Most people are quite happy talking about life, but try to avoid living it. They need home and security so they can sit in comfort and talk about life-a roof over their mouths.
'ABC Armchair Thriller', although sometimes listed alongside the later 'Armchair Thriller' series (1978 & 1980), is a separate series from the later Thames productions, which it preceded by 11 years.
When teenager Abigail throws a party for her friends, her next-door neighbour, Beverly Moss, does likewise for the adults. But Beverly is the hostess from hell.
When Alun Owen's play 'After the Funeral' was read by Sydney Newman, head of drama for ABC Television, and William Kotcheff, the television director, they were so taken by his conception of Wales and the Welsh, they decided to see for themselves.
Single play based on a true story about an ingenious and daring escape from a German POW camp for Allied naval officers during WW2
The earliest television version of Lewis Caroll's fantasy masterpiece was broadcast before most people in Britain had televisions...
Unimpressed with Disney's 1951 animated version of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland, Jonathan Miller was keen to develop a new version which would bring to the fore undertones of the story that had been glossed over in the often 'traditional' presentation of this classic children's tale.
Willie has tried to make his father aware of the danger to their house from flood water, but Dad thinks that Willie's fears are excessive. Willie decides to spend all summer long building a wall to keep out the river, but his efforts are in vain.
After a road accident, an attractive girl recovers consciousness in a strange room. With her is a young man she has never seen before.
Another 'lost' BBC play from the 1950s. A doctor who has an interest in criminal behaviour, embarks on a crime spree in order to satisfy his curiosity