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Sunday Playhouse: A Tall Stalwart Lancer (ITV 17 Jan 1965 with James Mason)



UK / ITV – ATV – H.M. Tennent Ltd Production / 1×60 minute episode/ Broadcast 17 January 1965 black and white

Writer: Gerald Vaughan-Hughes / Design: Disley Jones / Producer: Cecil Clarke / Director: John Moxey

Bizarre drama about mysterious Torquil Callander who hangs around a mews area of houses. James Mason made his return to TV drama for the first time since 1939. This was the opening production of a short run of five single dramas broadcast under the banner of Sunday Playhouse.

James Mason as Torquil Callander
Moira Redmond as Sally
Robin Phillips as Timothy
Edward Cast as Second Man
Robert Cawdron as First Man
Elna Pearl as Girl
Michael Wennick as Boy
Harry Davis as Geordie