Most Popular Titles With John Dawson
7. Rentaghost (1976–1984)
25 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Harold and Ethel Meaker live in South Ealing and run 'Rentaghost' where they rent ghosts out to the public. Over the years many ghosts came and went but the main Rentaghost crew consisted ... See full summary »
13. Adam Adamant Lives! (1966–1967)
50 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
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 »
14. Out of the Unknown (1965–1971)
60 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
15. Softly Softly: Task Force (1969– )
50 min | Crime, Drama
1970s BBC police drama with experienced cop DCS Charlie Barlow. and DS John Watt who lead a task force charged with tackling the toughest chases Thamesford has to offer.
16. Compact (1962–1965)
30 min | Drama
This series was set in the offices of a women's glossy magazine. It was one of several attempts by the B.B.C.toinvent a soap opera to rival Coronation Street. Until Eastenders none really took off.
17. Doomwatch (1970–1972)
50 min | Sci-Fi, Drama
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 »
21. The Newcomers (1965–1969)
30 min | Drama
Ellis Cooper, wife Vivienne, grandmother and their three children are relocated from London to a rural town Angleton by his employer. Helping them adjust to country living are the Harkers whose father also works for Eden Brothers.
28. Armchair Mystery Theatre (1960– )
60 min | Drama, Mystery
First episode of new series called "Armchair Mystery Theatre", set in a Cornish fishing village, peopled with sinister local rustic types. A "Wicker Man" atmosphere to the story, without ... See full summary »
31. Counterstrike (1969– )
50 min | Sci-Fi
Simon King, an alien agent from the Inter Galactic Council, is sent to Earth on a mission to stop unscrupulous refugees from a dying planet from wiping out Mankind and taking over the ... See full summary »
34. Late Call (1975– )
Angus Wilson (1913-1991) wrote his novel "Late Call" in 1964, and 20 years later, Anthony Burgess ranked it as one of the 99 best novels written since 1939. This led to its inclusion in the... See full summary »
43. Dead Lucky (1960)
64 min | Crime
Mike Billings decides to give gambling a go and it happens he's good at it. His instant fortune attracts quite a number of characters including a con artist, a hired killer, and the requisite attractive woman.
The Brothers (1972–1976)
End of a Dream
Merroney hints at blackmail should Clare get any ideas about sharing information about their land scheme with David. Jennifer and Ted plan a small party in their new home, but he insists ... See full summary »
Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Fred Mumford returns to Earth from the spirit world to open a business called 'Rentaghost' which offers ghosts, spirts and poltergeists on a daily or weekly rental basis and is having trouble paying the rent on his shop.
Comedy, Family, Fantasy
When the landlord of the shop Mr Meeker comes to collect the rent, he is shocked when he finds out they are ghosts.
Poldark (1975– )
53 min | Drama, History, Romance
Warleggan wagers Adderly that he will not be able to seduce Demelza, and when he fails at that, he goads Ross into challenging him to a duel.
Quatermass and the Pit (1958– )
35 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Horror
Chaos reigns in the pit and the long-dormant Martian inheritance begins to assert itself in many people in the area - including Quatermass himself - driving them to a new racial purge, The ... See full summary »
Paul Temple (1969–1971)
Kill or Cure
Crime, Drama, Mystery
Paul and Steve Temple's friend Ilse is kidnapped soon after arriving in London. Paul and Steve begin to suspect that maybe her Uncle is involved somehow but with no immediate evidence, set about trying to track her down.
Deadline Midnight (1960–1961)
Neville Crane finds himself at a Revivalist meeting conducted by Evangelist Milton Laud, who is launching a "Save Mankind" mission in London. Crane suspects there is a dubious financial ... See full summary »