Most Popular Titles With George Belbin


1. Eye of the Needle (1981)

R | 112 min | Romance, Thriller, War

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A ruthless German spy, trying to get out of Britain with vital information about D-Day, must spend time with a young woman and her crippled husband.

Director: Richard Marquand | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Kate Nelligan, Stephen MacKenna, Philip Martin Brown

Votes: 7,162

2. Bergerac (1981–1991)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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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: 775

3. Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971)

R | 110 min | Drama

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Divorced working woman Alex and well-to-do Jewish family doctor Daniel Hirsh share not only the same answering service but also the favours of young Bob Elkin who bed-hops between them as ... See full summary »

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Peter Finch, Glenda Jackson, Murray Head, Peggy Ashcroft

Votes: 3,937

4. 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: 157

5. Lillie (1978 TV Mini-Series)

52 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.3
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Lillie Langtry, trapped in a loveless marriage, takes full advantage of her beauty, attracting many lovers and admirers including the Prince of Wales and Oscar Wilde. As her husband slowly ... See full summary »

Stars: Francesca Annis, Catherine Feller, Peggy Ann Wood, Anton Rodgers

Votes: 380

6. Edward the King (1975– )

50 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.5
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The life of Edward VII (1841 - 1910), the King of the United Kingdom. Before becoming the king he developed a reputation of a playboy which angered his mother, Queen Victoria. He was a reformer and modernizer, but also an elitist.

Stars: Annette Crosbie, Timothy West, Helen Ryan, Felicity Kendal

Votes: 310

7. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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"Armchair Theatre" is a British television drama anthology series of single plays that ran on the ITV network from 1956 to 1974. It was originally produced by Associated British Corporation, and later by Thames Television from mid-1968.

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

Votes: 77

8. Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969)

PG-13 | 101 min | Horror, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.9
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Baron Frankenstein is once again working with illegal medical experiments. Together with a young doctor, Karl and his fiancée Anna, they kidnap the mentally sick Dr. Brandt, to perform the ... See full summary »

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, Veronica Carlson, Freddie Jones, Simon Ward

Votes: 2,927

9. Some Girls Do (1969)

G | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.0
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The robot brained agents ... Were they the motivation for Mike Myers' "fembots" ?

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Richard Johnson, Daliah Lavi, Beba Loncar, James Villiers

Votes: 280

10. The Horror of Frankenstein (1970)

R | 95 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.8
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Scientist Victor Frankenstein builds a man from spare body parts; the monster comes alive and wreaks havoc.

Director: Jimmy Sangster | Stars: Ralph Bates, Kate O'Mara, Veronica Carlson, Dennis Price

Votes: 1,485

11. BBC2 Playhouse (1973–1983)

Drama

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

Votes: 52

12. Crown Court (1972–1984)

30 min | Drama

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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: 128

13. The Power Game (1965–1969)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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Stars: Patrick Wymark, Jack Watling, Clifford Evans, Barbara Murray

Votes: 35

14. Lady Chatterly Versus Fanny Hill (1971)

R | 91 min | Comedy

3.9
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In the 1920s, two rival brothel madames have a bet on who has the sexiest girls.

Director: Malcolm Leigh | Stars: Joanna Lumley, Penny Brahms, Richard Wattis, Jeremy Lloyd

Votes: 81

15. Paradise Postponed (1986 TV Mini-Series)

569 min | Drama

8.4
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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: Paul Shelley, David Threlfall, Michael Hordern, Annette Crosbie

Votes: 88

16. The Reckoning (1970)

R | 111 min | Drama

7.0
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Michael Marler, a successful business man in London, is about to make his way to the top. The death of his father brings him - after 37 years - back to his hometown Liverpool, where he is ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Gold | Stars: Nicol Williamson, Ann Bell, Lilita De Barros, Tom Kempinski

Votes: 130

17. The Mind of Mr. J.G. Reeder (1969– )

60 min | Drama, Crime

8.4
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Stars: Hugh Burden, Willoughby Goddard, Mona Bruce, Gillian Lewis

Votes: 34

18. Man of Violence (1971)

107 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.6
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A mercenary joins forces with 2 crooked cops in an attempt to steal a fortune in gold bullion from a corrupt Arab country.

Director: Pete Walker | Stars: Michael Latimer, Luan Peters, Derek Aylward, Maurice Kaufmann

Votes: 113

19. Kids (1979– )

60 min | Drama

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Series based around a fictional assessment centre for children who have been taken into care and their own individual stories. The stories themselves are based on real life cases.

Stars: Caroline Mortimer, James Hazeldine, Neil Nisbet, Sarah Neville

20. The Life and Times of David Lloyd George (1981– )

60 min | Biography, Drama

7.9
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The story of the brilliant, but immensely controversial, Liberal politician who became the British Prime Minister during the First World War.

Stars: Philip Madoc, Lisabeth Miles, William Thomas, David Markham

Votes: 11

21. Disciple of Death (1972)

84 min | Horror

5.1
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A henchman of Satan poses as a priest in order to get closer to young virgins he needs for human sacrifice.

