TV, My Top British Shows

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1.
An Idiot Abroad (2010 TV Series)
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Brit Karl Pilkington has led a sheltered life. Not having done any traveling, he enjoys living within the comforts of what he knows... (43 mins.)
 
2.
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway (2002 TV Series)
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A game show hosted by Ant and Dec filled with stunts, sketches, and special guest appearances. (50 mins.)
Director: Chris Power
 
3.
Britain's Got Talent (2007 TV Series)
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Amateur singers, dancers, comedians, magicians, ventriloquists and novelty acts perform for a live audience and a panel of three judges. If all three judges buzz them off they must stop their act.
 
4.
The Crystal Maze (1990 TV Series)
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A team of six contestants enter the maze, where they take part in a series of tests and challenges across four themed zones in order to win time crystals. Those will determine how long they get within the crystal dome at the finale. (60 mins.)
 
5.
DIY SOS (1999 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
6.
Educating Yorkshire (2013 TV Series)
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"Educating Yorkshire is a British documentary television series broadcast on Channel 4. The eight-episode...
 
7.
Gladiators (1992 TV Series)
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Members of the public are pitted against superfit Gladiators in trials of strength, speed and stamina. (60 mins.)
 
8.
The Graham Norton Show (2007 TV Series)
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Irish comedian Graham Norton hosts his very own talk show. (60 mins.)
 
9.
The Great British Baking Show (2010 TV Series)
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Bakers attempt three challenges each week trying to impress the judges enough to go through to the next round and eventually are crowned Britain's best amateur baker. (60 mins.)
 
10.
Ground Force (1998 TV Series)
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British television series in which a group of professional landscapers/hardscapers creates or transforms a garden in two days as a surprise for one of the owners. (30 mins.)
 
11.
I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! (2002 TV Series)
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Celebrities are abandoned in the Australian jungle. To earn food, they do trials that challenge them physically (climbing caves/trees) and mentally (eating animal parts). Viewers vote their favourites to stay and to take part in challenges. (60 mins.)
Director: Ian Hamilton
 
12.
It's a Knockout (1966 TV Series)
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13.
The Moaning of Life (2013 TV Series)
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Karl is faced with the different aspects of life by travelling around the world and discovering how different people face life's challenges.
 
14.
Noel's House Party (1991 TV Series)
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Set in Noel Edmonds' fictitious grand house in the equally fictitious town of Crinkley Bottom, the show... (50 mins.)
 
15.
Not the Nine O'Clock News (1979 TV Series)
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British sketch comedy starring the likes of Rowan Atkinson and Mel Smith. (25 mins.)
 
16.
Parkinson (1971 TV Series)
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Talk show with celebrity guests. (50 mins.)
 
17.
A Question of Sport (1970 TV Series)
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Sporting celebrities are quizzed on their own and others' sports. (30 mins.)
 
18.
Piers Morgan's Life Stories (2009 TV Series)
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In-depth hour-long interviews devoted to just one guest and filmed in front of an audience, with video contributions from friends and family. (60 mins.)
Director: Chris Power
 
19.
Ross Kemp: Extreme World (2011 TV Series)
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The investigative documentary sees Ross Kemp travel to extreme parts of the world to explore how conflicts and hardship have afflicted the locals.
Stars: Ross Kemp
 
20.
Ross Kemp on Gangs (2006 TV Series)
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A look at the street gangs of El Salvador. The Documentary Film follows Ross as he meets gang members, accompanies the police on raids and experiences the everyday tragedies of gang-life.
Stars: Ross Kemp
 
21.
Ross Kemp Return to Afghanistan (2009 TV Series)
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Ross Kemp travels back to Afghanistan following his original BAFTA award winning series Ross Kemp in Afghanistan... (60 mins.)
Director: Anuar Arroyo
Stars: Ross Kemp
 
22.
Ross Kemp in Search of Pirates (2009 TV Series)
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Stars: Ross Kemp
 
23.
Spitting Image (1984 TV Series)
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A satire show using puppets that are charicatures of major public figures. (25 mins.)
 
24.
Top of the Pops (1964 TV Series)
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A rundown of the latest chart hits, featuring in-studio performances from popular music artists. (30 mins.)
 
25.
Top Gear (2002 TV Series)
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The hosts talk about everything car-related. From new cars to how they're fueled, this show has it all. (60 mins.)
 
26.
Who Do You Think You Are? (2004 TV Series)
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Well known faces within the British media each embark on individual journeys to answer some questions in regards to their own family history... (60 mins.)
Director: Archie Baron
 
27.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (1998 TV Series)
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The original British version of the quiz show that's become a worldwide hit. Host Chris Tarrant asks hopeful contestants a series of questions... (60 mins.)
 
28.
The X Factor (2004 TV Series)
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A British music competition to find new singing talent, contested by aspiring singers drawn from public auditions. (60 mins.)
 
29.
Football Focus (2001 TV Series)
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Preview of the upcoming football packed weekend