David Jason

David Jason

English actor and comedian. He played Derek "Del Boy" Trotter in the long-running BBC comedy series Only Fools and Horses, and Detective Inspector Jack Frost on the ITV crime drama A Touch of Frost. Other high-profile television roles were as Granville in the sitcom Open All Hours, and Pop Larkin in the comedy drama The Darling Buds of May as well as the voices of Mr. Toad in The Wind in the Willows, Danger Mouse and Count Duckula. His last original appearance as Del Boy was in 2014, while Jason retired his role as Frost in 2010. One of the best loved actors in British popular culture, in September 2006 Jason topped the poll to find TV's 50 Greatest Stars, as part of ITV's 50th anniversary celebrations. He was knighted in 2005 for services to drama. Jason has won four British Academy Television Awards (BAFTAs), (1988, 1991, 1997, 2003), four British Comedy Awards (1990, 1992, 1997, 2001) and six National Television Awards (1997, 2001, 2002 twice).

  • Title: David Jason
  • Popularity: 5.522
  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 1940-02-02
  • Place of Birth: Edmonton, London, England, UK
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  • Also Known As: Sir David Jason
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David Jason Movies

  • 2007
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    Hogfather

    Hogfather

    6.855 2007 HD

    It's the night before Hogswatch, usually a time of joy on Discworld, but there are suspicious going-on and the criminal underworld is abuzz. The...

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  • 2006
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    Prehistoric Park

    Prehistoric Park

    7.2 2006 HD

    A BBC miniseries about Nigel Marvin's quest to bring the extinct dinosaurs through time to Prehistoric Park.

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  • 1978
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    The Water Babies

    The Water Babies

    6 1978 HD

    Grimes, an amoral chimney sweep, occasionally likes to steal valuables from his clients. One day, on the verge of being caught, he frames his young...

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  • 1989
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    The BFG

    The BFG

    6.3 1989 HD

    Sophie is snatched from her orphanage early one morning by the BFG (Big Friendly Giant), whom she witnesses engaged in mysterious activities. She is...

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  • 1983
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    The Wind in the Willows

    The Wind in the Willows

    7 1983 HD

    One spring, Mole decides that he can ignore the spring cleaning for a little longer, and begins a series of adventures with his new friend Rat. They...

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  • 2010
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    Come Rain Come Shine

    Come Rain Come Shine

    5 2010 HD

    David Jason stars as cockney ex-docker Don Mitchell in this emotional drama. Don is incredibly proud of his son David’s affluent lifestyle. The...

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  • 2006
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    Ghostboat

    Ghostboat

    6.8 2006 HD

    Jack Hardy is the sole survivor of a mysterious submarine disaster in World War II. Now, in 1981, the ill-fated submarine Scorpion has resurfaced,...

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  • 1995
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    The Snow Queen

    The Snow Queen

    6.4 1995 HD

    Far away, in her vast ice palace, the Snow Queen plots to rule the world by deflecting all the sun's warmth away from Earth so that it freezes over....

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  • 1978
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    The Odd Job

    The Odd Job

    5.9 1978 HD

    Arthur Harris is a happily married man who returns from his job to discover that his wife, Fiona, is leaving him. Devastated he gets really drunk and...

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  • 1973
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    White Cargo

    White Cargo

    5.4 1973 HD

    David Jason's most famous film appearance of the 1970's was opposite Graham Chapman in 'The Odd Job' but five years earlier he played the lead role...

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  • 2002
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    The Quest

    The Quest

    1 2002 HD

    Three elderly men, Dave, Ronno and Charlie, meet at Charlie's retirement party and reminisce about their teenage "quest" in the 1950s to get laid....

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  • 1999
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    All the King's Men

    All the King's Men

    6 1999 HD

    Feature-length drama about the mystery of Sandringham Company, which disappeared in action at Gallipoli in 1915. Commanded by Captain Frank Beck,...

