British BBC TV Shows/Programs

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List of prominent BBC shows and programs on this network. Must have originally aired or appeared in syndication on BBC. Alphabetical, sortable by any column.

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3 Non-Blondes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
3 Non-Blondes Tameka Empson, Jocelyn Jee Esien - 3 Non-Blondes is a hidden camera comedy show, distributed by the British Broadcasting Corporation on the BBC Three digital network channel, first aired in 2003. It also airs on BBC America and ...more

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3rd & Bird is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
Michael Fenton Stevens - 3rd & Bird is a British television programme aimed at young children, commissioned by Michael Carrington and broadcast on the BBC, which revolves around a community of birds and their ...more

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55 Degrees North is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
Andrew Dunn, Dervla Kirwan, George Harris - 55 Degrees North is a BBC television drama series starring Don Gilet as DS Nicky Cole, a London detective relocated to Newcastle upon Tyne after exposing police corruption. Dervla Kirwan ...more

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A Doll's House is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
A Doll's House is a British videotaped television production from the BBC of the play of the same name by Henrik Ibsen. It was directed by David Thacker and first broadcast on BBC 2 on November ...more

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A for Andromeda is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
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 Little Princess is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
Lesley Dunlop, Ruth Dunning, Alison Glennie - A Little Princess is a BBC television mini-series directed by Derek Martinus, based upon the novel A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett. This version is noted for being very faithful to ...more

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A Season With McLaren is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
The Team: A Season With McLaren is a 7 part TV series produced by John Gau Productions for the BBC during the 1993 Formula One season and first transmitted on BBC Two during November and ...more

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A Touch of Murder is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
Siân Phillips, Brian Blessed, George Baker - A very paranoid old Claudius, emperor of Rome, nears the end of his life commences to write his family's history. The Sybil had forseen that his story will be found in 1900 years (now). The ...more

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A Very Peculiar Practice is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
Peter Davison, Barbara Flynn, Graham Crowden - A Very Peculiar Practice is a BBC comedy-drama series, which ran for two series in 1986 and 1988. It was written by Andrew Davies, and was inspired by his experiences as a lecturer at the ...more

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Adam Adamant Lives! is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
Gerald Harper, Jack May, Juliet Harmer - Adam Adamant Lives! is a British television series which ran from 1966 to 1967 on the BBC, starring Gerald Harper in the title role. Proposing that an adventurer born in 1867 had been revived ...more

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Airport is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
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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All Quiet on the Preston Front is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
Holliday Grainger, Caroline Catz, Alistair McGowan - All Quiet on the Preston Front is a BBC comedy drama about a group of friends in the fictional Lancashire town of Roker Bridge, and their links to the local Territorial Army infantry platoon. It ...more

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Angels is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
Fiona Fullerton, Lesley Dunlop, Pauline Quirke - Angels was a British television seasonal drama series dealing with the subject of student nurses and was broadcast by the BBC between 1975 and 1978 and was once described as the "Z-Cars of ...more

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The Diary of Anne Frank is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
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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Aquila is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
Aquila Hilary Mason, Alastair Galbraith, Murray McArthur - Aquila is a British children's television show which aired on the BBC from 1997 to 1998. An episode was aired once a week, and was based on the story of two boys, Tom Baxter and Geoff Reynolds, ...more

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Aristocrats is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
Graham Norton - Aristocrats is a 1999 television series based on the biography by Stella Tillyard of the five aristocratic Lennox sisters in 18th century England. The series consists of six episodes of 50 ...more

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Attachments is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
Attachments David Walliams, Indira Varma, Romola Garai - Attachments is a BBC TV series that ran for two seasons from 2000 to 2002, a total of 26 episodes. It focuses on a group of young professionals in London that work for an Internet startup ...more

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Auf Wiedersehen, Pet is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
Timothy Spall, Lysette Anthony, Jimmy Nail - Auf Wiedersehen, Pet is a British comedy-drama television programme about seven British migrant construction workers. In the first series, the men live and work on a building site in ...more

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B-And-B is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
B-And-B Bernard Braden, Barbara Kelly, Kim Braden - B-And-B was a British sitcom starring Bernard Braden, his wife Barbara Kelly and their daughter Kim Braden. It was written by Michael Pertwee, and aired for a pilot and one series in 1968.

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Backup is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
Matthew Rhys, Alex Norton, Oliver Milburn - Backup is a BBC drama series about the work of a police Operational Support Unit. It ran for two series, between 1995 and 1997. Series One - Eight episodes, 1995 Series Two - Six episodes, 1997

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Ballykissangel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
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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Bamzooki is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
Bamzooki Barney Harwood, Jake Humphrey - Bamzooki is a mixed reality television gameshow on the BBC which features a toolkit developed by Gameware Development. The first series aired in March 2004 on CBBC. The show was presented by ...more

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Bananaman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
Graeme Garden, Bill Oddie, Tim Brooke-Taylor - Bananaman is a British comic book fictional character. Bananaman is a parody of traditional superheroes, being portrayed as a schoolboy who is transformed into a muscled, caped figure when he ...more

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Band of Brothers is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
Scott Grimes, Damian Lewis, Ron Livingston - Band of Brothers is a 2001 American war drama miniseries based on historian Stephen E. Ambrose's 1992 non-fiction book of the same name. The executive producers were Steven Spielberg and Tom ...more

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Barlow at Large is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
Stratford Johns, Derek Newark, Neil Stacy - Barlow at Large is a British television programme broadcast in the 1970s, starring Stratford Johns in the title role. Johns had previously played Barlow in the Z-Cars, Softly, Softly and Softly, ...more

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BB3B is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
BB3B was an animated UK children's television series produced by Tell Tale Productions in 2005. The entire series consists of thirteen episodes of twenty minutes each. It is shown on CBBC in the ...more

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Beau Geste is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
Christopher Malcolm, Anthony Calf, John Forgeham - Beau Geste is a BBC television serial, based on the novel by P. C. Wren. The series aired in 1982 and starred Benedict Taylor, Anthony Calf and Jonathon Morris as the three brothers.

