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Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: Sizwe Bansi Is Dead

13 March 1974


John Kani ... Styles / Buntu
Winston Ntshona ... Sizwe Bansi

Season 1, Episode 2: The Joke

6 August 1974


Donald Pleasence ... Bendel
Bruce Myers ... Max

Hugh Griffith ... Dr. Walden
Miriam Karlin ... Friedel
George Pravda ... Lieberman
Lea Seidl ... Frau Schuldiener
Milo Sperber ... Dov Ben Sev
Janet Brandes ... Landlady
Christopher Muncke ... Dr. Linder
Carl Jaffe ... Rabbi
Anna Korwin ... Sarah
Marian Porter ... Sarah's daughter

John Bluthal ... Dr. Einstein

Season 1, Episode 3: The Cafeteria

13 August 1974


Donald Pleasence ... Aaron
Oskar Homolka ... Father (as Oscar Homolka)
Sara Kestelman ... Esther

John Bluthal ... Lieberman
Otto Diamant ... Paul
Mark Malicz ... Avrom
Gabor Vernon ... Rabbi

Season 2


Season 2, Episode 1: The Breakthrough

8 January 1975


Simon Ward ... Saunders
Brewster Mason ... Maclean
Thomas Ellice ... Ken (as Martin C. Thurley)

Clive Swift ... Robbie
Roy Boyd ... Jason
Rosalind McCabe ... Niki
Anthony Nicholls ... Sir John Fowler
Maryann Turner ... Mrs. Jason
John Westbrook ... Voice of Charon One

Season 2, Episode 2: Mrs. Acland's Ghosts

15 January 1975

Sara Kestelman ... Mrs. Acland
Edward Hammond ... Tom
Betty Bascomb ... Mrs Rachels (as Betty Baskcomb)
Clifford Kershaw ... Mr. Rachels
Frank Middlemass ... Mr Acland
James Grout ... Dr. Friendman

John Bluthal ... Mr Mockler
Hazel Cave ... Nurse
Carl Duering ... Mr Tile
Ronald Mayer ... Mr. Swayles
Eric Richard ... Porter

Season 3


Season 3, Episode 1: Kites

19 March 1976

Hugh Burden ... Hastings
Tony Caunter ... Jenkins
Richard Hampton ... Bates
Steve Fletcher ... Tony
Keith Ashton ... Saunders
Alex Marshall ... Mrs. Gillespie
Beatrix Mackey ... Mrs. Beckett
Nick Berry ... Carter

Season 3, Episode 2: An Accident of Class and Sex

26 March 1976


Peter Barkworth ... Lawrence
Patricia Garwood ... Beth
Sam Dale ... Alan

Season 3, Episode 3: A Martyr to the System

2 April 1976

Season 3, Episode 4: The Button Man

9 April 1976

Myvanwy Jenn ... Margaret
Robert Urquhart ... Emrys
Philip Madoc ... Ted
Alan Lake ... Alun
Artro Morris ... Evan
Brendan Price ... Phil
Brendan Barry ... Sam Luxton
Mike Hayward ... Gareth
William Bryan ... Hywel
Ellis Jones ... Miner

Season 3, Episode 5: Practical Experience

16 April 1976

Season 3, Episode 6: Dad

23 April 1976

Season 3, Episode 7: The Chauffeur

30 April 1976

Season 3, Episode 8: Play Things

7 May 1976


Jonathan Pryce ... Playleader

Tony Haygarth ... Art Riley
Colin Campbell ... Straker

Nigel Hawthorne ... Tenby

Michael Elphick ... Frank
Maureen Sweeney ... Isobel
Heinz ... Gordon
Sandy Ratcliff ... Alice
Lindsay Ingram ... Portia
Billy Colvill ... Collins
Keith Smith ... Denis
Super Bad ... Harmon's uncle
Trevor Laird ... Harmon
Stephanie Patterson ... Harmon's tart
Margaret Leonard ... Gloria's friend

Season 3, Episode 9: Jumbo

14 May 1976


Season 4


Season 4, Episode 1: The Mind Beyond: Meriel, the Ghost Girl

29 September 1976
Livingston, a psychic investigator, is asked to attend a seance. Can it be that he has finally discovered a genuine supernatural phenomena!?

Donald Pleasence ... George Livingston

John Bluthal ... Sam Nicholls
Janet Street-Porter ... Robina Oliver

Charles Keating ... Dr. Delane
Diana King ... Mrs. Livingston

Sarah Douglas ... Miss Radson
Jane Hayden ... Miss Furniss
Elizabeth Rees ... Miss Smith
Izabella Telezynska ... Mrs. Brown
Tim Barlow ... Mr. Smith
Vilma Hollingbery ... Mrs. Smith
David Woodcock ... Mr. Green
James Giles ... Mr. Craig
Kathleen Heath ... Medium
Patrick Field ... Youth

