Highest Rated Titles With Liz Smith


1. The British Academy Television Awards (2007 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

9.5
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Director: Geraldine Dowd | Stars: Graham Norton, Gemma Atkinson, Andrée Bernard, Jim Broadbent

Votes: 6

2. Takin' Over the Asylum (1994– )
Episode: Fly Like an Eagle (1994)

9.3
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Director: David Blair | Stars: Ken Stott, Katy Murphy, David Tennant, Angus Macfadyen

Votes: 21

3. It's a Lovely Day Tomorrow (1975 TV Movie)

70 min | Drama

9.2
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A recreation of a wartime incident which occurred in London's Bethnal Green underground station, in which 173 people died when a panicked crowd stampeded.

Director: John Goldschmidt | Stars: Rosemarie Dunham, Cheryl Kennedy, Christopher Malcolm, Ray Mort

Votes: 8

4. The Royle Family (1998–2012)
Episode: The Queen of Sheba (2006)

57 min | Comedy

9.1
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Frail and poorly Nanna is now permanently in bed in the Royles' sitting room,causing Jim to sulk when she swaps the battery from the remote for her fan. Antony has split from Emma but ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Mylod | Stars: Ricky Tomlinson, Sue Johnston, Caroline Aherne, Craig Cash

Votes: 220

5. Village Hall (1974–1975)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

9.0
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Anthology series with each episode a different story set in a village hall.

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

Votes: 8

6. 2point4 Children (1991–1999)
Episode: Relax-ay-voo (1994)

Comedy

9.0
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On Christmas Eve - having ended up with four trees - Bill is amazed when the message 'Is That You,Bill?' appears on David's computer and cannot be switched off. In reply to cryptic messages... See full summary »

Director: Richard Boden | Stars: Belinda Lang, Gary Olsen, Julia Hills, Liz Smith

Votes: 5

7. The Duchess of Duke Street (1976–1977)
Episode: The Legion of the Living (1977)

50 min | Drama

9.0
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Ghosts of Visits to Yorkshire Past interfere with key decisions Louisa must make in the present, chiefly, deciding what will be best for her daughter, Lottie and her future.

Director: Gerry Mill | Stars: Gemma Jones, Simon Chandler, Bryan Coleman, Brenda Cowling

Votes: 12

8. Takin' Over the Asylum (1994 TV Mini-Series)

50 min

8.9
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A salesman starts to run a hospital radio station inside a facility for people with mental heath needs.

Stars: Ken Stott, Katy Murphy, David Tennant, Ruth McCabe

Votes: 569

9. 2point4 Children (1991–1999)
Episode: I'm Going Slightly Mad (1992)

Comedy

8.9
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Now unemployed Bill is late for her appointment signing on thanks to a phone call from Bette and the car breaks down on the way to the DHSS office. She gets a mechanic to fix it but he is ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Boden | Stars: Belinda Lang, Gary Olsen, Julia Hills, Liz Smith

Votes: 9

10. South Riding (1974 TV Mini-Series)

50 min | Drama

8.7
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Stars: Dorothy Tutin, Hermione Baddeley, Nigel Davenport, Judi Bowker

Votes: 23

11. Anna Spud (2003)

10 min | Animation, Short

8.7
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Anna Spud is the grumpiest little girl in the world. The prospect of long car journey trapped with her parents sounds 'rubbish'. But along the way, she finds an unlikely ally in her equally grumpy Gran.

Director: Edward Foster | Stars: Morwenna Banks, Jim Broadbent, Pam Ferris, Liz Smith

Votes: 7

12. 2point4 Children (1991–1999)
Episode: Misery (1992)

Comedy

8.7
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Whilst Rona spends Christmas alone,all her ex-boyfriends being otherwise engaged, the Porters spend the season with Bette and they hate it, Bill recalls painful childhood Christmas times ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Boden | Stars: Belinda Lang, Gary Olsen, Julia Hills, Georgina Cates

Votes: 10

13. 2point4 Children (1991–1999)
Episode: You Only Live Twice (1994)

