Most Voted Titles With Michael Lees


1. A Night to Remember (1958)

Not Rated | 123 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.9
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On its maiden voyage in April 1912, the supposedly unsinkable RMS Titanic hits an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean.

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Kenneth More, Ronald Allen, Robert Ayres, Honor Blackman

Votes: 11,237

2. 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: 4,858

3. Seance on a Wet Afternoon (1964)

115 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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A medium and her husband stage a kidnapping in order for her to pretend to solve the crime and achieve fame.

Director: Bryan Forbes | Stars: Kim Stanley, Richard Attenborough, Margaret Lacey, Marie Burke

Votes: 4,802

4. Coronation Street (1960– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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The UK's longest-running television soap, Coronation Street focuses on the everyday lives of working class people in Manchester, England.

Stars: Helen Worth, Simon Gregson, William Roache, Sally Dynevor

Votes: 3,851

5. King Rat (1965)

Approved | 134 min | War, Drama

7.6
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A fast-taking wheeler-dealer corporal in a Malaysian POW camp during WWII uses bribery and larceny to take de facto control of the camp from his senior officers.

Director: Bryan Forbes | Stars: George Segal, Tom Courtenay, James Fox, Patrick O'Neal

Votes: 3,312

6. The Wrong Box (1966)

Approved | 105 min | Comedy, Crime

7.0
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In Victorian England, a fortune now depends on which of two brothers outlives the other... or can be made to have seemed to do so!

Director: Bryan Forbes | Stars: John Mills, Michael Caine, Ralph Richardson, Jeremy Lloyd

Votes: 2,605

7. Whistle Down the Wind (1961)

Unrated | 99 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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When an injured wife murderer takes refuge on a remote Lancashire farm, the owners three children mistakenly believe him to be the Second Coming of Christ.

Director: Bryan Forbes | Stars: Alan Bates, Bernard Lee, Norman Bird, Diane Clare

Votes: 2,446

8. You Rang, M'Lord? (1988–1993)

50 min | Comedy

8.9
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Adventures and misadventures of Lord Meldrum, his family and their servants. Set in 1920's.

Stars: Paul Shane, Jeffrey Holland, Su Pollard, Donald Hewlett

Votes: 2,273

9. 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: 2,188

10. Emmerdale Farm (1972– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Drama, Romance

4.9
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A soap opera set in a fictional village in the Yorkshire Dales.

Stars: Lucy Pargeter, Mark Charnock, Elizabeth Estensen, Antony Audenshaw

Votes: 2,137

11. Cuba (1979)

R | 122 min | Adventure, Romance, Thriller

5.7
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A British mercenary arrives in pre-Revolution Cuba to help train the corrupt General Batista's army against Castro's guerrillas while he also romances a former lover now married to an unscrupulous plantation owner.

Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Sean Connery, Brooke Adams, Jack Weston, Hector Elizondo

Votes: 1,984 | Gross: $0.53M

12. Pride and Prejudice (1980– )

265 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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While the arrival of wealthy gentleman sends her marriage-minded mother into a frenzy, willful and opinionated Elizabeth Bennet matches wits with haughty Mr. Darcy.

Stars: Elizabeth Garvie, David Rintoul, Moray Watson, Priscilla Morgan

Votes: 1,804

13. All Creatures Great and Small (1978–1990)

Not Rated | 50 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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The trials and misadventures of the staff of a country veterinary office in 1940's Yorkshire.

Stars: Christopher Timothy, Robert Hardy, Peter Davison, Lynda Bellingham

Votes: 1,757

14. 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: 1,343

15. Holby City (1999– )

60 min | Drama

5.9
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The everyday lives, professional and personal, of the doctors, nurses and patients who find themselves, for various reasons, in the wards of the frenetic cardiac unit of Holby City General Hospital.

Stars: Hugh Quarshie, Rosie Marcel, Tina Hobley, Paul Bradley

Votes: 1,222

16. Alas Smith & Jones (1984–1998)

30 min | Comedy

7.5
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Mel Smith and Griff Rhys-Jones present a series of short (often tasteless, always scathing) sketches about modern life and the stupidity and gullibility of those who believe in it.