Season 4, Episode 2: The Mind Beyond: Double Echo

6 October 1976


Jeremy Kemp ... Dr. Mallam
Anthony Bate ... Dr. Raeburn
Gerry Cowper ... Alison Fisher (as Geraldine Cowper)
Clifford Rose ... Mr. Fisher
Diana Fairfax ... Mrs. Fisher
Shirley Cain ... Mrs. Nevinson
Hazel Bainbridge ... Miss. Gibson
John Roden ... Colonel Erinson

Season 4, Episode 3: The Mind Beyond: The Love of a Good Woman

13 October 1976


Anna Massey ... Isabella Ridout
William Lucas ... Henry Ridout
Diana Bishop ... Emily Troop
Frederick Bennett ... Mr. Palamountain
Alan Hay ... Dr. Percival
Liza Hayden ... Margaret Ann
Ronald Russell ... Mr. Addicott
Peggy Ann Wood ... Mrs. Addicott
Tony Sympson ... Mr. Gee
Wally Thomas ... Old Tom
John Baker ... Mr. Baste
Paul Cooper ... Fisherman
Tom Cotcher ... Fisherman
John Kearney ... Fisherman
John Sarbutt ... Fisherman

Season 4, Episode 4: The Mind Beyond: The Daedalus Equations

20 October 1976

John Atkinson ... Perry
Rod Beacham ... Sergeant Riley
Michael Bryant ... Sam McInstrey
Elizabeth Choice ... Woman at seance
George Coulouris ... Hans Daedalus
Megs Jenkins ... Eileen Gray
Estelle Kohler ... Mary Stannage
Eve Mortimer ... Madge Baxter

Peter Sallis ... Major Venables

Season 4, Episode 5: The Mind Beyond: Stones

27 October 1976

Richard Pasco ... Nicholas Reeve

Judy Parfitt ... Anne Reeve

T.P. McKenna ... Harvey Fenton-Jones
John Wells ... Porton
Willoughby Goddard ... Snaithe
Gerald James ... Caradoc Hobbes
George Belbin ... Master
Rebecca Saire ... Vanessa Reeve
Elisa Tomlinson ... Sian
Gonzague De Fontaubert ... Pierre
John Quarmby ... Museum official

Michael Sheard ... Police inspector
Marguerite Young ... Lady in British Museum
Eileen Brady ... Lady in bookshop

Season 4, Episode 6: The Mind Beyond: The Man with the Power

3 November 1976
An ordinary man suddenly finds that he has psychic powers.
Willie Jonah ... Boysie

Cyril Cusack ... Adler
Vikki Richards ... Gloria
Geoffrey Bayldon ... Mr. Smythe
Johnny Briggs ... Brian
Richard Butler ... Mr. Harris
Peggy Aitchison ... Mrs. Barr
Rayner Bourton ... The Devil
Edwin Brown ... Farmer
Peter Spraggon ... Publican
Florilyn Waddell ... Old woman

Season 5


Season 5, Episode 1: The Achurch Letters

12 January 1977


Siân Phillips ... Janet Achurch

Prunella Scales ... Florence Farr
Brian McGrath ... Bernard Shaw
Gary Watson ... Charles Charrington
Pauline Delaney ... Jenny Patterson (as Pauline Delany)
Margaret Anderson ... Charlotte Payne-Townshend

Vernon Dobtcheff ... Courtenay Thorpe (as Eugene)
Roger Bizley ... Waring (as Torvald)
Maggie Wilkinson ... Blanche
Lucy Taylor ... Nora Charrington

Season 6


Season 6, Episode 1: School Play

7 November 1979


Denholm Elliott ... Geoffrey Treasure
Jeremy Sinden
Jeremy Clyde ... The Hon C. St J. Denton
Richard Warwick ... R.D. Jackson

Tim Pigott-Smith ... Timothy Perkins
David Troughton ... Hogg H.

Michael Kitchen ... Rose S.J.

David Wilkinson ... Foreshaw, J.R.
Richard Morant
Chuck Julian

Edward Hibbert

Peter Chelsom

Jenny Agutter ... Miss P. Jackson
Martin Garfield ... Grunt

Jeremy Kemp ... James Lombard
John Normington ... Michael Bland

Season 6, Episode 2: Every Good Boy Deserves Favour

14 November 1979

Season 6, Episode 3: The Brylcreem Boys

21 November 1979

Season 6, Episode 4: An Affinity with Dr. Still

28 November 1979

Nicholas Le Prevost ... Peter Molyneux
Emily Richard ... Penny
Michael Audreson ... Foster
Tom Kelly ... Russell
Robert Eddison ... Dr. Still
Norman Rodway ... Romilly
Grant Warnock ... Paul (as Grant-Ashley Warnock)
Hugh Latimer ... The Master
Christopher Good ... Fenton
Gabor Vernon ... Spengler
Jerry Harte ... Crane
Job Stewart ... Weekes
Suzanne Fleuret ... Theresa

