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1. The Avengers (1961–1969)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.4
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A quirky spy show of the adventures of an eccentrically suave British agent and his predominately female partners.

Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Honor Blackman, Linda Thorson

Votes: 5,282

2. Emmerdale Farm (1972– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Drama, Romance

4.9
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A soap opera set in a fictional village in the Yorkshire Dales.

Stars: Lucy Pargeter, Mark Charnock, Elizabeth Estensen, Antony Audenshaw

Votes: 2,311

3. The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970)

PG-13 | 125 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.2
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When a bored Holmes eagerly takes the case of Gabrielle Valladon after an attempt on her life, the search for her missing husband leads to Loch Ness and the legendary monster.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Robert Stephens, Christopher Lee, Colin Blakely, Geneviève Page

Votes: 8,705 | Gross: $3.30M

4. Dixon of Dock Green (1955–1976)

45 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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Constable George Dixon and his colleagues at the Dock Green police station in the East End of London deal with petty crime, successfully controlling it through common sense and human understanding.

Stars: Jack Warner, Peter Byrne, Geoffrey Adams, Arthur Rigby

Votes: 161

5. Thriller (1973–1976)

65 min | Crime, Fantasy, Mystery

8.1
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Anthology series of self-contained episodes with the genres ranging from murder mystery to suspense to psychological and supernatural horror.

Stars: Donna Mills, Gary Collins, Michael Jayston, Robert Powell

Votes: 365

6. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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A British television anthology drama series that aired on BBC1 between 1970 and 1984.

Stars: Alison Steadman, Nigel Hawthorne, Tony Caunter, David Daker

Votes: 181

7. The Protectors (1972–1973)

30 min | Adventure, Crime

7.1
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The Protectors were Harry Rule, the Contessa di Contini and Paul Buchet, three freelance troubleshooters who ran an international crime fighting agency. Based in London, Harry was the ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Vaughn, Nyree Dawn Porter, Tony Anholt, Yasuko Nagazumi

Votes: 281

8. Carry On Sergeant (1958)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy, War

6.3
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Sergeant Grimshaw wants to retire in the flush of success by winning the Star Squad prize with his very last platoon of newly called-up National Servicemen. But what a motley bunch they ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey, William Hartnell, Shirley Eaton

Votes: 1,883

9. Lillie (1978– )

52 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.2
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Lillie Langtry, trapped in a loveless marriage, takes full advantage of her beauty, attracting many lovers and admirers including the Prince of Wales and Oscar Wilde. As her husband slowly ... See full summary »

Stars: Francesca Annis, Catherine Feller, Peggy Ann Wood, Anton Rodgers

Votes: 407

10. The Baron (1966– )

TV-PG | 49 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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Stories of an antique dealer who is really an undercover agent.

Stars: Steve Forrest, Sue Lloyd, Paul Ferris, Colin Gordon

Votes: 179

11. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955–1960)

Approved | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Family

7.9
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Robin of Loxley, otherwise known as Robin Hood, and his band of Merry Men protect England from the evil machinations of Prince John while King Richard the Lionheart is away fighting in the Crusades.

Stars: Richard Greene, Victor Woolf, Archie Duncan, Alexander Gauge

Votes: 563

12. Crossroads (1964–1988)

30 min | Drama

3.8
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The four or five times a week adventures of a motel owner, son, daughter and her staff. Drama was never far away from the ringing of the reception bell.

Stars: Noele Gordon, Susan Hanson, Ronald Allen, Paul Henry

Votes: 240

13. The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (1971– )

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Adaptations of mystery stories written by Arthur Conan Doyle's contemporary rivals in the genre.

Stars: Peter Barkworth, Peter Vaughan, Douglas Wilmer, Ronald Hines

Votes: 133

14. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)

Drama

8.0
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Series of television plays performed live.

Stars: Richard Caldicot, George Woodbridge, Robert Brown, Brian Rix

Votes: 57

15. Maigret (1959–1963)

50 min | Crime, Drama

8.6
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Televisations of the Maigret novels by Georges Simenon.

Stars: Rupert Davies, Ewen Solon, Helen Shingler, Neville Jason

Votes: 97

16. Omnibus (1967–2003)

Not Rated | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.0
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Arts documentary series with concerts and experimental dramatizations.

