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1. Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape (2010)

Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary

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A documentary analyzing the furore which so-called "video nasties" caused in Britain during the 1980s.

Director: Jake West | Stars: Julian Petley, Marc Morris, Andy Nyman, Xavier Mendik

Votes: 1,110

2. Fall of Eagles (1974)

50 min | Drama, History, War

8.2
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The collapse of three great European dynasties: the Romanovs, the Habsburgs, and the Hohenzollerns.

Stars: Michael Hordern, Charles Kay, Barry Foster, Gayle Hunnicutt

Votes: 476

3. Film 2017 (1971– )

30 min | Talk-Show

7.1
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The BBC's flagship cinema review television programme featuring reviews of new releases, news items and interviews. The title of the programme changes each year to incorporate the year of broadcast.

Stars: Barry Norman, Danny Leigh, Claudia Winkleman, Jonathan Ross

Votes: 410

4. Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005 Video)

R | 52 min | Documentary

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An in-depth analysis of the "Video Nasty" scandal of the early 1980s in Britain.

Director: David Gregory | Stars: Chris Theobald, Norman Abbott, Barrie Gold, Bill Best

Votes: 258

5. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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A British television anthology drama series that aired on BBC1 between 1970 and 1984.

Stars: Alison Steadman, Nigel Hawthorne, Tony Caunter, David Daker

Votes: 206

6. Ban the Sadist Videos! Part 2 (2006 Video)

R | 46 min | Documentary

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An investigation of UK video censorship after the video recordings act was introduced.

Director: David Gregory | Stars: Chris Theobald, Mary Whitehouse, Graham Bright, Ken Penry

Votes: 147

7. Orson Welles' Great Mysteries (1973– )

30 min | Drama, Mystery

7.7
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A genre anthology series in the vein of Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955) hosted by Orson Welles.

Stars: Orson Welles, Edward Albert, Harry Andrews, Ian Bannen

Votes: 144

8. Wogan (1982–1993)

35 min | Talk-Show

6.4
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Long-running talk show featuring relaxed and informal chat with celebrity guests.

Stars: Terry Wogan, Joanna Lumley, Kenneth Williams, Ben Elton

Votes: 131

9. 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

10. What's a Carry On? (1998 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary

7.6
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Documentary commemorating the 40th anniversary of the 'Carry On' comedy film series. Archive clips and out-takes are mixed with interviews with the surviving 'Carry On' cast.

Director: John Highlander | Stars: Joan Sims, Barbara Windsor, Jim Dale, Leslie Phillips

Votes: 83

11. Empire of the Censors (1995 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

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The history of film and video censorship in Great Britain.

Director: Saskia Baron | Stars: Richard E. Grant, Tom Dewe Mathews, Derek Hill, Jeffrey Richards

Votes: 83

12. 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: 75

13. Zodiac (1974– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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A police Detective Inspector teams up with an astrologer to solve various crimes.

Stars: Anton Rodgers, Anouska Hempel, Michael Gambon, John Rhys-Davies

Votes: 49

14. ITV Sunday Night Theatre (1969– )

78 min | Drama

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Stars: Michael Balfour, Madoline Thomas, Sandra Bryant, Diane Cilento

Votes: 48

15. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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An anthology series from the U.K., from 1955 to 1974, producing about five hundred ninety-minute episodes from Granada Television.

Stars: Derek Francis, Alfred Burke, Arthur Hewlett, Peter Wyngarde

Votes: 47

16. A Hard Look (2000 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

6.1
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Documentary about the Emmanuelle movies, looking at their making as well as their social and cultural impact.

Director: Alex Cox | Stars: Alex Cox, Sylvia Kristel, Laura Gemser, Just Jaeckin

Votes: 45

17. Ghost Squad (1961– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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The adventures of the agents of Scotland Yard's secret undercover crime unit, dubbed "The Ghost Squad".

