Browse - Most popular shows on BBC One

Just Good FriendsJust Good Friends
BBC One, 1983 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy

Paul Nicholas plays Vince Pinner, an East End bookmaker, who thinks he is Gods gift to women, and Penny Warender, a up market girl from Chipping Ongar. Wonderful casting of the central charatures, but the show is stolen by Ann Lynn and Sylvia Kay who play Vince and Penny's mothers.

Rivers with Griff Rhys JonesRivers with Griff Rhys Jones
BBC One, 2009 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary

The actor and comedian explores the influence of waterways throughout history, and how they have shaped people's lives across Britain.

The Children of Green KnoweThe Children of Green Knowe
BBC One, 1986 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Family, Children, Fantasy

A young boy goes to live with his great-grandmother. While she tells him stories of his ancestors, he begins to see the spirits of children who lived in the house during the reign of Charles II.

Mary, Mel and Sue's Big Christmas Thank YouMary, Mel and Sue's Big Christmas Thank You
BBC One, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary

This is the first time that the former Bake Off judge and presenters are being reunited on TV, and even better that it's for a good cause too. The trio will be heading to a community centre in South Wales to throw a spectacular party for one very special village. Despite setbacks like the local school and post office closing down, the community has pulled together to open a centre which has become a lifeline for young children and the elderly with hot meals and even bingo. The volunteers who help run the centre, who usually try to make Christmas as special as possible, are in for a big shock when Mary, Mel and Sue descend on the village to revamp it and cook a spectacular meal for the local residents.

BBC One, 1979 Cancelled/Ended | Drama

In the early 1900's in England, young Christina is orphaned and goes to live with her Uncle Russell, who owns the country estate of Flambards, and has two sons. Mark, the elder, is a wastrel, a roue and, like his father, loves to hunt. The younger son William lives to fly aeroplanes. Christina finds herself struggling with the ideas of classism as she falls in love with country life, the hunt, and one of her cousins. But after their impulsive marriage, when her husband is called away by the First World War, Christina must keep Flambards afloat by herself.

BBC One, 1976 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Family

A little gypsy girl must overcome personal tragedy and bullying when she is forced to adopt a 'gorgio' way of life. Kizzy was only a Diddakoi, a half-gypsy, but the more the children at school tormented her, the more determined she was not to become onr of 'them', living in a house and bullying other people.

Tales From The PubTales From The Pub
BBC One Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Mystery, Horror

Anthology series from the minds that brought you "The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra".

The People of ParadiseThe People of Paradise
BBC One, 1960 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary

Series featuring David Attenborough discussing his journey through the South West Pacific in search of vanishing south sea rituals and customs.

BBC One, 1965 Cancelled/Ended | Family, Children, Fantasy

Jackanory is a BBC children's TV series that has been on air for a long time. Each episode is 15 minutes long and features well-known people reading stories. The show has a simple format, with a focus on storytelling. It has become a classic children's program, enjoyed by generations of young viewers.

BBC One, 2002 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy

Gary Bloke, a fifty-something ageing rock star, is deluded that he's still as famous, popular and successful as always. Having once achieved worldwide stardom, the East End lad is now living it up in a large country manor just outside the picturesque village of Duntwich. With little to do most of the time, Gary spends his considerable wealth as only the nouveau riche can: on ostentatious decor, cars and home furnishings. And copious amounts of drugs - a habit he somehow manages to keep concealed from gorgeous current wife Debs, quite some years his junior and a former model.