Episodes: 1976

THE OTHER WOMAN (6 Jan 1976)

wr. Watson Gould
pr. David Rose
dr. Michael Simpson
The Other Woman is currently available online from BBC Store [information correct as of July 2016]

NUTS IN MAY (13 Jan 1976)

wr. Mike Leigh
pr. David Rose
dr. Mike Leigh
Nuts in May was released on DVD by the BBC/2Entertain in 2011 (as part of Mike Leigh at the BBC)
Nuts in May is currently available online from BBC Store [information correct as of July 2016]

DORAN’S BOX (20 Jan 1976)

wr. Eric Coltart
pr. David Rose
dr. Matthew Robinson
Recording does not exist

PACKMAN’S BARN (27 Jan 1976)

wr. Alick Rowe
pr. David Rose
dr. Chris Menaul

A STORY TO FRIGHTEN THE CHILDREN (3 Feb 1976)

wr. John Hopkins
pr. Graeme McDonald
dr. Herbert Wise

THE HAPPY HUNTING GROUND (10 Feb 1976)

wr. Tom Hadaway
pr. Anne Head
dr. Brian Parker

JUMPING BEAN BAG (17 Feb 1976)

wr. Robin Chapman
pr. Rosemary Hill
dr. Alan Cooke

CLAY, SMEDDUM AND GREENDEN (24 Feb 1976)

wr. Bill Craig, novels Lewis Grassic Gibbon
pr. Pharic Maclaren
dr. Moira Armstrong

LOVE LETTERS ON BLUE PAPER (2 Mar 1976)

wr. Arnold Wesker
pr. Graeme McDonald
dr. Waris Hussein

WILLIE ROUGH (9 Mar 1976)

wr. Bill Bryden
pr. Pharic Maclaren
dr. Bob McIntosh

TIPTOE THROUGH THE TULIPS (16 Mar 1976)

wr. Beryl Bainbridge
pr. Kenith Trodd
dr. Claude Whatham

THE PEDDLER (23 Mar 1976)

wr. E.A. Whitehead
pr. Graeme McDonald
dr. Claude Whatham

EARLY STRUGGLES (30 Mar 1976)

wr. Peter Prince
pr. Graeme McDonald
dr. Stephen Frears

BRIMSTONE & TREACLE (6 April 1976 slot – not transmitted)

(Not transmitted until 25 Aug 1987)
Essay by Cat McKiernan
wr. Dennis Potter
pr. Kenith Trodd
dr. Barry Davis
Brimstone & Treacle was released on DVD by the BBC/2Entertain in 2004

DOUBLE DARE (6 Apr 1976)

wr. Dennis Potter
pr. Kenith Trodd
dr. John Mackenzie
Double Dare is currently available online from BBC Store [information correct as of July 2016]

BAR MITZVAH BOY (14 Sep 1976)

wr. Jack Rosenthal
pr. Graeme McDonald
dr. Michael Tuchner
Bar Mitzvah Boy was released on DVD by Acorn Media in 2012

BET YOUR LIFE (21 Sep 1976)

wr. Les Blair
pr. Graeme McDonald
dr. Les Blair

ROCKY MARCIANO IS DEAD (28 Sep 1976)

wr. Bernard Kops
pr. Graeme McDonald
dr. Graham Evans

THE ELEPHANTS’ GRAVEYARD (12 Oct 1976)

wr. Peter McDougall
pr. Graeme McDonald
dr. John Mackenzie
The Elephants’ Graveyard was released on DVD by John Williams Productions in 2007 (on its own and as part of The Peter McDougall Collection)
The Elephants’ Graveyard is currently available online from BBC Store [information correct as of July 2016]

HOUSEWIVES’ CHOICE (19 Oct 1976)

wr. Roy Kendall
pr. Kenith Trodd
dr. Chris Thomson

YOUR MAN FROM SIX COUNTIES (26 Oct 1976)

wr. Colin Welland
pr. Kenith Trodd
dr. Barry Davis

BUFFET (2 Nov 1976)

wr. Rhys Adrian
pr. Graeme McDonald
dr. Mike Newell

Go to 1977.

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

Updates:
29 April 2015: simplified layout; added producer credits; checked archival status; added DVD availability.
8 June 2015: minor format corrections.
10 July 2016: updated release information; minor format standardisation; added ‘go to’ link.