Most Voted Titles With Neville Barber


1. 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.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Stars: William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker

Votes: 25,997

2. Coronation Street (1960– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Drama

5.9
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The UK's longest-running TV soap, Coronation Street focuses on the everyday lives of working class people in Manchester, England.

Creator: Tony Warren | Stars: Helen Worth, Simon Gregson, William Roache, Sally Dynevor

Votes: 3,510

3. Edge of Darkness (1985 TV Mini-Series)

307 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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The mysterious murder of an environmental activist leads her straight-laced father, an Inspector of the local police force, through a haunting revelation of the murkiness of the British ... See full summary »

Stars: Bob Peck, Joe Don Baker, Charles Kay, Ian McNeice

Votes: 2,826

4. Upstairs, Downstairs (1971–1975)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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The trials of the British aristocratic Bellamy family and their household staff.

Stars: Gordon Jackson, David Langton, Jean Marsh, Angela Baddeley

Votes: 1,984

5. The Professionals (1977–1983)

50 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.1
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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 »

Creator: Brian Clemens | Stars: Gordon Jackson, Martin Shaw, Lewis Collins, Bridget Brice

Votes: 1,690

6. The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976–1979)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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BBC Television comedy detailing the fortunes of Reginald Iolanthe Perrin. Disillusioned after a long career at Sunshine Desserts, Perrin goes through a mid-life crisis and fakes his own ... See full summary »

Stars: Leonard Rossiter, Pauline Yates, John Barron, Sue Nicholls

Votes: 1,099

7. Secret Army (1977–1979)

50 min | Drama, War

8.8
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In this series, inspired by real events during World War II, the kind, intelligent and worrisome Albert Foiret runs both a café, which is the only notable public house in a small Belgian ... See full summary »

Creator: Gerard Glaister | Stars: Bernard Hepton, Angela Richards, Clifford Rose, Juliet Hammond

Votes: 769

8. Bergerac (1981–1991)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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Alcoholic and divorced father of a young daughter, DS Jim Bergerac is a true maverick who prefers doing things his own way, and consequently doesn't always carry out his investigations the way his boss would like.

Creator: Robert Banks Stewart | Stars: John Nettles, Terence Alexander, Sean Arnold, Mela White

Votes: 767

9. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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The cases of a portly and eccentric criminal law barrister.

Stars: Leo McKern, Jonathan Coy, Julian Curry, Marion Mathie

Votes: 765

10. The Duchess of Duke Street (1976–1977)

50 min | Drama

8.5
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Louisa Trotter works her way up from being a skivvy to being the Queen of cooks, cook to the King, and owner of the Bentinck Hotel. Her life and happenings among the guests and staff of the... See full summary »

Creator: John Hawkesworth | Stars: Gemma Jones, Victoria Plucknett, John Welsh, John Cater

Votes: 734

11. Grange Hill (1978–2008)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.1
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The long running television series of the Grange Hill Comprehensive School, and the children's everyday lives.

Stars: Stuart Organ, Gwyneth Powell, Lee Cornes, Sally Geoghegan

Votes: 666

12. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)

50 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.7
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James Onedin marries Anne Webster in order to get his hands on a ship. However the marriage turns out to be one of true love. James is ruthless in his attempt to get a shipping line started... See full summary »

Creator: Cyril Abraham | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Mary Webster

Votes: 544

13. Butterflies (1978–1983)

30 min | Comedy

7.0
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Ria, a happily married suburban housewife, reaches the age where she feels as if life is passing her by. Being taken for granted by her butterfly collecting dentist husband doesn't help. So... See full summary »

Stars: Wendy Craig, Geoffrey Palmer, Bruce Montague, Nicholas Lyndhurst

Votes: 533

14. The Tomorrow People (1973–1979)

30 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

7.5
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The Tomorrow People are British teens who have special powers. They can communicate to each other using telepathy. They can also transport themselves (they call it "Jaunting"). With the ... See full summary »

Creator: Roger Damon Price | Stars: Nicholas Young, Philip Gilbert, Elizabeth Adare, Peter Vaughan-Clarke

Votes: 441

15. A Fine Romance (1981–1984)

30 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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British sitcom about the simple relationship between Mike and Laura, two fairly unlikely individuals who come together and form an unmarried union. Nearing 40, Laura appears perplexed most ... See full summary »

