An anthology series from the United Kingdom, from 1955 to 174, producing about 500 ninety minute episodes from Granada Television.

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Series cast summary:
Alfred Burke ...
 Captain Bitterger / ... (13 episodes, 1956-1964)
Derek Francis ...
 Barry Clarke / ... (13 episodes, 1959-1967)
Laurence Hardy ...
 Bishop of Buenos Aires / ... (12 episodes, 1956-1965)
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 Garry Essendine / ... (11 episodes, 1955-1967)
Charles Lloyd Pack ...
 Bishop Proudie / ... (11 episodes, 1955-1961)
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 Absolon / ... (10 episodes, 1956-1966)
Ralph Michael ...
 Anton / ... (10 episodes, 1958-1967)
Nora Nicholson ...
 Aunt Isabel / ... (10 episodes, 1956-1967)
Clive Morton ...
 Colonel Shepherd / ... (10 episodes, 1956-1967)
Joan Newell ...
 Georgette, a countrywoman / ... (10 episodes, 1957-1964)
Patrick Wymark ...
 Alfred / ... (10 episodes, 1962-1967)
Douglas Wilmer ...
 Attwater / ... (10 episodes, 1956-1964)
Viola Keats ...
 Angustias / ... (10 episodes, 1958-1965)
Laurence Payne ...
 Captain Carvallo / ... (9 episodes, 1956-1967)
Jill Bennett ...
 Masha / ... (9 episodes, 1956-1965)
Basil Dignam ...
 Arthur Stilton / ... (9 episodes, 1956-1962)
...
 Cardinal of Budapest / ... (9 episodes, 1955-1966)
Arthur Hewlett ...
 Clive Clarke / ... (9 episodes, 1959-1967)
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 Anthony Folland / ... (9 episodes, 1957-1965)
Alan Gifford ...
 Bancroft / ... (9 episodes, 1958-1965)
Richard Pearson ...
 Ernest / ... (8 episodes, 1959-1966)
Pamela Brown ...
 Anna Petrovna / ... (8 episodes, 1957-1964)
Zena Walker ...
 Agnes / ... (8 episodes, 1955-1965)
Charles Carson ...
 Demoyte / ... (8 episodes, 1956-1965)
Tenniel Evans ...
 Arthur Robinson / ... (8 episodes, 1960-1966)
Tony Quinn ...
 Dooley / ... (8 episodes, 1958-1964)
Wensley Pithey ...
 Arnold Cutforth / ... (8 episodes, 1956-1967)
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 Dr. James Cresswell / ... (8 episodes, 1957-1966)
Madeleine Christie ...
 Almoner / ... (8 episodes, 1957-1973)
Gwen Watford ...
 Elizabeth Wiedman / ... (8 episodes, 1957-1967)
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 Charles Stewart Parnell / ... (8 episodes, 1957-1966)
Noel Hood ...
 Jane Williams / ... (8 episodes, 1956-1965)
Margery Mason ...
 Grace Bradshaw / ... (7 episodes, 1962-1967)
...
 Guy Pascoe / ... (7 episodes, 1956-1965)
Ursula Howells ...
 Eva Ardsley / ... (7 episodes, 1959-1967)
Anthony Newlands ...
 Chiaretti / ... (7 episodes, 1959-1963)
Basil Henson ...
 Denis Lester / ... (7 episodes, 1958-1967)
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 Ben Hubbard / ... (7 episodes, 1957-1967)
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 Alvin Hanker / ... (7 episodes, 1958-1965)
Frederick Piper ...
 Carl Bolton / ... (7 episodes, 1957-1963)
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 Arthur Mounteney / ... (7 episodes, 1956-1966)
William Mervyn ...
 Dr. Stanhope / ... (7 episodes, 1956-1964)
Anne Blake ...
 Assunta / ... (7 episodes, 1957-1967)
Victor Platt ...
 Charlie Wilson / ... (7 episodes, 1960-1967)
John Tate ...
 Bludgeon / ... (7 episodes, 1961-1966)
Jack Austin ...
 Club porter / ... (7 episodes, 1962-1967)
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 Dr. Gilbert Canning / ... (7 episodes, 1963-1967)
Marian Spencer ...
 Charlotte Bartlett / ... (7 episodes, 1958-1967)
Georgina Cookson ...
 Connie Mercer / ... (7 episodes, 1958-1966)
Joan Hickson ...
 Countess von Stainz / ... (7 episodes, 1957-1964)
Edward Higgins ...
 Fleming / ... (7 episodes, 1960-1965)
