Play for Today (1970)

Drama 1h 15m
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Play for Today is a British television anthology drama series, produced by the BBC and transmitted on BBC1 from 1970 to 1984. During the run, more than three hundred programmes, featuring original television plays, and adaptations of stage plays and novels, were transmitted. The individual episodes were between fifty and a hundred minutes in duration.

Series Cast

  1. Nigel Hawthorne

    Nigel Hawthorne

    6 Episodes

  2. Colin Douglas

    Colin Douglas

    5 Episodes

  3. Bernard Hill

    Bernard Hill

    4 Episodes

  4. James Ellis

    James Ellis

    3 Episodes

  5. Edward Hardwicke

    Edward Hardwicke

    3 Episodes

  6. Thora Hird

    Thora Hird

    3 Episodes

  7. Pauline Quirke

    3 Episodes

  8. Leonard Rossiter

    Leonard Rossiter


    3 Episodes

  9. Patsy Smart

    Patsy Smart

    3 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 14

1983 | 16 Episodes

Season 14 of Play for Today premiered on October 25, 1983.

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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