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.
Alma MaterJan 07 1971A civil servant working abroad revisits his old school... more
TraitorOct 14 1971Traitor is a BBC television drama written by Dennis Potter and directed by Alan Bridges, which... more
- 3The trials of an overworked and underappreciated housecleaner... more
Dreams of LeavingJan 17 1980A journalist moves to London and gets caught up in the big city and his romance with a rich...
Brimstone and TreacleSep 25 1987The Bates sadly care for their severely disabled daughter Pattie. Martin arrives at their door...
Long Distance InformationOct 11 1979A fanatical Elvis Presley fan is working as a disc jockey when his idol dies...
Cries from a WatchtowerOct 18 1979
ComediansOct 25 1979Budding comedians take an evening class taught by a retired performer and, for their final...
Even SolomonNov 01 1979
- 10Just a Boys' Game is a 1979 Play for Today written by Peter McDougall and directed by John... more
BillyNov 15 1979A 4-year-old boy is abused by his father...
A Hole in BabylonNov 29 1979Exploration of the events leading up to 1975 Spaghetti House siege in London and the...
The Slab-BoysDec 06 1979The story of a young man who works in a carpet factory...
KatieDec 13 1979
The NetworkDec 20 1979
Chance of a LifetimeJan 03 1980A young man quits school and joins the army....
Keep SmilingJan 10 1980
Thicker Than WaterJan 24 1980
Murder RapJan 31 1980
Instant Enlightenment Including VATFeb 07 1980Weekend enlightenment seminars serve as a form of brainwashing....
No DefenceFeb 14 1980
That Crazy WomanFeb 21 1980
A Gift from NessusFeb 28 1980The marital and career problems of a middle-aged, middle-class man in Glasgow in the 1960s...
Kate, the Good NeighbourMar 06 1980A compassionate elderly woman comes to the realization that she can no longer care for herself...
BusesMar 13 1980A story about the regulation of the bus industry in 1930...