Highest Rated Titles With James Cellan Jones


1. Roads to Freedom (1970– )

50 min | Drama

8.8
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Stars: Michael Bryant, Colin Baker, Daniel Massey, Alison Fiske

Votes: 73

2. Detective (1964–1969)

50 min | Crime, Drama

8.7
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Anthology series featuring adaptations of detective stories.

Stars: Rupert Davies, Ralph Michael, John DeVaut, Esmond Knight

Votes: 9

3. The Forsyte Saga (1967– )

50 min | Drama, Romance

8.6
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The extended Forsyte family live a more than pleasant upper middle class life in Victorian and later Edwardian England. The two central characters are Soames Forsyte and his cousin Jolyon ... See full summary »

Stars: Eric Porter, Margaret Tyzack, Nyree Dawn Porter, June Barry

Votes: 763

4. Jennie: Lady Randolph Churchill (1974– )
Episode: A Perfect Darling (1974)

52 min | Biography, Drama

8.6
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Jennie meets the handsome George Cornwallis-West; although he's the same age as Winston, they marry.

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Lee Remick, Christopher Cazenove, Thorley Walters, Penelope Lee

Votes: 5

5. Jennie: Lady Randolph Churchill (1974– )
Episode: Recovery (1974)

52 min | Biography, Drama

8.6
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Randolph and Jennie return in triumph as his career finally takes off. Jennie meets Count Kinsky, the man destined to become the love of her life.

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Lee Remick, Ronald Pickup, Rachel Kempson, Cyril Luckham

Votes: 5

6. Jennie: Lady Randolph Churchill (1974– )
Episode: Triumph and Tragedy (1974)

52 min | Biography, Drama

8.6
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Appointed chancellor of the exchequer, Randolph abruptly resigns after disputes with Cabinet members and his own health concerns.

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Lee Remick, Ronald Pickup, Rachel Kempson, Jeremy Brett

Votes: 5

7. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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

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

Votes: 847

8. The Adams Chronicles (1976– )

50 min | Drama, History

8.5
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Ambitious multipart PBS production that brings to life five generations of one of America's leading political and historical families. It traces their lives from John Adams early years as a... See full summary »

Stars: Tim Wilson, Michael O'Hare, Wesley Addy, David Birney

Votes: 148

9. The Golden Bowl (1972– )

50 min | Drama

8.5
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Stars: Barry Morse, Jill Townsend, Daniel Massey, Gayle Hunnicutt

Votes: 79

10. Jennie: Lady Randolph Churchill (1974– )
Episode: A Past and a Future (1974)

52 min | Biography, Drama

8.4
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At age 64, Jennie has too much time on her hands. She marries again and makes plans to follow her young husband to Nigeria.

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Lee Remick, Charles Kay, Barbara Parkins, Warren Clarke

Votes: 5

11. Out of the Unknown (1965–1971)
Episode: Beach Head (1969)

50 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.4
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On his thirty-seventh mission, Commandant Tom Decker and his colleague Ensign Warner-Carr become alarmed at what they find when their spaceship lands on Planet 0243/B.

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Ed Bishop, James Copeland, Vernon Dobtcheff, Helen Downing

Votes: 5

12. Jennie: Lady Randolph Churchill (1974– )
Episode: His Borrowed Plumes (1974)

52 min | Biography, Drama

8.4
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Jennie sets out to find suitable spouses for her sons. In need of money, she also turns to playwrighting.

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Lee Remick, Christopher Cazenove, Siân Phillips, Barbara Parkins

Votes: 5

13. Class Act (1994– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Kate Swift has always know her place in the world. "I was a rich bitch! I was good at it! I liked it!" Imagine her horror when both her husband and all her ill-gotten cash vanish, leaving ... See full summary »

Stars: Joanna Lumley, John Bowe, Nadine Garner, Richard Vernon

Votes: 76

14. Jennie: Lady Randolph Churchill (1974– )

60 min | Biography, Drama

8.2
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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 »

