Highest Rated Titles With James Grout


1. The John Thaw Story (2002 TV Special)

90 min | Documentary

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Tribute to the much-missed actor John Thaw, featuring reminiscences from his family, friends and colleagues about both his private life and his public work.

Director: Jack Gold | Stars: Sally Alexander, Richard Attenborough, Richard Bates, Richard Briers

Votes: 36

2. Comedy Playhouse (1961–2016)

30 min | Comedy

9.5
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Stars: Frank Thornton, John Le Mesurier, Robert Dorning, Ronald Fraser

Votes: 15

3. Yes Minister (1980–1984)
Episode: Party Games (1984)

TV-PG | 61 min | Comedy

9.2
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Sir Humphrey Appleby receives his just reward when he's told by Sir Arnold Robinson that he is to be his successor as Cabinet Secretary. Jim Hacker has mixed feelings about the whole thing ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Whitmore | Stars: Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds, John Nettleton

Votes: 133

4. The Box of Delights (1984– )
Episode: The Spider in the Web (1984)

Family, Fantasy

9.0
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Director: Renny Rye | Stars: Devin Stanfield, Robert Stephens, Patricia Quinn, James Grout

Votes: 6

5. Microbes and Men (1974– )

60 min | Drama

8.9
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Stars: Frank Gillard, Arthur Lowe, Antonia Pemberton, James Grout

Votes: 17

6. The Box of Delights (1984– )
Episode: Beware of Yesterday (1984)

Family, Fantasy

8.9
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Director: Renny Rye | Stars: Devin Stanfield, Robert Stephens, Philip Locke, Patricia Quinn

Votes: 7

7. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)
Episode: Rumpole on Trial (1992)

51 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.9
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When Rumpole is charged by Judge Oliphant with contempt of court and faces disbarment, Hilda persuades Sam Ballard to defend him.

Director: John Gorrie | Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Robin Bailey, James Grout

Votes: 48

8. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: The Remorseful Day (2000)

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

8.9
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An ailing Morse involves himself in a year old cold murder case of a nymphomaniac is when persons of interest connected with it turn up dead.

Director: Jack Gold | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Meg Davies, Eddie Webber

Votes: 323

9. Dr. Finlay's Casebook (1962–1971)

50 min

8.8
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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: 69

10. Born and Bred (1978–1980)

60 min | Comedy

8.8
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Stars: Kate Williams, James Grout, Gillian Raine, Constance Chapman

Votes: 6

11. Mr. Wakefield's Crusade (1992– )

50 min

8.8
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Stars: Peter Capaldi, Richard Griffiths, Pam Ferris, Mossie Smith

Votes: 32

12. The Box of Delights (1984– )
Episode: Leave Us Not Little, Nor Yet Dark (1984)

Family, Fantasy

8.8
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Director: Renny Rye | Stars: Devin Stanfield, Patrick Troughton, Robert Stephens, Patricia Quinn

Votes: 8

13. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)
Episode: Rumpole and the Eternal Triangle (1992)

51 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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After becoming enamored of a beautiful violinist, Rumpole finds himself defending her husband on a charge of murdering her lover.

Director: Robert Tronson | Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Peter Blythe, Julian Curry

Votes: 26

14. The Box of Delights (1984– )
Episode: Where Shall the 'Nighted Showman Go? (1984)

Family, Fantasy

8.8
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Director: Renny Rye | Stars: Devin Stanfield, Patrick Troughton, Robert Stephens, James Grout

Votes: 9

15. Yes Minister (1980–1984)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy

8.7
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The Right Honorable James Hacker has landed the plum job of Cabinet Minister to the Department of Administration. At last he is in a position of power and can carry out some long-needed reforms - or so he thinks.

Stars: Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds, Diana Hoddinott

Votes: 6,985

16. When the Boat Comes In (1976–1981)

50 min | Drama

8.7
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Set in Gallowshields on Tyneside between the 2 World Wars, this story follows the life of ex-sergeant Jack Ford and the Seaton family as they deal with the aftermath of the Great War, the Great 1920s Depression and trade union activists.

