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"Armchair Theatre" was a British television drama anthology series, which ran on the ITV network from 1956 until 1968 in its original form, and was intermittently resurrected at various points during the 1970s. It was produced initially by ABC Television, and in the 1970s by ABC's successor company Thames Television.
Synopsis: Aging and wheelchair bound retired Army officer Israel Strang is a man out of his time. As the sun finally sets on the British Empire he and his family have been forced to leave colonial Africa, where everybody knew there place, and return home to Britain.
As Strang and his family prepare to throw a party for a very important guest from Africa who he hopes can influence the continent one last time before his death and keep the family name alive. However can the family keep the quiet and not appear racist for one last night?
Cast: Paul Rogers (Israel Strang) - Zena Walker (Rachel Strang) - Peter McEnery (Stephen Strang) - Arthur Pentelow (Peter Strang) - Earl Cameron (William Jones) - Yemi Ajibade (Jacob Jones) - Willie Payne (Waiter).
Production credit - ABC television (Associated British Corporation)
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