Highest Rated Titles With Peter Halliday


1. Armchair Mystery Theatre (1960– )

60 min | Drama, Mystery

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First episode of new series called "Armchair Mystery Theatre", set in a Cornish fishing village, peopled with sinister local rustic types. A "Wicker Man" atmosphere to the story, without ... See full summary »

Stars: Donald Pleasence, Ian Hendry, Thomas Heathcote, Charles Gray

Votes: 6

2. BBC Sunday-Night Play (1960–1963)

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Brian Rix, Joby Blanshard, Cyril Luckham, John Bennett

Votes: 42

3. The Scarf (1959– )

30 min | Thriller

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The police investigate the strangling of a young woman and find a small town filled with dark secrets.

Stars: Stephen Murray, Donald Pleasence, Bryan Coleman, Peter Halliday

Votes: 9

4. Holding On (1997– )

55 min | Drama

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A complex, moving story of life in the big bad city, in this case London. The tragic, senseless, futile murder of a beautiful young woman, just embarking on her journey through life, acts ... See full summary »

Stars: David Morrissey, Saira Todd, Phil Daniels, Ace Bhatti

Votes: 138

5. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: City of Death: Part Two (1979)

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

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As the very well-mannered but callous Count Scarlioni rehearses his forthcoming heist of the Mona Lisa, the Doctor, Romana and Det. Duggan explore his basement, discovering a time travel ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Hayes | Stars: Tom Baker, Lalla Ward, Julian Glover, Catherine Schell

Votes: 324

6. A Kind of Loving (1982– )

60 min | Drama

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Following the story of Vic Brown, a West Riding miner's son. It starts in 1957 with a casual affair with Ingrid Rotherwell, which develops into an emotional crisis...

Stars: Clive Wood, Robert Keegan, Joanne Whalley, Neil Phillips

Votes: 56

7. Garry Halliday (1959–1962)

30 min | Adventure, Family

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Stars: Terence Longdon, Elwyn Brook-Jones, Terence Alexander, Frederick Treves

Votes: 28

8. Yesterday's Dreams (1987– )

50 min

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Stars: Paul Freeman, Judy Loe, Trevor Byfield, Damien Lyne

Votes: 12

9. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: City of Death: Part One (1979)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

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As time slips a groove, the Doctor and Romana relive twenty-four seconds while on holiday in Paris. The second time it occurs the Doctor spots a woman using advanced, alien technology at ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Hayes | Stars: Tom Baker, Lalla Ward, Julian Glover, Catherine Schell

Votes: 392

10. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: City of Death: Part Three (1979)

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

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Pursuing the mystery of the multiple, authentic Mona Lisa's back to Leonardo de Vinci's workshop in 1505 Florence, the Doctor meets Captain Tancredi - the very same man he's met as Count ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Hayes | Stars: Tom Baker, Lalla Ward, Julian Glover, Catherine Schell

Votes: 311

11. Our Friends in the North (1996– )

623 min | Drama

8.7
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A nine part series depicting the varying fortunes of four friends, Nicky, Geordie, Mary, and Tosker, from the optimistic times of 1964 to the uncertainties of 1995. Taking nine pivotal ... See full summary »

Stars: Christopher Eccleston, Mark Strong, Gina McKee, Daniel Craig

Votes: 1,249

12. 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

13. Television Playwright (1958–1959)

Drama

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Stars: Brian Peck, Peter Copley, Jack Allen, Helen Shingler

Votes: 5

14. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Remembrance of the Daleks: Part Two (1988)

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

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With two factions of Daleks involved in a race war on Earth, the Doctor takes care of old business by having the Hand of Omega ceremoniously but quietly buried in a churchyard. His actions ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Morgan | Stars: Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred, Simon Williams, Dursley McLinden

Votes: 273

15. Doctor Who (1963–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.5
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The adventures of a Time Lord from the planet Gallifrey known only as the Doctor, who travels through time and space fighting monsters and other villainous megalomaniacs with companions.

