CTVA UK - "ITV Television Playhouse" (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 60 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 Television Playhouse ###########
############## season 8 1962-63 ##############
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ITV Fridays


x.xx [--]The INTERVIEW (1962) tx not known


ITV 'Play of the Week' ALIDA / 1x60m-e / 1962 bw
(if this is 60 min more likely Television Playhouse)
Drama. A young sculptor finds himself becoming obsessed with the sculpted
head of a young girl.


8.1 07Sep62 Fri - no play "Probation Officer"

8.2 14Sep62 Fri - no play "Probation Officer" (final episode)

8.3 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: PEACE WITH TERROR
21Sep62 ITV Fri 9:45-10:45pm


8.4 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: + The JOKERS (BFI) (28/09/1962)


8.5 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: + A CHOICE OF WEAPONS [BFI/ITN] (60 min)
05Oct62 ITV Fri 9:45 pm
Granada tv production
(details in "The Viewer")

8.6 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: LINDA CAME TODAY
12Oct62 ITV Fri 9:45-10:45pm
Starring:
Beatrix Lehmann


8.7 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: + WHEN THE KISSING HAD TO STOP (60 min)
Act 2: THE SICKLE
Associated-Rediffusion production
19Oct62 ITV Fri 9:45 pm
Act 1 was on "Play of the Week" Tue 16Oct62)
(full details in The Viewer)

8.8 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: A FREE WEEKEND
26Oct62 ITV Fri 9:45-10:45pm

8.9 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: UNTIL YOU ARE DEAD [Times Archive]
2Nov62 ITV Fri

8.10 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: + NUNCLE (60 min.)
9Nov62 ITV Fri 9:15 pm
ATV Network Production by H. M. Tennent
Written by John Bowen
Directed by Graham Evans
Settings by Kenneth Mellor
Starring:
Raymond Huntley .......... Alec
Jennifer Wilson .......... Daphne
Norman Bird .............. Tom Rogers
with:
Frederick Farley ......... Bonzo
June Brown ............... Nellie
Gilbert Wynne ............ Jarvis
Robert Peters ............ Barman
Norman Scace ............. Registrar
John Colin ............... A doctor
Charles Lawrence ......... TV director
Anthony Carrick .......... TV producer
Denys Graham ............. TV interviewer
June Thody ............... Masha, a P.A.
Bill Corlett ............. Studio Manager
Pat Connell .............. A prop man
Jon Laurimore ............ The Singer
Tom Rogers is a famous writer who has not written a word for
15 years. When he marries a woman who has a rich father, he
gets more than he bargained for.

8.11 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: + THE MORNING AFTER (60 min)
16Nov1962 ITV Friday
ATV Production
Writter: G. C. Brown
Director: John Hale
Cast:
Leonard Rossiter as Harry
Drama.

8.12 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: THE ROAD TO ANYWHERE [Times Archive]
23Nov62 ITV Fri


8.13 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: +WHEN SILVER DRINKS (BFI/ITN) (60 min)
30Nov62 ITV Fri 9.15pm
Granada Television production
Produced by Gordon Flemyng
Written by Forbes Bramble
starring
Colin Blakely
Dinsdale Landen
Delphi Lawrence
Dudley Foster
(full details in TTT Book pg 68)



8.14 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: +THE PINKNESS OF IT ALL
07Dec62 ITV Fri
Associated-Rediffusion Production


x.xx [--] FOR HEROES, BRANDY (BFI) 13Dec62 ITV Thur 9:45-10:45pm

8.15 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: NO CAUSE FOR ALARM (BFI) (60 min)
14Dec62 ITV Fri 9:15 pm (BFI have tx 16Nov62 - possibly postponed)
Associated-Rediffusion Production
(full details in "TV Times")


8.16 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: FIDDLERS ALL
21Dec62

8.17 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: THE INTERVIEW [ITN]
28Dec62 ITV Fri
Granada Television production
Writer : LOUIS MARKS
Director : CLAUDE WHATAM
Cast:
Georgina Ward
Alexis Kanner
Synopsis:
Two young lovers are just down from college. The boy has agreed to go for
an interview arranged by his father for a job he has no intention of
accepting. It is this interview which makes him face up to reality and
changes the whole future for the girl. [ITN]

8.18 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: THE ORDEAL OF DR. SHANNON [BFI]
4Jan63 ITV Fri 9:15pm (60 min)
Associated-Rediffusion Production
DirectorKEMP-WELCH, Joan
Production CompanyRediffusion
ProducerFREEDMAN, Lewis
ScriptSTEWART, Robert
Author of the Original WorkCRONIN, A. J.
DesignerPUSEY, Fred
CostumesBALDWIN, Michael
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Cast:
Reverand LawDUNCAN, Archie
Sir Wilfred ChallisCURRIE, Finlay
Professor UsherKELSALL, Moultrie
Mrs MaclarenHENDERSON, Betty
Mrs LawCHRISTIE, Madeleine
ChattergeeFRANK, Olegario
Malcolm HoddenEVANS, Hugh
Dr MathersFRASER, Ronald
Robert ShannonTAYLOR, Rod
Jean LawMacLENNAN, Elizabeth
policemanCASLEY, Allan


8.19 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: +The CAGE [BFI/ITN]
11Jan63 ITV Fri
Granada Television Production

