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1. BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)

120 min | Drama

7.7
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Monthly anthology series featuring televised versions of plays.

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

Votes: 86

2. Arena (1975– )

Documentary

8.1
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Wide-ranging arts program.

Stars: Gavin Millar, Kenneth Tynan, John Walters, Paul McCartney

Votes: 154

3. Theatre Night (1985– )

Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Stars: Kenneth Cranham, Robert Lang, Timothy West, John Hudson

Votes: 29

4. Omnibus (1967–2003)

Not Rated | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.4
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Arts documentary series with concerts and experimental dramatizations.

Stars: Humphrey Burton, David Collings, Michael Hordern, Terry Gilliam

Votes: 143

5. Television Theater (1953– )

Drama

9.0
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Series of television plays.

Stars: Krzysztof Globisz, Jerzy Trela, Krystyna Janda, Mariusz Bonaszewski

Votes: 23

6. A Chorus of Disapproval (1989)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

5.5
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A man new to a smallish British town joins an amateur theatre company. Once there, he discovers that the drama on stage is quite often nothing compared to what's happening behind the scenes... See full summary »

Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Anthony Hopkins, Richard Briers, Barbara Ferris

Votes: 686 | Gross: $0.22M

7. Imagine (2003– )

60 min | Documentary, History

6.9
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Wide ranging BBC arts programme.

Stars: Alan Yentob, Tracey Emin, Chuck Close, Richard Rogers

Votes: 84

8. The Revengers' Comedies (1998)

PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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Henry is about to jump off a bridge when he hears a cry for help. He helps Karen, who had also planned suicide. They're both on Tower Bridge, London, because somebody wronged them. Revenging each other gives them a reason to live.

Director: Malcolm Mowbray | Stars: Sam Neill, Helena Bonham Carter, Kristin Scott Thomas, Rupert Graves

Votes: 1,560

9. No Smoking (1993)

298 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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In Yorkshire, Toby Teasdale is the alcoholic director of a school and married with two children with Celia Teasdale that is very unhappy. They have a maid, Sylvie Bell, and a guardian and ... See full summary »

Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Sabine Azéma, Pierre Arditi, Peter Hudson

Votes: 1,581 | Gross: $0.06M

10. Private Fears In Public Places (Coeurs) (2006)

120 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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77 Metascore

In Paris, six people all look for love, despite typically having their romantic aspirations dashed at every turn.

Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Sabine Azéma, Isabelle Carré, Laura Morante, Pierre Arditi

Votes: 3,668 | Gross: $0.13M

11. Life of Riley (2014)

Not Rated | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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70 Metascore

In the midst of rehearsals for a new play, amateur dramatics proponents Colin and Kathryn receive the shattering news that their friend George is fatally ill and only has a few months to live.

Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Sabine Azéma, Sandrine Kiberlain, Caroline Silhol, André Dussollier

Votes: 1,119

12. The Norman Conquests (1977)

321 min | Comedy

8.5
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The trilogy presents a comically fraught weekend from three different perspectives, as family and in laws gather at the decaying country home of their bedridden mother; the drink flows, and... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Briers, Penelope Keith, Tom Conti, David Troughton

Votes: 51

13. Full House (1972–1973)

Drama

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Stars: Joe Melia, John Bird, Henry Woolf, Jack Shepherd

Votes: 10

14. Hark at Barker (1969–1970)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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Stars: Ronnie Barker, Josephine Tewson, Frank Gatliff, Mary Baxter

Votes: 23

15. The Sunday Drama (1977– )

Drama

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A little boy is going to spend the day with his divorced father and he is looking forward to it. But things will not go according to plan.

Stars: Richard Beale, Josie Kidd, Jeremy Clyde, Jane Wenham

16. The 64th Annual Tony Awards (2010 TV Special)

180 min

6.6
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Tony Award is the popular name of award, annually awarded for achievements in area of the American theatre, including a musical theatre. Complete official name of bonus - "Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre".

Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: Sean Hayes, Paula Abdul, Kevin Adams, Nick Adams

Votes: 33

17. Season's Greetings (1986 TV Movie)

110 min | Comedy, Drama

8.7
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Eight people attend a christmas party in hope of having a pleasant celebration, however it takes various awkward turns and ends with one of the guests leaving sooner than they thought.

Director: Michael A. Simpson | Stars: Peter Vaughan, Geoffrey Palmer, Barbara Flynn, Lesley Dunlop

Votes: 93

18. By Jeeves (2001 TV Movie)

120 min | Comedy, Musical

7.5
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Directors: Alan Ayckbourn, Nick Morris | Stars: Martin Jarvis, John Scherer, Donna Lynne Champlin, Tom Ford

Votes: 87

19. Absurd Person Singular (1985 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy

8.7
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A film in three acts following three couples who, over three years, each host a Christmas party. The camera stays in the kitchen and we are treated to Ayckbourn's beautifully detailed look at middle class life.

Director: Michael A. Simpson | Stars: John Baddeley, Cheryl Campbell, Michael Gambon, Nicky Henson

Votes: 50

20. Way Upstream (1987 TV Movie)

101 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

7.9
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Two couples who go on a boating holiday together, and run into some strange people and events.

Director: Terry Johnson | Stars: Nick Dunning, Joanne Pearce, Barrie Rutter, Marion Bailey

Votes: 43

21. BBC News at Ten (2000– )

25 min | News

5.9
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The BBC's late evening news programme.

Stars: Huw Edwards, Fiona Bruce, George Alagiah, Sophie Raworth

Votes: 67

22. Time and Time Again (1976 TV Movie)

Drama

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Director: Casper Wrede | Stars: Tom Courtenay, Peter Egan, Cheryl Kennedy, Michael Robbins

23. Funny Women (1997–1999)

30 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy

6.4
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Documentary series showing the careers of women in comedy including scenes from their most popular and memorable roles.

Stars: Janine Duvitski, Maureen Lipman, Beryl Reid, Alison Steadman

Votes: 10

24. Fifty Years on Stage (2013 TV Movie)

151 min | Documentary

8.7
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Royal National Theatre celebrates 50 years.

Stars: Roger Allam, Jonathan Bailey, Simon Russell Beale, Alan Bennett

Votes: 205

25. The Levin Interviews (1980–1984)

30 min

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Stars: Bernard Levin, Vladimir Bukovsky, Ram Dass, Robin Day

26. In Confidence (2010– )

55 min | Documentary, Talk-Show

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Professor Taylor has an in depth face-to-face chat with one person for almost an hour against a plain background, finding out how they think, and what has made them who they are.

Stars: Laurie Taylor, Tom Baker, Keith Allen, David Attenborough

Votes: 16

27. Just Between Ourselves (1978 TV Movie)

Drama

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Inept handyman Dennis is selling his wife Vera's car, and Neil comes to buy it, except it's for his wife Pam. However, Pam would rather buy it with money of her own, which she doesn't have,... See full summary »

Director: Marc Miller | Stars: Richard Briers, Constance Chapman, Rosemary Leach, Rosemary McHale

28. Masquerade (1974– )

30 min | Drama

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A television series consisting of five original plays, all set at parties.

Stars: Stephen MacKenna, Elkie Brooks, Julia Foster, Ian Holm

29. The 60s: The Beatles Decade (2006– )

Documentary

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Stars: Mandy Merck, Philip Norman, Dominic Sandbrook, Rod Argent

30. Relatively Speaking (1990 TV Movie)

120 min | Comedy

8.5
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It's the sixties. Gregory loves Ginny, and Ginny loves Gregory. But unfortunately Ginny also loves Philip, or at least she used to, and Philip loves her. Does Philip love his wife too? ... See full summary »

Director: Michael A. Simpson | Stars: Michael Maloney, Imogen Stubbs, Nigel Hawthorne, Gwen Watford

Votes: 21

31. Slippers (1986 TV Movie)

Comedy

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Director: John van de Rest | Stars: Derek de Lint, Luc Lutz, Trins Snijders, Liz Snoyink

32. Bedroom Farce (1980 TV Movie)

120 min | Comedy

7.7
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Director: Christopher Morahan | Stars: Michael Denison, Derek Newark, Maria Aitken, Stephen Moore