Stars: William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker

Votes: 29,612

16. Colditz (1972–1974)
Episode: Missing, Presumed Dead (1972)

Drama, History, War

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In May 1940 Flight Lieutenant Simon Carter, recently married, argues with his wife Cathy after his influential father-in-law has offered to get him a safe wartime job. He gets into his ... See full summary »

Director: Viktors Ritelis | Stars: David McCallum, Joanna David, Noel Johnson, Roy Boyd

Votes: 27

17. The Avengers (1961–1969)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

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

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

Votes: 4,948

18. Colditz (1972–1974)

50 min | Drama, History, War

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This grim and claustrophobic drama chronicles the lives of the prisoners in Colditz Castle from the arrival of the first British prisoners after Dunkirk until the liberation of the castle ... See full summary »

Stars: David McCallum, Richard Heffer, Paul Chapman, Jack Hedley

Votes: 518

19. Whodunnit? (1972–1978)

45 min | 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, Liza Goddard

Votes: 52

20. Court Martial (1965– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.4
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During World War II this crack team from the Judge Advocate General's office investigates crime all over Europe and then proceeds to the court-martial itself.

Stars: Bradford Dillman, Peter Graves, Kenneth J. Warren, Angela Browne

Votes: 36

21. Sir Francis Drake (1961– )

25 min | Adventure, Family

8.4
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The adventures of Sir Francis Drake during the 1500's. Sir Francis is probably one of the most famous explorers of the high seas. The twenty six episodes of the series are about his ... See full summary »

Stars: Terence Morgan, Jean Kent, Michael Crawford, Milton Reid

Votes: 57

22. Secret Agent (1964–1967)

49 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.3
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Two years after the original "Danger Man" series concluded, it was revamped and retconned. The series returned in a longer format. (1 hour/episode instead of 30 minutes). John Drake was now... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Peter Madden, Earl Cameron, Zia Mohyeddin

Votes: 835

23. The Main Chance (1969–1975)

60 min | Drama

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Yorkshire Television's hugely successful legal drama, The Main Chance, was so fast-paced that even the opening credits were played over images of a speeding train, depicting protagonist ... See full synopsis »

Stars: John Stride, Margaret Ashcroft, John Wentworth, Anna Palk

Votes: 27

24. Crane (1963–1965)

60 min | Adventure

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The adventures of Richard Crane, cafe owner & part-time smuggler, around the coast of Morocco, aided (and sometimes abetted) by his ex-Foreign Legion sidekick Orlando, waitress Halina, and ... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick Allen, Sam Kydd, Gerald Flood, Laya Raki

Votes: 32

25. Hearts and Minds (1995– )

65 min | Drama

8.3
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The trials and tribulations of an idealistic young teacher at a tough comprehensive school in Liverpool.

Stars: Christopher Eccleston, Ian McElhinney, David Harewood, Peter Halliday

Votes: 79

26. First Night (1963–1964)

Drama

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Stars: Madge Ryan, Anthony Bate, James Maxwell, Michael Caine

Votes: 35

27. The Citadel (1960– )

30 min | Drama

8.3
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The story of an idealistic doctor, his struggles, his successes, his compromises and his stand on a matter of principle.

Stars: Eric Lander, Zena Walker, Jack May, Noel Harrison

Votes: 23

28. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Doctor Who and the Silurians: Episode 7 (1970)

TV-PG | 23 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.3
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While Liz distributes the cure to the virus, the Doctor discovers the Silurians now plan to wipe out humanity by destroying the Van Allen Belt.

