DM – Publications


Play Productions:

The Buried Man, Manchester, Library Theatre, 1 October 1962

Ride a Cock Horse, London, Piccadilly Theatre, 24 June 1965

The Governor’s Lady, London Piccadilly Theatre, 24 June 1965

Belcher’s Luck, London, Aldwych Theatre, 17 November 1966

After Haggerty, London, Aldwych Theatre, 26 February 1970

Flint, London, Criterion Theatre, 5 May 1970

White Poem, London, Institute of Contemporary Arts, 20 August 1970

Blood on the Table, London, 1971

Let’s Murder Vivaldi, London, King’s Head Evening Theatre, 24 October 1972

In Two Minds, London, Bush Theatre, May 1973

Duck Song, London, Aldwych Theatre, 5 February 1974

Cousin Vladimir, London, Aldwych Theatre, 20 September 1978

Then and Now, London, Hampstead Theatre, 21 May 1979

No Limits to Love, London, Warehouse Theatre, 2 october 1980


The Generations: A Trilogy of Plays (London: Calder, 1964); republished as Collected T.V. Plays: Volume One (London: Calder, 1981)-comprises Where the Difference Begins, A Climate of Fear, and The Birth Place of a Private Man.

Belcher’s Luck (London: Calder & Boyars, 1967; New York: Hill & Wang, 1967)

The Parachute with Two More T.V. Plays (London: Calder & Boyars, 1967)-comprises The Parachute, Let’s Murder Vivaldi, and In Two Minds

Ride a Cock Horse (London: Calder & Boyars, 1966; New York: Hill & Wang, 1967
Three T.V. Comedies (London: Calder & Boyars, 1966)-comprises A Suitable Case for Treatment, For tea on Sunday, and And Did Those Feet

The Parachute with Two More T.V. Plays (London: Calder & Boyars, 1967)-comprises The Parachute, Let’s Murder Vivaldi, and In Two Minds

The Governor’s Lady (London: Methuen, 1968)

After Haggerty (London: Methuen, 1970)

Flint (London: Methuen, 1970)

On the Eve of Publication, and Other Plays (London: Methuen, 1970)-comprises On the Eve of Publication, The Cellar and the Almond Tree, and Emma’s Time

Cousin Vladimir & Shooting the Chandelier (London: Eyre Methuen, 1978)

Duck Song (London Eyre Methuen, 1974)

The Bankrupt, and Other Plays (London: Eyre Methuen, 1974)-comprises The Bankrupt, You and Me and Him, An Afternoon at the Festival, and Find Me

Huggy Bear and Other Plays (London: Eyre Methuen, 1977)-comprises Huggy Bear, The Arcata Promise, and A Superstition

Providence: Un Film pour Alain Resnais, translated into French by Claude Roy (Paris: Gallimard, 1977)

No Limits to Love (London: Eyre Methuen, 1978)

The Monster of Karlovy Vary & Then and Now (London: Eyre Methuen, 1979)


Collected T.V. Plays: Volume Two (London: Calder, 1981)-comprises A suitable case for treatment, For Tea on Sunday, And Did Those Feet, Let’s Murder Vivaldi, In Two Minds, and The Parachute

Plays: One (London: Methuen, 1990)-comprises Where the difference begins, A suitable case for Treatment, The Governor’s Lady, On the Eve of publication, The Cellar and the Almond Tree, Emma’s Time, and After Haggerty.

Plays: Two (London: Methuen, 1994)-comprises Flint, The Bankrupt, An Afternoon at the Festival, Duck Song, The Arcata Promise, Find Me, and Huggy Bear

Produced Scripts:

Where the Difference Beings, television, BBC, 15 December 1961

A Climate of Fear, television, BBC, 22 June 1962

A Suitable Case for Treatment, television, BBC, 21 October 1962

A Way of Living, television, ABC, 29 December 1963

The Birth of a Private Man, television, BBC, 1 February 1963

For Tea on Sunday, television, BBC, 17 March 1963

And Did Those Feet, television, BBC, 2 June 1965

Ninety Degrees in the Shade, English dialogue by Mercer, story by Jiri Mucha and Jiri Weiss, motion picture Ceskoslovensky Film/Raymond Stross Productions/Filmove’ Studio Barrandov, 1965

Morgan: A Suitable Case for treatment, motion picture, Quintra Films, 1966

In Two Minds, television, BBC, 1 March 1967

Let’s Murder Vivaldi, television, BBC, 10 April 1968

On the Eve of Publication, television, BBC, 27 November 1968

The Parachute, television, BBC, 21 January 1968

The Governor’s Lady, radio, BBC, 31 August 1969

Emma’s Time, television, BBC, 13 May 1970

Family Life, adapted from In Two Minds, motion picture, Kestrel Films, 1971

The Bankrupt, television, BBC, 27 November 1972

A Doll’s House, adapted from Henrik Ibsen’s Play, motion picture, World Film Services, 1973

An Afternoon at the Festival, television, Yorkshire Television, 6 May 1973

You and Me and Him, television, BBC, 22 February 1973

Barbara of the House of Grebe, adapted from Thomas Hardy’s story, television, BBC, 12 December 1973

Folie a’ Deux, radio, BBC, 8 December 1974

The Arcata Promise, television, Yorkshire Television, 22 September 1974

Huggy Bear, television, Yorkshire Television, 11 April 1976

A Superstition, television, Yorkshire Television, 14 August 1977

Providence, motion picture, Action Films, 1977

Shooting the Chandelier, television, BBC, 25 October 1977

Flint, television, BBC, 15 January 1978

The Ragazza, television, Yorkshire Television, 23 May 1978

A Rod of Iron, television, Yorkshire Television, 29 April 1980

A Dinner of Herbs, television, BBC, 4 August 1988


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