Stars: Judi Dench, Michael Williams, Susan Penhaligon, Richard Warwick

Votes: 438

16. Lillie (1978 TV Mini-Series)

52 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.3
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Lillie Langtry, trapped in a loveless marriage, takes full advantage of her beauty, attracting many lovers and admirers including the Prince of Wales and Oscar Wilde. As her husband slowly ... See full summary »

Stars: Francesca Annis, Catherine Feller, Peggy Ann Wood, Anton Rodgers

Votes: 377

17. Fall of Eagles (1974 TV Mini-Series)

50 min | Drama, History

8.2
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British drama about the collapse of three great European dynasties - the Romanovs, the Habsburgs and the Hohenzollerns.

Creator: John Elliot | Stars: Michael Hordern, Charles Kay, Barry Foster, Gayle Hunnicutt

Votes: 377

18. K-9 and Company: A Girl's Best Friend (1981 TV Movie)

50 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.3
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Spin-off from "Doctor Who" which, despite good ratings, didn't get past the pilot stage. One time companion to a mysterious and body-changing alien known as "The Doctor", Sarah Jane Smith ... See full summary »

Writer: Terence Dudley | Director: John Black | Stars: Elisabeth Sladen, John Leeson, Bill Fraser, Ian Sears

Votes: 322

19. Adventures of a Plumber's Mate (1978)

88 min | Comedy, Crime

3.9
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Randy plumber, Sid South, enjoys a profession which offers him ample opportunity to bed sexy housewives.

Writers: Stephen D. Frances, Aubrey Cash | Director: Stanley A. Long | Stars: Lindy Benson, Prudence Drage, Peter Cleall, Claire Davenport

Votes: 239

20. Terry and June (1979–1987)

30 min | Comedy

6.3
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Terry Scott and June Whitfield star as Terry and June Medford. Both of them are middle-aged and finds the trials of life are more difficult as they try to succeed in their daily lives.

Stars: Terry Scott, June Whitfield, Reginald Marsh, Rosemary Frankau

Votes: 221

21. The Protectors (1972–1973)

30 min | Adventure, Crime

7.1
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The Protectors were Harry Rule, the Contessa di Contini and Paul Buchet, three freelance troubleshooters who ran an international crime fighting agency. Based in London, Harry was the ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter, Tony Anholt, Yasuko Nagazumi

Votes: 214

22. Crossroads (1964–1988)

30 min | Drama

3.6
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The four or five times a week adventures of a motel owner, son, daughter and her staff. Drama was never far away from the ringing of the reception bell.

Creators: Hazel Adair, Peter Ling | Stars: Noele Gordon, Susan Hanson, Ronald Allen, Paul Henry

Votes: 201

23. Anna Karenina (1977 TV Mini-Series)

500 min

8.3
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Stars: Nicola Pagett, Stuart Wilson, Eric Porter, Robert Swann

Votes: 181

24. Jason King (1971–1972)

60 min | Action, Adventure

7.2
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This spin-off from the earlier "Department S" continued the adventures of hedonistic, womanizing dandy Jason King. After leaving Department S, Jason settled down to a full-time career of ... See full summary »

Creators: Monty Berman, Dennis Spooner | Stars: Peter Wyngarde, Anne Sharp, Ronald Lacey, Lee Patterson

Votes: 178

25. 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

26. Whoops Apocalypse (1982– )

30 min | Comedy

7.5
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A light-hearted look at the final week before doomsday. American President Johnny Cyclops is trying to run a re-election campaign while dealing with the Russians, a deposed Shah needing to ... See full summary »

Stars: Barry Morse, John Barron, Ed Bishop, Bruce Montague

Votes: 166

27. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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A British television anthology drama series transmitted on BBC1 between 1970 and 1984.