Comedy

8.7
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Bill despairs as she learns from the fireman that the blaze was caused by faulty wiring and surveys her gutted house. Rona lets the Porters stay with her and also persuades Tony not to move... See full summary »

Director: Richard Boden | Stars: Belinda Lang, Gary Olsen, Julia Hills, Liz Smith

Votes: 6

14. Making Out (1989–1991)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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Stars: Melanie Kilburn, Margi Clarke, Shirley Stelfox, Rachel Davies

Votes: 65

15. No, Honestly (1974– )

30 min | Comedy

8.6
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Stars: John Alderton, Pauline Collins, James Berwick, Samantha Birch

Votes: 71

16. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Different Faces, Different Flavors (2005 Video)

10 min | Documentary, Short

8.6
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Director: Sam Hurwitz | Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Tim Burton, Liccy Dahl, Johnny Depp

Votes: 34

17. The Duchess of Duke Street (1976–1977)
Episode: Winter Lament (1977)

52 min | Drama

8.6
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Louisa visits Lord and Lady Haslemere in Yorkshire and finds a bleak and desperately unhappy household.

Director: Simon Langton | Stars: Gemma Jones, Elizabeth Benson, Jessica Benton, Christopher Cazenove

Votes: 20

18. The Royle Family (1998–2012)
Episode: Funeral (2000)

Comedy

8.5
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Nanna's friend Elsie has died and she has been to the funeral with Barbara. She is drowning her sorrows with brandy but at the same time,since Elsie was on her own,she goes on about all the... See full summary »

Director: Caroline Aherne | Stars: Ricky Tomlinson, Sue Johnston, Caroline Aherne, Ralf Little

Votes: 43

19. The Vicar of Dibley (1994–2007)
Episode: The Easter Bunny (1996)

39 min | Comedy

8.5
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With Lent approaching Geraldine suggests that everybody give something up and contribute a pound to charity if they fail - in her case chocolate,which is difficult,though she succeeds. Mrs.... See full summary »

Director: John Howard Davies | Stars: Dawn French, Gary Waldhorn, James Fleet, Emma Chambers

Votes: 98

20. Village Hall (1974–1975)
Episode: There'll Almost Always Be an England (1974)

Comedy, Drama

8.5
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After a gas leak, a whole street is evacuated into the village hall for the night.

Director: Quentin Lawrence | Stars: Bernard Hepton, Reginald Barratt, Liz Smith, Anne Kristen

Votes: 6

21. A Bit of Fry and Laurie (1987–1995)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.4
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Comedy sketches written and performed by renowned duo Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie.

Stars: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Deborah Norton, Geoffrey McGivern

Votes: 7,016

22. The Duchess of Duke Street (1976–1977)

50 min | Drama

8.4
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Louisa Trotter works her way up from being a skivvy to being the Queen of cooks, cook to the King, and owner of the Bentinck Hotel. Her life and happenings among the guests and staff of the... See full summary »

Stars: Gemma Jones, Victoria Plucknett, John Welsh, John Cater

Votes: 744

23. I Didn't Know You Cared (1975–1979)

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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Stars: Robin Bailey, John Comer, Liz Smith, Deirdre Costello

Votes: 63

24. Now and Then (1983–1984)

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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Stars: Bernard Holley, Jill Kerman, John Alford, Sam Kelly

Votes: 5

25. Mark Lawson Talks to... (2003– )

60 min | Talk-Show

8.4
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A series in which arts presenter Mark Lawson has a 60-minute in-depth conversation with a notable figure.

Stars: Mark Lawson, Noel Gallagher, Celia Imrie, Peter Singer

Votes: 32

26. When We Are Married (1987 TV Movie)

8.4
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Director: Barry Davis | Stars: Patricia Routledge, Peter Vaughan, Prunella Scales, Timothy West

Votes: 25

27. An Evening with Lily Savage (1996 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy, Documentary

8.4
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Director: Brian Klein | Stars: Paul O'Grady, Christopher Biggins, Martin Clunes, Elizabeth Dawn

Votes: 14

28. The Vicar of Dibley (1994–2007)
Episode: Community Spirit (1994)

29 min | Comedy

8.4
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When finding someone to open the Annual Village Festival Geraldine thinks she's got one over David when Alice mentions that her cousin is Reg Dwight.

