Highest Rated Titles With Clive Merrison


1. Thin Air (1988– )

50 min | Thriller

8.9
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Short drama series about Rachel Hamilton, a radio station reporter who investigates corruption in her community.

Stars: James Aubrey, Cristina Avery, Brian Bovell, Kate Hardie

Votes: 7

2. Yes, Prime Minister (1986–1987)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.7
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James Hacker was propelled along the corridors of power to the very pinnacle of politics - No. 10.

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

Votes: 5,334

3. The Glittering Prizes (1976– )

75 min | Drama

8.7
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Twenty years in the lives of some Cambridge undergraduates, who all find that the real world of a changing Britain is a hard place.

Stars: Tom Conti, Barbara Kellerman, Mark Wing-Davey, Clive Merrison

Votes: 116

4. Archer's Goon (1992– )

25 min

8.7
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Stars: Susan Jameson, Angela Forry, Morgan Jones, Victoria Worsley

Votes: 40

5. Peep Show (2003–2015)
Episode: Seasonal Beatings (2010)

TV-MA | 26 min | Comedy

8.7
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Mark has his family over to the flat for Christmas dinner, as well as Dobby, who he is finally going out with, except he hasn't told his parents yet.

Director: Becky Martin | Stars: David Mitchell, Robert Webb, Eliza L. Bennett, Matt King

Votes: 203

6. Screenplay (1986–1993)
Episode: The Spirit of Man (1989)

Comedy

8.7
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Director: Peter Barnes | Stars: Peter Bayliss, Dilys Laye, Clive Merrison, John Turner

Votes: 31

7. Peep Show (2003–2015)

TV-MA | 25 min | Comedy

8.6
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Mark and Jez are a couple of twenty-something roommates who have nothing in common - except for the fact that their lives are anything but normal. Mayhem ensues as the pair strive to cope with day-to-day life.

Stars: David Mitchell, Robert Webb, Matt King, Olivia Colman

Votes: 37,085

8. When the Boat Comes In (1976–1981)

50 min | Drama

8.6
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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: 245

9. Foyle's War (2002–2015)
Episode: Fifty Ships (2003)

TV-14 | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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After Foyle is a guest at a friend's home at a dinner for an important American diplomat, a suicide victim and German agent both are discovered near the house.

Director: Giles Foster | Stars: Honeysuckle Weeks, Rebecca Johnson, Steven O'Donnell, Marlene Sidaway

Votes: 357

10. Reilly: Ace of Spies (1983– )
Episode: The Last Journey (1983)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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Dzerzhinsky's organization "The Trust" needs Western funding, so he guarantees Sidney's safety in Russia in return for his help in raising funds.

Director: Jim Goddard | Stars: Sam Neill, Norman Rodway, Tom Bell, Laura Davenport

Votes: 25

11. Yes, Prime Minister (1986–1987)
Episode: The Smoke Screen (1986)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.6
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Sir Humphrey opposes P.M. Hacker's plan to cut taxes, so Hacker steers the Minister for Health into campaigning against smoking as a diversion.

Director: Sydney Lotterby | Stars: Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds, John Barron

Votes: 101

12. Doctor Who (1963–1989)

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

8.5
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Time and Space traveling adventures of a Gallifreyan Time Lord only known as the Doctor and his companions, traveling through time and space.

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

Votes: 27,747

13. A Very British Coup (1988– )

148 min | Drama

8.5
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Harry Perkins, steel worker and trade unionist from Sheffield, becomes Prime Minister of the UK by a landslide, partly because of corruption and public disillusionment with the Conservative... See full summary »

Stars: Ray McAnally, Marjorie Yates, Geoffrey Beevers, Hugh Martin

Votes: 627

14. Foyle's War (2002–2015)

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

8.4
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As WW2 rages around the world, DCS Foyle fights his own war on the home-front as he investigates crimes on the south coast of England. Later series sees the retired detective working as an MI5 agent operating in the aftermath of the war.

