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The War Game

The War Game (1965)

The War Game

A Chinese invasion of South Vietnam triggers a new world war between East and West. In the town of Rochester, Kent, the anticipation of a nuclear attack leads to mass evacuations. This one-off drama proved to be so controversial that the BBC, who made it, refused to broadcast it for 20 years.

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The Wednesday Play

The Wednesday Play (1964)

The Wednesday Play

Now regarded as a shining light of British television's golden age, The Wednesday Play is often held up as the perfect example of the impact that television had on a generation of viewers.

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The Yellow Pill

The Yellow Pill (1962)

The Yellow Pill

Who is the strange man brought by the police to Dr. Frame? Is he a murderer? How did he gain his uncanny knowledge of Frame's private life? Is it possible that he really comes from another time?

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Young Woodley

Young Woodley (1960)

Young Woodley

When a school housemaster's wife becomes interested in a young student, a scandalous situation that could jeopardise his entire future, is not far away. 'Young Woodley' so outraged the Lord Chamberlain, that he banned it from every theatre in England.

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