Most Voted Titles With William Merrow


1. Eye of the Needle (1981)

R | 112 min | Romance, Thriller, War

7.1
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A ruthless German spy, trying to get out of Britain with vital information about D-Day, must spend time with a young woman and her crippled husband.

Director: Richard Marquand | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Kate Nelligan, Stephen MacKenna, Philip Martin Brown

Votes: 7,766 | Gross: $17.58M

2. Jubilee (1978)

Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.1
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Queen Elisabeth I travels 400 years into the future to witness the appalling revelation of a dystopian London overrun by corruption and a vicious gang of punk guerrilla girls led by the new Monarch of Punk.

Director: Derek Jarman | Stars: Jenny Runacre, Nell Campbell, Toyah Willcox, Jordan

Votes: 2,224

3. Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (1983–2004)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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The adventures of a gang of British workmen abroad. Combines black and white humour with moments of drama, poignancy and drunkenness. In series 1, the lads head to Germany seeking work, and... See full summary »

Stars: Timothy Spall, Jimmy Nail, Tim Healy, Kevin Whately

Votes: 2,149

4. War and Remembrance (1988– )

1,620 min | Drama, War

8.4
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The trials of the Henry and the Jastrow families amidst the events after the U.S.'s entry into World War II.

Stars: Robert Mitchum, Jane Seymour, Hart Bochner, Victoria Tennant

Votes: 2,036

5. The New Statesman (1987–1992)

70 min | Comedy

7.9
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In a parody of 1980s Conservatism, Rik Mayall is Alan B'Stard MP, the most machiavellian Tory of them all.

Stars: Rik Mayall, Michael Troughton, Marsha Fitzalan, Terence Alexander

Votes: 1,822

6. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)

25 min | Horror, Thriller

7.8
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Dramatizations of many Roald Dahl short stories.

Stars: Roald Dahl, Andrew Ray, Forbes Collins, Richard Johnson

Votes: 1,022

7. Ellis Island (1984)

420 min | Drama, History

7.2
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The lives and struggles of some of the countless immigrants who arrived on Ellis Island during the 19th century in search of the American Dream.

Stars: Peter Riegert, Gregory Paul Martin, Claire Bloom, Judi Bowker

Votes: 157

8. American Playhouse (1981– )

Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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Anthology series which ran on PBS throughout the 1980s.

Stars: Edward Herrmann, Robert Minkoff, Deanna Dunagan, Sada Thompson

Votes: 153

9. Disraeli: Portrait of a Romantic (1978– )

60 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.0
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Stars: Ian McShane, Rosemary Leach, Mary Peach, Brett Usher

Votes: 129

10. The Good Soldier (1981 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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A romantic tragedy about two turn-of-the-century couples - one American, one British - who regularly vacation together at a spa in Germany.

Director: Kevin Billington | Stars: Robin Ellis, Vickery Turner, Jeremy Brett, Susan Fleetwood

Votes: 125

11. 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

12. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)
Episode: Hijack (1981)

Horror, Thriller

6.8
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An aeroplane flying from London to Edinburgh with a party of surgeons on board is apparently taken over by a hi-jacker. He has taken the stewardess prisoner in a toilet and will shoot her ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Denis Quilley, Simon Cadell, Sean Barrett, Suzanne Danielle

Votes: 58

13. Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (1983–2004)
Episode: Who Won the War Anyway? (1983)

51 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Neville is about to be sacked for his lying but becomes a hero when he raises the alarm after seeing an unexploded bomb,unearthed by the diggers. He befriends Helmut Fischer,a German ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Bamford | Stars: Jimmy Nail, Timothy Spall, Tim Healy, Kevin Whately

Votes: 52

14. The Brothers (1972–1976)

50 min | Drama

8.0
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Robert Hammond died while "doing the deed" with his secretary/mistress Jennifer. His 3 sons Edward, Brian and David inherit the family trucking company and try to run it.

Stars: Jean Anderson, Robin Chadwick, Jennifer Wilson, Derek Benfield

Votes: 48

15. War and Remembrance (1988– )
Episode: Part 7 (1988)

148 min | Drama, War

8.0
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Natalie, Louis and her uncle Aaron Jastrow find themselves in Paris having been transferred there from the prisoner exchange camp in Baden Baden courtesy of Aaron's former student, the ... See full summary »

Director: Dan Curtis | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Jane Seymour, Hart Bochner, Victoria Tennant

Votes: 44

16. The New Statesman (1987–1992)
Episode: The Haltemprice Bunker (1989)

25 min | Comedy

7.8
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Thrusting his way through the lobby of anti-Nazi protesters....

