With TalkBack Productions (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)

R | 84 min | Comedy

7.3
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Kazakh TV talking head Borat is dispatched to the United States to report on the greatest country in the world. With a documentary crew in tow, Borat becomes more interested in locating and marrying Pamela Anderson.

Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Ken Davitian, Luenell, Chester

Votes: 334,400 | Gross: $128.51M

2. Ali G Indahouse (2002)

R | 85 min | Comedy

6.2
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Ali G unwittingly becomes a pawn in the Chancellor's plot to overthrow the Prime Minister of Great Britain. However, Ali is embraced by the nation as a voice of the youth, making the PM and his government more popular than ever.

Director: Mark Mylod | Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Emilio Rivera, Gina La Piana, Dana de Celis

Votes: 79,612

3. Grand Designs (1999– )

TV-G | 50 min | Documentary

8.5
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Kevin McCloud follows people as they build their dream house, often focusing on modern design, energy efficiency, maximizing space and views.

Stars: Kevin McCloud, Roger Ulick Branch Westman, Robert Gaukroger, Deborah Sheridan-Taylor

Votes: 1,949

4. I'm Alan Partridge (1997–2002)

TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy

8.5
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Alan Partridge, a failed television presenter, is now presenting a programme on local radio in Norwich. He desperately tries to revive his broadcasting career.

Stars: Steve Coogan, Phil Cornwell, Simon Greenall, Felicity Montagu

Votes: 16,925

5. Green Wing (2004–2007)

65 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Funky hospital-based sketch-comedy-drama type show.

Stars: Sally Bretton, Oliver Chris, Olivia Colman, Michelle Gomez

Votes: 10,308

6. Perfect Strangers (2001– )

238 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Attending a distant family reunion reveals more than was expected.

Stars: Michael Gambon, Lindsay Duncan, Matthew Macfadyen, Claire Skinner

Votes: 1,258

7. Brass Eye (1997–2001)

TV-MA | 25 min | Comedy

8.6
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Controversal spoof of current affairs television, and the role of celebrity in the UK.

Stars: Christopher Morris, Mark Heap, Kevin Eldon, Doon Mackichan

Votes: 8,762

8. The Lost Prince (2003 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 180 min | Biography, Drama

7.7
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The true story of the British royal prince locked away because of having epilepsy.

Director: Stephen Poliakoff | Stars: Daniel Williams, Matthew James Thomas, Brock Everitt-Elwick, Rollo Weeks

Votes: 1,773

9. Nathan Barley (2005)

TV-PG | 26 min | Comedy

8.1
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After publishing a rant about 'idiots' - frantically hip, ignorant scenesters - Dan Ashcroft finds these same people embracing him as his idol and his nerves constantly tested by his biggest fan, moronic scene personality Nathan Barley.

Stars: Nicholas Burns, Julian Barratt, Claire Keelan, Spencer Brown

Votes: 3,494

10. Da Ali G Show (2000–2004)

30 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.0
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Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen appears as Ali G, a rapper-wannabe from Staines. Ali G has his own TV show, where he interviews people on serious subjects. They're not aware that Ali G is just a... See full summary »

Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Steve Ellington, T.N.T. Crew, Charles Dicagno

Votes: 7,680

11. Escape to the Country (2002– )

TV-G | 30 min | Reality-TV

7.1
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The property show that helps prospective buyers find their dream home.

Stars: Jules Hudson, Melissa Porter, Alistair Appleton, Nick Page

Votes: 364

12. Shooting the Past (1999 TV Movie)

182 min | Drama, History

8.5
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A US property developer realises that he has a battle on his hands when he tries to renovate a London building containing a vast photographic collection and discovers that the library ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Poliakoff | Stars: Lindsay Duncan, Timothy Spall, Liam Cunningham, Billie Whitelaw

Votes: 1,087

13. Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge (1994–1995)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.2
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Alan Partridge hosts his own chat show on the BBC. He insults and belittles almost all of his guests and is humiliated by the rest.

Stars: Steve Coogan, Rebecca Front, Patrick Marber, Steve Brown

Votes: 5,384

14. Smack the Pony (1999–2003)

24 min | Comedy

7.7
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Three female comics perform sketches dealing with a wide variety of topics, from irritating flatmates to workplace issues to people who pretend to be ill to get free things or special treatment.

Stars: Fiona Allen, Doon Mackichan, Sally Phillips, Sarah Alexander

Votes: 1,621

15. PhoneShop (2009–2013)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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The antics of the dysfunctional staff of Sutton branch of a mobile phone retailer.

Stars: Emma Fryer, Tom Bennett, Andrew Brooke, Javone Prince

Votes: 2,008

16. Big Train (1998–2002)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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A British sketch comedy show where people in ordinary situations suddenly find themselves in absurd situations.

