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1. Our World War (2014– )

Not Rated | Action, Drama, War

8.2
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During World War I, British troops face the horrors of the Battle of Mons in 1914, internal strife in 1916 and innovative tank warfare in 1918.

Stars: Nicki Vickery, Rob Townsend, Gerard Kearns, Ross Armstrong

Votes: 1,353

2. SAS: Who Dares Wins (2015– )

47 min | Reality-TV

8.6
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Five ex-Special Forces soldiers recreate the SAS's secret selection process and put 30 men through it, in the ultimate test of their physical and - more importantly - psychological resilience.

Stars: Shaun Dooley, Anthony Middleton, Colin Maclachlan

Votes: 478

3. Williams (2017)

109 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

7.7
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Focusing on the career and family of its legendary founder Sir Frank Williams, the British sports documentary tells the extraordinary story of the Williams Formula 1 team, from its inception to the present day.

Director: Morgan Matthews | Stars: Emily Bevan, Pamela Cockerill, Jenny Funnell, Howden Ganley

Votes: 1,585

4. The Watchman (2016 TV Movie)

48 min | Crime, Thriller

6.2
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CCTV operator Carl becomes frustrated when the police refuse to tackle a gang of drug dealers. He takes the law into his own hands with devastating repercussions.

Director: David Nath | Stars: Sian Breckin, Hannah Chalmers, Roman Clark, Mark Christopher Collins

Votes: 351

5. The Detectives: Murder on the Streets (2017– )

Documentary

8.3
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Over the course of a year we follow Crime detectives in Manchester UK unravel complex cases in four episodes.

Stars: Shaun Dooley, Colin Barr, Dan Dewsbury, Paul Dosaj

Votes: 125

6. Shamed (2017 TV Movie)

48 min | Drama

5.5
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Aged 17, Sarah Ivy was a happy, carefree teenager with a world of opportunity before her. Fast-forward 10 years and she has two men kidnapped and held in a room.

Director: Anthony Philipson | Stars: Nick Blood, Tanya Fear, Faye Marsay, Ryan McKen

Votes: 142

7. The Detectives (2015– )

60 min | Documentary

7.8
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Three part documentary series following the work of the Greater Manchester Police Serious Sexual Offences Unit, combined with the Major Investigation Team. Running through the episodes is ... See full summary »

Stars: Colin Barr, Shaun Dooley, Rupert Houseman, Ruth Kelly

Votes: 151

8. Glasgow Girls (2014 TV Movie)

Drama

6.6
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In 2005 15-year old Agnesa Murselaj and her mother, both Kosovan Roma refugees, are seized in a dawn raid and remanded whilst waiting deportation. Six of Agnesa's fellow pupils - both ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Welsh | Stars: Letitia Wright, Olivia Popica, Kirstie Steele, Aruhan Galieva

Votes: 84

9. Damilola, Our Loved Boy (2016 TV Movie)

87 min | Drama

7.3
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The true story of the murder of Damilola Taylor - a ten year old Nigerian boy living in Peckham, London - and the subsequent trial.

Director: Euros Lyn | Stars: Robert Pugh, Wunmi Mosaku, Naomi Ackie, John Hollingworth

Votes: 189

10. Our War (2011– )

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

8.4
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The story of the war in Afghanistan: filmed by soldiers, shot by soldiers.

Votes: 123

11. American Justice (2017– )

Crime

8.1
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A multi-perspective observational documentary series exploring the American justice system through the courthouses, jails and police departments in the city of Jacksonville, Florida's 'murder capital'.

Star: Shaun Dooley

Votes: 42

12. Life and Death Row (2014– )

Documentary

8.4
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A BBC documentary that follows the lives of three American citizens on death row.

Votes: 242

13. My Murder (2012 TV Movie)

60 min | Crime

6.5
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In 2008 London teenager Shakilus Townsend determines to put his delinquent past behind him and turn his life around,hoping that new girl-friend Samantha Joseph will help him. Whilst he is ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Goodison | Stars: John Boyega, Malachi Kirby, Simona Zivkovska, Franz Drameh

Votes: 227

14. Room 8 (2013)

7 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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A prisoner discovers a magical box with a baneful secret that he falls foul to.

Director: James W. Griffiths | Stars: Tom Cullen, Michael Gould, Yuri Klimov, Franc Zalewski

Votes: 1,862

15. Spies (2017– )

TV-G | 47 min | Reality-TV

6.2
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Fifteen ordinary people are put through intensive training and a series of challenges in order to see whether they could cope with working in the intelligence community. They are trained and observed by three ex-intelligence officers.

Stars: Cameron Colquhoun, Deborah, Julian Fisher

Votes: 44

16. The Chillenden Murders (2017)

60 min | Documentary

7.0
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Independent experts examine the brutal 1996 murder of Lin Russell, her 6-year-old daughter Megan and attempted murder of 9-year-old Josie in Chillenden, Kent uncovering details that didn't make it to trial.

Stars: Siobhan Finneran, Jane Antrobus, Stephen Kamlish, Sheryl Nwosu

Votes: 50

17. 10 Days to War (2008)

10 min | Drama, War

7.4
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A series of eight dramas to mark the fifth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq. Each drama focuses on a real event that happened exactly five years ago to the day.

