Latest Titles With Jessica Benton


1. The Cult of... (2006– )
Episode: The Onedin Line (2008)

29 min | Documentary

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A look at BBC TV Series The Onedin Line which ran for a period of nine years about a nineteenth century Liverpool shipping family.

Stars: Meera Syal, Hilary Oliver, Jane Seymour, Nina Myskow

2. The Cult of... (2006– )

30 min | Documentary

7.8
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A behind-the-scenes look at classic British cult TV series.

Stars: Meera Syal, Steve O'Brien, Robert Llewellyn, Pennant Roberts

Votes: 9

3. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: A Long Way Home (1980)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

8.0
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Max Van Der Rheede is imprisoned and James is free. He beats Samuel to the contract of transporting nitrate and sets sail with his first cargo. Against his orders Margarita accompanies him.... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Christopher Douglas

Votes: 5

4. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: A Royal Return (1980)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.8
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Letty has died from diphtheria caught from nursing sick orphans and Elizabeth has returned from Turkey to manage urgent Fraser business. Sarah is on a Cook's tour of the world, Samuel has ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Stewart Bevan, Donald Burton

Votes: 5

5. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Blood Ties (1980)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

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An ancient cannon Captain Baines believes to have belonged to Henry Morgan and spirited Margarita, daughter of South American president Juarez, join James' latest cargo, but on arrival in ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Christopher Douglas, Michael Goldie

6. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Guilty - In All Innocence (1980)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

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Charlotte is reunited with her father after visiting him in jail. Margarita and Samuel pursue the man suspected of planting the necklace on James' ship, only to find he is dead. However a ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Gilmore, Tom Adams, Dominic Allen, David Bacon

7. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Jonah's Luck (1980)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

8.0
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Defying the superstition that it is bad luck to set sail on a Friday, James travels to Africa and outwits a local witch doctor to establish a trading post on the Niger. However he falls out... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Christopher Douglas

Votes: 6

8. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Revenge (1980)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

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Still in Bulgaria having dropped off the disguised, fugitive Prince Alexander, Onedin and Captain Baines are captured by Tsarists, a fifty thousand pound ransom being required for their ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Christopher Douglas

9. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: The Honeymoon (1980)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

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James marries Margarita and they sail to Sumatra to establish trade in the East Indies, staying with Dutch ship-owning brothers Max and Theodore Van der Rheede. The brothers are not happy ... See full summary »

Director: Gilchrist Calder | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Robert Blythe, Nick Brimble

10. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: The Price of Pride (1980)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

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Captain Baines leaves the Onedin Line and, with Tom aboard, collects his first cargo as owner of the 'Sea Spray'. James suffers as some clients will only trust their freight to his old ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Keith Jayne

11. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Vengeance (1980)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

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Devastated by Tom's death, Captain Baines blames Onedin for hectoring the boy into running away and joining the 'Sea Spray'. With no ship of his own he allows Van Der Rheede to bail him out... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Christopher Douglas

12. Thomas and Sarah (1979– )

60 min | Drama

7.0
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Not so much a sequel to "Upstairs, Downstairs" as a spinoff. Follows Sarah (parlour-maid) and Thomas (chauffeur) some time after leaving service with the Bellamys.

Stars: Pauline Collins, John Alderton, Graham Cull, Maria Charles

Votes: 91

13. Thomas and Sarah (1979– )
Episode: Birds of a Feather (1979)

52 min | Drama

7.7
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A near tragic car accident between mechanic Thomas Watkins in his auto and nanny Sara Moffat results in the one-time couple reuniting.

