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Updated May 22, 2020 15.8k views 243 items

List of BBC One shows, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of current and cancelled BBC One TV series includes the date when each show first aired, as well as which actors starred in the show. This BBC One TV programs list include the most viewed shows on BBC One, as this list covers the entire history of the network.

Examples include Doctor Who and ThunderCats.

Although television fans in different locations grew up with BBC One on different channels, most of us got the same shows. The list of BBC One television shown below includes cast, creator, and premiere date when available. This list contains only TV series on the BBC One network, even ones that are no longer on the air. (243 items)
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29 Minutes of Fame is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Starring Jo Brand, Alistair McGowan & Bob Mortimer (BBC One)
29 Minutes of Fame is a British satirical celebrity quiz series which aired on BBC One on Fridays in early 2005. The show was presented by comedian Bob Mortimer. The show's two team captains ...more
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A Bit of Fry and Laurie ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Starring Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie & Deborah Norton (British Broadcasting Corporation)
A Bit of Fry & Laurie is a British sketch comedy television series written by and starring former Cambridge Footlights members Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie, broadcast on both BBC1 and BBC2 ...more
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A for Andromeda is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Starring Julie Christie, Geoffrey Lewis & Anthony Valentine (British Broadcasting Corporation)
A for Andromeda is a British television science fiction drama serial first made and broadcast by the BBC in seven parts in 1961. Written by the noted cosmologist Fred Hoyle, in conjunction with ...more
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A Prince Among Men is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
A Prince Among Men Starring Chris Barrie, Samantha Power & Bryan Pringle (BBC One)
A Prince Among Men was a somewhat unsuccessful British sitcom that ran on BBC1 from 1997 to 1998 lasting 12 episodes. It starred Chris Barrie as Gary Prince, a former international football star ...more
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A Question of Sport is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Starring Sue Barker, Matt Dawson & Ally McCoist (BBC One)
A Question of Sport is a long-running BBC sports quiz show that has been airing since 2 December 1968 with over 1,000 episodes. It involves two teams of sports stars answering questions on their ...more
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After You've Gone is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Starring Nicholas Lyndhurst, Celia Imrie & Ryan Sampson (BBC One)
After You've Gone was a British comedy that aired on BBC One from 12 January 2007 to 21 December 2008. Starring Nicholas Lyndhurst, Celia Imrie, Dani Harmer and Ryan Sampson, After You've Gone ...more
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Agent Z and the Penguin ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Agent Z and the Penguin from Mars Starring Reggie Yates and Andrew McKay (CBBC)
Agent Z And The Penguin From Mars is a 1996 Children's BBC sitcom, based on the book of the same name by Mark Haddon. The six episode series followed the exploits of Ben Simpson, played by ...more
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Airport is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Starring John Nettles and Liza Tarbuck (British Broadcasting Corporation)
Airport (BBC One, 1996) is a British documentary television series. The show is a fly-on-the-wall series following a handful of passengers and staff based at London Heathrow Airport (the world's ...more
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Alas Smith and Jones is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Starring Sarah Alexander, Griff Rhys Jones & Mel Smith (British Broadcasting Corporation)
Alas Smith and Jones is a British comedy sketch television series featuring Mel Smith and Griff Rhys Jones that ran for four series and two Christmas specials on BBC2 from 1984 to 1988, and as ...more
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The Diary of Anne Frank ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Starring Felicity Jones, Iain Glen & Tamsin Greig (British Broadcasting Corporation)
The Diary of Anne Frank is a BBC adaptation, in association with France 2, of The Diary of a Young Girl originally written by Anne Frank and adapted for television by Deborah Moggach. It was ...more
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Apparitions is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Starring Martin Shaw, Rick Warden & Siobhan Finneran (British Broadcasting Corporation)
Apparitions is a BBC drama about Father Jacob Myers, a priest of the Roman Catholic Church, played by Martin Shaw, who examines evidence of miracles to be used in canonisation but also performs ...more
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Around the World in 80 D... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Starring Myleene Klass and Lee Mack (BBC One)
Around the World in 80 Days is a British travel documentary series made to support the annual BBC Children in Need charity appeal in 2009. It sees twelve celebrities attempt to circumnavigate ...more
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Ashes to Ashes is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Starring Philip Glenister, Keeley Hawes & Dean Andrews (BBC One)
Ashes to Ashes (BBC One, 2008) is a British fantasy crime drama and police procedural drama television series created by Matthew Graham and Ashley Pharoah, and a sequel to Life on Mars. After ...more
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Balamory is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Starring Miles Jupp, Mary Riggans & Julie Wilson Nimmo (CBeebies)
Balamory is a Scottish live action television series on British television for pre-school children, based around the fictional small island community of Balamory in Scotland. It was produced ...more
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Ballet Shoes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Starring Richard Griffiths, Angela Thorne & Elizabeth Morgan (British Broadcasting Corporation)
Ballet Shoes is a 2007 British television film, adapted by Heidi Thomas from Noel Streatfeild's 1936 novel Ballet Shoes. It was produced by Granada Productions and premiered on BBC One on 26 ...more
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Ballykissangel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Starring Colin Farrell, Victoria Smurfit & Peter Caffrey (SBS One)
Ballykissangel is a BBC television drama created by Kieran Prendiville and set in Ireland, produced in-house by BBC Northern Ireland. The original story revolved around a young English Roman ...more
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BBC Breakfast is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
BBC Breakfast is a national British morning television news programme simulcast on BBC One and the BBC News channel. It is presented live from MediaCityUK and contains a mixture of news, sport, ...more
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Fingersmith is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Starring Imelda Staunton, Charles Dance & Sally Hawkins (British Broadcasting Corporation)
Fingersmith is a two-part BBC mini-series that was televised in 2005. The story, which is an adaptation of Sarah Waters' Man Booker Prize nominated novel, follows the meeting of two very ...more
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BBC News: 8pm Summary is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
BBC News: 8pm Summary
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BBC Nine O'Clock News is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
BBC Nine O'Clock News
The BBC Nine O'Clock News was the flagship BBC News programme. It was launched on 14 September 1970 and ran until 13 October 2000, when it was controversially replaced by the BBC Ten O'Clock
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BBC News at One is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
BBC News at One Starring Sophie Raworth, Louise Minchin & Kate Silverton (BBC One)
The BBC News at One is the afternoon news bulletin from the BBC. Produced by BBC News, the programme is broadcast on BBC One and the BBC News channel every weekday at 1:00pm. The programme is ...more
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BBC News at Six is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
BBC News at Six
The BBC News at Six is the evening news programme broadcast each night on British television channel BBC One and the BBC News channel at 18:00. For a long period the News at Six was the most ...more
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BBC News at Ten is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
BBC News at Ten
The BBC Ten O'clock News is the flagship evening news programme for British television channel BBC One and the BBC News channel. It is presented by Huw Edwards, and deputised by Fiona Bruce. It ...more
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Bear Behaving Badly is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Starring Barney Harwood, Glen Davies & Simon Buckley (BBC One)
Bear Behaving Badly is a British Sitcom which was broadcast between 3 September 2007, and 21 December 2010. The episodes are still broadcast on CBBC even though the series has finished.
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Beat the Boss is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Beat the Boss was a business gameshow broadcast in the United Kingdom as part of the BBC's children-orientated programming, CBBC. It was presented by Cameron Johnson and originally Saira Khan. ...more