Stars: Michael Kitchen, Honeysuckle Weeks, Anthony Howell, Ellie Haddington

Votes: 9,685

15. Egypt (2005– )

60 min | Drama, History

8.4
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Dramatization of the great discoveries of ancient Egypt, from the exploration of tombs in the early 1800s, to the unraveling of the Rosetta Stone to translate the ancient language on the tombs, to the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb.

Stars: Andrew Sachs, Stuart Graham, Julian Wadham, Caroline Langrishe

Votes: 547

16. Shakespeare: The Animated Tales (1992–1994)

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: 192

17. Open Wide (2005 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Romance

8.4
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Director: Juliet May | Stars: Alexander Armstrong, Nigel Havers, Angela Griffin, John Henshaw

Votes: 12

18. A Very British Coup (1988– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1988)

Drama

8.4
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Harry is faced with political ruin, but bests his enemies in a way no-one can anticipate.

Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Ray McAnally, Marjorie Yates, Geoffrey Beevers, Hugh Martin

Votes: 7

19. The Brief (2004– )
Episode: The Architect's Wife (2005)

70 min | Crime, Drama

8.4
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Henry is pitted against Cleo in a civil suit brought by wife who claims she was raped 18 months after her alleged attacker was acquitted in a criminal court.

Director: Ian Knox | Stars: Kirsty Mitchell, Hermione Gulliford, Jacqueline Defferary, Alastair Mackenzie

Votes: 7

20. Reilly: Ace of Spies (1983– )

720 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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A dramatization of the missions and adventures of the greatest spy in British history.

Stars: Sam Neill, Michael Bryant, Norman Rodway, Tom Bell

Votes: 1,054

21. Reilly: Ace of Spies (1983– )
Episode: After Moscow (1983)

51 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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After the failure of the promised Btitish troops at Archangel and the failed assassination of Lenin as well as the assassinations of the Romanoffs, Sidney's hope for political control of ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Sam Neill, Norman Rodway, Tom Bell, Lindsay Duncan

Votes: 26

22. A Very British Coup (1988– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1988)

Drama

8.3
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Harry Perkins finds numerous enemies ranged against him - and they are in possession of a secret about him.

Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Ray McAnally, Marjorie Yates, Jim Carter, Geoffrey Beevers

Votes: 7

23. Private Schulz (1981– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1981)

50 min | Comedy

8.3
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Production of the forged currency gets under way in Barracks 19 of Saxenhausen concentration camp. The manufacturing and printing difficulties have been overcome and Schulz is blackmailing ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Chetwyn | Stars: Michael Elphick, Ian Richardson, Billie Whitelaw, Cyril Shaps

Votes: 6

24. Private Schulz (1981– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1981)

52 min | Comedy

8.3
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Returned in disgrace to Berlin, Schulz suggests keeping the operation going and using the money to pay agents and buy valuables; while Neuheim runs the operation from a Castle, he is kept ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Chetwyn | Stars: Michael Elphick, Ian Richardson, Billie Whitelaw, Rula Lenska

Votes: 6

25. Human, All Too Human (1999– )
Episode: Nietzsche - Beyond Good and Evil (1999)

Biography

8.3
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Director: Simon Chu | Stars: Clive Merrison, Haydn Gwynne, Keith Ansell-Pearson, Andrea Bollinger

Votes: 18

26. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Tomb of the Cybermen: Episode 1 (1967)

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

8.3
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The Doctor, Jamie and Victoria arrive on Telos, where an archaeological group are exploring the Tomb of the Cybermen. But are the Cybermen as dormant as they believe?

Director: Morris Barry | Stars: Patrick Troughton, Frazer Hines, Deborah Watling, Roy Stewart

Votes: 334

27. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Tomb of the Cybermen: Episode 3 (1967)

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

8.3
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The Cybermen have been revived and plan to convert the archeologists into their own kind, prompting Hopper to attempt a rescue.

Director: Morris Barry | Stars: Patrick Troughton, Aubrey Richards, George Pastell, Roy Stewart

Votes: 258

28. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Tomb of the Cybermen: Episode 4 (1967)

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

8.3
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Klieg attempts to do a deal with the Cybercontroller while the Doctor tries to find a way to refreeze the Cybermen permanently.