Stars: Lee Remick, Barbara Parkins, Ronald Pickup, Rachel Kempson

Votes: 103

15. Lorna Doone (1963– )

30 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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Stars: Bill Travers, Jean Anderson, Andrew Faulds, Janet Pate

Votes: 9

16. The Madness (1976 TV Movie)

8.2
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Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Bill Fraser, Patrick Stewart, Zena Walker, Michael Goodliffe

Votes: 6

17. McLibel! (1997– )

195 min | Drama

8.2
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Stars: Julia Sawalha, Peter-Hugo Daly, Clive Merrison, Malcolm Sinclair

Votes: 36

18. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)
Episode: Rumpole and the Children of the Devil (1992)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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A well-meaning social worker takes custody of an eight year-old Timson girl charging that the family is involved with devil worship.

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Peter Blythe, Abigail McKern

Votes: 28

19. W. Somerset Maugham (1969–1970)

50 min | Drama

8.1
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Stars: Kim Kee Lim, Ahmad Jamal, Ken Nazarin, Eileen Atkins

Votes: 8

20. Jennie: Lady Randolph Churchill (1974– )
Episode: Jennie Jerome (1974)

52 min | Biography, Drama

8.1
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American heiress Jennie Jerome marries British aristocrat Lord Randolph Churchill, despite strong objections from both families.

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Lee Remick, Ronald Pickup, Cyril Luckham, Rachel Kempson

Votes: 7

21. Fortunes of War (1987)

407 min | Drama, War

8.0
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Guy Pringle and his new wife, Harriet, are members of the English community in Bucharest, Rumania on the eve of World War II. The film catalogs and chronicles, after the war begins, the ... See full summary »

Stars: Emma Thompson, Kenneth Branagh, Charles Kay, Mark Drewry

Votes: 561

22. Theatre 625 (1964–1968)

90 min | Drama

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

Votes: 22

23. Play for Today (1970–1984)
Episode: C2 H5 OH (1980)

Comedy, Drama

8.0
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An alcoholic writer in a psychiatric hospital enters into an intellectual duel with his patronizing, passive aggressive doctor. Finally, the brilliance of the writer prevails.

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Dinsdale Landen, John Normington, Anne Ridler, Keith Drinkel

Votes: 15

24. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)
Episode: The Ambassadors (1977)

Drama

8.0
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Strether is sent to Europe to rescue a young American from the charms of a mysterious French beauty. But he is soon under the liberating influence of Europe himself.

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: David Huffman, Gayle Hunnicutt, Lee Remick, Paul Scofield

Votes: 13

25. The Golden Bowl (1972– )
Episode: The Prince (1972)

Drama

8.0
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Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Barry Morse, Jill Townsend, Daniel Massey, Gayle Hunnicutt

Votes: 5

26. The Forsyte Saga (1967– )
Episode: The White Monkey (1967)

Drama, Romance

8.0
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Wilfrid Desert tell Michael Mont that he is madly in love with Fleur and will take her away from him if the chance arises. Fleur tells her husband that he has nothing to worry about but she... See full summary »

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: John Bailey, Brenda Cowling, Geoffrey Denton, Ian Fleming

Votes: 12

27. Out of the Unknown (1965–1971)

60 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

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

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

Votes: 57

28. The December Rose (1986– )

25 min | Adventure

7.9
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Period children's drama about the adventures of a young chimney sweep in Victorian London.

Stars: Courtney Roper-Knight, Tony Haygarth, Ian Hogg, Judy Cornwell

Votes: 10

29. The Forsyte Saga (1967– )
Episode: Conflict (1967)

Drama, Romance

7.9
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Fleur and Jon continue to see one another and believe they are very much in love. Their interest in their family's history, particularly the feud between their grandfathers and fathers ... See full summary »

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Andrew Armour, June Barry, Christopher Benjamin, Anne De Vigier

Votes: 15

30. BBC2 Playhouse (1973–1983)
Episode: School Play (1979)

75 min | Drama

7.9
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A play about the horrors of life at an English public school - with all the schoolboys played by adults.

