A modern adaptation of the 15th/16th century morality tale The Somonyng of Everyman
An ITV Play of the Week presentation about a seaside fortune teller
The gripping account of how Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's government handled the biggest crisis in British foreign affairs since the Suez Canal.
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.
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.
Dominic Hide, a time-travelling observer from the year 2130 has an agenda. Going back back 150 years in search of his great-great-grandfather is illegal. And things become further complicated when he falls in love.
A Soviet musician is missing from his hotel. He wanders through 1962 London trying to contact people he has met and known in Russia. Who are these people? What lies behind his desperate search?
It's the mid-1930s and MP Winston Churchill (Albert Finney), once the most dynamic Member of Parliament, finds both his public and private life in turmoil in this award winning co-produced UK & US drama.
What would happen if you could clone yourself? Two ordinary friends decide to try this with a new machine at work. Thinking this experiment has not worked the friends go home...
A simple case of mistaken identity satirises human greed, stupidity, and the extensive political corruption of Imperial Russia - this 1958 BBC adaptation marked the first dramatic role for Tony Hancock