Directors: David Askey, Christopher Hodson | Stars: Pauline Collins, John Alderton, Jessica Benton, Maria Charles

Votes: 9

14. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Dirty Cargo (1979)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

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Whilst Charlotte becomes bored with life with Samuel, James learns that Elizabeth is sailing to South Africa with a mysterious and dangerous cargo. She is in fact gun-running. James needs ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Jill Gascoine

15. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Homeward Bound (1979)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

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The Doyles return to Liverpool and Samuel declares his love for Helen but Charlotte refuses to divorce him - whilst Sarah and Fergus spend time together. Elizabeth learns that Daniel is the... See full summary »

Director: David Reynolds | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Maurice Colbourne, Terry Cowling

16. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Liverpool Bound (1979)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

8.2
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Returning from the Mediterranean with Letty aboard, James comes across Egyptologist Professor Dawson and his daughter Emma, who is clearly ill, adrift in a small boat. The professor has a ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Jill Gascoine

Votes: 5

17. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Outward Bound (1979)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

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James pursues Charlotte and Burgess to Cyprus where he exposes the young captain's interest in his daughter as being purely mercenary, persuading a despairing Charlotte to return home with ... See full summary »

Director: David Reynolds | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Maurice Colbourne, Jeananne Crowley

18. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Running Free (1979)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

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Seth Burgess obtains a contract to take China clay to Jamaica but whilst James is transporting it, Burgess elopes with Charlotte and her Onedin line shares. Whilst Samuel shows no interest ... See full summary »

Directors: Pennant Roberts, David Reynolds | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Jill Gascoine

19. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Storm Clouds (1979)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

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Letty faces opposition to establishing her orphanage from bigots who feel it will lower the tone of the area. Despite herself Elizabeth finds she is falling for Charles Marston and agrees ... See full summary »

Director: David Reynolds | Stars: Peter Gilmore, John Arnatt, Jessica Benton, Anthony Carrick

20. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: The Homecoming (1979)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

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Leaving Letty feeling adrift in their new, large country house, James sails to Belfast, persuading cash-strapped Captain Seth Burgess to cut him into his steamship line. William returns ... See full summary »

Director: David Reynolds | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Jill Gascoine

21. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: The Paddy Westers (1979)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.6
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William's death causes a rift between Charlotte and Samuel, not helped when they learn that William left his son twenty thousand pounds. Seth Burgess is duped by the infamous tavern-keeper ... See full summary »

Director: Pennant Roberts | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Jill Gascoine

Votes: 5

22. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: The Suitor (1979)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.8
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Whilst Charles Marston goes into partnership with Elizabeth to build a South American railway, Sarah accepts a marriage proposal from steamboat captain Dampier. Captain Baines sails to ... See full summary »

Director: David Reynolds | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Maurice Colbourne

Votes: 5

23. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: To Honour and Obey (1979)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

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James takes Mr. Da Silva and his cargo of lemons to the Azores, but crew members Harris and McDade bully cabin boy Tom into helping them rob his possessions and kill the bosun when he tries... See full summary »

Director: David Reynolds | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Jill Gascoine

24. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: A Sea of Troubles (1978)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

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James learns of Charlotte's situation but refuses permission for her to marry William, whom he regards as worthless, and sends her out of Liverpool to have her child. He also encourages ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Tom Adams

25. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Collision Course (1978)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

8.0
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William takes a Frazer ship out in fog and gets it in a collision with one of the Onedin ships. It is arranged that the elderly, weak Captain Oliphant should be held responsible. Oliphant ... See full summary »

Director: Gilchrist Calder | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Brian Rawlinson

Votes: 5

26. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Double Dealers (1978)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

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Samuel does not let sentiment cloud his father's death, proposing to Letty that her mill-workers make bed linen which he will sell through a catalogue for his store, though Letty drives a ... See full summary »

Director: Michael E. Briant | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Mary Webster

27. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Highly Explosive (1978)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

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Letty tells James that she is pregnant and Charlotte gives William the same news. He is stunned and, as he does not love her, refuses to marry her - although she has confided in Samuel that... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Christopher Douglas

28. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Men of Honour (1978)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

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As the council election approaches, Elizabeth, equally disapproving of her husband's interest in the Manchester Ship Canal and his rival Beaumont's plan to enrich himself with his 'new' ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Tom Adams

29. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: No Smoke Without Fire (1978)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

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Fearing unrest in South Africa, Daniel asks James to bring home a large amount of gold from the country - unofficially. James naturally wants his cut. Tim, a young crew member, is subjected... See full summary »

Director: Geraint Morris | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Mary Webster

30. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Stand by to Go About (1978)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

