Most Voted Titles With Colin Jeavons


1. Only Fools and Horses.... (1981–2003)

TV-PG | 95 min | Comedy

8.9
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Comedy that follows two brothers from London's rough Peckham estate as they wheel and deal through a number of dodgy deals as they search for the big score that'll make them millionaires.

Stars: David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Roger Lloyd Pack, Buster Merryfield

Votes: 36,505

2. Doctor Who (1963–1989)

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

8.5
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The adventures of a Time Lord from the planet Gallifrey known only as the Doctor, who travels through time and space fighting monsters and other villainous megalomaniacs with companions.

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

Votes: 30,135

3. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984–1985)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson solve the mysteries of copper beeches, a Greek interpreter, the Norwood builder, a resident patient, the red-headed league, and one final problem.

Stars: Jeremy Brett, David Burke, Rosalie Williams, Eric Porter

Votes: 15,996

4. House of Cards (1990)

TV-14 | 226 min | Drama

8.6
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The schemes of a ruthlessly ambitious British politician who will stop at nothing to get to the top.

Stars: Ian Richardson, Susannah Harker, Miles Anderson, Alphonsia Emmanuel

Votes: 10,395

5. The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)

R | 124 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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64 Metascore

A film is being made of a story, set in 19th century England, about Charles, a biologist who's engaged to be married, but who falls in love with outcast Sarah, whose melancholy makes her ... See full summary »

Director: Karel Reisz | Stars: Meryl Streep, Jeremy Irons, Hilton McRae, Emily Morgan

Votes: 10,152 | Gross: $22.60M

6. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (1981)

152 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.1
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Arthur Dent and his friend Ford Prefect escape the destruction of Earth only to face incredible trials, tribulations and adventures in space and time.

Stars: Simon Jones, David Dixon, Peter Jones, Sandra Dickinson

Votes: 8,778

7. The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1986–1988)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson solve the mysteries of the devil's foot, Silver Blaze, Wisteria Lodge and the Bruce-Partington Plans.

Stars: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Rosalie Williams, Colin Jeavons

Votes: 7,540

8. The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (1992–1993)

45 min | Action, Adventure, Family

7.3
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The adventures of the archaeological treasure hunter in his youth as related by an elderly Indiana Jones.

Stars: Sean Patrick Flanery, George Hall, Corey Carrier, Ronny Coutteure

Votes: 6,136

9. The Avengers (1961–1969)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.4
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A quirky spy show of the adventures of an eccentrically suave British agent and his predominately female partners.

Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Honor Blackman, Linda Thorson

Votes: 5,124

10. The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991–1993)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.9
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Holmes and Dr. Watson solve the mysteries of the Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax, Thor Bridge, Shoscombe Old Place, The Boscombe Valley Mystery, The Illustrious Client and The Creeping Man.

Stars: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Rosalie Williams, Colin Jeavons

Votes: 3,652

11. Frankenstein Created Woman (1967)

Unrated | 92 min | Horror

6.6
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A dead and frozen Baron Frankenstein is re-animated by his colleague Dr. Hertz proving to him that the soul does not leave the body on the instant of death. His lab assistant, young Hans, ... See full summary »

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, Susan Denberg, Thorley Walters, Robert Morris

Votes: 3,485

12. To Play the King (1993)

218 min | Drama

8.5
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Francis Urquhart, the unscrupulous but cunning Conservative Prime Minister, has his survival threatened by a liberal monarch and an upcoming General Election.

Stars: Ian Richardson, Michael Kitchen, Kitty Aldridge, Colin Jeavons

Votes: 3,295

13. The Island (1980)

R | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.3
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In New York, the journalist Blair Maynard convinces his editor to travel to Florida to investigate the mysterious disappearance of ships in the Bermuda's Triangle area. Maynard is divorced ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Michael Caine, David Warner, Angela Punch McGregor, Frank Middlemass

Votes: 3,222 | Gross: $15.72M

14. Absolute Beginners (1986)

PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

5.6
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In 1958 London a young photographer seeks media stardom to keep the love of a beautiful, aspiring fashion designer.

