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2018
Winter Ridge
MovieFeb 9, 2018

Winter Ridge

Winter Ridge is a 2018 British psychological thriller film …
Winter Ridge is a 2018 British psychological thriller film directed by Dom Lenoir and starring Matt Hookings, Olwen Catherine Kelly, Michael McKell, Hannah Waddingham and Alan Ford. It was written by Ross Owen Williams.
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2017
Gloves Off
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MovieOct 8, 2017

Gloves Off

This is the story of Doug, a fantastic fighter but not so …
This is the story of Doug, a fantastic fighter but not so fantastic businessman, who must save his beloved gym by training a gentle giant for a bare-knuckle fight.
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Trendy
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MovieSep 25, 2017

Trendy

Richard, a 30 year-old teacher, moves to East London, …
Richard, a 30 year-old teacher, moves to East London, where he discovers gentrification: hipsters meet cockneys and immigrants in a tense environment. Richard is looking for a fresh start. ...
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Brian Pern: A Tribute
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MovieMar 29, 2017

Brian Pern: A Tribute

A spoof documentary paying …
A spoof documentary paying tribute to the late rock star Brian Pern.
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2015
Unforgotten
TV ShowOct 8, 2015

Unforgotten

Unforgotten is a British crime drama television series, …
Unforgotten is a British crime drama television series, which initially aired on ITV on 8 October 2015. It is written by creator Chris Lang and directed by Andy Wilson. The programme follows two London detectives, DCI Cassie Stuart (Nicola Walker) and DI Sunny Khan (Sanjeev Bhaskar), as they solve cold cases of disappearance and murder.
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Thunderbirds Are Go
TV ShowApr 4, 2015

Thunderbirds Are Go

Thunderbirds Are Go is a British animated science fiction …
Thunderbirds Are Go is a British animated science fiction television programme produced by ITV Studios and Pukeko Pictures. It is a remake of the Supermarionation series Thunderbirds created by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson that follows the exploits of International Rescue (IR), a life-saving organisation equipped with technologically-advanced land, sea, air and space rescue crafts; these are headed by a fleet of five vehicles named the Thunderbirds that are launched from IR's secret island base in the Pacific Ocean. The main characters are the five Tracy brothers, who pilot the Thunderbird machines.
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Skin Traffik
MovieMar 12, 2015

Skin Traffik

When a jaded former hitman encounters a savage pimp …
When a jaded former hitman encounters a savage pimp and a desperate woman under his control, he embarks on a quest to save a young girl from the clutches of the brutal gangsters who trade human beings as currency.
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2014
The Smoke
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MovieOct 4, 2014

The Smoke

48 hours in the life of a burnt-out City lawyer who loses his …
48 hours in the life of a burnt-out City lawyer who loses his job, falls for a call girl and steals £400,000 from a gangland boss - who wants every penny of it back.
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The Smoke
TV ShowFeb 20, 2014

The Smoke

The Smoke is a British drama that debuted on Sky1 on 20 …
The Smoke is a British drama that debuted on Sky1 on 20 February 2014. The show is written by Lucy Kirkwood and stars Jamie Bamber, Taron Egerton, Jodie Whittaker and Rhashan Stone. The show was cancelled after one season.
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2013
The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared
MovieDec 25, 2013

The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Ou…

After living a long and …
After living a long and colorful life, Allan Karlsson finds himself stuck in a nursing home. On his 100th birthday, he leaps out a window and begins an unexpected journey.
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Toast of London
TV ShowOct 20, 2013

Toast of London

Toast of London is a British television sitcom set in …
Toast of London is a British television sitcom set in London. It was created by Arthur Mathews and Matt Berry and stars Berry as Steven Toast, an eccentric, middle-aged actor with a chequered past who spends more time dealing with his problems off stage than performing on it. Three seasons were broadcast on Channel 4, all directed by Michael Cumming. Series 2 and 3 were shot at West London Film Studios. In the United States, Toast of London is available on IFC and Netflix.
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2012
Cockneys vs Zombies
MovieAug 23, 2012

Cockneys vs Zombies

This British movie is about a group of inept criminals who decide …
This British movie is about a group of inept criminals who decide to rob a bank so they can save their grandfather's retirement home from being demolished by developers. Meanwhile on another building site some workers dig up an old graveyard and they get bitten by the "undead" which sets off a chain reaction. Then the bank robbers are cornered by the police while in the process of the robbery, but when they exit they find that they are all dead as a result of the horde of zombies. They have to get to the retirement home before the zombies do!
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The Sweeney
MovieAug 1, 2012