Director: Geoffrey Sax | Stars: Rik Mayall, Michael Troughton, Stephen Fry, William Merrow

Votes: 38

17. American Playhouse (1981– )
Episode: Displaced Person (1985)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.2
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Director: Alan Bridges | Stars: Stan Shaw, Rosemary Leach, Ricco Ross, Neville Aurelius

Votes: 17

18. The Contract (1988– )

60 min

8.0
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Stars: Kevin McNally, Bernard Hepton, James Faulkner, Hans Caninenberg

Votes: 14

19. Very Like a Whale (1980 TV Movie)

86 min

6.4
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Director: Alan Bridges | Stars: Alan Bates, Gemma Jones, Ann Bell, Anna Cropper

Votes: 12

20. Jack of Diamonds (1983– )

30 min | Comedy

6.3
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Private detective Bernie Weinstock and his partner Norman Lugg search for a hoard of diamonds from the Second World War.

Stars: Dick Emery, Tony Selby, Christopher Bramwell, Glynn Edwards

Votes: 10

21. Diamonds (1981– )

60 min | Drama

8.3
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Frank takes over Coleman and Sons, diamond merchants, when his father dies, and his ruthless business practices make enemies of his friends and family. His wife Margaret is tempted to leave... See full summary »

Stars: John Stride, Hildegard Neil, Simon Ward, Doris Hare

Votes: 9

22. Spy! (1980– )
Episode: The Venlo Incident (1980)

Crime, Drama

7.6
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Director: Brian Parker | Stars: John Bailey, Geoffrey Bayldon, Ellen Blueth, Hugo Bower

Votes: 5

23. On the Line (1982– )

60 min | Drama

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The struggles of an independent British car manufacturer, Associated British Motors.

Stars: David Ryall, Bev Willis, Jeremy Young, Martin Fisk

24. Spy! (1980– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

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True stories from the murky world of twentieth-century espionage.

Stars: Alexander John, Richard Johnson, John Normington, Holly Palance

25. Diamonds (1981– )
Episode: A Debt to Be Paid (1981)

Drama

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Director: John Cooper | Stars: John Stride, Hildegard Neil, Doris Hare, Ian McCulloch

26. The Brothers (1972–1976)
Episode: Birthday (1976)

Drama

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Clare says "yes" and "no" to Merroney. The brothers realize that Mary's birthday is imminent. Mary feels ignored after learning of the merger. Clare laments to David her loyalty to pain. ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Baker | Stars: Jean Anderson, Patrick O'Connell, Richard Easton, Robin Chadwick

27. Ellis Island (1984)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1984)

180 min | Drama, History

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Director: Jerry London | Stars: Peter Riegert, Gregory Paul Martin, Claire Bloom, Judi Bowker

28. On the Line (1982– )
Episode: Episode #1.12 (1982)

Drama

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Directors: Ron Francis, Paul Harrison | Stars: Philip Anthony, Karen Archer, Debbie Armstrong, Sally Baxter

29. The Contract (1988– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1988)

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Director: Ian Toynton | Stars: Kevin McNally, Bernard Hepton, James Faulkner, Hans Caninenberg

30. Ellis Island (1984)
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1984)

120 min | Drama, History

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Director: Jerry London | Stars: Peter Riegert, Gregory Paul Martin, Claire Bloom, Judi Bowker

31. Ellis Island (1984)
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1984)

120 min | Drama, History

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Director: Jerry London | Stars: Peter Riegert, Gregory Paul Martin, Claire Bloom, Judi Bowker

32. Angels (1975–1983)
Episode: Episode #6.29 (1980)

Drama

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Director: Mary Ridge | Stars: Kathryn Apanowicz, Thomas Baptiste, Martin Barrass, June Bland

33. Angels (1975–1983)
Episode: Episode #6.31 (1980)

Drama

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Director: Mary Ridge | Stars: Kathryn Apanowicz, Martin Barrass, June Bland, David Carrs

34. Jack of Diamonds (1983– )
Episode: Herr of the Dog (1983)

Comedy

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Stars: Dick Emery, Tony Selby, Helen Gill, Christopher Bramwell

35. Diamonds (1981– )
Episode: Implosion (1981)

Drama

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Director: David Foster | Stars: John Stride, Hildegard Neil, Doris Hare, Ian McCulloch

36. Diamonds (1981– )
Episode: Rough Stone (1981)

Drama

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Director: John Cooper | Stars: John Stride, Hildegard Neil, Doris Hare, Ian McCulloch

37. Disraeli: Portrait of a Romantic (1978– )
Episode: The Chief 1872-1881 (1978)

Biography, Drama, History

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Disreali leads Britain as Prime minister and favorite of the Queen as he protects British interests in the Suez Canal and the Balkans.

Director: Claude Whatham | Stars: Ian McShane, Rosemary Leach, Brewster Mason, David de Keyser

38. Diamonds (1981– )
Episode: The Other Kind (1981)

Drama

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Director: John Cooper | Stars: John Stride, Hildegard Neil, Doris Hare, Ian McCulloch