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The Eichmann Show (BBC Drama)

The Eichmann Show (2015)

The Eichmann Show (BBC Drama)

Drama recounting the efforts of a ground-breaking producer and a blacklisted director to televise the trial of Adolf Eichmann. An astonishing true story behind a moment in television history.

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The Enemy

The Enemy (1963)

The Enemy

A young Englishman makes many friends in Vienna, but all of them turn against him with the outbreak of the first world war. After the Armistice, he returns to find nothing but bitterness and despair.

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Entertaining Mr Sloane

Entertaining Mr Sloane (1968)

Entertaining Mr Sloane

A handsome, sexy and completely amoral young man, joins Kath's household as a lodger and proceeds to manipulate her and her brother. Joe Orton's play made its television debut almost a year after the author was bludgeoned to death by his partner.

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The Final Test by Terence Rattigan BBC 1951

The Final Test (1951)

The Final Test by Terence Rattigan BBC 1951

An ageing cricketer's last match is marred by his poor final innings, but the arrival of his pretentious, sport-hating son brightens the day in Terence Rattigan's debut television comedy.

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First Night

First Night (1963)

First Night

First Night presented a series of new plays written for television with an emphasis on action and conflict. The series debuted on BBC with Alan Owen's The Strain on 22 September 1963 and ran through until 1964.

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