CTVA UK - "ITV Play Of The Week" (ITV) Season 8 (1962-63)

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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 8 (1962-63)
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 8 1962-63 ##############
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ITV Network Tuesdays 9:15-10:45pm (90 min)


8.01 [--] Play of the Week: +THE GENTLE ASSASSIN
Anglia Television Production
04Sep62 ITV Tue 9:15-10:45pm

8.02 [--] ITV Play of the Week: A MATTER OF PRINCIPLE
11Sep62 ITV Tue 9:15-10:45pm


8.03 [--] Play of the Week: FREEDOM IN SEPTEMBER [BFI] (imdb have this as solo entry)
Associated-Rediffusion production
18Sep62 -
Directed by Joan Kemp-Welch


8.04 [--] Play of the Week: +HOBSON'S CHOICE [ITN] [BFI]
25Sep62
Granada Production


8.05 [--] Play of the Week: +THE SECOND CHEF (90 min) [BFI]
Associated-Rediffusion production
02Oct62 ITV Tue 9:15pm
Cast:
Ronnie Barker ........... Bundles
(full details in The Viewer)

(030ct62 - THE SEVENTH WAVE - Anglia|)


8.06 A LILY IN LITTLE INDIA [BFI] (09/10/1962)
09Oct62

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8.07 [--] Play of the Week: WHEN THE KISSING HAD TO STOP (90 min) [BFI]
Act 1: THE HAMMER
Associated-Rediffusion production
16Oct62 ITV Tue 9:15 pm

continued on [--] Television Playhouse: WHEN THE KISSING HAD TO STOP (60 min)
Act 2: THE SICKLE
Associated-Rediffusion production
19Oct62 ITV Fri 9:45 pm

(full details in The Viewer)
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8.08 [--] ITV Play of the Week: MAJOR BARBARA
23Oct62 ITV Tue 9:15-10:45pm
Starring Judi Dench

8.09 [--] ITV Play of the Week: MISALLIANCE
30Oct62 ITV Tue 9:15-10:45pm
(no cast details)

8.10 [--] Play of the Week: +DON JUAN IN HELL (90 min) (BFI) [ITN]
Granada Production
06Nov62 ITV Tue 9:15 pm
Written by Bernard Shaw
Designed by Peter Phillips
Directed by Julian Amyes
starring:
Alan Badel ........... Don Juan
Cyril Cusack ......... The Devil
with:
Sian Phillips ........ Dona Ana
A. J. Brown .......... The Statue

8.11 [--] PLAY OF THE WEEK + (THE APPLECART) [ITN][BFI]
13Nov62
Granada Production


8.12 [--] ITV Play of the Week: THE TYPEWRITER
20Nov62 ITV Tue 9:15-9:45pm

8.13 [--] HAVEN IN SUNSET [BFI] (27/11/1962)
27Nov62


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ELECTRA (60 min) [BFI]
28-Nov-1962 Wednesday 9:45pm-10:45pm
Associated-Rediffusion
Producer/Director:Joan Kemp-Welch
A Greek tragedy (performed in the original Greek!).
With:- DIMITRI MALAVETAS / DIMITRI VEAKIS
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8.14 [--] ITV Play of the Week: +A LETTER FROM THE GENERAL [BFI]
04Dec62 ITV Tue
Anglia Television
Produced by George More O'Ferrall
Cast:
Anna Neagle .........Reverend Mother

8.15 [--] ITV Play of the Week: +ALIDA (90 min) [BFI]
11Dec62 ITV Tue 9:15 pm
ATV Production by H.M. Tennent
Drama. A young sculptor finds himself becoming obsessed with the sculpted
head of a young girl.