George Ghent ...
 BTC Police Sergeant / ... (7 episodes, 1962-1967)
Oliver Johnston ...
 Alexei / ... (7 episodes, 1957-1966)
Mary Merrall ...
 Hannah Kennion / ... (7 episodes, 1956-1965)
Esther Lawrence ...
 Ada / ... (7 episodes, 1957-1963)
Jack Woolgar ...
 Arthur Simcock / ... (7 episodes, 1959-1967)
Frazer Hines ...
 Andy / ... (7 episodes, 1960-1967)
Lee Montague ...
 Joe / ... (6 episodes, 1960-1966)
Noel Howlett ...
 Arthur Forrest / ... (6 episodes, 1958-1964)
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 Lord Dilling / ... (6 episodes, 1956-1964)
Isabel Dean ...
 Elizabeth Hollis / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1963)
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 Dandridge / ... (6 episodes, 1962-1966)
Helen Cherry ...
 Elena / ... (6 episodes, 1958-1967)
Kenneth Griffith ...
 Alain, a countryman / ... (6 episodes, 1956-1963)
Joan Benham ...
 Eleanor Lavish / ... (6 episodes, 1956-1966)
Campbell Singer ...
 Capt. Ridgway / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1964)
Noel Dyson ...
 Ann / ... (6 episodes, 1959-1966)
Thomas Heathcote ...
 Barrage / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1966)
Tony Bateman ...
 Edward / ... (6 episodes, 1959-1965)
...
 Dixie Evens / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1966)
John Welsh ...
 Cardinal of Milan / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1966)
William Fox ...
 Headmaster / ... (6 episodes, 1955-1967)
Brian Smith ...
 Alan Mills / ... (6 episodes, 1955-1966)
...
 Bell / ... (6 episodes, 1959-1967)
Ewan Hooper ...
 Jack Wilson / ... (6 episodes, 1963-1967)
Alan MacNaughtan ...
 Captain Bean / ... (6 episodes, 1956-1967)
Bryan Pringle ...
 Ajax / ... (6 episodes, 1960-1967)
Lloyd Pearson ...
 Dr. Lloyd / ... (6 episodes, 1960-1965)
Jennifer Wilson ...
 April / ... (6 episodes, 1956-1963)
William Lucas ...
 Ernest O'Shea / ... (6 episodes, 1956-1966)
David Langton ...
 Alan Susman / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1966)
...
 Charles Castle / ... (6 episodes, 1958-1961)
...
 Dido Morgan / ... (6 episodes, 1959-1966)
Ann Bell ...
 Beatrice / ... (6 episodes, 1963-1965)
Edgar Wreford ...
 Baron Rochnitz / ... (6 episodes, 1956-1961)
George Pravda ...
 Count von Foehn / ... (6 episodes, 1956-1963)
Michael Wynne ...
 2nd Soldier / ... (6 episodes, 1959-1966)
Hugh Latimer ...
 A Mysterious Wayfarer / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1964)
Jennifer Daniel ...
 Daphne / ... (6 episodes, 1959-1966)
Keith Baxter ...
 Ben Kent / ... (6 episodes, 1958-1960)
Kevin Brennan ...
 Berkeley Ogden MP / ... (6 episodes, 1960-1967)
Jane Eccles ...
 Lady Saltburn / ... (6 episodes, 1958-1964)
...
 Babakina / ... (6 episodes, 1959-1966)
Michael Coles ...
 Armidal / ... (6 episodes, 1962-1967)
Clive Marshall ...
 1st Boy / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1967)
Geoffrey Goldsmith ...
 Commercial traveller / ... (6 episodes, 1958-1960)
Paul Williamson ...
 Francis Arabin / ... (6 episodes, 1961-1966)
Ronald Mayer ...
 Clerk of arraigns / ... (6 episodes, 1962-1967)
Pauline Devaney ...
 Hazel Conway / ... (6 episodes, 1962-1966)
Philip Anthony ...
 Soldier / ... (6 episodes, 1962-1964)
Harry Davis ...
 2nd Marcher / ... (6 episodes, 1964-1967)
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An anthology series from the United Kingdom, from 1955 to 174, producing about 500 ninety minute episodes from Granada Television.

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Of 438 productions, 343 are thought to have been lost or wiped in the 1970s, although some occasionally resurface in archives. See more »

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