CTVA UK Drama -  "BBC The Wednesday Play" (1964-70)

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BBC Wednesday Play (1964-70)  -   BBC Play For Today (1970-84)
BBC The Wednesday Play
BBC Television Production [UK]
for the BBC1 network

UK Dramatic Play series 1964-70     171 plays x mainly 75 min bw tape/film
Episode List on IMDB  

Some episodes were shot entirely on 16mm film on location to give a realistic feel

Series of one-off Contemporary Plays made by BBC television which gave breaks
to a wide range of writers and directors in the late 60s, such as
Dennis Potter, Ken Loach, David Mercer, John Hopkins.

The series often addressed controversial issues such as homelessness and abortion

The series continued  under a new title "Play for Today" (1970-84)
Moving from Wednesdays to Tuesdays on BBC1

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