Most Voted Titles With Janet Suzman


1. Midsomer Murders (1997– )

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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A veteran DCI and his young sergeant investigate murders around the regional community of Midsomer County.

Stars: John Nettles, Jane Wymark, Barry Jackson, Jason Hughes

Votes: 16,143

2. The Color of Magic (2008– )

Not Rated | 137 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.1
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A cowardly wizard is roped into a life of adventure. A tale from the first 2 books of Terry Pratchett's fantasy series "Discworld"

Stars: David Jason, Sean Astin, Tim Curry, Jeremy Irons

Votes: 7,809

3. The Draughtsman's Contract (1982)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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Mr. Neville, a cocksure young artist, is contracted by Mrs. Herbert, the wife of a wealthy landowner, to produce a set of twelve drawings of her husband's estate, a contract which extends ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Greenaway | Stars: Anthony Higgins, Janet Suzman, Anne-Louise Lambert, Hugh Fraser

Votes: 7,294

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: 6,916

5. Nuns on the Run (1990)

PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy, Crime

5.9
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Brian and Charlie (B & C) work for a gangster. When the boss learns they want to "leave", he sets them up to be killed, after they help rob the local Triads of their drug dealing profits. B... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Lynn | Stars: Eric Idle, Robbie Coltrane, Camille Coduri, Janet Suzman

Votes: 6,463 | Gross: $10.96M

6. Max (I) (2002)

R | 106 min | Drama, War

6.6
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56 Metascore

A film studying the depiction of a friendship between an art dealer named Rothman and his student, Adolf Hitler.

Director: Menno Meyjes | Stars: John Cusack, Noah Taylor, Leelee Sobieski, Molly Parker

Votes: 6,411 | Gross: $0.53M

7. And the Ship Sails On (1983)

PG | 128 min | Drama, History, Music

7.7
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In 1914, a luxury ship leaves Italy in order to scatter the ashes of a famous opera singer. A lovable bumbling journalist chronicles the voyage and meets the singer's many eccentric friends and admirers.

Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Freddie Jones, Barbara Jefford, Victor Poletti, Peter Cellier

Votes: 4,352

8. A Dry White Season (1989)

R | 97 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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Ben du Toit is a schoolteacher who always has considered himself a man of caring and justice, at least on the individual level. When his gardener's son is brutally beaten up by the police ... See full summary »

Director: Euzhan Palcy | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Janet Suzman, Zakes Mokae, Jürgen Prochnow

Votes: 3,744 | Gross: $3.77M

9. The Singing Detective (1986)

415 min | Drama, Musical, Mystery

8.8
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Tormented and bedridden by a debilitating disease, a mystery writer relives his detective stories through his imagination and hallucinations.

Stars: Michael Gambon, Patrick Malahide, Joanne Whalley, David Ryall

Votes: 3,589

10. Nicholas and Alexandra (1971)

GP | 183 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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Tsar Nicholas II, the inept monarch of Russia, insensitive to the needs of his people, is overthrown and exiled to Siberia with his family.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Michael Jayston, Janet Suzman, Roderic Noble, Ania Marson

Votes: 3,476

11. Sinbad (2012– )

60 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.5
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A Persian prisoner sets out to find his dead brother with help from his misfit group.

Stars: Elliot Knight, Marama Corlett, Elliot Cowan, Junix Inocian

Votes: 3,119

12. Labyrinth (2012– )

180 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

6.0
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The series follows two women-medieval Alaïs Pelletier du Mas (Jessica Brown Findlay), who lives through the Crusades and Cathar massacres in medieval France, and modern-day Alice Tanner (... See full summary »

Stars: John Hurt, Tom Felton, Jessica Brown Findlay, Tony Curran

Votes: 2,588

13. Voyage of the Damned (1976)

PG | 155 min | Drama, War

6.5
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The tragic 1939 voyage of SS St. Louis carrying hundreds of German Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany that seemingly no nation is willing to save from certain doom.

Director: Stuart Rosenberg | Stars: Faye Dunaway, Oskar Werner, Lee Grant, Sam Wanamaker

Votes: 1,948

14. The Black Windmill (1974)

PG | 106 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.3
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A British agent's son is kidnapped and held for ransom.

Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Michael Caine, Donald Pleasence, Delphine Seyrig, Clive Revill

Votes: 1,901

15. Hiroshima (2005 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, Drama, History

7.9
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Documentary with dramatic reenactments with actors to describe what dropping the bomb on Hiroshima was like.

Director: Paul Wilmshurst | Stars: John Hurt, Shuntaro Hida, George Elsey, Paul Tibbets

Votes: 1,193

16. Horizon (1964– )

50 min | Documentary

8.8
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Horizon is BBC Two's flagship 50-minute science documentary series. In September 2004 it celebrated its 40th anniversary and it continues to enjoy outstanding critical acclaim. Recognised ... See full summary »

Stars: Paul Vaughan, Jack Fortune, Dilly Barlow, Martin Jarvis

Votes: 756

17. Nijinsky (1980)

R | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.9
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Set in the early 1910s at a time of passionate artistic experimentalism, and based on biographical fact, this is the story of Vaslav Nijinsky, the young and brilliant but headstrong premier... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Alan Bates, George De La Pena, Leslie Browne, Alan Badel

Votes: 535

18. Trial & Retribution (1997– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Det. Supt. Michael Walker, teamed with DI North and DCI Connor, follow each case from crime committed, through the pursuit of justice, to the law courts where the efforts of the force will be tested - sometimes to breaking point.

Stars: David Hayman, Dorian Lough, Victoria Smurfit, Kate Buffery

Votes: 453

19. Leon the Pig Farmer (1992)

98 min | Comedy

5.7
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An irreverent comedy is set in motion when Leon Geller, a sensitive Jewish man from London, accidentally learns that his is the product of artificial insemination.

Directors: Vadim Jean, Gary Sinyor | Stars: Mark Frankel, Janet Suzman, Brian Glover, Connie Booth

Votes: 416 | Gross: $0.07M

20. Film '72 (1971– )

30 min | Talk-Show

7.8
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The BBC's flagship cinema review television programme featuring reviews of new releases, news items and interviews. The title of the programme changes each year to incorporate the year of broadcast.

Stars: Barry Norman, Danny Leigh, Claudia Winkleman, Jonathan Ross

Votes: 380

21. University Challenge (1962– )

30 min | Game-Show

6.9
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Jeremy Paxman hosts this trivia quiz show where colleges from around the UK compete against each other.

Stars: Jeremy Paxman, Roger Tilling, Waldemar Januzczak, Bamber Gascoigne

Votes: 317

22. A Day in the Death of Joe Egg (1972)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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A couple uses extremely black comedy to survive taking care of a daughter who is nearly completely brain dead. They take turns doing the daughter's voice and stare into the eyes of death ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Alan Bates, Janet Suzman, Peter Bowles, Sheila Gish

Votes: 304

23. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: Deadly Slumber (1993)

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

8.5
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When the head of a medical clinic is found asphyxiated in his garage, the father of a one of his brain-dead patients becomes the prime suspect.

Director: Stuart Orme | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Carol Starks, Jason Durr

Votes: 285

24. Midsomer Murders (1997– )
Episode: The Sword of Guillaume (2010)

89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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When the Causton Chamber of Commerce takes a bus trip to Brighton, a serial killer swinging an ancient sword decapitates some of them in the seaside resort.

Director: Renny Rye | Stars: John Nettles, Jason Hughes, Jane Wymark, Barry Jackson

Votes: 268

25. The House on Garibaldi Street (1979 TV Movie)

101 min | Drama

7.2
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After World War II, many important figures in Hitler's command escaped Germany and Occupied Europe and were rumored to be living in South America. Adolf Eichmann,wanted in connection with ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Collinson | Stars: Topol, Nick Mancuso, Janet Suzman, Martin Balsam

Votes: 235

26. Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1987– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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From cold, rock-strewn moors to comfortable suburban estates, award-winning writer Ruth Rendell explores the dark fissures between friends and family members that motivate murder.

