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1. Will Shakespeare (1978)
Episode: The Living Record (1978)

Biography

8.8
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While Will pleads with the dying Queen for suicidal Hal's life, his poems are stolen, printed and distributed without his permission, setting in motion a chain of events that could prove disastrous.

Director: Robert Knights | Stars: Tim Curry, Nicholas Clay, Paul Freeman, John McEnery

Votes: 5

2. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984–1985)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson solve the mysteries of copper beeches, a Greek interpreter, the Norwood builder, a resident patient, the red-headed league, and one final problem.

Stars: Jeremy Brett, David Burke, Rosalie Williams, Eric Porter

Votes: 18,575

3. Will Shakespeare (1978)
Episode: Rebellion's Masterpiece (1978)

Biography

8.6
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In the wake of Essex's failure to tame the Irish rebels, the actors' brush with politics has catastrophic consequences.

Director: Robert Knights | Stars: Tim Curry, Nicholas Clay, Paul Freeman, John Normington

Votes: 5

4. Will Shakespeare (1978)
Episode: The Loved Boy (1978)

Biography

8.5
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Will's taking his son to London to introduce him to life and get to know him proves to be a mixed blessing with a tragic ending.

Director: Mark Cullingham | Stars: Tim Curry, Nicholas Clay, Paul Freeman, John McEnery

Votes: 6

5. The Martyrdom of St. Sebastian (1984 TV Movie)

82 min | Drama, Musical

8.4
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Sebastian, Chief Archer in the Roman Army, converts to Christianity. A favorite of Emperor Augustus, Sebastian's devotion to Christ eventually drives him to reject the Emperor's love, ... See full summary »

Director: Petr Weigl | Stars: Michael Biehn, Nicholas Clay, Franco Citti, Urs Althaus

Votes: 83

6. Tales of Mystery (1961–1963)

30 min | Fantasy

8.4
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Supernatural drama series adapted from the short stories of Algernon Blackwood.

Stars: John Laurie, Ann Castle, Michael Aldridge, John Wood

Votes: 11

7. Psychos (1999– )

50 min | Drama

8.3
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A challenging and provocative six-part drama set in the psychiatric ward of a Glasgow hospital.

Stars: Douglas Henshall, Neve McIntosh, Alastair Mackenzie, Alison Peebles

Votes: 92

8. Highlander (1992–1998)
Episode: Unusual Suspects (1997)

TV-14 | 49 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.2
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When Immortal Hugh Fitzcairn is "murdered," he challenges Duncan to identify his killer while he gets in the way.

Director: Dennis Berry | Stars: Adrian Paul, Elizabeth Gracen, Peter Wingfield, Jim Byrnes

Votes: 106

9. Take Three Girls (1969–1971)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Centres on the lives of three single girls living in bed-sit land in London SW3. It featurd Victoria (Liza Goddard) as daffy cellist Victoria, Kate the actress (Susan Jameson) , and Avril (... See full summary »

Stars: Liza Goddard, Barra Grant, Angela Down, Susan Jameson

Votes: 16

10. Kavanagh QC (1995–2001)
Episode: Blood Money (1997)

TV-MA | 76 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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The widow of an accident victim who unexpectedly dies from a heart attack during surgery suspects malpractice and asks Kavanagh to represent her.

Director: Jack Gold | Stars: John Thaw, Nicholas Boulton, Tom Brodie, Malcolm Browning

Votes: 40

11. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984–1985)
Episode: The Resident Patient (1985)

TV-PG | 51 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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A mysterious man sets up a new doctor in a posh practice for a percentage of his fees.

Director: David Carson | Stars: Jeremy Brett, David Burke, Nicholas Clay, Patrick Newell

Votes: 626

12. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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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: 114

13. The Search for Alexander the Great (1981– )

Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.0
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Friends, contemporaries and even enemies of Alexander the Great gather to tell his tale through their eyes.

Stars: James Mason, Jane Lapotaire, Robert Stephens, Julian Glover

Votes: 38

14. ITV Television Playhouse (1955–1967)

60 min | Drama

7.9
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Richard O. Sullivan as a child genius in the play "Honour Bright".

Stars: Campbell Singer, Thomas Heathcote, John Robinson, Dinsdale Landen

Votes: 33

15. In This House of Brede (1975 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 105 min | Drama

7.9
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A well-to-do London businesswoman gives up her comfortable life, including the man who loves her, to become a cloistered Benedictine nun.

Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Diana Rigg, Pamela Brown, Gwen Watford, Denis Quilley

Votes: 245

16. Sergeant Cork (1963–1968)

60 min | Crime

7.8
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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: 44

17. The Making of Agatha Christie's 'Evil Under the Sun' (1982 TV Short)

14 min | Documentary, Short

7.8
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Director Guy Hamilton and several of the stars of Agatha Christie's "Evil Under The Sun" walk you through the making of the film.

