Most Popular Titles With Andrew Byatt


1. Taggart (1983–2010)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

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The Maryhill CID investigates gruesome murders against the bleak backdrop of the city of Glasgow.

Stars: Blythe Duff, Colin McCredie, John Michie, Alex Norton

Votes: 968

2. 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: 174

3. S.O.S. Titanic (1979 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 180 min | Drama, History

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On its maiden voyage in April 1912, the supposedly unsinkable R.M.S. Titanic hits an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean.

Director: William Hale | Stars: David Janssen, Cloris Leachman, Harry Andrews, David Battley

Votes: 897

4. The Play on One (1988–1991)

Drama

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Various plays from each of the home nations.

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

Votes: 13

5. Dr. Finlay's Casebook (1962–1971)

50 min

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Dr. Finlay is part of a medical practice in the fictional Scottish town of Tannochbrae during the late 1920s.

Stars: Bill Simpson, Andrew Cruickshank, Barbara Mullen, Eric Woodburn

Votes: 73

6. Radio On (1979)

104 min | Drama, Music, Mystery

6.5
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Set in 1970's Britain, a man drives from London to Bristol to investigate his brother's death. The purpose of his trip is offset by his encounters with a series of odd people.

Director: Christopher Petit | Stars: David Beames, Lisa Kreuzer, Sandy Ratcliff, Andrew Byatt

Votes: 582

7. CBS Children's Film Festival (1967–1978)

Family

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Kukla, Fran and Ollie hosted this film program. They would introduce children's films from around the world. In between, the three would act in short skits.

Stars: Perry Benson, Anoop Singh, Raymond Boal, Joey Davidson

Votes: 43

8. Barriers (1981– )

30 min | Drama, Family

8.7
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Following the death of his parents Billy discovers that he was adopted so begins searching for both his real family and the truth.

Stars: Benedict Taylor, Paul Rogers, Patricia Lawrence, Christoph Lindert

Votes: 58

9. That Summer! (1979)

94 min | Drama

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Two girls travel to Torquay in Devon from the North of England to work as chamber maids for the summer. They meet two boys, also in Torquay for the summer, one of whom (winstone) is entered... See full summary »

Director: Harley Cokeliss | Stars: Ray Winstone, Julie Shipley, Tony London, Emily Moore

Votes: 92

10. Secret Places (1984)

PG | 98 min | Drama

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Director: Zelda Barron | Stars: Marie Theres Relin, Tara MacGowran, Claudine Auger, Jenny Agutter

Votes: 80

11. The View from Daniel Pike (1971–1973)

50 min | Drama

8.8
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Drama series dealing with the adventures of a low-paid private detective based in Glasgow.

Stars: Roddy McMillan, David Gallacher, Roy Boutcher, Liz Carney

Votes: 5

12. Boy Meets Girl (1967–1969)

50 min | Romance

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Anthology series of love stories.

Stars: Anna Calder-Marshall, Eric Longworth, Hilary Mason, Ray Brooks

Votes: 7

13. This Man Craig (1966–1967)

50 min | Drama

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Ian Craig is an upbeat science teacher at a secondary school in fictional Straithard, Scotland. He deals with the troubles of his students and colleagues in an optimistic fashion and shares their triumphs.

Stars: John Cairney, Ellen McIntosh, Leonard Maguire, Joan Alcorn

14. The Revenue Men (1967–1968)

50 min | Drama

7.8
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Stars: Ewen Solon, Calum Mill, James Grant, Claire Nielson

Votes: 5

15. Scotch on the Rocks (1973– )

215 min | Thriller

7.3
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Two undercover army operatives infiltrate an activist group working towards an independent Scotland by illegal means.

Stars: Maria Aitken, John Cairney, Madeleine Christie, Clinton Greyn

Votes: 11

16. County Hall (1982– )

Drama

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Stars: Moira Brooker, Andrew Byatt, Roger Walker, Gillian Bailey

17. Fords on Water (1983)

83 min | Comedy

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Two London kids, one black, one white, are cast into the outer darkness of the dole. But as this duo leave behind the night-locked city, speeding northwards in a stolen motor, it's soon ...