Stars: Mel Smith, Griff Rhys Jones, Geoffrey McGivern, Sarah Alexander

Votes: 991

17. 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: 910

18. The Angry Silence (1960)

TV-14 | 95 min | Drama

7.6
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A young factory worker decides to stand up against his work-mates and fellow union members when they want to hold a wildcat strike.

Director: Guy Green | Stars: Richard Attenborough, Pier Angeli, Michael Craig, Bernard Lee

Votes: 892

19. Secret Army (1977–1979)

50 min | Drama, War

8.7
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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 town, where locals therefore naturally mix... See full summary »

Stars: Bernard Hepton, Angela Richards, Clifford Rose, Juliet Hammond

Votes: 851

20. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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The cases of a portly and eccentric criminal law barrister.

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

Votes: 836

21. The Whisperers (1967)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Thriller

7.2
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The title refers to the creatures a very poor addled old lady (Dame Edith Evans) imagines in her paranoid fantasies. They lurk behind every drip, drip, drip of a leaky faucet. They listen ... See full summary »

Director: Bryan Forbes | Stars: Edith Evans, Nanette Newman, Harry Baird, Jack Austin

Votes: 819

22. Hi-de-Hi! (1980–1988)

60 min | Comedy

6.8
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Comic goings on in this series set in an English holiday camp called Maplins. The title comes from the camp's greeting, which the staff are meant to say with enthusiasm but all too often ... See full summary »

Stars: Paul Shane, Ruth Madoc, Jeffrey Holland, Felix Bowness

Votes: 782

23. The Champions (1968–1969)

60 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.8
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Craig Stirling, Sharron Macready and Richard Barrett were agents for Nemesis, an international intelligence organization based in Geneva. Their first mission as a team was to investigate ... See full summary »

Stars: Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo, William Gaunt, Anthony Nicholls

Votes: 725

24. 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 »

Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Mary Webster

Votes: 629

25. Colditz (1972–1974)

50 min | Drama, History, War

8.5
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This grim and claustrophobic drama chronicles the lives of the prisoners in Colditz Castle from the arrival of the first British prisoners after Dunkirk until the liberation of the castle ... See full summary »

Stars: David McCallum, Richard Heffer, Paul Chapman, Jack Hedley

Votes: 508

26. Brookside (1982–2003)

30 min | Drama

6.6
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The everyday life and times of the residents, friends and enemies who live in a suburban street in the city of Liverpool in the north of England.

Stars: Alexandra Fletcher, Diane Burke, Steven Pinder, Vince Earl

Votes: 507

27. 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: 491

28. Tenko (1981–1984)

50 min | Drama, War

8.8
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After the Japanese invasion of Singapore in February 1942, a group of British, Dutch, and Australian women are held in a Japanese internment camp on a Japanese-occupied island between Singapore and Australia.

Stars: Ann Bell, Stephanie Cole, Claire Oberman, Emily Bolton

Votes: 465

29. The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank (1988 TV Movie)

97 min | Drama, History, War

6.9
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Miep Gies struggle to keep Anne Frank and her family hidden and safe inside the secret annex, as the Nazis turn Amsterdam upside-down.

Director: John Erman | Stars: Mary Steenburgen, Paul Scofield, Huub Stapel, Eleanor Bron

Votes: 363

30. Thriller (1973–1976)

65 min | Crime, Fantasy, Mystery

8.1
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Anthology series of self-contained episodes with the genres ranging from murder mystery to suspense to psychological and supernatural horror.

Stars: Donna Mills, Gary Collins, Michael Jayston, Robert Powell

Votes: 329

31. Mapp & Lucia (1985–1986)

60 min | Comedy

8.4
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The social rivalry between two women in the 1930s when Lucia moves to the small English town of Tilling.

Stars: Geraldine McEwan, Prunella Scales, Nigel Hawthorne, Denis Lill

Votes: 304

32. Long Ago, Tomorrow (1971)

GP | 110 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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Bruce Pritchard is paralysed mysteriously after his Brothers wedding. Rejected by his family, he is placed in a nursing home. Angry and depressed, he finds hope with a nurse. Can Bruce find a life outside the home?

Director: Bryan Forbes | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Nanette Newman, Georgia Brown, Bernard Lee

Votes: 298

33. 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: 261

34. 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

35. Peak Practice (1993–2002)

50 min | Drama

6.1
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Beth Glover and Will Preston are doctors in partnership at a Derbyshire clinic when they hire Jack who's returned from Africa. The next several years deal with their personal and professional lives with Jack and Beth marrying.

