British TV & Films 1977 Not Yet Released On DVD Region 2

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1. 1990 (1977– )

55 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

In a dystopian future, Britain is under the grip of the Home Office's Public Control Department (PCD), a tyrannically oppressive bureaucracy riding roughshod over the population's civil liberties.

Stars: Edward Woodward, Robert Lang, Tony Doyle, Paul Hardwick

Votes: 87

2. A Roof Over My Head (1977– )

30 min | Comedy

Have you ever tried to buy a house? This is a story of a man who did and the disasters that befell him.

Stars: Brian Rix, Lynda Baron, Michael Stainton, Francis Matthews

3. Age of Innocence (1977)

101 min | Drama

A troubled love story brews in a town where a conscientious objector comes to stay.

Director: Alan Bridges | Stars: David Warner, Honor Blackman, Trudy Young, Lois Maxwell

Votes: 117

4. BBC2 Play of the Week (1977– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

Anthology of plays and novels adapted into feature length movies.

Stars: Judi Dench, Richard O'Callaghan, Frederick Treves, David Quilter

Votes: 20

6. Blankety Blank (1979–2016)

30 min | Game-Show

Comedy game show with celebrity guests and cheap prizes.

Stars: Les Dawson, Terry Wogan, Paul O'Grady, Lorraine Chase

Votes: 136

7. Blind Man's Bluff (1977)

58 min | Adventure

The adventures of a boy and girl, who in company with a blind young man and his guide dog, track down the kidnappers of their friend.

Director: Gerry O'Hara | Stars: Debbie Ash, Christopher Ellison, Patricia Fletcher, Steve Fletcher

9. Come Back Mrs. Noah (1977–1978)

30 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

A 21st century British housewife wins a visit to Britain's new space station but accidentally gets stranded up in orbit on board it with its motley crew.

Stars: Mollie Sugden, Ian Lavender, Donald Hewlett, Michael Knowles

Votes: 62

10. Devenish (1977–1978)

30 min | Comedy

The incompetent executive at the games manufacturers Universal Pastimes Ltd. He had an inflated view of himself which constantly brought him into conflict with his team.

Stars: Dinsdale Landen, Doran Godwin, Terence Alexander, Geoffrey Bayldon

11. Don't Forget to Write! (1977–1979)

50 min | Comedy

The misadventures of an unsuccessful playwright, who is forced to make ends meet by writing screenplays which no-one ever seems to want to make into films (unless they're very bad).

Stars: George Cole, Gwen Watford, Francis Matthews, Clare Walker

Votes: 26

12. Fire in the Water (1977)

90 min | Drama

A man decides to edit a documentary on the 1960's at a remote cabin in the Scottish Highlands.

Director: Peter Whitehead | Stars: Nathalie Delon, Edouard Niermans, David Hockney, John Lennon

Votes: 22

13. The Haunting of Julia (1977)

R | 98 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

After her daughter's death, wealthy American homemaker Julia Lofting moves to London to restart her life. All seems well until she is haunted by the ghosts of other children while mourning for her own.

Director: Richard Loncraine | Stars: Mia Farrow, Keir Dullea, Tom Conti, Jill Bennett

Votes: 1,558

14. Graham's Gang (1977–1979)

25 min | Adventure, Comedy

The adventures of Graham and his friends - William, Lux, Robert and Keith. Oh, and Mildred who is determined to be part of the gang.

Stars: Mark Francis, Melanie Gibson, Neill Lilywhite, Alan Corbett

Votes: 7

15. Headmaster (1977– )

50 min | Drama

Drama series about the efforts of a traditional school headmaster to adapt to the changing education system.

Stars: Frank Windsor, Colin Douglas, Michael Byrne, Lucinda Curtis

18. The Chosen (1977)

R | 105 min | Horror

An executive in charge of a Middle Eastern nuclear plant discovers that his son is the Anti Christ and sets out to stop him from using the nuclear power at his fingertips to wipe out ... See full summary »

Director: Alberto De Martino | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Simon Ward, Agostina Belli, Anthony Quayle

Votes: 960

19. Horse in the House (1977– )

30 min | Drama, Family

Children's TV-show about kids who attempt to hide their horse, called Orbit, in the main larder in the third east wing of their country mansion, seeing as mum and dad wants to sell the horse to an Arab oil billionaire.

Stars: Kim McDonald, Alison Glennie, Pete Postlethwaite, Dougal Rose

Votes: 10

23. It Could Happen to You (1976)

78 min

An educational film about the perils associated with sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). The drama is interspersed with scenes of a medical adviser directly addressing the camera giving advice and information about STDs.

Director: Stanley A. Long | Stars: Eric Deacon, Victoria Williams, Martin Skinner, Robert Cotton

Votes: 13

24. It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet (1976)

G | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

Comedy-drama based on the books by James Herriot about a Yorkshire vet and the adventures he and his colleague have in their everyday life.

