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Which cancelled British TV show would viewers most like to return?

A recent poll has revealed the result

When our favourite shows get cancelled it often leaves us desperate for someone to revive them.

And a poll for Radio Times has revealed the one show viewers want back more than any other.

ITV drama Home Fires has beaten others such as In The Flesh to be named the drama most people want to see back on their screens.

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Over 16,000 had their say in the Radio Times vote, but Home Fires secured over a third of the tally.

The period drama starred Samantha Bond, Claire Rushbrook, Leanne Best, and Francesca Annis and was set on the Home Front during the Second World War. It followed a group of women from the Women’s Institute as they supported the war effort.

When the show was originally cancelled, fans were outraged. Speaking to Radio Times at the time, creator Simon Block said he’d been “blown away” by the support.

And it seems it hasn’t died down and viewers still want it to return.

Speaking to the magazine about a possible comeback for the show, Mark Bonnar, who played Reverend Adam Collingbourne said:

“I was very sad to see it go.

“I’m keeping everything crossed that something will happen, I have no idea if it will but it would be lovely to see it back.”

BBC Three’s zombie drama In The Flesh came in second place in the poll.

Fans have wanted that to come back since it was axed in 2015, with creator Dominic Mitchell teasing recently that he’s thinking of pitching a 90 minute special.

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BBC swashbuckling drama The Musketeers came in third in the vote.

The drama featuring Luke Pasqualino only finished last year, but it seems the appetite for our adventure heroes is still strong.