Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 or region free DVD player in order to play Armchair Theatre was ITV&39;s flagship drama anthology series Initially screened between 1956 and 1973 it was hugely popular with viewing figures occasionally reaching twenty million and became a byword for quality in televised drama Pioneering immensely influential and sometimes challenging in its content the series consistently drew upon a wide range of talent Armchair Theatre became a showcase for the post-war generation of British writers who sought to place sensitive social topics - in particular the British class system - under the microscope Throughout the series featured a number of powerful award-winning plays and its lasting influence was a testament to producer Sydney Newman&39;s passionate belief in television&39;s potential to bring high-quality drama to the viewing public For the first time this collection brings together eight plays broadcast between 1970 and 1973 Featuring scripts by Colin Welland (his BAFTA-winning Say Goodnight to Your Grandma) Ian Kennedy-Martin Fay Weldon (as Laurence Wells) Roy Clarke and Brendan Behan&39;s brother Dominic the plays feature key performances from accomplished television actors including Tom Bell Billie Whitelaw Richard Beckinsale Peter Barkworth Rita Tushingham and Beryl Reid Actors Colin Welland Peter Barkworth Billie Whitelaw Beryl Reid Tom Bell Richard Beckinsale & Rita Tushingham Certificate 12 years and over Year 1970 Screen Fullscreen 1331 Languages English Duration 6 hours and 40 minutes (approx)
Eight episodes from the hugely popular TV drama anthology series that ran from 1956 -1973. This selection of plays, broadcast between 1970 and 1973, features scripts by, among others, Fay Weldon and Colin Welland, and includes performances from Tom Bell, Billie Whitelaw, Richard Beckinsale, Peter Barkworth, Rita Tushingham and Beryl Reid. Episodes comprise: 'Say Goodnight to Your Grandma', 'Office Party', 'Brown Skin Gal, Stay Home and Mind Bay-Bee', 'Detective Waiting', 'Will Amelia Quint Continue Writing 'A Gnome Called Shorthouse'?', 'The Folk Singer', 'A Bit of a Lift' and 'Red Riding Hood'.
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