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Last updated: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 -1:00
     
 
Show Details:
Start date: Oct 1970
End date: Aug 1984
Status: cancelled/ended
Network(s): BBC One (UK)
Run time: 75 min
Episodes: 307 eps
Genre(s): Drama
Episode list & details from:  TVmaze • 
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Episode # Original
Air Date
Titles
 
Season 1
 
1.1-1 15 Oct 70The Long Distance Piano Player (100 min)
2.1-2 22 Oct 70The Right Prospectus
3.1-3 29 Oct 70The Lie (90 min)
4.1-4 05 Nov 70Angels Are So Few (65 min)
5.1-5 12 Nov 70The Write-Off
6.1-6 19 Nov 70I Can't See My Little Willie
7.1-7 26 Nov 70A Distant Thunder (50 min)
8.1-8 03 Dec 70Hearts and Flowers
9.1-9 10 Dec 70Robin Redbreast
10.1-1017 Dec 70The Hallelujah Handshake
11.1-1107 Jan 71Alma Mater (85 min)
12.1-1214 Jan 71Circle Line (65 min)
13.1-1321 Jan 71Hell's Angel
14.1-1428 Jan 71The Piano (65 min)
15.1-1504 Feb 71Billy's Last Stand (50 min)
16.1-1611 Feb 71The Rainbirds (65 min)
17.1-1718 Feb 71Reddick
18.1-1829 Apr 71The Foxtrot (70 min)
19.1-1906 May 71When the Bough Breaks
20.1-2013 May 71Orkney (90 min)
21.1-2120 May 71The Rank and File
22.1-2227 May 71The Man in the Sidecar
23.1-2303 Jun 71Everybody Say Cheese
 
Season 2
 
24.2-1 14 Oct 71Traitor (60 min)
25.2-2 21 Oct 71Edna, the Inebriate Woman (90 min)
26.2-3 28 Oct 71Evelyn (50 min)
27.2-4 04 Nov 71O Fat White Woman (70 min)
28.2-5 11 Nov 71Thank You Very Much (40 min)
29.2-6 18 Nov 71Michael Regan (70 min)
30.2-7 25 Nov 71Skin Deep
31.2-8 02 Dec 71Pal
32.2-9 09 Dec 71The Pigeon Fancier
33.2-1006 Jan 72Home
34.2-1113 Jan 72Still Waters
35.2-1220 Jan 72Stocker's Copper
36.2-1327 Jan 72The House on Highbury Hill
37.2-1403 Feb 72In the Beautiful Caribbean
38.2-1510 Feb 72Ackerman, Dougall and Harker
39.2-1617 Feb 72The Villa Maroc
40.2-1724 Feb 72Cows
41.2-1827 Apr 72A Time to Keep
42.2-1901 Jun 72The Fishing Party
 
Season 3
 
43.3-1 09 Oct 72The Reporters
44.3-2 16 Oct 72A Life Is Forever
45.3-3 23 Oct 72Carson Country
46.3-4 30 Oct 72Man Friday
47.3-5 06 Nov 72Triple Exposure
48.3-6 13 Nov 72Better than the Movies
49.3-7 20 Nov 72The General's Day
50.3-8 27 Nov 72The Bankrupt
51.3-9 04 Dec 72Just Your Luck
52.3-1011 Dec 72The Bouncing Boy
53.3-1108 Jan 73Shakespeare or Bust
54.3-1215 Jan 73Land of Green Ginger
55.3-1322 Jan 73Kisses at Fifty
56.3-1429 Jan 73Highway Robbery
57.3-1505 Feb 73Song at Twilight
58.3-1612 Feb 73Only Make Believe
59.3-1719 Feb 73For Sylvia or the Air Show
60.3-1826 Feb 73The Operation
61.3-1905 Mar 73Access to the Children
62.3-2012 Mar 73Hard Labour
63.3-2119 Mar 73Man Above Men
64.3-2226 Mar 73Speech Day
65.3-2314 May 73Steps Back
66.3-2404 Jun 73Three's One
67.3-2511 Jun 73Edward G.--Like the Film Star
68.3-2618 Jun 73Blooming Youth
69.3-2725 Jun 73The Stretch
70.3-2802 Jul 73Making the Play
 
