Play for Today (1970)

Play for Today is a British television anthology drama series, produced by the BBC and transmitted on BBC1 from 1970 to 1984. During the run, more than three hundred programmes, featuring original television plays, and adaptations of stage plays and novels, were transmitted. The individual episodes were between fifty and a hundred minutes in duration.

Writing:
  • Colin Welland

Stars:
Release Date: 1970-10-15
Seasons: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
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  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 75
John Nettleton
John Nettleto...
Kenneth Branagh
Kenneth Brana...
Charles Gray
Charles Gray
Hywel Bennett
Hywel Bennett
John Carson
John Carson
Donald Sumpter
Donald Sumpte...
Jennifer Daniel
Jennifer Dani...
Ralph Richardson
Ralph Richard...
Richard Pasco
Richard Pasco
Derek Martin
Derek Martin
Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
John Cater
John Cater
Nigel Stock
Nigel Stock
Frank Finlay
Frank Finlay
Ron Moody
Ron Moody
Thorley Walters
Thorley Walte...
Alec McCowen
Alec McCowen
Percy
Christopher Ryan
Christopher R...
Robert Brown
Robert Brown
Carmen Silvera
Carmen Silver...
Geoffrey Hughes
Geoffrey Hugh...
John Hurt
John Hurt
Maurice Roëves
Maurice Roëve...
George Lazenby
George Lazenb...
Frances Barber
Frances Barbe...
Melody
Mona Washbourne
Mona Washbour...
David Jackson
David Jackson
Steven Berkoff
Steven Berkof...
Barbara Flynn
Barbara Flynn
Helen Fraser
Helen Fraser
Leonard Rossiter
Leonard Rossi...
Arthur
André Morell
André Morell
John Le Mesurier
John Le Mesur...
Sheila Hancock
Sheila Hancoc...
Laurence Payne
Laurence Payn...
Tony Haygarth
Tony Haygarth
Graham Crowden
Graham Crowde...
Brian Capron
Brian Capron
Paul Copley
Paul Copley
Sarah Sutton
Sarah Sutton
Janet Munro
Janet Munro
Patrick Troughton
Patrick Troug...
Patricia Routledge
Patricia Rout...
Pauline Quirke
Pauline Quirk...
Daragh O'Malley
Daragh O'Mall...
Julian Glover
Julian Glover
John Gielgud
John Gielgud
Peter Jeffrey
Peter Jeffrey
James Ellis
James Ellis
Julian Sands
Julian Sands
Ian Holm
Ian Holm
Brian Cox
Brian Cox
Bob Hoskins
Bob Hoskins
Blake
Cyril Cusack
Cyril Cusack
Bryan Pringle
Bryan Pringle
Henry
Ian Richardson
Ian Richardso...
Jim Broadbent
Jim Broadbent
Don Henderson
Don Henderson
Terence Bayler
Terence Bayle...
Michael Gambon
Michael Gambo...
Nick Tate
Nick Tate
Peter Cellier
Peter Cellier
Ronald Leigh-Hunt
Ronald Leigh-...
Joan Hickson
Joan Hickson
James Bolam
James Bolam
Liz Smith
Liz Smith
Ray Winstone
Ray Winstone
Anton Rodgers
Anton Rodgers
Michael Byrne
Michael Byrne
Connie Booth
Connie Booth
Frank Windsor
Frank Windsor
Timothy Spall
Timothy Spall
Gordon
Stephen Greif
Stephen Greif
Edward Hardwicke
Edward Hardwi...
Anthony Hopkins
Anthony Hopki...
Malcolm Terris
Malcolm Terri...
Patrick Stewart
Patrick Stewa...
Angela Pleasence
Angela Please...
Desmond Llewelyn
Desmond Llewe...
Gerard Murphy
Gerard Murphy
Simon Rouse
Simon Rouse
Bob Peck
Bob Peck
Paul Freeman
Paul Freeman
John Thaw
John Thaw
John Bett
John Bett
Roger Sloman
Roger Sloman
John Salthouse
John Salthous...
Alun Armstrong
Alun Armstron...
John Franklyn-Robbins
