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Saturday Drama (ITV 1978, George Cole, Frank Finlay)




A short run collection of plays on various themes, none of them were linked in any way other than being placed under the Saturday Drama umbrella title by ITV.

production details
UK / ITV / 4×60 minute episodes / Broadcast 9 September – 30 September 1978

The four productions were

1. Losing Her (9 Sep 1978 made by Yorkshire TV)
Writer: Hugh Whitemore / Director: Derek Bennett
With: George Cole, Diana Fairfax, Nicholas Lyndhurst,

2. You’re A Good Boy Son (16 Sep 1978 made by Scottish TV)
Writer: C.P. Taylor / Director: Robert Tucker
With: Alec Heggie, Katherine Stark, Andrew Crawford,

3. Betzi (23 Sep 1978 made by Anglia TV)
Writer: David Butler / Director: Claude Whatham
With: Lucy Gutteridge, Frank Finlay, Bryan Murray

4. Hess (30 Sep 1978 made by Scottish TV)
Writer: Ian Curteis / Director: Tina Wakerell
With Wolf Kahler, John Stride, Paul Darrow