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Season: 1 | 2
Year: 1965 | 1966


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: Dream of the Summer Night

2 October 1965

Ted Willis ... Himself - Host

Jane Asher ... Lynda Lampard
Michael Brill ... David Bolton

David Collings ... Walker
David Cook ... Ian Colter

Peter Copley ... Brooks

Howard Douglas ... Mr. Medley

Ewan Hooper ... Will Lampard
Jocelyn James ... Mrs. Padley
Wendy McClure ... Brenda Bolton

Priscilla Morgan ... Myra Lampard
Michael Stainton ... Police Sergeant

Season 1, Episode 2: The Knife

9 October 1965

Ted Willis ... Himself - Introduction
Maurice Denham ... Desmond Fox-Gresham
Alison Leggatt ... Dolly Fox-Gresham

John Phillips ... Robert Prettyman
Judith Stott ... Brenda Jordan

Michael Lees ... Paul Jordan

Clive Swift ... Arkwright
Claire Marshall ... Justine Prettyman
Leila Croft ... Constanze

Season 1, Episode 3: The Guests of Honour

16 October 1965


John Bennett ... Dave Gadlow
Angela Crow ... Miss Er
Jonathan Elsom ... Mills
Tommy Godfrey ... Drunk

Anna Quayle ... Ursula
Aubrey Richards ... Pools Man
Veronica Turleigh ... Ursula's Mother
Ted Willis ... Himself - Introduction

Season 1, Episode 4: A Paragraph for Mr Blake

23 October 1965

Ted Willis ... Himself - Introduction
Hugh Manning ... James Blake
James Culliford ... Haydon
Helen Fraser ... Madge Winter
Emrys James ... Det. Sgt. Barry
Brian Badcoe ... Barker
Lawrence Crain ... Smith
Alan Gerrard ... Diver
David Hart ... Murphy
Russell Napier ... Police Sergeant
Katherine Parr ... Miss Wigan
Charlotte Selwyn ... Mrs. Pym

Derek Smee ... Grieg
Simon Taylor ... Clark
Deirdre Turner ... Chambermaid
William Victor ... Curtis

Season 1, Episode 5: Close Season

30 October 1965
Jewish siblings David and Ruth arrive at a holiday guest house and request a room. Their foreign accents and reticent nature invokes first curiosity and then irritation among the other guests (a collection of eccentrics), until Mr Purbright tells them David has a gun.
Ted Willis ... Himself - Introduction

Jeremy Brett ... David

Freda Jackson ... Mrs. Fieldwalker

Megs Jenkins ... Marion Weiss
Mervyn Johns ... Mr. Prubright
Clive Morton ... Major Travers

Eileen Atkins ... Ruth
Rosalind Atkinson ... Miss Carmichael
Gideon Kolb ... Mr. Weiss

Season 1, Episode 6: First Offender

6 November 1965

Ted Willis ... Himself - Introduction
Tony Beckley ... Harry Benson

Peter Vaughan ... 'The Boot' Winter
George Innes ... 'Thumper' Taylor

Murray Melvin ... Morgan
Leslie French ... Miller
Neil Hallett ... Edwards
Buddy Bradley ... Aesop
Mary Chester ... Mrs. Benson
Daphne Goddard ... Mrs. Edwards
Bryan Kendrick ... Lecturer
Alex McDonald ... O'Leary
Ian Patterson ... Donald Cameron (as Ian Paterson)
George Tovey ... 'Maggot' Twining

Season 1, Episode 7: There's Always an Angle

13 November 1965


Peter Blythe ... Eddie
George Bolton ... Mr Fosdick
Derek Newark ... Flynn

Season 1, Episode 8: A Handful of Dreams

20 November 1965


Fay Compton ... Hester Warren
Ursula Howells ... Ann Gibbs
Donald Eccles ... Richard Warren
Basil Henson ... Victor Gibbs
David Kernan ... Tim Mason
Tarn Bassett ... Emma Cameron
Anabel Littledale ... Alison Cameron
Ted Willis ... Himself - Introduction

Season 1, Episode 9: The Machine Minder

27 November 1965

Margaret Whiting ... Alice Hall

David Collings ... Ted Besant
George Sewell ... Bill Kingshott

Edward Burnham ... Christiansen

Ivor Dean ... Arthur Dix
Mae Bacon ... Mrs. Hall (as Mai Bacon)

