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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: Play by Donal Giltinan. In Outer Space, the world's first astronaut, Russian Nicholai Soloviov, is trapped in a faulty rocket. With only five hours to live freak radio reception links him up with a Canadian outpost where Marie, a hunter's wife finds herself trapped, in a blizzard. Her daughter is dying of diphtheria, he as a doctor can help her?
Cast: Patrick McGoohan ('The Man', Nicholai Soloviov) - Katharine Blake (Marie) - Clifford Vans (The General) - Jack Watson (Colonel) - Marne Maitland (Deputy Commander) - Hermione Gregory (Olga) - Brenda Kaye (Natasha) - Martin Sterndale (Professor) - Reed Rouen (MacFarlanede) - Heather Lyons (Cora) - Michael Adrian (Sergeant) - Ivan Craig (Dorov) - Michael Peake (Boriansky).
Production credit - ABC television (Associated British Corporation)
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