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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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Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 51 of 721)
Harry H. Corbett ... Emanuel Rigaretti / ... (13 episodes, 1957-1968)

Billie Whitelaw ... Agnes Mawson in / ... (11 episodes, 1956-1971)
Neil McCallum ... Alfred Allmers / ... (11 episodes, 1957-1961)
Paul Whitsun-Jones ... Charles Kellogg / ... (10 episodes, 1958-1966)
Madge Ryan ... Eleanor / ... (9 episodes, 1958-1970)
Ronald Lewis ... Alec Waterman / ... (9 episodes, 1956-1970)
Ann Lynn ... Annie / ... (8 episodes, 1958-1970)

Donald Pleasence ... Arthur Gladwell / ... (8 episodes, 1957-1967)
Donald Churchill ... Frank / ... (8 episodes, 1961-1973)
Harry Hutchinson ... Canon McCann / ... (8 episodes, 1957-1971)

Adrienne Corri ... Angela / ... (7 episodes, 1956-1967)
John Robinson ... Charles Benson in 'Black Laughter' / ... (7 episodes, 1956-1965)
J.G. Devlin ... Da Greevey / ... (7 episodes, 1959-1974)
Paul Curran ... Adam Shields / ... (7 episodes, 1958-1963)
James Dyrenforth ... Dr. Blake / ... (7 episodes, 1958-1961)
Gwen Watford ... Bertha Morris / ... (7 episodes, 1958-1968)

Susannah York ... Anna / ... (7 episodes, 1959-1972)
Colin Blakely ... AS. Walter Edge / ... (7 episodes, 1960-1972)
Stratford Johns ... Air traffic controller / ... (7 episodes, 1956-1959)
Margaret Anderson ... Jennifer / ... (7 episodes, 1957-1972)
Katharine Blake ... Carla Melini / ... (7 episodes, 1959-1973)
Donald Morley ... Meecham / ... (7 episodes, 1956-1967)

Donald Houston ... Art / ... (7 episodes, 1956-1967)
Douglas Blackwell ... Bill / ... (7 episodes, 1957-1969)
Michael Robbins ... Dave / ... (7 episodes, 1960-1969)
Clifford Evans ... Captain Brevitt / ... (6 episodes, 1960-1965)
Peter Butterworth ... Albert Potter / ... (6 episodes, 1956-1962)
Alfred Lynch ... Bill Jones / ... (6 episodes, 1959-1968)
Leslie Sands ... Buckeridge / ... (6 episodes, 1958-1974)
Gretchen Franklin ... Edie Tidy / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1970)
Alfred Burke ... Gland / ... (6 episodes, 1959-1969)
Dandy Nichols ... Marjorie / ... (6 episodes, 1961-1973)
Paul Stassino ... Fortunato / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1966)
Hilda Barry ... Elsie / ... (6 episodes, 1956-1973)
Edward Cast ... Edgar Jenkins / ... (6 episodes, 1956-1967)