Director: Tom Parkinson | Stars: Mike Raven, Ronald Lacey, Stephen Bradley, Marguerite Hardiman

Votes: 75

22. Canned Laughter (1979 TV Short)

30 min | Comedy, Short

6.9
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Director: Geoffrey Sax | Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Sue Holderness, Joan Scott, John J. Carney

Votes: 108

23. Take My Wife... (1979– )

30 min | Comedy

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Stars: Duggie Brown, Elisabeth Sladen, Victor Spinetti, Toni Palmer

24. The Life and Times of David Lloyd George (1981– )
Episode: An Honourable Peace (1981)

Biography, Drama

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Stars: Michael Anthony, George Belbin, Jonathan Elsom, Kevin Flood

25. Play for Today (1970–1984)
Episode: Edna, the Inebriate Woman (1971)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

9.0
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Edna is a drunk, and a homeless one. The play follows her through the streets, the police station, the psychiatric ward and a hostel, which for a while looks like it may become somewhere she can stay.

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Patricia Hayes, Barbara Jefford, Geraldine Sherman, Cheryl Hall

Votes: 87

26. Take My Wife... (1979– )
Episode: Episode #1.5 (1979)

Comedy

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Director: Gordon Flemyng | Stars: Duggie Brown, Elisabeth Sladen, Victor Spinetti, Toni Palmer

27. Lillie (1978– )
Episode: Fifty Cents a Dance (1978)

53 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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Lillie grieves over Bertie's death. Jeanne still holds the past against Lillie and refuses to see her. Prince Louis asks Jeanne to forgive him and Lillie. In New York, Lillie patronizes a ... See full summary »

Stars: Francesca Annis, John Castle, Ann Firbank, James Warwick

Votes: 8

28. Kids (1979– )
Episode: Laurie (1979)

Drama

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Laurie is accustomed to the persistent beatings from his stepfather,but one day it is all too late for Laurie for anything to be done.

Director: Brian Farnham | Stars: Maev Alexander, David Allister, Ron Bain, George Belbin

29. Paradise Postponed (1986– )
Episode: Living in the Past (1986)

53 min | Drama

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Henry and Agnes get married and have a child, and the brothers finally reconcile. But as he's coming to terms with his current life, Fred also begins to probe some mysteries in his past. ... See full summary »

Director: Alvin Rakoff | Stars: Michael Hordern, Annette Crosbie, Peter Egan, Paul Shelley

30. The Power Game (1965–1969)
Episode: Mergers (1969)

Drama

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Director: David Reid | Stars: Patrick Wymark, Barbara Murray, Michael Jayston, Jack Watling

31. Play for Today (1970–1984)
Episode: Michael Regan (1971)

70 min | Comedy, Drama

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Michael Regan, a working-class Irishman, is humiliated when he takes his girl out to a posh restaurant. His desire for revenge against the owner gets out of control and dominates his life.

Director: John Gorrie | Stars: Peter Howell, Joan Benham, Noel Johnson, Geoffrey Palmer

32. Bergerac (1981–1991)
Episode: Ninety Per Cent Proof (1983)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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During a court case in which he is trying to prove that Jerry LeFevre burnt down the Bishops Rock hotel for the insurance, Jim is approached by glamorous Irene Maybank, who says her husband... See full summary »

Director: Robert Young | Stars: John Nettles, Terence Alexander, Anthony Steel, Carol Royle

Votes: 15

33. Play for Today (1970–1984)
Episode: O Fat White Woman (1971)

80 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Director: Philip Saville | Stars: Maureen Pryor, Peter Jeffrey, William Relton, Alethea Charlton

Votes: 10

34. Crown Court (1972–1984)
Episode: The Dashing Young Officer: Part 1 (1974)

Drama

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Colonel John Egerton was jailed in India for gun-running and later dismissed from the army following a court martial. He alleged though in an article for the Sunday Star newspaper that he ... See full summary »

Director: John Bruce | Stars: George Belbin, Bernard Brown, Gerald Case, Geoffrey Colville

35. Play for Today (1970–1984)
Episode: The General's Day (1972)

Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Director: John Gorrie | Stars: Alastair Sim, Annette Crosbie, Dandy Nichols, Nan Munro

Votes: 17

36. The Mind of Mr. J.G. Reeder (1969– )
Episode: The Green Mamba (1969)

Drama, Crime

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When the emeralds of Suleiman the Magnificent are stolen and the sentry guarding them dies from a snake bite. Mr Reeder has good reason to be grateful for the intuition of a woman.

Stars: Hugh Burden, Willoughby Goddard, Virginia Stride, Joe Melia

37. BBC2 Playhouse (1973–1983)
Episode: The Mind Beyond: Stones (1976)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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Director: Graham Evans | Stars: Richard Pasco, Judy Parfitt, T.P. McKenna, John Wells

Votes: 6

38. Edward the King (1975– )
Episode: The New World (1975)

53 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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After a successful tour of America, young Prince Bertie returns home to find that his parents do not see it as a personal success rather one that can be attributed to the monarchy in ... See full summary »

Director: John Gorrie | Stars: Annette Crosbie, Robert Hardy, Alison Leggatt, Felicity Kendal

Votes: 12

39. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)
Episode: The Second Interview (1970)

Drama

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Director: Jonathan Alwyn | Stars: George Belbin, Ronald Lewis, Jean MacFarlane, Ronald Radd