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Jeremy Kemp, Denholm Elliott, Michael Kitchen, Tim Pigott-Smith

Votes: 13

31. Maigret (1992– )
Episode: The Patience of Maigret (1992)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Maigret's sneaking affection for a paralyzed criminal Manuel Palmari propels him to pursue his murderer despite the mastermind's involvement in a current jewel robbery.

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Michael Gambon, Ciaran Madden, Geoffrey Hutchings, Jack Galloway

Votes: 69

32. Black and Blue (1973– )

60 min | Drama

7.8
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Anthology series of plays based on the theme of "things turning black and the air turning blue."

Stars: George Tovey, Warren Mitchell, Clifford Rose, Julian Holloway

Votes: 8

33. The Forsyte Saga (1967– )
Episode: A Family Wedding (1967)

50 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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Fleur Forsyte and Michael Mont are married - her mother is absent and still living in Paris - and for all that she was once madly in love with Jon, who has gone off to Canada and the United... See full summary »

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: John Barcroft, June Barry, Jonathan Burn, Brenda Cowling

Votes: 13

34. A Fine Romance (1981–1984)
Episode: A Helping Hand (1982)

TV-PG | 26 min | Comedy, Romance

7.8
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Laura is keen to help Mike in his office.

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Judi Dench, Michael Williams, Richard Warwick, Susan Penhaligon

Votes: 11

35. Theatre Night (1985– )
Episode: Arms and the Man (1989)

104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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1865: Swiss captain Bluntschli fights as mercenary in the war between Bulgaria and Serbia. When his group's attacked by a few Bulgarian troopers, he learns that he's got the wrong ... See full summary »

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Nicolas Chagrin, Mark Crowdy, Patsy Kensit

Votes: 90

36. A Fine Romance (1981–1984)
Episode: Boulogne (1982)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy, Romance

7.8
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One Sunday, Laura longs for an adventure, but one after another her schemes fall flat. Then Harry arrives and suggests they all go out to dinner - in France.

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Judi Dench, Michael Williams, Ken Wynne, Susan Penhaligon

Votes: 11

37. Maigret (1992– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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From Montmartre to the remote French countryside, Maigret encounters the dark side of the human psyche. Yet, he manages to maintain both compassion and a sense of humor as he explores the complex motives that lie behind every crime.

Stars: Michael Gambon, Geoffrey Hutchings, Jack Galloway, James Larkin

Votes: 442

38. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)

120 min | Drama

7.7
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Stars: Charles Gray, Eric Porter, Lally Bowers, John Gielgud

Votes: 75

39. The Gravy Train Goes East (1991)

215 min | Comedy

7.7
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Stars: Francesca Annis, András Bálint, Jeremy Child, John Dicks

Votes: 43

40. Scene (1968– )

24 min | Documentary, Drama, Family

7.7
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Mixture of fictional and non-fictional thought-provoking short films aimed at students of school and college.

Stars: Jenny Jay, Ronald Hines, Nick Ross, James Morrison

Votes: 10

41. The Kingfisher (1983 TV Movie)

80 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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When Cecil (Rex Harrison) discovers that his love Evelyn (Wendy Hiller) that getaway 50 years ago has been recently widowed and is passing by his home on the way to the funeral. For 50 ... See full summary »

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Rex Harrison, Wendy Hiller, Cyril Cusack, Gary Owen

Votes: 62

42. The Forsyte Saga (1967– )
Episode: Afternoon of a Dryad (1967)

50 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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Michael is told by June Forsyte in a somewhat casual way that Fleur and her younger brother Jon were once madly in love. Michael now feels that he was her second choice and that she ... See full summary »

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: John Bailey, June Barry, Brenda Cowling, Derek Francis

Votes: 11

43. Fortunes of War (1987)
Episode: Greece: October 1940 (1987)

58 min | Drama, War

7.7
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Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Ronald Pickup, Charles Kay

Votes: 6

44. Jennie: Lady Randolph Churchill (1974– )
Episode: Lady Randolph (1974)

52 min | Biography, Drama

7.7
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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.