Season 6, Episode 5: Home Movies

5 December 1979

Season 6, Episode 6: Sweet Wine of Youth

12 December 1979

Season 6, Episode 7: Speed King

19 December 1974

Jack Galloway ... Leo Villa

Robert Hardy ... Sir Malcolm Campbell

Jennifer Hilary ... Lady Campbell
Sheila Ruskin ... Lilly
Rosalind Knight ... Mrs. Mattison
Derek Martin ... Reg

Desmond Llewelyn ... Major Bill Whittall
Neil Nisbet ... Donald

Paul Gregory ... Leslie
David Quilter ... Brian Lewis
John Wentworth ... Lord Wakefield
Barrie Cookson ... Mr. Mattison
Graham Wyles ... Robert Grosvenor
Pearl Ann Turner ... Helen
Norma Shebbeare ... Lady Wakefield
Jackie Smith-Wood ... Celia
Pamela Moiseiwitsch ... Ivey
Lucy Gilchrist ... Jean
Peggy Ann Wood ... Grannie
Tony Caunter ... Harry Leech
Toby Salaman ... Reid Railton
Stephen Riddle ... PC Dunton

William Hootkins ... Mr. Bowles

Garrick Hagon ... Commentator
Bernie Austin ... Motorcyclist
Jack McKenzie ... Movietone cameraman
Margaret Heald ... Shop girl
Elizabeth Ashley ... Medium

Shane Rimmer ... Ambassador Bingham
Judith Morse ... Mrs. Bingham
Joseph Charles ... Jesse Owens
Peter Barnes ... Mr. Clark
Allan Surtees ... Mr. Greeves
Carole Walker ... Joan Villa

Season 6, Episode 8: Pews

12 January 1980

Season 6, Episode 9: Gentle Folk

19 January 1980

Season 6, Episode 10: Trouble with Gregory

23 January 1980

Richard Pasco ... Gregory
David Wood ... David
Martin Howells ... Damson
Elizabeth Bell ... Ella
Jeffry Wickham ... James (as Jeffrey Wickham)

Felicity Dean ... Fran
Madeleine Cannon ... Sara
Iris Everson ... The Duchess

Season 6, Episode 11: Lifelike

26 January 1980

Season 6, Episode 12: The Enigma

9 February 1980

Season 6, Episode 13: Hesther for Example

16 February 1980


Geraldine James ... Hesther

Robert Stephens ... Warburton
Joseph Blatchley ... Paul

Phoebe Nicholls ... Geraldine

Season 6, Episode 14: The Best of Friends

8 March 1980

Keith Barron ... Peter Rudolf
Ann Bell ... Lucy Stayman
Michael Fox ... Alan
Jane Wymark ... Cass Rudolf
Susan Kodicek ... Rita Taubman
Norman Rodway ... Michael Stayman
Aubrey Woods ... Vivian
Gerard Murphy ... George

Philip O'Brien ... Professor Lovsky
Nicholas Kamenos ... Mr. Kyriakoulis
Thali Kouri ... Mrs. Kyriakoulis (as Thalia Kouri)

Season 6, Episode 15: In Hiding

15 March 1980
A teenager learns about life and death while staying with his aunt during the school holidays.
Roger Burnett ... Mark
Doreen Mantle ... Margaret

Denholm Elliott ... Bernard
Alan Rowe ... Guy

Tim Pigott-Smith ... Michael

Season 6, Episode 16: Rottingdean

22 March 1980

Roger Brierley ... Man
Terence Budd ... Brian
Shirley Cheriton ... Helen Taylor
Max Hafler ... Daryl
Pat Heywood ... Joan
Gillian McCutcheon ... Woman
Sarah Neville ... Janet

Trevor Peacock ... Frank
Nigel Pratt ... Steve Taylor

Season 6, Episode 17: The Dig

18 April 1980

Dickie Arnold ... Glaxo Smith
Mervyn Watson ... Charlie
Stanley Lebor ... Juntress
Annie Hulley ... Reporter
Oliver Smith ... Squirrel

Kevin Whately ... Bob Smith
Jennie Stoller ... Liz Mountjoy
Eric Allan ... Peter Mountjoy
Jimmy Reddington ... Raymond

Season 6, Episode 18: Happy

25 April 1980


Paul Copley ... Vernon
Lynne Miller ... Linda
Alun Lewis ... Ray
Judy Riley ... Joyce
Max Hafler ... Gary
Philomena McDonagh ... Barbara
Tony Caunter ... Mr. Howard
Ann Davies ... Mrs. Howard

Season 6, Episode 19: Mary's Wife

2 May 1980

Robert Gillespie ... Alec
Ray Burdis ... Kevin
Helena Breck ... Tina
Alan Parnaby ... Tim
Hugh Sullivan ... Eric
Barbara Leigh-Hunt ... Clare
Anna Cropper ... Marge
Peter Birrel ... Dora
John Barcroft ... Barbara
June Watson ... Kevin's mum
Linda Robson ... Elaine
Ken Tracey ... Landlord
Harry Webster ... Man in pub

Season 6, Episode 20: Games Without Frontiers

9 May 1980


Philip Jackson ... Clive
Eric Allan ... Cecil
Steve Williams ... Britvic (as Stephen Williams)
Pippa Sparkes ... Carrie
Eric Richard ... Ray
Kenneth MacDonald ... Bar steward
Helen Cooper ... Nelleke

Christopher Fairbank ... Billy

Jim Broadbent ... Stewart

Season 6, Episode 21: The Unborn

16 May 1980
A physicist has visions of his unborn baby - it turns out that the child will grow up to become a Hitler-like dictator responsible for World War III.

