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1. Twelfth Night (2013)

176 min | Comedy

9.1
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Director: Tim Carroll | Stars: Samuel Barnett, Liam Brennan, Paul Chahidi, John Paul Connolly

Votes: 77

2. Richard II (2003 TV Movie)

210 min | Drama

8.8
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Stars: Andrew Marr, Razia Iqbal, Mark Rylance, John McEnery

Votes: 28

3. Shakespeare in Italy (2012– )

59 min | Documentary

8.6
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Stars: Francesco da Mosto, Samuel Barnett, Alberto Toso Fei, Susannah Fielding

Votes: 25

4. Wolf Hall (2015– )
Episode: Master of Phantoms (2015)

TV-14 | 59 min | Drama, History

8.6
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In 1536, King Henry VIII's request that Thomas Cromwell find a way to rid him of Anne Boleyn - a sentiment supported by others, who wish for Jane Seymour to take her place - leads to a series of allegations and revelations.

Director: Peter Kosminsky | Stars: Richard Dillane, James Larkin, Ed Speleers, Sarah Crowden

Votes: 231

5. Screen Two (1985–2002)
Episode: The Grass Arena (1992)

90 min | Drama

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The Grass Arena is the true story of John Healy. Raised in an ultra religious family, with an abusive father, young Johnny soon learns that he has to learn to defend himself. He takes up ... See full summary »

Director: Gillies MacKinnon | Stars: Mark Rylance, Pete Postlethwaite, Lynsey Baxter, Marian McLoughlin

Votes: 92

6. Last Will & Testament (2012)

85 min | Documentary, Mystery

8.5
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This documentary explores the ongoing debate about the authorship of the works attributed to Shakespeare. Writers and critics, actors and scholars, including Mark Twain, Sigmund Freud, ... See full summary »

Directors: Laura Wilson, Lisa Wilson | Stars: Jonathan Bate, Charles Beauclerk, William Boyle, Michael Cecil

Votes: 149

7. William Shakespeare (2000)

Documentary

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Stars: Jonathan Miller, Glenda Jackson, Baz Luhrmann, Ian McKellen

Votes: 20

8. Mark Lawson Talks to... (2003– )

60 min | Talk-Show

8.4
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A series in which arts presenter Mark Lawson has a 60-minute in-depth conversation with a notable figure.

Stars: Mark Lawson, Noel Gallagher, Celia Imrie, Peter Singer

Votes: 38

9. Dunkirk (2017)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Drama, History

8.3
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94 Metascore

Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German Army, and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Fionn Whitehead, Barry Keoghan, Mark Rylance, Tom Hardy

Votes: 227,187 | Gross: $187.04M

10. Leonardo (2003– )

180 min | Documentary, History

8.3
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An exploration of the life of Leonardo da Vinci.

Stars: Mark Rylance, Che Cartwright, Sherwin Nuland, Evelyn Welch

Votes: 138

11. Hamlet (Solo) (2007)

Documentary

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Director: Jeff Stephenson | Stars: Raoul Bhaneja, Robert Ross Parker, Christopher Plummer, Paul Gross

Votes: 12

12. Screenplay (1986–1993)
Episode: Love Lies Bleeding (1993)

89 min

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Conn is an IRA murderer serving a life sentence in an Irish prison. He is given a 24 hour home leave during which he goes from point to point in Belfast looking to revenge his lover's murder.

Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Mark Rylance, Elizabeth Bourgine, John Kavanagh, Brendan Gleeson

Votes: 29

13. Wolf Hall (2015– )
Episode: The Devil's Spit (2015)

TV-14 | 59 min | Drama, History

8.3
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In 1533, Anne Boleyn has given birth to a daughter, much to King Henry VIII's disdain. As Anne's paranoia over her inability to produce a son grows, Thomas Cromwell tries to convince Sir Thomas More to sanctify the royal marriage.

Director: Peter Kosminsky | Stars: Damian Lewis, Will Keen, David Robb, Mark Rylance

Votes: 233

14. Wolf Hall (2015– )
Episode: Crows (2015)

TV-14 | 59 min | Drama, History

8.2
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In 1535, King Henry VIII's attempt to be declared Head of the Church in England has been denied by the Holy Roman Emperor. Meanwhile, Anne Boleyn's failure to produce a male heir leads Henry toward Jane Seymour.

Director: Peter Kosminsky | Stars: Damian Lewis, Mark Rylance, Paul Ritter, Ed Speleers

Votes: 224

15. Wolf Hall (2015– )

360 min | Drama, History

8.1
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After the downfall of Cardinal Wolsey, his secretary, Thomas Cromwell, finds himself amongst the treachery and intrigue of King Henry VIII's court and soon becomes a close advisor to the King, a role fraught with danger.

Stars: Mark Rylance, Damian Lewis, Claire Foy, Thomas Brodie-Sangster

Votes: 6,912

16. Nocturne (III) (2009)

10 min | Short, Adventure, Drama

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A Surrealist inspired short film focusing on insomnia and its relation to a disturbed psyche.

