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Only Fools and Horses has been named the nations most loved BBC television programme of all time, following a public vote by The One Show viewers as part of the BBC’s centenary celebrations.

The One Show asked a panel of experts to help whittle down all the classic BBC TV Shows from across the years to a shortlist of 50 for viewers to vote on. The final 50 included everything from drama to comedy to entertainment to factual and natural history.

The panel was comprised of Sara Wallis, Mirror TV Columnist, David Butcher, Radio Times’ Choices Editor, Dick Fiddy, BFI Archive TV Programmer and Hanna Flint, Freelance Critic and MTV Movies Host.

Alex Jones, The One Show presenter says: “It’s been a joy to look back and celebrate some classic TV shows from the BBC’s history as part of BBC 100. There’s been an absolutely huge response from our lovely viewers and though we couldn’t fit everything onto the list, our viewers have shown so much love for these classic shows that have connected with them across generations.”

The BBC’s most loved 20 television programmes, as voted for by The One Show viewers, are:

  1. Only Fools and Horses

  2. Doctor Who

  3. Strictly Come Dancing

  4. Line of Duty

  5. Call The Midwife

  6. Gavin and Stacey

  7. Fawlty Towers

  8. Blackadder

  9. Morecambe and Wise Show

  10. The Vicar of Dibley

11. Dad's Army

12. Planet Earth I and II

13. Killing Eve

14. Dinnerladies

15. Yes Minister / Yes Prime Minister

16. Sherlock

17. The Good Life

18. Top of the Pops

19. The Royle Family

20. Blue Peter

The One Show airs on BBC One every week night at 7pm.


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