Stars: Alison Steadman, Nigel Hawthorne, Tony Caunter, David Daker

Votes: 154

28. Sykes (1972–1979)

30 min | Comedy

7.4
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Eric Sykes and Hattie Jacques play twins. They live together and lead a slightly surreal life, annoying their snobby next-door neighbour Mr Brown and getting into frequent trouble with the ... See full summary »

Stars: Eric Sykes, Hattie Jacques, Deryck Guyler, Richard Wattis

Votes: 149

29. Bartleby (II) (1970)

PG | 78 min | Drama

6.4
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Updated to 1970s London, this faithful adaptation of Herman Melville's classic follows a young accounting clerk rebelling against his employer by responding to demands to do work by saying,... See full summary »

Writers: Rodney Carr-Smith, Anthony Friedman, Herman Melville | Director: Anthony Friedman | Stars: Paul Scofield, John McEnery, Thorley Walters, Colin Jeavons

Votes: 149

30. Henry IV Part I (1979 TV Movie)

148 min | Drama

8.0
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Henry Bolingbroke has now been crowned King of England, but faces a rebellion headed by the embittered Earl of Northumberland and his son (nicknamed 'Hotspur'). Henry's son Hal, the Prince ... See full summary »

Writer: William Shakespeare | Director: David Giles | Stars: Jon Finch, David Gwillim, Rob Edwards, Robert Brown

Votes: 137

31. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Time Monster: Episode One (1972)

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

6.8
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UNIT are invited to observe a demonstration of the new TOMTIT machine, unaware its creator, Professor Thascales, is actually the Master.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Paul Bernard | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Roger Delgado, Katy Manning, Nicholas Courtney

Votes: 132

32. Dixon of Dock Green (1955–1976)

45 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Creator: Ted Willis | Stars: Jack Warner, Peter Byrne, Geoffrey Adams, Arthur Rigby

Votes: 123

33. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Time Monster: Episode Two (1972)

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

6.9
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The Doctor realises the Master is trying to harness the power of Kronos, last of the Chronovores, but is unaware Percival is harbouring him at the institute.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Paul Bernard | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Roger Delgado, Katy Manning, Nicholas Courtney

Votes: 118

34. Great Mysteries (1973– )

30 min | Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Stars: Orson Welles, Edward Albert, Harry Andrews, Ian Bannen

Votes: 110

35. Omnibus (1967–2003)

Documentary, Biography, Music

8.4
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Arts documentary series.Also with concerts and experimental dramatizations.

Stars: Humphrey Burton, David Collings, Stephen Fry, John Gielgud

Votes: 98

36. Armchair Thriller (1978–1981)

25 min | Drama, Thriller

7.7
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Suspense and mystery-themed anthology series.

Creator: Andrew Brown | Stars: Frank Duncan, Maria Aitken, Zena Walker, Benjamin Whitrow

Votes: 93

37. Shine on Harvey Moon (1982–1995)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Upon being demobbed RAF serviceman Harvey Moon, played by Kenneth Cranham, returns home and finds his family involved in various troubles. His wife Rita, played by Maggie Steed, is not ... See full summary »

Creators: Maurice Gran, Laurence Marks | Stars: Elizabeth Spriggs, Maggie Steed, Linda Robson, Lee Whitlock

Votes: 93

38. We'll Meet Again (1982 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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It's 1943 and the American Air Force has come to Market Weatherby, a small East Anglian town. The war weary British and the brash American GIs sometimes clash, but friendships are also forged.

Creator: David Butler | Stars: Susannah York, Michael Shannon, Patrick O'Connell, Lynne Pearson

Votes: 92

39. Thomas and Sarah (1979– )

60 min | Drama

7.0
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Not so much a sequel to "Upstairs, Downstairs" as a spinoff. Follows Sarah (parlour-maid) and Thomas (chauffeur) some time after leaving service with the Bellamys.

Stars: Pauline Collins, John Alderton, Graham Cull, Maria Charles

Votes: 90

40. The Lost Boys (1978 TV Mini-Series)

274 min | Biography, Drama

8.3
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The story of J.M. Barrie and his relationship with the Llewelyn-Davies family. Barrie writes PETER PAN for the five boys, and later adopts George, Jack, Peter, Michael, and Nicholas.

Stars: Ian Holm, Anna Cropper, William Hootkins, Maureen O'Brien

Votes: 88

41. Paradise Postponed (1986 TV Mini-Series)

569 min | Drama

8.4
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A clergyman, famous for his support of left-wing causes, dies - and surprises his family by leaving a great deal of money to a Conservative Member of Parliament. Why?

Stars: Paul Shelley, David Threlfall, Michael Hordern, Annette Crosbie

Votes: 87

42. Cardiac Arrest (1994–1996)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
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Comedy set in and around a hospital, where the newly qualified Dr Andrew Collin is thrown into a world that is totally beyond him.

