Episodes: repeats under PFT banner

The following plays were repeated under the Play for Today banner but were first shown as plays in other strands.

NO TRAMS TO LIME STREET (11 Mar 1971)

(First tx in The Wednesday Play, 18 Mar 1970)
wr. Alun Owen
pr. Harry Moore
dr. Piers Haggard

MAD JACK (18 Mar 1971)

(First tx in The Wednesday Play, 4 Feb 1970)
wr. Tom Clarke
pr. Graeme McDonald
dr. Jack Gold

SCENES FROM FAMILY LIFE (25 Mar 1971)

(First tx in Plays of Today, 25 Sep 1969)
wr. Barry Bermange
pr. Ronald Travers
dr. Naomi Capon

WIND VERSUS POLYGAMY (1 Apr 1971)

(First tx in Theatre 625, 15 Jul 1968)
wr. Obi Egbuna
pr. Michael Bakewell
dr. Naomi Capon
No recording exists

PLAYMATES (8 Apr 1971)

(First tx in The Wednesday Play, 26 Nov 1969)
wr. Johnny Speight
pr. Graeme McDonald
dr. John McGrath

SOVEREIGN’S COMPANY (15 Apr 1971)

(First tx in The Wednesday Play, 22 Apr 1970)
wr. Don Shaw
pr. Irene Shubik
dr. Alan Clarke Essay by David Rolinson
Sovereign’s Company was released on DVD and blu ray by the BFI in 2016 (as part of Alan Clarke at the BBC)

THE SEASON OF THE WITCH (22 Apr 1971)

(First tx in The Wednesday Play, 7 Jan 1970)
wr. Desmond McCarthy, Johnny Byrne
pr. Anne Head
dr. Desmond McCarthy

THE CELLAR AND THE ALMOND TREE (10 Jun 1971)

(Not listed as Play for Today but part of the repeat run)
(First tx in The Wednesday Play, 4 Mar 1970)
wr. David Mercer
pr. Graeme McDonald
dr. Alan Bridges

THE ITALIAN TABLE (17 Jun 1971)

(First tx in The Wednesday Play, 18 Feb 1970)
wr. William Trevor
pr. Irene Shubik
dr. Herbert Wise
No recording exists

THERE IS ALSO TOMORROW (24 Jun 1971)

(First tx in The Wednesday Play, 17 Nov 1969)
wr. Hugo Charteris
pr. Graeme McDonald
dr. John Mackenzie
No recording exists

CHARIOT OF FIRE (1 Jul 1971)

(First tx in The Wednesday Play, 20 May 1970)
wr. Tony Parker Essay by David Rolinson
pr. Irene Shubik
dr. James Ferman

ACT OF BETRAYAL (23 Mar 1972)

(First tx in Play of the Month, 3 Jan 1971)
wr. Hugh Whitemore
pr. Cedric Messina Essay by Oliver Wake
dr. William Slater

EMMA’S TIME (6 Apr 1972)

(First tx in The Wednesday Play, 13 May 1970)
wr. David Mercer
pr. Graeme McDonald
dr. Alan Bridges

OUR DAY OUT (7 Feb 1978)

(First tx in Play of the Week, 28 Dec 1977)
wr. Willy Russell
pr. David Rose
dr. Pedr James

THE VANISHING ARMY (3 Apr 1980)

(First tx in Play of the Week, 29 Nov 1978)
wr. Robert Holles
pr. Innes Lloyd
dr. Richard Loncraine

Updates:
8 Jun 2015: simplified layout; added producer credits; added archival status; checked DVD availability.
10 July 2016: updated release information.