Jack Shepherd ... Colin Brent

Judy Parfitt ... Roma
Granville Saxton ... Vincent
Richard Leech ... Father Carrow
Suzanne Smith ... Faustina
Mary Larkin ... Diana Brent
Philip Martin ... Narrator

Season 6, Episode 22: Electric in the City

23 May 1980

Will Knightley ... John
Irene Prador ... Café owner
Roger Hume ... Lucas
Polly Hemingway ... Doctor
James Warrior ... Stocky journalist
Gwyneth Strong ... Kerwin's follower
Stephen Murray ... Richard

Sylvester McCoy ... Kerwin
Caroline Sihol ... Laura

Season 6, Episode 23: Hallelujah, Mary Plum

13 July 1980

Chrissy Iddon ... Mary Plum
Gillian Blake ... Louise

Warren Clarke ... Alan
Eleanor Tremain ... Leonora
Peter Arne ... Art Gallery Manager
Kenneth Nelson ... American Newsman

Season 6, Episode 24: Dalhousie's Luck

3 August 1980


Brian Cox ... Dalhousie
Anthony Bate ... Capt. Bate
Ralph Arliss ... Patrick
Bill Gavin ... Dr. Halliday
Iain Andrew ... Isaac
Anne Raitt ... Sarah

Season 6, Episode 25: An Ordered Life

10 August 1980


Season 7


Season 7, Episode 1: Caught on a Train

31 October 1980
Peter boards a train to attend an important business meeting across Europe. His train trip is made more complicated by two women also assigned to his train compartment. One is an independent American whom Peter finds attractive. The other is Frau Messner - an extremely particular and demanding older European woman. Between the two of them, they try different aspects of Peter's patience...

Peggy Ashcroft ... Frau Messner

Michael Kitchen ... Peter
Wendy Raebeck ... Lorraine

Michael Sheard ... Preston
Ingo Mogendorf ... Kellner
Louis Sheldon ... Dietrich
Michael Kingsbury ... Hans
John Dolan ... Small Man in Mac
Christopher Frederick ... German Guard
Ken Shaw ... German Guard
Terry Gurry ... Belgian Guard
Baron Casanov ... Fat Man
Martin Phillips ... Belgian Youth
Richard Merson ... Porter
Lex van Delden ... Waiter
Sean Barry-Weske ... Steward

Season 7, Episode 2: Fatal Spring

7 November 1980

David Sibley ... Wilfred Owen

Charles Dance ... Siegfried Sassoon
Michael Troughton ... Robert Graves

Aubrey Morris ... Tom Owen
Martin Friend ... Bertrand Russell
William Boyde ... Evan Morgan
Gordon Hammersley ... Harold Owen

David Wilkinson ... Julian Dadd
Roger Booth ... Major Deans
Kristine Howarth ... Susan Owen
Hilary Wontner ... Colonel
Jeffry Wickham ... Dr. Brock (as Jeffrey Wickham)
Edgar Wreford ... Dr. Rivers

Peter Cartwright ... Adjutant
Christopher Coll ... Crayshaw
Hugh Morton ... Colonel of the medical board
Geoffrey Collins ... Dr. Kain
Anthony Higginson ... Captain
Davyd Harries ... British officer

Charles Grant ... Ormond
Ian Masters ... Charles
Elizabeth Millbank ... Nurse
Gordon Christie ... Recruiting sergeant
Bill McGuirk ... Sergeant priest
Trevor Cooper ... Treacher
Roger Burnett ... Bobby de la Touche
Daniel Chasin ... Johnny de la Touche
Jim Barclay ... Patient

Season 7, Episode 3: The Black Madonna

14 November 1980

Helen Fraser ... Lou Parker
Al Matthews ... Oxford St. John
Edward Peel ... Ray Parker
Trevor Thomas ... Henry Pierce
Sheila Manahan ... Sister Marie-Thérèse
Kathleen Helme ... Ward sister
Leslie Lalor ... Nurse
Stephen Tiller ... Doctor
Will Leighton ... Priest
Lynne Carol ... Mrs. Russell
Alick Hayes ... Mr. Russell

Season 7, Episode 4: The Happy Autumn Fields

21 November 1980

Season 7, Episode 5: Grown-Ups

28 November 1980
Dick and Mandy, a young working class couple, move into a council house in Canterbury, and find Mr. Butcher, one of their former teachers, living next door. Mandy's unmarried sister, Gloria, is constantly dropping in, and will not take any hints that the couple would prefer to be left alone, until her presence finally goads them to action.