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Daniel is anxious to break the Liverpool to Manchester railway's transport monopoly of the Merseyside docks and rail board. Elizabeth suggests that they use the canal system to beat the ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Blake | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Mary Webster

31. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: The Fortune Hunters (1978)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

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Newly elected to Parliament Daniel joins with Elizabeth to prevent William from selling the Frazer Line to an apparent consortium, actually a front for Beaumont. To take his mind off his ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Tom Adams

32. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: The Reverend's Daughter (1978)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

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Elizabeth clashes with Daniel over his support for the Manchester Ship Canal, which she fears will weaken Liverpool as a port. Her anger is compounded when she is approached for patronage ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Tom Adams

33. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: The Upright Man (1978)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

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James and Sir Daniel combine to thwart William in his bid to buy the five ships belonging to elderly Captain Murchieson on behalf of devious banker Josiah Beaumont, whom Elizabeth sees as a... See full summary »

Director: Gilchrist Calder | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Jill Gascoine

34. The Cost of Loving (1977– )

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Johnny Allan, David Battley, Tony Beckley, Joe Belcher

35. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: A Close Run Thing (1977)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

8.4
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James and Letty are to be married on board ship by Captain Baines but this nearly does not happen when a group of shanghaied sailors attempt to overwhelm them, the plan being foiled by ... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Alwyn | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Brian Rawlinson

Votes: 5

36. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: A Hard Life (1977)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

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William makes his peace with his parents but assures them that his interest in developing steam engines supersedes his desire to inherit the shipyard. James's failure to listen to William ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Barry | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Brian Rawlinson

37. The Duchess of Duke Street (1976–1977)
Episode: A Lesson in Manners (1977)

51 min | Drama

9.0
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Louisa takes a callow chauffeur in tow and tries to turn him into a 'proper gentleman,' when his kind, elderly and wealthy employer dies suddenly and leaves him the bulk of her estate.

Director: Cyril Coke | Stars: Gemma Jones, Hazel Bainbridge, Richard Beale, Jessica Benton

Votes: 16

38. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Coffin Ships (1977)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

8.2
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Five ships, all carrying iron plate, have foundered - people betting on the losses, including Mr. Dunwoody, Elizabeth's clerk, who buys the company house where Robert and Sarah live, ... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Alwyn | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Brian Rawlinson

Votes: 5

39. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Dead Man's Cargo (1977)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

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Letty tells James she invested in William's steam engine project and he buys a flour mill in her name, sailing to Pennsylvania to buy loose grain from an ex-Cavalry officer who drives a ... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Alwyn | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Brian Rawlinson

40. The Cost of Loving (1977– )
Episode: Madge (1977)

Drama

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Director: James Ormerod | Stars: Jessica Benton, Robert Brown, Lynn Farleigh, Robert McDermott

41. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Rescue (1977)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

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James Onedin returns to Liverpool, his ships laden with grain from Turkey. The sale of this will pay off the interest on the debt and start him back on the road to solvency. As further ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Blake | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Brian Rawlinson

42. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: The Hostage (1977)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

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James and Captain Baines sail to Palermo to pick up emigrants for America. Whilst James is ashore with his Sicilian agent Benito, several Mafia bandits led by local don Ranocci take over ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Ciappessoni | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Tom Adams

43. The Duchess of Duke Street (1976–1977)
Episode: The Passing Show (1977)

51 min | Drama

8.4
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Louisa urges Charlie to get on with his life and a smooth and very suave actor beds Violet, who promptly gets the sack.

Director: Bill Bain | Stars: Gemma Jones, Jessica Benton, Madeleine Cannon, John Cater

Votes: 14

44. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: The Stowaway (1977)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

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On the eve of his voyage to Montevideo, Letty tells James she will marry him - in her own good time. She also gives William financial backing for his engineering schemes. Samuel meanwhile ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Blake | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Brian Rawlinson

45. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: The Trade Winds (1977)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

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Having exposed Macauley's insurance scam, James proposes to Letty, who accepts. Daniel also returns to Liverpool, now a very wealthy man. Robert considers opening a department store and ... See full summary »

Director: Geraint Morris | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Brian Rawlinson

46. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Uncharted Waters (1977)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

