Episodes: 1972

HOME (6 Jan 1972)

wr. David Storey
pr. Jack Venza
dr. Lindsay Anderson
[Canada]
Home was released on DVD by Metrodome in 2004

STILL WATERS (13 Jan 1972)

wr. Julia Jones
pr. Graeme McDonald
dr. James MacTaggart Essay by Oliver Wake

STOCKER’S COPPER (20 Jan 1972)

wr. Tom Clarke
pr. Graeme McDonald
dr. Jack Gold

THE HOUSE ON HIGHBURY HILL (27 Jan 1972)

wr. Piers Paul Read
pr. Graeme McDonald
wr. John Glenister
No recording exists

IN THE BEAUTIFUL CARIBBEAN (3 Feb 1972)

wr. Barry Beckford
pr. Irene Shubik
dr. Philip Saville Essay by Oliver Wake
No recording exists

ACKERMAN, DOUGALL AND HARKER (10 Feb 1972)

wr. Don Shaw
pr. Irene Shubik
dr. Ted Kotcheff

THE VILLA MAROC (17 Feb 1972)

wr. Willis Hall
pr. Irene Shubik
dr. Herbert Wise

COWS (24 Feb 1972)

wr. Howard Barker
pr. Graeme McDonald
dr. John Gorrie
No recording exists

THE FISHING PARTY (1 Jun 1972)

Essay by John Wheatcroft
wr. Peter Terson
pr. David Rose
dr. Michael Simpson

THE REPORTERS (9 Oct 1972)

wr. Arthur Hopcraft
pr. Graeme McDonald
dr. Michael Apted

A LIFE IS FOR EVER (16 Oct 1972)

wr. Tony Parker Essay by David Rolinson
pr. Irene Shubik
dr. Alan Clarke Essay by David Rolinson
No recording exists

CARSON COUNTRY (23 Oct 1972)

wr. Dominic Behan
pr. Graeme McDonald
dr. Alan Bridges

MAN FRIDAY (30 Oct 1972)

wr. Adrian Mitchell
pr. Graeme McDonald
dr. James MacTaggart Essay by Oliver Wake
No recording exists

TRIPLE EXPOSURE (6 Nov 1972)

wr. David Halliwell
pr. Irene Shubik
dr. Alan Cooke

BETTER THAN THE MOVIES (13 Nov 1972)

wr. John Elliot
pr. Graeme McDonald
dr. Roy Battersby
No recording exists

THE GENERAL’S DAY (20 Nov 1972)

wr. William Trevor
pr. Irene Shubik
dr. John Gorrie

THE BANKRUPT (27 Nov 1972)

wr. David Mercer
pr. Graeme McDonald
dr. Christopher Morahan

JUST YOUR LUCK (4 Dec 1972)

wr. Peter McDougall
pr. Graeme McDonald
dr. Mike Newell
Just Your Luck was released on DVD by John Williams Productions in 2008

THE BOUNCING BOY (11 Dec 1972)

wr. John McGrath
pr. Graeme McDonald
dr. Maurice Hatton

Go to: Plays repeated under PFT banner in 1972.
Go to: 1973.

For researchers interested in these plays and their archival status, we strongly recommend the BBC drama research guide available here from Kaleidoscope.

Updates:
25 April 2015: layout simplified; added producer credits; added archival status.
27 April 2015: added DVD availability.
8 June 2015: minor format corrections; added ‘go to’ links.