Most Voted Titles With Steven Beard


1. Shakespeare in Love (1998)

R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.2
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87 Metascore

A young Shakespeare, out of ideas and short of cash, meets his ideal woman and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Gwyneth Paltrow, Joseph Fiennes, Geoffrey Rush, Tom Wilkinson

Votes: 186,790 | Gross: $100.32M

2. The Remains of the Day (1993)

PG | 134 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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84 Metascore

A butler who sacrificed body and soul to service in the years leading up to World War II realizes too late how misguided his loyalty was to his lordly employer.

Director: James Ivory | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, John Haycraft, Christopher Reeve

Votes: 49,411 | Gross: $22.95M

3. Restoration (1995)

R | 117 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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The exiled royal physician to King Charles II devotes himself to helping Londoners suffering from the plague, and in the process falls in love with an equally poor woman.

Director: Michael Hoffman | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Sam Neill, David Thewlis, Polly Walker

Votes: 7,893 | Gross: $4.10M

4. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)

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

8.1
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Inspector Morse has an ear for music, a taste for beer and a nose for crime. He sets out with Sergeant Lewis to solve each intriguing case.

Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, James Grout, Peter Woodthorpe

Votes: 7,315

5. Mystery!: Cadfael (1994–1996)

75 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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A Crusader-turned-Monk uses his botanical knowledge to solve mysteries in the old Norman England town of Shrewsbury.

Stars: Derek Jacobi, Michael Culver, Julian Firth, Terrence Hardiman

Votes: 1,794

6. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: Twilight of the Gods (1993)

TV-14 | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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When Gwladys Probert, a world renowned mezzo-soprano, is shot by a sniper at Oxford, Morse, one of her biggest fans, sees a link with an earlier murder of a freelance journalist.

Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Sheila Gish, Elaine English

Votes: 334

7. Talking Heads (1987– )

Drama

8.6
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Six monologues tell the stories of six different repressed souls: a man dominated by his mother, a vicar's wife, an inveterate letter writer, a hopeful actress, a recently widowed woman, ... See full summary »

Stars: Alan Bennett, Stephanie Cole, Thora Hird, Patricia Routledge

Votes: 238

8. A Field of Honor (1973)

15 min | Short, Action, Comedy

6.4
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Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Pete Belcher, Roger Pancake, Roger Vaughn, Pat O'Hara

Votes: 213

9. The Billion Dollar Hobo (1977)

G | 96 min | Comedy, Family

4.3
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Vernon Praiseworthy is a clumsy but lovable dope who stands to inherit his uncle's fortune. The condition is that he travel the rails as a penniless hobo just as his uncle did in the dark ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart E. McGowan | Stars: Tim Conway, Al Stellone, Ellen Gerstein, Jerry Toomey

Votes: 204

10. Z Cars (1962–1978)

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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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: 200

11. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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A British television anthology drama series that aired on BBC1 between 1970 and 1984.

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

Votes: 172

12. Van der Valk (1972–1992)

120 min | Action, Drama

7.3
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Gritty British-made police drama series set in the beautiful location of Amsterdam. Cynical Dutch detective Commissaris "Piet" Van der Valk and his colleagues investigate murders, kidnappings and political corruption.

Stars: Barry Foster, Michael Latimer, Joanna Dunham, Susan Travers

Votes: 160

13. Henry IV Part I (1979 TV Movie)

148 min | Drama

7.9
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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 »

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

Votes: 152

14. Mystery!: Cadfael (1994–1996)
Episode: The Sanctuary Sparrow (1994)

75 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Liliwin is a poor acrobat hired to entertain at an Aurifaber wedding. But when he is dismissed and the master of the house is found unconscious and robbed, Cadfael must find the real thief before the mob takes vengeance.

Director: Graham Theakston | Stars: Derek Jacobi, Sean Pertwee, Peter Copley, Michael Culver

Votes: 139

15. Crown Court (1972–1984)

30 min | Drama

7.2
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Courtroom drama - each case takes three episodes. At the end of the third episode a jury of "ordinary people" comes to a verdict on the evidence presented.

Stars: Peter Wheeler, Joseph Berry, Richard Colson, David Ashford

Votes: 136

16. Mystery!: Cadfael (1994–1996)
Episode: Monk's Hood (1994)

76 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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When an unpleasant and cruel nobleman spites his stepson by ceding his estate to the abbey, he ends up being poisoned by one of Brother Cadfael's medications.

Director: Graham Theakston | Stars: Derek Jacobi, Sean Pertwee, Peter Copley, Michael Culver

Votes: 111

17. Henry IV Part II (1979 TV Movie)

150 min | Drama

7.9
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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 »

Director: David Giles | Stars: Jon Finch, David Gwillim, Rob Edwards, Martin Neil

Votes: 104

18. Chalk (1997– )

30 min | Comedy

7.2
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This comic series tells the extremely chaotic adventures of the long suffering staff and pupils of Galfast High School.