Stars: George Baker, Christopher Ravenscroft, Louie Ramsay, Ken Kitson

Votes: 215

27. Priest of Love (1981)

R | 125 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Following the banning and burning of his novel, "The Rainbow," D.H. Lawrence and his wife, Frieda, move to the United States, and then to Mexico. When Lawrence contracts tuberculosis, they ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Miles | Stars: Ian McKellen, Janet Suzman, Ava Gardner, Penelope Keith

Votes: 205

28. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Comedy, Drama

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

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

Votes: 165

29. Masterpiece Theatre: Lord Mountbatten - The Last Viceroy (1986– )

R | 306 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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The Story of the last viceroy of India, Lord Mountbatten

Stars: Nicol Williamson, Janet Suzman, Ian Richardson, Sam Dastor

Votes: 152

30. Piers Morgan's Life Stories (2009– )

60 min | Biography, Talk-Show

3.7
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In-depth hour-long interviews devoted to just one guest and filmed in front of an audience, with video contributions from friends and family.

Stars: Piers Morgan, Ronnie Corbett, Bruce Forsyth, Joan Collins

Votes: 127

31. The Zany Adventures of Robin Hood (1984 TV Movie)

100 min | Comedy

5.2
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In this made-for-TV spoof, Robin Hood (George Segal) and his merry men must attempt to gather together the necessary ransom money to free King Richard from a nasty Duke.

Director: Ray Austin | Stars: George Segal, Morgan Fairchild, Roddy McDowall, Janet Suzman

Votes: 121

32. Shakespeare Uncovered (2012– )

55 min | Documentary

8.7
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Various actors discuss Shakespeare plays. Each episode is presented by one actor and, in most cases, the actor discusses one play. However, some episodes cover more than one play. For ... See full summary »

Stars: Harriet Walter, Simon Russell Beale, Ian McKellen, Julia Stiles

Votes: 120

33. Arena (1975– )

Documentary

8.8
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Wide-ranging arts programme.

Stars: Gavin Millar, Kenneth Tynan, Paul McCartney, Jonathan Miller

Votes: 119

34. Antony and Cleopatra (1974 TV Movie)

161 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.0
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After the murder of her lover Julius Caesar, Egypt's queen Cleopatra needs a new ally. She seduces his probable successor Mark Antony. This develops into real love and slowly leads to a war with the other possible successor, Octavius.

Director: Jon Scoffield | Stars: Richard Johnson, Janet Suzman, Rosemary McHale, Mavis Taylor Blake

Votes: 104

35. The David Frost Show (1969–1972)

90 min | Talk-Show

8.7
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Stars: David Frost, Gerri Granger, Tiny Tim, Dana Valery

Votes: 104

36. Labyrinth (2012– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2012)

90 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

6.9
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In modern Carcassonne archaeologist Alice Tanner is drawn to entering a cave where she finds mysterious symbols and a ring with a labyrinth inscribed upon it. Putting the ring on her finger... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Smith | Stars: John Hurt, Tom Felton, Jessica Brown Findlay, Tony Curran

Votes: 98

37. Felix (I) (2013)

94 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.5
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'Billy Elliot with sax meets Buena Vista Social Club in Cape Town, South Africa.' 13-Year-old Felix dreams of becoming a saxophonist like his late father, Zweli, of the famous Bozza Boys ... See full summary »

Director: Roberta Durrant | Stars: Hlayani Junior Mabasa, Linda Sokhulu, Thapelo Mofokeng, Royston Stoffels

Votes: 97

38. Labyrinth (2012– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2012)

90 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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Alice and writer Will Franklyn find themselves pursued by antique dealer Marie Cecile,leader of a secret society indulging in criminal activities,and her assassin ally Paul,both of whom ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Smith | Stars: John Hurt, Tom Felton, Jessica Brown Findlay, Tony Curran

Votes: 89

39. Trial & Retribution (1997– )
Episode: Sins of the Father: Part 1 (2006)

70 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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DCI Roisin O'Connor and DS David Satchell investigate the apparent murder of Emily Harrogate who is found by her parents at the bottom of the cellar stairs. When the parents and their two ... See full summary »

Director: Andy Hay | Stars: David Hayman, Victoria Smurfit, Greg Wise, Nadia Cameron-Blakey

Votes: 80

40. Hollywood Greats (1977– )

40 min | Documentary, History

8.1
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Documentary series profiling various Hollywood stars of yesteryear and more recent times.

Stars: Barry Norman, Jonathan Ross, George Cukor, David Thomson

Votes: 77

41. Sinbad (2012– )
Episode: Pilot (2012)

42 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.6
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When the charismatic trickster Sinbad and his brother Jamil get unintentionally involved in the death of the powerful Lord Akbari's son, unexpected, tragical events get set in motion and lead to the beginning of an amazing adventure.

