PREVIEW: Harry Hill's World Of TV

Sunday 23rd August, 8:30pm on BBC Two.

The comedian offers his unique take on different TV genres, beginning with a guide to the history of soap operas. Harry touches on everything from The Grove Family and The Newcomers to EastEnders and Coronation Street, while also giving viewers a few helpful tips on how to make their own domestic drama.


Coming up later in the series:

Medical Dramas - From Dr Finlay’s Casebook through to Emergency Ward 10 and 1975’s Angels to Holby City and Casualty.

Police Dramas - From Dixon of Dock Green through to Z Cars, Softly Softly to The Sweeney, The Bill and Line Of Duty

Home Improvement Shows - From 1963’s Barry Bucknall’s DIY through to Toolbox, 60 Minute Make Over and Changing Rooms to Grand Designs.

Historical Documentaries - from Kenneth Clarke’s Civilisation through to AJP Taylor, James Burk and Mary Beard all the way to Who Do You Think You Are and Danny Dyer’s Right Royal Family.

Cookery Programmes - from Fanny Craddock, through to Delia, Mary Berry, Jamie Oliver’s Naked Chef to Ainsley Harriot ,MasterChef and Bake Off.


Harry Hill says: “It’s about time someone blew the whistle on how these TV shows are put together and it looks like I’m the man for the job. Watching TV will never be the same again! I predict this series of programmes will be required viewing for all students of TV. We’re talking TV landmark… jus’ sayin’.”


Harry Hill's World Of TV begins Sunday 23rd August, 8:30pm on BBC Two.

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