CTVA UK - "ITV Television Playhouse" (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 60 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 Television Playhouse ###########
############## season 6 1960-61 ##############
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ITV Network Thursdays

6.01 [--] + ITV Television Playhouse: THE PROBLEM OF GIRL FRIENDS [IMDB]
01Sep60 ITV Thur

[--] imdb have 1Sept60 - THE CUPBOARD starring Donald Pleasance

6.2 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: THE HARSH WORLD [ITN]
8Sep60 ITV Thur
Granada Television Production
Writer: Alexander Baron
Director: John Knight
Cast:
Lois Daine - Pat Harper
Patience Collier - Older office Worker
Ronald Lacey - Terry Atkins
Lloyd Lamble - Gordon Macavoy
Win Broadsdale
Harry Ross
Shirley Thieman
Win Wymar
Murray Evans
Tom Gourling
Synopsis:
When country girl Pat Harper arrives in the big city, she discovers an
old truth - that life is as good as the people you mix with. At first,
Pat, who starts work in an office, is eager for romance and excitement,
but she does not realise that disillusionment may await her when she
strikes up a friendship with an older man. [ITN]

6.3 [--] + ITV Television Playhouse: +The NEW MAN (BFI) [IMDB] (15/09/1960)
15Sep60 ITV Thur

6.4 22Sep60 - pre-empted "Boxing"

6.5 + [--] ITV Television Playhouse:+ TOMORROW [IMDB]
29Sep60

6.6 PENELOPE [BFI] 6Oct60

6.7 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: MURDER STAMP
13Oct60 ITV Thur 9:35-10:35pm
Starring: Robert Urquhart

6.8 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: CHANGING VALUES
20Oct60


6.9 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: REPRISE
27Oct60 ITV Thur 9:35-10:35pm
Starring; Richard Pasco

6.10 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: INDEPENDENT MEANS (60 min) [ITN]
3Nov60 ITV Thur
Granada Television Production
Writer : HAROLD BRIGHOUSE
Director : CLIFF OWEN


6.11 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: + WHO'S OWEN STEPHENS ....? (60 min)
10Nov60, ITV Thur 9:35 pm
Associated-Rediffusion Network Production
Written by Philip Broadley
Directed by David Boiseau
starring
Colin Jeavons
Patrick Magee
James Villiers
(full details in "The Viewer")

6.12 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: +THE ESSAY PRIZE (60 min)
17Nov60, ITV Thur 9:35 pm
ATV Production by H.M. Tennent
Written by John Bowen
Directed by Toby Robertson
starring
James Maxwell
Peter McEnery
Leslie French
with
Arthur Hewlett
Jean Harvey
Peter Collingwood
Diana Beaumont

6.13 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: +THE END OF THE TETHER (60 min)
24Nov60, ITV Thur 9:35 pm
Associated-Rediffusion Network Production
Written by Robert Urquhart Based on an Original Story by Joseph Conrad
Directed by Cyril Coke
Settings Designed by John Emery
Starring:
John Philips
(Details in TV Times)

6.14 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: THE HONEYMOONERS [ITN]
1Dec60 ITV Thur
Granada Television Production
Writer : PHILIP CALLOW
Director : GRAHAM EVANS

6.15 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: MR. KRANE
8Dec60 ITV Thur 9:35-10:35pm
Starring: Guy Rolfe, Elizabeth Sellars


6.16 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: POOR SIDNEY
15Dec60 ITV Thur 9:35-10:35pm
Starring: Brian Murray

6.17 + [--] ITV Television Playhouse: The TWO WISE VIRGINS OF HOVE (BFI) [IMDB] (22/12/1960)
22Dec60 ITV Thur
Director George More O'Ferrall
Cast:
Margaret Rutherford ........ Emily Blagdon


6.18 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: The BOY NEXT DOOR [BFI/ITN]
29Dec60 ITV Thur
Granada Television Production

6.19 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: NOT MANY MANSIONS
05Jan61 ITV Thur 9:35-10:35pm
Starring: Wilfrid Brambell

6.20 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: +THE ZOO STORY (BFI- 60 min)
12Jan61, ITV Thur 9:35 pm
Granada Production
Written by Edward Albee [BFI]
Directed by Henry Kaplan [BFI]
starring
Peter Sallis ....... Peter [BFI]
Kenneth Haigh ...... Jerry [BFI]


Play of the Week: THE ZOO STORY
[ITN source has different info ........][ITN Source - 90 min]
Granada Television Production
Director: H WISE
Author: HAROLD BRIGHOUSE
Adapted by GERALD SAVORY
Cast [ITN]
GEORGE DEVINE
BARRY FOSTER
CLIVE MCFARLAND
OLIVER JOHNSTON
MICHAEL BLACKMORE
ANNA TURNER
AVIS BUNNAGE
NORMAN BIRD
FRANK ATKINSON
MICHAEL BARRINGTON
EDWARD EVANS
DICKIE OWEN
FRED FERRIS
AIDAN TURNER
"The Zoo Story", a brilliant first play which won its American author six
drama prizes. British newspaper theatre critics said of the play; [ITN]
"In an atmosphere of nightmare, it moves relentlessly to a horrific
conclusion, an extraordinary tour de force in the creation of an atmosphere." [ITN]
[ITN Source - - they list this as PLAY OF THE WEEK]


