Top 10 awesome shows like The General Motors Playwrights Theater that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching The General Motors Playwrights Theater and you can't get over how good this show was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar shows which are created by the likes of Burt Brinckerhoff, Anthony Edwards and Kevin Anderson . Here goes the list -

  1. Shannon's Deal
  2. Armchair Cinema
  3. Celanese Theatre
  4. To Serve Them All My Days
  5. Madame Bovary
  6. The Bretts
  7. Mama Flora's Family
  8. Oliver Twist
  9. Black and Blue
  10. Studs Lonigan
  1. Shannon's Deal

    Shannon's Deal

    Once a successful corporate lawyer at a prestigious Philadelphia law firm, Jack Shannon lost his marriage and his job, due in part to a compulsive gambling habit. While Shannon maintains a good relationship with his daughter, his professional career has hit rock bottom. He becomes a general practioner of law, gaining a loyal secretary in Lucy Acosta when he manages to free her boyfriend from jail. Shannon also gains an unlikely investigator in Wilmer Slade, a verbose enforcer for one of the many loan sharks to whom Jack is in debt. Although he has sworn off gambling, Shannon continues to use his skill as a cardplayer to help him work out his cases, and he always tries to work out deals for his clients without having to go to court.

    This show, created by Allan Arkush, Jamey Sheridan and Elizabeth Peña, scores 8.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  2. Armchair Cinema

    Armchair Cinema

    British television drama anthology series of single plays.

    This show, created by Reginald Collin, Tom Bell and James Laurenson, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. Celanese Theatre

    Celanese Theatre

    This program consisted of adaptations of high-quality plays written by leading playwrights.

    This show, created by Alex Segal, Philip Coolidge and Wendell Corey, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. To Serve Them All My Days

    To Serve Them All My Days

    David Powlett-Jones has just returned to England from the trenches of WWI. He was injured and shell-shocked and, after a spell in hospital he gets a job teaching in a boys boarding school in S.W. England. He is not at all sure he can do the job, but the avuncular headmaster has faith in him. David, although well educated, is just a humble lad from the Welsh valleys at heart and has to fit himself and his ideas into the heart of the English establishment.

    This show, created by Ronald Wilson, John Duttine and Frank Middlemass, scores 8.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  5. Madame Bovary

    Madame Bovary

    Emma Bovary is the dreamy, frustrated, unfaithful wife of a French country doctor in this National Emmy-nominated adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's masterpiece.

    This show, created by Rodney Bennett, Francesca Annis and Tom Conti, scores 7.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Apple Itunes.

  6. The Bretts

    The Bretts

    1920s family of actors deals with the day to day of the theater business.

    This show, created by Ronald Wilson, Norman Rodway and Barbara Murray, scores 8.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  7. Mama Flora's Family

    Mama Flora's Family

    Mama Flora reflects on her life while trying to help her grand-daughter get her life right and be a better mother for her son. All while bringing the family she has left back together. Movies takes place from the 1910s to the 1970s.

    This show, created by Peter Werner, Cicely Tyson and Erika Alexander, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Video and Apple Itunes.

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  8. Oliver Twist

    Oliver Twist

    An orphan named Oliver Twist (Sam Smith) meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. From there, he joins a household of boys who are trained to steal for their master.

    This show, created by Renny Rye, Annette Crosbie and Marc Warren, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  9. Black and Blue

    Black and Blue

    Anthology series of plays based on the theme of "things turning black and the air turning blue."

    This show, created by Michael Apted, George Tovey and Warren Mitchell, scores 7.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Video, Vudu, Google Play Movies and Apple Itunes.

  10. Studs Lonigan

    Studs Lonigan

    Story of the Irish-American Lonigan family between 1918 and 1930. The story centers on young Studs who is growing into adulthood in a city full of temptations.

    This show, created by James Goldstone, Harry Hamlin and Colleen Dewhurst, scores 7.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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