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Play for Today

Play for Today, an anthology series of plays carrying on in the tradition of its predecessor The Wednesday Play, presented controversial works by such writers as Dennis Potter, David Mercer, Alan Bennett, and Jim Allen, with such directors as Ken Loach, Alan Clarke, Philip Saville, and Mike Newell. Several plays in the series led to various spin-offs, including Play for Tomorrow and Rumpole of the Bailey.

Show Info

Network: United Kingdom BBC One (1970 - 1984)
Schedule: Tuesdays at 12:00 (75 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: Drama Science-Fiction
Episodes ordered: 16 episodes

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Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
14x16: The Amazing Miss Stella EstelleAug 28, 1984
14x15: Only ChildrenAug 21, 1984
14x14: It Could Happen to AnybodyAug 14, 1984
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