CTVA UK - "ITV Television Playhouse" (ITV) Season 2 (1956-57)

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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 60 min. Plays)
Season 2 (1956-57)
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 Television Playhouse ###########
############## season 2 1956-57 ##############
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ITV Thursdays 8:00-9:00pm (60 min)

2.1 [--] Television Theatre: THE VALLEY AND THE PEAK [Times Archive]
6Sep56 Thurs 8-9pm
Written by Joan Morgan
Starring:
Sylvia Syms
Michael Gwynn

2.2 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: +A PIECE OF CAKE (BFI) (13/09/1956) Thursday

2.3 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: THE MAN IN THE DOCK [Times Archive]
20Sep56 Thurs 9-10pm
Starring:
Sandra Dorne
Cyril Luckham
Derek Bond

2.4 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: +CHANCE MEETING (BFI) (27/09/1956) Thursday

2.5 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: THE INVADERS [Times Archive]
4Oct56 Thurs 9-10pm
Starring
Joan Miller

2.6 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: NIGHT WAS OUR FRIEND [Times Archive]
11Oct56 A-R (NOT ATV/Granada) Thurs 9-10pm
Strarring
Elizabeth Sellars

[--] ATV/Granada Thurs 9-10pm - "Men against the Sun" starring John Bentley & Zena Marshall


2.7 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: THE AMERICAN [Times Archive]
18Oct56 Thurs 9-10pm
Starring
Jerry Wayne


2.8 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: THE MAN [Times Archive]
25Oct56 Thurs 9-10pm
Starring
Bernard Braden
Fay Compton

2.9 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: H.M.S. DRAKE WILL PROCEED (Guardian)
01Nov56 ITV Thur 9:00-10:00pm
Starring:
Clive Morton
Thomas Heathcote

2.10 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: STOLEN FACE (Guardian)
08Nov56 ITV Thur 9:00-10:00pm

2.11[--] ITV Television Playhouse: LADIES IN ERMINE (Guardian)
15Nov56 ITV Thur 9:00-10:00pm
Starring:
Robin Bailey
Cahterine Boyle

2.12 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: THE GRAND TOUR (Guardian)
22Nov56 ITV Thur 9:00-10:00pm

2.13 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: THE YOUNG AND THE GUILTY (Guardian)
29Nov56 ITV Thur 9:00-10:00pm
Written by Ted Willis
Starring:
Andrew Ray
Jill Williams

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2.14 [--] ITV Television Playhouse:+ The LION'S SHARE ONE BRIGHT DAY (BFI) (06/12/1956) Thursday

2.15 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: ALL CORRECT, SIR [Times Archive]
13Dec56 ITV Thur 8:00-9:00pm
Written by Barbara S. Harper
Starring
Bernard Lee
Adrienne Corri
Megs Jenkins

2.16 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: THE BRIDGE [Times Archive]
20Dec56 ITV Thur 9:00-10:00pm
Written by Joseph Schull
Starring:
Ingeborg Wells
Peter Wyngarde
Everley Gregg


2.17 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: SNOWBALL/ THE BIRDWATCHER [Times Archive]
27Dec56 ITV Thur 8pm
Starring:
Peter Sellers
Lionel Jeffries
 
2.18 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: NEVER (Guardian)
3Jan57 ITV Thur 8pm

2.19 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: MARY ROSS (Guardian)
10Jan57 ITV Thur 8pm

2.20 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: THE GREAT ADVENTURE (Guardian)
17Jan57 ITV Thur 8pm
Written by Arnold Bennett

2.21 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: NO HERO (Guardian)
24Jan57 ITV Thur 8:00-9:00pm
Written by John Mortimer
Cast:
John Robinson
Susan Stephen
Helen Cherry
Pauline Jameson


2.22 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: +GUEST IN THE HOUSE (BFI) (Guardian)
31Jan57 ITV Thur 8pm
Granada Television Production
Produced & Directed by Silvio NARIZZANO
ScriptHOARE, Ken
Author of the Original WorkWILDE, Hagar
Author of the Original WorkEUNSON, Dale
*
Cast:
EvelynCLARK, Petula
Douglas ProctorROSS, Hector
Ann ProctorHOWARD, Joyce
Lee ProctorPHILLIPS, Janette
MiriamENGLISH, Patricia
Aunt MarthaBRODY, Estelle
Dan ProctorGROSS, Arthur
Mr DowCLIFFORD, Jefferson
Mrs DowWEBB, Grace
Dr ShawVICKERS, Philip


2.23 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: THE MAGPIES [Times Archive]
7Feb57 ITV Thur 8:00-9:00pm
Written by Michael Dyne/ Based on a Story by Henry James
Starring:
Laurence Payne
Olga Lindo
Henry Kendall
Andrew Irvine

2.24 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: THE AFFAIR AT ASSINO [Times Archive]
14Feb57 ITV Thur 8-9pm
Written by N.C. Hunter
Starring
Clare Austin
Douglas Wilmer


2.25 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: THE SNARE OF THE FOWLER [Times Archive]
21Feb57 ITV Thur 8-9pm
Starring:
Mary Merrall
Noel Hood
Maurice Kaufmann
John Horsley


2.26 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: +The SAND CASTLE (BFI) (28/02/1957) Thur


