CTVA UK - "ABC ArmchairTheatre" (ITV) Season 5 (1960-61)

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UK Taped/Live Drama series

ITV Play of the Week (1955-67)  -  ITV Television Playhouse (1956-67)   -  ITV Playhouse (1967-83)
ABC Armchair Theatre (1956-68)     ATV Theatre 70 (1960) / Drama '61 -'67 (1960-67)
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(Mainly 60 min. Plays)
Season 5 (ITV) (1960-61)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
references:
TV Times / The Viewer / BFI / ITN
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)

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ITV  Sundays

5.01 [--] ABC Armchair Theatre:  BIG BRAIN MAN (returns for a new series)
11Sep60

5.02 [--] ABC Armchair Theatre: A HEART AND A DIAMOND
18Sep60, ITV Sun 9.05pm
Produced by Sydney Newman
Written by Eileen and Robert Mason Pollock
Directed by Charles Jarrott
Designed by George Haslam
Starring:
John Justn ............ Harry Conniston
Joseph Furst .......... Ex-King Gustavus III
Introducing:
Giorgi Moll ........... Nikki
rest of cast:
Gillian Eddison ....... Manicurist
Steve Plytas .......... Paul
Bruno Barnabe ......... Judge
John Dearth ........... Enrico
Raymond Rollett ....... Boni
Bert Simms ............ Cactano
Roger Delgado ......... Antonio
When his pocket is picked by a beautiful girl, diamond merchant
Harry Conniston gets an idea for recovering a valuable but
unpaid-for bracelet from a deposed playboy King.

5.03 [--] ABC Armchair Theatre: LENA, OH MY LENA
(preserved in NFA archive) (cast on imdb)
25Sep60
written by Alun Owen
directed by Ted Kotcheff
starring
Peter McEnery
Billie Whitelaw
Colin Blakely


[--] PIGS EAR WITH FLOWERS
02Oct60

[--] THUNDER ON THE SNOWY
09Oct60

[--] SIEGE AT KILLYFADDY
16Oct60

[--] I'LL HAVE YOU TO REMEMBER
23Oct60

[--] MY REPRESENTATIVE
30Oct60

[--] ABC Armchair Theatre: THE CAKE BAKER
6-Nov-1960 ITV Sun 9:05pm


[--] HAIL THE CONQUERING HERO
13Nov60

[--] THE STRANGER
20Nov60

[--] MISTER NOBODY
27Nov60

[--] CLIP JOINT PEOPLE
04Dec60

[--] ABC Armchair Theatre: THE CUPBOARD (Not in Drama Guide)
11Dec1960, ITV, Sunday 9.05pm, black and white
Writer: Ray Rigby / Design: Roy Stannard / Director: David Greene
Cast:- DONALD PLEASENCE as Fred Watson

Thriller. The police investigate the mysterious disappearance of Fred Watson's wife and landlady.

[--] RAIN
18Dec60

[--] THE GREAT GOLD BULLION ROBBERY
25Dec60

[--] A HEADFUL OF CROCODILES
01Jan61

[--] TILL THE DAY I DIE
08Jan61

[--] THE MYSTERY OF MARTIN WHEELER
15Jan61

[--] ABC Armchair Theatre: THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY
22Jan61

[--] ABC Armchair Theatre: HONEYMOON POSTPONED
29Jan61, Sun 10:00 pm
Produced by Sydney Newman
A comedy for television by Bill Naughton
Directed by John Knight
Design: Tom Spaulding
With:-
LOIS DANE as Violet Fitton
TREVOR BANNISTER as Arthur Fitton
PAUL ROGERS
PATIENCE COLLIER
JACK HOWARTH
DERREN NESBITT
Comedy drama. A young newly married couple living at home with their
parents have problems consummating their marriage. The play was later
turned into the 1966 film The Family Way.

