Most Popular Titles With Maureen Toal


1. Ulysses (1967)

Not Rated | 123 min | Drama

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James Joyce's masterpiece incarnated: The story of two seperated Dublin wanderers, Leopold Bloom and Stephen Dedalus, struggling to control their personal lives.

Director: Joseph Strick | Stars: Milo O'Shea, Barbara Jefford, Maurice Roëves, T.P. McKenna

Votes: 706

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

Drama

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Series of television plays performed live.

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

Votes: 57

3. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Drama

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"Armchair Theatre" is a British television drama anthology series of single plays that ran on the ITV network from 1956 to 1974. It was originally produced by Associated British Corporation, and later by Thames Television from mid-1968.

Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Billie Whitelaw, Neil McCallum, Paul Whitsun-Jones

Votes: 92

4. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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An anthology series from the United Kingdom, from 1955 to 1974, producing about five hundred ninety-minute episodes from Granada Television.

Stars: Alfred Burke, Derek Francis, Laurence Hardy, Peter Wyngarde

Votes: 42

5. The Irish R.M. (1983–1985)

Not Rated | Comedy, Drama

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When Major Sinclair Yeates leaves his home in England to work as the Irish Resident Magistrate, he finds that the justice system needs tempering somewhat to suit the local needs - and that ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Bowles, Bryan Murray, Anna Manahan, Brendan Conroy

Votes: 155

6. Glenroe (1983–2001)

30 min | Drama

7.7
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A weekly drama serial telling the lives of the people who live in the Wicklow village of Glenroe. The series, which started in 1983, quickly shot to the top of the Irish TV charts, and remained there until the show ended in 2001.

Stars: Geraldine Plunkett, Emmet Bergin, Mick Lally, Robert Carrickford

Votes: 91

7. Maigret (1960–1963)

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

8. Otley (1969)

M/PG | 92 min | Comedy

6.3
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Gerald Otley, a petty thief and garbage rummager, wakes up one morning, after a drunken night on the town, and finds that he is wanted by the police for murder. And that is only the ... See full summary »

Director: Dick Clement | Stars: Tom Courtenay, Romy Schneider, Alan Badel, James Villiers

Votes: 310

9. Theatre 625 (1964–1968)

90 min | Drama

8.0
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Stars: Michael Bryant, Judi Dench, Maurice Denham, Margery Mason

Votes: 22

10. Thirty-Minute Theatre (1965–1973)

30 min | Crime, Drama

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Stars: Robin Chadwick, Donald Sinden, Deborah Lavin, Helen Lindsay

Votes: 26

11. Rooney (1958)

88 min | Comedy

7.0
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The life of James Ignatius Rooney, a Dublin rubbish collector during the week and a Gaelic sportsman at the weekends.

Director: George Pollock | Stars: John Gregson, Muriel Pavlow, Barry Fitzgerald, June Thorburn

Votes: 84

12. Mrs Thursday (1966–1967)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

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Elderly cleaning lady inherits her boss's house, fortune - and butler.

Stars: Kathleen Harrison, Hugh Manning, Richard Caldicot, George Waring

Votes: 20

13. Sergeant Cork (1963–1968)

60 min | Crime

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Victorian era, 'Who done it' with the venerable Sergeant Cork battling entrenched views in a bid to use a more scientific approach to solving cases.Trusty sidekick Bob does not always understand his methods but faithfully co-operates..

Stars: John Barrie, William Gaunt, Charles Morgan, Freddie Fowler

Votes: 40

14. The Flame Is Love (1979 TV Movie)

104 min | Drama

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Linda Purl is a turn-of-the-century American heiress who, while en route to her betrothal to an English Duke (Timothy Dalton), encounters love and intrigue in the arms of a French journalist (Shane Briant).

Director: Michael O'Herlihy | Stars: Linda Purl, Shane Briant, Timothy Dalton, Richard Johnson

Votes: 66

15. Drama 61-67 (1961–1967)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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Stars: Brian Haines, John Ronane, Aubrey Richards, Neil Wilson

Votes: 11

16. First Night (1963–1964)

Drama

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Stars: Madge Ryan, Anthony Bate, James Maxwell, Michael Caine

Votes: 35

17. Theatre Night (1957–1961)

45 min | Drama

8.2
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A BBC television series of forty-five-minute excerpts from stage plays running in London.

