Latest Titles With Miranda Pleasence


1. How Else Could It Be? (2015)

10 min | Short, Drama

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Emily lives in a strange world, where reliance upon the latest technology for emotional support has become the social norm.

Director: Laurie Bridger | Stars: Dustin Bridger, Fred Bridger, Lucy Lorna Chalaby, Scott Handy

2. Wallander (2008– )
Episode: A Lesson in Love (2015)

89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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Kurt has medical problems while he searches for a missing girl after her mother was murdered.

Director: Benjamin Caron | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Kitty Peterkin, Jeany Spark, Harry Hadden-Paton

Votes: 184

3. Casualty (1986– )
Episode: Letting Go (2013)

Drama

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Director: Matthew Evans | Stars: Oliver Coleman, Charlotte Salt, Patrick Robinson, Derek Thompson

4. Harmonica Swing (2009)

24 min | Short

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Joshua, a struggling filmmaker, has just received his big break - a sweet deal with a major studio to direct a film he wrote. Just as it can't get any better, a twist of fate invites a ... See full summary »

Director: Amiram Bukowski | Stars: Daniel Ben Zenou, Itamar Grossmann, Amara Karan, Miranda Pleasence

5. Wallander (2008– )

90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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A TV program centered on a soul-searching Swedish cop.

Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Richard McCabe, Jeany Spark, Sarah Smart

Votes: 8,115

6. EastEnders (1985– )
Episode: Episode dated 18 December 2008 (2008)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Romance

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Director: Richard Platt | Stars: Charlie Brooks, Pam St. Clement, Sid Owen, Perry Fenwick

7. EastEnders (1985– )
Episode: Episode dated 19 December 2008 (2008)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Romance

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Director: Richard Platt | Stars: Charlie Brooks, Sid Owen, Pam St. Clement, Rita Simons

8. Notes on a Scandal (2006)

R | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.4
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73 Metascore

A veteran high school teacher befriends a younger art teacher, who is having an affair with one of her 15-year-old students. However, her intentions with this new "friend" also go well beyond platonic friendship.

Director: Richard Eyre | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Judi Dench, Andrew Simpson, Tom Georgeson

Votes: 65,391 | Gross: $17.51M

9. Diamond Geezer (2005– )

90 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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Stars: David Jason, Stephen Wight, Gary Whelan, Jan Francis

Votes: 162

10. New Tricks (2003– )
Episode: Creative Problem Solving (2005)

59 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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A friend of Jack Halford has a diamond that would appear to have been stolen.

Director: Martyn Friend | Stars: Alun Armstrong, James Bolam, Amanda Redman, Dennis Waterman

Votes: 53

11. Diamond Geezer (2005– )
Episode: Pilot (2005)

120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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A career criminal tries to persuade a first time offender to join forces with him in his new big scam.

Director: Paul Harrison | Stars: David Jason, Stephen Wight, Paul Bown, Des McAleer

Votes: 136

12. Fresh Out of Tears (2004)

26 min | Short, Drama

6.1
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When upcoming actress Leila lands the lead role in a film, the director demands real tears on camera, but Leila struggles to bring them forth.

Director: Tom Tyrwhitt | Stars: Lake Bell, David Curtiz, Naomi Hill, Miranda Pleasence

Votes: 16

13. New Tricks (2003– )

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Three retired police officers are drafted in to solve cold cases, with a touch of comedy and drama

Stars: Dennis Waterman, Amanda Redman, Alun Armstrong, James Bolam

Votes: 3,545

14. Rosemary & Thyme (2003–2006)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Set amongst the stunning gardens of Europe, Rosemary Boxer and Laura Thyme, two professional gardeners, find themselves drawn into solving mysterious crimes.

Stars: Felicity Kendal, Pam Ferris, Ryan Philpott, Daisy Dunlop

Votes: 2,385

15. Hans Christian Andersen: My Life as a Fairy Tale (2003 TV Movie)

174 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.1
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A fictionalized account of the young life of Hans Christian Andersen, a young man with a penchant for storytelling but struggles to find his place in the world and gain the affection of the... See full summary »

Director: Philip Saville | Stars: Kieran Bew, Emily Hamilton, Flora Montgomery, James Fox

Votes: 404

16. Rosemary & Thyme (2003–2006)
Episode: The Tree of Death (2003)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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The girls are restoring a churchyard and cemetery in time for a Medieval festival when an unpopular villager is murdered with an arrow through the chest.