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Becky and Barnaby Bear is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
Dominique Jackson - Becky and Barnaby Bear is a live action television series on United Kingdom TV for children between the ages of 0 and 5, starring Barnaby Bear and his friend Becky. Barnaby and Becky both live ...more

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Bergerac is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
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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Between the Lines is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
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 Cook, Little Cook is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
Big Cook, Little Cook Steve Marsh, Dan Wright - Big Cook, Little Cook is a television series for nursery school-aged children broadcast on BBC television channels. The programme is set in the kitchen of a café, with two principal ...more

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Bill Oddie Goes Wild is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
Bill Oddie Goes Wild Bill Oddie - Bill Oddie Goes Wild was a British TV programme, about natural history, presented by Bill Oddie. Three series were made.

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Birds of a Feather is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
Linda Robson, Matt Willis, Pauline Quirke - Birds of a Feather is a British sitcom originally broadcast on BBC One from 1989 to 1998, then revived on ITV in 2014. Starring Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson, and Lesley Joseph, it was created by ...more

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Blackadder's Christmas Carol is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
Rowan Atkinson, Rony Robinson, Stephen Fry - Blackadder's Christmas Carol is a one-off episode of Blackadder, a parody of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. It is set between Blackadder the Third and Blackadder Goes Forth, and is narrated ...more

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Blackadder: The Cavalier Years is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Stephen Fry - As the only two loyalists to King Charles (sounding a lot like Prince Charles), it is up to Blackadder and Baldrick to come up with a plan to save the King from Oliver Cromwell's death sentence. ...more

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Viva Blackpool is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
David Tennant, David Morrissey, David Bradley - Blackpool is a British television musical comedy drama serial, produced in-house by the BBC. It was screened on BBC One as six one-hour episodes on Thursday nights at 9pm from 11 November to 16 ...more

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Blake's 7 is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
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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Bleak House is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
Gillian Anderson, Carey Mulligan, Charles Dance - A trio of orphans becomes embroiled in a mysterious and long-running lawsuit in this sprawling BBC adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel. A legend in the legal circles of Victorian London, the ...more

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Bob the Builder is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
Chris Evans, Richard Briers, Greg Proops - Bob the Builder is a British children's animated television show created by Keith Chapman. In the original series Bob appears as a building contractor specializing in masonry in a stop motion ...more

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Bodies is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
Keith Allen, Susan Lynch, Preeya Kalidas - Bodies is a British television medical drama produced by Hat Trick Productions for the BBC. Created by Jed Mercurio, the series began in 2004 and is based on his book Bodies. In December 2009, ...more

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Bugs is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
Michael Grandage, Craig McLachlan, Jesse Birdsall - Bugs is a British television drama series which ran for four series from April 1995 to August 1999. The programme, a mixture of action/adventure and science-fiction, involved a team of ...more

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Bump is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
Simon Cadell - Bump was a television programme aimed at young children, created by Charles Mills and Terry Brain, produced by Queensgate Productions and originally aired on BBC1. It was a cartoon that featured ...more

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By the Sword Divided is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
By the Sword Divided By the Sword Divided is a British television series produced by the BBC between 1983 and 1985. The series was a historical drama set during the mid 17th century, dealing with the impact of the ...more

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Cardiac Arrest is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
Helen Baxendale, Peter O'Brien, Ace Bhatti - Cardiac Arrest is a British medical drama series made by World Productions for BBC1 and first broadcast between 1994 and 1996. The series was controversial due to its cynical depiction of ...more

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Casey Jones is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
Alan Hale, Jr., Dub Taylor - Casey Jones is an American children's Western series that ran during the 1957-1958 television season, based around the pioneering western railroads. The series aired in syndication in the United ...more

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Casualty is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
Henry Ian Cusick, Robson Green, Simon MacCorkindale - Casualty, stylised as CASUAL⁺Y, is a British medical drama that airs weekly on BBC One. It is the longest-running emergency medical drama television series in the world, and the most enduring ...more

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Casualty 1909 is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
Cherie Lunghi, Sarah Smart, William Houston - Casualty 1900s is a British hospital drama spin-off miniseries, broadcast by the BBC. It places the viewer in the Receiving Room of The London Hospital in London's East End. The drama is shot ...more

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Chalkhill is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs

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Charlie and Lola is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
Morgan Gayle, Ryan Harris, Daniel Mayers - Charlie and Lola is a British animated television series based on the Charlie and Lola books written by Lauren Child. It aired from 2005–2008. The animation uses a collage style that emulates ...more

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Coast is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list BBC TV Shows/Programs
Coast Alice Roberts - Coast is a BBC documentary series first broadcast on BBC Two television in 2005. A second series started on 26 October 2006, a third in early 2007 and a fourth in mid-2009. It covers various ...more