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List of popular British Broadcasting Corporation shows, ranked from best to worst. This list of the top current and cancelled British Broadcasting Corporation TV series includes the date when each show first aired, as well as which actors starred in the show. The best British Broadcasting Corporation TV programs of all time include the most viewed shows on British Broadcasting Corporation, 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.

Shows include everything from Doctor Who to Band of Brothers.

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Sherlock is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
Sherlock Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs

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Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
Doctor Who Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant, Matt Smith

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Torchwood is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
JakeFraser added Torchwood John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Kai Owen

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Luther is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
Luther Idris Elba, Warren Brown, Dermot Crowley

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Pride and Prejudice is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
Pride and Prejudice Colin Firth, Lucy Davis, Alison Steadman

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Blackadder's Christmas Carol is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
Blackadder's Christmas Carol Rowan Atkinson, Rony Robinson, Stephen Fry

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Blackadder: The Cavalier Years is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
Blackadder: The Cavalier Years Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Stephen Fry

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Only Fools and Horses is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
JakeFraser added Only Fools and Horses David Jason, Roger Lloyd-Pack, Paul Barber

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Life on Mars is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
Life on Mars John Simm, Philip Glenister, Liz White

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The Black Adder is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
The Black Adder Alex Norton, Elspet Gray, Tim McInnerny

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Miss Marple is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
Miss Marple Joan Hickson, Gwen Watford, David Horovitch

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Keeping Up Appearances is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
Keeping Up Appearances Patricia Routledge, Geoffrey Hughes, Clive Swift

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Merlin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
Merlin John Hurt, Colin Morgan, Bradley James

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I, Claudius is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
I, Claudius Derek Jacobi, John Hurt, Siân Phillips

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The Inspector Lynley Mysteries is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
The Inspector Lynley Mysteries Nathaniel Parker, Sharon Small, Lesley Vickerage

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Jonathan Creek is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
Jonathan Creek Alan Davies, Caroline Quentin, Stuart Milligan

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North & South is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
North & South Richard Armitage, Sinéad Cusack, Daniela Denby-Ashe

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All Creatures Great and Small is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
All Creatures Great and Small Christopher Timothy^! Robert Hardy^! Peter Davison

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Band of Brothers is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
Band of Brothers Scott Grimes, Damian Lewis, Ron Livingston

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Monarch of the Glen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
Monarch of the Glen Richard Briers, Susan Hampshire, Dawn Steele

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Yes Minister is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
Yes Minister Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds

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Due South is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
Due South Leslie Nielsen, Callum Keith Rennie, Paul Gross

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Bleak House is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
Bleak House Gillian Anderson, Carey Mulligan, Charles Dance

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Jane Eyre is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows

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Who Do You Think You Are? is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows

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New Tricks is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
New Tricks James Bolam, Alun Armstrong, Amanda Redman

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The Sarah Jane Adventures is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
JakeFraser added The Sarah Jane Adventures Elisabeth Sladen, Daniel Anthony, Alexander Armstrong

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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Alec Guinness, Ian Richardson, Joss Ackland

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Silent Witness is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
Silent Witness Emilia Fox, William Gaminara, Tom Ward

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The Thin Blue Line is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
The Thin Blue Line Rowan Atkinson, Mark Addy, James Dreyfus

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Bagpuss is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
Bagpuss Oliver Postgate, Sandra Kerr, John Faulkner

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House of Cards is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
House of Cards Ian Richardson, Colin Jeavons, James Villiers

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Rome is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
Rome Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Polly Walker

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Inspector George Gently is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
Inspector George Gently Martin Shaw, Lee Ingleby, Simon Hubbard

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Truly, Madly, Deeply is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows

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The Likely Lads is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
The Likely Lads Wendy Richard, James Bolam, Sheila Fearn

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Little Dorrit is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
Little Dorrit Andy Serkis, Freema Agyeman, Matthew Macfadyen

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Spooks is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
Spooks Richard Armitage, David Oyelowo, Lara Pulver

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Waking the Dead is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
Waking the Dead Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Wil Johnson

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The Late Late Show with Craig ... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Craig Ferguson, Shadoe Stevens, Josh Robert Thompson

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Pride and Prejudice is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
Pride and Prejudice Barbara Shelley, Judy Parfitt, Tessa Peake-Jones

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To the Manor Born is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
To the Manor Born Penelope Keith, Alexander Armstrong, Angela Thorne

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Ever Decreasing Circles is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
Ever Decreasing Circles Richard Briers, Penelope Wilton, Peter Egan

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Middlemarch is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
Middlemarch Rufus Sewell, Robert Hardy, Michael Hordern

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Bananaman is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
Bananaman Graeme Garden, Bill Oddie, Tim Brooke-Taylor

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Smiley's People is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
Smiley's People Alec Guinness^! Eileen Atkins^! Bill Paterson

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Great Expectations is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
Great Expectations Patsy Kensit, Joan Hickson, Stratford Johns

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Rumpole of the Bailey is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
Rumpole of the Bailey Samantha Bond, Leo McKern, Rosalyn Landor

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Cranford is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
Cranford Judi Dench, Imelda Staunton, Eileen Atkins

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Paddington Bear is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best British Broadcasting Corporation TV Shows
Paddington Bear Tim Curry, Joel Grey, Michael Hordern