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1. Doctor Finlay (1993–1996)

Not Rated | 60 min | Drama

Following his service in World War II, Dr. Finlay returns to the practice at Arden House, at a time when the National Health Service is about to be instituted.

Stars: David Rintoul, Annette Crosbie, Ian Bannen, Gordon Reid

Votes: 196

2. Long Lost Family (2015– )

Documentary, Drama

This American television series helps people reunite with long lost family members.

Stars: Chris Jacobs, Lisa Joyner, Jenn Utley

Votes: 172

3. Drop the Dead Donkey (1990–1998)

Comedy

Political satire about television news company Globe Link and it's team of workers such as anchors Henry and Sally reporter damien editor Dave execs George and Helen assistant joy and manager gus hedges

Stars: Neil Pearson, Jeff Rawle, David Swift, Stephen Tompkinson

Votes: 1,161

4. Porridge (1974–1977)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Crime

The prison life of Fletcher, a criminal serving a five-year sentence, as he strives to bide his time, keep his record clean, and refuses to be ground down by the prison system.

Stars: Ronnie Barker, Brian Wilde, Fulton Mackay, Richard Beckinsale

Votes: 4,894

5. Royal Wives at War (2016 TV Movie)

59 min | Drama, History

The Queen Mother and Wallis Simpson look back at the dramatic events of 1936, which led to King Edward Vlll giving up the throne for the woman he loved.

Director: Tim Dunn | Stars: Gina McKee, Emma Davies, Nick Waring, John Sackville

Votes: 88

6. Drunk History (2013– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, History

Historical reenactments by A-list talent are presented by inebriated storytellers.

Stars: Derek Waters, Bennie Arthur, Craig Cackowski, Maria Blasucci

Votes: 7,952

7. Edward VIII: The Plot to Topple a King (2013 TV Movie)

48 min | Documentary, Drama

Ever since King Edward VIII abdicated in 1936, the official explanation had been simply that the government disapproved of his marriage to a twice-divorced woman. However newly-released ... See full summary »

Director: Louise Wardle | Stars: Steve John Shepherd, David Calder, Rupert Procter, Hugo Vickers

Votes: 9

8. Was It Something I Said? (2013)

Comedy, Game-Show

Panel show in which celebrities must answer questions having to do with quotations.

Stars: David Mitchell, Richard Ayoade, Micky Flanagan, Brian Blessed

Votes: 550

Related to PEEP SHOW

9. Mr. Sloane (2014– )

Comedy

It's December 1969 in Watford, England, and Jeremy Sloane is at the end of his rope - literally. His failed attempt to end it all has just joined a growing list of recent setbacks, which ... See full summary »

Stars: Nick Frost, Olivia Colman, Peter Serafinowicz, Ophelia Lovibond

Votes: 890

10. Little Britain (2003–2006)

TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy

Matt Lucas and David Walliams, the creators of this character-comedy sketch show, delight in all that is mad, bad, quirky and generally bonkers about the people and places of Britain.

Stars: Matt Lucas, David Walliams, Tom Baker, Paul Putner

Votes: 20,097

12. The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (1971–1973)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Adaptations of mystery stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's contemporary rivals in the genre.

Stars: Peter Barkworth, Peter Vaughan, Douglas Wilmer, Ronald Hines

Votes: 170

13. Bodies (2004–2006)

60 min | Drama

A young registrar, Rob Lake starts work under established gynecologist Roger Hurley whom he finds to be an affable man. All is not as it first appears, however, and Lake soon develops grave misgivings about his boss and his methods.

Stars: Tamzin Malleson, Max Beesley, Keith Allen, Patrick Baladi

Votes: 589

14. The Invisibles (2008– )

60 min | Comedy, Crime

Known as the inivibles, in the 1980s Maurice Riley and Syd Woolsey, were master burglars. But now they have retired with their spouses to the Spanish Mediterranean coast. Homesick, they ... See full summary »

Stars: Anthony Head, Warren Clarke, Jenny Agutter, Dean Lennox Kelly

Votes: 169

15. Mary and Martha (2013 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 95 min | Drama

Two mothers lose their sons to malaria.

Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Hilary Swank, Brenda Blethyn, Sam Claflin, Frank Grillo

Votes: 2,990

16. Two Thousand Acres of Sky (2001–2003)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Two Thousand Acres of Sky tells the story of single mum Abby Wallace, who escapes her inner city lifestyle with her two children to a small Scottish village.