Aubrey Morris ... Felix / ... (6 episodes, 1959-1963)
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)
Basil Dignam ... Alan Campbell / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1964)
Patience Collier ... Elizabeth Piper / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1961)
Steve Plytas ... Catalion / ... (6 episodes, 1958-1961)
Stanley Meadows ... Dr. Norman Jones / ... (6 episodes, 1960-1968)
Mark Baker ... Al Pickwick / ... (6 episodes, 1958-1961)
Henry Oscar ... Arthur Russell / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1959)
Mary Peach ... Asta / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1959)
Sheila Allen ... Andrea / ... (6 episodes, 1958-1961)
Patricia Heneghan ... Mrs. Tomkins / ... (6 episodes, 1958-1959)
Pauline Yates ... Betty / ... (6 episodes, 1964-1970)
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Series Directed by
Philip Saville (45 episodes, 1956-1972)
Charles Jarrott (34 episodes, 1959-1969)
Guy Verney (29 episodes, 1957-1970)
Ted Kotcheff (28 episodes, 1958-1964)
Dennis Vance (27 episodes, 1956-1973)
Alan Cooke (22 episodes, 1959-1970)
George More O'Ferrall (19 episodes, 1957-1959)
Jonathan Alwyn (17 episodes, 1963-1972)
John Llewellyn Moxey (16 episodes, 1959-1966)
Don Leaver (12 episodes, 1964-1972)
Stuart Latham (11 episodes, 1956-1958)
Wilfred Eades (11 episodes, 1957-1959)
Kim Mills (11 episodes, 1966-1974)
John Knight (10 episodes, 1956-1961)
Bill Bain (10 episodes, 1964-1971)
Patrick Dromgoole (10 episodes, 1964-1969)
Alvin Rakoff (9 episodes, 1958-1967)
Piers Haggard (9 episodes, 1967-1974)
Mike Vardy (8 episodes, 1967-1972)
Peter Duguid (8 episodes, 1969-1972)
John Nelson-Burton (7 episodes, 1956-1958)
James Ferman (5 episodes, 1958-1959)
Peter Hammond (5 episodes, 1963-1972)
Jim Goddard (5 episodes, 1970-1974)
Robert Tronson (4 episodes, 1959-1968)
Joan Kemp-Welch (4 episodes, 1966-1973)
James Gatward (4 episodes, 1970-1971)
Jack Dixon (3 episodes, 1958-1960)
Ronald Weyman (3 episodes, 1959-1960)
Toby Robertson (3 episodes, 1964-1968)
Basil Coleman (3 episodes, 1964-1966)
Desmond Davis (2 episodes, 1957-1958)
Stephen Clarkson (2 episodes, 1957)
Philip Dale (2 episodes, 1957)
Peter Potter (2 episodes, 1957)
David Greene (2 episodes, 1959-1960)
Robert Lynn (2 episodes, 1959)
James Ormerod (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
Christopher Morahan (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Quentin Lawrence (2 episodes, 1967-1971)
 