6.21 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: +THE DEBT COLLECTOR (60 min.)
19Jan61, ITV Thur 9:35 pm
Associated-Rediffusion production
A play written for television by A.P. Dearsley
Based on a Story by Dan Sutherland
Directed by Tania Lieven
Starring
Lally Bowers
Barrie Ingham
Peggy Thorpe-Bates
William Kendall
Heather Chasen
To everyone who knew her, Margaret Blair was without spirit or
glamour. But an encouter with a young man in the South of France
has a surprising effect on her - and her friends.

6.22 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: NANNIE (60 min)(submitted 24-2-7)
ITV 26Jan61 ITV Thur 9:35 pm
ATV Production by H.M. Tennent
Starring
Fay Compton
Donald Houston (I)
(full details in The Viewer)

6.23 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: +WITNESS - THE NIGHT (60 min.)
2Feb61, ITV Thur 9:35 pm
Associated-Rediffusion production
Written by J. H. B. Peel
Directed by Ian Fordyce
starring
Maxine Audley
Cyril Raymond
Joanna Dunham
with
Peter Vaughan
When police investigate a hit-and-run accident their inquiries
threaten to destroy the lives of both the guilty and innocent
(Maxine Audley is appearing in "Settled Out of Court" at the
Strand Theatre)

6.24 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: +THE SAVAGES (60 min.)
9Feb61 ITV Thur 9:35 pm
ATV Production by H.M. Tennent
Written by Peter Draper
Directed by Peter Potter
starring
Fay Compton
Maggie Smith
Victor Maddern
Ursula Howells
John Laurie
Rose Hill
Hennie Scott

6.25 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: +HI DIDDLE DIDDLE (60 min.)
16Feb61 ITV Thur 9:35 pm
Associated-Rediffusion
Written by Mike Watts
Directed by Michael Westmore
starring
Thora Hird
Richard Pearson
Bill Owen

6.26 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: +BEN SPRAY [BFI/ITN]
23Feb61 ITV Thur
Granada Television Production
DirectorOWEN, Cliff
ScriptNICHOLS, Peter
Cast:
Ben SprayHENDRY, Ian
John StoneWEST, Lockwood
Daniel HamiltonARNATT, John
Louise StoneROGERS, Jane Jordan
Geoff StoneBOND, Philip
Dave RileySHERWIN, Derrick
Hazel StoneHUNTLEY WRIGHT, Betty
waitressYOUNG, Felicity
VeronicaSCHOOLING, Jennifer
TibbyRANSOM, Mavis
PatriciaVOGEL, Joanna

6.27 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: +THE SERPENT'S TOOTH (60 min.)
02Mar61 ITV Thur 9:35 pm
Associated-Rediffusion
Written by Angus Cooper
Directed by Tania Lieven
starring
Mona Washbourne
Dandy Nichols
Sheila Burrell
Lola Brooks

6.28 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: +THE SUMMER'S PRIDE (60 min.)
09Mar61 ITV Thur 9:35 pm
ATV Production by H.M. Tennent
Written by Horton Foote
Directed by Toby Robertson
Starring:
Susannah York
Joan Newell
Jane Asher
With
Isabelle Lucas
(full details in The Viewer)


6.29 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: THE BALANCE OF HER MIND
16Mar61 ITV Thur 9:35-10:35pm
Starring: Renee Asherson


6.30 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: +THE WIDOWING OF MRS. HOLROYD (60 min.) [ITN]
23Mar61 ITV Thur 9.35 pm
Granada Television Production
written by D.H. Lawrence
adapted for television by Ken Taylor
designed by Peter Phillips
directed by Claude Whatham
Starring
Jennifer Wilson ...... Lizzie Holroyd
Paul Daneman ......... Tom Blackmore
Edward Judd .......... Charlie Holroyd
(full details in The Viewer)

6.31 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: A BLOW TO THE HEAD
30Mar61 ITV Thur 9.35-10:35pm

6.32 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: PRIVATE POTTER (BFI) (06/04/1961)
6Apr61 ITV
Cast:
Leo McKern ........ Doctor

NEW 6.33 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: THE SKINT BOYS
13Apr61 ITV Thur 9.35-10:35pm

NEW 6.34 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: MARKING TIME
20Apr61 ITV Thur 9.35-10:35pm
Starring: James Kenney