Director: Julien Temple | Stars: Patsy Kensit, Eddie O'Connell, David Bowie, James Fox

Votes: 2,726 | Gross: $0.93M

15. Jane Eyre (1983)

239 min | Romance

8.2
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A young governess falls in love with her mysterious employer, but a terrible secret puts their happiness at risk.

Stars: Zelah Clarke, Timothy Dalton, Carol Gillies, James Marcus

Votes: 2,656

16. The Oblong Box (1969)

R | 96 min | Horror

6.1
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Aristocrat Julian Markham keeps his disfigured brother, Sir Edward, locked in a tower of his house. Sir Edward occasionally escapes and causes havoc around the town.

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Vincent Price, Alister Williamson, Christopher Lee, Rupert Davies

Votes: 2,351

17. Lovejoy (1986–1994)

50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Lovejoy is an irresistible rogue with a keen eye for antiques. The part-time detective scours the murky salerooms, auction halls and stately homes of Britain, always on the lookout for a find.

Stars: Ian McShane, Dudley Sutton, Chris Jury, Phyllis Logan

Votes: 2,239

18. Stalin (1992 TV Movie)

172 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.2
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The life and career of the brutal Soviet dictator, Joseph Stalin.

Director: Ivan Passer | Stars: Robert Duvall, Julia Ormond, Maximilian Schell, Jeroen Krabbé

Votes: 1,957

19. Minder (1979–1994)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.8
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Arthur Daley, a small-time conman, hires former boxer Terry McCann to be his 'minder', so Terry can protect him (Arthur) from other, small-time, crooks. While Terry is trying his hardest to... See full summary »

Stars: George Cole, Glynn Edwards, Dennis Waterman, Gary Webster

Votes: 1,395

20. The Sweeney (1975–1978)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.1
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Jack Regan is a hard edged detective in the Flying Squad of London's Metropolitan Police. He pursues villains by methods which are underhanded and often illegal themselves, frequently violent and more often than not successful.

Stars: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan, John Alkin

Votes: 1,297

21. Reilly: Ace of Spies (1983)

720 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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A dramatization of the missions and adventures of the greatest spy in British history.

Stars: Sam Neill, Michael Bryant, Norman Rodway, Tom Bell

Votes: 1,110

22. 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.

Stars: John Nettles, Terence Alexander, Sean Arnold, Mela White

Votes: 941

23. The House of Eliott (1991–1994)

50 min | Drama

8.1
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Two sisters Beatrice (Bee) and Evangeline (Evie) hit rock bottom when their father passes away leaving them in debt. Uneducated they strive hard to find jobs deemed worthy of their new ... See full summary »

Stars: Stella Gonet, Louise Lombard, Aden Gillett, Cathy Murphy

Votes: 896

24. Schizo (1976)

R | 109 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.7
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A recently-married woman who has been labeled as mentally unstable, begins to suspect that someone close to her is the culprit in a sudden string of murders.

Director: Pete Walker | Stars: Lynne Frederick, John Leyton, Stephanie Beacham, John Fraser

Votes: 753

25. The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991–1993)
Episode: The Master Blackmailer (1992)

TV-PG | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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Holmes and Watson attempt to break the grip of a ruthless blackmailer of their clients.

Director: Peter Hammond | Stars: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Robert Hardy, Norma West

Votes: 744

26. Hitler's S.S.: Portrait in Evil (1985 TV Movie)

135 min | Drama, War

6.6
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The story of Helmut and Karl Hoffmann. Both come of age at the start of Hitler's power in Germany. Helmut joins the SS and eventually becomes a successful flag rank officer. Karl joins the ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Goddard | Stars: John Shea, Bill Nighy, Lucy Gutteridge, David Warner

Votes: 579

27. Bless This House (1971–1976)

30 min | Comedy

7.0
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Bless This House centres on life in Birch Avenue, Putney, where travelling stationery salesman Sid Abbott (Sidney James) and his wife Jean (Diana Coupland) live with their teenagers: Mike (... See full summary »

Stars: Sidney James, Diana Coupland, Sally Geeson, Robin Stewart

Votes: 545

28. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984–1985)
Episode: The Norwood Builder (1985)

TV-PG | 52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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When a notorious retired builder is found dead, his recently-named heir is the prime suspect.

