DRAMA fans must think all their Christmases have come at once.
Barely had Michelle Keegan’s Our Girl finished on BBC1 than its place was taken last Wednesday by the return of The Missing. Period drama lovers have had to pick between Victoria and Poldark, with the regal ratings winner replaced by Tutankhamun tonight.
Meanwhile, ITV has a triple bill of weekday treats – Cold Feet, Paranoid and The Level.
And we’re only a few weeks away from the final series of Broadchurch.
But how do they stack up to classics from the past? Here’s a look at how good old British drama has been keeping us gripped through the decades.