CTVA UK - "ITV Play Of The Week" (ITV) Season 9 (1963-64)

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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 9 (1963-64)
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 9 1963-64 ##############
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ITV Network Tuesdays 9:15-10:45pm (90 min)  (Mondays from 21-Oct-63)

9.1 [--] ITV Play Of The Week: THREE SISTERS
03Sep63 ITV Tue 9:15-10:45pm

9.2 [--] Play Of The Week: + A QUESTION OF MORALS [BFI]
10Sep63 ITV Tue 9:15-10:45pm


9.3 [--] Play Of The Week: +THE GIOCONDA SMILE [BFI]
17Sep63 ITV Tue 9:15-10:45pm
Cast:
Elizabeth Sellars
Nigel Davenport
Heather Sears
 

9.4 [--] Play Of The Week: THE STONE DANCE
24Sep63 ITV Tue 9:15-10:45pm


9.x [--] 30Sep63 - no episode on Monday
(extra ep number #9.5 - only 53 eps in this season - should renumber from here)


9.6 [--] ITV Play of the Week: THE FACING CHAIR
1Oct63 ITV Tue 9:15-10:45pm

9.7 [--] ITV Play of the Week: + The FIXERS (BFI) [ITN]
8Oct63 ITV Tue ?
Granada Production


9.8 [--] STELLA [BFI] (15/10/1963)
15Oct63 Tue

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Moves to Mondays from 21Oct63
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9.9 [--] ITV Play of the Week: + THE FINAMBULISTS [BFI]
21Oct63 ITV Mon 9:10pm
Written by Peter Droper
Cast:
Peter Barkworth ......... James Stack
Judi Dench .............. Susannah
Francis Matthews ........ Michael
Joseph Furst ............ Dr. Heller
Mark Hardy ............. Paul
(see scan)


9.10 [--] VELVET CAGE [BFI] (28/10/1963)
28Oct63 ITV Mon

9.11 [--] ITV Play of the Week: LONDON WALL [BFI- they have wrong date 12/11/63]
04Nov63 ITV Mon 9:10-10:40pm

9.12 [--] ITV Play of the Week: NICE BREAK FOR THE BOYS (A-R) [David Moore, Dinosaurs]
11 November 1963 9.10-10:40pm (BFI has 26/11/63 - they're wrong)
Script: John Wiles
Director: Ian Fordyce
Leslie Sands... Mr Semel
Paul Williamson... Mr Clark
Martin Wyldeck... Mr Magells
George Woodbridge... Col Macready
Barry Stanton... Bailiff
Jacqueline Maude... Secretary
Geoffrey Denton... Insp Fullard
Cyril Cross... Fire chief
Malcolm Patton... Sean
Richard O'Sullivan... Digby
Richard Dean... Tich
Hugh Halliday... Baron
Robert Dodson... Angel
Clive Marshall... Frankie
Malcolm Taylor... Trumbold
Peter houghton... Simpson
Meurig Wyn-Jones... Eyeballs
Anton Darby... Noseworthy
Christopher Turner... Smock
Andrew Patterson... Tiddler
Barry Halliday... Local reporter
Kenneth Farrington... First reporter
Anthony Sheppard... Second reporter
Peter Ellis... Third reporter
Donald Hoath... First photographer
Royston Tickner... Second photographer
Bill Treacher... Third photographer
John Citroen... Fourth photographer
Richard Klee... Fifth photographer
Synopsis from TV Times: Digby absconds from the Approved School; anonymous
letters involving a master start to arrive and
the boys' restlessness becomes a major threat. Can the headmaster retain
control, or must he call in the police, knowing the only
outcome will be violence?
[David Moore, Dinosaurs]

9.13 [--] The QUAILS [BFI] (18/11/1963)
18Nov63 ITV Mon

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22Nov63 Fri - John F. Kennedy assasinated - some programmes rescheduled
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9.14 [--] ITV Play of the Week: A WALK ON THE WATER
25Nov63 ITV Mon 9:55-11:25pm
(Delayed due to President Kennedy's funeral broadcast & Tribute programme at 9:30pm)


