Centre Play (1973-1977)

UK, 19 July 1973-19 July 1977
6 series, 67 episodes
videotape, 16mm film, colour, 4:3
mono, English

A British drama anthology series with three horror/fantasy episodes.

Episodes

Very few episodes have any fantastic content – all episodes are listed here for reference and genre episodes are listed in bold.

Series One
Places Where They Sing (19 July 1973)
The Museum Attendant (2 August 1973)
The Cornet Lesson (24 December 1973)
The Illumination of Mr. Shannon (31 December 1973)
Dummy Run (18 January 1974)
Sweetheart (25 January 1974)
My Last Duchess (1 February 1974)
Hurt Hawks (8 February 1974)
Albert and the Mayor’s Tree (8 July 1974)
God Bless Thee, Jacky Maddison (15 July 1974)
Is It Something I Said? (22 July 1974)
Mutinies (29 July 1974)

Series Two
Initiation (30 December 1974)
The Saliva Milkshake (6 January 1975)
Snooker (13 January 1975)
The House on the Hill (20 January 1975)
A Helping Hand (27 January 1975)
The Trip to Jerusalem (3 February 1975)
Suggest Tuesday (13 February 1975)
Tea at Four (20 February 1975)
Letter from a Soldier (27 February 1975)
Gambit’s Move (6 March 1975)
Post Mortem (7 July 1975)
The Flight Fund (14 July 1975)
Hanging On (21 July 1975)
Our Terry (28 July 1975)
The Ghost of Adelphi Terrace (11 August 1975)
The Stick Insect (18 August 1975)
The Water Baby (25 August 1975)
Judge the Bloody City (1 September 1975)
Grace (9 September 1975)

Series Three
Brent Geese (6 December 1975)
Hoodwink (13 December 1975)
The Imp of the Perverse (20 December 1975)
You Talk Too Much (10 January 1976)
Mirror, Mirror (17 January 1976)
Grease Monkey (24 January 1976)
England, Summer, Sunday (31 January 1976)
The Weekend (7 February 1976)
In the Labyrinth (14 February 1976)
Two Men from Derby (21 February 1976)
Piano Lessons (8 August 1976)
A Wily Couple (15 August 1976)
Sisters (22 August 1976)

Series Four
Commonwealth Season: New Zealand – Old Man March Is Dead (15 May 1976)
Commonwealth Season: Trinidad – Home Sweet India (22 May 1976)
Commonwealth Season: Nigeria – A Kind of Marriage (29 May 1976)
Commonwealth Season: Australia – Sweeping Plains (29 May 1976)
Commonwealth Season: India – Apply, Apply, No Reply (12 June 1976)
Commonwealth Season: Canada – For the Whales (20 June 1976)

Series Five
Showcase: Riding South (6 August 1976)
Showcase: A Man of Morality (13 August 1976)
Showcase: The Squad (20 August 1976)
Showcase: Fair Tradin’ on the Dancin’ Ground (27 August 1976)
Showcase: Only Looking (3 September 1976)
Showcase: Sea Change (10 September 1976)
Showcase: City of Fear (17 September 1976)

Series Six
William Wilson (19 December 1976)
The Emperor’s New Hat (7 February 1977)
Kipper (14 February 1977)
Auntie Kathleen’s Old Clothes (21 February 1977)
Talkin’ Blues (28 February 1977)
The Tip (21 June 1977)
The Sniffler and the Pug (28 June 1977)
Risking It (5 July 1977)
A Passage to Inverness (12 July 1977)
Rehearsal (19 July 1977)