Stars: Anthony Marlowe, Claire Nielson, Michael Quinn, Neil Hallett

Votes: 42

18. Emergency-Ward 10 (1957–1967)

30 min | Drama

6.3
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Set in Oxbridge General Hospital, this soap opera focused equally on the lives and loves of its medical staff and the pressure of their work.

Stars: Jill Browne, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Frederick Bartman, Desmond Carrington

Votes: 34

19. Thirty-Minute Theatre (1965–1973)

30 min | Crime, Drama

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Stars: Robin Chadwick, Donald Sinden, Deborah Lavin, Helen Lindsay

Votes: 32

20. Fear, Panic & Censorship (2000 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

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Rare documentary about Video Nasties and film, video and internet censorship in the UK. Was first screened as part of Channel 4's controversial "Banned Weekend" which focused on films and ... See full summary »

Director: David Kenny | Stars: Tom Dewe Mathews, Jack Sargeant, Nigel Wingrove, John Beyer

Votes: 29

21. Theatre 625 (1964–1968)

90 min | Drama

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Stars: Michael Bryant, Judi Dench, Maurice Denham, Margery Mason

Votes: 26

22. Fall of Eagles (1974)
Episode: Requiem for a Crown Prince (1974)

Drama, History, War

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On the morning of the 30th January 1889, the 30-year-old Crown Prince Rudolph of Austria-Hungary is found dead at the imperial hunting lodge at Mayerling in what looks like a suicide pact ... See full summary »

Director: James Ferman | Stars: Rachel Gurney, Laurence Naismith, Emrys James, Anthony Newlands

Votes: 22

23. The Plane Makers (1963–1965)

60 min | Drama

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The day-to-day story of a multi-million pound aerospace company, its new jet plane, its test-pilot, its workers and its ruthless and hard-nosed managing director John Wilder, the embodiment of modern, unflinching capitalism.

Stars: Jack Watling, Patrick Wymark, Norma Ronald, Reginald Marsh

Votes: 19

24. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)
Episode: The Criminals (1958)

60 min | Drama

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A small construction company's new year's eve party is taken over by a crook who has intricate knowledge of the men's private lives, forcing them into an incredible bank robbery plot.

Director: James Ferman | Stars: Stanley Baker, Raymond Huntley, Allan Cuthbertson, Frederick Bartman

Votes: 17

25. Probation Officer (1959–1962)

60 min | Drama

6.5
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Stars: John Paul, John Scott, Jessica Spencer, David Davies

Votes: 14

26. The Wednesday Play (1964–1970)
Episode: Who's a Good Boy Then? (1966)

75 min | Drama

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Billy Oates meets a lady in a market and, taken by his kindness, she invites him to lodge with her and her husband. A rivalry soon develops between the young man and his landlord.

Director: James Ferman | Stars: Thora Hird, Ron Moody, Ronald Lacey

Votes: 14

27. The Media Show (1987–1991)

60 min | Documentary

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Stars: Emma Freud, Muriel Gray, John Hegarty, Judith Williamson

Votes: 13

28. Theatre Night (1957–1961)

45 min | Drama

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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

29. Drama 61-67 (1961–1967)

60 min | Drama

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

Votes: 12

30. W. Somerset Maugham (1969–1970)

50 min | Drama

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Stars: Kim Kee Lim, Ahmad Jamal, Ken Nazarin, Eileen Atkins

Votes: 9

31. Centre Play (1973–1977)

Drama

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BBC Playhouse (1980) "Gentle Folk" set in the Edwardian Era.

Stars: John Barrett, Will Knightley, David Daker, Michael Gough

Votes: 8

32. The Gamblers (1967– )

60 min | Drama

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Anthology drama series of people who take a gamble (sometimes with their lives) in order to prove a point or better their position.

Stars: Leslie Anderson, Richard Shaw, Ken Butler, Ronald Lacey

Votes: 7

33. Orson Welles' Great Mysteries (1973– )
Episode: Battle of Wits (1973)

Drama, Mystery

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Directors: James Ferman, Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Ian Bannen, Brewster Mason

Votes: 7

34. The Wednesday Play (1964–1970)
Episode: The Apprentices (1969)

75 min | Drama

8.5
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A portrait of the life of some Northern apprentices.

