Highest Rated Titles With Jonathan Newth


1. Tenko (1981–1984)
Episode: Episode #3.5 (1984)

Drama, War

9.2
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Marion is reunited with Clifford and they move back to their house though, after four years of looking out for herself, she feels uncomfortable at being waited on. She also finds Clifford ... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy Summers | Stars: Ann Bell, Jonathan Newth, Jean Anderson, Stephanie Cole

Votes: 6

2. Shoulder to Shoulder (1974– )

75 min | Drama

9.0
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This series dramatizes the lives of the Pankhurst women and their role in the Suffragette Movement.

Stars: Siân Phillips, Patricia Quinn, Angela Down, Georgia Brown

Votes: 84

3. Tenko (1981–1984)
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1981)

Drama, War

9.0
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Despite Bernard's warnings, few Europeans believe that Singapore will fall to the Japanese and New Year is celebrated as usual. However, news of the capitulation of Hong Kong causes a ... See full summary »

Director: Pennant Roberts | Stars: Ann Bell, Jonathan Newth, Patricia Lawrence, Stephanie Cole

Votes: 10

4. The Crown (2016– )
Episode: Scientia Potentia Est (2016)

TV-MA | 58 min | Drama, History

9.0
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As the Soviets test the H-bomb, both Churchill and Eden have major health crises. Angry about her inadequate education, Elizabeth hires a tutor.

Director: Benjamin Caron | Stars: Claire Foy, Matt Smith, Victoria Hamilton, John Lithgow

Votes: 1,600

5. Napoleon and Love (1974– )
Episode: The End of Love (1974)

53 min | Biography, Drama, History

9.0
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When Napoleon's Russian expedition fails, he is forced to abdicate and retreat to Elba. Josephine takes ill and remains faithful to the end. Napoleon returns to France in triumph, but soon faces Waterloo and his ultimate destiny.

Director: Reginald Collin | Stars: Ian Holm, Billie Whitelaw, Tim Curry, Sorcha Cusack

Votes: 5

6. The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1986–1988)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson solve the mysteries of the devil's foot, Silver Blaze, Wisteria Lodge and the Bruce-Partington Plans.

Stars: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Rosalie Williams, Colin Jeavons

Votes: 7,414

7. 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

8. Notorious Woman (1974– )

350 min | Drama

8.8
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The incredible life of novelist George Sand is explored with a particular focus on her romance with the famed musician Frédéric Chopin.

Stars: Rosemary Harris, Marina McConnell, Lewis Fiander, Jonathan Newth

Votes: 64

9. The Crown (2016– )
Episode: Act of God (2016)

TV-MA | 57 min | Drama, History

8.8
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When dense fog cripples London for days and creates a serious health hazard, Churchill's inaction leaves him vulnerable to his political enemies.

Director: Julian Jarrold | Stars: Claire Foy, Matt Smith, Vanessa Kirby, Eileen Atkins

Votes: 1,733

10. Tenko (1981–1984)
Episode: Episode #3.6 (1984)

Drama, War

8.8
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Whilst everybody is pleased to see Sister Ulrica, she makes it clear she is only convalescing locally and may return to Holland. Joss and Stephen recruit Dr. Mason into helping with their ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Owen Morris | Stars: Ann Bell, Veronica Roberts, Stephanie Cole, Jean Anderson

Votes: 6

11. Tenko (1981–1984)
Episode: Episode #3.8 (1984)

Drama, War

8.8
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Tom dies in hospital and the group of women, along with welfare officer Phyllis, support Kate at his funeral. Alice attends a dance where a boy touches her up and Dr. Mason has to teach her... See full summary »

Director: Michael Owen Morris | Stars: Ann Bell, Claire Oberman, Stephanie Cole, Jean Anderson

Votes: 6

12. Hadleigh (1969–1976)
Episode: Safety of the Realm (1969)

Drama

8.8
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With Ministry of Defence cuts threatening to eliminate Hadleigh's old regiment,a confidential document outlining how future wars will involve germ warfare is stolen and destroyed by one of ... See full summary »

Director: Cecil Petty | Stars: Gerald Harper, Gillian Wray, Garfield Morgan, Jonathan Newth

Votes: 5

13. The Crown (2016– )

TV-MA | 58 min | Drama, History

8.7
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Follows the political rivalries and romance of Queen Elizabeth II's reign and the events that shaped the second half of the 20th century.

