Armchair Theatre The Complete Set, Volumes 1,2,3, and 4.




All 4 volumes of Armchair Theatre for £50.00  (£60-00 if purchased separately)


Armchair Theatre Volume 1 (2 Discs)

Eight plays, first broadcast between 1970 and 1973. Featuring scripts by Colin Welland, Ian Kennedy-Martin, Fay Weldon, Roy Clarke and Brendan Behan’s brother Dominic, the plays feature performances from actors including Tom Bell, Billie Whitelaw, Richard Beckinsale, Peter Barkworth, Rita Tushingham and Beryl Reid.

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

Red Riding Hood

Number Of Discs: 2; Approx: 400 minutes

Armchair Theatre Volume 2 (2Discs)

Eight plays, first broadcast between 1970 and 1974. With scripts by Donald Churchill P.J. Hammond and Roger Marshall, whose play ties into an episode of his most memorable series – Public Eye. Performances include: John Thaw, Anton Rodgers, Kenneth Haigh, Bill Maynard, Susannah York, Gordon Jackson & Warren Clarke.

Wednesday’s Child


The Left Overs

High Summer

The Creditors

The Death of Glory

The Square of Three According to the Rules

Number Of Discs: 2; Approx: 400 minutes

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

The Criminals

A Night Out

Lena, O My Lena

The Man Out There

The Omega Mystery

Tune On The Old Tax Fiddle

Afternoon of a Nymph

The Snag

Living Image

Poor Cherry

Number Of Discs: 4; Approx: 694 minutes

Armchair Theatre Volume 4 (4 Discs)

Twelve plays with some of the era’s most accomplished actors: Susannah York, Colin Blakely, Ian Holm, Irene Handl, Donald Pleasence, Terry-Thomas, Patrick Macnee, Arthur Lowe and John Le Mesurier. Includes early plays by both Jack Rosenthal and David Perry, and a star-studded production of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest.

The Emperor Jones

The Greatest Man in the World

The Scent of Fear

After the Show

Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime

The Trouble with Our Ivy

The Hard Knock

The Paradise Suite

Long Past Glory

The Importance of Being Earnest

I Took My Little World Away

The Night Before the Morning After

Number Of Discs: 4; Approx: 733 minutes

Additional information

Weight 0.560 kg
Dimensions 27.0 × 19.0 × 3.0 cm