[--] ABC Armchair Theatre: A DEGREE OF MURDER
05Feb61

[--] ABC Armchair Theatre: STRANGERS IN THE ROOM
12Feb61

[--] ABC Armchair Theatre: THE MONEY MAKERS
19Feb61

[--] TURN ON AN APRON-STRING
26Feb61

[--] THE BIG DEAL
05Mar61

[--] ABC Armchair Theatre: THE MAN OUT THERE (1961) (imdb)
12Mar61
Produced by Sydney Newman
Written by Donal Giltinan  
Directed by Charles Jarrott  
Cast:
Patrick McGoohan .... Nicholai Soloviov  
Katharine Blake .... Marie
Clifford Evans .... The General
Hermoine Gregory .... Olga
Marne Maitland .... Deputy Commander
Jack Watson .... Colonel
Brenda Kaye
Scifi drama. A Russian astronaut trapped in space with only a few hours
to live, makes radio contact with the wife of a trapper stranded in a
remote part of Canada. The woman has an ill child but the Russian is able
to use his medical knowledge to make her better.

[--] 19Mar61 Sun ATV Drama '61: #1 "The Cruel Day"

[--] THE CONSCIENTOUS GAUGER
26Mar61

Sun 2Apr61 - possibly ATV Drama '61:

[--] THE WAYS OF LOVE
09Apr61

Sun 16Apr61 - possibly ATV Drama '61:

[--] 23Apr61 THE HERO

30Apr61 Sun ATV Drama '61: "The Executioners"

[--] 07May61 DANGER, MEN WORKING

Sun 14May61 - possibly ATV Drama '61:


[--] ABC Armchair Theatre: NO LICENCE FOR SINGING
21May61 Sun 9:05 pm
Produced by Sydney Newman  
Specially written for "Armchair Theatre" by Rhys Adrian
Directed by Philip Saville
designed by James Goddard
starring
Tom Bell .............. Johnny Harris
Ann Lynn .............. Annie
Edward Evans .......... Mr. Harris
with
Michael Coles ......... Fred
Wilfrid Downing ....... Bearded Youth
Gordon Philott ........ Old Man
Edward Dentith ........ Publican
Johnny Harris has a family, job and a place to live - but he is
not satisfied. He cannot help seeking more.

( FLYING HIGH - Sat 27May61????????????????)

[--] 28May61 Sun - possibly ATV Drama '61:

[--] ABC Armchair Theatre: MAN ON THE MOUNTAINTOP
04Jun61 ITV Sun 9.05pm
Produced by Sydney Newman  
Written by Robert Alan Aurthur
Directed by Alan Cooke
Designed by Roy Stannard
Starring:
Don Borisenko
Susan Hampshire
Alan Gifford
Garry Cockrell
(Details in The Viewer)


[--] 11Jun61 Sun ATV Drama '61: "The Diamond Run"

[--] ABC Armchair Theatre: DUEL FOR LOVE
(TV Times Cover)
18Jun61 ITV Sun 9.05pm
starring
Susannah York
Alan Bates

[--] 25Jun61 Sun ATV Drama '61: "The Machine Calls it Murder"


[--] ABC Armchair Theatre: THE SHIP THAT COULDN'T STOP (1961) (imdb)
02Jul61 ITV
Produced by Sydney Newman  
Written by Christopher Hodder-Williams
Directed by Alan Cooke  
Design: Asheton Gordon
starring:
Frank Pettingell .... Commodore Grant
Donald Churchill .... Michael Holland
Scott Forbes .... Roman
Madeleine Burgess .... Mrs. Bollanger
Norman Bowler .... Wainwright
rest of cast:
Michael Balfour .... Mr. Bollanger
Michael Caine .... Helmsman
John Collin .... Sullivan
Jemma Hyde .... Ann Shields
Richard Klee .... Steward
Philip Stone .... Sir Ronald Caterham
Harry Webster .... Anderson
Scifi drama. A runaway nuclear powered ship is heading directly for New York.

Sun 09Jul61 - possibly ATV Drama '61:

[--] THE TRUTH ABOUT HELEN
16Jul61

Sun 23Jul61 - possibly ATV Drama '61:

[--] THE APPRENTICESHIP OF DUDDY KRAVITZ
30Jul61

Sun 06Aug61 - possibly ATV Drama '61:

[--] THE TYPISTS
13Aug61

Sun 20Aug61 - possibly ATV Drama '61:

[--] THE NIGHT OF THE APES
27Aug61


[--] 03Sep61 Sun ATV Drama'61: "The Morning Face"


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