The Ten Best British TV Shows Turned Movies

The ten best British TV shows turned movies is checking out which British TV shows have made the best movies. Check out our selections in the gallery below!

If a TV show is popular, it only makes sense for producers to look into expanding across multiple mediums (from a business perspective only—forget about creative integrity when dollar signs are involved). Some shows have found success through video game adaptations, novels, comic books, even albums. Others have managed to make the jump to the world of feature films. Most recently, Downton Abbey decided to do the same.

The PBS period drama about a wealthy family in the early 20th century joins the ranks of countless other British television shows that have successfully managed to turn their TV characters into compelling television leads. From comedies to dramas to sketch shows to docuseries, these are the very best British TV shows-turned-movies.