Armchair Theatre

Armchair Theatre

Armchair Theatre was an anthology series broadcast on ITV in the United Kingdom. The show was a series of one off dramas starring many of the leading actors of the time. The show was originally broadcast live.

Episode Info

Final: 18x01 -- According to the Rules (Jul/09/1974)

Chief Inspector Flaherty’s integrity is challenged when he and his son come up against blackmail, money and power…


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10x7: The Exploding Azalea recap: Armchair Theatre's episode "The Exploding Azalea" deals with the planning of a murder.
The story is set in a small European capital before the First World War. Three anarchists (played by Kenneth Haigh, George Murcell and James Maxwell)—men of very different character and motives— meet to plot the assassination of the king, by sending him a bomb concealed in a potted plant. (Hence the title.)
To deliver it, they choose a girl florist (Tessa Wyatt).
But the men come to suspect that one of them is a police agent. The question in this play is not "whodunit" but "whoisit." Who is the odd man out and what will he do?
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Producer: Sydney Newman, Leonard White
Production Designer: Tim O'Brien
Designer: Voytek

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Recurring Guests

Katherine Kath as Carole Millard (3 eps)

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Classification: Scripted
Genre: Anthology | Drama
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: itv ( United Kingdom)
Airs: 08:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: July 08, 1956
Ended: July 09, 1974
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