Chris Chittell ... Len (as Christopher Chittell)

Fionnula Flanagan ... Jenny
Harry Hutchinson ... Bishop
Paul Marklew ... David
Andrew Rimmer ... Mark

Talfryn Thomas ... Gerry Slant
Ted Willis ... Himself - Introduction

Season 2


Season 2, Episode 1: Sunday in Prospective

7 May 1966


Wendy Hiller ... Bee Burton
John Stride ... David Burton
Sheila Reid ... Sue Burton
Michael Turner ... Arthur Burton

Season 2, Episode 2: Pig Iron Johnny

14 May 1966
A Son has to come to terms with the fact that the hero image he had cultivated of his Father was not quite true to reality.

Season 2, Episode 3: The Diary of Mr. Casson

21 May 1966


Robert Lang ... John Casson

Ann Firbank ... Victoria Rayne
Karin Fernald ... Maggie Rayne
Laurence Hardy ... William Rayne

Penny Brahms ... Young Girl
Rosemary Frankau ... Elida Grayson
Paul Marklew ... Second Young Man
Carolyn Pertwee ... Jenny Wallis
Mark Powell ... Jeremy Watson
Paul Robert ... First Young Man
Ian White ... Spencer
Ted Willis ... Himself - Introduction

Season 2, Episode 4: The Ballad of Queenie Swann

28 May 1966
A tale told in verse about a merry widow publican and her three suitors.
Ted Willis ... Himself - Introduction

Billie Whitelaw ... Queenie Swann

Ewan Hooper ... Tom

Donald Morley ... Dick
Denys Graham ... Harry

Fulton Mackay ... James Sunridge
Helen Fraser ... Polly

Season 2, Episode 5: The Dear Ones

4 June 1966

Brenda Bruce ... Sarah Scoullar

John Laurie ... Peter Fisher
Agnes Lauchlan ... Annie McKenzie

Renee Houston ... Marion Scoullar
Dorothy Reynolds ... Celia Waters
Patricia Heneghan ... Helen Regan

Hannah Gordon ... Madge
Jean Holness ... Mrs. Gifford

Robert James ... Brian Regan
Alex McDonald ... Bob
Maggie Rennie ... Mrs. Cockle (as Maggie McGrath)

Season 2, Episode 6: A Laugh at the Dark Question

11 June 1966


John Bennett
Amanda Grinling ... Ruth

Peter Sallis
Ted Willis ... Himself - Introduction

Season 2, Episode 7: We Don't Often Lose a Boffin

18 June 1966

Season 2, Episode 8: Reluctant Witness

25 June 1966


Peter Copley ... Cedric Pritchard

Peter Welch ... Insp. Bartlett
Jessica Dunning ... Margaret Pritchard
Carmen Silvera ... Insp. Thompson
John Gugolka ... Terry Pritchard
John Frawley ... Wicks
David Futcher ... Bishop
Pauline Harris ... First Housewife
Max Howard ... Dave
Olive Lucius ... Mrs. Dover
Claire Marshall ... Sybil Pritchard
Charles Rea ... Chief Superintendent
Charlotte Selwyn ... Second Housewife
Dervis Ward ... Sgt, Dunn
Ted Willis ... Himself - Introduction

Season 2, Episode 9: The First Day of Spring

2 July 1966

Brenda Bruce ... Wife

Michael Goodliffe ... Husband

Finlay Currie ... Old Man
Ruth Meyers ... Girl

Martin Boddey ... Friend
Fred Beauman ... Attendant (as Frederick Beauman)
Leslie Handford ... Parson
Michael Lynch ... Reporter
Ted Willis ... Himself - Introduction
Christopher Witty ... Boy

Season 2, Episode 10: White Rhino

9 July 1966

Season 2, Episode 11: The Paris Trip

16 July 1966

James Appleby ... Tenor
Frances Cuka ... Louise
Paul Gillard ... Hotel Porter
Kenneth Haigh ... Max Martin
Bob Harris ... Caretaker
Kenneth Keeling ... Mr. Cramble
Shivaun O'Casey ... Miss Turner (as Shivawn O'Casey)
Victor Platt ... Mr. Holling
Aubrey Richards ... Mr. Hubert
Kenneth Seeger ... Henri
Maxwell Shaw ... Marcel

June Watson ... Doll

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