Director: Brian Farnham | Stars: Felicity Kendal, Pam Ferris, Michael Cochrane, Victoria Scarborough

Votes: 91

17. The Jury (2002 TV Mini-Series)

300 min | Drama

7.9
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Twelve men and women are called for jury service in the retrial of a man accused of a triple murder after the High Court overturns the original verdict.

Stars: Paul Bhattacharjee, Gerard Butler, Nina Sosanya, Nicholas Farrell

Votes: 757

18. Born and Bred (2002–2005)

55 min | Drama

7.9
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A 1950s set, British drama series about life in the fictional Lancashire village of Ormston. The main focus of the series was the two doctors, father and son, who run the cottage hospital under the new National Health Service.

Stars: Jenna Russell, Maggie Steed, Clive Swift, Naomi Radcliffe

Votes: 213

19. My Wrongs 8245-8249 and 117 (2002)

12 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

6.8
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Adapted from a monologue in his "Blue Jam" radio series, Chris Morris' first short film is a haunting black comedy about a man who no longer uses his name because he's decided he's ceased ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Morris | Stars: Paddy Considine, Miranda Pleasence, Simon Greenall, Richard Lumsden

Votes: 956

20. Looters (2002)

10 min | Short

8.3
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Anna and Gibbo follow the trail of a small ad to the residence of Mr Sifter. An unassuming old gentleman, he invites them in. But will the mischievous couple take more than they should?

Director: Arun Kumar | Stars: Alex Barker, Alex Hardy, Richard Ingold, Narada

Votes: 6

21. Born and Bred (2002–2005)
Episode: Buried Treasure (2002)

Drama

7.6
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Tom is perplexed by carpenter Bert Cartwright's hostility to doctors until he learns that Bert blames Arthur for the death of his little boy years earlier. When Annie, Bert's wife, falls ... See full summary »

Director: Jonny Campbell | Stars: James Bolam, Michael French, Maggie Steed, Clive Swift

Votes: 8

22. The Jury (2002– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2002)

Drama

8.4
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Juror Marcia Thomas decides she's going to report the threatening phone call she received, warning her to find the accused guilty or else. She wasn't quite prepared the next morning when ... See full summary »

Director: Pete Travis | Stars: Stuart Bunce, Gerard Butler, Nicholas Farrell, Michael Maloney

Votes: 21

23. The Jury (2002– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (2002)

Drama

8.0
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The trial continues with the defendant, Davinder Singh, now questioned by the prosecution who try to paint Sikhs as a warrior race and the defendant in particular as a violent young man. ... See full summary »

Director: Pete Travis | Stars: Sonnell Dadral, Nick Bartlett, Gerard Butler, Tim Healy

Votes: 21

24. The Affair of the Necklace (2001)

R | 118 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.1
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42 Metascore

In pre-Revolutionary France, a young aristocratic woman left penniless by the political unrest in the country, must avenge her family's fall from grace by scheming to steal a priceless necklace.

Director: Charles Shyer | Stars: Hilary Swank, Simon Baker, Jonathan Pryce, Adrien Brody

Votes: 4,485 | Gross: $0.43M

25. Tip of My Tongue (2001)

18 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

7.0
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Ten years after an affair that never happened Pippa walks back into Daves life, now he has a second chance - if only he could remember her name.

Director: Tom Tyrwhitt | Stars: Ben Miller, Miranda Pleasence, Danny Sapani

Votes: 9

26. The Announcement (2000)

90 min | Drama

6.1
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After the 'announcement' of a past wedding, 6 couples and an ex-boyfriend discuss the ramifications. Set primarily in one location and played out in a single 24 hour period.

Director: Troy Miller | Stars: Mark Addy, David Baddiel, Morwenna Banks, Kate Hardie

Votes: 60

27. Wonderful You (1999 TV Mini-Series)

51 min | Drama, Romance

8.3
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Lives of a group of people in their early thirties. The principal plot line revolves around the relationship between Marshall, his girlfriend Clare and her old friend Henry, who remains madly in love with her.

