Armchair mystery theatre is a 60minute united kingdom television anthology mystery series. In 1974 longtime radio producer himan brown convinced cbs to greenlight a new anthology of radio dramas, cbs radio mystery theater cbsrmt. Marshall, first aired in 1974, but it emits some of the same type of atmosphere as the classic oldtime radio mystery shows of the 1940s and 50s. In this episode, a group of respectable men are forced to commit a bank robbery. Armchair thriller is a british television programme, broadcast on itv in two series in 1978 and 1980. With donald pleasence, ian hendry, thomas heathcote, charles gray.
Cast includes john thaw, anton rogers, susannah york. A husband cannot appreciate his wifes phobia of dogs. Is your theatre looking for new and different scripts. Hi all, thanks to this thread and some recent net finds, have just got interested in armchair theatre and watched a fair few amazing stuff. Armchair theatre the greatest man in the world 1958 donald pleasence, patrick mcgoohan by coachbswife2. Sep 22, 2017 theater season starts with games, mystery. Say goodnight to your grandma written by colin welland. Its late at night an am alone aint got nobody to walk me home am being pursued predators are stalking so i increase my pace of walking just then am rushed. Actor felicia day joins new cast of mystery science theater. Take advantage of great prices on bluray, 4k, merchandise, games, clothing and more. In this episode, a group of respectable men are forced to commit a bank.
The folk singer if you would like too buy me a beer. Oct 03, 2018 even when you work as an assiduous researcher of television drama history, its rare that you make a genuinely major discovery, but watching patricia hookers 1973 armchair theatre play, the golden road to be screened at bfi southbank on february 23 as part of our tvs forgotten dramas season, i had the tremendously exciting. When will be armchair theatre next episode air date. This show was not filmed, rather it was telerecorded kinescoped. When the high quality comes flying fast and furious, its hard to get a bead on the best at any rate, its a highly subjective exercise, with no absolutes at any point along the grading scale. Armchair mystery theatre is a 60minute uk television anthology mystery series. Created by himan brown who had by then become a radio legend due to his work on inner sanctum mysteries and other shows dating back to the 1930s, and aired on affiliate stations across the cbs radio network, the series began. Mystery science theater 3000 best episodes screenrant. Armchair theatre was satirised on the bbc radio comedy series round the horne as armpit theatre. A husband kills his wife for donating all their money. No one has written a summary for whats mother for contribute. Armchair theatre was itvs flagship drama anthology series.
Jeff has only released 2 albums since armchair, elos zoom in 2001 and the traveling wilburys volume 3 in 1991. Cbs radio mystery theater music, videos, stats, and photos. Andy serkis in talks to play alfred pennyworth in matt reeves the batman exclusive 05 november 2019 the wrap billions. Mystery science theater 3000 netflix official site. An accident kills a man but he is made to return to earth to trade places with the fated victim. It was hosted by donald pleasence and produced by leonard white producer.
Related shows, armchair mystery theatre out of this world armchair cinema armchair thriller. Season 9 itv 196465 episode guide compiled by the classic tv archive with contributions by. This show was a british television drama anthology series of single plays that ran on. Armchair theatre is a british television drama anthology series of single plays that ran on the itv network from 1956 to 1974. A young model is terrorised by a peeping tom and obscene phone calls. Now, he is certain that she has been reincarnated in the form of a cat to wreak revenge on him. Cbs radio mystery theater was meant to appeal to an audience that remembered when old time radio drama was a popular form of family entertainment. This first volume features eight plays in colour broadcast between 1970 and 1973 on two discs. Radio drama had been declared dead twelve years before. Unfortunately, due to bad encoding the picture quality is far below my usual standards. Its the late 1880s in the east end of london and two ladies become rather concerned about their guest.