9.15 [--] ITV Play of the Week: + VICKY AND THE SULTAN
2Dec63 ITV Mon
Anglia Production

9.16 [--] The TRAVELLING MAN [BFI] (09/12/1963)
9Dec63


9.17 [--] The TEACHERS [BFI] (16/12/1963)
16Dec63

9.18 [--] PLAY OF THE WEEK + (PICKWICK) [ITN]
25-Dec-1963 Wednesday ??????? (Christmas Special ???)
Granada Production


9.19 [--] ITV Play of the Week: + THREE ROADS TO ROME [BFI]
30Dec63 ITV Mon
Cast:
Jeremy Brett ......... Tonino

9.20 [--] ITV Play of the Week: +ACQUIT OR HANG [BFI]
06Jan64 ITV Mon
Associated-Rediffusion production
Written by Stanley Miller


9.21 [--] ITV Play of the Week: + THE ROSE TATTOO (90 min. slot) (full details in The Viewer)
13Jan64 ITV Monday
Granada Television production
p: Gerald Savory;
d: Paul Almond,
sc: Tennessee Williams,
adapt: Hugh Leonard,
design: Peter Phillips;
Cast:
Katharine Blake, John Drainie, Alex Viespi, Lelia Goldoni,
Libby Morris and Donald Sutherland.
Produced at Granada Television, England. Telecast January 13, 1964.
79 minutes, b/w.

9.22 [--] ITV Play of the Week: THE GLASS MENAGERIE
20Jan64 ITV Mon 9:10-10:40pm (90 min slot)
Written by Tennessee Williams


9.23 [--] ITV Play of the Week: +CAMINO REAL
27Jan64 ITV Monday
Granada Television production

9.24 [--] ITV Play of the Week: +MARCHING SONG [BFI]
ITV tx 3/2/1964
Cast:
Maxine Audley ......Clarinda

9.25 [--] ITV Play of the Week: +UNCLE SELWYN
10Feb64 ITV Mon
A-R Production
Written by Terry Nation


9.26 [--] ITV Play of the Week: + I CAN WALK WHERE I LIKE CAN'T I? [BFI]
17Feb64 ITV Mon
ATV Production


9.27 [--] The GUILTY PARTY [BFI] (24/02/1964)
24Feb64

9.28 [--] ITV Play of the Week: A CASE OF CHARACTER
02Mar64 ITV Mon 9:10-10:30pm (80 min slot)

9.29 [--] ITV Play of the Week: THE ROSE GARDEN
09Mar64 ITV Mon 9:10-10:30pm (80 min slot)

9.30 [--] ITV Play of the Week: +SHADOW IN THE SUN [BFI]
16Mar64
Anglia Production

9.31 [--] ITV Play of the Week: + DEVIL IN THE WIND
23Mar64 ITV Mon
Associated-Rediffusion production

9.32 [--] ITV Play of the Week: +WHERE ARE THEY NOW (see TTT book page 52)
30Mar64 ITV Mon 9.10-10:40pm (90 min)
Associated-Rediffusion production
written by - no credit
directed by Robert Tronson
cast
George Murcell
Harold Goldblatt
introducing
Annie Ross
- synopsis - see TTT book page 52


9.33 [--] FINGER ON THE BALANCE [BFI] (06/04/1964)
6Apr64


9.34 [--] ITV Play of the Week: + FLIGHT FROM REALITY (BFI)
13Apr64 ITV Mon
ATV Network Production

9.35 [--] ITV Play of the Week: JACKO AT WAR [BFI] (20/04/1964)
20Apr64 ITV Mon 9:10-10:30pm (80 min slot)

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A QUESTION OF HAPPINESS
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GB. Granada Television production.
ITV tx 1964/04/27-1964/05/18 (Mon) [1 x hour; 1 x 80m slot; 2 x 85m slot]


Four authors (Kingsley Amis, James Hanley, James Saunders, and Alan Plater)
were asked to write a play about a word. They were invited to choose any approach
or catch any reflection from the word 'Happiness'.


