Britain’s Favourite TV Detective is a countdown show focusing on our long running obsession with TV Tecs.
They’re among the most popular fictional heroes ever created and have been a staple of our TV viewing for over 50 years. The British love for TV detectives shows no sign of waning. But who is the nation’s favourite?
Channel 4 has commissioned a new YouGov poll to find out. This 90-minute special explores how these cult creations came to dominate our screens and why it is we love crime-fighting characters so much. Featuring contributions from actors, writers, producers, critics and fans – including Amanda Redman, Dennis Waterman, David Soul, Mark Billingham and Anthony Horowitz – the show concludes with the big reveal – whodunnit – Britain’s Favourite TV Detective.
Producers: Paul Symonds, Sian Price
Executive Producer: Tom Ware
Production Company: Yeti Media
Britain’s Favourite TV Detective airs on 7 January 2017 from 7.30pm-9.00pm on Channel 4.