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Play for Today: Double Dare (S6EP24 BBC One 6 Apr 1976, Alan Dobie)



Double Dare: A playwright spends an afternoon in a hotel room with an actress who takes on the role of call girl for research purposes.

Cast: Alan Dobie (Martin), Kika Markham (Helen / Carol), Malcolm Terris (Client), Joe Melia (Ben), John Hamill (Peter), Elaine Donnelly (Maid), John Joyce (Barman), Stanley Lebor (Waiter), Sarah Nash (Receptionist), Linda Beckett (Client’s Wife), Colin Prockter (Porter), Ian Munro (Security Guard)

Written by Dennis Potter; produced by Kenith Trodd; directed by John Mackenzie

Airdate: 6 Apr 1976 on BBC One

Series: Play for Today Season 6 Episode 24

Show Info: Play for Today is a British television anthology drama series, produced by the BBC and transmitted on BBC1 from 1970 to 1984.