The Wednesday Play: Wine of India (1970)

UK, 15 April 1970
Series 9, episode 27
50m
videotape, black and white, 4:3
mono, English
Series: The Wednesday Play (1964-1970)

A British science fiction television play directed by Gilchrist Calder.

Plot Summary

In the year 2050, medical advances have extended human life indefinitely. To cope with the rising population, the government introduces a policy of euthanasia.

Credits

Crew
Director: Gilchrist Calder
BBC
Producer: Graeme McDonald
Script: Nigel Kneale
Story Editor: Shaun MacLoughlin
Lighting: Robert Wright
Make-up: Jean McMillan
Costumes: Catriona Tomalin
Designer: J. Roger Lowe

Cast
Annette Crosbie (Julie)
Brian Blessed (Will)
John Standing (Russ)
Rosemary Nicols (Nita)
Catherine Lacey (Bee)
Ian Ogilvy (Sam)
Donald Burton (Adam)
David Munro (Pat)
Judith Bellis (Nonie)
Nicholas Young (Dod)
Vicky Williams (Jonna)
Glenn Williams (celebrity)
Reg Whitehead (Mac)
Alexander Dane (Lexy)
Neville Hughes (Dave)
Roger Perry (Martin)

References

Periodicals
Radio Times 11-17 April 1970 pp.8, 41 – article, credits
Time Screen no.7 (revised) p.26 – credits

Books
The Encyclopedia of TV Science Fiction (3rd edition) p.677 – credits