Most Popular Titles With Maureen Toal


1. Glenroe (1983–2001)

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A weekly drama serial telling the lives of the people who live in the Wicklow village of Glenroe. The series, which started in 1983, quickly shot to the top of the Irish TV charts, and remained there until the show ended in 2001.

Stars: Emmet Bergin, Geraldine Plunkett, Mick Lally, Robert Carrickford

2. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Drama

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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

3. Ulysses (1967)

123 min | Drama

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Dublin; June 16, 1904. Stephen Dedalus, who fancies himself as a poet, embarks on a day of wandering about the city during which he finds friendship and a father figure in Leopold Bloom, a ... See full summary »

Writers: Fred Haines, James Joyce, Joseph Strick | Director: Joseph Strick | Stars: Milo O'Shea, Barbara Jefford, Maurice Roëves, T.P. McKenna

4. The Irish R.M. (1983–1985)

Comedy, Drama

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When Major Sinclair Yeates leaves his home in England to work as the Irish Resident Magistrate, he finds that the justice system needs tempering somewhat to suit the local needs - and that ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Bowles, Bryan Murray, Anna Manahan, Brendan Conroy

5. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

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An anthology series from the United Kingdom, from 1955 to 174, producing about 500 ninety minute episodes from Granada Television.

Stars: Alfred Burke, Derek Francis, Laurence Hardy, Peter Wyngarde

6. Maigret (1959–1963)

50 min | Crime, Drama

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Televisations of the Maigret novels by Georges Simenon.

Creator: Georges Simenon | Stars: Rupert Davies, Ewen Solon, Helen Shingler, Neville Jason

7. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)

Drama

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Series of television plays performed live.

Stars: Richard Caldicot, George Woodbridge, Robert Brown, Brian Rix

8. Otley (1969)

M | 91 min | Comedy

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Gerald Otley, a petty thief and garbage rummager, wakes up one morning, after a drunken night on the town, and finds that he is wanted by the police for murder. And that is only the ... See full summary »

Writers: Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais, Martin Waddell | Director: Dick Clement | Stars: Tom Courtenay, Romy Schneider, Alan Badel, James Villiers

9. Sergeant Cork (1963–1968)

60 min | Crime

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Victorian era, 'Who done it' with the venerable Sergeant Cork battling entrenched views in a bid to use a more scientific approach to solving cases.Trusty sidekick Bob does not always understand his methods but faithfully co-operates..

Creator: Ted Willis | Stars: John Barrie, William Gaunt, Charles Morgan, Freddie Fowler

10. Thirty-Minute Theatre (1965–1973)

30 min | Drama

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Stars: Donald Sinden, Robin Chadwick, Deborah Lavin, Helen Lindsay

11. Theatre 625 (1964–1968)

90 min | Drama

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Stars: Michael Bryant, Judi Dench, Maurice Denham, Ronald Hines

12. Mrs Thursday (1966–1967)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

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Elderly cleaning lady inherits her boss's house, fortune - and butler.

Creator: Ted Willis | Stars: Kathleen Harrison, Hugh Manning, Richard Caldicot, George Waring

13. Rooney (1958)

88 min | Comedy

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Writers: Catherine Cookson, Patrick Kirwan | Director: George Pollock | Stars: John Gregson, Muriel Pavlow, Barry Fitzgerald, June Thorburn

14. The Flame Is Love (1979 TV Movie)

104 min | Drama

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Linda Purl is a turn-of-the-century American heiress who, while en route to her betrothal to an English duke (Timothy Dalton), encounters love and intrigue in the arms of a French journalist (Shane Briant).

Writers: Hindi Brooks, Barbara Cartland | Director: Michael O'Herlihy | Stars: Linda Purl, Shane Briant, Timothy Dalton, Richard Johnson

15. Seven Faces of Woman (1974– )

60 min | Drama

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Creator: Richard Doubleday | Stars: Maria Charles, Julie Peasgood, Lois Daine, Liz Fraser

16. Theatre Night (1957–1961)

45 min | Drama

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A BBC TV series of 45 minute excerpts from stage plays running in London.

