Play for Today (1970–1984)

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

Season 8

Abigail's Party

Abigail's Party

A TV play based on the Hampstead Theatre production. Beverly has invited her new neighbours, Angela and Tony, over for drinks. She has also asked her divorced neighbour, Sue, because Sue's ...

TV Episode 3
Charades

Charades

TV Episode 9
Scully's New Year's Eve

Scully's New Year's Eve

TV Episode 11
Red Shift

Red Shift

Three men at three different times in history come to Mow Top hill in search of sanctuary from their troubles. A Roman soldier, a medieval rebel and a 1970's young man. Somehow they seem ...

TV Episode 13
The Spongers

The Spongers

TV Episode 14
Destiny

Destiny

A small town shopkeeper is conned into standing for an extreme right-wing party at a bye-election and later discovers his financed by the corporation that has dispossessed him of his business.

TV Episode 15
Our Day Out

Our Day Out

When a teacher takes a group of troubled school children on a school trip to Conwy in Wales, the children understand life outside of Liverpool.

TV Episode 16
The After-Dinner Joke

The After-Dinner Joke

TV Episode 17
The Legion Hall Bombing

The Legion Hall Bombing

The story of the trial of Willie Gallagher, convicted of bombing the Strabane (Northern Ireland) British Legion Hall in 1976.

TV Episode 18