Highest Rated Titles With David McKail


1. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Talons of Weng-Chiang: Part One (1977)

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

8.9
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The Doctor and Leela land in Victorian London, and find themselves in the middle of missing girls, mutilated bodies, and vicious Chinese gangs. The Palace theater, presenting hypnotist Li H'sen Chang seems to be at the center of it all.

Director: David Maloney | Stars: Tom Baker, Louise Jameson, John Bennett, Christopher Benjamin

Votes: 390

2. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Talons of Weng-Chiang: Part Two (1977)

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

8.8
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After escaping from the vicious giant rat in the sewers, the Doctor & Leela team up with Litefoot. Chang, Mr Sin and Weng-Chiang go in search of the time cabinet, while the Doctor and Jago go in search of Chiang's lair.

Director: David Maloney | Stars: Tom Baker, Louise Jameson, John Bennett, Michael Spice

Votes: 282

3. Wicked Women (1970– )

60 min | Drama

8.7
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Dramas about women who made the headlines of Victorian newspapers.

Stars: Jean Anderson, Jane Asher, Hazel Bainbridge, Christopher Banks

Votes: 7

4. People Like Us (1999–2001)

30 min | Comedy

8.6
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Before there was The Office, there was People Like Us. A mockumentary in the style of the "docusoap" British reality television shows popular at the time about regular people and their ... See full summary »

Stars: Chris Langham, Mark Hadfield, Mike Hayley, Emma Kennedy

Votes: 402

5. Dr. Finlay's Casebook (1962–1971)

50 min

8.6
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Dr. Finlay is part of a medical practice in the fictional Scottish town of Tannochbrae during the late 1920s.

Stars: Bill Simpson, Andrew Cruickshank, Barbara Mullen, Eric Woodburn

Votes: 73

6. Helen: A Woman of Today (1973– )

60 min | Drama

8.6
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Stars: Alison Fiske, Christopher Ballantyne, Diana Hutchinson, Martin Shaw

Votes: 11

7. Poldark (1975– )
Episode: Episode #2.3 (1977)

TV-MA | 52 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.6
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Morwenna's love for Drake causes her to reject an arranged marriage with a pompous minister, and Drake bedevils George by seeding his pond with toads.

Director: Philip Dudley | Stars: Robin Ellis, Angharad Rees, Gregory de Polnay, Robin Scobey

Votes: 14

8. 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: 29,648

9. Black Books (2000–2004)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy

8.5
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Bernard Black runs his own bookshop even though he doesn't much like people who buy books and hates having customers. Next door to Bernard's shop is the Nifty Gifty gift shop run by Fran, ... See full summary »

Stars: Dylan Moran, Bill Bailey, Tamsin Greig, Paul Beech

Votes: 45,248

10. Poldark (1975– )

60 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.5
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In 1783, Ross Poldark returns from the American wars to his native Cornwall to right wrongs and reunite with the love of his life.

Stars: Robin Ellis, Angharad Rees, Clive Francis, Jill Townsend

Votes: 785

11. A Touch of Frost (1992– )
Episode: Held in Trust (2003)

TV-14 | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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As Frost has mixed emotions about promotion, a young boy is reported missing and the malnourished corpse of a youngster is presumed to be his.

Director: Roger Bamford | Stars: David Jason, Bruce Alexander, Robert Glenister, John Lyons

Votes: 146

12. People Like Us (1999–2001)
Episode: The Photographer (1999)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

8.5
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Roy Mallard is in Winchester to discover the ar tistic genius behind the wo rk of photographer Will Rushmore (Bill Nighy - The Men's Room). Unfortunately, Will's talent behind the camera is equal to that of Roy's.

Stars: Ann Beach, Cavan Clerkin, Kathryn Drysdale, Tony Gardner

Votes: 64

13. Wire in the Blood (2002– )

69 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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A psychologist gets inside of the minds of both killers and victims to aid the police in solving gruesome serial killings in Northern England.