Stars: Cicely Courtneidge, Evelyn Laye, Dora Bryan, Hugh Williams

Votes: 8

18. Seven Faces of Woman (1974– )

60 min | Drama

7.0
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Stars: Maria Charles, Julie Peasgood, Lois Daine, Liz Fraser

Votes: 6

19. Insurrection (1966– )

Drama, History

7.8
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An eight part series dramatizing the Irish Easter Rising of 1916. The series was commissioned to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Rising.

Stars: Ray McAnally, Eoin O'Súilleabháin, Gerry Alexander, Maurie Taylor

Votes: 12

20. Snakes and Ladders (1996)

93 min | Comedy, Romance

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A wry story of female friendship: Jean and Kate, two "nearing-thirty" street performers, find the ups and downs of life and love amid the pubs and music scene of modern day Dublin.

Director: Trish McAdam | Stars: Pom Boyd, Gina Moxley, Sean Hughes, Rosaleen Linehan

Votes: 89

21. Sanctuary (1967– )

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Tenniel Evans, Eric Lander, Fay Compton, Peggy Thorpe-Bates

22. On a Paving Stone Mounted (1978)

96 min | Drama

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Director: Thaddeus O'Sullivan | Stars: Annie Balfour, Paul Bennett, Gabriel Byrne, Peter Caffrey

Votes: 8

23. Paddy (1970)

GP | 97 min | Comedy

5.8
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An Irish lover tries to juggle varied sexual encounters with uninspired home life in ordinary comedy-drama.

Director: Daniel Haller | Stars: Milo O'Shea, Des Cave, Dearbhla Molloy, Maureen Toal

Votes: 14

24. Only the Wind (1961)

87 min | Adventure, Crime

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Director: Fritz Umgelter | Stars: Freddy Quinn, Gustav Knuth, Cordula Trantow, Heinz Weiss

Votes: 23

25. Who Is Sylvia? (1967– )

Comedy

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Stars: Charlie Drake, Kathleen Byron, Gerald Turner, Ballard Berkeley

26. The Gamblers (1967– )

60 min | Drama

8.5
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Anthology drama series of people who take a gamble (sometimes with their lives) in order to prove a point or better their position.

Stars: Leslie Anderson, Richard Shaw, Ken Butler, Ronald Lacey

Votes: 6

27. The Ronnie Barker Playhouse (1968– )

30 min

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Stars: Ronnie Barker, Leonard Brockwell, Alec Clunes, George A. Cooper

28. Summer Lightning (1984)

Drama, Romance

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Sir Robert Clarke looks back on his life and the summer when as a 16-year-old he first fell in love with Louise St. Leger.

Director: Paul Joyce | Stars: Edward Rawle-Hicks, Paul Scofield, Tom Bell, Dearbhla Molloy

Votes: 7

29. The Abbey Theatre: The First 100 Years (2004)

101 min | Documentary, History

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The story of Ireland's National Theatre, the Abbey Theatre, from its humble beginnings in 1904 to its centenary year in 2004.

Director: John Lynch | Stars: Brendan Behan, Barry Fitzgerald, Pat Laffan, Aodhan Madden

30. Fire Crackers (1964–1965)

30 min | Comedy

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Stars: Alfred Marks, Joe Baker, Sydney Bromley, Ronnie Brody

31. A Guy Called Caesar (1962)

62 min | Crime, Drama

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Director: Frank Marshall | Stars: Conrad Phillips, George Moon, Philip O'Flynn, Maureen Toal

32. Changelings (1993)

15 min | Short

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Director: Dee Armstrong | Stars: Ingrid Craigie, Lisa Dalton, Michelle Dalton, Emma Durac-Clarkin

33. The Irish R.M. (1983–1985)
Episode: A Horse! A Horse! (1984)

Not Rated | 50 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Mrs. Cadogan leaves for a funeral and a job cook is hired to replace her. Flurry and Sally return from their honeymoon in Paris, and Flurry is up to his old tricks again. He convinces Major... See full summary »

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Peter Bowles, Bryan Murray, Doran Godwin, Lise Ann McLaughlin

