Northern England TV Shows

Here we collected the best northern england tv shows in order of popularity
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Coronation Street

Coronation Street

1960
The residents of the street are ordinary, working-class people, and the show follows them through regular social and family interactions at home, in the workplace, and in their local pub. Britain's lo...
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Waterloo Road

Waterloo Road

2006
The first broadcast of Waterloo Road in the United Kingdom was on March 9, 2006. The location of the show was changed in 2012 to the former Greenock Academy in Greenock, Scotland. Waterloo Road deals ...
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South Riding

South Riding

5.71
2011
In a passionate tale of politics in small places, the lives and loves of a 1930s Yorkshire town were explored. After twenty years teaching in London and the Empire, Sarah Burton returned to Yorkshire ...
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Ackley Bridge

Ackley Bridge

7
2017
The lives and cultures of white and Asian people are brought together by a new academy school.
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Open All Hours

Open All Hours

5.94
1976
Open All Hours is a BBC sitcom written by Roy Clarke and starring Ronnie Barker as a miserly shop keeper and David Jason as his put-upon nephew who works as his errand boy. It ran for 26 episodes in f...
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Rising Damp

Rising Damp

5.5
1974
Set in a seedy bedsit, the landlord Rigsby has his tenants debunk his claims.
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Still Open All Hours

Still Open All Hours

2014
Still Open All Hours is a sitcom that is set in a grocery store. The sequel features several of the permanent cast members from the original series.
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Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

6
1983
Seven British construction workers escape Britain's ever growing dole queue and travel to Germany to work on a site. We follow the trials of working away from home and away from the women they left be...
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At Home with the Braithwaites

At Home with the Braithwaites

2000
Sally Wainwright is the creator and writer of At Home with the Braithwaites. When the mother of the family wins 38 million pounds on the lottery, her life is turned upside down. Each member of the Bra...
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Band of Gold

Band of Gold

1995
Band of Gold is a British drama. It was shown on ITV between 1995 and 1997. The series is about a group of women who live and work in the red-light district.
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I Didn't Know You Cared

I Didn't Know You Cared

1975
I Didn't Know You Cared is a British comedy series set in a working class household in South Yorkshire in the 1970s, written by Peter Tinniswood loosely based upon his books A Touch Of Daniel, I Didn'...
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White Van Man

White Van Man

2011
The incredible misadventures of two handymen on the road and the extraordinary people they meet along the way.
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A Bit of a Do

A Bit of a Do

1989
The books by David Nobbs are the basis of A Bit of a Do. The show was aired on ITV in 1989. The show was made for the network. The changing lives of two families, the working-class Simcocks and the mi...
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The Chase

The Chase

2006
The Chase is a BBC drama series that first aired on 16 July 2006. The Chase centred around a family run veterinary practice. It was co-written by Gaynor Faye, the daughter of the show's creator, Kay ...
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The Street

The Street

5
2006
The lives and passions of neighbors on a northern English street are the subject of a anthology drama.
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Boys from the Blackstuff

Boys from the Blackstuff

1982
Alan Bleasdale's five-part series relates the experiences of the unemployed and their revered older friend, retired longshoreman and union leader, George Malone. As they struggle to make ends meet in ...
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Fat Friends

Fat Friends

2000
Following a group of overweight people, their laughter and pain, and addressing the absurdities of diet in our modern age, Fat Friends was a ITV drama. The drama looks at people and how they relate to...
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Hospital People

Hospital People

2017
Set in a fictional hospital, this mockumentary follows the lives of porters, hospital radio DJs, chaplains and managers asking who exactly are all these people, and should any of them be remotely near...
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Blackpool

Blackpool

6
2004
Ripley is a small-time businessman who wants to make it big with his new state-of-the-art amusement arcade. The opening is overshadowed by the discovery of a dead body. DI Carlisle fell in love with R...
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Life on Mars

Life on Mars

3.5
2006
A detective chief inspector was investigating a serial killer when he was knocked over by a car. He was transported back in time to 1973. He has to come to terms with his situation while figuring out ...
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The New Statesman

The New Statesman

8
1987
The New Statesman was a British sitcom that satirising the Conservative government of the time.
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Ricky and Ralf's Very Northern Road Trip

Ricky and Ralf's Very Northern Road Trip

2020
For a heart-warming and hilarious staycation, the Royle Family will travel the length and breadth of northern England in a quest to uncover each of its region's own unique secrets.
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Tilly Trotter

Tilly Trotter

1999
In 1930s rural England, a young girl envied by women for her beauty, lusted after by men, is accused of witchcraft and forced to rise above the prejudice of many people in the community in which she l...
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Bread

Bread

1986
Bread is a British television sitcom, written by Carla Lane, produced by the BBC and screened on BBC1 from 1 May 1986 to 3 November 1991. The series focused on the devoutly-Catholic and extended Bosw...
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Funland

