Highest Rated Titles With Ralph Nossek


1. Breakthrough at Reykjavik (1987 TV Movie)

Drama

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Director: Sarah Harding | Stars: Timothy West, Robert Beatty, Shane Rimmer, Anthony Bate

Votes: 5

2. BBC Sunday-Night Play (1960–1963)

60 min | Drama

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

Votes: 40

3. Boyd Q.C. (1956–1964)

30 min | Drama

9.0
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Stars: Michael Denison, Charles Leno, Owen Berry, Weyman Mackay

Votes: 8

4. Hancock's Half Hour (1956–1960)
Episode: Twelve Angry Men (1959)

Comedy

8.9
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Hancock and Sid are members of the jury in a jewellery robbery trial. When a piece of the evidence, a diamond ring, goes missing, the entire jury become suspects.

Director: Duncan Wood | Stars: Tony Hancock, Sidney James, Austin Trevor, William Kendall

Votes: 25

5. Brideshead Revisited (1981– )

659 min | Drama, Romance

8.8
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Two young men meet at Oxford. Charles Ryder, though of no family or money, becomes friends with Sebastian Flyte when Sebastian throws up in his college room through an open window. He then ... See full summary »

Stars: Jeremy Irons, Diana Quick, Roger Milner, Phoebe Nicholls

Votes: 4,855

6. Poldark (1975– )
Episode: Episode #1.9 (1975)

52 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.8
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After Ross is released on bail on charges of looting a wrecked ship, the Warleggans stubborn witnesses in order to have him legally executed.

Director: Kenneth Ives | Stars: Robin Ellis, Angharad Rees, Tim Barlow, John White

Votes: 15

7. Maigret (1959–1963)

50 min | Crime, Drama

8.7
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Televisations of the Maigret novels by Georges Simenon.

Stars: Rupert Davies, Ewen Solon, Helen Shingler, Neville Jason

Votes: 89

8. Telford's Change (1979– )

50 min

8.7
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Telford had worked for many years in a bank, and had progressed to a senior role which involved him travelling overseas. He decided that he wanted a change, so he applied for the job of ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Barkworth, Hannah Gordon, Albert Welling, Veronica Sowerby

Votes: 29

9. Detective (1964–1969)

50 min | Crime, Drama

8.7
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Anthology series featuring adaptations of detective stories.

Stars: Rupert Davies, Ralph Michael, John DeVaut, Esmond Knight

Votes: 9

10. Blackmail (1965– )

8.7
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Blackmail, in all its meanings and forms, was the central theme of the episodes comprising this series.

Stars: Ray Marioni, Derrick Sherwin, Aubrey Richards, Ian Hendry

Votes: 7

11. Poldark (1975– )
Episode: Episode #1.8 (1975)

52 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.7
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Mark Daniel learns of Keren's affair with Dwight Enys; Ross helps Mark avoid capture by the authorities.

Director: Paul Annett | Stars: Robin Ellis, Angharad Rees, Donald Douglas, Gillian Bailey

Votes: 15

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

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

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: 26,164

13. Hancock's Half Hour (1956–1960)

30 min | Comedy

8.6
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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: 353

14. Flickers (1980– )

50 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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Arnie and Maud Cole are a very odd couple. She wanted a father for her unborn child, he needed the money middle-class Maud could provide. Together they negotiate the rough and tumble world ... See full summary »

Stars: Bob Hoskins, Frances de la Tour, Fraser Cains, Philip Madoc

Votes: 136

15. Play for Today (1970–1984)
Episode: Comedians (1979)

Comedy, Drama

8.6
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Six wannabe stand-up comedians attend an evening class run by Eddie Waters. Eddie is a professional comic and he's determined to teach them that comedy is much more than just jokes.

Director: Richard Eyre | Stars: Bill Fraser, Jonathan Pryce, David Burke, Linal Haft

Votes: 36

16. Poldark (1975– )
Episode: Episode #1.12 (1975)

49 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.6
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Warleggan's minions apparently beat Jud to death in revenge for his changing his testimony and Francis and Ross plan to open Wheal grace using Warleggan money.