Creator: Jed Mercurio | Stars: Andrew Lancel, Helen Baxendale, Ace Bhatti, Jonathan Dow

Votes: 86

43. Strange Report (1968– )

60 min | Drama, Mystery

8.7
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Retired Scotland Yard commissioner Adam Strange investigates bizarre mysteries in "Swinging Sixties" London.

Stars: Anthony Quayle, Kaz Garas, Anneke Wills, Charles Lloyd Pack

Votes: 86

44. The Voyage of Charles Darwin (1978– )

60 min

8.8
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Stars: Malcolm Stoddard, Andrew Burt, David Ashton, Peter Settelen

Votes: 78

45. The Gentle Touch (1980–1984)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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The adventures of tough lady cop Maggie Forbes.

Creator: Terence Feely | Stars: Jill Gascoine, William Marlowe, Paul Moriarty, Brian Gwaspari

Votes: 77

46. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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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

Votes: 76

47. Double Take (1972)

Comedy

4.2
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Two crooks on the run take refuge in a film studio, where they are mistaken for actors.

Writers: Harry Booth, Alan Hackney | Director: Harry Booth | Stars: Reg Varney, Norman Rossington, Patrick Newell, Anouska Hempel

Votes: 66

48. Edge of Darkness (1985– )
Episode: Burden of Proof (1985)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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The police close in on their suspect, Lowe, who is severely injured in a fall while trying to escape. Dying, he tells Craven he was working with McCroon, a terrorist Craven had had ... See full summary »

Writer: Troy Kennedy-Martin | Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Bob Peck, Joe Don Baker, Ian McNeice, Charles Kay

Votes: 63

49. The Lotus Eaters (1972–1973)

50 min | Drama

8.4
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Erik and Ann Sheppard run a bar on a Greek island, but all is not what it seems: both have murky pasts that they would prefer to forget. Erik is a reformed alcoholic and Korean war veteran ... See full summary »

Creator: Michael J. Bird | Stars: Ian Hendry, Wanda Ventham, Stefan Gryff, Anthony Stamboulieh

Votes: 54

50. Angels (1975–1983)

50 min | Drama

6.6
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Creator: Paula Milne | Stars: Carol Holmes, Joanna Monro, Shirley Cheriton, Sharon Rosita

Votes: 53

51. Nanny (1981–1983)

50 min | Drama

8.3
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Creator: Wendy Craig | Stars: Wendy Craig, John Quayle, Natalie Forbes, Jane Booker

Votes: 51

52. BBC2 Playhouse (1973–1983)

Drama

6.7
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Creator: Sarah Pia Anderson | Stars: Ralph Morse, John Bluthal, Gawn Grainger, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 50

53. Special Branch (1969–1974)

60 min | Action, Crime

7.4
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Ground-breaking British police drama series following the exploits of the Special Branch of the Metropolitan Police. An elite group of officers tasked with protecting London from spies, terrorists and subversives.

Stars: Derren Nesbitt, George Sewell, Morris Perry, Fulton Mackay

Votes: 46

54. A Picture of Katherine Mansfield (1973– )

50 min

8.9
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Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Jeremy Brett, Lyndon Hughes, Annette Crosbie

Votes: 45

55. Murphy's Stroke (1980 TV Movie)

71 min | Drama

7.6
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Irish millionaires put together a betting coup and go to England to pursue their illicit prize.

Writer: Brian Phelan | Director: Frank Cvitanovich | Stars: Niall Toibin, Pierce Brosnan, T.R. Bowen, Tony Doyle

Votes: 44

56. Shadows (1975–1978)

Family, Horror

8.2
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Anthology series of scary stories for children.

