Armchair Thirty: Ross Evans’ Story (1973)

UK, 20 November
videotape, colour, 4:3
mono, English
Series: Armchair Thirty (1973) – series 1, episode 8

A British fantasy television episode directed by Nicholas Ferguson. Note that the Armchair Thirty part of the title was used in advertising but doesn't appear on screen.

Plot Summary

A man sits alone in a flat reading a children's story apparently about him. In the story, Ross Evans is sitting in a café when strange things start to happen around him and a stranger asks to sit at his table. As his innermost secrets are exposed, Evans is invited to join the mysterious Agency and is later visited by an equally mysterious young woman.


Director: Nicholas Ferguson
© [not given on screen]
Producer: Joan Kemp-Welch
Written by: Trevor Preston
Story Editor: Andrew Brown
Music Composed by: Alan Braden
Designer: Harry Clark

John Fraser (Ross Evans)
Norman Bird (Agency man)
Nyree Dawn Porter (Stephanie)
Talfryn Thomas (proprietor)
Alun Armstrong (glazier)
Hope Jackman (Mrs Birch)
Mollie Maureen (old lady)