Most Popular Titles With Shelagh Fraser
2. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.
4. A Touch of Frost (1992– )
105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
DI Jack Frost is an unconventional policeman with sympathy for the underdog and an instinct for moral justice. Sloppy, disorganized and disrespectful, he attracts trouble like a magnet.
5. The Professionals (1977–1983)
50 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
This series chronicled the lives of Bodie and Doyle, top agents for Britain's CI5 (Criminal Intelligence 5), and their controller, George Cowley. The mandate of CI5 was to fight terrorism ... See full summary »
6. Hope and Glory (1987)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A semi-autobiographical project by John Boorman about a nine year old boy called Bill as he grows up in London during the blitz of World War 2. For a young boy, this time in history was ... See full summary »
7. Screen Two (1985–2002)
Producer Kenith Trodd was part of a 1984 team brought together to study how the BBC should respond to Channel Four's pioneering efforts in making films for both television and theatrical ... See full summary »
8. The Witches (1966)
90 min | Horror
Following a horrifying experience with the occult in Africa, a schoolteacher moves to a small English village, only to discover that black magic resides there as well.
10. Doomwatch (1972)
PG | 92 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
The waters surrounding an island become contaminated by chemical dumping, and people who eat fish caught in those waters become deformed and violent.
12. 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 »
13. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)
60 min | Drama
"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.
17. Nothing But the Night (1973)
PG | 90 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
Already three trustees of the Van Traylen fund have died during the last months, looking like suicides. However after a mysterious accident of a bus with the last three trustees and 30 ... See full summary »
20. 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.
21. Staircase (1969)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama
Charles Dyer and Harry Leeds are a couple that have been living together for nearly 20 years. Both earn a living as hairdressers in the West End of London and both care deeply for their ... See full summary »
22. Follyfoot (1971–1973)
30 min | Family, Drama
Young Dora is sent to stay with her uncle on his farm in rural England while her parents travel overseas for a year. Seeing as she has a love for horses, her uncle suggests she visit ... See full summary »
23. Public Eye (1965–1975)
60 min | Crime, Drama
A long-running British TV series starring Alfred Burke as dour private-eye Frank Marker. Cynical and world-weary, Marker is frequently the unwitting stooge in bigger criminal wheels in his ... See full summary »
28. The Wednesday Play (1964–1970)
75 min | Drama
Series of one-off plays made by BBC television which gave breaks to a wide range of writers and directors in the late 60s, such as Dennis Potter, Ken Loach, David Mercer and John Hopkins. ... See full summary »
30. The Body Stealers (1969)
R | 91 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A British military paratrooper disappears in mid-air during a jump from an army plane. Two investigators, Patrick Allen and Neil Connery, try to unravel how this happened. What they uncover... See full summary »
32. Eye Witness (1950)
94 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Adam Hayward (Robert Montgomery), a successful New York City defense lawyer, receives a cable that the British war buddy who saved his life at Anzio Beach is now in trouble with the law in ... See full summary »
33. Beasts (1976– )
60 min | Horror
A series of six effective and concise chillers commissioned by ATV from producer Nicholas Palmer and writer Nigel Kneale - who had just left as a staff writer for the BBC - transmitted on ... See full summary »
34. Till Death Us Do Part (1968)
PG | 96 min | Comedy, War
The film version of '""Till Death Do Us Part" (1965)'. tells the story of Alf Garnett and his family living through the London Blitz.
35. The History of Mr. Polly (1949)
Approved | 95 min | Drama
Quiet and somewhat direction-less, Alfred Polly uses the money he inherits from his father to marry and to set up shop in a small town. His heart is in neither of these enterprises and he ... See full summary »
37. Trio (1950)
91 min | Drama, Romance
Three short stories by W. Somerset Maugham, "The Verger," "Mr. Know-All," and "The Sanatorium," are introduced by the author.
38. Thank You All Very Much (1969)
M | 107 min | Drama
A young London girl studying a doctorate in the British museum spends her nights trying to avoid the sexual admiration of men in her life.
39. Persecution (1974)
PG | 95 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Young David Masters drowns his mothers cat Sheba in its milk, claiming she loves it more than he, one of many such Shebas he has killed... See full synopsis »
46. Son of Robin Hood (1958)
Approved | 81 min | Adventure
Robin Hood's dead and an English nobleman wants to rule England. So, it's up to his surviving merrymen to save England. However, they need a leader and learn that Robin had a son and is ... See full summary »
47. Sin of Esther Waters (1948)
108 min | Drama
Esther goes into service in Victorian England, only to be seduced by the sweet talking groom William, who then takes off with his employer's daughter. Left alone to bring up the child, ... See full summary »
52. Meet Me at Dawn (1947)
81 min | Adventure, Comedy
A young man makes his living in Paris in 1900 by fighting duels on behalf of other parties. He is hired to injure a leading politician and starts to get involved with a girl he uses to ... See full summary »
53. Work Experience (1989)
11 min | Short, Comedy
Terence is caught in a vicious circle. he cannot get a job because he has no experience, but he cannot gain experience without getting a job!
55. A Yank in London (1945)
106 min | Comedy, Drama
The WW II romance set in Grosvenor square aka Eisenhower's home wherethe GIs stayed in London. Neagle loves Harrison. There arrives patriot GI Dean Jagger to rouse things up in the square. ... See full summary »
60. A Man of our Times (1967– )
60 min | Drama
Dismissed from his job as a staff manager at a furniture factory, Max finds a new job but with a low salary. Muriel, Max's mistress, thinks he should accept an offer for an employment in ... See full summary »
61. Wings of Death (1961)
29 min | Crime, Short
Scotland Yard detectives investigate the murder of a pilot found in the wreckage of his own plane. Their investigations focus on a passenger who apparently survived the crash, but was injured when the plane came to grief.
69. Death in the Hand (1948)
43 min | Mystery, Short
A pianist aboard a train reads the palms of passengers and predicts their deaths. Soon those deaths begin to happen.
A Family at War (1970–1972)
A Hero's Welcome
Liverpool, December 1941. Sheila has brought her son Peter home for Christmas, but her daughter Janet didn't want to leave the Thomas family in Wales. Peter hasn't seen his father David ... See full summary »
The Professionals (1977–1983)
A Stirring of Dust
Action, Comedy, Crime
Years earlier spy Thomas Darby sold out and defected to the Russians. Now he has returned to England. Cowley is anxious to locate him and find out from him the names of other double agents.... See full summary »
A Family at War (1970–1972)
A Time to Be Born
Liverpool, October 1941. The rationing of food has led to the development of a black market. Sefton has a share in a pig, but wants to buy the other half of the pig as well. Harry Jenkins ... See full summary »
A young couple move to the countryside and discover a strange mummified animal in the wall of their cottage. The wife increasingly feels that she and her unborn child are in danger.
A middle-aged Londoner returns to the remote village that sheltered him as a child from the London blitz. He realizes that he's afraid of the woods around the village, but can't remember why.