Play for Today (1970–1984)

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

Season 4

Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont

Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont

TV Episode 1
Her Majesty's Pleasure

Her Majesty's Pleasure

TV Episode 2
Mummy and Daddy

Mummy and Daddy

TV Episode 5
Private Practice

Private Practice

TV Episode 6
Baby Blues

Baby Blues

TV Episode 8
Jingle Bells

Jingle Bells

TV Episode 9
All Good Men

All Good Men

TV Episode 11
Joe's Ark

Joe's Ark

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 ...

TV Episode 12
Hot Fat

Hot Fat

TV Episode 13
Penda's Fen

Penda's Fen

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.

TV Episode 16
Three for the Fancy

Three for the Fancy

TV Episode 18
The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil

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 ...

TV Episode 19
Schmoedipus

Schmoedipus

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.

TV Episode 20
The Childhood Friend

The Childhood Friend

TV Episode 21
A Follower for Emily

A Follower for Emily

TV Episode 22