Play For Today: Volume 2 (Region B)

Type: New Blu-Ray

A second volume of iconic Play for Today dramas, all available on Blu-ray for the very first time

50 years on from its first transmission, the BBC’s Play for Today anthology series remains one of British television’s most influential and celebrated achievements. Between 1970 and 1984, plays which combined some of the era’s finest writing, acting and directing talents were broadcast direct to living rooms, regularly challenging viewers and pushing the boundaries of TV drama.

In Play for Today: Volume 2, six more iconic dramas from the series arrive on Blu-ray for the first time, further demonstrating the trailblazing qualities of these innovative, stimulating and abiding television landmarks.

The Plays:

  • Stocker’s Copper (Written by Tom Clarke | Dir. Jack Gold, 1972)
  • The Elephants' Graveyard (Written by Peter McDougall | Dir. John Mackenzie, 1976)
  • Gotcha / Campion’s Interview (Written by Barrie Keeffe / Brian Clark | Directed by Barry Davis, 1977)
  • The Spongers (Written by Jim Allen | Dir. Roland Joffé, 1978)
  • Victims of Apartheid (Written by Tom Clarke | Dir. Stuart Burge, 1978)
  • Just a Boys' Game (Written by Peter McDougall | Dir. John Mackenzie, 1979)