Stars: Obi Abili, Souhail Altadbach, Josef Altin, Gethin Anthony

Votes: 103

18. Strangeways: Britain's Toughest Prison Riot (2015 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

6.7
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Documentary marking the 25th anniversary of the Strangeways Prison riots, featuring candid and revealing interviews with the former prison governor, inmates and staff.

Director: David Belton | Star: Shaun Dooley

Votes: 9

19. Maxwell (2007 TV Movie)

90 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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The final two months of the life of media tycoon Robert Maxwell.

Director: Colin Barr | Stars: David Suchet, Patricia Hodge, Ben Caplan, Duncan Bell

Votes: 133

20. Space Dive (2012 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 90 min | Documentary

7.4
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A documentary of one man's quest to freefall back to earth from the edge of space, to become the first man to fall faster than the speed of sound.

Director: Colin Barr | Stars: Shaun Dooley, Liev Schreiber, Felix Baumgartner, Joe Kittinger

Votes: 312

21. How to Die: Simon's Choice (2016 TV Movie)

85 min | Documentary

8.5
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Simon debates whether to end his life after being diagnosed with motor neurone disease.

Director: Rowan Deacon

Votes: 97

22. Get Carman: The Trials of George Carman QC (2002 TV Movie)

90 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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A factual drama telling the extraordinary story of Britain's most renowned courtroom advocate, George Carman QC.

Director: Colin Barr | Stars: David Suchet, Lisa Maxwell, Douglas Reith

Votes: 5

23. Need for Speed (Dating) (2014)

7 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

5.7
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The award winning Imagination Series short film series returns with Academy Award-Winning Writer Geoffrey Fletcher's new script. One of Five Films based on the same outline script, Need for... See full summary »

Director: Mary Nighy | Stars: Amy Bailey, Michael Bodie, Suanne Braun, Paul Charlton

Votes: 23

24. Best: His Mother's Son (2009 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Director: Colin Barr | Stars: Lorcan Cranitch, Luke de Woolfson, Laurence Doherty, Laura Donnelly

Votes: 56

25. The Lavender List (2006 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama, History

7.9
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A political drama about the last days of Harold Wilson's Labour government in the 1970s.

Director: Colin Barr | Stars: Kenneth Cranham, Gina McKee, Celia Imrie, Neil Dudgeon

Votes: 16

26. The Secretary Who Stole £4 Million (2005 TV Movie)

89 min | Drama

7.9
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The true story of Joyti De-Laurey, a wife and mother whose job as a secretary at investment bankers Goldman Sachs eventually led her to spend millions of pounds of her employers' money without their knowledge.

Director: Colin Barr | Stars: Meera Syal, John Salthouse, Catherine Russell, Rosemary Leach

Votes: 18

27. Abused: The Untold Story (2016 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

6.8
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Meeting the people behind the shocking story of British TV-personality Jimmy Savile, which after his death was accused for an extensive account of sexual child abuse during his working period at BBC.

Director: Olly Lambert

Votes: 20

28. Tsunami: Survivors' Stories (2014 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Tsunami: Survivors' Stories tells the story of that fateful day by gathering powerful testimony from those who survived being swept away by the wave, as well as those who lost loved ones.

Director: Ursula Macfarlane | Star: Shaun Dooley

29. The Rise of the Celebrity Class (2004 TV Movie)

200 min | Documentary

6.8
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Directors: Colin Barr, Nathalie Ginvert, Mark Jackson | Stars: Jonathan Aitken, Brett Anderson, Alec Baldwin, Badly Drawn Boy

Votes: 10

30. Ocd Ward (2013 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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An observational documentary filmed over 6 months following four of Britain's most severe sufferers of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

Director: Jo Hughes

31. Can Gerry Robinson Fix the NHS? (2007– )

180 min | Documentary

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Three-part series with Sir Gerry Robinson trouble-shooting in the NHS, attempting to reduce waiting lists at Rotherham General Hospital.

Star: Gerry Robinson

32. The Unbreakables: Life and Love on Disability Campus (2015– )

60 min | Documentary

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In this series of three uplifting and searingly honest programmes, we delve into the heartache of first love, the intimacy of close friendship, the inspiration of young people overcoming ... See full summary »

33. The Glasgow Girls' Stories (2015 TV Short)

29 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Emma Bond | Stars: Dougie Vipond, Amal Azzudin, Colin Barr, Cora Bisset

34. SAS: Who Dares Wins (2015– )
Episode: Aggression (2016)

47 min | Reality-TV

8.3
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Cheif Instructor Ant and his elite team test whether the remaining recruits can control their aggression.

Director: Alex Kiehl | Stars: Shaun Dooley, Anthony Middleton

Votes: 10

35. Our War (2011– )
Episode: Ambushed (2011)

Not Rated | 54 min | Documentary

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This opening part of the series tells the story of a close-knit group of friends from 3 Platoon, 1st Battalion Royal Anglian regiment, who were sent to Helmand province in 2007. For most of... See full summary »

Directors: Stuart Bernard, John Douglas, Bruce Goodison

36. SAS: Who Dares Wins (2015– )
Episode: Character (2015)

Reality-TV

8.5
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The recruits must write essays about themselves, before an eight-mile combat fitness test.

