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The Close Prisoner

The Close Prisoner (1964)

The Close Prisoner

"We are all conceived in close prison: in our mother's wombs, we are close prisoners all...and then all our life is but a going out to the place of execution, to death..." John Donne.

Cold Equations

Cold Equations (1962)

Cold Equations

A teenager stows away aboard a rocket in order to visit her brother on another planet. But her actions put everyone else's safety in jeopardy.

The Count of Monte Cristo 1975

The Count of Monte Cristo (1975 TV Movie) (1975)

The Count of Monte Cristo 1975

Richard Chamberlain leads an all-star cast in the 1975 television adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' classic novel about a beleaguered young seaman who, after being wrongfully imprisoned for many years, plots his revenge

Peter Cushing in The Creature

The Creature (1955)

Peter Cushing in The Creature

Nigel Kneale's gripping tale of a party of explorers who arrive in Tibet, in search of the legendary Abominable Snowman. A classic 'lost' BBC play

Culloden

Culloden (1964)

Culloden

The Battle of Culloden, which took place on April 16th, 1746, was the last battle fought on British soil. This docudrama blurred the distinctions between documentary and drama and proved to be ground-breaking television.

Daddy Kiss It Better

Daddy Kiss It Better (1968)

Daddy Kiss It Better

Television play about a married couple who's marriage is falling apart, written by one of British theatre's greatest writers of the last 60 years, that was broadcast on Yorkshire Television's opening night in July 1968

Daughters of Albion

Daughters of Albion (1979)

Daughters of Albion

"Look...I've got you for one night. I want you..." When the girls from town meet the young men from university at an all-night party, anything can happen.

Daughters of the Vicar

Daughters of the Vicar (1966)

Daughters of the Vicar

Judi Dench starred in this single play presentation about two daughters who are expected to marry men in 'their own class.'