BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)

TV Series  -  Drama
7.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.7/10 from 41 users  
Reviews: write review

Series of television plays performed live.

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: February

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in February.

Related News

News: John Scott Martin 1926-2009
| Kasterborous.com

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 47 titles
created 22 Apr 2012
 
list image
a list of 30 titles
created 23 Sep 2012
 
a list of 248 titles
created 29 Mar 2013
 
list image
a list of 166 titles
created 19 Aug 2013
 
a list of 24 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)

BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959) on IMDb 7.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of BBC Sunday-Night Theatre.

User Polls

Episodes

Seasons


Years



Unknown   10   9   8   7   6   … See all »
Unknown   1959   1958   1957   … See all »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A meek bank clerk who oversees the shipment of bullion joins with an eccentric neighbor to steal gold bars and smuggle them out of the country as miniature Eifel Towers.

Director: Charles Crichton
Stars: Alec Guinness, Stanley Holloway, Sidney James
Adventure | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A young man in the jungles of Venezuela meets a strange girl of the forest and falls in love with her.

Director: Mel Ferrer
Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Anthony Perkins, Lee J. Cobb
Love Among Thieves (TV Movie 1987)
Adventure | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Romantic mystery-heist story about a baroness and concert pianist who is forced to steal some priceless Faberge eggs and deliver them to ransom her kidnapped fiancé in Latin America.

Director: Roger Young
Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Robert Wagner, Patrick Bauchau
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Young Elizabeth is left with her relatives, a married couple, while her mother is in hospital. The friendly husband likes her, but the wife hates kids. Her father, an often absent crook on the lam, visits her in secret one day.

Director: Cy Endfield
Stars: Phyllis Calvert, Eric Portman, Stanley Baker
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

In 1930, in Belgium, Gabrielle van der Mal is the stubborn daughter of the prominent surgeon Dr. Pascin Van Der Mal that decides to leave her the upper-class family to enter to a convent, ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Zinnemann
Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch, Edith Evans
Bloodline (1979)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

When her father is murdered, a cosmetics heiress becomes the next target of an unknown killer amid the international jet set.

Director: Terence Young
Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Ben Gazzara, James Mason
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A mad cap private-eye caper about a team of detectives who are following, and are being followed by, a group of beautiful women.

Director: Peter Bogdanovich
Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Ben Gazzara, Patti Hansen
The V.I.P.s (1963)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Fog delays a group of travelers headed for New York. They wait at the V.I.P. lounge of London Airport, each at a moment of crisis in his or her life.

Director: Anthony Asquith
Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Louis Jourdan
Drama | Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The neighbors of a frontier family turn on them when it is suspected that their adopted daughter was stolen from the local Kiawa tribe.