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Lee Remick, Ronald Pickup, Rachel Kempson, Cyril Luckham

Votes: 7

45. Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1987– )
Episode: May and June: Part Two (1997)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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After accepting her sister's offer of reconciliation, May emerges from her mousy shell and seduces her sister's lover.

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Julian Wadham, Phoebe Nicholls, Christine Kavanagh, Sally Sanders

Votes: 18

46. The Forsyte Saga (1967– )
Episode: No Retreat (1967)

Drama, Romance

7.7
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Michael Mont gets a visit from an outraged Bicket who now knows that his wife has been posing in the nude as an artist's model. He's convinced that she had to have been doing more than just... See full summary »

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Brenda Cowling, Ian Fleming, Jimmy Gardner, Susan Hampshire

Votes: 11

47. Fortunes of War (1987)
Episode: The Balkans: September 1939 (1987)

56 min | Drama, War

7.7
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Although fiction, the author is mentioned in a documentary book by Ivor Porter: "Operation Autonomous - With SOE in Wartime Romania", where the author - Olivia Manning - is the heroine "... See full synopsis »

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Ronald Pickup, Charles Kay

Votes: 11

48. The Forsyte Saga (1967– )
Episode: To Let (1967)

Drama, Romance

7.7
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Fleur meets Jon as scheduled at Holly's house and tells him that they must marry immediately or he risks lose her. She is convinced their families will never approve and his hesitation ... See full summary »

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Andrew Armour, John Baskcomb, Christopher Benjamin, Jonathan Burn

Votes: 14

49. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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A British television anthology drama series that aired on BBC1 between 1970 and 1984.

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

Votes: 175

50. A Fine Romance (1981–1984)
Episode: A Trip to the Dentist (1982)

TV-PG | 26 min | Comedy, Romance

7.6
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To combat her terror of the dentist, Laura is given sedatives that leave her lightheaded and flirtatious. Her behavior towards Mike results in a comic misunderstanding that threatens to worsen an already awkward situation.

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Judi Dench, Susan Penhaligon, Richard Warwick, Michael Williams

Votes: 13

51. The Forsyte Saga (1967– )
Episode: Encounter (1967)

Drama, Romance

7.6
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The story jumps ahead several years. World War I has come to an end and of the older generation, only Uncle Timothy remains. Jon has an interest in farming and his parents agree that he ... See full summary »

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: John Barcroft, June Barry, Christopher Benjamin, Jonathan Burn

Votes: 12

52. A Fine Romance (1981–1984)
Episode: Furniture (1982)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy, Romance

7.6
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In the process of furnishing their new shared flat, Mike learns how little faith Laura has in their future together. As Mike and Laura reach a new low in their relationship, Phil and Helen arrive with good news.

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Judi Dench, Michael Williams, Job Stewart, Susan Penhaligon

Votes: 12

53. A Perfect Hero (1991– )

60 min | Drama

7.5
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Flying officer Hugh Fleming is shot down and badly burned during the battle of Britain in September 1940.

Stars: Nigel Havers, James Fox, Fiona Gillies, Barbara Leigh-Hunt

Votes: 60

54. A Fine Romance (1981–1984)
Episode: Keep Them Apart (1981)

TV-PG | 26 min | Comedy, Romance

7.5
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Mike's van, and where he can park it for the night in Laura's neighborhood, gets in the way of moving their relationship to a higher plane. Sensing the stall, Helen and Phil decide they need Mike and Laura to move on.

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Judi Dench, Michael Williams, Susan Penhaligon, Richard Warwick

Votes: 12

55. Maigret (1992– )
Episode: Maigret on Home Ground (1992)

53 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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An anonymous note announces that a crime will be committed during mass at the church in Maigret's provincial home town.

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Michael Gambon, Geoffrey Hutchings, John Warnaby, James Clyde

Votes: 37

56. A Fine Romance (1981–1984)
Episode: Unlucky in Love (1981)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy, Romance

7.5
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Helen and Phil help Laura buy a new dress for a special dinner for Laura's new love interest. But when Ben tells Laura he is married, Mike happens by to pick up the pieces with his usual charm.

