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1. Coronation Street (1960– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Drama, Romance

5.7
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The UK's longest-running television soap, Coronation Street focuses on the everyday lives of working class people in Manchester, England.

Stars: William Roache, Helen Worth, Simon Gregson, Sally Dynevor

Votes: 4,067

2. MI-5 (2002–2011)

60 min | Drama, Thriller

8.3
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The missions of MI-5, the UK's domestic intelligence organization.

Stars: Peter Firth, Hugh Simon, Nicola Walker, Rupert Penry-Jones

Votes: 12,723

3. A Touch of Frost (1992– )

TV-MA | 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: 5,077

4. Doctors (2000– )

30 min | Drama

5.1
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The daily lives of staff at a Birmingham medical practice, including their often dramatic involvements with their patients.

Stars: Adrian Lewis Morgan, Diane Keen, Jan Pearson, Matthew Chambers

Votes: 856

5. Space: 1999 (1975–1977)

50 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.3
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The crew of Moonbase Alpha must struggle to survive when a massive explosion throws the Moon from orbit into deep space.

Stars: Martin Landau, Barbara Bain, Nick Tate, Zienia Merton

Votes: 5,565

6. I, Claudius (1976)

Not Rated | 669 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.9
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The history of the Roman Empire as experienced by one of its rulers.

Stars: Derek Jacobi, John Hurt, Siân Phillips, Brian Blessed

Votes: 13,082

7. Blake's 7 (1978–1981)

50 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.0
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A group of convicts and outcasts fight a guerrilla war against the totalitarian Terran Federation from a highly advanced alien spaceship.

Stars: Michael Keating, Paul Darrow, Peter Tuddenham, Jan Chappell

Votes: 2,709

8. Yes Minister (1980–1984)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy

8.6
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The Right Honorable James Hacker has landed the plum job of Cabinet Minister to the Department of Administration. At last he is in a position of power and can carry out some long-needed reforms - or so he thinks.

Stars: Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds, Diana Hoddinott

Votes: 9,464

9. The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004)

Not Rated | 122 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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The feature adaptation of Roger Lewis' book about the actor best remembered as Inspector Clouseau in the Pink Panther movies.

Director: Stephen Hopkins | Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Charlize Theron, Emily Watson, John Lithgow

Votes: 13,703

10. Killing Jesus (2015 TV Movie)

Unrated | 132 min | Biography, Drama, History

4.6
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A miniseries chronicling the life of Jesus of Nazareth.

Director: Christopher Menaul | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Vernon Dobtcheff, Eoin Macken, Rufus Sewell

Votes: 1,691

11. Van der Valk (1972–1992)

120 min | Action, Drama

7.2
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Gritty British-made police drama series set in the beautiful location of Amsterdam. Cynical Dutch detective Commissaris "Piet" Van der Valk and his colleagues investigate murders, kidnappings and political corruption.

Stars: Barry Foster, Michael Latimer, Joanna Dunham, Susan Travers

Votes: 169

12. Crown Court (1972–1984)

30 min | Drama

7.1
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Courtroom drama - each case takes three episodes. At the end of the third episode a jury of "ordinary people" comes to a verdict on the evidence presented.

Stars: Peter Wheeler, Joseph Berry, Richard Colson, David Ashford

Votes: 144

13. Shoestring (1979–1980)

50 min | Drama

7.4
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Lighthearted detective series set in the West Country, about Eddie Shoestring, a radio-phone-in detective

Stars: Trevor Eve, Michael Medwin, Doran Godwin, Liz Crowther

Votes: 226

14. Yes, Prime Minister (2013)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

5.6
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The modern version of British comedy 'Yes, Prime Minister'.

Stars: David Haig, Henry Goodman, Chris Larkin, Zoe Telford

Votes: 358

15. Fortunes of War (1987)

407 min | Drama, War

8.0
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Guy Pringle and his new wife, Harriet, are members of the English community in Bucharest, Rumania on the eve of World War II. After the war begins, they cross paths with diplomats, literary... See full summary »

Stars: Emma Thompson, Kenneth Branagh, Charles Kay, Mark Drewry

Votes: 568

16. ITV Playhouse (1967– )

Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Stars: Michael Bryant, William Simons, Katherine Barker, Geoffrey Palmer

Votes: 36

17. Softly Softly: Task Force (1969– )

50 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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1970s BBC police drama with experienced cop DCS Charlie Barlow. and DS John Watt who lead a task force charged with tackling the toughest chases Thamesford has to offer.