Director: Andy Wilson | Stars: Elliot Knight, Marama Corlett, Elliot Cowan, Estella Daniels

Votes: 74

42. The 44th Annual Academy Awards (1972 TV Special)

6.7
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Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Ann-Margret, Karen Black, Yvonne Blake, Peter Bogdanovich

Votes: 70

43. 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: 69

44. Revolutionary Witness: The Preacher (1989 TV Short)

20 min | Short

8.8
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Four monologues by playwright Peter Barnes celebrating the bicentennial of the French Revolution.

Director: Jonathan Dent | Stars: Simon Callow, Alfred Molina, Alan Rickman, Janet Suzman

Votes: 67

45. Imagine (2003– )

60 min | Documentary, History

6.9
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Wide ranging BBC arts programme.

Stars: Alan Yentob, Chuck Close, Richard Rogers, Martin Parr

Votes: 61

46. Tinga Tinga Tales (2010– )

Animation, Family

8.1
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Perfect little stories entertaining to children and adults alike. Colorful and humorous with a diversity of English dialects and characters. Always positive and a refreshing youthful score. A must watch for pre-school and up.

Stars: Isabella Cascarano, Tameka Empson, Lenny Henry, Edward Kwach

Votes: 59

47. Sinbad (2012– )
Episode: Queen of the Water-Thieves (2012)

45 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.3
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The crew of the Providence arrive to an island, where they are captured by the followers of Razia - the so-called Queen of the Water-Thieves.

Director: Andy Wilson | Stars: Elliot Knight, Marama Corlett, Elliot Cowan, Estella Daniels

Votes: 59

48. Storyville (2007– )

Documentary, Biography

8.3
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Series showcasing the best in international documentaries.

Stars: John M. Francis, Doug Block, Janet Suzman, Gary Korkala

Votes: 53

49. Hollywood Greats (1977– )
Episode: Marlon Brando (2006)

Documentary, History

9.0
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Stars: Jonathan Ross, Ellen Adler, Scott Billups, Marlon Brando

Votes: 51

50. The Singing Detective (1986)
Episode: Heat (1986)

69 min | Drama, Musical, Mystery

8.2
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After 10 or 11 weeks in the hospital, Marlow has a session with a psychiatrist, Dr. Gibbon, that does not go well. Gibbon believes that the root of Marlow's skin disorder is psychological ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Amiel | Stars: Michael Gambon, Janet Suzman, Patrick Malahide, Alison Steadman

Votes: 48

51. The Singing Detective (1986)
Episode: Lovely Days (1986)

63 min | Drama, Musical, Mystery

8.0
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Marlow recalls the last days of World War II and a train journey with his mother when they visited her family. He again recalls his mother going into the woods and having sex with a man ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Amiel | Stars: Michael Gambon, Janet Suzman, Patrick Malahide, Alison Steadman

Votes: 44

52. The Wars of the Roses (I) (1965– )

Drama

8.7
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A filmed theatre production of four of Shakespeare's historical plays condensed down into a trilogy.

Stars: David Warner, Peggy Ashcroft, Donald Burton, Alan Tucker

Votes: 42

53. The Secret Agent (1992– )

60 min | Drama, Thriller

7.1
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The three-part BBC adaptation of Joseph Conrad's novel tells of an attempt by a triple agent to blow up the Greenwich Observatory in 1894, a time of unrest and anarchist violence throughout Europe.

Stars: Cheryl Campbell, Peter Capaldi, Janet Suzman, Richard Stirling

Votes: 41

54. The Singing Detective (1986)
Episode: Clues (1986)

67 min | Drama, Musical, Mystery

8.0
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In his novel, Marlow has contacted the police and they have taken the dead woman away. He suspects that Mark Binney, who admitted that his visit to the nightclub wasn't entirely by chance. ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Amiel | Stars: Michael Gambon, Janet Suzman, Patrick Malahide, Alison Steadman