Stars: Humphrey Burton, David Collings, Terry Gilliam, Kirsty Wark

Votes: 125

17. The Adventures of Black Beauty (1972–1974)

Not Rated | 55 min | Adventure, Family

6.7
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Black Beauty is a pure black, thoroughbred horse in late nineteenth century rural England, who is adopted into the household of James Gordon, a local doctor and widower, and befriended by ... See full summary »

Stars: William Lucas, Charlotte Mitchell, Roderick Shaw, Michael Culver

Votes: 270

18. Adam Adamant Lives! (1966–1967)

50 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.1
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In 1902, Edwardian adventurer Adam Adamant is frozen alive in a block of ice by his arch-nemesis, the Face. In 1966, workmen discover him and he is revived, perfectly preserved but ... See full summary »

Stars: Gerald Harper, Juliet Harmer, Jack May, Peter Ducrow

Votes: 147

19. The Buccaneers (1956–1957)

30 min | Adventure, Drama

8.0
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Captain Dan Tempest was an ex-pirate who received a pardon from the King and turned privateer after his stronghold of New Providence was taken over by Crown soldiers. Tempest and Lt. ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Shaw, Paul Hansard, Brian Rawlinson, Edwin Richfield

Votes: 98

20. Ivanhoe (1958–1959)

30 min | Adventure

7.2
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The adventures of Sir Wilfred of Ivanhoe, a noble knight and champion of justice during the rule of the evil Prince John.

Stars: Roger Moore, Robert Brown, Andrew Keir, Martin Wyldeck

Votes: 228

21. 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

22. ITV Saturday Night Theatre (1969– )

78 min | Drama

6.2
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Stars: Michael Balfour, Madoline Thomas, Sandra Bryant, Diane Cilento

Votes: 42

23. Compact (1962–1965)

30 min | Drama

7.4
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This series was set in the offices of a glossy women's magazine. It was one of several attempts by the BBC to invent a soap opera to rival Coronation Street. Until Eastenders, none really took off.

Stars: Frances Bennett, Robert Desmond, Ronald Allen, Louise Dunn

Votes: 5

24. Lady Chatterly Versus Fanny Hill (1971)

R | 91 min | Comedy

3.6
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In the 1920s, two rival brothel madames have a bet on who has the sexiest girls.

Director: Malcolm Leigh | Stars: Leigh Anthony, Graham Armitage, Sydney Arnold, George Belbin

Votes: 114

25. The Power Game (1965–1969)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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Stars: Patrick Wymark, Jack Watling, Clifford Evans, Barbara Murray

Votes: 40

26. The Top Secret Life of Edgar Briggs (1974– )

30 min | Comedy

8.1
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David Jason plays the inept Edgar Briggs, personal assistant to the Commander of the British Secret Intelligence Service. Briggs is an agent who, in spite of his cluelessness, manages to solve case after case.

Stars: David Jason, Michael Stainton, Noel Coleman, Mark Eden

Votes: 48

27. The Newcomers (1965–1969)

30 min | Drama

7.0
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Ellis Cooper, wife Vivienne, grandmother and their three children are relocated from London to a rural town Angleton by his employer. Helping them adjust to country living are the Harkers whose father also works for Eden Brothers.

Stars: Gladys Henson, Maggie Fitzgibbon, Gerald Cross, Michael Collins

Votes: 23

28. 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

29. The Search for the Nile (1971– )

60 min | Adventure, Drama

8.9
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The Nile's source was the last great mystery for European explorers in the 19th century. The story of its discovery is one of heroism in the service of faith, greed, and obsession.

Stars: Kenneth Haigh, James Mason, John Quentin, Barbara Leigh-Hunt

Votes: 89

30. New Scotland Yard (1972–1974)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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Detectives at New Scotland Yard solve extraordinary, mysterious crimes.

Stars: John Woodvine, John Carlisle, Michael Turner, Clive Francis

Votes: 31

31. Dick Barton: Special Agent (1979)

15 min | Adventure

6.7
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The adventures of World War 2 veteran turned crimefighter Dick Barton and his sidekicks Snowey & Jock.