Director: Morris Barry | Stars: Patrick Troughton, Clive Merrison, George Pastell, Aubrey Richards

Votes: 255

29. The Impressionists (2006– )

Drama

8.2
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"Three hour mini-series tells the intimate history of a most illustrious brotherhood of Impressionist artists - Monet, Degas, Renoir, Cézanne and Manet. Entirely based on documentary ... See full summary »

Stars: Sebastian Armesto, Richard Armitage, Charlie Condou, Aden Gillett

Votes: 876

30. Prince Regent (1979– )

50 min

8.2
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The life and times of George (1762-1830), Prince of Wales, from his early days of debauchery to his ascent to the throne as George IV. His two marriages (one legal, one not), his mistresses... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Egan, Bosco Hogan, Nigel Davenport, Frances White

Votes: 19

31. McLibel! (1997– )

195 min | Drama

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

Votes: 36

32. Private Schulz (1981– )
Episode: Episode #1.5 (1981)

53 min | Comedy

8.2
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In late 1944 the workers and equipment are evacuated from Saxenhausen to the labour camp Schulz is in, and he is able to get himself posted to act as Neuheim's clerk again. Ordered, as the ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Chetwyn | Stars: Michael Elphick, Ian Richardson, Cyril Shaps, John Moffatt

Votes: 5

33. Drop the Dead Donkey (1990–1998)

Comedy

8.1
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Political satire about a TV news company.

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

Votes: 889

34. Maybury (1981– )

50 min

8.1
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Stewart plays a Psychiatric Consultant in Maybury General Hospital.

Stars: Patrick Stewart, Yvonne Brewster, Stuart Fox, Michael Melia

Votes: 19

35. Drop the Dead Donkey (1990–1998)
Episode: Drunk Minister (1991)

24 min | Comedy

8.1
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A government minister turns out to be somewhat incapable and George, as usual, is totally inept.

Director: Liddy Oldroyd | Stars: Robert Duncan, Haydn Gwynne, Neil Pearson, Jeff Rawle

Votes: 9

36. Reilly: Ace of Spies (1983– )
Episode: Gambit (1983)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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In the early days of the 1917 Russian Revolution, Reilly works on behalf of the British to topple the Bolsheviks and get Russia back in the war.

Director: Jim Goddard | Stars: Sam Neill, Norman Rodway, Tom Bell, Brian Protheroe

Votes: 28

37. Inspector Lewis (2006–2015)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Inspector Robert Lewis and Sergeant James Hathaway solve the tough cases that the learned inhabitants of Oxford throw at them.

Stars: Kevin Whately, Laurence Fox, Clare Holman, Rebecca Front

Votes: 7,029

38. Great Performances (1971– )

Biography, Drama, Music

8.0
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Stars: Julie Andrews, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming, Plácido Domingo

Votes: 418

39. When the Boat Comes In (1976–1981)
Episode: Comrades in Arms (1981)

Drama

8.0
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Jack is dating Tania, whose mother, the communist Lady Leamington, gives a party to raise funds for the victims of Franco in the Spanish civil war. At his London practice Billy treats Bob ... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Alwyn | Stars: James Bolam, Susan Jameson, Edward Wilson, Kevin Brennan

Votes: 6

40. Reilly: Ace of Spies (1983– )
Episode: Endgame (1983)

51 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Reilly's plan to overthrow the Bolshevik government and install himself as head of state hits a bump in the road when Lenin's intelligence chief Dzerzhinsky convinces him to postpone a ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Goddard | Stars: Sam Neill, Tom Bell, Brian Protheroe, Hugh Fraser

Votes: 25

41. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: Monsignor Quixote (1987)

Biography, Drama, Music

8.0
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In this modern adaptation of the Don Quixote theme based on a novel by Graham Greene Quixote is an old spanish village priest who travels through Spain with his friend, Sancho, the ... See full summary »

Director: Rodney Bennett | Stars: Alec Guinness, Leo McKern, Ian Richardson, Graham Crowden

Votes: 156

42. Midsomer Murders (1997– )
Episode: Painted in Blood (2003)

99 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Barnaby's wife finds a body on the Midsomer Florey village green while taking part in a watercolor painting class.

