CTVA UK - "The Villains" (ITV/Granada) (1964-65) play series

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The Villains
 Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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Robin Cousins 
references:
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THE VILLAINS
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Granada TV Network Production
Networked for ITV by Associated-Rediffusion, (Fridays 9.10-10.05pm)
Produced by:
H.V. Kershaw
Howard Baker (#3.01 only)
Richard Everitt (#3.03 only)
Royston Morley (#3.04 - 3.09)

UK Play series 1964 - 21 episodes x 55min slot bw

Series 1: 8 episodes (28Feb64-24Apr64) (Fridays)
Series 2: 4 episodes (19Jun64-10July64) (Fridays)
Series 3: 9 episodes (11Dec64-19Feb65) (Fridays)
One episode "Victim" [#2.03], scheduled for 3 July 1964, was not transmitted
owing to a one-night strike. It was later broadcast on 8 January 1965.

Articles:
TV Times, no. 434, 1964 (23 - 29 January), p.15
TV Times, no. 450, 1964 (14 - 20 June), p.10
TV Times, no. 476, 1964 (12 - 18 December), p.3
[Casts in order of appearance]

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ITV Fridays (28Feb64-24Apr64)

1.01 [--] The Villains: NETWORK
28Feb64 ITV Fri
By Tudor Gates & John Finch
Designer: Denis Parkin
Director: Richard Everitt
Producer: H V Kershaw
Cast:
NEVILLE SMITH . Johnny Stamp
DAVID PINNER . Bernie Stamp
JOHN GARRIE . Frisby
GEORGE GHENT . Larkey
MICHAEL BARRINGTON . Harry Stamp
JIMMY GARDINER . Shorty
JUDY CHILD . Annie
BRYAN MOSLEY . Detective-Sergeant Scott
REX BOYD . Detective-Constable Forbes
ANTHONY WINGATE . PC Hodge
VICTOR TANDY . Tod Marshall
DENVER HALL . Police Constable

1.02 [--] The Villains: TIME
06Mar64 ITV Fri
By John Finch
Designer: Denis Parkin
Director: Howard Baker
Producer: H V Kershaw
Cast:
JOHN COLLIN . Terry Marsh
JULIA FOSTER . Kathy Marsh
FRANK THORNTON . Fowler
GEOFFREY MATTHEWS . Matt Whateley
CAROLINE DOWDESWELL . Blonde
MURRAY EVANS . Detective
AUBREY MORRIS . Tod
JOHN BARRETT . Fletcher
VINCENT PEARCE . Warder
ARNOLD BELL . Inspector
BILL CROASDALE . Policeman

1.03 [--] The Villains: DEPRESSION
13Mar64 ITV Fri
By Tim Aspinall
Designer: Denis Parkin
Director: Graeme McDonald
Producer: H V Kershaw
Cast:
ALAN BROWNING . Queenie
GEOFFREY HIBBERT . Little Man
JAMES KERRY . Charlie
MARJIE LAWRENCE . Sheree
HAROLD GOODWIN . Phil
NOEL DYSON . Flo
BRYAN MOSLEY . Scott
REX BOYD . Forbes
ARTHUR BARRETT . Psychiatrist
DEREK WILLIAMS . Stadium Manager

1.04 [--] The Villains: AMATEURS
20Mar64 ITV Fri
By H V Kershaw
Designer: Denis Parkin
Director: Start Latham
Producer: H V Kershaw
Cast:
ALAN ROTHWELL . Eddie Machin
KENNETH FARRINGTON . Phil Collins
MICHAEL BLACKHAM . George Gee
HELEN FRASER . Pat
JACKIE LENYA . Rita
RICHARD BUTLER . Mr Machin
OLIVE KILNER . Woman
ERIC HILLYARD . Arthur Foster
DIANA DAVIES . Susan
CAROLE BERLYNE . Jennifer
LLOYD PEARSON . Mr Harvey
NEIL SEILER . Mr Richardson
PHILIP STONE . Det.-Insp. Colquhoun