Votes: 41

55. The Singing Detective (1986)
Episode: Pitter Patter (1986)

58 min | Drama, Musical, Mystery

8.0
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In the hospital, Marlow's ex-wife pays him another visit clearly intent on getting him to sign a contract to option his book The Singing Detective, the screenplay for which her friend Mark ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Amiel | Stars: Michael Gambon, Janet Suzman, Patrick Malahide, Alison Steadman

Votes: 41

56. The Singing Detective (1986)
Episode: Who Done It (1986)

76 min | Drama, Musical, Mystery

8.0
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In the final episode of the series, memories of Marlow's childhood, his dreams and the events in his re-imagined novel collide with present day reality. Marlow continues his sessions with ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Amiel | Stars: Michael Gambon, Janet Suzman, Patrick Malahide, Alison Steadman

Votes: 41

57. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)
Episode: The Three Sisters (1970)

Drama

7.2
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In a small Russian town at the turn of the century, three sisters (Olga, Irina, and Masha) and their brother Andrei live but dream daily of their return to their former home in Moscow, ... See full summary »

Director: Cedric Messina | Stars: Janet Suzman, Eileen Atkins, Michele Dotrice, Michael Bryant

Votes: 36

58. Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1987– )
Episode: Front Seat (1997)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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When Cecily Branksome retires back to her old home town over her husband's objections she becomes involved with her boorish old boyfriend and a 30 year old murder.

Director: Sandy Johnson | Stars: Janet Suzman, Edward Hardwicke, Joyce Redman, Richard Johnson

Votes: 34

59. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)
Episode: Hedda Gabler (1972)

Drama

8.7
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Hedda Gabler is a beautiful woman married to the solid and respectable academic George Tesman. Then an old flame, the dreamer Eilert Lovborg, turns up on the scene with tragic results.

Director: Waris Hussein | Stars: Janet Suzman, Ian McKellen, Tom Bell, Jane Asher

Votes: 33

60. Trial & Retribution (1997– )
Episode: Sins of the Father: Part 2 (2007)

70 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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The police continue their investigation into Emily Harogate's death. Dr. Mullins thinks that her death is anything but accidental. DCI O'Connor is certain that it's friend or family-related... See full summary »

Director: Andy Hay | Stars: David Hayman, Victoria Smurfit, Greg Wise, Nadia Cameron-Blakey

Votes: 32

61. Moominland Tales: The Life of Tove Jansson (2012 TV Movie)

59 min | Biography

8.0
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The life and work of Tove Jansson, creator of the Moomins.

Director: Eleanor Yule | Stars: Philip Ardagh, Frank Cottrell Boyce, Esther Freud, Per Olov Jansson

Votes: 29

62. Late Review (1994– )

30 min | Biography, Talk-Show

6.3
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A panel of academics, writers, critics and actors discuss the latest films, books, art exhibitions and plays.

Stars: Kirsty Wark, Martha Kearney, Mark Lawson, Paul Morley

Votes: 25

63. Hildegard of Bingen (1994 TV Movie)

Documentary, Drama

7.7
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Director: James Runcie | Stars: Patricia Routledge, Janet Suzman, Peter Vaughan, Amanda Root

Votes: 24

64. Clayhanger (1976– )

60 min | Drama

8.5
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A coming-of-age story set in the 19th century England about Edwin Clayhanger, a young man who wants to be an architect, but it is expected of him to continue the family's printing business which he accepts for the time being.

Stars: Peter McEnery, Janet Suzman, Thelma Whiteley, Louise Purnell

Votes: 23

65. Theatre 625 (1964–1968)

90 min | Drama

8.0
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Stars: Michael Bryant, Judi Dench, Maurice Denham, Ronald Hines

Votes: 22

66. Ten Days That Shook the World (1967 TV Movie)

77 min | Documentary, History

8.0
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The story of the Russian Revolution.

Stars: Robert Stephens, Barbara Jefford, Hugh Burden, Janet Suzman

Votes: 22

67. Acting (1987– )

60 min | Documentary

7.9
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Stars: Michael Caine, Simon Callow, Jonathan Miller, Brian Cox

Votes: 22

68. The London Programme (1975– )
Episode: Saving the Rose Theatre (1989)

8.3
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Director: Nick Metcalfe | Stars: Trevor Phillips, Peggy Ashcroft, Tony Banks, Martin Biddle

Votes: 21

69. Time for Murder (1985– )
Episode: Bright Smiler (1985)

60 min

5.2
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Avon Eve, a successful writer for films and television, checks into a spa for a week of rest and relaxation. There, she is assigned a masseuse, Sonja, who the director of the spa calls the ... See full summary »

Director: David Carson | Stars: Janet Suzman, Jane Asher, Alison Skilbeck, Jeremy Nicholas

Votes: 20

70. Sinbad (2012– )
Episode: The Siren (2012)

42 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.1
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Sinbad falls off the Providence and is rescued by a mysterious woman, who starts exercising an unusual influence on him.

