Only Fools and Horses was voted the’most loved BBC show’, beating out Strictly and Doctor Who


The One Show has been voted the most beloved BBC programme by viewers. It is closely followed closely by Doctor Who and Strictly Dancing.

The comedy series followed Del Boy (played by Sir David Jason) and Rodney Trotter (played by Rodney Trotter). It was a hit from the beginning of the eighties because of its quotable scripts and funny jokes.

It ran for seven seasons until 1991 and has been loved by many since. The One Show interviewed Sir David Jason ““It was such a great show to be a part of and I am pleased it has given so many laughs and continues to do so to this day.”

“From the brilliant writing of John Sullivan all the way down to the entire team in front of and behind the camera, let’s just say luvvly jubbly.”

Only Fools And Horses was a hit back in the 80s
Only Fools And Horses was a huge hit back in 1980s

The BBC will be celebrating its centenary year this year. The One Show invited viewers to vote on their favourite programmes from the past 100+ years to celebrate.

Doctor Who, which aired its first episode in 1963, came in second. Other honorable mentions include Strictly Come Dancing and Line Of Duty, Call The Midwife and Gavin and Stacey.

The cast have gone on to have successful careers
They have had successful careers.

Dad’s Army, Killing Eve, Dinnerladies, Sherlock, Top Of The Pops and The Royle Family all placed in the top scorers.

Alex Jones shared the voting results on The One Show “It’s been a joy to look back and celebrate some classic TV shows from the BBC’s history as part of BBC 100.”

Doctor Who also bagged a top spot on the list
Doctor Who was also on top of the list.

“There’s been an absolutely huge response from our lovely viewers and though we couldn’t fit everything onto the list, our viewers have shown so much love for these classic shows that have connected with them across generations.”

Alex was also joined by Sue Holderness who played Marlene Boyce in the classic comedy show to celebrate the show’s success.

A panel made up of journalists and experts selected 50 BBC shows to be included in the selection. The audience voted for their favorite shows, which included documentaries, dramas and comedy.

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