With London Weekend Television (LWT) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Poirot (1989–2013)

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

8.6
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The cases of eccentric, but sharp, Belgian detective Hercule Poirot.

Stars: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran

Votes: 40,695

2. Spaced (1999–2001)

TV-14 | 25 min | Action, Comedy

8.5
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Friends Tim and Daisy, 20-something North Londoners with uncertain futures, must pretend to be a couple to live in the only apartment they can afford.

Stars: Jessica Hynes, Simon Pegg, Julia Deakin, Nick Frost

Votes: 52,366

3. Upstairs, Downstairs (1971–1975)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

8.4
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The trials of the British aristocratic Bellamy family and their household staff.

Stars: Gordon Jackson, David Langton, Jean Marsh, Angela Baddeley

Votes: 2,896

4. On the Buses (1969–1973)

30 min | Comedy

7.0
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Jack-the-lad bus driver and conductor Stan and Jack enjoy the female employees more than their work and Inspector Blake is relentless in his attempts to make their lives a misery.

Stars: Anna Karen, Bob Grant, Stephen Lewis, Reg Varney

Votes: 2,112

5. The Professionals (1977–1983)

50 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.0
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Bodie and Doyle, top agents for Britain's CI5 (Criminal Intelligence 5), and their controller, George Cowley fight terrorism and similar high-profile crimes. Cowley, a hard ex-MI5 operative... See full summary »

Stars: Gordon Jackson, Martin Shaw, Lewis Collins, Bridget Brice

Votes: 2,867

6. Mind Your Language (1977–1986)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

8.7
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A diverse group of immigrants and foreigners learn English at an adult education school in London.

Stars: Barry Evans, George Camiller, Jacki Harding, Zara Nutley

Votes: 8,350

7. London's Burning (1988–2002)

50 min | Drama

7.1
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The lives of firefighters at Blackwall Fire Station.

Stars: Glen Murphy, Richard Walsh, Ben Onwukwe, Shirley Greenwood

Votes: 740

8. Under Suspicion (1991)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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In Brighton in 1959, disgraced cop turned private detective Tony Aaron works largely on falsifying adulteries for use as evidence in divorce cases. He involves his wife as the fictional ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Moore | Stars: Liam Neeson, Laura San Giacomo, Kenneth Cranham, Maggie O'Neill

Votes: 4,007 | Gross: $0.22M

9. The Goodies (1970–1982)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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The adventures of a crazy trio whose motto is "we do anything, anytime, anywhere."

Stars: Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden, Bill Oddie, Corbet Woodall

Votes: 1,552

10. Dempsey and Makepeace (1985–1986)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Dempsey, a tough NYPD cop, is sent to a London undercover police unit teamed up with the sophisticated, sexy, blonde Makepeace. They hunt down the top of London's underworld - when not quarreling.

Stars: Michael Brandon, Glynis Barber, Ray Smith, Tony Osoba

Votes: 1,649

11. Please Sir! (1968–1972)

30 min | Comedy

7.2
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A hapless but caring teacher tries to control his class of unruly kids. The teacher sees much good and potential in his pupils, much to the dismay of his fellow teachers who have lost hope ... See full summary »

Stars: Deryck Guyler, Noel Howlett, Joan Sanderson, Richard Davies

Votes: 335

12. Partners in Crime (1983–1984)

TV-PG | 50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Agatha Christie's husband-and-wife sleuthing team take on a series of short whodunit mysteries.

Stars: Francesca Annis, James Warwick, Reece Dinsdale, Arthur Cox

Votes: 684

13. Gladiators (1992–2000)

60 min | Action, Game-Show, Reality-TV

6.5
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Members of the public are pitted against superfit Gladiators in trials of strength, speed and stamina.

Stars: Ulrika Jonsson, John Anderson, John Sachs, Kim Betts

Votes: 1,172

14. The Tall Guy (1989)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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A nasty comedian's assistant has allergy induced sneezes, giving problems at work, et cetera. He accepts weekly injections after seeing the cute nurse. After a dozen injections, he finally asks her out.

Director: Mel Smith | Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Rowan Atkinson, Emma Thompson, Geraldine James

Votes: 4,596 | Gross: $0.51M

15. Why Didn't They Ask Evans? (1980 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 180 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

7.0
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While golfing on the Welsh coast, Bobby Jones apparently hits a stranger who falls off the the sea cliff. His enigmatic last words are "Why didn't they ask Evans?"

Directors: John Davies, Tony Wharmby | Stars: Francesca Annis, John Gielgud, Bernard Miles, Eric Porter

Votes: 752

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

Not Rated | 55 min | Adventure, Family

6.6
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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: 385

17. I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! (2002– )

Not Rated | 60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Game-Show

5.8
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British reality series presented by Ant and Dec in which 12 celebrities are abandoned in the Australian jungle. In order to earn food, they must perform Bushtucker Trials which challenge them physically and mentally.