Director: Dewi Humphreys | Stars: Dawn French, Gary Waldhorn, James Fleet, Emma Chambers

Votes: 114

29. 2point4 Children (1991–1999)
Episode: The Secret Diary of David Porter (1993)

Comedy

8.4
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Cleaning David's cluttered room Bill discovers his secret diary which recounts past events in the Porters' lives - how Bill,setting up her own catering business with Rona,almost came to ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Boden | Stars: Belinda Lang, Gary Olsen, Julia Hills, Clare Buckfield

Votes: 8

30. Karaoke (1996 TV Mini-Series)

63 min | Drama

8.3
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Daniel Feeld is a screenwriter with pains in his gut and a new screenplay called "Karaoke", about a girl named Sandra who works in a seedy Karaoke bar and is murdered by a lowlife named ... See full summary »

Stars: Albert Finney, Roy Hudd, Richard E. Grant, Keeley Hawes

Votes: 437

31. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Designer Chocolate (2005 Video)

12 min | Documentary, Short

8.3
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Director: Sam Hurwitz | Stars: Tim Burton, Liccy Dahl, Johnny Depp, Jordan Fry

Votes: 47

32. Lark Rise to Candleford (2008–2011)
Episode: Episode #1.10 (2008)

53 min | Drama

8.3
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Having spent the night in the pouring rain searching for Edmund Timmins, Twister Turrill finds his health in serious decline. He decides to distribute some of his personal effects to ... See full summary »

Director: John Greening | Stars: Linda Bassett, Claudie Blakley, Brendan Coyle, John Dagleish

Votes: 51

33. The Royle Family (1998–2012)
Episode: The Christening (2000)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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It's the day of Baby David's christening so it's all back to Jim's for a knees-up. Twiggy brings his latest girlfriend and Anthony and Emma make an announcement.

Director: Caroline Aherne | Stars: Ricky Tomlinson, Sue Johnston, Caroline Aherne, Ralf Little

Votes: 40

34. The Vicar of Dibley (1994–2007)
Episode: The Window & the Weather (1994)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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After the "Quite Great Storm" of Dibley, Geraldine discovers that a tree has smashed the church window. Everyone agrees they want the same window design - trouble is no one can remember what it looked like.

Director: Dewi Humphreys | Stars: Dawn French, Gary Waldhorn, James Fleet, Emma Chambers

Votes: 101

35. The Royle Family (1998–2012)
Episode: Wedding Day (1998)

Comedy

8.3
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Denise and Dave's wedding day finally arrives. The menfolk are in the kitchen, Jim practising his speech, Twiggy offering to sell knock-off tracksuits at the reception, and Antony being ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Mylod | Stars: Ricky Tomlinson, Sue Johnston, Caroline Aherne, Ralf Little

Votes: 52

36. The Graham Norton Show (2007– )

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.2
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Irish comedian Graham Norton hosts his very own talk show.

Stars: Graham Norton, Ricky Gervais, Ed Byrne, Miranda Hart

Votes: 5,622

37. Bottom (1991–1995)

30 min | Comedy, Crime

8.2
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Edward and Richard are best buddies living off the government doing nothing more than having a good time and breaking stuff.

Stars: Adrian Edmondson, Rik Mayall, Steven O'Donnell, Christopher Ryan

Votes: 8,909

38. The Royle Family: Behind the Sofa (2010 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

8.2
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Stars: Mark Radcliffe, Caroline Aherne, Kenton Allen, Craig Cash

Votes: 6

39. The Royle Family (1998–2012)
Episode: Antony's Birthday (1999)

Comedy

8.2
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Family, friends and neighbours gather at the Royle home for Antony's 18th birthday and to meet his new girlfriend, Emma. Dave brings an unwanted gift into the house and Jim, of course, gets his banjo out.

