Play of the Month

Play of the Month (1965)


Play of the Month is a BBC television anthology series featuring productions of classic and contemporary stage plays which were usually broadcast on BBC1. Each production featured a different work, often using prominent British stage actors in the leading roles. The series was transmitted from October 1965 to September 1983; the producer most associated with the Play of the Month was Cedric Messina. Some of the 121 episodes are missing from the archives, having been junked in the 1960s and 1970s. Unless stated otherwise, the indication that the play is "lost" is taken from the website page as of 25 May 2013.

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First Air Date: 1965-10-19
Last Air Date: 1983-09-12
Total Seasons: 16
Total Episodes: 229
Status: Ended
Network: BBC One

All Seasons

Season 1
First air date: 1965-10-19
Season 2
First air date: 1966-09-27
Season 3
First air date: 1967-10-15
Season 4
First air date: 1968-09-01
Season 5
First air date: 1969-10-12
Season 6
First air date: 1970-09-20
Season 7
First air date: 1971-09-26
Season 8
First air date: 1972-09-25
Season 9
First air date: 1973-09-16
Season 10
First air date: 1974-09-08
Season 11
First air date: 1975-09-28
Season 12
First air date: 1976-09-19
Season 13
First air date: 1977-10-30
Season 14
First air date: 1978-11-26
Season 15
First air date: 1982-05-24
Season 16
First air date: 1983-05-22


Robert Powell
as Frank Gardner
Robert Powell
as Valentine
Jeremy Brett
as Basil Hallward


Production Cedric Messina Producer