Director: Ken Grieve | Stars: Jeremy Brett, David Burke, Rosalie Crutchley, Colin Jeavons

Votes: 516

29. The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1986–1988)
Episode: The Empty House (1986)

TV-PG | 51 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Believed dead after his fatal encounter with Professor Moriarity three years earlier, Sherlock Holmes returns to England to foil a plot to murder him by a former Moriarity gang member.

Director: Howard Baker | Stars: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Eric Porter, Patrick Allen

Votes: 504

30. The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1986–1988)
Episode: The Six Napoleons (1986)

TV-PG | 52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Inspector Lastrade reveals to Holmes that someone has been inexplicably breaking into homes for the senseless purpose of breaking small busts of Napoleon.

Director: David Carson | Stars: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Eric Sykes, Colin Jeavons

Votes: 498

31. The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1986–1988)
Episode: The Second Stain (1986)

TV-PG | 51 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Holmes is asked by the country's Prime Minister to aid in the recovery of a stolen diplomatic letter, which, if published, might lead England into war.

Director: John Bruce | Stars: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Harry Andrews, Patricia Hodge

Votes: 484

32. Fall of Eagles (1974– )

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.

Stars: Michael Hordern, Charles Kay, Barry Foster, Gayle Hunnicutt

Votes: 421

33. The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991–1993)
Episode: The Creeping Man (1991)

TV-PG | 50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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Holmes thinks a woman's claim to have seen a man at her upstairs bedroom window is related to the theft of several apes.

Director: Tim Sullivan | Stars: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Charles Kay, Adrian Lukis

Votes: 377

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

50 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.3
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One time companion of the Doctor, Sarah Jane Smith returns to Earth and carries on with her journalist career. Now, in 1981, she has managed to rebuild her career and has come, a matter of ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 368

35. The Devil's Daffodil (1961)

86 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.6
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A Chinese detective breaks up a drug smuggling ring and tries to find the "Daffodil Killer." The drug smugglers had devised the ingenious method of smuggling heroin from Hong Kong in the stems of daffodils.

Director: Ákos Ráthonyi | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, William Lucas, Sabine Sesselmann, Penelope Horner

Votes: 335

36. The Games (1970)

G | 100 min | Drama, Sport

6.8
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Four marathon runners (one from England, one from the U.S., a Czechoslovakian, and an Australian Aborigine) prepare to run in the Olympic games. The film follows each one and shows what their motivations are for running in the games.

Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Michael Crawford, Ryan O'Neal, Charles Aznavour, Jeremy Kemp

Votes: 319

37. House of Cards (1990)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1990)

TV-Y | 56 min | Drama

8.4
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Francis Urquhart is the Conservative Party Chief Whip who keeps the party's Members of Parliament in line. The party has selected a new leader, Henry Collingridge, and at the general ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Seed | Stars: Ian Richardson, Susannah Harker, David Lyon, Miles Anderson

Votes: 293

38. Masterpiece Theatre: Bleak House (1985– )

391 min | Drama, Crime

7.6
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The great case of Jarndyce and Jarndyce drags on, an obsession to all involved. Then a question of inheritance becomes a question of murder.

Stars: Diana Rigg, Denholm Elliott, Suzanne Burden, Jonathan Moore

Votes: 280

39. Man in a Suitcase (1967–1968)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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McGill (known as "Mac") was a former U.S. intelligence agent based in London. After being thrown out of the agency for something he did not do, he finds his "false" reputation has preceded ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Bradford, Ricardo Montez, Warren Stanhope, Frank Forsyth

Votes: 267

40. House of Cards (1990)
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1990)

TV-Y | 56 min | Drama

8.5
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Francis Urqhart continues his surreptitious campaign to force Prime Minister Henry Collingridge's resignation. After the tabloids spend the summer excoriating the PM's brother Charles, it's... See full summary »

Director: Paul Seed | Stars: Ian Richardson, Susannah Harker, Miles Anderson, David Lyon

Votes: 253

41. 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: 248

42. House of Cards (1990)
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1990)

TV-Y | 57 min | Drama

8.9
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Francis Urquhart announces his intention to seek the leadership of the Conservative Party and become Prime Minister. It's six days until the first ballot and Urquhart plots against his ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Seed | Stars: Ian Richardson, Susannah Harker, Miles Anderson, Diane Fletcher

