Play for Today 51 years old

Play for Today is a British television anthology drama series, produced by the BBC and transmitted on BBC1 from 1970 to 1984. During the run, more than three hundred programmes, featuring original television plays, and adaptations of stage plays and novels, were transmitted. The individual episodes were between fifty and a hundred minutes in duration.

Credits

Cast

Name Character
Patrick Stewart He was 30 , now 81 years old
Alan Bennett He was 36 , now 87 years old
Billy Connolly He was 27 , now 78 years old as Jody
Billy Connolly He was 27 , now 78 years old
Brian Cox (actor) He was 24 , now 75 years old
Paul McGann He was 10 , now 61 years old
Louise Jameson She was 19 , now 70 years old
Timothy Spall He was 13 , now 64 years old as Gordon
John Hurt He was 30 , 77 years old when he died
Julie Walters She was 20 , now 71 years old
Charles Dance He was 24 , now 75 years old
Helen Mirren She was 25 , now 76 years old
Alison Steadman She was 24 , now 75 years old
Tim Curry He was 24 , now 75 years old as Glen
Patrick Godfrey He was 37 , now 88 years old
Nigel Havers He was 18 , now 69 years old
Lynda La Plante She was 27 , now 78 years old
Michael Crawford He was 28 , now 79 years old
Nick Tate He was 28 , now 79 years old
Freddie Jones He was 43 , 91 years old when he died
Peter Sallis He was 49 , 96 years old when he died
Michael Kitchen He was 21 , now 72 years old
Linda Robson She was 12 , now 63 years old
Julian Glover He was 35 , now 86 years old
Warren Mitchell He was 44 , 89 years old when he died
Ray Winstone He was 13 , now 64 years old
Christopher Benjamin He was 35 , now 86 years old
James Fox He was 31 , now 82 years old
Lesley Dunlop She was 14 , now 65 years old
Martin Shaw He was 25 , now 76 years old
Jennifer Daniel She was 34 , 81 years old when she died
Caroline Langrishe She was 12 , now 63 years old
John Gielgud He was 66 , 96 years old when he died
Vivian Pickles She was 38 , now 90 years old
Richard Briers He was 36 , 79 years old when he died
Anna Cropper She was 32 , 68 years old when she died as Elizabeth Carter
Fulton Mackay He was 48 , 64 years old when he died
Benjamin Whitrow He was 33 , 80 years old when he died
Jon Morrison as Bunny
Michael Bilton He was 50 , 73 years old when he died
Tony Caunter He was 33 , now 84 years old
Pauline Quirke She was 11 , now 62 years old
Michael Byrne He was 26 , now 77 years old
Rupert Everett He was 11 , now 62 years old
Desmond Llewelyn He was 56 , 85 years old when he died
Roy Kinnear He was 36 , 54 years old when he died
Liz Smith She was 48 , 95 years old when she died
Thorley Walters He was 57 , 78 years old when he died
Malcolm Terris He was 29 , now 80 years old
Don Henderson He was 37 , 64 years old when he died

Crew

Name Job title
John Hopkins Writing He was 12 , 15 years old when he died Writer
Jon Amiel Directing He was 22 , now 73 years old Director
Robin Sales Editing Editor
Anthony Page Directing He was 35 , now 86 years old Director
Clive Exton Writing He was 40 , 77 years old when he died Writer
Jack Rosenthal Writing He was 39 , 72 years old when he died Writer
Desmond Davis Directing He was 44 , now 95 years old Director
Christopher Morahan Directing He was 41 , 87 years old when he died Director
Charles Sturridge Directing He was 19 , now 70 years old Director
Hugh Whitemore Writing He was 34 , 82 years old when he died Writer
Herbert Wise Directing He was 46 , 90 years old when he died Director
Michael Tuchner Directing He was 36 , 83 years old when he died Director
Claude Whatham Directing He was 42 , 80 years old when he died Director
Remi Adefarasin Camera He was 22 , now 73 years old Director of Photography
Alan Cooke Directing Director
Philip Saville Directing He was 39 , 86 years old when he died Director
Alun Owen Writing He was 44 , 69 years old when he died Writer
Mike Newell Directing He was 28 , now 79 years old Director
Stephen Poliakoff Writing He was 17 , now 68 years old Writer
Michael Apted Directing He was 29 , now 80 years old Director
Dennis Potter Writing He was 35 , 59 years old when he died Writer
Alan Bennett Writing He was 36 , now 87 years old Writer
Ken Loach Directing He was 34 , now 85 years old Director
Stuart Burge Directing He was 52 , 84 years old when he died Director
Stephen Davis Writing He was 23 , now 74 years old Writer
John Mortimer Writing He was 47 , 85 years old when he died Writer
Mike Leigh Directing He was 27 , now 78 years old Director
Mike Leigh Writing He was 27 , now 78 years old Writer
Jack Gold Directing He was 40 , now 91 years old Director
Alan Sharp Writing He was 36 , 79 years old when he died Writer
Roy Battersby Directing He was 34 , now 85 years old Director
Richard Loncraine Directing He was 23 , now 75 years old Director
Lindsay Anderson Directing He was 47 , 71 years old when he died Director
David Mercer Writing He was 42 , 52 years old when he died Writer
John Mackenzie Directing He was 42 , 83 years old when he died Director
Leon Griffiths Writing He was 42 , 64 years old when he died Writer
Waris Hussein Directing He was 31 , now 82 years old Director
Michael Darlow Directing He was 36 , now 87 years old Director
Richard Wilson Directing He was 257 , 278 years old when he died Director
Mark Cullingham Directing Director
Alan Bleasdale Writing He was 24 , now 75 years old Writer
Richard Harris Writing He was 40 , 72 years old when he died Writer
Michael Lindsay-Hogg Directing He was 30 , now 81 years old Director
Gavin Millar Directing He was 32 , now 83 years old Director
Alan Bridges Directing He was 43 , 86 years old when he died Director
Les Blair Directing He was 28 , now 80 years old Director
Kenith Trodd Production He was 34 , now 85 years old Producer
Play for Today (51 years)

Ended

  • First Air Date: 1970-10-15
  • Runtime: [75] minutes
  • Number of Episodes: 308