The Sweeney

Tearing up the streets of London, The Sweeney is a stylish, …
Tearing up the streets of London, The Sweeney is a stylish, exhilarating action thriller proving sometimes you have to act like a criminal to catch a criminal. Armed and dangerous, the Sweeney Flying Squad are old school crime fighters enforcing the law. Led by legendary detective Jack Regan and his loyal partner, they have their own unique way of operating and always get results. With a bank heist in progress and his old enemy making a reappearance on the London crime scene, Regan will do whatever it takes to get the job done, even defying orders from his no-nonsense boss.
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Airborne
MovieMay 11, 2012

Airborne

Airborne is a 2012 British horror film written by Paul Chronnell …
Airborne is a 2012 British horror film written by Paul Chronnell and directed by Dominic Burns, who describes Airborne as a tongue-in-cheek film in the tradition of The Twilight Zone. A first trailer was released in 2011. It was reported in the media that it presents Mark Hamill's first appearance in a British film; however, Hamill had acted previously in the 1982 British film Britannia Hospital. Airborne's introduction, before sporting a voice-over by Mark Hamill, refers in writing to a so-called Firelight Protocol.
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Strippers vs Werewolves
MovieApr 27, 2012

Strippers vs Werewolves

When werewolf Mickey is …
When werewolf Mickey is accidentally killed in a strip club, the girls who work there have until the next full moon before his bloodthirsty wolf pack seek murderous retribution.
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2011
Undercover
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TV ShowApr 17, 2011

Undercover

Undercover (Bulgarian: Под Прикритие, translit. Pod …
Undercover (Bulgarian: Под Прикритие, translit. Pod Prikritie, [pɔt pri'kritiɛ]) was a Bulgarian crime drama television series produced by Bulgarian National Television that premiered on BNT 1 on April 17, 2011.
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Jack Falls
MovieMar 21, 2011

Jack Falls

Jack Falls is a 2011 British independent feature film …
Jack Falls is a 2011 British independent feature film starring Simon Phillips, Jason Flemying, Dexter Fletcher, Alan Ford, Adam Deacon, Martin Kemp, Tamer Hassan, Olivia Hallinan, Doug Bradley, Jing Lusi and Zach Galligan and the third installment in the Jack Says Trilogy, the first ever British film trilogy according to the British Film Institute. Based on the graphic novel of the same title by Paul Tanter, the movie is a contemporary film noir shot in London in high contrast black and white with splashes of colour particularly reminiscent of the Robert Rodriguez film Sin City, but with a harder, grittier edge. Although a stand-alone film, it follows on from the films Jack Says and Jack Said.
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2010
Mission London
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MovieApr 16, 2010

Mission London

A concert to celebrate Bulgaria joining the EU is being …
A concert to celebrate Bulgaria joining the EU is being planned at the Embassy in London and it is the job of VARADIN, the new ambassador, to ensure the Queen attends. But with corrupt ...
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2009
Dead Man Running
MovieOct 30, 2009

Dead Man Running

A loan shark gives ex-con Nick a period of 24 hours in order to …
A loan shark gives ex-con Nick a period of 24 hours in order to pay back the money he owes. Up against it, Nick involves his best mate on a multi-part mission in order to raise the cash ...
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2006
Snuff Box
TV ShowFeb 27, 2006

Snuff Box

Snuff Box (sometimes referred to as Berry & Fulcher's Snuff …
Snuff Box (sometimes referred to as Berry & Fulcher's Snuff Box) is a British dark comedy starring and written by Matt Berry and Rich Fulcher with additional material by Nick Gargano. It first aired on BBC Three on 27 February 2006. The series was directed by Brass Eye director Michael Cumming who later directed Berry's Toast Of London.
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Hotel Babylon
TV ShowJan 19, 2006

Hotel Babylon

Hotel Babylon is a British television drama series based on the …
Hotel Babylon is a British television drama series based on the book of the same name by Imogen Edwards-Jones, that aired from 19 January 2006 to 14 August 2009, produced by independent production company Carnival Films for BBC One. The show followed the lives of workers at a glamorous five-star hotel.
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2004
Exorcist: The Beginning
MovieAug 18, 2004

