Season Cast 11

  1. Jeremy Clarkson

    Jeremy Clarkson

    Himself (1 Episode)

  2. Andrew Marr

    Andrew Marr

    Himself (1 Episode)

  3. Rosie Boycott

    Herself (1 Episode)

  4. Richard Holmes

    Himself (1 Episode)

  5. Lucy Moore

    Herself (1 Episode)

  6. Fiona Shaw

    Fiona Shaw

    Herself (1 Episode)

  7. Michael Portillo
  8. Tristram Hunt

    Tristram Hunt

    Himself (1 Episode)

  9. Alan Davies

    Alan Davies

    Himself (1 Episode)

  10. Mo Mowlam

    Herself (1 Episode)

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Episodes 12

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The Top 100

October 20, 2002

The top ten is revealed and a debate on the merits of each ensues in the studio.

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Brunel

October 22, 2002

Jeremy Clarkson argues the case for Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

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Darwin

October 25, 2002

Did The Origin of Species make Charles Darwin the greatest ever Briton? Andrew Marr makes his case in the Galapagos Islands - where Darwin first witnessed evolution at work.

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Diana

October 29, 2002

Writer and broadcaster Rosie Boycott makes the case for choosing Diana, Princess of Wales, as the greatest Briton of all time.

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Cromwell

November 1, 2002

Historian Richard Holmes assesses the achievements of Oliver Cromwell, the military leader whose passionate belief in the rights of the common man saw him sow the seeds of modern-day parliamentary democracy.

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Nelson

November 5, 2002

Historian and writer Lucy Moore makes the case for choosing Horatio Nelson as the greatest Briton of all time.

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Shakespeare

November 8, 2002

Actress Fiona Shaw explores the author's identity and applauds him for writing about life in a way that all could understand.

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Elizabeth I

November 12, 2002

Consigned to the Tower of London in her youth, Elizabeth I survived to turn Britain into a world power. Michael Portillo argues the case for the queen as being the most remarkable leader this country has ever had.

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Newton

November 15, 2002

Isaac Newton is best remembered for the story of the falling apple - the inspiration for his theory of gravity. Historian Tristram Hunt argues, however, that there was much more to Newton than this.

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Lennon

November 19, 2002

First with the Beatles, then as a solo star, John Lennon revolutionised 20th-century music. Jonathan Creek's Alan Davies celebrates an icon for the post-war generation who communicated in a universal language - pop music.

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Churchill

November 22, 2002

In the summer of 1940, Britain looked to Prime Minister Winston Churchill to stem the imminent invasion by Hitler's forces. Since he fulfilled his destiny and led Britain to victory, Mowlam proposes Churchill as the greatest Briton.

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November 24, 2002

Anne Robinson is joined by the celebrities who championed the ten nominees while the final votes are cast.

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