Philip Davis ... Dick

Lesley Manville ... Mandy

Brenda Blethyn ... Gloria
Janine Duvitski ... Sharon

Lindsay Duncan ... Christine Butcher

Sam Kelly ... Ralph Butcher

Season 7, Episode 6: My Dear Palestrina

5 December 1980

Eleanor Bron ... Miss Schwarz
Mandy McIlwaine ... Marie
Edward Byrne ... Priest
Declan McBrien ... Mingo

Liam Neeson ... Blacksmith
Doreen Hepburn ... Letty
Paul Antrim ... Father
Alec Sabin ... Wyroslawski
Ronan Downey ... Danny MacErlane
Valerie Lilley ... Mother
J.G. Devlin ... Tam
Jack McQuoid ... First removal man
Ciaran Downs ... Second removal man

Season 7, Episode 7: Shaping Up

12 December 1980

Veronica Roberts ... Chrissie
Dinah Stabb ... Celia
Caroline Hutchison ... Madeleine
Gerard Murphy ... Colum
Margaret Ford ... Marian

Richard Wilson ... Tom McCann

Season 7, Episode 8: Standing in for Henry

19 December 1980

Season 7, Episode 9: Fothergill

9 January 1981


Robert Hardy ... John Fothergill

Lynn Farleigh ... Kate
John Carson ... Neilson
Patrick Newell ... Pemberton
Elizabeth Spriggs ... Middle-Class Woman
John Bird ... H.G. Wells
Sebastian Shaw ... Crusty Old Party
David de Keyser ... Curtis-Bennett
Jeremy Sinden ... Evelyn Waugh
John Franklyn-Robbins ... 1st Clubman
Peter Hughes ... 2nd Clubman
Ivor Roberts ... Schoolmaster
Tacy Kneale ... Kitty
Ceri Jackson ... Phyllis
Len Howe ... 1st Farmer
Alan Haines ... 2nd Farmer
Malcolm Gerard ... Stallholder (as Malcolm Gerrard)
Monica Kendall ... Margaret
Nigel Nobes ... Jelks
James Duggan ... Tripper
Marjorie Bland ... Hermione Baddeley

Arthur Bostrom ... David Tennant

David Wilkinson ... Undergraduate
Eliza Buckingham ... Titled Lady
Trevor T. Smith ... Chauffeur
Lynne Ross ... Debutante
Bridget Ashburn ... 1st Governess
Alyson Spiro ... 2nd Governess

Simon Jones ... Horsburgh
Pauline Devaney ... Mrs. Beaumont
Daphne Oxenford ... Invalid Lady
Arthur Blake ... Policeman

Season 7, Episode 10: One Hundred and Eighty!!!

16 January 1981

Season 7, Episode 11: The Kindness of Mrs. Radcliffe

23 January 1981

Season 7, Episode 12: A Last Visitor for Mr. Hugh Peter

30 January 1981


Peter Vaughan ... Mr. Hugh Peter
Michael Pennington ... John Lilburne
Sylvia Kay ... Holland Park
Richard Bebb ... Stanmore
John Gillett ... Battersea

Philip Martin Brown ... Miles
Frank Duncan ... (voice)
Charles Kay ... King
Michael Harbour ... John
Iain Armstrong ... Robert

Brian Jackson ... Governor
Hilary Mason ... Kidderminster
Michael Burlington ... Camden
Ann Morrish ... Hampstead
Eric Allen ... Acton
Julia Chambers ... Elizabeth Peter
Gary Watson ... Death

Season 7, Episode 13: Journal of Bridget Hitler

6 February 1981


Maurice Roëves ... Adolf Hitler
Siobhan McKenna ... Bridget Hitler

Julian Glover ... Interviewer

Jean Heard ... Janis
Nicola Blackman ... Make-up girl
Shevaun Briars ... Young Bridget
Alan Chuntz ... Shultz
Tom Gerrard ... Stormtrooper
Renee Goddard ... Angela
Vincent Hall ... Young Patrick
Alan Haywood ... General
Lorri Lee ... Lola
Denis Lill ... Alois Hitler
Vicki Luke ... Interviewer
Max Mason ... Floor manager
Gwyneth Owen ... Housekeeper
James Wardroper ... Leo

Tim Woodward ... William Patrick
Nina Zuckerman ... Geli

Season 7, Episode 14: Days at the Beach

13 February 1981
In 1920, a trio of British soldiers have to guard an unexploded mine that has washed up on a beach.

Season 7, Episode 15: Bobby Wants to Meet Me

20 February 1981

Philip Sayer ... Neville Morris
Michael Angelis ... Frankie
Steve Barratt ... Vera

Pete Lee-Wilson ... Mike
Mary Maddox ... Suze
Ralph Morse ... John Lennon

Andrew Schofield ... Baz (as Drew Schofield)
Jim Wiggins ... Pub customer

Season 7, Episode 16: Days

27 February 1981

Anna Calder-Marshall ... The Woman
Karen Archer ... Nurse
Peter Blake ... Registrar
Elisabeth Croft ... Neighbour
Mandy Cuthbert ... Haematologist
Margo Field ... Matron
William Fox ... Consultant
Patricia Gallimore ... Staff nurse
Jane Galloway ... Nurse
Alec Linstead ... Father
Hilary Mason ... Mother
Terry Molloy ... Adult brother
John Rolfe ... Teacher
Hywel Williams-Ellis ... Child brother
Amanda Wissler ... Daughter
Kathleen Worth ... Orderly