Stars: Greg Wise, Richard Lumsden, Lucy Akhurst, Dorian Healy

Votes: 45

28. Shockers: The Visitor (1999 TV Movie)

60 min

6.7
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Three young house sharers make the dangerous mistake of assuming that a man who arrives at the door is the cousin of their absent flat-mate.

Director: Audrey Cooke | Stars: Daniel Craig, Miranda Pleasence, Claire Rushbrook, Shaun Parkes

Votes: 90

29. Wonderful You (1999– )
Episode: Into the Blue (1999)

Drama, Romance

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Director: Matt Lipsey | Stars: Greg Wise, Richard Lumsden, Lucy Akhurst, Dorian Healy

30. Wonderful You (1999– )
Episode: Love Stories (1999)

Drama, Romance

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Stars: Greg Wise, Richard Lumsden, Lucy Akhurst, Dorian Healy

31. Wonderful You (1999– )
Episode: My Name Belongs to You (1999)

Drama, Romance

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Director: Matt Lipsey | Stars: Lucy Akhurst, Bob Barrett, Nicholas Boulton, Emma Cunningham

32. A Touch of Frost (1992– )
Episode: Private Lives (1999)

102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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A woman is discovered in critical condition in a quiet village on the outskirts of Denton, the apparent victim of a hit-and-run incident. Frost's investigation exposes the secret life of a rural England corner.

Director: David Reynolds | Stars: David Jason, Philip Jackson, Bruce Alexander, Peter Egan

Votes: 112

33. Wonderful You (1999– )
Episode: Saturn's Return (1999)

Drama, Romance

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Director: Matt Lipsey | Stars: Greg Wise, Richard Lumsden, Lucy Akhurst, Dorian Healy

34. Wonderful You (1999– )
Episode: Talking to Myself (1999)

Drama, Romance

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Stars: Greg Wise, Richard Lumsden, Lucy Akhurst, Dorian Healy

35. Wonderful You (1999– )
Episode: The Morning After (1999)

Drama, Romance

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Stars: Greg Wise, Richard Lumsden, Lucy Akhurst, Dorian Healy

36. Wonderful You (1999– )
Episode: The Road to Recovery (1999)

Drama, Romance

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Stars: Greg Wise, Richard Lumsden, Lucy Akhurst, Dorian Healy

37. The Phoenix and the Carpet (1997 TV Mini-Series)

28 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.1
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Four young children hope for anything to happen and, when they become owners of the Phoenix, their adventure begins.

Stars: Miriam Margolyes, Ivan Berry, Lesley Dunlop, Ben Simpson

Votes: 87

38. The Bill (1984–2010)
Episode: A Price to Pay (1997)

Crime, Drama

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Director: Ed Blum | Stars: Russell Boulter, Andrew Mackintosh, Kerry Peers, Peter Ellis

39. The Phoenix and the Carpet (1997– )
Episode: Episode #1.5 (1997)

Adventure, Family, Fantasy

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Director: Michael Kerrigan | Stars: Miriam Margolyes, Ivan Berry, Lesley Dunlop, Ben Simpson

40. Pie in the Sky (1994–1997)
Episode: In the Smoke (1997)

50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.4
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The Crabbes holiday in London in a flat owned by ex-policeman Nick Spencer whilst he is in America on business. However Margaret finds his packed suitcase under the bed and hears an ... See full summary »

Director: David Innes Edwards | Stars: Richard Griffiths, Maggie Steed, Nicholas Lamont, Marsha Thomason

Votes: 17

41. A Touch of Frost (1992– )
Episode: No Other Love (1997)

102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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All families have secrets, but perhaps none so shocking as that which Frost unearths when he investigates the brutal murder of Peter Lawson.

Director: David Reynolds | Stars: David Jason, Matt Bardock, Bruce Alexander, John Lyons

Votes: 147

42. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1996 TV Mini-Series)

159 min | Drama

7.5
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Based on a little known 1848 novel by Anne Bronte, Tara Fitzgerald stars as an enigmatic young woman who moves to 19th Century Yorkshire with a young son. Distancing herself from everyone ... See full summary »

Stars: Toby Stephens, Tara Fitzgerald, Rupert Graves, Sarah Badel

Votes: 1,882

43. 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: 439

44. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1996– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1996)

52 min | Drama

7.5
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Director: Mike Barker | Stars: Tara Fitzgerald, Cathy Murphy, Jackson Leach, Sarah Badel

