Episodes: 1974

THE LONELY MAN’S LOVER (17 Jan 1974)

wr. Barry Collins
pr. David Rose
dr. Brian Parker

ALL GOOD MEN (17 Jan 1974)

Essay by John Williams (for Screenonline)
wr. Trevor Griffiths Essay by John Williams (for Screenonline)
pr. Graeme McDonald
dr. Michael Lindsay-Hogg

JOE’S ARK (14 Feb 1974)

wr. Dennis Potter
pr. Graeme McDonald
dr. Alan Bridges
Joe’s Ark is available online from BBC Store

HOT FAT (21 Feb 1974)

wr. Jack Rosenthal
pr. Graeme McDonald
dr. Derek Bennett
No recording exists

EASY GO (7 Mar 1974)

(Postponed from 7 Feb 1974)
wr. Brian Clark
pr. Graeme McDonald
dr. Michael Tuchner

HEADMASTER (14 Mar 1974)

wr. John Challen
pr. Graeme McDonald
dr. Anthony Page

PENDA’S FEN (21 Mar 1974)

wr. David Rudkin
pr. David Rose
dr. Alan Clarke Essay by David Rolinson
Penda’s Fen was released on DVD and blu ray by the BFI in 2016 (as part of Alan Clarke at the BBC and a separate Penda’s Fen blu ray)

PIDGEON – HAWK OR DOVE? (28 Mar 1974)

wr. Michael Sadler
pr. David Rose
dr. David Rose

THREE FOR THE FANCY (21 Mar 1974)

wr. Peter Terson
pr. David Rose
dr. Matthew Robinson

THE CHEVIOT, THE STAG AND THE BLACK, BLACK OIL (6 Jun 1974)

wr. John McGrath
pr. Graeme McDonald
dr. John Mackenzie

SCHMOEDIPUS (20 Jun 1974)

wr. Dennis Potter
pr. Kenith Trodd
dr. Barry Davis
Schmoedipus is available online from BBC Store

THE CHILDHOOD FRIEND (27 Jun 1974)

wr. Piers Paul Read
pr. Graeme McDonald
dr. Mike Newell

A FOLLOWER FOR EMILY (4 Jul 1974)

wr. Brian Clark
pr. Mark Shivas
dr. Alan Clarke Essay by David Rolinson
A Follower for Emily was released on DVD and blu ray by the BFI in 2016 (as part of Alan Clarke at the BBC)

LEEDS – UNITED! (31 Oct 1974)

Essay by David Rolinson in 3 parts – Part 1; Part 2; Part 3
wr. Colin Welland
pr. Kenith Trodd
dr. Roy Battersby
Leeds – United! is available online from BBC Store

BABY LOVE (7 Nov 1974)

wr. David Edgar
pr. Kenith Trodd
dr. Barry Davis

BACK OF BEYOND (14 Nov 1974)

wr. Julia Jones
pr. Graeme McDonald
dr. Desmond Davis
Back of Beyond is available online from BBC Store

THE BEVELLERS (21 Nov 1974)

wr. Roddy McMillan
pr. Pharic Maclaren
dr. Moira Armstrong

TAKING LEAVE (28 Nov 1974)

wr. Joyce Neary
pr. Kenith Trodd
dr. John Mackenzie

FUGITIVE (5 Dec 1974)

wr. Sean Walsh
pr. Kenith Trodd
dr. Peter Gill

ELEANOR (12 Dec 1974)

wr. William Trevor
pr. Irene Shubik
dr. Barry Davis

Go to: 1975.

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

Updates:
28 April 2015: simplified layout; added producer credits; deleted one incorrect entry.
8 June 2015: minor format corrections; added ‘go to’ links.
10 July 2016: updated release information; minor format standardisation.
25 February 2017: checked latest BBC Store release information, adding Back of Beyond release information; tidied presentation of BBC Store information.
12 April 2017: added BBC Store availability for Leeds – United!