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James is importing jute from Scotland and is not happy to learn that Letty's mill-workers are repairing old jute sacks, which, given that she believes in a fair wage, is under-cutting him. ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Blake | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Brian Rawlinson

47. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: When Troubles Come (1977)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.8
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Five years have elapsed. Onedin is a prisoner in a settlement in South America from where he is rescued by Captain Baines, and they return to Liverpool. Macaulay, a wealthy Australian, keen... See full summary »

Director: Lennie Mayne | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Brian Rawlinson

Votes: 6

48. 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

49. The Duchess of Duke Street (1976–1977)
Episode: Your Country Needs You (1977)

51 min | Drama

8.5
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With the outbreak of the Great War, the staff are galvanized to help in the effort and keep the hotel running as usual. Louisa takes in a Belgian refugee, a master pastry chef. Charlie ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Langton | Stars: Gemma Jones, Dominic Allan, Jessica Benton, Osmund Bullock

Votes: 14

50. 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: 764

51. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: A Clear Conscience (1976)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

8.2
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Five pounds is stolen from the office of the Frazer Line and Uncle Percy Spendilow is accused, found guilty and sentenced to six months in prison. Elizabeth finds this hard to believe and ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Hayes | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Mary Chester, Alan Chuntz

Votes: 6

52. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: A Cold Wind Blowing (1976)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.4
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Steam is now in the ascendancy and sail looks as if it is danger of becoming obsolete. James' main rival Briggs is investing heavily in steam-ships and Elizabeth urges Frazer to build some ... See full summary »

Director: Raymond Menmuir | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Brian Rawlinson

Votes: 7

53. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Loss of the Helen May (1976)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.8
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The 'Helen May is importing barrels of petroleum into Liverpool in thick fog. A barrel is leaking and the ship explodes when a seaman, holding a lantern, investigates. Baines believes more ... See full summary »

Director: Raymond Menmuir | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Brian Rawlinson

Votes: 6

54. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Month of the Albatross (1976)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.7
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Sarah is suspicious when Robert visits mystery woman Beatie Mays, though it turns out he is only helping her regain possession of her hat shop and is not being unfaithful. Her trust in him ... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Keith Ashley, Jessica Benton, Timothy Clark

Votes: 6

55. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Not Wanted on Voyage (1976)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

8.0
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Jack Frazer dies. He is angry and bitter to learn that his supposed grandchild was Fogarty's. Elizabeth becomes instrumental in running the Frazer line. She and James and Pierre Legrande, ... See full summary »

Director: Gareth Davies | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Brian Rawlinson

Votes: 6

56. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Quarantine (1976)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.9
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The 'Prince Edward', a Frazer Line ship, is put in quarantine by order of strict new medical officer Dr. Darling after its captain, Corcoran, and his daughter fall ill. James is concerned ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Hayes | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Harry Beety, Jessica Benton, Stacy Davies

Votes: 7

57. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Shipwreck (1976)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.8
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Elizabeth and Matt are in Falmouth to buy a tug, the 'Alice', which she wants to turn into a ferry but James arrives with Robert, also interested in the boat, hopeful for a quick deal and ... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Roger Adamson, Paul Antrim, Jessica Benton

Votes: 5

58. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: The Gamble (1976)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.2
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James is anxious to buy the Salt Line, a fleet of six ships which seem to belong to a foppish dandy, Sinclair, who does nothing with them. In fact they are owned by his aunt, captain's ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Hayes | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Sylvia Coleridge, Julian Curry

Votes: 5

59. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Uncharted Island (1976)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

8.7
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Baines and Onedin find an uncharted island, rich in guano, which they intend to mine without telling anybody. However, Matt Harvey learns about it and sets sail in a Frazer Line ship but ... See full summary »

Director: Lennie Mayne | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Barbara Bolton, Elizabeth Chambers

Votes: 6

60. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Undercurrent (1976)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.9
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Elizabeth takes over as head of the Frazer Line. Several other owners aim to take advantage of her sex and try and persuade her to join them in a cartel but, putting into effect her ... See full summary »

Director: Lennie Mayne | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Brian Rawlinson

Votes: 7

61. De 5 van de 4 daagse (1974)

105 min | Comedy

6.3
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Four inmates are ordered to enter an annual four day walking tournament. When they get over their initial annoyment, each one of them finds a way to take advantage of their time out of jail.

