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Best British dramas?

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TillHammerZeit Tue 25-Nov-14 20:50:25

I rarely watch television,but last night I watched 'Remember Me',and loved it. I'd like to watch some other British dramas,and would appreciate any recommendations.

It doesn't matter if they're decades old. They don't have to be ghost stories either. Any suggestions would be very welcome.

TIA

Raahh Tue 25-Nov-14 20:55:46

'Our Friends in the North'- lots of big names, including an unrecognisable Daniel Craig, great drama that spans a few of decades in the life of a group of friends. I have it on dvd and have watched it over and again (apologies if you've seen it).

SweetestThing Tue 25-Nov-14 21:10:31

Tenko - loved it
Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, with Geraldine McEwan in the title role
Frost in May

BestIsWest Tue 25-Nov-14 21:16:29

I loved 'Our Friends in The North'.

Nice Work
A very Peculiar Practice
Chancer

Does anyone remember Starling?

overthemill Tue 25-Nov-14 21:17:27

Dance to the music of time
Brides head revisited

BestIsWest Tue 25-Nov-14 21:23:05

Morse
Love in a cold climate

southeastastra Tue 25-Nov-14 21:25:57

edge of darkness and life's and loves of she devil which was repeated recently

Tiredemma Tue 25-Nov-14 21:26:36

The Accused
The Street

BestIsWest Tue 25-Nov-14 21:28:22

Boys From The Blackstuff

Edge of Darkness was brilliant. south

overthemill Tue 25-Nov-14 21:31:43

Parades end
Dancing on the edge

BestIsWest Tue 25-Nov-14 21:31:52

Shooting The Past
The Lost Prince

Raahh Tue 25-Nov-14 21:33:04

south- I recently watched 'She -Devil'- a bit dated and some shocking acting,grin but still brilliant to watch again after all these years.

Raahh Tue 25-Nov-14 21:34:34

Best- I loved 'the Lost Prince'- very sad story, that I'd had no idea about previously.

(Will now stop hogging thread) grin

LouiseBrooks Tue 25-Nov-14 21:43:26

Foyle's War - all 7 series of it! I adore Michael Kitchen

The Jewel in the Crown - best thing I've ever seen on tv

Totally agree about Edge of Darkness

seasalt Tue 25-Nov-14 23:30:33

Clocking Off

KatriKling Tue 25-Nov-14 23:36:47

Cracker, Traffic (adapted by Hollywood, british series much better than film), House of Cards (another one adapted by US), State of Play (Russell Crowe version after UK version) -- agree with lots of the one's above too! Recently, the Honourable Woman was very good.

Our Friends in the North for me too, absolutely brilliant. Best British drama ever IMO.

adiposegirl Thu 27-Nov-14 03:56:36

Prime suspect

Oranges are not the only fruit

Moll Flanders

ResIpsaLoquitur Thu 27-Nov-14 06:40:43

House of Cards - the Ian Richardson version
Life on Mars
Foyle's War

confusedandemployed Thu 27-Nov-14 06:45:11

I was going to come on and recommend Tenko but a PP beat me to it. Therefore can I suggest 'Wish Me Luck'. Written by the writers of Tenko, it's about British female spies in the French Resistance. I found it utterly compelling.

ExcuseMeButtingIn Thu 27-Nov-14 06:57:18

Our friends in the north
This life

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