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Armchair Thriller 

Suspense and mystery-themed anthology series.

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Andrew Brown
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Series cast summary:
Frank Duncan Frank Duncan ...  Announcer 11 episodes, 1978
Maria Aitken ...  Jemima Shore 6 episodes, 1978
James Bolam ...  Mark Omney 6 episodes, 1978
Zena Walker ...  Gina Reynolds 6 episodes, 1978
John Shrapnel ...  Vincent Craig 6 episodes, 1980
Renée Asherson ...  Mother Ancilla 6 episodes, 1978
Benjamin Whitrow ...  Edward Reynolds 6 episodes, 1978
Alan David Alan David ...  Ollie Milton 6 episodes, 1980
Beth Morris Beth Morris ...  Val Foreman 6 episodes, 1980
Brian Stirner ...  Clarence Duhamel 6 episodes, 1978
Michael Deeks Michael Deeks ...  Cat Devlin 6 episodes, 1980
Clive Merrison ...  Godolt / ... 6 episodes, 1978-1980
James Hazeldine ...  Dave 6 episodes, 1980
Paul Angelis Paul Angelis ...  Tom Choley 6 episodes, 1978
Paul Jerricho Paul Jerricho ...  Steve Turner 6 episodes, 1980
Prentis Hancock ...  2nd Interrogator / ... 6 episodes, 1978-1980
David Beckett David Beckett ...  Frankie Martin 6 episodes, 1980
Godfrey James Godfrey James ...  Chief Supt. Lewis 6 episodes, 1980
Doran Godwin ...  Sister Lucy 6 episodes, 1978
Lorna Yabsley Lorna Yabsley ...  Sue Craig 6 episodes, 1980
Gwyneth Powell Gwyneth Powell ...  Doris / ... 6 episodes, 1978-1980
Steve Morley Steve Morley ...  Len Trace 6 episodes, 1980
Meg Ritchie Meg Ritchie ...  Ellen Craig 6 episodes, 1980
Rosalind Ayres ...  Annabelle Fraser / ... 5 episodes, 1978
Michael Culver ...  Dr. Walcott Brown 5 episodes, 1978
Christopher Benjamin ...  Det. Inspector Tarrant 5 episodes, 1978
Sylvia Coleridge ...  Sister Boniface 5 episodes, 1978
Sam Sewell Sam Sewell ...  Det. Constable Barnes 5 episodes, 1978
Susie Blake ...  Marion Dowell 5 episodes, 1978
Alan Downer Alan Downer ...  Rodney Marsh 5 episodes, 1980
Margaret D'Arcy Margaret D'Arcy ...  Sister Clare 5 episodes, 1978
Linda Slater Linda Slater ...  Dodo 5 episodes, 1978
Vass Anderson Vass Anderson ...  Soames 5 episodes, 1978
Sarah Webb Sarah Webb ...  Margaret 5 episodes, 1978
Patsy Kensit ...  Tessa 5 episodes, 1978
Michele Winstanley Michele Winstanley ...  Blanche 5 episodes, 1978
Catrina Hylton Catrina Hylton ...  Mandy 5 episodes, 1978
Michael Maynard Michael Maynard ...  Police Sgt. 5 episodes, 1980
Catherine Owen Catherine Owen ...  Policewoman 5 episodes, 1980
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Suspense and mystery-themed anthology series.

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Drama | Thriller

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 February 1978 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Il giallo della poltrona See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Black and White (season 1)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Crazy Credits

Each episode was preceded by a special moonlit night-time version of the famous "London skyline with fanfare" channel identification for Thames Television. This was only used for Armchair Thriller. See more »

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Spun-off from Armchair Theatre (1956) See more »

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Brilliant distubing series
28 July 2018 | by m-akisanyaSee all my reviews

I remember seeing this show when I was very young. It was really disturbing, to the point where I had trouble sleeping (particularly that intro sequence). The acting was brilliant, the stories were imaginitive. The show is high quality throughout.


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