Piccadilly Circus

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(ended 1977)

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  • Season 1
    • The Author of Belltraffio
      2/8/77
      9.0
      Drama based on a short story by Henry James about a British novelist (played by Tom Baker of "Dr. Who" fame) and his wife fighting for the affection of their child.
    • The General's Day
      The General's Day
      Episode 13
      1/25/77
      8.0
      Play by William Trevor stars Alistair Sim as a rakish elderly general who sets his sights on a spinster school teacher.
    • Ballet Shoes - Part II
      12/26/76
      0.0
      Based on the children's book by Noel Streatfield, "Ballet Shoes" tells the story of the three orphaned Fossil sisters and their adventures in ballet school (conclusion of 2-part story).
    • Ballet Shoes - Part I
      12/19/76
      10
      Based on the children's book by Noel Streatfield, "Ballet Shoes" tells the story of the three orphaned Fossil sisters and their adventures in ballet school. (Part I of II)
    • Alice Through the Looking Glass
      11/27/76
      0.0
      An adaptation of the nonsensical Lewis Carroll classic that uses special camera effects to place live actors against miniature scenery. Sarah Sutton stars as Alice.
    • Plaintiffs and Defendants/The Murderer
      "Plaintiffs and Defendents" is a Simon Gray play starring Alan Bates as a middle-aged man having problems with both his wife and his mistress. This play was paired with an adaptation of Ray Bradbury's short story "The Murderer", starring Paul Guilfoyle as a victim of noise pollution.
    • The Stanley Baxter Big Picture Show
      Multi-faceted Scottish entertainer is showcased. One of the highlights of this episode is a one-man parody of "Upstairs Downstairs" with Baxter playing several characters.
    • Man on the Rock/Next Door
      7/12/76
      0.0
      "Man on the Rock" was a fantasy about Napoleon's last years in exile, written by and starring actor Kenneth Griffith. This full-length episode was immediately followed by an adaptation of the Kurt Vonnegut Jr. short story, "Next Door".
    • Time and Time Again
      6/14/76
      6.0
      Alan Ayckbourne comedy (starring Tom Courtenay) about an eccentric and his brother-in-law who are both attracted to the same woman.
    • The Circus Moves on in Calabria
      5/19/76
      0.0
      Documentary about the Embellriva Circus, owned by a Gypsy family, as it travels around the Calabria region of southern Italy.
    • Stocker's Copper
      Stocker's Copper
      Episode 4
      4/19/76
      0.0
      Drama set in 1913 Cornwall tells of a strike at a clay mine and its divisive effect on two friends.
    • The Goodies and the Beanstalk
      3/15/76
      0.0
      British comedy trio's zany take on the classic fairytale, with appearances by guest stars such as John Cleese.
    • It's a Lovely Day Tomorrow
      2/16/76
      0.0
      Fact-based dramatization about Londoners trying to escape World War II bombings by hiding in underground subway stations.
    • Dave Allen at Large
      1/19/76
      0.0
      Satirical Irish comedian is showcased.