Below is a complete Play for Today episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual Play for Today episodes are listed along with the Play for Today episode names when available, as are the dates of the original airing of the episode. Play for Today episodes from every season can be seen below, along with fun facts about who directed the episodes, the stars of the and sometimes even information like shooting locations and original air dates. This poll features “Home Sweet Home,” “Hard Labour” and more. Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the Play for Today episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.
- 1A civil servant working abroad revisits his old school
Alma MaterJan 07 1971
- 2Traitor is a BBC television drama written by Dennis Potter and directed by Alan Bridges, which... more on Wikipedia
TraitorOct 14 1971
- 3The trials of an overworked and underappreciated housecleaner
- 4A journalist moves to London and gets caught up in the big city and his romance with a rich...
Dreams of LeavingJan 17 1980
- 5The Bates sadly care for their severely disabled daughter Pattie. Martin arrives at their door...
Brimstone and TreacleSep 25 1987
- 6A fanatical Elvis Presley fan is working as a disc jockey when his idol dies
Long Distance InformationOct 11 1979
Cries from a WatchtowerOct 18 1979
- 8Budding comedians take an evening class taught by a retired performer and, for their final...
ComediansOct 25 1979
Even SolomonNov 01 1979
- 10Just a Boys' Game is a 1979 Play for Today written by Peter McDougall and directed by John... more on Wikipedia
- 11A 4-year-old boy is abused by his father
BillyNov 15 1979
- 12Exploration of the events leading up to 1975 Spaghetti House siege in London and the...
A Hole in BabylonNov 29 1979
- 13The story of a young man who works in a carpet factory
The Slab-BoysDec 06 1979
KatieDec 13 1979
The NetworkDec 20 1979
- 16A young man quits school and joins the army.
Chance of a LifetimeJan 03 1980
Keep SmilingJan 10 1980
Thicker Than WaterJan 24 1980
Murder RapJan 31 1980
- 20Weekend enlightenment seminars serve as a form of brainwashing.
Instant Enlightenment Including VATFeb 07 1980
No DefenceFeb 14 1980
That Crazy WomanFeb 21 1980
- 23The marital and career problems of a middle-aged, middle-class man in Glasgow in the 1960s
A Gift from NessusFeb 28 1980
- 24A compassionate elderly woman comes to the realization that she can no longer care for herself...
Kate, the Good NeighbourMar 06 1980
- 25A story about the regulation of the bus industry in 1930
BusesMar 13 1980