[--]27 March 1964 [Good Friday] "The Villains" was not broadcast

1.05 [--] The Villains: LES GIRLS
03Apr64 ITV Fri
By Harry Driver & Vince Powell
Designer: Denis Parkin
Director: Graeme McDonald
Producer: H V Kershaw
Cast:
NOEL DYSON . Flo
MARJIE LAWRENCE . Sheree
BRYAN MOSLEY . Scott
REX BOYD . Forbes
GWENDOLYN WATTS . Mavis
PAUL DAWKIN . Gus
JEREMY YOUNG . Grainer
DAVID BURKE . Tommy
GEORGE BETTON . Joe
TED MORRIS . Fred
JOHN CATER . Larry

1.06 [--] The Villains: CONTRABAND
10Apr64 ITV Fri
By William Woods & Cyril Abraham
Designer: Denis Parkin
Director: Howard Baker
Producer: H V Kershaw
Cast:
EILEEN KENNALLY . Nicolette
GEOFFREY REED . Man on the Dock
JACK SMETHURST . George
DEREK BENFIELD . Harry
IVOR DEAN . Club Owner
JOHN SOUTHWORTH . First Card Player
DAVID GRAHAM . Second Card Player
CAMPBELL SINGER . Sergeant Purdy
JACK WOOLGAR . Jem Fletcher

1.07 [--] The Villains: BIG TICKLE
17Apr64 ITV Fri
By Peter Eckersley
Designer: Denis Parkin
Director: Howard Baker
Producer: H V Kershaw
Cast:
ROBERT DORNING . Enoch Christie
JOE GLADWIN . Charlie Edge
HELEN COTTERILL . Peggy Jenkins
IRENE SUTCLIFFE . Lillian Hope-Eden
LAURIE ASPREY . Stephen Jenkins
JOHN FRANKLYN ROBBINS . Arthur Stearns
GARFIELD MORGAN . Durrell
ARTHUR WHITE . Dennis James
GLENN MELVYN . Detective-Sergeant

1.08 [--] The Villains: DEAD END
24Apr64 ITV Fri
By Tim Aspinall
Designer: Denis Parkin
Director: Graeme McDonald
Producer: H V Kershaw
Cast:
J.G. DELVIN . Harry Barber
PETER RUSSELL . Geoff Walker
JOHN BARCROFT . Mac
GRAHAM RIGBY . Tramp
PATRICIA HENEGHAN . Pam Walker

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ITV Fridays (19Jun64-10July64)

2.01 [09] The Villains: BIG FLEAS HAVE LITTLE FLEAS
19Jun64 ITV Fri
By Harry Driver
Designer: Denis Parkin
Director: Stuart Latham
Producer: H V Kershaw
Cast:
MARY HANEFEY . Betty
SANDRA DOWNES . Marge
VERONICA HOWARD . Freda
OLIVE KILNER . Gladys
SHEILA RAYNOR . Dinah
RICHARD BUTLER . Cyril Battersby
BILL KENWRIGHT . Barry
JOAN PATON . Mrs Chadwick
ROGER ADAMSON . Colin
PETER CLAY . Steven
MICHAEL BARRINGTON . Irving
JACK AUSTIN . Frank
DIANA DAVIES . Secretary
TERENCE TAPLIN . Trevor
JUNE MONKHOUSE . Gwen Battersby
EDDIE KING . Signwriter
DUNCAN TAYLOR . Peter
TED MORRIS . Commissionaire
MICHAEL BURCHILL . First Policeman
JOHN GEERING . Second Policeman

2.02 [10] The Villains: I LOVE YOU
26Jun64 ITV Fri
By Jack Rosenthal and George Reed
Designer: Denis Parkin
Directed by Graeme McDonald
Producer: H V Kershaw
Cast:
DAVID HEMMINGS . Jimmy
GIL SUTHERLAND . Bas
KATE STORY . Carol
JANET KELLY . Maureen
HAYDN JONES . Ernie
JOAN HEATH . Mrs Sutcliffe
ROY HANLON . Bowen
PHILIP STONE . Mr Sutcliffe
ALAN GERRARD . Sammy
GEOFF REED . Freddie

2.03 [11] The Villains: VICTIM
Scheduled for 03Jul64 ITV Fri.
Cancelled owing to a one-night strike
Transmitted 08 January 1965