Director: Steve Bendelack | Stars: Ricky Tomlinson, Sue Johnston, Caroline Aherne, Ralf Little

Votes: 46

40. Bottom (1991–1995)
Episode: Apocalypse (1991)

29 min | Comedy, Crime

8.2
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After inheriting from his recently deceased Auntie Olga £600.00. Richie and Eddie heads off down the funfair, where Richie's wallet gets stolen, and Richie learns from a fortune-teller that... See full summary »

Director: Ed Bye | Stars: Adrian Edmondson, Rik Mayall, Mark Arden, Roger Brierley

Votes: 145

41. Lark Rise to Candleford (2008–2011)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2008)

53 min | Drama

8.2
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When a new baby is born into the family, eldest daughter Laura Timmins is told by her parents that she will have to make her own way in the world. Arrangements have been made for her to ... See full summary »

Director: Charlie Palmer | Stars: Linda Bassett, Claudie Blakley, Brendan Coyle, John Dagleish

Votes: 66

42. Performance (1992– )
Episode: Nona (1991)

Drama

8.2
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Director: Simon Curtis | Stars: Les Dawson, Liz Smith, Jim Broadbent, Timothy Spall

Votes: 13

43. Play for Today (1970–1984)
Episode: Spend Spend Spend (1977)

85 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Autobiographical tale about Viv Nicholson who had a large Football Pools win in the early 1960s, and the ultimately destructive effect it had on her and her family.

Director: John Goldschmidt | Stars: Susan Littler, John Duttine, Helene Palmer, Joe Belcher

Votes: 41

44. The Royle Family (1998–2012)
Episode: Sunday Lunch (1999)

Comedy

8.2
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Jim invites Twiggy for Sunday lunch but moans about him accepting after he has left. Nanna turns up and prattles on about illnesses,funerals and Richard 'Branston' to intolerant Jim's ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Bendelack | Stars: Ricky Tomlinson, Sue Johnston, Caroline Aherne, Ralf Little

Votes: 44

45. The Royle Family (1998–2012)
Episode: The Royle Family at Christmas (2000)

29 min | Comedy

8.2
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On Christmas day Darren,Nanna and the Bests - who seem to have raided baby David's savings for their own presents - turn up at the Royles but Jim is annoyed as nobody has bought him ... See full summary »

Director: Caroline Aherne | Stars: Ricky Tomlinson, Sue Johnston, Caroline Aherne, Ralf Little

Votes: 36

46. Lark Rise to Candleford (2008–2011)

53 min | Drama

8.1
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An adaptation of Flora Thompson's autobiographical novel "Lark Rise To Candleford", set in 19 century Oxfordshire, in which a young girl moves to the local market town to begin an apprenticeship as a postmistress.

Stars: Olivia Hallinan, Sarah Lancashire, Julia Sawalha, Fergus Drysdale

Votes: 4,605

47. 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: 1,106

48. The Life and Loves of a She-Devil (1986 TV Mini-Series)

229 min | Drama

8.1
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Ruth has everything. A large, warty body, a standard house in the suburbs, two whiney children, a dog, a cat and a guinea pig. She also has Bobo, her unfaithful accountant husband who ... See full summary »

Stars: Dennis Waterman, Patricia Hodge, Julie T. Wallace, Paul Herzberg

Votes: 433

49. One by One (1984–1987)

50 min

8.1
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Stories about real-life international zoo vet David Taylor (in the TV programmes, he was called Donald Turner) from his early days as a newly-qualified vet in the 1950s to his international... See full summary »

Stars: Rob Heyland, James Ellis, Sonia Graham, Heather James

Votes: 19

50. Animated Tales of the World (2000– )

26 min | Animation, Family

8.1
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Stars: Russell Hunter, Cyril Shaps, Shiv Grewal, Matthew Hendrickson

Votes: 44

51. The Royle Family (1998–2012)
Episode: Sunday Afternoon (1998)

Comedy

8.1
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Barbara's mum Norma, known as Nana, comes for Sunday tea and to see Denise in her wedding dress. Nana's reminiscing about the old days and long dead friends sends the usually lazy Jim into ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Mylod | Stars: Ricky Tomlinson, Sue Johnston, Caroline Aherne, Ralf Little

Votes: 49

52. The Vicar of Dibley (1994–2007)
Episode: The Arrival (1994)

29 min | Comedy

8.1
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When the Vicar of Dibley dies, David Horton sends for a replacement but is horrified when he finds out the replacement is a woman.

