TV The Very Best British Teen Shows, Ranked  

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Teenagers' lives are full of drama, making them the perfect subjects for entertaining television. The top British teen shows combine elements of humor and pathos to tell engaging stories to fans of all ages. This is a list of the best British teen shows, including everything from Grange Hill to Teenage Health Freak to Harry and Cosh.

What series will you find on this list of the greatest British teen shows? Skins follows a group of teens in Bristol as they deal with a variety of issues, including depression, substance abuse, and sexuality. Nicholas Hoult, Hannah Murray, and Mike Bailey starred in the first generation of the series. Hollyoaks is another popular British teen TV show. Young Dracula tells the story of a bloodsucking family from Transylvania as they adjust to life in the small town of Stokey following a move. Other good British teen shows featured on this list include Sugar Rush and Byker Grove.

Do you have a favorite English teen show? Vote the best series up to the top of this list and get in on the conversation in the comments section.

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Skins is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Very Best British Teen Shows, Ranked
Skins Kaya Scodelario, Nicholas Hoult, Joe Dempsie Skins is a British teen drama that followed the lives of a group of teenagers in Bristol, South West England, through the two years of sixth form. Its controversial storylines have explored ...more

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Grange Hill is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Very Best British Teen Shows, Ranked
Grange Hill Stuart Organ, Gwyneth Powell, Lee Cornes Grange Hill is a British television drama series originally made by the BBC. The show began in 1978 on BBC1 and was one of the longest-running programmes on British television when it ended its ...more

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My Mad Fat Diary is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Very Best British Teen Shows, Ranked
My Mad Fat Diary Sharon Rooney, Claire Rushbrook, Ian Hart

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EastEnders: E20 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Very Best British Teen Shows, Ranked
EastEnders: E20 Samuell Benta, Emer Kenny, Sam Attwater EastEnders: E20 is a British Internet soap opera, which began airing on 8 January 2010. A spin-off from the established BBC soap EastEnders, it is set in EastEnders '​ regular setting of Albert ...more

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Press Gang is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Very Best British Teen Shows, Ranked
Press Gang Gabrielle Anwar, Lucy Benjamin, Dexter Fletcher Press Gang is a British children's television comedy-drama consisting of 43 episodes across five series that were broadcast from 1989 to 1993. It was produced by Richmond Film & Television ...more

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Byker Grove is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Very Best British Teen Shows, Ranked
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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Hollyoaks is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Very Best British Teen Shows, Ranked
Hollyoaks Gemma Atkinson, Roxanne McKee, Emma Rigby Hollyoaks is a British soap opera, first broadcast on Channel 4 on 23 October 1995. It was originally devised by Phil Redmond, who had also devised the Channel 4 soap Brookside. The programme is ...more

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Sugar Rush is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Very Best British Teen Shows, Ranked
Sugar Rush Lenora Crichlow, Sara Stewart, Sarah-Jane Potts Sugar Rush is a British television comedy-drama series developed by Shine Limited and broadcast by Channel 4, based on the Julie Burchill novel of the same name. It is centred on the life of a ...more

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Young Dracula is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Very Best British Teen Shows, Ranked
Young Dracula Keith-Lee Castle, Clare Thomas, Simon Ludders Young Dracula is a British teenage horror drama television series which aired on CBBC, loosely based on Young Dracula and Young Monsters, a children's book by Michael Lawrence. The final episode ...more

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Hollyoaks Later is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Very Best British Teen Shows, Ranked
Hollyoaks Later Bonnie Tyler, Emma Rigby, Gemma Merna Hollyoaks Later is a British television spin-off of the Channel 4 television series Hollyoaks. The series began in 2008 and since then has become an annual event for the soap. The series returns ...more

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A Bunch of Fives is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Very Best British Teen Shows, Ranked
A Bunch Of Fives Lesley Manville, Jamie Foreman A Bunch of Fives is an English children’s television show broadcast in the 1970s on ITV. A precursor of Grange Hill, it starred Lesley Manville and Jamie Foreman as Fifth formers who start a ...more

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Harry and Cosh is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Very Best British Teen Shows, Ranked
Harry And Cosh Bronson Webb, Lucinda Rhodes-Flaherty Harry and Cosh was a British children's television series directed by Daniel Peacock shown on Saturday afternoons on Shake! on Channel 5 It starred Harry Capehorn, Coshti Dowden, Lucinda ...more

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Teenage Health Freak is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Very Best British Teen Shows, Ranked
Teenage Health Freak Tony Robinson, Dominic Keating, Susan Penhaligon Teenage Health Freak is a British teen comedy-drama about the life and travails of a socially awkward teenager as he goes through life. It is best known for featuring the actress Liza Walker and ...more

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Rownd A Rownd is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Very Best British Teen Shows, Ranked
Rownd A Rownd Tom Blumberg, Aled Herbert, Manon Elis

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Help! I'm a Teenage Outlaw is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Very Best British Teen Shows, Ranked
Help! I'm A Teenage Outlaw Brian Hibbard, Steven O'Donnell, Benjamin Smith Help! I'm A Teenage Outlaw is a British television programme filmed in the Czech Republic and first aired on CITV. The show follows three hapless outlaws during the English Civil War, who are ...more