Season 4
 
71.4-1 18 Oct 73Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont
72.4-2 25 Oct 73Her Majesty's Pleasure
73.4-3 01 Nov 73Jack Point
74.4-4 08 Nov 73The Emergency Channel
75.4-5 15 Nov 73Mummy and Daddy
76.4-6 22 Nov 73Private Practice
77.4-7 29 Nov 73Shutdown
78.4-8 06 Dec 73Baby Blues
79.4-9 13 Dec 73Jingle Bells
80.4-1017 Jan 74The Lonely Man's Lover
81.4-1131 Jan 74All Good Men
82.4-1214 Feb 74Joe's Ark
83.4-1321 Feb 74Hot Fat
84.4-1407 Mar 74Easy Go
85.4-1514 Mar 74Headmaster
86.4-1621 Mar 74Penda's Fen
87.4-1728 Mar 74Pigeon--Hawk or Dove?
88.4-1811 Apr 74Three for the Fancy
89.4-1906 Jun 74The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil
90.4-2020 Jun 74Schmoedipus
91.4-2127 Jun 74The Childhood Friend
92.4-2204 Jul 74A Follower for Emily
 
Season 5
 
93.5-1 31 Oct 74Leeds--United!
94.5-2 07 Nov 74Baby Love
95.5-3 14 Nov 74Back of Beyond
96.5-4 21 Nov 74The Bevellers
97.5-5 28 Nov 74Taking Leave
98.5-6 05 Dec 74Fugitive
99.5-7 12 Dec 74Eleanor
100.5-8 09 Jan 75Gangsters
101.5-9 16 Jan 75The After Dinner Game
102.5-1023 Jan 75Breath
103.5-1130 Jan 75The Death of a Young, Young Man
104.5-1220 Feb 75Sunset Across the Bay
105.5-1327 Feb 75Funny Farm
106.5-1406 Mar 75Goodbye
107.5-1513 Mar 75Just Another Saturday
108.5-1624 Apr 75A Child of Hope
109.5-1701 May 75The Saturday Party
110.5-1808 May 75Wednesday Love
111.5-1915 May 75The Dandelion Clock
112.5-2022 May 75Brassneck
113.5-2129 May 75The Floater
114.5-2205 Jun 75By Common Consent
 
Season 6
 
115.6-1 14 Oct 75Plaintiffs and Defendants
116.6-2 21 Oct 75Two Sundays
117.6-3 28 Oct 75Moss
118.6-4 04 Nov 7584 Charing Cross Road
119.6-5 11 Nov 75Keep an Eye on Albert
120.6-6 18 Nov 75Children of the Sun
121.6-7 25 Nov 75After the Solo
122.6-8 02 Dec 75Through the Night
123.6-9 09 Dec 75A Passage to England
124.6-1016 Dec 75Rumpole of the Bailey
125.6-1106 Jan 76The Other Woman
126.6-1213 Jan 76Nuts in May
127.6-1320 Jan 76Doran's Box
128.6-1427 Jan 76Packman's Barn
129.6-1503 Feb 76A Story to Frighten the Children
130.6-1610 Feb 76The Happy Hunting Ground
131.6-1717 Feb 76The Jumping Bean Bag
132.6-1824 Feb 76Clay, Smeddum and Greenden
133.6-1902 Mar 76Love Letters on Blue Paper
134.6-2009 Mar 76Willie Rough
135.6-2116 Mar 76Tiptoe Through the Tulips
136.6-2223 Mar 76The Peddler
137.6-2330 Mar 76Early Struggles
138.6-2406 Apr 76Double Dare
139.6-2528 Jul 76The House of Bernarda Alba
 