Stars: Shaun Dooley, Anthony Middleton, Colin Maclachlan

Votes: 16

37. SAS: Who Dares Wins (2015– )
Episode: Control (2016)

47 min | Reality-TV

7.9
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The directing staff apply pressure to the last eight recruits, exposing hidden personality traits before sending them into a gruelling 12-hour jungle mission high in the Andes.

Director: Alex Kiehl | Stars: Shaun Dooley, Anthony Middleton

Votes: 7

38. Life and Death Row (2014– )
Episode: Crisis Stage (2014)

Documentary

7.7
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Film following students from the Death Penalty Clinic at the University of Houston as they fight last-ditch appeals for two of the youngest killers facing execution.

Director: Graeme McAulay

Votes: 18

39. The Detectives: Murder on the Streets (2017– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2017)

58 min | Documentary

9.0
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The discovery of a burnt body in a homeless camp beneath railway arches near Manchester city centre triggers a murder investigation. Police launch a manhunt after a woman's home is petrol bombed.

Directors: Louise Malkinson, Daniel Dewsbury, Daniel Vernon | Stars: Shaun Dooley, Colin Barr, Paul Carlin, Dan Dewsbury

Votes: 13

40. The Detectives (2015– )
Episode: Episode #1.1

57 min | Documentary

Manhunt A gripping and dramatic three-part series that gets inside the mind of a new breed of detective, specially trained to investigate sex offences. The programmes show what it is like ... See full summary »

Stars: Colin Barr, Shaun Dooley, Rupert Houseman, Ruth Kelly

41. Spies (2017– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2017)

TV-G | Reality-TV

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The trainees are challenged to covertly follow a target in a busy market, before their cover story skills, confidence and charisma are tested. They face a different challenge from a mole within the camp.

Stars: Cameron Colquhoun, Deborah, Julian Fisher

42. The Chillenden Murders (2017)
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2017)

Documentary

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The brutal killings of Lin Russell and her daughter Megan, along with the attempted murder of 9-year-old Josie in 1996, shocked the nation. Known as the Chillenden murders, they led to one of the biggest manhunts ever undertaken by British police. One year later, Michael Stone, a local heroin addict and petty criminal, was arrested, charged and sentenced to life imprisonment. Almost 20 years on, ... See full summary »

Director: Matt Rudge | Stars: Siobhan Finneran, Jane Antrobus, Jim Fraser, Stephen Kamlish

43. The Detectives: Murder on the Streets (2017– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2017)

58 min | Documentary

9.4
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Detectives continue to investigate the murder of a young homeless man. Meanwhile, in Bolton a local man has gone missing amid rumours that he has come to some harm.

Directors: Louise Malkinson, Daniel Dewsbury, Daniel Vernon | Stars: Shaun Dooley, Colin Barr, Paul Carlin, Dan Dewsbury

Votes: 13

44. The Detectives (2015– )
Episode: Episode #1.2

59 min | Documentary

Interrogation: Ray Teret is interviewed.

45. Spies (2017– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2017)

TV-G | 50 min | Reality-TV

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The moral ambiguity of espionage work is explored as the trainees enter a world of mistrust and paranoia as Control direct some of them to work against their colleagues as informers.

Stars: Cameron Colquhoun, Deborah, Julian Fisher

46. The Chillenden Murders (2017)
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2017)

Documentary

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The brutal killings of Lin Russell and her daughter Megan, along with the attempted murder of 9-year-old Josie in 1996, shocked the nation. Known as the Chillenden murders, they led to one ... See full summary »

Director: Matt Rudge | Stars: Siobhan Finneran, Jane Antrobus, Steve Bird, Jo Collings

47. The Detectives: Murder on the Streets (2017– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2017)

58 min | Documentary

9.7
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Even with multiple suspects in custody, the investigation into the murder of Daniel Smith continues to prove complex. The disappearance of a Bolton man is being treated as murder despite no body being found.

Directors: Louise Malkinson, Daniel Dewsbury, Daniel Vernon | Stars: Shaun Dooley, Colin Barr, Paul Carlin, Dan Dewsbury

Votes: 11

48. The Detectives (2015– )
Episode: Episode #1.3

Documentary

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49. Spies (2017– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2017)

TV-G | 45 min | Reality-TV

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The trainees are challenged to get information from unwitting strangers in a pub, then must work out if they're being followed or not, and have to select one trusted ally from their colleagues.

Stars: Cameron Colquhoun, Deborah, Julian Fisher

50. The Detectives: Murder on the Streets (2017– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (2017)

Documentary

9.3
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As detectives and family prepare for the trial in the murder of Daniel Smith the team's ongoing enquiries lead them to a homeless shelter where another horrific crime comes to light.

Directors: Louise Malkinson, Daniel Vernon, Daniel Dewsbury | Stars: Colin Barr, Dan Dewsbury, Shaun Dooley, Paul Dosaj

Votes: 9



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