When i listen to the episodes of 1974 the cbs radio mystery theater with the news segments, they really take me back to those days. Nov 24, 2015 actor felicia day joins new cast of mystery science theater 3000 mst3k creator joel hodgson announces that day will join comedian jonah ray in the new series. In 1963, newman departed for the bbc, to be replaced by leonard white, previously producer of both out of this world and armchair mystery theatre, as well as the early the avengers 196169. What i couldnt find online was an easy list of the surviving material, so ive spent my morning at working crossreferencing the imdb episode list and the lostshows list of missing installments. This episode reexamines the 1960 kidnapping and murder of brewery heir adolph coors iii through the lens of modern forensic techniques. The most depleted era of armchair theatre is between 1968 and 1969, but there are just a few missing from other eras and it looks like dumb martian is one of them im afraid. She follows the rituals that society expects of a woman, however resistant she may feel about them, and subsequently marries her boss, whom she finds repulsive.
Pioneering, enormously influential and often challenging, armchair theatre was itvs flagship drama anthology series. This fanfueled revival boasts star turns by patton oswalt and felicia day, plus several more celebrity cameos. Owing something to some of the offshoots of the earlier armchair theatre, the new series used scripts adapted from published novels and stories. A dvd boxset featuring eight colour episodes from 1970 to 1973 was released by network dvd in january 2010. Armchair theatre is a british television drama anthology series of single plays that ran on the. Karloff, while another successful spinoff was armchair mystery theatre 1960. Armchair mystery theatre tv series 19601964 ian hendry. Bringing highquality contemporary drama to a wider viewing public, the series easily demonstrated the networks potential to rival the bbcs drama output with diverse and powerful plays by some of britains most gifted writers. Apr 21, 2017 choosing a favorite episode of mystery science theater 3000 is a daunting task. Find out when armchair theatre is on tv, including series 15episode 5.
Armchair theatre ltd free company information from companies house including registered office address, filing history, accounts, annual return, officers, charges, business activity. Like vance before him, white is alltooreadily overlooked in the armchair theatre story, eclipsed not just by newmans abc legacy but by his bbc work. Prior to armchair theatre, everything lynne touched turned to gold and platinum. Armchair theatre season episode 3 whats mother for. Is your theatre looking for a little murder and mystery. Thriller series 5 e01 if its a man hang up youtube. Buy armchair thriller complete box set from zavvi, the home of pop culture. Mystery comedy play scripts for your community theatre. Is your theatre looking for plays that are fun for both your actors and your audience. Watch full episodes of armchair thriller and get the latest breaking news, exclusive videos and pictures, episode recaps and much more at. The series, though not classified as a horror series, included several supernatural elements. Armchair theatre was an anthology series of oneoff plays broadcast by the independent television network. Mats mysteries home plays for your community theatre.
A young woman works as a low level stenographer and lives with her mother. A young and inexperienced detective, disliked by his colleagues for his aloofness and arrogance, tries to prove his worth by making a powerful criminal crack under the pressure of constant. Jane also appeared in two more armchair theatre plays from 1965 armchair mystery theatre. It was hosted by donald pleasence and produced by leonard white. Its at a house warming party the dawsons realise they should have checked out the neighbourhood before they moved in.
Armchair theatre ltd overview free company information. Corbett, billie whitelaw, neil mccallum, paul whitsunjones. Theater season starts with games, mystery durango herald. Armchair thriller is british television program that ran from 1978 to 1980 in two series on itv. I cant believe i am listening to the actual newscasts about nixon, watergate and the accompanying subpoenas, etc. Classic british tv classic 70s contemporary drama from the classic anthology series. Armchair theatre is the first solo album by jeff lynne, released in 1990. We knew we wanted student directors for the start of our season, and planned on two oneacts by one playwright.
Bbfcinsight contains moderate sexualised nudity, injury detail and implied suicide. Newmans threeandahalfseason involvement in armchair theatre concluded at the end of december 1962. Armchair mystery theatre tv series 1960 1964 armchair mystery theatre tv series 1960 1964 0 share. Find out when armchair theatre is on tv, including series episode 8. Armchair theatre was recorded and stored on broadcast video tape im guessing quad in the early 1970s a a noticeably lower resolution of even the standard definition broadcasts of today. Watch all 39 armchair theatre episodes from season 1,view pictures, get episode information and more.765 699 1471 619 1514 307 488 519 997 1359 1409 88 139 29 107 1087 1539 168 469 725 936 916 1347 185 1254 531 1445 727 333 1016 263 41 664 661 1230 60 339 1152 199 436 773 1049 676 1426 1051 86