Director: Brian Grant | Stars: Elliot Knight, Marama Corlett, Elliot Cowan, Estella Daniels

Votes: 20

71. Theatre Night (1985– )

Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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Stars: Kenneth Cranham, Robert Lang, Timothy West, John Hudson

Votes: 19

72. Manhunt: The Search for the Yorkshire Ripper (1999– )

100 min | Documentary, Crime

7.4
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Two-part documentary focusing on the investigation to capture the Yorkshire Ripper by the West Yorkshire Metropolitan Police.

Stars: Janet Suzman, Dick Holland, Andrew Laptew, Megan Winterburn

Votes: 19

73. The London Programme (1975– )

60 min

9.2
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Stars: Trevor Phillips, Godfrey Hodgson, John Taylor, Andrew Phillips

Votes: 19

74. Sinbad (2012– )
Episode: Homecoming (2012)

45 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.6
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Sinbad and his crew mates return to Basra. Its inhabitants are fleeing the city as the inauguration of Akbari as the new Emir approaches.

Director: Andy Wilson | Stars: Elliot Knight, Marama Corlett, Elliot Cowan, Estella Daniels

Votes: 19

75. Othello (1989 TV Movie)

187 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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The Moorish general Othello is manipulated into thinking that his new wife Desdemona has been carrying on an affair with his lieutenant Michael Cassio when in reality it is all part of the scheme of a bitter ensign named Iago.

Director: Janet Suzman | Stars: John Kani, Richard Haddon Haines, Joanna Weinberg, Frantz Dobrowsky

Votes: 16

76. Film Night (1970–1976)

Family

6.7
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Stars: Philip Jenkinson, Sheridan Morley, Tony Bilbow, Frankie Howerd

Votes: 15

77. We Have Ways of Making You Talk (2005 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

6.8
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The government has said it is "vehemently opposed to torture as a matter of fundamental principle" following claims by a group of MPs that Britain may be using intelligence from tortured ... See full summary »

Director: Kate Townsend | Stars: Janet Suzman, Paul Aussaresses, Henri Alleg, Merouane Ghania

Votes: 13

78. A Fairy Story (2002)

10 min | Drama, Short

5.4
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A tale of innocence, experience, and a handful of teeth. Tracey works nights and she knows that in her line of work the young age fast. But her fears count for little with her chaperone, ... See full summary »

Director: Ben Gooder | Stars: Emma Catherwood, Emma Hobrough, Kate Maravan, William Scott-Masson

Votes: 9

79. 4 Play (1989–1991)
Episode: Nobody Here But Us Chickens (1989)

Drama

6.0
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Three short plays that celebrate people with disabilities and their right not to be patronized.

Director: Peter Barnes | Stars: Daniel Massey, Jack Shepherd, Nicholas Farrell, Michael Maloney

Votes: 8

80. Theatre Night (1985– )
Episode: The Miser (1988)

110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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Moliere's great 1668 comedy is relocated to a provincial backwater in Victorian England. Harpagon, a miserable old skinflint, contracts with the matchmaker Frosine for the hand of the ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Simpson | Stars: Christopher Benjamin, Jim Broadbent, Apple Brook, Kate Buffery

Votes: 8

81. 2nd House (1973–1976)

7.3
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BBC Arts programme derived from Full House (1972).

Stars: Melvyn Bragg, Edwin Mullins, Roger McGough, Struan Rodger

Votes: 7

82. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)
Episode: Macbeth (1970)

Drama

5.7
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The Thane of Cawdor plots to become King of Scotland.

Director: John Gorrie | Stars: Eric Porter, Janet Suzman, John Thaw, John Woodvine

Votes: 7

83. Festival (1963–1964)
Episode: The Comedy of Errors (I) (1964)

Drama

7.1
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Two unrelated men, strangers to each other, are identical twins - and so, even more confusingly, are their servants.