Director: Nataasha Van Kampen | Stars: Crystal Manich, Mark Rylance

Votes: 18

17. Wolf Hall (2015– )
Episode: Anna Regina (2015)

TV-14 | 59 min | Drama, History

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In 1531, King Henry VIII has proposed a bill which will make him the Head of the Church in England and allow him to marry Anne Boleyn. However, his plans are met with a series of complications.

Director: Peter Kosminsky | Stars: Anton Lesser, Jonathan Aris, Mark Rylance, Joanne Whalley

Votes: 257

18. Wolf Hall (2015– )
Episode: Entirely Beloved (2015)

TV-14 | 90 min | Drama, History

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As 1529 draws to a close, Cardinal Wolsey moves to York while Thomas Cromwell attempts to gain support for him from King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, and in the process, gradually wins favor for himself.

Director: Peter Kosminsky | Stars: Mark Rylance, Damian Lewis, Luke Roberts, Mark Gatiss

Votes: 286

19. On Set: Making Boleyn (2008 Video)

Short

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Stars: Eric Bana, Justin Chadwick, Mark Cooper, Benedict Cumberbatch

Votes: 6

20. To Be a Lady (2008 Video)

Short

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Stars: Eric Bana, Noel Butler, Justin Chadwick, Mark Cooper

Votes: 8

21. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Bill Mumy

Votes: 1,288

22. The 65th Annual Tony Awards (2011 TV Special)

185 min | Music

7.9
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Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Frank Abagnale Jr., Nick Adams, Theoni V. Aldredge

Votes: 89

23. Muse of Fire (2013)

83 min | Documentary

7.9
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Two young London actors set out together to face the greatest challenge in the world of acting - Shakespeare.

Directors: Dan Poole, Giles Terera | Stars: Ian McKellen, Judi Dench, Mark Rylance, Ralph Fiennes

Votes: 81

24. Incident in Judaea (1991 TV Movie)

Drama

7.9
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Director: Paul Bryers | Stars: Frank Baker, Rosalind Bennett, Jason Carter, Jim Carter

Votes: 10

25. Great Performances (1971– )

Biography, Drama, Music

7.8
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Stars: Julie Andrews, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming, Plácido Domingo

Votes: 440

26. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.8
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Charlie Rose interviews noteworthy people in fields including politics and government, business and economics, science and technology, media, sports and the arts.

Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

Votes: 718

27. The Government Inspector (2005 TV Movie)

125 min | Biography, Drama

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Peter Kosminsky's powerful factual drama about the Iraq dossier row and the subsequent death of Dr David Kelly, one of the top government experts on Weapons of Mass Destruction.

Director: Peter Kosminsky | Stars: Mark Rylance, Jonathan Cake, Emma Fielding, Daniel Ryan

Votes: 161

28. Fry's Planet Word (2011– )

60 min | Documentary

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Fry's Planet Word sees Stephen Fry finding out more about linguistic achievements and how our skills for the spoken word have changed. He dissects language in many of its guises.

Stars: Stephen Fry, Brian Blessed, Johnson Chang, Robert McCrum

Votes: 284

29. Wolf Hall (2015– )
Episode: Three Card Trick (2015)

TV-14 | 64 min | Drama, History

7.8
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In 1529, as Cardinal Wolsey receives news of his dismissal as Lord Chancellor, his lawyer, Thomas Cromwell, reminisces about how he and Wolsey met and the events leading up to the Cardinal's downfall.

Director: Peter Kosminsky | Stars: Mark Rylance, Bernard Hill, Richard Dillane, Jonathan Pryce

Votes: 371

30. Film '72 (1971– )

30 min | Talk-Show

7.7
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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: 387

31. Bridge of Spies (2015)

PG-13 | 142 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.6
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81 Metascore

During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy for the Soviet captured American U2 spy plane pilot, Francis Gary Powers.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Alan Alda, Amy Ryan

Votes: 229,029 | Gross: $72.31M

32. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: Henry V at Shakespeare's Globe (1997)

Biography, Drama, Music

7.6
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In the midst of the Hundred Years' War, the young King Henry V of England embarks on the conquest of France in 1415.

Directors: Richard Olivier, Steve Ruggi | Stars: Vincent Brimble, Christian Camargo, Toby Cockerell, Brian Cox

Votes: 26

33. Bing (2014– )

7 min | Animation, Family

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Celebrating the noisy, joyful, messy reality of pre-school life.

Stars: Elliot Kerley, Mark Rylance, Eve Bentley, Shai Portnoy

Votes: 118

34. Wallenberg: A Hero's Story (1985 TV Movie)

200 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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The story of Raoul Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat responsible for saving thousands of lives from the Nazi Holocaust.