Season 7, Episode 17: Clapperclaw

6 March 1981


Lynn Farleigh ... Lorna
Lesley Clare O'Neill ... Doreen
Malcolm Ingram ... Weeton
John Savident ... Dunswick
Fred Pearson ... Thorpe

David Bradley ... Wike
Natalie Forbes ... Jennifer
Maggie Steed ... Sylvia

Season 7, Episode 18: Unity

20 March 1981
Period Drama. The true story of Unity Mitford who in the 1930's went to live in Germany and was friends with Adolf Hitler.

Lesley-Anne Down ... Unity Mitford

Jeremy Kemp ... Putzi Hanfstaengl
Ernst Jacobi ... Adolf Hitler
Sheila Allen ... Lady Redesdale

Ingrid Pitt ... Fraulein Baum

Nigel Havers ... Philip Colindale
James Villiers ... Hilary Martin
Terence Alexander ... Sir Arnold Latimer
Sarah Berger ... Di Di Slingsby
Clare Byam-Shaw ... Petra Plowright

Kathleen Byron ... Daphne Martin
Allan Cuthbertson ... Lord Redesdale
Mischa De La Motte ... Herr Deutlemoser
Richard Denning ... Tony Albertini
Paul Henley ... Second Reporter

Clare Higgins ... Annie MacFarlane
Brigitte Kahn ... Marie Almasy
Gertan Klauber ... Streicher

Eugene Lipinski ... Max Leutgeb
Hans Meyer ... Janos Almasy
Hilary Michel ... Waitress
Ingo Mogendorf ... Lothar
Ralph Morse ... Robert
Ann Queensberry ... Lady Latimer
Emma Relph ... Julia Owen Phillimore
Colin Rix ... First Reporter
Lex van Delden ... Bruckner

Season 7, Episode 19: Skylark

27 March 1981

Season 7, Episode 20: Elizabeth Alone: Part 1

3 April 1981

Gawn Grainger ... Henry
Lisa Coleman ... Jennifer
Hannah Asprey ... Alice
Barbara Ferris ... Elizabeth
Barbara Thorn ... Nurse
Sylvia Coleridge ... Miss Samson
Ray Callaghan ... Rev. Catterall
Elizabeth Estensen ... Sylvie Clapper
Clem Davies ... Declan
Harry Towb ... Mr. Maloney
Maggie Wilkinson ... Lily Drucker
Alexander John ... Psychiatrist
Christopher O'Connell ... Young Henry
Roland 'Rollo' Armstrong ... Young Henry
Lucie Thomas ... Young Elizabeth
Abigail Cruttenden ... Young Elizabeth

Joss Ackland ... Major Orpen
Doreen Mantle ... Mrs. Orpen
Margaret D'Arcy ... Sister O'Keefe
Nora Connolly ... Mary Tracy
David Neal ... Aidallbery
Julia McCarthy ... Mrs. Drucker
Simon Coady ... Kenneth Drucker
Joe Ritchie ... Mr. Drucker
Philip Newman ... Orpen's brother
Jayne Rosamund ... Young Joanna

Brenda Fricker ... Dorothy
Aaron Burchell ... Timus
Ralph Morse ... Edwin Tonsell
April Walker ... Mrs. Carstairs

Season 7, Episode 21: Elizabeth Alone: Part 2

10 April 1981

Gawn Grainger ... Henry
Lisa Coleman ... Jennifer
Hannah Asprey ... Alice
Barbara Ferris ... Elizabeth
Sylvia Coleridge ... Miss Samson
Elizabeth Estensen ... Sylvie Clapper
Christopher O'Connell ... Young Henry
Lucie Thomas ... Young Elizabeth
Doreen Mantle ... Mrs. Orpen
Margaret D'Arcy ... Sister O'Keefe
David Neal ... Aidallbery
Julia McCarthy ... Mrs. Drucker
Simon Coady ... Kenneth Drucker
Joe Ritchie ... Mr. Drucker

Brenda Fricker ... Dorothy
Aaron Burchell ... Timus
Melanie Hughes ... Nurse
Henry Stamper ... Mr. Bastable

Nigel Bennett ... Mr. Ring
Ian Marter ... Daphne's husband
Margaret Ford ... Daphne
Hana Maria Pravda ... Mrs. Orvitski
Yolande Palfrey ... Joanna
April Walker ... Mrs. Carstairs
Una Brandon-Jones ... Waitress
Ralph Morse ... Edwin Tonsell