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  • 1993
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    The Bullion Boys

    The Bullion Boys

    1 1993 HD

    Based on a true story. In 1940, Britain's gold reserves were transferred for safety to Liverpool because of the threat of a German invasion. The...

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  • 1990
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    Amongst Barbarians

    Amongst Barbarians

    1 1990 HD

    Amongst Barbarians is set far away from Margaret Thatcher's Britain in Penang, Malaysia, a former British colony, where two young Englishmen have...

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  • 1998
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    March in Windy City

    March in Windy City

    1 1998 HD

    Retired MI6 agent Steven March is called back into action by his former employers. His task is to assassinate Chicago politician Dan Paterson, an...

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  • 2004
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    The Second Quest

    The Second Quest

    2 2004 HD

    Three old friends are reunited after one was involved in an accident. They reminisce about their motorbike trip to the Isle of Man to ride the TT...

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  • 2004
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    The Final Quest

    The Final Quest

    4 2004 HD

    Three old friends reminisce about their old haunts. Hearing that a coffee bar they frequented in their youth is reopening with a rock 'n' roll...

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  • 2009
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    Albert's Memorial

    Albert's Memorial

    8.7 2009 HD

    One-off comedy drama that follows the story of three World War II veterans: Harry, Frank and Albert. It is October 2000 and, at the age of 76,...

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  • 2016
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    British Sitcom: 60 Years of Laughing at Ourselves

    British Sitcom: 60 Years of Laughing at Ourselves

    5.667 2016 HD

    Documentary celebrating the British sitcom and taking a look at the social and political context from which our favourite sitcoms grew. We enjoy a...

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  • 1998
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    Father Christmas and the Missing Reindeer

    Father Christmas and the Missing Reindeer

    1 1998 HD

    On Christmas Eve, Father Christmas is all set to deliver his huge consignment of presents to the children of the world when he makes a terrible...

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  • 1975
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    Royal Flash

    Royal Flash

    6 1975 HD

    Cowardly rogue Harry Flashman's (Malcolm McDowell) schemes to gain entry to the royal circles of 19th-century Europe go nowhere until he meets a pair...

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  • 2018
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    Michael Palin: A Life on Screen

    Michael Palin: A Life on Screen

    7 2018 HD

    This special one-hour documentary reflects on Michael Palin's fascinating career as a BAFTA-winning actor, writer and presenter.

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  • 1972
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    Under Milk Wood

    Under Milk Wood

    6.2 1972 HD

    The delightful if peculiar story of a day in the life of a small, Welsh fishing village called "Llareggub" in which we meet a host of curious...

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  • 2016
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    World Cup 1966: Alfie's Boys

    World Cup 1966: Alfie's Boys

    7 2016 HD

    A retelling of England's only World Cup victory, fifty years later, placing special emphasis on the work of manager Sir Alf Ramsey.

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  • 2002
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    The Story of Only Fools and Horses

    The Story of Only Fools and Horses

    7 2002 HD

    How did John Sullivan first dream up Del Boy and Rodney Trotter ? Actors David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst team up with the writer to reveal how the...

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  • 1988
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    The Wind in the Willows: A Tale of Two Toads

    The Wind in the Willows: A Tale of Two Toads

    5 1988 HD

    Designed with young audiences in mind, this award-winning animated film (created with labor-intensive stop-motion techniques) brings Kenneth...

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  • 2020
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    We Love Only Fools and Horses

    We Love Only Fools and Horses

    1 2020 HD

    Tribute celebrating the iconic sitcom featuring classic archive material. We meet the insiders to find out exactly why this sitcom is one of the most...

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  • 1970
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    David Jason's Greatest Escapes

    David Jason's Greatest Escapes

    1 1970 HD

    Actor David Jason examines wartime escapes that inspired films and TV dramas. He begins his journey in Germany at Colditz Castle, where William...

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  • 2022
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    Comedy Classics: Porridge

    Comedy Classics: Porridge

    1 2022 HD

    An homage to the prison comedy series Porridge, created by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais. This documentary examines how Ronnie Barker’s...