[--] Thirty Minute Theatre: (Southern TV): THREE CANDLES [BFI] (16/01/1963)

8.20 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: ADAM'S APPLE
18Jan63 ITV Fri


8.21 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: +THE PALETO CONFESSION (BFI)
25Jan63 ITV Fri
Associated-Rediffusion Production

8.22 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: EAST OF CHRISTMAS
01Feb63 ITV Fri 9:15-10:15pm

8.23 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: +THERE'S NO ROOM FOR YOU HERE FOR A START (BFI/ITN) (08/02/1963)



8.24 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: +A BUILDER BY TRADE (BFI) (15/02/1963)


8.25 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: +The WEDDING DRESS [BFI/ITN] (22/02/1963)

8.26 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: HERO WITH A PAST [Times Archive]
1Mar63 ITV Fri 9:15-10:15pm


8.27 [--] ITV (title not known)
8Mar63 ITV Fri 9:15 pm

8.28 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: THERE COULD BE A KNIGHTHOOD IN IT
15Mar63 ITV Fri 9:15-10:15pm

8.29 [--] + ITV Television Playhouse: *BEN AGAIN (BFI) [IMDB] (60 min)
22Mar63 ITV Fri 9:15 pm
Granada Production
(full details in "TV Times")

(28Mar63 ITV Thur "The Lover" A-R)

8.30 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: *ALONG CAME A SPIDER (BFI) (29/03/1963)




REF: [--] Play Of The Wek: The Kidnapping of Mary Smith [IMDB error]
Original Air Date: 2Apr63



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Possibly changed day from Friday to Thursday here
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8.31 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: *TOO OLD FOR DONKEYS (BFI) (04/04/1963) Thur


8.32 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: *THE TWO-SEATER BACHELOR DAYS (BFI) (60 min)
11Apr63 ITV Thur 8:00 pm (yes - Thursday)
Associated-Rediffusion Network Production
Directed by Michael Currer-Briggs
Written by Paul Jones
Designed by Frank Nerini
starring
Dinsdale Landen
Zena Walker
Ann Bell
(full details in TV Times)
("The Odd Man" was in the Friday Slot)


8.33 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: A COSY LITTLE ARRANGEMENT
18Apr63 ITV Thur 8:00-9:00pm



8.34 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: THE READING ROOM
25Apr63 ITV Thur 8:00-9:00pm


8.35 [--] +RETURN TO THE REGIMENT (BFI) (02/05/1963)

8.36 [--] +BEACHHEAD (BFI) (09/05/1963)


8.37 BACKYARDS
16May63 ITV Thur


8.38 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: THE OUTCASTS
23May63 ITV Thur 9:45-10:45pm

8.39 30May63 - no play 8pm "Boxing" & 9:45pm "The Alfred Hitcock Hour"

8.40 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: THE HARD CASE
6Jun63 ITV Thur 9:45-10:45pm

8.41 A SICKENING THUD
13Jun63 ITV Thur

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MAUPASSANT (series 1)(20Jun63-01Aug63) (ITV Thursday 9:45-10:45pm)
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Granada Production

8.42 MAUPASSANT #1: 20Jun63 Thur
8.43 MAUPASSANT #2: 27Jun63 Thur
8.44 MAUPASSANT #3: 04Jul63 Thur
8.45 MAUPASSANT #4: 11Jul63 Thur
8.46 MAUPASSANT #5: 18Jul63 Thur
8.47 MAUPASSANT #6: 25Jul63 Thur
8.48 MAUPASSANT #7: 01Aug63 Thur

"The Victorians" - Fridays nights during this period (31May63-19Jul63)

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8.xx [--] ITV Television Playhouse: + MONEY WITH MENACES (60 min)
01Aug63 ????????? (according to Times Archive "Maupassant #7 aired 01Aug63)
Anglia Television Production
Writer: Ken Taylor / Story: Patrick Hamilton
Director: June Howson
Cast:
Andrew Carruthers........... RONALD LEWIS
Jenny....................... PRISCILLA HIRD
Poland...................... PHILIP MADOC
Thriller. The daughter of a newspaper tycoon is kidnapped and held to ransom.
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8.49 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: +THE FRUIT AT THE BOTTOM OF THE BOWL (60 min)
08Aug63 ITV Thur
ATV Production
Writer: Ilona Ference / Story: Ray Bradbury / Director: John Hale
With:-
LEONARD ROSSITER as William Acton
Synopsis
A man obsesses over fingerprints after he has committed murder.


8.50 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: THE LADS
15Aug63 9:45pm
Starring:
Vivien Merchant


8.51 [--] ITV Television Playhouse: IN CONFIDENCE
22Aug63 ITV Thur 9:45-10:45pm

8.52 ITV Television Playhouse: + COLLECT YOUR HAND BAGGAGE (BFI) (29/08/1963) Thur
29Aug63
Written by John Mortimer


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LOVE IN A SMALL TOWN
ITV / 1x60m-e / 1963
Writer: Lewis Griefer / Producer: Hugh Rennie / Executive Producer: Stella Richman
Drama. A disillusioned Town Clerk living in a small town falls for a literary agent.
With:- TONY BRITTON as Tom / JUDI DENCH as Pat McKendrick / FAITH BROOK

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