Season 7, Episode 22: Elizabeth Alone: Part 3

17 April 1981

Gawn Grainger ... Henry
Lisa Coleman ... Jennifer
Hannah Asprey ... Alice
Barbara Ferris ... Elizabeth
Sylvia Coleridge ... Miss Samson
Elizabeth Estensen ... Sylvie Clapper
Margaret D'Arcy ... Sister O'Keefe
Simon Coady ... Kenneth Drucker
Ena Cabayo ... Nurse
Henry Stamper ... Mr. Bastable

Nigel Bennett ... Mr. Ring
Hana Maria Pravda ... Mrs. Orvitski
Yolande Palfrey ... Joanna
April Walker ... Mrs. Carstairs
Clem Davies ... Declan
Arthur Whybrow ... Man in yard
Jim Wiggins ... Rev. Rawes
Joan Paton ... Mrs. Delve
Helen Duvall ... Phyllis
Rowland Davies ... Carstairs
Harry Towb ... Mr. Maloney
Richard Steele ... Salesman
Anthony Dawes ... Salesman
Martin Fisk ... Policeman
Ralph Morse ... Edwin Tonsell

Season 7, Episode 23: The Man Who Almost Knew Eamonn Andrews

24 April 1981

Doug Fisher ... The Man

Season 7, Episode 24: You're All Right, How Am I?

1 May 1981


Denholm Elliott ... Psychiatrist

Michael Hordern ... Patient

Season 7, Episode 25: The Day War Broke Out

15 May 1981

Season 7, Episode 26: Random Moments in a May Garden

22 May 1981

Season 7, Episode 27: Going Gently

5 June 1981
Play about two elderly cancer patients suffering in hospital.

Norman Wisdom ... Bernard Flood

Judi Dench ... Sister Scarli

Fulton Mackay ... Austin Miller

Stephanie Cole ... Gladys Flood
Margaret Whiting ... Sister Marvin
Peter Attard ... George Flood
Ray Hassett ... Priest
Garry Cooper ... Orderly
Ivan Steward ... Orderly
Bill Dean ... Painter
John Mulcahy ... Painter
Ann Queensberry ... Iris Voluntary worker
Edward Lyon ... Surgeon
Christian Burgess ... Resident
Robert Hickson ... Doctor

Season 7, Episode 28: Marriage

10 July 1981


Season 8


Season 8, Episode 1: Mrs. Reinhardt

30 October 1981


Helen Mirren ... Mrs. Reinhardt
Ralph Bates ... Mr. Reinhardt

Brad Davis ... The American
Jean Rougerie ... Hotel Owner
Nancy Nevinson ... Hotel Owner's Wife
Madelon Violla ... Dark Waitress
Kate Ingram ... Blond Waitress
Lucy Aston ... Girl in Red
Lex van Delden ... Dutch Painter
Olivier Pierre ... Angry Frenchman

Season 8, Episode 2: Last Summer's Child

6 November 1981

Season 8, Episode 3: Autumn Sunshine

13 November 1981

Season 8, Episode 4: The Grudge Fight

27 November 1981

Season 8, Episode 5: Virginia Fly Is Drowning

4 December 1981

Season 8, Episode 6: Findings on a Late Afternoon

11 December 1981

Season 8, Episode 7: Dancing Country

18 December 1981

Season 8, Episode 8: A Silly Little Habit

15 January 1982


Margaret Tyzack ... Daphne
Nula Conwell ... Teenage girl

Nicholas Farrell ... Simon
Pauline Jameson ... Jennifer
Anna Nygh ... Julia
Kim Taylforth ... Teenage girl

Season 8, Episode 9: Aubrey

22 January 1982

John Dicks ... Aubrey Beardsley
Rula Lenska ... Mabel
Sandor Elès ... Raffalovich
Christopher Strauli ... Arthur Symons
Ronald Lacey ... Leonard Smithers

Simon Shepherd ... John Gray
Mark Tandy ... Yeats

Alex Norton ... Max Beerbohm
Peggy Ann Jones ... Alice Smithers
Dennis Edwards ... Doctor
Gwen Ffrangcon Davies ... Reverend Mother

Season 8, Episode 10: Preview

29 January 1982

Season 8, Episode 11: Out of Step

5 February 1982

Jacqueline Tong ... Valerie
Albert Welling ... Gregory
Gillian Raine ... Miss Crighton
Carol Leader ... Linda

Season 8, Episode 12: A Shilling Life

12 February 1982

Eric Porter ... Petersham
Julie Covington ... Barbara

Season 8, Episode 13: The Workshop

19 February 1982


Lynn Farleigh ... Simone
Lee Montague ... Léon
Sandy Ratcliff ... Mimi
Caroline Hutchison ... Hélène
Jennifer Piercey ... Giselle
Brenda Cavendish ... Marie

Paul Freeman ... Max

Season 8, Episode 14: How Many Miles to Babylon?

