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The Night Manager is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Best British Mini Series
Tom Hiddleston, Hugh Laurie, Olivia Colman

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The Missing is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Best British Mini Series
James Nesbitt, Frances O'Connor, Ken Stott The Missing is a British drama television series. It premiered on 28 October 2014 on BBC One in the UK, and in the US on Starz on 15 November 2014. The eight-part series was written by Harry and ...more

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Utopia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Best British Mini Series
Fiona O'Shaughnessy, Alexandra Roach Utopia is a British thriller-drama action television series that debuted on Channel 4 on 15 January 2013 and ended on 12 August 2014. The show is written by Dennis Kelly and stars Fiona ...more

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Poldark is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Best British Mini Series
Devjot Singh added Judy Geeson, Ralph Bates, Angharad Rees Poldark is the original version of the BBC television series adaptation of the novels of the same title written by Winston Graham. The adaption was first transmitted in the UK between 1975 and

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State of Play is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Best British Mini Series
James McAvoy, Bill Nighy, Kelly Macdonald State of Play is a six-part British television drama serial directed by David Yates and written by Paul Abbott. The serial, first broadcast on BBC One in 2003, was produced in-house by the BBC ...more

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This Is England '88 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Best British Mini Series
Stephen Graham, Joe Gilgun, Thomas Turgoose This Is England '88 is a 2011 British drama miniseries written by Shane Meadows and Jack Thorne. A spin-off from the 2006 film This Is England, it is also a sequel to the 2010 television sequel ...more

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Thirteen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Best British Mini Series
Jodie Comer, Aneurin Barnard, Valene Kane

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This Is England '90 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Best British Mini Series
Joe Gilgun, Thomas Turgoose This Is England '90 is an upcoming British TV drama miniseries written by Shane Meadows and Jack Thorne. A spin-off from the 2006 film This Is England, it is also a sequel to the series This Is ...more

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Dangerous Lady is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Best British Mini Series
Jason Isaacs Dangerous Lady was a four-part British mini-series TV drama, which aired on ITV and was based on Martina Cole's first published novel of the same name. The series premièred in 1995 and ...more

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This Is England '86 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Best British Mini Series
Joe Dempsie, Stephen Graham, Joe Gilgun This Is England '86 is a 2010 British drama miniseries written by Shane Meadows and Jack Thorne. A spin-off from the 2006 film This Is England, and set three years later, it focuses on the mod ...more

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Glue is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Best British Mini Series
Yasmin Paige, Jordan Stephens, Billy Howle

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Unforgiven is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Best British Mini Series
Peter Davison, Suranne Jones, Jemma Redgrave Unforgiven is a three-part British television drama series written by Sally Wainwright which was first broadcast on ITV & UTV in January 2009, and STV in 2012. It was made by the Red ...more

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The Great Train Robbery is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Best British Mini Series
Robert Glenister, Jack Roth, Paul Anderson The Great Train Robbery is a British television film in two parts, that was first broadcast on BBC One on 18 and 19 December 2013. Written by Chris Chibnall, it tells the story of the Great ...more

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Appropriate Adult is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Best British Mini Series
Emily Watson, Dominic West, Robert Glenister Appropriate Adult is a 2011 British television film, starring Dominic West, Emily Watson and Monica Dolan. It is based on the true story of Gloucester serial killer Fred West, and focuses on the ...more

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Killing Eve is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Best British Mini Series
bigcraig added Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer, Fiona Shaw Killing Eve (BBC America, 2018) is a British drama television series developed by Phoebe Waller-Bridge, based on the novels by Luke Jennings. Eve Polastri (Sandra Oh), a desk-bound MI5 Officer, ...more

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The Honourable Woman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Best British Mini Series
Maggie Gyllenhaal, Stephen Rea, Lubna Azabal The Honourable Woman is a 2014 British political–spy thriller television miniseries in eight parts, directed and written by Hugo Blick for the BBC and SundanceTV. Featuring Maggie Gyllenhaal in ...more

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The Take is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Best British Mini Series
Tom Hardy, Brian Cox, Charlotte Riley The Take is a four episode British drama TV series on Sky 1 based upon the Martina Cole novel. Shooting for the show took place in Dublin. The show premiered on 17 June 2009 and stars Tom Hardy, ...more

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Boys from the Blackstuff is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Best British Mini Series
Julie Walters, Bernard Hill, Paul Barber Boys from the Blackstuff is a British television drama series of five episodes, originally transmitted from 10 October to 7 November 1982 on BBC2. The serial was written by Liverpudlian ...more

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Mrs Biggs is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Best British Mini Series
Sheridan Smith, Daniel Mays Mrs Biggs is a 2012 British television series based on the true story of the wife of the Great Train Robber, Ronnie Biggs. The series covers Mrs Charmian Biggs' journey from naïve young ...more

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The Runaway is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Best British Mini Series
Jack O'Connell, Keith Allen, Alan Cumming

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One of Us is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Best British Mini Series
Laura Fraser, Joe Dempsie Julie Graham

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Criminal Justice is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Best British Mini Series
Pete Postlethwaite, Ben Whishaw, Sophie Okonedo Criminal Justice is a British television drama series produced by the BBC and first shown in 2008. Written by Peter Moffat, each five-episode series follows the journey of an individual through ...more

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Mad Dogs is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Best British Mini Series
John Simm, Philip Glenister, Ben Chaplin Mad Dogs is a British black comedy and psychological thriller television series, written and created by Cris Cole, that began airing on Sky1 on 10 February 2011, and ended on 29 December 2013 ...more

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Our Friends in the North is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Best British Mini Series
Daniel Craig, Mark Strong, Christopher Eccleston Our Friends in the North is a British television drama serial, produced by the BBC and originally broadcast in nine episodes on BBC Two in early 1996. Written by Peter Flannery, it tells the ...more

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See No Evil: The Moors Murders is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Best British Mini Series
See No Evil: The Moors Murders is a British two-part television serial directed by Christopher Menaul. It was produced by Granada Television and broadcast on ITV during May 2006. It tells the ...more