Director: Dewi Humphreys | Stars: Dawn French, Gary Waldhorn, James Fleet, Emma Chambers

Votes: 129

53. Ripping Yarns (1976–1979)
Episode: The Testing of Eric Olthwaite (1977)

29 min | Adventure, Comedy

8.1
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Eric Olthwaite is so boring that his family all leave home to escape him. Then one day he is accidentally caught up in a bank robbery and discovers that the robber shares his interests in ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Franklin | Stars: Michael Palin, Barbara New, John Barrett, Anita Carey

Votes: 80

54. The Vicar of Dibley (1994–2007)

60 min | Comedy

8.0
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A boisterous female minister comes to serve in an eccentricly conservative small town's church.

Stars: Dawn French, James Fleet, Trevor Peacock, Gary Waldhorn

Votes: 8,157

55. The Royle Family (1998–2012)

45 min | Comedy

8.0
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A British sitcom about a family going through everyday life in the Royle family house.

Stars: Ricky Tomlinson, Sue Johnston, Caroline Aherne, Craig Cash

Votes: 4,333

56. Secrets & Lies (1996)

R | 136 min | Drama

8.0
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91 Metascore

A successful black woman discovers that her birth mother is a lower-class white woman, but the woman denies it. As emotions run high, everyone's secrets are exposed.

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Timothy Spall, Brenda Blethyn, Phyllis Logan, Claire Rushbrook

Votes: 28,654 | Gross: $13.42M

57. Ripping Yarns (1976–1979)

30 min | Adventure, Comedy

8.0
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Ripping Yarns is a collection of tales that make for 'ripping good' television. Michael Palin plays a different lead character in each yarn.

Stars: Michael Palin, Charles McKeown, Barbara New, David Griffin

Votes: 808

58. Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (2001–2010)

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.0
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A mix of music, comedy and celebrity chat hosted by fast-witted comic Jonathan Ross.

Stars: Jonathan Ross, Stephen de Martin, Ian Parkin, David Wickenden

Votes: 1,985

59. Jake's Journey (1988 TV Movie)

25 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

8.0
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A normal teenager is transported to a Monty Pythonesque medieval fantasy land where an odd, adamant knight takes him on a quest.

Director: Hal Ashby | Stars: Gabrielle Anwar, Peter Benson, Susie Blake, Graham Chapman

Votes: 28

60. City Central (1998–2000)

50 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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The everyday public and private lives of the detectives, policemen and policewomen who work at the inner-city Christmas Street police station in Manchester.

Stars: Sean McKenzie, Ian Aspinall, Dave Hill, Ashley Jensen

Votes: 40

61. The Vicar of Dibley (1994–2007)
Episode: Election (1994)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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Geraldine clashes with David in the Dibley district councilor elections over the issue of local bus service, and finds herself an opposing candidate

Director: Dewi Humphreys | Stars: Dawn French, Gary Waldhorn, James Fleet, Emma Chambers

Votes: 90

62. Lovejoy (1986–1994)

50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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

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

Votes: 1,968

63. A Christmas Carol (1984 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.9
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An old bitter miser who makes excuses for his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three ghosts visit him on Christmas Eve.

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: George C. Scott, Frank Finlay, Angela Pleasence, Edward Woodward

Votes: 7,919

64. Oliver Twist (1999 TV Mini-Series)

386 min | Drama

7.9
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Based on Charles Dickens' novel, this adaptation traces the childhood of an orphan whose mother dies giving birth to him in an English work-house in the 1820s. Little Oliver Twist, already ... See full summary »

Stars: Sam Smith, David Ross, Julie Walters, Annette Crosbie

Votes: 654

65. Bleak Moments (1971)

106 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Moments from the uncompromisingly bleak existence of a secretary, her intellectually disabled sister, aloof and uneasy teacher boyfriend, bizarre neighbor and irritating workmate.

