"Armchair Theatre" is a British television drama anthology series of single plays that ran on the ITV network from 1956 to 1974. It was originally produced by Associated British Corporation, and later by Thames Television from mid-1968.
Harry H. Corbett,
Series of one-off plays made by BBC television which gave breaks to a wide range of writers and directors in the late 60s, such as Dennis Potter, Ken Loach, David Mercer and John Hopkins. ... See full summary »
The series won the approval of Britain's Pakenham-Thompson Committee (set up to examine social and industrial problems affecting the rehabilitation of prisoners), and was actually used to support a legislative issue brought before members of the Houses of Parliament. See more »