Highest Rated Titles With Margery Mason


1. Theatre 625 (1964–1968)
Episode: Talking to a Stranger 4: The Innocent Must Suffer (1966)

Drama

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Director: Christopher Morahan | Stars: Margery Mason, Maurice Denham, Michael Bryant, Judi Dench

Votes: 11

2. The Expert (1968–1976)

50 min

8.8
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Marius Goring plays a Forensic Scientist, working not only for the police, but also for other interested parties.

Stars: Marius Goring, Ann Morrish, Victor Winding, Michael Farnsworth

Votes: 12

3. Victoria Wood (1989)
Episode: Over to Pam (1989)

Comedy

8.8
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Victoria accompanies her friend Lorraine, a working class Liverpudlian who now runs her own successful hairdressing business, when she is invited to appear on an asinine daytime TV chat show hosted by the monstrous Pam.

Director: Kevin Bishop | Stars: Victoria Wood, Julie Walters, Kay Adshead, Meg Johnson

Votes: 16

4. Hadleigh (1969–1976)
Episode: Some You Win Some You Lose (1969)

Drama

8.8
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Director: Peter Cregeen | Stars: Gerald Harper, Gillian Wray, Zia Mohyeddin, Harold Goldblatt

Votes: 5

5. Theatre 625 (1964–1968)
Episode: Talking to a Stranger 2: No Skill or Special Knowledge Is Required (1966)

Drama

8.7
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Director: Christopher Morahan | Stars: Maurice Denham, Michael Bryant, Judi Dench, Margery Mason

Votes: 9

6. Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989–2013)

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

8.6
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From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.

Stars: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran

Votes: 28,476

7. Theatre 625 (1964–1968)
Episode: Talking to a Stranger 1: Anytime You're Ready I'll Sparkle (1966)

Drama

8.6
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Director: Christopher Morahan | Stars: Judi Dench, Michael Bryant, Pinkie Johnstone, Maurice Denham

Votes: 10

8. Hancock's Half Hour (1956–1960)

30 min | Comedy

8.5
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TV version of the popular BBC radio show of the same name, with Tony Hancock as the modern man of the world (in his own eyes). Sid James is there to bring him back to earth.

Stars: Tony Hancock, Sidney James, Johnny Vyvyan, Alec Bregonzi

Votes: 375

9. Gideon C.I.D. (1964– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Follows Commander George Gideon of Scotland Yard and his family life.

Stars: John Gregson, Alexander Davion, Daphne Anderson, Richard James

Votes: 102

10. Casualty (1986– )
Episode: World Gone Wrong: Part 1 (2004)

Drama

8.4
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Director: Jeremy Webb | Stars: Kelly Harrison, Christine Stephen-Daly, Ian Bleasdale, Derek Thompson

Votes: 58

11. Casualty (1986– )
Episode: World Gone Wrong: Part 2 (2004)

Drama

8.4
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Director: Gwennan Sage | Stars: Christine Stephen-Daly, Christopher Colquhoun, Derek Thompson, Ian Bleasdale

Votes: 57

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

Comedy

8.3
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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: 446

13. Follyfoot (1971–1973)

30 min | Family, Drama

8.3
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Young Dora is sent to stay with her uncle on his farm in rural England while her parents travel overseas for a year. Seeing as she has a love for horses, her uncle suggests she visit ... See full summary »

Stars: Gillian Blake, Steve Hodson, Arthur English, Christian Rodska

Votes: 87

14. Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1987– )
Episode: Shake Hands Forever: Part One (1988)

142 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Director: Don Leaver | Stars: George Baker, Christopher Ravenscroft, Tom Wilkinson, Margery Mason

Votes: 34

15. Jonathan Creek (1997–2016)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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

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

Votes: 5,314

16. Mystery!: Cadfael (1994–1996)

75 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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The medieval era cases of a Crusader-turned-Monk who investigates mysteries in the Norman English town of Shrewsbury.

Stars: Derek Jacobi, Michael Culver, Julian Firth, Terrence Hardiman

Votes: 1,812

17. Quatermass and the Pit (1958– )

30 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Horror

8.2
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A team of scientists search for the origin and purpose of a mysterious capsule found on a building site.

