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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. (241 items)

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29 Minutes of Fame is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
29 Minutes of Fame Jo Brand, Alistair McGowan, Bob Mortimer - 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
A Bit of Fry and Laurie Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Deborah Norton - 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
A for Andromeda Julie Christie, Geoffrey Lewis, Anthony Valentine - 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 Chris Barrie, Samantha Power, Bryan Pringle - 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
A Question of Sport Sue Barker, Matt Dawson, Ally McCoist - 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
After You've Gone Nicholas Lyndhurst, Celia Imrie, Ryan Sampson - 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 from M... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Agent Z and the Penguin from Mars Reggie Yates, Andrew McKay - 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
Airport John Nettles, Liza Tarbuck - Airport is a British documentary television series based at London Heathrow Airport, the world's busiest international airport, broadcast by the BBC and syndicated to Dave, part of the UKTV ...more

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Alas Smith and Jones is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Alas Smith and Jones Sarah Alexander, Griff Rhys Jones, Mel Smith - 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
The Diary of Anne Frank Felicity Jones, Iain Glen, Tamsin Greig - 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
Apparitions Martin Shaw, Rick Warden, Siobhan Finneran - 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 Days is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Around the World in 80 Days Myleene Klass, Lee Mack - 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
Ashes to Ashes Philip Glenister, Keeley Hawes, Dean Andrews - Ashes to Ashes is a British science fiction and police procedural drama television series, serving as the sequel to Life on Mars. The series began airing on BBC One in February 2008. A second ...more

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Balamory is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Balamory Miles Jupp, Mary Riggans, Julie Wilson Nimmo - 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
Ballet Shoes Richard Griffiths, Angela Thorne, Elizabeth Morgan - 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
Ballykissangel Colin Farrell, Victoria Smurfit, Peter Caffrey - 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 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
Fingersmith Imelda Staunton, Charles Dance, Sally Hawkins - 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
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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 Sophie Raworth, Louise Minchin, Kate Silverton - 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
Bear Behaving Badly Barney Harwood, Glen Davies, Simon Buckley - 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 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

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Bedtime is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Bedtime Sienna Miller, Meera Syal, Emma Pierson - Bedtime was a British comedy-drama written and directed by Andy Hamilton and broadcast by the BBC. It ran for three series for a total of fifteen episodes between August 2001 and December 2003. ...more

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Bergerac is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Bergerac Celia Imrie, Louise Jameson, John Nettles - Bergerac is a British television show set in Jersey. Produced by the BBC in association with the Seven Network, and first screened on BBC1, it starred John Nettles as the title character ...more

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Bertha is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Bertha Roy Kinnear - Bertha is a British stop motion-animated children's television series about a factory machine of that name, comprising 13 episodes that aired from 1985 to 1986. Other major characters in the ...more

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Best of Friends is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Best of Friends Ortis Deley, Michael Absalom, Rani Price - Best of Friends was a children's game show that aired from 2004 to 2010 on CBBC.

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Between the Lines is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Between the Lines Siobhan Redmond, Thad Luckinbill, Tom Georgeson - Between the Lines is a television police drama series created by J. C. Wilsher and produced by World Productions for the BBC. It was first shown on BBC1 between 1992 and 1994, running for three ...more

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Big Kids is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Big Kids Duncan Duff, Imogen Stubbs, Jasper Britton - Big Kids was a family drama show which aired on CBBC on BBC One, from September 27 to December 20, 2000. Although only thirteen episodes were ever made, the show is one of CBBC's most repeated ...more

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Bitsa is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Bitsa Bitsa was a British television programme broadcast from 1991 to 1996 on BBC 1. It involved creative arts and "makes" very much like later show SMart. It was repeated for a time on the ...more

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Blackadder is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Blackadder Rowan Atkinson, Brian Blessed, Elspet Gray - Blackadder is the name that encompasses four series of a BBC 1 period British sitcom, along with several one-off instalments. All television episodes starred Rowan Atkinson as the anti-hero ...more

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Blackadder Goes Forth is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Blackadder Goes Forth Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Stephen Fry - Blackadder Goes Forth is the fourth and final series of the BBC sitcom Blackadder, written by Richard Curtis and Ben Elton, which aired from 28 September to 2 November 1989 on BBC One. The ...more