26 February 1982

Season 8, Episode 15: The Pigman's Protege

5 March 1982

Season 8, Episode 16: A Pocketful of Dreams

7 November 1980

Season 8, Episode 17: Keeping in Touch

19 March 1982

Season 8, Episode 18: The Guest

26 March 1982

Season 8, Episode 19: The Queen of Annagh

16 April 1982

Season 8, Episode 20: By George

23 April 1982


Benjamin Whitrow ... George
Charlie Caine ... Noah (as Simon Beal)
Lala Lloyd ... Mrs. Cooper
John Matshikiza ... Ebangu
Carmen Munroe ... Camellia
Mary Wimbush ... Polly
Pauline Yates ... Ann

Season 8, Episode 21: Lunch

30 April 1982

Season 8, Episode 22: Passing Through

7 May 1982

Rosalie Crutchley ... Beth
Lee Montague ... Arthur

Ian Richardson ... Richard

Season 8, Episode 23: Jake's End

14 May 1982

Season 8, Episode 24: Housewarming

21 May 1982

Dave Atkins ... John

Nigel Bennett ... Gary
Diana Bishop ... Marina
John Breck ... Roy
David Collings ... Alan
Doña Croll ... Carmen
Nicholas McArdle ... Eric
Carolyn Moody ... Eunice
Penelope Nice ... Tina
Kathleen St. John ... Mrs. Williams
Simon Sutton ... Brendan

Season 8, Episode 25: Easy Money

28 May 1982

Gary Shail ... Terry
Norman Beaton ... Trevor All
Trevor Laird ... Frederick
Stanley Lebor ... Stewart

Derek Smith ... Mr. Kemp

Imelda Staunton ... Mary Price

Kim Thomson ... Marcia

Season 8, Episode 26: Potatohead Blues

4 June 1982

Fay Howard ... Geraldine McVay
Valerie Lilley ... Sheila McVay

Ian McElhinney ... Mousey
Michael McKnight ... Denis Barnes
Walter McMonagle ... Charlie

Tony Rohr ... Stan McVay
Heather Tobias ... Karen Barnes

Season 8, Episode 27: Irwin Shaw Triple Bill: The Man who Married a French Wife/The Monument/The Girls in their Summer Dresses

11 June 1982

Season 8, Episode 28: Chains

18 June 1982


Michael Elphick ... Eddie
Karen Craig ... Pam
Nicola Davies ... Dawn
Nicky Henson ... Tosh

Geraldine James ... Janine
Barry Jackson ... Neil
Linda Robson ... Sandra
Val Clover ... Kathy

Season 8, Episode 29: Come Into the Garden, Maud

7 July 1982


Paul Scofield ... Verner Conklin
Bruce Lidington ... Felix

Geraldine McEwan ... Maud Caragnani
Toby Robins ... Anna-Mary Conklin

Season 8, Episode 30: A Song at Twilight

9 July 1982


Unknown Season


Being Normal

1983

Anna Carteret ... Jody
Merelina Kendall ... Sadie
William Simons ... Bill

David Suchet ... Richard

Diane

9 July 1975

Janine Duvitski ... Diane Weaver (as Janine Drzewicki)
Frank Mills ... Weaver

Paul Copley ... Jim
Dee Anderson ... Carol
Charles Bolton ... Harry
Colin Higgins ... Kevin
Tim Preece ... Terry
Peter-Hugo Daly ... Benny
Peter Newby ... Brian
Mario Renzullo ... Dave
David Janson ... Alan
Oliver Maguire ... Rooney

Out on the Floor

3 September 1982
Romance and dancing on the Wigan Northern Soul scene.

Perfect Shadows

1983


Michael Shannon (as Michael J. Shannon)
Gary Waldhorn

Possibilities

20 May 1983

Thank You, Comrades

19 December 1978


Ben Kingsley ... Robert Cibrario

Connie Booth ... Annie
Lee Montague ... Lunacharsky

Stephen Rea ... Mayakovsky
Richard Ireson ... Lenin
Derek Godfrey ... Trotsky

Charles Keating ... Stalin
Clive Merrison ... Preobrazhenski
David Dixon ... Gardin
Kevin O'Shea ... Alienikov
Gerard Murphy ... Sanin
Zienia Merton ... Olga
John Bryans ... Moskvin
Ruby Head ... Actress
Michael Poole ... 1st Owner
Leon Lissek ... 2nd Owner
Julian Fox ... 3rd Owner
John Crocker ... Chairman
Madlena Nedeva ... Lili Brik
David Howey ... Vashenko
Michael Troughton ... Tisse
Ian Hastings ... Vertov
Bob Sherman ... Mack Sennett
Bruce Boa ... Bank Manager
Marcella Markham ... Rose Weiss
Weston Gavin ... Taxman
Hal Galili ... Lou
Larry Hoodekoff ... Judge
Bill Reimbold ... Appeal Judge
Gordon Sterne ... Mr. Johnson

The Potsdam Quartet

13 March 1981

Tim Carrington ... Russian Soldier (as Tim Charrington)
Hugh Dickson ... Wing Commander
Peter Eyre ... Ronald Taylor
Frederick Jaeger ... Douglas Smedley

Clive Swift ... Aaron Green

Jerome Willis ... John Healey

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