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Judi Dench, Susan Penhaligon, Monica Grey, Richard Warwick

Votes: 14

57. A Fine Romance (1981–1984)
Episode: Was That a Proposal? (1982)

TV-PG | 27 min | Comedy, Romance

7.5
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Both Helen and Laura announce good news prematurely. Mike thinks he and Laura should buy a larger flat so they can live more comfortably.

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Judi Dench, Michael Williams, Susan Penhaligon, Richard Warwick

Votes: 8

58. Compact (1962–1965)

30 min | Drama

7.4
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This series was set in the offices of a glossy women's magazine. It was one of several attempts by the BBC to invent a soap opera to rival Coronation Street. Until Eastenders, none really took off.

Stars: Frances Bennett, Robert Desmond, Ronald Allen, Louise Dunn

Votes: 5

59. Caesar and Cleopatra (1976 TV Movie)

75 min | Drama

7.4
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Julius Caesar's arrival in Egypt proves more than interesting to the beautiful Cleopatra, ambitious sister to the boy pharaoh.

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Alec Guinness, Geneviève Bujold, Margaret Courtenay, Iain Cuthbertson

Votes: 30

60. La musique de l'amour: Chouchou (1995 TV Movie)

94 min | Biography

7.4
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Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: François Marthouret, Thérèse Liotard, Pascale Rocard, Marc Berman

Votes: 7

61. Fortunes of War (1987)
Episode: Egypt: September 1942 (1987)

57 min | Drama, War

7.4
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Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Emma Thompson, Kenneth Branagh, Charles Kay, Rupert Graves

Votes: 5

62. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)
Episode: Kean (1978)

Drama

7.4
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The great actor Edmund Kean is involved in a variety of romantic and other entanglements and wonders where acting ends and real life begins.

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Neville Phillips, Sara Kestelman, Adrienne Corri

Votes: 18

63. A Fine Romance (1981–1984)
Episode: Playing Games (1981)

Comedy, Romance

7.4
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Mike and Laura are unsure what kind of relationship they have. Mike calls off a lunch date.

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Judi Dench, Michael Williams, George Tovey, Geoffrey Rose

Votes: 10

64. Fortunes of War (1987)
Episode: Romania: June 1940 (1987)

60 min | Drama, War

7.4
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Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Ronald Pickup, Charles Kay

Votes: 7

65. The Vacillations of Poppy Carew (1995 TV Movie)

Unrated | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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When Poppy Carew is faced with having to organize a funeral by herself, she finds new strength and learns much about love's true meaning. The film is based on a novel by the same name by Mary Wesley.

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Tara Fitzgerald, Owen Teale, Daniel Massey, Samuel West

Votes: 93

66. Solo (1970– )
Episode: A Selection from E.E. Cummings (1970)

Biography

7.3
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Director: James Cellan Jones | Star: Alec Guinness

Votes: 13

67. A Fine Romance (1981–1984)
Episode: The New Secretary (1982)

TV-PG | 26 min | Comedy, Romance

7.3
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Mike gets jealous when a business associate of Laura's appears to have more than business in mind. Helen takes over Mike's office work, but she proves too glamorous for the job.

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Judi Dench, Michael Williams, Julian Curry, Richard Warwick

Votes: 7

68. 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

69. A Fine Romance (1981–1984)

30 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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British sitcom about the simple relationship between Mike and Laura, two fairly unlikely individuals who come together and form an unmarried union. Nearing 40, Laura appears perplexed most ... See full summary »

Stars: Judi Dench, Michael Williams, Susan Penhaligon, Richard Warwick

Votes: 498

70. Eyeless in Gaza (1971– )

45 min

7.2
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Stars: Michael Gambon, Ian Richardson, Lynn Farleigh, Harry Brooks Jr.

Votes: 12

71. 1st Annual Directors Guild of Great Britain DGGB Awards (2004 Video)

83 min

7.2
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Inauguration of the 1st Annual Directors Guild of Great Britain DGGB Awards (83 minutes) followed by interviews backstage (30 minutes) with the recipients, honourees and presenters of the evening of February 21st 2004.