Director: Kenneth Ives | Stars: Robin Ellis, Angharad Rees, Forbes Collins, Mary Wimbush

Votes: 16

17. 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

18. 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: 744

19. Poldark (1975– )
Episode: Episode #1.13 (1975)

52 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.5
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After the birth of Ross and Demelza's son, Francis accidentally drowns in Wheal Grace after supposedly discovering a new vein if precious copper.

Directors: Paul Annett, Kenneth Ives | Stars: Robin Ellis, Angharad Rees, Mary Wimbush, Paul Curran

Votes: 14

20. Poldark (1975– )
Episode: Episode #1.16 (1976)

51 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.5
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Warleggan evicts hundreds of tenant families in his efforts to exert his power, and Ross discovers a valuable vein of tin in his depleted copper mine, Wheal Grace.

Director: Paul Annett | Stars: Robin Ellis, Angharad Rees, Mary Wimbush, Paul Curran

Votes: 11

21. The Avengers (1961–1969)

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

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

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

Votes: 4,624

22. Callan (1967–1972)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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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: 408

23. A Tale of Two Cities (1965– )

25 min | Drama

8.4
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During the turbulent days of the French Revolution, Frenchwoman Lucie Manette falls in love with Englishman Charles Darnay who's hiding his true identity and purpose.

Stars: Patrick Troughton, Nicholas Pennell, Kika Markham, Leslie French

Votes: 11

24. Object Z (1965– )

30 min | Sci-Fi

8.4
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A mysterious object is sighted heading towards Earth and causes panic. But what is the nature & origin of the object, and how can it be stopped?

Stars: Margaret Neale, Denys Peek, Ralph Nossek, Trevor Bannister

Votes: 5

25. Hancock's Half Hour (1956–1960)
Episode: The Two Murderers (1959)

Comedy

8.4
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When Sid decides to open a Fish 'n Chip shop, he requests Hancock invest his life savings. When Hancock refuses, an argument ensues and both men believe the other is out kill him. Chaos ...

Director: Duncan Wood | Stars: Tony Hancock, Sidney James, Robert Dorning, Patricia Hayes

Votes: 14

26. The Power Game (1965–1969)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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Stars: Patrick Wymark, Jack Watling, Clifford Evans, Barbara Murray

Votes: 36

27. 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

28. Brideshead Revisited (1981– )
Episode: Brideshead Revisited (1981)

90 min | Drama, Romance

8.3
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In the winter of 1939, Lord Marchmain decides to return to Brideshead from Venice in view of the deteriorating international situation. It soon becomes apparent that he is in declining ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Sturridge | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Diana Quick, Phoebe Nicholls, Laurence Olivier

Votes: 71

29. Poldark (1975– )
Episode: Episode #1.11 (1975)

51 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.3
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Ross rehires Jud, reestablishes his friendship with Francis, and becomes involved with smugglers in the hope of raising money to exploit a new copper vein.

Director: Kenneth Ives | Stars: Robin Ellis, Angharad Rees, Jill Townsend, Clive Francis

Votes: 15

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

52 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.3
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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: 16

31. The Sweeney (1975–1978)
Episode: Jack or Knave (1978)

Action, Comedy, Crime

8.3
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A security guard is murdered during a payroll snatch. The local police force under Chief Superintendent Canning have no luck in catching the robbers and Canning is reluctant to work with ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Clegg | Stars: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan, Barrie Ingham

Votes: 36

32. No Hiding Place (1959–1967)

60 min | Crime

8.2
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Tales of Scotland Yard centering on a detective team. A sort of half-way house between Dixon of Dock Green and 'Z' Cars. The detectives are still 1950s style with good elecution and ... See full summary »

Stars: Raymond Francis, Eric Lander, Johnny Briggs, Michael McStay

Votes: 41

33. The Flaxton Boys (1969–1973)

30 min | Family, Adventure, Mystery

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

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

Votes: 30

34. 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

35. Drummonds (1985– )

8.2
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Stars: Richard Pasco, Ciaran Madden, Anthony Calf, Shaughan Seymour

Votes: 11

36. Pie in the Sky (1994–1997)
Episode: Doggett's Coat and Badge (1996)

49 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.2
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Charles Rider, a wine-loving regular at Pie in the Sky, is being threatened. It turns out he is really Joseph Webb, an ex-burglar turned supergrass, and now in witness protection. His ... See full summary »

Director: Danny Hiller | Stars: Richard Griffiths, Malcolm Sinclair, Bella Enahoro, Nick Raggett

Votes: 21

37. Brideshead Revisited (1981– )
Episode: Home and Abroad (1981)

52 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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The aristocratic Sebastian invites his middle-class university friend Charles to spend a glorious summer at the amazing family home, Brideshead.