Stars: Robson Green, Mark Letheren, Emma Handy, Mark Penfold

Votes: 5,907

14. A Very British Coup (1988– )

148 min | Drama

8.4
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Harry Perkins, steel worker and trade unionist from Sheffield, becomes Prime Minister of the UK by a landslide, partly because of corruption and public disillusionment with the Conservative... See full summary »

Stars: Ray McAnally, Marjorie Yates, Geoffrey Beevers, Hugh Martin

Votes: 653

15. A Touch of Frost (1992– )
Episode: Penny for the Guy (1997)

TV-14 | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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A manpower shortage and a rash of child kidnapped for ransom force a vacationing Frost back to work partnering with beautiful but ambitious DS Liz Maud.

Director: Paul Seed | Stars: David Jason, Bruce Alexander, Susannah Doyle, Philip Stone

Votes: 156

16. Black Books (2000–2004)
Episode: The Entertainer (2002)

TV-14 | 24 min | Comedy

8.4
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Fran decides to take up piano lessons with a very prominent teacher, however all doesn't go to plan and she ends up having to ask Manny for a favour. Meanwhile Bernard asks a girl out and once again Manny is called upon for a favour.

Director: Martin Dennis | Stars: Dylan Moran, Bill Bailey, Tamsin Greig, Nina Conti

Votes: 431

17. Extras (2005–2007)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Andy Millman is an actor with ambition and a script. Reduced to working as an extra with a useless agent, Andy's attempts to boost his career invariably end in failure and embarrassment.

Stars: Ricky Gervais, Ashley Jensen, Stephen Merchant, Shaun Williamson

Votes: 44,700

18. First Among Equals (1986)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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Political drama about the parallel careers of four MPs who all join Parliament in the mid-1960s.

Stars: Tom Wilkinson, James Faulkner, David Robb, Jeremy Child

Votes: 72

19. Five Red Herrings (1975– )

Crime, Mystery

8.3
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Solve the mystery with Lord Peter Whimsey, based on the book by Dorothy L Sayers.

Stars: Ian Carmichael, Glyn Houston, Roy Boutcher, David Rintoul

Votes: 194

20. Poldark (1975– )
Episode: Episode #2.2 (1977)

TV-MA | 53 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.3
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Elizabeth's son Geoffrey facilitates a romance between Drake Carne and Morwenna while Ross learns that Dwight is a prisoner of war in France.

Director: Philip Dudley | Stars: Robin Ellis, Angharad Rees, Paul Curran, Judy Geeson

Votes: 15

21. Monarch of the Glen (2000–2005)
Episode: Episode #2.3 (2001)

Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.3
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When Archie's appeal for a grant from the council is rejected, Hector is forced to reveal a secret concerning Edith Rankin, chairwoman of the council. Simultaneously, Golly and Fergal each ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Massey | Stars: Alastair Mackenzie, Dawn Steele, Richard Briers, Susan Hampshire

Votes: 36

22. A Touch of Frost (1992– )
Episode: House Calls (1997)

TV-14 | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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A face from the past may be responsible for a series of assaults on children. But, for once, sentimentality dictates Frost's actions.

Director: Graham Theakston | Stars: David Jason, Susannah Doyle, Bruce Alexander, John Lyons

Votes: 131

23. Extras (2005–2007)
Episode: Jonathan Ross (2006)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Andy becomes fast friends with Jonathan Ross after making his first chat show appearance. The mother of an ill fan forces him to come and visit her boy at the hospital, so Andy takes Maggie... See full summary »

Directors: Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant | Stars: Ricky Gervais, Ashley Jensen, Stephen Merchant, Shaun Williamson

Votes: 553

24. A Touch of Frost (1992– )
Episode: Mind Games (2008)

TV-14 | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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DI Frost must deal with a desperate mother and solve a 20 year old missing persons case following the discovery of a teenage girl's remains.

Director: Paul Harrison | Stars: David Jason, Bruce Alexander, John Lyons, Keith Barron

Votes: 125

25. A Touch of Frost (1992– )
Episode: Mistaken Identity: Part 2 (2002)

TV-14 | 74 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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The police have Mike Patterson under custody but he denies having anything to do with the death of the Harrises. Frost thinks the solution may lie somewhere else.

