Most Popular Titles With Location Matching "Durham, County Durham, England, UK"


1. Victoria (2016– )

60 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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The early life of Queen Victoria, from her accession to the throne at the tender age of 18 through to her courtship and marriage to Prince Albert.

Stars: Jenna Coleman, Daniela Holtz, Catherine H. Flemming, Adrian Schiller

Votes: 1,648

2. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)

PG | 152 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.5
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64 Metascore

Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Richard Harris, Maggie Smith

Votes: 450,768 | Gross: $317.56M

3. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

PG | 161 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.4
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63 Metascore

Harry ignores warnings not to return to Hogwarts, only to find the school plagued by a series of mysterious attacks and a strange voice haunting him.

Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Richard Harris

Votes: 392,412 | Gross: $261.97M

4. Elizabeth (1998)

R | 124 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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75 Metascore

A film of the early years of the reign of Elizabeth I of England and her difficult task of learning what is necessary to be a monarch.

Director: Shekhar Kapur | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Christopher Eccleston, Joseph Fiennes

Votes: 76,514 | Gross: $30.01M

5. Inspector George Gently (2007– )

89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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With the help of DS John Bacchus, Inspector George Gently spends his days bringing to justice members of the criminal underworld who are unfortunate enough to have the intrepid investigator assigned to their cases.

Stars: Martin Shaw, Lee Ingleby, Simon Hubbard, Lisa McGrillis

Votes: 3,483

6. The Virgin Queen (2005 TV Mini-Series)

237 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.8
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The Virgin Queen explores the full sweep of Elizabeth's life: from her days of fear as a potential victim of her sister's terror; through her great love affair with Robert Dudley; into her ... See full summary »

Stars: Anne-Marie Duff, Sienna Guillory, Ian Hart, Tom Hardy

Votes: 1,996

7. Longford (2006 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 93 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.7
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A portrait of Lord Longford, a tireless British campaigner whose controversial beliefs often resulted in furious political debate and personal conflict.

Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Lee Boardman, Jim Broadbent, Tam Dean Burn, Lindsay Duncan

Votes: 2,308

8. The Man Who Cried (1993 TV Movie)

157 min | Drama

7.1
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Abel Mason is a man caught in a loveless marriage with a harridan wife who constantly berates him and beats their son Dick. When the one woman he loves dies at the hands of her husband ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Whyte | Stars: Ciarán Hinds, Kate Buffery, Amanda Root, Daniel Massey

Votes: 206

9. Spender (1991–1993)

50 min | Action, Drama

7.9
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Stars: Jimmy Nail, Sammy Johnson, Denise Welch, Peter Guinness

Votes: 166

10. The Spirit of '45 (2013)

94 min | Documentary, History

7.1
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A documentary on how the spirit of unity, which buoyed Britain during the war years, carried through to create a vision of a fairer, united society.

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Winston Churchill, Tony Benn, Clement Attlee, George Lansbury

Votes: 811

11. Colour Blind (1998 TV Mini-Series)

180 min | Drama

7.7
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A gritty period drama set in industrial Tyneside during World War I. Life for the McQueen family is turned upside down when daughter Bridget comes home with a black husband.

Stars: Joe Caffrey, Dearbhla Molloy, Ian Embleton, Walter McMonagle

Votes: 228

12. The Wingless Bird (1997 TV Mini-Series)

180 min | Drama

7.6
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On the eve of World War I, Agnes Conway manages both the business and the problems of her troubled family. She finds the strength to break class barriers and help her sister Jessie marry a ... See full summary »

Stars: Claire Skinner, Edward Atterton, Anne Reid, Michelle Charles

Votes: 369

13. The Tide of Life (1996 TV Mini-Series)

180 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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Tide of Life follows the fortunes of young housekeeper, Emily Kennedy, as she learns about relationships with three very different men. Forced from home of her first employer, Sep McGilby ... See full summary »

Stars: Gillian Kearney, John Bowler, Susie Burton, Gez Casey

Votes: 283

14. The Black Velvet Gown (1991 TV Movie)

Drama

7.0
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In the 1830's in northern England, Riah Millican, a widow with three children, takes a job as housekeeper to a reclusive former teacher, Percival Miller. Miller makes Riah the gift of a ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Stone | Stars: Bob Peck, Janet McTeer, Geraldine Somerville, Brendan P. Healy

Votes: 329

15. Monk Dawson (1998)

104 min | Drama

6.0
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Rites of passage moral tale based on the award-winning novel by Piers Paul Read, about a Catholic priest who falls from grace and descends into a world of forbidden love and betrayal in 1970's London.