Votes: 236

43. House of Cards (1990)
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1990)

TV-Y | 57 min | Drama

8.5
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The Prime Minister resigns and the race is to replace him. Environment Minister Michael Samuels and Foreign Minister Patrick Woolton are the apparent front-runners, though the Chronicle ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Seed | Stars: Ian Richardson, Susannah Harker, David Lyon, Miles Anderson

Votes: 232

44. Play for Today (1970–1984)
Episode: Blue Remembered Hills (1979)

72 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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The title is taken from A.E. Housman's 1896 poem: "Into my heart an air that kills; From yon far country blows; What are those blue remembered hills..." It's 1943 on a summer's afternoon ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Gibson | Stars: Colin Welland, Michael Elphick, Robin Ellis, John Bird

Votes: 231

45. Shoestring (1979–1980)

50 min | Drama

7.5
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Lighthearted detective series set in the West Country, about Eddie Shoestring, a radio-phone-in detective

Stars: Trevor Eve, Michael Medwin, Doran Godwin, Liz Crowther

Votes: 221

46. Jackanory (1965–1996)

15 min | Family, Fantasy

7.3
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A celebrity reads a story, enhancing it in ways that will entice the most restless of children.

Stars: Bernard Cribbins, Bernard Holley, Ray Smith, Rodney Bewes

Votes: 221

47. The Man Who Cried (1993 TV Movie)

157 min | Drama

7.1
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Abel Mason is a man caught in a loveless marriage with a harridan wife who constantly berates him and beats their son Dick. When the one woman he loves dies at the hands of her husband ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Whyte | Stars: Ciarán Hinds, Kate Buffery, Amanda Root, Daniel Massey

Votes: 220

48. Only Fools and Horses.... (1981–2003)
Episode: Hole in One (1985)

TV-PG | 29 min | Comedy

8.4
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The Trotter's have fallen on hard times, largely due to Rodney's £500 investment in suntan lotion during one of the worst winters ever seen. To make things worse, the deep-fat fryer they ... See full summary »

Director: Susan Belbin | Stars: David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Buster Merryfield, Colin Jeavons

Votes: 217

49. 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: 208

50. The Avengers (1961–1969)
Episode: A Touch of Brimstone (1966)

TV-14 | 52 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.4
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A modern day Hellfire Club, led by libertine John Cleverly Cartney, plans to incite chaos by killing three foreign Prime Ministers.

Director: James Hill | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Peter Wyngarde, Colin Jeavons

Votes: 199

51. The Baron (1966– )

49 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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Stories of an antique dealer who is really an undercover agent.

Stars: Steve Forrest, Sue Lloyd, Paul Ferris, Colin Gordon

Votes: 177

52. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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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: 176

53. Home to Roost (1985–1990)

50 min | Comedy

6.7
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John Thaw is Henry Willows, a middle-aged man in middle-management who has been divorced from his wife for seven years and is perfectly happy with the arrangement. Apart from his prudish ... See full summary »

Stars: John Thaw, Reece Dinsdale, Elizabeth Bennett, Joan Blackham

Votes: 176

54. Diagnosis: Murder (1975)

PG-13 | 95 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.1
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Anonymous notes accuse a psychiatrist of having murdered his wife. A bedraggled policeman attempts to uncover the truth behind her disappearance.

Director: Sidney Hayers | Stars: Jon Finch, Judy Geeson, Christopher Lee, Tony Beckley

Votes: 174

55. Bartleby (II) (1970)

PG | 78 min | Drama

6.4
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An asocial and enigmatic office clerk refuses to do his work, leaving it up to his boss to decide what should be done with him.

Director: Anthony Friedman | Stars: Paul Scofield, John McEnery, Thorley Walters, Colin Jeavons

Votes: 163

56. To Play the King (1993)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1993)

TV-Y | 54 min | Drama

8.1
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Frances Urquhart is now Prime Minister and is somewhat haunted by what he has done in the past. A newly crowned King presents him with more of a challenge that he may have expected. The ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Seed | Stars: Ian Richardson, Michael Kitchen, Kitty Aldridge, Colin Jeavons

Votes: 161

57. Dixon of Dock Green (1955–1976)

45 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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Constable George Dixon and his colleagues at the Dock Green police station in the East End of London deal with petty crime, successfully controlling it through common sense and human understanding.

