BBC2 Playhouse (1973–1983)
30 Oct. 1981Mrs. Reinhardt
An Englishwoman seeking to escape her marriage arrives at French hotel.
6 Nov. 1981Last Summer's Child
A boy feels restless during a hot summer in prewar Cornwall.
15 Jan. 1982A Silly Little Habit
A woman with an apparently happy and privileged life begins shoplifting.
22 Jan. 1982Aubrey
A play about the brilliant, shocking Victorian artist Aubrey Beardsley, who died in his twenties.
5 Feb. 1982Out of Step
A keen ballroom dancer begins to drink heavily when she discovers she's infertile.
12 Feb. 1982A Shilling Life
A once-famous writer, now long out of fashion, is interviewed by a disconcerting young woman.
26 Feb. 1982How Many Miles to Babylon?
Wealthy Alexander Moore and working-class Jerry Crowe are childhood friends and in 1914 find themselves in the same Army unit - Alex as an officer and Jerry as a private. They still remain close, however, until Jerry is court-martialed for desertion, and Alex is put in charge of the firing squad.
30 Apr. 1982Lunch
Two women meet for lunch every two weeks to swap news. But this week is different.
11 Jun. 1982Irwin Shaw Triple Bill: The Man who Married a French Wife/The Monument/The Girls in their Summer Dresses
7 Jul. 1982Come Into the Garden, Maud
A henpecked American visiting Europe is able to throw off his ghastly wife and find love.
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