Director: Sarah Hellings | Stars: John Nettles, Daniel Casey, Jane Wymark, Barry Jackson

Votes: 318

43. When the Boat Comes In (1976–1981)
Episode: Roll of Honour (1981)

Drama

8.0
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Jack learns that Scott-Palliser is planning to have him arrested for gun-running. He sends Tania home and gets the ship's captain to put ashore elsewhere to avoid the Nationalist gunboat, ... See full summary »

Director: David Reynolds | Stars: James Bolam, Susan Jameson, Edward Wilson, Jay Benedict

Votes: 5

44. Inspector Lewis (2006–2015)
Episode: The Lions of Nemea: Part 1 (2014)

45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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After Lewis returns to his old job, he, Hathaway and DS Maddox are swept up in another murder investigation when an American classics student is killed.

Director: Nicholas Laughland | Stars: John Light, Sian Brooke, Wesley Smith, Clive Merrison

Votes: 178

45. Reilly: Ace of Spies (1983– )
Episode: The Trust (1983)

51 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Sidney auctions off his collection of Napoleana to finance a Russian counterrevolutionary group and convinces Henry Ford to finance an invading German army.

Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Sam Neill, Norman Rodway, Tom Bell, Clive Merrison

Votes: 29

46. Educating Marmalade (1981– )

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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Marmalade Atkins is the naughtiest girl in the world. In fact, she's so wicked that her parents and social worker decide that the only thing to do with her is to blast her into space. But, ... See full summary »

Stars: Charlotte Coleman, John Bird, Lynda La Plante, Gillian Raine

Votes: 33

47. Counterstrike (1969– )

50 min | Sci-Fi

7.9
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Simon King, an alien agent from the Inter Galactic Council, is sent to Earth on a mission to stop unscrupulous refugees from a dying planet from wiping out Mankind and taking over the ... See full summary »

Stars: Jon Finch, Sarah Brackett, Katie Fitzroy, Fraser Kerr

Votes: 11

48. Mortimer's Law (1998– )

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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Stars: Amanda Root, Nicholas McGaughey, Gwenyth Petty, Shirley King

Votes: 7

49. Pie in the Sky (1994–1997)
Episode: An Innocent Man (1994)

49 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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A specialist surveillance team, led by heavy-footed Chief Inspector Fields, stake out the restaurant. Entrepreneur and train enthusiast Duncan Spellar, a regular customer, is expected to ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Hutchings | Stars: Richard Griffiths, Maggie Steed, Malcolm Sinclair, Bella Enahoro

Votes: 29

50. A Very British Coup (1988– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1988)

Drama

7.9
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A fervent socialist and former trade-union leader becomes Britain's Prime Minister.

Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Ray McAnally, Marjorie Yates, Jim Carter, Geoffrey Beevers

Votes: 9

51. Egypt (2005– )
Episode: The Secrets of the Hieroglyphs (2005)

60 min | Drama, History

7.9
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Linquestist Champollion fulfills his dream by visiting Egypt to read the inscriptions on the temple walls.

Stars: Elliot Cowan, Tania Emery, Clive Merrison

Votes: 30

52. Care (2000 TV Movie)

105 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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A troubled boy (Steven Mackintosh) endures physical abuse by the staffers at a children's home.

Director: Antonia Bird | Stars: Steven Mackintosh, Jaye Griffiths, Maria Pride, Charlotte Cornwell

Votes: 228

53. How Do You Want Me? (1998–1999)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Ian has recently eloped with country girl Lisa. The have moved from London back to her hometown Snowle, and comedy ensues.

Stars: Dylan Moran, Charlotte Coleman, Emma Chambers, Frank Finlay

Votes: 366

54. Private Schulz (1981– )

300 min | Comedy

7.8
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The Time - WWII, the place - Germany. The Germans have a plan to destroy the British economy by flooding the country with forged £5 notes. Private Schultz is coerced into organizing a gang ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Elphick, Ian Richardson, Cyril Shaps, Billie Whitelaw

Votes: 311

55. Freud (1984– )

60 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.8
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The life and times of Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis.