Director: Timothy Combe | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Caroline John, Nicholas Courtney, Paul Darrow

Votes: 217

29. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Invasion: Episode 8 (1968)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.3
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The Cybermen are here to take over the world, and for the first time, UNIT are here to deal with the threats of a global invasion of a very alien and robotic kind. With locations shots of a... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: Patrick Troughton, Kevin Stoney, Sally Faulkner, John Levene

Votes: 185

30. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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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: 90

31. How Green Was My Valley (1975– )

50 min | Drama

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Stars: Stanley Baker, Siân Phillips, Nerys Hughes, Keith Drinkel

Votes: 59

32. The Flaxton Boys (1969–1973)

30 min | Family, Adventure, Mystery

8.2
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Four generations of boys have various adventures at Flaxton Hall in Yorkshire, beginning with Jonathon and his friend Archie in 1854.

Stars: Gerry Cowan, Victor Winding, Richard Gale, David Smith

Votes: 33

33. Men of the World (1994– )

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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Misadventures of a Manchester travel agency employees.

Stars: David Threlfall, John Simm, Daniel Peacock, Eva Pope

Votes: 36

34. The Cheaters (1960–1962)

30 min | Mystery

8.2
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Cases of an Insurance Claims Investigator.

Stars: John Ireland, Robert Ayres, Ann Hanslip, Colin Tapley

Votes: 9

35. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Invasion: Episode 6 (1968)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.2
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Captain Turner manages to rescue Jamie and the others, while the Doctor begins working on a way to protect everyone from the Cybermen's hypno-sound signal.

Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: Patrick Troughton, Frazer Hines, Wendy Padbury, Sally Faulkner

Votes: 184

36. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Invasion: Episode 7 (1968)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.2
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With the entire world unconscious apart from the Doctor and his friends, the Cybermen are poised to invade and only Zoe, the Brigadier and a missile crew can stop them.

Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: Patrick Troughton, Sally Faulkner, Wendy Padbury, Frazer Hines

Votes: 181

37. The Sweeney (1975–1978)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.1
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British Police television series, which revolutionized the genre on UK television in the mid 1970s, starring John Thaw as a hard-edged detective in the Flying Squad of London's Metropolitan Police.

Stars: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan, John Alkin

Votes: 1,267

38. Calamity the Cow (1967)

59 min | Comedy, Family

8.1
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Farmer Grant's children (including a young 'Phil Collins') get him to buy a cow from another farmer. The children work hard to make the cow fit and healthy enough for the show ring. But at ... See full summary »

Director: David Eastman | Stars: John Moulder-Brown, Elizabeth Dear, Stephen Brown, Phil Collins

Votes: 19

39. Take Three Girls (1969–1971)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Stars: Liza Goddard, Barra Grant, Angela Down, Susan Jameson

Votes: 11

40. Es ist soweit (1960– )

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Stars: Jürgen Goslar, Eva Ingeborg Scholz, Peter Pasetti, Siegfried Lowitz

Votes: 15

41. UFO (1970–1973)
Episode: A Question of Priorities (1970)

48 min | Action, Sci-Fi

8.1
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Straker's son John lives with Straker's ex-wife Mary, who has re-married. Straker is having a day out with the boy, John, but it ends in an argument with Mary and John is run over and ... See full summary »

Director: David Lane | Stars: Barnaby Shaw, Ed Bishop, George Sewell, Keith Alexander

Votes: 86

42. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Doctor Who and the Silurians: Episode 6 (1970)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.1
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While the Doctor and Liz try to find a cure to the virus spread by Baker, the Young Silurian kills the Old Silurian and takes control of his people.

Director: Timothy Combe | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Caroline John, Nicholas Courtney, Geoffrey Palmer

Votes: 217

43. Dalziel and Pascoe (1996– )
Episode: Exit Lines (1997)

TV-14 | 95 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

8.1
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Peter is called out to investigate the murder of elderly Robert Deeks,an old soldier whose medals were also stolen. On the same night Andy is accused of drunk driving,resulting in the death... See full summary »

Director: Ross Devenish | Stars: Emma Cunniffe, Warren Clarke, David Yelland, Dave Hill

Votes: 71

44. Secret Agent (1964–1967)
Episode: Judgement Day (1965)

51 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.1
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Returning home, Drake finds himself diverted to Bir Azhad to pick up a doctor. However, he is very nervous as somebody tried to kill him with a book bomb. Drake realises that there is something in the doctor's past he wants to keep hidden.

Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Alexandra Stewart, John Woodvine, Maurice Kaufmann

Votes: 38

45. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Invasion: Episode 1 (1968)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.1
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The Doctor and the newly formed UNIT must stop a Cybermen Invasion and a Sinister Industrialist in league with them

Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: Patrick Troughton, Frazer Hines, Wendy Padbury, Sally Faulkner

Votes: 216

46. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Invasion: Episode 2 (1968)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.1
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The Doctor and Jamie are taken prisoner by their mysterious observers and have a reunion with an old friend while Zoe and Isobel carry out their own investigation of IE.

Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: Patrick Troughton, Kevin Stoney, Frazer Hines, Geoffrey Cheshire

Votes: 192

47. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Invasion: Episode 4 (1968)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.1
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The Doctor and Jamie enlist the help of UNIT to rescue Zoe and Isobel before trying to find out what Vaughn is really up to.

Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: Patrick Troughton, Frazer Hines, Wendy Padbury, Sally Faulkner

Votes: 182

48. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Invasion: Episode 5 (1968)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.1
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The Doctor and Jamie tell the Brigadier about the Cybermen but with Rutledge under Vaughn's control he is powerless to act.

Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: Patrick Troughton, Frazer Hines, Wendy Padbury, Sally Faulkner

Votes: 185

49. UFO (1970–1973)

45 min | Action, Sci-Fi

8.0
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In the year 1980 the Earth is threatened by an alien race who kidnap and kill humans and use them for body parts. A highly secret military organization is set up in the hope of defending ... See full summary »

Stars: Ed Bishop, Dolores Mantez, Michael Billington, Ayshea Brough

Votes: 2,052

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

Drama

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Series of television plays performed live.

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

Votes: 55

51. Theatre 625 (1964–1968)

90 min | Drama

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

Votes: 22

52. Our Friends in the North (1996– )
Episode: 1984 (1996)

Drama

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As the miners' strike is dominates all political life across the country, Mary has become Leader of Newcastle City Council and is actively supporting the miners, but her son Anthony finds ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Cellan Jones | Stars: Christopher Eccleston, Daniel Casey, David Bradley, David Whitaker

Votes: 22

53. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Doctor Who and the Silurians: Episode 2 (1970)

TV-PG | 23 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.0
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The Doctor attempts to convince people there are monsters in the caves, prompting Major Baker to start shooting at a reptile man.

Director: Timothy Combe | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Caroline John, Nicholas Courtney, Fulton Mackay

Votes: 222

54. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Doctor Who and the Silurians: Episode 5 (1970)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.0
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Worried about the Old Silurian's growing friendship with the Doctor, the Young Silurian has the scientist infect Baker with a virus and then release him.

Director: Timothy Combe | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Caroline John, Nicholas Courtney, Norman Jones

Votes: 212

55. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Invasion: Episode 3 (1968)

TV-PG | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.0
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The Doctor and Jamie return to the IE factory in search of Zoe and Isobel, where they meet with Professor Watkins and fall foul of Vaughn.

Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: Patrick Troughton, Frazer Hines, Peter Halliday, Kevin Stoney

Votes: 185

56. The Remains of the Day (1993)

PG | 134 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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A butler who sacrificed body and soul to service in the years leading up to World War II realizes too late how misguided his loyalty was to his lordly employer.

Director: James Ivory | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, John Haycraft, Christopher Reeve

Votes: 50,488 | Gross: $22.95M

57. Lovejoy (1986–1994)

50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Lovejoy is an irresistible rogue with a keen eye for antiques. The part-time detective scours the murky salerooms, auction halls and stately homes of Britain, always on the lookout for a find.