Directors: Peter Duguid, Clifford Williams | Stars: Donald Sinden, John Welsh, Ian Richardson, Alec McCowen

Votes: 7

84. Festival (I) (1963–1964)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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Stars: David Garfield, Cyril Cusack, John Wood, John Welsh

Votes: 6

85. Storyville (2007– )
Episode: The Real Great Escape (2012)

83 min | Documentary, Biography

6.5
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Director: Lindy Wilson | Stars: John M. Francis, Janet Suzman, Radek Boschetty, Heimo Schulzer

Votes: 6

86. The Lake (IV) (2014)

3 min | Short, Drama

8.6
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'Life is a gift... and gifts should be appreciated and enjoyed. But if that gift is broken, you cannot pretend everything's ok....' After many years of struggle, a paralysed son and his ... See full summary »

Directors: Greg Barbour, Simon Little | Stars: Charlie Cattrall, Alison Newcome, Janet Suzman

Votes: 5

87. Shakespeare Uncovered (2012– )
Episode: Anthony & Cleopatra with Kim Cattrall (2015)

52 min | Documentary

9.2
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Kim Catrall discusses William Shakespeare's Anthony and Cleopatra with Janet Suzman, Harriet Walker and Vanessa Redgrave.

Stars: Kim Cattrall, Janet Suzman, Harriet Walter, Vanessa Redgrave

Votes: 5

88. Imagine (2003– )
Episode: Being Hamlet (2006)

50 min | Documentary, History

9.6
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Director: Rupert Edwards | Stars: Alan Yentob, Vaneshran Arumugam, Simon Russell Beale, Michael Bogdanov

Votes: 5

89. The Wars of the Roses (1965– )
Episode: The Lord Protector (I) (1965)

Drama

8.8
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Directors: John Barton, Peter Hall | Stars: David Warner, Peggy Ashcroft, Ian Holm, Katherine Barker

Votes: 5

90. 4 Play (1989–1991)

Drama

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

91. Time for Murder (1985– )

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Stars: Terence Alexander, Patrick Allen, Aden Gillett, Patricia Hodge

92. Miss Nightingale (1974 TV Movie)

100 min | Biography, Drama

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Theatrical-style interpretation of the life of history's most well-known nurse.

Director: David Reid | Stars: Janet Suzman, Renée Asherson, Robert Flemyng, Frances Cuka

93. Nobody's Died Laughing (2016)

88 min | Documentary

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The Story of a Legendary Man, From an Extraordinary Country And the phenomenal power of laughter

Director: Willem Oelofsen | Stars: Eric Abraham, F.W. de Klerk, Sophia Loren, Zolani Mahola

94. Drama Connections (2005)

30 min | Documentary

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Series looking at the history of favourite drama shows.

Stars: Meera Syal, Linda Agran, Andrew Davies, Verity Lambert

95. Escape (I) (1980– )

60 min | Drama

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Anthology series of dramatised accounts of famous real-life escapes from the law.

Stars: Frank Duncan, Gavin Campbell, John Lee, Jay Neill

96. Conflict (1966–1969)

25 min | Drama

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Stars: John Gielgud, Barry Foster, Rowena Cooper, Rachel Kempson

97. Falls the Shadow: The Life and Times of Athol Fugard (2012 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Tony Palmer | Stars: Athol Fugard, John Kani, Ben Kingsley, Winston Ntshona

98. Solo (1970– )

20 min | Biography

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Stars: Alec Guinness, Eileen Atkins, Jeremy Brett, Tom Courtenay

99. The Midsummer Marriage (1984 TV Movie)

160 min | Drama, Comedy, Music

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Director: Elijah Moshinsky | Stars: Philip Langridge, Lucy Shelton, Sarah Walker, David Wilson-Johnson

100. Twelfth Night (1976 TV Movie)

Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Viola and Sebastian are lookalike twins, separated by a shipwreck. Viola lands in Illyria, where she disguises herself like her brother and goes into the service of the Duke Orsino. Orsino ... See full summary »

Director: David Giles | Stars: Charles Gray, Bryan Marshall, Anne Stallybrass, Janet Suzman