Directors: Sian Busby, Josef d'Bache-Kane, Colin Wilson | Stars: Michael Winner, Mania Akbari, Wolfgang Becker, Hilary Bevan Jones

Votes: 20

72. A Fine Romance (1981–1984)
Episode: Different Answers (1981)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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Helen and Phil are dying to know how things went with Laura and Mike, so they both wind up invited to lunch and tell conflicting stories.

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Judi Dench, Susan Penhaligon, Michael Williams, Richard Warwick

Votes: 17

73. Maigret (1992– )
Episode: Maigret Goes to School (1992)

53 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Maigret is called to investigate a murder in a small village near to La Rochelle, the victim being old Jeanne, shot through her window. She was the local post mistress with access to ... See full summary »

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Michael Gambon, Geoffrey Hutchings, Jack Galloway, Struan Rodger

Votes: 37

74. Black and Blue (1973– )
Episode: Secrets (1973)

53 min | Drama

7.2
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Secrets Chocolates receive an unexpected sales boost when three maintenance workers fall into the chocolate vat and are fed through the production line.

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Warren Mitchell, Clifford Rose, Julian Holloway, David Collings

Votes: 20

75. A Fine Romance (1981–1984)
Episode: The Restaurant (1981)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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Laura and Mike attend a display of ethnic masks since they have nothing else to do, and wind up at a restaurant where Laura loses a contact lens again.

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Judi Dench, Michael Williams, Geoffrey Rose, Angela Curran

Votes: 13

76. The Edwardians (1972– )
Episode: E. Nesbit (1972)

Drama, History

7.1
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Edith Bland was a very successful author and poet who wrote under the name _E. Nesbit_. Many of her books were for children and several, such as The Railway Children (1970), were turned ... See full summary »

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Judy Parfitt, James Villiers, Jane Lapotaire, Michael Menaugh

Votes: 7

77. Fortunes of War (1987)
Episode: Egypt: April 1941 (1987)

56 min | Drama, War

7.1
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Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Emma Thompson, Kenneth Branagh, Charles Kay, Rupert Graves

Votes: 7

78. The Day Christ Died (1980 TV Movie)

142 min | Drama

7.0
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The Crucifixion of Christ seen more from a political and historical point of view than a spiritual one.

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Chris Sarandon, Colin Blakely, Keith Michell, Jonathan Pryce

Votes: 87

79. Centre Play (1973–1977)

Drama

7.0
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Stars: Phil Daniels, Virginia Balfour, John Barrett, David Daker

Votes: 7

80. Fortunes of War (1987)
Episode: Romania: January 1940 (1987)

55 min | Drama, War

7.0
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Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Emma Thompson, Kenneth Branagh, Ronald Pickup, Charles Kay

Votes: 5

81. A Fine Romance (1981–1984)
Episode: First Meeting (1981)

TV-PG | 26 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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Helen wants to find a boyfriend for her socially inept sister Laura. Mike is a last-minute invitee to Helen's party and just as nervous as Laura. They discover they share a dislike of being... See full summary »

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Judi Dench, Susan Penhaligon, Richard Warwick, Michael Williams

Votes: 20

82. Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1987– )
Episode: May and June: Part One (1997)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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After a lifetime of sibling rivalry, mousy May accepts an invitation from her recently-widowed younger sister June, to live with her in her elegant home.

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Christine Kavanagh, Michael Nardone, Phoebe Nicholls, Tina Hobley

Votes: 39

83. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)
Episode: You Never Can Tell (1977)

120 min | Drama

6.9
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The problems of the Clandon family are solved by a "one-shilling dentist" and a philosophical waiter.

