Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

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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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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)
Madge Ryan ...
 Mrs. 'Nana' Weston / ... (8 episodes, 1959-1970)
...
 Arthur Gladwell / ... (8 episodes, 1957-1967)
Donald Churchill ...
 Frank / ... (8 episodes, 1961-1973)
J.G. Devlin ...
 Da Greevey / ... (7 episodes, 1959-1974)
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 Caroline / ... (7 episodes, 1959-1972)
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 Angela / ... (7 episodes, 1956-1967)
John Robinson ...
 Charles Benson in 'Black Laughter' / ... (7 episodes, 1956-1965)
Katharine Blake ...
 Chris Nourse / ... (7 episodes, 1959-1973)
Colin Blakely ...
 AS. Walter Edge / ... (7 episodes, 1960-1972)
...
 Art / ... (7 episodes, 1956-1967)
Gwen Watford ...
 Bertha Morris / ... (7 episodes, 1958-1968)
Clifford Evans ...
 Captain Brevitt / ... (6 episodes, 1960-1965)
Gretchen Franklin ...
 Edie Tidy / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1970)
Alfred Lynch ...
 Bill Jones / ... (6 episodes, 1959-1968)
Dandy Nichols ...
 Marjorie / ... (6 episodes, 1961-1973)
Paul Stassino ...
 Fortunato / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1966)
...
 Felix / ... (6 episodes, 1959-1963)
Kynaston Reeves ...
 Duke of Applecross / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1964)
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)
Alfred Burke ...
 Gland / ... (6 episodes, 1959-1969)
Harry Hutchinson ...
 Canon McCann / ... (6 episodes, 1958-1971)
Stanley Meadows ...
 Dr. Norman Jones / ... (6 episodes, 1960-1968)
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)
Michael Robbins ...
 Dave / ... (6 episodes, 1961-1969)
Pauline Yates ...
 Betty / ... (6 episodes, 1964-1970)
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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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