Episodes: 1983


LAST LOVE (1 Mar 1983)

wr. Reg Gadney
pr. Alan Shallcross
dr. Nicholas Renton

GATES OF GOLD (8 Mar 1983)

wr. Maurice Leitch
pr. Andrée Molyneux, Chris Parr
dr. Jon Amiel

WAYNE AND ALBERT (15 Mar 1983)

wr. David Hopkins
pr. Alan Shallcross
dr. Sarah Pia Anderson

ATLANTIS (29 Mar 1983)

wr. Peter Terson
pr. Colin Rogers
dr. Les Chatfield

THE LAST TERM (5 Apr 1983)

wr. Raymond Hitchcock
pr. Rosemary Hill
dr. Philip Bonham-Carter

RELUCTANT CHICKENS (12 Apr 1983)

wr. David Cregan
pr. Roger Gregory
dr. Gareth Davies

SHALL I BE MOTHER? (19 Apr 1983)

wr. Peter Ransley
pr. Anne Head
dr. Ronald Wilson

THE FALKLANDS FACTOR (26 Apr 1983)

Essay by Oliver Wake
wr. Don Shaw
pr. Louis Marks
dr. Colin Bucksey

A MATTER OF CHOICE FOR BILLY (10 May 1983)

wr. Graham Reid
pr. Chris Parr, Neil Zeiger
dr. Paul Seed
A Matter of Choice for Billy is currently available online from BBC Store [information correct as of July 2016]

Go to 1984.

See also this list of plays broadcast in 1983 but whose status as part of Play for Today is less clear

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

Updates:
16 November 2015: replaced missing link to one essay
6 Jun 2015: simplified layout; added producer credits; checked archival status; added DVD availability; minor corrections.
10 July 2016: updated release information; added ‘go to’ link.