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1. BBC2 Play of the Week (1977– )
Episode: Flayed (1978)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.6
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Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Timothy Bateson, Rowena Cooper, Hilda Fenemore, Julian Holloway

Votes: 8

2. Britain's Finest (2003– )
Episode: Actresses (2005)

90 min | Documentary

9.5
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Director: Kenny Scott | Stars: Simon Callow, Michael Angelis, Michael Billington, Alan Bleasdale

Votes: 19

3. Wagner (1981– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1983)

Biography, Drama, History

9.4
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After refusing to join her husband for quite some time, Minna eventually agrees to move to Zürich to be reunited with Wagner. She manages to persuade Wagner to start conducting and ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Palmer | Stars: Richard Burton, Cyril Cusack, Osman Ragheb, Donald Arthur

Votes: 50

4. Wagner (1981– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1983)

Biography, Drama, History

9.3
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In the year 1849, Richard Wagner is a respected composer living in Dresden where he works as royal court conductor for the King of Saxony. Although his wife, Minna, enjoys their life and ... See full summary »

Director: Tony Palmer | Stars: Richard Burton, Vanessa Redgrave, László Gálffi, John Gielgud

Votes: 50

5. G.B.H. (1991– )
Episode: Send a Message to Michael (1991)

92 min | Drama

9.0
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Jim plans a summer holiday that avoids bridges. Meanwhile, the beautiful Barbara Douglas seems more interested in Michael's past than in his advances, even visiting his mother. To make ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Young | Stars: Lindsay Duncan, Robert Lindsay, Philip Whitchurch, John Henshaw

Votes: 6

6. True Tilda (1997– )

30 min | Adventure, Drama

8.9
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It's a period tale of a circus girl (Tilda) who helps an orphan boy escape the clutches of the evil Rev Glasson, leading to an incredible canal boat adventure.

Stars: Amanda Elwes, Julie T. Wallace, Desmond Barrit, Morgan Bell

Votes: 9

7. Elizabeth R (1971– )

85 min | Biography, Drama

8.8
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When Elizabeth Tudor comes to the throne, her (male) advisers know she has to marry. Doesn't she? Thus starts a decades-long political/ matrimonial game, during an age of high passions and high achievement.

Stars: Glenda Jackson, Ronald Hines, Robert Hardy, Stephen Murray

Votes: 1,320

8. Natural World (1983– )

Documentary

8.7
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Strand of documentaries on wildlife and the environment.

Stars: David Attenborough, Barry Paine, John Shrapnel, Tim Pigott-Smith

Votes: 424

9. Horizon (1964– )

50 min | Documentary

8.7
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Stars: Paul Vaughan, Jack Fortune, Dilly Barlow, Martin Jarvis

Votes: 827

10. G.B.H. (1991– )

567 min | Drama

8.7
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Michael Murray is an ambitious and charismatic politician, Jim Nelson is a much loved headmaster of a local school for disturbed children. When the paths of these two men cross, things are ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Lindsay, Michael Palin, Dearbhla Molloy, Alan Igbon

Votes: 553

11. Vanity Fair (1987– )

35 min | Drama

8.7
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16 half-hour episodes. In the time of Napoleon, Becky Sharp, a poor orphan girl, schemes for money and position. Her most-used stepladder is her old school friend, Amelia Sedley. Both women... See full summary »

Stars: Eve Matheson, Rebecca Saire, Simon Dormandy, Jack Klaff

Votes: 40

12. Universum (1987– )

45 min | Documentary

8.6
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A wide verity of documentary subjects, from animals (dragonflies, ants) to people (Genghis Kahn) to science (Time, Perception) to places (St. Stephens Cathedral, Umbria) the style is ... See full summary »

Stars: Otto Clemens, Cornelius Obonya, Peter Faerber, Gregor Seberg

Votes: 101

13. The Woman in White (1982– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1982)

Mystery, Thriller

8.6
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Director: John Bruce | Stars: Diana Quick, Ian Richardson, Daniel Gerroll, Jenny Seagrove

