With BBC Scotland (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Shetland (2013– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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DI Jimmy Perez and his team investigate crimes within the close knit island community of Shetland.

Stars: Douglas Henshall, Alison O'Donnell, Steven Robertson, Erin Armstrong

Votes: 9,154

2. Retribution (2016)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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A horrific murder rocks the lives of two families living side-by-side in isolated rural Scotland.

Stars: Owen Whitelaw, Adrian Edmondson, Kate Bracken, Georgina Campbell

Votes: 5,401

3. Clique (2017– )

TV-MA | 43 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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Childhood soulmates Georgia and Holly are only a few weeks into the so-called best years of their lives at university in Edinburgh, when Georgia gets drawn into the elite clique of ... See full summary »

Stars: Rachel Hurd-Wood, Synnove Karlsen, Sophia Brown, Izuka Hoyle

Votes: 2,155

4. Wallander (2008–2016)

TV-PG | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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A television show centered on a soul-searching Swedish cop.

Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Richard McCabe, Jeany Spark, Sarah Smart

Votes: 11,650

5. Still Game (2002– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

9.0
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Cult Scottish comedy about the lives of two OAP's Jack and Victor and their views on how it used to be in the old days and how bad it is now in the fictional area of Craiglang, Glasgow.

Stars: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill, Paul Riley, Gavin Mitchell

Votes: 4,816

6. Guilt (2019– )

57 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

7.4
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Two brothers accidentally run over and kill an old man. Despite covering their tracks, their lives start to fall apart when neighbors and relatives of the dead man begin to have doubts about the way he died.

Stars: Mark Bonnar, Ruth Bradley, Jamie Sives, Ellie Haddington

Votes: 898

7. Mrs Brown (1997)

PG | 101 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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71 Metascore

When Queen Victoria's husband Prince Albert dies, she finds solace in her trusted servant, Mr. John Brown, but their relationship also brings scandal and turmoil.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Judi Dench, Billy Connolly, Geoffrey Palmer, Antony Sher

Votes: 12,861 | Gross: $9.22M

8. Ratcatcher (1999)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama

7.5
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76 Metascore

An unabashed kid navigates the filthy world of 1973 Glasgow, preoccupying himself with the equally poor youth around him.

Director: Lynne Ramsay | Stars: Tommy Flanagan, Mandy Matthews, William Eadie, Michelle Stewart

Votes: 8,161 | Gross: $0.22M

9. Lip Service (2010–2012)

60 min | Drama

7.4
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Lives, loves & lusts of Lipstick Lesbians in Scotland.

Stars: Fiona Button, Heather Peace, James Anthony Pearson, Natasha O'Keeffe

Votes: 3,833

10. Two Doors Down (2016– )

28 min | Comedy

7.6
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Comedy centered around a couple and their insufferable neighbors.

Stars: Arabella Weir, Alex Norton, Jonathan Watson, Elaine C. Smith

Votes: 730

11. Stonemouth (2015)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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Stewart Gilmour returns to his childhood home and tries to discover the truth behind his best friend's death.

Stars: Naomi Battrick, Christian Cooke, Chris Fulton, Ncuti Gatwa

Votes: 655

12. Morvern Callar (2002)

R | 97 min | Drama

6.8
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78 Metascore

After her beloved husband's suicide, a mourning supermarket worker and her best friend hit the road in Scotland, but find that grief is something that you can't run away from forever.

Director: Lynne Ramsay | Stars: Samantha Morton, Kathleen McDermott, Linda McGuire, Paul Popplewell

Votes: 8,713 | Gross: $0.27M

13. Limmy's Show! (2009–2013)

Comedy

8.3
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LIMMY'S SHOW is a Scottish comedy sketch show written, animated and directed by BRIAN LIMOND. The most blisteringly original sketch show on television. LIMMY goes to places other sketch ... See full summary »

Stars: Brian Limond, Alan McHugh, Debbie Welsh, Tom Brogan

Votes: 1,335

14. Sunset Song (2015)

R | 135 min | Drama

6.4
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72 Metascore

The daughter of a Scottish farmer comes of age in the early 1900s.

