Highest Rated Titles With Maurice Thorogood


1. Sooty (2011– )

11 min | Family

8.2
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Richard is in charge of running Slater's Holiday Park and things are bound to go wrong when Sooty, Sweep and Soo are around!

Stars: Richard Cadell, Brenda Longman, Peter Dickson, Frank Bruno

Votes: 18

2. The Professionals (1977–1983)

50 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.1
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This series chronicled the lives of Bodie and Doyle, top agents for Britain's CI5 (Criminal Intelligence 5), and their controller, George Cowley. The mandate of CI5 was to fight terrorism ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 1,697

3. 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: 150

4. Uncle Jack and Operation Green (1990– )

25 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.9
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Stars: Paul Jones, Helen Lambert, Tricia George, Giuseppe Peluso

Votes: 7

5. Maggie and Her (1976–1979)

30 min | Comedy

7.6
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Stars: Julia McKenzie, Irene Handl, Carol Gillies, Peter Hale

Votes: 9

6. The Professionals (1977–1983)
Episode: The Madness of Mickey Hamilton (1979)

Action, Comedy, Crime

7.5
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Ex-soldier Mickey Hamilton shoots and kills doctors in the local hospital, believing them to be responsible for the death of his wife and for the brain damage of his little girl, who is ... See full summary »

Director: William Brayne | Stars: Gordon Jackson, Martin Shaw, Lewis Collins, Ian McDiarmid

Votes: 38

7. Kit Curran (1986– )

30 min | Comedy

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

Votes: 11

8. Julius Caesar (1979 TV Movie)

161 min | Drama, History

7.2
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The assassination of the would be ruler of Rome at the hands of Brutus and company has tragic consequences for Brutus and the republic.

Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Richard Pasco, Charles Gray, Keith Michell, David Collings

Votes: 145

9. Let There Be Love (1982–1983)

30 min | Comedy

7.2
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Stars: Paul Eddington, Nanette Newman, Henry McGee, Stephen Nolan

Votes: 5

10. The Basil Brush Show (2002–2007)

25 min | Comedy, Family

7.0
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Well loved fox Basil Brush returns in a modern day kids sit-com.

Stars: Christopher Pizzey, Michael Hayes, Ajay Chabra, Laura Evans

Votes: 454

11. Heartbeat (1992– )

50 min | Drama, Comedy, Crime

6.8
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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: 1,772

12. BBC2 Playhouse (1973–1983)

Drama

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

Votes: 52

13. Slinger's Day (1986– )

Comedy

6.8
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Slinger's Day is a British sitcom that aired for two seasons from 1986 to 1987, made by Thames Television for the ITV network. It was a continuation of Tripper's Day, which had originally ... See full summary »

Stars: Bruce Forsyth, Philip Bird, David Kelly, Paul Clarkson

Votes: 21

14. Fresh Fields (1984–1986)

30 min | Comedy

6.7
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Popular British sitcom about a middle-aged, suburban couple, William and Hester Field. Hester is suffering 'empty-nest syndrome' after their two children have grown-up so she keeps trying to find new hobbies and interests.

Stars: Julia McKenzie, Anton Rodgers, Ann Beach, Fanny Rowe

Votes: 155

15. Fool's Gold: The Story of the Brink's-Mat Robbery (1992 TV Movie)

93 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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A dramatized speculation of what happened in November 1983 when Micky McAvoy and some of his mates planned a heist and were surprised when they discovered they'd stumbled across a large ... See full summary »

Director: Terry Winsor | Stars: Sean Bean, Trevor Byfield, Larry Lamb, George Jackos

Votes: 152

16. Grandad (1979–1984)

25 min | Comedy, Family

6.5
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Children's comedy serial. Clive Dunn plays a caretaker in a community hall and has a large (unseen) dog called Nero.

Stars: Clive Dunn, Geoffrey Russell, James Marcus, Maurice Thorogood

Votes: 24

17. The Jigsaw Man (1983)

PG | 94 min | Thriller

5.3
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An MI6 defector has his appearance altered by the KGB and is sent back to Britain to retrieve top-secret documents.

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Michael Caine, Laurence Olivier, Susan George, Robert Powell

Votes: 1,062

18. The House That Mary Bought (1995 TV Movie)

104 min | Mystery

5.3
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Director: Simon MacCorkindale | Stars: Susan George, Ben Cross, Charlotte Valandrey, Maurice Thorogood

Votes: 38

19. Up the Elephant and Round the Castle (1983–1985)

30 min | Comedy

5.1
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James 'Jim' London becomes a man of property when a relative dies, leaving him the run-down Victorian abode of 17 Railway Terrace, in Elephant and Castle (south London). He's troubled by ... See full summary »

Stars: Jim Davidson, John Bardon, Brian Hall, Sue Nicholls

Votes: 53

20. Triangle (1981–1983)

30 min | Drama

4.8
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A series about the crew and passengers of a North Sea ferry, on the triangular route between Felixstowe, Gothenburg and Amsterdam.

Stars: Michael Craig, Larry Lamb, Paul Jerricho, Scott Fredericks

Votes: 41

21. Shadow Run (1998)

94 min | Crime

4.3
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Haskell (Michael Caine) is assigned a job by his boss, the aristocratic Landon-Higgins (James Fox), to highjack a high security van in broad daylight while it's in the shadow run (out of ... See full summary »

Director: Geoffrey Reeve | Stars: Michael Caine, James Fox, Matthew Pochin, Rae Baker

Votes: 366

22. The Way to Dusty Death (1996 TV Movie)

113 min | Action

4.1
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Too many things have been going wrong in too many Formula One races. Johnny Harlow, world champion driver and apparent cause of the latest accident, decides the time has come to sort things... See full summary »

Director: Geoffrey Reeve | Stars: Linda Hamilton, Simon MacCorkindale, Uwe Ochsenknecht, Anthony Valentine

Votes: 137

23. The Bitch (1979)

R | 89 min | Drama, Romance

2.9
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The owner of a trendy disco starts having problems with the men in her life and the Mafia, which is trying to move in on her place.