Stars: Esther Coles, Gary Mavers, Simon Shepherd, Margery Mason

Votes: 185

36. 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: 173

37. 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

38. Dixon of Dock Green (1955–1976)

45 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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Stars: Jack Warner, Peter Byrne, Geoffrey Adams, Arthur Rigby

Votes: 150

39. 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

40. Juliet Bravo (1980–1985)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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Newly-promoted Inspector Jean Darblay takes charge of the police station in the fictional Lancashire town of Hartley. She is the first woman to be placed in charge of the station and ... See full summary »

Stars: David Ellison, Noel Collins, Stephanie Turner, Anna Carteret

Votes: 130

41. Public Eye (1965–1975)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.8
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A long-running British TV series starring Alfred Burke as dour private-eye Frank Marker. Cynical and world-weary, Marker is frequently the unwitting stooge in bigger criminal wheels in his ... See full summary »

Stars: Alfred Burke, Ray Smith, Pauline Delaney, Brenda Cavendish

Votes: 116

42. Love in a Cold Climate (1980– )

420 min | Drama

8.1
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Stars: Judi Dench, Michael Aldridge, Michael Williams, Lucy Gutteridge

Votes: 115

43. Howards' Way (1985–1990)

50 min | Drama

6.7
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Tom Howard is made redundant from his job as a senior aircraft designer and decides to invest his skill, time and redundancy money in a run-down local boat building yard. Without his ... See full summary »

Stars: Jan Harvey, Stephen Yardley, Glyn Owen, Susan Gilmore

Votes: 112

44. The Missing Postman (1997 TV Movie)

7.9
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Clive Peacock is a postman in a small seaside town in Dorset. He's happy in his job and doesn't want it to change. But new technology is being introduced in his sorting office. Since he ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Dossor | Stars: James Bolam, Alison Steadman, Jim Carter, Gwyneth Strong

Votes: 112

45. Moonbase 3 (1973– )

50 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.0
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The adventures of David Caulder and his crew stationed on Moonbase 3 on the moon's surface. In 2003, representatives of many of the world's governments live in bases on the moon. Moonbase 3... See full summary »

Stars: Donald Houston, Ralph Bates, Fiona Gaunt, Barry Lowe

Votes: 100

46. Screen Two (1985–2002)

Drama

6.7
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Producer Kenith Trodd was part of a 1984 team brought together to study how the BBC should respond to Channel Four's pioneering efforts in making films for both television and theatrical ... See full summary »

Stars: Geoffrey Chater, Roger Brierley, Bernard Hill, Warren Clarke

Votes: 97

47. Softly from Paris (1986–1991)

26 min | Comedy

7.1
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Stars: Jean-Pierre Kalfon, Anne Fontaine, Thierry Bearzatto, Lucienne Bruinooge

Votes: 97

48. Selling Hitler (1991– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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The true story of the biggest fraud in publishing history - the Hitler diaries.

Stars: Jonathan Pryce, Alexei Sayle, Alison Doody, Julie T. Wallace

Votes: 96

49. Doomwatch (1970–1972)

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: 94

50. The Secrets of Love: Three Rakish Tales (1986)

93 min | Drama

7.1
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Three erotic stories from classic writers Marguerite de Navarre, Nicolas Restif de la Bretonne and Guy de Maupassant.

Director: Harry Kümel | Stars: Lucienne Bruinooge, Tina Shaw, Michael Redfern, Marc Legein

Votes: 91

51. 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: 91

52. The Gentle Touch (1980–1984)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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The adventures of tough lady cop Maggie Forbes.

Stars: Jill Gascoine, William Marlowe, Paul Moriarty, Brian Gwaspari

Votes: 90

53. Doctor in Charge (1972–1973)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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The continuing misadventures of Duncan Waring (Robin Nedwell), Dick Stuart-Clark (Geoffrey Davies) and Paul Collier (George Layton) see them move further up the promotion ladder, but no ... See full summary »

Stars: Robin Nedwell, George Layton, Geoffrey Davies, Ernest Clark

Votes: 89

54. Dangerfield (1995–1999)

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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The life and times of a small-town family practitioner and police surgeon.