Stars: Claire Foy, Matt Smith, Victoria Hamilton, Vanessa Kirby

Votes: 53,785

14. Secret Army (1977–1979)

50 min | Drama, War

8.7
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During World War II, the kind, intelligent and worrisome Albert Foiret runs both a café, which is the only notable public house in a small Belgian town, where locals therefore naturally mix... See full summary »

Stars: Bernard Hepton, Angela Richards, Clifford Rose, Juliet Hammond

Votes: 874

15. Tenko (1981–1984)

50 min | Drama, War

8.7
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After the Japanese invasion of Singapore in February 1942, a group of British, Dutch, and Australian women are held in a Japanese internment camp on a Japanese-occupied island between Singapore and Australia.

Stars: Ann Bell, Stephanie Cole, Claire Oberman, Emily Bolton

Votes: 476

16. Spider's Web (1982 TV Movie)

105 min | Mystery

8.7
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The wife of a Foreign Office diplomat discovers a body in the drawing-room of her house in Kent.

Director: Basil Coleman | Stars: Penelope Keith, Robert Flemyng, Thorley Walters, Elizabeth Spriggs

Votes: 53

17. 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: 28,838

18. An Englishman's Castle (1978– )

50 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.6
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In a world in which Germany won World War II and has occupied the United Kingdom, Peter Ingram is a writer on a popular soap opera called "An Englishman's Castle" that is set in London ... See full summary »

Stars: Kenneth More, Anthony Bate, Isla Blair, Kathleen Byron

Votes: 55

19. The Six Wives of Henry VIII (1970– )
Episode: Anne Boleyn (1970)

TV-14 | 88 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.6
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Queen Catherine is dead and now Anne Boleyn is Queen, but now two years after her marriage her promise to give Henry a son remains unfulfilled and the outcome will lead more than one person to the scaffold.

Director: Naomi Capon | Stars: Keith Michell, Dorothy Tutin, Anne Stallybrass, Patrick Troughton

Votes: 56

20. Poldark (1975– )
Episode: Episode #1.7 (1975)

51 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.6
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Young Geoffrey Charles is stricken with a serious illness; when Francis also becomes ill, Demelza assists Elizabeth in caring for him.

Director: Paul Annett | Stars: Robin Ellis, Angharad Rees, Jonathan Newth, Norma Streader

Votes: 14

21. Tenko (1981–1984)
Episode: Episode #3.10 (1984)

Drama, War

8.6
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Joss dies peacefully in her sleep whilst her friends are at a picnic. After her funeral, her will is read, leaving them each a thousand pounds and a stipend for Stephen and Dr. Mason so ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Owen Morris | Stars: Ann Bell, Stephanie Cole, Jean Anderson, Patricia Lawrence

Votes: 5

22. 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: 29,931

23. Poldark (1975– )

60 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.5
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In 1783, Ross Poldark returns from the American wars to his native Cornwall to right wrongs and reunite with the love of his life.

Stars: Robin Ellis, Angharad Rees, Clive Francis, Jill Townsend

Votes: 788

24. The Six Wives of Henry VIII (1970– )

540 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.5
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A six-episode dramatization of Henry VIII's relationships with each of his six wives. Each episode is devoted to one wife, and is a complete play in itself.

Stars: Keith Michell, Anthony Quayle, Patrick Troughton, Bernard Hepton

Votes: 1,053

25. Crime of Passion (1970–1973)

60 min | Drama

8.5
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British courtroom drama set in France, concerning the trials of murderers who commit crimes of passion.

Stars: Daniel Moynihan, Anthony Newlands, John Phillips, Peter Evans

Votes: 10

26. Tenko (1981–1984)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1981)

Drama, War

8.5
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In Singapore in 1941, the British middle classes lead a comfortable life. Marian Jefferson, unlike her friend Vicky, wants to return to England to do war work whilst her army officer ... See full summary »

Director: Pennant Roberts | Stars: Ann Bell, Jonathan Newth, Stephanie Beacham, Edmund Pegge

Votes: 13

27. Tenko (1981–1984)
Episode: Episode #3.7 (1984)

Drama, War

8.5
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Joss is arrested in possession of black market penicillin obtained from Jake but is released after questioning. However, Christina's uncle, taken with Joss, is imprisoned as a collaborator ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Owen Morris | Stars: Ann Bell, Stephanie Cole, Jean Anderson, Patricia Lawrence

Votes: 6

28. The Crown (2016– )
Episode: Lisbon (2017)

TV-MA | 56 min | Drama, History

8.5
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Palace insiders try to prevent a scandal that could reflect poorly on Philip. Eden faces censure from his cabinet and the press.