8.16 [--] ITV Play of the Week: THE SHIFTING HEART
18Dec62 ITV Tue 9:15-9:45pm

[--] 25Dec62 - verified no episode on Chrstmas Day


8.17 [--] ITV Play of the Week: +THE REHEARSAL [BFI]
01Jan63 ITV Tue
Cast:
Pamela Brown ....... the countess

8.18 [--] ALL GOOD CHILDREN [BFI] (08/01/1963)
08Jan63

8.19 [--] DARKNESS AT NOON [BFI] (15/01/1963)
15Jan63
(16Jan63 - THE THREE CANDLES -Anglia Prod.(Kaleidoscope Single Play)


8.20 [--] ITV Play of the Week: +DANGER ZONE (90 min) [BFI] [IMDB have this as Solo Entry]
22Jan63 ITV Tue
Anglia Television Production

Writer: N. J. Crisp / Director: George More O'Ferrall
Cast:
Harry Brunewald...... OSCAR HOMALKA
Capt Guy............ JOHN SUTTON
Capt Raffan........... ALAN WHITE
Jenny Earl.......... JEANNE MOODY
Bob Fellowes......... WILLIAM SYLVESTER
Margo Robertson...... JEAN MARSH
Scifi drama. Tensions arise on the eve of a nuclear test.

8.21 [--] PLAY OF THE WEEK + (TIME AND THE CONWAYS) [BFI]
29Jan63 Tue

8.22 [--] ITV Play of the Week: THE TIN WHISTLE MAN
05Feb63 ITV Tue 9:15-9:45pm

8.23 [--] ITV Play of the Week: THE BURIED MAN [BFI] (IMDB have this as single entry)
12Feb63 ITV Tue
(Rediffusion or more likely ATV)
Writer: G. C. Brown / Play: David Mercer / Director: Graham Evans
With:- LEONARD ROSSITER as Robert Bailey
Drama. A typical Mercer piece about madness and set in the 190's which saw
a middle-aged Yorkshire miner, Robert Bailey, trying to find the key to a
happy life but descending into a nervous breakdown. Leonard Rossiter's first
starring role on television, Rossiter had been on TV before but this was
his breakthrough role - he was only cast at short notice when the actor
originally cast fell ill.. Tapes of the production no longer exist.

8.24 [--] The CRUEL DEADLINE [BFI] (19/02/1963)
19Feb63 - no details

8.25 [--] ITV Play of the Week: THE SEARCH
26Feb63 ITV Tue 9:15-9:45pm

8.26 [--] PLAY OF THE WEEK + J.B. Priestley Season No. 1: EDEN END [ITN]
05Mar63
Granada Production

8.27 [--] ITV Play of the Week: I CAN'T BEAR VIOLENCE
12Mar63 ITV Tue 9:15-9:45pm


8.28 [--] ITV Play of the Week: + J.B. Priestley Season No. 3: DANGEROUS CORNER (90 min) [BFI]
Granada Production
19Mar63 ITV Tue 9:15 pm
Adapted for Television by Gerald Savory
Directed by Graeme McDonald
Designed by Michael Grimes
Cast in Order of Appearance:
Pauline Yates ............ Freda Caplan
Julie Christie ........... Betty Whitehead
Joan Sterndale Bennett ... Miss Mockridge
Helen Lindsay ............ Olwen Peel
Terence Longdon .......... Charles Stanton
Tim Seely ................ Gordon Whitehead
William Lucas ............ Robert Caplan
Telling the truth can be dangerous. Robert Caplan ignores
the danger - and as the result of one chance remark has to
watch the false surface of six people's lives being ruthlesly
stripped away

8.29 [--] ITV Play of the Week: WAR AND PEACE (slot time 150 min/ 6 acts) [BFI/ITN]
26Mar63 ITV Tue
Granada Television Production
Producer DEREK GRANGER
Director SILVIO NARIZZANO
ScriptMACDONALD, Robert David
AdaptationNEUMANN, Alfred
AdaptationPISCATOR, Erwin
AdaptationPRUFER, Guntram
Author of the Original WorkTOLSTOY, Leo
NarratorROBBINS, John Franklyn
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Cast:
JOHN FRANKLYN ROBBINS - Narrator
NICOL WILLIAMSON - Pierre
DANIEL MASSEY - Andrei
VALERIE SARRUF - Natasha
MARY HINTON - Countess
GARY BOND - Nikolai
CLIFFORD EVANS - Old Prince
ANN BELL - Lisa
FREDA DOWIE - Maria
MORRIS PERRY - Karatyev
BARRY LINEHAM - Alpatich
DEREK BENFIELD - Kusmich
TOM ADAMS - Kuragin
TONY BECKLEY - Dolokhov
KENNETH GRIFFITH - Napoleon
TIM PEARCE - Tsar Alexander
STEVE PLYTAS - General Kutosov
DEREK WARE - Officer
PETER GOSS - Officer
MICHAEL RATHBONE - Officer