Director: René van Nie | Stars: Arnie Breeveld, Jon Bluming, Jan Blaaser, John Kraaykamp

Votes: 51

62. King Thrushbeard and the Proud Princess (1974 TV Movie)

Drama

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Director: Marilyn Fox | Stars: Jessica Benton, Brenda Cowling, Michael Graham Cox, Michael Kitchen

63. No Strings (1974– )

30 min | Comedy

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Stars: Rita Tushingham, Keith Barron, Gilly McIver, David Simeon

64. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Over the Horizon (1974)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

8.1
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James and Captain Baines travel to Africa to bring home wealthy young socialite William Blanshard, who has a collection of native memorabilia, as well as an African consort, Alice. Captain ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Jenkins | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Michael Billington, Howard Lang

Votes: 7

65. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Port Out, Starboard Home (1974)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

8.4
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James goes to stay in London with Robert, who suggests he consider the Honorable Hugh Kernan's proposal to build the British-Mexican Railway. Captain Baines returns as a passenger from ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Jenkins | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Michael Billington, Howard Lang

Votes: 7

66. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: The Passenger (1974)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

8.9
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Caroline and James are returning from Baltimore, where she has been sorting out her husband's affairs. There is a new crew, hastily gathered by the shifty Bartholomew and a passenger called... See full summary »

Director: Peter Graham Scott | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Michael Billington, Howard Lang

Votes: 8

67. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: The Silver Caddy (1974)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

8.0
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Anxious to gain a contract with wealthy Zebediah Pringlehoffer, James travels to Foochow to bring home a cargo of tea. Leonora accompanies him and continues to rise in his estimation as she... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Blake | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Michael Billington, Howard Lang

Votes: 7

68. No Strings (1974– )
Episode: You Live Your Life and I'll Live Yours (1974)

Comedy

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Add a Plot

Stars: Rita Tushingham, Keith Barron, Jessica Benton, Gilly McIver

69. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: A Proposal of Marriage (1973)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.9
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Captain Baines is marooned in revolution-torn Venezuela but gets permission to leave if he will take Colonel Flores, who is accompanying some art treasures to prevent the rebels seizing ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Blake | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Michael Billington, Howard Lang

Votes: 8

70. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Amazon Cargo (1973)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

8.1
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Accompanied by Portuguese speaking Caroline and the Braganzas Onedin, Frazer, Baines and Fogarty take four ships up the Amazon with a view to establishing a coal trade with the Brazilian ... See full summary »

Director: David Sullivan Proudfoot | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Michael Billington, Howard Lang

Votes: 8

71. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Black Gold (1973)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.9
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Caroline's acquaintance Henry Wickham asks Onedin to smuggle valuable rubber seeds out of Brazil so that he can start a plantation in India. Onedin and Caroline set sail but they fall foul ... See full summary »

Director: David Sullivan Proudfoot | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Michael Billington, Howard Lang

Votes: 7

72. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Danger Level (1973)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

8.4
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Samuel Plimsoll returns to Liverpool to investigate the dangerous over-loading of ships. Inevitably he crosses swords with Onedin and prepares to take him to court for contravening the ... See full summary »

Director: Martyn Friend | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Michael Billington, Howard Lang

Votes: 8

73. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Echoes from Afar (1973)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.8
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Both shipping companies are anxious to open up trade in Brazil and James learns from Caroline that her uncle has sold the 'Anne Onedin', renamed the 'Scotch Lass', to a navigation company ... See full summary »

Director: Martyn Friend | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Michael Billington, Howard Lang

Votes: 8

74. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Ice and Fire (1973)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.2
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James Onedin plans to sail to Sweden with iron rails and bring home a cargo of timber for use in the Biddulph mines. Leonora, piqued at the attention James is giving Caroline, agrees to ... See full summary »

Director: David Sullivan Proudfoot | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Michael Billington, Howard Lang

Votes: 9

75. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Law of the Fist (1973)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

