Most Popular Titles With Ian Talbot


1. Midsomer Murders (1997– )

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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A veteran DCI and his young sergeant investigate murders around the regional community of Midsomer County.

Stars: John Nettles, Jane Wymark, Barry Jackson, Jason Hughes

Votes: 15,226

2. Agatha Christie: Poirot (1989–2013)

TV-14 | 100 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

8.6
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From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.

Stars: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran

Votes: 23,902

3. Doctor Who (1963–1989)

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

8.5
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Time and Space traveling adventures of a Gallifreyan Time Lord only known as the Doctor and his companions, traveling through time and space.

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

Votes: 26,024

4. Casualty (1986– )

50 min | Drama

5.9
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The everyday lives of the people frequenting the frenetic Accident and Emergency department of Holby City hospital.

Stars: Derek Thompson, Suzanne Packer, Ian Bleasdale, Jane Hazlegrove

Votes: 1,634

5. Heartbeat (1992– )

50 min | Drama, Comedy, Crime

6.8
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The 1960s lives and adventures of the police constabulary, medical staff and residents of Ashfordly and Aidensfield.

Stars: William Simons, Derek Fowlds, Tricia Penrose, Mark Jordon

Votes: 1,765

6. As Time Goes By (1992–2005)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Romance

8.3
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The Korean War and a long lost letter separate the lives of young lovers Jean and Lionel, whose paths cross again by happenstance.

Stars: Judi Dench, Geoffrey Palmer, Moira Brooker, Philip Bretherton

Votes: 2,707

7. The Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1987– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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From cold, rock-strewn moors to comfortable suburban estates, award-winning writer Ruth Rendell explores the dark fissures between friends and family members that motivate murder.

Stars: George Baker, Christopher Ravenscroft, Louie Ramsay, Ken Kitson

Votes: 192

8. Z Cars (1962–1978)

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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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: 169

9. Drowning by Numbers (1988)

R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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Tired of her husband's philanderous ways, the mother of two daughters drowns her husband. With the reluctant help of the local coroner, the murder is obscured. Her daughters are having ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Greenaway | Stars: Bernard Hill, Joan Plowright, Juliet Stevenson, Joely Richardson

Votes: 6,185 | Gross: $0.42M

10. Juggernaut (1974)

PG | 109 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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A blackmailer demands a huge ransom in exchange for information on how to disarm the seven bombs he placed aboard the transatlantic liner Britannic.

Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Richard Harris, Omar Sharif, David Hemmings, Anthony Hopkins

Votes: 3,615

11. Run for Your Wife (2012)

94 min | Comedy

2.5
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John Smith has been happily involved in a bigamous marriage for five years. He lives with Stephanie in Finsbury and Michelle in Stockwell. Fortunately, for John, he's a taxi driver which ... See full summary »

Directors: Ray Cooney, John Luton | Stars: Danny Dyer, Denise Van Outen, Sarah Harding, Neil Morrissey

Votes: 627

12. Between the Lines (1992–1994)

50 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
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"Between The Lines" is set in the Complaints Investigation Bureau (CIB) - the department responsible for investigating other police officers - of London's Metropolitan Police. The first two... See full summary »

Stars: Neil Pearson, Tom Georgeson, Siobhan Redmond, Tony Doyle

Votes: 311

13. Dramarama (1983–1989)

Drama, Family

7.3
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A series of plays for children which featured the supernatural frequently and science fiction occasionally.

Stars: Denyse Alexander, Ian Kirkby, Christopher Biggins, Bill Wallis

Votes: 73

14. Up the Front (1972)

Unrated | 89 min | Comedy

4.6
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Frankie Howerd stars in this comedy as a lowly boot-boy who is a terrible coward. He only goes to war in 1914 after he has been hypnotised to 'save England'. With the German master plan ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Kellett | Stars: Frankie Howerd, Bill Fraser, William Mervyn, Linda Gray

Votes: 205

15. Framed (1992– )

60 min | Crime, Thriller

6.9
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A cat-and-mouse game between a charismatic and manipulative criminal and his interrogator, played out over the four episodes of the mini-series.

Stars: Timothy Dalton, Timothy West, David Morrissey, Annabelle Apsion

Votes: 268

16. Spatz (1990–1992)

30 min | Comedy, Family

6.5
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A teen comedy show about life in a fast food restaurant

Stars: Vas Blackwood, Paul Michael, Jonathan Copestake, Joe Greco

Votes: 79

17. Tartuffe, or The Impostor (1983 TV Movie)

Comedy

7.6
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Televised adaptation of Moliere's play with Antony Sher in the title role of Tartuffe.

Director: Bill Alexander | Stars: Katy Behean, Sylvia Coleridge, Stephanie Fayerman, Sara Mair-Thomas

Votes: 29

18. The Jensen Code (1973– )

30 min | Adventure, Family

7.9
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Terry is sent to an Outward Bound Centre. Alex disappears, hours pass, and to Terry's shock, when Alex finally returns he has no recollection of having been absent. Terry suspects something sinister is taking place.

