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This show was a British television drama anthology series of single plays that ran on the ITV network from 1956 to 1974. It was originally produced by Associated British Corporation, and later by Thames Television from mid 1968.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Harry H. Corbett ...  Emanuel Rigaretti / ... 13 episodes, 1957-1968
Billie Whitelaw ...  Agnes Mawson in / ... 11 episodes, 1956-1971
Neil McCallum Neil McCallum ...  Alfred Allmers / ... 11 episodes, 1957-1961
Paul Whitsun-Jones Paul Whitsun-Jones ...  Charles Kellogg / ... 10 episodes, 1958-1966
Madge Ryan ...  'Nana' Weston / ... 9 episodes, 1958-1970
Ronald Lewis ...  Alec Waterman / ... 9 episodes, 1956-1970
Ann Lynn ...  Annie / ... 8 episodes, 1958-1970
Paul Curran ...  Adam Shields / ... 8 episodes, 1958-1963
Donald Pleasence ...  Arthur Gladwell / ... 8 episodes, 1957-1967
Donald Churchill ...  Frank / ... 8 episodes, 1961-1973
Harry Hutchinson Harry Hutchinson ...  Canon McCann / ... 8 episodes, 1957-1971
Adrienne Corri ...  Angela / ... 7 episodes, 1956-1967
Susannah York ...  Anna / ... 7 episodes, 1959-1972
John Robinson John Robinson ...  Charles Benson in 'Black Laughter' / ... 7 episodes, 1956-1965
J.G. Devlin J.G. Devlin ...  Da Greevey / ... 7 episodes, 1959-1974
Margaret Anderson Margaret Anderson ...  Jennifer / ... 7 episodes, 1957-1972
James Dyrenforth James Dyrenforth ...  Dr. Blake / ... 7 episodes, 1958-1961
Gwen Watford ...  Bertha Morris / ... 7 episodes, 1958-1968
Colin Blakely ...  AS. Walter Edge / ... 7 episodes, 1960-1972
Stratford Johns ...  Air Traffic Controller / ... 7 episodes, 1956-1959
Katharine Blake Katharine Blake ...  Anne / ... 7 episodes, 1959-1973
Peter Bowles ...  Dermot Llewelyn / ... 7 episodes, 1958-1967
Donald Morley ...  Meecham / ... 7 episodes, 1956-1967
Donald Houston ...  Art / ... 7 episodes, 1956-1967
Ruth Dunning ...  Dora / ... 7 episodes, 1958-1969
Douglas Blackwell Douglas Blackwell ...  Bill / ... 7 episodes, 1957-1969
Henry Oscar ...  Arthur Russell / ... 7 episodes, 1957-1964
Reginald Smith Reginald Smith ...  Charles Emery / ... 7 episodes, 1958-1962
Michael Robbins ...  Dave / ... 7 episodes, 1960-1969
Peter Butterworth ...  Albert Potter / ... 6 episodes, 1956-1962
Alfred Lynch ...  Bill Jones / ... 6 episodes, 1959-1968
Clifford Evans ...  Captain Brevitt / ... 6 episodes, 1960-1965
Leslie Sands Leslie Sands ...  Buckeridge / ... 6 episodes, 1958-1974
Ronald Fraser ...  Alec / ... 6 episodes, 1958-1973
Gretchen Franklin Gretchen Franklin ...  Edie Tidy / ... 6 episodes, 1957-1970
Mona Bruce Mona Bruce ...  'Grannie' Clarke / ... 6 episodes, 1964-1970
Lloyd Lamble ...  Dr. Pritchard / ... 6 episodes, 1956-1965
Alfred Burke Alfred Burke ...  Baron Sterne / ... 6 episodes, 1959-1969
Dandy Nichols ...  Marjorie / ... 6 episodes, 1961-1973
Paul Stassino ...  Fortunato / ... 6 episodes, 1957-1966
Hilda Barry Hilda Barry ...  Elsie / ... 6 episodes, 1956-1973
Edward Cast Edward Cast ...  Edgar Jenkins / ... 6 episodes, 1956-1967
Aubrey Morris ...  Arthur / ... 6 episodes, 1959-1963
Stanley Meadows ...  Dr. Norman Jones / ... 6 episodes, 1960-1968
Kynaston Reeves Kynaston Reeves ...  Duke of Applecross / ... 6 episodes, 1957-1964
John Miller John Miller ...  Butler / ... 6 episodes, 1957-1967
Richard Pasco Richard Pasco ...  Archie / ... 6 episodes, 1958-1968
Rupert Davies ...  Det. Insp. / ... 6 episodes, 1959-1966
Pauline Yates Pauline Yates ...  Betty / ... 6 episodes, 1964-1970
Basil Dignam ...  Alan Campbell / ... 6 episodes, 1957-1964
Patience Collier ...  Elizabeth Piper / ... 6 episodes, 1957-1961
Steve Plytas Steve Plytas ...  Catalion / ... 6 episodes, 1958-1961
Mark Baker Mark Baker ...  Al Pickwick / ... 6 episodes, 1958-1961
Richard Coleman Richard Coleman ...  Col. Orsett / ... 6 episodes, 1958-1968
Mary Peach ...  Asta / ... 6 episodes, 1957-1959
Sheila Allen Sheila Allen ...  Andrea / ... 6 episodes, 1958-1961
Patricia Heneghan Patricia Heneghan ...  Jessie Dean / ... 6 episodes, 1958-1959
Billy Cornelius Billy Cornelius ...  Landlord / ... 6 episodes, 1962-1968
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This show was a British television drama anthology series of single plays that ran on the ITV network from 1956 to 1974. It was originally produced by Associated British Corporation, and later by Thames Television from mid 1968.

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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 July 1956 (UK) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (457 plays)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Some episodes of this series are reported to be lost. See more »

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Spin-off Armchair 30 (1973) See more »

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Percussives
(uncredited)
composed by W. Burns and Don Stephen
[Second Thames series theme tune]
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