Director: Terence Davies | Stars: Ken Blackburn, Mark Bonnar, Stuart Bowman, Emily-Jane Boyle

Votes: 3,106 | Gross: $0.16M

15. Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin (2019)

85 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

7.0
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A one-hour documentary about the breathtaking beauty of British Columbia's Great Bear Rainforest, and its imminent destruction by the logging industry.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Werner Herzog, Bruce Chatwin, Karin Eberhard, Nicholas Shakespeare

Votes: 150

16. The Field of Blood (2011–2013)

Not Rated | 59 min | Thriller

7.3
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Glasgow 1982, a young girl investigates mysterious murders in a world of men.

Stars: Matt Costello, Jayd Johnson, Bronagh Gallagher, Ford Kiernan

Votes: 892

17. Chewin' the Fat (1999– )

Comedy

8.2
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Scottish sketch show which first appeared on radio. Featuring such characters as dodgy decorators Bish and Bosh, Ballistic Bob, The Lonely Shopkeeper, The Foulmouthed Fishermen and The Man From Kilmacolm. Mostly filmed in Glasgow.

Stars: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill, Karen Dunbar, Mark Cox

Votes: 1,083

18. Gary Tank Commander (2009– )

Comedy, War

7.9
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A comic view on the daily life of a scottish tank commander, and the antics that the crew get themselves into.

Stars: Greg McHugh, Scott Fletcher, Robert Jack, Stuart Bowman

Votes: 510

19. Burnistoun (2009– )

Comedy

7.9
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Comedy sketch show set in the fictional Scottish town of Burnistoun near Glasgow. The show follows the exploits of characters such as an aspiring girl band and a serial killer who is unhappy at his portrayal in the local media.

Stars: Robert Florence, Iain Connell, Richard Rankin, Kirsty Strain

Votes: 697

20. God on Trial (2008 TV Movie)

86 min | Drama, War

7.7
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Awaiting their inevitable deaths at one of the worst concentration camps, a group of Jews make a rabbinical court to decide whether God has gone against the Holy Covenant and if He is the one guilty for their suffering.

Director: Andy De Emmony | Stars: Joseph Muir, Josef Altin, Ashley Artus, Alexi Kaye Campbell

Votes: 3,028

21. Single Father (2010– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama

7.8
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After his wife Rita's fatal car accident, Dave tries to raise his four children, helped by Rita's best friend Sarah. Things get complicated when mourning gives way to romantic feelings, while his kids remain sincere priority.

Stars: David Tennant, Millie Innes, Chris Hegarty, Suranne Jones

Votes: 1,347

22. Scot Squad (2014– )

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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Mockumentary comedy series following the life of scottish police officers from different areas of the force. In a fly on the wall style.

Stars: Joe Hullait, Karen Bartke, Jack Docherty, Manjot Sumal

Votes: 171

23. The Crow Road (1996– )

211 min | Drama

8.1
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An adaption of Iain Banks' dark novel, whose central character is a young Scots history student.

Stars: Joe McFadden, Bill Paterson, Peter Capaldi, Valerie Edmond

Votes: 612

24. Murder Trial: The Disappearance of Margaret Fleming (2020– )

58 min | Documentary, Crime

7.1
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A mystery disappearance. A suspected secret guarded for 16 years. A murder trial in search of answers.

Stars: Edward Cairney, Ian Duguid, James Farrell, Avril Jones

Votes: 21

25. Tutti Frutti (1987)

69 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Trouble ensues for the Majestics, Scotland's "Kings of Rock", when a good-looking redhead joins the band on tour.

