CTVA UK - "ATV Drama '61" (ITV) Season (1961)

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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 2 (ITV) (1961)
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 Network Sundays
Alternated with "ABC Armchair Theatre"

[01] ATV Drama '61: THE CRUEL DAY (60 min)
19Mar61 Sun, 9.05om
Produced by Herbert Wise
Written by Reginald Rose
starring
Marius Goring .......... The Captain
Peter Arne ............. The Lieutenant
Margot Van Der Burgh ... Nicole, the Captain's wife
with:
Michael Caridia ........ Michel, the Captain's son
Joseph Cuby ............ Yazid
George Pravda .......... Father
Miki Iveria ............ Mother
Hugh Morton ............ Father Rucquoi
Anthony Sagar .......... Sergeant
Play about the moral conflict during the Franco-Algerian
war.
The Captain's transfer to a lonely outpost in Algeria may have
appeared merely a routine posting to him. But dealing with the
rebels forces him to face a problem he has shirked all his life:
it forces him to face himself.
(Peter Arne appears by arrangement with Associated British Elstree Studios)

[02] Sun 2Apr61 - possibly ATV Drama '61:

[03] Sun 16Apr61 - possibly ATV Drama '61:

[04] ATV Drama '61: THE EXECUTIONERS (60 min)
30Apr61 ITV Sun 9:05 pm
Written by Frederic Raphael
Produced by Geoffrey Nethercott
Designed by Eric Shedden
Starring:
William Sylvester .......... Mark Lander
Jack Gwillim ............... Walford
Derek Francis .............. Altschuler
Alan Gifford ............... Ray Swift
Jacqueline Hill ............ Sylvia Lander
With:
Peter Swanwick ............. Mannheim
Carlos Douglas ............. Jose
Mark and Syliva arrive at an isolated hotel on the Spanish coast.
There are only two other guests and conditions are ideal for a
quiet holiday. But another traveller arrives, bringing with him
echoes of the past ... and a memory which puts every character
involved through a test of fire

[05] Sun 14May61 - possibly ATV Drama '61:


FLYING HIGH - Sat 27May61

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

[07] ATV Drama '61: THE DIAMOND RUN
Sun 11Jun61 ITV 9.05pm

[08] ATV Drama '61: THE MACHINE CALLS IT MURDER
Sun 25Jun61
written by Harold Swanton

[09] Sun 09Jul61 - possibly ATV Drama '61:
[10] Sun 23Jul61 - possibly ATV Drama '61:
[11] Sun 06Aug61 - possibly ATV Drama '61:


[12] ATV Drama '61: THE BEST OF EVERYTHING (60 min)
20Aug61 ITV Sun 10:00pm
Produced by Geoffrey Nethercott
(details in TV Times)

[13] ATV Drama '61: THE MORNING FACE
Sun 3Sep61
written by Tad Mosel


[--] Sun 17Sep61 - possibly ATV Drama '61:

[--] Sun 01Oct61 - possibly ATV Drama '61:

[--] ATV Drama '61: LOCAL INCIDENT
Sun 15Oct61

[--] ATV Drama '61: SO LONG AT THE FAIR
Sun 29Oct61
written by Anthony Thorne

[--] Sun 12Nov61 - possibly ATV Drama '61:
[--] Sun 19Nov61 - possibly Royal Command Performance, if so - no play.

[--] ATV Drama '61: THE DAY OF THE FOX
ITV 10Dec61 Sun 9:35pm
Written by Jan Carew
Produced by Herbert Wise
Settings by Eric Shedden
Starring:
Sammy Davis Jr. ........ Beppo


[--] ATV Drama '61: TORMENT (60 min)
Air Date NOT Known
Producer: Quentin Lawrence
Writer: Philip Levene
Design: Eric Shedden
With:-
PETER DYNELEY / BETTY McDOWELL / DOUGLAS WILMER
Crime drama. A law student confesses to a murder but did it actually happen.

[--] ATV Drama '61: THE FACE OF THE ENEMY
24Dec61 Sunday 9:35 pm
Written by Martin Worth
Produced by Antony Kearey
Starring:
Thorley Walters
Avice Landon
Michael Aldridge
Dinsdale Landen
An unexploded bomb is found close by a hospital. It must be
made harmless at once. But only one man has experience of
this kind of bomb - and he seems strangely reluctant to co-operate.

(31Dec61 final "Armchair Theatre" before actors strike)

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