Best British TV 2012by BritTVlists | created - 09 Aug 2014 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
British TV shows first shown in 2012.
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2. Endeavour (2012– )
TV-14 | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Set in the 1960s, the show follows Endeavour Morse in his early years as a police constable. Working alongside his senior partner DI Fred Thursday, Morse engages in a number of investigations around Oxford.
4. Derek (2012–2014)
TV-MA | 23 min | Comedy, Drama
Derek is a loyal nursing home care assistant who sees only the good in his quirky co-workers as they struggle against prejudice and shrinking budgets to care for their elderly residents.
9. Last Tango in Halifax (2012–2020)
TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Re-united after 50+ years apart, Celia and Alan decide to marry. At age 16, Alan's late wife failed to pass on a letter from Celia, his longtime crush, with an apology for missing their first date and her forwarding address. Both now have daughters with lover troubles.
12. Ripper Street (2012–2016)
TV-MA | 59 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The streets of Whitechapel are the haunt of Detective Inspector Edmund Reid and his team of officers, who aim to maintain law and order in a place once terrorized by Jack the Ripper.
15. Stella (2012–2017)
60 min | Comedy, Drama
A series set in the fictional village of Pontyberry in the South Wales Valleys centered on the lives of a single mother in her forties, who earns a living doing the locals' ironing, and her family and friends.
19. Pramface (2012–2014)
A girl from a middle-class family gets drunk one night and sleeps with a working-class boy, who also happens to be younger than she, and gets pregnant. But are there really feelings there?
26. The Best of Men (2012 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 90 min | Biography, Drama, History
In 1943, a refugee doctor from Nazi Germany uses new methods to rehabilitate those with spinal injuries in Great Britain. Based on actual events.
30. Restless (2012 TV Movie)
180 min | Drama, Romance
A young woman finds out that her mother worked as a spy for the British Secret Service during World War II and has been on the run ever since.
33. The Last Leg (2012– )
TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show
Aussie comedian and amputee athlete, Adam Hills, British comedian Josh Widdicombe, UK's most famous amputee comedian Alex Brooker, and their celebrity guests provide topical commentary on the week.
38. Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan (2012– )
60 min | Documentary
Dominic Monaghan embarks on an exhilarating journey to remote corners of the globe in search of bizarre and dangerous animals. Along the way he'll meet eccentric locals, participate in rare traditions and talk to animal experts.
42. Racing Legends (2012–2015)
60 min | Documentary, Sport
High-profile car enthusiasts retrace the steps of Great British racing legends. Their goal is to emulate the legend by re-enacting one of their greatest-ever races in a rare classic car.
43. The Last Weekend (2012)
180 min | Thriller
Set over a long weekend in East Anglia, a surprise phone call from an old university friend, invites Ian and his wife for a few days by the sea. Their hosts, Ollie and Daisy, are a golden ... See full summary »