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Full List of Play For Today Episodes

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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.
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  • 26

    Shadows on Our Skin

    Mar 20 1980
    The problems of an 11-year-old boy living in the Catholic part of Londonderry...
  • 27

    Ladies

    Mar 27 1980
  • 28

    The Vanishing Army

    Apr 03 1980
    A story about the highs and lows of peacetime army life...
  • 29

    Not for the Likes of Us

    Apr 10 1980
  • 30

    The Executioner

    Apr 17 1980
  • 31

    The Imitation Game

    Apr 24 1980
    During World War II, an idealistic young woman joins the Army Transport Service...
  • 32

    A Walk in the Forest

    May 14 1980
    A writer gets involved with a Soviet dissident...
  • 33

    Pasmore

    Oct 21 1980
  • 34

    C2H5OH

    Oct 28 1980
  • 35

    The Adventures of Frank: Everybody's Fiddling Something

    Nov 04 1980
  • 36

    The Adventures of Frank: Seeds of Ice

    Nov 11 1980
  • 37

    Minor Complications

    Nov 18 1980
  • 38

    Number on End

    Nov 25 1980
  • 39

    Jude

    Dec 02 1980
  • 40

    Name for the Day

    Dec 16 1980
  • 41

    Jessie

    Dec 23 1980
    In Victorian times, a nanny cares for a mute boy, who becomes overly attached to her....
  • 42

    Beyond the Pale

    Jan 06 1981
    A vacation at a seaside hotel in Ireland changes the lives of four friends....
  • 43

    The Muscle Market

    Jan 13 1981
    The problems of an owner of a building contractor company in Liverpool...
  • 44

    A Brush with Mr. Porter on the Road to El Dorado

    Jan 20 1981
  • 45

    Dear Brutus

    Jan 27 1981
  • 46

    The Cause

    Feb 03 1981
  • 47

    Beloved Enemy

    Feb 10 1981
    The head of a multinational corporation wants to do business with the Soviets...
  • 48

    The Kamikaze Ground Staff Reunion Dinner

    Feb 17 1981
    A group of men hold a reunion dinner in Tokyo...
  • 49

    The Union

    Feb 24 1981
  • 50

    The Garland

    Mar 10 1981