Season 7
 
140.7-1 14 Sep 76The Bar Mitzvah Boy
141.7-2 21 Sep 76Bet Your Life
142.7-3 28 Sep 76Rocky Marciano Is Dead
143.7-4 12 Oct 76The Elephants' Graveyard
144.7-5 19 Oct 76Housewives' Choice
145.7-6 26 Oct 76Your Man from Six Counties
146.7-7 02 Nov 76Buffet
147.7-8 04 Jan 77Love on a Gunboat
148.7-9 11 Jan 77The Kiss of Death
149.7-1018 Jan 77Our Flesh and Blood
150.7-1125 Jan 77Do as I Say
151.7-1215 Mar 77Spend, Spend, Spend
152.7-1322 Mar 77A Photograph
153.7-1429 Mar 77The Price of Coal (1)
154.7-1505 Apr 77The Price of Coal (2)
155.7-1612 Apr 77Gotcha
156.7-1712 Apr 77Campion's Interview
157.7-1819 Apr 77A Choice of Evils
158.7-1926 Apr 77The Country Party
 
Season 8
 
159.8-1 18 Oct 77Stronger Than the Sun
160.8-2 25 Oct 77Come the Revolution
161.8-3 01 Nov 77Abigail's Party
162.8-4 08 Nov 77Oy Vay Maria
163.8-5 15 Nov 77Nipper
164.8-6 22 Nov 77One Day at a Time
165.8-7 29 Nov 77The Mayor's Charity
166.8-8 06 Dec 77Catchpenny Twist
167.8-9 13 Dec 77Charades
168.8-1020 Dec 77The Thin End of the Wedge
169.8-1103 Jan 78Scully's New Year's Eve
170.8-1210 Jan 78Licking Hitler
171.8-1317 Jan 78Red Shift
172.8-1424 Jan 78The Spongers
173.8-1531 Jan 78Destiny
174.8-1614 Feb 78The After Dinner Joke
175.8-1722 Aug 78The Legion Hall Bombing
 
Season 9
 
176.9-1 17 Oct 78Nina
177.9-2 24 Oct 78Victims of Apartheid
178.9-3 31 Oct 78A Touch of the Tiny Hacketts
179.9-4 07 Nov 78Dinner at the Sporting Club
180.9-5 14 Nov 78Donal and Sally
181.9-6 21 Nov 78Sorry
182.9-7 28 Nov 78Butterflies Don't Count
183.9-8 05 Dec 78Soldiers Talking Cleanly
184.9-9 12 Dec 78One Bummer Newsday
185.9-1002 Jan 79The Out of Town Boys
186.9-1109 Jan 79Vampires
187.9-1216 Jan 79The Chief Mourner
188.9-1323 Jan 79Waterloo Sunset
189.9-1430 Jan 79Blue Remembered Hills
190.9-1506 Feb 79Who's Who
191.9-1613 Feb 79The Last Window Cleaner
192.9-1727 Feb 79Ploughman's Share
193.9-1806 Mar 79Degree of Uncertainty
194.9-1913 Mar 79Light
195.9-2010 Apr 79Coming Out
196.9-2124 Jul 79Don't Be Silly
 
Season 10
 
197.10-111 Oct 79Long Distance Information
198.10-218 Oct 79Cries from a Watchtower
199.10-325 Oct 79Comedians
200.10-401 Nov 79Even Solomon
201.10-508 Nov 79Just a Boy's Game
202.10-615 Nov 79Billy
203.10-729 Nov 79A Hole in Babylon
204.10-806 Dec 79The Slab-Boys
205.10-913 Dec 79Katie
206.10-1020 Dec 79The Network
207.10-1103 Jan 80Chance of a Lifetime
208.10-1210 Jan 80Keep Smiling
209.10-1317 Jan 80Dreams of Leaving
210.10-1424 Jan 80Thicker Than Water
211.10-1531 Jan 80Murder Rap
212.10-1607 Feb 80Instant Enlightenment Including VAT
213.10-1714 Feb 80No Defence
214.10-1821 Feb 80That Crazy Woman
215.10-1928 Feb 80A Gift from Nessus
216.10-2006 Mar 80Kate, the Good Neighbour
217.10-2113 Mar 80Buses
218.10-2220 Mar 80Shadows on Our Skin
219.10-2327 Mar 80Ladies
220.10-2403 Apr 80The Vanishing Army
221.10-2510 Apr 80Not for the Likes of Us
222.10-2617 Apr 80The Executioner
223.10-2724 Apr 80The Imitation Game
224.10-2814 May 80A Walk in the Forest
 