Stars: Ian McShane, Dudley Sutton, Chris Jury, Phyllis Logan

Votes: 2,210

58. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955–1960)

Approved | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Family

7.9
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A long-running series of adventures featuring Robin of Loxley - Robin Hood - and his group of Sherwood-Forest-based freedom fighters. Robin and his men protected England from the evil ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Greene, Victor Woolf, Archie Duncan, Alexander Gauge

Votes: 547

59. 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

60. 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: 259

61. Sergeant Cork (1963–1968)

60 min | Crime

7.9
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Victorian era, 'Who done it' with the venerable Sergeant Cork battling entrenched views in a bid to use a more scientific approach to solving cases.Trusty sidekick Bob does not always understand his methods but faithfully co-operates..

Stars: John Barrie, William Gaunt, Charles Morgan, Freddie Fowler

Votes: 38

62. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Doctor Who and the Silurians: Episode 4 (1970)

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

7.9
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With Quinn dead, the Brigadier decides to take an armed party into the caves, prompting the Doctor to contact the Silurians himself.

Director: Timothy Combe | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Caroline John, Nicholas Courtney, Norman Jones

Votes: 216

63. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955–1960)
Episode: The Bride of Robin Hood (1957)

TV-PG | 25 min | Action, Adventure, Family

7.9
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To escape a forced marriage to Walter, Brenda runs away from home. Having proved herself a gallant archer by saving Robin's life, in return she asks a favour - she wishes to become Robin's wife.

Director: Anthony Squire | Stars: Richard Greene, Alexander Gauge, Patricia Driscoll, Archie Duncan

Votes: 11

64. Out of the Unknown (1965–1971)
Episode: The Last Lonely Man (1969)

50 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.9
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If, by an accident of science, it became possible for the personality to pass at the moment of death into the mind of someone still alive, then the big new problem would be into whom. To ... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: George Cole, Peter Halliday, June Barry, Lillias Walker

Votes: 16

65. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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An anthology series from the United Kingdom, from 1955 to 1974, producing about five hundred ninety-minute episodes from Granada Television.

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

Votes: 40

66. Paul Temple (1969–1971)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Crime-novelist Paul Temple solves mysteries with the help of his wife Steve.

Stars: Francis Matthews, Ros Drinkwater, June Ellis, George Sewell

Votes: 41

67. The Sweeney (1975–1978)
Episode: I Want the Man (1975)

Action, Comedy, Crime

7.8
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Informant Popeye is abducted by villain Maynard whilst staking out small-time crook Frankie Little after a jewel theft. Regan pulls Little but agrees to drop charges if Little will go ahead... See full summary »

Director: Tom Clegg | Stars: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan, Roy Kinnear

Votes: 38

68. Man in a Suitcase (1967–1968)
Episode: No Friend of Mine (1968)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Whilst Garfield Cameron,who owns a mining company in the African country of Kalunga,supports local politician Masuto,who seeks the country's independence, Garfield's son-in-law James ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Richard Bradford, Clive Morton, Errol John, Allan Cuthbertson

Votes: 9

69. 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

70. Thirty-Minute Theatre (1965–1973)

30 min | Crime, Drama

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

Votes: 26

71. A for Andromeda (1961– )

45 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.7
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Set in 1970, a team of scientists decipher a mysterious signal from space and discover that it provides instructions to build a powerful super-computer. Once built, this computer provokes ... See full summary »

Stars: Esmond Knight, Patricia Kneale, Peter Halliday, Noel Johnson

Votes: 77

72. Six Days of Justice (1972–1975)

Drama

7.7
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Stars: George Waring, Meadows White, Rex Robinson, Ishaq Bux

Votes: 7

73. The Hanged Man (1975– )

60 min | Crime, Thriller

7.7
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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: 15