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  • 2021
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    The Lancaster Bomber at 80 with David Jason

    The Lancaster Bomber at 80 with David Jason

    8 2021 HD

    The incredible story of one of history's most iconic aircrafts - the Lancaster bomber - and its instrumental role in the defeat of Nazi Germany

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  • 2020
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    Flying for Britain with David Jason

    Flying for Britain with David Jason

    1 2020 HD

    Sir David Jason spends time with the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight at RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire as they prepare for the 2020 80th anniversary...

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  • 2020
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    David Jason: Britain's Favourite TV Star

    David Jason: Britain's Favourite TV Star

    1 2020 HD

    Sir David Jason is a bona fide TV legend and one of the finest actors of his generation. As part of Channel 5's latest series of tribute...

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  • 2010
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    Touched by Frost: Goodbye Jack

    Touched by Frost: Goodbye Jack

    1 2010 HD

    Cast and crew discuss the final series of A Touch of Frost

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  • 1970
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    Using the Telephone

    Using the Telephone

    1 1970 HD

    A young David Jason tries and fails to master sales calls.

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  • 2002
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    The Quest

    The Quest

    1 2002 HD

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  • 2002
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    The Quest

    The Quest

    1 2002 HD

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  • 2004
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    The Final Quest

    The Final Quest

    4 2004 HD

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  • 2004
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    The Second Quest

    The Second Quest

    2 2004 HD

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  • 2010
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    Come Rain Come Shine

    Come Rain Come Shine

    5 2010 HD

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  • 1981
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    Only Fools and Horses

    Only Fools and Horses

    7.898 1981 HD

    The misadventures of two wheeler dealer brothers Del Boy and Rodney Trotter of 'Trotters Independent Traders PLC' who scrape their living by selling...

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  • 2006
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    Prehistoric Park

    Prehistoric Park

    7.5 2006 HD

    Using his knowledge of today’s animal kingdom and the latest research, wildlife adventurer Nigel Marven uses a time portal to take him into the...

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  • 1967
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    Do Not Adjust Your Set

    Do Not Adjust Your Set

    7.214 1967 HD

    Innovative and influential, and originally envisaged as children’s show, Do Not Adjust Your Set was a madcap early-evening comedy sketch show...

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  • 1991
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    The Darling Buds of May

    The Darling Buds of May

    7.895 1991 HD

    An idyllic picture of 1950's rural England as seen through the lives of the Larkins, a farm family living in Kent. The show revolves around Pa...

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  • 1988
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    Count Duckula

    Count Duckula

    7.8 1988 HD

    Count Duckula is a vegetarian vampire duck, coming into the world as an accident. Unlike his family and ancestors, he has no bloodlust, as when he...

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  • 1992
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    A Touch of Frost

    A Touch of Frost

    7.429 1992 HD

    Jack Frost is a gritty, dogged and unconventional detective with sympathy for the underdog and an instinct for moral justice who attracts trouble...

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  • 1981
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    Danger Mouse

    Danger Mouse

    7 1981 HD

    Danger Mouse, the world's greatest secret agent, and his side-kick Penfold work to foil the evil schemes of Baron Greenback.

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  • 1972
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    His Lordship Entertains

    His Lordship Entertains

    5.5 1972 HD

    His Lordship Entertains was Ronnie Barker's second sitcom vehicle for his Lord Rustless character, first seen three years earlier in Hark at Barker...

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  • 1991
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    Victor & Hugo, Bunglers in Crime

    Victor & Hugo, Bunglers in Crime

    10 1991 HD

    Victor and Hugo, Bunglers in Crime is an animated series made by Cosgrove Hall for Thames Television and screened on CITV from 6 September 1991 to 29...

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  • 1989
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    A Bit of a Do

    A Bit of a Do

    6 1989 HD

    A Bit of a Do is a British comedy drama series based on the books by David Nobbs. The show starred David Jason and was aired on ITV in 1989. It was...