Stars: David Suchet, Helen Bourne, David Swift, Alison Key

Votes: 58

56. Believe Nothing (2002)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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Britain's cleverest man and leading moral philosopher, Quadruple Professor Adonis Cnut, tackles some of the world's most pressing problems assisted by his slave like butler and a beautiful but mentally unbalanced colleague.

Stars: Rik Mayall, Michael Maloney, Emily Bruni, Don Warrington

Votes: 243

57. Testament: The Bible in Animation (1996– )

Animation, Drama

7.8
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Stories from the Bible are interpreted in different styles of animation.

Stars: Tony Leader, Patrick Brennan, Joss Ackland, Simon Harris

Votes: 73

58. Judge Dee (1969– )

60 min

7.8
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Stars: Michael Goodliffe, Penny Casdagli, Arne Gordon, Susan Lefton

Votes: 9

59. Tombwatch (2002 Video)

30 min | Documentary, Short

7.8
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Director: Richard Molesworth | Stars: Morris Barry, Shirley Cooklin, Frazer Hines, Michael Kilgarriff

Votes: 12

60. Mortimer's Law (1998– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1998)

70 min | Crime, Drama

7.8
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Rachel Mortimer, a clever, successful London barrister avails herself of the opportunity to travel to Wales to defend a case. There she again meets the local coroner Pugh, her old friend ... See full summary »

Director: Moira Armstrong | Stars: Amanda Root, Nicholas McGaughey, Windsor Davies, Gwenyth Petty

Votes: 11

61. Inspector Lewis (2006–2015)
Episode: The Lions of Nemea: Part 2 (2014)

45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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The investigation of American classics student Rose Anderson's brutal murder yields only secrets and murky motives.

Director: Nicholas Laughland | Stars: John Light, Clare Holman, Kevin Whately, Rebecca Front

Votes: 131

62. Midsomer Murders (1997– )

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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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: 16,015

63. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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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: 164

64. Chancer (1990–1991)

55 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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A business adviser uses all means necessary to help his friends out of financial ruins. However he has a moral code. Also, his unresolved family past won't leave him alone.

Stars: Clive Owen, Simon Shepherd, Leslie Phillips, Susannah Harker

Votes: 283

65. Shine on Harvey Moon (1982–1995)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Upon being demobbed RAF serviceman Harvey Moon, played by Kenneth Cranham, returns home and finds his family involved in various troubles. His wife Rita, played by Maggie Steed, is not ... See full summary »

Stars: Elizabeth Spriggs, Maggie Steed, Linda Robson, Lee Whitlock

Votes: 97

66. The Round Tower (1998– )

150 min | Romance

7.7
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Set in mid-1950's England, this story tells of the wealthy, socially upwardly-progressive Ratcliffe family. Their youngest daughter, seventeen year old Vanessa, feels alienated from her ... See full summary »

Stars: Emilia Fox, Ben Miles, Jan Harvey, Keith Barron

Votes: 217

67. The Falklands Play (2002 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, War

7.7
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Twenty years ago, Britain went to war to regain the Falkland Islands. The Falklands Play is a gripping account of how Margaret Thatcher's government handled the biggest crisis in British ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Samuels | Stars: Patricia Hodge, James Fox, John Standing, Michael Cochrane

Votes: 244

68. 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: 24

69. 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

70. Pie in the Sky (1994–1997)

50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.6
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DI Crabbe retires from the police force after being shot and sets up his own restaurant. However, his ex-boss, Chief Constable Fisher constantly calls Crabbe back on duty.

Stars: Richard Griffiths, Maggie Steed, Malcolm Sinclair, Nick Raggett

Votes: 681

71. Miss Marple: A Pocketful of Rye (1985 TV Movie)

103 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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When a handful of grain is found in the pocket of a murdered businessman, Miss Marple seeks a murderer with a penchant for nursery rhymes.

