi, Steve Delaney, Rory Kinnear, Chris Ryman

Votes: 412

47. The Sinking of the Laconia (2010 TV Mini-Series)

Drama, History

7.0
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Documentary telling the true story of the sinking of the liner Laconia by a German U-boat in 1942 through the eyes of six survivors.

Stars: Andrew Buchan, Ken Duken, Franka Potente, Thomas Kretschmann

Votes: 730

48. A Year in Provence (1993 TV Mini-Series)

360 min | Drama

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Stars: John Thaw, Lindsay Duncan, Jean-Pierre Delage, Jo Doumerg

Votes: 328

49. Longford (2006 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 93 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.7
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A portrait of Lord Longford, a tireless British campaigner whose controversial beliefs often resulted in furious political debate and personal conflict.

Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Lee Boardman, Jim Broadbent, Tam Dean Burn, Lindsay Duncan

Votes: 2,293

50. Burlesque Fairytales (2009)

83 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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A fairytale thriller film set one night in a 130's London theatre where all is not what it seems.

Director: Susan Luciani | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Lindsay Duncan, Jim Carter, Sophie Hunter

Votes: 100

51. You, Me & Them (2013– )

Comedy

7.9
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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: 131

52. This Morning (1988– )

120 min | Talk-Show

5.0
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Magazine show featuring lifestyle, cookery, fashion and news segments, along with celebrity interviews and gossip.

Stars: Phillip Schofield, Ruth Langsford, Holly Willoughby, Eamonn Holmes

Votes: 307

53. G.B.H. (1991 TV Mini-Series)

567 min | Drama

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Michael Murray is an ambitious and charismatic politician, Jim Nelson is a much loved headmaster of a local school for disturbed children. When the paths of these two men cross, things are ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Lindsay, Michael Palin, Dearbhla Molloy, Alan Igbon

Votes: 516

54. Perfect Strangers (2001 TV Mini-Series)

238 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Attending a distant family reunion reveals more than was expected.

Stars: Michael Gambon, Lindsay Duncan, Matthew Macfadyen, Claire Skinner

Votes: 1,118

55. Margot (2009 TV Movie)

Biography, Drama

6.4
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At the age of forty Dame Margot Fonteyn is considered to be past her best as a prima ballerina and Ninette de Valois is reducing her roles at the Royal Ballet. Then the exciting young ... See full summary »

Director: Otto Bathurst | Stars: Anne-Marie Duff, Penelope Wilton, Con O'Neill, Lindsay Duncan

Votes: 157

56. Traffik (1989 TV Mini-Series)

Unrated | 315 min | Drama, Crime

8.6
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The Hamburg police arrest an international businessman, charging him with smuggling heroin from Pakistan. While he's on trial, his trophy wife, a former Olympic swimmer, discovers steely ... See full summary »

Stars: Bill Paterson, Lindsay Duncan, Fritz Müller-Scherz, Jamal Shah

Votes: 1,272

57. The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling (1997 TV Mini-Series)

314 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.9
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A new adaptation of the classic novel by Henry Fielding of the life, loves and adventures of the charming rascal Tom Jones. A foundling child born of a serving wench but allowed to grow up ... See full summary »

Stars: John Sessions, Benjamin Whitrow, Ron Cook, Christopher Fulford

Votes: 634

58. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)

120 min | Drama

7.7
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Stars: Charles Gray, Lally Bowers, John Gielgud, Eric Porter

Votes: 64

59. Dick Turpin (1979–1982)

30 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.7
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The eighteenth century, swashbuckling adventures of Britain's legendary highwayman. When he returned from military service in Flanders, Dick Turpin discovered he had been cheated out of his... See full summary »

Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Michael Deeks, Christopher Benjamin, Billy Dean

Votes: 277

60. The Storyteller: Greek Myths (1990 TV Mini-Series)

95 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.3
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A storyteller in a labyrinth tells his dog the stories of Perseus and Medusa, Icarus and Daedalus, Theseus and the Minotaur, and Orpheus and Euridyce.

Stars: Michael Gambon, Brian Henson, David Greenaway, Frances Barber

Votes: 1,008

61. Screenplay (1986–1993)

Comedy

6.6
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Stars: John Kavanagh, Tony Doyle, Michael Liebmann, Kenneth Cranham

Votes: 38

62. Breakfast (2000– )

180 min | Family, News, Talk-Show

6.0
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Popular morning news programme that covers many news stories from both the UK and from around the world. Other features include a sports round-up, weather reports every thirty minutes and ... See full summary »

Stars: Bill Turnbull, Charlie Stayt, Carol Kirkwood, Sian Williams

Votes: 204

63. Oliver Twist (1999 TV Mini-Series)

386 min | Drama

7.9
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Based on Charles Dickens' novel, this adaptation traces the childhood of an orphan whose mother dies giving birth to him in an English work-house in the 1820s. Little Oliver Twist, already ... See full summary »

Stars: Sam Smith, David Ross, Julie Walters, Annette Crosbie

Votes: 651

64. Doctor Who Confidential (2005–2011)

30 min | Documentary

8.1
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Behind the scenes of the making of Doctor Who with the cast, crew and directors.