Stars: André Morell, Cec Linder, Anthony Bushell, John Stratton

Votes: 625

18. 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

19. Midsomer Murders (1997– )
Episode: Ghosts of Christmas Past (2004)

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

8.2
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Nine years after Ferdy Villers killed himself, his family reunites for Christmas, unaware that someone is out for revenge.

Director: Renny Rye | Stars: John Nettles, John Hopkins, Jane Wymark, Laura Howard

Votes: 418

20. The Play on One (1988–1991)
Episode: Misterioso (1991)

Drama

8.2
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On the death of her mother, a young woman in northern England learns that her father is actually her step-father. She embarks on a search for her birth father, finds him running a jazz club... See full summary »

Director: John Glenister | Stars: Suzan Sylvester, Jack Shepherd, Hugh Ross, Eilidh Alexander

Votes: 6

21. The Princess Bride (1987)

PG | 98 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

8.1
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77 Metascore

While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride.

Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Robin Wright, Chris Sarandon

Votes: 325,085 | Gross: $30.86M

22. A Family at War (1970–1972)

60 min | Drama, War

8.1
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How the events of WW 2 affected various members of a lower middle class family in Liverpool, the emphasis being on life on the home front.

Stars: Colin Douglas, Barbara Flynn, Lesley Nunnerley, Coral Atkins

Votes: 203

23. 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

24. Village Hall (1974–1975)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Anthology series with each episode a different story set in a village hall.

Stars: Reginald Barratt, Priscilla Morgan, Frank Crompton, Stella Moray

Votes: 12

25. Shadows of Fear (1970–1973)

60 min | Thriller

8.1
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Anthology series in which characters find themselves in weird and scary situations. Not evoked by the supernatural but by other people.

Stars: Ray Smith, Michael Craig, Ian Bannen, Peter Barkworth

Votes: 23

26. The Upchat Connection (1978– )

30 min | Comedy

8.1
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A new man wins the locker, life and lascivious lust of lovable Lothario Mike Upchat.

Stars: Robin Nedwell, Susan Jameson, Bernadette Milnes, Ray Marioni

Votes: 8

27. Quatermass and the Pit (1958– )
Episode: The Enchanted (1959)

33 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Horror

8.1
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Roney and Quatermass develop their theory about the Martians' visit to Earth, instilling their essence into man's ancestors, Sladden, alone in the pit, flees in terror as strange forces are conjured up.

Director: Rudolph Cartier | Stars: André Morell, Cec Linder, Anthony Bushell, John Stratton

Votes: 16

28. Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982)

R | 95 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

8.0
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A confined but troubled rock star descends into madness in the midst of his physical and social isolation from everyone.

Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Bob Geldof, Christine Hargreaves, James Laurenson, Eleanor David

Votes: 65,145 | Gross: $22.24M

29. Theatre 625 (1964–1968)

90 min | Drama

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

Votes: 22

30. The Plane Makers (1963–1965)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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Stars: Jack Watling, Patrick Wymark, Norma Ronald, Reginald Marsh

Votes: 12

31. A Question of Guilt (1980– )

30 min | Drama

8.0
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Stars: Joss Ackland, Diana Beevers, Marianne Borgo, Prue Clarke

Votes: 5

32. Heartbeat (1992– )
Episode: All in the Mind (1999)

Drama, Comedy, Crime

8.0
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A false PC Ventress is making the roads of North Riding unsafe, abusing traffic offenders and behaving like a real Nazi. The real PC Ventress and his colleagues decide the only way to stop ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Farnham | Stars: Bill Maynard, Derek Fowlds, Jason Durr, William Simons

Votes: 6

33. The Morecambe & Wise Show (1968–1977)
Episode: Episode #4.2 (1970)

45 min | Comedy

8.0
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Music guests are Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen, Samantha Jones and Kenneth McKellar. The opening shows Eric ready for a fox hunt. We then meet his parents when Eric and Ernie visit them. Eric thinks that Ernie has got a woman pregnant.

Stars: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, Kenneth McKellar, Samantha Jones

Votes: 5

34. Mystery!: Cadfael (1994–1996)
Episode: The Rose Rent (1997)

75 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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A beautiful, wealthy widow turns her back on the world to find solace with the church and gives her house over to the abbey for the rent of a single white rose each year.

