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



1. 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 (David Suchet).

Stars: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran

Votes: 34,959

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: 47,823

3. The Professionals (1977–1983)

50 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.0
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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: 2,415

4. Mind Your Language (1977–1986)

30 min | Comedy

8.7
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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: 6,620

5. London's Burning (1988–2002)

50 min | Drama

7.0
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The lives of firefighters at Blackwall Fire Station.

Stars: Glen Murphy, Richard Walsh, Ben Onwukwe, Shirley Greenwood

Votes: 587

6. Upstairs, Downstairs (1971–1975)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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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: 2,492

7. Where Angels Fear to Tread (1991)

PG | 116 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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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: 1,874 | Gross: $1.40M

8. Wuthering Heights (1998 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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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: 851

9. On the Buses (1969–1973)

30 min | Comedy

7.0
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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: 1,810

10. The Tall Guy (1989)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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A nasty comedian's assistant has allergy induced sneezes, giving problems at work, et cetera. He accepts weekly injections after seeing the cute nurse. After a dozen injections, he finally asks her out.

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

Votes: 4,257 | Gross: $0.51M

11. 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: 3,337 | Gross: $0.22M

12. The Goodies (1970–1982)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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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: 1,294

13. 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: 2,494

14. Catweazle (1970–1971)

30 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.8
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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: 757

15. Dempsey and Makepeace (1985–1986)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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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: 1,319

16. Partners in Crime (1983– )

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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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: 532

17. Please Sir! (1968–1972)

30 min | Comedy

7.2
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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: 252

18. 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: 1,709 | Gross: $1.56M

19. Jane Eyre (1997 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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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: 2,557

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

180 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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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: 1,833

21. The Adventures of Black Beauty (1972–1974)

Not Rated | 55 min | Adventure, Family

6.6
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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: 320

22. Queenie (1987– )

233 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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A half-caste beauty emigrates from India to Great Britain, pursues fame and fortune at the cost of personal happiness, and becomes a Hollywood movie star while suppressing the truth of her heritage.

Stars: Joss Ackland, Martin Balsam, Claire Bloom, Gary Cady

Votes: 368

23. A Fine Romance (1981–1984)

30 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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British sitcom about the simple relationship between Mike (Michael Williams) and Laura (Dame Judi Dench), two fairly unlikely individuals who come together and form an unmarried union. ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 563

24. Dick Turpin (1979–1982)

30 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

7.4
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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: 410

25. Terrahawks (1983–1986)

23 min | Family, Sci-Fi

7.2
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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: 581

26. Enemy at the Door (1978–1980)

650 min | Drama, History, War

7.8
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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: 191

27. Mapp & Lucia (1985–1986)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy

8.2
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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: 353

28. Doctor in the House (1969–1970)

30 min | Comedy

7.5
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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: 303

29. Lillie (1978– )

52 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.1
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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: 466

30. 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: 137

31. The Misadventures of Mr. Wilt (1989)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Crime

6.2
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An unlucky lecturer's wife goes missing and he's accused of her murder.

Director: Michael Tuchner | Stars: Griff Rhys Jones, Mel Smith, Alison Steadman, Diana Quick

Votes: 897 | Gross: $0.11M

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

60 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

7.9
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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: 336

33. Brainiac: Science Abuse (2003–2008)

45 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.9
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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: 3,993

34. The Piglet Files (1990–1992)

30 min | Comedy

7.1
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While taking a walk, Peter Chapman and his wife, Sarah, are followed by two bungling spies, Dexter and Lewis, who find it difficult to take photos of their quarry. Peter, an Electronics ... See full summary »

Stars: Nicholas Lyndhurst, Louise Catt, Clive Francis, Michael Percival

Votes: 162

35. The Gentle Touch (1980–1984)

60 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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The adventures of tough lady cop Maggie Forbes.

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

Votes: 168

36. 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: 635

37. Me and My Girl (1984–1988)

30 min | Comedy

6.4
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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: 127

38. Jekyll & Hyde (1990 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 96 min | Horror, Thriller

6.2
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Dr. Henry Jekyll experiments with scientific means of revealing the hidden, dark side of man and releases a murderer from within himself.

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

Votes: 970

39. Bouquet of Barbed Wire (1976– )

60 min | Drama

7.3
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Drama about a troubled middle-class family.

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

Votes: 122

40. A Little Princess (1986– )

163 min | Drama

8.5
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A young girl accustomed to living luxuriously is relegated to servitude at a boarding school when her rich father is suddenly broke and dies in far-off India.

Stars: Maureen Lipman, Amelia Shankley, Miriam Margolyes, Annette Badland

Votes: 553

41. 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: 313

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: 184

43. Piece of Cake (1988)

312 min | Drama, War

8.1
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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: 666

44. Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media (1992)

Not Rated | 167 min | Documentary, Biography, War

8.2
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A film about the noted American linguist/political dissident and his warning about corporate media's role in modern propaganda.

Directors: Mark Achbar, Peter Wintonick | Stars: Noam Chomsky, Mark Achbar, Karin Aguilar-San Juan, Paul Andrews

Votes: 4,176

45. The Fenn Street Gang (1971–1973)

30 min | Comedy

6.3
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The lives and adventures of the pupils of class 5C from 'Please Sir', after they have left Fenn Street School .

Stars: Peter Cleall, David Barry, Carol Hawkins, Peter Denyer

Votes: 62

46. Budgie (1971–1972)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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Chirpy Cockney petty crook Ronald "Budgie" Bird is the main character in this British television series. Budgie was the eternal failure, with every scam, and every attempt to make his ... See full summary »

Stars: Adam Faith, Iain Cuthbertson, Lynn Dalby, June Lewis

Votes: 144

47. Gladiators (1992–2000)

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

6.5
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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: 898

48. Metal Mickey (1980–1983)

30 min | Family, Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.0
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Metal Mickey was a robot built by young Ken to do chores around the house. Ken was the eldest child of a typical British family--well, almost typical. Metal Mickey was endowed with a number... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Stainton, Georgina Melville, Ashley Knight, Lucinda Bateson

Votes: 143

49. The Secret Adversary (1983 TV Movie)

PG | 115 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.2
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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: 328

50. New Scotland Yard (1972–1974)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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Detectives at New Scotland Yard solve extraordinary, mysterious crimes.

Stars: John Woodvine, John Carlisle, Michael Turner, Clive Francis

Votes: 35


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