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Episode List



8 Jan. 1961
Venus Brown
Jack Brown is devoted to his much younger wife, Venus; but she's not the goddess he thinks she is.
15 Jan. 1961
A Woman Comes Home
Will home be the sanctuary Bobbie James needs it to be?
22 Jan. 1961
Off Centre
Joe Hunter must face up to the reality of his existence, and stop having false ideas about himself and his own importance.
19 Feb. 1961
An Inspector Calls
The comfortable lives of the wealthy Birling family are disrupted when an inspector calls on them to ask awkward questions about a girl who has committed suicide.
5 Mar. 1961
A Reason for Staying
An Eastern European general who has fled his native country dreams of returning home - and of gaining military power there.
16 Apr. 1961
Charley's Aunt
Lord Fancourt Babberley is required, much against his will, to impersonate the wealthy aunt of his friend Charley.
4 Jun. 1961
Home at Seven
Mr. Preston always gets home from the office at seven o'clock - but tonight he discovers that a whole day has unaccountably gone missing from his life.
18 Jun. 1961
A Call on Kuprin: Part 1
Russia's Space Race success is mainly due to a brilliant rocket scientist, Kuprin. But a journalist and a politician in London remember him as a fervent Anglophile who had to leave Britain under duress. Can he be persuaded to return?
25 Jun. 1961
A Call on Kuprin: Part 2
Smith and Laye-Parker meet Kuprin and find he is less anxious to leave Russia than they supposed.
9 Jul. 1961
That Lady
A one-eyed adventuress at the court of Philip II of Spain becomes embroiled in scandal and intrigue.
20 Aug. 1961
The Winslow Boy
In pre-WW1 England, a youngster is expelled from a naval academy over a petty theft, but his parents raise a political furor by demanding a trial.
17 Sep. 1961
The Hasty Heart
It's 1945, Burma, the day the war is over! For many this means they've survived and will be going home. But not for everyone. A Scottish soldier, Corporal Lachlan "Lachie" MacLachlan is the victim of a wound to the lower back on this day. He's moved to a M.A.S.H. unit and undergoes surgery. As time goes by he begins to recover and watches, in dismay as soldiers pack up and head for home. The doctors have told him he needs to remain "for observation". The Colonel takes Sister Parker, the unit head nurse, into his confidence and tells her that the real reason Cpl. ...
8 Oct. 1961
Faraway Places
Kindly, mild mannered clerk Arthur Bruce dreams of traveling to distant lands and reads books about faraway places.
15 Oct. 1961
What Every Woman Knows
Maggie Wylie isn't very beautiful. She isn't even very young any more. But fortunately there is more to Maggie than meets the eye.
5 Nov. 1961
The Test
Pressure mounts on a group of scientists as they urgently prepare to test a new top secret weapon.
26 Nov. 1961
She Stoops to Conquer
Hardcastle, a man of substance, looks forward to acquainting his daughter with his old pal's son with a view to marriage. But thanks to playboy Lumpkin, he's mistaken by his prospective son-in-law Marlow for an innkeeper, his daughter for the local barmaid. The good news is, while Marlow can barely speak to a woman of quality he's a charmer with those of a different stamp. And so, as Hardcastle's indignation intensifies, Miss Hardcastle's appreciation for her misguided suitor soars. Misdemeanours multiply, love blossoms, mayhem ensues. One of the great, ...
17 Dec. 1961
The Judge and His Hangman
Inspector Barlach is ruthless in pursuit of an arrest, and doesn't seem to care if anyone else gets hurt along the way.
Dec. 1961
The Barretts of Wimpole Street
Elizabeth Barrett's tyrannical father has forbidden any of his family to marry. Nevertheless, Elizabeth falls in love with the poet Robert Browning.
31 Dec. 1961
Affair of State
Philip is much older than his wife, who is, he discovers, having an affair with his friend George. When he introduces George to a young woman, he has an ulterior motive.

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