By Tony Williamson
Designer: Denis Parkin
Director: Graham Evans
Producer: H V Kershaw
Cast:
DEREK FOWLDS . Johnny
ROYSTON TICKNER . Teacher
DIANA HODDINOTT . Marj
DEREK NEWARK . Det. Sgt. Brough
BILL CROASDALE . Constable
JOHN TATE . Carsley
BEATRICE VARLEY . Old Woman
JOHN REES . Wally
WILFRED DOWNING . Rog
ROBERT FLYNN . Bert
BERT DAVIES . Trascoe
BRIDGET TURNER . Sandra
JUDITH SMITH . Glad
PATER HAY . Maxie
DOUGLAS IVES . Old Man

2.04 [12] The Villains: OVER THE HILL
10Jul64 ITV Fri
By H V Kershaw
Designer: not listed
Director: Richard Everitt
Producer: H V Kershaw
Cast:
WILLIAM WILD . Alan Breck
MARGERY MASON . Hilda Breck
EDWARD EVANS . George Breck
FIONA HARTFORD . Jean Bradshaw
JACK WOOLGAR . PC Birkett
JOHN COLLIN . Stan Lewis

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ITV Fridays (11Dec64-19Feb65)

3.01 [13] The Villains: BENT
11Dec64 ITV Fri
By Jack Rosenthal
Designer: Terry Pritchard
Director: Michael Beckham
Producer: Howard Baker
Cast:
BRYAN MOSLEY . Eric Sefton
JACK AUSTIN . Businessman
MARY CHESTER . Ellen Sefton
SUZANNE MOCKLER . Janet Sefton
PETER HUGHES . Mr Cotterill
WILLIAM WYMAR . Walter
ALETHEA CHARLTON . Mary Bates
JOHN QUAYLE . Neil
ALLAN O'KEEFE . Quango
ANNA STUART . Sylvia
SARA AIMSON . Marjorie
BARBARA GREENHALGH . Mrs Greer
MALCOLM PATTON . Peter
LOUISE JERVIS . Anne
WILLIAM CROASDALE . Geoff
GEOFFREY ALEXANDER . Inspector Heseltine

3.02 [14] The Villains: HIDEAWAY
18Dec64 ITV Fri
By John Finch
Designer: not listed
Director: Peter Plummer
Producer: H V Kershaw
Cast:
BARRIE INGHAM . Clifford Jupp
PAMELA ANN DAVY . Nancy Jupp
KIRK MARTIN . Steven Jupp
RACHEL HERBERT . Gwen Marshall
DAVID MORRELL . Ted Marshall
JOHN BROWN . The Wizard
DEREK WILLIAMS . Pardoe
KEITH JAMES . Police Inspector

3.03 [15] The Villains: ASK ME NO QUESTIONS
01Jan65 ITV Fri
By Peter Eckersley
Designer: Denis Parkin
Director: Michael Beckham
Producer: Richard Everitt
Cast:
HUGH McDERMOTT . Paul Wilcox
ANNE DYSON . Housewife
SYLVIA BIDMEAD . Ann Reynolds
ERIC THOMPSON . Peter Maguire
PATTI BROOKS . Teresa Lindsay
JOHN BARRETT . Inspector Richards
GERARD HEALY . Terence Maguire
JOHN CATER . Robert Lee
GILBERT WYNNE . Tim Denison
TED MORRIS . Steward

[08 Jan65: The Villains, episode 2.03 - VICTIM,
postponed from 03 July 1964]


3.04 [16] The Villains: THREE TO A CELL
15Jan65 ITV Fri
By Alan Plater
Designer: Terry Pritchard
Director: Howard Baker
Producer: Royston Morley
Cast:
JERRY DESMONDE . Ted Harvey
VICTOR HENRY . Terry Bridges
HEATHER MOORE . Eileen Williams
GARFIELD MORGAN . Prison Officer Cook
CHRISTOPHER COLL . Harry Nicholson
TED MORRIS . Prison Orderly
ALLAN McCELLAND . James Arnold
DUDLEY FOSTER . Dave Williams
JACK AUSTIN . Prison Officer Anderson
JACK SMETHURST . Sam Whittaker
ROGER ROLAND . Jordan
JACK BLIGH . Mac
DEREK WILLIAMS . Danson