Stars: Roderick Smith, Nadim Sawalha, Nicola Cowper, Bill Wallis

Votes: 88

55. Mystery!: Malice Aforethought (1979– )

50 min | Comedy, Drama, Crime

8.3
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Dr. Edmund Bickleigh is a man who is very careful and very determined. And he is especially determined to not get caught committing the perfect murder of his wife. In the end he succeeds but then finds circumstances are "agin him".

Stars: Hywel Bennett, Cheryl Campbell, Belinda Carroll, David Ashford

Votes: 88

56. The Avengers (1961–1969)
Episode: False Witness (1968)

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

7.3
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Witnesses and agents investigating upper class blackmailer Lord Edgefield can't seem to tell the truth.

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Linda Thorson, John Bennett, Barry Warren

Votes: 83

57. Thriller (1973–1976)
Episode: The Eyes Have It (1973)

Unrated | 78 min | Crime, Fantasy, Mystery

7.0
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A group of terrorists posing as plumbers set up base at a school for the blind. The students remain blissfully unaware, while the terrorists plan the assassination of a politician who will ... See full summary »

Director: Shaun O'Riordan | Stars: Peter Vaughan, Dennis Waterman, William Marlowe, Sinéad Cusack

Votes: 79

58. Knights of God (1987– )

30 min | Sci-Fi, Adventure

7.9
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In the year 2020 Britain is divided into North & South. The Royal Family has been deposed and in its place rule the Knights of God, a harsh militaristic religious order headed by Prior ... See full summary »

Stars: George Winter, John Woodvine, Julian Fellowes, Patrick Troughton

Votes: 71

59. I Didn't Know You Cared (1975–1979)

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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The life and times of the Brandon family which is often hilarious. Mr. Brandon (John Comer), Mrs. Brandon (Liz Smith) and Uncle Mort (Robin Bailey) accompanied by Carter Brandon (Stephen ... See full summary »

Stars: Robin Bailey, John Comer, Liz Smith, Deirdre Costello

Votes: 69

60. 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 to. Exome state registered nurses . They are from all walks of life but all have to cope with the trials and ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 62

61. Spyship (1983– )

55 min

7.6
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Suspicions are aroused when a British trawler goes missing... Tom Wilkinson leads the astonishing BBC Cold War drama inspired by real events. Enter a nightmarish world of political ... See full summary »

Stars: Tom Wilkinson, Peter Eyre, Lesley Nightingale, Michael Aldridge

Votes: 58

62. Up the Elephant and Round the Castle (1983–1985)

30 min | Comedy

5.1
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James 'Jim' London becomes a man of property when a relative dies, leaving him the run-down Victorian abode of 17 Railway Terrace, in Elephant and Castle (south London). He's troubled by ... See full summary »

Stars: Jim Davidson, John Bardon, Brian Hall, Sue Nicholls

Votes: 57

63. Out of the Unknown (1965–1971)

60 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.9
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A classic anthology science fiction series which features adaptations of stories by famous authors including Isaac Asimov, J.G. Ballard, Frederik Pohl and John Wyndham.

Stars: Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Peter Copley, Geoffrey Palmer, Erik Chitty

Votes: 56

64. Nanny (1981–1983)

50 min | Drama

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

Votes: 55

65. Love Story (1963–1974)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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Stars: T.P. McKenna, Frances Cuka, Keith Barron, Patrick Macnee

Votes: 50

66. Whodunnit? (1972–1978)

45 min | Family, Game-Show, Mystery

8.5
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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, Edward Woodward

Votes: 49

67. ITV Saturday Night Theatre (1969– )
Episode: The Death of Adolf Hitler (1973)

107 min | Drama

6.7
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The final days in the Bunker, with Hitler becoming more and more paranoid, plumbing the depths of his madness and reaching his well deserved fate.

Director: Rex Firkin | Stars: Frank Finlay, Caroline Mortimer, Oscar Quitak, Marion Mathie

Votes: 46

68. The Fenn Street Gang (1971–1973)

30 min | Comedy

6.3
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The lives and adventures of the pupils of class 5C from 'Please Sir', after they have left Fenn Street School .

Stars: Peter Cleall, Carol Hawkins, David Barry, Peter Denyer

Votes: 44

69. Close Relations (1998– )

250 min | Drama

8.1
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Many hidden secrets and desires come to light amongst the various Hammond family members following the near-fatal heart attack of Gordon Hammond.