Director: Richard Stroud | Stars: Derek Jacobi, Terrence Hardiman, Michael Culver, Julian Firth

Votes: 99

35. 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

36. Reckless (1997– )

310 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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Young doctor Owen Springer returns to Manchester to care for his ailing father and proceeds to fall in love with an older woman, who just happens to be married to his boss.

Stars: Francesca Annis, Michael Kitchen, Robson Green, Conor Mullen

Votes: 435

37. Never Mind the Quality, Feel the Width (1967–1971)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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Sitcom about two tailors, one Catholic and the other Jewish.

Stars: John Bluthal, Joe Lynch, Bernard Spear, Cyril Shaps

Votes: 26

38. Hancock's Half Hour (1956–1960)
Episode: The Oak Tree (1959)

Comedy

7.9
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Director: Duncan Wood | Stars: Tony Hancock, Sidney James, Reginald Beckwith, Hugh Lloyd

Votes: 9

39. Quatermass and the Pit (1958– )
Episode: The Wild Hunt (1959)

36 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Horror

7.9
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A brain scanner reveals alien pictures in Barbara Judd's mind of 'the Wild Hunt' -the frenetic purging of the Martian hives. In the pit, a technician is killed as the capsule starts to glow.

Director: Rudolph Cartier | Stars: André Morell, Cec Linder, Anthony Bushell, John Stratton

Votes: 16

40. A Touch of Frost (1992– )
Episode: Widows and Orphans (1994)

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

7.9
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Frost investigates two serial criminals preying on senior women, a burglar and a serial killer while working with a beautiful new partner.

Director: Roy Battersby | Stars: David Jason, Bruce Alexander, Sally Dexter, Neil Phillips

Votes: 157

41. Midsomer Murders (1997– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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A veteran DCI and his young sergeant investigate murders around the regional community of Midsomer County.

Stars: John Nettles, Jane Wymark, Barry Jackson, Jason Hughes

Votes: 17,251

42. A Touch of Frost (1992– )

105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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

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

Votes: 4,939

43. Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)

25 min | Horror, Thriller

7.8
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Dramatizations of many Roald Dahl short stories.

Stars: Roald Dahl, Andrew Ray, Forbes Collins, Richard Johnson

Votes: 1,034

44. 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

45. 7 of 1 (1973– )

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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An anthology of one-off episodes starring actor-comedian Ronnie Barker.

Stars: Ronnie Barker, Graham Armitage, Roy Castle, Emrys James

Votes: 63

46. Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989–2013)
Episode: How Does Your Garden Grow? (1991)

TV-14 | 50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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At a flower show, an older woman in a wheelchair approaches Poirot, gives him an empty seed packet, and asks him to visit her the next day. When Poirot arrives the next day, the woman is dead, murdered with poison.

Director: Brian Farnham | Stars: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran

Votes: 643

47. Love Actually (2003)

R | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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55 Metascore

Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.

Director: Richard Curtis | Stars: Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon, Liam Neeson, Laura Linney

Votes: 350,206 | Gross: $59.70M

48. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)

PG-13 | 157 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.7
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81 Metascore

A young wizard finds himself competing in a hazardous tournament between rival schools of magic, but he is distracted by recurring nightmares.

Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Eric Sykes

Votes: 435,196 | Gross: $290.01M

49. The Agatha Christie Hour (1982– )

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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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: 134

50. Panorama (1953– )

40 min | Documentary, News

7.7
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Long-running factual programme reporting on all aspects of life in Britain.

Stars: Fred Emery, David Dimbleby, Richard Lindley, Richard Dimbleby

Votes: 280

51. Hadleigh (1969–1976)

60 min | Drama

7.7
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James Hadleigh is the squire of the village in this series created by Robert Barr.

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

Votes: 37

52. 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

53. 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: 7

54. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Comedy, Drama

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

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

Votes: 175

55. Armchair Thriller (1978–1981)

25 min | Drama, Thriller

7.6
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Suspense and mystery-themed anthology series.

Stars: Frank Duncan, Maria Aitken, Zena Walker, Benjamin Whitrow

Votes: 129

56. Jonathan Creek (1997–2016)
Episode: The Eyes of Tiresias (1999)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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When an old woman experiences dreams of the future, Jonathan must find out what is happening before her dreams of being attacked by a one-eyed man with a sword come to pass.

