ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

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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)
Alfred Burke ...
 Captain Bitterger / ... (11 episodes, 1956-1964)
Charles Lloyd Pack ...
 Bishop Proudie / ... (11 episodes, 1955-1961)
Nora Nicholson ...
 Aunt Isabel / ... (10 episodes, 1956-1967)
Douglas Wilmer ...
 Attwater / ... (10 episodes, 1956-1964)
Patrick Wymark ...
 Alfred / ... (10 episodes, 1962-1967)
Viola Keats ...
 Angustias / ... (10 episodes, 1958-1965)
Laurence Payne ...
 Captain Carvallo / ... (9 episodes, 1956-1967)
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 Absolon / ... (9 episodes, 1956-1966)
Ralph Michael ...
 Anton / ... (9 episodes, 1958-1967)
Jill Bennett ...
 Masha / ... (9 episodes, 1956-1965)
John Phillips ...
 Anthony Folland / ... (9 episodes, 1957-1965)
Clive Morton ...
 Colonel Shepherd / ... (9 episodes, 1956-1967)
Alan Gifford ...
 Bancroft / ... (9 episodes, 1958-1965)
Arthur Hewlett ...
 Colonial Secretary / ... (8 episodes, 1959-1967)
Zena Walker ...
 Agnes / ... (8 episodes, 1955-1965)
John Bailey ...
 Cardinal of Budapest / ... (8 episodes, 1955-1966)
Basil Dignam ...
 Arthur Stilton / ... (8 episodes, 1956-1962)
Madeleine Christie ...
 Almoner / ... (8 episodes, 1957-1973)
Tony Quinn ...
 Dooley / ... (8 episodes, 1958-1964)
Joan Newell ...
 Georgette, a countrywoman / ... (8 episodes, 1957-1964)
Pamela Brown ...
 Emma Lovat / ... (7 episodes, 1957-1964)
Basil Henson ...
 Denis Lester / ... (7 episodes, 1958-1967)
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 Ben Hubbard / ... (7 episodes, 1957-1967)
Frederick Piper ...
 Carl Bolton / ... (7 episodes, 1957-1963)
Cyril Luckham ...
 Arthur Mounteney / ... (7 episodes, 1956-1966)
Charles Carson ...
 Demoyte / ... (7 episodes, 1956-1965)
Anthony Newlands ...
 Chiaretti / ... (7 episodes, 1959-1963)
Richard Vernon ...
 Dr. James Cresswell / ... (7 episodes, 1957-1966)
Wensley Pithey ...
 Detective Inspector Pember / ... (7 episodes, 1956-1967)
Noel Hood ...
 Jane Williams / ... (7 episodes, 1956-1965)
John Tate ...
 Bludgeon / ... (7 episodes, 1961-1966)
Oliver Johnston ...
 Alexei / ... (7 episodes, 1957-1966)
Mary Merrall ...
 Hannah Kennion / ... (7 episodes, 1956-1965)
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 Edward / ... (7 episodes, 1957-1966)
Georgina Cookson ...
 Edwina / ... (7 episodes, 1958-1966)
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 Andy / ... (7 episodes, 1960-1967)
Isabel Dean ...
 Elizabeth Hollis / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1963)
Helen Cherry ...
 Elena / ... (6 episodes, 1958-1967)
Richard Pearson ...
 Ernest / ... (6 episodes, 1959-1966)
Kenneth Griffith ...
 Alain, a countryman / ... (6 episodes, 1956-1963)
Joan Benham ...
 Eleanor Lavish / ... (6 episodes, 1956-1966)
Noel Howlett ...
 Arthur Forrest / ... (6 episodes, 1958-1964)
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 Dixie Evens / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1966)
Brian Smith ...
 Alan Mills / ... (6 episodes, 1955-1966)
Campbell Singer ...
 Capt. Ridgeway / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1964)
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 Guy Pascoe / ... (6 episodes, 1956-1965)
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 Charles Castle / ... (6 episodes, 1958-1961)
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 Dido Morgan / ... (6 episodes, 1959-1966)
William Mervyn ...
 Harry / ... (6 episodes, 1956-1965)
Ann Bell ...
 Beatrice / ... (6 episodes, 1963-1965)
Marian Spencer ...
 Charlotte Bartlett / ... (6 episodes, 1958-1967)
...
 Christy Mahon (The Playboy) / ... (6 episodes, 1958-1965)
George Pravda ...
 Count von Foehn / ... (6 episodes, 1956-1963)
Bryan Pringle ...
 Ajax / ... (6 episodes, 1960-1967)
Tenniel Evans ...
 Derek Harvey / ... (6 episodes, 1960-1966)
Norman Bird ...
 Bell / ... (6 episodes, 1959-1967)
Jennifer Daniel ...
 Daphne / ... (6 episodes, 1959-1966)
Joan Hickson ...
 Countess von Stainz / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1964)
Jane Eccles ...
 Lady Saltburn / ... (6 episodes, 1958-1964)
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 Babakina / ... (6 episodes, 1959-1966)
Jennifer Wilson ...
 April / ... (6 episodes, 1956-1963)
Gwen Watford ...
 Mrs. Arbuthnot / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1965)
...
 Dr. Gilbert Canning / ... (6 episodes, 1963-1967)
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