Stars: Jane Birkin, Colin Blakely, Nicholas Clay, Guy Hamilton

Votes: 25

18. Bugs (1995–1999)
Episode: Hollow Man (1997)

Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

7.7
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Director: Gwennan Sage | Stars: Craig McLachlan, Jaye Griffiths, Jesse Birdsall, Jan Harvey

Votes: 9

19. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)

120 min | Drama

7.6
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Monthly anthology series featuring televised versions of plays.

Stars: Charles Gray, Eric Porter, Lally Bowers, John Gielgud

Votes: 90

20. Will Shakespeare (1978)

60 min | Biography

7.6
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Biography of William Shakespeare.

Stars: Tim Curry, Paul Freeman, John Normington, Ron Cook

Votes: 88

21. Taggart (1983–2010)
Episode: Apocalypse Part One (1997)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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The bizarre murders of opponents and ex-members of a religious cult have the team baffled. Each murder follows the Biblical plagues of Egypt which according the Book of Revelation will ... See full summary »

Director: Marcus D.F. White | Stars: James MacPherson, Blythe Duff, Colin McCredie, Iain Anders

Votes: 25

22. The Last Days of Pompeii (1984)
Episode: Part 3 (1984)

94 min | Action, Drama, History

7.6
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Director: Peter R. Hunt | Stars: Ned Beatty, Brian Blessed, Ernest Borgnine, Nicholas Clay

Votes: 17

23. Kavanagh QC (1995–2001)

TV-MA | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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A crusty barrister oversees difficult criminal cases while dealing with the demands of his family life.

Stars: John Thaw, Oliver Ford Davies, Nicholas Jones, Cliff Parisi

Votes: 559

24. Rooms (1974– )

Drama

7.5
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Two part weekly dramas concerning the various drifters who rent rooms in a lodging house.

Stars: Jenny Twigge, Ian Redford, Anne Dyson, William Marlowe

Votes: 29

25. Fox Mystery Theater (1984)

70 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.5
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An anthology series of chilling tales with a twist.

Stars: Dirk Benedict, Barbi Benton, David Carradine, Mary Crosby

Votes: 296

26. Drama 61-67 (1961–1967)

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Brian Haines, Joe Ritchie, Aubrey Morris, Hazel Bainbridge

Votes: 12

27. Excalibur (1981)

PG | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.4
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56 Metascore

Merlin the magician helps Arthur Pendragon unite the Britons around the Round Table of Camelot, even as dark forces conspire to tear it apart.

Director: John Boorman | Stars: Nigel Terry, Helen Mirren, Nicholas Clay, Cherie Lunghi

Votes: 54,886 | Gross: $34.97M

28. The Last Days of Pompeii (1984)

310 min | Action, Drama, History

7.4
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The different aspects of life in Pompeii, a coastal luxury resort near Naples catering for the very rich of imperial Rome, mainly before but culminating in the eruption of the Vesuvian ... See full summary »

Stars: Ned Beatty, Brian Blessed, Ernest Borgnine, Nicholas Clay

Votes: 480

29. The Agatha Christie Hour (1982)

52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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A collection of ten hour-long dramas based on short stories by Agatha Christie.

Stars: Maurice Denham, Angela Easterling, Christopher Wren, Michael Aldridge

Votes: 189

30. Saturday Sunday Monday (1978 TV Movie)

98 min | Drama

7.4
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One Saturday evening, Rosa Priore (Dame Joan Plowright) is preparing a magnificent Sunday lunch for her family and their friends. By Sunday afternoon, her life and marriage are in ruins.

Director: Alan Bridges | Stars: Joan Plowright, Maggie Wells, Frank Finlay, Nicholas Clay

Votes: 33

31. Will Shakespeare (1978)
Episode: Alms for Oblivion (1978)

Biography

7.4
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Will's new troupe of actors arrive in a plague-ridden London and perform Richard III to great acclaim, but a death in the family jeopardises all. A handsome rogue is not what he seems, luckily for Will.

Director: Mark Cullingham | Stars: Tim Curry, Nicholas Clay, Paul Freeman, John Normington

Votes: 8

32. Fox Mystery Theater (1984)
Episode: Child's Play (1984)

70 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.4
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A family awakens to find themselves trapped in their own home, all windows and doors sealed by impenetrable walls. They desperately try to escape but everything fails. Then the wife notices a bizarre pattern.

Director: Val Guest | Stars: Mary Crosby, Nicholas Clay, Debbie Chasan, Suzanne Church

Votes: 416

33. Shine on Harvey Moon (1982–1995)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Upon being demobbed, RAF serviceman Harvey Moon returns home and finds his family involved in various troubles. His wife Rita is not interested in resuming their relationship, and works in ... See full summary »

Stars: Elizabeth Spriggs, Maggie Steed, Linda Robson, Lee Whitlock

Votes: 136

34. Rooms (1974– )
Episode: Monica: Part 1 (1974)

Drama

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Within her bed sitting room at 35, Mafeking Terrace, Monica Webster battles with her inner self - until she receives a welcome visitor.

