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5.0 out of 5 stars Here's what you need to know, 5 Feb 2012
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John Gammon (Brighton) - See all my reviews
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This review is from: Armchair Theatre: Volume 2 [DVD] (DVD)
I've seen none of these, but I'm rather surprised that Volume Two like Volume One features later episodes of this series; it would have been much better to work in some of the more groundbreaking 1960s episodes, such as The Trial of Dr Fancy or The Lover. Anyway, Amazon are never going to shift any of these unless there's some product information. The following is from the Network DVD website:

Wednesday's Child
A doctor takes an attractive nurse into his home to help his wife through her convalescence. The stage looks set for an affair. But events take an unexpected course, and in the end, the doctor's wife has to make a curious choice.
Starring Katharine Blake, Prunella Ransome and Gary Watson
Written by Roger Marshall
Directed by Kim Mills
Original ITV Transmission 10 November 1970

Competition
`You don't want to believe a word your dad says. Nobody else does.' Young Ray hardly needs the advice. A budding poet, he particularly wants his father to go with him to the poetry competition at school - but father has something else on his mind, and Ray's awakening disillusion is confirmed.
Starring John Thaw, Michael Jayston, Anne Carroll, William Relton and Keith Chegwin
Written by Douglas Livingstone
Directed by Kim Mills
Original ITV Transmission 5 October 1971

The Left Overs
Mike comes home to an `empty' flat and finds a surprise waiting for him in the bath. After a time, he grows used to having his visitor around, but the bachelor flat will never be quite the same again...
Starring Anton Rodgers and Ann Bell
Written by Donald Churchill
Directed by Jonathan Alwyn
Original ITV Transmission 22 August 1972

High Summer
An Edwardian high summer wraps Lady Huntercombe's home in a cocoon of peace and quiet. But, on the day of the cricket match, her ladyship's eldest son, Jack, returns from Paris. He then announces that he is back to claim his inheritance.
Starring Roland Culver, Donald Hewlett, Nerys Hughes and Margaret Leighton
Written by Terence Rattigan
Directed by Peter Duguid
Original ITV Transmission 12 September 1972

The Creditors
Gustave appears to be helping Adolph and Tekla to sort out their tangled marriage. But are his objectives really as uncomplicated as they seem?
Starring Susannah York, Kenneth Haigh and Anthony Higgins
Written by directed by Philip Saville, from an original play by August Strindberg
Original ITV Transmission 10 October 1970

The Death of Glory
Billy Turnbull despises his workmates - and is despised by them. In a house run with military precision, he lives with his father, an ex-sergeant major full of tales of past glory; Billy's life is bound up with band practices and dreams of the army he could never hope to join. But are son and father both just dreamers?
Starring Warren Clarke, Bill Maynard, Dandy Nichols, Leslie Schofield and Karl Howman
Written by Robert Holles
Directed by Gareth Davies
Original ITV Transmission 11 September 1973

The Square of Three
Johnny Orange opted for a life in the regular army. He finds himself bored, disillusioned... and happy.
Starring Christopher Beeny, Gordon Jackson, Tony Selby, John Duttine and Anthony Allen
Written by P.J. Hammond
Directed by Derek Bennett
Original ITV Transmission 16 October 1973

According to the Rules
Chief Inspector Flaherty's integrity is challenged when he and his son come up against blackmail, money and power...
Starring Liam Redmond, Oliver Maguire, Fedelma Cullen and James Berwick
Written by Dominic Behan
Directed by Piers Haggard
Original ITV Transmission 9 July 1974

Catalogue Number: 7953339
Barcode: 5027626333942
Classification: 12
Number of Discs: 2
Picture: 1.33:1 / Colour
Sound: Mono / English
Subtitles: None
Region: 2 / PAL
Time: 400 mins approx
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14 of 15 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A taste of times gone by!, 16 Jan 2013
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J. Osborne (London, UK) - See all my reviews
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This review is from: Armchair Theatre: Volume 2 [DVD] (DVD)
Whilst watching this DVD, I realised just how far film and TV has progressed. Nevertheless, this is a good example of the genre of the time and really brings back memories. There are appearances by a number of really accomplished actors who show how versatile they truly are. Really good viewing for all fans of the Armchair Theatre days.
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