TV since 1981
Rank Programme Date Channel Audience (millions)
1 Eastenders*aggregated 26+ 29 Dec 1986 BBC1 23.55
2 Coronation Street 02 Jan 1985 ITV 21.40
3 Wish You Were Here 02 Jan 1985 ITV 18.95
3 Open All Hours 06 Oct 1985 BBC1 18.95
5 Last Of The Summer Wine 10 Feb 1985 BBC1 18.80
6 The Prince & Princess of Wales 20 Oct 1985 ITV 18.60
7 It'll Be Alright on the Night 11 Jan 1985 ITV 18.55
8 The Two Ronnies 25 Dec 1985 BBC1 18.50
9 That's Life 17 Feb 1985 BBC1 18.35
10 World Featherweight Championship (Barry McGuigan v Eusebio Pedroza) 08 Jun 1985 BBC1 18.00