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Rank 4,143 / 17,756 Trend 1 Genres Drama Seasons 1 Episodes 51 Total votes 2,094 Average votes 41 Average rating 7.7 / 10 Series of one-off plays made by BBC television, which gave breaks to a wide range of writers and directors in the late 1960s, such as Dennis Potter, Ken Loach, David Mercer, and John Hopkins. Famous plays include "Up the Junction", "Cathy Come Home" , "Stand Up Nigel Barton", "Vote, Vote, Vote For Nigel Barton", "On the Eve of Publication", and "Son of Man". The series often addressed controversial issues, such as homelessness and abortion. Directors: Alan Bridges, Alan Clarke, Alan Cooke, Alan Gibson, Anthony Page, Barry Bermange, Basil Coleman, Bill Bain, Bill Hays, Brian Parker, Charles Jarrott, Christopher Morahan, Claude Whatham, David Benedictus, Don Taylor, Donald McWhinnie, Eric Till, Franz Josef Wild, Geoffrey Nethercott, Gilchrist Calder, Herbert Wise, Jack Gold, James Ferman, James MacTaggart, John Glenister, John Gorrie, John Mackenzie, John McGrath, John Schlesinger, Ken Loach, Lionel Harris, Marc Miller, Mario Prizek, Mary Ridge, Michael Hayes, Michael Tuchner, Moira Armstrong, Peter Duguid, Peter Hammond, Peter Sasdy, Pharic Maclaren, Philip Dudley, Philip Saville, Piers Haggard, Raymond Menmuir, Rex Tucker, Robin Midgley, Roderick Graham, Ronald Eyre, Rudolph Cartier, Stuart Burge, Toby Robertson, Vivian Matalon, Waris Hussein, William Slater Writers: Alan Plater, Alan Seymour, Alan Sharp, Aldous Huxley, Alphonse Daudet, Alun Owen, Alun Richards, Andrew Davies, Barry Bermange, Bill Meilen, Brian Finch, Brigid Brophy, Charles Wood, Christopher Logue, Clive Exton, David Halliwell, David Magarshack, David Mercer, David Rudkin, David Turner, Dawn Pavitt, Dennis Potter, Don Shaw, Edward Boyd, Errol John, Fay Weldon, Fletcher Markle, François Billetdoux, Frank O'Connor, Fritz Hochwälder, George Salverson, Gordon Honeycombe, Henry de Montherlant, Hugh Leonard, Hugh Whitemore, Hugo Charteris, Hunter Davies, Ivan Turgenev, J.B. Priestley, James Hanley, James Jones, Jean Anouilh, Jean-Paul Sartre, Jeremy Brooks, Jeremy Sandford, Jeremy Scott, Jim Allen, Jimmy O'Connor, Joan Henry, John Gorrie, John Hopkins, John Mortimer, John Prebble, Johnny Byrne, Johnny Speight, Jonathan Griffin, Jonquil Antony, Julia Jones, Katharine Blake, Katherine Anne Porter, Ken Loach, Leon Griffiths, Leon Whiteson, Lewis Carroll, Marc Brandel, Marguerite Duras, Michael Frayn, Michael Hastings, Michael Standing, Mikhail Lermontov, Nell Dunn, Neville Smith, Nigel Kneale, Nikolai Leskov, Noël Coward, Noel Robinson, Owen Holder, Patrick White, Paul Ableman, Peter Everett, Peter Luke, Peter Nichols, Peter Terson, Philip Purser, Philip Saville, Piers Paul Read, Ray Jenkins, Ray Lawler, Raymond Williams, Rhys Adrian, Richard Harris, Robert Muller, Roger Manvell, Ronald Eyre, Rosemary Hill, Sid Chaplin, Simon Gray, Simon Raven, Sonia Orwell, Sydney Newman, Terry Wale, Thomas Murphy, Troy Kennedy-Martin, Vernon Bartlett, Vickery Turner, Waris Hussein, William Sansom, William Trevor Hint: you can examine a particular season more clearly on the graphs if you disable the trendline and all other seasons (via clicking on their labels). Episodes average rating Loading... Note: season labels indicates the average rating per episode between the parentheses. Episodes total votes Loading... Note: season labels indicates the average votes per episode between the parentheses. History (tracking since March 7, 2020) Loading... Note: amount of total votes may decrease due to periodic removal of fraudulent ones. Loading... Related TV shows