UK TV

Saturday Night Thriller: Where Is Betty Buchus (ITV 1980 with John Thaw, Anna Cropper and Simon Cadell)

November 15, 2013

UK / ITV – London Weekend Television / 1×60 minute episode / Broadcast 4 December 1982 Writer: Roger Marshall / Music: Ron Grainer / Design: John Emery / Producer and Director: Peter Cregeen Series: Saturday Night Thriller Thriller. When the wife of travelling salesman Jack Buchus goes missing he does not seem unduly concerned. cast…

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Armchair Theatre: Where I Live (ITV 1960 with Ruth Dunning, Madge Ryan and Paul Curran)

November 15, 2013

UK / ITV – ABC / 1×60 minutes / Broadcast 10 January 1960 Writer: Clive Exton / Producer: Sydney Newman / Director: William Kotcheff Series: Armchair Theatre Drama. The grown up children of an elderly man cannot decide who is going to look after him. cast Ruth Dunning as Jessy Turner Robert Brown as Bert…

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Where The Buffalo Roam (BBC-1 1995 with Stephen McGann, Ricky Tomlinson and Anne Reid)

November 15, 2013

UK / BBC-1 / 1×30 minute episode / Monday 21 August 1995 @ 8.30pm Writers: Mark Bussell, Justin Sbresni / Producer and Director: Mike Stephens One off comedy. Dreamer security guard Jimmy Dunn searches for a scheme to make his fortune. cast Stephen McGann as Jimmy Dunn Ricky Tomlinson as Glyn Hunter Anne Reid as…

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Where There’s Brass (ITV 1980 with Colin Farrell, Derek Smith and Peter Denyer)

November 15, 2013

UK / ITV – Yorkshire TV / 1×30 minute episode / Broadcast Sunday 16 March 1980 @ 8.45pm Writer: Dick Sharples / Production Design: Colin Pigott / Producer and Director: Ronnie Baxter One Off Period comedy. In 1920′s Yorkshire widowed motor mechanic Joseph Lockwood is also the conductor of the Brigthorpe Brass Band. This one…

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Where There’s Brass (ITV 1980 with Colin Farrell, Derek Smith and Peter Denyer)

November 15, 2013

UK / ITV – Talisman / 2×90 minute episodes / Broadcast 21 – 22 July 2001 Writer: Mark Burt / Story by Simon Beckett / Executive Producer: Richard Jackson / Director: Richard Signy Thriller which was scheduled to be originally broadcast 10 and 11 September 2000 but postponed and then held back for several months…

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Where There’s Smoke (ITV 2001 with Zara Turner, Nick Reding and Rosie Rowell)

November 15, 2013

UK / ITV – Talisman / 2×90 minute episodes / Broadcast 21 – 22 July 2001 Writer: Mark Burt / Story by Simon Beckett / Executive Producer: Richard Jackson / Director: Richard Signy Thriller which was scheduled to be originally broadcast 10 and 11 September 2000 but postponed and then held back for several months…

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Which Way To The War (ITV 1994 with William Tapley, Nadia Sawalha and Simon Baker Denny)

November 15, 2013

UK /ITV – Yorkshire TV – Reg Grundy / 1×30 minute episode / Broadcast Friday 19 August 1994 @ 8.30pm Writers: Jeremy Lloyd, David Croft / Executive Producer: Don Reynolds / Producer: David Croft / Director: Roy Gould Comedy. During World War II two Australian and two British soldiers are separated from their unit.

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Voyage Around My Father, A (ITV 1982 with Laurence Olivier and Alan Bates)

November 12, 2013

UK / ITV – Thames / 1×80 minute episode / Broadcast 2 March 1982 Writer: John Mortimer / Music: Marc Wilkinson / Production Design: David Marshall / Executive Producer: John Frankau / Producer and Director: Alvin Rakoff Drama. The true story of the writer’s life (John Mortimer) as he grew up with his blind father […]

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Voyage Of Charles Darwin, The (BBC-2 1978 with Malcolm Stoddard and Andrew Burt)

November 12, 2013

UK / BBC-2 / 7×50 minute episodes / Broadcast 31 October – 12 December 1978 Writer: Robert Reid / Music: Wilfred Josephs / Design: Colin Shaw / Costume: Reg Reid / Producer: Christopher Ralling / Director: Martyn Friend Period drama serial. The story of naturalist Charles Darwin’s epic voyage aboard the Beagle and his later […]

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Sandbaggers, The (ITV 1978-1980 with Roy Marsden, Richard Vernon and Ray Lonnen)

November 12, 2013

UK / ITV – Yorkshire / 20×60 minute episodes / Broadcast 18 September 1978 – 21 July 1980 Three seasons Creator: Ian Mackintosh / Music: Roy Budd / Producer: Michael Ferguson / Executive Producer: David Cunliffe This strongly played spy drama series told of the exploits of a tough no nonsense intelligence outfit known as […]

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