Stars: Declan Donnelly, Anthony McPartlin, Joel Dommett, Scarlett Moffatt

Votes: 2,984

18. A Fine Romance (1981–1984)

30 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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British sitcom about the simple relationship between Mike (Michael Williams) and Laura (Dame Judi Dench), two fairly unlikely individuals who come together and form an unmarried union. ... See full summary »

Stars: Judi Dench, Michael Williams, Susan Penhaligon, Richard Warwick

Votes: 636

19. Where Angels Fear to Tread (1991)

PG | 116 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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After a rich Edwardian widow impulsively marries a handsome but poor Tuscan dentist and dies in childbirth, her English in-laws try to gain custody of the baby.

Director: Charles Sturridge | Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Judy Davis, Rupert Graves, Helen Mirren

Votes: 2,171 | Gross: $1.40M

20. Tess of the D'Urbervilles (1998 TV Movie)

180 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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A free-spirited yet naive country girl is caught between her wealthy, manipulative "cousin" Alec and the handsome, educated farmer Angel Clare in this Victorian tragedy from novelist Thomas Hardy.

Director: Ian Sharp | Stars: Justine Waddell, Jason Flemyng, Oliver Milburn, John McEnery

Votes: 1,954

21. Catweazle (1970–1971)

30 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.8
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Catweazle is a magician from the time of the Normans who is cast into the future by magic. With the help of two boys he uses magic in an attempt to return to his own time.

Stars: Geoffrey Bayldon, Robin Davies, Gary Warren, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell

Votes: 934

22. Metal Mickey (1980–1983)

30 min | Family, Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.0
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Metal Mickey was a robot built by young Ken to do chores around the house. Ken was the eldest child of a typical British family--well, almost typical. Metal Mickey was endowed with a number... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Stainton, Georgina Melville, Ashley Knight, Lucinda Bateson

Votes: 208

23. Jane Eyre (1997 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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After placing an ad for employment as a governess, Jane Eyre (Samantha Morton) journeys to Thornfield Hall to inquire about a possible position. She is hired by the housekeeper, Mrs. ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Young | Stars: Deborah Findlay, Laura Harling, Joanna Scanlan, Ben Sowden

Votes: 2,832

24. Lillie (1978)

52 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.1
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Seen on Masterpiece Theatre, starring Francesca Annis in an award-winning performance, Lillie vividly captures the complex woman who became one of the most notorious and respected figures of the Victorian era.

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

Votes: 569

25. A Little Princess (1986–1987)

TV-G | 163 min | Drama, Family

8.5
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Sara Crewe enters a London boarding school a wealthy lady when she bids her father farewell as he enters the British Army, but her lifestyle quickly vanishes when her father suddenly dies, and Sara must endure a life of servitude.

Stars: Maureen Lipman, Amelia Shankley, Miriam Margolyes, Annette Badland

Votes: 642

26. Seven Dials Mystery (1981 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 132 min | Adventure, Mystery, Romance

6.8
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Lady Eileen "Bundle" Brent is a pert, aggressive young aristocrat that insinuates herself into a series of murders, stolen state secrets, and a mysterious secret society.

Director: Tony Wharmby | Stars: John Gielgud, Harry Andrews, Cheryl Campbell, James Warwick

Votes: 642

27. Mapp & Lucia (1985–1986)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy

8.2
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The social rivalry between two women in the 1930s when Lucia moves to the small English town of Tilling.

Stars: Geraldine McEwan, Prunella Scales, Nigel Hawthorne, Denis Lill

Votes: 423

28. Terrahawks (1983–1986)

23 min | Family, Sci-Fi

7.2
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The missions of a planetary defense organization dedicated to protecting Earth from a Martian menace.

Stars: Jeremy Hitchen, Denise Bryer, Anne Ridler, Windsor Davies

Votes: 687

29. Philip Marlowe, Private Eye (1983–1986)

60 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

7.9
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Private detective Philip Marlowe solves many crimes in Los Angeles during the 1930s.

Stars: Powers Boothe, Billy Kearns, Kathryn Leigh Scott, Ken Pogue

Votes: 401

30. Wuthering Heights (1998 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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Mistreated foundling Heathcliff and his stepsister Catherine fall in love, but when she marries a wealthy man, he becomes obsessed with getting revenge, even well into the next generation.

Director: David Skynner | Stars: Robert Cavanah, Peter Davison, Orla Brady, Tom Georgeson

Votes: 964

31. Enemy at the Door (1978–1980)

650 min | Drama, History, War

7.9
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During the Second World War, the inhabitants of Guernsey, one of the Channel Islands, try to cope with the German occupation.

Stars: Alfred Burke, Bernard Horsfall, Antonia Pemberton, Simon Cadell

Votes: 316

32. A Handful of Dust (1988)

PG | 118 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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The wife's affair and a death in the family hasten the demise of an upper-class English marriage.

Director: Charles Sturridge | Stars: James Wilby, Kristin Scott Thomas, Richard Beale, Jackson Kyle

Votes: 1,967 | Gross: $1.56M

33. Doctor in the House (1969–1970)

30 min | Comedy

7.6
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"Doctor in the House" follows the misadventures of medical students Michael Upton, Duncan Waring, Paul Collier and Dick Stuart-Clark. The lads basically mean well, but their habits of ... See full summary »

Stars: Barry Evans, Robin Nedwell, Geoffrey Davies, George Layton

Votes: 370

34. Bouquet of Barbed Wire (1976)

350 min | Drama

7.3
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Drama about a troubled middle-class family.

