The Wednesday Play (1964–1970)
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Double Bill: The Compartment/Playmates 

In the first part, an insane man boards a quiet railway coach and starts to annoy a patient man trying to read a paper with incessant small talk in an increasingly menacing manner until he ... See full summary »

Director:

John McGrath

Writer:

Johnny Speight
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Marty Feldman ... Bill
Joby Blanshard ... Man
Eileen Atkins ... Woman
Diane Aubrey Diane Aubrey ... Girl in Car
Donald Gee Donald Gee ... Man in Car
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Storyline

In the first part, an insane man boards a quiet railway coach and starts to annoy a patient man trying to read a paper with incessant small talk in an increasingly menacing manner until he finally pulls out a gun and screaming class hatred bile, humiliates the man until his stop is reached. In part two he breaks into a lonely house and proceeds to terrorise a spinster woman who lives there. Written by WesternOne

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Genres:

Drama

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 November 1969 (UK) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Two Johnny Speight plays, 'The Compartment' and 'Playmates' with the central character in both of them called Bill. See more »

Connections

Version of De treincoupé (1964) See more »

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