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  • 2008
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    The Colour of Magic

    The Colour of Magic

    6.7 2008 HD

    As Rincewind involuntarily becomes a guide to the naive tourist Twoflower, they find themselves forced to flee the city of Ankh-Morpork to escape a...

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  • 2005
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    Diamond Geezer

    Diamond Geezer

    7 2005 HD

    Diamond Geezer is a British television comedy drama written by Caleb Ranson which stars David Jason as a jewel thief and professional con man.

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  • 1974
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    The Top Secret Life of Edgar Briggs

    The Top Secret Life of Edgar Briggs

    6.667 1974 HD

    The Top Secret Life Of Edgar Briggs was a 30-minute British television comedy series created by Bernard McKenna & Richard Laing and produced by...

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  • 1984
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    The Wind in the Willows

    The Wind in the Willows

    7.9 1984 HD

    The Wind in the Willows is a TV series that was originally broadcast between 1984 and 1987, based on characters from Kenneth Grahame's classic story...

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  • 1969
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    Hark at Barker

    Hark at Barker

    6 1969 HD

    Hark at Barker was a 1969 British comedy series combining elements of sitcom and sketch show, which starred Ronnie Barker. It was made for the ITV...

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  • 1976
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    Lucky Feller

    Lucky Feller

    7.25 1976 HD

    Lucky Feller is a 1976 ITV sitcom written by Terence Frisby and produced by Humphrey Barclay. It featured David Jason and ran for just one series of...

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  • 1987
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    Porterhouse Blue

    Porterhouse Blue

    6.95 1987 HD

    Cambridge, Great Britain, 1980s. When the headmaster of Porterhouse College dies without naming a successor, the government appoints a former...

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  • 1973
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    Seven of One

    Seven of One

    7 1973 HD

    Seven of One was a British comedy series that aired on BBC2 in 1973. Starring Ronnie Barker, 7 of One is a series of seven separate comedies that...

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  • 1981
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    Only Fools and Horses

    Only Fools and Horses

    7.898 1981 HD

    The misadventures of two wheeler dealer brothers Del Boy and Rodney Trotter of 'Trotters Independent Traders PLC' who scrape their living by selling...

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  • 1966
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    Softly, Softly

    Softly, Softly

    5 1966 HD

    Softly, Softly is a British television drama series, produced by the BBC and screened on BBC 1 from January 1966. It centred around the work of...

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  • 1976
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    Open All Hours

    Open All Hours

    7.885 1976 HD

    Open All Hours is a BBC sitcom written by Roy Clarke and starring Ronnie Barker as a miserly shop keeper and David Jason as his put-upon nephew who...

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  • 1974
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    Porridge

    Porridge

    8.053 1974 HD

    Porridge is a British situation comedy broadcast on BBC1 from 1974 to 1977, running for three series, two Christmas specials and a feature film also...

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  • 1981
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    Danger Mouse

    Danger Mouse

    7 1981 HD

    Danger Mouse, the world's greatest secret agent, and his side-kick Penfold work to foil the evil schemes of Baron Greenback.

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  • 1977
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    A Sharp Intake of Breath

    A Sharp Intake of Breath

    6.667 1977 HD

    British sitcom in which happy-go-lucky character Peter Barnes comically and haphazardly tries to deal with the daily frustrations his life throws at...

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  • 1971
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    Six Dates with Barker

    Six Dates with Barker

    7 1971 HD

    Six Dates with Barker is a series of six one-off, half hour situation comedies showcasing the talents of Ronnie Barker. All were broadcast by London...

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  • 1999
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    Angelmouse

    Angelmouse

    1 1999 HD

    Angelmouse is a children's television programme which was produced and broadcast by the BBC. It was aired on CBeebies. It was also aired on CITV in...

