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100 GREATEST ...
100 GREATEST TV CHARACTERS (PART 2)
Another programme following the 100 Greatest... theme. This time the theme is 100 greatest characters and once again the public will get to choose who they believe is the all time favourite character. Thousands of fictitious characters appear on television each week. Presented by Ardal O'Hanlon, this two-part special reveals the definitive roll call of TV talent as voted by the British public. From 100 to 1, the two programmes count down the greatest characters ever to appear on British television, reveal the stories behind the favourites, and feature interviews with the actors and writers including Ricky Tomlinson, Helen Mirren, Daniella Nardini, Peter Falk, George Cole, Alan Bleasdale and Russell T. Davies. The Top 1-50 are: 1 Homer Simpson - Voice of Dan Castellaneta The Simpsons -1990-current 2 Basil Fawlty - John Cleese Fawlty Towers -1975-79 3 Edmund Blackadder-Rowan Atkinson Blackadder -1983-89 4 Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter - David Jason Only Fools and Horses -1981-96 5 Father Dougal McGuire - Ardle O'Hanlon Father Ted -1995-98 6 The Doctor - Various Doctor Who - 1963-89 7 Alan Partridge - Steve Coogan The Day Today, Knowing Me Knowing You with Alan Partridge I'm Alan Partridge - 1994 - current 8 Ali G - Sacha Baron Cohen The 11 O'Clock Show, Da Ali G Show - 1998-current 9 Victor Meldrew - Richard Wilson One Foot in the Grave - 1990-2000 10 Dr Niles Crane - David Hyde Pierce Frasier - 1994-current 11 Jim Royle - Ricky Tomlinson The Royle Family - 1998 - current 12 B.A Baracus - Mr T The A-Team - 1983-88 13 Arthur 'The Fonz' Fonzarelli - Henry Winker Happy Days - 1975-85 14 Rick Mayall The Young Ones - 1982-84 15 Kevin the Teenager - Harry Enfield Harry Enfield and Chums - 1994 - current 16 Tubbs - Steve Pemberton League of Gentlemen - 1999 - current 17 Alan B'stard - Rik Mayall The New Statesman - 1987-94 18 LT Columbo - Peter Falk Columbo - 1972-93 19 Ted and Ralph - Paul Whitehouse an Charlie Higson The Fast Show - 1994-2000 20 Patsy Stone - Joanna Lumley Absolutely Fabulous 1992 - current 21 Captain Mainwaring - Arthur Lowe Dad's Army 1968-77 22 Frank Spencer - Michael Crawford Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em - 1973-78 23 Mr Spock - Leorad Nimoy Star Trek - 1969-71 24 Leonard Rossiter Rising Damp - 1974-78 25 Ally McBeal - Calista Flockhart Ally McBeal - 1998 - current 26 Norman Stanley Fletcher - Ronnie Barker Porridge - 1973-77 27 Number Six - Patrick McGoohan The Prisoner - 1967-68 28 Dennis Pennis - Paul Kaye The Sunday Show, Pennis Pops Out, Very Important Pennis - 1995-99 29 Miss Piggy - Voice of Frank OZ The Muppet Show - 1976- current 30 Chief Inspector Morse - John Thaw Inspector Morse - 1987-2000 31 Sir Humprey Appleby - Sir Nigel Hawthorne Yes, Minister, Yes, Prime Minister - 1980-88 32 Seargent Earnie Bilko - Phil Silvers The Phil Silvers Show - 1957-60 33 Emma Peel - Dame Diana Rigg The Avengers - 1965-67 34 Compo Simmonite - Bill Owen Last of the Summer Wine - 1973-2000 35 Captain Benjamin Franklin 'Hawkeye Pierce' - Alan Alda M*A*S*H - 1973-84 36 Eddie 'Fitz' Fitzgerald - Robbie Coltrane Cracker - 1993-98 37 Arthur Daley - George Cole Minder - 1979-94 38 J.R. Ewing - larry Hagman Dallas - 1978-91 39 Albert Steptoe - Wilfrid Brambell Steptoe and Son - 1962-74 40 Rab C Nesbit - Gregory Fisher Rab C. Nesbitt - 1986-99 41 Stuart Jones - Aidan Gillen Queer as Folk - 1999-2000 42 DI Jack Frost - David Jason A Touch of Frost - 1992-current 43 Arnold Jackson - Gary Coleman Diff'rent Strokes - 1980-86 44 Margo Leadbetter - Penelope Keith The Good Life - 1975-78 45 Huggy Bear - Antonio Fargas Starsky & Hutch - 1976-81 46 Dot Cotton - June Brown Eastenders - 1985 - present 47 Beth Jordache - Anna Freil Brookside - 1992-95 48 Desmond Ambrose - Norman Beaton Desmond's - 1989-94 49 Alf Garnett - Warren Mitchell Till Death Us Do Part/In Sickness & Health - 1965-97 50 Anna Forbes - Daniella Nardini This Life - 1996-97
100 GREATEST TV CHARACTERS
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Directors - JOHN PIPER, CHRIS WILSON Producer - JOHN PIPER Writers - STUART MACONIE, MARK ROBINSON Presenter - ARDAL O'HANLAN
YORKSHIRE TELEVISION
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129
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2001-05-06
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UK VERSION
F416/02
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CHANNEL FOUR TELEVISION CORPORATION
YORKSHIRE TELEVISION