John Franklyn...
Tony Caunter
Tony Caunter
Louise Jameson
Louise Jameso...
Leo McKern
Leo McKern
Geoffrey Palmer
Geoffrey Palm...
Frances de la Tour
Frances de la...
Benjamin Whitrow
Benjamin Whit...
Julie Walters
Julie Walters
Vernon Dobtcheff
Vernon Dobtch...
Nigel Havers
Nigel Havers
Bernard Hill
Bernard Hill
Paul McGann
Paul McGann
Alastair Sim
Alastair Sim
Brenda Fricker
Brenda Fricke...
Penelope Wilton
Penelope Wilt...
Nigel Hawthorne
Nigel Hawthor...
Warren Clarke
Warren Clarke
David Threlfall
David Threlfa...
Robert
Patrick Godfrey
Patrick Godfr...
Elizabeth Spriggs
Elizabeth Spr...
Tom Bell
Tom Bell
Michael Biddle
George Sweeney
George Sweene...
Freddie Jones
Freddie Jones
Ronald Lacey
Ronald Lacey
Philip Locke
Philip Locke
Michael Bilton
Michael Bilto...
Caroline Langrishe
Caroline Lang...
Sheila Allen
Sheila Allen
Veronica
Frances Tomelty
Frances Tomel...
Harry Towb
Harry Towb
Stephen Moore
Stephen Moore
Rhys McConnochie
Rhys McConnoc...
John Normington
John Normingt...
Annette Crosbie
Annette Crosb...
Gareth Thomas
Gareth Thomas
Anne Reid
Anne Reid
Eric Richard
Eric Richard
Stan
Lesley Manville
Lesley Manvil...
Vivienne
Alison Steadman
Alison Steadm...
Saeed Jaffrey
Saeed Jaffrey
Kenneth Colley
Kenneth Colle...
John Woodnutt
John Woodnutt
Patsy Smart
Patsy Smart
Bernard Hepton
Bernard Hepto...
Fulton Mackay
Fulton Mackay
Dinah Sheridan
Dinah Sherida...
Albert Moses
Albert Moses
Ian Hogg
Ian Hogg
George Sewell
George Sewell
Arnold Diamond
Arnold Diamon...
Sydney Tafler
Sydney Tafler
Thora Hird
Thora Hird
Floella Benjamin
Floella Benja...
Bruce Purchase
Bruce Purchas...
Lynne Perrie
Lynne Perrie
Christopher Villiers
Christopher V...
Jon Morrison
Jon Morrison
Bunny
Warren Mitchell
Warren Mitche...
James Hazeldine
James Hazeldi...
Liz Crowther
Liz Crowther
Doctor
John Woodvine
John Woodvine
Myra Frances
Myra Frances
Eric Porter
Eric Porter
Elisabeth Sladen
Elisabeth Sla...
Linda Robson
Linda Robson
Tom Chadbon
Tom Chadbon
Len
Derek Fowlds
Derek Fowlds
Lesley Dunlop
Lesley Dunlop
Richard Beckinsale
Richard Becki...
Julian Holloway
Julian Hollow...
George Pravda
George Pravda
Max Adrian
Max Adrian
Peter Sallis
Peter Sallis
Cheryl Hall
Cheryl Hall
Aubrey Morris
Aubrey Morris
Martin Shaw
Martin Shaw
Brenda Bruce
Brenda Bruce
Hildegard Neil
Hildegard Nei...
Michael Sheard
Michael Shear...
Roger Avon
Roger Avon
Bill Fraser
Bill Fraser
George A. Cooper
George A. Coo...
Martin Boddey
Martin Boddey
Georgina Hale
Georgina Hale
John Challis
John Challis
Alan Bennett
Alan Bennett
Colin Douglas
Colin Douglas
Hilary Mason
Hilary Mason
Gwyneth Strong
Gwyneth Stron...
Jan Francis
Jan Francis
Anna Cropper
Anna Cropper
Elizabeth Carter
Pam St. Clement
Pam St. Cleme...
Lynn Farleigh
Lynn Farleigh
Michael Crawford
Michael Crawf...
Sue Vanner
Sue Vanner
Clare
Leslie Dwyer
Leslie Dwyer
Philip Latham
Philip Latham
Christopher Benjamin
Christopher B...
Celia Gregory
Celia Gregory
Brian Cant
Brian Cant
Roy Boyd
Roy Boyd
Kim Hartman
Kim Hartman
David Spenser
David Spenser
Vivian Pickles
Vivian Pickle...
Lynda La Plante
Lynda La Plan...
David Daker
David Daker
Harriet Philpin
Harriet Philp...
Hilda Braid
Hilda Braid
Amanda Barrie
Amanda Barrie