Stars: Russell T. Davies, David Tennant, Steven Moffat, Phil Collinson

Votes: 454

65. BBC2 Playhouse (1973–1983)

Drama

6.7
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Stars: Ralph Morse, John Bluthal, Gawn Grainger, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 50

66. Smith & Jones (1984–1998)

30 min | Comedy

7.6
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Mel Smith and Griff Rhys-Jones present a series of short (often tasteless, always scathing) sketches about modern life and the stupidity and gullibility of those who believe in it.

Stars: Mel Smith, Griff Rhys Jones, Geoffrey McGivern, Sarah Alexander

Votes: 855

67. Horizon (1964– )

50 min | Documentary

8.7
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Horizon is BBC Two's flagship 50-minute science documentary series. In September 2004 it celebrated its 40th anniversary and it continues to enjoy outstanding critical acclaim. Recognised ... See full summary »

Stars: Paul Vaughan, Jack Fortune, Dilly Barlow, Martin Jarvis

Votes: 704

68. Frankenstein (2007 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

4.6
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A gripping re-telling of Mary Shelley's gothic masterpiece. Set a few years into the future, Dr Victoria Frankenstein works on an advanced stem cell research project.

Director: Jed Mercurio | Stars: Helen McCrory, James Purefoy, Neil Pearson, Benedict Wong

Votes: 228

69. Shooting the Past (1999 TV Movie)

182 min | Drama, History

8.5
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A US property developer realises that he has a battle on his hands when he tries to renovate a London building containing a vast photographic collection and discovers that the library ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Poliakoff | Stars: Lindsay Duncan, Timothy Spall, Liam Cunningham, Billie Whitelaw

Votes: 959

70. Cinema 3 (1984– )

News

6.8
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Stars: Jaume Figueras, Crisol Tuà, Monts Llussà, Àlex Gorina

Votes: 112

71. A History of Britain (2000 TV Mini-Series)

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: 577

72. A Midsummer Night's Dream (1996)

105 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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A boy dreams the play. Authority in Athens is shaky: Hermia rejects her father's choice, the Duke backs her father, and the Duchess sides with Hermia. Dad's choice, Demetrius, pursues ... See full summary »

Director: Adrian Noble | Stars: Lindsay Duncan, Alex Jennings, Desmond Barrit, Finbar Lynch

Votes: 307

73. Masterchef (1990–2001)

30 min | Game-Show

6.5
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Cookery competition for amateur chefs.

Stars: Loyd Grossman, Gary Rhodes, Raymond Blanc, Michel Roux

Votes: 68

74. Cutting Edge (1990– )

Documentary

7.2
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Weekly documentary series focussing on political and social issues.

Stars: Steven Mackintosh, Jim Carter, Paul Thornley, Paul Gascoigne

Votes: 72

75. Manifesto (1988)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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In a small European country, the king is scheduled to visit a small, quiet and "safe" village. It turns out that while the village may indeed be small, it's neither as quiet nor as safe as it's expected to be.

Director: Dusan Makavejev | Stars: Camilla Søeberg, Alfred Molina, Simon Callow, Eric Stoltz

Votes: 292

76. The Play on One (1988–1991)

Drama

5.4
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Various plays from each of the home nations.

Stars: Kenneth Cranham, Tom Watson, Susan Wooldridge, Phyllis Logan

Votes: 11

77. Dirty Tricks (2000 TV Movie)

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: 139

78. ITV Playhouse (1967– )

Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Stars: Michael Bryant, William Simons, Katherine Barker, Geoffrey Palmer

Votes: 29

79. AfterLife (2003)

100 min | Drama

6.6
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Director: Alison Peebles | Stars: Lindsay Duncan, Kevin McKidd, Paula Sage, James Laurenson

Votes: 156

80. Lawless (2013 TV Movie)

Drama

7.7
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From the cells in the basement to the judge's chambers, Lawless offers a backstage pass to the inner workings of a modern court. Suranne Jones stars as a brand new judge battling to keep ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Jones | Stars: Suranne Jones, Lindsay Duncan, Malachi Kirby, Chris Coghill

Votes: 29

81. Jake's Progress (1995 TV Mini-Series)

515 min | Drama

7.9
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Stars: Robert Lindsay, Julie Walters, Barclay Wright, Dorothy Tutin

