ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)
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The Shrike 

A successful theatrical director is driven to failure by the machinations of his vengeful wife. Eventually, he lands in a mental hospital where both his wife and his new love, a young actress named Charlotte, are waiting to see him.

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Jim Downs
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Ann Downs
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Loretta Baker ...
Miss Hansen
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Dr. Barrow
James Dyrenforth ...
Patient
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Schloss
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Don Gregory
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Grosberg
Stuart Nichol ...
Dr. Kramer
John Steed ...
O'Brien
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Dr. Bellman
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Harry Downs
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A successful theatrical director is driven to failure by the machinations of his vengeful wife. Eventually, he lands in a mental hospital where both his wife and his new love, a young actress named Charlotte, are waiting to see him.

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28 June 1960 (UK)  »

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Joseph Kramm made no secret of the fact that his famous play was autobiographical. See more »

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Version of The Shrike (1955) See more »

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