Play for Today (1970–1984)

A British television anthology drama series transmitted on BBC1 between 1970 and 1984.

Season 10

Long Distance Information

Long Distance Information

Life at a local radio station on the night of Elvis Presley's death.

TV Episode 1
Comedians

Comedians

Six wannabe stand-up comedians attend an evening class run by Eddie Waters. Eddie is a professional comic and he's determined to teach them that comedy is much more than just jokes.

TV Episode 3
Just a Boys' Game

Just a Boys' Game

Jake lives in the shadow of his dying grandfather, who was once the town's toughest hard man. Despite their hatred of each other, Jake's sole aim is to be as tough as the old man was. One ...

TV Episode 5
A Hole in Babylon

A Hole in Babylon

A siege situation develops when an attempted robbery of a restaurant goes wrong.

TV Episode 7
The Slab Boys

The Slab Boys

TV Episode 8
Katie: The Year of a Child

Katie: The Year of a Child

TV Episode 9
Keep Smiling

Keep Smiling

TV Episode 12
Dreams of Leaving

Dreams of Leaving

TV Episode 13
Murder Rap

Murder Rap

TV Episode 15
Instant Enlightenment Including V.A.T.

Instant Enlightenment Including V.A.T.

TV Episode 16
That Crazy Woman

That Crazy Woman

TV Episode 18
Kate the Good Neighbour

Kate the Good Neighbour

An elderly English spinster lady lives alone, is heartily disliked, and will not accept aid from anyone. She has lived a life of total denial, but preserves her past in the diaries she ...

TV Episode 20
Ladies

Ladies

TV Episode 23
The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game

TV Episode 27