Director: James Ferman | Stars: Barrie Rutter, Anthony Phipps, Allan Swift, Kathleen Lee

Votes: 6

35. Zodiac (1974– )
Episode: The Strength of Gemini (1974)

Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Furious that a conman is using her astrological skills to target his victims, Esther inveigles Gradley into a plot to unmask the rogue.

Director: James Ferman | Stars: Anton Rodgers, Anouska Hempel, Norman Eshley, Jenny Hanley

Votes: 5

36. The Wednesday Play (1964–1970)
Episode: Tomorrow, Just You Wait (1965)

75 min | Drama

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Jimmy is young, earning good money and going out with a smashing girl. What more could a man wish for?

Director: James Ferman | Stars: James Chase, Janina Faye, Amelia Bayntun, Tony Selby

Votes: 5

37. Thirteen Against Fate (1966– )

50 min | Drama

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Stars: Joss Ackland, Pamela Brown, Jonathan Burn, Frank Finlay

38. Deadline Midnight (1960–1961)

60 min | Drama

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A series about life on a London daily newspaper.

Stars: Armine Sandford, Glyn Houston, Jeremy Young, Bruce Beeby

39. Front Page Story (1965– )

60 min | Drama

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Stars: John Bennett, Roddy McMillan, Derek Godfrey, Derek Newark

40. The Wednesday Thriller (1965– )

50 min | Thriller

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Stars: Lyndon Brook, Denholm Elliott, Derek Francis, Kenneth Griffith

41. Lights, Camera, Action!: A Century of the Cinema (1996)

60 min | Documentary

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A celebration of 100 years of cinema.

Stars: Michael Aspel, Ronald Neame, Robert Zemeckis, Ann Rutherford

42. The Sextet (1972– )

Drama

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An anthology series of BBC television dramas on sexual themes. The same cast was featured in each production.

Stars: Denholm Elliott, Billie Whitelaw, Richard Vernon, Dennis Waterman

43. Plays of Today (1969– )

Drama

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Stars: Ann Bell, Mark Dignam, Wendy Hiller, Geraldine Moffat

44. The Last Days of the Board (1999 TV Movie)

60 min

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A look at the last days of James Ferman's rule as Chief Censor of the British Board of Film Classification.

Stars: David Alton, Ray Brady, Robin Duval, Richard Falcon

45. The Plane Makers (1963–1965)
Episode: A Bunch of Fives (1964)

Drama

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Director: James Ferman | Stars: Wendy Craig, Jack Watling, Robert Urquhart, Barrie Ingham

46. The Plane Makers (1963–1965)
Episode: A Condition of Sale (1964)

Drama

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Director: James Ferman | Stars: Reginald Marsh, Norma Ronald, George A. Cooper, Lloyd Lamble

47. Play for Today (1970–1984)
Episode: A Distant Thunder (1970)

55 min | Comedy, Drama

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A newly-appointed knight finds his celebrations cut short by someone who was witness to his treachery during the war.

Director: James Ferman | Stars: Adrienne Corri, Vladek Sheybal, Tony Steedman, Clive Morton

48. The Plane Makers (1963–1965)
Episode: A Good Night's Work (1963)

Drama

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Director: James Ferman | Stars: Alec McCowen, Ronald Radd, Erica Rogers, Tom Macaulay

49. The Sextet (1972– )
Episode: A Question of Degree (1972)

Drama

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A university lecturer becomes involved in a student revolt.

Director: James Ferman | Stars: Jonathan Cecil, Michele Dotrice, Ruth Dunning, Denholm Elliott

50. Centre Play (1973–1977)
Episode: Albert and the Mayor's Tree (1974)

Drama

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Director: James Ferman | Stars: John Barrett, Robin Baldwin, Trevor Baxter, Peter Hill



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