Stars: Michelle Collins, Paul Kaye, Michael Carter, George Anton

Votes: 197

17. Murder (2002 TV Movie)

200 min | Crime, Drama

Chris Maurer is killed the day after his 21st birthday and his grieving mother, Angela Maurer, is unable to come to grips with that fact. She is taken advantage of by a self-interested ... See full summary »

Director: Beeban Kidron | Stars: Jason Done, Julie Walters, Roland Manookian, Nicola Reynolds

Votes: 47

18. Daylight Robbery (1999– )

50 min | Crime, Drama

Four housewives who find themselves suddenly in desperate need of money for dire individual circumstances begin to consider the possibility of armed robbery as a way out of their various ... See full summary »

Stars: Michelle Collins, Emily Woof, Martin Crewes, Sasha Tilley

Votes: 79

19. Floyd on Italy (1994– )

30 min | Documentary

Add a Plot

Star: Keith Floyd

Votes: 21

20. Hit & Miss (2012)

45 min | Drama

Follows the life of transgender contract killer Mia, who travels to West Yorkshire to seek out her ex girlfriend.

Stars: Chloë Sevigny, Roma Christensen, Jorden Bennie, Karla Crome

Votes: 4,498

21. New Tricks (2003–2015)

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Three retired police officers are drafted in to solve cold cases, with a touch of comedy and drama

Stars: Dennis Waterman, Amanda Redman, Alun Armstrong, James Bolam

Votes: 4,452

22. Mother and Son (1984–1994)

30 min | Comedy

Arthur Beare is a 40 something son still living at home taking care of his senile mother Maggie. However no matter what he does he cannot seem to get ahead and is always coming unstuck, ... See full summary »

Stars: Ruth Cracknell, Garry McDonald, Henri Szeps, Judy Morris

Votes: 548

season one

23. Agony (1979–1981)

25 min | Comedy

20 half-hour episodes. Jane Lucas, an Agony Aunt with a call-in radio show, has her own set of troubles with her very Jewish mother and her husband Laurence. Then there's the crazy lives of... See full summary »

Stars: Maureen Lipman, Simon Williams, Maria Charles, Diana Weston

Votes: 93

24. DNA (I) (2004– )

180 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A retired pathologist is called back to work when his name is found written in blood on the wall at the scene of a murder.

Stars: Rhea Bailey, Jonathan Beswick, Samantha Bond, Tom Conti

Votes: 157

25. Forty Minutes (1981–1994)

40 min | Documentary

Documentaries on any possible subject, the only connection being that they last forty minutes.

Stars: Michael Dean, Ian Holm, Jane Asher, Roger Mills

Votes: 15

26. Pulling (2006–2009)

30 min | Comedy, Romance

Donna has a drunken revelation on her hen night and decides that she has been missing out on the single life. So with just days to go, she calls off her wedding to fiancé Karl and moves in ... See full summary »

Stars: Sharon Horgan, Tanya Franks, Rebekah Staton, Cavan Clerkin

Votes: 1,152

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27. Between the Lines (1992–1994)

50 min | Crime, Drama

British police drama following the team at the Complaints Investigation Bureau - the unit that polices the police.

Stars: Neil Pearson, Tom Georgeson, Siobhan Redmond, Tony Doyle

Votes: 389

28. The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976–1979)

30 min | Comedy

Disillusioned after a long career at Sunshine Desserts, Perrin goes through a mid-life crisis and fakes his own death. Returning in disguise after various attempts at finding a 'new life', ... See full summary »

Stars: Leonard Rossiter, Pauline Yates, John Barron, Sue Nicholls

Votes: 1,477

29. Talking Heads (1987– )

Drama

Six monologues tell the stories of six different repressed souls: a man dominated by his mother, a vicar's wife, an inveterate letter writer, a hopeful actress, a recently widowed woman, ... See full summary »

Stars: Alan Bennett, Stephanie Cole, Thora Hird, Patricia Routledge

Votes: 274

30. Man Alive (1965–1982)

Documentary

Looks at all aspects of society in the UK and abroad. Subjects include crime, sex, housing, politics and flower shows.

Stars: George Plimpton, Christopher Brasher, Esther Rantzen, Harold Williamson

Votes: 11

Documentary Series

31. The Day Today (1994– )

30 min | Comedy

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: 4,410

season one

32. Victoria Wood: As Seen on TV (1985–1987)

30 min | Comedy

Sketch based show starring 'Victoria Wood', 'Julie Walters' and many others. Included regular items such as "Acorn Antiques" with Julie as Mrs Overall and a regular advice slot from Agony ... See full summary »

Stars: Victoria Wood, Julie Walters, Celia Imrie, Duncan Preston

Votes: 283

33. Looking After Jo Jo (1998– )

50 min | Crime, Drama

Set on an Edinburgh council estate in the bleak 1980's rising drug dealer Jo-Jo McCann is hellbent on gaining money and power at all costs.

Stars: Robert Carlyle, Paul Doonan, Steven Duffy, Gilly Gilchrist

Votes: 297

34. 24 Hours in A&E (2011– )

60 min | Documentary

British television series following the hard and dedicated work of the NHS doctors and nurses battling to keep Britain alive and well.

