Top Ten britishtelevision Articles

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1. Davina McCall on The Million Pound Drop
The Million Pound Drop pairs a million pounds (always a good figure to conjure with in game shows) with Davina McCall, live and in full colour. It takes some getting into, but is annoyingly addictive.

2. Labyrinth
This two-part TV miniseries stars John Hurt, and is modelled on the best selling novel of the same name by Kate Mosse. A split-time chronicle of the Holy Grail which spans the 13th and 21st centuries, the dual story line focuses on the intermingled lives of two women, related by blood.

3. The Apprentice UK 2012
Well who doesn't love The Apprentice, either in the UK or the USA? The new season of The Apprentice UK opens in March 2012 with the usual contingent of scary candidates, together with the scary Lord Alan Sugar.

4. The Bee Gees Robin Gibb RIP
Robin Gibb of seminal Seventies Disco band The Bee Gees has died, aged 62.

5. The Killing II - Forbrydelsen Returns
Sarah Lund returns to The Killing II with a new red jumper and the same deadpan expression, all set to wage fresh war on terror.

6. Downton Abbey Series 2 Finale Review
Downton Abbey Series Two ended with the usual cliffhangers, and the great news that there is a third series due next year. So how is this epic costume drama shaping up so far? (Contains spoilers)

7. Karen Gillan in We'll Take Manhattan
Actress Karen Gillan is the darling of British TV, as Dr Who companion Amy Pond. In 2012 BBC drama 'We'll Take Manhattan' she appears as 'The Shrimp' - iconic Sixties model, Jean Shrimpton

8. Simon Cowell and The Talent Show Story
Simon Cowell dominates 21st century talent shows. He also dominates this 2012 UK TV series about the history of TV talent shows!

9. Lord Sugar's Young Apprentice 2011
Lord Alan Sugar's Young Apprentice starts on BBC TV in Autumn, 2011. Here is a review of the opening episode - contains spoilers!

10. The Unforgettable Ernie Wise
At long last, 'The Unforgettable Ernie Wise' is a fitting TV tribute to the late, the great, the fabulous Ernie Wise, long time partner of the equally wondrous Eric Morecambe.



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