Director: Gerry O'Hara | Stars: Joan Collins, Antonio Cantafora, Kenneth Haigh, Ian Hendry

Votes: 714

24. The Chef's Apprentice (1989– )

30 min | Documentary, Drama

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Stars: Raymond Blanc, Michel Bourdin, Robert Carrier, Prue Leith

25. Fresh Fields (1984–1986)
Episode: A Waiting Game (1985)

Comedy

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William is hung over after a drunken but successful night out with prospective client, wine importer Mr Royce. Some nights later Hester organizes a buffet for a private party and drags ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Frazer-Jones | Stars: Julia McKenzie, Anton Rodgers, Ann Beach, Fanny Rowe

26. Heartbeat (1992– )
Episode: Appearances (1998)

Drama, Comedy, Crime

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The Upton family returns home only to find much of their furniture stolen and most of the rest smashed to pieces. John Upton suspects Harry Somers, who has been seeing his daughter Ruth a ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Farnham | Stars: Nick Berry, Bill Maynard, Derek Fowlds, William Simons

27. Grandad (1979–1984)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1979)

Comedy, Family

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Directors: Jeremy Swan, Alan Lenoir | Stars: Clive Dunn, Maurice Thorogood, Jane Waddell, Laura Macraw

28. Grandad (1979–1984)
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1979)

Comedy, Family

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Directors: Jeremy Swan, Alan Lenoir | Stars: Clive Dunn, Maurice Thorogood, Jane Waddell, Geoffrey Russell

29. Grandad (1979–1984)
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1979)

Comedy, Family

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Directors: Jeremy Swan, Alan Lenoir | Stars: Clive Dunn, Maurice Thorogood, Jane Waddell, Laura Macraw

30. Grandad (1979–1984)
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1979)

Comedy, Family

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Directors: Jeremy Swan, Alan Lenoir | Stars: Clive Dunn, Maurice Thorogood, Jane Waddell, Laura Macraw

31. Grandad (1979–1984)
Episode: Episode #1.5 (1979)

Comedy, Family

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Directors: Jeremy Swan, Alan Lenoir | Stars: Clive Dunn, Maurice Thorogood, Jane Waddell, Geoffrey Russell

32. Triangle (1981–1983)
Episode: Episode #3.21 (1983)

Drama

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Director: Darrol Blake | Stars: Michael Craig, Larry Lamb, Paul Jerricho, Dawn Addams

33. Triangle (1981–1983)
Episode: Episode #3.22 (1983)

Drama

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Director: Darrol Blake | Stars: Michael Craig, Larry Lamb, Paul Jerricho, Dawn Addams

34. Let There Be Love (1982–1983)
Episode: If the Nightie Fits (1983)

Comedy

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Director: Peter Frazer-Jones | Stars: Paul Eddington, Nanette Newman, Henry McGee, Stephen Nolan

35. Slinger's Day (1986– )
Episode: Initiative (1987)

Comedy

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Director: Mark Stuart | Stars: Bruce Forsyth, Paul Clarkson, Philip Bird, David Kelly

36. The Basil Brush Show (2002–2007)
Episode: Mouse (2002)

Comedy, Family

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Director: David McKay | Stars: Basil Brush, Christopher Pizzey, Georgina Leonidas, Michael Hayes

37. Uncle Jack and Operation Green (1990– )
Episode: Oil (1990)

Comedy, Family, Fantasy

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Stars: Paul Jones, Helen Lambert, Tricia George, Kenneth Cope

38. Chance in a Million (1984–1986)
Episode: Pre-Matrimonial Tension (1986)

Comedy

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It is the day before Alison becomes Mrs Chance and she is very excited - Tom a little less so. They are preparing for the wedding rehearsal - but somehow it would seem that they have lost ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Mills | Stars: Simon Callow, Brenda Blethyn, Hugh Walters, Deddie Davies

39. Sooty (2011– )
Episode: The Haunted House (2013)

Family

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Sweep and Richard spend the night in a haunted house with a very creepy butler.

Director: Adrian Hedley | Stars: Richard Cadell, Brenda Longman, Maurice Thorogood, Wink Taylor

40. Kit Curran (1986– )
Episode: The Lucky Break (1986)

Comedy

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Director: Anthony Parker | Stars: Denis Lawson, Lindsay Duncan, Paul Brooke, Clive Merrison

41. The Chef's Apprentice (1989– )
Episode: The Mediaeval Apprentice (1989)

Documentary, Drama

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Director: Ian Lewis | Stars: Richard Shepherd, David Arlen, Charles Baillie, Robert Driscoll

42. Maggie and Her (1976–1979)
Episode: The Return of Fred (1979)

Comedy

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Director: John Reardon | Stars: Julia McKenzie, Irene Handl, Dave Calderhead, Brian Coburn

43. Up the Elephant and Round the Castle (1983–1985)
Episode: Up the Public Spirit (1983)

Comedy

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Jim goes to sign on and finds that his interfering neighbour Councillor Allnutt has reported him for apparently doing paid roofing work for his girlfriend Lois. Fortunately Lois explains ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Parker | Stars: Jim Davidson, Roger Sloman, Brian Capron, Anita Dobson

44. BBC2 Playhouse (1973–1983)
Episode: Virginia Fly Is Drowning (1981)

Drama

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Director: Mark Cullingham | Stars: Anna Massey, David Ashford, Diana Berriman, Bruce Boa