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Number 3 TV Drama

Number Three (1953)

Number 3 TV Drama

One of the most significant pieces of unrecorded and therefore "missing" drama presentations from the television archives, 'Number Three' was an 80-minute science fiction drama shown under the BBC's 'Sunday-Night Theatre' strand.

Nuts in May

Nuts in May (1976)

Nuts in May

A middle-class couple go camping in Dorset, but peace and quiet elude them in Mike Leigh's masterpiece on the comedic potential inherent in human behaviour

The Offshore Island

The Offshore Island (1959)

The Offshore Island

Post-apocalyptic drama - one of the first TV plays on a politically sensitive topic, about the survivors of a nuclear attack on the British isles.

Our Day Out

Our Day Out (1976)

Our Day Out

Tempers flare and troubles abound when a coach load of 30 remedial kids - and their teachers - set out for an outing from Liverpool to North Wales

Out There - ITV Play 1963

Out There (1963)

Out There - ITV Play 1963

It is 1915. Young Annie Hudd, in spite of her family's jeers, is determined to go to France to help the wounded soldiers. She is to suffer many setbacks before her ambition to become a nurse is realised.

Peace with Terror

Peace with Terror (1963)

Peace with Terror

Frederick James Parsons is fanatical, dedicated, sincere; with his willing but slow-witted accomplice, Harry Warblow, he has planned a crime so sensational that it will surely call world-wide attention to his aims.

The Photographer

The Photographer (1968)

The Photographer

The world of beautiful women and fashion photographers-what happens when a girl from the country arrives in London and finds herself out of her depth?

A Place of My Own

A Place of My Own (1960)

A Place of My Own

A group of building workers have one thing in common - their dreams for the future; but Ken, the foreman, is cruelly determined to make them see that their dreams can never be fulfilled.