CTVA UK - "ITV Television Playhouse" (ITV) Season 7 (1961-62)

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(Mainly 60 min. Plays)
Season 7 (1961-62)
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)

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7.01 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: +The SQUARE (BFI/ITN)
07Sep61 ITV Thur
Granada Television Production
Author: Marguerite Duras (originally written as a short novel)
Director: Stuart Burge
Designer, William Brodie
Music, Christopher Whelen
Translator, Barbara Bray
Cast:
Michall Hordern ..... Man
Eileen Atkins ...... Girl
Synopsis:
On the first warm day of summer, two lonely people, a young girl and a
middle-aged man, meet by chance at the fountain in a quiet garden square.
In this haven, away from the clamour of the city, they talk about
themselves as only strangers can. Both are enriched by the encounter -
but are they too late to find the happiness that has eluded them so far?
Note:
"The Square" was written by Marguerite Duras, one of the most outstanding
French novelists and film scenario writers of the day.

7.02 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: +THE MISSING LINKS (BFI)
14Sep61 ITV Thur 9:35 pm
Associated-Rediffusion Network Production
Written by John Antrobus
Directed by Cyril Coke
designed by John Emery
music by David Lee
Starring:
Jack Hedley ........ Maurice
Brian Wilde ........ Sebastian
The oddest thing can happen in big old house. Take Maurice's
approaching marriage for instance. Will his friend Sebastian
have to move on? The solution to this problem is unexpected,
to say the least.


7.03 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: + TAKE A FELLOW LIKE ME (full details in TTT BOOK page 105)
21Sep61 ITV Thur 9.35-10:35pm
ATV Network production produced by H.M. Tennent
written by Ronald Harwood
directed by Casper Wrede
starring
Lee Montague ......... The Man
Maxwell Shaw ......... Halfa
Ruth Goring .......... Esther
Catherine Lancaster .. Riza


7.04 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: MR. COLE AND THE MIDDLE KINGDOM (BFI) (28/09/1961)


7.05 + [--] ITV Television Playhouse: THE ROOM [IMDB/ITN]
05Oct61 ITV Thur
Granada Television Production
Author - HAROLD PINTER
Director - RAKOFF
Cast -
Rose - CATHERINE LACEY
Mr Sands - DANIEL MASSEY
Mr Kidd - JG DEVLIN
Bert Hudd - KENNETH J WARREN
Mrs Sands - JUDITH CONROW
Riley - THOMAS BAPTISTE
Synopsis 1:
It tells the story of Rose and Bert Hudd, whose home is a cosy room in an
otherwise seedy boarding house.The two are good tenants, on good terms
with their landlord. They therefore cannot understand why someone
keeps telling people that their room is for let. [ITN]
Synopsis 2:
A couple are quite happy living in a rented room of a seedy apartment building,
but somebody keeps telling others, that the room is for rent.

7.06 + [--] ITV Television Playhouse: GOD AND TONY LOCKWOOD [IMDB]
Original Air Date: 12 October 1961

7.07 THE JACKPOT QUESTION [BFI] 19Oct61


7.08 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: * CHILDREN OF THE SUN (BFI)
26Oct61 ITV Thur
Anglia Television production
Director George More O'Ferrall

7.09 THE GOLD HUNTER
2Nov61

7.10 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: FLIGHT 447 DELAYED
9Nov61 ITV Thur 9:35-10:35pm

7.11 + ITV Television Playhouse: THE GENTLE SHADE [IMDB]
16Nov61 Thursday 9:35-10:35pm
Starring: Flora Robson, Miles Malleson

x.xx [--] Play: THE EXAM
17Nov61 ITV Friday 9:40-10:35pm
Anglia Television Production

7.12 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: TO KEEP OUR WAY OF LIFE (60 min) [ITN]
23Nov61 Thur [ITN have 21Nov61 - Tuesday ??]
Granada Television Production
Author: Robert Morrow
Director: Owen
Cast:
Basil Sydney
Peter Welch
Johnny Sekka
Anne Blake
Errol John
John Chandos
Sylvia Childs
Donald Churchill
Dudley Foster
Clive Parritt
Maxwell Foster
Arnold Bell
Judy Child
Alec Mango
David Moukham
Susanna Carroll

7.13 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: +A RESOUNDING TINKLE (60 min. slot) [ITN]
30Nov61 ITV Thur
Granada Television Production (Video Taped July 1961)
p. Silvio Narizzano,
d:Paul Almond,
sc.- N.F. Simpson;
design: B. Grimes;
m: Stanley Myers;
Cast:
Tenniel Evans .......... Bro Paradock
Billie Whitelaw ........ Middie Paradock
Joan Hickson
Norman Rossington,
Dinsdale Landen
Geoffrey Bayldon.
See also "Three Rousing Tinkles" and "Four Tall Tinkles".
Comedy. The bizarre and surreal world of the Paradocks.

7.14 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: HEIR FOR A SHOESTRING
07Dec61 ITV Thur 9:35-10:35pm
Starring: George Tobias

7.15 [--] 14Dec61 - pre-empted for film "Anthony Adverse" (1936) (many regions)
(some regions screened a different film)

7.16 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: THE PRIZEWINNER
21Dec61 ITV Thur 9:40-10:35pm

7.17 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: WINNER TAKES THE LADY (55 min. slot) [ITN] (last episode before the strike)
28Dec61 ITV Thur 9:40 pm
Granada Television Production
(full details in The Viewer)

[--] 04Jan62 Thur - no play / 05Jan62 Fri - no play
[--] 05Jan62 Thur - no play / 12Jan62 Fri - no play

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5 months actors strike - circa Jan62-May 62

Thirty Minute Theatre: (Southern TV): INTERVIEW FOR WIVES [BFI] (1962)
Thirty Minute Theatre: (Southern TV): DARE TO BE A DANIEL [BFI] (07/03/1962)
Thirty Minute Theatre: (Southern TV): The LITTLE GOLD MINE [BFI] (14/03/1962)

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(6May62 first "Armchair Theatre" after actors strike)
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Emergency - Ward 10 returned 08May62
Play of the Week returned 15May62


[--] 10May62 Thur - no play
[--] 17May62 Thur - no play

Thirty Minute Theatre: (Southern TV): KIND TO EVERYONE [BFI] (23/05/1962) Wed
[--] 24May62 Thur - no play

Thirty Minute Theatre: (Southern TV): ALREADY IT'S TOMORROW [BFI] (30/05/1962) Wed
[--] 31May62 Thur - no play

[--] 07Jun62 Thur - no play
[--] 14Jun62 Thur - no play
[--] 21Jun62 Thur - no play
[--] 28Jun62 Thur - no play


[--] 23Aug62 Thur - no play
[--] 24Aug62 Fri - no play
[--] 31Aug62 Fri - no play "Probation Officer"
 

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