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Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A post-war housing crisis leaves a shy woman to share a house with two couples. Comic situations arise as the new roomer becomes infatuated with one of the husbands.

Director: Henry Cass
Stars: Joan Greenwood, Nigel Patrick, Derek Farr
Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

As they are waiting for a divorce, young movie star Malissa Farrell and famous pianist Rudy Walter have left their baby, Johnny, with a child minder in Le Vésinet. Marinette, the latter's ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Boyer
Stars: Ray Ventura, Henri Génès, Georges Lannes
Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

"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.

Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Billie Whitelaw, Neil McCallum
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 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.

Directors: Cy Endfield, Cy Endfield
Stars: Phyllis Calvert, Eric Portman, Stanley Baker
One Wild Oat (1951)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A barrister attempts to discourage his daughter's infatuation for a philanderer by revealing his past. The plan backfires when the daughter's would-be father-in-law threatens to reveal the barrister's shady background.

Director: Charles Saunders
Stars: Robertson Hare, Stanley Holloway, Vera Pearce
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

When a millionaire practical joker dies, he divides his fortune among four heirs who must carry out his zany instructions to cash in.

Director: Mario Zampi
Stars: Alastair Sim, Fay Compton, Guy Middleton
Nowhere to Go (1958)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Paul Gregory is sprung from jail in London by his accomplice after getting a stretch as expected for robbing a woman who falls for his charms. Only he knows how to get to the money, but his... See full summary »

Directors: Seth Holt, Basil Dearden
Stars: George Nader, Maggie Smith, Bernard Lee
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

When a measles epidemic forces the temporary closing of a child care center, the son of a film star and her estranged husband, a concert pianist, is mistakenly delivered to a touring musician.

Directors: Jean Boyer, Lester Fuller
Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Jules Munshin, Cara Williams
ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

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

Stars: Alfred Burke, Derek Francis, Laurence Hardy
Secret People (1952)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

This tale of intrigue finds Valentina Cortese involved in an assassination plot. She helps the police apprehend the conspirators after an innocent bystander is accidentally killed.

Director: Thorold Dickinson
Stars: Valentina Cortese, Serge Reggiani, Charles Goldner
Go to Blazes (1962)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

After yet another smash-and-grab goes wrong, a bungling trio of small-time crooks flash an idea of using a fire engine as a getaway vehicle. But they keep being mistaken for genuine firemen and it starts to become a flaming nuisance.