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  • 1995
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    Albert The Fifth Musketeer

    Albert The Fifth Musketeer

    5.2 1995 HD

    Albert the Fifth Musketeer is a French animated series based on the story of the Three Musketeers. It is a France Animation and Cinar,...

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  • 1969
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    Counterstrike

    Counterstrike

    5 1969 HD

    Counterstrike is a British science fiction television series produced by the BBC in 1969. The series starred Jon Finch as an alien living on Earth...

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  • 1982
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    Wogan

    Wogan

    4.5 1982 HD

    Wogan is a British television chat show

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  • 2011
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    The Royal Bodyguard

    The Royal Bodyguard

    3.2 2011 HD

    A former soldier is brought out of retirement and put in charge of Royal security but he turns out to be the worst possible appointment as he is...

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  • 2006
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    Hogfather

    Hogfather

    7.6 2006 HD

    On the night before Hogswatch, the holiday where kids anticipate presents from the beloved Hogfather, Death notices that the Hogfather's life-timer...

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  • 2014
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    Still Open All Hours

    Still Open All Hours

    5.935 2014 HD

    Still Open All Hours is a sitcom set in a grocer's shop. It is a sequel to the series Open All Hours, written by original series writer Roy Clarke...

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  • 2017
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    David Jason's Secret Service

    David Jason's Secret Service

    1 2017 HD

    Actor and British national treasure Sir David Jason travels around the UK and beyond to reveal the secret places and people who act as guardians and...

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  • 2017
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    The Story of Only Fools And Horses

    The Story of Only Fools And Horses

    7.8 2017 HD

    In this definitive six-part UKTV Original, Gold explores every aspect of Britain's most loved sitcom, Only Fools and Horses. With exclusive access to...

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  • 2014
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    A Life on Screen

    A Life on Screen

    8 2014 HD

    Documentary series that celebrates the incredible careers of the best of British talent.

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  • 2014
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    The Michael McIntyre Chat Show

    The Michael McIntyre Chat Show

    4 2014 HD

    Stand-up comedian Michael McIntyre sits in the interviewer's chair for the very first time, as he welcomes celebrity guests to chat, bringing his own...

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  • 2019
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    David Jason: Planes, Trains and Automobiles

    David Jason: Planes, Trains and Automobiles

    1 2019 HD

    In this five-part series, comedy legend Sir David Jason hits the West Coast of the USA. He’s on a revealing and entertaining journey of a...

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  • 2020
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    David Jason's Great British Inventions

    David Jason's Great British Inventions

    1 2020 HD

    Sir David Jason explores his favourite great British inventions and discovers how and why they were first thought up

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  • 2005
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    The Best of Ronnie Barker

    The Best of Ronnie Barker

    1 2005 HD

    Sketches and clips from his greatest television comedy performances

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  • 1990
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    Oh, Mr. Toad

    Oh, Mr. Toad

    1 1990 HD

    Oh, Mr. Toad was a television spin-off from the 1980s stop motion animation series The Wind in the Willows. The show was animated by Cosgrove Hall...

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  • 2024
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    David & Jay's Touring Toolshed

    David & Jay's Touring Toolshed

    5 2024 HD

    Tinkering twosome Sir David Jason and Jay Blades traverse the UK. Meeting master crafters and passionate hobbyists, they showcase traditional talents...

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  • 2013
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    Car S.O.S.

    Car S.O.S.

    7.2 2013 HD

    Meet car enthusiast and TV presenter Tim Shaw and master mechanic Fuzz Townshend as they join forces to rescue rusty classic vehicles from their...

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  • 1970
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    Car S.O.S.

    Car S.O.S.

    7.429 1970 HD

    Jack Frost is a gritty, dogged and unconventional detective with sympathy for the underdog and an instinct for moral justice who attracts trouble...

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  • 1970
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    Car S.O.S.

    Car S.O.S.

    7.429 1970 HD

    Jack Frost is a gritty, dogged and unconventional detective with sympathy for the underdog and an instinct for moral justice who attracts trouble...

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