An anthology series from the United Kingdom, from 1955 to 1974, producing about 500 ninety minute episodes from Granada Television.

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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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Directors: Ian Dalrymple, Victor Saville
Stars: Vivien Leigh, Rex Harrison, Cecil Parker
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Stars: Vivien Leigh, Warren Beatty, Coral Browne
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Series of television plays performed live.

Stars: Richard Caldicot, George Woodbridge, Robert Brown
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Cast

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)
Arthur Hewlett ...
 Clive Clarke / ... (10 episodes, 1959-1967)
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)
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 Cardinal of Budapest / ... (9 episodes, 1955-1966)
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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)
Basil Henson ...
 Denis Lester / ... (8 episodes, 1958-1967)
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)
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 Guy Pascoe / ... (7 episodes, 1956-1965)
Ursula Howells ...
 Eva Ardsley / ... (7 episodes, 1959-1967)
Anthony Newlands ...
 Chiaretti / ... (7 episodes, 1959-1963)
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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)
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 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)
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 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)
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 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)
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 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)
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 Bell / ... (6 episodes, 1959-1967)
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 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)
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 Alan Susman / ... (6 episodes, 1957-1966)
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 Charles Castle / ... (6 episodes, 1958-1961)
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 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)
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 Ben Kent / ... (6 episodes, 1958-1960)
Kevin Brennan ...
 Berkeley Ogden MP / ... (6 episodes, 1960-1967)
Jane Eccles ...
 Lady Saltburn / ... (6 episodes, 1958-1964)
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 Babakina / ... (6 episodes, 1959-1966)
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 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 1974, 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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