Stars: Cicely Courtneidge, Evelyn Laye, Dora Bryan, Hugh Williams

17. Snakes and Ladders (1996)

93 min | Comedy, Romance

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A wry story of female friendship: Jean and Kate, two "nearing-thirty" street performers, find the ups and downs of life and love amid the pubs and music scene of modern day Dublin.

Writers: Trish McAdam, Gina Moxley | Director: Trish McAdam | Stars: Pom Boyd, Gina Moxley, Sean Hughes, Rosaleen Linehan

18. First Night (1963–1964)

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Stars: James Maxwell, Madge Ryan, Anthony Bate, Michael Ripper

19. Drama 61-67 (1961–1967)

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Brian Haines, John Ronane, Aubrey Richards, Neil Wilson

20. Sanctuary (1967– )

60 min | Drama

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Creator: Philip Levene | Stars: Tenniel Evans, Eric Lander, Fay Compton, Peggy Thorpe-Bates

21. Paddy (1970)

GP | 97 min | Comedy

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An Irish lover tries to juggle varied sexual encounters with uninspired home life in ordinary comedy-drama.

Writer: Lee Dunne | Director: Daniel Haller | Stars: Milo O'Shea, Des Cave, Dearbhla Molloy, Maureen Toal

22. The Ronnie Barker Playhouse (1968– )

30 min

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Stars: Ronnie Barker, Leonard Brockwell, Alec Clunes, George A. Cooper

23. The Gamblers (1967– )

60 min | Drama

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Anthology drama series of people who take a gamble (sometimes with their lives) in order to prove a point or better their position.

Stars: Leslie Anderson, Richard Shaw, Ken Butler, Ronald Lacey

24. On a Paving Stone Mounted (1978)

96 min | Drama

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Writer: Thaddeus O'Sullivan | Director: Thaddeus O'Sullivan | Stars: Annie Balfour, Paul Bennett, Gabriel Byrne, Peter Caffrey

25. Summer Lightning (1984)

Drama, Romance

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Sir Robert Clarke looks back on his life and the summer when as a 16-year-old he first fell in love with Louise St. Leger.

Writers: Paul Joyce, Derek Mahon, Ivan Turgenev | Director: Paul Joyce | Stars: Edward Rawle-Hicks, Paul Scofield, Tom Bell, Dearbhla Molloy

26. Changelings (1993)

15 min | Short

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Writer: Dee Armstrong | Director: Dee Armstrong | Stars: Ingrid Craigie, Lisa Dalton, Michelle Dalton, Emma Durac-Clarkin

27. Only the Wind (1961)

87 min | Adventure, Crime

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Writer: Kurt Nachmann | Director: Fritz Umgelter | Stars: Freddy Quinn, Gustav Knuth, Cordula Trantow, Heinz Weiss

28. Fire Crackers (1964–1965)

30 min | Comedy

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Stars: Alfred Marks, Joe Baker, Sydney Bromley, Ronnie Brody

29. A Guy Called Caesar (1962)

62 min | Crime, Drama

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Writers: Tom Burdon, Umesh Mallik | Director: Frank Marshall | Stars: Conrad Phillips, George Moon, Philip O'Flynn, Maureen Toal

30. Who Is Sylvia? (1967– )

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Stars: Charlie Drake, Kathleen Byron, Michael Balfour, Justine Lord

31. The Abbey Theatre: The First 100 Years (2004)

101 min | Documentary, History

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The story of Ireland's National Theatre, the Abbey Theatre, from its humble beginnings in 1904 to its centenary year in 2004.

Writer: John Lynch | Director: John Lynch | Stars: Brendan Behan, Barry Fitzgerald, Pat Laffan, Aodhan Madden

32. The Irish R.M. (1983–1985)
Episode: A Horse! A Horse! (1984)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

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Mrs. Cadogan leaves for a funeral and a job cook is hired to replace her. Flurry and Sally return from their honeymoon in Paris, and Flurry is up to his old tricks again. He convinces Major... See full summary »

Writers: Rosemary Anne Sisson, Martin Ross, Edith Somerville | Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Peter Bowles, Bryan Murray, Doran Godwin, Lise Ann McLaughlin