74. Dalziel and Pascoe (1996– )
Episode: A Killing Kindness (1997)

TV-14 | 95 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

7.7
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Teen-aged Pauline Stanhope becomes the fourth victim of the Yorkshire Choker, a serial killer who strangles girls and then phones the local paper, quoting lines from 'Hamlet' - which is the... See full summary »

Director: Edward Bennett | Stars: Martin Reeve, Danielle Tilley, Dina Mousawi, Nick Bagnall

Votes: 82

75. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Carnival of Monsters: Episode Four (1973)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.7
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The Doctor escapes from the Scope and joins forces with Vorg to try and save its inhabitants but Kalik is still determined to use the Drashigs to start a rebellion.

Director: Barry Letts | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Katy Manning, Tenniel Evans, Ian Marter

Votes: 221

76. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Carnival of Monsters: Episode One (1973)

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

7.7
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The Doctor attempts to test his new dematerialisation circuit by taking Jo to Metebelis Three but instead the TARDIS arrives in the hold of a 1920s cargo ship.

Director: Barry Letts | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Katy Manning, Tenniel Evans, Ian Marter

Votes: 258

77. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Carnival of Monsters: Episode Three (1973)

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

7.7
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The Doctor and Jo return to the Bernice to try and aid their escape but find themselves pursued by the Drashigs.

Director: Barry Letts | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Katy Manning, Tenniel Evans, Ian Marter

Votes: 218

78. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Carnival of Monsters: Episode Two (1973)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.7
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The Doctor and Jo attempt to find a way out of the Scope but, when Vorg attempts to entertain the Minorans, the crew of the Bernice suddenly become a lot more dangerous.

Director: Barry Letts | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Katy Manning, Tenniel Evans, Ian Marter

Votes: 213

79. The Saint (1962–1969)

50 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.6
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Simon Templar, a wealthy adventurer known as The Saint, travels around the world in his white Volvo P1800S.

Stars: Roger Moore, Ivor Dean, Leslie Crawford, Justine Lord

Votes: 3,241

80. Goodnight Sweetheart (1993–2016)

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: 1,755

81. Hannay (1988–1989)

52 min | Drama

7.6
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Richard Hannay is a man of his times: an Edwardian gentleman and adventurer, a mining engineer from South Africa of Scottish origin, who lives by his own standards and wits, upholding a ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Powell, Christopher Scoular, Gavin Richards, Jill Meager

Votes: 82

82. Mr. Ma & Son (1999– )

60 min | Drama

7.6
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Ma Ze Ren and his son Ma Wei arrive in London after the death of his older brother in order to carry on the family's small antique business.

Stars: Yuan Chang, Daoming Chen, Kate Crutchley, Shou-yang Guo

Votes: 5

83. Dalziel and Pascoe (1996– )
Episode: An Autumn Shroud (1996)

TV-14 | 95 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

7.6
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Crime drama based on the novel by Reginald Hill, about two police colleagues, one of whom gets involved in some strange goings on at a country house, whilst the other gets married.

Director: Richard Standeven | Stars: James Daniel Wilson, Susannah Corbett, Colin Buchanan, Sylvia Kay

Votes: 93

84. Sergeant Cork (1963–1968)
Episode: Case of the Reluctant Widow (1963)

Crime

7.6
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Bob Marriott first meets Cork at Scotland Yard, and assists him in an investigation of a poisoning case involving a beautiful young woman married to a rich but elderly war hero.

Director: Christopher Morahan | Stars: John Barrie, William Gaunt, Christopher Guinee, Joe Ritchie

Votes: 5

85. Goodnight Sweetheart (1993–2016)
Episode: Heartaches (1997)

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.6
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Having overslept Gary is late arriving at church; the wedding party has left and a funeral is in progress. After being given the cold shoulder by Phoebe - and Reg - he says he is sorry and ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 17

86. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Ambassadors of Death: Episode 7 (1970)

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

7.6
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Carrington is planning to expose the aliens on live television and call for an interplanetary war and the Brigadier must rescue the Doctor and Liz in time to stop him.