Stars: Neville Barber, Gwyneth Strong, George Waring, Jenny Agutter

Votes: 43

57. The Professionals (1977–1983)
Episode: Man Without a Past (1978)

Action, Comedy, Crime

8.4
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When a bomb goes off in a restaurant where he is eating, causing some fatalities, Bodie assumes that he was the intended victim. In fact the real target is a seemingly inoffensive ... See full summary »

Creator: Brian Clemens | Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Gordon Jackson, Martin Shaw, Lewis Collins, John Carson

Votes: 41

58. Star Quality (1985 TV Movie)

75 min | Comedy

7.2
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In 1940's England, a young playwright is getting his first play produced by an important director. But the director wants to get a temperamental actress for the lead. And when Lorraine ... See full summary »

Writers: Noël Coward, Stanley Price | Director: Alan Dossor | Stars: Susannah York, Ian Richardson, Peter Chelsom, David Yelland

Votes: 40

59. The Edwardians (1972 TV Mini-Series)

50 min | Drama, History

6.7
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Stars: Thorley Walters, Georgia Brown, Nigel Davenport, Michael Jayston

Votes: 39

60. The Pathfinders (1972– )

60 min | Drama, War

8.0
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Creator: Gerry Brown | Stars: Robert Urquhart, Jack Watling, Julian Orchard, Jack May

Votes: 37

61. The Other One (1977–1979)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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Stars: Richard Briers, Michael Gambon, Michael Chesden, Jill Kerman

Votes: 37

62. Rosie (1977–1981)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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Sitcom about PC Penrose, 'Rosie' to his friends, a police officer in the Yorkshire town of Slagcaster along with his colleague PC Wilmot.

Creator: Roy Clarke | Stars: Paul Greenwood, Tony Haygarth, Lorraine Peters, Frankie Jordan

Votes: 35

63. Vanity Fair (1967 TV Mini-Series)

50 min | Drama

7.5
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Stars: Susan Hampshire, Dyson Lovell, Bryan Marshall, Marilyn Taylerson

Votes: 35

64. A Picture of Katherine Mansfield (1973– )
Episode: Life Is the Only Cure for Life (1973)

9.6
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Writers: Robin Chapman, Katherine Mansfield | Director: Alan Cooke | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Jeremy Brett, Annette Crosbie, Peggy Aitchison

Votes: 35

65. Upstairs, Downstairs (1971–1975)
Episode: Women Shall Not Weep (1974)

50 min | Drama

7.3
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Edward and Daisy marry before he's sent to France and Georgina becomes a volunteer nurse.

Writer: Alfred Shaughnessy | Director: Christopher Hodson | Stars: Gordon Jackson, David Langton, Simon Williams, Lesley-Anne Down

Votes: 35

66. Potter (1979–1983)

30 min | Comedy

7.4
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Stars: Noel Dyson, John Barron, John Warner, Brenda Cowling

Votes: 34

67. BBC Sunday-Night Play (1960 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Drama

9.0
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Stars: Brian Rix, Joby Blanshard, Cyril Luckham, William Russell

Votes: 34

68. Then Churchill Said to Me (1982– )

25 min | Comedy

7.1
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Stars: Frankie Howerd, Nicholas Courtney, Joanna Dunham, Shaun Curry

Votes: 30

69. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)
Episode: Rumpole's Last Case (1987)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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While defending one of the Timson clan, Rumpole makes an exotic horse racing bet which may allow him to retire if he wins.

Writer: John Mortimer | Director: Rodney Bennett | Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Bill Fraser, Patricia Hodge

Votes: 26

70. Happy Ever After (1974–1979)

30 min | Comedy

6.1
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Stars: Terry Scott, June Whitfield, Beryl Cooke, Caroline Whitaker

Votes: 23

71. Target (1977–1978)

50 min | Action, Crime

7.6
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Creator: Graham Williams | Stars: Patrick Mower, Philip Madoc, Brendan Price, Vivien Heilbron

Votes: 22

72. Orlando (1965–1968)

30 min | Adventure, Family

6.5
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Stars: Sam Kydd, David Munro, Judy Robinson, Arthur White

Votes: 22

73. The Duchess of Duke Street (1976–1977)
Episode: The Bargain (1976)

53 min | Drama

8.3
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Heavily in debt, Louisa is on a juggernaut that lands in her in the hospital, after she collapses from exhaustion. But, that handsome devil and consoling angel, Charlie Tyrrell, devises a plan to save her hotel.

Creator: John Hawkesworth | Director: Cyril Coke | Stars: Gemma Jones, Christopher Cazenove, John Cater, John Welsh

Votes: 22

74. Number 10 (1983 TV Mini-Series)

52 min | Drama

8.2
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Drama series about the private lives of seven British prime ministers who lived in Number 10 Downing Street between the 1780s and the 1920s: William Pitt the Younger, the Duke of Wellington... See full summary »

Stars: Neville Barber, Bernard Archard, Jeremy Brett, Denis Quilley

Votes: 20

75. Secret Army (1977–1979)
Episode: Sergeant on the Run (1977)

54 min | Drama, War

8.5
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Some escapees are caught and shot by Kessler (Clifford Rose). One survives, but he would rather die than talk.

