Highest Rated Titles With Michael Gough
Shoulder to Shoulder (1974– )
In 1895 the progressive Labour candidate Richard Pankhurst fails to be elected as the MP for Gorton in Manchester but assures his wife Emmeline and elder daughters Christabel and Sylvia ... See full summary »
4. The Great War (1964– )
40 min | Documentary, War
One of the greatest achievements of television -broadcast from 1964 in 26 episodes. Use of extensive archive footage and sound effects, linked with contemporary classic music of that area. ... See full summary »
5. The Search for the Nile (1971– )
60 min | Adventure, Drama
The Nile's source was the last great mystery for European explorers in the 19th century. The story of its discovery is one of heroism in the service of faith, greed, and obsession.
8. Brideshead Revisited (1981)
659 min | Drama, Romance
Two young men meet at Oxford. Charles Ryder, though of no family or money, becomes friends with Sebastian Flyte when Sebastian throws up in his college room through an open window. He then ... See full summary »
9. Smiley's People (1982)
360 min | Drama, Mystery
Called out of retirement to settle the affairs of a friend, Smiley finds his old organization, the Circus, so overwhelmed by political considerations that it doesn't want to know what ... See full summary »
12. Count of Monte Cristo (1964– )
25 min | Adventure
A TV adaptation of the classic Alexandre Dumas novel. Edmond Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the notorious ... See full summary »
Fall of Eagles (1974– )
The Secret War
In 1917, the Russian Revolution breaks out in earnest and Lenin and Krupskaya - now living in exile in Zurich - are both thrilled as the news finally reach them in Switzerland. They long to... See full summary »
14. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
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.
17. The Biko Inquest (1984 TV Movie)
102 min | Drama, History
Based on the official transcripts of the investigation that followed after the very suspicious notorious death in prison of one of the most important leading men of the South African anti-apartheid movement, Steven Biko.
The Avengers (1961–1969)
TV-14 | 52 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
The Avengers investigate a series of murders of Corporate men, who have all been bidding on a new circuit element. Each one of them seems to have been killed by a powerful Karate blow, so ... See full summary »
22. Colditz (1972–1974)
50 min | Drama, History, War
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 »
24. Spy Trap (1972–1975)
45 min | Drama
This was on early evening and was, as far as I remember, about a place where people who had defected were interrogated to see if they were genuine. There was other stuff about the regular characters.
Sleepers (1991– )
In the Scottish Highlands, Jeremy and Albert prepare the last stage of their escape, hoping they have left the KGB, the CIA and MI5 well behind.
28. Sleepers (1991– )
55 min | Comedy
Amidst the thaw of glasnost, the Kremlin discovers that two Soviet agents, sent to England under deep cover in 1965, have been "lost." A beautiful and ambitious Russian agent, sent to ... See full summary »
Brideshead Revisited (1981)
90 min | Drama, Romance
In the winter of 1939, Lord Marchmain decides to return to Brideshead from Venice in view of the deteriorating international situation. It soon becomes apparent that he is in declining ... See full summary »
Drama, History, War
New broom security officer Haupman Ullman comes to Colditz to replace the drafted Oberleutnant Lehr. He is appalled at the laxity of the regime, including the excessive drinking of the ... See full summary »
33. Jennie: Lady Randolph Churchill (1974– )
60 min | Biography, Drama
Lee Remick stars as Jennie Jerome, born in the United States in 1845, who eventually became Lady Randolph Churchill, and gave birth to Sir Winston Churchill in this seven-part, seven-hour ... See full summary »
34. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)
60 min | Drama
"Armchair Theatre" is a British television drama anthology series of single plays that ran on the ITV network from 1956 to 1974. It was originally produced by Associated British Corporation, and later by Thames Television from mid-1968.
35. Ten Great Writers of the Modern World (1988– )
This documentary series uses drama and commentary to shed light on the lives and works of Joseph Conrad, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, T. S. Eliot, Henrik Ibsen, James Joyce, Franz Kafka, Thomas Mann... See full summary »
37. The Diamond Brothers (1991– )
30 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Based on South By Southeast, the third book in The Diamond Brothers detective series, follows dimwitted Tim and his street smart kid brother Nick whose latest odd client is murdered by a mysterious assassin-spy who has 9 fingers.
Smiley's People (1982)
60 min | Drama, Mystery
What is the connection between a penniless Russian woman in Paris and the brutal murder of an old man in a London park? And so begins a new conundrum for George Smiley to sort out.
Moonbase 3 (1973– )
View of a Dead Planet
Controversy surrounds the Arctic Sun Project, a plan to detonate a hydrogen bomb above the Arctic Circle to melt the icecaps and open up new land for development. When the project is ... See full summary »
53. Suez 1956 (1979 TV Movie)
180 min | Drama
The story of the Suez Crisis of 1956, which brought about the end of the political career of British Prime Minister Anthony Eden, in which Ian Curteis puts the case for the defence of Eden.
QB VII (1974– )
160 min | Drama, Mystery
Ignoring the advice of his wife and son, Sir Adam Kelno insists on suing Abe Cady, who has accused him of castrating Jews in a best selling book, for libel.