Votes: 11

34. Mrs Thursday (1966–1967)
Episode: A Ride in a Rolls Royce (1966)

Comedy, Drama

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Director: Bill Stewart | Stars: Kathleen Harrison, Hugh Manning, Richard Caldicot, Wensley Pithey

35. Seven Faces of Woman (1974– )
Episode: A Wish for Wally's Mother (1974)

Drama

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Director: Gerry Mill | Stars: Ruth Dunning, Ken Kitson, Maureen Toal

36. Glenroe (1983–2001)
Episode: And So to Bed (1999)

Drama

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Director: Alan Robinson | Stars: Joe Lynch, Mick Lally, Mary McEvoy, Geraldine Plunkett

37. Glenroe (1983–2001)
Episode: April Fools Rush In (2000)

Drama

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Stars: Emmet Bergin, Robert Carrickford, Eileen Colgan, Donal Farmer

38. Glenroe (1983–2001)
Episode: Cocktails & Crackers (1995)

Drama

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Director: Michael Heney | Stars: Emmet Bergin, Peter Caffrey, Liam Carney, Robert Carrickford

39. Glenroe (1983–2001)
Episode: Conor's Last Stand (1995)

Drama

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Director: Tommy McArdle | Stars: Joe Lynch, Mick Lally, Mary McEvoy, Geraldine Plunkett

40. Drama 61-67 (1961–1967)
Episode: Drama '67: Mr. Irtin (1967)

Drama

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Orphaned as a child and living in digs all his life, shy Mr Irtin in his forties experiences late adolescent love for a typist at work, a girl young enough to be his daughter. It ends in tears for Mr Irtin.

Director: David Reid | Stars: Peter Jeffrey, Maureen Toal, Anthony Bate, Stephanie Bidmead

41. Glenroe (1983–2001)
Episode: Episode #9.0 (1992)

Drama

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Stars: Joe Lynch, Mick Lally, Mary McEvoy, Geraldine Plunkett

42. Glenroe (1983–2001)
Episode: Episode dated 1 October 1992 (1992)

Drama

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Director: Charlie McCarthy | Stars: Joe Lynch, Mick Lally, Geraldine Plunkett, Emmet Bergin

43. Glenroe (1983–2001)
Episode: Episode dated 5 May 1997 (1997)

Drama

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Stars: Eva Birthistle, Laura Brennan, Anne Byrne, Robert Carrickford

44. Theatre 625 (1964–1968)
Episode: Esther's Altar (1965)

Drama

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Director: Alan Gibson | Stars: Pauline Delaney, Jack MacGowran, Betty McDowall, James Caffrey

45. Fire Crackers (1964–1965)
Episode: Fire Belle for Five (1964)

Comedy

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Director: Josephine Douglas | Stars: Alfred Marks, Joe Baker, John Arnatt, Ronnie Brody

46. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)
Episode: Great Big Blonde (1966)

Drama

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A barmaid returns home to Dublin, to find things are not quite what she expected to be.

Director: Guy Verney | Stars: Maureen Toal, Joe Lynch, Patrick McAlinney, Gerry Sullivan

47. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)
Episode: Juno and the Paycock (I) (1951)

Drama

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During the Irish revolution, a family earns a big inheritance. They start leading a rich life forgetting what the most important values are.

Stars: Cecil Brock, Brian Carey, John Cowley, Halstan Crimmins

48. The Gamblers (1967– )
Episode: Lily Jumps and Jim Loses (1967)

Drama

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Director: James Ferman | Stars: Ken Butler, Jonathan Collins, Carmel McSharry, Norman Rossington

49. First Night (1963–1964)
Episode: My One True Love (1964)

Drama

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Director: Paddy Russell | Stars: Milo O'Shea, Eileen Crowe, Maureen Toal, Kevin McHugh

50. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)
Episode: Over the Bridge (1961)

Comedy, Drama

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Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Elizabeth Begley, John Cowley, Finlay Currie, J.G. Devlin

51. Insurrection (1966– )
Episode: Saturday, 29 April 1916: Was There No Other Way? (1966)

Drama, History

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The programme opens with Ray McAnally in studio reporting on the events of the fifth day of the Rising. He explains how the military are closing in on the rebels. McAnally gives reports ... See full summary »