Stars: Jack Warner, Peter Byrne, Geoffrey Adams, Arthur Rigby

Votes: 157

58. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Underwater Menace: Episode 3 (1967)

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

6.1
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The Doctor and Ramo are sentenced to be sacrificed to the goddess Amdo and must escape to put a stop to Zaroff's plan.

Director: Julia Smith | Stars: Patrick Troughton, Joseph Fürst, Tom Watson, Noel Johnson

Votes: 157

59. To Play the King (1993)
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1993)

TV-Y | 55 min | Drama

8.2
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Despite his pleas to the King to avoid a constitutional crisis and not publicly express his personal views, the King refuses and Urquhart decides to destroy him. As planned, the King goes ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Seed | Stars: Ian Richardson, Michael Kitchen, Kitty Aldridge, Colin Jeavons

Votes: 153

60. To Play the King (1993)
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1993)

TV-Y | 54 min | Drama

8.1
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In his ongoing battle with the King, Urquhart decides to call an election and has senior party members and his new adviser Sarah Harding spend the weekend at Chequers. He names Chief Whip ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Seed | Stars: Ian Richardson, Michael Kitchen, Kitty Aldridge, Colin Jeavons

Votes: 151

61. The Avengers (1961–1969)
Episode: The Winged Avenger (1967)

TV-14 | 51 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.4
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Several businessmen have been killed, the murderer having apparently clawed them to death so that the initial suspect is an author who owns a bird of prey and had a grudge against a victim ... See full summary »

Directors: Peter Duffell, Gordon Flemyng | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Nigel Green, Jack MacGowran

Votes: 149

62. Blackeyes (1989– )

196 min | Drama

7.3
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Blackeyes is an attempt to explore "what does go on between men and women in their heads, to show the possibilities of the ways that they see each other." Complex and multi-layered, the ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Gough, Carol Royle, Nigel Planer, Gina Bellman

Votes: 148

63. To Play the King (1993)
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1993)

TV-Y | 56 min | Drama

8.5
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Francis Urquhart calls the election but the party is down 13 points in the polls and he will obviously have a hard slog ahead if he is to be reelected. A gas explosion in a block of flats ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Seed | Stars: Ian Richardson, Michael Kitchen, Kitty Aldridge, Colin Jeavons

Votes: 147

64. Adam Adamant Lives! (1966–1967)

50 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.1
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In 1902, Edwardian adventurer Adam Adamant is frozen alive in a block of ice by his arch-nemesis, the Face. In 1966, workmen discover him and he is revived, perfectly preserved but ... See full summary »

Stars: Gerald Harper, Juliet Harmer, Jack May, Peter Ducrow

Votes: 146

65. 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: 139

66. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Underwater Menace: Episode 2 (1967)

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

6.2
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While Ara tries to save Polly from being turned into a Fish Person and Ben and Jamie try to escape from the mines, the Doctor discovers the full extent of Zaroff's plans.

Director: Julia Smith | Stars: Patrick Troughton, Anneke Wills, Colin Jeavons, Gerald Taylor

Votes: 137

67. The Shadow of the Tower (1972– )

Biography, Drama, History

8.0
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A series of dramas by various writers recording the key events in the reign of Henry Tudor and his founding of the Tudor Dynasty

Stars: James Maxwell, Norma West, Hugh Sullivan, Denis Carey

Votes: 135

68. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)

30 min | Documentary, Biography

7.3
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Eamonn Andrews (later Michael Aspel) surprises celebrities by presenting them with the Big Red Book before taking them into the studio to tell viewers the story of their life, featuring ... See full summary »

Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Michael Aspel, Eric Sykes, John Mills

Votes: 134

69. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Underwater Menace: Episode 1 (1967)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.1
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The TARDIS materialises on a deserted beach where the Doctor and his friends are captured by primitive warriors and taken to the fabled city of Atlantis.

Director: Julia Smith | Stars: Patrick Troughton, Michael Craze, Frazer Hines, Anneke Wills

Votes: 129

70. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Underwater Menace: Episode 4 (1967)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.0
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With Zaroff's plan nearing completion, the Doctor and Ben realise the only way to save the world is to destroy Atlantis.