Director: John Huston
Stars: Burt Lancaster, Audrey Hepburn, Audie Murphy
BBC Sunday-Night Play (1960–1963)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Stars: Brian Rix, Colin Douglas, William Russell
CBS Television Workshop (TV Series 1952)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Stars: Robert Baines, John Baragrey, Harry Bellaver
ITV Television Playhouse (1955–1967)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  
Stars: Campbell Singer, Dinsdale Landen, Thomas Heathcote
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Brian Rix ...
 Bob Bennett / ... (14 episodes, 1956-1959)
Richard Caldicot ...
 Nicholas Whiteoak / ... (13 episodes, 1950-1955)
Victor Platt ...
 Blind timekeeper / ... (13 episodes, 1950-1958)
...
 Antoine Vanier / ... (12 episodes, 1951-1957)
Michael Brennan ...
 Captain of the Guard / ... (12 episodes, 1950-1959)
Jane Barrett ...
 Alice Maitland / ... (10 episodes, 1950-1959)
George Woodbridge ...
 Bardolph / ... (10 episodes, 1950-1957)
...
 Captain Smith / ... (10 episodes, 1950-1953)
...
 Christopher Williams / ... (9 episodes, 1950-1959)
Maurice Colbourne ...
 Earl of Salisbury / ... (9 episodes, 1951-1954)
Jean Cadell ...
 Adeline Whiteoak / ... (9 episodes, 1951-1959)
Patrick Barr ...
 Clement Archer / ... (9 episodes, 1950-1954)
Carl Bernard ...
 Capt. Dettersdorf / ... (9 episodes, 1952-1959)
Cyril Shaps ...
 Charles McFadden / ... (9 episodes, 1955-1958)
Robert Harris ...
 Padre / ... (9 episodes, 1952-1956)
Henry Oscar ...
 Adjutant / ... (8 episodes, 1950-1959)
John Scott Martin ...
 Boy / ... (8 episodes, 1950-1958)
Margaretta Scott ...
 Lady Marguerite Blakeney / ... (8 episodes, 1950-1958)
Douglas Wilmer ...
 Antonio / ... (8 episodes, 1952-1958)
Jeanette Sterke ...
 Anishcu / ... (8 episodes, 1954-1957)
Helen Shingler ...
 Candida Morell / ... (8 episodes, 1950-1956)
William Mervyn ...
 Adrian Blenderbland / ... (8 episodes, 1950-1959)
William Devlin ...
 General / ... (7 episodes, 1952-1957)
Robert Sansom ...
 Antonio / ... (7 episodes, 1950-1954)
Ursula Howells ...
 Emma / ... (7 episodes, 1950-1959)
Erik Chitty ...
 Bank chairman / ... (7 episodes, 1950-1959)
Joyce Heron ...
 Alice Langdon / ... (7 episodes, 1950-1957)
Bryan Coleman ...
 Lord Anthony Dewhurst / ... (7 episodes, 1950-1953)
David Markham ...
 Edward Voysey / ... (7 episodes, 1950-1959)
Walter Hudd ...
 Duke / ... (7 episodes, 1951-1959)
Una Venning ...
 Queen Elinor / ... (7 episodes, 1950-1956)
Amy Dalby ...
 Mère Brogard / ... (7 episodes, 1950-1955)
Evelyn Moore ...
 Lady Portaries / ... (7 episodes, 1950-1955)
John Baker ...
 Alexander Court / ... (7 episodes, 1951-1957)
Marius Goring ...
 Chorus / ... (7 episodes, 1951-1957)
Edward Chapman ...
 George Hudson / ... (7 episodes, 1950-1959)
Terence Alexander ...
 Alaric / ... (7 episodes, 1950-1957)
Rupert Davies ...
 Frontier guard / ... (7 episodes, 1952-1957)
Laurence Payne ...
 Captain Bluntschli / ... (7 episodes, 1952-1957)
Beckett Bould ...
 Farmer / ... (7 episodes, 1950-1957)
Jonathan Field ...
 Billing / ... (7 episodes, 1950-1955)
Christopher Steele ...
 Captain / ... (7 episodes, 1950-1959)
Sheila Shand Gibbs ...
 Bianca / ... (6 episodes, 1951-1957)
...
 Acilius / ... (6 episodes, 1950-1958)
Elizabeth Maude ...
 Meg / ... (6 episodes, 1950-1955)
Richard Leech ...
 Maurice Vaughan / ... (6 episodes, 1950-1959)
...
 Barman / ... (6 episodes, 1950-1959)
Andrew Osborn ...
 Alexander the Great / ... (6 episodes, 1950-1952)
Richard Bebb ...
 Lewis the Dauphin / ... (6 episodes, 1950-1952)
Eddie Sutch ...
 Pola / ... (6 episodes, 1950-1952)
Alan Wheatley ...
 Fainall / ... (6 episodes, 1950-1951)
Olaf Pooley ...
 Captain Lesgate / ... (6 episodes, 1950-1956)
Edgar K. Bruce ...
 Jellyband / ... (6 episodes, 1950-1957)
Beatrice Varley ...
 Alice Greenleaf / ... (6 episodes, 1950-1957)
John Gabriel ...
 Canon John D'Estivet / ... (6 episodes, 1950-1953)
Agnes Lauchlan ...
 Lady Mabel Parkes / ... (6 episodes, 1951-1954)
...