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Anne Raitt, Sarah Stephenson, Eric Allan, Joolia Cappleman

Votes: 933

66. Crapston Villas (1995– )

10 min | Comedy, Animation

7.9
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Stars: Jane Horrocks, Alison Steadman, Morwenna Banks, John Thomson

Votes: 85

67. Pirates (II) (1994–1997)

7.9
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A childrens comedy about a pirate family who come to live on land.

Stars: Mem Ferda, Benjamin Rennis, June Brown, Jillie Meers

Votes: 27

68. Common Ground (2013– )

10 min | Short, Comedy

7.9
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Stars: Tom Davis, Paul Kaye, Simon Greenall, Tom Stourton

Votes: 41

69. You and Me (1974–1992)

15 min | Family

7.9
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Humans and puppets interact, tell stories and have fun to provide entertainment to 4 and 5 year old pre-school viewers.

Stars: Jacqui McDonald, Christopher Neil, Bridie O'Donnell, Vicki Luke

Votes: 23

70. The Vicar of Dibley (1994–2007)
Episode: Animals (1994)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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Geraldine is struck at how upset people are when their pets die and resolves to hold a special day when everybody brings an animal to church. David is appalled and tries to get the bishop ... See full summary »

Director: Dewi Humphreys | Stars: Dawn French, Gary Waldhorn, James Fleet, Emma Chambers

Votes: 107

71. The Tunnel (2013– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2013)

46 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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The serial killer steps up his cross-Channel campaign targeting a further elderly victim in his "moral" crusade. The race is on for police in Britain and France to identify and capture the murderer before more lives are brutally lost.

Director: Udayan Prasad | Stars: Ben Abell, Mark Spalding, Clémence Poésy, Stephen Dillane

Votes: 99

72. Lark Rise to Candleford (2008–2011)
Episode: Episode #1.5 (2008)

53 min | Drama

7.9
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A new postal inspector, Mr. Rushton, arrives in Candleford to conduct the annual inspection. It's the man's first visit and his no-nonsense approach does not sit well with Dorcas Lane, who ... See full summary »

Director: Charlie Palmer | Stars: Linda Bassett, Claudie Blakley, Brendan Coyle, John Dagleish

Votes: 56

73. Trial & Retribution (1997– )
Episode: Episode #5.2 (2002)

99 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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The daughter of the former owners, Kathleen Norton, is found by DNA to be the mother of the mummified baby, and Graham Richards is the father. Walker charges Kathleen Norton with the ... See full summary »

Director: Aisling Walsh | Stars: David Hayman, Kate Buffery, Dorian Lough, Susan Engel

Votes: 17

74. The Sweeney (1975–1978)
Episode: Hit and Run (1975)

Action, Comedy, Crime

7.9
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Carter's school-teacher wife Alison is deliberately killed by a hit and run driver whilst posting his football pools. Alison had actually borrowed a coat from Judy, the French mistress, who... See full summary »

Director: Mike Vardy | Stars: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan, Gary Waldhorn

Votes: 34

75. The Royle Family (1998–2012)
Episode: London (2000)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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Antony announces that he and Darren are going to London a musically-connected business trip and when Jim mocks him Denise uncharacteristically sticks up for her brother,accusing Jim of ... See full summary »

Director: Caroline Aherne | Stars: Ricky Tomlinson, Sue Johnston, Caroline Aherne, Craig Cash

Votes: 32

76. Separate Tables (1983 TV Movie)

112 min | Drama

7.8
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Arrival of a beautiful model stirs up the guests of a peaceful small-town hotel where most of them hide from their troubles. Secrets, infatuations and lies come out.

