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1. Omnibus (1967–2003)
Episode: John Barry: Licence to Thrill (2000)

50 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.9
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Director: Clare Delargy | Stars: Alistair Aiken, John Barry, Don Black, Barbara Broccoli

Votes: 34

2. Hollywood U.K. (1993– )
Episode: Making It in London (1993)

Documentary

8.9
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Stars: Richard Lester, Jane Asher, Dirk Bogarde, Michael Caine

Votes: 10

3. Hollywood U.K. (1993– )
Episode: Northern Lights (1993)

Documentary

8.9
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Stars: Richard Lester, Lindsay Anderson, Michael Caine, Julie Christie

Votes: 11

4. The McCartney Years (2007 Video)

Documentary, Biography, Music

8.8
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A career-spanning anthology collecting the music videos of Sir Paul McCartney's solo career.

Directors: Dick Carruthers, Kevin Godley, Richard Heslop, Simon Hilton, John Landis, John Mackenzie, Linda McCartney, Paul McCartney, Matthew Robinson, John Schlesinger, Julien Temple | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Chevy Chase, James Coburn, Blair Cunningham

Votes: 63

5. Winston Churchill: The Valiant Years (1960–1963)

30 min | Documentary, Biography

8.8
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Stars: Gary Merrill, Richard Burton, Rita Webb, Omar N. Bradley

Votes: 78

6. Der Rosenkavalier (1985 TV Movie)

198 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.7
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The Rosenkavalier delivers the rose to the Baron's intended, but she and the cavalier fall in love. When she meets the Baron, she enlists the cavalier's help to break the betrothal. The Princess helps the young lovers.

Director: Brian Large | Stars: Kiri Te Kanawa, Anne Howells, Aage Haugland, Barbara Bonney

Votes: 33

7. Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann) (1981 TV Movie)

159 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical

8.7
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While waiting for Stella to conclude her performance in the opera house next door, Hoffman recounts his 3 tragic loves: Olympia the mechanical doll, Giulietta the courtesan, and Antonia the young consumptive.

Director: Brian Large | Stars: Plácido Domingo, Luciana Serra, Agnes Baltsa, Ileana Cotrubas

Votes: 50

8. Frost on Sunday (1968–1970)
Episode: Frost at the London Palladium for the British Film and Television Awards (1970)

Comedy, Talk-Show

8.7
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A departure from the usual Wembley studio as Frost presents the star-studded awards with help from his usual mix of regulars and guest artistes.

Director: Philip Casson | Stars: David Frost, Ronnie Corbett, Ronnie Barker, Josephine Tewson

Votes: 23

9. The Four Just Men (1959– )
Episode: The Deserter (1959)

30 min | Drama

8.7
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Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Jack Hawkins, Richard Johnson, Ronald Howard, Melissa Stribling

Votes: 6

10. Monitor (1958– )

Documentary

8.6
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Arts magazine.

Stars: Huw Wheldon, John Berger, Jonathan Miller, John Betjeman

Votes: 73

11. The Four Just Men (1959– )

30 min | Drama

8.4
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Four men: a British politician, an American journalist in Paris, a lawyer in the U.S., and a Roman hotelier, band together to fight injustice wherever they find it.

Stars: Richard Conte, Dan Dailey, Jack Hawkins, Lisa Gastoni

Votes: 65

12. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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This show was 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: 95

13. The David Frost Show (1969–1972)

90 min | Talk-Show

8.3
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American show featuring the popular British talk show host.

Stars: David Frost, Gerri Granger, Tiny Tim, Dana Valery

Votes: 119

14. Sunday in the Park (1956)

15 min | Documentary, Short

8.3
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A light-hearted view of Londoners out for the day in Hyde Park.

Director: John Schlesinger

Votes: 6

15. The Adventures of Aggie (1956– )

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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Adventures of a Fashion Designer on International Assignments.

Stars: Joan Shawlee, Michael Ward, Patrick McGoohan, Vernon Greeves

Votes: 14

16. The Four Just Men (1959– )
Episode: Treviso Dam (1960)

Drama

8.2
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After a young man working on a new multimillion-Lira dam project tells Poccari of some of the dangerously inferior cement being used, he has a mysterious fatal accident. So Poccari goes to investigate.

Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Vittorio De Sica, Lisa Gastoni, Fenella Fielding, Alan Bates

Votes: 8

17. Hollywood U.K. (1993– )

48 min | Documentary

8.1
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A five-part history of British cinema in the 1960s presented by American director Richard Lester.

