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1. The Thief and the Cobbler (1993)

G | 90 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.1
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When Tack upsets ZigZag the Vizier, the wizard drags him off to the royal castle, where Princess YumYum falls for the bashful boy and saves him from execution. Unfortunately, ZigZag plans ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Williams | Stars: Vincent Price, Matthew Broderick, Jennifer Beals, Bobbi Page

Votes: 3,272 | Gross: $0.67M

2. Rab C. Nesbitt (1988–2014)

50 min | Comedy

7.5
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Rab C. Nesbitt is lowlife scum (and proud of it) in Glasgow, Scotland who spends his time drinking in his local and speaking to the camera about the state of society as he sees it.

Stars: Gregor Fisher, Tony Roper, Elaine C. Smith, Barbara Rafferty

Votes: 1,136

3. 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: 1,258

4. 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: 72

5. The Fast Lady (1962)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy

6.2
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A naive Scotsman buys a vintage sports car and learns to drive in order to impress the daughter of an arrogant aristocrat who despises him.

Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Leslie Phillips, Julie Christie, James Robertson Justice, Stanley Baxter

Votes: 518

6. Comedy Playhouse (1961–2017)

30 min | Comedy

7.3
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Comedic anthology series.

Stars: Frank Thornton, John Le Mesurier, Robert Dorning, Bernard Cribbins

Votes: 31

7. Wee Geordie (1955)

93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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Geordie is a Scots lad sent to the Melbourne Olympics to represent Britain in Hammer-Throwing. He insists on wearing his kilt...

Director: Frank Launder | Stars: Bill Travers, Alastair Sim, Paul Young, Norah Gorsen

Votes: 717

8. Mr. Majeika (1988– )

G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.2
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Stars: Stanley Baxter, Claire Sawyer, Roland MacLeod, Simeon Pearl

Votes: 36

9. Crooks Anonymous (1962)

88 min | Comedy, Crime

6.2
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Forsdyke, a pathological petty thief subjects himself to a strict correction course run by a wealthy ex-con Widdowes and his Crooks Anonymous organization. Forsdyke's young and innocent ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Leslie Phillips, Stanley Baxter, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Julie Christie

Votes: 436

10. Espionage (1963–1964)

48 min | Drama, War

8.1
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An anthology series telling different and unrelated stories of espionage set in many countries and historical periods.

Stars: Victor Platt, Maxwell Shaw, Alan Tilvern, Gertan Klauber

Votes: 40

11. A Christmas Night with the Stars (1958–1994)

Comedy, Music

5.4
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Stars: The Television Toppers, Jack Warner, Dick Emery, The Mitchell Minstrels

Votes: 20

12. Heroes of Comedy (1995– )

60 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.5
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An affectionate look at the life and work of some of Britain's best-loved comedians.

Stars: Eric Sykes, Spike Milligan, Bob Monkhouse, Barry Cryer

Votes: 31

13. Father Came Too! (1964)

91 min | Comedy

6.4
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A young married couple experience difficulties doing up a cottage, and are hindered by the wife's father.

Director: Peter Graham Scott | Stars: James Robertson Justice, Leslie Phillips, Stanley Baxter, Sally Smith

Votes: 205

14. Bing Crosby's Merrie Olde Christmas (1977 TV Special)

Approved | 60 min | Family, Music

8.3
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Bing Crosby and his family spend Christmas at the estate of distant relative in England.

Director: Dwight Hemion | Stars: Bing Crosby, Stanley Baxter, David Bowie, Harry Crosby

Votes: 60

15. A Coming-Out Party (1961)

98 min | Comedy

6.8
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A somewhat happy-go-lucky bunch of Brits in a German POW camp find their new acerbic fellow prisoner is a key officer who must be got out at all cost.

Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: James Robertson Justice, Leslie Phillips, Stanley Baxter, Eric Sykes

Votes: 498

16. Joey Boy (1965)

91 min | Comedy, War

4.8
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Busted for running an illegal gambling den during the Second World War, a gang of East End wideboys choose conscription over prison and take their talents on a tour of duty.