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Julie Christie, Alan Bates, Claire Bloom, Irene Worth

Votes: 133

77. Bottom Fluff (1996 Video)

58 min | Comedy

7.8
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Directors: Ed Bye, Bob Spiers | Stars: Rik Mayall, Adrian Edmondson, Paul Bradley, Lee Cornes

Votes: 55

78. A Taste of My Life (2006–2008)

30 min | Documentary, Biography, Talk-Show

7.8
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Nigel Slater interviews celebrities about their lives and the food that has affected them.

Stars: Nigel Slater, Meera Syal, Jo Brand, Richard E. Grant

Votes: 31

79. The Royle Family (1998–2012)
Episode: Christmas with the Royle Family (1999)

Comedy

7.8
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Denise's water breaks, and the television doesn't, but miraculously Jim still walks upstairs.

Director: Steve Bendelack | Stars: Ricky Tomlinson, Sue Johnston, Caroline Aherne, Ralf Little

Votes: 42

80. Lark Rise to Candleford (2008–2011)
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2008)

53 min | Drama

7.8
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Dorcas Lane is apt to say that all secrets are bound to come out in Candleford and that seems to be the case with Mrs. Macey. She's been living in the village for five years with her son ... See full summary »

Director: Charlie Palmer | Stars: Beans El-Balawi, Linda Bassett, Claudie Blakley, Brendan Coyle

Votes: 53

81. Lark Rise to Candleford (2008–2011)
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2008)

53 min | Drama

7.8
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Dorcas Lane arranges for Patty, a young woman from the workhouse, to work as a housekeeper for Old and Young Amos. She is an honest and hard worker who found herself in the workhouse ... See full summary »

Director: Charlie Palmer | Stars: Linda Bassett, Claudie Blakley, Camille Coduri, Brendan Coyle

Votes: 52

82. Lark Rise to Candleford (2008–2011)
Episode: Episode #1.6 (2008)

53 min | Drama

7.8
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Having secured a month's work at the manor house, Laura's father takes in a homeless family. It's only meant to be for one night but when they wake the next morning, they find the family ... See full summary »

Director: John Greening | Stars: Linda Bassett, Claudie Blakley, Brendan Coyle, Ruby Douglas

Votes: 50

83. Lark Rise to Candleford (2008–2011)
Episode: Episode #1.8 (2008)

53 min | Drama

7.8
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The new "school mistress" is an attractive man, causing emotional upheaval among the ladies of Candleford and some concern at the manor.

Director: Marc Jobst | Stars: Linda Bassett, Claudie Blakley, Stephen Campbell Moore, Brendan Coyle

Votes: 54

84. A Bit of Fry and Laurie (1987–1995)
Episode: Episode #2.4 (1990)

TV-PG | 29 min | Comedy

7.8
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On the soap opera side of things, Tom gets a surprise when Irene reveals her treachery, and the arrival of Duncan's new legs causes Bob's affair with Martin to reach flash point.

Director: Roger Ordish | Stars: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Selina Cadell, Liz Smith

Votes: 54

85. Lovejoy (1986–1994)
Episode: God Helps Those (1993)

53 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Lady Jane ropes Lovejoy into organizing a charity auction for the local hospital and visiting the geriatric ward where he meets elderly Florence and stops her greedy son from stealing her ... See full summary »

Director: John Woods | Stars: Ian McShane, Phyllis Logan, Dudley Sutton, Chris Jury

Votes: 20

86. The Royle Family (1998–2012)
Episode: Nana Comes to Stay (1999)

Comedy

7.8
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Nanna is now staying with the Royles and Jim,churlish as ever,is making no bones about his animosity to her after she walks off with the remote control and accidentally turns off the video.... See full summary »

Director: Steve Bendelack | Stars: Ricky Tomlinson, Sue Johnston, Caroline Aherne, Ralf Little

Votes: 37

87. The Vicar of Dibley (1994–2007)
Episode: Songs of Praise (1994)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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Both Geraldine and David find possible love interests when Songs of Praise decide to do an episode in Dibley.

