Highest Rated Titles With William Franklyn


1. G.B.H. (1991 TV Mini-Series)

567 min | Drama

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Michael Murray is an ambitious and charismatic politician, Jim Nelson is a much loved headmaster of a local school for disturbed children. When the paths of these two men cross, things are ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Lindsay, Michael Palin, Dearbhla Molloy, Alan Igbon

Votes: 516

2. Public Eye (1965–1975)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.8
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A long-running British TV series starring Alfred Burke as dour private-eye Frank Marker. Cynical and world-weary, Marker is frequently the unwitting stooge in bigger criminal wheels in his ... See full summary »

Stars: Alfred Burke, Ray Smith, Pauline Delaney, Brenda Cavendish

Votes: 104

3. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.7
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A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.

Stars: Walt Disney, Paul Frees, Clarence Nash, Slim Pickens

Votes: 1,039

4. Horizon (1964– )

50 min | Documentary

8.7
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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: 704

5. Maigret (1959–1963)

50 min | Crime, Drama

8.7
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Televisations of the Maigret novels by Georges Simenon.

Stars: Rupert Davies, Ewen Solon, Helen Shingler, Neville Jason

Votes: 80

6. Rheingold Theatre (1953–1957)

23 min | Drama

8.7
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Fairbanks narrated, produced and frequently starred in this well-made anthology series which presented everything from drama to mystery to farce. Filmed in England, usually with lesser known actors.

Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Christopher Lee, Ron Randell, Barbara Mullen

Votes: 35

7. Interpol Calling (1959– )

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.7
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Stars: Charles Korvin, Edwin Richfield, Roland Bartrop, George Pastell

Votes: 39

8. Startopia (2001 Video Game)

Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

8.7
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Stars: William Franklyn, Tom Forsyth, Graeme Monk, Martin Oliver

Votes: 31

9. The New Adventures of Charlie Chan (1957– )

30 min | Mystery

8.6
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Chinese-American detective Charlie Chan is called in to help solve baffling cases, aided by his #1 son. The first five episodes were filmed in the US, then production switched to the UK for the rest of the series.

Stars: J. Carrol Naish, James Hong, Rupert Davies, Arthur Gomez

Votes: 62

10. ITV Television Playhouse (1955–1967)

60 min | Drama

8.5
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Stars: Campbell Singer, Thomas Heathcote, Dinsdale Landen, Miriam Karlin

Votes: 19

11. The Avengers (1961–1969)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.4
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A quirky spy show of the adventures of an eccentricly suave British agent and his predominately female partners.

Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Honor Blackman, Linda Thorson

Votes: 4,364

12. The Morecambe & Wise Show (1968–1977)

Comedy

8.4
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The Morecambe & Wise Show was a long running and massively popular sketch series starring British comedy duo Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise, plus a string of top-name international celebrity guests (of a bygone age), like André Prévin.

Stars: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, Ann Hamilton, Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen

Votes: 342

13. Whodunnit? (1972–1978)

Family, Game-Show, Mystery

8.4
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British game show in which celebrity panelists were shown a dramatised murder and had to guess the identity of the killer or killers from the clues presented.

Stars: Jon Pertwee, Patrick Mower, Anouska Hempel, Edward Woodward

Votes: 45

14. Lovejoy (1986–1994)
Episode: Guns and Roses (1994)

48 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.4
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After a skilled gunsmith refuses to sell his shop in what has become a red light district, the local vice lord frames him and Lovejoy for robbery.

Director: Ian White | Stars: Ian McShane, Dudley Sutton, Caroline Langrishe, William Franklyn

Votes: 15

15. G.B.H. (1991– )
Episode: Message Sent (1991)

81 min | Drama

8.4
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Thanks to Mr. Weller, Jim finally has something he can use against Michael: his enemy's old school records. But Barbara would like to get her hands on them as well. Tormented by messages ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Young | Stars: David Ross, Jimmy Mulville, Robert Lindsay, Ayesa Toure

Votes: 7

16. Justice (1971–1974)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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Cases of a lady barrister.

