Shows written by Paul Abbott
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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State Of Play, BBC1, BBC4

No-one does political thrillers like the BBC, and in an age when focus-group wisdom prescribes an attention span of two episodes (hence endless ITV two-shot dramas), no-one holds out for a good, old-fashioned six-parter like the BBC, either. Thus we have State Of...

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Clocking Off, BBC1

If the BBC took advertising, then Clocking Off would be sponsored by the Ford Transit. Like Cold Feet, it is also set in Manchester, but this time recognisably so since everyone talks with a Northern accent, lives in a terrace near the City of Manchester Stadium and...

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