Director: Roger Bamford | Stars: David Jason, Bruce Alexander, Susan Penhaligon, John Lyons

Votes: 112

26. Fall of Eagles (1974– )
Episode: The Honest Broker (1974)

Drama, History

8.3
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In 1887, under the iron fist of Bismarck, the Prussian empire thrives. In Willy, the young son of the heir to the Prussian throne Prince Frederick William, Bismarck sees a leader more fit ... See full summary »

Director: David Cunliffe | Stars: Curd Jürgens, Barry Foster, Maurice Denham, Gemma Jones

Votes: 20

27. Jonathan Creek (1997–2016)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Working from his home in a converted windmill, Jonathan Creek is a magician with a natural ability for solving puzzles. He soon puts this ability to the use of solving impossible crimes and mysterious murders.

Stars: Alan Davies, Caroline Quentin, Stuart Milligan, Julia Sawalha

Votes: 5,316

28. The Crow Road (1996– )

211 min | Drama

8.2
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An adaption of Iain Banks' dark novel, whose central character is a young Scots history student.

Stars: Joe McFadden, Bill Paterson, Peter Capaldi, Valerie Edmond

Votes: 580

29. 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: 418

30. A Touch of Frost (1992– )
Episode: Conclusions (1992)

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

8.2
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Frost copes with an unhappy new partner as he investigates a casino robbery, a hit-and-run death, and a bank robber on the lam.

Director: Anthony Simmons | Stars: David Jason, Bruce Alexander, George Anton, Neil Phillips

Votes: 169

31. A Touch of Frost (1992– )
Episode: Mistaken Identity: Part 1 (2002)

TV-14 | 74 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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A body with no identification is found in a local reservoir. The investigation of a brutal murder of a couple leads to a worker in their home.

Director: Roger Bamford | Stars: David Jason, Bruce Alexander, Susan Penhaligon, John Lyons

Votes: 121

32. A Touch of Frost (1992– )
Episode: Near Death Experience (2005)

TV-14 | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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A beautiful, media savvy forensic psychologist is recruited to assist Frost in profiling a serial murderer who targets women at home.

Director: Paul Harrison | Stars: David Jason, Bruce Alexander, John Lyons, Philip Jackson

Votes: 140

33. A Touch of Frost (1992– )
Episode: True Confessions (1997)

TV-14 | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Returning from holiday, Frost investigates a drowning death in the river, but the autopsy reveals she was drowned in a bathtub.

Director: Sandy Johnson | Stars: David Jason, Bruce Alexander, Anthony Calf, David Beames

Votes: 156

34. 1990 (1977– )

55 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.1
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In a dystopian future, Britain is under the grip of the Home Office's Public Control Department (PCD), a tyrannically oppressive bureaucracy riding roughshod over the population's civil liberties.

Stars: Edward Woodward, Robert Lang, Tony Doyle, Paul Hardwick

Votes: 71

35. City Lights (1984–1991)

30 min | Comedy

8.1
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Stars: Dave Anderson, Andy Gray, Gerard Kelly, Iain McColl

Votes: 58

36. Redcap (1964–1966)

60 min

8.1
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The cases & adventures of tough Sergeant John Mann, officer of Her Majesty's Royal Military Police Special Investigation Branch.

Stars: John Thaw, Keith Barron, David Battley, John Horsley

Votes: 28

37. Your Cheatin' Heart (1990– )

50 min

8.1
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From Wikipedia: a comedy-drama series for bbc television set in the country music scene in Scotland.

Stars: John Gordon Sinclair, Tilda Swinton, Ken Stott, Katy Murphy

Votes: 30

38. A Touch of Frost (1992– )
Episode: Benefit of the Doubt: Part 1 (2001)

TV-14 | 74 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Working with a problematic new partner, Frost investigates a homicide and a disappearance and has to prove that he is not the man harassing women in Denton.

Director: Roger Bamford | Stars: David Jason, Bruce Alexander, Robert Glenister, John Lyons

Votes: 135

39. A Touch of Frost (1992– )
Episode: Close Encounters (2003)

TV-14 | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Frost investigates the murder of a security guard at a quarry with an autistic teenager the only witness while DS Wallace helps Frost with an unusual series of burglaries.

