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An anthology series from the U.K., from 1955 to 1974, producing about five hundred ninety-minute episodes from Granada Television.

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Series cast summary:
Derek Francis Derek Francis ...  Barry Clarke / ... 14 episodes, 1959-1967
Alfred Burke Alfred Burke ...  Captain Bitterger / ... 13 episodes, 1956-1964
Arthur Hewlett ...  Clive Clarke / ... 13 episodes, 1958-1967
Peter Wyngarde ...  Garry Essendine / ... 12 episodes, 1955-1967
Charles Lloyd Pack Charles Lloyd Pack ...  Bishop Proudie / ... 12 episodes, 1955-1961
John Phillips ...  Anthony Folland / ... 12 episodes, 1957-1965
Laurence Hardy Laurence Hardy ...  Bishop of Buenos Aires / ... 12 episodes, 1956-1965
Esther Lawrence Esther Lawrence ...  Ada / ... 12 episodes, 1957-1963
Michael Hordern ...  Absolon / ... 11 episodes, 1956-1966
Clive Morton ...  Colonel Shepherd / ... 11 episodes, 1956-1967
Basil Henson Basil Henson ...  Charles Bravo / ... 11 episodes, 1958-1967
Madeleine Christie Madeleine Christie ...  Almoner / ... 11 episodes, 1957-1973
Ralph Michael Ralph Michael ...  Albert / ... 10 episodes, 1958-1967
Laurence Payne ...  Captain Carvallo / ... 10 episodes, 1956-1967
Nora Nicholson ...  Aunt Isabel / ... 10 episodes, 1956-1967
Basil Dignam ...  Arthur Stilton / ... 10 episodes, 1956-1962
Tony Quinn Tony Quinn ...  Chief warder / ... 10 episodes, 1957-1964
Joan Newell ...  Georgette, a countrywoman / ... 10 episodes, 1957-1964
Patrick Wymark ...  Alfred / ... 10 episodes, 1962-1967
Douglas Wilmer ...  Attwater / ... 10 episodes, 1956-1964
Wensley Pithey Wensley Pithey ...  Arnold Cutforth / ... 10 episodes, 1956-1967
Alan Gifford ...  Bancroft / ... 10 episodes, 1956-1965
Noel Hood Noel Hood ...  Jane Williams / ... 10 episodes, 1956-1965
Viola Keats Viola Keats ...  Angustias / ... 10 episodes, 1958-1965
Pamela Brown ...  Anna Petrovna / ... 9 episodes, 1956-1964
Jill Bennett ...  Masha / ... 9 episodes, 1956-1965
John Bailey ...  Cardinal of Budapest / ... 9 episodes, 1955-1966
Helen Cherry ...  Amanda Smith / ... 9 episodes, 1957-1967
Zena Walker ...  Agnes / ... 9 episodes, 1955-1965
Richard Vernon ...  Dr. James Cresswell / ... 9 episodes, 1957-1966
Frederick Piper Frederick Piper ...  Carl Bolton / ... 9 episodes, 1957-1964
Gwen Watford ...  Elizabeth Wiedman / ... 9 episodes, 1957-1967
Joan Hickson ...  Countess von Stainz / ... 9 episodes, 1957-1964
Jane Eccles Jane Eccles ...  Lady Hackbridge / ... 9 episodes, 1958-1964
Oliver Johnston ...  Alexei / ... 9 episodes, 1957-1966
Richard Pearson ...  Ernest / ... 8 episodes, 1959-1966
Michael Bryant ...  Admiral Horatio Nelson / ... 8 episodes, 1956-1966
Ursula Howells Ursula Howells ...  Eva Ardsley / ... 8 episodes, 1956-1967
Dennis Price ...  Constantine Chase / ... 8 episodes, 1956-1964
Charles Carson ...  Demoyte / ... 8 episodes, 1956-1965
Tenniel Evans ...  Arthur Robinson / ... 8 episodes, 1960-1966
William Mervyn William Mervyn ...  Dr. Stanhope / ... 8 episodes, 1956-1964
Anne Blake ...  Assunta / ... 8 episodes, 1957-1967
Norman Bird ...  Bell / ... 8 episodes, 1957-1967
Victor Platt Victor Platt ...  Charlie Wilson / ... 8 episodes, 1960-1967
William Lucas ...  Ernest O'Shea / ... 8 episodes, 1956-1966
Michael Goodliffe ...  Charles Stewart Parnell / ... 8 episodes, 1957-1966