Stars: Richard Lester, Michael Caine, Lindsay Anderson, Dirk Bogarde

Votes: 36

18. The Four Just Men (1959– )
Episode: Money to Burn (1960)

30 min | Drama

8.1
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Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Jack Hawkins, Ian Hunter, Helena Pickard, Andrew Keir

Votes: 7

19. The Four Just Men (1959– )
Episode: The Beatniques (1959)

Drama

8.1
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Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Dan Dailey, Delphi Lawrence, Cec Linder, Malou Pantera

Votes: 7

20. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
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Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included ... See full summary »

Stars: Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Peter Bogdanovich, Lee Grant

Votes: 632

21. Danger Man (1960–1962)

24 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.0
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John Drake is a special operative for NATO, specializing in security assignments against any subversive element which threatened world peace. The series featured exotic locales from all ... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Richard Wattis, Lionel Murton, Michael Ripper

Votes: 834

22. 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: 62

23. Frost on Sunday (1968–1970)

Comedy, Talk-Show

8.0
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Stars: David Frost, Ronnie Corbett, Ronnie Barker, Josephine Tewson

Votes: 28

24. The Four Just Men (1959– )
Episode: National Treasure (1959)

30 min | Drama

8.0
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Manfred is called to the estate of Lord Eastly for a deathbed confession: the Rembrandt painting hanging in his home is an original. It had been stolen from the museum and replaced with a ... See full summary »

Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Jack Hawkins, William Lucas, Richard Wordsworth, Andrew Keir

Votes: 9

25. Midnight Cowboy (1969)

12 | 113 min | Drama

7.9
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79 Metascore

A naive hustler travels from Texas to New York City to seek personal fortune, finding a new friend in the process.

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Sylvia Miles, John McGiver

Votes: 88,401 | Gross: $44.79M

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

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: 580

27. ITV Television Playhouse (1955–1967)

60 min | Drama

7.9
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Stars: Campbell Singer, Thomas Heathcote, Dinsdale Landen, Miriam Karlin

Votes: 31

28. Clapper Board (1972–1982)

25 min | Family

7.9
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Children's television programme about cinema, hosted by Chris Kelly.

Stars: Chris Kelly, John Huntley, Derek Ware, Peter Ustinov

Votes: 29

29. Screen One (1985–2002)
Episode: A Question of Attribution (1991)

70 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Sir Anthony Blunt, who was a Soviet agent for 25 years, is routinely questioned and gives no answers, but is knighted and works as Director of the Courtauld Institute, and presents his ... See full summary »

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: James Fox, Gregory Floy, David Calder, Edward de Souza

Votes: 207

30. The Buccaneers (1956–1957)

30 min | Adventure, Drama

7.8
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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: 102

31. The Celluloid Closet (1995)

R | 102 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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A documentary surveying the various Hollywood screen depictions of homosexuals and the attitudes behind them throughout the history of North American film.

Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Stars: Lily Tomlin, Tony Curtis, Susie Bright, Arthur Laurents

Votes: 5,715 | Gross: $1.51M

32. Omnibus (1967–2003)

Documentary, Biography, Music

7.8
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Arts documentary series with concerts and experimental dramatizations.

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

Votes: 137

33. Assignment Foreign Legion (1956– )

30 min | Adventure

7.8
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Stars: Merle Oberon, Martin Benson, Lionel Jeffries, Peter Arne

Votes: 17

34. An Englishman Abroad (1983 TV Movie)

61 min | Drama

7.7
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Actress Coral Browne travels to Moscow, and meets a mysterious Englishman. Turns out he's the notorious spy, Guy Burgess. Based on a true story, with Ms. Browne playing herself.

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Alan Bates, Coral Browne, Charles Gray, Harold Innocent

Votes: 407

35. Reputations (1994–2002)

50 min | Documentary

7.7
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Stars: Denis Lawson, Jancis Robinson, Josette Simon, Maureen Lipman

Votes: 10

36. Separate Tables (1983 TV Movie)

112 min | Drama

7.7
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Arrival of a beautiful model stirs up the guests of a peaceful small town hotel, where most of them hide from their troubles. Secrets, infatuations, and lies come out.

Directors: John Schlesinger, Ken Price | Stars: Julie Christie, Alan Bates, Claire Bloom, Irene Worth

Votes: 156

37. The Vise (1954–1961)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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This British production featured less known actors in filmed plays showing people caught in "the vise" of fate created by their own deeds.