8.30 [--] ITV Play of the Week: THE KIDNAPPING OF MARY SMITH [BFI]
02Apr63 ITV Tue
(IMDB error - they have this as Television Playhouse)
Directed by George More O'Ferrall
Cast:
Margaret Rutherford ......... Mary Smith


8.31 [--] ITV Play of the Week: +THE SANDCASTLE (90 min) [BFI]
09Apr63 ITV Tue 9:15 pm
ATV Production by H.M. Tennent
Written by Iris Murdoch
Adapted for Televvision by William Ingrim
Directed by Peter Potter
Settings by Carl Toms
starring
Anna Massey
Michael Gwynn
Rachel Kempson
Charles Carson
(full details in TV Times)

8.32 The BRIMSTONE BUTTERFLY [BFI] (16/04/1963)
16Apr63

8.33 [--] PLAY OF THE WEEK + (EVER SINCE PARADISE) [ITN]
23Apr63
Granada Production


8.34 [--] ITV Play of the Week: CUNNIGHAM 5101
30Apr63 ITV Tue 9:15-10:45pm

8.35 [--] ITV Play of the Week: DOUBLE STAKES
07May63 ITV Tue 9:15-10:45pm

8.36 GIRL WITH A DIFFERENCE [BFI] (14/05/1963)
14May63

8.37 The RAINMAKER [BFI] (21/05/1963)
21May63

8.38 BREAKTHROUGH [BFI] (28/05/1963)
28May63

8.39 The TRUTH ABOUT ALAN [BFI] (04/06/1963)
04Jun63

8.40 [--] ITV Play of the Week: THE SEVENTH WAVE
11Jun63 ITV Tue 9:15-10:45pm

8.41 The EVE OF ST. MARKS [BFI] (18/06/1963)
18Jun63

8.42 [--] ITV Play of the Week: TRUE LOVE AND LIMBECK
25Jun63 ITV Tue 9:15-10:45pm

8.43 [--] ITV Play of the Week: THE HEART OF THE COUNTRY [BFI]
02Jul63 ITV Tue 9:15-10:45pm

8.44 DOUBLE YOLK [BFI] (09/07/1963)
09Jul63

8.45 [--] ITV Play of the Week: THE TOUCH OF A DEAD HAND [IMDB/BFI] (1963)
16Jul63 ITV Tue 9:15-10:45pm
Associated-Rediffusion production
Cast:
Carol Cleveland ... Marion
Samantha Eggar
Alexander Knox
Lois Maxwell
William Sylvester

8.46 [--] ITV Play of the Week: +END OF CONFLICT [BFI]
23Jul63 ITV Tue
Anglia Television Production
Directed by George More O'Ferrall

8.47 [--] ITV Play of the Week: CONSPIRACY OF SILENCE
30Jul63 ITV Tue 9:15-10:45pm


8.48 [--] PLAY OF THE WEEK + (FOR KING AND COUNTRY #1 "OUT THERE") [ITN] [BFI]
06Aug63
Granada Production
Directed by Herbert Wise

8.49 [--] PLAY OF THE WEEK +(FOR KING AND COUNTRY #2 THE BARRICADE
13Aug63
Granada Production
Directed by Julian Amyes


8.50 [--] PLAY OF THE WEEK +(FOR KING AND COUNTRY #3 "TUNNEL TRENCH") [ITN] [BFI]
20Aug63
Granada Production
Directed by Derek Bennett


8.51 [--] PLAY OF THE WEEK (FOR KING AND COUNTRY #4 "THE ENEMY") [ITN] [BFI]
27Aug63 Tuesday
Granada Production
Directed by Julian Amyes

(51 episodes - no episode on Christmas Day)

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