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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 WWII 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