Stars: Margaret Lockwood, John Stone, John Bryans, Philip Stone

Votes: 16

17. Theatre Royal (1955– )

30 min | Drama

8.3
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Stars: Lilli Palmer, Roddy Hughes, Ian Fleming, Brian Wilde

Votes: 6

18. 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: 4,767

19. No Hiding Place (1959–1967)

60 min | Crime

8.2
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Tales of Scotland Yard centering on a detective team. A sort of half-way house between Dixon of Dock Green and 'Z' Cars. The detectives are still 1950s style with good elecution and ... See full summary »

Stars: Raymond Francis, Eric Lander, Johnny Briggs, Michael McStay

Votes: 41

20. G.B.H. (1991– )
Episode: Only Here on a Message (1991)

79 min | Drama

8.2
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When Jim becomes a local hero in a tragic accident, Michael has his thugs back off. He's appalled when his political "friends," Lou and Peter, next suggest provoking racial violence in the ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Young | Stars: Dearbhla Molloy, Michael Palin, Paul Oldham, Daniel Street-Brown

Votes: 9

21. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Drama

8.1
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"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.

Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Billie Whitelaw, Neil McCallum, Paul Whitsun-Jones

Votes: 76

22. Looks Familiar (1970– )

8.1
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Nostalgia based panel chat show.

Stars: Denis Norden, Bob Monkhouse, Arthur Askey, Ted Ray

Votes: 9

23. Doctor in Charge (1972–1973)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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The continuing misadventures of Duncan Waring (Robin Nedwell), Dick Stuart-Clark (Geoffrey Davies) and Paul Collier (George Layton) see them move further up the promotion ladder, but no ... See full summary »

Stars: Robin Nedwell, George Layton, Geoffrey Davies, Ernest Clark

Votes: 73

24. Dick and the Duchess (1957–1958)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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Stars: Patrick O'Neal, Hazel Court, Richard Wattis, Roddy Hughes

Votes: 5

25. The Steam Video Company (1984– )

25 min | Comedy

8.0
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A sketch comedy program with a difference!

Stars: Anna Dawson, Madeline Smith, Nosher Powell, William Franklyn

Votes: 8

26. The Morecambe & Wise Show (1968–1977)
Episode: 1970 Christmas Show (1970)

62 min | Comedy

8.0
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The musical guests are Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen, Eric Porter, Nina van Pallandt, and Edward Woodward. Eric and Ernie exchange gifts, Peter Cushing wants his money. William Franklyn stars in Ernie's new play 'The Three Musketeers'.

Stars: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, Peter Cushing, William Franklyn

Votes: 7

27. 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: 1,952

28. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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An anthology series from the United Kingdom, from 1955 to 174, producing about 500 ninety minute episodes from Granada Television.

Stars: Alfred Burke, Derek Francis, Laurence Hardy, Peter Wyngarde

Votes: 34

29. Jonathan Creek (1997–2016)
Episode: Jack in the Box (1997)

59 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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After Maddy successfully campaigns to free a man she believes to have been wrongly imprisoned for murder, the elderly husband of the victim is found shot dead in his nuclear fall-out shelter.

Director: Marcus Mortimer | Stars: John Bluthal, Colin Stinton, Bernard Kay, Maureen O'Brien

Votes: 166

30. French and Saunders (1987– )
Episode: Witless Silence (1999)

Comedy

7.9
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Stars: Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders, Kathy Burke, William Franklyn

Votes: 15

31. The Champions (1968–1969)

60 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.8
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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 »

Stars: Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo, William Gaunt, Anthony Nicholls

Votes: 623

32. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)

Drama

7.8
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Series of television plays performed live.

Stars: Richard Caldicot, George Woodbridge, Robert Brown, Brian Rix

Votes: 44

33. Thirty-Minute Theatre (1965–1973)

30 min | Drama

7.8
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Stars: Donald Sinden, Robin Chadwick, Deborah Lavin, Helen Lindsay

Votes: 22

34. The Flying Doctor (1959– )

30 min | Drama

7.8
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Stars: Richard Denning, Jill Adams, Alan White, James Copeland

Votes: 20

35. French and Saunders (1987– )

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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This BBC comedy skit show is the brainchild of longtime comedy duo Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders. Each episode would feature satire on British life, television, and parodies on big box ... See full summary »

Stars: Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders, Simon Brint, Rowland Rivron

Votes: 2,023

36. The Adventures of Sir Lancelot (1956–1957)

30 min | Adventure, Family

7.7
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In all of Arthurian legend, the most famous of the Knights of the Round Table is undoubtedly Sir Lancelot. This series, painstakingly researched by the History and Literature Departments of... See full summary »

Stars: William Russell, Cyril Smith, Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Robert Scroggins

Votes: 67

37. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)
Episode: The Legend of Young Dick Turpin: Part 1 (1966)

Unrated | 145 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.7
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When a rapacious new landlord threatens to evict him, seize his horse, and leave him penniless, the young farmer Dick Turpin flees to London and reluctantly establishes himself in the underworld with the help of a street-smart boy.