Exorcist: The Beginning

Father Lankester Merrin …
Father Lankester Merrin became a non-believer after seeing the atrocities committed on the innocent during WW II. He has since moved to Africa to work as an archaeologist. There, an antiques dealer comes to him with a request. An old Christian Byzantine church has been unearthed in Kenya, surprisingly intact, as if it were buried right after its completion. Merrin is asked to find an ancient relic believed to be buried in the church. Once Merrin arrives at the excavation site, however, inexplicable tragedies strike the innocent people. Merrin soon discovers that an ancient evil force has been set free due to the excavation, and if he wants to stop it, he will have to start believing once again.
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2003
Keen Eddie
TV ShowJun 6, 2003

Keen Eddie

Keen Eddie is an American action, comedy-drama television …
Keen Eddie is an American action, comedy-drama television series that aired in 2003 on the Fox Network. The series follows a brash NYPD detective who goes to London when one of his cases goes sour and remains to work with New Scotland Yard. The soundtrack and incidental music for the first episode was provided by British techno duo Orbital. Daniel Ash of Love and Rockets scored the rest of the series.
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William and Mary
TV ShowMar 23, 2003

William and Mary

William and Mary is an ITV romantic drama set in …
William and Mary is an ITV romantic drama set in London, England, starring Martin Clunes as William Shawcross, an undertaker, and Julie Graham as Mary Gilcrest, a midwife. Its title refers to its two principal characters and is a cultural reference to the reign of the British monarchs William III and Mary II. It was shown in three six-part series in 2003-2005. It was also screened on Seven's best of-Scottish and English-oriented 7TWO.
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2001
The Armando Iannucci Shows
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TV ShowAug 30, 2001

The Armando Iannucci Shows

The Armando Iannucci …
The Armando Iannucci Shows is a series of eight programmes directed by Armando Iannucci and written by Iannucci with Andy Riley and Kevin Cecil. It was shown on UK's Channel 4 from September to October 2001. Each episode focused on specific themes relating to human nature and existentialism, around which Iannucci would weave a series of surreal sketches and monologues.
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2000
Waking the Dead
TV ShowSep 4, 2000

Waking the Dead

Waking the Dead is a British television police procedural …
Waking the Dead is a British television police procedural crime drama series, produced by the BBC, that centres on a fictional London-based Cold Case unit composed of CID police officers, a psychological profiler and a forensic scientist. A pilot episode aired in September 2000, and a total of nine series followed. Each story is split into two hour-long episodes, shown on consecutive nights on BBC One. A third series episode won an International Emmy Award in 2004. The programme was also shown on BBC America in the United States, though these screenings are edited to allow for advertising breaks, as well as UKTV in Australia and New Zealand and ABC1 in Australia. The show aired its final episode on 11 April 2011. A spin-off from the series, titled The Body Farm, revolving around forensic scientist Eve Lockhart (Tara Fitzgerald), was announced by the BBC in January 2011 and ran for just one series.
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Snatch
MovieAug 23, 2000

Snatch

Turkish and his close friend/accomplice Tommy …
Turkish and his close friend/accomplice Tommy get pulled into the world of match fixing by the notorious Brick Top. Things get complicated when the boxer they had lined up gets badly beaten by Mickey, a 'pikey' ( slang for an Irish Gypsy)- who comes into the equation after Turkish, an unlicensed boxing promoter wants to buy a caravan off the Irish Gypsies. They then try to convince Mickey not only to fight for them, but to lose for them too. Whilst all this is going on, a huge diamond heist takes place, and a fistful of motley characters enter the story, including 'Cousin Avi', 'Boris The Blade', 'Franky Four Fingers' and 'Bullet Tooth Tony'. Things go from bad to worse as it all becomes about the money, the guns, and the damned dog.
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Doctors
TV ShowMar 26, 2000

Doctors

Doctors is a continuing British medical soap opera which …
Doctors is a continuing British medical soap opera which first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC One on 26 March 2000. Set in the fictional Midlands town of Letherbridge, defined (in the programme) as being in the city of Birmingham, the soap follows the lives of the staff of both a NHS Doctor's surgery and University Campus Surgery, as well as their families and friends.
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1998
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels
MovieAug 28, 1998

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels

Lock, Stock and Two …
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels is a 1998 British crime comedy film written and directed by Guy Ritchie, produced by Matthew Vaughn and starring an ensemble cast featuring Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Moran, Jason Statham, Steven Mackintosh, Vinnie Jones, and Sting.
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1997
An Unsuitable Job for a Woman
TV ShowOct 24, 1997