Director: Guy Slater | Stars: Joan Hickson, Timothy West, Fabia Drake, Clive Merrison

Votes: 1,147

72. 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: 120

73. The Brief (2004– )

90 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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Henry Farmer is a clever criminal law barrister whose every day is a juggling act between surviving his messy personal life and pleading cases only he can win.

Stars: Alan Davies, Cherie Lunghi, Christopher Fulford, Linda Bassett

Votes: 157

74. The Borgias (1981– )

50 min | Drama, History

7.6
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Historical story of the ruthless Rodrigo Borgia a man who intends to become Pope and who will not let anything stand in his way.

Stars: Oliver Cotton, Maurice O'Connell, Louis Selwyn, Adolfo Celi

Votes: 126

75. Call Me Mister (1986– )

50 min | Crime

7.6
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Australian ex-cop Bartholomew (Bisley) goes to Britain when he discovers he is heir to a family title, not really getting on with his newly discovered family he starts working as a private Detective.

Stars: Steve Bisley, David Bamber, Dulice Liecier, Dermot Crowley

Votes: 19

76. Human, All Too Human (1999– )

147 min | Biography

7.6
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Human, All Too Human is a three-part 1999 documentary television series co-produced by the BBC and RM Arts.[1] It follows the lives of three prominent European philosophers: Friedrich ... See full summary »

Stars: Haydn Gwynne, Ronald Hayman, Jean-Louis Grinfeld, Clive Merrison

Votes: 56

77. Frontier (1968– )

55 min | Adventure, Drama

7.6
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Stars: Gary Bond, Paul Eddington, James Maxwell, Patrick O'Connell

Votes: 5

78. The Two Loves of Anthony Trollope (2004 TV Movie)

60 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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Documentary that gives background on Trollope's life from childhood, adolescence, adulthood and death.

Director: Richard Downes | Stars: Richard Addison, Gowan Calder, Andrew Campbell, Stephen Cartwright

Votes: 11

79. Bergerac (1981–1991)
Episode: In Love and War (1990)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Former South African resident and ANC sympathizer Karen Markham agrees to shelter black fugitive Roland, who has shot a white supremacist policeman in Pretoria, until a boat comes for him. ... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy Ancock | Stars: John Nettles, Terence Alexander, Brenda Bruce, Clive Merrison

Votes: 9

80. Shakespeare: The Animated Tales (1992–1994)
Episode: Macbeth (1992)

26 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Encouraged by a prophecy and his scheming wife, Macbeth sets out to be King of Scotland, but soon realises the lengths he must go to keep his power.

Directors: Nikolai Serebryakov, Dave Edwards | Stars: Alec McCowen, Brian Cox, Zoë Wanamaker, Laurence Payne

Votes: 48

81. The Tomorrow People (1992–1995)
Episode: The Living Stones: Part 1 (1995)

TV-Y7 | Sci-Fi

7.6
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Worldex are investigating the arrival on Earth of mysterious meteorites.When Jade comes across one, General Damon enlists Adam and Megabyte to persuade her to help them.

Director: Crispin Reece | Stars: Kristian Schmid, Christian Tessier, Alexandra Milman, Naomie Harris

Votes: 7

82. Special Branch (1969–1974)
Episode: You Don't Exist (1969)

Action, Crime

7.6
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A girl lands at Heathrow from Rhodesia, but owing to Britian's break of diplomatic relations, she has no valid passport. A young officer is supposed to mind her until she can be sent back, but takes her for a tour instead.

Director: Dennis Vance | Stars: Wensley Pithey, Derren Nesbitt, Jennifer Wilson, Keith Washington

Votes: 5

83. Partners in Crime (1983– )

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Agatha Christie's husband-and-wife sleuthing team take on a series of short whodunit mysteries.

