Fave British TV Shows

by Scarlett_Fox | created - 10 Aug 2013 | updated - 3 weeks ago | Public
 Refine See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc
  • Instant Watch Options
  • Genres
  • Movies or TV
  • IMDb Rating
  • In Theaters
  • On TV
  • Release Year
  • Keywords




IMDb user rating (average) to
Number of votes to »




Reset



Reset
Release year or range to »




































































































1. Around the World in 80 Days (II) (1989– )

49 min | Documentary

8.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

Michael Palin attempts to copy the exploits of fictional character Phileas Fogg, by trying to travel around the world (without flying) in 80 days.

Stars: Michael Palin, Basil Pao, Chris Collins, Terry Gilliam

Votes: 1,279

2. Only Fools and Horses.... (1981–2003)

TV-PG | 95 min | Comedy

8.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  

Comedy that follows two brothers from London's rough Peckham estate as they wheel and deal through a number of dodgy deals as they search for the big score that'll make them millionaires.

Stars: David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Roger Lloyd Pack, Buster Merryfield

Votes: 35,796

3. Steptoe and Son (1962–2016)

45 min | Comedy

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Classic 1960s British comedy series about a thirty-something year-old man named Harold and his elderly father, Albert, who work as rag and bone men (collecting and selling junk). Harold is ... See full summary »

Stars: Wilfrid Brambell, Harry H. Corbett, Frank Thornton, Tim Buckland

Votes: 2,030

4. Fawlty Towers (1975–1979)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

Hotel owner Basil Fawlty's incompetence, short fuse, and arrogance form a combination that ensures accidents and trouble are never far away.

Stars: John Cleese, Prunella Scales, Andrew Sachs, Connie Booth

Votes: 67,651

5. One Foot in the Grave (1990–2001)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Victor Meldrew is a retiree who attracts bad luck. If he's not driving his long suffering wife Margeret crazy with his constant moaning, he's fighting with neighbors.

Stars: Richard Wilson, Annette Crosbie, Doreen Mantle, Owen Brenman

Votes: 4,272

6. In Sickness and in Health (1985–1992)

30 min | Comedy

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Alf and Else are getting old, Rita's left home, Else's confined to a wheelchair. Alf must now do battle with the Social Security system.

Stars: Warren Mitchell, Carmel McSharry, Arthur English, Ken Campbell

Votes: 444

7. P.O.W. (2003– )

48 min | Drama

8.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: James D'Arcy, Anatole Taubman, Ewan Stewart, Shaun Dooley

Votes: 128

8. Black-Adder II (1986)

TV-PG | 176 min | Comedy

8.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

In the Tudor court of Elizabeth I, Lord Edmund Blackadder strives to win Her Majesty's favour while attempting to avoid a grisly fate should he offend her.

Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Tim McInnerny, Miranda Richardson

Votes: 34,233

9. Grange Hill (1978–2008)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The long running television series of the Grange Hill Comprehensive School, and the children's everyday lives.

Stars: Stuart Organ, Gwyneth Powell, Lee Cornes, Sally Geoghegan

Votes: 834

10. Coach Trip (2005– )

Reality-TV

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Brendan Sheerin, Dave Vitty, Jackie Clune, David Quantick

Votes: 178

11. Mr. Bean (1990–1995)

TV-G | 350 min | Comedy, Family

8.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Life is a difficult challenge for Mr Bean, who despite being a grown adult, has trouble completing even the simplest of tasks. Thankfully, his perseverance is usually rewarded, and he finds an ingenious way around the problem.

Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Robin Driscoll, Matilda Ziegler, Matthew Ashforde

Votes: 75,448

12. An Idiot Abroad (2010–2013)

TV-14 | 43 min | Documentary, Adventure, Comedy

8.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Brit Karl Pilkington has led a sheltered life. Not having done any traveling, he enjoys living within the comforts of what he knows, basically that being what is purely British. As such, ... See full summary »

Stars: Karl Pilkington, Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant, Luke Campbell

Votes: 25,963

13. A Place in France (2002– )

26 min | Documentary

8.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Jenny Eclair, Nigel Farrell, Reza Mahammad, Nippi Singh

Votes: 22

14. The 1940s House (2001– )

45 min | Family, Reality-TV

8.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Reality show. A couple, their daughter and two grandchildren volunteer to spend several weeks living under wartime conditions. That includes clothing, learning to live with rationing (12 ... See full summary »

Stars: Geoffrey Palmer, Piers Brendon, Guy de la Bédoyère, Ben Hymers

Votes: 182

15. Long Lost Family (2011– )

8.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

This British television series helps people reunite with long lost family members. Researchers take up the search when the trail has run cold, when the limited information that a person has... See full summary »

Stars: Davina McCall, Nicky Campbell, Peter Arundel, Elsie Brockbank

Votes: 97

16. My Mad Fat Diary (2013– )

TV-MA | 47 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Set in 1996 in Lincolnshire, the show tells the tragic and humorous story of a very troubled young girl, Rae, who spent four months in a psychiatric hospital for attempted suicide. After ... See full summary »

Stars: Jodie Comer, Ciara Baxendale, Dan Cohen, Sharon Rooney

Votes: 12,480

17. Britain's Got Talent (2007– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, Reality-TV

6.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A variety of acts perform in front of a live audience and a panel of judges, for a chance to win £250,000 and to perform at the Royal variety.

Stars: Anthony McPartlin, Declan Donnelly, Amanda Holden, Simon Cowell

Votes: 2,887

18. I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! (2002– )

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Reality-TV

5.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

British reality series presented by Ant and Dec in which 12 celebrities are abandoned in the Australian jungle. In order to earn food, they must perform Bushtucker Trials which challenge them physically and mentally.

Stars: Anthony McPartlin, Declan Donnelly, Joel Dommett, Scarlett Moffatt

Votes: 1,907

19. Celebrity Big Brother (2001– )

50 min | Reality-TV

4.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

A version of the hit show Big Brother, in which a group of celebrities spend time in the famous house.

Stars: Marcus Bentley, Emma Willis, Calum Best, Coleen Nolan

Votes: 889

20. Gogglebox (2013– )

50 min | Reality-TV

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Some of Britain's most opinionated and avid TV viewers comment freely on the best and worst television shows of the past week, from the comfort of their sofas.

Stars: Ralf Woerdenweber, Josh Tapper, Alex Michael, Andy Michael

Votes: 1,157

21. Victoria (2016– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

The early life of Queen Victoria, from her ascension to the throne at the tender age of 18 to her courtship and marriage to Prince Albert.

Stars: Jenna Coleman, Nell Hudson, Tommy Knight, Daniela Holtz

Votes: 11,137

22. Jamestown (2017– )

60 min | Drama, History

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A drama about English settlers in America in 1617.

Stars: Naomi Battrick, Max Beesley, Jason Flemyng, Burn Gorman

Votes: 1,307