Mary Merrall ...  Dame Mildred / ... 8 episodes, 1956-1965
Lee Montague ...  Joe / ... 7 episodes, 1959-1966
Tom Criddle Tom Criddle ...  Billing / ... 7 episodes, 1957-1967
Margery Mason Margery Mason ...  Grace Bradshaw / ... 7 episodes, 1962-1967
Denholm Elliott ...  Guy Pascoe / ... 7 episodes, 1956-1965
Isabel Dean ...  Elizabeth Hollis / ... 7 episodes, 1957-1963
Nigel Davenport ...  Dandridge / ... 7 episodes, 1962-1966
Anthony Newlands ...  Chiaretti / ... 7 episodes, 1959-1963
Kenneth Griffith Kenneth Griffith ...  Alain, a countryman / ... 7 episodes, 1956-1963
Campbell Singer Campbell Singer ...  Capt. Ridgway / ... 7 episodes, 1957-1964
William Sylvester ...  Ben Hubbard / ... 7 episodes, 1957-1967
Donal Donnelly ...  Alvin Hanker / ... 7 episodes, 1958-1965
Cyril Luckham ...  Arthur Mounteney / ... 7 episodes, 1956-1966
Alan MacNaughtan ...  Captain Bean / ... 7 episodes, 1956-1967
John Tate John Tate ...  Bludgeon / ... 7 episodes, 1961-1966
Jack Austin Jack Austin ...  Club porter / ... 7 episodes, 1962-1967
Barbara Couper Barbara Couper ...  Agnes / ... 7 episodes, 1956-1967
Maurice Denham ...  Hobbs / ... 7 episodes, 1956-1965
Griffith Jones ...  Charles / ... 7 episodes, 1956-1964
John Wood ...  Dr. Gilbert Canning / ... 7 episodes, 1963-1967
Carl Bernard Carl Bernard ...  Brother Anton / ... 7 episodes, 1956-1964
Edgar Wreford Edgar Wreford ...  Baron Rochnitz / ... 7 episodes, 1956-1961
Marian Spencer Marian Spencer ...  Charlotte Bartlett / ... 7 episodes, 1958-1967
Georgina Cookson ...  Connie Mercer / ... 7 episodes, 1958-1966
Edward Higgins Edward Higgins ...  Fleming / ... 7 episodes, 1960-1965
George Ghent George Ghent ...  BTC Police Sergeant / ... 7 episodes, 1962-1967
Geoffrey Goldsmith Geoffrey Goldsmith ...  Commercial traveller / ... 7 episodes, 1957-1960
Jack Woolgar Jack Woolgar ...  Arthur Simcock / ... 7 episodes, 1959-1967
Frazer Hines ...  Andy / ... 7 episodes, 1960-1967
Ronald Mayer Ronald Mayer ...  Clerk of arraigns / ... 7 episodes, 1962-1967
Pauline Devaney Pauline Devaney ...  Hazel Conway / ... 7 episodes, 1962-1966
Diana Wynyard ...  Clarisse / ... 6 episodes, 1956-1964
Gwen Ffrangcon Davies ...  Emma / ... 6 episodes, 1959-1967
Noel Howlett ...  Arthur Forrest / ... 6 episodes, 1958-1964
Reginald Marsh Reginald Marsh ...  Albert Tufton / ... 6 episodes, 1957-1966
Henry Oscar ...  Gabriel Perry / ... 6 episodes, 1957-1965
Rachel Kempson ...  Elizabeth Matthews / ... 6 episodes, 1959-1967
Mary Hinton ...  Countess Rostova / ... 6 episodes, 1957-1963
Brian Oulton ...  Adler / ... 6 episodes, 1957-1966
Joan Benham ...  Eleanor Lavish / ... 6 episodes, 1956-1966
Noel Dyson ...  Ann / ... 6 episodes, 1959-1966
Lloyd Pearson Lloyd Pearson ...  Dr. Lloyd / ... 6 episodes, 1960-1965
Thomas Heathcote ...  Barrage / ... 6 episodes, 1957-1966
Tony Bateman Tony Bateman ...  Edward / ... 6 episodes, 1959-1965
Phyllis Calvert ...  Harriet Temple / ... 6 episodes, 1957-1966
Barbara Chilcott Barbara Chilcott ...  Cassandra / ... 6 episodes, 1957-1960
Jane Hylton ...  Anne / ... 6 episodes, 1959-1966
Maggie Smith ...  Dixie Evens / ... 6 episodes, 1957-1966
John Welsh ...  Cardinal of Milan / ... 6 episodes, 1957-1966
Paul Daneman Paul Daneman ...  Geoff / ... 6 episodes, 1956-1963
Peter Barkworth ...  Edgar / ... 6 episodes, 1957-1967
Susan Maryott Susan Maryott ...  Anna Bowers / ... 6 episodes, 1959-1965
