Most Popular Titles With Colin Jeavons


1. Only Fools and Horses.... (1981–2003)

TV-PG | 95 min | Comedy

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Comedy that follows two brothers from London's rough Peckham estate as they wheel and deal through a number of dodgy deals as they search for the big score that'll make them millionaires.

Stars: David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Roger Lloyd Pack, Buster Merryfield

Votes: 35,368

2. Doctor Who (1963–1989)

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

8.5
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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 companions.

Stars: William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker

Votes: 29,332

3. The Avengers (1961–1969)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.4
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A quirky spy show of the adventures of an eccentrically suave British agent and his predominately female partners.

Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Honor Blackman, Linda Thorson

Votes: 4,891

4. The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (1992–1993)

45 min | Action, Adventure, Family

7.3
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The adventures of the archaeological treasure hunter in his youth as related by an elderly Indiana Jones.

Stars: Sean Patrick Flanery, George Hall, Corey Carrier, Ronny Coutteure

Votes: 6,052

5. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984–1985)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson solve the mysteries of copper beeches, a Greek interpreter, the Norwood builder, a resident patient, the red-headed league, and one final problem.

Stars: Jeremy Brett, David Burke, Rosalie Williams, Eric Porter

Votes: 15,513

6. House of Cards (1990)

TV-14 | 226 min | Drama

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Francis Urquhart is the chief whip of the Conservative party. When Margaret Thatcher resigns as leader, he remains neutral and after a general election where the conservatives are returned ... See full summary »

Stars: Ian Richardson, Susannah Harker, Miles Anderson, Alphonsia Emmanuel

Votes: 9,881

7. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (1981)

152 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.1
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An Earth man and his alien friend escape Earth's destruction and go on a truly strange adventure as space hitchhikers.

Stars: Simon Jones, David Dixon, Peter Jones, Sandra Dickinson

Votes: 8,685

8. Bergerac (1981–1991)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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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.

Stars: John Nettles, Terence Alexander, Sean Arnold, Mela White

Votes: 917

9. The Sweeney (1975–1978)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.1
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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.

Stars: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan, John Alkin

Votes: 1,258

10. Lovejoy (1986–1994)

50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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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.

Stars: Ian McShane, Dudley Sutton, Chris Jury, Phyllis Logan

Votes: 2,197

11. The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)

R | 124 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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A film is being made of a story, set in 19th century England, about Charles, a biologist who's engaged to be married, but who falls in love with outcast Sarah, whose melancholy makes her ... See full summary »

Director: Karel Reisz | Stars: Meryl Streep, Jeremy Irons, Hilton McRae, Emily Morgan

Votes: 9,905 | Gross: $22.60M

12. Minder (1979–1994)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

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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 »

Stars: George Cole, Glynn Edwards, Dennis Waterman, Gary Webster

Votes: 1,347

13. The Island (1980)

R | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.3
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In New York, the journalist Blair Maynard convinces his editor to travel to Florida to investigate the mysterious disappearance of ships in the Bermuda's Triangle area. Maynard is divorced ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Michael Caine, David Warner, Angela Punch McGregor, Frank Middlemass

Votes: 3,138 | Gross: $15.72M

14. The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1986–1988)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson solve the mysteries of the devil's foot, Silver Blaze, Wisteria Lodge and the Bruce-Partington Plans.

Stars: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Rosalie Williams, Colin Jeavons

Votes: 7,075

15. The House of Eliott (1991–1994)

50 min | Drama

8.0
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Two sisters Beatrice (Bee) and Evangeline (Evie) hit rock bottom when their father passes away leaving them in debt. Uneducated they strive hard to find jobs deemed worthy of their new ... See full summary »

Stars: Stella Gonet, Louise Lombard, Aden Gillett, Cathy Murphy

Votes: 880

16. Z Cars (1962–1978)

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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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: 201

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. Absolute Beginners (1986)

PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical

5.6
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In 1958 London a young photographer seeks media stardom to keep the love of a beautiful, aspiring fashion designer.

Director: Julien Temple | Stars: Patsy Kensit, Eddie O'Connell, David Bowie, James Fox

Votes: 2,664 | Gross: $0.93M

19. The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991–1993)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.9
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Holmes and Dr. Watson solve the mysteries of the Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax, Thor Bridge, Shoscombe Old Place, The Boscombe Valley Mystery, The Illustrious Client and The Creeping Man.