Stars: Kevin Eldon, Mark Heap, Simon Pegg, Julia Davis

Votes: 3,349

17. Look Around You (2002–2005)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.4
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A parody of educational programs. Just don't believe anything in the show is true.

Stars: Peter Serafinowicz, Nigel Lambert, Robert Popper, James Serafinowicz

Votes: 2,337

18. The Day Today (1994– )

30 min | Comedy

8.6
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A spoof of the British style of news broadcasting - including ridiculous stories, patronising vox pops, offensively hard-hitting research and a sports presenter clearly struggling for metaphors.

Stars: Christopher Morris, Steve Coogan, Patrick Marber, Rebecca Front

Votes: 4,352

19. Sword of Honour (2001 TV Movie)

208 min | Drama, War

6.2
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Guy Crouchback, heir to a declining English Roman Catholic family, returns to England from Italy at the start of World War II, and joins the Royal Corps of Halberdiers along with various ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Anderson | Stars: Will Adamsdale, Nick Bartlett, Christopher Benjamin, Jane Bertish

Votes: 699

20. The Apprentice UK (2005– )

59 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

7.2
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20 young entrepreneurs compete in several business tasks, and must survive the weekly firings in order to become the business partner of one of the most successful businessmen.

Stars: Alan Sugar, Mark Halliley, Nick Hewer, Karren Brady

Votes: 2,454

21. Never Mind the Buzzcocks (1996–2015)

30 min | Comedy, Game-Show, Music

7.8
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Music-based comedy quiz show.

Stars: Phill Jupitus, Mark Lamarr, Bill Bailey, Sean Hughes

Votes: 4,933

22. Bo' Selecta! (2002–2004)

30 min | Comedy

6.8
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Comedy involving celebrity stalker Avid Merrion, and a whole host of "celebrities".

Stars: Leigh Francis, Patsy Kensit, Karen Hayley, Craig Phillips

Votes: 1,304

23. Da Ali G Show (2003–2004)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.0
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Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen appears as Ali G, a rapper-wannabe from Staines. Ali G has his own TV show, where he interviews people on serious subjects. They're not aware that Ali G is just a... See full summary »

Votes: 12,535

24. Jam (2000)

24 min | Comedy

8.4
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A surreal, ambient mix of bleak comedy sketches.

Stars: Christopher Morris, Amelia Bullmore, David Cann, Julia Davis

Votes: 2,024

25. Murder Most Horrid (1991–1999)

30 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.2
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Dawn French stars in this dark and twisted comedy series, in which she plays a different character embroiled in murder, in each hilarious episode.

Stars: Dawn French, Paul Mark Elliott, Soo Drouet, Henry Naylor

Votes: 417

26. Bernard and the Genie (1991 TV Movie)

70 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.6
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Bernard Bottle, a mild mannered art buyer, is fired by his greedy boss, abandoned by his girlfriend and discovers a genie in an old bottle. The genie immediately embraces the modern world and helps Bernard on the side.

Director: Paul Weiland | Stars: Lenny Henry, John Gabriel, Alan Cumming, Rowan Atkinson

Votes: 1,296

27. Monkey Dust (2003–2005)

29 min | Animation, Comedy, Horror

8.4
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A definitely-not-for-children animated series with each episode made up of an array of perverse skits.

Stars: Tom Hillenbrand, Morwenna Banks, Frances Barber, Rebecca Front

Votes: 1,801

28. Alas Smith & Jones (1984–1998)

30 min | Comedy

7.3
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Mel Smith and Griff Rhys-Jones present a series of short (often tasteless, always scathing) sketches about modern life and the stupidity and gullibility of those who believe in it.

Stars: Mel Smith, Griff Rhys Jones, Geoffrey McGivern, Sarah Alexander

Votes: 1,320

29. The Misadventures of Mr. Wilt (1989)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Crime

6.2
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An unlucky lecturer's wife goes missing and he's accused of her murder.

Director: Michael Tuchner | Stars: Griff Rhys Jones, Mel Smith, Alison Steadman, Diana Quick

Votes: 867 | Gross: $0.11M

30. How Clean Is Your House? (2003–2009)

35 min | Reality-TV

7.2
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Kim Woodburn and Aggie MacKenzie boldly go where no mop has gone before. Their mission? To help the UK's most domestically challenged households clean up their acts.

Stars: Aggie MacKenzie, Kim Woodburn, Paul Copley, Lucy

Votes: 429

31. The Best of Borat (2001 TV Short)

25 min | Comedy, Short

7.9
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Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Abe Mendel

Votes: 684

32. Ricky Gervais Live: Animals (2003 Video)

Not Rated | 73 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.1
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Ricky Gervais entertains a live audience in his first stand-up routine.