Director: Michael Truman
Stars: Dave King, Robert Morley, Daniel Massey
Lilli Palmer Theatre (TV Series 1955)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Stars: Lilli Palmer, Roddy Hughes, Ian Fleming
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Richard Caldicot ...
 Nicholas Whiteoak / ... (22 episodes, 1950-1956)
George Woodbridge ...
 Gardener / ... (20 episodes, 1950-1959)
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 Benjamin Lassies / ... (20 episodes, 1950-1956)
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 Basil Gilbert / ... (19 episodes, 1956-1959)
Michael Brennan ...
 Ajax / ... (19 episodes, 1950-1959)
John Vere ...
 Menelaus / ... (17 episodes, 1950-1956)
Carl Bernard ...
 Richard Nicholson / ... (17 episodes, 1952-1959)
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 Earl of Northumberland / ... (16 episodes, 1950-1957)
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 Briggs / ... (16 episodes, 1956-1959)
Beatrice Varley ...
 Alice Greenleaf / ... (15 episodes, 1950-1959)
Henry Oscar ...
 John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster / ... (15 episodes, 1950-1959)
Victor Platt ...
 Blind timekeeper (ant) / ... (15 episodes, 1950-1958)
Alan Wheatley ...
 King Richard II / ... (15 episodes, 1950-1957)
George Skillan ...
 Bishop of Carlisle / ... (14 episodes, 1950-1958)
Howell Davies ...
 Goodbody / ... (14 episodes, 1951-1958)
Jane Barrett ...
 Alice Maitland / ... (14 episodes, 1950-1959)
Robert Harris ...
 Padre / ... (14 episodes, 1952-1958)
John Scott ...
 Luke Selway / ... (14 episodes, 1950-1959)
Richard Bebb ...
 Henry Percy, Hotspur / ... (13 episodes, 1950-1952)
...
 Duke / ... (13 episodes, 1951-1959)
Margaretta Scott ...
 Emilia / ... (13 episodes, 1950-1958)
Sam Kydd ...
 Bernard Dillon / ... (13 episodes, 1951-1959)
Arthur Wontner ...
 Duke of Venice / ... (13 episodes, 1950-1954)
Edward Chapman ...
 George Hudson / ... (13 episodes, 1950-1959)
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 Antoine Vanier / ... (13 episodes, 1951-1957)
Bryan Coleman ...
 Lord Anthony Dewhurst / ... (13 episodes, 1950-1957)
Meadows White ...
 Host of the Garter Inn / ... (13 episodes, 1951-1959)
Cyril Shaps ...
 A hawker of masks / ... (13 episodes, 1955-1958)
Peter Mercier ...
 Buddy Raymond / ... (13 episodes, 1956-1959)
Leo Franklyn ...
 Chief. Det Insp. Sibley / ... (13 episodes, 1956-1959)
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 Jacques / ... (12 episodes, 1950-1959)
William Devlin ...
 General / ... (12 episodes, 1952-1957)
Robert Sansom ...
 Antonio / ... (12 episodes, 1950-1958)
Jean Cadell ...
 Adeline Whiteoak / ... (12 episodes, 1950-1959)
Horace Sequeira ...
 Earl of Salisbury / ... (12 episodes, 1950-1957)
Hugh Munro ...
 Groom to Richard / ... (12 episodes, 1950-1954)
Andrew Cruickshank ...
 Anthony Brand / ... (12 episodes, 1951-1958)
Joyce Heron ...
 Alice Langdon / ... (12 episodes, 1950-1958)
Rupert Davies ...
 Mr. Page / ... (12 episodes, 1950-1957)
Noel Hood ...
 Catherine Ivanovna / ... (12 episodes, 1951-1958)
Colin Douglas ...
 Captain Priestman / ... (12 episodes, 1951-1959)
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 Buffie, Lady Boyd-Mulholland / ... (12 episodes, 1950-1958)
Ursula Howells ...
 Alison Baily / ... (11 episodes, 1950-1959)
Douglas Wilmer ...
 Antonio / ... (11 episodes, 1952-1959)
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 Earl of Salisbury / ... (11 episodes, 1951-1955)
Cecil Brock ...
 Lord Berkeley / ... (11 episodes, 1950-1959)
Rosalie Crutchley ...
 Anna Weissberg / ... (11 episodes, 1951-1959)
John Slater ...
 Bert Taylor / ... (11 episodes, 1950-1959)
William Mervyn ...
 Adrian Blenderbland / ... (11 episodes, 1950-1959)
Beckett Bould ...
 Aune / ... (11 episodes, 1950-1957)