Director: Paul Harrison | Stars: David Jason, Bruce Alexander, Caroline Harker, John Lyons

Votes: 128

40. A Very British Coup (1988– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1988)

Drama

8.1
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Harry Perkins finds numerous enemies ranged against him - and they are in possession of a secret about him.

Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Ray McAnally, Marjorie Yates, Jim Carter, Geoffrey Beevers

Votes: 8

41. Five Red Herrings (1975– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1975)

50 min | Crime, Mystery

8.1
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Some of Wimsey's five red herrings who were formerly missing surface and a key witness comes forward,

Director: Robert Tronson | Stars: Ian Carmichael, Glyn Houston, John Junkin, Clive Graham

Votes: 14

42. Jonathan Creek (1997–2016)
Episode: Mother Redcap (1998)

49 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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A judge at police protection is killed by a rapier blade to the heart after a brief struggle, but only his wife was in that room at the time.

Director: Keith Washington | Stars: Brian Murphy, Leonard Kavanagh, Georgine Anderson, Nicola Walker

Votes: 177

43. One Foot in the Grave (1990–2001)
Episode: The Futility of the Fly (2000)

32 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Victor hires an attractive cleaner to help around the house and inadvertently gets Mrs. Warboys tattooed. Meanwhile, a large plastic fly is delivered, and something's going on at the local takeaway.

Director: Christine Gernon | Stars: Richard Wilson, Annette Crosbie, Richard Evans, Jean Trend

Votes: 53

44. Taggart (1983–2010)
Episode: The Killing Philosophy (1987)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Taggart investigates a failed rape attempt by a masked attacker. However, his job is complicated when the victim commits suicide and the criminal strikes again, and his attacks soon turn to murder.

Director: Haldane Duncan | Stars: Mark McManus, Alastair Duncan, Sheila Grier, Phillip Dupuy

Votes: 35

45. Wire in the Blood (2002– )
Episode: The Names of Angels (2007)

84 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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The police investigate a series of rapes and murder of young, professional women in the Bradfield area. After attacking them, he dresses the victim in a previous victims clothes and leaves ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Standeven | Stars: Rayisa Kondracki, Tim Matthews, Bronwen Davies, Leanne Lakey

Votes: 116

46. Take the High Road (1980–2003)

30 min | Drama

8.0
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Twice-weekly Scottish Soap Opera.

Stars: Eileen McCallum, Alec Monteath, Caroline Ashley, Gwyneth Guthrie

Votes: 64

47. 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

48. Two's Company (1975–1979)

30 min | Comedy

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

Votes: 121

49. Strangers (1978–1982)

60 min | Crime, Thriller

8.0
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Don Henderson resurrected the eccentric police detective George Kitchener Bulman (from the short lived series "The XYY Man") in this British series which saw him reluctantly and grumpily ... See full summary »

Stars: Don Henderson, Dennis Blanch, Fiona Mollison, John Ronane

Votes: 59

50. Mr Charity (2001– )

Comedy

8.0
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Stars: Stephen Tompkinson, Claudie Blakley, Dilys Laye, Deddie Davies

Votes: 6

51. A Touch of Frost (1992– )
Episode: Dancing in the Dark (2004)

TV-14 | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Frost must deal with a corpse found in a recycling dump and a smuggling ring of white slavers specializing in young Polish girls.

Director: Roy Battersby | Stars: David Jason, Bruce Alexander, Nicholas Burns, John Lyons

Votes: 129

52. A Very British Coup (1988– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1988)

Drama

8.0
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Harry is faced with political ruin, but bests his enemies in a way no-one can anticipate.

Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Ray McAnally, Marjorie Yates, Geoffrey Beevers, Hugh Martin

Votes: 8

53. A Touch of Frost (1992– )
Episode: Hidden Truth (2003)

TV-14 | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Frost misplaces a winning lottery ticket while trying to find a security leak that lead to the murder of two key witness in a supposed safe house.

Director: Paul Harrison | Stars: David Jason, Bruce Alexander, Robert Glenister, John Lyons

Votes: 138

54. One Foot in the Grave (1990–2001)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Victor Meldrew is a retiree who attracts bad luck. If he's not driving his long suffering wife Margeret crazy with his constant moaning, he's fighting with neighbors.