Stars: David Bradley, Brian Croucher, John Barrett, Leon Eagles

Votes: 9

19. Champion House (1967–1968)

50 min | Drama

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Drama series dealing with a family-run textiles firm.

Stars: Edward Chapman, Nicole Maurey, Maurice Kaufmann, Virginia Stride

20. Moon and Son (1992– )

50 min | Mystery

6.8
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Stars: Millicent Martin, John Michie, Laure Killing, Ian Redford

Votes: 18

21. Degrees of Error (1995– )

52 min

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Stars: Beth Goddard, Julian Glover, Phyllida Law, Andrew Woodall

22. Terry and Julian (1992– )

30 min | Comedy

6.6
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A flamboyant Channel 4 television celebrity moves into a Streatham flat with geeky well-meaning Terry, completely transforming his life and home and repeatedly upsetting Terry's ... See full summary »

Stars: Julian Clary, Lee Simpson, Philip Herbert, Kate Lonergan

Votes: 21

23. B & B (1992)

Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Stars: Kevin Whately, Katy Murphy, Alexandra Milman, Ian McNeice

Votes: 18

24. A Little Bit of Wisdom (1974–1976)

30 min | Comedy

6.8
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Stars: Norman Wisdom, Neil McCarthy, Robert Keegan, Frances White

Votes: 10

25. The Bill (1984–2010)
Episode: 191 (2004)

90 min | Crime, Drama

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Good looking young P C Cameron Tait (Daniel MacPherson) and his colleague PC Kerry Young (Beth Cordingly) go in pursuit of a gang of teenage girls who have been shoplifting... See full synopsis »

Directors: Andy Goddard, Bob Tomson | Stars: Bernie Nolan, Paul Usher, Trudie Goodwin, Simon Rouse

26. The Bill (1984–2010)
Episode: 234 (2004)

Crime, Drama

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Director: Nigel Keen | Stars: Bernie Nolan, Ofo Uhiara, Brian Bovell, Russell Floyd

27. As Time Goes By (1992–2005)
Episode: Avoiding the Country Set (1996)

TV-PG | 29 min | Comedy, Romance

7.8
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After their last encounter with the country set, Jean and Lionel reluctantly sneak back to the country house, hoping for some time to themselves. When they get there however they learn of ... See full summary »

Director: Sydney Lotterby | Stars: Judi Dench, Geoffrey Palmer, Frank Middlemass, Joan Sims

Votes: 34

28. Spatz (1990–1992)
Episode: Charlie (1991)

Comedy, Family

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An important food critic is coming to review the Spatz menu, and a young boy has become separated from his parents.

Director: Stan Swan | Stars: Jennifer Calvert, Paul Michael, Vas Blackwood, Jonathan Copestake

29. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Doctor Who and the Silurians: Episode 4 (1970)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.0
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With Quinn dead, the Brigadier decides to take an armed party into the caves, prompting the Doctor to contact the Silurians himself.

Director: Timothy Combe | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Caroline John, Nicholas Courtney, Norman Jones

Votes: 171

30. Framed (1992– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1992)

Crime, Thriller

8.7
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London police officer Larry Jackson, on holiday in Spain, recognizes the wealthy local art dealer Philip von Joel as Eddie Myers, an absconded criminal from England, and sets out to have him arrested and extradited to the UK.

Director: Geoffrey Sax | Stars: Timothy Dalton, Timothy West, David Morrissey, Annabelle Apsion

Votes: 6

31. The Jensen Code (1973– )
Episode: Episode #1.13 (1973)

Adventure, Family

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Director: Jonathan Wright-Miller | Stars: David Bradley, Barbara Angell, Edward Harvey, John Barrett

32. Degrees of Error (1995– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1995)

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Director: Mary McMurray | Stars: Beth Goddard, Julian Glover, Phyllida Law, Andrew Woodall

33. Degrees of Error (1995– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1995)

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Director: Mary McMurray | Stars: Beth Goddard, Julian Glover, Phyllida Law, Andrew Woodall

34. A Little Bit of Wisdom (1974–1976)
Episode: Episode #2.2 (1975)

Comedy

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Director: John Scholz-Conway | Stars: Norman Wisdom, Deborah Baxter, Geoffrey Hutchings, Mandy Jenner

35. The Bill (1984–2010)
Episode: Free Wheel (1989)

Crime, Drama

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Director: Alan Wareing | Stars: Eric Richard, Tony Scannell, Andrew Mackintosh, Kevin Lloyd

36. Champion House (1967–1968)
Episode: Guilty (1968)

Drama

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There never was a greater need for the Champions to unite. One of them is on trial - charged with manslaughter. The case looks black and nobody can be optimistic about the verdict. It all started at the Mill's annual dance ...