Funland

2005
Funland is a comedy thriller serial that tells the story of a detective who arrives in Blackpool to find the killer of his mother with only the most implausible clues to go on. The first time it was s...
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Trollied

Trollied

5.89
2011
Set in Valco, a fictional budget supermarket in the north west of England, Trollied finds the funny in one of our most familiar surroundings and focuses on the types of characters we all recognise: bo...
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Clocking Off

Clocking Off

2000
In a community with so many secrets to hide, how much do you know about the person working next to you? In six powerful, self-contained dramas, everyday life is fractured by tumultuous marriages, snat...
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Last Tango in Halifax

Last Tango in Halifax

5.33
2012
Alan and Celia are both widowed in their 70s. When their grandsons put their details on Facebook, they rediscover a passionate relationship that started over sixty years ago.
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Edge of Darkness

Edge of Darkness

1985
Ronald Craven is haunted by the murder of his daughter and begins his own investigation.
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The Wackers

The Wackers

1975
There is a comedy show about a family in the city.
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Phoenix Nights

Phoenix Nights

6
2001
In the northern English town of Farnworth, there is a working men's club called the Phoenix Club. The show was written by Neil Fitzmaurice, Peter Kay and Dave Spikey. Two people wrote the music. The m...
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The Likely Lads

The Likely Lads

5.71
1964
Dick Clement wrote and produced The Likely Lads. Between December of 1964 and July of 1966 there were 21 episodes. Eight of these shows are still alive.
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Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?

Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?

6
1973
Between January 23, 1973, and April 9, 1974, there was a British sitcom called Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? It was a sequel to The Likely Lads. Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais wrote and creat...
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Born and Bred

Born and Bred

2002
There was a British drama series from 2002 to 2005. James Bolam and Michael French play a father and son who run a hospital in a fictional village. Bolam and French's characters are later replaced by ...
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Oh No, It's Selwyn Froggitt!

Oh No, It's Selwyn Froggitt!

1974
Selwyn Froggitt was played by Bill Maynard in a sitcom that ran from 1974 to 1977. The series was mostly written by Alan Plater. The filming of the series took place in Skelmanthorpe, West Yorkshire a...
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Our Friends in the North

Our Friends in the North

6
1996
The politics and change in Britain from the 1960's to the Nineties are examined.
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Broken

Broken

5.63
2017
Father Michael, a Catholic priest presiding over a Northern urban parish who is modern, maverick, and reassuringly flawed, needs to be a counselor and confessor to a congregation that is struggling to...
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Queer as Folk

Queer as Folk

6
1999
The lives and loves of young men in and around the gay scene.
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No Angels

No Angels

2004
No Angels ran for three series on Channel 4 from 2004 to 2006 and was a critically acclaimed British television comedy drama series. Toby came up with the idea.
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Emmerdale

Emmerdale

1972
Several families live on a farm in the Yorkshire Dales. There are murders, affairs, lies, deceit, laughter and tears in the village.
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Cracker

Cracker

8
1993
Fitz has a great insight into the criminal mind.
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Shameless

Shameless

5.6
2004
The story of a group of siblings that were abandoned by their parents, surviving by their wits and humor on a rough Manchester council estate. They won't admit it, but they need help and find it in St...
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The Tide of Life

The Tide of Life

1996
Tide of Life follows Emily Kennedy as she learns about relationships with three very different men. Forced from home of her first employer, Sep McGilby after his plans to marry her come to tragic end,...
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Crocodile Shoes

Crocodile Shoes

1994
Crocodile Shoes was made by the British Broadcasting Corporation and aired on the British Broadcasting Corporation's One channel in 1994. Jimmy Nail starred in the series as a factory worker who becom...
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The Syndicate

The Syndicate

2012
The subject of a drama is winning the lottery.
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Cold Feet

Cold Feet

6
1998
Follow the lives and loves of a group of thirtysomethings in a heart-warming comic drama as they try to find true love - or at least keep their relationships on track. In this wry and funny look at a ...
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Dalziel and Pascoe

Dalziel and Pascoe

6
1996
British crime drama based on the "Dalziel and Pascoe" series of books by Reginald Hill, set in the fictional Yorkshire town of Wetherton. The unlikely duo of politically incorrect elephant-in-a-china-...
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My Mad Fat Diary

My Mad Fat Diary

9
2013
Set in 1996 in Lincolnshire, the show tells the tragic and humorous story of a very troubled young girl Rae, who has just left a psychiatric hospital, where she has spent four months after attempting ...
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A Touch of Frost

A Touch of Frost

6.67
1992
A Touch of Frost is a detective drama series produced by Yorkshire Television for ITV from 1992 until 2010, initially based on the Frost novels by R.D. Wingfield. Writing credit for the three episodes...
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The Royle Family

The Royle Family

6
1998
The lives of a working class family in Manchester are the focus of a British comedy series.
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