Stars: Tony Vogel, Anthony Heaton, James Cosmo, Forbes Collins

Votes: 15

32. Interpol Calling (1959– )

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.7
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When Interpol's Inspector Paul Duval is on the case, international criminals are on the run. Tracking his targets from searing sand dunes near the equator to icy peaks at the ends of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Charles Korvin, Edwin Richfield, Roland Bartrop, George Pastell

Votes: 45

33. Festival (I) (1963–1964)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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Stars: David Garfield, Cyril Cusack, John Wood, John Welsh

Votes: 6

34. The Hanged Man (1975– )

60 min | Crime, Thriller

7.8
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Successful businessman Lew Burnett survives a series of attempts on his life, and decides to remain "dead" after the last one to go undercover and find out which of his close friends & ... See full summary »

Stars: Colin Blakely, Michael Williams, Gary Watson, John F. Landry

Votes: 16

35. Between the Wars (1973– )

60 min | Drama

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The rise and fall of a society lady in the 1930's and her relationship with a lion tamer's assistant

Stars: Sarah Badel, George Baker, Richard Briers, Ronald Fraser

36. Nobody Is Norman Wisdom (1973– )

Comedy

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Stars: Norman Wisdom, Priscilla Morgan, Natalie Kent, Mike Britton

Votes: 6

37. The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet/II (I) (1947 TV Movie)

188 min | Drama

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Two teenagers fall in love, but their feuding families and fate itself cause the relationship to end in tragedy.

Director: Michael Barry | Stars: Andrew Osborn, John Bailey, Rosalie Crutchley, Andre Van Gyseghem

38. Behold, the King (1957 TV Movie)

45 min | Family

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Stars: Amy Mitchell, Edward de Souza, John King, Heron Carvic

39. Call the Gun Expert (1964– )

30 min | Crime

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Police procedural drama dealing with historical cases investigated by a ballistics expert.

Stars: Wensley Pithey, Macdonald Hastings, John Gatrell, Bob Lord

40. The Adventures of Mr. Pastry (1958 TV Movie)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

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Director: Ralph Smart | Stars: Richard Hearne, Buster Keaton, Peggy Mount, John Gatrell

41. Broome Stages (1966– )

360 min | Drama

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Drama serial dealing with the lives of the Broomes, an English theatrical family, throughout the 18th and 19th centuries.

Stars: Gwen Watford, Richard Pasco, Robin Phillips, Paul Daneman

42. The Roving Reasons (1960– )

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Noelle Middleton, Charles Morgan, Cavan Kendall, Gerald Andersen

43. Cinderella (1937 TV Movie)

Drama, Family

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Stars: John Gatrell, Margaret Carter, W.S. Percy, Brember Wills

44. The Wallet (1952)

64 min | Crime

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Director: Morton M. Lewis | Stars: John Longden, Chili Bouchier, Roberta Huby, Alfred Farrell

45. The Merchant of Venice/II (1947 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

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A rich merchant, Antonio is depressed for no good reason, until his good friend Bassanio comes to tell him how he's in love with Portia. Portia's father has died and left a very strange ... See full summary »

Director: George More O'Ferrall | Stars: Abraham Sofaer, Austin Trevor, André Morell, John Gatrell

46. The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet/II (II) (1947 TV Movie)

188 min | Drama

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Two teenagers fall in love, but their feuding families and fate itself cause the relationship to end in tragedy.

Director: Michael Barry | Stars: Andrew Osborn, John Bailey, Rosalie Crutchley, Andre Van Gyseghem

47. Face to Face (1951 TV Movie)

80 min | Drama

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Stars: Norman Tyrrell, Diana Dors, Robert Ayres, Sarah Lawson

48. Television Playwright (1958–1959)

Drama

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Stars: Brian Peck, Peter Copley, Jack Allen, Helen Shingler

Votes: 5

49. The Merchant of Venice (1947 TV Movie)

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A rich merchant, Antonio is depressed for no good reason, until his good friend Bassanio comes to tell him how he's in love with Portia. Portia's father has died and left a very strange ... See full summary »

Director: George More O'Ferrall | Stars: Abraham Sofaer, Austin Trevor, André Morell, John Gatrell

50. The Man Who Stroked Cats (1955 TV Short)

30 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Anthony Pelissier | Stars: Tony Britton, Josephine Griffin, Dorice Fordred, Lane Meddick