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Missing or incomplete episodes for programme PLAY FOR TODAY.

      Series 1
      • 15.10.70 The Long Distance Piano Player
        A 16mm black-and-white film print exists, but the programme was originally made using 2" colour videotape.
      • 19.11.70 I Can't See My Little Willie (missing)
      • 26.11.70 A Distant Thunder (missing)
      • 03.12.70 Hearts And Flowers
        A 16mm black-and-white film print exists, but the programme was originally made using 2" colour videotape.
      • 10.12.70 Robin Redbreast
        A 16mm black-and-white film print exists, but the programme was originally made using 2" colour videotape.
      • 07.01.71 Alma Mater (missing)
      • 14.01.71 Circle Line (missing)
      • 21.01.71 Hell's Angel (missing)
      • 04.02.71 Billy's Last Stand (missing)
      • 29.04.71 The Foxtrot
        A 16mm black-and-white film print exists, but the programme was originally made using 2" colour videotape.
      • 27.05.71 The Man In The Sidecar (missing)
      • 03.06.71 Everybody Say Cheese (missing)
      Series 2
      • 11.11.71 Thank You Very Much
        A 16mm black-and-white film print exists, but the programme was originally made using 2" colour videotape.
      • 25.11.71 Skin Deep (missing)
      • 02.12.71 Pal (missing)
      • 09.12.71 The Pigeon Fancier
        A 16mm black-and-white film print exists, but the programme was originally made using 2" colour videotape.
      • 27.01.72 The House On Highbury Hill (missing)
      • 03.02.72 In The Beautiful Carribean (missing)
      • 24.02.72 Cows (missing)
      Series 3
      • 16.10.72 A Life Is For Ever
        A 16mm black-and-white film print exists, but the programme was originally made using 2" colour videotape.
      • 30.10.72 Man Friday (missing)
      • 13.11.72 Better Than The Movies (missing)
      • 29.01.73 Highway Robbery (missing)
      • 05.02.73 Song At Twilight (missing)
      • 19.02.73 For Sylvia or The Air Show (missing)
      • 19.03.73 Man Above Men (missing)
      • 04.06.73 Three's One (missing)
      • 11.06.73 Edward G - Like The Filmstar (missing)
      • 25.06.73 The Stretch (missing)
      • 02.07.73 Making The Play (missing)
      Series 4
      • 08.11.73 The Emergency Channel (missing)
      • 15.11.73 Mummy And Daddy
        One or more sequences exist, but the complete programme is lost.
      • 22.11.73 Private Practice (missing)
      • 13.12.73 Jingle Bells (missing)
      • 21.02.74 Hot Fat (missing)
      Series 5
      • 30.01.75 The Death Of A Young Young Man
        One or more sequences exist, but the complete programme is lost.
      • 15.05.75 The Dandelion Clock (missing)
      Series 6
      • 18.11.75 Children Of The Sun (missing)
      • 20.01.76 Doran's Box
        The only known complete copy was recorded on a domestic video format (e.g. VHS, Beta, Philips 1500).
      Series 12
      • 26.01.82 Commitments
        The only known complete copy was recorded on a domestic video format (e.g. VHS, Beta, Philips 1500).

    Out of an original total of 304 episodes, 29 episodes are missing, a further 2 are incomplete and 9 exist on formats inferior to the original.


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