Director: Tom Waller | Stars: Benedict Taylor, Michael Cashman, Oliver Stone, Toby Hadoke

Votes: 123

16. Eden Valley (1995)

95 min | Drama

7.4
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Set in the harness racing fraternity, this feature drama explores the conflict between urban and rural values and the relationship between an estranged father and son.

Directors: Amber Production Team, Richard Grassick | Stars: Brian Hogg, Darren Bell, Mike Elliot, Jimmy Killeen

Votes: 26

17. Meet the Ancestors (1998– )

30 min

8.2
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Series which uses archaeology to shed light on history.

Stars: Julian Richards, Richard Neave, Charlotte A. Roberts, Nicholas Rowe

Votes: 21

18. The House Detectives (1997–2002)

30 min

7.8
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Series investigating the historical secrets of old houses.

Stars: Judith Miller, Juliet Morris, Dan Cruickshank, Mac Dowdy

Votes: 9

19. Charles Dickens's England (2009)

120 min | Documentary

7.4
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The film looks at the places Charles Dickens lived and worked and how he used them in his novels and stories.

Director: Julian Richards | Stars: Lee Ault, Thelma Grove, Roy Hattersley, Derek Jacobi

Votes: 41

20. Beggars' Teeth (2012)

65 min | Drama

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8 unique tales, from the imaginations of young people. Each tale offers a surprising and dark twist.

Director: Stephen Woods | Stars: Hayley Abbott, Jack Andrews, Ellen Archbold, Matthew Ash

21. Katie: My Beautiful Friends (2011– )

60 min | Documentary

7.7
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Documentary series following Katie Piper as she sets up her charity, The Katie Piper Foundation, and speaks to other people who are also living with disfigurements.

Star: Katie Piper

Votes: 20

22. Such is Life (2012)

120 min | Drama

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10 stories form a tapestry of life as seen through the eyes of young people.

Director: Stephen Woods | Stars: Caroline Adams, Juliet Adams, Matteo Addis, Lucy Aitken

23. Bait (1999)

13 min | Short, Drama

5.8
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A single father prepares for a job interview while his young son, Clint, prepares sandwiches for their lunch. When he goes for the interview, Clint has to wait in a café next door for his ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Shankland | Stars: Ian Hart, Adrian Coates, Willie Ross, Ruth Sheen

Votes: 80

24. Richard Wilson on the Road (2015– )

Documentary

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This documentary follows celebrated actor Richard Wilson as he uncovers secrets of the mines and many more historical events. Wilson also meets some of the knowledgeable presenters of sites scattered across the United Kingdom.

Star: Richard Wilson

Votes: 10

25. The Woman Who Stops Traffic (2008– )

60 min | Documentary

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Kris Murrin travels to various heavily-congested UK towns and cities with the intention of getting its citizens to go car-free for a day.

Star: Kris Murrin

26. Scarecrow (2014)

Horror, Thriller

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When 17 year old Sarah's father commits suicide, she and her mother move to a new home in the country. Soon, Sarah realises that the house has a mysterious past and that her new start may not be as idealistic as planned.

Director: Matthew Rankcom | Stars: Jacob Anderton, Eileen Glenton, Dennis Hewitt, Nicolle Lydon

27. Shooting Magpies (2005)

80 min | Drama

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Drama looking at how heroin addiction and the collapse of the coal mining industry affects the lives of people living in Durham.

Directors: Amber Production Team, Richard Grassick | Stars: Darren Bell, Jade Bell, Jack Bostock, Kevin Buck

28. Britain's Best Buildings (2002– )

60 min | Documentary

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Star: Dan Cruickshank

Votes: 6

29. Desmond (2014)

10 min | Short, Drama

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About a henchman, Desmond, home to a group of criminals is planning to rob a vintage bottle of expensive auctioned Whiskey. A short film playing on the universal ideas, but more specifically "British" ideas regarding family, tradition and suppression.

Director: Sean Usher | Stars: Mark Clothier, James Hambleton, Luke Harper, Lee Johnson

30. Re: Flamingo (2011)

19 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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A short experimental documentary from artist and filmmaker Matt James Smith.