Creator: Gerard Glaister | Director: Viktors Ritelis | Stars: Bernard Hepton, Jan Francis, Angela Richards, Christopher Neame

Votes: 19

76. The Indian Tales of Rudyard Kipling (1963– )

Drama

7.3
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Stars: Joss Ackland, Kenneth Fortescue, Patrick Westwood, Barry Letts

Votes: 17

77. Microbes and Men (1974– )

60 min | Drama

8.9
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Stars: Frank Gillard, Arthur Lowe, Antonia Pemberton, James Grout

Votes: 17

78. Bloomers (1979– )

30 min | Comedy

7.1
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Stars: Richard Beckinsale, David Swift, Anna Calder-Marshall, Pat Gorman

Votes: 16

79. The Prince and the Pauper (1976– )

30 min | Drama

7.0
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Stars: Nicholas Lyndhurst, June Brown, Martin Friend, Ronald Lacey

Votes: 16

80. The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976–1979)
Episode: Extreme Solution (1977)

Comedy

8.4
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Desperate to kill off Grot Reggie goes to extreme lengths,such as insulting chat show hosts on whose television shows he appears.He also insults a job applicant who mistakenly believes he ... See full summary »

Writer: David Nobbs | Director: Gareth Gwenlan | Stars: Leonard Rossiter, Pauline Yates, John Barron, Geoffrey Palmer

Votes: 16

81. BBC2 Play of the Week (1977– )

7.8
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Stars: Judi Dench, Richard O'Callaghan, Frederick Treves, John Shrapnel

Votes: 15

82. Bill Brand (1976 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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Bill Brand is a new left-wing firebrand (sic) MP who gets involved with the political issues of the day (mid-1970s), while experiencing frustration with the remoteness of parliamentary politics and complications with his personal life.

Creator: Trevor Griffiths | Stars: Jack Shepherd, Lynn Farleigh, Rosemary Martin, Allan Surtees

Votes: 15

83. Bergerac (1981–1991)
Episode: Ninety Per Cent Proof (1983)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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During a court case in which he is trying to prove that Jerry LeFevre burnt down the Bishops Rock hotel for the insurance, Jim is approached by glamorous Irene Maybank, who says her husband... See full summary »

Writers: Brian Clemens, Robert Banks Stewart | Director: Robert Young | Stars: John Nettles, Terence Alexander, Anthony Steel, Carol Royle

Votes: 15

84. Ghost in the Water (1982 TV Movie)

55 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.9
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Teresa and David, two young history fanatics, have been copying inscriptions from gravestones at the local Church. At a later meeting of the school history society, Teresa happens to ... See full summary »

Writers: Edward Chitham, Geoffrey Case | Director: Renny Rye | Stars: Judith Allchurch, Ian Stevens, Jane Freeman, Dave Mitty

Votes: 14

85. London Belongs to Me (1977– )

50 min | Drama

7.9
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Stars: Derek Farr, Madge Ryan, Fiona Gray, Patricia Hayes

Votes: 14

86. The Tomorrow People (1973–1979)
Episode: The Slaves of Jedikiah: Part 1 (1973)

TV-PG | 23 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

6.9
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Adolescent Stephen Jameson doesn't know it but he's about to break out, and several other special teenagers, as well as two thugs, hope to find him when or before he does.

Writers: Brian Finch, Roger Damon Price | Director: Paul Bernard | Stars: Sammie Winmill, Nicholas Young, Peter Vaughan-Clarke, Stephen Salmon

Votes: 13

87. Churchill's People (1974– )

50 min | Drama

6.5
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Stars: Alfred Lynch, Bernard Hepton, Geoffrey Matthews, Daniel Brian

Votes: 12

88. Shadows (1975–1978)
Episode: The Witch's Bottle (1975)

Family, Horror

6.6
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Teen-ager Jill visits an old cottage once occupied by another teen-ager named Jill three hundred years before. The other Jill was burned alive as a witch.

