CTVA UK - "ITV Play Of The Week" (ITV) Season 6 (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 90 min. Plays)
Season 6 (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)


   ########### ITV Play of the Week #############
############## season 6 1960-61 ##############
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ITV Network Tuesdays 9:35-11:05pm (90 min)

6.1 [--] ITV Play of the Week: SPARROW, SPARROW
06Sep60 ITV Tue 9:35-11:05pm
(no cast details)

6.2 [--] ITV Play of the Week: SHADOW OF GUILT
13Sep60 ITV Tue 9:35-11:05pm
Starring: Bernard Braden

6.3 [--] Play of the Week: + GASLIGHT (90 min) [BFI]
Anglia production networked by Association-Redffusion
20Sep60 ITV Tue 9.35pm
Written by Patrick Hamilton
Directed by George More O'Ferrall
Designer Reece Pemberton
starring
Margaret Leighton
Louis Jourdan
- synopsis - see TTT book page 47

6.4 [--] ITV Play of the Week: THE PROTEST
27Sep60 ITV Tue 9:35-11:05pm
Starring: Jack Hedley

6.5 [--] ITV Play of the Week: THE BURNING GLASS (90 min) (IMDB have this a SINGLE entry)
04Oct60 ITV Tue
Associated-Rediffusion
Writer:Elizabeth Lincoln / Play: Charles Morgan
Director: David Boisseau
Scifi drama. A Restaging of the 1956 ITV "Television Playhouse" play .
Michael Atkinson ........ Christopher Terriford
Daphne Slater ........... Mary Terriford
Anthony Nelands ......... Tony Locke
Roger Livesey ........... Montague Winthropp

6.6 [--] ITV Play of the Week: THE PETS
11Oct60 ITV Tue 9:35-11:05pm

6.7 [--] ITV Play of the Week: OLD MAN IN A HURRY
18Oct60 ITV Tue 9:35-11:05pm
Starring: Stephen Murray


6.8 [--] Play of the Week: + TIGER AT THE GATES (90 min. slot) [ITN Source][BFI]
Granada Television production
(cover of TV Times)
25Oct60 ITV Tue 9:35pm
VTR
p/d: Paul Almond,
sc: Jean Giraudoux
trans: Christopher Fry; adapt:William Bast;
design: Seamus Flannery;
Cast:
Keith Michell, Carole Lesley, Charles Gray, Veronica Turleigh,
Barbara Chilcott, Jeanette Sterke.


6.9 [--] ITV Play of the Week: SQUARE DANCE
01Nov60 ITV Tue 9:35-11:05pm


6.10 [--] ITV Play of the Week: + THE FAMILY FIRST (90 min)
8Nov60 ITV Tue 9:35 pm
ATV Production in association with H.M. Tennent
Play Witten by Hjalmar Bergman
Adapted for Television by William Redmond
Based on an English Version by Phylis Hartnoll
Directed by Lionel Harris
Designed by Michael Weight
Starring
Roger Livesey
Joyce Carey
George Rose
and
James Cairncross
Patricia Routledge
(full details in The Viewer)

6.11 [--] The POT CARRIERS [BFI] (imdb have solo entry)
15Nov60

6.12 [--] ITV Play of the Week: + THE SILVER WHISTLE (90 min)
22Nov60 ITV Tue 9:35 pm
Granada Production
Produced by Warren Jenkins
Adapted by Robert McEnroe from his play of the same title
Directed by Alan Cooke
Designed by Seamus Flannery
Starring:
Peter Jones as Oliver Erwenter
(details in TV Times)

6.13 [--] ITV Play of the Week: THE WATCHING EYE
Associated-Rediffusion Production
Originally scheduled for 9 August 1960 ITV Tue (Cancelled due to a Power Failure)
29Nov60 ITV Tue 9:35-11:05pm (Re-Scheduled airdate)
Starring: Joseph O'Conor

6.14 [--] ITV Play of the Week: +THE ACCOMPLICES (90 min)
06Dec60 ITV Tue 9.35pm
ATV Production
Producer: Peter Potter
Writer: Paul Lee / Design: Patrick Robertson /
Cast:
ANGELA BADDELEY / RENEE ASHERSON / MARGOT VAN DER BURGH / IAIN CUTHBERTSON
ALAN MacNAUGHTON / GARETH DAVIES
Drama. Police seek information following the death of a woman but certain
people have something to hide.


