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Season 1

21 Sep. 1977
Professional Foul
Three philosophy professors travel to Prague for a conference. One of them, Anderson, is forced to rethink his ideas on ethics when a former student is arrested by the Czech authorities for writing about individualist approaches to morality.
28 Sep. 1977
In the 1920s, Michael Arlen was one of the most popular and acclaimed writers in the world, but he mysteriously stopped writing altogether. His son tries to work out why this was.
12 Oct. 1977
The Sinking of HMS Victoria
Dramatization of events surrounding the loss of the turret ship HMS Victoria during fleet exercises off Tripoli on June 22, 1893.
19 Oct. 1977
True Patriot
A biographical play about the German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer, whose opposition to Adolf Hitler led to his involvement in an assassination plot.
2 Nov. 1977
The Kitchen
A busy day in the kitchen of a great hotel.
11 Jan. 1978
A Visit from Miss Prothero
Arthur Dodsworth has recently retired. He lives alone except for his budgie and memories of his late wife Winnie. One afternoon his nap is interrupted by the doorbell; his former secretary, Peggy Prothero, has come to visit. A brash, charmless woman who seems to take no pleasure in anything but putting people down, Miss Prothero wants to fill her old boss in on all the changes that have taken place at work since he left. Dodsworth isn't very curious, and as the visit wears on it puts a little strain on his politeness and patience. Miss Prothero doesn't enjoy it much ...
22 Feb. 1978
5 Feb. 1980
She Fell Among Thieves
A villainess concocts a nefarious plot around her stepdaughter and matches wits with an English gentleman adventurer.
15 Mar. 1978
Stargazy on Zummerdown
In the 23rd century, Britain (now called Albion) is made up of two distinct communities - the Aggros (farm workers) and the Toonies (industrial workers). They meet at Zummerdown for the annual midsummer festival of Stargazy.
22 Mar. 1978
Lavretsky returns to Russia from Europe and joins the group of admirers of his beautiful young cousin Liza.
29 Mar. 1978
For Tea on Sunday
Some young women, sharing accommodation, invite their boyfriends for tea on Sunday. But one of them proves to be alarmingly disturbed.
3 May 1978
When the Actors Come
19th-century Eastern Europe. A group of actors, led by Janos, arrive at a castle to give the Count and his friends a private performance. But the actors are also revolutionaries, and they have another agenda.

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