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The Beiderbecke Connection (1988)
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The Beiderbecke Connection (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 201 min.
TV show
Story: Trevor Chaplin teaches woodwork and likes to listen to jazz. Jill Chapman teaches English and wants to help save the planet. They live together and just want a quiet life. Since their last adventure in ('Beiderbecke Tapes, The (1987) (TV)' ), Jill and Trevor have a child - Firstborn. Big Al asks them to put up a friend of his and, of course, they agree. But when Ivan arrives, they find he speaks no English but thinks that "Bix is cool".
Plot: police, bank robber, jazz, nanny, school teacher
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and witty films and TV series with plots about family relations, society, workplace, british humour, couples, lifestyle and friendship mostly in Comedy, Drama and Music genres. Some movies like The Beiderbecke Connection: A Very Peculiar Practice (1986), Love, Nina (2016), Teachers (2001), G.B.H. (1991), Grafters (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Beiderbecke Affair (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 320 min.
TV show
Story: Trevor Chaplin teaches woodwork and likes to listen to jazz. Jill Swinburne teaches English and wants to help save the planet. Trevor tries to buy some jazz records but this leads to meeting a "dazzlingly beautiful platinum blond", a ...
Style: contemplative, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: jazz, political corruption, teachers and students, track down, power relations, disorder, mysterious character, espionage, dishonesty, mystery, chases and races, police ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
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A Very Peculiar Practice (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A young and idealistic Doctor Stephen Daker arrives at Lowlands University to work at the Health Centre, but has to cope with an eccentric set of colleagues.
Style: surreal, realistic, cynical, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: satire, university, society, social misfits, power relations, nun, dark humor, polish, teachers and students, medical school, misfit, doctors and patients ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, england
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The Beiderbecke Tapes (1987)
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 151 min.
TV show
Story: Trevor Chaplin teaches woodwork and likes to listen to jazz. Jill Swinburne teaches English and wants to help save the planet. They live together and just want a quiet life. Then they meet John the barman who died but is much better now. John gave ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, witty, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: jazz, environmentalism, environmental health, conspiracy, anti hero, on the run, wrong place wrong time, verbal byplay, who done it, idealism, couple relations, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: amsterdam, europe, england, edinburgh scotland
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Love, Nina (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Twenty years old and from Leicester, Nina moves to North London in 1982, to care for the two young boys of a working single mother, George, the editor of a London literary review.
Style: ironic, light, sincere, humorous
Plot: nanny, single mother, eccentric family, family relations, follow your dream, neighbor neighbor relationship, mischievous children, female protagonist, letter writing, autobiography, bohemian, literary agent
Time: 80s
Place: london
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Teachers (2001)
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Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Teachers is a British television comedy-drama series, created by Tim Loane and originally shown on Channel 4. The series follows a group of secondary school teachers in their daily lives. While the first series centers heavily around probationary ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual, witty ...
Plot: high school, high school life, high school teacher, infidelity, teachers and students, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, lifestyle, couples, thirtysomething life, unsupportive coworkers, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
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G.B.H. (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 567 min.
TV show
Story: The epic – and sometimes hilarious – story of the madness of power, and how it affects the lives of two men.
Plot: director, politics, british politics, socialism, nudity (full frontal - brief), strike, female nudity, school, city council
Place: england
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Grafters (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 54 min.
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Story: Grafters was a British drama–comedy programme originally broadcast in the UK on ITV from 27 October 1998 to 20 December 1999 for 16 episodes over two series. Grafters was based around the Purvis brothers Joe and Trevor, who along with their ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
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Story: London's police force is in need of a public image revamp. And Chief Constable Richard Miller has found just the woman to do it...American visionary from the world of new media Liz Garvey, sets out to revolutionise the force's PR ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, serious, semi serious ...
Plot: police, law enforcement, workplace, workplace situations, police station, fighting crime, honest law enforcer, public relations, society, incompetent police, sniper, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Kingdom (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
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Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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No Angels (2004)
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Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
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Style: realistic, talky, humorous
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Heartbeat (1992)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Set during the 1960s in the fictional North Yorkshire village of Aidensfield, this enduringly popular series interweaves crime and medical storylines.