6.15 [--] ITV Play of the Week: + THE HAPPY MAN [BFI]
13Dec60 ITV Tue
Anglia Television Production

6.16 [--] ITV Play of the Week: THE GIRL IN THE WINDOW
20Dec60 ITV Tue 9:35-11:05pm

6.17 [--] 27Dec60 - no Times Archive

6.18 [--] The JASON GROUP [BFI] (03/01/1961)
3Jan61

6.19 [--] ITV Play of the Week: THE ROAD TO HILDA BROWN
10Jan61 ITV Tue 9:35-11:05pm
Starring:
Fay Compton, Mary Ellis, Nigel Stock

6.20 [--] Play of the Week:+ RING OF TRUTH (90 min) [BFI] (IMDB have this a solo entry)
Granada Television production
17Jan61 ITV Tue 9:35 pm
Produced by Gerald Savory
Play Written by Wynyard Browne
Directed for television by Gerald Savory (according to TV Times)
Directed by John Llewellyn Moxey (according to IMDB)
Starring:
Jill Bennett
Lyndon Brook
with
Peter Reynolds
George Benson
Campbell Singer
Michael Caine ***********************
Vladek Sheybal

Orchestra -Paul Mottram



6.21 [--] ITV Play of the Week: THE FLASHING STREAM
24Jan61 ITV Tue 9:35-11:05pm
Starring:
John Clements, Elizabeth Sellars, Frances Rowe


6.22 [--] Play of the Week: +A SPRING OF LOVE (90 min)
ATV Production in association with H.M. Tennent
31Jan61 ITV Tue 9:35 pm
Adapted by G.C. Brown
From the Book by Celia Dale
Directed by Tony Robertson
starring
John Neville ........... Raymond Banks
Angela Baddeley ........ Gran
Sylvia Kay ............. Esther Wilson
with:
Gladys Henson
Renny Lister
Arthur Hewlett
What is it about Raymond Banks that creates a feeling of
suspicion in all except Esther and Gran who love him?


6.23 [--] ITV Play of the Week: NEGATIVE EVIDENCE
07Feb61 ITV Tue 9:35-11:05pm
Starring: Peter Wyngarde

6.24 [--] PLAY OF THE WEEK + (PLOUGH AND THE STARS) [ITN Source][BFI]
14-Feb-1961

6.25 [--] ITV Play of the Week: THE BREAK-UP
21Feb61 ITV Tue 9:35-11:05pm
Starring: James Donald


6.26 [--] ITV Play of the Week: THE POISONED EARTH (90 min)
(imdb have this as single entry + an episode list entry - these will have to be MERGED)
ATV Production in association with H.M. TennEnt
28Feb61 ITV Tue 9:35 pm
Written by Arden Winch
Directed by Casper Wrede
Design: Richard Negri
starring
MICHAEL GOUGH as Rev Claude Bell
FREDERICK BARTMAN as James Whittier
JOSEPH FURST as Dr Brockmeyer
STRATFORD JOHNS as Insp Matthews
BARRY KEEGAN as Len Beckett
JACK MAY as Barratt
J.G. Devlin
James Maxwell
Scifi drama. A protest group attach themselves to the site where a new
atomic bomb is being tested.

6.27 [--] Play of the Week: +HELL HATH NO FURY (90 min.)
Anglia Television Production Networked by Associated-Rediffusion
07Mar61 ITV Tue 9:35 pm
A New Play Written by Evelyn Ford
Directed by George More O'Ferrall
Designed by Reece Pemberton
Starring:
Phyllis Calvert
Griffith Jones
Irene Browne
(Details in The Viewer)

6.28[--] ITV Play of the Week: THE GIRL ON THE VIA FLAMINIA
14Mar1961 ITV Tue 9:35-11:05pm
(no cast details)


6.29 [--] DOCTOR EVERYMAN'S HOUR [BFI] (21/03/1961)
21Mar1961

6.30 [--] ITV Play of the Week: ECHOES ON A LONELY SHORE
28Mar1961 ITV Tue 9:35-11:05pm
Starring: Diana Wynyard

6.31 [--] ITV Play of the Week: THE THREATENING STORM
04Apr61 ITV Tue 9:35-11:05pm


6.32 [--] PLAY OF THE WEEK + (MIDNIGHT SUN) [ITN Source]
11-Apr-1961

6.33 [--] ITV Play of the Week: ALL ON A SUMMER'S DAY
18Apr61 ITV Tue 9:45-11:15pm
Starring: Ruth Dunning, Lockwood West

6.34 [--] ITV Play of the Week: BREAK FROM COVER
25Apr61 ITV Tue 9:35-11:05pm
Starring: John Phillips

6.35 [--] Play of the Week: + MISS TREEVES (90 min.) [BFI]
Associated-Rediffusion Production
2May61 ITV Tue 9:35 pm
Written by NOT KNOWN
Directed by Mark Lawton
Starring
Pamela Brown .......... Miss Treeves
Neil McCallum
With
Ronald Adam
Jack Allen
Jenny Laird
Catherine Woodville
(Details in TV Times)


6.36 [--] Play of the Week: +SOLDIER IN THE SNOW (90 min.) [ITN Source]
Granada Production
9May61 ITV Tue 9:35 pm
Written by James Mitchell / Adapted by John Hearne
Directed by John Moxey
(Details in TV Times)

6.37 [--] ITV Play of the Week: MRS. SKEFFINGTON
16May61 ITV Tue 9:35-11:05pm
Starring: Judy Campbell, Cyril Raymond