Stars: Robbie Coltrane, Maurice Roëves, Emma Thompson, Stuart McGugan

Votes: 270

26. Two Doors Down (2013 TV Movie)

53 min | Comedy

7.4
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It's Hogmanay in Glasgow and Eric and Beth are hoping soldier son Angus will be back from Iraq in time. Their other son Ian turns up to the party with boy-friend Tony as do Beth's ... See full summary »

Director: Catherine Morshead | Stars: Alex Norton, Arabella Weir, Daniela Nardini, Doon Mackichan

Votes: 147

27. A Time to Dance (1992– )

180 min | Drama

7.4
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A 50 something English Banker falls for and has an affair with a teenage Irish waif from the wrong side of the tracks causing him grief at work and at home.

Stars: Geoffrey Beevers, Joseph Crilly, Dervla Kirwan, Jacqueline Leonard

Votes: 22

28. Looking After Jo Jo (1998– )

50 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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Set on an Edinburgh council estate in the bleak 1980's rising drug dealer Jo-Jo McCann is hellbent on gaining money and power at all costs.

Stars: Robert Carlyle, Paul Doonan, Steven Duffy, Gilly Gilchrist

Votes: 301

29. Murder (2016– )

Crime

5.4
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Series of individual murder dramas unique in the way in which protagonists talk directly to camera when giving their version of events.

Stars: Karla Crome, Sebastian Armesto, Peter McDonald, Michael Smiley

Votes: 107

30. The Play on One (1988–1991)

Drama

5.7
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Various plays from each of the home nations.

Stars: Kenneth Cranham, Tom Watson, Susan Wooldridge, Phyllis Logan

Votes: 18

31. Young James Herriot (2011)

180 min | Drama

6.7
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The university days of the vet, James Herriot, set in 1933 Glasgow, Scotland.

Stars: Iain De Caestecker, Amy Manson, Ben Lloyd-Hughes, Gary Lewis

Votes: 346

32. Earth's Natural Wonders (2015– )

60 min | Documentary

7.6
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The "Earth's Natural Wonders" series tells the stories of some of our planet's most spectacular places and how they have shaped the lives of those who live there.

Stars: Sophie Okonedo, Olivia Colman

Votes: 186

33. Life of Riley (2009–2011)

30 min | Comedy

5.7
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Sitcom about the dysfunctional lives of a newly married couple and the children each of them bring from a previous relationship.

Stars: Caroline Quentin, Neil Dudgeon, Lucinda Dryzek, Taylor Fawcett

Votes: 253

34. Shoebox Zoo (2004– )

25 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Drama

6.8
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An American student living and studying in Edinburgh is given a mysterious box of toy animals for her birthday, toys that come alive during the night in their quest to find an ancient magical book.

Stars: Alan Cumming, Rik Mayall, Siobhan Redmond, Bill Paterson

Votes: 140

35. The Scotts (2020 TV Special)

29 min | Comedy

5.1
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Comedy shadowing a typical family and their chaotic life. They say blood is thicker than water- and no-one is thicker than The Scotts.

Director: Iain Davidson | Stars: Iain Connell, Robert Florence, Lee Greig, Amy Leith

Votes: 16

36. She-Wolves: England's Early Queens (2012)

177 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
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Helen Castor presents an in depth and insightful series covering England's early Queens, from the High Middle Ages with Eleanor and get daughter-in-law Eleanor of Aquitane, through the Late... See full summary »

Star: Helen Castor

Votes: 281

37. Nae Pasaran (2018)

96 min | Documentary, Animation, History

8.1
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In a Scottish town in 1974, factory workers refuse to carry out repairs on warplane engines in an act of solidarity against the violent military coup in Chile. Four years pass before the ... See full summary »

Director: Felipe Bustos Sierra | Stars: Bob Fulton, Stuart Barrie, John Keenan, Robert Somerville

Votes: 204

38. A History of Scotland (2008–2009)

60 min | Documentary, History

8.1
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A documentary charting the birth and growth of the Scottish nation.