Votes: 6

33. A Small Family Business (2014)

210 min

7.4
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Jack McCracken: a man of principle in a corrupt world. But not for long. Moments after taking over his father-in-laws business hes approached by a private detective armed with some ... See full synopsis »

Stars: Nigel Lindsay, Neal Barry, Stephen Beckett, Abby Cassidy

Votes: 18

34. L'amant de ma soeur (1991 TV Movie)

79 min | Comedy

6.2
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Director: Pierre Mondy | Stars: Olivia Brunaux, Karin Viard, Philippe Caroit, Roger Carel

Votes: 6

35. Entre Marido e Mulher... (1979– )

Drama

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Stars: Rui Mendes, Manuel Cavaco, Orlando Costa, Ruy de Carvalho

36. Drei Schlafzimmer (1980 TV Movie)

112 min | Comedy

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Director: Wolfgang Spier | Stars: Elke Aberle, Joachim Kerzel, Almut Eggert, Harry Wüstenhagen

37. Liefde half om half (1979 TV Movie)

134 min | Comedy

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Fiona Foster and Bob Phillips are having an affair. Both use the nerdy Featherstone couple as their alibis (without them knowing it). Complications arise when their spouses invite the Featherstones over for dinner.

Directors: Adrian Brine, Theo Ordeman | Stars: Ko van Dijk, Lies Franken, Pleuni Touw, Arnold Gelderman

38. Funny Turns (1999–2001)

Documentary

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Stars: Richard Briers, Penelope Keith, Felicity Kendal, John Howard Davies

39. Smísené dvouhry (2011 Video)

70 min | Comedy, Drama

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Five stage one-acts by known British authors presented as a DVD record of theatre performance.

Director: Jan Lipsansky | Stars: Klára Havránková, Josef Sirhal

40. Richard Briers: A Tribute (2013 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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Director: Emma Clarke | Stars: Julian Rhind-Tutt, Richard Briers, Alan Ayckbourn, Simon Russell Beale

41. Les gens ne sont pas forcément ignobles (1991 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy

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Director: Bernard Murat | Stars: Christian Clavier, Marie-Anne Chazel, Pierre Arditi, Evelyne Bouix

42. Fantômes sur l'oreiller (1989 TV Movie)

Comedy

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Director: Pierre Mondy | Stars: Marie-Anne Chazel, Christian Clavier, Michel Aumont, Agnès Soral

Votes: 19

43. Relatively Speaking (1967 TV Movie)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

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Director: Nigel Patrick | Stars: Richard Briers, Jennifer Hilary, Michael Hordern, Celia Johnson

44. Stroomopwaarts (1991)

88 min | Comedy

6.9
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Director: Sander Francken | Stars: George van Houts, Celia van den Boogert, Aus Greidanus, Geert de Jong

Votes: 14

45. Season's Greetings (2015 Video)

Comedy

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Director: Ian Ogilvy | Stars: Alicia Karami, Rudy Solise, Austin Springer, Maki Suzuki

46. The Brian Connell Interview (1970–1980)

30 min | Talk-Show

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'Face to Face' style interviewing of subjects who have been influential in society.

Stars: Brian Connell, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Paul Gore-Booth, Wlliam Hunter-McFadzean

47. Sir Peter Hall Remembered (2017 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

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Director: Sally Norris | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Peter Hall, Alan Ayckbourn, Janet Baker

48. Deliciosamente absurdos (1983–1984)

Comedy

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Stars: Marta Angelat, Montserrat Carulla, Àngels Moll, Joan Borràs

49. Trepp auf - Trepp ab (1984 TV Movie)

132 min | Comedy

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Directors: Isolde Müller-Rinker, Jürgen Wölffer | Stars: Wolfgang Spier, Karin Eickelbaum, Ulli Kinalzik, Ilja Richter

50. Comédia de Camas (1993 TV Movie)

Comedy

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Director: Luís Filipe Costa | Stars: Cristina Carvalhal, Manuela Couto, João Lagarto, Maria João Luís



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