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Robert Powell, Kika Markham, Ernest Clark, Warren Clarke

Votes: 27

84. 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: 235

85. BBC2 Playhouse (1973–1983)

Drama

6.8
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Stars: Ralph Morse, John Bluthal, Gawn Grainger, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 62

86. The Comedy of Errors (1983 TV Movie)

109 min | Comedy

6.8
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Aegeon of Syracuse has come to Ephesus to seek his son, who went in search of his missing twin and mother months ago. Unfortunately, Ephesus has just declared war on Syracuse, and will ... See full summary »

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Cyril Cusack, Charles Gray, Nicolas Chagrin, Nick Burnell

Votes: 138

87. Harnessing Peacocks (1993 TV Movie)

105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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The beautiful Hebe has been cast out by her family after a teenage pregnancy to a masked stranger during a fiesta in Italy. She makes ends meet and pays for her son's school fees by cooking... See full summary »

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Serena Scott Thomas, Peter Davison, John Mills, Nicholas Le Prevost

Votes: 156

88. A Fine Romance (1981–1984)
Episode: How to Avoid Bankruptcy (1981)

TV-PG | 26 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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When Laura realises Mike's business is failing, she sets out to help him shore up his capital and his morale. Mike winds up rescuing the business himself without exactly coming up a winner.

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Judi Dench, Michael Williams, Susan Penhaligon, Richard Warwick

Votes: 12

89. Theatre Night (1985– )

Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Stars: Kenneth Cranham, Robert Lang, Timothy West, John Hudson

Votes: 23

90. The Portrait of a Lady (1968– )

45 min | Drama

6.7
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A young American woman contracts a disastrous marriage in 19th century Italy.

Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Suzanne Neve, Sarah Brackett, Beatrix Lehmann

Votes: 85

91. The Edwardians (1972– )

50 min | Drama, History

6.7
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This series covers the turning points in 9 different figures during the Edwardian era of the United Kingdom - Henry Royce and Charles Rolls - of Rolls Royce fame; Horatio Bottomly founder ... See full synopsis »

Stars: Thorley Walters, Georgia Brown, Nigel Davenport, Michael Jayston

Votes: 44

92. The Bill (1984–2010)

50 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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Uniform officers and detectives from an inner London police station enforce law and order on a day to day basis.

Stars: Graham Cole, Jeff Stewart, Trudie Goodwin, Simon Rouse

Votes: 2,206

93. Oxbridge Blues (1984– )

75 min | Drama

6.6
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Stars: Norman Rodway, Malcolm Stoddard, Kate Fahy, Christopher Good

Votes: 21

94. The Nelson Affair (1973)

PG | 118 min | Drama, History

6.5
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Young George Matcham visits his uncle Lord Nelson and the vulgar Lady Hamilton. With the clear eyes of youth, he measures Nelson's stature and notes his feet of clay. And yet, Nelson is a ... See full summary »

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Glenda Jackson, Peter Finch, Michael Jayston, Anthony Quayle

Votes: 117

95. ITV Saturday Night Theatre (1969– )

78 min | Drama

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

Votes: 39

96. A Little Piece of Sunshine (1990 TV Movie)

PG | 96 min | Thriller

6.0
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Sunshine, an idyllic and almost forgotten island under British rule, is shortly to become independent. But a few days before this event is to take place, the British governor of the island ... See full summary »

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Larry Lamb, Chris Cooper, Philip Michael Thomas, Kitty Aldridge

Votes: 61

97. Holby City (1999– )

60 min | Drama

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

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

Votes: 1,256

98. Brighton Belles (1993–1994)

30 min | Comedy

4.7
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An ill-fated British remake of the US sitcom 'The Golden Girls'.

Stars: Sheila Hancock, Wendy Craig, Sheila Gish, Jean Boht

Votes: 17

99. Married 2 Malcolm (2000)

76 min | Comedy

4.6
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Malcolm is married - to two women. This is the story of him trying to hide his double life. Not difficult as a taxi driver with night shifts and overtime. But when both his wives insist in ... See full summary »

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Mark Addy, Josie Lawrence, Tracey Wilkinson, Hywel Bennett

Votes: 97

100. This Man Craig (1966–1967)

50 min | Drama

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Ian Craig is an upbeat science teacher at a secondary school in fictional Straithard, Scotland. He deals with the troubles of his students and colleagues in an optimistic fashion and shares their triumphs.

Stars: John Cairney, Ellen McIntosh, Leonard Maguire, Joan Alcorn