Director: Philip Martin | Stars: Claire Foy, Matt Smith, Victoria Hamilton, Vanessa Kirby

Votes: 858

29. The Crown (2016– )
Episode: Misadventure (2017)

TV-MA | 56 min | Drama, History

8.5
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As Philip leaves for a long tour, Elizabeth makes an upsetting discovery. Prime Minister Eden wants to strike back after Egypt seizes the Suez Canal.

Director: Philip Martin | Stars: Claire Foy, Matt Smith, Vanessa Kirby, Jeremy Northam

Votes: 1,017

30. The Crown (2016– )
Episode: A Company of Men (2017)

TV-MA | 54 min | Drama, History

8.4
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Elizabeth feels disconnected from Philip. Eden copes with international pressure and ill health. An interview stirs up harrowing memories for Philip.

Director: Philip Martin | Stars: Claire Foy, Matt Smith, Victoria Hamilton, Vanessa Kirby

Votes: 905

31. Poldark (1975– )
Episode: Episode #1.6 (1975)

52 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.4
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When Jim Carter becomes seriously ill in prison, Ross worries that he will die before completing his sentence.

Director: Paul Annett | Stars: Robin Ellis, Angharad Rees, Jill Townsend, Clive Francis

Votes: 17

32. The Crown (2016– )
Episode: Wolferton Splash (2016)

TV-MA | 56 min | Drama, History

8.4
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A young Princess Elizabeth marries Prince Philip. As King George VI's health worsens, Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister for the second time.

Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Claire Foy, Matt Smith, Victoria Hamilton, Jared Harris

Votes: 2,238

33. Callan (1967–1972)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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David Callan is the top agent/assassin for the Security Service (British counterintelligence), but he is an embittered man who performs his duties "for Queen and country" under duress. This... See full summary »

Stars: Edward Woodward, Russell Hunter, Lisa Langdon, Anthony Valentine

Votes: 430

34. Strange But True? (1993–1997)

30 min | Biography, Mystery

8.3
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Michael Aspel explores stories of the unexplained.

Stars: Michael Aspel, Jenny Randles, Gary Anello, David Beckett

Votes: 81

35. Virgin of the Secret Service (1968– )

60 min | Adventure

8.3
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The dashing adventures of the British Secret Service's most heroic officer, Captain Robert Virgin. Aided in his task by the fiesty Mrs Cortez and his loyal batman Doublett, Virgin traveled ... See full summary »

Stars: Clinton Greyn, Veronica Strong, John Cater, Noel Coleman

Votes: 6

36. The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies (2014– )
Episode: Part One (2014)

Crime, Drama

8.3
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Christopher Jefferies, a semi-retired teacher in his mid-sixties, owns a house in Bristol and lets rooms to tenants. Though on several committees and with friends he is considered an ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Michell | Stars: Jason Watkins, Ben Caplan, Shaun Parkes, Nathalie Armin

Votes: 48

37. Ace of Wands (1970–1972)

30 min | Family, Fantasy

8.2
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Telepathic stage magician, Tarot, and his two assistants solve mysteries and crimes of a bizarre or magical nature, and battle against villains with various powers.

Stars: Michael MacKenzie, Roy Holder, Petra Markham, Fred Owl

Votes: 72

38. The Crown (2016– )
Episode: Gelignite (2016)

TV-MA | 58 min | Drama, History

8.2
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Margaret and Peter come to Elizabeth with a request. With a royal scandal about to break in the newspapers, the Queen Mother intervenes.

Director: Julian Jarrold | Stars: Claire Foy, Matt Smith, Victoria Hamilton, Vanessa Kirby

Votes: 1,448

39. The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1986–1988)
Episode: The Bruce Partington Plans (1988)

TV-PG | 53 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Sherlock's brother Mycroft enlists his younger sibling to locate missing patent plans that pertain to a strategically critical state-of-the-art submarine.

