Play's The Thing, The

Aired Thursday nights from January 17 to March 28, 1974.

This one hour program of new Canadian teleplays was hosted by Gordon Pinsent. It offered a new format to Canadian writers, many of whom had not written for television before.


1] Brothers in the Black Art by Robertson Davies.

2] Friends and Relations by Hugh Hood.

3] And then Mr. Jonas by Morley Callaghan.

4] The Man from Inner Space by Eric Nicol.

5] Roundelay by Pierre Berton.

6] Back to Beulah by W.O. Mitchell.

7] The Roncarelli Affair by Mavor Moore.

8] The Servant Girl by Margaret Atwood.

9] The Bells of Hell by Mordecai Richler.

10] How I met My Husband by Alice Munro.

11] The Executioners by Farley Mowat and Len Peterson

Written by John Corcelli - September, 2005