Director: Barry Bliss | Stars: Elvis Payne, Mark Wingett, Kathryn Apanowicz, Jason Rose

Votes: 15

18. The Big Catch (1967)

55 min | Family

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Some children try to capture a wild horse with the aim of selling it to mend an old boat. Then another child turns up and claims to be able to capture the wild horse all by himself.

Director: Laurence Henson | Stars: Andrew Byatt, James Copeland, Murray Forbes, David Gallacher

Votes: 7

19. The Protectors (1981 TV Movie)

Drama

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Soldiers on night exercises burst in on three young women in an isolated holiday cottage with unpredictable results.

Director: Edward Joffe | Stars: Richard Austin, Andrew Byatt, Madeline Church, Sarah Kenyon

20. A Foreign God

Short, Drama

The story of a vulnerable man's struggle to cling onto his talismanic, all consuming faith.

Director: Jonathan Hughes | Stars: Cal MacAninch, Andrew Byatt, Darcy Montgomery, Hugh Burgess

21. Taggart (1983–2010)
Episode: Death Trap (2002)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Johnny Innes, son of local politician Malcolm, is shot dead after interrupting one of his father's council meetings. Mike Jardine clashes with Malcolm Innes and is taken off the case but ... See full summary »

Director: Ian Madden | Stars: James MacPherson, Blythe Duff, John Michie, Colin McCredie

Votes: 42

22. The Play on One (1988–1991)
Episode: Down Where the Buffalo Go (1988)

90 min | Drama

7.1
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Down Where The Buffalo Go is a drama made for television by BBC Scotland. It follows the life of a US Marine (played by Keitel) based at the Holy Loch naval base and the local girl he ... See full summary »

Director: Ian Knox | Stars: Harvey Keitel, Andrew Byatt, Stella Gonet, David Lansbury

Votes: 34

23. County Hall (1982– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1982)

Drama

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Director: Colin Cant | Stars: Gillian Bailey, Patrick Bailey, John Barcroft, Helen Bourne

24. County Hall (1982– )
Episode: Episode #1.10 (1982)

Drama

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Director: Jeremy Summers | Stars: Paul Alexander, Gillian Bailey, John Barcroft, Helen Bourne

25. County Hall (1982– )
Episode: Episode #1.11 (1982)

Drama

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Director: Jeremy Summers | Stars: Gillian Bailey, John Barcroft, Helen Bourne, Moira Brooker

26. County Hall (1982– )
Episode: Episode #1.12 (1982)

Drama

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Director: Jeremy Summers | Stars: Paul Alexander, Gillian Bailey, John Barcroft, Helen Bourne

27. County Hall (1982– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1982)

Drama

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Director: Colin Cant | Stars: John Barcroft, Helen Bourne, Moira Brooker, Penny Brownjohn

28. County Hall (1982– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1982)

Drama

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Director: Colin Cant | Stars: Gillian Bailey, Helen Bourne, Moira Brooker, Christopher Burgess

29. County Hall (1982– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1982)

Drama

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Director: Colin Cant | Stars: Pat Ashton, Gillian Bailey, John Barcroft, Helen Bourne

30. Barriers (1981– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1981)

Drama, Family

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Director: Bob Hird | Stars: Benedict Taylor, Paul Rogers, Robert Addie, Peter Cellier

31. County Hall (1982– )
Episode: Episode #1.5 (1982)

Drama

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Director: Colin Cant | Stars: Paul Alexander, Gillian Bailey, Helen Bourne, Moira Brooker

32. County Hall (1982– )
Episode: Episode #1.6 (1982)

Drama

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Director: Jeremy Summers | Stars: Paul Alexander, Gillian Bailey, John Barcroft, Helen Bourne

33. County Hall (1982– )
Episode: Episode #1.7 (1982)

Drama

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Director: Jeremy Summers | Stars: Paul Alexander, Gillian Bailey, John Barcroft, Helen Bourne

34. County Hall (1982– )
Episode: Episode #1.8 (1982)

Drama

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Director: Jeremy Summers | Stars: Paul Alexander, Gillian Bailey, Janet Bridgewater, Moira Brooker

35. County Hall (1982– )
Episode: Episode #1.9 (1982)

Drama

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Director: Jeremy Summers | Stars: Paul Alexander, Gillian Bailey, John Barcroft, Helen Bourne

36. Taggart (1983–2010)
Episode: Flesh and Blood (1989)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Jim Taggart attends the wedding of social worker Jane Ross and jailbird Charlie Forbes. Janie Ross is later found murdered and a chain of seemingly unrelated events begins.