Stars: Donald Gray, Colin Tapley, Ron Randell, Robert Arden

Votes: 32

38. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955–1960)
Episode: The Dowry (1957)

25 min | Action, Adventure, Family

7.6
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A prosperous London merchant and his daughter Bess are on their way to Nottingham with of 1,000 gold crowns. Gareth, a recent recruit to Robin's band, decides to relieve them of the money -... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Squire | Stars: Richard Greene, Archie Duncan, Alan Wheatley, Jeanette Hutchinson

Votes: 11

39. The Four Just Men (1959– )
Episode: The Village of Shame (1959)

30 min | Drama

7.6
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Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Jack Hawkins, Andrew Keir, Leo Britt, Malou Pantera

Votes: 11

40. Marathon Man (1976)

16 | 125 min | Crime, Thriller

7.5
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64 Metascore

A graduate history student is unwittingly caught in the middle of an international conspiracy involving stolen diamonds, an exiled Nazi war criminal, and a rogue government agent.

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier, Roy Scheider, William Devane

Votes: 51,387 | Gross: $21.71M

41. Danger Man (1960–1962)
Episode: The Journey Ends Halfway (1961)

26 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.5
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Numerous people have disappeared along an escape route to freedom. John Drake follows in the steps of one of the missing men, discovering that the would-be refugees are being killed during ... See full summary »

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Paul Daneman, Willoughby Goddard, Anna May Wong

Votes: 36

42. Billy Liar (1963)

98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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82 Metascore

A lazy, irresponsible young clerk in provincial Northern England lives in his own fantasy world and makes emotionally immature decisions as he alienates friends and family.

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Tom Courtenay, Julie Christie, Wilfred Pickles, Mona Washbourne

Votes: 5,010 | Gross: $0.04M

43. The Wednesday Play (1964–1970)

75 min | Drama

7.4
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Series of one-off plays made by BBC television, which gave breaks to a wide range of writers and directors in the late 1960s, such as Dennis Potter, Ken Loach, David Mercer, and John ... See full summary »

Stars: Edwin Brown, Neville Smith, Tony Selby, Michael Robbins

Votes: 71

44. A Kind of Loving (1962)

113 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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After his girlfriend's pregnancy forces him to marry her, a young man must adjust to his new life and contend with his domineering mother-in-law.

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Alan Bates, June Ritchie, Thora Hird, Bert Palmer

Votes: 1,298 | Gross: $0.00M

45. The Four Just Men (1959– )
Episode: Marie (1960)

Drama

7.4
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Tim saves a woman from jumping off a bridge into the Seine River. After coming to at his apartment, he and Nicole learn only her name, Marie, and that she's from Algeria before running off.... See full summary »

Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Dan Dailey, Honor Blackman, Perlita Neilson, Alec Mango

Votes: 5

46. Danger Man (1960–1962)
Episode: Under the Lake (1961)

26 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.4
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Large amounts of counterfeit currency have been arriving in Switzerland from all over the world. Drake has been assigned to follow a lead suspect, Gunther Klaus, and pretends to show ... See full summary »

Director: Seth Holt | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Christopher Rhodes, Hermione Baddeley, Moira Redmond

Votes: 37

47. Cold Comfort Farm (1995 TV Movie)

AL | 105 min | Comedy, Romance

7.3
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82 Metascore

A recently orphaned young woman goes to live with eccentric relatives in Sussex, where she sets about improving their gloomy lives.

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Eileen Atkins, Kate Beckinsale, Sheila Burrell, Stephen Fry

Votes: 6,177 | Gross: $5.60M

48. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)
Episode: Now Let Him Go (1957)

83 min | Drama

7.3
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A world class painter is taken ill and lies in the bedroom of an inn, while people down below squabble over his paintings and inheritance. The wily old man is unperturbed, even regarding the infernal trumpet sound which plays throughout.

Director: Dennis Vance | Stars: Hugh Griffith, June Thorburn, Fanny Rowe, Ursula Howells

Votes: 9

49. Danger Man (1960–1962)
Episode: Time to Kill (1960)

26 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.3
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When a professor is murdered in broad daylight, secret agent John Drake is enlisted to track down the assassin. He heads for a remote hunting lodge just over the Austrian border, where the ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Smart | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Sarah Lawson, Lionel Murton, Derren Nesbitt

Votes: 62

50. Danger Man (1960–1962)
Episode: View from the Villa (1960)

26 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.3
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The killing of a man who embezzled five million dollars of gold bullion prompts secret agent John Drake to investigate. He questions various people around Rome in an attempt to find the ... See full summary »

Director: Terry Bishop | Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Barbara Shelley, Delphi Lawrence, John Lee

Votes: 79



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