Director: James Neilson | Stars: David Weston, Bernard Lee, George Cole, Maurice Denham

Votes: 19

38. G.B.H. (1991– )
Episode: Message Received (1991)

83 min | Drama

7.6
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Feeling like a new man after his night with Barbara, Michael attempts to regain control of his city and put a stop to the incipient racial violence. Believing they have eluded their ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Young | Stars: Dearbhla Molloy, Anna Friel, Edward Mallon, Hayley Fairclough

Votes: 5

39. The Baron (1966– )
Episode: The Edge of Fear (1967)

Crime, Drama

7.6
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It would appear that the Mona Lisa has been stolen from the Louvre. But is it the actual Da Vinci painting or a forgery substituted to thwart the thieves? One of the robbers flies into ... See full summary »

Director: Quentin Lawrence | Stars: Steve Forrest, Sue Lloyd, Gerald Sim, Alan Wheatley

Votes: 8

40. The Baron (1966– )

49 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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Stories of an antique dealer who is really an undercover agent.

Stars: Steve Forrest, Sue Lloyd, Paul Ferris, Colin Gordon

Votes: 147

41. The Count of Monte Cristo (1956– )

30 min | Adventure, Family

7.5
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A TV series adaptated from 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 ... See full summary »

Stars: George Dolenz, Nick Cravat, Robert Cawdron, Henry Corden

Votes: 17

42. Forty Minutes (1981–1994)

40 min | Documentary

7.4
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Documentaries on any possible subject, the only connection being that they last forty minutes.

Stars: Michael Dean, Ian Holm, Jane Asher, Roger Mills

Votes: 7

43. The Love Match (1955)

85 min | Comedy

7.4
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Two football-loving railway workers get into trouble after racing their engine home to get to a match on time.

Director: David Paltenghi | Stars: Arthur Askey, Glenn Melvyn, Thora Hird, Shirley Eaton

Votes: 75

44. Call My Bluff (II) (1965–1988)

30 min | Family, Game-Show

7.3
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Two teams of three alternate between giving and guessing the meanings of obscure English words.

Stars: Robert Robinson, Frank Muir, Patrick Campbell, Arthur Marshall

Votes: 35

45. Top Secret (1961–1962)

60 min | Drama

7.3
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A British agent starts work in South America.

Stars: William Franklyn, Patrick Cargill, Alan Rothwell, Frieda Knorr

Votes: 7

46. The New Avengers (1976–1977)

60 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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John Steed and his new accomplices Purdey and Gambit find themselves facing new and deadly dangers in the bizarre world of espionage. Mixing fantasy with a darker edge, the trio face ... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick Macnee, Gareth Hunt, Joanna Lumley, Maurice Marsac

Votes: 1,171

47. Cul-De-Sac (1966)

Not Rated | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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A wounded criminal and his dying partner take refuge at a beachfront castle. The owners of the castle, a meek Englishman and his willful French wife, are initially the unwilling hosts to ... See full summary »

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Donald Pleasence, Françoise Dorléac, Lionel Stander, Jack MacGowran

Votes: 8,511

48. Mogul (1965–1972)

50 min | Drama

7.2
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Adventure drama series based around the fictitious Mogul Oil Company and the exploits of its chief 'troubleshooter' Peter Thornton.

Stars: Geoffrey Keen, Philip Latham, Ray Barrett, Robert Hardy

Votes: 30

49. The Dickie Henderson Show (1960–1968)

30 min | Comedy

7.1
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Stars: Dickie Henderson, June Laverick, Lionel Murton, Danny Grover

Votes: 8

50. The New Avengers (1976–1977)
Episode: Hostage (1977)

50 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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Purdey is kidnapped and Steed is given instructions to copy some top secret documents in order to get her back. Unable to tell anyone what he's doing, the Ministry begins to suspect Steed ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Hayers | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Gareth Hunt, Joanna Lumley, William Franklyn

Votes: 31

51. Enemy from Space (1957)

Approved | 85 min | Sci-Fi, Horror

7.0
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Professor Quatermass, trying to gather support for his Lunar colonisation project, is intrigued by mysterious traces that have been showing up.

