Episodes (7)

The Picture of Dorian Gray
S12E01 · The Picture of Dorian Gray

Sep 19, 1976

A corrupt young man somehow keeps his youthful beauty, but a special painting gradually reveals his inner ugliness to all.

London Assurance
S12E02 · London Assurance

Oct 10, 1976

Grace has agreed to marry Sir Harcourt in return for his financial support of her family. At a house party in her father's place, Harcourt's son Charles also falls in love with Grace. When his father appears on the scene, he has to convince him that there is a case of mistaken identity and he is somebody else. Then Lady Gay Spanker, a married woman also visiting at the house, is persuaded by Charles to seduce his father and thus divert his attention from Grace. Much confusion and scheming ensues.

Look Back in Anger
S12E03 · Look Back in Anger

Nov 21, 1976

A disillusioned, angry university graduate comes to terms with his grudge against middle-class life and values.

The Winslow Boy
S12E04 · The Winslow Boy

Jan 16, 1977

In pre-WW1 England, a youngster is expelled from a naval academy over a petty theft, but his parents raise a political furor by demanding a trial.

The Country Wife
S12E05 · The Country Wife

Feb 13, 1977

Pinchwife brings his simple young wife to London for his sister's wedding. Lest she falls prey to the town's temptations, he keeps her under lock and key.

The Ambassadors
S12E06 · The Ambassadors

Mar 13, 1977

Strether is sent to Europe to rescue a young American from the charms of a mysterious French beauty. But he is soon under the liberating influence of Europe himself.

Heartbreak House
S12E07 · Heartbreak House

May 19, 1977

On the eve of World War I, Ellie Dunn, her father, and her fiancé are invited to one of Hesione Hushabye's infamous dinner parties. Unfortunately, her fiancé is a scoundrel, her father's a bumbling prig, and she's actually in love with Hector, Hesione's husband. This bold mix of farce and tragedy lampoons British society as it blithely sinks towards disaster.


BBC Play of the Month Season 12 (1976) is released on Sep 19, 1976 and the latest season 16 of BBC Play of the Month is released in 1983. Watch BBC Play of the Month online - the English Drama TV series from United Kingdom. BBC Play of the Month is directed by Cedric Messina,Rudolph Cartier,John Gorrie,Basil Coleman and created by Rodney Ackland with Eric Porter and Jeremy Brett.

Monthly anthology series featuring televised versions of plays.


United Kingdom



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British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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