Director: Michael Ferguson | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Caroline John, Nicholas Courtney, John Abineri

Votes: 170

87. The Tripods (1984–1985)

30 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.5
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Earth has been conquered by an alien race known as the Masters using their giant Tripods. cousins. When humans reach the age of sixteen, they must undergo a process known as capping which ... See full summary »

Stars: John Shackley, Ceri Seel, Jim Baker, Robin Hayter

Votes: 1,071

88. Special Branch (1969–1974)

60 min | Action, Crime

7.5
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Ground-breaking British police drama series following the exploits of the Special Branch of the Metropolitan Police. An elite group of officers tasked with protecting London from spies, terrorists and subversives.

Stars: Derren Nesbitt, George Sewell, Morris Perry, Fulton Mackay

Votes: 56

89. Micawber (2001– )

195 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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David Jason stars as Mr. Micawber in this gentle comedy set in Victorian England and inspired by a character from Charles Dickens' novel 'David Copperfield'.

Stars: David Jason, Annabelle Apsion, Lucinda Dryzek, Andrew Quigley

Votes: 65

90. 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: 26

91. Looking for Clancy (1975– )

50 min | Drama

7.5
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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: 6

92. Evolution of the Invasion (2006 Video)

50 min | Documentary

7.5
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For the special features of the official DVD release of the story, cast and crew look back at the making of Doctor Who: The Invasion: Episode 1 (1968).

Director: John Kelly | Stars: June Barry, Edward Burnham, Anthony Bushell, Geoffrey Cheshire

Votes: 13

93. The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001–2008)
Episode: A Great Deliverance (2001)

TV-PG | 180 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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After a farmer is found decapitated, aristocratic Detective Inspector Lynley is assigned to the case with a resentful new partner, D.S. Barbara Havers.

Director: Richard Laxton | Stars: Nathaniel Parker, Sharon Small, Anthony Calf, Amanda Ryan

Votes: 368

94. Goodnight Sweetheart (1993–2016)
Episode: Easy Living (1997)

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.5
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Gary is stock-taking and Yvonne, who has quit her job to do an aromatherapy course, wants to help, which is annoying because Gary and Phoebe need to be at the church to plan their wedding. ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 20

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

54 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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

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

Votes: 30

96. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Ambassadors of Death: Episode 6 (1970)

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

7.5
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The Doctor speaks with the alien captain and learns the astronauts sent to Earth were ambassadors.However, before he can alert the authorities he is kidnapped by Reegan.

Director: Michael Ferguson | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Caroline John, Nicholas Courtney, Ronald Allen

Votes: 164

97. Dalziel and Pascoe (1996– )

120 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

7.4
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Supt. Dalziel and partner DI Pascoe investigate murders, and find a bond forming between them despite their blatantly differing personalities.

Stars: Warren Clarke, Colin Buchanan, David Royle, Jennifer James

Votes: 1,815

98. The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001–2008)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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British crime investigation series based around aristocratic, Oxford-educated Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley and his working-class assistant Sergeant Barbara Havers.

Stars: Nathaniel Parker, Sharon Small, Lesley Vickerage, Paul Hickey

Votes: 3,235

99. Beasts (1976– )

60 min | Horror, Mystery

7.4
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A series of six effective and concise chillers commissioned by ATV from Producer Nicholas Palmer, and Writer Nigel Kneale, who had just left as a Staff Writer for the BBC, broadcast on ... See full summary »

Stars: Pamela Moiseiwitsch, Bernard Horsfall, Patrick Magee, Pauline Quirke

Votes: 146

100. Ghost Squad (1961– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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The adventures of the agents of Scotland Yard's secret undercover crime unit, dubbed "The Ghost Squad".

Stars: Anthony Marlowe, Claire Nielson, Michael Quinn, Neil Hallett

Votes: 39