The 10 best TV shows of 2013

2013 has been a vintage 12 months for TV drama, Nike Air Max 90 Ice Men’s Running Shoes Red Outlet Nz even if TV comedy hasn’t produced the highs of some years. Here below are the Telegraph TV editors’ top 10 shows of the year are they the same as yours? What would you have picked? Let us know your thoughts below, and vote in our poll as well. Just to let you know, The Fall, Peaky Blinders and Orange is the New Air Jordan 13 GS Black Dynamic Blue Pink 2017 Nz Online Black very nearly made the cut, 2017 New Model Adidas Style- Men Adidas PURE BOOST ZG Prime Shoes White Cornislk New Zealand but we’d already chosen so many dramas we couldn’t allow them in! The Wrong Mans, Fresh Meat and It’s Kevin were also snapping at the heels of our list. There were some terrific documetaries, too, with Heritage! The Battle for Britain’s Past and Simon Schama’s The Story of the Jews both deserving honourable mentions.

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A concept that seemed crazy on paper: NHS activities around the country were filmed over a single 24 hours to make an eight part series. Yet the stoic patients and largely selfless medical staff it introduced us to produced an incredibly moving portrait of a struggling institution.

8 Howard Goodall’s Story of Music (BBC Two)

Composer Howard Goodall from The Story of Music

Composer Howard Goodall charted the entire history of classical music in this hefty slice of Reithian documentary making. Much of the time Goodall just stood and talked but he did so brilliantly.

Read our review of the opening episode of The Story of Music here.

7 The Great British Bake Off (BBC Two)

Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood from The Great British Bake Off

Although now in its fourth series, this was the year that the Bake Off became a national obsession. It was all testament to a terrifically structured show.

Read our review of the GBBO finale here.

6 Gogglebox, Channel 4

Steph and Dom from Gogglebox

It sounds daft, but watching people watch TV turned out to be the most surprising, funny, even moving observational show of the year.

Read our analysis of the fascination with Gogglebox here.

What was the best TV show of 2013?

Kevin Spacey in House of Cards

Kevin Spacey brought a poisonous wit and Nike Air Max 1 Ultra Flyknit Mens Shoes All White Nz Sale charm to the role of a ruthless Washington power broker, in this superb US update of Michael Dobbs tale of a Machiavellian politician.