Votes: 30

14. The Woman in White (1982– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1982)

Mystery, Thriller

8.6
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Director: John Bruce | Stars: Alan Badel, Diana Quick, Ian Richardson, John Shrapnel

Votes: 30

15. The Woman in White (1982– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1982)

Mystery, Thriller

8.6
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Director: John Bruce | Stars: Alan Badel, Diana Quick, Ian Richardson, John Shrapnel

Votes: 30

16. The Woman in White (1982– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1982)

Mystery, Thriller

8.6
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Director: John Bruce | Stars: Alan Badel, Diana Quick, Ian Richardson, John Shrapnel

Votes: 30

17. The Woman in White (1982– )
Episode: Episode #1.5 (1982)

Mystery, Thriller

8.6
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Director: John Bruce | Stars: Alan Badel, Diana Quick, Ian Richardson, John Shrapnel

Votes: 30

18. G.B.H. (1991– )
Episode: It Couldn't Happen Here (1991)

84 min | Drama

8.6
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One of Michael Murray's first acts as newly elected council leader is to terrorize his former teacher, Mr. Weller. Then he stages a "Day of Action" against the Conservative government but ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Young | Stars: David Ross, Robert Lindsay, John Henshaw, Al Brierley

Votes: 10

19. Gladiator (2000)

R | 155 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.5
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67 Metascore

When a Roman General is betrayed, and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed

Votes: 1,126,731 | Gross: $187.71M

20. Britain's Finest (2003– )

70 min | Documentary

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

Votes: 31

21. Elizabeth R (1971– )
Episode: The Lion's Cub (1971)

TV-14 | 85 min | Biography, Drama

8.5
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The fragile succession heralds dangerous times for the young Princess Elizabeth. Having narrowly avoided implication in Sir Thomas Seymour's attempted abduction of her sickly half-brother, ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Whatham | Stars: Glenda Jackson, Daphne Slater, Ronald Hines, Rosalie Crutchley

Votes: 51

22. Foyle's War (2002–2015)

TV-14 | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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As WW2 rages around the world, DCS Foyle fights his own war on the home-front as he investigates crimes on the south coast of England. Later series sees the retired detective working as an MI5 agent operating in the aftermath of the war.

Stars: Michael Kitchen, Honeysuckle Weeks, Anthony Howell, Ellie Haddington

Votes: 10,619

23. The 10th Kingdom (2000– )

Not Rated | 417 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

8.4
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A father and daughter are caught in a parallel universe where the great queens Snow White, Cinderella, and Little Red Riding Hood have had their kingdoms fragmented by warring trolls, giants and goblins.

Stars: Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Scott Cohen, Dianne Wiest, Daniel Lapaine

Votes: 15,539

24. Mr. Palfrey of Westminster (1984– )

60 min | Drama

8.4
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He describes himself as "just a civil servant." But in the cloak-and-dagger world of the British security services, mild-mannered Mr. Palfrey (Golden Globe nominee Alec McCowen, Travels ... See full summary »

Stars: Alec McCowen, Caroline Blakiston, Clive Wood, Briony McRoberts

Votes: 63

25. Foyle's War (2002–2015)
Episode: A Lesson in Murder (2002)

TV-14 | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Foyle investigates the suicide of a pacifist and death threats to the judge who ruled against his conscientious objector status.

Director: David Thacker | Stars: Nicholas Audsley, Madeleine Worrall, Oliver Ford Davies, Ian Peck

Votes: 427

26. BBC2 Play of the Week (1977– )
Episode: Professional Foul (1977)

85 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Professor Anderson attends a conference in Prague, but what he really wants to do is attend a football match. Then he meets a former student unexpectedly, and must consider putting his philosophical ideas into practice.