3.05 [17] The Villains: RED HOT IN WINTER
22Jan65 ITV Fri
By John Finch
Designer: Terry Pritchard
Director: Peter Plummer
Producer: Royston Morley
Cast:
KARIN FERNALD . Sarah Buckley
GRANT TAYLOR . Jigger Jones
PETER PURVES . Terry Buckley
JANE BARRETT . Maggie Jackson
MIKE PRATT . Joe Buckley
WILLIAM WYMAR . Drunk
WILLIAM CROASDALE . Police Inspector

3.06 [18] The Villains: THE COUNTRY BOYS
29Jan65 ITV Fri
By Martin Woodhouse
Designer: Alan Price
Director: Michael Beckham
Producer: Royston Morley
Cast:
TONY ELFORD . Larry Driver
ALAN BROWNING . Jimmy Painter
JOHN WOODVINE . Jackie Lyman
TREVOR PEACOCK . Mellish
JOHN NORMINGTON . Dunning
TERENCE LODGE . Bell
OLIVER MacGREEVY . "Knocker" Nockolds
ROGER HAMMOND . Tidiman
PETER WHEELER . Himself
MEREDITH EDWARDS . Dr Barrington
DOROTHY REYNOLDS . Dr Joyce Adam
MAUREEN O'REILLY . Linda Painter
GEOFFREY REED . First Policeman
NORMAN HOOKS . Second Policeman

3.07 [19] The Villains: SONNY
05Feb65 ITV Fri
By Robert Kemp
Designer: Denis Parkin
Director: Graeme McDonald
Producer: Royston Morley
Cast:
FRAZER HINES . Sonny
TED MORRIS . Supervisor
PHILIPPA GAIL . Sylvia Greenwood
RICHARD KAY . Nigel Whittaker
ANTON DARBY . Walter
ANNE PICHON . Mrs Beeston
CHRISTINE HARGREAVES . Delia Graham
DENNIS CHINNERY . Mr Curtis
JACKIE LENYA . Anne
ROY MAXWELL . First Croupier
DAVID GRAHAM . Mr Kreppel
ANTHONY WINGATE . Second Croupier
JACK AUSTIN . University Porter
PHILLIP MANIKUM . Constable
JEREMY YOUNG . Inspector Henry

3.08 [20] The Villains: SEE NO EVIL
12Feb65 ITV Fri [TV Times, no. 484 (6-12 February 1965)]
By John Whitney & Geoffrey Bellman
Designer: Terry Pritchard
Director: not listed
Producer: Royston Morley
Cast:
MICHAEL WYNNE . Dabber Felton
COLIN JEAVONS . Nicholls
SANDRA DORNE . Norma Felton
FREDERICK JAEGER . Raikes
PAULINE DEVANY . Pauline Tyler
VICTOR TANDY . Burton
YVONNE ANTROBUS . Vera
JOHN FRANKLYN ROBBINS . Barker
MAURICE BROOKS . Det. Constable
DAPHNE OXENFORD . Nurse

3.09 [21] The Villains: A JOKER FOR YOUR BUTTON HOLE (final episode)
19Feb65 ITV Fri
By John Lucarotti
Designer: Denis Parkin
Director: Peter Plummer
Producer: Royston Morley
Cast:
HENRY SOSKIN . Joseph Weintraub
ANNETTE ROBINSON . Susan
BRIAN McDERMOTT . Harry
TREVOPR BANNISTER . Red
GLYNN EDWARDS . Sam Garland
TERRY SCULLY . Jimmy Davies
BERNARD KAY . Fred Hender
ROBERT FYFE . Wilf
ROGER ROWLAND . George
FRANK DUNNE . Brogan
LESLIE CLARK . Matchseller
MAUREEN HAYDEN . Dolly
ELSIE WOODHOUSE . Customer
GEOFFREY REED . Doorman
DIANA DAVIES . Lil
CHRISTOPHER BENJAMIN . Club Manager

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