Stars: James Bolam, James Garbutt, Jean Heywood, John Nightingale

Votes: 237

17. The Beiderbecke Affair (1985 TV Mini-Series)

320 min | Drama

8.7
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Trevor Chaplin teaches woodwork and likes to listen to jazz. Jill Swinburne teaches English and wants to help save the planet. Trevor tries to buy some jazz records but this leads to ... See full summary »

Stars: James Bolam, Barbara Flynn, Dominic Jephcott, Terence Rigby

Votes: 402

18. Turtle's Progress (1979–1980)

60 min | Comedy

8.7
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Stars: John F. Landry, Michael Attwell, Ruby Head, Tony London

Votes: 35

19. Chronicle (1966–1991)

50 min | Documentary, History

8.7
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Series tracing new developments in historical research.

Stars: Magnus Magnusson, David Drew, John Julius Norwich, Andrew Faulds

Votes: 6

20. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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The cases of a portly and eccentric criminal law barrister.

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

Votes: 769

21. A Very Peculiar Practice (1986–1988)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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A surreal comedy series tracking the career of Stephen Daker, a young doctor who works for the health centre of a modern British university.

Stars: Peter Davison, Graham Crowden, Barbara Flynn, David Troughton

Votes: 307

22. Mother Love (1989 TV Mini-Series)

220 min

8.6
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A British yuppie couple have a presumably idyllic existence. Yet there is one troubling factor in their lives - an eccentric, and possibly, difficult mother-in-law. Her odd behavior is ... See full summary »

Stars: Diana Rigg, James Wilby, David McCallum, Fiona Gillies

Votes: 281

23. The Guardians (1971– )

60 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.6
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A drama set in a declining England of the future - the UK has broken up, and England is ruled by a fascist military force called 'The Guardians'.

Stars: Gwyneth Powell, Cyril Luckham, Derek Smith, David Burke

Votes: 40

24. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: Dead on Time (1992)

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

8.6
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A respected, dying Oxford don, husband of Morse's former fiancée, apparently shoots himself, but his doctor asserts that he was not capable of firing a gun.

Director: John Madden | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Brendan O'Hea, David Haig

Votes: 263

25. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)
Episode: Rumpole for the Prosecution (1991)

51 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Rumpole agrees to prosecute for the first time in a private complaint brought by the rich father of a murdered girl.

Director: Robert Tronson | Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Peter Blythe, Rowena Cooper

Votes: 25

26. Murder of a Moderate Man (1985 TV Mini-Series)

250 min | Thriller

8.5
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An Interpol agent investigates arms dealing in the Middle East.

Stars: Denis Quilley, Susan Fleetwood, Raad Rawi, Fiona Victory

Votes: 11

27. The Old Devils (1992 TV Mini-Series)

60 min

8.5
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Stars: John Stride, Sheila Allen, Ray Smith, Elizabeth Morgan

Votes: 12

28. A Very Peculiar Practice (1986–1988)
Episode: Bad Vibrations (1988)

Comedy, Drama

8.5
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The team look into some strange goings on within the Electrical Acoustics department. Greta finds it increasingly difficult to juggle her friendships with Stephen and Rose. Meanwhile, ...

Director: David Tucker | Stars: Peter Davison, Graham Crowden, David Troughton, Barbara Flynn

Votes: 13

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

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

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

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

Votes: 229

30. Drop the Dead Donkey (1990–1998)
Episode: Inside the Asylum (1996)

24 min | Comedy

8.5
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Helen is unnerved by a traumatic start to her working day. Henry is happy to be courted by a rival broadcaster - will he make a marriage made in TV heaven? And the Globelink team - all of ... See full summary »

Director: Liddy Oldroyd | Stars: Susannah Doyle, Robert Duncan, Ingrid Lacey, Neil Pearson

Votes: 8

31. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: Second Time Around (1991)

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

8.5
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Morse links the killing of a police lieutenant on the night of his retirement to the 18 year old cold case murder of an 8 year old girl.