Series Writing credits
Donald Churchill (13 episodes, 1962-1973)
Robert Muller (9 episodes, 1962-1968)
Clive Exton (8 episodes, 1960-1964)
Allan Prior (6 episodes, 1956-1966)
Tad Mosel (6 episodes, 1958-1964)
Ray Rigby (6 episodes, 1958-1961)
Alun Owen (6 episodes, 1959-1962)
Hugh Leonard (6 episodes, 1962-1974)
Emanuel Litvinoff (6 episodes, 1967-1970)
Donal Giltinan (5 episodes, 1959-1963)
Robert Holles (5 episodes, 1967-1973)
Norman Ginsbury (4 episodes, 1957-1959)
Mordecai Richler (4 episodes, 1958-1961)
Malcolm Hulke (4 episodes, 1958-1960)
Eric Paice (4 episodes, 1958-1960)
Alexander Baron (4 episodes, 1960-1963)
Robert Storey (4 episodes, 1962-1965)
Fay Weldon (4 episodes, 1967-1971)
Bill MacIlwraith (4 episodes, 1970-1972)
John Kruse (3 episodes, 1956-1958)
James Parish (3 episodes, 1957-1959)
Peter John Dyer (3 episodes, 1957-1958)
Henrik Ibsen (3 episodes, 1957-1958)
Philip Saville (3 episodes, 1958-1972)
Robert Rietty (3 episodes, 1958-1961)
Rod Serling (3 episodes, 1958-1961)
Peter Luke (3 episodes, 1959-1961)
Oscar Wilde (3 episodes, 1960-1964)
Kenneth Jupp (3 episodes, 1960-1963)
Ken Taylor (3 episodes, 1960-1963)
Christopher Hodder-Williams (3 episodes, 1961-1965)
Norman King (3 episodes, 1962-1963)
John Hopkins (3 episodes, 1964-1970)
William Marchant (3 episodes, 1964-1968)
Hugo Charteris (3 episodes, 1964-1966)
John Hale (3 episodes, 1966-1972)
Roger Marshall (3 episodes, 1967-1972)
Guy Slater (3 episodes, 1968-1972)
William Corlett (3 episodes, 1968-1969)
Dominic Behan (3 episodes, 1971-1974)
Douglas Livingstone (3 episodes, 1971-1974)
August Strindberg (2 episodes, 1956-1972)
Winston Clewes (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
H.V. Kershaw (2 episodes, 1956)
Maurice Edelman (2 episodes, 1957-1970)
James Forsyth (2 episodes, 1957-1958)
Sidney Carroll (2 episodes, 1957)
Miles Fleetwood (2 episodes, 1957)
Ronald Duncan (2 episodes, 1958-1970)
Giles Cooper (2 episodes, 1958-1967)
Jimmy Sangster (2 episodes, 1958-1961)
Kenneth Hyde (2 episodes, 1958-1959)
David D. Osborn (2 episodes, 1958-1959)
Dail Ambler (2 episodes, 1958)
Pierre Boileau (2 episodes, 1958)
Robert Hall (2 episodes, 1958)
Thomas Narcejac (2 episodes, 1958)
John Nelson-Burton (2 episodes, 1958)
Wolf Mankowitz (2 episodes, 1959-1966)
John D. Stewart (2 episodes, 1959-1961)
John Chandos (2 episodes, 1959-1960)
Stuart Douglass (2 episodes, 1959-1960)
Stanley Mann (2 episodes, 1959-1960)
Lester Powell (2 episodes, 1959-1960)
Gerald Savory (2 episodes, 1959-1960)
Angus Wilson (2 episodes, 1959-1960)
Ted Willis (2 episodes, 1959)
Lou Shaw (2 episodes, 1960)
Peggy Shaw (2 episodes, 1960)
Ted Allan (2 episodes, 1961-1969)
James Mitchell (2 episodes, 1961-1967)
David Perry (2 episodes, 1961-1963)
Bill Naughton (2 episodes, 1961)
Gerald Vaughan-Hughes (2 episodes, 1962-1966)
Alun Richards (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Bruce Stewart (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Lynne Reid Banks (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
John Hall (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Andrew Sinclair (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Noel Robinson (2 episodes, 1966-1970)
Noel Coward (2 episodes, 1966-1968)
Derek Ford (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Donald Ford (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Jack Rosenthal (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Michael Harald (2 episodes, 1966)
Peter Terson (2 episodes, 1967-1968)
Roy Clarke (2 episodes, 1971-1973)

Series Produced by
Leonard White .... producer / executive producer (128 episodes, 1960-1969)
Sydney Newman .... producer / executive producer / ... (90 episodes, 1958-1964)
Lloyd Shirley .... executive producer / producer (43 episodes, 1967-1974)
John Kershaw .... producer (19 episodes, 1970-1971)
Kim Mills .... producer (15 episodes, 1972-1974)
Joan Kemp-Welch .... producer (11 episodes, 1973-1974)
Jacqueline Davis .... associate producer (8 episodes, 1971)
Dennis Vance .... producer / executive producer (7 episodes, 1956-1958)
Richard Bates .... producer (4 episodes, 1967)
Harry Alan Towers .... producer (3 episodes, 1959)
Stuart Latham .... producer (2 episodes, 1957)
Ted Kotcheff .... producer (2 episodes, 1958-1959)
 
Series Original Music by
Alan Braden (4 episodes, 1973)
Norman Kay (3 episodes, 1960-1963)
Paul Lewis (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
 
Series Cinematography by
Gerald Gibbs (1 episode, 1959)
 
Series Film Editing by
John Kershaw (8 episodes, 1970-1971)
 
Series Casting by
Dodo Watts (1 episode, 1962)
 