Director: Alan Macmillan | Stars: Mark McManus, James MacPherson, Tony Rohr, Gerard O'Hare

Votes: 26

37. Play for Today (1970–1984)
Episode: Just Your Luck (1972)

Comedy, Drama

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A pregnant teenager sets about wooing a sailor in a sectarian council estate in Greenock.

Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Lesley Mackie, David Hayman, Mary Riggans, Gerry Slevin

Votes: 9

38. CBS Children's Film Festival (1967–1978)
Episode: Mauro the Gypsy (1974)

Family

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Director: Laurence Henson | Stars: Andrew Byatt, Victor Carin, Katy Gardiner, Graeme Greenowe

39. Boy Meets Girl (1967–1969)
Episode: Once in Every Lifetime (1969)

Romance

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Stars: Andrew Byatt, Tom Conti, Joseph Greig, Alison Key

40. Scotch on the Rocks (1973– )
Episode: Phase 1 (1973)

40 min | Thriller

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Director: Bob Hird | Stars: Maria Aitken, Andrew Byatt, John Cairney, Peter Cellier

41. Scotch on the Rocks (1973– )
Episode: Phase 3 (1973)

45 min | Thriller

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Director: Bob Hird | Stars: Maria Aitken, Andrew Byatt, John Cairney, Peter Cellier

42. The View from Daniel Pike (1971–1973)
Episode: Philomena and the Tattie-Howkers (1971)

Drama

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When Michael Holmes goes missing from a squad of Irish tattie-howkers working as sweated labour, Pike is commissioned to find him. A dangerous business when you are working for Philomena Hawley.

Director: Quentin Lawrence | Stars: Roddy McMillan, Ron Bain, Elizabeth Begley, Andrew Byatt

43. Play for Today (1970–1984)
Episode: Red Shift (1978)

Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Three men at three different times in history come to Mow Top Hill in search of sanctuary from their troubles: a Roman soldier, an English Civil War rebel and a 1970s teenager. Somehow they... See full summary »

Director: John Mackenzie | Stars: Stephen Petcher, Lesley Dunlop, Stella Tanner, Bernard Gallagher

Votes: 43

44. The Revenue Men (1967–1968)
Episode: Sentimental Value (1968)

Drama

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Director: Terence Williams | Stars: Ewen Solon, James Grant, Calum Mill, Clem Ashby

45. This Man Craig (1966–1967)
Episode: Stevie (1967)

Drama

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Director: Richard Argent | Stars: John Cairney, Ellen McIntosh, Leonard Maguire, Roddy McMillan

46. Play for Today (1970–1984)
Episode: The Bevellers (1974)

Comedy, Drama

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Director: Moira Armstrong | Stars: Roddy McMillan, Paul Young, John Grieve, Jackie Farrell

47. Dr. Finlay's Casebook (1962–1971)
Episode: The Builders (1970)

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Director: David Andrews | Stars: Bill Simpson, Andrew Cruickshank, Barbara Mullen, Andrew Byatt

48. Taggart (1983–2010)
Episode: The Knife Trick (2009)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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During a reconstruction of a knife crime for trainee police officers, one lecturer, Michael Shearer, accidentally kills another, Alistair Matheson. Matheson had beaten Shearer to promotion ... See full summary »

Director: Patrick Harkins | Stars: Blythe Duff, John Michie, Alex Norton, Colin McCredie

Votes: 19

49. This Man Craig (1966–1967)
Episode: Then There Were Nine (1967)

Drama

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Director: David Sullivan Proudfoot | Stars: John Cairney, Ellen McIntosh, Joan Alcorn, Larry Marshall

50. This Man Craig (1966–1967)
Episode: Whose Pigeon? (1966)

Drama

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Director: Roger Jenkins | Stars: John Cairney, Ellen McIntosh, Leonard Maguire, Fulton Mackay