The BEST episodes directed by Hettie Macdonald

Blink
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9.12
3611 votes

#1 - Blink

Doctor Who (2005) - Season 3 - Episode 10

Suggestion is a powerful weapon ... The Doctor is lost in time and within the walls of an old, abandoned house, murder is afoot and the Weeping Angels await... A young woman called Sally visits a dilapidated house, and is led down a terrifying time-torn path.

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Curtain: Poirot's Last Case
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9.02
328 votes

#2 - Curtain: Poirot's Last Case

Agatha Christie's Poirot - Season 13 - Episode 5

An ailing Poirot returns to Styles with Hastings nearly three decades after solving their first mystery together there in order to prevent an unscrupulous and ingenious serial killer.

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Murder is Easy
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8.24
184 votes

#3 - Murder is Easy

Agatha Christie's Marple - Season 4 - Episode 2

A village is plagued by a spate of seemingly accidental deaths, but Miss Marple is convinced a more sinister hand is involved when a villager on her way to Scotland Yard is conveniently dispatched.

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Faceless Killers
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8.04
478 votes

#4 - Faceless Killers

Wallander (UK) - Season 2 - Episode 1

The detective is called to a remote farmhouse, where he finds an elderly man has been brutally murdered, and his wife is close to death. He hears the woman mutter something before dying, but cannot decipher her words. When he is pressured into revealing what he believes they were, the consequences of his reply have a serious impact on life in the town of Ystad. Drama based on the best-selling books by Henning Mankell, starring Kenneth Branagh, Sarah Smart and Richard McCabe, with Dearbhla Molloy and June Watson

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The Magician's Apprentice (1)
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8.03
2889 votes

#5 - The Magician's Apprentice (1)

Doctor Who (2005) - Season 9 - Episode 1

Where is the Doctor? When the skies of Earth are frozen by a mysterious alien force, Clara needs her friend. But where is the Doctor, and what is he hiding from? As past deeds come back to haunt him, old enemies will come face-to-face, and for the Doctor and Clara survival seems impossible.

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The Witch's Familiar (2)
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8.01
2568 votes

#6 - The Witch's Familiar (2)

Doctor Who (2005) - Season 9 - Episode 2

Trapped and alone in a terrifying Dalek city, the Doctor is at the heart of an evil Empire; no sonic, no TARDIS, nobody to help. With his greatest temptation before him, can the Doctor resist? And will there be mercy?

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Episode Six
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7.89
166 votes

#7 - Episode Six

The Fixer - Season 1 - Episode 6

Lenny is delicately closing the net on the powerful jury-fixer, Richard Blakeney. But when Mercer discovers just how deeply Rose is involved in the operation, and how much Lenny has been holding back, he vows revenge. As Blakeney tempts the disaffected Mercer into working for him - and getting rid of Lenny - Mercer is left to make a decision that could cost the lives of all he holds dear.

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Episode Five
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7.84
80 votes

#8 - Episode Five

The Fixer - Season 1 - Episode 5

John Mercer’s predecessor, Patrick Finch, has gone on a vigilante-style rampage, meting out his particular brand of justice against drug-dealers and prostitutes. He is working on his own and he’s making newspaper headlines. It’s time to put the brakes on Finch. Meanwhile, Hugh Berry, the man who sorts out the paperwork to cover Lenny’s illicit activities, asks him to take out a hit on his behalf. A hit-and-run driver Trevor Bowyer rendered Hugh’s grandson mentally disabled. But the driver only served two years for the crime. Lenny is left in no doubt that if he doesn’t send his hit man to kill Bowyer, Hugh will find one of his own. Lenny visits Finch in an attempt to bring him into line. But he finds a bitter, alienated and menacing man. Finch is everything Lenny feared he might become. Leaving Finch’s tower block, Lenny is furious to find Hugh Berry waiting outside, he’s clearly tempted to hire Finch in order to take out Bowyer.

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Episode 5
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7.66
687 votes

#9 - Episode 5

The Tunnel - Season 1 - Episode 5

The Truth Terrorist's third truth begins as Benji carries out his Samurai mission. The police hope to use teenage runaway Sophie to help trap the killer.