Director: Adrian Shergold | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Jenny Laird, Oliver Ford Davies

Votes: 264

32. Man in a Suitcase (1967–1968)
Episode: The Sitting Pigeon (1967)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Rufus Blake,junior and most ineffectual member of a gangland brotherhood,is prepared to give evidence against his brothers at their trial,hoping he will be able to get his hands on their ... See full summary »

Director: Gerry O'Hara | Stars: Richard Bradford, Robin Bailey, Lois Daine, George Sewell

Votes: 14

33. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: The Way Through the Woods (1995)

TV-14 | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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When a serial killer is murdered in prison, his deathbed confession disavows one of the murders he had previously confessed to. Morse wants to reopen the case.

Director: John Madden | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Gary Powell, Vivienne Ritchie

Votes: 238

34. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: The Wench Is Dead (1998)

TV-14 | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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While Morse is in hospital for a bleeding ulcer, he takes an interest in an 1859 murder and becomes convinced its resolution was a miscarriage of justice.

Director: Robert Knights | Stars: John Thaw, Lisa Eichhorn, James Grout, Louisa Lawrenson

Votes: 241

35. Inspector Morse: Rest in Peace (2000 Video)

96 min | Crime, Drama

8.4
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Clip show that represents a biography of sorts of the now late grate Inspector Morse. Chief Superintendent Strange fills in the blanks in between the clips with his first hand testimony about the man.

Director: Jamie McCoan | Stars: James Grout, John Thaw, Kevin Whately

Votes: 42

36. The Box of Delights (1984– )

30 min | Family, Fantasy

8.4
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Based on the classic children's novel by John Masefield, the story follows the exploits of a young boy, Kay Harker, who finds himself drawn into a world of magic and danger when he ... See full summary »

Stars: Devin Stanfield, Robert Stephens, Geoffrey Larder, Jonathan Stephens

Votes: 486

37. Shakespeare: The Animated Tales (1992 TV Mini-Series)

26 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.4
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Condensed animated adaptations of plays by William Shakespeare.

Stars: Alec McCowen, Michael Kitchen, Suzanne Burden, Gerald James

Votes: 185

38. The Mind of Mr. J.G. Reeder (1969– )

60 min | Drama, Crime

8.4
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Stars: Hugh Burden, Willoughby Goddard, Mona Bruce, Gillian Lewis

Votes: 34

39. Spring and Autumn (1972–1976)

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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Stars: Jimmy Jewel, Charlie Hawkins, Larry Martyn, June Barry

Votes: 10

40. Looking for Clancy (1975– )

50 min | Drama

8.4
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Frank Clancy goes from penniless working-class idealist in the 1930s to superstar journalist and editor in the London of the swinging 60s - but at what cost to his integrity?

Stars: Robert Powell, Keith Drinkel, John Blythe, Eileen Helsby

Votes: 5

41. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: Death Is Now My Neighbour (1997)

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

8.4
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When the next-door neighbor of a murdered woman is also killed, Morse suspects the first shooting may have been an error.

Director: Charles Beeson | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Mark McGann, Julia Dalkin

Votes: 218

42. All Creatures Great and Small (1978–1990)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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The trials and misadventures of the staff of a country veterinary office in 1940's Yorkshire.

Stars: Christopher Timothy, Robert Hardy, Peter Davison, Lynda Bellingham

Votes: 1,569

43. The Tale of Beatrix Potter (1982 TV Movie)

60 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

8.3
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Director: Bill Hays | Stars: Penelope Wilton, Holly Aird, Sharon Airey, Sophie Ashton

Votes: 66

44. Mystery!: Malice Aforethought (1979– )

50 min | Comedy, Drama, Crime

8.3
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Dr. Edmund Bickleigh is a man who is very careful and very determined. And he is especially determined to not get caught committing the perfect murder of his wife. In the end he succeeds but then finds circumstances are "agin him".