Season 11
 
225.11-121 Oct 80Pasmore
226.11-228 Oct 80C2H5OH
227.11-304 Nov 80The Adventures of Frank: Everybody's Fiddling Something
228.11-411 Nov 80The Adventures of Frank: Seeds of Ice
229.11-518 Nov 80Minor Complications
230.11-625 Nov 80Number on End
231.11-702 Dec 80Jude
232.11-809 Dec 80The Flipside of Dominick Hyde
233.11-916 Dec 80Name for the Day
234.11-1023 Dec 80Jessie
235.11-1106 Jan 81Beyond the Pale
236.11-1213 Jan 81The Muscle Market
237.11-1320 Jan 81A Brush with Mr. Porter on the Road to El Dorado
238.11-1427 Jan 81Dear Brutus
239.11-1503 Feb 81The Cause
240.11-1610 Feb 81Beloved Enemy
241.11-1717 Feb 81The Kamikaze Ground Staff Reunion Dinner
242.11-1824 Feb 81The Union
243.11-1903 Mar 81Sorry
244.11-2010 Mar 81The Garland
245.11-2117 Mar 81The Sin Bin
246.11-2224 Mar 81Before Water Lillies
247.11-2331 Mar 81Bavarian Night
248.11-2407 Apr 81The Good Time Girls
249.11-2514 Apr 81Baby Talk
250.11-2628 Apr 81A Turn for the Worse
251.11-2712 May 81Psy-Warriors
 
Season 12
 
252.12-120 Oct 81Country
253.12-227 Oct 81London Is Drowning
254.12-303 Nov 81A Room for the Winter
255.12-417 Nov 81No Visible Scar
256.12-524 Nov 81Iris in the Traffic, Ruby in the Rain
257.12-601 Dec 81Protest
258.12-708 Dec 81United Kingdom
259.12-815 Dec 81PQ17
260.12-922 Dec 81The Factory
261.12-1005 Jan 82England's Green and Pleasant Land
262.12-1112 Jan 82A Cotswold Death
263.12-1219 Jan 82Under the Skin
264.12-1326 Jan 82Commitments
265.12-1402 Feb 82Life After Death
266.12-1509 Feb 82The Silly Season
267.12-1616 Feb 82Too Late to Talk to Billy
268.12-1723 Feb 82Willie's Last Stand
269.12-1809 Mar 82Tishoo
270.12-1916 Mar 82Home Sweet Home
271.12-2023 Mar 82A Sudden Wrench
272.12-2130 Mar 82Eve Set the Balls of Corruption Going
273.12-2206 Apr 82Whistling Wally
 
Season 13
 
274.13-119 Oct 82Soft Targets
275.13-226 Oct 82Three Minute Heroes
276.13-302 Nov 82The Remainder Man
277.13-409 Nov 82Intensive Care
278.13-516 Nov 82A Mother Like Him
279.13-623 Nov 82John David
280.13-730 Nov 82Aliens
281.13-814 Dec 82Another Flip for Dominick
282.13-901 Mar 83Last Love
283.13-1008 Mar 83Gates of Gold
284.13-1115 Mar 83Wayne and Albert
285.13-1222 Mar 83Atlantis
286.13-1305 Apr 83The Last Term
287.13-1412 Apr 83Reluctant Chickens
288.13-1519 Apr 83Shall I Be Mother?
289.13-1626 Apr 83The Falklands Factor
290.13-1710 May 83A Matter of Choice for Billy
291.13-1824 Aug 83Floating Off
 
Season 14
 
292.14-125 Oct 83Stan's Last Game
293.14-214 Feb 84Young Shoulders
294.14-321 Feb 84A Coming to Terms for Billy
295.14-428 Feb 84Z for Zachariah
296.14-506 Mar 84Moving on the Edge
297.14-613 Mar 84Desert of Lies
298.14-720 Mar 84Hard Feelings
299.14-827 Mar 84Under the Hammer
300.14-903 Apr 84King
301.14-1010 Apr 84Rainy Day Women
302.14-1117 Jul 84Dog Ends
303.14-1224 Jul 84The Groundling and the Kite
304.14-1331 Jul 84The Cry
305.14-1414 Aug 84It Could Happen to Anybody
306.14-1521 Aug 84Only Children
307.14-1628 Aug 84The Amazing Miss Stella Estelle
 
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