ITV Playhouse

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ITV Playhouse is a British comedy-drama TV series that ran from 1967 to 1983, which featured contributions from playwrights such as Dennis Potter, Rhys Adrian and Alan Sharp. The series began in black and white, but was later shot in colour[1] and was produced by various companies for the ITV network,[2] a format that would inspire Dramarama (TV series).[citation needed] Actors appearing in the series included Leslie Anderson, Gwen Nelson, Ricky Alleyne, Pat Heywood, Michael Elphick, Ian Hendry, Edward Woodward, Margaret Lockwood, Jessie Matthews and Lloyd Peters.

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  1. ^ "ITV Playhouse" (1967)
  2. ^ "Playhouse [ITV, 1967-83]", BFI Film and Television database