BBC Play of the Month (Episodes Guide)

9.05 – The Changeling
aired on January 20, 1974
Directed by: Anthony Page | Written by: Thomas Middleton, William Rowley

A woman falls in love with a sea captain, and plots to kill her fiance.

10.05 – The Apple Cart
aired on January 19, 1975
Directed by: Cedric Messina | Written by: Bernard Shaw

King Magnus’s position as monarch is in danger – can he “upset the apple cart” and preserve his throne?

11.02 – The Little Minister
aired on November 2, 1975
Directed by: Cedric Messina | Written by: J.M. Barrie

In rural 1840’s Scotland, Gavin Dishart arrives to become the new “little minister” of Thrums’s Auld Licht church. He meets a mysterious young gypsy girl in the dens and to his horror Babbie draws him into her escape from the soldiers after she incites a Luddite riot. But unknown to Gavin, Babbie is more than she seems. And they must overcome her secret, the villagers’ fears of her, and worst of all, Gavin’s devotion to his mother’s sensibilities, before they can openly declare their love.

12.05 – The Country Wife
aired on February 13, 1977
Directed by: Donald McWhinnie | Written by: William Wycherley

Pinchwife brings his simple young wife to London for his sister’s wedding. Lest she falls prey to the town’s temptations, he keeps her under lock and key.