Director: Charles Sturridge | Stars: Diana Quick, Jeremy Irons, Anthony Andrews, Roger Milner

Votes: 66

38. ITV Playhouse (1967– )
Episode: Last Summer (1977)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Richard Mottau, Patrick Murray, Richard Beckinsale, James Kennedy

Votes: 10

39. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)

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

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

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

Votes: 6,921

40. The Sweeney (1975–1978)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

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

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

Votes: 1,175

41. Bill Brand (1976– )

60 min | Drama

8.1
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Bill Brand is a new left-wing firebrand (sic) MP who gets involved with the political issues of the day (mid-1970s), while experiencing frustration with the remoteness of parliamentary politics and complications with his personal life.

Stars: Jack Shepherd, Lynn Farleigh, Rosemary Martin, Allan Surtees

Votes: 16

42. Maigret (1992– )
Episode: Maigret and the Maid (1993)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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When a provincial middle-aged retiree is found shot to death in his bedroom, his relationship with his irascible young maid comes under Maigret's scrutiny.

Director: Stuart Burge | Stars: Michael Gambon, Geoffrey Hutchings, Jack Galloway, James Larkin

Votes: 29

43. Waking the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Thin Air: Part 1 (2002)

59 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Under pressure to discover the truth behind the disappearance of an eighteen-year-old girl on Hampstead Heath in 1989, Boyd makes terrible mistakes...

Director: Edward Bennett | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Holly Aird, Claire Goose

Votes: 82

44. Brazil (1985)

R | 132 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.0
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88 Metascore

A bureaucrat in a retro-future world tries to correct an administrative error and himself becomes an enemy of the state.

Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Jonathan Pryce, Kim Greist, Robert De Niro, Katherine Helmond

Votes: 157,768 | Gross: $9.93M

45. The House of Eliott (1991–1994)

50 min | Drama

8.0
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Two sisters Beatrice (Bee) and Evangeline (Evie) hit rock bottom when their father passes away leaving them in debt. Uneducated they strive hard to find jobs deemed worthy of their new ... See full summary »

Stars: Stella Gonet, Louise Lombard, Aden Gillett, Cathy Murphy

Votes: 850

46. Chance in a Million (1984–1986)

Comedy

8.0
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Tom Chance's life is plagued by coincidences. Even his initial meeting with his beloved Alison happened by pure chance - when he went to a local pub to meet another girl (also called Alison... See full summary »

Stars: Simon Callow, Brenda Blethyn, Deddie Davies, Bill Pertwee

Votes: 155

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

Drama

8.0
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Series of television plays performed live.

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

Votes: 51

48. The House of Eliott (1991–1994)
Episode: Episode #3.2 (1994)

Drama

8.0
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Bea and Jack argue over his not seeing her off to America and she returns to Donald. Evie agrees to go into business with Larry Cotter making ready-to-wear clothes and signs a contract. She... See full summary »

Director: Graeme Harper | Stars: Stella Gonet, Louise Lombard, Aden Gillett, Cathy Murphy

Votes: 5

49. Waking the Dead (2000– )

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Detective Superintendent Peter Boyd is the leader of a police team which investigates unsolved murders using modern technology.

Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Wil Johnson, Tara Fitzgerald

Votes: 3,973

50. Steptoe and Son (1962–2016)

45 min | Comedy

7.9
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Classic 1960s British comedy series about a middle aged man and his elderly father who run an unsuccessful 'rag and bone' business (collecting and selling junk). Harold (the son) wants to ... See full summary »

Stars: Wilfrid Brambell, Harry H. Corbett, Frank Thornton, Tim Buckland

Votes: 1,888

51. The Old Men at the Zoo (1983– )

275 min | Comedy

7.9
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Satirical piece set in a zoo, which is plunged into a crisis when a giraffe escapes.

