Dennis Potter at LWT

In 1978, tired of and frustrated by not having the power over the BBC's drama department Dennis Potter went some way to realise his dream of being a writer with total control over his work by forming the independent production company Pennies From Heaven (or PFH) Ltd with producer Kennith Trodd and his agent Judy Daish. Two years later, the companies independent nature came to fruition thanks to a deal with BBC rival, LWT to produce six new plays by Potter along with three other plays comprising of two from Salford socialist Jim Allen and one writer/performer Ken Campbell.

  • Series ID 383796
  • Status Ended
  • Networks ITV
  • Runtimes 72 minutes (1 episode) 82 minutes (1 episode) 91 minutes (1 episode)
  • Genres Drama
  • Time Period 1980s
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  • Created June 11, 2020 by stuart49
  • Modified June 11, 2020 by stuart49


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