Directors: Michael Garvey, Louis Lentin | Stars: David Kelly, Ronnie Walsh, Eoin O'Súilleabháin, Jim Norton

52. Fire Crackers (1964–1965)
Episode: Semi Detached (1964)

Comedy

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Director: Josephine Douglas | Stars: Alfred Marks, Joe Baker, John Arnatt, Ronnie Brody

53. Glenroe (1983–2001)
Episode: Stand by Your Man (2000)

Drama

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Director: Alan Robinson | Stars: Joe Lynch, Mick Lally, Mary McEvoy, Geraldine Plunkett

54. The Ronnie Barker Playhouse (1968– )
Episode: Talk of Angels (1968)

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Matthew and Doreen find its difficult communicating with their new guest as he is a Trappist Monk.

Director: Michael Lindsay-Hogg | Stars: Ronnie Barker, Liz Crowther, Gillian Fairchild, Donald Hewlett

55. Glenroe (1983–2001)
Episode: Telling Tales (1999)

Drama

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Director: Alan Robinson | Stars: Mary McEvoy, Geraldine Plunkett, Emmet Bergin, Robert Carrickford

56. Sergeant Cork (1963–1968)
Episode: The Case of the Fenian Men (1963)

Crime

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Director: Josephine Douglas | Stars: John Barrie, William Gaunt, John Richmond, Arnold Diamond

57. Sergeant Cork (1963–1968)
Episode: The Case of the Great Pearl Robbery (1964)

Crime

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Stars: John Barrie, William Gaunt, Charles Morgan, Freddie Fowler

58. Mrs Thursday (1966–1967)
Episode: The Full Dress Affair (1966)

Comedy, Drama

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Director: Bill Stewart | Stars: Kathleen Harrison, Hugh Manning, Richard Caldicot, Marion Mathie

59. Theatre Night (1957–1961)
Episode: The Heart's a Wonder (1958)

Drama

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A Man comes into a pub and boasts that he has just killed his father. Instead of condemning him for the crime, the locals revel in his story and praise him for his deed, with the daughter ... See full summary »

Director: Denis Carey | Stars: Milo O'Shea, Jack Cunningham, Peter Dix, Dermot Kelly

60. Thirty-Minute Theatre (1965–1973)
Episode: The Late Arrival of the Incoming Aircraft (1965)

Crime, Drama

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Director: Paddy Russell | Stars: Nigel Lambert, Joe Lynch, Kevin McHugh, Jacqueline Ryan

61. Maigret (1960–1963)
Episode: The Log of the Cap Fagnet (1963)

Crime, Drama

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Director: Michael Hayes | Stars: Rupert Davies, Ewen Solon, Helen Shingler, Thomas Baptiste

62. Glenroe (1983–2001)
Episode: The Old Triangle (2000)

Drama

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Director: David McKenna | Stars: Joe Lynch, Emmet Bergin, Robert Carrickford, Maureen Toal

63. Glenroe (1983–2001)
Episode: The Reluctant Candidate (1999)

Drama

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Director: David McKenna | Stars: Joe Lynch, Mick Lally, Geraldine Plunkett, Emmet Bergin

64. Who Is Sylvia? (1967– )
Episode: The Three Dreaded Faces of Eve (1967)

Comedy

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Director: Shaun O'Riordan | Stars: Charlie Drake, Kathleen Byron, Michael Balfour, Justine Lord

65. Glenroe (1983–2001)
Episode: The Witching Hour (1999)

Drama

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Director: Alan Robinson | Stars: Joe Lynch, Mick Lally, Mary McEvoy, Geraldine Plunkett

66. Glenroe (1983–2001)
Episode: Venetia Thinks It Over (1999)

Drama

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Director: David McKenna | Stars: Joe Lynch, Mick Lally, Mary McEvoy, Geraldine Plunkett

67. Sanctuary (1967– )
Episode: You Can't Touch Me (1967)

Drama

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Patrick Daley accuses his teacher, a nun, of abuse; when using a ruler in class to discipline him. The palms on his hands are badly marked. Later we find he is seeking attention because of ... See full summary »

Stars: Paul Fraser, Patricia Healey, Joe Lynch, Miriam Mann