Series Production Design by
Voytek (46 episodes, 1958-1965)
Assheton Gorton (43 episodes, 1958-1970)
Bertram Tyrer (36 episodes, 1956-1958)
Timothy O'Brien (34 episodes, 1957-1964)
Reece Pemberton (24 episodes, 1956-1972)
George Haslam (20 episodes, 1958-1961)
Jim Goddard (14 episodes, 1959-1963)
Patrick Downing (11 episodes, 1961-1972)
David Marshall (11 episodes, 1964-1974)
Stan Woodward (11 episodes, 1964-1972)
Neville Green (9 episodes, 1968-1972)
Roy Stannard (8 episodes, 1957-1968)
Frederick Pusey (8 episodes, 1969-1974)
Mike Hall (7 episodes, 1966-1972)
Peter Le Page (6 episodes, 1966-1973)
Tom Spaulding (5 episodes, 1959-1961)
Roger Allan (5 episodes, 1970-1974)
Alpho O'Reilly (4 episodes, 1958-1961)
Robert Fuest (4 episodes, 1959-1965)
Tony Borer (4 episodes, 1969-1973)
Bill Constable (2 episodes, 1958)
Peter Mullins (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
Paul Bernard (2 episodes, 1961-1963)
Philip Harrison (2 episodes, 1966)
Ray Simm (2 episodes, 1973)
 
Series Art Direction by
Frank White (1 episode, 1959)
Timothy O'Brien (1 episode, 1960)
 
Series Makeup Department
Stella Morris .... makeup artist (1 episode, 1959)
Jayne Seymour .... hair stylist (1 episode, 1959)
Cathy Dawson .... hair stylist (1 episode, 1967)
Jane Royle .... makeup artist (1 episode, 1967)
 
Series Production Management
F. Sherwin Green .... production supervisor (2 episodes, 1959)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Roy Baird .... assistant director (1 episode, 1959)
Christopher Toyne .... assistant director (1 episode, 1971)
 
Series Art Department
Ralph Solomons .... props (1 episode, 1962)
Ray Simm .... set designer (1 episode, 1972)
 
Series Sound Department
Laurel Gemmell .... dubbing editor (1 episode, 1959)
Cecil Mason .... dubbing editor / sound recordist (1 episode, 1959)
Len Shilton .... sound recordist (1 episode, 1959)
David Hounsell .... boom operator (1 episode, 1962)
Mike Pontin .... boom operator (1 episode, 1962)
Peter Sampson .... boom operator (1 episode, 1962)
John Tasker .... sound mixer (1 episode, 1962)
Tony Dawe .... sound designer (1 episode, 1967)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Tom Gregg .... chief camera operator (1 episode, 1962)
Peter Kew .... lighting director (1 episode, 1962)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Susan Small .... dresses: Miss Maggie Smith (1 episode, 1958)
Pierre Balmain .... wardrobe: Carroll Baker (1 episode, 1963)
Jane Robinson .... costumes (1 episode, 1972)
 
Series Editorial Department
Del Randall .... vision mixer (1 episode, 1962)
 
Series Music Department
Robert Farnon .... composer: theme music "Proscenium" (428 episodes, 1956-1974)
Derek Scott .... musician / musician: piano (2 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Other crew
Marian Lloyd .... story editor / script editor (16 episodes, 1971-1974)
George Markstein .... story editor / script editor (12 episodes, 1967-1971)
Monica Menell .... story editor / script editor (11 episodes, 1970)
Andrew Brown .... story editor / script editor (10 episodes, 1973-1974)
Brian Brooke .... story editor / script editor (9 episodes, 1967-1969)
Terence Feely .... story editor / script editor (8 episodes, 1966-1967)
Norman Bogner .... script editor / story editor (5 episodes, 1965)
Robert Banks Stewart .... script editor (4 episodes, 1966-1967)
Irene Shubik .... story editor / script editor (3 episodes, 1962-1963)
Richard Bates .... script editor / story editor (2 episodes, 1967)
 

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60 min | 60 min (457 plays)
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