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Brimstone and Treacle

Brimstone and Treacle
  • 1976
  • Directed by: Barry Davis
  • Written by: Dennis Potter
  • Cast: Denholm Elliott, Michael Kitchen, Patricia Lawrence

A 1976 television play by Dennis Potter which was originally intended for broadcast as an episode of Play for Today but remained untransmitted until 1987.

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Brimstone and Treacle

A diabolical young man insinuates himself into the home of a modest suburban couple with traumatic results. The play explores how a great, perhaps even demonic, evil can still bring about good.

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