ITV Sunday Night Theatre

ITV Sunday Night Theatre, originally titled ITV Saturday Night Theatre, is a British television anthology series screened on ITV, and produced by London Weekend Television (LWT). Some episodes were produced with Kestrel Productions.

Around 200 episodes aired on ITV from 1969–1974, including productions of the plays Long Day's Journey into Night by Eugene O'Neill, A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen, and Arms and the Man by George Bernard Shaw. Other episodes included adaptions of the works of William Shakespeare, James Joyce, Wilkie Collins, Simon Gray, Sam Shepard, Israel Horovitz, Arthur Miller, August Strindberg, J.B. Priestley, Lanford Wilson, and John Mortimer.

Among its directors were Michael Lindsay-Hogg, Anthony Page, Mike Newell, Fielder Cook, Ted Kotcheff, Peter Wood, and Vivian Matalon.

The actors involved included Helen Mirren, Laurence Olivier, Peggy Ashcroft, Sean Connery, Anthony Hopkins, Michael Caine, Paul Scofield, George C. Scott, Laurence Harvey, Ralph Richardson, Diana Rigg, Trevor Howard, Pamela Buchner, Glenda Jackson, Diane Cilento, Alec Guinness, Jane Asher, Martin Sheen, Colleen Dewhurst, Jean Marsh, Shelley Winters, Ian Holm, Richard Chamberlain, Edith Evans, John Gielgud, Shirley Knight, Jeff Shankley, Sarah Douglas, Ian McKellen, George Sanders and Margaret Whiting.


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