Armchair Theatre on DVD Volume 3
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Armchair Theatre was ITV’s flagship drama anthology series. Initially screened between 1956 and 1973, it was hugely popular, with viewing figures occasionally reaching twenty million. Pioneering, influential and challenging, the series became a showcase for the post-war generation of British writers and actors. The series featured powerful, award-winning plays, and had a lasting influence – testament to producer Sydney Newman’s passionate belief in television’s potential to bring high-quality drama to the viewing public.
Armchair Theatre Volume 3 (4 Discs)
Twelve plays taken from the original series’, produced by ABC and in the 1950s and ’60s. Writers included J.B. Priestley, Harold Pinter, James Mitchell, Fay Weldon and Alun Owen. Patrick McGoohan, Stanley Baker, Billie Whitelaw, Colin Blakely, Judy Cornwell and Hugh Griffith are among the celebrated actors who appear.
SPECIAL FEATURES: Now Let Him Go – takes from the oldest surviving edition
Old Man’s Fancy – an unaired play from 1964
Now Let Him Go
A Night Out
Lena, O My Lena
The Man Out There
The Omega Mystery
Tune On The Old Tax Fiddle
Afternoon of a Nymph
Number Of Discs: 4; Approx: 694 minutes