Director: Michael Lindsay-Hogg | Stars: Peter Barkworth, John Shrapnel, Stephen Rea, Richard O'Callaghan

Votes: 31

27. Elizabeth R (1971– )
Episode: The Marriage Game (1971)

TV-14 | 90 min | Biography, Drama

8.4
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The new Queen Elizabeth I is 25 years old - and unmarried. Her council - particularly the man she trusts most, Sir William Cecil - urges her to marry quickly (to ensure the succession, ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Glenda Jackson, Robert Hardy, Ronald Hines, Esmond Knight

Votes: 45

28. The Woman in White (1982– )

55 min | Mystery, Thriller

8.3
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In Victorian England, Laura and her half-sister Marian are entwined in a terrifying web of deceit. Laura's doppelganger, a mysterious woman dressed all in white, may hold the key to unlock the mystery.

Stars: Diana Quick, Ian Richardson, John Shrapnel, Jenny Seagrove

Votes: 165

29. Bodyguards (1996– )

Action

8.3
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An elite group of British bodyguards guard vulnerable VIPs against threats.

Stars: Louise Lombard, Sean Pertwee, John Shrapnel, Pip Torrens

Votes: 69

30. Private Schulz (1981– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1981)

50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.3
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Production of the forged currency gets under way in Barracks 19 of Saxenhausen concentration camp. The manufacturing and printing difficulties have been overcome and Schulz is blackmailing ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Chetwyn | Stars: Michael Elphick, Ian Richardson, Billie Whitelaw, Cyril Shaps

Votes: 6

31. Private Schulz (1981– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1981)

52 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.3
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Returned in disgrace to Berlin, Schulz suggests keeping the operation going and using the money to pay agents and buy valuables; while Neuheim runs the operation from a Castle, he is kept ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Chetwyn | Stars: Michael Elphick, Ian Richardson, Billie Whitelaw, Rula Lenska

Votes: 7

32. Apparitions (2008– )
Episode: Episode #1.6 (2008)

59 min | Action, Drama, Horror

8.3
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Father Jacob is possessed and is tormented by demons who prevent him from being able to pray. Meanwhile, Sister Ruth and Father Daniel discover evidence of a plot to assassinate the Pope. ... See full summary »

Director: Joe Ahearne | Stars: Martin Shaw, Siobhan Finneran, Rick Warden, Luigi Diberti

Votes: 33

33. G.B.H. (1991– )
Episode: Only Here on a Message (1991)

79 min | Drama

8.3
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When Jim becomes a local hero in a tragic accident, Michael has his thugs back off. He's appalled when his political "friends," Lou and Peter, next suggest provoking racial violence in the ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Young | Stars: Dearbhla Molloy, Michael Palin, Paul Oldham, Daniel Street-Brown

Votes: 10

34. Elizabeth R (1971– )
Episode: Shadow in the Sun (1971)

TV-14 | 88 min | Biography, Drama

8.3
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Elizabeth meets her most eligible suitor yet: François, Duke of Alençon, the younger brother of the French king. A marriage will cement France's sought-for alliance with England. Despite ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Martin | Stars: Glenda Jackson, Robert Hardy, Ronald Hines, Stephen Murray

Votes: 38

35. New Tricks (2003– )
Episode: The Fourth Man (2010)

59 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.3
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Detective inspector Frank Paterson joins the team to reopen a thirty year old bullion robbery after he has tracked down the getaway car. Two guards died, allegedly at the hands of vicious ... See full summary »

Director: Julian Simpson | Stars: Alun Armstrong, James Bolam, Amanda Redman, Dennis Waterman

Votes: 81

36. Jonathan Creek (1997–2016)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Working from his home in a converted windmill, Jonathan Creek is a magician with a natural ability for solving puzzles. He soon puts this ability to the use of solving impossible crimes and mysterious murders.

Stars: Alan Davies, Caroline Quentin, Stuart Milligan, Julia Sawalha

Votes: 5,442

37. Macbeth (2013)

Drama

8.2
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As Macbeth rides home from battle three witches stop him. They tell him that he will soon rise in power, first becoming Thane of Cawdor and then King of Scotland. King Duncan has just ... See full summary »

Directors: Rob Ashford, Kenneth Branagh | Stars: David Annen, Andy Apollo, Elliot Balchin, Nari Blair-Mangat

Votes: 200

38. Between the Lines (1992–1994)

50 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
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British police drama following the team at the Complaints Investigation Bureau - the unit that polices the police.