Director: John Gorrie | Stars: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Charles Gray, Denis Lill

Votes: 435

40. The Professionals (1977–1983)

50 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.1
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Bodie and Doyle, top agents for Britain's CI5 (Criminal Intelligence 5), and their controller, George Cowley fight terrorism and similar high-profile crimes. Cowley, a hard ex-MI5 operative... See full summary »

Stars: Gordon Jackson, Martin Shaw, Lewis Collins, Bridget Brice

Votes: 1,970

41. The Brothers (1972–1976)

50 min | Drama

8.1
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Robert Hammond died while "doing the deed" with his secretary/mistress Jennifer. His 3 sons Edward, Brian and David inherit the family trucking company and try to run it.

Stars: Jean Anderson, Robin Chadwick, Jennifer Wilson, Derek Benfield

Votes: 49

42. Wings (1976–1978)

50 min | Drama, War

8.0
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A young Englishman born into a blacksmith's family wants to be a flier in one of the new fangled flying machines. He struggles to show a man of his class deserves a chance to be a pilot and... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Cochrane, Tim Woodward, Nicholas Jones, David Troughton

Votes: 91

43. Accounts (1983 TV Movie)

105 min | Drama

8.0
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The efforts of a widowed Scots family to keep the farmer's estate going after his death fail through poor accountancy.

Director: Michael Darlow | Stars: Elspeth Charlton, Robert Smeaton, Michael McNally, Jonathan Newth

Votes: 22

44. Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989–2013)
Episode: Dumb Witness (1996)

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

8.0
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An elderly woman confides to Poirot that she fears one of her relatives is trying to kill her for her money. He persuades her to disinherit her heirs, but she is murdered anyway.

Director: Edward Bennett | Stars: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Ann Morrish, Patrick Ryecart

Votes: 997

45. The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies (2014– )

114 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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This drama tells the real-life story of retired schoolteacher Christopher Jefferies who was initially questioned by police as a suspect in the murder of Jo Yeates who rented a flat from him... See full summary »

Stars: Jason Watkins, Shaun Parkes, Ben Caplan, Nathalie Armin

Votes: 2,013

46. 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: 39

47. A Voyage Round My Father (1982 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

7.9
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Before creating the beloved courtroom drama Rumpole of the Bailey, writer John Mortimer found inspiration in his own life for this portrait of a difficult but enduring love between father ... See full summary »

Director: Alvin Rakoff | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Alan Bates, Jane Asher, Elizabeth Sellars

Votes: 163

48. The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies (2014– )
Episode: Part Two (2014)

Crime, Drama

7.9
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In January 2011 the police arrest Vincent Tabak, Chris's Dutch lodger, who has returned to the Netherlands after supplying evidence to incriminate Chris. He pleads guilty to Jo Yeates' ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Michell | Stars: Jason Watkins, Shaun Parkes, Peter Polycarpou, Ben Caplan

Votes: 43

49. Heartbeat (1992– )
Episode: Secrets and Lies (2004)

Drama, Comedy, Crime

7.9
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Somebody tries to break in at Jean and Derek Lester's cottage. Derek does not want to report it, because nothing was taken, but his wife is sure she heard voices. Dr. Merrick discovers that... See full summary »

Director: Jonas Grimås | Stars: Colin Edwynn, Tricia Penrose, Geoffrey Hughes, Peter Benson

Votes: 8

50. Mystery and Imagination (1966–1970)

75 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.8
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A British anthology series based on classic ghost stories and chillers from M. R. James, Poe, Algernon Blackwood, Sheridan Le Fanu and others; later branching into feature-length teleplays ... See full summary »

Stars: David Buck, Freddie Jones, Robert Hunter, Mark Moss

Votes: 44

51. The Revenue Men (1967–1968)

50 min | Drama

7.8
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Add a Plot

Stars: Ewen Solon, Calum Mill, James Grant, Claire Nielson

Votes: 5

52. Poldark (1975– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1975)

50 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.8
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Ross determines to put Nampara back on track and get his mine Wheal Leisure running again. Ross also decides to take young Demelza Carne into his house as a servant.

Director: Christopher Barry | Stars: Robin Ellis, Angharad Rees, Jill Townsend, Clive Francis

Votes: 20

53. Poldark (1975– )
Episode: Episode #1.5 (1975)

52 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.8
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Ross and Demelza, now married, celebrate the birth of their daughter. A traveling troupe of performers stages a play at Nampara, and Mark Daniel falls for a young actress named Keren.