Votes: 112

82. The Rector's Wife (1994– )

51 min

7.6
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Anna Bouverie (Lindsay Duncan, Rome) chafes at her limited life as a vicar's wife in a small English town... See full synopsis »

Stars: Lindsay Duncan, Jonathan Coy, Miles Anderson, Lucy Dawson

Votes: 89

83. Travelling Man (1984– )

60 min | Drama

8.2
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After finishing a 2 year prison sentence for a bribe he never took Ex detective inspector Alan Lomax wants answers. Lomax has at least one luxury left - a narrowboat. And it's on the canals... See full summary »

Stars: Leigh Lawson, Terence Taplin, Tony Doyle, Sue Robinson

Votes: 47

84. Amish: A Secret Life (2012 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

7.9
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Miriam and Dave Lapp are a charming young couple with a brood of adorable children. Dave works in and part owns a construction company. They are also members of the 'Old Order' Amish ... See full summary »

Director: Lynn Alleway | Stars: Michael Alan Collette, Lindsay Duncan, David Lapp, Miriam Lapp

Votes: 87

85. Colin's Sandwich (1988–1989)

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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Struggling writer Colin has the unenviable daytime job of listening to the complaints of the public using British Railways.

Stars: Mel Smith, Louisa Rix, Tony Haase, Andrew Robertson

Votes: 67

86. Dead Head (1986– )

50 min | Drama

8.0
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4-part drama series. A dark tale about a small-time crook, Eddie Cass, who finds himself threatened by the state's shadowy security agencies.

Stars: Denis Lawson, George Baker, Simon Callow, Lindsay Duncan

Votes: 71

87. Just William (1994–1995)

30 min

7.8
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In this remake, William Brown remains the story concentrate of an English boy. No matter what trouble his elders, and -worse- the insufferable 'good girl' Violet Elizabeth Bott who manages ... See full summary »

Stars: Oliver Rokison, David Horovitch, Polly Adams, Rebecca Johnson

Votes: 24

88. Muck and Brass (1982 TV Mini-Series)

50 min | Drama

8.3
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Stars: Mel Smith, David Webb, Darien Angadi, Johnny Allen

Votes: 27

89. Victoria Wood with All the Trimmings (2000 TV Special)

50 min | Comedy

7.5
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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: 126

90. TECX (1990– )

50 min | Action, Drama

7.2
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Stars: Rob Spendlove, Urbano Barberini, Ulrike Schwarz, Stéphane Audran

Votes: 17

91. Hamilton Mattress (2002 TV Short)

31 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.1
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Sludger the aardvark tries to make it big as a drummer in the big city.

Director: Barry Purves | Stars: David Thewlis, Henry Goodman, Lindsay Duncan, William Hootkins

Votes: 98

92. The Queen of Sheba's Pearls (2004)

131 min | Drama

5.2
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Set in post-war England, a mysterious woman arrives at the Prettys' rural family home on the eve of young Jack's 16th birthday. Her remarkable likeness to a Pretty family member who ... See full summary »

Director: Colin Nutley | Stars: Helena Bergström, Lorcan Cranitch, Lindsay Duncan, Tim Dutton

Votes: 354

93. The Brief (1984– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

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Barrister Lucas Hellier goes to Germany to defend a British officer accused of spying and disloyalty. Within a short time, he finds himself romantically linked to the Court Officer Annika ... See full summary »

Stars: Ray Lonnen, Isobel Black, Sabine Postel, Richard Cottan

94. Loose Connections (1985)

PG | 96 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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Director: Richard Eyre | Stars: Lindsay Duncan, Stephen Rea, Keith Allen, Otto Bleidner

Votes: 52

95. Further Up Pompeii! (1975 TV Movie)

45 min | Comedy

8.1
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Director: David Croft | Stars: Frankie Howerd, Mark Dignam, Elizabeth Larner, Kerry Gardner

Votes: 27

96. Meet the Ancestors (1998– )

30 min

8.2
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Series which uses archaeology to shed light on history.

Stars: Julian Richards, Richard Neave, Charlotte A. Roberts, Nicholas Rowe

Votes: 21

97. Ruby (1997–2000)

6.2
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Stars: Ruby Wax, Carrie Fisher, John Diamond, Frances Barber

Votes: 13

98. One-Upmanship (1976– )

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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Stars: Richard Briers, Peter Jones, Frederick Jaeger, Donald Gee

Votes: 11

99. Samson and Delilah (1985)

26 min | Drama, Short

6.1
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Director: Mark Peploe | Stars: Bernard Hill, Lindsay Duncan, Vicki Masson, Patrick Jordan

Votes: 14

100. The 41st Annual Tony Awards (1987 TV Special)

Family

8.0
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Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Angela Lansbury, George Abbott, Jane Alexander, Mary Alice

Votes: 21