Screen • BBC • In Two Minds

First transmitted: 01/03/67


The Wednesday Play

Best Script Award at the Fourth International Television Festival, Prague 1967
Main Prize International Jury of Critics 1967

Who is Kate Winter? That is the question. She is, on the outside, an unexceptional girl from an ordinary semi-detached background. Her mother says ‘ We are respectable people in this house.’ But tonight the lace curtains are opened and you are invited to probe inside-if you can bear it.

“Compellingly written, brilliantly acted and directed with cunning efficiency” – DENNIS POTTER, NEW STATESMAN
“All the intensity and suggestiveness of  ‘Cathy’. It was powerful stuff – R. W. COOPER, THE TIMES

  • Producer: Tony Garnett,
  • Director: Ken Loach,
  • Writer: David Mercer