Stars: Frank Finlay, Sheila Allen, Susan Penhaligon, James Aubrey

Votes: 153

35. The Fenn Street Gang (1971–1973)

30 min | Comedy

6.4
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The lives and adventures of the pupils of class 5C from 'Please Sir', after they have left Fenn Street School .

Stars: Peter Cleall, David Barry, Carol Hawkins, Peter Denyer

Votes: 84

36. The Screaming Woman (1972 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 73 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

7.0
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A wealthy former mental patient goes home to her estate to rest and recuperate. While walking the grounds one day she hears the screams of a woman coming from underneath the ground who has ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Olivia de Havilland, Ed Nelson, Laraine Stephens, Joseph Cotten

Votes: 583

37. Manhunt (1969–1970)

60 min | Drama, History, War

8.0
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In 1942, British pilot Jimmy Briggs crashes his aeroplane in occupied France and immediately finds himself on the run from the Nazis. He meets a young girl, Nina, a part-Jewish agent with ... See full summary »

Stars: Alfred Lynch, Cyd Hayman, Peter Barkworth, Philip Madoc

Votes: 83

38. Wish Me Luck (1987–1990)

60 min | Drama, History, War

7.8
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The Second World War experiences of brave women recruited as undercover agents behind enemy lines.

Stars: Jane Asher, Michael J. Jackson, Kate Buffery, Jane Snowden

Votes: 356

39. The Gentle Touch (1980–1984)

60 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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The adventures of tough lady cop Maggie Forbes.

Stars: Jill Gascoine, William Marlowe, Paul Moriarty, Brian Gwaspari

Votes: 234

40. Close to Home (1989–1990)

30 min | Comedy

6.7
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The daily trials and tribulations of vet James Shepherd, his two teenage children, ex wife and his veterinary assistant who dislikes animals.

Stars: Paul Nicholas, Angharad Rees, Jane Briers, Lucy Benjamin

Votes: 25

41. Brainiac: Science Abuse (2003–2008)

45 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.9
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The show that's takes a comedic look at the world of science and asks the really important questions as well as putting stuff in microwaves

Stars: Jon Tickle, Joe Rowntree, Tom Pringle, Neil DuCran

Votes: 4,127

42. Second Thoughts (1991–1994)

30 min | Comedy

6.9
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British sitcom adapted from a radio series. Two middle-aged divorcées from very different backgrounds, Bill and Faith, try to start a relationship despite all of the problems caused by her teenage children and his ex-wife.

Stars: James Bolam, Lynda Bellingham, Julia Sawalha, Mark Denham

Votes: 110

43. Two People (1979– )

60 min | Drama

9.6
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The lives of two teenagers and their relationship and the fallout with their parents.

Stars: Gerry Cowper, Stephen Garlick, Ray Brooks, Charlotte Coleman

Votes: 253

44. The Blonde Bombshell (1999)

200 min | Biography, Drama

7.0
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The fascinating biography of British 'Blonde Bombshell', Diana Dors, who brought Marylin Monroe-esque charms to the UK along with public scandals and personal tragedies.

Stars: Keeley Hawes, Rupert Graves, Larry Lamb, Josephine Butler

Votes: 138

45. Within These Walls (1974–1978)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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Drama inside a women's prison.

Stars: Jerome Willis, Mona Bruce, Denys Hawthorne, Beth Harris

Votes: 81

46. Jekyll and Hyde (1990 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 96 min | Horror, Thriller

6.2
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Dr. Henry Jekyll experiments with scientific means of revealing the hidden, dark side of man and releases a murderer from within himself.

Director: David Wickes | Stars: Michael Caine, Cheryl Ladd, Joss Ackland, Ronald Pickup

Votes: 1,117

47. Hale and Pace (1986–1998)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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Hale and Pace is a sketch-based British comedy show. The terms "Good Taste" and "Politically Correct" are obviously totally unknown to the writers.

Stars: Gareth Hale, Norman Pace, Melanie Kilburn, Regina Freedman

Votes: 494

48. Dick Turpin (1979–1982)

30 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

7.4
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The eighteenth century, swashbuckling adventures of Britain's legendary highwayman. When he returned from military service in Flanders, Dick Turpin discovered he had been cheated out of his... See full summary »

Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Michael Deeks, Christopher Benjamin, Billy Dean

Votes: 473

49. Piece of Cake (1988)

312 min | Drama, War

8.1
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Stories of the men of the RAF Hornet Squadron during the early days of World War II.

Stars: Neil Dudgeon, George Anton, Boyd Gaines, Jeremy Northam

Votes: 721

50. Agony (1979–1981)

25 min | Comedy

7.2
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20 half-hour episodes. Jane Lucas, an agony aunt with a call-in radio show, has her own set of troubles with her (very Jewish) mother, and her husband Laurence. Then there's the crazy lives... See full summary »

Stars: Maureen Lipman, Simon Williams, Maria Charles, Diana Weston

Votes: 128


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