Director: Val Guest | Stars: Brian Donlevy, John Longden, Sidney James, Bryan Forbes

Votes: 2,447

52. International Detective (1959– )

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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Stories from the files of the William J. Burns Detective Agency, New York.

Stars: Art Fleming, Anthony Jacobs, Nigel Green, Jean Serret

Votes: 9

53. The Snorkel (1958)

Unrated | 74 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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Although the police have termed her mother's death a suicide, a teenage girl believes her step-father murdered her.

Director: Guy Green | Stars: Peter van Eyck, Betta St. John, Mandy Miller, Grégoire Aslan

Votes: 487

54. ITV Playhouse (1967– )

Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Stars: Michael Bryant, William Simons, Katherine Barker, Geoffrey Palmer

Votes: 29

55. Breakout (1959)

101 min | Drama, War

6.9
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Drama set in an Italian prisoner of war camp during World War 2, where a group of British soldiers find their plans for escape thwarted by a mysterious traitor in their midst.

Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Richard Todd, Bernard Lee, Michael Wilding, Richard Attenborough

Votes: 363

56. The 100 Greatest TV Ads (2000 TV Special)

165 min

6.9
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The greatest advertisements ever shown in Britain.

Stars: Graham Norton, Cliff Adams, Mark Arden, Leslie Ash

Votes: 71

57. The Upper Hand (1990–1996)

25 min | Comedy

6.8
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British version of the US TV show 'Who's The Boss?'

Stars: Diana Weston, Honor Blackman, Joe McGann, William Puttock

Votes: 261

58. Moon and Son (1992– )

50 min | Mystery

6.8
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Stars: Millicent Martin, John Michie, Laure Killing, Ian Redford

Votes: 18

59. The Avengers (1961–1969)
Episode: Killer (1968)

Action, Comedy, Crime

6.8
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A succession of British agents have been killed in different ways but each one has been carefully wrapped in polythene before being dumped in a graveyard. With Miss King on her holidays ... See full summary »

Director: Cliff Owen | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Linda Thorson, Jennifer Croxton, Grant Taylor

Votes: 76

60. Operation Diplomat (1953)

70 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Guy Rolfe, Lisa Daniely, Patricia Dainton, Sydney Tafler

Votes: 50

61. Heroes of Comedy (1995– )

60 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.7
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An affectionate look at the life and work of some of Britain's best-loved comedians.

Stars: Eric Sykes, Spike Milligan, Bob Monkhouse, Barry Cryer

Votes: 26

62. The Avengers (1961–1969)
Episode: Silent Dust (1965)

52 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.7
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When birds begin to fall from branches in flocks, it seems someone is using the banned chemical Silent Dust in the countryside of Cornwall. Steed and Peel soon find out a that a small group... See full summary »

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, William Franklyn, Jack Watson

Votes: 124

63. The Adventures of Sir Lancelot (1956–1957)
Episode: The Mortaise Fair (1957)

30 min | Adventure, Family

6.7
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Director: Lawrence Huntington | Stars: William Russell, Jane Hylton, Robert Scroggins, Martin Benson

Votes: 6

64. Above Us the Waves (1955)

92 min | Drama, War

6.6
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The attack by British submarines on the German battleship "Tirpitz" in a Norwegian fjord during the Second World War.

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: John Mills, John Gregson, Donald Sinden, James Robertson Justice

Votes: 868

65. My Wife Next Door (1972–1973)

30 min | Comedy

6.6
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Stars: John Alderton, Hannah Gordon, Tim Barrett, Paddy Frost

Votes: 26

66. Robert Rylands' Last Journey (1996)

102 min

6.6
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Director: Gracia Querejeta | Stars: Lalita Ahmed, Kenneth Colley, Karl Collins, Ben Cross

Votes: 129

67. Shop Spoiled (1954)

82 min | Drama

6.5
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One day in the lives and loves of the staff in a large department store.

Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Joan Rice, Josephine Griffin, Freda Jackson, Patricia Marmont

Votes: 78

68. The Scarlet Pimpernel (1955– )

30 min | Adventure, Family

6.4
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Sir Percy Blakeney, Bart., is a notorious fop and hedonistic member of the Prince Regent's court, but he is secretly "the Scarlet Pimpernel", a mysterious figure who rescues innocents from ... See full summary »

Stars: Marius Goring, Stanley Van Beers, Anthony Newlands, Patrick Troughton

Votes: 29

69. This Is Your Life (1969–2003)

25 min | Documentary, Biography

6.3
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Eamonn Andrews (later Michael Aspel) surprises celebrities by presenting them with the Big Red Book before taking them into the studio to tell viewers the story of their life, featuring ... See full summary »

Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Michael Aspel, John Mills, Eric Sykes

Votes: 40

70. The Flesh Is Weak (1957)

88 min | Drama

6.3
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Pimps prey on young women coming to London for work.

Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: John Derek, Milly Vitale, William Franklyn, Martin Benson

Votes: 53

71. Secret People (1952)

Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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This tale of intrigue finds Valentina Cortese involved in an assassination plot. She helps the police apprehend the conspirators after an innocent bystander is accidentally killed.

Director: Thorold Dickinson | Stars: Valentina Cortese, Serge Reggiani, Charles Goldner, Audrey Hepburn

Votes: 307

72. The Runaway Bus (1954)

78 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.3
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When heavy fog prevents all aircraft from leaving London airport, a group of passengers take an airline bus to get them to an alternative airport. However, one among their number is the ... See full summary »

Director: Val Guest | Stars: Marianne Stone, Lionel Murton, Lisa Gastoni, Margaret Rutherford

Votes: 339

73. The Champions (1968–1969)
Episode: The Gun-Runners (1969)

49 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.3
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A cache of Japanese arms from WW2 is unearthed in a Burmese jungle before gun-runners kill the recovery force, planning to sell their spoils in Bangkok to international arms trader ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Asher | Stars: Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo, William Gaunt, Anthony Nicholls

Votes: 14

74. City After Midnight (1957)

85 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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A series of daring robberies has taken place on Rue des Anges, a quiet street in the town of La Bandelette. Standing by an open window in his study, Sir Maurice Lawes sees a gendarme beaten... See full summary »

Director: Compton Bennett | Stars: Phyllis Kirk, Dan O'Herlihy, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Petula Clark

Votes: 60

75. Time Is My Enemy (1954)

64 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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A happily-married woman is blackmailed by her first husband, who she wrongly believed was killed in the Blitz.

Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Dennis Price, Renée Asherson, Patrick Barr, Duncan Lamont

Votes: 45

76. Pit of Darkness (1961)

76 min | Crime, Thriller

6.1
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When Richard Logan, the partner in a safe making firm, is found unconscious, on an old deserted bomb site, he finds that he has no recollection of the last three weeks. Then he discovers ... See full summary »

Director: Lance Comfort | Stars: William Franklyn, Moira Redmond, Bruno Barnabe, Leonard Sachs

Votes: 54

77. The Intelligence Men (1965)

103 min | Comedy, Mystery

6.0
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A chance meeting with a Schlecht agent forces a humble coffee shop manager into the secret world of spies in Swinging London. With the help of his MI5 friend, he poses as the recently dead ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Asher | Stars: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, William Franklyn, April Olrich

Votes: 306

78. Out of the Clouds (1955)

88 min | Drama

6.0
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A busy day at London Airport. Follow the lives and loves of the crew and passengers.

Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Anthony Steel, Robert Beatty, David Knight, Margo Lorenz

Votes: 97

79. Get Charlie Tully (1972)

PG | 97 min | Comedy

5.8
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Charlie Tully and womanising Reggie Peek con two rich Italians out of £500,000 but during their flight out Charlie is arrested for coning an American and a dog. Reggie stores the money in a... See full summary »

Director: Cliff Owen | Stars: Dick Emery, Derren Nesbitt, Ronald Fraser, Pat Coombs

Votes: 263

80. Fury at Smugglers' Bay (1961)

82 min | Adventure

5.8
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Pirate wreckers ravage a small seaside community while the ineffectual local squire tries to discourage his son's romance with a smuggler's pretty daughter.