Director: Frank Launder | Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Stanley Baxter, Bill Fraser, Percy Herbert

Votes: 47

17. The Many Faces of... (2009– )

60 min | Documentary

6.3
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Stars: Sally Phillips, Matthew Sweet, James King, Barry Cryer

Votes: 18

18. Theatre Night (1957–1961)

45 min | Drama

8.3
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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: 12

19. Frost on Sunday (1968–1970)

Comedy, Talk-Show

7.7
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Stars: David Frost, Ronnie Corbett, Ronnie Barker, Josephine Tewson

Votes: 27

20. Christmas Box (1976 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy

8.0
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Sketches include the film noir 'Farewell my Cinders', the BBC Jewish news, The Bruce Fosdyke Show, A Christmas Appeal by Faith Douche, the meaning of Christiman, 'The Last Noël', Jacques ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Gowers | Stars: Stanley Baxter, Miriam Margolyes, Moray Watson, Norman Maen

Votes: 7

21. The Comedy Map of Britain (2007– )

Documentary

6.1
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Stars: Alan Whicker, John Hamp, Mark Lamarr, Steve Pemberton

Votes: 17

22. On the Bright Side (1959–1960)

45 min | Comedy, Music

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Stars: Stanley Baxter, Betty Marsden, Pip Hinton, Eira Heath

23. Meeow! (2000–2003)

Animation

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Star: Stanley Baxter

24. The Stanley Baxter Moving Picture Show (1974 TV Movie)

Comedy

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The sketches are Nationwide with jokes across the UK and Thumpalong with Reg Varnish. We then have an episode of Upstage Downstage. There is a sketch set in a canteen of California during ... See full summary »

Director: David Bell | Stars: Stanley Baxter, Norman Maen

Votes: 7

25. Greatest TV Comedy Moments (2005 TV Movie)

125 min | Documentary, Comedy

4.9
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Stars: Richard Wilson, Russ Abbot, Stephen K. Amos, Stanley Baxter

Votes: 9

26. The Stanley Baxter Show (1963–1971)

45 min | Comedy

7.0
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Stars: Stanley Baxter, BBC Scottish Radio Orchestra, Victor Carin, Denise Coffey

Votes: 11

27. The Story of Light Entertainment (2006– )

90 min | Documentary

7.5
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Series on the history of light entertainment, narrated by Stephen Fry.

Stars: Stephen Fry, Bill Cotton, Barry Cryer, Greg Dyke

Votes: 21

28. Stanley Baxter on Television (1979 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy

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We hear from the Minister of White Papers about how Stanley Baxter is to return, then we hear how Miss Porker wants her own show, we learn about sex and violence on the television, we have ... See full summary »

Director: John Kaye Cooper | Stars: Stanley Baxter, Brian Rogers Dancers, The Alyn Ainsworth Orchestra, The Mike Sammes Singers

29. Return of the Goodies (2005 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.8
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The Goodies finally return to television after nearly 25 years with a compilation of classic clips, interviews and new material.

Director: Pati Marr | Stars: Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden, Bill Oddie, Ronni Ancona

Votes: 27

30. Laugh Line (1960–1961)

30 min | Animation, Comedy, Game-Show

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Stars: Harold Smart, Peter Haigh, Jackie Brown, Pete Murray

31. Artworks Scotland (2004– )

30 min | Documentary

5.3
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Stars: Peter Capaldi, Edith Bowman, Alan Cumming, Tamara Kennedy

Votes: 13

32. Showtime (I) (1959–1961)

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Stars: David Nixon, The George Mitchell Singers, Dorothy Wayne, Stanley Unwin

33. The Comedy Christmas (2007 TV Movie)

69 min | Documentary

4.7
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A look at the history of traditional TV comedy on the Christmas schedules.

Director: Cybele Rowbottom | Stars: Melissa Sinden, Paul Brown, David Jason, John Sullivan

Votes: 6

34. The Stanley Baxter Hour (1982 TV Movie)

51 min | Comedy

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The sketches include too many feet, Whicker's World looks at marriage, somewhere in Hell...1982, at look at the use of language in Arra Gemme, Brideshead, Charmaine Globb on Probe looks at ... See full summary »

Director: John Kaye Cooper | Stars: Stanley Baxter, Tony Aitken, Cass Allen, Susie Blake

35. Stanley Baxter in Reel Terms (1996 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy

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Director: Tom Gutteridge | Stars: Stanley Baxter, Dawn French

36. Chelsea at Nine (1957–1960)

60 min | Music

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Weekly international cabaret from a London theatre.

