British telefantasy of the 1970sby strieb_griebling | created - 2 months ago | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public
Mostly based on the now defunct Telefantasy List website plus a few bonus ones I've found that weren't listed on there. Should all be in chronological order and then alphabetically within each year.
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4. Catweazle (1970–1971)
30 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Catweazle is a magician from the time of the Normans who is cast into the future by magic. With the help of two boys he uses magic in an attempt to return to his own time.
5. Doomwatch (1970–2016)
50 min | Sci-Fi, Drama
Doomwatch is the nickname for the Department of Measurement of Scientific Work. Under the leadership of Nobel Prize winning physicist, Dr. Spencer Quist, the Doomwatch team struggled, for ... See full summary »
Play for Today (1970–1984)
76 min | Comedy, Drama
After the break-up of a long-term relationship, urban sophisticate Norah seeks refuge in a remote house in the country. The locals are friendly, if eccentric, and she toys with the idea of ... See full summary »
11. Timeslip (1970–1971)
30 min | Family, Sci-Fi
Simon and Liz were teenage friends who fell into a time hole and found themselves trapped in various periods of the 20th century, where they encounter all sorts of adventures. Many of them ... See full summary »
The Wednesday Play (1964–1970)
Wine of India
50 min | Drama
In the year 2050, advances in medicine have resulted in a need for population control. People reaching the age of 100 must submit to a government controlled euthanasia program. The story ... See full summary »
15. The Stalls of Barchester (1971 TV Movie)
45 min | Horror
While cataloging the library of Barchester Cathedral, a scholar finds a diary detailing the events surrounding the mysterious death of an Archdeacon some 50 years earlier. The first of the BBC's famed 'A Ghost Story for Christmas'.
18. The Boy from Space (1971– )
Adventure, Drama, Family
Young siblings Dan and Helen must protect their new friend, a strange blue alien boy they name Peep-Peep, from the terrifying evil alien known only as The Thin (Space) Man, who's after him.
The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (1971–1973)
The Horse of the Invisible
52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A ghost detective named Carnacki investigates the haunting of a country house that threatens the wedding of the homeowner's daughter and her fiance. Carnacki does not suspect supernatural ... See full summary »
Shadows of Fear (1970–1973)
The Death Watcher
A Scientist is determined to prove his fanciful theories about spirits being able to communicate with the living. He goes to great lengths to try and prove his theory.
23. A Warning to the Curious (1972 TV Movie)
50 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
An archeologist goes treasure hunting along the English coast in search of a lost, fabled crown that supposedly helps protect Great Britain against invasion.
24. The Incredible Robert Baldick: Never Come Night (1972 TV Movie)
50 min | Thriller
Aristocratic Victorian investigator deals with a supernatural mystery, traveling from place to place in his personal railway train.
27. The Stone Tape (1972 TV Movie)
90 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
A research team from an electronics company move into an old Victorian house to start work on finding a new recording medium. When team member Jill Greeley witnesses a ghost, team director ... See full summary »
ITV Sunday Night Theatre (1969– )
60 min | Drama
Roger Empson builds a house for his disabled wife Jean that is completely automated and monitored by a computer called A.D.A.M. (Automated Domestic Appliance Monitor). When she was a child,... See full summary »
30. Alice Through the Looking Glass (1973 TV Movie)
74 min | Fantasy, Family
Join Alice on her journey through the mirror in BBC's fanciful adaptation of Lewis Caroll's classic novel. In an alternate world, just on the other side of the mirror's reflection, Alice ... See full summary »
32. Lost Hearts (1973 TV Short)
35 min | Short, Horror, Mystery
A young orphan, Stephen, is sent to go and live with his strange, much older cousin at his remote country house. Once there, Stephen experiences terrible dreams in which he sees a young girl and boy who are missing their hearts.
34. The Jensen Code (1973– )
30 min | Adventure, Family
Terry is sent to an Outward Bound Centre. Alex disappears, hours pass, and to Terry's shock, when Alex finally returns he has no recollection of having been absent. Terry suspects something sinister is taking place.
39. Moonbase 3 (1973)
50 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
The adventures of David Caulder and his crew stationed on Moonbase 3 on the moon's surface. In 2003, representatives of many of the world's governments live in bases on the moon. Moonbase 3... See full summary »
42. Roberts Robots (1973– )
30 min | Family
John Clive headed up the cast as Robert Sommerby, a brilliant but eccentric inventor who lives in the country with his Aunt Millie (Doris Rogers), and a number of humanoid robots.One, Katie... See full summary »
A Place to Die
67 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Doctor Bruce Nelson takes over the medical practice of a village general-practitioner. Upon arriving in their new home, the doctor and his wife, Tessa, receive a very warm welcome from all ... See full summary »
73 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
With the exception of the poor central heating system, Ray and Penny Burns' newly-purchased country house seems ideal. While repairing the pipes, a handyman digs up the cellar and uncovers ... See full summary »