Play of the Month

Play of the Month (1965)


  • Genre: Drama
  • First Air Date: 1965-10-19
  • Last Air Date: 1983-09-12
  • Total Seasons: 16
  • Total Episodes: 231
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 90 min.
  • Networks: BBC One
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Summary

Play of the Month is a BBC television anthology series featuring productions of classic and contemporary stage plays which were usually broadcast on BBC1. Each production featured a different work, often using prominent British stage actors in the leading roles. The series was transmitted from October 1965 to September 1983; the producer most associated with the Play of the Month was Cedric Messina. Some of the 121 episodes are missing from the archives, having been junked in the 1960s and 1970s. Unless stated otherwise, the indication that the play is "lost" is taken from the lostshows.com website page as of 25 May 2013.

  • Keywords: based on play or musical, anthology
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    Play of the Month Seasons

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 1965-10-19
    120 Episodes

    Season 2

    First Air Date: 1966-09-27
    5 Episodes

    Season 3

    First Air Date: 1967-10-15
    11 Episodes

    Season 4

    First Air Date: 1968-09-01
    9 Episodes

    Season 5

    First Air Date: 1969-10-12
    8 Episodes

    Season 6

    First Air Date: 1970-09-20
    9 Episodes

    Season 7

    First Air Date: 1971-09-26
    9 Episodes

    Season 8

    First Air Date: 1972-09-25
    8 Episodes

    Season 9

    First Air Date: 1973-09-16
    9 Episodes

    Season 10

    First Air Date: 1974-09-08
    8 Episodes

    Season 11

    First Air Date: 1975-09-28
    8 Episodes

    Season 12

    First Air Date: 1976-09-19
    7 Episodes

    Season 13

    First Air Date: 1977-10-30
    6 Episodes

    Season 14

    First Air Date: 1978-11-26
    6 Episodes

    Season 15

    First Air Date: 1982-05-24
    5 Episodes

    Season 16

    First Air Date: 1983-05-22
    3 Episodes

    Play of the Month Episodes

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    • Sarah Badel

      as Olwen Peel
    Production Cedric Messina Producer

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