8.4
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Previously the confirmed bachelor, Captain Baines falls for his landlady Mrs. Darling, and, as a favour to her, agrees to take her brother, Tom Ballantyne, on his next voyage. Tom does not ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Blake | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Michael Billington, Howard Lang

Votes: 7

76. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: The Ship Devils (1973)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.7
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Widowed James busies himself with work. On his new steamship the 'Anne Onedin' the passengers number coal merchant Biddulph, who arranges a shipping contract with James, and his daughter ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Graham Scott | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Michael Billington, Howard Lang

Votes: 9

77. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: The Stranger (1973)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Onedin's contract with Biddulph is jeopardised when the coal miners go on strike. Onedin eventually breaks the strike by getting some of the miners drunk, then signing them up as sailors ... See full summary »

Director: David Sullivan Proudfoot | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Michael Billington, Howard Lang

Votes: 9

78. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: 'Frisco Bound (1972)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

8.3
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Following the enquiry into the 'Pibroch''s scuttling, Baines is temporarily reduced to mate. The head of the board, Sir Walter Teal, asks Baines and Onedin to take his young son David as an... See full summary »

Director: David Cunliffe | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Anne Stallybrass, Philip Bond, Michael Billington

Votes: 9

79. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: A Woman Alone (1972)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.1
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Anne lodges with a grateful Mrs. Jessop but initially has trouble finding work until she becomes a bookkeeper in a shop. James discovers a stowaway, Peter Thompson, whom he puts to work on ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Jenkins | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Anne Stallybrass, Philip Bond, Michael Billington

Votes: 7

80. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: An Inch of Candle (1972)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

8.0
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Anne is pregnant and Elizabeth urges James to buy a house and move out of the warehouse for the baby's sake. James comes across the immaculate but deserted ship the 'Maria da Gloria', and ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Blake | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Anne Stallybrass, Jessica Benton, Brian Rawlinson

Votes: 8

81. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Beyond the Upper Sea (1972)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

8.6
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The Onedins and Albert travel to Turkey, where James is annoyed to find that Albert is about to agree to a ten year contract making steam engines for a local pasha. Albert is even ... See full summary »

Director: Cyril Coke | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Anne Stallybrass, Philip Bond, Michael Billington

Votes: 8

82. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Blockade (1972)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.9
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James is delivering a cargo to the Southern states of America but the Civil War is raging and the North are blockading ports. With him are Anne, who dislikes the idea of helping ... See full summary »

Director: Ben Rea | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Anne Stallybrass, Philip Bond, Brian Rawlinson

Votes: 8

83. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Bloody Week (1972)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.0
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James goes to Paris to collect an old debt, despite the fact that the city is in the hands of the Citizen Communards, and they are involved in a civil war with the rest of France.

Director: Gerald Blake | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Anne Stallybrass, Philip Bond, Michael Billington

Votes: 8

84. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Coffin Ship (1972)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Without revealing her identity Elizabeth goes to see Carrie Harris, who is not pregnant but told Albert she was to get money from him. She knew Albert was married and this makes Elizabeth ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Blake | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Anne Stallybrass, Howard Lang, Michael Billington

Votes: 9

85. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Cry of the Blackbird (1972)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.0
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James has taken emigrants to Australia where he hopes to make enough money to buy off the Pampero by bringing home a cargo of wool, but the sheep-farmers have all left to join the gold rush... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Blake | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Michael Billington, Susan Chaloner

Votes: 7

86. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Fetch and Carry (1972)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.3
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In Ireland an enigmatic woman, Miss Indigo Jones, asks James to get her damaged ship the 'Samantha', with its cargo of guano, home to Liverpool. James is suspicious that there is something ... See full summary »

Director: Ben Rea | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Anne Stallybrass, Philip Bond, James Hayter

Votes: 7

87. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Goodbye, Goodbye (1972)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

8.4
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Anne is pregnant and at last James buys a house for them. Sailing on the 'Lady Lazenby', Baines suffers an accident and in danger of needing his leg amputated. Onedin opposes this, ... See full summary »

Director: David Cunliffe | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Anne Stallybrass, Philip Bond, Michael Billington