Votes: 23

45. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1996– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1996)

51 min | Drama

7.4
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Director: Mike Barker | Stars: Toby Stephens, Pam Ferris, Paloma Baeza, Joe Absolom

Votes: 23

46. Bugs (1995–1999)
Episode: Gold Rush (1996)

Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

7.6
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The Monetary Commission recruits the team when a microbe is released into their gold vault which will literally eat their gold reserves. Whilst Ros goes after the antidote, Ed becomes ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Farnham | Stars: Craig McLachlan, Jaye Griffiths, Jesse Birdsall, Sean Gilder

Votes: 9

47. Karaoke (1996– )
Episode: Thursday (1996)

Drama

8.5
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Director: Renny Rye | Stars: Albert Finney, Kate O'Toole, Roy Hudd, Richard E. Grant

Votes: 6

48. Bugs (1995–1999)

50 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

7.3
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Ed, Ros, Alex and Beckett form the high-tech crime fighting team who work for the mysterious, secretive Bureau 2 chief, Jan, and are only assigned the most difficult and dangerous cases.

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

Votes: 377

49. Safe Haven (1995)

Drama, Thriller

4.1
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Danger and betrayal attend two sisters and their boyfriends on a remote Scottish island.

Director: Debbie Shuter | Stars: Allie Byrne, Miranda Pleasence, Jeremy Sheffield, Donald Pleasence

Votes: 10

50. The Plant (1995 TV Movie)

85 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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Strange tale of an alien who moves to a leafy London suburb.

Director: Jonathan Lewis | Stars: Valentine Pelka, Tamio Okada, Yasuko Okada, April Bird

Votes: 34

51. Pie in the Sky (1994–1997)

50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.6
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DI Crabbe retires from the police force after being shot and sets up his own restaurant. However, his ex-boss, Chief Constable Fisher constantly calls Crabbe back on duty.

Stars: Richard Griffiths, Maggie Steed, Malcolm Sinclair, Nick Raggett

Votes: 667

52. Casualty (1986– )
Episode: Good Friends (1993)

Drama

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Director: Laura Sims | Stars: Derek Thompson, Catherine Shipton, Suzanna Hamilton, Christopher Guard

53. The Bill (1984–2010)
Episode: Hard Man (1993)

Crime, Drama

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Director: Andrew Higgs | Stars: Graham Cole, Nula Conwell, Kate Fitzgerald, Louise Harrison

54. A Touch of Frost (1992– )

105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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DI Jack Frost is an unconventional policeman with sympathy for the underdog and an instinct for moral justice. Sloppy, disorganized and disrespectful, he attracts trouble like a magnet.

Stars: David Jason, Bruce Alexander, John Lyons, Arthur White

Votes: 4,528

55. Soldier Soldier (1991–1997)
Episode: A Man's Life (1992)

Drama

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The men are sent on an exercise accompanied by a journalist who is the Lt. Col. Dan Fortune's new love interest but the exercise is suspended when a helicopter carrying the CO and the Padre crashes in woods.

Director: Laurence Moody | Stars: Robson Green, Jerome Flynn, Mo Sesay, Lesley Vickerage

56. Soldier Soldier (1991–1997)

50 min | Drama

6.6
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Drama following the life of the officers and men of the King's Own Fusiliers regiment, during their home lives, training exercises and battles.

Stars: Ben Nealon, Robson Green, Jerome Flynn, Rosie Rowell

Votes: 432

57. Casualty (1986– )

50 min | Drama

6.0
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The everyday lives of the people frequenting the frenetic Accident and Emergency department of Holby City hospital.

Stars: Derek Thompson, Suzanne Packer, Ian Bleasdale, Jane Hazlegrove

Votes: 1,713

58. EastEnders (1985– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.1
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The everyday lives of working-class inhabitants of Albert Square, a traditional Victorian square of terrace houses surrounding a park in the East End of London's Walford borough. The square includes the Queen Vic pub and a street market.

Stars: Steve McFadden, Adam Woodyatt, June Brown, Pam St. Clement

Votes: 5,997

59. The Bill (1984–2010)

50 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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Uniform officers and detectives from an inner London police station enforce law and order on a day to day basis.

Stars: Graham Cole, Trudie Goodwin, Jeff Stewart, Simon Rouse

Votes: 1,983