Stars: Hywel Bennett, Cheryl Campbell, Belinda Carroll, David Ashford

Votes: 77

45. Wonderful You (1999 TV Mini-Series)

51 min | Drama, Romance

8.3
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Lives of a group of people in their early thirties. The principal plot line revolves around the relationship between Marshall, his girlfriend Clare and her old friend Henry, who remains madly in love with her.

Stars: Greg Wise, Richard Lumsden, Lucy Akhurst, Dorian Healy

Votes: 45

46. ITV Sunday Night Drama (1959–1980)

Drama

8.3
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Stars: André Morell, Cherry Morris, Michael Kitchen, Terry Scully

Votes: 7

47. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: Masonic Mysteries (1990)

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

8.3
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Morse finds himself framed for murder by an unknown mastermind and suspended as Lewis is seconded to DCI Bottomley, who is in charge of the case.

Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Madelaine Newton, Ian McDiarmid

Votes: 316

48. Ever Decreasing Circles (1984–1989)
Episode: The Campaign (1986)

Comedy

8.3
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Ann is campaigning for support for OU students. Martin thinks it's a plot by the Kremlin. Will it affect his attempts to join a local club?

Director: Harold Snoad | Stars: Richard Briers, Penelope Wilton, Peter Egan, Stanley Lebor

Votes: 11

49. Drop the Dead Donkey (1990–1998)

Comedy

8.2
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Political satire about a TV news company.

Stars: Neil Pearson, Jeff Rawle, David Swift, Stephen Tompkinson

Votes: 825

50. The Organization (1971– )

60 min | Drama

8.2
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Stars: Peter Egan, Anton Rodgers, Donald Sinden, Elaine Taylor

Votes: 14

51. Number 10 (1983 TV Mini-Series)

52 min | Drama

8.2
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Drama series about the private lives of seven British prime ministers who lived in Number 10 Downing Street between the 1780s and the 1920s: William Pitt the Younger, the Duke of Wellington... See full summary »

Stars: Neville Barber, Bernard Archard, Jeremy Brett, Denis Quilley

Votes: 20

52. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: Driven to Distraction (1990)

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

8.2
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After two beautiful women are stabbed to death a month apart by the same killer, the only connection between the pair is their car dealership.

Director: Sandy Johnson | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Julia Lane, Tariq Yunus

Votes: 252

53. All Creatures Great and Small (1978–1990)
Episode: Hair of the Dog (1980)

Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Tristan and Siegfried meet Roddy, a hobo and his dog who are passing through the area. Mrs. Hall needs to visit sick relatives for a few days and Tristan is assigned chief cook and bottle ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Barry | Stars: Christopher Timothy, Robert Hardy, Peter Davison, Carol Drinkwater

Votes: 25

54. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: The Daughters of Cain (1996)

TV-14 | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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An Oxford professor and fund raiser is stabbed to death at home with a weapon that is yet to be stolen from a university museum.

Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Gabrielle Lloyd, Phyllis Logan

Votes: 217

55. The Beiderbecke Affair (1985– )
Episode: We Are on the Brink of a New Era, If Only... (1985)

Drama

8.2
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The election comes, and goes. More clandestine meetings. Files are exchanged. Houses are raided. A Forest is cut down to size. A pool-side meeting with the brothers

Director: David Reynolds | Stars: James Bolam, Barbara Flynn, Colin Blakely, Dominic Jephcott

Votes: 6

56. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)

TV-14 | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Inspector Morse has an ear for music, a taste for beer and a nose for crime. He sets out with Sergeant Lewis to solve each intriguing case.

Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, James Grout, Peter Woodthorpe

Votes: 6,471

57. Thriller (1973–1976)

65 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

8.1
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Anthology series of self-contained episodes with the genres ranging from murder mystery to suspense to psychological and supernatural horror.