Director: Jonathan Alwyn | Stars: Sylvia Kay, Bryan Marshall, Anna Cropper, Faith Brook

Votes: 10

35. Merlin (1998)
Episode: Part 1 (1998)

Not Rated | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.3
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In the Dark Ages, Merlin the magician finds himself in opposition to Queen Mab and her cohorts.

Director: Steve Barron | Stars: Sam Neill, Helena Bonham Carter, John Gielgud, Rutger Hauer

Votes: 112

36. Merlin (1998)
Episode: Part 2 (1998)

Not Rated | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.3
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In the Dark Ages, Merlin the magician finds himself in opposition to Queen Mab and her cohorts.

Director: Steve Barron | Stars: Sam Neill, Helena Bonham Carter, John Gielgud, Rutger Hauer

Votes: 107

37. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)
Episode: The Picture of Dorian Gray (1976)

100 min | Drama

7.3
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A corrupt young man somehow keeps his youthful beauty, but a special painting gradually reveals his inner ugliness to all.

Director: John Gorrie | Stars: John Gielgud, Jeremy Brett, Gwen Ffrangcon Davies, Nan Munro

Votes: 190

38. Highlander (1992–1998)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.2
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Duncan MacLeod is Immortal, and must live in modern society, concealing his true nature while fighting other Immortals.

Stars: Adrian Paul, Stan Kirsch, Jim Byrnes, Peter Wingfield

Votes: 12,904

39. Taggart (1983–2010)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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The Maryhill CID investigates gruesome murders against the bleak backdrop of the city of Glasgow.

Stars: Blythe Duff, Colin McCredie, John Michie, Alex Norton

Votes: 1,236

40. Bugs (1995–1999)

50 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

7.2
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Ed, Ros, Alex and Beckett form the high-tech crime fighting team who work for the mysterious, secretive Bureau 2 chief, Jan, and are only assigned the most difficult and dangerous cases.

Stars: Jaye Griffiths, Jesse Birdsall, Craig McLachlan, Jan Harvey

Votes: 456

41. Love Story (1963–1974)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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Stars: T.P. McKenna, Frances Cuka, Keith Barron, Patrick Macnee

Votes: 57

42. William (1962–1963)

30 min | Family, Comedy

7.2
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Stars: Patricia Marmont, Christopher Witty, Carlo Cura, Dennis Waterman

Votes: 6

43. Gentlemen and Players (1988–1989)

60 min | Drama

7.2
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Stars: Brian Protheroe, Nicholas Clay, Claire Oberman, Edita Brychta

Votes: 15

44. The Darwin Adventure (1972)

PG | 91 min | Biography, Drama

7.2
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Director: Jack Couffer | Stars: Nicholas Clay, Susan Macready, Ian Richardson, Christopher Martin

Votes: 37

45. Rooms (1974– )
Episode: Monica: Part Two (1974)

Drama

7.2
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Monica faces the toughest battle between love and vanity as her relationship is constantly interrogated.

Director: Jonathan Alwyn | Stars: Sylvia Kay, Bryan Marshall, Anna Cropper, Faith Brook

Votes: 6

46. The Last Days of Pompeii (1984)
Episode: Part 1 (1984)

144 min | Action, Drama, History

7.2
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Director: Peter R. Hunt | Stars: Ned Beatty, Brian Blessed, Ernest Borgnine, Nicholas Clay

Votes: 17

47. The Last Days of Pompeii (1984)
Episode: Part 2 (1984)

94 min | Action, Drama, History

7.2
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Director: Peter R. Hunt | Stars: Ned Beatty, Brian Blessed, Ernest Borgnine, Nicholas Clay

Votes: 17

48. Merlin (1998)

Not Rated | 182 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.1
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The legendary wizard tells his story of his war against Queen Mab of the Sidhe and his creation of Camelot.

Stars: Sam Neill, Helena Bonham Carter, John Gielgud, Rutger Hauer

Votes: 19,748

49. Evil Under the Sun (1982)

PG | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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61 Metascore

Trying to find how a millionaire wound up with a phony diamond brings Hercule Poirot (Sir Peter Ustinov) to an exclusive island resort frequented by the rich and famous. When a murder is committed, everyone has an alibi.

Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Peter Ustinov, James Mason, Maggie Smith, Colin Blakely

Votes: 12,727 | Gross: $6.11M

50. Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story (1987 TV Movie)

282 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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The true story of one of the richest women in America - heiress to the Woolworth fortune. She had vast wealth and seven husbands, but never found lasting love.

Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Farrah Fawcett, David Ackroyd, Stéphane Audran, Amadeus August

Votes: 364



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