Director: Keith Washington | Stars: Alan Davies, Caroline Quentin, Paul Blackthorne, Rebecca Front

Votes: 155

57. Howards End (1992)

PG | 142 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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89 Metascore

A businessman thwarts his wife's bequest of an estate to another woman.

Director: James Ivory | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, Vanessa Redgrave, Helena Bonham Carter

Votes: 23,317 | Gross: $25.97M

58. Les Misérables (1998)

PG-13 | 134 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.5
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Valjean, a former criminal, has atoned for his past and now finds himself in the midst of the French Revolution, avoiding a law-obsessed policeman hell-bent on capturing him.

Director: Bille August | Stars: Liam Neeson, Geoffrey Rush, Uma Thurman, Christopher Adamson

Votes: 34,050 | Gross: $14.10M

59. Within These Walls (1974–1978)

60 min | Drama

7.5
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Drama inside a women's prison.

Stars: Jerome Willis, Mona Bruce, Denys Hawthorne, Beth Harris

Votes: 56

60. Victoria Wood (1989)

30 min | Comedy

7.5
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A series of six self-contained comedy playlets written by and starring Victoria Wood

Stars: Victoria Wood, Lill Roughley, Julie Walters, Celia Imrie

Votes: 110

61. Screen One (1985–2002)
Episode: Ex (1991)

113 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.5
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The writer on a popular television soap opera who falls in love with the show's leading lady but finds himself unable to break his ties with his ex-wife and their children. It is a witty ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Seed | Stars: Griff Rhys Jones, Geraldine James, Penny Downie, Jonathan Hackett

Votes: 16

62. A Family at War (1970–1972)
Episode: The War Office Regrets (1970)

Drama, War

7.5
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June 1940. News that John is missing in action stretches the Porter's fragile marriage to breaking point.

Director: Michael Cox | Stars: Colin Douglas, Shelagh Fraser, Colin Campbell, Coral Atkins

Votes: 6

63. Softly Softly (1966–1969)

50 min | Crime, Drama

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

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

Votes: 68

64. Casualty (1986– )
Episode: Care in the Community (1994)

Drama

7.4
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Director: Matthew Evans | Stars: Derek Thompson, Clive Mantle, Martin Ball, Patrick Robinson

Votes: 11

65. Z Cars (1962–1978)

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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A gritty drama which follows the work of the police force in the fictional northern English town of Newtown.

Stars: James Ellis, John Slater, Douglas Fielding, Bernard Holley

Votes: 201

66. The Wednesday Play (1964–1970)

75 min | Drama

7.2
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Series of one-off plays made by BBC television, which gave breaks to a wide range of writers and directors in the late 1960s, such as Dennis Potter, Ken Loach, David Mercer, and John ... See full summary »

Stars: Edwin Brown, Neville Smith, Tony Selby, Michael Robbins

Votes: 64

67. Long Ago, Tomorrow (1971)

GP | 110 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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Bruce Pritchard is paralysed mysteriously after his Brothers wedding. Rejected by his family, he is placed in a nursing home. Angry and depressed, he finds hope with a nurse. Can Bruce find a life outside the home?

Director: Bryan Forbes | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Nanette Newman, Georgia Brown, Bernard Lee

Votes: 313

68. Love Story (1963–1974)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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Stars: T.P. McKenna, Frances Cuka, Keith Barron, Patrick Macnee

Votes: 50

69. Juliet Bravo (1980–1985)
Episode: Aunt Sally (1981)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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A store detective's life starts to fall apart when she is compulsorily retired.

Director: Les Chatfield | Stars: Stephanie Turner, David Hargreaves, David Ellison, Noel Collins

Votes: 5

70. Play for Today (1970–1984)
Episode: Soft Targets (1982)

Comedy, Drama

7.2
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A Russian in London finds himself targeted by British Intelligence.

Director: Charles Sturridge | Stars: Ian Holm, Helen Mirren, Nigel Havers, Celia Gregory

Votes: 43

71. The Gentle Touch (1980–1984)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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The adventures of tough lady cop Maggie Forbes.