Stars: Amanda Redman, Adjoa Andoh, Kate Buffery, Honeysuckle Weeks

Votes: 44

70. Mystery and Imagination (1966–1970)

75 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.8
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A British anthology series based on classic ghost stories and chillers from M. R. James, Poe, Algernon Blackwood, Sheridan Le Fanu and others; later branching into feature-length teleplays ... See full summary »

Stars: David Buck, Freddie Jones, Robert Hunter, Mark Moss

Votes: 43

71. Play for Today (1970–1984)
Episode: Soft Targets (1982)

Comedy, Drama

7.2
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A Russian in London finds himself targeted by British Intelligence.

Director: Charles Sturridge | Stars: Ian Holm, Helen Mirren, Nigel Havers, Celia Gregory

Votes: 43

72. BBC Sunday-Night Play (1960–1963)

60 min | Drama

9.1
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Stars: Brian Rix, Joby Blanshard, Cyril Luckham, John Bennett

Votes: 42

73. Screen Two (1985–2002)
Episode: The Vision (1987)

104 min | Drama

6.8
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Veteran broadcaster James Marriner is persuaded to front a new big budget national family TV channel. But he begins to suspect that the channel is a front for something much more sinister and political.

Director: Norman Stone | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Lee Remick, Eileen Atkins, Helena Bonham Carter

Votes: 42

74. Triangle (1981–1983)

30 min | Drama

4.7
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A series about the crew and passengers of a North Sea ferry, on the triangular route between Felixstowe, Gothenburg and Amsterdam.

Stars: Michael Craig, Larry Lamb, Paul Jerricho, Scott Fredericks

Votes: 41

75. General Hospital (1972–1980)

30 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Stars: Lewis Jones, David Garth, James Kerry, Ian White

Votes: 40

76. Paul Temple (1969–1971)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Crime-novelist Paul Temple solves mysteries with the help of his wife Steve.

Stars: Francis Matthews, Ros Drinkwater, June Ellis, George Sewell

Votes: 40

77. ITV Saturday Night Theatre (1969– )

78 min | Drama

6.2
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Stars: Michael Balfour, Madoline Thomas, Sandra Bryant, Diane Cilento

Votes: 39

78. All Creatures Great and Small (1978–1990)
Episode: Cats and Dogs (1978)

Not Rated | 51 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Tristan comes up with a perfect way to look busy whenever Siegfried appears. Siegfried wants James and Helen to have a flat at the top of the house instead of their cramped room. The vets ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Moffatt | Stars: Christopher Timothy, Robert Hardy, Peter Davison, Carol Drinkwater

Votes: 39

79. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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An anthology series from the United Kingdom, from 1955 to 1974, producing about five hundred ninety-minute episodes from Granada Television.

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

Votes: 37

80. Warship (1973–1977)

50 min | Action, Drama

8.3
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Stars: David Savile, Andrew Burt, Donald Burton, James Cosmo

Votes: 37

81. And Mother Makes Three (1971–1973)

30 min | Comedy

7.4
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Stars: Wendy Craig, Valerie Lush, Robin Davies, David Parfitt

Votes: 37

82. Zodiac (1974– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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A police Detective Inspector teams up with an astrologer to solve various crimes.

Stars: Anton Rodgers, Anouska Hempel, Michael Gambon, John Rhys-Davies

Votes: 37

83. The Power Game (1965–1969)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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Stars: Patrick Wymark, Jack Watling, Clifford Evans, Barbara Murray

Votes: 37

84. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)
Episode: Rumpole and the Age for Retirement (1979)

51 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Both Rumpole and his current client, Percy Timson, one of the patriarchs of the criminal clan, are under pressure by their families to retire.

Director: Donald McWhinnie | Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates, Peter Bowles, Moray Watson

Votes: 35

85. ITV Playhouse (1967– )

Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Stars: Michael Bryant, William Simons, Katherine Barker, Geoffrey Palmer

Votes: 33

86. Chandler & Co (1994–1995)

50 min

7.8
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Stars: Catherine Russell, Barbara Flynn, Peter Capaldi, Struan Rodger

Votes: 32

87. Sam (1973–1975)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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Stars: Michael Goodliffe, Alethea Charlton, James Hazeldine, Dorothy White

Votes: 31

88. Giro City (1982)

102 min | Drama, Thriller

5.9
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A television documentary team tries to present honest programs about Ireland and about local government corruption.

