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Issue Details: First known date: 1966... 1966 The Tape Recorder
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form y separately published work icon The Tape Recorder ( dir. Tony Wickert ) United Kingdom (UK) : British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) , 1967 7113340 1967 single work film/TV

'She is working evenings as a secretary to a writer. Tonight he has dictated an outline for his latest thriller, but as she listens to his dictation, she recognises that she herself is the main character.'

Source: BFI ( (Sighted: 10/3/2014)

form y separately published work icon The Tape Recorder New York (City) : WNDT Newark , 1970 7113002 1970 single work film/TV
form y separately published work icon Il Registratore The Recorder ( dir. Gianni Amico ) Italy : RAI Radiotelevisione Italiana , 1975 7113475 1975 single work film/TV


  • Television play.
  • Published in The Best Short Plays 1969. New York: Avon, 1970, 343-364.

Production Details

  • Originally written as a television play and produced by the ABC in 1966, The Tape Recorder was produced by the BBC in 1967. It was later produced for television in Canada and New York.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Date: 1966 Place:
First known date: 1966
      Extent: 30min.p.
      Series: form y separately published work icon Australian Playhouse Australia Playhouse ABC Television (publisher), Australia : Australian Broadcasting Commission , 1966-1967 Z1569693 1966 series - publisher film/TV

      Broadcast on ABC Television between 1966 and 1967, the Australian Playhouse program comprised two series of plays by Australian writers who were new to TV. Among the featured productions were works by Tony Morphett, Pat Flower, and John Warwick.

      The series began in 1966 with 'The Pigeon', which aired in April, and ran weekly until early November, when it ended with 'The Paradise Shanty'.

      Australian Playhouse began again in 1967 with 'Touch of Gold', which aired in July, and ran until October, when it ended with 'The Five Sided Triangle, or One too Many'.

      Number in series: 1.02
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