Stars: Stuart Wilson, Marius Goring, Andrew Cruickshank, Barry Stanton

Votes: 16

52. A Touch of Frost (1992– )
Episode: Care and Protection (1992)

102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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DI Jack Frost has to cope with the impending death of his wife as he investigates the disappearance of a young girl and a 30 year old cold case.

Director: Don Leaver | Stars: David Jason, Bruce Alexander, Matt Bardock, Claire Hackett

Votes: 213

53. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)
Episode: Happy Families (1992)

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

7.9
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The head of a wealthy but dysfunctional family is found bludgeoned to death in the family estate as Morse is forced to deal with the resultant media frenzy.

Director: Adrian Shergold | Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, Sukie Smith, Gwen Taylor

Votes: 285

54. 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: 4,683

55. Dandelion Dead (1994– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Drama based on the true story of a solicitor who in 1922 found himself at the center of one of Britain's most notorious murder trials.

Stars: Michael Kitchen, Sarah Miles, David Thewlis, Lesley Sharp

Votes: 176

56. Mr Pye (1986– )

50 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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Mr Pye travels to the Channel Island of Sark to spread the love of God. But doing good deeds means something strange starts to happen to him - he starts to grow wings.

Stars: Derek Jacobi, Judy Parfitt, Richard O'Callaghan, Robin McCaffrey

Votes: 52

57. Chelworth (1989– )

50 min | Drama

7.8
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A new Earl, Michael Anstey, returns to England from Hong Kong to restore his family's estate.

Stars: Peter Jeffrey, Gemma Jones, Jon Croft, Angela Browne

Votes: 6

58. We, the Accused (1980– )

55 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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In the London of the 1910s, a self-effacing, decent man of fifty confronts what appears to be the perfect opportunity to rid himself of his unloved, nagging wife and be free for a blissful life with his mistress.

Stars: Ian Holm, Angela Down, Iain Cuthbertson, Hugh Thomas

Votes: 27

59. 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: 18

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

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

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: 580

61. Callan (1967–1972)
Episode: The Carrier (1972)

51 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Callan and Lonely burglarize a scientist's home to photograph top-secret documents. But Lonely's sticky fingers endanger the entire operation.

Director: Jonathan Alwyn | Stars: Edward Woodward, Russell Hunter, William Squire, Anthony Valentine

Votes: 9

62. Screen Two (1985–2002)
Episode: The Insurance Man (1986)

76 min | Drama

7.8
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Franz, a young man, works in a dye factory in Prague. One day he notices a skin-rash, like eczema, growing on his hands. All attempts to treat it with ointment fail, and the rash gradually ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Eyre | Stars: Trevor Peacock, Alan MacNaughtan, Robert Hines, Diana Rayworth

Votes: 78

63. Maigret (1992– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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From Montmartre to the remote French countryside, Maigret encounters the dark side of the human psyche. Yet, he manages to maintain both compassion and a sense of humor as he explores the complex motives that lie behind every crime.

Stars: Michael Gambon, Geoffrey Hutchings, Jack Galloway, James Larkin

Votes: 384

64. 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: 165

65. Murderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Story (1989 TV Movie)

160 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.7
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A biographical portrayal of Simon Wiesenthal, famous Nazi Hunter. From his imprisonment in a Nazi Concentration Camp, the film follows his liberation and his rise to become one of the ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Gibson | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Renée Soutendijk, Craig T. Nelson, Anton Lesser

Votes: 249

66. Under the Hammer (1993– )

Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Life at a London art-auction house.

Stars: Richard Wilson, Jan Francis, Robert Lang, Michael Siberry

Votes: 27

67. Strauss Dynasty (1991– )

606 min | Drama, Music

7.7
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Stars: Edward Fox, Alice Krige, John Rhys-Davies, Cherie Lunghi

Votes: 113

68. Hancock's Half Hour (1956–1960)
Episode: The Tycoon (1959)

Comedy

7.7
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Director: Duncan Wood | Stars: Tony Hancock, Sidney James, Harold Kasket, William Kendall

Votes: 10

69. Citizen X (1995 TV Movie)

R | 105 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.6
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During the 1980s, Soviet authorities hunt for a serial killer who picks his victims in railway stations and commuter trains and lures them into the woods.