Stars: Donna Mills, Gary Collins, Michael Jayston, Robert Powell

Votes: 276

58. Shelley (1979–1983)

30 min | Comedy

8.1
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Long-running British sitcom about James Shelley - an educated, sardonic, permanently unemployed 'professional freelance layabout'. Following his battles with authority, the tax-man, his landlady and his girlfriend Fran.

Stars: Hywel Bennett, Belinda Sinclair, Josephine Tewson, Garfield Morgan

Votes: 122

59. 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: 25

60. Goodnight Sweetheart (1993–1999)
Episode: A Room with a View (1998)

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

8.1
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Hit by the blast from an air-raid whilst out with his son Michael, Gary is amazed to discover that both of them have been blown, by the blast, back into the present day and he has to ... See full summary »

Director: Terry Kinane | Stars: Nicholas Lyndhurst, Emma Amos, Elizabeth Carling, Christopher Ettridge

Votes: 16

61. A Very Peculiar Practice (1986–1988)
Episode: May the Force Be with You (1988)

Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Director: David Tucker | Stars: Peter Davison, Graham Crowden, David Troughton, Barbara Flynn

Votes: 10

62. A Very Peculiar Practice (1986–1988)
Episode: The Big Squeeze (1988)

Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Director: David Tucker | Stars: Peter Davison, Graham Crowden, David Troughton, Barbara Flynn

Votes: 10

63. All Creatures Great and Small (1978–1990)
Episode: Tricks of the Trade (1978)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Helen is away caring for a sick aunt. Siegfried is on the warpath because of the number of unpaid farmers' bills. He is particularly annoyed with Dennis Pratt who has not settled his ... See full summary »

Director: Kenneth Ives | Stars: Christopher Timothy, Robert Hardy, Peter Davison, Mary Hignett

Votes: 31

64. Budgie (1971–1972)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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Chirpy Cockney petty crook 'Budgie' Bird is the main character in this British TV series of the early 70s. Budgie was the eternal failure, with every scam, and every attempt to make his ... See full summary »

Stars: Adam Faith, Iain Cuthbertson, Lynn Dalby, June Lewis

Votes: 110

65. Theatre 625 (1964–1968)

90 min | Drama

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

Votes: 21

66. All Creatures Great and Small (1978–1990)
Episode: A New Chapter (1988)

Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Helen is packing for the move to their new house and expresses concern when James and Calum must visit Granville Bennett with a sick dog requiring an urgent operation. James confidently ... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy Summers | Stars: Christopher Timothy, Robert Hardy, John McGlynn, Lynda Bellingham

Votes: 15

67. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: Absolute Conviction (1992)

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

8.0
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A convicted fraudster, one of three former business partners at an open prison, dies following an assault. Morse has to investigate the death while dealing with a brash subordinate and trying to avoid offending the prison authorities.

Director: Antonia Bird | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Sean Bean, Diana Quick

Votes: 216

68. Murder Most English: A Flaxborough Chronicle (1977– )
Episode: Coffin Scarcely Used: Part 1 (1977)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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After the death of Harold Carobleat, his wife is shocked to find that he has left his estate to a neighbor who is subsequently found electrocuted.

Director: Ronald Wilson | Stars: Anton Rodgers, Christopher Timothy, John Comer, Peter Sallis

Votes: 8

69. When the Boat Comes In (1976–1981)
Episode: Happy New Year, Some Say (1976)

53 min | Drama

8.0
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It is New year's Eve and Glaswegian socialist lecturer Sandy Lewis joins Jack, whom he tells that the Labour party is in the ascendancy, at the George Hotel, where Billy is a bar-man and ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Hays | Stars: James Bolam, Susan Jameson, James Garbutt, Jean Heywood

Votes: 7

70. Shakespeare: The Animated Tales (1992–1994)
Episode: King Richard III (1994)

Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Embittered by his deformed appearance, Richard of Gloucester schemes, seduces and murders his way to the throne of England.