Director: Lamont Johnson | Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Alice Krige, Kenneth Colley, Melanie Mayron

Votes: 289

35. Institute Benjamenta, or This Dream That One Calls Human Life (1995)

105 min | Animation, Drama

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A young man goes to a school for servants run by a brother and sister. In the dreamlike and surreal world that he enters, how will his presence impact the people there and possibly even the school itself?

Directors: Stephen Quay, Timothy Quay | Stars: Mark Rylance, Alice Krige, Gottfried John, Daniel Smith

Votes: 1,435

36. We Are Many (2014)

110 min | Documentary

7.3
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70 Metascore

The story of the biggest demonstration in human history, which took place on 15th February 2003, against the impending war on Iraq.

Director: Amir Amirani | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Mark Rylance, Danny Glover, Ken Loach

Votes: 262

37. Leonardo (2003– )
Episode: The Man Who Wanted to Know Everything (2003)

Documentary, History

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This first episode examines the first half of Leonardo's life, from his birth near Florence to his famous achievements in the great cities of the Italian Renaissance, Florence and Milan.

Directors: Sarah Aspinall, Tim Dunn | Stars: Mark Rylance, Che Cartwright, James Faulkner, Paul Brooke

Votes: 10

38. Biography (1987– )
Episode: The History of Hamlet (1995)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

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Stars: Richard Burton, John Gielgud, Tyrone Guthrie, Peter O'Toole

Votes: 48

39. The South Bank Show (1978– )

53 min | Documentary

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ITV's long-running arts series presented by Melvyn Bragg.

Stars: Melvyn Bragg, Ian McKellen, Peter Hall, Lenny Henry

Votes: 97

40. The 68th Annual Tony Awards (2014 TV Special)

180 min

7.1
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Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Kevin Adams, Terence Archie, Brooks Ashmanskas

Votes: 59

41. Screen Two (1985–2002)
Episode: Loving (1996)

95 min | Drama

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An upper class English family owns a villa in the Irish countryside. When the man of the house leaves to fight in WW2, his mother, wife, dying butler, maid and other staff's life becomes a bit hectic and some love affairs start to bloom.

Director: Diarmuid Lawrence | Stars: Mark Rylance, Georgina Cates, Lucy Cohu, Sara Stephens

Votes: 14

42. Angels and Insects (1995)

R | 116 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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In the 1800s a naturalist marries into a family of British country gentry.

Director: Philip Haas | Stars: Mark Rylance, Kristin Scott Thomas, Patsy Kensit, Jeremy Kemp

Votes: 4,088 | Gross: $5.30M

43. 73rd Golden Globe Awards (2016 TV Special)

TV-14

7.0
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The Hollywood Foreign Press Association's 73rd annual event honoring excellence in film and television, hosted by Ricky Gervais.

Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Ricky Gervais, Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill, Jane Fonda

Votes: 653

44. The Broadway.com Show (2013– )

News

7.0
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Weekly round-up of the hottest news stories on Broadway, written by and starring the Broadway.com editorial staff.

Stars: Lindsay Champion, Beth Stevens, Paul Wontorek, Ryan Lee Gilbert

Votes: 28

45. Much Ado About Something (2001)

70 min | Documentary, Mystery

7.0
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66 Metascore

Did Christopher Marlowe write the works of Shakespeare?

Director: Michael Rubbo | Stars: Michael Rubbo, Bill Browning, Jonathan Bate, John Michell

Votes: 71

46. Anonymous (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Thriller

6.9
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50 Metascore

The theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford, who penned Shakespeare's plays. Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I and the Essex rebellion against her.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Rhys Ifans, Vanessa Redgrave, David Thewlis, Sebastian Armesto

Votes: 36,136 | Gross: $4.46M

47. The 89th Annual Academy Awards (2017 TV Special)

TV-14 | 229 min

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The 89th Annual Academy Awards ceremony celebrates the film industry's best and biggest in cinema for the year 2016 with host Jimmy Kimmel, including awards for best actors, directors, songs, original screenplays and motion picture.

Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: Jimmy Kimmel, Justin Timberlake, Alicia Vikander, Mahershala Ali

Votes: 1,301

48. Prospero's Books (1991)

R | 124 min | Drama, Fantasy

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An exiled magician finds an opportunity for revenge against his enemies muted when his daughter and the son of his chief enemy fall in love in this uniquely structured retelling of the 'The... See full summary »

Director: Peter Greenaway | Stars: John Gielgud, Michael Clark, Michel Blanc, Erland Josephson

Votes: 5,341 | Gross: $1.75M

49. The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)

PG-13 | 115 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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50 Metascore

Two sisters contend for the affection of King Henry VIII.

Director: Justin Chadwick | Stars: Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, Eric Bana, Jim Sturgess

Votes: 89,915 | Gross: $26.81M

50. Screen Two (1985–2002)

Drama

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Producer Kenith Trodd was part of a 1984 team brought together to study how the BBC should respond to Channel Four's pioneering efforts in making films for both television and theatrical ... See full summary »

Stars: Geoffrey Chater, Roger Brierley, Bernard Hill, Warren Clarke

Votes: 97