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Blackadder II is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Blackadder II Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Tim McInnerny - Blackadder II is the second series of the BBC sitcom Blackadder, written by Richard Curtis and Ben Elton, which aired from 9 January 1986 to 20 February 1986. The series is set in England during ...more

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Blackadder the Third is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Blackadder the Third Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Hugh Laurie - Blackadder the Third is the third series of the BBC sitcom Blackadder, written by Richard Curtis and Ben Elton, which aired from 17 September to 22 October 1987. The series was set during the ...more

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Blake's 7 is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Blake's 7 Glynis Barber, Jacqueline Pearce, David Jackson - Blake's 7 is a British science fiction television series produced by the BBC for broadcast on BBC1. Four 13-episode series of Blake's 7 were broadcast between 1978 and 1981. It was created by ...more

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Blue Peter is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Blue Peter Peter Purves, Simon Groom, Mark Curry - Blue Peter is a British CBBC children's television programme. It first aired in 1958 and is the longest-running children's TV show in the world. Although the show has a nautical title and theme, ...more

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Bodger & Badger is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Bodger & Badger Selina Cadell, Richenda Carey, Jon Glover - Bodger and Badger is a BBC children's comedy programme which was first broadcast in 1989. It starred Andy Cunningham as Simon Bodger, who had a badly behaved companion, a talking badger with a ...more

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Bonekickers is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Bonekickers Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Hugh Bonneville, Adrian Lester - Bonekickers was a BBC drama about a team of archaeologists, set at the fictional Wessex University. It made its début on 8 July 2008 and ran for one series. It was written by Life on Mars ...more

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Breakfast News is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Breakfast News Fiona Bruce, Jill Dando, Julian Morris - Breakfast News is a breakfast news show which first aired on BBC1 on 2 October 1989. The programme was previously known as Breakfast Time. It was planned to launch on 4 September 1989 and again ...more

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Breakfast Time is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Breakfast Time Jeremy Paxman, Sue Cook, Selina Scott - Breakfast Time was British television's first national breakfast television programme, broadcast from 17 January 1983 until 29 September 1989 on BBC1 across the United Kingdom. It was broadcast ...more

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Breakfast with Frost is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Breakfast with Frost Carol Vorderman, Claudia Winkleman - Breakfast with Frost is a BBC current affairs television programme that was hosted by Sir David Frost on Sunday mornings. The programme covered the main political news of the day while analysing ...more

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Britain From Above is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Britain From Above Andrew Marr - Britain From Above is a 2008 six-part British television miniseries in which journalist Andrew Marr takes to the skies over Britain to research aspects of past and present British life and the ...more

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Brush Strokes is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Brush Strokes Gary Waldhorn, Greg Ellis, Christopher Ellison - Brush Strokes is a British television sitcom, broadcast on BBC television from 1986 to 1991. Written by Esmonde and Larbey and set in South London, it depicted the amorous adventures of a ...more

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Button Moon is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Button Moon Button Moon is a children's television programme broadcast in the United Kingdom in the 1980s on the ITV network. Thames Television produced each episode, which lasted ten minutes and featured ...more

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Byker Grove is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Byker Grove Charlie Hunnam, Jill Halfpenny, Donna Air - Byker Grove is a British television series which aired between 1989 and 2006 and was created by Adele Rose. The show was broadcast at 5.10pm after Newsround on CBBC on BBC One. It was aimed at ...more

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Car Booty is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Car Booty Lorne Spicer - Car Booty is a British television programme shown on BBC One as part of their daytime schedule, and is showing on Digital channel, Home. The concept of the show is for a family or group who are ...more

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Castaway 2000 is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Castaway 2000 Robert Lindsay, Danny Wallace - Castaway 2000 was a reality TV programme commissioned by the BBC in 2000. The programme follows a group of thirty-six men, women, and children who are tasked with building a community on a ...more

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Castaway 2007 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list BBC One TV Shows/Programs
Castaway 2007 Castaway 2007 was a follow-up to the BBC series Castaway 2000 in which a group of people from the British public are "castaway" on a remote island. While in the 2000 series 36 men, ...more