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3 February 2007 (UK) See more »
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Cast

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Miriam Margolyes ... Narrator (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Aaronovitch ... Himself
Paul Abbott ... Himself

Joe Ahearne ... Himself

Jon Amiel ... Himself

Anthony Andrews ... Himself
Michael Angelis ... Himself

Annabelle Apsion ... Herself

George Baker ... Himself

Joe Don Baker ... Himself

John Barrowman ... Himself

Carlos Bernard ... Himself
Alan Bleasdale ... Himself

Brian Blessed ... Himself

Steven Bochco ... Himself

Peter Bogdanovich ... Himself

Lorraine Bracco ... Herself

David Chase ... Himself

Sarah Clarke ... Herself

Lorcan Cranitch ... Himself
Gemma Craven ... Herself

Charles Dance ... Himself

Phil Daniels ... Himself

Jack Davenport ... Himself
Andrew Davies ... Himself

Russell T. Davies ... Himself

Drea de Matteo ... Herself

Anne-Marie Duff ... Herself (as Anne Marie Duff)
Brian Eastman ... Himself

Christopher Fairbank ... Himself
Peter Flannery ... Himself

Mark Frost ... Himself

Louis Gossett Jr. ... Himself (as Louis Gossett Jnr.)
Piers Haggard ... Himself
Derek Hatton ... Himself
Sally Head ... Herself
Trevor Hicks ... Himself

John Hurt ... Himself
Marina Hyde ... Herself

Robert Iler ... Himself

Mick Jackson ... Himself

Geraldine James ... Herself
Alkarim Jivani ... Himself
John Judd ... Himself
Troy Kennedy-Martin ... Himself (as Troy Kennedy Martin)

Peter Kosminsky ... Himself
Ian La Frenais ... Himself

Verity Lambert ... Herself
David Leland ... Himself

Damian Lewis ... Himself
David Liddiment ... Himself

Robert Lindsay ... Himself

Kyle MacLachlan ... Himself
Jackie Malton ... Herself (as DCI Jackie Malton)

Anamaria Marinca ... Herself

Jean Marsh ... Herself
Margaret Matheson ... Herself

Tim McInnerny ... Himself
Christopher Morahan ... Himself

Abi Morgan ... Herself
Don Mullan ... Himself

Carey Mulligan ... Herself
Chris Mullin ... Himself (as Chris Mullin MP)
Daniela Nardini ... Herself

James Nesbitt ... Himself

Bill Paterson ... Himself
John Patterson ... Himself

Maxine Peake ... Herself

Siân Phillips ... Herself
Stephen Poliakoff ... Himself
Mark Redhead ... Himself

John Salthouse ... Himself
Nicola Shindler ... Herself

James Sikking ... Himself

John Simm ... Himself

Tony Sirico ... Himself

Alison Steadman ... Herself

Mark Strong ... Himself
Joel Surnow ... Himself

David Tennant ... Himself
Kenith Trodd ... Himself

Steven Van Zandt ... Himself

Johnny Vegas ... Himself

Bruce Weitz ... Himself

Richard D. Winters ... Himself (as Maj. Richard D. Winters Rtd.)
Herbert Wise ... Himself
Mal Young ... Himself

Sophie Aldred ... Ace (archive footage) (uncredited)

Nicholas Briggs ... Daleks / Dalek Emperor (voice) (archive footage) (uncredited)

Christopher Eccleston ... The Doctor (archive footage) (uncredited)

Sean Gallagher ... Chip (archive footage) (uncredited)
Karen Gledhill ... Allison (archive footage) (uncredited)

William Hartnell ... The Doctor (archive footage) (uncredited)

Sylvester McCoy ... The Doctor (archive footage) (uncredited)

Billie Piper ... Rose Tyler (archive footage) (uncredited)
David John Pope ... The Kandyman (archive footage) (uncredited)

William Russell ... Ian Chesterton (archive footage) (uncredited)

Pamela Salem ... Rachel (archive footage) (uncredited)

Simon Williams ... Gilmore (archive footage) (uncredited)

Directed by
Toby Dye 
Shelley Lawrence 
 
Produced by
Toby Dye .... producer
Valerie Hetherington .... archive producer
Beth Jones .... assistant producer
Sara Kandasamy .... assistant producer
Gary Monaghan .... executive producer
Annabel Raftery .... line producer
 
Cinematography by
John Halliday 
Steve Robson 
Arun Taylor 
 
Film Editing by
Chuck Cartmel 
Nick Scullard 
Simon Thompson 
 
Sound Department
Dan Harrison .... sound recordist
John Ruddy .... sound recordist
Robin Saunders .... dubbing
 
Editorial Department
Paul Fallon .... colorist
Nick King .... on-line editor
 
Other crew
Charlie Edge .... researcher
Patrick Eamonn Farrelly .... researcher
Cathy Gormley .... production coordinator
Huw Martin .... archive researcher
Debi Roach .... head of production
 

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8 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Top of the class!, 12 April 2007
Author: Steve Nicks from United Kingdom

Why can't other arts programming be made to the same calibre as this? I must admit that I didn't really expect much from another list show but after seeing the calibre of the interviewees on the trailer (John Hurt, Robert Lindsay etc) I thought I'd give it a go and was very pleasantly surprised. Apart from being beautifully shot there was a real integrity to both the pool of dramas included, covering over 40s years and every one a bona fide classic and to the people chosen to talk on them. Reading like a who's who of TV, for practically every drama in the list we heard first hand about the production from either the makers or the stars – or more often than not both. What's more for once the programme makes didn't assume that the audience at home was stupid – it was intelligent as well as entertaining. I didn't agree with all the rankings and some of my more obscure favourites were no way to be seen on the list but then again there were some dramas I had never heard of and will now definitely seek out. You're never going make a list that pleases everyone all the time but as an inspiring reference for the great drama that's made for TV you could do much worse than check this out.

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