Director: Karl Francis | Stars: Glenda Jackson, Jon Finch, Kenneth Colley, James Donnelly

Votes: 30

89. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)
Episode: Rumpole and the Bright Seraphim (1987)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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After an army sergeant is found stabbed to death wearing a woman's dress, Rumpole is assigned to defend the accused murderer.

Director: Martyn Friend | Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Peter Jones, Neil Stacy

Votes: 30

90. Shadow of the Noose (1989– )

8.5
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Drama centering on the cases of the celebrated London barrister of the Victorian era, Edward Marshall Hall.

Stars: Jonathan Hyde, Michael Feast, Terence Taplin, Leslee Udwin

Votes: 29

91. Softly Softly: Task Force (1969– )

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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1970s BBC police drama with experienced cop DCS Charlie Barlow. and DS John Watt who lead a task force charged with tackling the toughest chases Thamesford has to offer.

Stars: Frank Windsor, Norman Bowler, David Lloyd Meredith, Terence Rigby

Votes: 28

92. Mr. Rose (1967–1968)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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Stars: William Mervyn, Donald Webster, Gillian Lewis, Graham Armitage

Votes: 28

93. The Cedar Tree (1976– )

30 min | Drama

7.6
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The trials & tribulations of a British Aristocratic Family as they pass through the 1930s.

Stars: Susan Valentine, Ruth Holden, Sally Osborne, Peter Hill

Votes: 27

94. You Rang, M'Lord? (1988–1993)
Episode: Well, There You Are Then...! (1993)

50 min | Comedy

9.3
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The factory is saved, thanks to Lady Lavender selling her jewels to finance efficient new machinery and Cissy forms a workers' cooperative to run it fairly. Teddy marries Rose and becomes a... See full summary »

Director: Roy Gould | Stars: Paul Shane, Jeffrey Holland, Su Pollard, Donald Hewlett

Votes: 27

95. Lovejoy (1986–1994)
Episode: Somewhere - Over the Rainbow? (1994)

49 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.4
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Tink seems depressed and after Lovejoy bawls him out for a incorrect appraisal, he inexplicably disappears without a word.

Director: Ian White | Stars: Ian McShane, Dudley Sutton, Caroline Langrishe, Diane Parish

Votes: 26

96. All Creatures Great and Small (1978–1990)
Episode: ...The Healing Touch (1988)

Not Rated | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Siegfried takes Calum to task for wasting medical supplies. Of course, he doesn't quite live by his own rules. He also treats a flock of sick turkeys whose owner is convinced the vets are ... See full summary »

Director: Roderick Graham | Stars: Christopher Timothy, Robert Hardy, Peter Davison, Lynda Bellingham

Votes: 25

97. You Rang, M'Lord? (1988–1993)
Episode: Trouble at Mill (1990)

49 min | Comedy

8.9
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Teddy's sexual harassment of some of the factory girls leads to a strike. Alf persuades Lord George to address the strikers but his efforts are feeble and Alf, knowing that his employer has... See full summary »

Director: David Croft | Stars: Paul Shane, Jeffrey Holland, Su Pollard, Donald Hewlett

Votes: 25

98. The Newcomers (1965–1969)

30 min | Drama

6.8
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Ellis Cooper, wife Vivienne, grandmother and their three children are relocated from London to a rural town Angleton by his employer. Helping them adjust to country living are the Harkers whose father also works for Eden Brothers.

Stars: Gladys Henson, Maggie Fitzgibbon, Gerald Cross, Michael Collins

Votes: 24

99. The Informer (1966–1967)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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Disgraced (and now released from prison) ex lawyer, uses his accumulated knowledge to earn a living from both sides of the law.

Stars: Ian Hendry, Neil Hallett, Jean Marsh, Heather Sears

Votes: 24

100. Minder (1979–1994)
Episode: The Wrong Goodbye (1989)

Adventure, Comedy, Crime

8.8
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With his bank refusing to honour his cheques and a Court Bailiff pursuing him for unpaid bills, Arthur is delighted when a mysterious businessman makes him a very attractive offer for the whole of his business empire.

Director: Francis Megahy | Stars: Dennis Waterman, George Cole, Glynn Edwards, Paul Eddington

Votes: 24