Stars: Neil Pearson, Tom Georgeson, Siobhan Redmond, Tony Doyle

Votes: 349

39. Shakespeare: The Animated Tales (1992–1994)

TV-Y7 | 26 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Condensed animated adaptations of plays by William Shakespeare.

Stars: Alec McCowen, Michael Kitchen, Suzanne Burden, Gerald James

Votes: 226

40. Justice (1971–1974)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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Cases of a lady barrister.

Stars: Margaret Lockwood, John Stone, John Bryans, Philip Stone

Votes: 17

41. Ten Great Writers of the Modern World (1988– )

Documentary, Biography

8.2
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This documentary series uses drama and commentary to shed light on the lives and works of Joseph Conrad, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, T. S. Eliot, Henrik Ibsen, James Joyce, Franz Kafka, Thomas Mann... See full summary »

Stars: Eileen Atkins, Anthony Burgess, Douglas Hodge, Hermione Lee

Votes: 23

42. Timewatch (1982– )

50 min | Documentary, History

8.2
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BBC investigative documentary series noted for its new perspectives on historical events.

Stars: Michael Praed, Sean Barrett, John Tusa, Bernard Hill

Votes: 108

43. The Organization (1971– )

60 min | Drama

8.2
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Stars: Peter Egan, Anton Rodgers, Donald Sinden, Elaine Taylor

Votes: 16

44. Coogan's Run (1995– )
Episode: Dearth of a Salesman (1995)

Comedy

8.2
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Garth Cheeseman Arrives At A Hotel For A Bussiness Confrence And Gets Into All Sorts Of Bother

Director: Geoff Posner | Stars: Steve Coogan, Richard Lumsden, Bernard Wrigley, Georgia Mitchell

Votes: 27

45. Private Schulz (1981– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1981)

51 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.2
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Schulz lands in Britain and buries most of the money next to a road, using a milestone as a landmark. After arousing suspicion by trying to order first whiskey, and then coffee, in a pub, ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Chetwyn | Stars: Michael Elphick, Ian Richardson, Caroline Blakiston, Derek Newark

Votes: 5

46. Sorrell and Son (1984)
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1984)

8.2
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Kit's years at Cambridge go by all too quickly and on obtaining a first, decides to pursue his studies in medicine. His mother makes contact and he is not quite sure what to do. In the end,... See full summary »

Director: Derek Bennett | Stars: Richard Pasco, Gwen Watford, Peter Chelsom, John Shrapnel

Votes: 5

47. Merlin (2008–2012)
Episode: The Hollow Queen (2012)

TV-14 | 43 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

8.2
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Earnest young druid Daegal begs Merlin to come to his village and save his dying sister, but the boy leads him into a trap where he's left to die by Morgana. Arthur meanwhile hosts the ... See full summary »

Director: Alice Troughton | Stars: John Hurt, Alfie Stewart, Rupert Young, Angel Coulby

Votes: 339

48. Horizon (1964– )
Episode: The Lost Pyramids of Caral (2002)

Documentary

8.2
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Stars: John Shrapnel, Winifred Creamer, Ken Feder, Jonathan Haas

Votes: 24

49. Edward & Mrs. Simpson (1978– )
Episode: The New King (1978)

Not Rated | 60 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.2
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The new King assembles his new staff and his mother, Queen Mary, sees it as a positive beginning. He also assures Wallis that his new position will not change anything but he does make it ... See full summary »

Director: Waris Hussein | Stars: Edward Fox, Cynthia Harris, Peggy Ashcroft, Nigel Hawthorne

Votes: 10

50. Inspector Morse (1987–2000)

TV-14 | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Inspector Morse has an ear for music, a taste for beer and a nose for crime. He sets out with Sergeant Lewis to solve each intriguing case.

Stars: John Thaw, Kevin Whately, James Grout, Peter Woodthorpe

Votes: 7,783