 2nd Planter / ... (6 episodes, 1950-1952)
Jean Anderson ...
 Adeline Whiteoak / ... (6 episodes, 1952-1959)
Peter Mercier ...
 Buddy Raymond / ... (6 episodes, 1956-1959)
Sonia Dresdel ...
 Constance / ... (6 episodes, 1951-1957)
John Robinson ...
 Hillcrist / ... (6 episodes, 1951-1959)
Noel Hood ...
 Comtesse de Tournai / ... (6 episodes, 1952-1956)
Julia Braddock ...
 Sally Jellyband / ... (6 episodes, 1950-1954)
Larry Noble ...
 Grandad Blunt / ... (6 episodes, 1956-1959)
Alban Blakelock ...
 Gentleman / ... (6 episodes, 1950-1951)
...
 Captain Blakely / ... (6 episodes, 1951-1958)
Anton Diffring ...
 Buschmann / ... (6 episodes, 1951-1959)
Arthur Wontner ...
 Carraway Pim / ... (6 episodes, 1950-1952)
Eric Lander ...
 Armand St. Just / ... (6 episodes, 1955-1958)
Colin Douglas ...
 Captain Priestman / ... (6 episodes, 1951-1959)
Peter Augustine ...
 Don Mateo Vasquez / ... (6 episodes, 1953-1957)
John Vere ...
 Jordan, the bootmaker / ... (6 episodes, 1950-1955)
Arthur Young ...
 Alexander Volodarsky / ... (6 episodes, 1951-1954)
...
 Charles Granillo / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1953)
Emrys Jones ...
 Alfred Polly / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1955)
...
 Lady Fortrose / ... (5 episodes, 1951-1959)
Ronald Simpson ...
 Harold Cleaver / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1951)
Anthony Sharp ...
 Chevalier Paul de Grignon / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1952)
James Dale ...
 King Philip of France / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1952)
Alexis de Galien ...
 Minister of a friendly power (5 episodes, 1951-1952)
Howell Davies ...
 Mill worker (5 episodes, 1951-1955)
...
 Dr. Albert Schweitzner / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1954)
James Carney ...
 Sir Percy Blakeney / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1951)
Alvys Maben ...
 Diana / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1953)
Sydney Tafler ...
 Chauvelin / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1952)
Edna Morris ...
 Mrs. Hudson / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1957)
John Slater ...
 Bert Taylor / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1959)
E.J. Kennedy ...
 2nd Old man / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1952)
Herbert C. Walton ...
 Mr. Hempseed / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1952)
Petra Davies ...
 Pheasant Vaughan / ... (5 episodes, 1952-1959)
Grace Arnold ...
 Frau Bartsch / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1959)
Kathleen Boutall ...
 Emmy / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1954)
Reginald Tate ...
 Captain Adam Brant / ... (5 episodes, 1952-1954)
Brian Nissen ...
 Eden / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1957)
Cecil Brock ...
 1st Irregular / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1959)
Basil Appleby ...
 David / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1953)
Andre Van Gyseghem ...
 Chancellor / ... (5 episodes, 1953-1959)
Joseph O'Conor ...
 Philip Faulconbridge / ... (5 episodes, 1952-1959)
Peter Bryant ...
 1st Workman / ... (5 episodes, 1953-1957)
Martin Starkie ...
 Private Baranowski / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1956)
Margot Van der Burgh ...
 Concierge / ... (5 episodes, 1953-1959)
Elwyn Brook-Jones ...
 Cardinal Pandulph / ... (5 episodes, 1951-1959)
Harry Hearn ...
 Constable Harris / ... (5 episodes, 1950-1952)
Allan Jeayes ...
 Dr. Parsons / ... (6 episodes, 1950-1957)
Edit

Storyline

Series of television plays performed live.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1 January 1950 (UK)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Many episodes of this series are believed to be lost. Please check your attic. See more »

Connections

Followed by BBC Sunday-Night Play (1960) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Discuss BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?