Stars: David Bamber, Martin Ball, Amanda Boxer, Geraldine Fitzgerald

Votes: 86

19. Requiem Apache (1994 TV Movie)

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Hamish, a former getaway car driver, has retired to the country to raise his baby son and look after the house while his wife goes out to work. Everything is going fine until Hamish ... See full summary »

Director: David Ward Jones | Stars: Alfred Molina, David Ross, Katrina Levon, Amanda Mealing

Votes: 32

20. Harry (1993–1995)

50 min

6.3
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Harry Salter is the ruthless owner of a news agency in Darlington who will resort to any under-hand means or exploit anyone in order to get a story that he can sell to a newspaper. He is ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Elphick, Ian Bartholomew, Julie Graham, Tom Hollander

Votes: 27

21. Talking Heads (1987– )
Episode: A Cream Cracker Under the Settee (1988)

30 min | Drama

8.5
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Doris, aged seventy-five, is a tidy woman - and when she suffers a fall after trying to clear up after her considerably less thorough home help, Zulema, it becomes apparent that her ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Burge | Stars: Thora Hird, Steven Beard

Votes: 18

22. Love After Lunch (1987 TV Movie)

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Director: Edward Bennett | Stars: Denis Lawson, Kate Buffery, Nicky Henson, Dorota Kwiatkowska

Votes: 10

23. Second City Firsts (1973– )

30 min | Drama

5.6
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Second City Firsts was a BBC drama anthology series of short plays, written largely by first time writers, which were transmitted between 1973 and 1978.

Stars: Ken Kitson, Jean Heywood, Ivor Roberts, Rachel Davies

Votes: 9

24. Centre Play (1973–1977)

Drama

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Stars: Phil Daniels, Virginia Balfour, John Barrett, David Daker

Votes: 7

25. 4 Play (1989–1991)

Drama

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Stars: Anton Rodgers, Kenny Ireland, Claire Hackett, Ian McElhinney

26. Leave It to Charlie (1978–1980)

30 min | Comedy

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Stars: David Roper, Peter Sallis, Sally Kinghorn, Gwen Cherrell

27. Can We Get on Now, Please? (1980– )

25 min | Comedy

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Stars: Sheila Steafel, Hugh Paddick, Robert Dorning, Michael Barrington

28. Sunday Premiere (1987– )

90 min

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A tale of cat lovers and the social circle they inhabit.

Stars: Brenda Blethyn, Alfred Molina, Robert Hardy, Simon Jones

29. Crown Court (1972–1984)
Episode: A Ladies' Man: Part 1 (1977)

Drama

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Unemployed plasterer Frank Hanlon stands accused of burgling at night a shop called The Jewel Box and stealing a watch and a ring. He was arrested in the company of a young woman with whom ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Draycott | Stars: Peter Armitage, Keith Barron, Steven Beard, Avis Bunnage

30. Sunday Premiere (1987– )
Episode: Blat (1987)

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Director: Edward Bennett | Stars: Alfred Molina, Robert Hardy, Adrienne Corri, Gary Cady

31. Van der Valk (1972–1992)
Episode: Dangerous Games (1991)

Action, Drama

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Van der Valk plays cat and mouse with a leak in police headquarters.

Director: Jim Goddard | Stars: Barry Foster, Meg Davies, Ronald Hines, Richard Huw

32. Leave It to Charlie (1978–1980)
Episode: Do Sit Down, Mrs. Foster (1979)

Comedy

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Director: Eric Prytherch | Stars: David Roper, Peter Sallis, Gwen Cherrell, Jean Heywood

33. Harry (1993–1995)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1993)

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Director: Mary McMurray | Stars: Michael Elphick, Barbara Marten, David Roper, Ian Bartholomew

34. Leave It to Charlie (1978–1980)
Episode: How to Make Oscar Wilde (1978)

Comedy

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Director: Eric Prytherch | Stars: David Roper, Peter Sallis, Gwen Cherrell, Sally Kinghorn

35. Leave It to Charlie (1978–1980)
Episode: Keep It in the Family (1978)

Comedy

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Director: Eric Prytherch | Stars: David Roper, Peter Sallis, Gwen Cherrell, Sally Kinghorn

36. Z Cars (1962–1978)
Episode: Manslaughter (1976)

Crime, Drama

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Director: Gareth Davies | Stars: Steven Beard, John Bennett, John Collin, John Cording

37. Second City Firsts (1973– )
Episode: Postcards from Swansea (1977)

Drama

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Director: Colin Bucksey | Stars: Steven Beard, Shirley Cheriton, Eric Deacon, Sharman Macdonald

38. Play for Today (1970–1984)
Episode: Rocky Marciano Is Dead (1976)

Comedy, Drama

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Director: Graham Evans | Stars: Ron Moody, Lesley Dunlop, Jeffery Kissoon, Wolfe Morris

39. Centre Play (1973–1977)
Episode: Showcase: A Man of Morality (1976)

Drama

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Director: Vivian Matalon | Stars: Steven Beard, Joyce Grant, James Grout, Alec McCowen

40. 4 Play (1989–1991)
Episode: The Book Liberator (1989)

Drama

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Director: John Dollar | Stars: Victor Romero Evans, Rudolph Walker, Leslie French, George Rossi

41. Chalk (1997– )
Episode: The Inspection (1997)

Comedy

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Galfast High is awaiting an inspection and Slatt is only too aware that the inspectors are looking to close down one of the area's schools. Thus,when a trio of inspectors arrives,it is ... See full summary »

Director: Juliet May | Stars: David Bamber, Martin Ball, Amanda Boxer, Geraldine Fitzgerald

42. Leave It to Charlie (1978–1980)
Episode: This Is Our Once-A-Year Day (1979)

Comedy

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Director: Eric Prytherch | Stars: David Roper, Peter Sallis, Gwen Cherrell, Sally Kinghorn

43. Can We Get on Now, Please? (1980– )
Episode: Trial by Television (1980)

Comedy

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Stars: Sheila Steafel, Hugh Paddick, Robert Dorning, Michael Barrington

44. The Bill (1984–2010)
Episode: Watching (1990)

25 min | Crime, Drama

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Cryer faces a tough crowd, as Garfield and Quinnan investigate a puzzling presence at a school.

Director: Chris Lovett | Stars: Eric Richard, Huw Higginson, Andrew Paul, Graham Cole