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Here are the top ten articles for the British Television Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
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. The Bee Gees Robin Gibb RIP
Robin Gibb of seminal Seventies Disco band The Bee Gees has died, aged 62.
3. 21st Century Update of Sherlock on TV
Iconic master detective Sherlock Holmes is back on the small screen and transported to the 21st century
4. Small Island
Andrea Levy’s prize-winning novel has been adapted for the small screen
5. MTV Teen Soap Skins
British teen drama Skins sets out to shock, and it has succeeded on both sides of the Atlantic! Firstly shown in the States on BBC America - with strong language and violence edited out - it has since been rewritten for an American audience and premiered on MTV in January 2011.
6. Review of Hustle
A review and celebration of the comedy/drama series Hustle
7. Yuri Gagarin First Man in Space
50 Years Ago Russian Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin circumnavigated the globe. In the Summer of 1961 he was interviewed in London for BBC TV. This UK tour, at the height of the Cold War, was made possible by the Amalgamated Foundry Workers Union - who invited the great man to visit Manchester, England.
8. 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!
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.
The historical naval adventure series was an award winner and worldwide hit
Be sure to visit the British Television Archives for all the articles!
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