Stars: Richard Wilson, Annette Crosbie, Doreen Mantle, Owen Brenman

Votes: 4,274

55. 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: 2,210

56. A Touch of Frost (1992– )
Episode: Care and Protection (1992)

TV-14 | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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DI Jack Frost has to cope with the impending death of his wife as he investigates the disappearance of a young girl and a 30 year old cold case.

Director: Don Leaver | Stars: David Jason, Bruce Alexander, Matt Bardock, Claire Hackett

Votes: 226

57. Five Red Herrings (1975– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1975)

49 min | Crime, Mystery

7.9
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Farren resurfaces and is questioned by Wimsey, who re-enacts the elaborate circumstances of Campbell's murder accompanied by the local police and one of the suspects in hopes of discovering the identity of the murderer.

Director: Robert Tronson | Stars: Ian Carmichael, Glyn Houston, Russell Hunter, Donald Douglas

Votes: 15

58. A Touch of Frost (1992– )
Episode: Fun Times for Swingers (1996)

TV-14 | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Frost investigates the murder of a pizza waiter who doubled as a gigolo for middle-aged women and ongoing acts of vandalism at Mullett's cricket club.

Director: Adrian Shergold | Stars: David Jason, Bruce Alexander, John Lyons, Russell Hunter

Votes: 138

59. A Touch of Frost (1992– )

105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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DI Jack Frost is an unconventional policeman with sympathy for the underdog and an instinct for moral justice. Sloppy, disorganized and disrespectful, he attracts trouble like a magnet.

Stars: David Jason, Bruce Alexander, John Lyons, Arthur White

Votes: 4,941

60. Waiting for God (1990–1994)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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When Tom Ballard moves to Bayview Retirement Vilage, he meets Diana Trent, a feisty old woman who complains about everything and wants nothing more than just to die. Much to the dislike of ... See full summary »

Stars: Graham Crowden, Stephanie Cole, Daniel Hill, Janine Duvitski

Votes: 1,253

61. William and Mary (2003– )

48 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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The lives of William (an undertaker) and Mary (a midwife) cross. They become romantically involved, but what happens for the rest of the series is far less predictable.

Stars: Martin Clunes, Julie Graham, Cheryl Campbell, Michael Begley

Votes: 556

62. The Revenue Men (1967–1968)

50 min | Drama

7.8
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Stars: Ewen Solon, Calum Mill, James Grant, Claire Nielson

Votes: 5

63. A Touch of Frost (1992– )
Episode: Endangered Species (2006)

TV-14 | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Frost is busy with two cases: smugglers trafficking in rare and endangered species and murder and the naked body of an art teacher discovered in the bedroom of returning vacationers.

Director: Roy Battersby | Stars: David Jason, Bruce Alexander, Blake Ritson, John Lyons

Votes: 145

64. Five Red Herrings (1975– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1975)

49 min | Crime, Mystery

7.8
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An obnoxious artist in southern Scotland alienates everyone around him and his dead body is found at the foot of a seacoast cliff.

Director: Robert Tronson | Stars: Ian Carmichael, Glyn Houston, Russell Hunter, Donald Douglas

Votes: 17

65. A Very British Coup (1988– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1988)

Drama

7.8
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A fervent socialist and former trade-union leader becomes Britain's Prime Minister.

Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Ray McAnally, Marjorie Yates, Jim Carter, Geoffrey Beevers

Votes: 10

66. A Touch of Frost (1992– )
Episode: Nothing to Hide (1994)

TV-14 | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Although DCI Frost is initially advised that a young addict found in a public toilet died by choking on his own vomit, he later learns that he was beaten to death.

Director: John Glenister | Stars: David Jason, Bruce Alexander, Neil Dudgeon, David McKail

Votes: 157

67. A Touch of Frost (1992– )
Episode: One Man's Meat (1999)

TV-14 | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Frost takes in a boarder as he investigates the body of a dead teenage girl floating in the canal and a disembodied arm washed up on the shoreline.