Director: Eric Till | Stars: John Alderton, Colin Blakely, Lisa Harrow, Bill Maynard

Votes: 135

25. Jubilee (1977– )

50 min | Drama

A series of thirteen plays that attempt to reflect the British way of life between 1952 and 1977, the first twenty-five years of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II.

Stars: Stephen Churchett, Ronald Herdman, Keith Barron, Honor Blackman

27. King Cinder (1977– )

30 min | Drama, Family

Children's drama set in a small town where most of the action involves the local speedway fans and the local spedway team, The Barons.

Stars: Jeremy Arnold, Tony Caunter, Peter Duncan, Michael Hawkins

Votes: 8

29. Leonardo's Last Supper (1977)

55 min | Comedy

A family of undertakers must deal with the revived corpse of Leonardo da Vinci, putting to the test the battle between art and greed. Will they help da Vinci and preserve one of humanity's ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Barnes | Stars: Peter Craze, Anthony Jacobs, Dilys Laye, Joe Melia

30. London Belongs to Me (1977– )

50 min | Drama

This drama focuses on London lodging house in the early days of World War Two. Stories ranged from within the house to the drama of Dunkirk.

Stars: Derek Farr, Madge Ryan, Fiona Gray, Patricia Hayes

Votes: 16

33. Nasty Habits (1977)

PG | 96 min | Comedy

In a Philadelphia convent, two nuns battle it out to be elected to the position of head abbess, and neither is about to let anything stand in the way of getting what she wants.

Director: Michael Lindsay-Hogg | Stars: Glenda Jackson, Melina Mercouri, Geraldine Page, Sandy Dennis

Votes: 274

36. Out of Bounds (1977– )

Drama, Family

Action drama serial involving two teenage gymnasts, a boy and a girl (the girl was played by Barbara Slater, an Olympic-standard gymnast in real life). The elder brother of the boy was ... See full summary »

Stars: Melvin McClymont, John Price, Barbara Slater, Barrie Houghton

Votes: 6

39. Rachel and the Beelzebub Bombardiers (1977)


Based on real life events which took place in Berkshire during the 1890s. It concerns the story of a young girl living in Sunninghill who was caught in the struggles between the drinking ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Ormrod | Stars: John Harvey, Tony Haygarth, Lee Henderson, Roy Henderson

41. Rogue Lion (1972)

Not Rated | 95 min | Adventure

In South Africa a new young ranger is transferred to a troubled game reserve. He struggles to be accepted by, and help, his boss, fending off poachers and intruding natives, and gets ... See full summary »

Director: Sven Persson | Stars: Brian O'Shaughnessy, Bruce Millar, Victor Melleney, Lynne Hooper

Votes: 6

44. Rosie (1977–1981)

30 min | Comedy

Sitcom about PC Penrose, 'Rosie' to his friends, a police officer in the fictitious Yorkshire town of Ravensbay.

Stars: Paul Greenwood, Tony Haygarth, Lorraine Peters, Frankie Jordan

Votes: 36

45. Royal Heritage (1977– )

Documentary, History

ROYAL HERITAGE was a series of 13 one hour programs in which the history of Britain was told using the Royal Collections, including all possible artifacts, from castles to Fabergé eggs. It ... See full summary »

Stars: Queen Elizabeth II, Huw Wheldon

47. Sky Pirates (1977)

60 min | Adventure, Crime

Adventure film involving two boys who wage a battle against diamond smugglers with radio controlled model Spitfire aeroplanes loaded with darts.

When their model plane crashes Mike and Harry... See full synopsis »

Director: C.M. Pennington-Richards | Stars: Adam Richens, Michael McVey, Sylvia O'Donnell, Bill Maynard

Votes: 27

48. Stand Up, Virgin Soldiers (1977)

90 min | Comedy, War

Two soldiers stationed in Singapore set off in pursuit of the fairer sex instead of carrying out their orders. Soon after their arrival on the exotic island, the two visit a local brothel and there encounter a pair of lusty nurses.

Director: Norman Cohen | Stars: Robin Askwith, Nigel Davenport, George Layton, John Le Mesurier

Votes: 138

49. Target (1977–1978)

50 min | Action, Crime

A small team of detectives solve crimes of a varied nature in Southampton.

Stars: Patrick Mower, Philip Madoc, Brendan Price, Vivien Heilbron

Votes: 29

50. The Brute (1977)

R | 90 min | Crime, Drama

Glamour model Diane Shepherd is routinely being beaten by her husband Tim, who accuses her of infidelity. When she can't take it anymore, she finds shelter with photographer Mark and his ... See full summary »

Director: Gerry O'Hara | Stars: Sarah Douglas, Julian Glover, Roberta Gibbs, Bruce Robinson

Votes: 72

51. The Children of the New Forest (1977– )

30 min | Adventure