Stars: Robin Ellis, Angharad Rees, Jill Townsend, Clive Francis

Votes: 19

54. Softly Softly: Task Force (1969– )

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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1970s BBC police drama with experienced cop DCS Charlie Barlow. and DS John Watt who lead a task force charged with tackling the toughest chases Thamesford has to offer.

Stars: Frank Windsor, Norman Bowler, David Lloyd Meredith, Terence Rigby

Votes: 31

55. 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

56. Poldark (1975– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1975)

51 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.7
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Demelza has taken over the running of Nampara, Elizabeth and Francis now married have had a child. Ross has to defend Jim Carter in court but to no avail as he is sent to prison.

Director: Christopher Barry | Stars: Robin Ellis, Angharad Rees, Jill Townsend, Clive Francis

Votes: 22

57. Callan (1967–1972)
Episode: That'll Be the Day (1972)

51 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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With Callan captured, imprisoned, and interrogated by the Soviets, his superiors stage his funeral. But Callan's pal and sometime employee, Lonely, sees through the charade and makes a nuisance of himself, much to the section's chagrin.

Director: Mike Vardy | Stars: Edward Woodward, Russell Hunter, Patrick Mower, William Squire

Votes: 12

58. 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: 176

59. Partners in Crime (1983– )

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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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: 451

60. Great Expectations (1989– )

303 min | Drama

7.6
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A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.

Stars: Jean Simmons, John Rhys-Davies, Ray McAnally, Anthony Calf

Votes: 317

61. Napoleon and Love (1974– )

60 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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A dramatized account of Napoleon's love life and his many women. From first love, marriage, and betrayal with Josephine, liaisons with actresses, his love for the beautiful patriotic Marie ... See full summary »

Stars: Ian Holm, Billie Whitelaw, Peter Bowles, Ronald Hines

Votes: 54

62. After Henry (1988–1992)

30 min | Comedy

7.6
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Sarah France is the 42-year-old widow of a GP, Henry. She lives in an often volatile family situation with her mother, Eleanor Prescott, and her daughter, eighteen-year-old Clare France, ... See full summary »

Stars: Prunella Scales, Janine Wood, Jonathan Newth, Joan Sanderson

Votes: 89

63. After Henry (1988–1992)
Episode: A Quiet Christmas (1988)

Comedy

7.6
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Sarah plans a traditional Christmas but finds that Russell isn't interested at all. And Eleanor has her own slightly outdated take on "traditional!"

Director: Peter Frazer-Jones | Stars: Prunella Scales, Joan Sanderson, Janine Wood, Jonathan Newth

Votes: 5

64. Maigret: Night at the Crossroads (2017 TV Movie)

88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Maigret: Night at the Crossroads tells a complex tale of murder, deceit and greed set in an isolated country community.

Director: Sarah Harding | Stars: Ben Caplan, Katherine Kanter, Robin Weaver, Wanda Opalinska

Votes: 1,564

65. Fox Mystery Theater (1984)

70 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.5
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An anthology series of chilling tales with a twist.

Stars: Dirk Benedict, Barbi Benton, David Carradine, Mary Crosby

Votes: 204

66. Tenko (1981–1984)
Episode: Episode #3.9 (1984)

Drama, War

7.5
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Alice is overjoyed when Phyllis tells her that she is going home next day with the others following in a week. Jake detects that Maggie is pregnant and offers to marry her but she ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Owen Morris | Stars: Jean Anderson, Stephanie Cole, Ann Bell, Jonathan Newth

Votes: 6

67. The Professionals (1977–1983)
Episode: It's Only a Beautiful Picture (1980)

Action, Comedy, Crime

7.5
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Colonel Sangster and his gang are smuggling art treasures and industrial secrets out of the country and selling them on to foreign powers. Tibbs, Sangster's pilot, uses a complicated method... See full summary »

Director: Dennis C. Lewiston | Stars: Gordon Jackson, Martin Shaw, Lewis Collins, Moray Watson

Votes: 44

68. The Day of the Triffids (1981– )

50 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.4
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When a comet blinds nearly everyone in the world, a genetically-engineered species of plant takes over.