Director: Alan Dossor | Stars: David Jason, Bruce Alexander, Niall O'Brien, Tom Georgeson

Votes: 127

68. Monarch of the Glen (2000–2005)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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Archie MacDonald, a young restaurateur is called back to his childhood home of Glenbogle where he is told he is the new Laird of Glenbogle.

Stars: Alexander Morton, Susan Hampshire, Hamish Clark, Dawn Steele

Votes: 2,138

69. Thirty-Minute Theatre (1965–1973)

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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Stars: Donald Sinden, Robin Chadwick, Deborah Lavin, Helen Lindsay

Votes: 26

70. A Touch of Frost (1992– )
Episode: Another Life (2003)

TV-14 | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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A recently reinstated Frost re-teams with D.S. Lawson to investigate a corpse floating in the canal and a mutilated body in a discarded refrigerator.

Director: Roger Bamford | Stars: David Jason, Bruce Alexander, Sally Dexter, John Lyons

Votes: 131

71. The Crow Road (1996– )
Episode: Prentice (1996)

Drama

7.7
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Prentice returns home from university for his grandmother's funeral where he meets old friends and relatives. He takes it upon himself to find out more about his uncle Rory's disappearance six years ago.

Director: Gavin Millar | Stars: Joe McFadden, Bill Paterson, Peter Capaldi, Valerie Edmond

Votes: 12

72. My Family (2000–2011)

50 min | Comedy

7.6
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Comedy about Ben, a dentist, and his family. They don't exactly get along well.

Stars: Robert Lindsay, Zoë Wanamaker, Gabriel Thomson, Daniela Denby-Ashe

Votes: 7,457

73. Hawking (2004 TV Movie)

TV-G | 90 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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A drama documenting the life and work of the theoretical physicist Professor Stephen Hawking who, despite being diagnosed with motor neurone disease at the age of 21, has galvanized the ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Martin | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Brandon, Tom Hodgkins, Christian Rubeck

Votes: 4,702

74. The Last King (2003– )

188 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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The chronicle of Charles II's time on the throne, his 10 year exile from Oliver Cromwell's England, and his triumphant return.

Stars: Rufus Sewell, Rupert Graves, Charlie Creed-Miles, Christian Coulson

Votes: 1,281

75. Oliver Twist (1985– )

360 min | Drama

7.6
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An orphan named Oliver Twist meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. From there, he joins a household of boys who are trained to steal for their master.

Stars: Ben Rodska, Eric Porter, Michael Attwell, Pip Donaghy

Votes: 249

76. Jolly a Man for All Seasons (1994 TV Movie)

Comedy

7.6
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Director: Ron Bain | Stars: Rikki Fulton, Gordon Kennedy, Clive Russell, Alexander Morton

Votes: 10

77. My Family (2000–2011)
Episode: Blind Justice (2003)

TV-PG | Comedy

7.6
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Susan becomes temporarily blind after a discovery at home. Ben has jury duty.

Director: Dewi Humphreys | Stars: Robert Lindsay, Zoë Wanamaker, Kris Marshall, Gabriel Thomson

Votes: 34

78. A Touch of Frost (1992– )
Episode: In the Public Interest (2008)

TV-14 | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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A shallow grave is uncovered and three bodies are discovered. Could this be a ritual killing?

Director: Paul Harrison | Stars: David Jason, Bruce Alexander, John Lyons, Adrian Lukis

Votes: 136

79. The Kenny Everett Television Show (1981–1988)

30 min | Comedy, Music

7.5
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Zany antics and sketches by the anarchic camp comic.

Stars: Kenny Everett, Cleo Rocos, Sheila Steafel, Andrie Reid

Votes: 417

80. The Charmer (1987– )

312 min | Drama

7.5
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A drama series set in 1930s Britain, detailing the exploits of Ralph Gorse, a conman, seducer and murderer.