Director: John Gilling | Stars: Peter Cushing, John Fraser, Bernard Lee, Michèle Mercier

Votes: 132

81. Rheingold Theatre (1953–1957)
Episode: Bulldog Drummond and 'The Ludlow Affair' (1957)

30 min | Drama

5.7
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Bulldog Drummond is contacted by a Mrs Harriet Ludlow, wife of an old friend; her husband has invented a new antibiotic formula potentially worth a fortune, but he has been kidnapped and ... See full summary »

Director: David MacDonald | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Robert Beatty, Greta Gynt, Michael Ripper

Votes: 10

82. Splitting Heirs (1993)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy

5.5
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A member of the English upper class dies, leaving his estate and his business to an American, whom he thinks is his son who was lost as a baby and then found again. An Englishman who thinks... See full summary »

Director: Robert Young | Stars: Eric Idle, Rick Moranis, Barbara Hershey, Catherine Zeta-Jones

Votes: 3,353 | Gross: $3.25M

83. The Satanic Rites of Dracula (1973)

R | 87 min | Horror

5.5
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In London in the 1970s, Scotland Yard police investigators think they have uncovered a case of vampirism. They call in an expert vampire researcher named Van Helsing (a descendant of the ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Gibson | Stars: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Michael Coles, William Franklyn

Votes: 3,767

84. Celebrity Squares (1975–1997)

30 min | Comedy, Family, Game-Show

5.4
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British version of "Hollywood Squares" with nine celebrities of varying stature arranged in a grid and answering questions from host Bob Monkhouse to win prizes for one of two contestants. ... See full summary »

Stars: Bob Monkhouse, William Rushton, Nick Jackson, Arthur Mullard

Votes: 35

85. Doctors (2000– )

30 min | Drama

5.2
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The daily lives of staff at a Birmingham medical practice, including their often dramatic involvements with their patients.

Stars: Diane Keen, Adrian Lewis Morgan, Jan Pearson, Stirling Gallacher

Votes: 708

86. Diana: Her True Story (1993 TV Movie)

180 min | Biography, Drama

5.1
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Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Serena Scott Thomas, David Threlfall, Elizabeth Garvie, Donald Douglas

Votes: 148

87. London Suite (1996 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy

5.0
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On one day at an English Hotel, four different stories are shown. Diana is in London to promote her Television Series and her ex-husband Sidney shows up to ask her for money for his gay ... See full summary »

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Michael Richards, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Madeline Kahn

Votes: 285

88. Nutcracker (1983)

R | 101 min | Drama

4.8
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A Russian ballet dancer defects from the USSR, emigrates to England, and joins a ballet company run by a powerful, wealthy lady (Joan Collins).

Director: Anwar Kawadri | Stars: Joan Collins, Carol White, Paul Nicholas, Finola Hughes

Votes: 71

89. Paradise Island (1977– )

30 min | Comedy

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Stars: Bill Maynard, William Franklyn

90. The Courtroom (2004– )

30 min | Drama

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Stars: Derren Nesbitt, Charles Foster, Judith Barker, Malcolm Stoddard

91. It's Lulu (1970–1973)

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Stars: Lulu, The Alyn Ainsworth Orchestra, Paul Greenwood, Martine Howard

92. The Big Day (1960)

55 min | Drama

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Director: Peter Graham Scott | Stars: Donald Pleasence, Andree Melly, Colin Gordon, Harry H. Corbett

93. What's My Line? (1973–1974)

Game-Show

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Stars: David Jacobs, Isobel Barnett, Kenneth Williams, William Franklyn

94. Masterspy (1978– )

45 min | Comedy, Game-Show

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Spy themed game-show hosted by William Franklyn and with the help of Miss Moneypacker (Jenny Lee Wright). Contestants underwent a series of tests to see who would be The Masterspy.

Stars: William Franklyn, Jenny Lee Wright, Victor Spinetti

95. What's on Next? (1976–1978)

30 min | Comedy

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Stars: William Franklyn, Barry Cryer, Jim Davidson, Anna Dawson

96. On Trial (1960– )

Crime

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A series of real trials from British history, famous and notorious, dramatised from the court records.

Stars: Andrew Faulds, William Mervyn, George Skillan, Ballard Berkeley

97. Washes Whiter (1990– )

50 min | Documentary

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An in-depth examination of the changing face of British television advertising from its birth until the present day.

Stars: William Franklyn, Barry Day, Clive Rumsey, Christopher Booker

98. Upgreen - And at 'Em (1960)

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Richard Attenborough, John Blythe, Martin Boddey, Tony Britton

99. No Cloak - No Dagger (1963– )

30 min

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Stars: William Franklyn, Lana Morris, Cyril Luckham, Caroline Blakiston

100. No Wreath for the General (1960– )

30 min | Adventure, Drama

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Stars: William Franklyn, Lana Morris, Rona Anderson, Maurice Hedley