Votes: 7

88. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Pound and Pint (1972)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

8.8
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In Liverpool Jessop sets about organizing a strike though many seamen feel they cannot afford it. When the strike finally occurs Anne, shocked by her husband's callous attitude, helps the ... See full summary »

Director: Ben Rea | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Anne Stallybrass, Philip Bond, Michael Billington

Votes: 6

89. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Race for Power (1972)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

8.3
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In Liverpool the Frazers combine to try and smuggle Jessop, who has been imprisoned and is now on the run, to Ireland. He is apprehended but they stand by him at court. The race between ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Graham Scott | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Anne Stallybrass, Philip Bond, Jessica Benton

Votes: 9

90. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Shadow of Doubt (1972)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

8.3
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Robert lets slip to Albert about the paternity of Elizabeth's child and Callon appoints Daniel a marine supervisor. James is taking emigrants to Canada, including the Stirlings, relatives ... See full summary »

Director: Ben Rea | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Anne Stallybrass, Edward Chapman, Brian Rawlinson

Votes: 7

91. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Survivor (1972)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.7
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Returning from a voyage to China, James picks up an old man floating in a life-boat. He is John Hennessy, sole survivor of a shipwreck, but when odd things start to happen the crew want to ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Jenkins | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Anne Stallybrass, Philip Bond, Michael Billington

Votes: 9

92. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: The Challenge (1972)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.8
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James travels to Zanzibar, where he meets Said Ben Salim, a sheikh who asks him to take some Islamic pilgrims to Mecca. However, it soon transpires that these are not pilgrims but slaves ... See full summary »

Director: David Cunliffe | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Anne Stallybrass, Philip Bond, Michael Billington

Votes: 9

93. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: The Hard Case (1972)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.9
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Callon and his son are killed in a fire and the company passes to his niece, Emma. Daniel, attracted to her, wastes no time in offering his services as her business advisor. James charters ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Graham Scott | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Anne Stallybrass, Philip Bond, Michael Billington

Votes: 9

94. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Winner Take All (1972)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.6
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To finance the building of a new steam ship James floats a public company pounds worth of shares on the market. However, he is tricked by Callon, who, using other nominees to buy them for ... See full summary »

Directors: Gerald Blake, Peter Graham Scott | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Anne Stallybrass, Edward Chapman, Philip Bond

Votes: 9

95. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Yellow Jack (1972)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.4
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Yellow fever hits the port. Albert is convinced James caused it by docking Indigo Jones' ship. Albert's father is to head the tribunal enquiring into the source of the epidemic and appoints... See full summary »

Directors: David Sullivan Proudfoot, Peter Graham Scott | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Anne Stallybrass, Philip Bond, Michael Billington

Votes: 9

96. Upstairs, Downstairs (1971–1975)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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The trials of the British aristocratic Bellamy family and their household staff.

Stars: Gordon Jackson, David Langton, Jean Marsh, Angela Baddeley

Votes: 2,048

97. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)

50 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.7
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James Onedin marries Anne Webster in order to get his hands on a ship. However the marriage turns out to be one of true love. James is ruthless in his attempt to get a shipping line started... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Mary Webster

Votes: 577

98. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: A Very Important Passenger (1971)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.4
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Callon proposes Robert buy another shop from him but Albert points out this would put Robert in Callon's behest and finances another premises. James is charged to take a mysterious ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Cregeen | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Anne Stallybrass, Alfred Bell, Jessica Benton

Votes: 7

99. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: Catch as Can (1971)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.9
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James Onedin is in a battle with his former employer and main competitor, Mr. Callan, to keep what few clients he has. Callon has put the squeeze on Mr. Watson, who recently consigned a ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Graham Scott | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Michael Billington, Philip Bond

Votes: 11

100. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
Episode: High Price (1971)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.8
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With more barrels than he has room for James needs a warehouse to store them and finds one owned by the widowed Mrs. Arkwright who wants six hundred and fifty pounds for it so that she can ... See full summary »

Director: Viktors Ritelis | Stars: Peter Gilmore, Pat Beckett, Jessica Benton, Michael Billington

Votes: 11