33. Mrs Thursday (1966–1967)
Episode: A Ride in a Rolls Royce (1966)

Comedy, Drama

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Creator: Ted Willis | Director: Bill Stewart | Stars: Kathleen Harrison, Hugh Manning, Richard Caldicot, Wensley Pithey

34. Seven Faces of Woman (1974– )
Episode: A Wish for Wally's Mother (1974)

Drama

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Writer: Ray Nickson | Director: Gerry Mill | Stars: Ruth Dunning, Ken Kitson, Maureen Toal

35. Glenroe (1983–2001)
Episode: And So to Bed (1999)

Drama

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Writer: Sean McCarthy | Director: Alan Robinson | Stars: Joe Lynch, Mick Lally, Mary McEvoy, Geraldine Plunkett

36. Glenroe (1983–2001)
Episode: April Fools Rush In (2000)

Drama

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Writer: Jennifer O'Hara | Stars: Emmet Bergin, Robert Carrickford, Eileen Colgan, Donal Farmer

37. Glenroe (1983–2001)
Episode: Cocktails & Crackers (1995)

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Writer: Sean McCarthy | Director: Michael Heney | Stars: Emmet Bergin, Peter Caffrey, Liam Carney, Robert Carrickford

38. Glenroe (1983–2001)
Episode: Conor's Last Stand (1995)

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Director: Tommy McArdle | Stars: Joe Lynch, Mick Lally, Mary McEvoy, Geraldine Plunkett

39. Drama 61-67 (1961–1967)
Episode: Drama '67: Mr. Irtin (1967)

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Orphaned as a child and living in digs all his life, shy Mr Irtin in his forties experiences late adolescent love for a typist at work, a girl young enough to be his daughter. It ends in tears for Mr Irtin.

Writer: James Hanley | Director: David Reid | Stars: Peter Jeffrey, Maureen Toal, Anthony Bate, Stephanie Bidmead

40. Glenroe (1983–2001)
Episode: Episode #9.0 (1992)

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Stars: Joe Lynch, Mick Lally, Mary McEvoy, Geraldine Plunkett

41. Glenroe (1983–2001)
Episode: Episode dated 1 October 1992 (1992)

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Director: Charlie McCarthy | Stars: Joe Lynch, Mick Lally, Geraldine Plunkett, Emmet Bergin

42. Theatre 625 (1964–1968)
Episode: Esther's Altar (1965)

Drama

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Writer: Paul Smith | Director: Alan Gibson | Stars: Kevin McHugh, Margaret D'Arcy, Betty McDowall, Barry Keegan

43. Fire Crackers (1964–1965)
Episode: Fire Belle for Five (1964)

Comedy

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Writer: Fred Robinson | Director: Josephine Douglas | Stars: Alfred Marks, Joe Baker, John Arnatt, Ronnie Brody

44. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)
Episode: Great Big Blonde (1966)

Drama

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A barmaid returns home to Dublin, to find things are not quite what she expected to be.

Writer: Hugh Leonard | Director: Guy Verney | Stars: Maureen Toal, Joe Lynch, Patrick McAlinney, Gerry Sullivan

45. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)
Episode: Juno and the Paycock (I) (1951)

Drama

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During the Irish revolution, a family earns a big inheritance. They start leading a rich life forgetting what the most important values are.

Writer: Sean O'Casey | Stars: Cecil Brock, Brian Carey, John Cowley, Halstan Crimmins

46. The Gamblers (1967– )
Episode: Lily Jumps and Jim Loses (1967)

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Writer: Fred Watson | Director: James Ferman | Stars: Ken Butler, Jonathan Collins, Carmel McSharry, Norman Rossington

47. First Night (1963–1964)
Episode: My One True Love (1964)

Drama

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Writers: Hugh Leonard, Sean O'Faoláin | Director: Paddy Russell | Stars: Milo O'Shea, Eileen Crowe, Maureen Toal

48. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)
Episode: Over the Bridge (1961)

Comedy, Drama

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Writers: Hugh Leonard, Gerald Savory, Sam Thompson | Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Elizabeth Begley, John Cowley, Finlay Currie, J.G. Devlin

49. Fire Crackers (1964–1965)
Episode: Semi Detached (1964)

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Writer: Fred Robinson | Director: Josephine Douglas | Stars: Alfred Marks, Joe Baker, John Arnatt, Ronnie Brody

50. Glenroe (1983–2001)
Episode: Stand by Your Man (2000)

Drama

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Writer: Jennifer O'Hara | Director: Alan Robinson | Stars: Joe Lynch, Mick Lally, Mary McEvoy, Geraldine Plunkett

51. The Ronnie Barker Playhouse (1968– )
Episode: Talk of Angels (1968)

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Matthew and Doreen find its difficult communicating with their new guest as he is a Trappist Monk.

