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



1. Agatha Christie's 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: 32,857

2. Spaced (1999–2001)

TV-14 | 25 min | Action, Comedy

8.6
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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: 46,255

3. The Professionals (1977–1983)

50 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.1
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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: 2,242

4. Mind Your Language (1977–1986)

30 min | Comedy

8.8
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Jeremy Brown is a put-upon language teacher who tries to make a living by teaching English to immigrants. With pupils from India, France, China, and many other countries, his lessons do not... See full summary »

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

Votes: 5,621

5. 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: 519

6. The Tall Guy (1989)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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Dexter King plays straight man to unpleasant comedian Ron Anderson. He falls in love with Kate, a pretty nurse he meets when he is receiving injections for hay fever. When Anderson fires ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 4,154 | Gross: $0.51M

7. Upstairs, Downstairs (1971–1975)

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: 2,376

8. On the Buses (1969–1973)

30 min | Comedy

7.1
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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: 1,695

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: 443

10. The Gentle Touch (1980–1984)

60 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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The adventures of tough lady cop Maggie Forbes.

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

Votes: 141

11. Gladiators (1992–2000)

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

6.6
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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: 799

12. Dempsey and Makepeace (1985–1986)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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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: 1,262

13. 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: 3,086 | Gross: $0.22M

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

Not Rated | 60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Reality-TV

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: 2,282

15. The Goodies (1970–1982)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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The Goodies are a three man agency whose brief is to do 'anything, anytime'. This gave the series carte blanche to do whatsoever it pleased, with a cartoon-like surrealism and a heavy ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 1,191

16. Jane Eyre (1997 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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Charlotte Bronte's classic novel is filmed yet again. The story of the Yorkshire orphan who becomes a governess to a young French girl and finds love with the brooding lord of the manor is ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 2,467

17. 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: 181

18. 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: 290

19. Wuthering Heights (1998 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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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: 818

20. A Handful of Dust (1988)

PG | 118 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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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: 1,621 | Gross: $1.56M

21. Terrahawks (1983–1986)

23 min | Family, Sci-Fi

7.3
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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: 547

22. Partners in Crime (1983– )

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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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: 506

23. Doctor in the House (1969–1970)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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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: 281

24. Dick Turpin (1979–1982)

30 min | Adventure, Biography, Comedy

7.6
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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: 384

25. Where Angels Fear to Tread (1991)

PG | 116 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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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: 1,811 | Gross: $1.40M

26. Catweazle (1970–1971)

30 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.9
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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: 675

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

180 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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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: 1,805

28. Lucky Feller (1975– )

30 min | Comedy

7.1
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Shorty Mepstead, a shy plumber lives in South London with his mother and brother, ladies' man Randolph.

Stars: David Jason, Cheryl Hall, Peter Armitage, Pat Heywood

Votes: 71

29. 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: 296

30. Please Sir! (1968–1972)

30 min | Comedy

7.3
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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: 241

31. An Audience with Freddie Starr (1996 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy

7.7
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Join Freddie for an evening of music, hilarity and hysteria as his audience are subjected to his mad-cap antics and legendary brand of wicked humour including the notorious Faith Brown and the maggot routine.

Director: David G. Hillier | Stars: Freddie Starr, Cheryl Baker, Faith Brown, Garry Bushell

Votes: 26

32. Just Like a Woman (1992)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

5.3
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Gerald is a yuppie-like transvestite in his thirties. His wife arrives home earlier than expected and discovers female attire spread over their apartment. Not knowing anything about his ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Monger | Stars: Julie Walters, Adrian Pasdar, Paul Freeman, Susan Wooldridge

Votes: 423 | Gross: $0.08M

33. Mapp & Lucia (1985–1986)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy

8.3
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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: 339

34. Me and My Girl (1984–1988)

30 min | Comedy

6.5
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Sitcom based around widower Simon, his daughter Samantha and life at his advertising agency - Eyecatchers.

Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Joanne Ridley, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Joan Sanderson

Votes: 117

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

60 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

8.0
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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: 317

36. Brainiac: Science Abuse (2003–2008)

45 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.0
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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: 3,926

37. Jekyll & Hyde (1990 TV Movie)

R | 96 min | Horror, Thriller

6.2
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Henry Jekyll is a troubled man. His wife died of pneumonia. He wants his sister-in-law, but her father forbids any contact, and his experiments into the dual nature of man have yielded a ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 908

38. We'll Meet Again (1982– )

60 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.2
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It's 1943 and the American Air Force has come to Market Weatherby, a small East Anglian town. The war weary British and the brash American GIs sometimes clash, but friendships are also forged.

Stars: Susannah York, Michael Shannon, Patrick O'Connell, Lynne Pearson

Votes: 130

39. Bouquet of Barbed Wire (1976– )

60 min | Drama

7.4
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Drama about a troubled middle-class family.

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

Votes: 119

40. Blind Date (1985–2019)

60 min | Game-Show, Romance

5.4
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A dating series in which members of the public choose from three contestants for a blind date on the basis of answers to questions posed by them.

Stars: Cilla Black, Graham Skidmore, Paul O'Grady, Melanie Sykes

Votes: 124

41. A Fine Romance (1981–1984)

30 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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British sitcom about the simple relationship between Mike and Laura, two fairly unlikely individuals who come together and form an unmarried union. Nearing 40, Laura appears perplexed most ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 547

42. Two's Company (1975–1979)

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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An American author hires a British butler and discovers that they are polar opposites.

Stars: Elaine Stritch, Donald Sinden, John Savident, Joyce Carey

Votes: 164

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

Not Rated | 180 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

7.2
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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: 597

44. Doctor at Large (1971– )

30 min | Comedy

7.4
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Following his student misadventures in Doctor in the House (1969), Michael Upton (Barry Evans) starts out on an equally fun-filled but disaster-prone solo career. He moves through a variety... See full summary »

Stars: Barry Evans, George Layton, Geoffrey Davies, Richard O'Sullivan

Votes: 181

45. Forgotten (1999– )

54 min | Thriller, Crime

7.7
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Ben Turner is living an idyllic life in the sleepy English countryside. Happily married and father to a six-year-old daughter, things couldn't be better until a dark reminder from his past turns up in the morning mail.

Stars: Paul McGann, Amanda Burton, Zara Turner, Karis Copp

Votes: 277

46. The Secret Adversary (1983 TV Movie)

PG | 115 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.4
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After two old friends accidentally meet and resolve to become investigators for hire, they quickly become embroiled in a missing treaty and a Bolshevik conspiracy.

Director: Tony Wharmby | Stars: James Warwick, Francesca Annis, Gavan O'Herlihy, Alec McCowen

Votes: 304

47. Hale and Pace (1986–1998)

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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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: 422

48. Piece of Cake (1988)

312 min | Drama, War

8.3
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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: 657

49. The Screaming Woman (1972 TV Movie)

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

7.2
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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: 435

50. Who Do You Do (1972–1976)

Comedy

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Stars: Peter Goodwright, Janet Brown, Freddie Starr, Roger Kitter


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