Stars: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Rosalie Williams, Colin Jeavons

Votes: 3,543

20. To Play the King (1993)

218 min | Drama

8.5
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Francis Urquhart, the unscrupulous but cunning Conservative Prime Minister, has his survival threatened by a liberal monarch and an upcoming General Election.

Stars: Ian Richardson, Michael Kitchen, Kitty Aldridge, Colin Jeavons

Votes: 3,191

21. Frankenstein Created Woman (1967)

Unrated | 92 min | Horror

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A dead and frozen Baron Frankenstein is re-animated by his colleague Dr. Hertz proving to him that the soul does not leave the body on the instant of death. His lab assistant, young Hans, ... See full summary »

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, Susan Denberg, Thorley Walters, Robert Morris

Votes: 3,411

22. Jane Eyre (1983)

239 min | Romance

8.2
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A young governess falls in love with her mysterious employer, but a terrible secret puts their happiness at risk.

Stars: Zelah Clarke, Timothy Dalton, Carol Gillies, James Marcus

Votes: 2,615

23. Reilly: Ace of Spies (1983– )

720 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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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: 1,091

24. Bless This House (1971–1976)

30 min | Comedy

7.0
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Bless This House centres on life in Birch Avenue, Putney, where travelling stationery salesman Sid Abbott (Sidney James) and his wife Jean (Diana Coupland) live with their teenagers: Mike (... See full summary »

Stars: Sidney James, Diana Coupland, Sally Geeson, Robin Stewart

Votes: 518

25. The Oblong Box (1969)

R | 96 min | Horror

6.1
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Aristocrat Julian Markham keeps his disfigured brother, Sir Edward, locked in a tower of his house. Sir Edward occasionally escapes and causes havoc around the town.

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Vincent Price, Christopher Lee, Rupert Davies, Uta Levka

Votes: 2,284

26. Fall of Eagles (1974– )

50 min | Drama, History

8.2
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British drama about the collapse of three great European dynasties, the Romanovs, the Habsburgs, and the Hohenzollerns.

Stars: Michael Hordern, Charles Kay, Barry Foster, Gayle Hunnicutt

Votes: 413

27. Stalin (1992 TV Movie)

172 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.2
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The life and career of the brutal Soviet dictator, Joseph Stalin.

Director: Ivan Passer | Stars: Robert Duvall, Julia Ormond, Maximilian Schell, Jeroen Krabbé

Votes: 1,920

28. Crown Court (1972–1984)

30 min | Drama

7.2
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Courtroom drama - each case takes three episodes. At the end of the third episode a jury of "ordinary people" comes to a verdict on the evidence presented.

Stars: Peter Wheeler, Joseph Berry, Richard Colson, David Ashford

Votes: 136

29. Dixon of Dock Green (1955–1976)

45 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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Stars: Jack Warner, Peter Byrne, Geoffrey Adams, Arthur Rigby

Votes: 151

30. Angels (1975–1983)

50 min | Drama

6.6
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This series was about six nursing students doing the then 3 year nursing course to. Exome state registered nurses . They are from all walks of life but all have to cope with the trials and ... See full summary »

Stars: Carol Holmes, Joanna Monro, Shirley Cheriton, Sharon Rosita

Votes: 62

31. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)

120 min | Drama

7.6
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Stars: Charles Gray, Eric Porter, Lally Bowers, John Gielgud

Votes: 74

32. 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: 128

33. Terry and June (1979–1987)

30 min | Comedy

6.3
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Terry Scott and June Whitfield star as Terry and June Medford. Both of them are middle-aged and finds the trials of life are more difficult as they try to succeed in their daily lives.

Stars: Terry Scott, June Whitfield, Reginald Marsh, Rosemary Frankau

Votes: 243

34. The Baron (1966– )

49 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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Stories of an antique dealer who is really an undercover agent.

Stars: Steve Forrest, Sue Lloyd, Paul Ferris, Colin Gordon

Votes: 169

35. Emergency-Ward 10 (1957–1967)

30 min | Drama

6.2
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This well-liked series was a drama/soap set in a hospital.

