UK Drama

THE A TO Z OF DRAMA SHOWS

This section contains info on thousands of UK dramas. From single dramas to series, from serials to plays and soaps, with untold treasures to be gleaned from within its pages.

There are programme details here from the very earliest days of TV to the latest hit shows.

Each entry includes all the key information you need with production credits (writers, producers, networks responsible for the shows, number of episodes, years show ran, etc), a synopsis with any relevant details and full cast lists (as well as characters played).

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ABSOLUTE HELL (BBC 1991)

UK / BBC / 1991 Play: Rodney Ackland / Director: Anthony Page

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ACCIDENT (BBC 1979)

UK / BBC / 8x50 minute - episodes / 1979-80 (2 Nov

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ACCOMPLICES, THE (ATV 1960)

UK /  ITV - ATV (Play of the Week) / 1960 black

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ACCOUNTANT, THE (BBC 1989)

UK / BBC1 / 1x95m-e / 1989 Writer:Geoff Case / Composer:Carl Davis

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ELIZABETH DAVID A LIFE IN RECIPES (BBC 2006)

UK / BBC2 / 1x90m / 17 January 2006 Writer: Amanda Coe

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ACROSS THE LAKE (BBC 1988)

UK / BBC1 /  1x90m-e / 1988 Writer:Roger Milner / Director:Tony Moylan

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ESCAPE OF R.D. 7, THE (BBC 1961)

UK / BBC / 5x30m-e / 1961 21 Nov - 19 Dec

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ELLA AND THE MOTHERS (BBC 2002)

UK / BBC1 / 2x60m / 10&11 August 2002 / 9:00pm Writer:

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ELLINGTON (ITV 1996)

UK / ITV - Yorkshire / 7x60m-e / 1996 Executive Producer: Keith

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E=MC² (Channel 4 2005)

Book: David Bodanis (based on) / Producer and Director: Gary Johnstone Drama

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EMERGENCY WARD 10 (ATV 1957-1967)

UK / ITV - ATV / 966x30m-e 50x60m-e  / 1957-67 black and

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ELIZABETH R (BBC 1971)

UK / BBC / 6x75m-e / 1971 17 Feb - 24 Mar

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ELEVENTH HOUR, THE (ITV1 2006)

UK / ITV1 / 4x90m-e / started 19 January 2006 Writer: Stephen

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ELDORADO (BBC 1992-1993)

UK / BBC1 / 156x30m-e / 1992-93 Creators: Julia Smith, Tony Holland

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EDWARD VII (ATV 1975)

UK / ITV - ATV / 13x60m-e / 1 April - 1

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EDWARD AND MRS SIMPSON (ITV 1978)

UK / ITV - Thames / 6x60m-e / 1978  8 Nov -

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EDGE OF DARKNESS (BBC 1985)

UK / BBC2 / 6x55m-e / 1985  4 November - 9 December

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EDGE OF DARKNESS (BBC 1985)

UK / BBC2 / 6x55m-e / 1985  4 November - 9 December

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EAST OF IPSWICH (BBC 1986)

UK / BBC / 1x85m-e / 1986 Writer: Michael Palin / Producer:

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DOWN TO EARTH (BBC 2000-2005)

UK / BBC1 - Whistling Gypsy / 1x75m-e 29x50m-e / 2000-2005 Creator:

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BEGGAR BRIDE, THE (BBC 1997)

UK / BBC1 / 2x75m-e / 1997 Writer: Lizzie Mickery / Novel:

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BEFRIENDERS, THE (BBC 1972)

UK / BBC1 / 11x50m-e /  1972 (19 Feb to 29-Apr) Creator:

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BEASTS (ATV 1976)

UK / ITV - ATV / 6x60m-e / 1976 Writer: Nigel Kneale

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BASS PLAYER AND THE BLONDE, THE (ATV 1978)

UK / ITV - ATV / 1x90m-e 3x60m-e / 1978 Creator: Roy

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BARRISTER AT LAW (BBC 1969)

UK / BBC One (Drama Playhouse) / 1x50m-e / Thursday 17 July

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BARON, THE (ATV 1965)

UK / ITV - ATV - ITC / 30x30m-e / 1965 Creator/Producer:

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AS YOU LIKE IT (BBC Television Shakespeare 1978)

UK / BBC2 'BBC Television Shakespeare' / 1x150m-e / 1978 Writer: William

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ARROW IN THE AIR (ITV 1957)

Drama. The terrorist hotspot of Solaro turns out to be more than

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