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Armchair Mystery Theatre (1960– )

TV Series | 60 min | Drama, Mystery

Armchair Mystery Theatre is a 60-minute United Kingdom television anthology mystery series. Thirty-four episodes aired from 1960-65. It was hosted by Donald Pleasence and produced by Leonard White.
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Updated Jun 5, 1960

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Jun 5, 1960 (United Kingdom)

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Donald Pleasence
Himself - Host / Ambrose Himself - Host / Ambrose   See fewer
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Ian Hendry
Gregory Masters / Harry Walker Gregory Masters / Harry Walker   See fewer
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Thomas Heathcote
Mat Johnson / Supt. John Gorse Mat Johnson / Supt. John Gorse   See fewer
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Charles Gray
Madingley / Quill Madingley / Quill   See fewer
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Jack Hedley
John Stratfold / Mike Dawson John Stratfold / Mike Dawson   See fewer
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Edward Woodward
Anstey / Paul Danek Anstey / Paul Danek   See fewer
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Margaret Whiting
Bella Warwick / Marjorie Kendrick Bella Warwick / Marjorie Kendrick   See fewer
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Gary Cockrell
Richard Roe Richard Roe   See fewer
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Gary Watson
Geoffrey Baxter / Max Geoffrey Baxter / Max   See fewer
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Katherine Woodville
Clare / Ruth Griffin Clare / Ruth Griffin   See fewer
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Terry Hadley
Girl / Telephonist Girl / Telephonist   See fewer
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Gerald Flood
Det. Sgt. Wells / Philip Det. Sgt. Wells / Philip   See fewer
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Michael Hitchman
Brother Jones / Tom Western Brother Jones / Tom Western   See fewer
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Harry Walker
Det. Sgt. Dove / Ticket Inspector Det. Sgt. Dove / Ticket Inspector   See fewer
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Robert James
Angus Kendrick / Conductor Angus Kendrick / Conductor   See fewer
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Jane Birkin
Anthea Langridge Anthea Langridge   See fewer
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John Colicos
Ricardo Ricardo   See fewer
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Ron Moody
Henry Mason Henry Mason   See fewer
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Sybil Thorndike
Mrs. Isabel Manners Mrs. Isabel Manners   See fewer
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Cyril Cusack
Stan Bracey Stan Bracey   See fewer
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Maurice Denham
Inspector Boileau Inspector Boileau   See fewer
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Clifford Evans
Sir Charles Canning, QC Sir Charles Canning, QC   See fewer
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John Gregson
Butler Butler   See fewer
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Roger Livesey
Toff Mulligan-Hayes Toff Mulligan-Hayes   See fewer
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Fred Collins Fred Collins   See fewer
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Turner Turner   See fewer
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Denholm Elliott
Geoffrey Manners Geoffrey Manners   See fewer
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Susan Field
Mrs. Mercer Mrs. Mercer   See fewer
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Peter Jeffrey
Prescott Prescott   See fewer
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Jack MacGowran
Albert Brady Albert Brady   See fewer
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Murdoch Murdoch   See fewer
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Robert Brown
George Hibberd George Hibberd   See fewer
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Madeleine Madeleine   See fewer
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Anthony Hurst, QC Anthony Hurst, QC   See fewer
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Kitty Morgan Kitty Morgan   See fewer
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May Bracey May Bracey   See fewer
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Catriona Cameron Catriona Cameron   See fewer
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Miranda Connell
Helen Masters Helen Masters   See fewer
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John Barron
Inspector France Inspector France   See fewer
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Faith Kent
Stella Mitchell Stella Mitchell   See fewer
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Ron Ashton Ron Ashton   See fewer
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Dr. Buchan Dr. Buchan   See fewer
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Edward Manners Edward Manners   See fewer
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Laura Foster Laura Foster   See fewer
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Fingers Higgins Fingers Higgins   See fewer
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Jacques Planchet / Jonathan Plunket Jacques Planchet / Jonathan Plunket   See fewer
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Mrs. Fern Mrs. Fern   See fewer
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Philip Stokes Philip Stokes   See fewer
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Peterson Peterson   See fewer
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Joanne Joanne   See fewer
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Charlie Fern Charlie Fern   See fewer
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William Barber William Barber   See fewer
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Martha Blake Martha Blake   See fewer
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Arabella Arabella   See fewer
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