Director: Natalya Orlova | Stars: Antony Sher, Alec McCowen, Eleanor Bron, Tom Wilkinson

Votes: 15

71. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: Promised Land (1991)

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

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Morse and Lewis go to Austrailia to find a witness who has been in witness protection for ten years, but this is one witness who doesn't want to be found.

Director: John Madden | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, James Grout, Con O'Neill

Votes: 224

72. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)
Episode: Rumpole and the Right to Silence (1991)

51 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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A radical college professor accused of murder refuses to disclose his alibi while Ballard and Erskine Brown learn domestic lessons about the right to silence.

Director: Julian Amyes | Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Patricia Hodge, Julian Curry

Votes: 27

73. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: The Day of the Devil (1993)

TV-14 | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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A sociopathic but clever murderer who believes in the occult escapes from prison and returns to Oxford, and it is up to Morse to stop him.

Director: Stephen Whittaker | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Keith Allen, Harriet Walter

Votes: 210

74. A Very Peculiar Practice (1986–1988)
Episode: Values of the Family (1988)

Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Director: David Tucker | Stars: Peter Davison, Graham Crowden, David Troughton, Barbara Flynn

Votes: 10

75. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: Who Killed Harry Field? (1991)

TV-14 | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Struggling artist Harry Field is found murdered and thrown off an overpass but recent rains and a dry body lead Morse to conclude he was killed over a week earlier.

Director: Colin Gregg | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Trevor Byfield, John Castle

Votes: 209

76. Man in a Suitcase (1967–1968)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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McGill (known as "Mac") was a former U.S. intelligence agent based in London. After being thrown out of the agency for something he did not do, he finds his "false" reputation has preceded ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Bradford, Ricardo Montez, Warren Stanhope, Frank Forsyth

Votes: 220

77. Covington Cross (1992– )

60 min | Adventure, History

7.9
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A drama series set in 14th century England about the Grey family, Sir Thomas Grey and his children, dealing with issues of the day.

Stars: Nigel Terry, Cherie Lunghi, James Faulkner, Jonathan Firth

Votes: 209

78. Stay Lucky (1989–1993)

60 min | Drama

7.9
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Stars: Dennis Waterman, Emma Wray, Niall Toibin, Jan Francis

Votes: 46

79. Great Mysteries (1973– )

30 min | Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Stars: Orson Welles, Edward Albert, Harry Andrews, Ian Bannen

Votes: 111

80. Death of a Salesman (1996 TV Movie)

Drama

7.9
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Willy Loman clings to the belief that he is a success as a salesman, that he is a beloved family man, that he is well-liked; but, as he grows older, he is forced to contemplate the unpleasant reality of his existence.

Director: David Thacker | Stars: Warren Mitchell, Rosemary Harris, Iain Glen, Owen Teale

Votes: 21

81. The Hanged Man (1975 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Crime, Thriller

7.9
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Successful businessman Lew Burnett survives a series of attempts on his life, and decides to remain "dead" after the last one to go undercover and find out which of his close friends & ... See full summary »

Stars: Colin Blakely, Michael Williams, Gary Watson, John F. Landry

Votes: 13

82. All Creatures Great and Small (1978–1990)
Episode: If Music Be the Food of Love (1990)

Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Tristan takes a sudden interest in the local choir - or more specifically, one of the choir members, Jane Mercer. When she takes an interest in a donkey that is ill-fed, Tristan goes well ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Brayshaw | Stars: Christopher Timothy, Robert Hardy, Peter Davison, Lynda Bellingham

Votes: 14

83. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: The Death of the Self (1992)

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

7.9
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Morse looks to mix a little pleasure with business when he and Lewis are sent to Italy to look into the suspicious death of an English woman near Vicenza.