Stars: Frank Windsor, Norman Bowler, David Lloyd Meredith, Terence Rigby

Votes: 35

18. The Borgias (1981– )

50 min | Drama, History

7.4
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The ruthless Rodrigo Borgia intends to become Pope and will not let anything stand in his way.

Stars: Oliver Cotton, Maurice O'Connell, Louis Selwyn, Adolfo Celi

Votes: 132

19. Jinnah (1998)

110 min | Biography, Drama, War

8.1
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The story of Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan.

Director: Jamil Dehlavi | Stars: Christopher Lee, James Fox, Maria Aitken, Shashi Kapoor

Votes: 2,265

20. Hazell (1978–1979)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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A British television series about a fictional private detective named James Hazell and his adventures.

Stars: Nicholas Ball, Roddy McMillan, Desmond McNamara, Peter Bourke

Votes: 82

21. The Mixer (1992– )

52 min | Crime, Thriller

6.8
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Stars: Simon Williams, Jeremy Clyde, Catherine Alric, Peter Jones

Votes: 16

22. Love Hurts (1992–1994)

50 min | Comedy, Romance

7.5
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When Tessa Piggott goes through a messier breakup than most (her married ex-lover and ex-boss left her for a younger mistress), she looks for a new job. Deciding to leave the rat-race, she ... See full summary »

Stars: Adam Faith, Zoë Wanamaker, Tony Selby, Jane Lapotaire

Votes: 93

23. Masterpiece Theatre: Lord Mountbatten - The Last Viceroy (1986– )

R | 306 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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The Story of the last viceroy of India, Lord Mountbatten

Stars: Nicol Williamson, Janet Suzman, Ian Richardson, Sam Dastor

Votes: 156

24. Wings (1976–1978)

50 min | Drama, War

8.0
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A young Englishman born into a blacksmith's family wants to be a flier in one of the new fangled flying machines. He struggles to show a man of his class deserves a chance to be a pilot and... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Cochrane, Tim Woodward, Nicholas Jones, David Troughton

Votes: 95

25. Such a Long Journey (1998)

113 min

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Circa 1971, Gustad Noble lives in a one bedroom hall rented apartment in Byculla, Bombay. He travels to work everyday by Central Railway to Victoria Terminus and walks to Flora Fountain to ... See full summary »

Director: Sturla Gunnarsson | Stars: Roshan Seth, Soni Razdan, Om Puri, Naseeruddin Shah

Votes: 420 | Gross: $0.09M

26. Dangerous Davies: The Last Detective (1981 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

7.3
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When D. C. Dangerous Davies, not held in high regard by his superiors, is assigned to find a notorious criminal kingpin, he uncovers the details of 15 year old cold case.

Director: Val Guest | Stars: Bernard Cribbins, Bill Maynard, Joss Ackland, Bernard Lee

Votes: 125

27. Take Three Girls (1969–1971)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Stars: Liza Goddard, Barra Grant, Angela Down, Susan Jameson

Votes: 12

28. Julius Caesar (1979 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 161 min | Drama, History

7.3
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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: 175

29. The Comedy of Errors (1983 TV Movie)

109 min | Comedy

6.9
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Aegeon of Syracuse has come to Ephesus to seek his son, who went in search of his missing twin and mother months ago. Unfortunately, Ephesus has just declared war on Syracuse, and will ... See full summary »

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Cyril Cusack, Charles Gray, Nicolas Chagrin, Nick Burnell

Votes: 137

30. Bible Mysteries (2003– )

60 min | History

6.0
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Stars: Mohamed Quatib, M'Barek El Mamoudi, Richard Horsley, Tal Ilan

Votes: 30

31. Made (1972)

R | 101 min | Drama

7.0
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The story of the relationship between a young single mother and an insecure rock star.

Director: John Mackenzie | Stars: Carol White, Roy Harper, John Castle, Margery Mason

Votes: 73

32. The Alchemists (1999 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 150 min | Thriller

5.2
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Director: Peter Smith | Stars: Edward Hardwicke, Ruth Gemmell, Aneirin Hughes, Grant Show

Votes: 73

33. The Edwardians (1972– )

50 min | Drama, History

6.8
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This series covers the turning points in 9 different figures during the Edwardian era of the United Kingdom - Henry Royce and Charles Rolls - of Rolls Royce fame; Horatio Bottomly founder ... See full synopsis »

Stars: Thorley Walters, Georgia Brown, Nigel Davenport, Michael Jayston

Votes: 45

34. Pope John Paul II (1984 TV Movie)

150 min | Biography, Drama

6.6
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Bio-drama tracing the life and career of Polish cardinal Karol Wojtyla from his days as a young activist in Poland to his rise and installation in 1978 as Pope of the Catholic world.

Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Albert Finney, Michael Crompton, Robert Austin, Caroline Bliss

Votes: 172

35. Merlin of the Crystal Cave (1991– )

164 min | Drama

6.7
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A star-studded TV production of the classic tale by Mary Stewart which follows Merlin down through history to the days of King Arthur.

Stars: George Winter, Trevor Peacock, Roger Alborough, Robert Powell

Votes: 63

36. Storyboard (1983– )

Drama

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Series of one-off dramas intended to serve as possible pilots.

Stars: Alec McCowen, Carol Royle, Liz Crowther, Penny Brownjohn

37. Rooms (1974– )

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Two part weekly dramas concerning the various drifters who rent rooms in a lodging house.

Stars: Jenny Twigge, Ian Redford, Anne Dyson, William Marlowe

Votes: 7

38. Banglatown Banquet (2006 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 50 min | Drama

7.2
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Viewers can immerse themselves in the lives of a group of mature Muslim women in this thought provoking drama. Dressed in their hijabs, they leave the familiarity of their Bangladeshi community and set out on a voyage of discovery.

Director: Hettie Macdonald | Stars: Shabana Azmi, Riz Ahmed, Sam Dastor, Gerard Horan

Votes: 24

39. Six Days of Justice (1972–1975)

Drama

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Stars: George Waring, Meadows White, Rex Robinson, Ishaq Bux

Votes: 7

40. Market in Honey Lane (1967–1969)

Drama

6.2
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Soap drama set in an east end market place following the lives of the Cockney vendors.

Stars: Vicki Woolf, Ray Lonnen, Ivor Salter, Iain Gregory

Votes: 6

41. The Heart Surgeon (1997 TV Movie)

150 min | Drama

6.9
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Cardiac surgeon Alex Marsden has an affair with Marcella Duggan, but then finds himself having to operate on her husband Larry, who is also his friend.

Director: Audrey Cooke | Stars: Nigel Havers, Orla Brady, Lorcan Cranitch, John Castle

Votes: 34

42. 2nd House (1973–1976)

7.3
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BBC Arts programme derived from Full House (1972).

Stars: Melvyn Bragg, Edwin Mullins, Roger McGough, Struan Rodger

Votes: 7

43. World's End (1981– )

30 min | Drama

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Stars: Pam Scotcher, Neville Smith, Helen Bush, Tom Marshall

44. Man of Straw (1972– )

270 min | Drama

8.2
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A politically ambitious man rises to power in a German provincial town at the end of the 19th century.

Stars: Derek Jacobi, John Phillips, Denis Carey, Judy Cornwell

Votes: 16

45. Chopratown (2005 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.6
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Vic Chopra (Sanjeev Bhaskar) investigates Ali Ergun (Omid Djalili) a shady Turkish bakery owner. During his investigation he falls foul of Asian wide boy Ash Desai (Manish Patel) and added to this is the mystery of a missing cow!

Director: Sean Grundy | Stars: Sanjeev Bhaskar, Natalie Casey, Neil Stuke, Omid Djalili

Votes: 29

46. Fly Into Danger (1972– )

30 min | Family, Adventure

7.7
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Stars: Sue Holderness, Paul Haley, Don McKillop, Peter Miles

Votes: 6

47. Jury (1983– )

60 min | Drama, Crime

7.0
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Stars: Richard Piper, Charles Shaughnessy, David Simeon, Angela Morant

Votes: 6

48. The Greeks: A Journey in Space and Time (1980– )

60 min | History

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Series of programmes looking at the significance of the Ancient Greek civilisation for the cultures which grew up in its wake. The series uses documentary footage shot in the Adriatic and and reconstruction of Greek drama.

Stars: Christopher Burstall, Kenneth Dover, Freddie Jones, Brewster Mason

49. Them and Us (1985– )

Drama

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Stars: Barry Jackson, David Collings, Wendy Gifford, John Horsley

50. Saint Paul (2003 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Jean-Claude Bragard | Stars: Jonathan Edwards, Sam Dastor, Mark Goodacre