Stars: Jill Gascoine, William Marlowe, Paul Moriarty, Brian Gwaspari

Votes: 92

72. Reckless: The Sequel (1998 TV Movie)

102 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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One year on in their lives, Owen and Anna make impulsive plans to marry. But Anna's ex-husband Richard Crane has other ideas. Exploiting their weak spots, he schemes to tear the couple ... See full summary »

Director: David Richards | Stars: Robson Green, Francesca Annis, Peter Pacey, Tony Barton

Votes: 215

73. Brief Encounters (2005– )

Drama

7.1
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A series of ten short dramas from BBC Daytime - stars include Ralf Little, Keith Barron, Frances Barber and Imogen Stubbs.

Stars: James Aubrey, Frances Barber, Jasper Britton, Colin Buchanan

Votes: 13

74. The Agatha Christie Hour (1982– )
Episode: The Manhood of Edward Robinson (1982)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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A mousy clerk,completely dominated by his stern fiancée, buys a flamboyant sport car as an act of independence and he embarks himself in a romantic adventure when he hides a beautiful cat ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Farnham | Stars: Nicholas Farrell, Cherie Lunghi, Margery Mason, Ann Thornton

Votes: 41

75. Made (1972)

R | 101 min | Drama

7.0
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The story of the relationship between a young single mother and an insecure rock star.

Director: John Mackenzie | Stars: Carol White, Roy Harper, John Castle, Margery Mason

Votes: 69

76. The Evacuees (1975 TV Movie)

75 min | Drama, War

7.0
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The experiences of two young Jewish boys evacuated from Manchester to Blackpool during the Blitz.

Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Margery Withers, Ian East, Gary Carp, Aubrey Edwards

Votes: 63

77. The New Adventures of Lucky Jim (1982)

30 min | Comedy

7.0
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Stars: Enn Reitel, Glynis Barber, David Simeon, Barbara Flynn

Votes: 9

78. A Family at War (1970–1972)
Episode: Lines of Battle (1970)

Drama, War

7.0
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June 1939. The threat of war, conscription and social issues contribute to the tensions at Margaret's wedding.

Director: Richard Doubleday | Stars: Colin Douglas, Shelagh Fraser, Colin Campbell, Coral Atkins

Votes: 5

79. Lovejoy (1986–1994)
Episode: Poetic Licence (1993)

49 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.0
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When Lovejoy tries to help save an institution for the mentally disturbed by selling the institution's antiques, someone tries to kill him.

Director: Gordon Flemyng | Stars: Ian McShane, Dudley Sutton, Caroline Langrishe, Diane Parish

Votes: 24

80. A Family at War (1970–1972)
Episode: The Gate of the Year (1970)

Drama, War

7.0
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December 1939. Everyone adjusts to new roles during the 'Phony War', but Margaret's problems with her mother-in-law come to a head when John has unexpected leave.

Director: Michael Cox | Stars: King George VI, Colin Douglas, Shelagh Fraser, Colin Campbell

Votes: 5

81. Heartbeat (1992– )

50 min | Drama, Comedy, Crime

6.9
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The 1960s lives and adventures of the police constabulary, medical staff, and residents of Ashfordly and Aidensfield.

Stars: William Simons, Derek Fowlds, Tricia Penrose, Mark Jordon

Votes: 1,933

82. Down to Earth (2000–2005)

60 min | Romance, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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This series follows Faith and Brian Addis as they work to keep open their holiday home "Phyllishayes" - a roomy farmhouse in Devon offering memorable holidays for children who may never have experienced the countryside in their lives.

Stars: Ricky Tomlinson, Denise Welch, Zara Dawson, Pauline Quirke

Votes: 102

83. The Doctors (1969–1972)

30 min | Drama

6.9
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Stars: Justine Lord, Richard Leech, John Barrie, Nigel Stock

Votes: 14

84. The Little Mermaid (1974 TV Movie)

30 min | Family

6.9
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When Marina looks up, she doesn't see the sky; she sees the world of the surface. As the youngest princess of the undersea kingdom, she's always longed to see what lies above. Stealing her ... See full summary »

Director: Marilyn Fox | Stars: Kathleen Byron, Penny Casdagli, Melinda Clancy, Marian Diamond

Votes: 12

85. Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1987– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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From cold, rock-strewn moors to comfortable suburban estates, award-winning writer Ruth Rendell explores the dark fissures between friends and family members that motivate murder.

