What are the best BBC shows?

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    #1Doctor Who

    Doctor Who

    Doctor Who is a British science-fiction television series that aired on BBC which follows the story of the Time Lord known as "the Doctor" from planet Gallifrey. It started in 1963 and became the longest-running television show in Britain. 

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    Marilyn Walsh
    Written on June 18, 2018
    "This is the longest-running british television show FOR AN EPIC REASON. Solid actors, plot, and cinematography, this series has it ALL!!!"
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    Sherlock is a 2010 British mystery crime tv show starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes and Martin Freeman as Dr. John Watson. It was released by BBC One network with four seasons last aired in 2017. 

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    Vincent Henderson
    Written on June 18, 2018
    "Sherlock always drives my mind wild, every episode got's me thinking long and hard."
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    Luther is a psychological, crime and drama British television series directed by Brian Kirk, Sam Miller, and Stefan Schwartz. It was released in the year 2010 on BBC America and was produced by Katie Swinden.

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    Raúl Ramos
    Written on June 18, 2018
    "Luther is one of the best shows i'm watching right now, bbc has the best selection of shows but this one is just ICONIC."
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    #4Peaky Blinders

    Peaky Blinders

    Peaky Blinders is a British TV drama that tells the story of the Peaky Binders crime gang, set in Birmingham during the aftermath of the First World War. The show centers on the fight of this criminal gang against the police.

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    Debra Guerrero
    Written on June 18, 2018
    "The first season had me hooked!"
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    #5The Last Kingdom

    The Last Kingdom
    The Last Kingdom is a 2015 British historical fiction television series by BBC, based on The Saxon Stories series of novels. The war for the different kingdoms of England is the main subject of the show. 
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    Bobby Cruz
    Written on June 18, 2018
    "This show easily beats Game of Thrones in the fantasy genre!!!"
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    #6Happy Valley

    Happy Valley

    Happy Valley is a 2014 TV series created by Sally Wainwright. The show tells the story of a police officer who tracks down the person responsible for her daughter's death. It stars  Sarah Lancashire, Siobhan Finneran, and Shane Zaza.

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    Doris Perkins
    Written on June 18, 2018
    "Happy valley is anything but a happy place, this raw and heartaching story will have you feel all sorts of crazy and on-edge emotions."
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    #7Call the Midwife

    Call the Midwife

    Call the Midwife is a British drama TV series created by Heidi Thomas. The show tells the story of the lives of midwives during the 20th century from the 50's to the 60's. It stars  Jenny Agutter, Laura Main, and Vanessa Redgrave.

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    Annie Zhang
    Written on June 18, 2018
    "even though i don't normally watch period dramas because i initially classify them as boring, this  tv show truly crushed all the stereotypes i held for them. i'm quite fascinated by the story of this!"
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    #8The Honorable Woman

    The Honorable Woman

    The Honorable Woman is a 2014 television mini-drama series that stars Maggie Gyllenhaal, Stephen Rea, and Lubna Azabal. The story centers around a businesswoman who wishes to make amends with the Israelis and Palestinians.

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    Teresa Banks
    Written on June 18, 2018
    "One of the most unique BBC shows on this list! Definitely worth watching heeh."
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    #9Last Tango in Halifax

    Last Tango in Halifax

    Last Tango in Halifax is a 2012 British drama television series starring Anne Reid, Derek Jacobi, and Sarah Lancashire. The show tells the story of old "almost" flames who reunite after fifty years and rekindle their romance.

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    Jane Phillips
    Written on June 18, 2018
    "This series sorta reminds me of how me and my hubby met (although we were only apart for seven years), his "best friend" totally told me that my hub wasn't into me and that i should go out with him instead but i rejected him and i was sad that my crush aka my hub didn't like me so why bother right? i learn half a decade later that he actually loved me back then and until now?? this show is so bittersweet like our relationship aaaaah!"


Best What are the best BBC shows
1Doctor WhoTV Shows 19 Paid
2SherlockTV Shows 17 Paid
3LutherTV Shows 14 Paid
4Peaky BlindersTV Shows 11 Paid
5The Last KingdomTV Shows 11 Paid
6Happy ValleyTV Shows 8 Paid
7Call the MidwifeTV Shows 5 Paid
8The Honorable WomanTV Shows 4 Paid
9Last Tango in Halifax TV Shows 1 Paid

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