Stars: Anthony Philipson, Peggy Coldwells

Votes: 241

35. Slings and Arrows (2003–2006)

60 min | Comedy

In the fictional town of New Burbage, legendary theatrical madman Geoffrey Tennant returns to the New Burbage Theatre Festival, the site of his greatest triumph and most humiliating failure... See full summary »

Stars: Paul Gross, Martha Burns, Stephen Ouimette, Susan Coyne

Votes: 2,308

36. Second Thoughts (1991–1994)

30 min | Comedy

British sitcom adapted from a radio series. Two middle-aged divorcées from very different backgrounds, Bill and Faith, try to start a relationship despite all of the problems caused by her teenage children and his ex-wife.

Stars: James Bolam, Lynda Bellingham, Julia Sawalha, Mark Denham

Votes: 73

37. Steptoe and Son (1962–2016)

TV-PG | 45 min | Comedy

A thirty-something year-old man named Harold and his elderly father, Albert, work as rag and bone men (collecting and selling junk). Harold is ambitious and wants to better himself, but his... See full summary »

Stars: Wilfrid Brambell, Harry H. Corbett, Frank Thornton, Tim Buckland

Votes: 2,473

38. Game On (1995–1998)

29 min | Comedy

The daily lives of three London flatmates.

Stars: Matthew Cottle, Samantha Womack, Neil Stuke, Tracy Keating

Votes: 1,685

39. Yes, Prime Minister (1986–1987)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

James Hacker was propelled along the corridors of power to the very pinnacle of politics - Number 10.

Stars: Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds, Diana Hoddinott

Votes: 8,463

40. Bizarre E.R. (2008– )

30 min | Reality-TV

A look at some of the more extraordinary and grotesque cases in a British A&E department.

Stars: Freema Agyeman, Sheridan Smith, John Barrowman, Tom Davis

Votes: 68

41. Redfern Now (2012–2013)

Drama

The troubled lives of struggling indigenous Australians in the tough, rundown neighborhood of the inner suburb of Redfern in Sydney.

Stars: Wayne Blair, Leon Stripp, Richard Green, Jenny Munro

Votes: 401

42. Wicked Wife (1953)

75 min | Crime, Thriller

After race horse trainer Gerald Coates' (Nigel Patrick's) horse wins the Grand National, his wife comes home drunk, and the two of them have a violent argument, and she is accidentally ... See full summary »

Director: Bob McNaught | Stars: Nigel Patrick, Moira Lister, Beatrice Campbell, Betty Ann Davies

Votes: 146

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43. The Life and Times of Henry Pratt (1992– )

240 min | Drama, Comedy

Growing up in the North of England in the 1930's and 1940's, Henry Pratt spends his life searching for a means of survival and learning how to deal with his eccentric relationships along the way.

Stars: Dinah Stabb, Maggie O'Neill, Brian McGrath, Jack Deam

Votes: 16

44. Fat Friends (2000–2005)

48 min | Drama

Drama series following eight women's struggle to lose weight at a weekly slimming club.

Stars: Ruth Jones, Janet Dibley, Alison Steadman, Gaynor Faye

Votes: 217

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45. Henry IX (2017– )

40 min | Comedy

A middle-aged man experiences a mid-life crisis. Unfortunately, this man is King of Great Britain and the Commonwealth.

Stars: Ben Ashenden, Gina Bellman, Annette Crosbie, Charles Edwards

Votes: 108

46. Woman in a Dressing Gown (1957)

Approved | 93 min | Drama, Romance

A married, middle-aged woman is shocked to discover that her husband, who she thought was content in their marriage, has become infatuated with a beautiful younger woman and is planning to leave his family for her.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Yvonne Mitchell, Anthony Quayle, Sylvia Syms, Andrew Ray

Votes: 392

47. Wings (1977–1978)

50 min | Drama, War

A young Englishman born into a blacksmith's family wants to be a flier in one of the new fangled flying machines. He struggles to show a man of his class deserves a chance to be a pilot and... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Cochrane, Tim Woodward, Nicholas Jones, David Troughton

Votes: 105

48. The Halcyon (2017)

60 min | Drama, War

The story of a bustling and glamorous five star hotel at the center of London society and a world at war.

Stars: Annabelle Apsion, Mark Benton, Jamie Blackley, Edward Bluemel

Votes: 2,139

49. Byzantium: The Lost Empire (1997– )

208 min | Documentary

John Romer recreates the glory and history of Byzantium. From the Hagia Sophia in present-day Istanbul to the looted treasures of the empire now located in St. Marks in Venice.

Star: John Romer

Votes: 187

50. Rome's Sunken Secrets (2017 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, History