Director: Colin Gregg | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Michael Kitchen, Christopher Hunter

Votes: 262

84. All Creatures Great and Small (1978–1990)
Episode: The Name of the Game (1978)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Siegfried and Tristan go out of their way to make themselves unavailable so Mr. Blenkinsopp recruits James to play for the local cricket team, with amusing results. James treats the ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Tronson | Stars: Christopher Timothy, Robert Hardy, Peter Davison, Carol Drinkwater

Votes: 26

85. David Copperfield (1999 TV Mini-Series)

Unrated | 185 min | Drama

7.8
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Charles Dickens' haunting semi-autobiographical tale of a boy who is sent away by his stepfather after his mother dies but manages to triumph over incredible adversities.

Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Trevor Eve, Michael Elphick, James Thornton

Votes: 3,305

86. The Agatha Christie Hour (1982– )

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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A collection of ten hour-long dramas based on short stories by Agatha Christie.

Stars: Maurice Denham, Angela Easterling, Christopher Wren, Michael Aldridge

Votes: 119

87. BBC2 Play of the Week (1977– )

7.8
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Stars: Judi Dench, Richard O'Callaghan, Frederick Treves, John Shrapnel

Votes: 17

88. The Return of Shelley (1988– )

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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Stars: Hywel Bennett, Andrew Castell, Caroline Langrishe, David Ryall

Votes: 22

89. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: Last Seen Wearing (1988)

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

7.8
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When Morse is assigned a cold case of a runaway teenager from school, he suspects that the girl's been murdered.

Director: Edward Bennett | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Peter McEnery, Suzanne Bertish

Votes: 287

90. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)

120 min | Drama

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

Votes: 64

91. 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: 69

92. The First Lady (1968–1969)

50 min | Drama

7.7
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Stories of a local councillor and her various projects

Stars: Thora Hird, Henry Knowles, Robert Keegan, James Grout

Votes: 6

93. All Creatures Great and Small (1978–1990)
Episode: ...The Healing Touch (1988)

Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Siegfried takes Calum to task for wasting medical supplies. Of course, he doesn't quite live by his own rules. He also treats a flock of sick turkeys whose owner is convinced the vets are ... See full summary »

Director: Roderick Graham | Stars: Christopher Timothy, Robert Hardy, Peter Davison, Lynda Bellingham

Votes: 17

94. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: Cherubim & Seraphim (1992)

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

7.7
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A new drug developed to combat senility is ironically being distributed to teens at all-night parties and driving some to suicide.

Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Liza Walker, Jason Isaacs

Votes: 224

95. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: Greeks Bearing Gifts (1991)

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

7.7
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Among the suspects in the murder of a Greek chef and his sister are a Ancient Greek scholar, a dodgy British entrepreneur, and a Greek shipping magnate.

Director: Adrian Shergold | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, James Hazeldine, Mike Kremastoules

Votes: 197

96. Stage 2 (1971–1972)
Episode: Mrs. Warren's Profession (1972)

Drama

7.7
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A very proper young woman is horrified to discover not only that her mother once worked as a prostitute in order to support her, but that she later became a whorehouse madam rather than give up the business.

Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Coral Browne, Derek Godfrey, James Grout, Richard Pearson

Votes: 46

97. Goodnight Sweetheart (1993–1999)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.6
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Mr Gary Sparrow is an ordinary bloke with an extraordinary life. By day, a very bored and uninspired TV repairman but by night, an accidental time traveler.

Stars: Nicholas Lyndhurst, Victor McGuire, Christopher Ettridge, Elizabeth Carling

Votes: 1,460

98. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Comedy, Drama

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

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

Votes: 156

99. The Ruling Class (1972)

R | 154 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.6
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A member of the House of Lords dies, leaving his estate to his son. Unfortunately, his son thinks he is Jesus Christ. The other, somewhat more respectable, members of their family plot to steal the estate from him. Murder and mayhem ensue.

Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Alastair Sim, Arthur Lowe, Hugh Owens

Votes: 4,677

100. Hadleigh (1969–1976)

60 min | Drama

7.6
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Stars: Gerald Harper, Peter Dennis, Ambrosine Phillpotts, Alastair Hunter

Votes: 32