Director: Chris Gerolmo | Stars: Stephen Rea, Donald Sutherland, Max von Sydow, Jeffrey DeMunn

Votes: 12,858

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: 682

71. 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

72. Murphy's Stroke (1980 TV Movie)

71 min | Drama

7.6
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Irish millionaires put together a betting coup and go to England to pursue their illicit prize.

Director: Frank Cvitanovich | Stars: Niall Toibin, Pierce Brosnan, T.R. Bowen, Tony Doyle

Votes: 45

73. That's Love (1988–1992)

30 min | Comedy

7.6
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Stars: Diana Hardcastle, Jimmy Mulville, Lynne Pearson, Matt Cole

Votes: 14

74. Steptoe and Son (1962–2016)
Episode: Crossed Swords (1965)

Comedy

7.6
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Harold picks up a porcelain figurine, which an antique dealer authenticates as being genuine Meissen and offers two-hundred and fifty pounds for it. Harold decides he would get a better ... See full summary »

Director: Duncan Wood | Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Wilfrid Brambell, Derek Nimmo, Basil Dignam

Votes: 16

75. The Blackheath Poisonings (1992– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1992)

Crime, Drama

7.6
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Director: Stuart Orme | Stars: Christine Kavanagh, Ian McNeice, Zoë Wanamaker, Judy Parfitt

Votes: 5

76. The Avengers (1961–1969)
Episode: Propellant 23 (1962)

TV-14 | 53 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.6
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Steed and Cathy travel to Marseilles to pick up a flask of a secret new rocket fuel. When they arrive at the airport, they find the bottle gone and their contact dead. The pair battle foreign agents to regain the propellant.

Director: Jonathan Alwyn | Stars: Patrick Macnee, Honor Blackman, Justine Lord, Katherine Woodville

Votes: 53

77. Les Misérables (1998)

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

7.5
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Jean Valjean, a Frenchman imprisoned for stealing bread, must flee a police officer named Javert. The pursuit consumes both men's lives, and soon Valjean finds himself in the midst of the ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 33,106 | Gross: $13.87M

78. Micawber (2001– )

195 min | Comedy, Drama

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

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

Votes: 63

79. Kinsey (1990–1991)

55 min | Drama

7.5
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Midlands lawyer Neil Kinsey, known for being a maverick, takes on a new partner, Tricia Mabbott, who has recently left a larger firm. He brings an unconventional approach to dealing with ... See full summary »

Stars: Leigh Lawson, Serena Gordon, David Savile, Meera Syal

Votes: 15

80. T-Bag and the Sunstones of Montezuma (1992)

20 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Comedy

7.5
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T-Bag and T-Shirt have now gained possession of a large, flying cup and saucer which hovers in space above the Earth. Whilst reading an account of her cousin, Kit Bags final adventure into ... See full summary »

Stars: Georgina Hale, John Hasler, Evelyn Sweeney, Christopher Bramwell

Votes: 11

81. Chiller (1995– )

Not Rated | 60 min | Horror, Thriller

7.4
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Chiller is a 5-episode horror/fantasy anthology series originally shown erratically in the UK on ITV. The stories each involve, to some extent, the supernatural, and feature lead actors ... See full summary »

Stars: Nigel Havers, Phyllis Logan, Kevin McNally, John Simm

Votes: 88

82. A Pattern of Roses (1983 TV Movie)

65 min | Drama, Thriller

7.4
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Director: Lawrence Gordon Clark | Stars: Suzanna Hamilton, Stuart MacKenzie, Joe Ritchie, Vivian Pickles

Votes: 65

83. Ghost Squad (1961– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

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

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

Votes: 38

84. Dead of Night (1972– )

50 min | Horror

7.4
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A horror anthology series of chilling tales.

Stars: Peter Barkworth, Anna Cropper, Bernard Brown, Sylvia Kay

Votes: 56

85. Collision Course (1979 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

7.4
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Dramatisation of the events leading to the Zagreb air disaster and the subsequent trial of the air-traffic controllers.