An Unsuitable Job for a Woman

An Unsuitable Job for a …
An Unsuitable Job for a Woman is a British television mystery drama series, based upon the novel of the same name by P.D. James, that starred Helen Baxendale and Annette Crosbie. Two series were produced, each focusing on two separate feature-length dramas, each based in part upon the book of the same name and its sequel, The Skull Beneath the Skin. These aired on ITV between 24 October 1997 and 16 May 2001, also airing in the United States on PBS as part of their Mystery! series.
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1994
Knowing Me Knowing You with Alan Partridge
TV ShowSep 16, 1994

Knowing Me Knowing You with Alan Part…

Knowing Me, Knowing You …
Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge was a parody of a chat show in which the character of Alan Partridge got his first TV show. It was originally aired as a radio show along the same lines. Most of the guest appearances were parodies of people in real life (obvious references to people and places).
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1992
Chaplin
MovieDec 16, 1992

Chaplin

Chaplin is a 1992 British-American biographical comedy-drama …
Chaplin is a 1992 British-American biographical comedy-drama film about the life of British comedian Charlie Chaplin. It was produced and directed by Richard Attenborough and stars Robert Downey Jr., Marisa Tomei, Dan Aykroyd, Penelope Ann Miller, and Kevin Kline. It also features Geraldine Chaplin in the role of her own paternal grandmother, Hannah Chaplin.
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Love Hurts
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TV ShowJan 3, 1992

Love Hurts

Love Hurts is a British comedy-drama series that was …
Love Hurts is a British comedy-drama series that was broadcast from 3 January 1992 to 18 March 1994 on BBC One. It was scripted by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran and starred Adam Faith, Zoë Wanamaker and Jane Lapotaire as Frank Carver, Tessa Piggott and Diane Warburg, respectively.
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1991
The Darling Buds of May
TV ShowApr 7, 1991

The Darling Buds of May

The Darling Buds of May is …
The Darling Buds of May is an English comedy drama television series, produced by Yorkshire Television for the ITV network, first broadcast between 7 April 1991 and 4 April 1993. It is an adaptation of the 1958 novel of the same name, and its sequels, by H. E. Bates.
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1989
Birds of a Feather
TV ShowOct 16, 1989

Birds of a Feather

Birds of a Feather (commonly abbreviated to BOAF) is a …
Birds of a Feather (commonly abbreviated to BOAF) is a British sitcom originally broadcast on BBC One from 16 October 1989 to 24 December 1998, then revived on ITV from 2 January 2014. Starring Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson and Lesley Joseph, it was created by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, who also wrote some of the episodes along with many other writers.
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1987
The New Statesman
TV ShowSep 13, 1987

The New Statesman

The New Statesman is a British sitcom made in the late …
The New Statesman is a British sitcom made in the late 1980s and early 1990s satirising the United Kingdom's Conservative Party Government of the period. It was written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran at the request of, and as a starring vehicle for, its principal actor Rik Mayall.
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1986
London's Burning
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TV ShowDec 7, 1986

London's Burning

London's Burning is a British television drama programme, …
London's Burning is a British television drama programme, produced by London Weekend Television for the ITV network. It was based on the 1986 TV Movie of the same name, and focused on the lives of members of the London Fire Brigade, principally those of the Blue Watch, at the fictional Blackwall fire station. It began with the movie (pilot), broadcast on 7 December 1986. This was then followed by a total of 14 series, which ran from 20 February 1988 to 25 August 2002.
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Casualty
TV ShowSep 6, 1986

Casualty

Casualty, stylised as CASUAL⁺Y, is a British medical drama …
Casualty, stylised as CASUAL⁺Y, is a British medical drama series that airs weekly on BBC One (sometimes with a short break in the summer between series, but not always). It is the longest-running emergency medical drama television series in the world, and the most enduring medical drama shown on prime time television in the world. Created by Jeremy Brock and Paul Unwin, it was first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC One on 6 September 1986. The original producer was Geraint Morris.
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1985
All in Good Faith
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TV ShowDec 30, 1985

All in Good Faith

All in Good Faith is a British sitcom that aired on ITV from 1985 …
All in Good Faith is a British sitcom that aired on ITV from 1985 to 1988. Starring Richard Briers, it was written by John Kane. All in Good Faith was made for the ITV network by Thames Television.
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1984
The Bill
TV ShowOct 16, 1984