2.27 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: MILLION-DOLLAR SMILE (BFI) [Times Archive]
07Mar57 ITV Thur 8-9pm
A comedy for television by William Weintraub
Starring:
Hartley Power
Thorley Walters
with:
Warren Mitchell ....... Desk Clerk

2.28 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: THE BIGGEST THIEF IN TOWN [Times Archive]
14Mar57 ITV Thur 8-9pm
Starring
Bernard Braden

2.29 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: THE SILVER MASK [Times Archive]
21Mar57 ITV Thur 8-9pm
Written by Hugh Walpole
Starring:
Barbara Everest
David Peel

2.30 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: DANGEROUS CARGO [Times Archive]
28Mar57 ITV Thur 8-9pm
Starring:
Susan Stephen
Jack Watling

2.31 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: EVENING IN HOCHSBERG [Times Archive]
4Apr57 ITV Thur 8-9pm
Starring:
Robin Bailey
Jeanette Sterke
Peter Wyngarde


2.32 THE CROWN OF THE ROAD
11Apr57 ITV Thur 8-9pm
Starring:
Catherine Lacey, Harry H. Corbett


2.33 THE QUEEN'S HUSBAND
18Apr57 ITV Thur 8-9pm
Starring:
Margaretta Scott
Charles Lloyd-Pack
Paul Daneman


2.34 25Apr57 pre-empted "Football"

2.35 THE KING'S BOUNTY
2May57 ITV Thur 8-9pm
Starring:
Jill Dixon, Harry H. Corbett, Michael Meacham

2.36 DARK SUMMER
9May57 ITV Thur 8-9pm
Staring:
Margot Van der Burgh, Nora Nicholson, Elvi Hale, Tom Criddle, Madeline Christie


2.38 (should be 2.37) [--] ITV Television Playhouse: +TWO DUCKS ON A POND
16May57 ITV Thur
Cast:
Hermione Baddeley ......... Lilian Throgmorton


(2.39 should be 2.38) [--] ITV Television Playhouse: +SALOON BAR (BFI)
23May57 ITV Thur


2.39 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: NAUGHTY MR. PUNCH
30May57 ITV Thur 8:00-9:00pm
Written by Frank Cadman
Starring:
Esmond Knight, Raymond Francis, Peter Williams

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[--] 6Jun57 - pre-empted Granada Presents "The True Glory"
starring The Citizen in Battle (D-Day Anniversary)
(War Documentary Film)(1945)
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2.41 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: WHO KILLED KOVALI?
13Jun57 ITV Thur 8:00-9:00pm
Starring: Allan Cuthbertson

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New Time Slot from here ITV Thursdays 9:15-10:15pm
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2.42 [--] THE BLACK WIDOW (play) 20Jun57 (ATV only) Thur 9:15-10:15pm
"Chelsea Story" (film thriller) 20Jun57 (A-R only) Thur 9:15-10:15pm
"Circumstantial Evidence" (film thriller) 20Jun57 Granada (only) Thur 9:15-10:15pm


2.43 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: +THE FATHER
27Jun57 ITV Thur 9:15-10:15pm
Written by August Strindberg
Cast:
Basil Sydney
Phyllis Calvert ...... Laura


2.44 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: AND SO TO BED
4Jul57 ITV Thur 9:15-10:15pm
Starring:
Noelle Middleton, George Benson, Michael Goodliffe, Prunela Scales

2.45 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: THE SHADOW OF A GUNMAN
11Jul57 ITV Thur 9:15-10:15pm
Written by Sean O'Casey
Starring: Eddie Byrne
With: Tony Quinn, Jerome Wills


2.46 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: +THE CONFIDENCE MAN (BFI)
18Jul57 ITV Thur 9:15-10:15pm
Written by Ernest Kinoy
Directed by Clifford Owen
starring
Bonar Colleano ......... Sam Pickens
and a
Full Supporting Cast


2.47 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: DESERT PATROL
25Jul57 ITV Thur 9:15-10:15pm
Written by Stanley Miller


2.48 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: + ON APPROVAL
1Aug57 ITV Thur 9.15pm
H.M. Tennent Globe production for ATV
a comedy play by Frederick Lonsdale/ adapted for television by Denis Webb
produced and directed by Desmond Davis
starring
Marian Spencer ....... __ Wislack (Maria)
Cyril Raymond ........ Lord Halton
Ann Firbank .......... __ Hayle
Daniel Massey ........ Duke of Bristol

2.49 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: WHEN THE WIND BLOWS
8Aug57 ITV Thur 9:15-10:15pm
Starring:
Patricia Jessel
Eileen Peel
Anthony Nicholls

2.50 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: +MY HEART'S IN THE HIGHLANDS (BFI) (15/08/1957) ITV Thur

2.51 ITV Television Playhouse: DEADLINE
22Aug57 ITV Thur 9:15-10:15pm
Starring:
Margaret Lockwood, Alan White

2.52 ITV Television Playhouse: ANNA CHRISTIE
29Aug57 ITV Thur 9:15-10:15pm
Starring:
Diane Cilento, Sean Connery, Leo McKern, Renee Houston

######### ITV Television Playhouse ###########
############## end of season 2 ###############
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