Stars: Jill Browne, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Frederick Bartman, Desmond Carrington

Votes: 27

36. Shoestring (1979–1980)

50 min | Drama

7.4
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Lighthearted detective series set in the West Country, about Eddie Shoestring, a radio-phone-in detective

Stars: Trevor Eve, Michael Medwin, Doran Godwin, Liz Crowther

Votes: 206

37. The Blackheath Poisonings (1992– )

50 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Stars: Christine Kavanagh, Ian McNeice, Zoë Wanamaker, Judy Parfitt

Votes: 107

38. Maigret (1959–1963)

50 min | Crime, Drama

8.7
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Televisations of the Maigret novels by Georges Simenon.

Stars: Rupert Davies, Ewen Solon, Helen Shingler, Neville Jason

Votes: 91

39. Adam Adamant Lives! (1966–1967)

50 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

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Edwardian adventurer Adam Adamant is frozen alive in a block of ice by his arch-nemesis The Face in 1902 ; in 1966 workmen discover him and he is revived, perfectly preserved... but ... See full summary »

Stars: Gerald Harper, Juliet Harmer, Jack May, Peter Ducrow

Votes: 145

40. Schizo (1976)

R | 109 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.7
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A recently-married woman who has been labeled as mentally unstable, begins to suspect that someone close to her is the culprit in a sudden string of murders.

Director: Pete Walker | Stars: Lynne Frederick, John Leyton, Stephanie Beacham, John Fraser

Votes: 740

41. Man in a Suitcase (1967–1968)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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McGill (known as "Mac") was a former U.S. intelligence agent based in London. After being thrown out of the agency for something he did not do, he finds his "false" reputation has preceded ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Bradford, Ricardo Montez, Warren Stanhope, Frank Forsyth

Votes: 257

42. Jackanory (1965–1996)

15 min | Family, Fantasy

7.3
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A celebrity reads a story, enhancing it in ways that will entice the most restless of children.

Stars: Bernard Cribbins, Bernard Holley, Ray Smith, Rodney Bewes

Votes: 216

43. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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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: 39

44. The Wednesday Play (1964–1970)

75 min | Drama

7.2
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Series of one-off plays made by BBC television, which gave breaks to a wide range of writers and directors in the late 1960s, such as Dennis Potter, Ken Loach, David Mercer, and John ... See full summary »

Stars: Edwin Brown, Neville Smith, Tony Selby, Michael Robbins

Votes: 64

45. Big Deal (1984–1986)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Lighthearted drama series about Robby Box, a small-time London gambler, and his long-suffering family.

Stars: Ray Brooks, Sharon Duce, Pamela Cundell, James Ottaway

Votes: 116

46. BBC2 Playhouse (1973–1983)

Drama

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

Votes: 62

47. 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

Votes: 55

48. Billy Liar (1973–1974)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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Stars: Jeff Rawle, George A. Cooper, Pamela Vezey, May Warden

Votes: 31

49. The Man Who Cried (1993 TV Movie)

157 min | Drama

7.1
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Abel Mason is a man caught in a loveless marriage with a harridan wife who constantly berates him and beats their son Dick. When the one woman he loves dies at the hands of her husband ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Whyte | Stars: Ciarán Hinds, Kate Buffery, Amanda Root, Daniel Massey

Votes: 216

50. The Dick Emery Show (1963–1981)

30 min | Comedy

7.1
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Stars: Dick Emery, Pat Coombs, Victor Maddern, Helen Fraser

Votes: 79

51. Doomwatch (1970–1972)

50 min | Sci-Fi, Drama

7.3
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Doomwatch is the nickname for the Department of Measurement of Scientific Work. Under the leadership of Nobel Prize winning physicist, Dr. Spencer Quist, the Doomwatch team struggled, for ... See full summary »

Stars: John Paul, Joby Blanshard, Simon Oates, Vivien Sherrard

Votes: 95

52. The Games (1970)

G | 100 min | Drama, Sport

6.6
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Four marathon runners (one from England, one from the U.S., a Czech and an Australian Aborigine) prepare to run in the Olympic games. The film follows each one and shows what their motivations are for running in the games.

Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Michael Crawford, Ryan O'Neal, Charles Aznavour, Jeremy Kemp

Votes: 295

53. Masterpiece Theatre: Bleak House (1985– )

391 min | Drama, Crime

7.7
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The great case of Jarndyce and Jarndyce drags on, an obsession to all involved. Then a question of inheritance becomes a question of murder.

Stars: Diana Rigg, Denholm Elliott, Suzanne Burden, Jonathan Moore

Votes: 275

54. The Shadow of the Tower (1972– )

Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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A series of dramas by various writers recording the key events in the reign of Henry Tudor and his founding of the Tudor Dynasty

Stars: James Maxwell, Norma West, Hugh Sullivan, Denis Carey

Votes: 129

55. Two's Company (1975–1979)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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Stars: Elaine Stritch, Donald Sinden, John Savident, Joyce Carey

Votes: 120

56. Hitler's S.S.: Portrait in Evil (1985 TV Movie)

135 min | Drama, War

6.6
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The story of Helmut and Karl Hoffmann. Both come of age at the start of Hitler's power in Germany. Helmut joins the SS and eventually becomes a successful flag rank officer. Karl joins the ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Goddard | Stars: John Shea, Bill Nighy, Lucy Gutteridge, David Warner

Votes: 568

57. Paul Temple (1969–1971)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Crime-novelist Paul Temple solves mysteries with the help of his wife Steve.

Stars: Francis Matthews, Ros Drinkwater, June Ellis, George Sewell

Votes: 40

58. Home to Roost (1985–1990)

50 min | Comedy

6.8
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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 »

Stars: John Thaw, Reece Dinsdale, Elizabeth Bennett, Joan Blackham

Votes: 171

59. Prospects (1986– )

60 min

8.2
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Prospects is a comedy drama series originally shown on Channel 4. The 12 episodes followed two East End 'geezer' characters - Jimmy 'Pincy' Pince played by Gary Olsen and Billy 'Bill' ... See full summary »

Stars: Gary Olsen, Brian Bovell, Peter Lovstrom, Chrissie Cotterill

Votes: 120

60. Hannay (1988–1989)

52 min | Drama

7.6
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Richard Hannay is a man of his times: an Edwardian gentleman and adventurer, a mining engineer from South Africa of Scottish origin, who lives by his own standards and wits, upholding a ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Powell, Christopher Scoular, Gavin Richards, Jill Meager

Votes: 82

61. 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

62. David Copperfield (1966– )

25 min

7.6
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A gentle orphan discovers life and love in an indifferent adult world.

Stars: Ian McKellen, Tina Packer, Flora Robson, George Benson

Votes: 24

63. Happy Ever After (1974–1979)

30 min | Comedy

6.5
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Stars: Terry Scott, June Whitfield, Beryl Cooke, Caroline Whitaker

Votes: 32

64. Blackeyes (1989– )

196 min | Drama

7.3
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Blackeyes is an attempt to explore "what does go on between men and women in their heads, to show the possibilities of the ways that they see each other." Complex and multi-layered, the ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Gough, Carol Royle, Nigel Planer, Gina Bellman

Votes: 145

65. 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

66. The Bretts (1987–1989)

60 min

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1920s family of actors deals with the day to day of the theater business.

Stars: Norman Rodway, Barbara Murray, Belinda Lang, George Winter

Votes: 47

67. Diagnosis: Murder (1975)

PG-13 | 95 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.1
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Anonymous notes accuse a psychiatrist of having murdered his wife. A bedraggled policeman attempts to uncover the truth behind her disappearance.

Director: Sidney Hayers | Stars: Jon Finch, Judy Geeson, Christopher Lee, Tony Beckley

Votes: 170

68. Paradise Postponed (1986)

569 min | Drama

8.3
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A clergyman, famous for his support of left-wing causes, dies - and surprises his family by leaving a great deal of money to a Conservative Member of Parliament. Why?

Stars: Annette Crosbie, Paul Shelley, Peter Egan, David Threlfall

Votes: 92

69. Great Expectations (1981– )

30 min | Drama

6.8
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Charles Dickens' classic story about an orphan who becomes a gentleman.