Stars: Nigel Havers, Bernard Hepton, Rosemary Leach, Fiona Fullerton

Votes: 177

81. Oliver Twist (1985– )
Episode: Episode #1.7 (1985)

Drama

7.5
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Stars: Ben Rodska, Eric Porter, Gillian Martell, Lysette Anthony

Votes: 6

82. Lovejoy (1986–1994)
Episode: Out to Lunch (1992)

54 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.5
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After spending the weekend with Victoria Lovejoy takes her to an antiques fair and cannot believe his luck when he picks up a set of paintings by famous artist Lionel Beckwith for a mere ... See full summary »

Director: Sarah Hellings | Stars: Ian McShane, Phyllis Logan, Dudley Sutton, Chris Jury

Votes: 30

83. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)

R | 116 min | Drama, Horror, Musical

7.4
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83 Metascore

The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a. Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman, Timothy Spall

Votes: 304,438 | Gross: $52.90M

84. Softly Softly (1966–1969)

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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Softly Softly was a drama series about a West Country police force solving local crime. It was a spin-off from another BBC drama series, Z Cars.

Stars: Stratford Johns, Frank Windsor, Norman Bowler, John Barron

Votes: 68

85. tlc (2002– )

30 min | Comedy

7.4
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Dr.Flynn (Shearsmith) finds himself thrown in at the deep end when he gets his first job after leaving Medical School (where he failed his finals). Always the butt of the jokes by the other... See full summary »

Stars: Reece Shearsmith, Alexander Armstrong, Georgia Mackenzie, Llewella Gideon

Votes: 60

86. Lady Killers (1980–1981)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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British drama about famous murder cases involving women.

Stars: Robert Morley, Andrew Johns, Charles Kay, Lewis Fiander

Votes: 26

87. 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: 162

88. Paddington (2014)

PG | 95 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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77 Metascore

A young Peruvian bear travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, he meets the kindly Brown family, who offer him a temporary haven.

Director: Paul King | Stars: Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent

Votes: 59,201 | Gross: $76.22M

89. Taggart (1983–2010)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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The Maryhill CID investigates gruesome murders against the bleak backdrop of the city of Glasgow.

Stars: Blythe Duff, Colin McCredie, John Michie, Alex Norton

Votes: 987

90. 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: 137

91. 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: 201

92. ChuckleVision (1987–2009)

20 min | Comedy, Family

7.2
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Crazy antics ensue when Barry and Paul Chuckle get into various exaggerated situations.

Stars: Barry Chuckle, Paul Chuckle, Jimmy Patton, Brian Patton

Votes: 1,256

93. 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

94. The Last King (2003– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2003)

Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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Director: Joe Wright | Stars: David McKail, Rufus Sewell, Christian Coulson, Rupert Graves

Votes: 15

95. Grange Hill (1978–2008)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.1
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The long running television series of the Grange Hill Comprehensive School, and the children's everyday lives.

Stars: Stuart Organ, Gwyneth Powell, Lee Cornes, Sally Geoghegan

Votes: 834

96. Taggart (1983–2010)
Episode: Mind Over Matter (2005)

71 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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The team are called to investigate when members of a therapy group are murdered.

Director: Morag Fullarton | Stars: Blythe Duff, John Michie, Alex Norton, Colin McCredie

Votes: 24

97. Battle of Britain (1969)

G | 132 min | Action, Drama, History

7.0
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In 1940, the British Royal Air Force fights a desperate battle to prevent the Luftwaffe from gaining air superiority over the English Channel as a prelude to a possible Axis invasion of the UK.

Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Michael Caine, Trevor Howard, Harry Andrews, Curd Jürgens

Votes: 17,514

98. ITV Playhouse (1967– )

Comedy, Drama

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

Votes: 32

99. New Scotland Yard (1972–1974)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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Detectives at New Scotland Yard solve extraordinary, mysterious crimes.

Stars: John Woodvine, John Carlisle, Michael Turner, Clive Francis

Votes: 28

100. Heartbeat (1992– )
Episode: Bringing It All Back Home (1993)

Drama, Comedy, Crime

7.0
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An ill wind called Inspector Crossley has blown into Ashfordly police station. Crossley will be supervising Ashfordly and Aidensfield and is known to clamp down on any violation of ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Mahoney | Stars: Nick Berry, Niamh Cusack, Derek Fowlds, Bill Maynard

Votes: 9