William Fox William Fox ...  Headmaster / ... 6 episodes, 1955-1967
Brian Smith ...  Alan Mills / ... 6 episodes, 1955-1966
Patience Collier ...  Anya Pavlikov / ... 6 episodes, 1959-1964
Gerald Cross ...  Alfred Sparrow / ... 6 episodes, 1957-1964
Maxine Audley ...  Catherine de Troyes / ... 6 episodes, 1958-1967
Ewan Hooper ...  Jack Wilson / ... 6 episodes, 1963-1967
Bryan Pringle ...  Ajax / ... 6 episodes, 1960-1967
Patrick Troughton ...  Digger / ... 6 episodes, 1961-1966
Dorothea Rundle Dorothea Rundle ...  Isabelle's Mother / ... 6 episodes, 1957-1960
James Dyrenforth James Dyrenforth ...  Dean Forsythe / ... 6 episodes, 1958-1960
George Howe George Howe ...  Dr. Newman / ... 6 episodes, 1958-1967
Jennifer Wilson Jennifer Wilson ...  April / ... 6 episodes, 1956-1963
John Robinson John Robinson ...  Dr. Stockmann / ... 6 episodes, 1956-1963
Irene Browne ...  Aunt Helen / ... 6 episodes, 1956-1961
David Langton ...  Alan Susman / ... 6 episodes, 1957-1966
Patrick McGoohan ...  Charles Castle / ... 6 episodes, 1958-1961
Judi Dench ...  Dido Morgan / ... 6 episodes, 1959-1966
Katharine Blake Katharine Blake ...  Beatrice Carbone / ... 6 episodes, 1961-1966
Jacqueline Ellis ...  Alice Hoppner / ... 6 episodes, 1959-1963
Ann Bell ...  Beatrice / ... 6 episodes, 1963-1965
Bill Nagy ...  Dr. Jim Bayliss / ... 6 episodes, 1956-1966
George Pravda ...  Count von Foehn / ... 6 episodes, 1956-1963
John Glyn-Jones John Glyn-Jones ...  Dr Newton / ... 6 episodes, 1957-1965
Michael Wynne Michael Wynne ...  2nd Soldier / ... 6 episodes, 1959-1966
Hugh Latimer Hugh Latimer ...  A Mysterious Wayfarer / ... 6 episodes, 1957-1964
Jennifer Daniel ...  Angela Forest / ... 6 episodes, 1959-1966
Wilfrid Brambell ...  Alderman Hardacre / ... 6 episodes, 1957-1973
Brenda Dunrich Brenda Dunrich ...  Flo Brennan / ... 6 episodes, 1957-1961
Valerie Gearon ...  Adela / ... 6 episodes, 1957-1967
Keith Baxter ...  Adrian / ... 6 episodes, 1958-1960
Kevin Brennan Kevin Brennan ...  Berkeley Ogden MP / ... 6 episodes, 1960-1967
Jeremy Longhurst Jeremy Longhurst ...  Captain Gerald Leparc / ... 6 episodes, 1960-1965
Michael Robbins ...  Bill Walker / ... 6 episodes, 1961-1966
Helen Christie ...  Babakina / ... 6 episodes, 1959-1966
Michael Coles ...  Armidal / ... 6 episodes, 1962-1967
Ann Tirard ...  Aunt Alicia / ... 6 episodes, 1959-1966
Phil Brown ...  Daddy / ... 6 episodes, 1956-1965
Clive Marshall Clive Marshall ...  1st Boy / ... 6 episodes, 1957-1967
Mischa De La Motte Mischa De La Motte ...  Doctor / ... 6 episodes, 1957-1961
Paul Williamson Paul Williamson ...  Francis Arabin / ... 6 episodes, 1961-1966
Jo Rowbottom Jo Rowbottom ...  Beryl Miller / ... 6 episodes, 1962-1966
Philip Anthony Philip Anthony ...  Soldier / ... 6 episodes, 1962-1964
Harry Davis Harry Davis ...  2nd Marcher / ... 6 episodes, 1964-1967
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An anthology series from the U.K., from 1955 to 1974, producing about five hundred ninety-minute episodes from Granada Television.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

September 1955 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

ITV Пьеса недели See more »

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Production Co:

Granada Television See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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