Stars: Gerry Sundquist, Tim Munro, Derek Francis, Colin Jeavons

Votes: 115

70. Travelling Man (1984– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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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: 52

71. Theatre 625 (1964–1968)

90 min | Drama

8.0
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Stars: Michael Bryant, Judi Dench, Maurice Denham, Ronald Hines

Votes: 22

72. Lady Killers (1980–1981)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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British drama about famous murder cases involving women.

Stars: Robert Morley, Andrew Johns, Charles Kay, Lewis Fiander

Votes: 26

73. Churchill's People (1974– )

50 min | Drama

6.4
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An historical anthology series based on "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples", Winston Churchill's four volume history of Britain and its former colonies.

Stars: Alfred Lynch, Bernard Hepton, Geoffrey Matthews, Daniel Brian

Votes: 13

74. Play School (1964–1988)

20 min | Family

7.6
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Stories, fun, and things to make and do for pre-school children.

Stars: Elizabeth Millbank, Virginia Stride, Lionel Morton, Brian Cant

Votes: 69

75. Mr. Majeika (1988– )

G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.1
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Stars: Stanley Baxter, Claire Sawyer, Roland MacLeod, Simeon Pearl

Votes: 30

76. Wodehouse Playhouse (1974–1978)

30 min | Comedy, Romance

7.9
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A series of dramatisations of some of P.G. Wodehouse's comic short stories - in which P.G. Wodehouse, himself, introduced some of the early episodes.

Stars: John Alderton, Pauline Collins, P.G. Wodehouse, Paul McDowell

Votes: 90

77. K-9 and Company: A Girl's Best Friend (1981 TV Movie)

50 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.3
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Spin-off from "Doctor Who" which, despite good ratings, didn't get past the pilot stage. One time companion to a mysterious and body-changing alien known as "The Doctor", Sarah Jane Smith ... See full summary »

Director: John Black | Stars: Elisabeth Sladen, John Leeson, Bill Fraser, Ian Sears

Votes: 363

78. Strauss Dynasty (1991– )

606 min | Drama, Music

7.7
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Stars: Edward Fox, Alice Krige, John Rhys-Davies, Cherie Lunghi

Votes: 115

79. Brat Farrar (1986)

155 min | Drama, Mystery

7.5
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When Alex Loding passes Brat Farrar in the street, he's struck by Brat's uncanny resemblance to Simon Ashby. Simon had a older twin brother, Patrick, who disappeared a decade ago, and was ... See full summary »

Stars: Mark Greenstreet, Angela Browne, Frederick Treves, Dominique Barnes

Votes: 111

80. The Devil's Daffodil (1961)

86 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.6
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A Chinese detective breaks up a drug smuggling ring and tries to find the "Daffodil Killer." The drug smugglers had devised the ingenious method of smuggling heroin from Hong Kong in the stems of daffodils.

Director: Ákos Ráthonyi | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, William Lucas, Sabine Sesselmann, Penelope Horner

Votes: 330

81. BBC Sunday-Night Play (1960–1963)

60 min | Drama

9.1
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Stars: Brian Rix, Joby Blanshard, Cyril Luckham, John Bennett

Votes: 42

82. Bartleby (II) (1970)

PG | 78 min | Drama

6.4
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An asocial and enigmatic office clerk refuses to do his work, leaving it up to his boss to decide what should be done with him.

Director: Anthony Friedman | Stars: Paul Scofield, John McEnery, Thorley Walters, Colin Jeavons

Votes: 161

83. Sir Francis Drake (1961– )

25 min | Adventure, Family

8.4
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The adventures of Sir Francis Drake during the 1500's. Sir Francis is probably one of the most famous explorers of the high seas. The twenty six episodes of the series are about his ... See full summary »

Stars: Terence Morgan, Jean Kent, Michael Crawford, Milton Reid

Votes: 57

84. The Chiffy Kids (1976–1980)

30 min | Comedy, Family

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Stars: Luke Batchelor, Lesley Saunders, Philip Sadler, Wayne Kebell

85. 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

86. Secret Friends (1991)

97 min | Drama, Fantasy

5.9
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During a train ride, an anxiety attack leads middle-aged illustrator John into an identity crisis. As his marital problems merge and blur into his fantasy life with prostitutes and call ... See full summary »

Director: Dennis Potter | Stars: Alan Bates, Gina Bellman, Frances Barber, Tony Doyle

Votes: 63

87. Bill Brand (1976– )

60 min | Drama

8.1
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Bill Brand is a new left-wing firebrand (sic) MP who gets involved with the political issues of the day (mid-1970s), while experiencing frustration with the remoteness of parliamentary politics and complications with his personal life.