Stars: Neil Oliver, Grace Beagan, James Fleming, Scott Glynn

Votes: 308

39. Bob Servant (2014– )

Comedy

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Add a Plot

Stars: Brian Cox, Daniela Nardini, Anita Vettesse, Jonathan Watson

Votes: 51

40. The Old Guys (2009– )

Comedy

7.3
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Two retired gentleman share a house together , always competing for the affections of their attractive neighbour Sally

Stars: Roger Lloyd Pack, Clive Swift, Jane Asher, Katherine Parkinson

Votes: 287

41. The Omega Factor (1979– )

50 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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A covert branch of British Intelligence is assigned to investigate the strange, the supernatural, the...'Omega Factor'.

Stars: James Hazeldine, Louise Jameson, John Carlisle, Brown Derby

Votes: 136

42. Bob Servant Independent (2013– )

30 min | Comedy

7.1
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Bob Servant is a local "worthie" in the town of Broughty Ferry, infamous for his participation in the area's "Burger Wars", who decides to run in the upcoming by-election as an Independent ... See full summary »

Stars: Brian Cox, Jonathan Watson, Rufus Jones, Pollyanna McIntosh

Votes: 175

43. City in the Sky (2016– )

TV-PG | Documentary

8.0
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Every day 100,000 flights criss-cross the globe with more than 1 million people in the air at any one time. Dallas Campbell and Dr Hannah Fry explore the world of aviation.

Stars: Dallas Campbell, Hannah Fry, Joachim Schwarzenberg, Saresh Babu

Votes: 197

44. Wojtek: The Bear That Went to War (2011)

59 min | Documentary

8.2
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This is the story of Wojtek - a magnificent 500lb military bear who fought in World War Two alongside a band of Polish soldiers, shared their beer and cigarettes - and eventually their fate... See full summary »

Directors: Will Hood, Adam Lavis | Stars: Romi Aboulafia, Brian Blessed, Adam Eveson, Alex Kinsey

Votes: 71

45. The Scheme (2010– )

50 min | Documentary

7.4
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The Scheme is a BBC Scotland BAFTA-award winning documentary series which follows the lives of six families in the Onthank and Knockinlaw housing schemes. The series has been the subject of... See full summary »

Star: Jamie Lee

Votes: 46

46. The Victorian House of Arts and Crafts (2019)

60 min | Documentary, History

7.4
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A group of twenty-first-century crafters move in to a late-1800s Victorian Arts and Crafts commune in the Welsh hills to renovate four of the key rooms in the house. Presented by Anita Rani.

Stars: Anita Rani, Keith Brymer Jones, Patch Rodgers, Perry Staker

Votes: 16

47. Purves + Pekkala (2009 TV Movie)

73 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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The New Town area of Edinburgh is a magnet for architects, estate agents and upwardly-mobile families, each wanting to remould it in their own way. So when the head of Scottish Heritage ... See full summary »

Director: Annie Griffin | Stars: Cameron Bowie, Ewan Donald, Gabriel Quigley, Natasha Watson

Votes: 86

48. Head Hunters (2019– )

44 min | Game-Show

6.6
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Quiz show hosted by Rob Beckett. Contestants will decide whether they think they can win the prize money on their own or if they need to headhunt other players to supplement their knowledge.

Star: Rob Beckett

Votes: 14

49. Animated Tales of the World (2000– )

26 min | Animation, Family

7.9
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Add a Plot

Stars: Wayne Foskett, Shiv Grewal, Russell Hunter, Prunella Scales

Votes: 55

50. The Grey Area (2019– )

59 min | Crime

6.0
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After the death of his partner Hannah, Mikey's goal is to get clean and re-establish his relationship with his young daughter. With the added pressure of a drug debt raising its head, Mikey finds emotional release through hip-hop MCing.

Stars: Shaun Bhatti, Alan Carrick, Steven Crawford, Stevie Creed

Votes: 25


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