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The BBC at 100: 100 of its best shows.

The BBC at 100: 100 of its best shows.

This year the BBC turns 100. Fundamental to Britain and funded by licence fee payers, the BBC has garnered a worldwide reputation for quality. For this special post highlighting the highlights of the corporation's massive contribution to television, I've decided to...

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William And Mary, ITV1

Welcome to the heavyweight league, Martin Clunes. This isn't a dig at his size (he's cuddly, not fat) but praise for his emergence as a truly classy actor. (Readers who don't like praise being lavished should turn off now). Depths never really evident in No Place Like...

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Watermelon, ITV1

TV dramas are so smart-arsed – sorry, sophisticated – these days that sometimes one can stand out from the crowd just by playing it straight. Watermelon didn’t run over three consecutive nights, and didn’t involve any detectives, medics, psychopaths (not really) or...

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Cold Feet: The End, ITV1

So it’s really ended. The much-trailed last-ever episode of Cold Feet was a bit subdued, understandably in that it was mainly about the grief surrounding Rachel’s death, but unsatisfyingly for the finale of what’s become a TV institution. The already-overdone device...

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