Stars: Jack Shepherd, Allan Surtees, Lynn Farleigh, Rosemary Martin

Votes: 17

88. Once Upon a Classic (1977–1980)

7.4
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Stars: Lloyd Anderson, Jeremy Bulloch, Bernard Cribbins, Engin Eshref

Votes: 18

89. The Liars (1966– )

60 min | Drama

8.8
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Peculiar stories mainly from the 19th century adapted for TV. Each episode would have three or four separate stories told by the same cast with additional guest appearances. The viewer ... See full summary »

Stars: William Mervyn, Nyree Dawn Porter, Isla Blair, Ian Ogilvy

Votes: 10

90. Detective (1964–1969)

50 min | Crime, Drama

8.7
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Anthology series featuring adaptations of detective stories.

Stars: Rupert Davies, Ralph Michael, John DeVaut, Esmond Knight

Votes: 9

91. Jackanory Playhouse (1972–1985)

30 min | Drama, Family

7.0
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Stars: Maurice Denham, George Innes, Chris Sanders, Geoffrey Bayldon

Votes: 6

92. Bleak House (1959– )

30 min | Drama, Crime

5.8
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A suspenseful tale about the injustices of the 19th Century English legal system.

Stars: Diana Fairfax, Colin Jeavons, Andrew Cruickshank, Iris Russell

Votes: 6

93. The Doctors (1969–1972)

30 min | Drama

6.9
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Stars: Justine Lord, Richard Leech, John Barrie, Nigel Stock

Votes: 14

94. The Man in Room 17 (1965– )

60 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama

8.1
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Crime series about a secret government department, "Room 17", set up to deal with crimes that baffle police and government agencies. Headed by veteran World War II Agent Oldenshaw, and ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Vernon, Michael Aldridge, Denholm Elliott, Willoughby Goddard

Votes: 18

95. Call Me Mister (1986– )

50 min | Crime

7.6
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Australian ex-cop Bartholomew (Bisley) goes to Britain when he discovers he is heir to a family title, not really getting on with his newly discovered family he starts working as a private Detective.

Stars: Steve Bisley, David Bamber, Dulice Liecier, Dermot Crowley

Votes: 19

96. The Baker Street Boys (1983– )

7.8
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The adventures of a gang of street urchins living in Victorian London, who assist the legendary detective Sherlock Holmes in solving crimes and find themselves tackling cases of their own.

Stars: Jay Simpson, Damion Napier, Adam Woodyatt, David Garlick

Votes: 16

97. Fairly Secret Army (1984–1986)

30 min | Comedy

7.4
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A retired British Army major tries to fight the forces of anarchy by setting up a supposedly secret taskforce.

Stars: Geoffrey Palmer, Diane Fletcher, Michael Robbins, Liz Fraser

Votes: 37

98. Kinvig (1981– )

30 min | Sci-Fi, Comedy

6.9
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Des Kinvig, owner of a backstreet electrical repair shop and part-time UFO nut, discovers that one of his customers, the beautiful but fiery Miss Griffin, is really an emissary from the ... See full summary »

Stars: Tony Haygarth, Patsy Rowlands, Prunella Gee, Colin Jeavons

Votes: 41

99. The Old Curiosity Shop (1979– )

30 min

7.1
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The story of Nell Trent, a beautiful young girl. An orphan, she lives with her Grandfather in The Old Curiosity Shop in London.

Stars: Natalie Ogle, Trevor Peacock, Granville Saxton, Sebastian Shaw

Votes: 53

100. Haggard (1990–1992)

30 min | Comedy

6.4
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Squire Haggard, the womanising, destitute former friend of the Prince of Wales, optimistically searches for rich men "willing" to part with their money, and rich, beautiful women willing to... See full summary »

Stars: Keith Barron, Reece Dinsdale, Sam Kelly, William Simons

Votes: 45