Most Popular Titles With Location Matching "Orkney, Scotland, UK"


1. Time Team (1994– )

55 min | Documentary, History

8.4
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A group of archaeologists have 3 days to discover historical artifacts in different sites around Britain.

Stars: Tony Robinson, Phil Harding, John Gater, Stewart Ainsworth

Votes: 757

2. The Spy in Black (1939)

Approved | 77 min | Thriller, War

7.0
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A German submarine is sent to the Orkney Isles in 1917 to sink the British fleet.

Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Valerie Hobson, Sebastian Shaw, Marius Goring

Votes: 1,334

3. A History of Britain (2000–2002)

60 min | Documentary, History

8.4
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A comprehensive historical survey of the British Isles.

Stars: Simon Schama, Michael Kitchen, Samuel West, Lindsay Duncan

Votes: 604

4. Blood of the Vikings (2001– )

Documentary

7.4
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Stars: Martin Biddle, Martin Carver, Pat Croxton-Smith, Tinna Damgaard-Sørensen

Votes: 67

5. Venus Peter (1989)

94 min | Drama

7.1
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Director: Ian Sellar | Stars: George Anton, Louise Breslin, Juliet Cadzow, Peter Caffrey

Votes: 66

6. Britain's Ancient Capital: Secrets of Orkney (2017– )

180 min | Documentary, History

8.6
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Neil Oliver, Chris Packham, Andy Torbet and Dr Shini Somara follow the work of archaeologists from around the world who are working on one of Europe's largest digs that is reshaping the map of Stone Age Britain.

Stars: Neil Oliver, Chris Packham, Shini Somara, Andy Torbet

Votes: 16

7. 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

8. Hold Back the Night (1999)

104 min | Drama

6.3
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A young woman joins a group of protesters trying to stop the construction of a highway through a forest with the purpose of having sex with their leader. But when morning comes and the ... See full summary »

Director: Phil Davis | Stars: Christine Tremarco, Stuart Sinclair Blyth, Sheila Hancock, Richard Platt

Votes: 135

9. Blue Black Permanent (1992)

86 min

6.6
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Barbara Thorburn wiles away the hours with memories of Greta, her mother, the poet.

Director: Margaret Tait | Stars: Celia Imrie, Jack Shepherd, Gerda Stevenson, James Fleet

Votes: 34

10. American Widow (2009)

305 min | Drama

7.2
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Five Hours. Six Countries. Seven Chapters. Eight Conflicts. Nine Women.

Director: C.S. Leigh | Stars: Marina Defavoroy, Yekaterina Golubeva, Anna Levine, Cat Power

Votes: 5

11. Britain's Finest (2003– )

70 min | Documentary

8.5
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Stars: Carenza Lewis, Loyd Grossman, Peter Hall, Bill Paterson

Votes: 30

12. Andrina (1981)

Short, Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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Mysterious young Andrina is the only friend of an old man. When she fails to visit him one day, he goes down to his seaside village to look for her but no one knows of such person there. Who is Andrina?

Director: Bill Forsyth | Stars: Cyril Cusack, Wendy Jane Morgan, Sandra Voe, Jimmy Yuill

Votes: 12

13. The Orkney Lad: The Story of Isabel Gunn (2001 TV Movie)

47 min | Documentary

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The story of the first European woman who came to western Canada in 1804 working for the Hudson's Bay Company disguised as a man.

Director: Anne Wheeler | Star: Michelle Hart

14. Seven Ages of Britain (2003– )

350 min | Documentary

7.7
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Stars: Bettany Hughes, Michael Baillie, Jonathan Bate, Jane Dawson

Votes: 30

15. Stonehenge (1998 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

6.7
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Director: Jean-Claude Bragard | Stars: Tony Spawforth, Richard Bradley, Aubrey Burl, Timothy Darvill

Votes: 9

16. The Highlands and Islands: A Royal Tour (1973)

25 min | Documentary, Short

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An account of HRH Prince Charles' 1973 visit to the Highlands and Islands. We follow him in awe of the beauties of the landscapes as well as the remarkable craftsmanship of the Scottish people.

Director: Oscar Marzaroli | Star: Robert Urquhart

17. A Pride of Islands (1973)

29 min | Documentary, Short

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The changing face of life in the Hebrides, Orkney and Shetland islands of Scotland.

Director: Oscar Marzaroli | Star: John Young

18. Life in the Orkneys (1957)

17 min | Documentary, Short

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A portrait of day to day life in the Orkney Islands off the north coast of Scotland.

Director: Alan Harper | Star: Moultrie Kelsall

19. Oliver's Travels (1995– )
Episode: Do We Look Like That? (1995)

Adventure, Comedy, Drama

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Director: Giles Foster | Stars: Alan Bates, Sinéad Cusack, Bill Paterson, Miles Anderson

20. Floyd on Britain & Ireland (1988– )
Episode: Orkney (1988)

Documentary

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Star: Keith Floyd

21. Lifesense: Our Lives Through Animal Eyes (1991– )
Episode: Partners for Life (1991)

30 min | Documentary

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Director: John Downer | Star: Andrew Sachs

22. Time Team (1994– )
Episode: Sanday, Orkney (1998)

Documentary, History

7.4
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Schoolchildren on the Orkney island of Sanday asked Time Team to investigate local mounds that could, reputedly, be of Viking origin. This is the first time the Team have looked for Norse archaeological finds.

Director: Graham Dixon | Stars: Tony Robinson, Mick Aston, Carenza Lewis, Phil Harding

Votes: 7

23. Time Team (1994– )
Episode: The Mystery of Mine Howe: A Time Team Special (2000)

Documentary, History

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After a farmer rediscovers an Iron Age mound. The team investigate to try to work out what it was for.

Director: Graham Johnston | Stars: Tony Robinson, Mick Aston, Phil Harding, Carenza Lewis

24. Lost Worlds (2005–2007)
Episode: The Pagans (2006)

46 min | Documentary, History

7.6
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Stonehenge, The Ring of Brodgar and the Tomb of the Eagles are three ancient pagan structures for which archaeologists and historians provide insight.

Stars: Mark Carruthers, Erika Guttmann, Ronald Hutton, Corey Johnson

Votes: 10