 
6.35 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: THE DEMANDS OF LOVE
27Apr61 ITV Thur 9:35 pm
Associated-Rediffusion Network Production
Written by Rosemary Timperley
Directed by Cyril Coke
starring
Rachel Gurney
Ronald Howard
Gene Anderson
Terence Alexander

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EPISODES AFTER THIS HAVE TO BE RENUMBERED ON IMDB
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NEW 6.36 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: A DIABOLIC LIBERTY (60 min)
4May61 ITV THur 9:35 pm
ATV Production by H.M. Tennent
A Comic Strip Written by Peter Draper
Directed by Tony Robertson
Starring:
Richard Briers
Lally Bowers
Douglas Wilmer
(full details in TV Times)

NEW 6.37 [--] + ITV Television Playhouse: THE COLLECTION [IMDB] (60 min.)
11May61 ITV Thur 9:35 pm
Associated-Rediffusion Network Production
Written by Harold Pinter
Directed by Joan Kemp-Welch
starring
Griffith Jones
Vivien Merchant
(full details in TV tIMES)

RENUM TO 6.38 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: The RECEPTION (60min) (BFI) (18/05/1961) [ITN have 12/5/61]

Granada Television Production
Writer - PETER NICHOLS
Director - JULIAN AMYES
Cast:
Jennifer Wright - Betty
Michael Blakemore - Lewis
Richard Gale - Bif
Wensley Pithey
Olga Lindo
Julie Webb
Philip Bond
Jan Holden
Synopsis:
An ex-boyfriend of the bride may not be popular at the wedding at any time.
But when he arrives univited with a present, this threatens to wreck the
wedding reception. This is the situation in The Reception. [ITN]


6.39 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: JOHNNY DARK (BFI) (25/05/1961)


6.40 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: THE PORTRAIT
01Jun61 ITV Thur 9.35-10:35pm
Starring: Naunton Wayne


6.41 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: DEATH BY CHOICE (60 min.)
08Jun61 ITV Thur 9:35 pm
Associated-Rediffusion Network Production
Written by Gerd Oelschlegel
English television version by Adrian Vale
Directed by Mark Lawton
Starring:
Donald Wolfit
with:
Alan Wheatley
Guy Deghey
(full details in THE VIEWER)

6.42 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: A WALK ON THE WATER [ITN]
15Jun61
Granada Production

NEW 6.43 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: THE ISLAND [BFI] (60 min.)
22Jun61 ITV Thur 9:35pm [BFI have wrong year - 22/06/1960)
Associated-Rediffusion Network Production
(full details in TV tIMES)

NEW 6.44 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: BOULE DE SUIF
29Jun61 ITV Thur 9:35-10:35pm
Starring: Barbara Jefford, Isabel Jeans, George Baker, Ian Hunter

(30Jun61-08Sep61)(Fridays)(Granada's The Younger Generation)



NEW 6.45 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: The DIFFERENT DRUM (BFI)
6Jul61 ITV Thur
Cast:
Eric Portman ....... cast member



NEW 6.46 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: PARIS ROUND THE CORNER [BFI/ITN]
13Jul61
Granada Television Production
Written by Elizabeth Baker
Cast:
Richard Vernon ....... Thomas Scott
Susan Maryott......... Annie Scott
Viola Keats .......... Ellen Scott
Frazer Hines ......... Leonard
Jeffrey Segal ........ Wickstead
Synopsis:
Tells the story of the Scott family. Strict, Chapel going father Thomas
runs a family drapery business in Manchester. Daughter Annie has her
dreams of Paris. Son Leonard wants to study for the Civil Service.
Both can achieve their aims only if father sells his shop on a valuable
corner site. When Scott gets an offer for the business it comes from
the brash Wickstead who wants to turn it into a dance hall. [ITN]


NEW 6.47 [--] 20Jul61 Thur 9:35-10:35pm pre-empted "Summersong" (Play or Music?)

NEW 6.48 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: THE BAD ONE
27Jul61 ITV Thur 9:35-10:35pm
Written by Arden Winch
Starring Brian Bedford

NEW 6.49 [--] 03Aug61 Thur 9:35-10:35pm pre-empted "Summersong" (Play or Music?)

NEW 6.50 + [--] ITV Television Playhouse: THE DUMB WAITER (BFI) [IMDB] (60 min)
10Aug61 ITV Thur
Granada Television
p: Julian Amyes;
d: Paul Almond;
sc: Harold Pinter
design:Stanley Mills;
starring:
Kenneth MacMillan.

NEW 6.51 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: I HAVING DREAMT, AWOKE (BFI) (60 min)
17Aug61 ITV Thur 9:35PM
Associated-Rediffusion
(details in the Viewer)

NEW 6.52 + [--] ITV Television Playhouse: FLY BY NIGHT [IMDB] (60 min)
24Aug61 ITV Thur 9:35PM
ATV Production by H.M. Tennent
(details in the Viewer/TV Times)


6.53 [--] ONCE MORE MY LOVE: 31Aug61

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