Most Popular Titles With Tyrone Guthrie


1. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)

30 min | Documentary, Biography

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Eamonn Andrews (later Michael Aspel) surprises celebrities by presenting them with the Big Red Book before taking them into the studio to tell viewers the story of their life, featuring ... See full summary »

Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Michael Aspel, Eric Sykes, John Mills

Votes: 126

2. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)

Drama

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Series of television plays performed live.

Stars: Richard Caldicot, George Woodbridge, Robert Brown, Brian Rix

Votes: 55

3. Sidewalks of London (1938)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy

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On the sidewalks of the London theater district the buskers (street performers) earn enough coins for a cheap room. Charles, who recites dramatic monologues, sees that a young pickpocket, ... See full summary »

Director: Tim Whelan | Stars: Charles Laughton, Vivien Leigh, Rex Harrison, Larry Adler

Votes: 877

4. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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An anthology series from the United Kingdom, from 1955 to 1974, producing about five hundred ninety-minute episodes from Granada Television.

Stars: Alfred Burke, Derek Francis, Laurence Hardy, Peter Wyngarde

Votes: 37

5. Oedipus Rex (1957)

Approved | 87 min | Drama

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The land ruled by King Oedipus is plagued by ill-fortune and the people are promised relief by the gods if the slayer of the former king is apprehended and punished. This does not bode well... See full summary »

Directors: Tyrone Guthrie, Abraham Polonsky | Stars: Douglas Campbell, Eleanor Stuart, Robert Goodier, William Hutt

Votes: 205

6. Producers' Showcase (1954–1957)

90 min | Drama, Musical, Comedy

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This program aired once every fourth week and was one of the most costly live shows of the 1950's. Many stars appeared on this show; see the Guest List for them.

Stars: Cyril Ritchard, Claire Bloom, Mary Martin, David Wayne

Votes: 61

7. The Beachcomber (1938)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama

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In the Dutch islands, the sister of a pious missionary attempts to reform a womanizing, drunken beach bum.

Director: Erich Pommer | Stars: Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester, Robert Newton, Tyrone Guthrie

Votes: 194

8. BBC Sunday-Night Play (1960–1963)

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Brian Rix, Joby Blanshard, Cyril Luckham, John Bennett

Votes: 42

9. Chequerboard (1969–1975)

Family

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Stars: Richard Oxenburgh, Robin Hughes, Peter Grose, John Power

10. Festival (1960– )

60 min | Drama

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Stars: Gillie Fenwick, Douglas Rain, John Vernon, Gerard Parkes

11. Midshipman Easy (1935)

70 min | Adventure

6.4
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A young man runs away to sea but finds more adventures than he was expecting.

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Hughie Green, Margaret Lockwood, Harry Tate, Robert Adams

Votes: 61

12. Monitor (1958– )

Documentary

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Arts magazine.

Stars: Huw Wheldon, John Berger, Jonathan Miller, John Betjeman

Votes: 69

13. Theatre Parade (1936–1938)

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Scenes taken from popular London theatrical productions.

Stars: D.A. Clarke-Smith, Antoinette Cellier, Greer Garson, John Wyse

14. Farewell to the Vic (1963 TV Movie)

55 min | Documentary

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Directors: David Hugh Jones, Mary Evans | Stars: Robert Atkins, Michael Benthall, John Blatchley, Richard Burton

15. Late Show London (1966– )

Comedy, Talk-Show

8.1
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Stars: Benny Green, Dee Wells, Alan Brien, Eric Burdon

Votes: 8

16. Carmen (1952 TV Movie)

Music

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Director: Tyrone Guthrie | Stars: Risë Stevens, Richard Tucker, Robert Merrill, Nadine Conner

17. The Concrete Vision (1962 TV Movie)

50 min | Family

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Director: John Boorman | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Tyrone Guthrie, Fay Compton, Michael Redgrave

18. This Proud Land (1965– )

60 min | Documentary

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Stars: Robert Preston, Roy Acuff, Eddy Arnold, John Astin

19. Trelawny of the Wells (1938 TV Movie)

80 min | Comedy

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Director: Tyrone Guthrie | Stars: O.B. Clarence, Hermione Hannen, Anthony Howard, Freda Jackson

