Play for Today (1970–1984)
A British television anthology drama series transmitted on BBC1 between 1970 and 1984.
Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont
Her Majesty's Pleasure
Mummy and Daddy
All Good Men
The religious beliefs of pet shop owner Joe (Freddie Jones) are shaken by the terminal illness of his daughter Lucy (Angharad Rees). For Potter, this play "makes more than a wry nod at ...
Through a series of real and imagined encounters with angels, demons, and England's pagan past, a pastor's son begins to question his religion and politics, and comes to terms with his sexuality.
Three for the Fancy
The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil
Drama documentary adaptation of John McGrath's play staged by the 7:84 theatre company dealing with the exploitation of the Scottish people throughout history, from the brutal evictions of ...
Another Dennis Potter "visitation drama" focusing on a mother and son: When a stranger, Glen, appears at the door of middle-aged Elizabeth Carter, he claims to be the illegitimate son she gave away at birth, and she accepts his story.