Style: sincere, sentimental, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: village, police, countryside, social relations, honest law enforcer, cop witness relations, cop as target, juvenile delinquency, workplace, motorcycle chase, bar, village life ...
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Pete versus Life (2010)
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TV show
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Rock & Chips (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
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TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Fresh Meat (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
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TV show
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Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: 1930s comedy drama based on EF Benson's novels, about the rivalry between two women in a quaint village.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty
Plot: small town, rivalry, village, society, social relations, village life, small town life, priest, gossip, friendship, lesbian, snobbism ...
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Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Likely Lads (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Likely Lads is a British sitcom created and written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, and produced by Dick Clement. Twenty episodes were broadcast by the BBC, in three series, between 16 December 1964 and 23 July 1966. However, only eight of ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous
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Place: northern england, england, europe
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One Foot in the Grave (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: One Foot in the Grave is a BBC television sitcom series written by David Renwick. The show ran for six series, including seven Christmas specials, two Comic Relief specials, over an eleven-year period, from early 1990 to late 2000. The latter Comic ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: misery, dark humor, retired, suffering, antisocial behavior, oldtimer, couples, family relations, elderly, golden years, disorder, couple relations ...
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Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Darling Buds of May (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: 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 Larkin, a man of a kind and mischievous nature with a penchant for getting into scrapes and talking ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, witty, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: countryside, english countryside, family relations, parents and children, lifestyle, farm, housewife, nagging and grouching, family life, fall in love, eccentric family, family ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Sex Education (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Inexperienced Otis channels his sex therapist mom when he teams up with rebellious Maeve to set up an underground sex therapy clinic at school.
Style: light, sexy, captivating, feel good, uplifting ...
Audience: teen drama, teen comedy, teens
Plot: teenage sex, first sex, gay teenager, teenage sexuality, gay, best friends, school, couples, classmate, teenage life, family relations, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Buddha of Suburbia (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 222 min.
TV show
Story: The Buddha of Suburbia is a 1993 British four-part television serial, directed by Roger Michell. Based on the novel of the same name by Hanif Kureishi, the programme starred Naveen Andrews as the main character, Karim Amir. The programme's ...
Style: sincere, witty, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
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Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? is a British sitcom which was broadcast between 9 January 1973 and 9 April 1974 on BBC1. It was the colour sequel to the mid-1960s hit The Likely Lads. It was created and written, as was its predecessor, by Dick ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: friends, working class, marriage, workplace, society, grownups, buddies, factory worker, homecoming, middle class, friendship, love triangle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: northern england, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Ballykissangel (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Ballykissangel is a BBC television drama set in Ireland, produced in-house by BBC Northern Ireland. The original story revolved around a young English Roman Catholic priest as he became part of a rural community. It ran for six series, which were ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: small town, village life, workplace, clergy, golden years, society, rise and fall, elderly, opposites attract, love and romance, unlikely couple, working class ...
Place: ireland, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Prospects (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Prospects is a British television comedy drama series that was written by Alan Janes and originally shown on Channel 4 in 1986. Created by Euston Films who had a pedigree of producing successful, gritty drama such as The Sweeney and Minder, it ...
Plot: british, interracial friendship, black british, working class, unemployment, friendship, interracial relations, british humour
Place: east end london, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
All Creatures Great and Small (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: All Creatures Great and Small is a British television series, based on the books of the British veterinary surgeon Alf Wight, who wrote under the pseudonym James Herriot. Ninety episodes were aired over two three-year runs. The first run was based ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: veterinarian, pets, medical, workplace, doctors and patients, family relations, family business, village life, veterinary clinic, boss and employee, animal training, animal life ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: yorkshire, europe, england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dirty Tricks (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 162 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, humorous, captivating
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Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Mile High (2003)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Mile High is a British television drama based on the lives of the cabin crew members of Fresh!, a budget airline based in London. The name of the show comes from the "Mile High Club". The show was broadcast on Sky1 from 2003 to 2005 and ...
Style: realistic, sexy, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Plot: airplane, friendship, couples, friends, gossip and rumors, workplace, buddies, partners, working class, airline, male female relationship, british ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, london, england
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