Director: Matt James Smith | Stars: Matt James Smith, Michael William Smith, Ellen Jane Chapman

31. The Durham Story (2013)

25 min | Documentary, Short

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No history of Britain would be complete without a mention of the Durham Story. Over 1,000 years in the making, with saints, students and scholars each playing a part. Join Alex Morgan in ... See full summary »

Director: Danford Showan | Star: Alex Morgan

32. Until the Morning (2005)

15 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Kyle Welsh | Star: Daniel Harland

33. The Scar (2001)

Drama

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Exploring women's lives in East Durham in the aftermath of the last colliery closures and the failure of the coalfield campaign in which they had been activists.

Director: Amber Production Team | Stars: Darren Bell, Charlie Hardwick, Brian Hogg, Katja Roberts

Votes: 17

34. Run (XII) (2012)

10 min | Short, Horror

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The safety of three survivors of the zombie apocalypse is put at risk by the simplest of demands...

Director: Paul Anderson | Stars: Paul Anderson, Rowena Edwards, Carl Marshall, Chris Clark

35. In the Twilight (1978)

15 min | Short, Fantasy

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Adapted from a Lord Dunsany story,"In the Twilight" is set in 1910. On a beautiful summer's day, a river is crowded with boats. In a moment of carelessness, a man falls overboard. While ... See full summary »

Director: Digby Rumsey | Star: Brian Rapkin

36. Treasure Hunt (1982–1989)
Episode: County Durham (1988)

Game-Show

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Director: Chris Gage | Stars: Anneka Rice, Kenneth Kendall, Wincey Willis, Pearl Munns

37. The ABC of Christian Heritage (1995–1997)
Episode: Cuthbert (1995)

History

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Director: Peter M. Kershaw | Star: Robert Duncan

38. Richard Wilson on the Road (2015– )
Episode: Durham (2015)

22 min | Documentary

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Director: Michael Bennett | Star: Richard Wilson

39. Highway (1983–1994)
Episode: Durham (1993)

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Star: Harry Secombe

40. Question Time (1979– )
Episode: Episode dated 16 January 2014 (2014)

News, Talk-Show

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Director: Rob Hopkin | Stars: David Dimbleby, Mary Creagh, Tim Farron, Julia Hartley-Brewer

41. Inspector George Gently (2007– )
Episode: Gently in the Cathedral (2012)

93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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The seismic forces that displaced Gently in 1964 are once more active - and have followed him to Durham.

Director: Nicholas Renton | Stars: Angelica Penn, Lee Armstrong, Michael Hodgson, Kemal Sylvester

Votes: 204

42. Inspector George Gently (2007– )
Episode: Goodbye China (2011)

88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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Gently and Bacchus look into the suspicious death of Gently's old friend and ex-snout, China.

Director: Gillies MacKinnon | Stars: James Acton, Jay Miller, Niek Versteeg, Martin Shaw

Votes: 179

43. ITV Sunday Night Theatre (1969– )
Episode: Hamlet (1970)

85 min | Drama

7.9
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Director: Peter Wood | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Michael Redgrave, Margaret Leighton, Richard Johnson

Votes: 53

44. Time Team (1994– )
Episode: High Worsall, North Yorkshire (1998)

51 min | Documentary, History

8.2
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Time Team goes to Teesside. It has been known for years that just yards from the current village is the site of a medieval village but why it was abandoned so suddenly, literally disappearing off the map.

Director: Brendan Hughes | Stars: Tony Robinson, Mick Aston, Carenza Lewis, Phil Harding

Votes: 8

45. In Search of Medieval Britain (2008– )
Episode: North (2008)

Documentary, History

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Star: Alixe Bovey

46. Het Koninkrijk (2014– )
Episode: Op een haartje na (2014)

49 min | Documentary, History

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Willem III reluctantly becomes king but has no real power. After his reign the royal popularity is at a low point and there is no heir. Waldemar examines Willem III while Eelco investigates the resistance against the Royal Family.

Director: Marcel Goedhart | Stars: Eelco Bosch van Rosenthal, Waldemar Torenstra, Sien Blommers, Dennis Bos

47. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: Sting: A Winters Night (2009)

90 min | Biography, Drama, Music

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Director: Jim Gable | Star: Sting

48. DIY SOS (1999– )
Episode: The Big Build: Durham (2011)

Documentary

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Director: Beth Brooks | Star: Mark Millar