Director: Richard Doubleday | Stars: Edward Chapman, Nicole Maurey, Maurice Kaufmann, Virginia Stride

37. Midsomer Murders (1997– )
Episode: Hidden Depths (2005)

94 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Troubled solicitor Nick Turner falls from the roof of his home, is this suicide disguised as murder?

Director: Sarah Hellings | Stars: John Nettles, John Hopkins, Jane Wymark, Barry Jackson

Votes: 250

38. Casualty (1986– )
Episode: Joy Ride (1991)

Drama

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Director: Steve Goldie | Stars: Derek Thompson, Catherine Shipton, Mamta Kaash, Nigel Le Vaillant

39. Heartbeat (1992– )
Episode: Lily of the Valley (2003)

Drama, Comedy, Crime

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Vernon Scripps has become a more or less permanent chauffeur for the unpopular business man Jim Pinder. Pinder even hires Vernon to haul a boat on a trailer for him. The lorries from ... See full summary »

Director: Judith Dine | Stars: Derek Fowlds, Tricia Penrose, Garfield Morgan, Geoffrey Hughes

40. Moon and Son (1992– )
Episode: Nearly Dearly Departed (1992)

Mystery

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Stars: Millicent Martin, John Michie, Pamela Buchner, Kathleen Byron

41. Dramarama (1983–1989)
Episode: Now You See Them (1988)

Drama, Family

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Director: Alistair Clarke | Stars: Ross Boatman, Vivienne Burgess, Joanna Clarke, Liz Gebhardt

42. The Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1987– )
Episode: Put on by Cunning (1990)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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When a world-famous flautist is murdered Wexford wonders if his recently returned daughter had anything to do with it. He becomes obsessed with proving that she is an imposter, even getting... See full summary »

Director: Sandy Johnson | Stars: George Baker, Christopher Ravenscroft, Rossano Brazzi, Janet Maw

Votes: 25

43. As Time Goes By (1992–2005)
Episode: The Country Set (1996)

TV-PG | 29 min | Comedy, Romance

7.7
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Making use of the country house, Jean and Lionel stay in the country for the weekend hoping to get a bit of rest and relaxation. But when they meet the "country set" they learn that there'll be no relaxation had this weekend.

Director: Sydney Lotterby | Stars: Judi Dench, Geoffrey Palmer, Moira Brooker, Philip Bretherton

Votes: 32

44. Agatha Christie: Poirot (1989–2013)
Episode: The Hollow (2004)

TV-14 | 89 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime

7.7
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Poirot stumbles on the murder scene of philandering Dr Christow in a country house as his wife standing next to him with a revolver in her hand.

Director: Simon Langton | Stars: David Suchet, Jonathan Cake, Megan Dodds, Sarah Miles

Votes: 1,167

45. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Leisure Hive: Part Four (1980)

TV-PG | 21 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.5
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With the saboteur and murderer revealed and arrested, peace should now be restored, but a new threat emerges - a war-monger who's both ready and eager to aggress upon other worlds with a newly manufactured warrior army.

Director: Lovett Bickford | Stars: Tom Baker, Lalla Ward, Adrienne Corri, David Haig

Votes: 128

46. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Leisure Hive: Part One (1980)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.6
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Finding out-of-season Brighton beach somewhat lacking, the Doctor and Romana travel to the leisure planet Argolis - but there strange experiments are taking place.

Director: Lovett Bickford | Stars: Tom Baker, Lalla Ward, Adrienne Corri, Laurence Payne

Votes: 148

47. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Leisure Hive: Part Three (1980)

TV-PG | 21 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.7
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With the Doctor suffering from the time experiment, the clandestine schemes of others start coming to light, along with the secreted purposes to which the tachyonic generator has been used.

Director: Lovett Bickford | Stars: Tom Baker, Lalla Ward, Adrienne Corri, David Haig

Votes: 124

48. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Leisure Hive: Part Two (1980)

TV-PG | 21 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.6
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Another man is found dead, strangled by the Doctor's scarf, so the Doctor is put on trial. By some of the archaic rules of law, he's made to "prove" his innocence by becoming a test subject... See full summary »

Director: Lovett Bickford | Stars: Tom Baker, Lalla Ward, Adrienne Corri, David Haig

Votes: 125

49. Terry and Julian (1992– )
Episode: The Other Side of Julian (1992)

Comedy

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Director: Liddy Oldroyd | Stars: Julian Clary, Lee Simpson, Danny Schiller, Julie Hewlett

50. Between the Lines (1992–1994)
Episode: Words of Advice (1992)

Crime, Drama

7.4
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Director: Alan Dossor | Stars: Neil Pearson, Tom Georgeson, Siobhan Redmond, Tony Doyle

Votes: 10

51. Z Cars (1962–1978)
Episode: You Worry Too Much, Charlie: Part 1 (1968)

Crime, Drama

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Director: Timothy Combe | Stars: Paul Angelis, Ron Davies, James Ellis, Philip Friend