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Episode 6
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7.64
651 votes

#10 - Episode 6

The Tunnel - Season 1 - Episode 6

Karl and Elise's suspicions are rested on Stephen Beaumont as the killers fourth truth begins, but are they chasing the right man?

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Episode 3
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7.59
919 votes

#11 - Episode 3

Fortitude - Season 2 - Episode 3

Natalie and Vincent head out into the wilderness and the police track down their suspect, but a dark turn of events leads them to question everything.

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Episode 7
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7.58
1001 votes

#12 - Episode 7

Fortitude - Season 1 - Episode 7

Panic sweeps through Fortitude as news of the second attack spreads. Dan and Morton must work together while Frank hopes the latest events will exonerate Liam

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Episode 6
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7.57
953 votes

#13 - Episode 6

Fortitude - Season 1 - Episode 6

While Morton uncovers new information about the death of Billy Pettigrew, Hildur makes a heart-breaking discovery. Another gruesome event occurs in Fortitude.

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Episode 2
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7.47
975 votes

#14 - Episode 2

Fortitude - Season 2 - Episode 2

Governor Odegard is presented with devastating news as Sheriff Dan struggles for his life, and a new threat makes its presence known.

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Episode 1
star
7.45
1066 votes

#15 - Episode 1

Fortitude - Season 2 - Episode 1

As the remote Arctic town struggles with government cuts and a missing sheriff, a chilling discovery proves that the horror isn't over for the locals.

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Episode 5
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7.43
1027 votes

#16 - Episode 5

Fortitude - Season 1 - Episode 5

Shock waves reverberate around Fortitude as the killer is revealed, while Morton tunes his attention to the death of a scientist on the island months earlier.

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Wild Justice
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7.37
344 votes

#17 - Wild Justice

Lewis - Season 5 - Episode 2

A female bishop visiting St Gerard's College is found dead after drinking poisoned wine, and when another two killings occur, both mirroring macabre murders from Jacobean revenge tragedy, it appears the culprit is targeting candidates in the election to become vice-regent. However, when Innocent learns one of the suspects is hiding a dark secret, Lewis and Hathaway realise the motive is much more twisted.

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Episode 1
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0.00
0 votes

#18 - Episode 1

Howards End - Season 1 - Episode 1

Spring 1905 in England. Margaret Schlegel is at home with her overbearing Aunt Juley and her hypochondriac brother Tibby when she receives a letter from her younger sister Helen, who is visiting the Wilcox family at their country house, Howards End.

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Episode 2
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0.00
0 votes

#19 - Episode 2

Howards End - Season 1 - Episode 2

The Wilcoxes are rocked by a death in the family, but the loss is followed by an unusual final request concerning Howards End that throws the family into confusion. The Schlegels also face an uncertain future when they are evicted from their home, which is due to be demolished to make way for luxury flats. Margaret and Helen come to the aid of Jacky Bast, who turns up on their doorstep pleading with them to help her husband. However, their act of charity has unintended consequences.

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Episode 3
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0.00
0 votes

#20 - Episode 3

Howards End - Season 1 - Episode 3

Still searching for a new home, Margaret receives an offer from Henry which changes her plans significantly. While Margaret becomes more involved with the Wilcox family, Helen is incensed by the unfair fate of the struggling Basts. In a dramatic encounter at Evie Wilcox’s wedding the three families collide, and Henry’s past is thrust into the present.

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Episode 4
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0.00
0 votes

#21 - Episode 4

Howards End - Season 1 - Episode 4

Margaret is forgiving of Henry's past transgressions and decides to uphold their engagement, while Helen leaves for Europe with no explanation, only agreeing to return to London when further tragedy strikes the Schlegel family. Margaret and Tibby are desperate to be reunited with their sister, and turn to Henry for help - leading to a plan that could reunite their family and resolve the issues at Howards End - leading to a final encounter between the three families. Conclusion of the period drama, starring Hayley Atwell. Last in the series.

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