Evelyn Moore ...
 Lady Portaries / ... (11 episodes, 1950-1955)
John Robinson ...
 Dr. Larry Parker / ... (11 episodes, 1951-1959)
Kevin Stoney ...
 Charles Bentham / ... (11 episodes, 1955-1958)
Helen Shingler ...
 Helen / ... (11 episodes, 1950-1957)
Charles Cameron ...
 A Doctor / ... (11 episodes, 1953-1959)
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 Anne Beale / ... (11 episodes, 1955-1959)
Winifred Hill ...
 A middle-aged lady / ... (11 episodes, 1951-1959)
Brian Moorehead ...
 Gregory / ... (11 episodes, 1952-1958)
Diana Calderwood ...
 Audrey / ... (11 episodes, 1952-1959)
Tony Britton ...
 Albert Landier / ... (10 episodes, 1952-1958)
Richard Leech ...
 Maurice Vaughan / ... (10 episodes, 1950-1959)
Leonard Sachs ...
 Duke of Surrey / ... (10 episodes, 1950-1958)
William Lucas ...
 Ross Robinson / ... (10 episodes, 1955-1957)
David Markham ...
 Charles Cartwright / ... (10 episodes, 1950-1959)
John Witty ...
 Herald to Mowbray / ... (10 episodes, 1950-1953)
Terence Alexander ...
 Alaric / ... (10 episodes, 1950-1958)
Andre Van Gyseghem ...
 Chancellor / ... (10 episodes, 1952-1959)
Olaf Pooley ...
 Captain Lesgate / ... (10 episodes, 1950-1957)
Edgar K. Bruce ...
 Amos Dory / ... (10 episodes, 1950-1957)
Una Venning ...
 Queen Elinor / ... (10 episodes, 1950-1956)
Sarah Lawson ...
 Bolette / ... (10 episodes, 1953-1958)
Walter Fitzgerald ...
 Banray / ... (10 episodes, 1951-1958)
Gaylord Cavallaro ...
 Ben / ... (10 episodes, 1951-1959)
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 George Brander / ... (10 episodes, 1950-1959)
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 Ben Hubbard / ... (10 episodes, 1951-1955)
Alexis Milne ...
 Housemaid / ... (10 episodes, 1950-1955)
Hazel Douglas ...
 Dora Day / ... (10 episodes, 1956-1959)
Clement McCallin ...
 Henry Bolingbroke, Duke of Hereford / ... (9 episodes, 1950-1951)
Marius Goring ...
 Chorus / ... (9 episodes, 1950-1957)
John Fabian ...
 Duke of Bedford / ... (9 episodes, 1951-1956)
Raymond Huntley ...
 Challiss / ... (9 episodes, 1950-1958)
Erik Chitty ...
 Justice Shallow / ... (9 episodes, 1950-1959)
Roderick Lovell ...
 Earl of Pembroke / ... (9 episodes, 1950-1957)
Mary Hinton ...
 Duchess of York / ... (9 episodes, 1950-1959)
Brian Nissen ...
 Duke of Aumerle / ... (9 episodes, 1950-1957)
Maureen Pryor ...
 Elizabeth Wheeler / ... (9 episodes, 1951-1958)
Pamela Alan ...
 Phebe / ... (9 episodes, 1953-1959)
John Gabriel ...
 A parasite / ... (9 episodes, 1950-1958)
Peter Bathurst ...
 Flavius / ... (9 episodes, 1951-1959)
...
 Pistol / ... (9 episodes, 1950-1953)
John Baker ...
 Alexander Court / ... (9 episodes, 1951-1957)
Basil Appleby ...
 David / ... (9 episodes, 1950-1956)
Margot Van der Burgh ...
 Concierge / ... (9 episodes, 1953-1959)
Harold Kasket ...
 4th Plebeian / ... (9 episodes, 1951-1957)
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 A Police Sergeant / ... (9 episodes, 1951-1958)
Alban Blakelock ...
 Butler at Mrs. Dot's / ... (9 episodes, 1950-1954)
Robin Bailey ...
 Bilshan / ... (9 episodes, 1950-1956)
Eric Lander ...
 Armand St. Just / ... (9 episodes, 1955-1958)
Laurence Payne ...
 Gratiano / ... (9 episodes, 1952-1957)
Willoughby Goddard ...
 Attorney General / ... (9 episodes, 1954-1957)
Fanny Carby ...
 Agnes / ... (9 episodes, 1952-1959)
Paul Whitsun-Jones ...
 Papa Valbella / ... (9 episodes, 1953-1959)
Gerald Lawson ...
 A gendarme / ... (9 episodes, 1951-1958)
Jonathan Field ...
 Baylis / ... (9 episodes, 1950-1956)
Basil Lord ...
 A Sergeant of the Israeli Army / ... (9 episodes, 1952-1959)
Cicely Paget-Bowman ...
 Kitty Brett / ... (9 episodes, 1952-1958)
Bart Allison ...
 Clerk of the Court (9 episodes, 1953-1957)
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