Director: Julia Smith | Stars: Patrick Troughton, Michael Craze, Frazer Hines, Anneke Wills

Votes: 126

71. Two's Company (1975–1979)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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Stars: Elaine Stritch, Donald Sinden, John Savident, Joyce Carey

Votes: 122

72. Prospects (1986– )

60 min

8.2
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Prospects is a comedy drama series originally shown on Channel 4. The 12 episodes followed two East End 'geezer' characters - Jimmy 'Pincy' Pince played by Gary Olsen and Billy 'Bill' ... See full summary »

Stars: Gary Olsen, Brian Bovell, Peter Lovstrom, Chrissie Cotterill

Votes: 122

73. Big Deal (1984–1986)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Lighthearted drama series about Robby Box, a small-time London gambler, and his long-suffering family.

Stars: Ray Brooks, Sharon Duce, Pamela Cundell, James Ottaway

Votes: 120

74. Great Expectations (1981– )

30 min | Drama

6.8
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Charles Dickens' classic story about an orphan who becomes a gentleman.

Stars: Gerry Sundquist, Tim Munro, Derek Francis, Colin Jeavons

Votes: 116

75. Strauss Dynasty (1991– )

606 min | Drama, Music

7.7
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Stars: Edward Fox, Alice Krige, John Rhys-Davies, Cherie Lunghi

Votes: 116

76. Brat Farrar (1986)

155 min | Drama, Mystery

7.5
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When Alex Loding passes Brat Farrar in the street, he's struck by Brat's uncanny resemblance to Simon Ashby. Simon had a older twin brother, Patrick, who disappeared a decade ago, and was ... See full summary »

Stars: Mark Greenstreet, Angela Browne, Frederick Treves, Dominique Barnes

Votes: 112

77. The Blackheath Poisonings (1992– )

50 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Stars: Christine Kavanagh, Ian McNeice, Zoë Wanamaker, Judy Parfitt

Votes: 107

78. Doomwatch (1970–1993)

50 min | Sci-Fi, Drama

7.3
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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 »

Stars: John Paul, Joby Blanshard, Simon Oates, Vivien Sherrard

Votes: 99

79. Maigret (1959–1963)

50 min | Crime, Drama

8.6
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Televisations of the Maigret novels by Georges Simenon.

Stars: Rupert Davies, Ewen Solon, Helen Shingler, Neville Jason

Votes: 94

80. Paradise Postponed (1986)

569 min | Drama

8.3
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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: Annette Crosbie, Paul Shelley, Peter Egan, David Threlfall

Votes: 92

81. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (1981)
Episode: Episode #1.5 (1981)

TV-14 | 32 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.1
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Arthur, Ford, Trillian and Zaphod travel in time by way of an exploding computer to Milliways, the Restaurant at the end of the Universe. Here people can enjoy a good meal while watching ... See full summary »

Director: Alan J.W. Bell | Stars: Peter Jones, Simon Jones, David Dixon, Mark Wing-Davey

Votes: 92

82. Wodehouse Playhouse (1974–1978)

30 min | Comedy, Romance

7.9
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A series of dramatisations of some of P.G. Wodehouse's comic short stories - in which P.G. Wodehouse, himself, introduced some of the early episodes.

Stars: John Alderton, Pauline Collins, P.G. Wodehouse, Paul McDowell

Votes: 90

83. The Dick Emery Show (1963–1981)

30 min | Comedy

7.1
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Comedy skits featuring the talents of Mr Dick Emery.

Stars: Dick Emery, Pat Coombs, Victor Maddern, Helen Fraser

Votes: 86

84. Hannay (1988–1989)

52 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.6
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Richard Hannay is a man of his times: an Edwardian gentleman and adventurer, a mining engineer from South Africa of Scottish origin, who lives by his own standards and wits, upholding a ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Powell, Christopher Scoular, Gavin Richards, Jill Meager

Votes: 82

85. Przygody misia Colargola (1968–1974)

14 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.1
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Stars: Irena Siempinska, Claude Joseph, Angelo, Georges Atlas

Votes: 82

86. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)

120 min | Drama

7.6
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Stars: Charles Gray, Eric Porter, Lally Bowers, John Gielgud

Votes: 78

87. Play School (1964–1988)

20 min | Family

7.4
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Stories, fun, and things to make and do for pre-school children.