20. The Stratford Adventure (1954)

45 min | Documentary, Short

6.8
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The story of the founding, by Stratford-born journalist Tom Patterson, of the Stratford Shakespearean Festival of Canada, which opened in July of 1953 with a performance of "Richard III" ... See full summary »

Director: Morten Parker | Stars: John Drainie, Michael Bates, Timothy Findley, Jean Gascon

Votes: 29

21. Goodness, How Sad! (1938 TV Movie)

105 min

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Director: Tyrone Guthrie | Stars: Hugh Sinclair, Jill Furse, Mary Merrall, Arthur Hambling

22. Approach to Theatre (1956)

35 min | Documentary, Short

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A discussion of various techniques and theories used in theater productions.

Directors: Roger Blais, Leslie Cserepy, Michael Langham, Silvio Narizzano | Star: Tyrone Guthrie

23. Tobias and the Angel (1938 TV Movie)

80 min | Comedy

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Stars: Jean Cadell, Joan White, Tyrone Guthrie, Morland Graham

24. An Evening with... (1968–1971)

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A celebrity selects personal choices of prose and poetry in front of a theatre audience.

Stars: David Cecil, Constance Cummings, Michael Foot, Patrick Garland

25. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)
Episode: A Life in the Sun (1955)

Drama

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Director: Tyrone Guthrie | Stars: Madeleine Christie, Michael David, Geoffrey Dunn, David Gloag

26. Late Show London (1966– )
Episode: Episode #1.25 (1966)

Comedy, Talk-Show

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Director: Vic Hughes | Stars: Benny Green, Peter Bull, Tyrone Guthrie, Annie Ross

27. Festival (1960– )
Episode: H.M.S. Pinafore (1960)

Drama

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Director: Norman Campbell | Stars: Eric House, Marion Studholme, Andrew Downie, Harry Mossfield

28. Chequerboard (1969–1975)
Episode: I Think Perhaps I Wanted to Go and Hide in the Theatre (1970)

48 min | Family

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Director: David Stiven | Stars: Robin Hughes, Tyrone Guthrie, Ron Haddrick, Ruth Cracknell

29. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)
Episode: John Mills (1960)

Documentary, Biography

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Stars: Eamonn Andrews, John Mills, Mary Hayley Bell, Tyrone Guthrie

30. Theatre Parade (1936–1938)
Episode: Measure for Measure (1937)

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When the Duke of Vienna takes a mysterious leave of absence and leaves the strict Angelo in charge, things couldn't be worse for Claudio, who is sentenced to death for premarital sex. His ... See full summary »

Stars: Marie Ney, Emlyn Williams, Stephen Murray

31. Festival (1960– )
Episode: Pirates of Penzance (1961)

Drama

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Director: Norman Campbell | Stars: Eric House, Marion Studholme, Andrew Downie, Harry Mossfield

32. An Evening with... (1968–1971)
Episode: Sir Tyrone Guthrie (1968)

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Stars: Tyrone Guthrie, Barbara Leigh-Hunt

33. Monitor (1958– )
Episode: Stratford Memorial Theatre Ontario (1959)

Documentary

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Star: Tyrone Guthrie

35. BBC Sunday-Night Play (1960–1963)
Episode: The Bergonzi Hand (1963)

Drama

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Director: Naomi Capon | Stars: Keith Michell, Gordon Jackson, Derek Francis, Martin Miller

36. This Proud Land (1965– )
Episode: The Surprising Middle West (1966)

60 min | Documentary

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Director: Leonard Horn | Stars: Dave Brubeck, Tyrone Guthrie, Vince Lombardi, Robert Preston

37. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)
Episode: Top of the Ladder (1967)

79 min | Comedy, Drama

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Director: Cyril Coke | Stars: Shirley Cain, Lindsay Campbell, Brenda Cowling, John Crocker

38. Producers' Showcase (1954–1957)
Episode: Wide, Wide World (1955)

Drama, Musical, Comedy

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Director: Dick Schneider | Stars: Dave Garroway, Louis Armstrong, Milton Berle, Cantinflas