9.36 [--] ITV Play of the Week: A QUESTION OF HAPPINESS #1: A QUESTION ABOUTHELL [BFI]
27Apr64 ITV Mon 9:10-10:35pm (85 min slot)
Granada Production

9.37 [--] ITV Play of the Week: A QUESTION OF HAPPINESS #2: ANOTHER PORT, ANOTHER TOWN [BFI]
4May64 ITV Mon 9:45-10:45pm (60 min slot)
Granada Production

9.38 [--] ITV Play of the Week: A QUESTION OF HAPPINESS #3: WATCH ME I'M A BIRD [BFI]
11May64 ITV Mon 9:10-10:35pm (85 min slot)
Granada Production

9.39 [--] ITV Play of the Week: A QUESTION OF HAPPINESS #4: FRED [BFI]
18May64 ITV Mon 9:10-10:30pm (80 min slot) (Whit Bank Holiday)
Granada Production

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9.40 [--]ITV Play of the Week: (title not given in TIMES Online Archive tv listing)
25May64 ITV Mon 9:10-10:30pm (80 min slot)

9.41 [--] ITV Play of the Week: CELEBRATION DINNER
01Jun64 ITV Mon 9:10-10:30pm (80 min slot)

9.42 [--] ITV Play of the Week: THE BASTOW AFFAIR
08Jun64 ITV Mon 9:10-10:30pm (80 min slot)
Rediffusion Production
Written by E.Y. Bannard
Directed by Christopher Hodson
(full details in The Viewer)


9.43 [--] ITV Play of the Week: VALENTINA
15Jun64 ITV Mon 9:10-10:30pm (80 min slot)

9.44 [--] ITV Play of the Week: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
24Jun64 ITV Wed 9:10-11:10pm (120 min) (moved to Wednesday for one week to coincide with Midsummer)
Rediffusion Production
Producer/Director: Joan Kemp-Welch
With:-
BENNY HILL as Bottom
PETER WYNGARDE as Oberon
ALFIE BASS
BERNARD BRESSLAW
JILL BENNETT
PATRICK ALLEN
Period comedy. Shakespeare's comedy drama set in the Forest of Arden.

9.45 [--] ITV Play of the Week: A SPANNER IN THE GRASS ROOTS
29Jun64 ITV Mon 9:10-10:30pm (80 min slot)

9.46 [--] ITV Play of the Week: + SAMSON BY MOONSHINE
06Jul64 ITV Mon
Rediffusion Production

9.47 [--] ITV Play of the Week: THE LOVERS OF FLORENCE [BFI - error - they have 13Jul63 -one year out!]
13Jul64 ITV Mon 9:10-10:40pm (90 min slot)

9.48 [--] ITV Play of the Week: THE WITNESSES
20Jul64 ITV Mon 9:10-10:25pm (75 min slot)
ATV Production


9.49 [--] ITV Play of the Week: GINA [BFI] (27/07/1964)
27Jul64 ITV Mon 9:10-10:30pm (80 min slot)



9.50 [--] ITV Play of the Week: + THE OFFENCE [BFI]
03Aug64 ITV Mon
Anglia Television Production

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9.51 [--] A Choice of (Noel) Coward No. 1: + PRESENT LAUGHTER [ITN]
10Aug64 ITV Mon
Granada Television Production

9.52 [--] A Choice of (Noel) Coward No. 2: + BLITHE SPIRIT [ITN]
17Aug64 ITV Mon
Granada Television Production

9.53 [--] A Choice of (Noel) Coward No. 3: + THE VORTEX [ITN]
24Aug64 ITV Mon
Granada Television Production

9.54 [--] A Choice of (Noel) Coward No. 4: + DESIGN FOR LIVING [ITN] (last)
31Aug64 ITV Mon
Granada Television Production

(extra ep number #9.5 - only 53 eps in this season - should really renumber)

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