"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.
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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 / ... (11 episodes, 1957-1961)
Paul Whitsun-Jones ...
 Charles Kellogg / ... (10 episodes, 1958-1966)
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 Eleanor / ... (9 episodes, 1958-1970)
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 Alec Waterman / ... (9 episodes, 1956-1970)
Ann Lynn ...
 Annie / ... (8 episodes, 1958-1970)
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 Arthur Gladwell / ... (8 episodes, 1957-1967)
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 Frank / ... (8 episodes, 1961-1973)
Harry Hutchinson ...
 Canon McCann / ... (8 episodes, 1957-1971)
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 Angela / ... (7 episodes, 1956-1967)
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 Anna / ... (7 episodes, 1959-1972)
John Robinson ...
 Charles Benson in 'Black Laughter' / ... (7 episodes, 1956-1965)
J.G. Devlin ...
 Da Greevey / ... (7 episodes, 1959-1974)
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 Adam Shields / ... (7 episodes, 1958-1963)
Margaret Anderson ...
 Jennifer / ... (7 episodes, 1957-1972)
James Dyrenforth ...
 Dr. Blake / ... (7 episodes, 1958-1961)
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 Bertha Morris / ... (7 episodes, 1958-1968)
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 AS. Walter Edge / ... (7 episodes, 1960-1972)
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 Air traffic controller / ... (7 episodes, 1956-1959)
Katharine Blake ...
 Carla Melini / ... (7 episodes, 1959-1973)
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 Meecham / ... (7 episodes, 1956-1967)
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 Art / ... (7 episodes, 1956-1967)
Douglas Blackwell ...
 Bill / ... (7 episodes, 1957-1969)
Michael Robbins ...
 Dave / ... (7 episodes, 1960-1969)
Peter Butterworth ...
 Albert Potter / ... (6 episodes, 1956-1962)
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 Bill Jones / ... (6 episodes, 1959-1968)
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 Captain Brevitt / ... (6 episodes, 1960-1965)
Leslie Sands ...
 Buckeridge / ... (6 episodes, 1958-1974)
Gretchen Franklin ...
 Edie Tidy / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1970)
Mona Bruce ...
 Edna Peatie / ... (6 episodes, 1964-1970)
Lloyd Lamble ...
 Dr. Pritchard / ... (6 episodes, 1956-1965)
Alfred Burke ...
 Gland / ... (6 episodes, 1959-1969)
Dandy Nichols ...
 Marjorie / ... (6 episodes, 1961-1973)
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 Fortunato / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1966)
Hilda Barry ...
 Elsie / ... (6 episodes, 1956-1973)
Edward Cast ...
 Edgar Jenkins / ... (6 episodes, 1956-1967)
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 Felix / ... (6 episodes, 1959-1963)
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 Dr. Norman Jones / ... (6 episodes, 1960-1968)
Kynaston Reeves ...
 Duke of Applecross / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1964)
John Miller ...
 Butler / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1967)
Richard Pasco ...
 Archie / ... (6 episodes, 1958-1968)
Ruth Dunning ...
 Dora / ... (6 episodes, 1959-1969)
Rupert Davies ...
 Det. Insp. / ... (6 episodes, 1959-1966)
Pauline Yates ...
 Betty / ... (6 episodes, 1964-1970)
Basil Dignam ...
 Alan Campbell / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1964)
Patience Collier ...
 Elizabeth Piper / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1961)
Steve Plytas ...
 Catalion / ... (6 episodes, 1958-1961)
Mark Baker ...
 Al Pickwick / ... (6 episodes, 1958-1961)
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 Arthur Russell / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1959)
Mary Peach ...
 Asta / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1959)
Reginald Smith ...
 Charles Emery / ... (6 episodes, 1958-1962)
Sheila Allen ...
 Andrea / ... (6 episodes, 1958-1961)
Patricia Heneghan ...
 Miss Olive / ... (6 episodes, 1958-1959)
Billy Cornelius ...
 Landlord / ... (6 episodes, 1962-1968)
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"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.

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1.33 : 1
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Spin-off Armchair 30 (1973) See more »

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