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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 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

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


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