The Play of the Week

This Award winning series aired on independent networks with a wide variety of plays adapted for television. Classic writers included Ibsen, Shakespeare, Euclides, Tennessee Williams, Eugene O'Neill, Lorca, and the star power was just as superb and varied as the plays they appeared in.

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  • TheTVDB.com Series ID 76453
  • Status Ended
  • First Aired October 12, 1959
  • Recent February 10, 1962
  • Network PBS
  • Average Runtime 60 minutes
  • Original Country United States of America
  • Original Language English
  • Episode Screenshot Format 4:3 Screencap
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  • Created February 4, 2008 by
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  • Modified October 11, 2022 by
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Season From To Episodes
All Seasons
Specials 0
Season 1 October 1959 April 1961 35
Season 2 September 1960 February 1962 31
Unassigned Episodes 0
Season From To Episodes
Unassigned Episodes 66
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Season From To Episodes
Season 1 0
Unassigned Episodes 66

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Name Number of Episodes Dates
Sidney Lumet 4 11/14/1960 - 05/01/1961
Stuart Burge 3 11/02/1959 - 11/30/1959
Don Richardson 3 12/14/1959 - 02/15/1960
Jean Anouilh 3 11/16/1959 - 10/10/1960
Nikos Psacharopoulos 2 05/02/1960 - 02/20/1961
Arch Oboler 2 05/02/1960 - 02/20/1961
Jean-Paul Sartre 2 11/30/1959 - 02/10/1962
Ralph Nelson 2 10/10/1960 - 01/16/1961
George Tabori 2 01/11/1960 - 01/25/1960
Eugene O'Neill 2 11/14/1960 - 11/21/1960
Kirk Browning 1 12/19/1960
Jose Quintero 1 10/12/1959
Truman Capote 1 03/28/1960
Sholom Aleichem 1 12/14/1959
Dennis Vance 1 05/23/1960
Jean Giraudoux 1 02/08/1960
John Steinbeck 1 10/26/1959
August Strindberg 1 01/25/1960
Gene Frankel 1 03/07/1960
Silvio Narizzano 1 02/10/1962
S. Ansky 1 05/01/1961
Emile Zola 1 03/13/1961
Langston Hughes 1 12/07/1959
Warren Enters 1 12/21/1959
Mark Daniels 1 11/09/1959
Harold Clurman 1 02/08/1960
Word Baker 1 03/28/1960
Carmen Capalbo 1 10/19/1959
Boris Sagal 1 01/11/1960
John Stix 1 03/21/1960
Johann Christoph Friederich von Schiller 1 05/23/1960
George Bernard Shaw 1 02/15/1960
Alan Schneider 1 04/03/1961
Henry Kaplan 1 01/25/1960
Don Appell 1 01/18/1960
Paul Vincent Carroll 1 11/23/1959
Marc Daniels 1 02/22/1960
Henry Ibsen 1 03/21/1960
Bill Penn 1 03/13/1961
Robinson Jeffers 1 10/12/1959
Curt Conway 1 10/26/1959
Alexander Knox 1 01/04/1960
Paul Shyre 1 02/02/1960
Daniel Petrie 1 12/28/1959
Ben Jonson 1 03/07/1960
Jean Cocteau 1 02/10/1962
Wes Kenney 1 10/31/1960
Ivan Turgenev 1 11/09/1959
Joseph Gistirak 1 11/23/1959
Joshua Shelley 1 12/07/1959
Sean O'Casey 1 02/02/1960
J. Robert Blum 1 03/07/1960
Graham Greene 1 10/19/1959
Anton Chekhov 1 12/28/1959
Name Number of Episodes Dates
Lucienne Hill 2 11/16/1959 - 12/21/1959
George Calderon 1 12/28/1959
John Mortimer 1 11/02/1959
Paul Bowles 1 02/10/1962
Samuel Beckett 1 04/03/1961
Joseph Liss 1 05/01/1961
David Martin 1 12/07/1959
Michael Kanin 1 12/12/1960
Pierre Bost 1 10/19/1959
Stefan Sweig 1 03/07/1960
Reginald Rose 1 01/16/1961
Y.L. Peretz 1 12/14/1959
Christopher Fry 1 02/08/1960
Robert Alan Aurthur 1 02/22/1960
Fay Kanin 1 12/12/1960
Ernest Pendrell 1 10/31/1960
Denis Cannan 1 10/19/1959
Jean Stock Goldstone 1 05/23/1960
Kathleen Boutall 1 03/13/1961
Emlyn Williams 1 11/09/1959
Kitty Black 1 10/10/1960
Eva Le Gallienne 1 03/21/1960
Name Number of Episodes Dates
Worthington Miner 1 04/03/1961
Name Number of Episodes Dates
Jack Kuney 1 04/03/1961

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