Writer: Hugh Leonard | Director: Michael Lindsay-Hogg | Stars: Ronnie Barker, Liz Crowther, Gillian Fairchild, Donald Hewlett

52. Glenroe (1983–2001)
Episode: Telling Tales (1999)

Drama

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Writer: John McArdle | Director: Alan Robinson | Stars: Mary McEvoy, Geraldine Plunkett, Emmet Bergin, Robert Carrickford

53. Sergeant Cork (1963–1968)
Episode: The Case of the Fenian Men (1963)

Crime

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Writers: Bill Craig, Ted Willis | Director: Josephine Douglas | Stars: John Barrie, William Gaunt, John Richmond, Arnold Diamond

54. Sergeant Cork (1963–1968)
Episode: The Case of the Great Pearl Robbery (1964)

Crime

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Creator: Ted Willis | Stars: John Barrie, William Gaunt, Charles Morgan, Freddie Fowler

55. Mrs Thursday (1966–1967)
Episode: The Full Dress Affair (1966)

Comedy, Drama

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Creator: Ted Willis | Director: Bill Stewart | Stars: Kathleen Harrison, Hugh Manning, Richard Caldicot, Marion Mathie

56. Theatre Night (1957–1961)
Episode: The Heart's a Wonder (1958)

Drama

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Writer: John Millington Synge | Director: Denis Carey | Stars: Milo O'Shea, Jack Cunningham, Peter Dix, Dermot Kelly

57. Thirty-Minute Theatre (1965–1973)
Episode: The Late Arrival of the Incoming Aircraft (1965)

Drama

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Writer: Hugh Leonard | Director: Paddy Russell | Stars: Nigel Lambert, Joe Lynch, Kevin McHugh, Jacqueline Ryan

58. Maigret (1959–1963)
Episode: The Log of the Cap Fagnet (1963)

Crime, Drama

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Creator: Georges Simenon | Director: Michael Hayes | Stars: Rupert Davies, Ewen Solon, Helen Shingler, Thomas Baptiste

59. Glenroe (1983–2001)
Episode: The Old Triangle (2000)

Drama

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Writer: Sean McCarthy | Director: David McKenna | Stars: Joe Lynch, Emmet Bergin, Robert Carrickford, Maureen Toal

60. Glenroe (1983–2001)
Episode: The Reluctant Candidate (1999)

Drama

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Writer: Michael Cussen | Director: David McKenna | Stars: Joe Lynch, Mick Lally, Geraldine Plunkett, Emmet Bergin

61. Who Is Sylvia? (1967– )
Episode: The Three Dreaded Faces of Eve (1967)

Comedy

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Writers: Donald Churchill, Charlie Drake | Director: Shaun O'Riordan | Stars: Charlie Drake, Kathleen Byron, Michael Balfour, Justine Lord

62. Glenroe (1983–2001)
Episode: The Witching Hour (1999)

Drama

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Writer: Sean McCarthy | Director: Alan Robinson | Stars: Joe Lynch, Mick Lally, Mary McEvoy, Geraldine Plunkett

63. Glenroe (1983–2001)
Episode: Venetia Thinks It Over (1999)

Drama

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Writer: Eilis Ni Dhuibhne | Director: David McKenna | Stars: Joe Lynch, Mick Lally, Mary McEvoy, Geraldine Plunkett

64. Sanctuary (1967– )
Episode: You Can't Touch Me (1967)

Drama

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Patrick Daley accuses his teacher, a nun, of abuse; when using a ruler in class to discipline him. The palms on his hands are badly marked. Later we find he is seeking attention because of ... See full summary »

Creator: Philip Levene | Stars: Paul Fraser, Patricia Healey, Joe Lynch, Miriam Mann