Stars: Elizabeth Millbank, Virginia Stride, Lionel Morton, Brian Cant

Votes: 71

88. BBC2 Playhouse (1973–1983)

Drama

6.7
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Stars: Ralph Morse, John Bluthal, Gawn Grainger, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 65

89. The Wednesday Play (1964–1970)

75 min | Drama

7.2
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Series of one-off plays made by BBC television, which gave breaks to a wide range of writers and directors in the late 1960s, such as Dennis Potter, Ken Loach, David Mercer, and John ... See full summary »

Stars: Edwin Brown, Neville Smith, Tony Selby, Michael Robbins

Votes: 64

90. Secret Friends (1991)

97 min | Drama, Fantasy

5.9
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During a train ride, an anxiety attack leads middle-aged illustrator John into an identity crisis. As his marital problems merge and blur into his fantasy life with prostitutes and call ... See full summary »

Director: Dennis Potter | Stars: Alan Bates, Gina Bellman, Frances Barber, Tony Doyle

Votes: 63

91. Angels (1975–1983)

50 min | Drama

6.6
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This series was about six nursing students doing the then 3 year nursing course. They are from all walks of life but all have to cope with the trials and tribulations of getting used to ... See full summary »

Stars: Carol Holmes, Joanna Monro, Shirley Cheriton, Sharon Rosita

Votes: 62

92. Sir Francis Drake (1961– )

25 min | Adventure, Family

8.4
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The adventures of Sir Francis Drake during the 1500's. Sir Francis is probably one of the most famous explorers of the high seas. The twenty six episodes of the series are about his ... See full summary »

Stars: Terence Morgan, Jean Kent, Michael Crawford, Milton Reid

Votes: 59

93. The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (1992–1993)
Episode: Prague, August 1917 (1993)

Action, Adventure, Family

7.3
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Working as a Belgian spy during World War One, young Indiana Jones is reassigned to Prague where he is to receive an important phone call. Unfortunately his hotel room turns out to be ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Young | Stars: Sean Patrick Flanery, Tim McInnerny, Michael McShane, Timothy Spall

Votes: 56

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

Drama

8.0
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Series of television plays performed live.

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

Votes: 55

95. The Old Curiosity Shop (1979– )

30 min

7.0
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The story of Nell Trent, a beautiful young girl. An orphan, she lives with her Grandfather in The Old Curiosity Shop in London.

Stars: Natalie Ogle, Trevor Peacock, Granville Saxton, Sebastian Shaw

Votes: 55

96. Whodunnit? (1972–1978)

45 min | Family, Game-Show, Mystery

8.4
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British game show in which celebrity panelists were shown a dramatised murder and had to guess the identity of the killer or killers from the clues presented.

Stars: Jon Pertwee, Patrick Mower, Anouska Hempel, Liza Goddard

Votes: 53

97. Travelling Man (1984– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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After finishing a 2 year prison sentence for a bribe he never took Ex detective inspector Alan Lomax wants answers. Lomax has at least one luxury left - a narrowboat. And it's on the canals... See full summary »

Stars: Leigh Lawson, Terence Taplin, Tony Doyle, Sue Robinson

Votes: 52

98. Charters & Caldicott (1985– )

50 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

8.0
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Two cricket-loving Englishman, now elderly, get involved in a bizarre plot which seems to involve espionage.

Stars: Robin Bailey, Michael Aldridge, Caroline Blakiston, Gerard Murphy

Votes: 52

99. The Bretts (1987–1989)

60 min

8.1
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1920s family of actors deals with the day to day of the theater business.

Stars: Norman Rodway, Barbara Murray, Belinda Lang, George Winter

Votes: 50

100. Haggard (1990–1992)

30 min | Comedy

6.5
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Squire Haggard, the womanising, destitute former friend of the Prince of Wales, optimistically searches for rich men "willing" to part with their money, and rich, beautiful women willing to... See full summary »

Stars: Keith Barron, Reece Dinsdale, Sam Kelly, William Simons

Votes: 46