Stars: Peter Knight, Bernard Braden, Frank Shuster, Johnny Wayne

37. Happy Birthday BAFTA (2007 TV Special)

90 min

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A variety celebration marking the 60th anniversary of the British Academy of Folm and Television Arts.

Director: Alasdair Macmillan | Stars: John Alderton, Anthony Andrews, Alexander Armstrong, Sam Aston

38. On the Brighter Side (1961 TV Short)

30 min | Short, Comedy, Music

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Director: James Gilbert | Stars: Stanley Baxter, Betty Marsden, Pip Hinton, David Kernan

39. The Unforgettable Gordon Jackson (2012 TV Movie)

30 min | Documentary

7.0
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From supporting roles in countless British classics in the 40's and 50's, to sharing a screen with McQueen and Brando in the 60's, to TV stardom in the 70's and 80's, Gordon Jackson was a top actor and by all accounts, a very nice man.

Director: Mark Turnbull | Stars: Martin Glyn Murray, Gordon Jackson, Roddy Jackson, Pauline Collins

Votes: 5

40. Baxter On... (1964– )

25 min | Comedy

6.2
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Stars: Stanley Baxter, June Whitfield, Alec Paterson, Michael Balfour

Votes: 5

41. Christmas Hamper (1985 TV Movie)

Comedy

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Director: John Bishop | Star: Stanley Baxter

42. Glasgow: Big Night Out (2014 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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Director: Samantha Peters | Stars: Bob Bain, Johnny Beattie, Nicholas Parsons, Vivien Devlin

43. Stanley Baxter in Person (1998 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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Documentary profile of Stanley Baxter featuring his first in-depth interview for forty years and extracts from his comedy series and specials. With contributions from Billy Connolly, Robbie Coltrane, Stephen Fry and Clive James.

Stars: Stanley Baxter, Robbie Coltrane, Billy Connolly, Stephen Fry

44. An Audience with Dudley Moore (1981 TV Special)

50 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.2
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Director: Ken O'Neill | Stars: Dudley Moore, Peter Cook, Christopher Cross, Shirley Bassey

Votes: 6

45. The Unforgettable Kenneth Williams (2001 TV Movie)

Documentary, Biography

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Director: Verity Maidlow | Stars: Kenneth Williams, Daniel Abineri, Stanley Baxter, Peter Cadley

46. The Stanley Baxter Big Picture Show (1973 TV Movie)

Comedy

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The sketches are The Movie Makers with Joan Bakelite, which includes extracts from 'The Love of Moses' and 'Love's a Tonic'. Then there is the best medic on Broadway with 'My Favourite ... See full summary »

Director: David Bell | Stars: Stanley Baxter, Norman Maen

47. The Val Doonican Show (1965–1970)

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Stars: Val Doonican, Cliff Adams, The Gojos, Ken Thorne

Votes: 6

48. What a Performance! (1997–2000)

60 min | Comedy

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The inimitable Mr. Monkhouse presents an exploration of comedy sub-genres. With contributions from famous faces and behind the scenes persons he looks in turn at: Drag, Miserable Gits, Battleaxes, Camp, Double Acts, Cads, and Madcaps.

Stars: Bob Monkhouse, Clive James, Lesley Joseph, Barry Cryer

49. Festival Fever (1956 TV Movie)

75 min | Comedy, Drama

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Stars: Michael Denison, Stanley Baxter, Susan Richmond, Rona Anderson

50. The Stanley Baxter Picture Show: Part III (1975 TV Movie)

Comedy

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The sketches start with radio presenter Julie Hawn announcing that there are some advertising parodies on the TV. Film Fright is presented by Patrick Moon where we see excerpts from movies ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Scoffield | Stars: Stanley Baxter, Denise Coffey, Harry Shacklock, Norman Maen



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