Stars: John Duttine, Emma Relph, Maurice Colbourne, Jonathan Newth

Votes: 1,608

69. 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

70. Casualty (1986– )
Episode: Another Day in Paradise (1996)

Drama

7.4
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Director: Tony McHale | Stars: Derek Thompson, Clive Mantle, Sorcha Cusack, Julia Watson

Votes: 12

71. Mogul (1965–1972)

50 min | Drama

7.3
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Adventure drama series based around the fictitious Mogul Oil Company and the exploits of its chief 'troubleshooter' Peter Thornton.

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

Votes: 33

72. Pretenders (1972– )

13 min | Adventure

7.3
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In England in 1685, two children are caught up in the Duke of Monmouth's rebellion against King James II. The series followed their various adventures, leading up to the climatic battle of Sedgemoor.

Stars: Frederick Jaeger, Curtis Arden, Elizabeth Robillard, James Cossins

Votes: 10

73. Yellow Dog (1973)

101 min | Action, Drama

7.3
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A Japanese cop is sent to London on a secret mission.

Director: Terence Donovan | Stars: Jirô Tamiya, Robert Hardy, Carolyn Seymour, Joseph O'Conor

Votes: 18

74. Secret Army (1977–1979)
Episode: Not According to Plan (1978)

Drama, War

7.3
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Natalie's new love Francois and a group of evaders are passengers on a train that is due to be bombed.

Director: Viktors Ritelis | Stars: Bernard Hepton, Angela Richards, Michael Culver, Clifford Rose

Votes: 16

75. Far from the Madding Crowd (1967)

PG | 168 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.2
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Bathsheba Everdene, a willful, flirtatious, young woman, unexpectedly inherits a large farm and is romantically pursued by three very different men.

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Julie Christie, Peter Finch, Alan Bates, Terence Stamp

Votes: 4,374

76. 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: 205

77. Bugs (1995–1999)

50 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

7.2
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Ed, Ros, Alex and Beckett form the high-tech crime fighting team who work for the mysterious, secretive Bureau 2 chief, Jan, and are only assigned the most difficult and dangerous cases.

Stars: Jaye Griffiths, Jesse Birdsall, Craig McLachlan, Jan Harvey

Votes: 409

78. Crown Court (1972–1984)

30 min | Drama

7.2
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Courtroom drama - each case takes three episodes. At the end of the third episode a jury of "ordinary people" comes to a verdict on the evidence presented.

Stars: Peter Wheeler, Joseph Berry, Richard Colson, David Ashford

Votes: 138

79. Van der Valk (1972–1992)

120 min | Action, Drama

7.2
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Gritty British-made police drama series set in the beautiful location of Amsterdam. Cynical Dutch detective Commissaris "Piet" Van der Valk and his colleagues investigate murders, kidnappings and political corruption.

Stars: Barry Foster, Michael Latimer, Joanna Dunham, Susan Travers

Votes: 165

80. 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

81. The Day of the Triffids (1981– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1981)

TV-PG | 26 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.2
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Bill, who works at a farm for deadly plants called triffids, was temporarily blinded by one of them and is now in hospital. The hour approaches for the bandages over his eyes to come off, but a strange silence pervades the room.

Director: Ken Hannam | Stars: John Duttine, Jonathan Newth, Cleo Sylvestre, Robert Robinson

Votes: 44

82. The Day of the Triffids (1981– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1981)

TV-PG | 26 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.2
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Bill leaves the hospital to learn that everyone in the area - perhaps everyone in the world - has gone blind. He, and anyone else who didn't see the comet the previous night, are the exceptions. Meanwhile, the triffids are attacking.

Director: Ken Hannam | Stars: John Duttine, Emma Relph, Jonathan Newth, Chris Gannon

Votes: 40

83. Heartbeat (1992– )
Episode: Mixed Messages (2008)

Drama, Comedy, Crime

7.2
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When old Elsie Gray dies unexpectedly PC Mason suspects foul play by the family doctor, but since Dr. Thomas is highly respected nobody else apart from Nurse Cassidy is willing to do ... See full summary »

Director: Jonas Grimås | Stars: David Lonsdale, Gwen Taylor, Lisa Kay, Mary Jo Randle

Votes: 5

84. ITV Playhouse (1967– )

Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Stars: Michael Bryant, William Simons, Katherine Barker, Geoffrey Palmer

Votes: 34

85. New Scotland Yard (1972–1974)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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Detectives at New Scotland Yard solve extraordinary, mysterious crimes.