Director: Dewi Humphreys | Stars: Dawn French, Gary Waldhorn, James Fleet, Emma Chambers

Votes: 114

88. The Tunnel (2013– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Set primarily in Folkestone and Calais where detectives Karl Roebuck and Elise Wassermann are called to investigate the death of a French politician. When a shocking discovery is made at ... See full summary »

Stars: Stephen Dillane, Clémence Poésy, Cédric Vieira, Angel Coulby

Votes: 3,368

89. The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (2001 TV Movie)

200 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Nicholas Nickleby is an impoverished young man making his way in life in the cruel and unjust world of early Victorian England. His good looks, kind heart and gentlemanly manner are fine ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Whittaker | Stars: John Dallimore, James D'Arcy, Sophia Myles, Diana Kent

Votes: 817

90. Between the Sheets (2003 TV Mini-Series)

295 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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A funny, carnal story of sex, infidelity and love. Middle-aged Hazel suffers from a cold and passionless marriage, but her whole life is thrown into disarray after a revelatory sexual ... See full summary »

Stars: James Thornton, Alun Armstrong, Sally Walsh, Joe Armstrong

Votes: 170

91. Hazell (1978–1979)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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Stars: Nicholas Ball, Roddy McMillan, Desmond McNamara, Peter Bourke

Votes: 72

92. 2point4 Children (1991–1999)
Episode: Babes in the Wood (1993)

Comedy

7.7
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On Christmas Eve the Porters and Rona set out to meet Bette and Pearl at a hotel but get lost in the fog and are nervous when they hear on the radio about an escaped criminal. They make ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Boden | Stars: Belinda Lang, Gary Olsen, Julia Hills, Clare Buckfield

Votes: 6

93. Screen One (1985–2002)
Episode: Doggin' Around (1994)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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Director: Desmond Davis | Stars: Elliott Gould, Geraldine James, Alun Armstrong, Ewan McGregor

Votes: 83

94. The Tunnel (2013– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2013)

46 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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The killer uses the internet to very publicly announce his first 'Truth' - that we are not all equal before the law. When Karl and Elise discover that he is using British police servers to ... See full summary »

Director: Dominik Moll | Stars: Keeley Hawes, Ed Skrein, Joseph Mawle, Tom Bateman

Votes: 105

95. Lark Rise to Candleford (2008–2011)
Episode: Episode #1.7 (2008)

53 min | Drama

7.7
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The hamlet of Lark Rise is divided when Susan Brady brings charges of wife beating against her husband Sam. He hit her while drunk but she had always warned him not to raise a hand against ... See full summary »

Director: Marc Jobst | Stars: Linda Bassett, Claudie Blakley, Toby Clifford, Brendan Coyle

Votes: 47

96. Lark Rise to Candleford (2008–2011)
Episode: Episode #1.9 (2008)

53 min | Drama

7.7
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Queenie finds a beautiful hand-embroidered panel depicting Adam and Eve wrapped in a 40-year-old newspaper. It was lying atop the grave of someone named Harold Wigmore and both Dorcas and ... See full summary »

Director: John Greening | Stars: Linda Bassett, Claudie Blakley, Brendan Coyle, John Dagleish

Votes: 44

97. 2point4 Children (1991–1999)
Episode: Love and Marriage (1991)

Comedy

7.7
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Bill's mother Bette comes on one of her dreaded visits,bringing Jenny a taffeta dress and a video nasty for David. To their annoyance Bill and Ben are ordered out of their bedroom and when ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Boden | Stars: Belinda Lang, Gary Olsen, Julia Hills, Georgina Cates

Votes: 7

98. The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989)

NC-17 | 124 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.6
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The wife of an abusive criminal finds solace in the arms of a kind regular guest in her husbands restaurant.

Director: Peter Greenaway | Stars: Richard Bohringer, Michael Gambon, Helen Mirren, Alan Howard

Votes: 27,121 | Gross: $7.72M

99. Trial & Retribution (1997– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Det. Supt. Michael Walker, teamed with DI North and DCI Connor, follow each case from crime committed, through the pursuit of justice, to the law courts where the efforts of the force will be tested - sometimes to breaking point.

Stars: David Hayman, Dorian Lough, Victoria Smurfit, Kate Buffery

Votes: 433

100. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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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: 156