Stars: George Baker, Christopher Ravenscroft, Louie Ramsay, Ken Kitson

Votes: 235

86. BBC2 Playhouse (1973–1983)

Drama

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

Votes: 62

87. Freedom Fighter (1988 TV Movie)

PG | 95 min | Drama

6.8
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Director: Desmond Davis | Stars: Tony Danza, Sid Caesar, Colette Stevenson, Neil Dickson

Votes: 56

88. The Guilty (1992 TV Movie)

197 min

6.7
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This the original British version of the 2000 American remake starring Bill Pullman.

Director: Colin Gregg | Stars: Michael Kitchen, Sean Gallagher, Caroline Catz, Lee Ross

Votes: 144

89. Screen Two (1985–2002)

Drama

6.6
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Producer Kenith Trodd was part of a 1984 team brought together to study how the BBC should respond to Channel Four's pioneering efforts in making films for both television and theatrical ... See full summary »

Stars: Geoffrey Chater, Roger Brierley, Bernard Hill, Warren Clarke

Votes: 102

90. Dixon of Dock Green (1955–1976)

45 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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Stars: Jack Warner, Peter Byrne, Geoffrey Adams, Arthur Rigby

Votes: 153

91. Juliet Bravo (1980–1985)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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Newly-promoted Inspector Jean Darblay takes charge of the police station in the fictional Lancashire town of Hartley. She is the first woman to be placed in charge of the station and ... See full summary »

Stars: David Ellison, Noel Collins, Stephanie Turner, Anna Carteret

Votes: 130

92. Terry on the Fence (1986)

70 min | Drama

6.6
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A mixed-up, teenage runaway becomes involved with a tough teenage street gang and its lawless activities while trying to find a way to redeem himself.

Director: Frank Godwin | Stars: Jack McNicholl, Neville Watson, Tracey Ann-Morris, Jeff Ward

Votes: 27

93. A Family at War (1970–1972)
Episode: The Breach in the Dyke (1970)

Drama, War

6.6
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May 1940. The families are variously affected by confused reports of the German advance on the continent, as John and his unit retreat towards Dunkirk.

Director: Tim Jones | Stars: Colin Douglas, Shelagh Fraser, Coral Atkins, Lesley Nunnerley

Votes: 7

94. Charlie Bubbles (1967)

89 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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A married writer has an affair with his secretary.

Director: Albert Finney | Stars: Albert Finney, Colin Blakely, Billie Whitelaw, Liza Minnelli

Votes: 429

95. 7 of 1 (1973– )
Episode: Another Fine Mess (1973)

Comedy

6.5
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When Harry and Sydney plan to impersonate Laurel and Hardy, it all gets a bit close to the real thing.

Director: Harold Snoad | Stars: Ronnie Barker, Roy Castle, Avis Bunnage, Pauline Delaney

Votes: 24

96. Boon (1986–1992)

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Ken Boon and Harry Crawford are two middle-aged ex-firemen. Harry retires and opens a hotel (The Grand Hotel), with Ken as a temporary odd-job man. During the seven seasons (1986-1992), Ken... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Elphick, David Daker, Neil Morrissey, Elizabeth Carling

Votes: 536

97. Screen One (1985–2002)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Anthology of unconnected films of different genres.

Stars: Geraldine James, Alfred Molina, Julie Walters, Paul Brooke

Votes: 64

98. Screenplay (1986–1993)

Drama

6.4
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An anthology drama series.

Stars: John Kavanagh, Tony Doyle, Michael Liebmann, Kenneth Cranham

Votes: 48

99. Emergency-Ward 10 (1957–1967)

30 min | Drama

6.2
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This well-liked series was a drama/soap set in a hospital.

Stars: Jill Browne, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Frederick Bartman, Desmond Carrington

Votes: 27

100. Armchair Thriller (1978–1981)
Episode: The Girl Who Walked Quickly: Part 1 (1978)

Drama, Thriller

6.2
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A man is kidnapped and brainwashed by political extremists.

Director: Brian Farnham | Stars: Denis Lawson, Phyllida Nash, Clive Merrison, Barry Stanton

Votes: 21