The Bill

The Bill is a British police procedural television series, …
The Bill is a British police procedural television series, first broadcast on ITV from 16 October 1984 until 31 August 2010. The programme originated from a one-off drama, Woodentop, broadcast in August 1983.
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1981
Venom
MovieNov 28, 1981

Venom

International terrorists attempt to kidnap a wealthy couples …
International terrorists attempt to kidnap a wealthy couples child. Their plan comes unstuck when, a deadly Black Mamba sent by mistake instead of a harmless snake, escapes, and the terrorists and several hostages are trapped in the boy's London home. A tense evening is had by all as the snake creeps around the house picking off the various characters one by one.
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Bergerac
TV ShowOct 18, 1981

Bergerac

Bergerac is a British television series set in Jersey, which …
Bergerac is a British television series set in Jersey, which ran from 18 October 1981 to 26 December 1991. Produced by the BBC in association with the Seven Network, and first screened on BBC1, it starred John Nettles as the title character Jim Bergerac, who initially is a detective sergeant in Le Bureau des Étrangers ("The Foreigners' Office", a fictional department dealing with non-Jersey residents), within the States of Jersey Police, but later left the force and became a private investigator.
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An American Werewolf in London
MovieAug 21, 1981

An American Werewolf in London

Two American college …
Two American college students are on a walking tour of Britain and are attacked by a werewolf. One is killed, the other is mauled. The werewolf is killed but reverts to its human form, and the local townspeople are unwilling to acknowledge its existence. The surviving student begins to have nightmares of hunting on four feet at first but then finds that his friend and other recent victims appear to him, demanding that he commit suicide to release them from their curse, being trapped between worlds because of their unnatural deaths.
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1980
The Long Good Friday
MovieNov 3, 1980

The Long Good Friday

Harold, a prosperous English gangster, is about to close a …
Harold, a prosperous English gangster, is about to close a lucrative new deal when bombs start showing up in very inconvenient places. A mysterious syndicate is trying to muscle in on his action, and Harold wants to know who they are. He finds out soon enough, and bloody mayhem ensues.
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1979
Minder
TV ShowOct 29, 1979

Minder

Minder is a British comedy-drama about the London criminal …
Minder is a British comedy-drama about the London criminal underworld. Initially produced by Verity Lambert, it was made by Euston Films, a subsidiary of Thames Television and shown on ITV (originally by Thames, then Central Independent Television in 1993 and 1994 after Thames lost its franchise). The original show ran for ten series between 29 October 1979 and 10 March 1994. The series was notable for using a range of leading British actors, as well as many up-and-coming performers before they hit the big time; at its peak it was one of ITV's biggest ratings winners.
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1978
Law & Order
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TV ShowApr 6, 1978

Law & Order

Law & Order (often referred to as Law and Order) is a British …
Law & Order (often referred to as Law and Order) is a British television crime drama series, comprising four connected plays written by G. F. Newman and directed by Les Blair, that first transmitted on 6 April 1978 on BBC Two. Each of the four stories within the series were told from a different perspective, including that of the Detective, the Villain, the Brief and the Prisoner. The series was highly controversial upon its release due to its depiction of a corrupt British law enforcement and legal system.
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Grange Hill
TV ShowFeb 8, 1978

Grange Hill

Grange Hill is a British television children's drama series …
Grange Hill is a British television children's drama series originally made by the BBC and portraying life in a typical secondary school. The show began its run on 8 February 1978 on BBC1, and was one of the longest-running programmes on British television when it ended its run on 15 September 2008. It was created by Phil Redmond who is also responsible for the Channel 4 dramas Brookside and Hollyoaks; other notable production team members down the years have included producer Colin Cant and script editor Anthony Minghella. After 30 years, the show was cancelled in 2008 as it was felt by the BBC that the series had run its course.
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1977
The Squeeze
MovieMar 18, 1977

The Squeeze

This Michael Apted-directed crime melodrama features Stacy …
This Michael Apted-directed crime melodrama features Stacy Keach as Jim Naboth, a Scotland Yard cop on the skids, suffering from depression and alcoholism. He is summoned by Foreman (Edward Fox), a British security expert whose wife Jill (Carol White) and daughter are being held hostages by kidnappers until Foreman pays the crooks a million-dollar-plus ransom. Jim has to marshal his forces and regain his clarity to save Foreman's family. The pressure is even more intense for Jim, since Foreman's wife, Jill also happens to be his former spouse.
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1938
Alan Ford
BirthFebruary 1938

Alan Ford

Alan Ford was born.
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