6.38 [--] ITV Play of the Week: ANY OTHER BUSINESS
23May61 ITV Tue 9:35-11:05pm
Starring: Anthony Quayle, Michael Hodern

6.39 [--] ITV Play of the Week: ALL MY OWN WORK
30May61 ITV Tue 9:35-11:05pm


6.40 [--] ITV Play of the Week: + FAIRY TALES OF NEW YORK (90 min.) [ITN Source] [BFI]
06Jun1961 ITV Tue 9:35 pm
Granada Production
Written by J.P. Donleavy
Directed by Graham Evans
Designed by William Brodie
Starring:
Robert Stephens ........ Cornelius Christian
with:
Alan Gifford
Lionel Murton
Harry Towb
James Cairncross
Milo O'Shea
Judith Conrow
Synopsis:
The weird and wonderful adventures of Cornelius Christian -
an innocent in New York

6.41 [--] ITV Play of the Week: + COUNTDOWN AT WOOMERA (90 min.) [BFI] (imdb have this as a solo entry)
13June1961 ITV Tue
Associated-Rediffusion Production
Writer: Henry Bentinck
Director: Cyril Coke
Design: Frederick Pusey
Cast:-
NOEL McCALLUM as Robert McKerrill
SYLVIA KAY as Margaret Paisley
JOHN WELSH as Sir Robert Trelevan
PATRICK BARR as General O'Connor
JOHN MILLER as Prime Minister
SciFi drama. In 1968 the first British space flight to the moon is planned.

6.42 [--] ITV Play of the Week: +THE PAPER PALACE (90 min.)
20Jun61 ITV Tue 9:35-11:05pm
ATV Production by H.M. Tennent
Starring: Eden Kane
(details in TV Times)

6.43 [--] ITV Play of the Week: I REMEMBER MAMA
27Jun61 ITV Tue 9:35-11:05pm

6.44 [--] ITV Play of the Week: LIFE WITH FATHER
4Jul61 ITV Tue 9:35-11:05pm
Starring: Renee Asherson

6.45 [--] ITV Play of the Week: +THE BURDEN OF PROOF
11Jul61
Anglia Production

6.46 [--] ITV Play of the Week: HALLELUJAH CORNER
18Jul61 ITV Tue 9:35-11:05pm
Starring: Gary Raymond

6.47 [--] ITV Play of the Week: +THE PRIMITIVE (90min) (imdb have this a solo entry)
25Jul61
Associated-Rediffusion Television
Directed by Robert Tronson
Genre: Drama
Cast (in alphabetical order)
Scott Forbes .... Robert Smiley
Stephen Lewis .... Dave Short
Marion Mathie .... May Short
David Rayner .... Tony, the waiter
Campbell Singer .... Sandy Cain
Veronica Strong .... Young girl
Richard Wilding .... Park attendant
Anneke Wills .... Kathleen Short (as Annika Wills)
Barbara Young .... Clare


6.48 [--] ITV Play of the Week: +IVANOV [ITN Source][BFI]
01Aug61 ITV Tue 9:35-11:05pm
Granada Production
(details in the viewer)

6.49 [--] ITV Play of the Week: CONFLICT IN THE SUN
8Aug61 ITV Tue 9:35-11:05pm


6.50 [--] ITV Play of the Week: + HARRIET
15Aug61 ITV Tue 9:35 pm
ATV Production by H.M. Tennent
(details in the viewer)

6.51 [--] ITV Play of the Week: +A SHRED OF EVIDENCE [BFI]
22Aug61 ITV Tue 9:35 pm
Anglia TV Production
(Networked by Associated Rediffusion)
(details in the viewer/TV Times)

6.52 [--] ITV Play of the Week: + OVER THE BRIDGE [ITN Source] [BFI]
29Aug61 ITV Tue 9:35 pm
Granada Production
Author: SAM THOMPSON /Adapted by: HUGH LEONARD
Director: JOHN MOXEY
Cast:
ELIZABETH BEGLEY - Nellie Mitchell
JOHN COWLEY - George Mitchell
FINLAY CURRIE - Davy Mitchell
SHELA WARD - Martha White
J G DEVLIN - Rabbie White
PATRICK McALINNEY - Mr Fox
FRASER HINES - Ephraim
RIO FANNING - Warren Baxter
MAUREEN TOAL - Marian
JAMES ELLIS - Archie Kerr
DONAL DONNELLY - Peter O'Boyle
DERMOT McDOWELL - Billy Morgan
KEITH PYOTT -Clergyman
ALLAN McLELLAND - Mob Leader
JAMES FITZGERALD - Workman I
GERALD McCALLISTER - Workman II
Synopsis:
Over the Bridge, set in Belfast, concerns the violence that can be stirred up
by intolerance in a big working community. It tells the story of Davey Mitchell,
a man who has risked his livelihood and his health to build a union in the
shipyard, only to find that old religious differences among the men are stronger
than their loyalty to the new union. Davey is finally called upon to make his
biggest sacrifice in order to defend his ideals. [ITN Source]

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