A Night Out
A Night Out

A Night Out (1960)

A Night Out

A Night Out (1960)

Channel ITV
Broadcast Date 24 April 1960
Broadcast time 21:05:00
Length (minutes)
Black and White Yes
Series Armchair Theatre
Broadcast Notes

Description A Night Out was first performed on BBC Radio on 1 March 1960 and it was televised in the Armchair Theatre series (ABC for ITV) the following month on 24 April 1960.
Language English

Linked Productions

No linked Production have been added to this production record yet.

Linked People

Philip Saville (1930 - 2016)

Creative | Director

Sydney Newman (1917 - 1997)

Production | Producer

Assheton Gorton (1930 - 2014)

Creative | Designer

Linked Organisations

ABC Television (Production Company | Est. Unknown)


Albert Stokes (Age: Not specified, Male)

Performer: Tom Bell

Mrs Stokes (Age: Not specified, Female)

Performer: Madge Ryan

Seeley (Age: Not specified, Male)

Listed under the name 'David Baron'.

Performer: Harold Pinter (1930 - 2008)

Kedge (Age: Not specified, Male)

Performer: Philip Locke

Mr King (Age: Not specified, Male)

Performer: Arthur Lowe (1915 - 1982)

Gidney (Age: Not specified, Male)

Performer: Stanley Meadows

Barman (Age: Not specified, Male)

Performer: Edmond Bennett

Old Man (A Night Out) (Age: Not specified, Male)

Performer: Gordon Phillott

Joyce (Age: Not specified, Female)

Performer: Jose Read

Eileen (Age: Not specified, Female)

Performer: Maria Lennard

Mr Ryan (Age: Not specified, Male)

Performer: Edward Malin

Horne (Age: Not specified, Male)

Performer: Stanley Segal

Barrow (Age: Not specified, Male)

Hall had played the Barman in the BBC radio production broadcast the month before. He went on to play Kedge in the stage debut in 1961.

Performer: Walter Hall (1931)

Girl, The (Age: Not specified, Female)

Performer: Vivien Merchant (1929 - 1982)

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‘Philip Saville (1930-2016)‘, Lez Cooke, Forgotten Television Drama, 28 December 2016 (URL)

Type: Blog post

External Link: https://forgottentelevisiondrama.wordpress.com/2016/12/28/philip-saville-1930-2016/


A Night Out listing

TV Times, 24 April 1960, p. 25


A Night Out article

TV Times, 24 April 1960, p. 20


A Night Out recording

Armchair Theatre, 4-Disc Set (UK: Network): Volume 3: Disc 1


'Television and Radio: Rope's End and Stop Watch', by Maurice Richardson

The Observer, 1 May 1960, p. 19

Newspaper review

Michael Billington's biography of Harold Pinter

Michael Billington, Harold Pinter, 2nd edn (London: Faber & Faber, 2007)


Mentioned on pp. 110-113.

'Night Out, A (1960)', by Mark Duguid

BFI Screenonline


http://www.screenonline.org.uk/tv/id/946293/index.html (accessed 6 June 2018)