Stars: Francesca Annis, James Warwick, Reece Dinsdale, Arthur Cox

Votes: 411

84. Softly Softly (1966–1976)

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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Softly softly was a drama series about two detectives 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: 62

85. The Labours of Erica (1989–1990)

30 min | Comedy

7.5
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Stars: Brenda Blethyn, Clive Merrison, Geoffrey Davies, Paul Spurrier

Votes: 10

86. Play for Today (1970–1984)
Episode: Stronger Than the Sun (1977)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Kate works in the nuclear industry. She is concerned about the way things are being run. So she smuggles out some Plutonium to prove how easy it is. She tries to pass it on to protest groups, but nobody is interested as they have their own agendas.

Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Francesca Annis, Tom Bell, Clive Merrison, John Proctor

Votes: 51

87. The English Patient (1996)

R | 162 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.4
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At the close of WWII, a young nurse tends to a badly-burned plane crash victim. His past is shown in flashbacks, revealing an involvement in a fateful love affair.

Director: Anthony Minghella | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche, Willem Dafoe, Kristin Scott Thomas

Votes: 147,739 | Gross: $78.65M

88. Heavenly Creatures (1994)

R | 99 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Two girls have an intense fantasy life; their parents, concerned the fantasy is too intense, separate them, and the girls take revenge.

Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Melanie Lynskey, Kate Winslet, Sarah Peirse, Diana Kent

Votes: 51,491 | Gross: $3.05M

89. Lexx (1997–2002)

Adventure, Sci-Fi, Fantasy

7.4
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A group of desperate fugitives from an interplanetary tyranny find themselves in control of a massively powerful starship.

Stars: Brian Downey, Michael McManus, Jeffrey Hirschfield, Xenia Seeberg

Votes: 4,932

90. 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: 3,036

91. The Tomorrow People (1992–1995)

TV-Y7 | 25 min | Sci-Fi

7.4
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The Tomorrow People are the next stage of human evolution. They can teleport, communicate by telepathy, heal with the power of thought and they are unable to kill or harm any living ... See full summary »

Stars: Kristian Schmid, Christian Tessier, Naomie Harris, Jeff Harding

Votes: 276

92. Monday Monday (2009– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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A supermarket fallen on hard times moves its headquarters to Leeds.

Stars: Morven Christie, Holly Aird, Peter Wight, Fay Ripley

Votes: 243

93. The Wednesday Play (1964–1970)

75 min | Drama

7.4
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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 60s, such as Dennis Potter, Ken Loach, David Mercer and John Hopkins. ... See full summary »

Stars: Edwin Brown, Neville Smith, Tony Selby, Ken Jones

Votes: 55

94. Special Branch (1969–1974)

60 min | Action, Crime

7.4
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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: 49

95. Midsomer Murders (1997– )
Episode: Habeas Corpus (2016)

88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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When a wealthy landowner's body goes missing on the night of his death, a sinister web of secrets and lies is exposed in the village of Little Malton.

Director: Alex Pillai | Stars: Neil Dudgeon, Gwilym Lee, Fiona Dolman, Manjinder Virk

Votes: 193

96. Partners in Crime (1983– )
Episode: The Ambassador's Boots (1983)

53 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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The new U. S. Ambassador to Britain confides to the Beresfords that on the voyage there someone substituted another travel bag for his, a bag that only contained his boots.

Director: Paul Annett | Stars: Francesca Annis, James Warwick, Jennie Linden, T.P. McKenna

Votes: 45

97. TECX (1990– )

50 min | Action, Drama

7.3
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Stars: Rob Spendlove, Urbano Barberini, Ulrike Schwarz, Stéphane Audran

Votes: 18

98. Wolcott (1981– )

60 min | Thriller

7.3
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A black policeman is promoted to the CID and battles the drug trade in London's East End.

Stars: George Harris, Warren Clarke, Martin Dempsey, Clive Merrison

Votes: 11

99. Frankenstein: Birth of a Monster (2003 TV Movie)

Drama

7.3
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A drama telling the story of the life of the writer of Frankenstein. Telling of her influences, her writing and her personal life.

Director: Mary Downes | Stars: Robert Winston, David Schofield, Lucy Davenport, Raphaella Pester

Votes: 23

100. Kit Curran (1986– )

30 min | Comedy

7.3
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Stars: Denis Lawson, Lindsay Duncan, Paul Brooke, Clive Merrison

Votes: 11