Bedtime Stories (1974 TV series)

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Bedtime Stories was an anthology series of six plays that were '1974 versions of well-loved tales' and intended as a sequel to 1972's Dead of Night. The series aired on BBC Two from 3 March 1974 to 7 April 1974. Writers for the series included Alan Plater, Nigel Kneale and Andrew Davies. The series was produced by Innes Lloyd and script edited by Louis Marks. Two episodes, Sleeping Beauty and Jack and the Beanstalk are believed to have been wiped.

1: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Written by Alan Plater. Directed by Jonathan Alwyn.

2: The Water Maiden

Written by Andrew Davies. Directed by Kenneth Ives.

3: Sleeping Beauty

Written by Julian Bond. Directed by David Maloney.

4: Jack and the Beanstalk

Written by Nigel Kneale. Directed by Paul Ciappessoni.

5: Hansel and Gretel

Written by Louis Marks. Directed by Roger Jenkins.

6: The Snow Queen

Written by John Bowen. Directed by Paul Ciappessoni.