CTVA UK - "ABC ArmchairTheatre" (ITV) Season 12 (1968)

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(Mainly 60 min. Plays)
Season 12 (ITV) (1968)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
references:
TV Times / The Viewer / BFI / ITN
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############ ABC Armchair Theatre ############
############### season 12 1968 ###############
#### (final season before end of ABC Franchise) #####
ITV Saturdays
Producer: Leonard White

12.1 [--] ABC Armchair Theatre: MRS. CAPPERS BIRTHDAY
3 February 1968 ITV Sat
Cast:
George Baker ... Kenny
Arthur Lowe ... Mr. Godsall
Beryl Reid ... Mrs. Capper
Jill Dixon ... Audrey Nash
Pauline Yates ... Maureen

12.2 [--] ABC Armchair Theatre: THE WIND IN A TALL PAPER CHIMNEY
10 February 1968 ITV Sat
Cast:
Donald Sinden ... Faulk
Judy Cornwell ... Audrey
Bernard Cribbins ... Honeybone
John Steiner ... Gooch
David Stoll ... Killick
Alan White ... Landlord
Jenny White ... Geraldine
Billy Cornelius ... Sgt.

12.3 [--] ABC Armchair Theatre: THE SCALLOP SHELL
17 February 1968 ITV Sat
Cast:
Gwen Watford ... Dorothy
Dorothy Alison ... Beth
Robert Cartland ... Harold
Frances White ... Ruth

12.4 [--] ABC Armchair Theatre: A SECOND LOOK
24 February 1968 ITV Sat
Cast:
Harry H. Corbett ... Frank Dolan
Joan Hickson ... Mrs. Monkton
Nyree Dawn Porter ... Barbera
Richard Vernon ... Sir Joseph Bailey

12.5 [--] ABC Armchair Theatre: THE CONTRACT
2 March 1968 ITV Sat

12.6 [--] ABC Armchair Theatre: A VERY FINE LINE
9 March 1968 ITV Sat
Cast:
Leslie Phillips ... Charlton
Michael Craig ... Frank
Stephanie Cole ... Betty
Jacki Newman ... Receptionist
Alec Ross ... Cooper
A man admits to the police a murder in London's busy Soho district,
but cannot remember where he left the body.

12.7 [--] ABC Armchair Theatre: UNSCHEDULED STOP
16 March 1968 ITV Sat
Cast:
Gerald Harper ... Ronnie
James Villiers ... Robin Fiske
Caroline Blakiston ... Jessa
Helen Cherry ... Lady Carless
Guy Rolfe ... The captain
Michael Smee ... TV reporter
Shusha Assar ... French Air Hostess

3.01 [13] ABC Mystery & Imagination: CASTING THE RUNES, 23Mar68 Sat
3.02 [14] ABC Mystery & Imagination: THE LISTENER, 30Mar68 Sat
3.03 [15] ABC Mystery & Imagination: A PLACE OF ONE'S OWN, 6Apr68 Sat
3.04 [16] ABC Mystery & Imagination: THE DEVIL'S PIPER, 13Apr68 Sat
3.05 [17] ABC Mystery & Imagination: THE TELL-TALE HEART, 20Apr68 Sat


12.8 [--] ABC Armchair Theatre: RECOUNT
27 April 1968 ITV Sat
Cast:
Honor Blackman ... Anne
Jack Watling ... Charles
Jane Birkin ... Babs
Gillian Raine ... Julia

12.9 [--] ABC Armchair Theatre: NO EASY WALK
04May1968, ITV, Saturday
Producer: Leonard White
Writer: Guy Slater
Director: Guy Verney
Design: David Marshall
Cast:
Michael Pennington ... Adrian Asten
Dolores Mantez ... Willy Williams
Arne Gordon ...... Aaron Stollmeyer
Erica Rogers ... Betty
John Berryman ..... Immigration Officer
A young man has trouble adjusting to his new life in South Africa.

12.10 [--] ABC Armchair Theatre: THE ESCAPE CLUB
11May1968, ITV Saturday
Producer: Leonard White
Writer: James Gibbins /
Director: Charles Jarrott
Design: Mike Hall
Cast:
Stephen Murray ..... James Wharton
Avice Landon ....... Mavis Wharton
Michael Bates ...... Major Mason
Michael Robbins ..... Lowry
Rosemary Leach ....... Jane Fordyce
Duncan Lamont ........ Security Man
Michael Nightingale .... Bank Manager
Gareth Thomas ........ Reporter
Henry Manning ...... Barman
The ageing James Wharton is determined not to succumb to the boredom of retirement deciding to buy a boat
and sail to the West Indies.

12.11 [--] ABC Armchair Theatre: HOME MOVIES
18May68 ITV Saturday
Cast:
Glenda Jackson
Ray McAnally
Grant Taylor

12.12 [--] ABC Armchair Theatre: YOU AND ME
25May68 ITV Saturday

12.13 [--] ABC Armchair Theatre: THE GLOVE PUPPET
01Jun68 ITV Saturday

12.14 [--] ABC Armchair Theatre: THE THREE WIVES OF FELIX HULL (60min)
08Jun68 ITV Saturday 10.15pm
Writer: Fay Weldon /
Director: Alan Cooke
Design: Eddie Wolfram
Cast:
Charles Gray ..... Felix Hull
Elvi Hale
Dilys Laye
Fulton Mackay
Synopsis:
Felix visits a health farm with his third wife, only to discover that his second wife, his daughter by his
first marriage, and his stepdaughter are also present.

12.15 [--] ABC Armchair Theatre: ONE NIGHT I DANCED WITH MR. DALTON
15Jun68 ITV Saturday
Cast:
John Alderton ....... Peter
Pauline Collins ..... Betty

[--] 22Jun68 - ITV, Saturday - no details

3.06 [18] ABC Mystery & Imagination: FEET FOREMOST (final ABC episode) 29Jun68 Sat

12.16 [--] ABC Armchair Theatre: THE BALLAD OF THE ARTIFICIAL MASH (final ABC play)
 [No. 400 according to TV Times]
27July68, ITV, Saturday
Produced by Leonard White
Written by Peter Terson
Directed by Dennis Vance
starring
Stanley Holloway
Alfred Lynch
Valerie French
Mark Digman
Derek Francis
Aubrey Richards
The Paper Dolls (female pop group)
Felix Felton
John Malcolm
Peter Miles
Synopsis:
Norman Dodd is a traveller in agricultural products. His roving life stimulates his roving eye, and a comely wife
does not prevent him from appreciating the ladies he meets on his journeys. But Norman's enthusiasm for his job has
a sinister and unexpected effect.

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