Director: Dominic Brigstocke | Stars: Ricky Gervais, Stirling Gallacher

Votes: 3,943

33. They Think It's All Over (1995–2006)

Comedy, Game-Show, Sport

6.7
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Comedy panel quiz show on the theme of sport.

Stars: Rory McGrath, Nick Hancock, Gary Lineker, David Gower

Votes: 1,002

34. Hippies (1999)

30 min | Comedy

7.1
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In 1969 London, the editor of an underground magazine and his friends get into wacky situations.

Stars: Simon Pegg, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Sally Phillips, Darren Boyd

Votes: 363

35. Friends & Crocodiles (2005 TV Movie)

109 min | Drama

6.8
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"Friends and Crocodiles" traces the changing relationship of maverick entrepreneur Paul Reynolds and his assistant Lizzie Thomas over a period of 20 years from the beginnings of the Thatcher era to the bursting of the dot.com bubble.

Director: Stephen Poliakoff | Stars: Damian Lewis, Jodhi May, Robert Lindsay, Patrick Malahide

Votes: 863

36. The Armando Iannucci Shows (2001– )

26 min | Comedy

8.3
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Observations of society and life by Armando Iannucci in comedy sketches and narration.

Stars: Armando Iannucci, Hugh Cecil, Karen Ascoe, Melanie Hudson

Votes: 806

37. House Doctor (1998– )

25 min | Reality-TV

4.8
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Each week the House Doctor, Californian real estate stylist Ann Maurice helps home owners sell their houses will her industry know-how and style tips.

Stars: Ann Maurice, Tracy Metro, Tris Payne, William van Haig

Votes: 93

38. The 11 O'Clock Show (1998–2000)

30 min | Comedy

7.2
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Stars: Iain Lee, Daisy Donovan, Tommy Vance, Sacha Baron Cohen

Votes: 239

39. Anglian Lives: Alan Partridge (2003 TV Movie)

29 min | Comedy

8.5
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Z list celebrity will do anything to become A list

Director: Adam Tandy | Stars: Steve Coogan, Peter Baynham, Amelia Bullmore, Simon Greenall

Votes: 2,031

40. Demob (1993– )

Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Ian and Dick are two soldiers returning to peacetime Britain from WW2. They struggle to fit back into society, and get involved in various shady schemes.

Stars: Griff Rhys Jones, Martin Clunes, Amanda Redman, Samantha Womack

Votes: 57

41. Bonjour la Classe (1993– )

Comedy

7.0
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Laurence Didcott is a new teacher who joins the staff at the Mansion School at the start of the autumn term. The Mansion School has been ticking along nicely for the last 235 years until ... See full summary »

Stars: Nigel Planer, Polly Adams, Timothy Bateson, Victoria Carling

Votes: 10

42. Meet Ricky Gervais (2000– )

Comedy, Talk-Show

6.4
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Ricky Gervais presents chat with celebrity guests, who serve as the foils for his outrageous black humour.

Stars: Ricky Gervais, Joanna Bobin, Nicola Cotter, Peter Bonner

Votes: 156

43. Gash (2003– )

24 min | Comedy

6.3
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A political comedy show, written and filmed on the day of broadcast.

Stars: Armando Iannucci, Olivia Colman, John Oliver, Dan Clark

Votes: 6

44. The Sex Inspectors (2004– )

38 min | Reality-TV

6.3
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Stars: Michael Alvear, Tracey Cox, Helen McCrory

Votes: 43

45. Property Ladder (2001– )

50 min | Documentary

8.2
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Property developer, Sarah Beeny helps out struggling developers that are new to the property game.

Stars: Sarah Beeny, Laura Archer, Mr. Archer, Mark Clifford

Votes: 61

46. Paris (1994– )

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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Follows the escapades of French artist Alain Degout living in 1920s Paris, who wants to be famous, but his work gets him nowhere

Stars: Alexei Sayle, Neil Morrissey, Allan Corduner, James Dreyfus

Votes: 25

47. Would Like to Meet (2001–2004)

60 min | Reality-TV

7.2
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Reality dating show ... Transforming singletons who are hopeless at finding the perfect partner ...

Stars: Tracey Cox, Jay Hunt, Jeremy Milnes, Lowri Turner

Votes: 12

48. Jamie's Kitchen (2002– )

60 min | Documentary

6.9
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Stars: Mark Halliley, Jamie Oliver, Elisa Roche, Ruth Watson

Votes: 148

49. Distraction (2003–2004)

30 min | Comedy, Game-Show

6.8
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Stars: Jimmy Carr, Duncan Meadows, Anouska Golebiewski, Federico Martone

Votes: 131

50. Does Doug Know? (2002– )

30 min | Comedy, Game-Show

6.1
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Comedy quiz show about the news from the past week with regular panellists and members of the public.

Stars: Daisy Donovan, Rhys Thomas, Tony Law, Gavin Webster

Votes: 9


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