The Wednesday Play

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BBC (ended 1970)

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Welcome to The Wednesday Play guide at TV.com. The Wednesday Play is a series of plays that ran from 1964 to 1970 (a total of 172 plays) and involved a variety of up-and-coming writers (e.g. Dennis Potter, John Mortimer, and David Mercer) and directors (e.g. Ken Loach, Gareth Davies, and Alan Clarke). The storylines often addressed important and controversial issues, including abortion, racial prejudice, class conflicts, and nuclear warfare. In 1970, the series was replaced by Play for Today, broadcasting on a Thursday.