Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

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Series cast summary:
Harry H. Corbett ...
 Emanuel Rigaretti / ... (13 episodes, 1957-1968)
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 Agnes Mawson in / ... (11 episodes, 1956-1971)
Neil McCallum ...
 Alfred Allmers / ... (10 episodes, 1957-1961)
Paul Whitsun-Jones ...
 Charles Kellogg / ... (10 episodes, 1958-1966)
Ronald Lewis ...
 Alec Waterman / ... (9 episodes, 1956-1970)
Ann Lynn ...
 Claire Williams / ... (8 episodes, 1958-1970)
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 Arthur Gladwell / ... (8 episodes, 1957-1967)
Donald Churchill ...
 Frank / ... (8 episodes, 1961-1973)
J.G. Devlin ...
 Da Greevey / ... (7 episodes, 1959-1974)
Madge Ryan ...
 Mrs. 'Nana' Weston / ... (7 episodes, 1959-1970)
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 Angela / ... (7 episodes, 1956-1967)
Katharine Blake ...
 Chris Nourse / ... (7 episodes, 1959-1973)
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 Caroline / ... (7 episodes, 1959-1972)
Colin Blakely ...
 AS. Walter Edge / ... (7 episodes, 1960-1972)
John Robinson ...
 Charles Benson in 'Black Laughter' / ... (7 episodes, 1956-1965)
...
 Art / ... (7 episodes, 1956-1967)
Gwen Watford ...
 Bertha Morris / ... (7 episodes, 1958-1968)
Gretchen Franklin ...
 Edie Tidy / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1970)
Alfred Lynch ...
 Bill Jones / ... (6 episodes, 1959-1968)
Clifford Evans ...
 Captain Brevitt / ... (6 episodes, 1960-1965)
Dandy Nichols ...
 Marjorie / ... (6 episodes, 1961-1973)
Paul Stassino ...
 Fortunato / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1966)
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 Felix / ... (6 episodes, 1959-1963)
Donald Morley ...
 Meecham / ... (6 episodes, 1956-1967)
Richard Pasco ...
 Archie / ... (6 episodes, 1958-1968)
Peter Butterworth ...
 Albert Potter / ... (6 episodes, 1956-1962)
Douglas Blackwell ...
 David / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1969)
Basil Dignam ...
 Alan Campbell / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1964)
Patience Collier ...
 Elizabeth Piper / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1961)
Harry Hutchinson ...
 Canon McCann / ... (6 episodes, 1958-1971)
Kynaston Reeves ...
 Duke of Applecross / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1964)
Henry Oscar ...
 Arthur Russell / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1959)
Mary Peach ...
 Asta / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1959)
Sheila Allen ...
 Andrea / ... (6 episodes, 1958-1961)
Rupert Davies ...
 Det. Insp. / ... (6 episodes, 1959-1966)
Stanley Meadows ...
 Dr. Norman Jones / ... (6 episodes, 1960-1968)
Pauline Yates ...
 Betty / ... (6 episodes, 1964-1970)
...
 Det. Sgt. Wimpole / ... (5 episodes, 1960-1968)
Paul Curran ...
 Adam Shields / ... (5 episodes, 1958-1963)
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 Blake / ... (5 episodes, 1961-1971)
Carmel McSharry ...
 Bella / ... (5 episodes, 1957-1964)
Robert Urquhart ...
 Anthony Coldstream / ... (5 episodes, 1957-1958)
Ronald Lacey ...
 Arthur / ... (5 episodes, 1960-1968)
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 Bernard Thompson / ... (5 episodes, 1956-1967)
Philip Locke ...
 Bert / ... (5 episodes, 1960-1967)
...
 Alec / ... (5 episodes, 1958-1973)
Hilda Barry ...
 Elsie / ... (5 episodes, 1956-1973)
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 Morgan / ... (5 episodes, 1958-1967)
Mona Bruce ...
 Lady Royce / ... (5 episodes, 1964-1970)
Margaret Anderson ...
 Jennifer / ... (5 episodes, 1965-1972)
Ruth Dunning ...
 Dora / ... (5 episodes, 1959-1969)
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 Charles Drummond / ... (5 episodes, 1964-1970)
John Cairney ...
 Francis Sheehan / ... (5 episodes, 1957-1959)
Joseph O'Conor ...
 Dr. Houlihan / ... (5 episodes, 1959-1970)
Ronald Radd ...
 Alfred / ... (5 episodes, 1962-1972)
Alfred Burke ...
 Gland / ... (5 episodes, 1959-1969)
Steve Plytas ...
 Catalion / ... (5 episodes, 1958-1961)
Terence Alexander ...
 Anthony Lissenden / ... (5 episodes, 1957-1970)
...
 Kenny Baker / ... (5 episodes, 1957-1968)
Paul Rogers ...
 Ezra Fitton / ... (5 episodes, 1958-1963)
Kenneth J. Warren ...
 Curly / ... (5 episodes, 1958-1963)
Yvonne Romain ...
 Bapista / ... (5 episodes, 1958-1960)
Eddie Byrne ...
 Peter Sheeran (5 episodes, 1958-1959)
Patricia Heneghan ...
 Rita Allmers (5 episodes, 1958-1959)
Sean Sullivan ...
 Wylie White (5 episodes, 1959-1961)
...
 Alfred Purdie / ... (5 episodes, 1960-1973)
Michael Robbins ...
 Joe / ... (6 episodes, 1961-1969)
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