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The Best BBC Two TV Shows  

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List of popular BBC Two shows, ranked from best to worst. This list of the top current and cancelled BBC Two TV series includes the date when each show first aired, as well as which actors starred in the show. The best BBC Two TV programs of all time include the most viewed shows on BBC Two, as this list covers the entire history of the network. This list is sorted by popularity, so the shows with the most votes are at the top of the list.

List contains shows like Top Gear, Pingu.

Although television fans in different locations grew up with BBC Two on different channels, most of us got the same shows, so don't let your favorite BBC Two TV shows sink to the bottom of the list! The list of top BBC Two television shown below includes cast, creator, and premiere date when available. This list contains only TV series on the BBC Two network, even ones that are no longer on the air.

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The Black Adder is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Rowan Atkinson, Brian Blessed, Elspet Gray
The Black Adder is the first series of the BBC sitcom Blackadder, written by Richard Curtis and Rowan Atkinson, directed by Martin Shardlow and produced by John Lloyd. The series was originally ...more
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Fawlty Towers is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
John Cleese, Prunella Scales, Andrew Sachs
Fawlty Towers is a BBC television sitcom that was first broadcast on BBC2 in 1975 and 1979. Twelve episodes were made. The show was written by John Cleese and his then-wife Connie Booth, both of ...more
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A Question of Genius is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Kirsty Wark
A Question of Genius was a game show hosted by Kirsty Wark and produced by BBC Scotland. The show was broadcast on BBC Two. It was recorded at BBC Pacific Quay in Glasgow. It ran from 16 March ...more
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Great British Railway Journeys is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Great British Railway Journeys Michael Portillo
Great British Railway Journeys is a BBC history travelogue documentary television series presented by Michael Portillo. The first series premiered on 4 January 2010 on BBC Two, running for 20 ...more
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Ancient Worlds is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Ancient Worlds
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Torchwood is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Kai Owen
Torchwood is a British science fiction television programme created by Russell T Davies. A spin-off from the 2005 revival of long-running science fiction programme Doctor Who, Torchwood aired ...more
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Top Gear is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Richard Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson, James May
Top Gear is a half-hour motoring show that started in 1977 on the BBC in the United Kingdom. It was long-lived, and followed by a revamped format starting in 2002, as well as a number of ...more
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Red Dwarf is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Chris Barrie, Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules
Red Dwarf is a British comedy franchise which primarily comprises ten series of a television science fiction sitcom that aired on BBC Two between 1988 and 1993 and from 1997 to 1999, and on Dave ...more
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Top Gear Motorsport is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Tiff Needell
Top Gear Motorsport was a British television programme, covering various forms of motor racing, broadcast on BBC Two from 1994 to 1998. It was a spin-off programme from the popular motoring ...more
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Heroes Unmasked is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Heroes Unmasked
Heroes Unmasked is a behind-the-scenes documentary television series of the American television series Heroes, made by the BBC and narrated by Anthony Head in series 1–2, and in series 3 by ...more
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Great Railway Journeys is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Great Railway Journeys Michael Palin
Great Railway Journeys, originally titled Great Railway Journeys of the World, is a recurring series of travel documentaries produced by BBC Television. The premise of each programme is that the ...more
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Steam Days is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Steam Days
Steam Days is a 1986 BBC 2 television documentary series written and presented by Miles Kington. Each episode is themed around the history of British steam locomotives and railways, particularly ...more
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Right to the Edge: Sydney to T... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Right to the Edge: Sydney to Tokyo By Any Means
Right to the Edge: Sydney to Tokyo By Any Means, also known by the working title By Any Means 2 is a 2009 adventure series by Charley Boorman and is a sequel to the 2008 BBC travel series and ...more
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The Office is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Ricky Gervais, Martin Freeman, Mackenzie Crook
The Office is a mockumentary that was first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC Two on 9 July 2001. Created, written, and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, the programme is ...more
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Not The Nine O'Clock News is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Not The Nine O'Clock News Rowan Atkinson, Pamela Stephenson, Griff Rhys Jones
Not the Nine O'Clock News is a television comedy sketch show which was broadcast on BBC2 from 1979 to 1982. Originally shown as a comedy alternative to the Nine O'Clock News on BBC1, it featured ...more
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Monty Python's Flying Circus is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam
Monty Python’s Flying Circus is a British sketch comedy series commissioned by David Attenborough, created by the comedy group Monty Python and broadcast by the BBC from 1969 to 1974. The shows ...more
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Robot Wars is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Jayne Middlemiss
Robot Wars is a technological game show that was first broadcast on BBC Two from 20 February 1998 until 23 February 2001, then broadcast on BBC Choice from 8 October 2001 until 7 February 2003 ...more
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I, Claudius is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Derek Jacobi, John Hurt, Siân Phillips
I, Claudius is a 1976 BBC Television adaptation of Robert Graves's I, Claudius and Claudius the God. Written by Jack Pulman, it starred Derek Jacobi as Claudius, with Siân Phillips, Brian ...more
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Rab C. Nesbitt is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
David Tennant, Barbara Rafferty, Elaine C. Smith
Rab C. Nesbitt is a Scottish Comedy which began in 1988. Produced by BBC Scotland, it stars Gregor Fisher as an alcoholic Glaswegian who seeks unemployment as a lifestyle choice. Rab C. Nesbitt ...more
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Blue Peter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
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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Brum is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Toyah Willcox
Brum was a British children's superhero rescue television series about the adventures of a radio controlled car of the same name. It was produced by Ragdoll Productions for HIT Entertainment and ...more
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Top of the Pops is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Lisa Snowdon, Fearne Cotton, Alan Freeman
Top of the Pops, also known as TOTP, was a British music chart television programme, made by the BBC and originally broadcast weekly between 1 January 1964 and 30 July 2006. It was traditionally ...more
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Harry & Paul is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Kathy Burke, Sophie Winkleman, Harry Enfield
Harry & Paul is a BAFTA Award-winning British sketch comedy show starring Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse. It was first broadcast on BBC One on 13 April 2007. Prior to broadcast it was ...more
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Postman Pat is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Ken Barrie, Carole Boyd, Kulvinder Ghir
Postman Pat is a British stop-motion animated children's television series first produced by Woodland Animations. It is aimed at pre-school children, and concerns the adventures of Pat Clifton, ...more
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Fear, Stress & Anger is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Peter Davison, Katherine Parkinson, Georgia Moffett
Fear, Stress & Anger is a British sitcom that aired on BBC Two in 2007. Starring Peter Davison and Pippa Haywood, it was written by Michael Aitkens. There is no studio audience or laugh