55. A Christmas Carol (1984 TV Movie)
PG | 100 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
An old bitter miser who rationalizes his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three spirits visit him on Christmas Eve.
56. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955–1960)
Approved | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Family
A long-running series of adventures featuring Robin of Loxley - Robin Hood - and his group of Sherwood-Forest-based freedom fighters. Robin and his men protected England from the evil ... See full summary »
The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (1971– )
49 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Irked by the grandiose boasts of the warden of Grangemoor prison, Prof. Van Dusen wagers he can escape from the vaunted high-security facility in less than a week. Daring him to "think his way out," the prison staff accepts the challenge.
59. The Champions (1968–1969)
60 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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 »
60. Sherlock Holmes (1954–1955)
30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The adventures of master detective Sherlock Holmes as he and his assistant, Dr. Watson--and, somewhat reluctantly, the bumbling Inspector Lestrade--battle criminals in London.
Sleepers (1991– )
On the Run
Jeremy and Albert make a dash for freedom, hotly pursued by Major Nina Grishina of the KGB. In London, MIS and the CIA take action to apprehend the suspected subversives, and in Eccles, Sandra searches for her missing husband.
The Avengers (1961–1969)
The Correct Way to Kill
TV-14 | 51 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Somebody is systematically killing off foreign agents and Steed, who is initially implicated, declares a truce and calls on his Russian opposite number, Nutski. Along with Soviet agents ... See full summary »
67. The Man in Room 17 (1965– )
60 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama
Crime series about a secret government department, "Room 17", set up to deal with crimes that baffle police and government agencies. Headed by veteran World War II Agent Oldenshaw, and ... See full summary »
Jennie: Lady Randolph Churchill (1974– )
52 min | Biography, Drama
Jennie can't wait until her child is born so she can return to the whirl of London life. However, a feud with the Prince of Wales exiles her family to Ireland.
Sleepers (1991– )
Deep in the heart of the Kremlin, Moscow, a discovery is made which sends shock waves through the hierarchy of the KGB, and the repercussions of which are felt in the heart of the City of London and in a brewery in Eccles.
Mystery!: Campion (1989–1990)
The Case of the Late Pig: Part 1
Not Rated | 54 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
Campion attends the funeral of an old schoolmate whom he disliked but months later finds himself investigating the murder of someone who may be the same man.
Sherlock Holmes (1954–1955)
The Case of the Perfect Husband
27 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Russell Partridge announces to his wife Janet one day that he is in fact a killer who has murdered his six previous wives, and notifies her that she has one day to live and get her affairs ... See full summary »
82. The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat (1995–1997)
25 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
The twisted misadventures of Felix The Cat. In this toon world where everything is alive there never is a dull moment for Felix and his friends.
The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955–1960)
The Edge and the Point
Approved | 25 min | Action, Adventure, Family
Former Crusader M'Boland decides to make some money by capturing the outlaw leader, and demanding payment from the Sheriff. He soon discovers that you must first capture your prey - and Robin has ideas of his own.
Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
The Silent World of Nicholas Quinn
TV-14 | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The murder of a deaf university entrance examiner leads Morse and Lewis into a possible college cheating scandal.
87. Richard III (1955)
Not Rated | 161 min | Biography, Drama, History
Shakespeare's powerful tale of the wicked deformed king and his conquests, both on the battlefield and in the boudoir.
88. Inside the Third Reich (1982 TV Movie)
300 min | Biography, Drama, History
A dramatization of the life of Albert Speer, Adolf Hitler's young architect and onetime confidant, and his meteoric rise into the Nazi hierarchy. The film is based on Speer's autobiography ... See full summary »
90. Blackmailed (1951)
Approved | 73 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Mrs. Christopher, a kindly volunteer worker at a large hospital, does a favor for a patient by delivering a sum of money to Mr. Sine. When she discovers he is a blackmailer, she threatens ... See full summary »
91. Sleepy Hollow (1999)
R | 105 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate the decapitations of 3 people with the culprit being the legendary apparition, the Headless Horseman.
Votes: 289,539 | Gross: $101.07M
92. Corpse Bride (2005)
PG | 77 min | Animation, Drama, Family
When a shy groom practices his wedding vows in the inadvertent presence of a deceased young woman, she rises from the grave assuming he has married her.
Votes: 209,322 | Gross: $53.36M
94. The Man in the White Suit (1951)
Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
An altruistic chemist invents a fabric which resists wear and stain as a boon to humanity, but both big business and labor realize it must be suppressed for economic reasons.
Votes: 7,276 | Gross: $0.01M
96. Hour of Glory (1949)
Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
As the Germans drop explosive booby-traps on Britain in 1943, the embittered expert who'll have to disarm them fights a private battle with alcohol.
98. The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Travels with Father (1996 TV Movie)
93 min | Adventure, Family
The globe trotting trip that Henry Jones, Jr. sets out on in the early 1900s next takes him and his family to Russia. A few acts of clumsiness puts Indy at odds with his father who is ... See full summary »