Writer: Stewart Farrar | Director: Vic Hughes | Stars: Wendy Gifford, Neville Barber, Georgina Kean, Jasper Jacob

Votes: 12

89. The Protectors (1972–1973)
Episode: Shadbolt (1974)

Adventure, Crime

6.4
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Harry is on a train returning from Edinburgh to London. He gets into conversation with a fellow traveller. This man is the poetic Shadbolt, but there is something about him that Harry ... See full summary »

Writer: Tony Barwick | Director: John Hough | Stars: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter, Tony Anholt, Tom Bell

Votes: 11

90. A Fine Romance (1981–1984)
Episode: The Restaurant (1981)

25 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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Laura and Mike attend a display of ethnic masks since they have nothing else to do, and wind up at a restaurant where Laura loses a contact lens again.

Writer: Bob Larbey | Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Judi Dench, Michael Williams, Geoffrey Rose, Angela Curran

Votes: 11

91. The Yes Girls (1971)

86 min | Drama

6.1
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Maria, a juvenile delinquent is stuck in a boring girls school for young offenders in Sunderland. A suggestive wink and a flash of her knickers at an elderly gardener is enough to convince the old sod to help Maria escape from the school.

Writer: Lindsay Shonteff | Director: Lindsay Shonteff | Stars: Sue Bond, Sally Muggeridge, Felicity Oliver, Ray Chiarella

Votes: 10

92. Fall of Eagles (1974– )
Episode: Indian Summer of an Emperor (1974)

Drama, History

8.0
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After the murder of his wife and the suicide of his son, the increasingly aging Emperor Franz-Josef of Austria-Hungary has become more and more distanced from his people and his empire. ... See full summary »

Creator: John Elliot | Director: Donald McWhinnie | Stars: Laurence Naismith, Barry Foster, Nora Swinburne, Peter Woodthorpe

Votes: 10

93. The Upchat Line (1977– )

30 min | Comedy

8.6
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Mike Upchat is an unsuccessful novelist who lives out of a railway station locker - he has the gift of the Gab and changes his life story every episode to impress different women -basically he reinvents himself to score

Stars: John Alderton, Margaret Courtenay, Maurice Denham, Ruth Dunning

Votes: 9

94. Roll Over Beethoven (1985–1986)

Comedy

5.2
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Stars: Liza Goddard, Richard Vernon, Desmond McNamara, Nigel Planer

Votes: 9

95. Danger Island (1967– )

25 min | Family

8.5
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Stars: Mervyn Joseph, Robert Gillespie, Garard Green, Pearl Hackney

Votes: 8

96. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Bloody Week (1972)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.0
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James goes to Paris to collect an old debt, despite the fact that the city is in the hands of the Citizen Communards, and they are involved in a civil war with the rest of France.

Writers: Cyril Abraham, David Weir | Director: Gerald Blake | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Anne Stallybrass, Philip Bond, Michael Billington

Votes: 8

97. Omnibus (1967–2003)
Episode: Van Gogh (1990)

Documentary, Biography, Music

8.2
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Golden Globe nominee Linus Roache stars as troubled painter Vincent van Gogh in this drama from the BBC's "Omnibus" series. Struggling to make ends meet first as an art dealer, then as a ... See full summary »

Director: Anna Benson Gyles | Stars: Linus Roache, Jim Broadbent, Jack Shepherd, Neville Barber

Votes: 8

98. The Flying Swan (1965– )

45 min

7.4
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Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Julia Lockwood, Molly Urquhart, Hugh McDermott

Votes: 7

99. Love Story: A Chance to Sit Down (1981– )

35 min | Drama

6.6
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A ballet dancer finds her career and marriage in jeopardy when she falls in love with the new male dancer in the company.

Stars: Jan Francis, Del Henney, Alpo Pakarinen, Sue Burton

Votes: 7

100. Lillie (1978– )
Episode: Fifty Cents a Dance (1978)

53 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.7
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Lillie grieves over Bertie's death. Jeanne still holds the past against Lillie and refuses to see her. Prince Louis asks Jeanne to forgive him and Lillie. In New York, Lillie patronizes a ... See full summary »

Writers: John Gorrie, James Brough, David Butler, Mike Smith | Stars: Francesca Annis, John Castle, Ann Firbank, James Warwick

Votes: 7