Stars: John Woodvine, John Carlisle, Michael Turner, Clive Francis

Votes: 29

86. Seven Faces of Woman (1974– )

60 min | Drama

7.0
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Stars: Maria Charles, Julie Peasgood, Lois Daine, Liz Fraser

Votes: 6

87. Bugs (1995–1999)
Episode: The Price of Peace (1997)

Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

7.0
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Director: John Stroud | Stars: Craig McLachlan, Jaye Griffiths, Jesse Birdsall, Jan Harvey

Votes: 8

88. 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: 1,947

89. Rockliffe's Babies (1987– )

50 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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Series featuring the tough and experienced Det. Sgt. Alan Rockcliffe, and his squad of young and enthusiastic plain-clothes PCs.

Stars: Ian Hogg, Joe McGann, Alphonsia Emmanuel, Bill Champion

Votes: 55

90. Man at the Top (1970– )

60 min | Drama

6.9
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Stars: Kenneth Haigh, Zena Walker, Paul Hardwick, Avice Landone

Votes: 25

91. Ladies in Charge (1986– )

52 min

6.9
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Stars: Carol Royle, Julia Hills, Julia Swift, Graham Chinn

Votes: 14

92. The Nightmare Man (1981– )

30 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.8
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A lonely Scottish island is stalked by a brutal killer who may be from another world...

Stars: James Warwick, Celia Imrie, Maurice Roëves, Jonathan Newth

Votes: 141

93. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1968– )

45 min | Drama

6.8
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Stars: Janet Munro, Bryan Marshall, William Gaunt, Margery Withers

Votes: 12

94. The Fools on the Hill (1986 TV Movie)

99 min | Drama

6.8
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This is a dramatisation of the events surrounding the opening night of British television on November 2, 1936 at Alexandra Place in London. It was produced to commemorate its 50th anniversary. The characters are both real and fictional.

Director: David Giles | Stars: Shaughan Seymour, Nicholas Farrell, Caroline Embling, Nicola King

Votes: 13

95. The Bill (1984–2010)
Episode: Brownie Points (1987)

Crime, Drama

6.8
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PC Reg Hollis has been nominated for the position of the station's police federation representative. Meanwhile the "Tom Squad" are out in force, cracking down on prostitution in Sun Hill.

Director: Mary McMurray | Stars: John Salthouse, Eric Richard, Tony Scannell, Jon Iles

Votes: 5

96. Partners in Crime (1983– )
Episode: The Case of the Missing Lady (1984)

51 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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Gabriel Stavansson ask Tommy and Tuppence to find his fiancée. The Beresfords are then set upon a diabolical mystery at The Grange House.

Director: Paul Annett | Stars: Francesca Annis, James Warwick, Rowena Cooper, Ewan Hooper

Votes: 48

97. After Henry (1988–1992)
Episode: Wedding Bells (1989)

Comedy

6.8
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Eleanor wants to have a family wedding because she has heard that Vera Polling is having one and that, of course, puts the pressure on Sarah and Clare.

Director: Peter Frazer-Jones | Stars: Prunella Scales, Joan Sanderson, Janine Wood, Jonathan Newth

Votes: 5

98. The Adventures of Black Beauty (1972–1974)

55 min | Adventure, Family

6.7
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Black Beauty is a pure black, thoroughbred horse in late nineteenth century rural England, who is adopted into the household of James Gordon, a local doctor and widower, and befriended by ... See full summary »

Stars: William Lucas, Charlotte Mitchell, Roderick Shaw, Michael Culver

Votes: 260

99. Pope John Paul II (1984 TV Movie)

150 min | Biography, Drama

6.7
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Bio-drama tracing the life and career of Polish cardinal Karol Wojtyla from his days as a young activist in Poland to his rise and installation in 1978 as Pope of the Catholic world.

Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Albert Finney, Michael Crompton, Robert Austin, Caroline Bliss

Votes: 170

100. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Underworld: Part One (1978)

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

6.7
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Materializing at the edge of the cosmos, the frontier of creation, The Doctor, Leela & K-9 encounter four ancient space travelers from Minyos, the first race ever contacted by the Time ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Stewart | Stars: Tom Baker, Louise Jameson, James Maxwell, Alan Lake

Votes: 160