Director: Leslie Woodhead | Stars: Antony Sher, David de Keyser, Nick Brimble, David Beames

Votes: 12

86. Play for Today (1970–1984)
Episode: Country (1981)

82 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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In 1945, the Carlions assemble at an English country house for a family gathering. During the event, they must determine who is to take over the family brewing empire, since the present ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Eyre | Stars: Leo McKern, James Fox, Wendy Hiller, Penelope Wilton

Votes: 9

87. Mountains of the Moon (1990)

R | 136 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.3
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The story of Captain Richard Francis Burton and Lt. John Hanning Speke's expedition to find the source of the Nile river in the name of Queen Victoria's British Empire. The film tells the ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Rafelson | Stars: Patrick Bergin, Iain Glen, Richard E. Grant, Fiona Shaw

Votes: 2,864 | Gross: $4.01M

88. Squaring the Circle (1984 TV Movie)

Drama

7.3
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An account of how Lech Walesa and the "Solidarity" trade union confronted the might of Communist dictatorship in Poland.

Director: Mike Hodges | Stars: Jonathan Adams, John Antrobus, Peter Bayliss, John Bluthal

Votes: 26

89. Chance in a Million (1984–1986)
Episode: Plumstones (1984)

26 min | Comedy

7.3
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Shy librarian Alison Little arrives at a hotel to meet long-lost cousin Tom Cheyney. Eccentric,accident-prone Tom Chance turns up for a blind date with Alison Hughes but due to a ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Mills | Stars: Simon Callow, Brenda Blethyn, Ralph Nossek, Paul Chapman

Votes: 6

90. 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: 132

91. Citizen James (1960–1962)

30 min | Comedy

7.2
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In the first series of this comedy programme, Sid James played a rather immoral man whose schemes invariably don't work out. In the second and third series, his character become more sympathetic and well-intentioned.

Stars: Sidney James, Sydney Tafler, Ronnie Brody, Bob Todd

Votes: 22

92. Mrs Henderson Presents (2005)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.1
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Laura Henderson buys an old London theater and opens it up as the Windmill, a performance hall which goes down in history for, among other things, its all-nude revues.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Judi Dench, Bob Hoskins, Christopher Guest, Will Young

Votes: 13,811 | Gross: $11.03M

93. Orders to Kill (1958)

93 min | Drama, War

7.1
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American agent faces an engrossing moral dilemma when he is parachuted into France to eliminate a suspected traitor in the French Resistance.

Director: Anthony Asquith | Stars: Eddie Albert, Paul Massie, Lillian Gish, James Robertson Justice

Votes: 204

94. ITV Playhouse (1967– )

Comedy, Drama

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

Votes: 31

95. Jackanory Playhouse (1972–1985)

30 min | Drama, Family

7.0
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Stars: Maurice Denham, George Innes, Geoffrey Bayldon, Patsy Smart

Votes: 5

96. Parnell & the Englishwoman (1991– )

60 min | Drama

7.0
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A 19th-century Irish nationalist politician has an affair with the wife of an English MP.

Stars: Trevor Eve, Francesca Annis, David Robb, Robert Lang

Votes: 24

97. Sakharov (1984 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 118 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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Biography of Russian physicist & dissident Andrei Sakharov focuses on his first acts in his civil rights movement to his receiving the Nobel Peace prize. Sakharov's actions first caused him... See full summary »

Director: Jack Gold | Stars: Jason Robards, Glenda Jackson, Nicol Williamson, Frank Finlay

Votes: 90

98. 20 Things to Do Before You're 30 (2002– )

30 min | Comedy

6.9
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A group of friends who are approaching 30 make a list of unusual tasks to perform before they reach that age.

Stars: Amanda Abbington, Mathew Horne, Georgia Mackenzie, Chris Polick

Votes: 35

99. Chiller (1995– )
Episode: Toby (1995)

Not Rated | 60 min | Horror, Thriller

6.9
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Ray and Louise Knight tragically lose Toby, their unborn baby, in a car accident. Although Louise has not made love since the accident, she soon discovers she's pregnant again. A routine ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Mahoney | Stars: Martin Clunes, Alan David, Serena Gordon, Brigitte Kahn

Votes: 26

100. Bergerac (1981–1991)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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Alcoholic and divorced father of a young daughter, DS Jim Bergerac is a true maverick who prefers doing things his own way, and consequently doesn't always carry out his investigations the way his boss would like.

Stars: John Nettles, Terence Alexander, Sean Arnold, Mela White

Votes: 857