The Wednesday Play (1964–1970)

House of Character 

Bisthorpe moves into a flat where a host of bizarre events occur: hands come through walls, light bulbs explode, furniture talks, he turns into a table-top model in an advertising agency, ... See full summary »

Director:

Alan Cooke

Writer:

David Rudkin

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Alfred Lynch ... Bisthorpe
Shelagh Fraser ... Dr. Kings
John Collin John Collin ... Twigg
Rex Garner Rex Garner ... Gerald
Elroy Josephs Elroy Josephs ... Thelonius
Robin Parkinson Robin Parkinson ... First Man
Charles Hodgson Charles Hodgson ... Second Man
Brian Badcoe Brian Badcoe ... Third Man
Norman Pitt Norman Pitt ... Fourth Man
Bettina Dickson Bettina Dickson ... Loopy woman
Sylvia Coleridge ... Veronica
Nan Braunton Nan Braunton ... Bridge player
Beatrix Carter Beatrix Carter ... Bridge player
Mercia Mansfield Mercia Mansfield ... Bridge player
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Storyline

Bisthorpe moves into a flat where a host of bizarre events occur: hands come through walls, light bulbs explode, furniture talks, he turns into a table-top model in an advertising agency, etc. Finally, it's revealed that the new flat is, in fact, a room in a psychiatric asylum. Written by GusF

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Genres:

Drama

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 January 1968 (UK) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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