Tales of the Unexpected

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Tales of the Unexpected is a British television series which aired between 1979 and 1988. Each episode told a story, often with sinister and wryly comedic undertones, with an unexpected twist ending. Every episode of Series 1, eight episodes of Series... read more

Tales of the Unexpected is a British television series which aired between 1979 and 1988. Each episode told a story, often with sinister and wryly comedic undertones, with an unexpected twist ending. Every episode of Series 1, eight episodes of Series 2 and one episode of Series 3 were based on short stories by Roald Dahl collected in the books Tales of the Unexpected, Kiss Kiss and Someone Like You.

Original Release

03/24/1979

Cast

# Title Air Date
1 Skeleton in the Cupboard Friday, 18 December 1987
2 The Colonel's Lady Friday, 08 January 1988
3 The Surgeon Friday, 15 January 1988
4 The Verger Friday, 22 January 1988
5 The Facts of Life Friday, 29 January 1988
6 Wink Three Times Friday, 15 April 1988
7 The Dead Don't Steal Friday, 22 April 1988
8 The Finger of Suspicion Friday, 29 April 1988
9 A Time to Die Friday, 06 May 1988
10 Mr. Know-All Friday, 13 May 1988
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Directors

Graham Evans, John Gorrie, Alan Gibson, Herbert Wise, John Jacobs, Peter Hammond, Giles Foster, John Peyser, Bert Salzman, Ray Danton, Claude Whatham, Paul Annett, Rodney Bennett, Alastair Reid, Norman Lloyd, Leonard Lewis, Simon Langton, Leo Penn, Barry Davis, Peter Duffell, Philip Dudley, John Bruce, Michael Tuchner, John Howard Davies, Graham Williams, Dezsö Magyar, John Glenister, Gareth Davies, Chris Lovett, William Slater, Gordon Hessler, Wendy Toye, John Davies, Christopher Lukas, Christopher Miles, Donald McWhinnie, Philip Leacock

Writers

Robin Chapman, Roald Dahl, Denis Cannan, Ronald Harwood, Ross Thomas, Henry Slesar, John Collier, Jack Ritchie, Bert Salzman, W. Somerset Maugham, Tony Wilmot, Julian Bond, Stanley Ellin, Peter Ransley, David Scott Milton, Paul Ableman, Alan Seymour, Chaim Bermant, Roy Russell, Robert L. Fish, John Gorrie, Jeremy Paul, Julian Symons, Donald Honig, Johnny Byrne, Patricia Moyes, Bill Pronzini, Gerald Savory, Aileen Wheeler, Edward D. Hoch, Kevin Goldstein-Jackson, Ruth Rendell, Robert Arthur, Hector Hugh Munro, Patricia Highsmith, Brian Garfield, C.B. Gilford, Bernard Eismann, James Andrew Hall, Robert Edmond Alter, Peter Lovesey, Jeffrey Archer, Zia Kruger, Michael Brett, Theda O. Henle, John Charters, Helen Nielsen, Dana Lyon, Philip Ketchum, Richard Huggett, Noella Smith, Elizabeth Taylor, John Bakkenhoven, Jane Gardam, Sidney Carroll, David Trainer, Nicholas Monsarrat, Ruth Wissman, C.S. Forester, James Gould Cozzens, J.J. Maling, Wolf Mankowitz, Ella Griffiths, Patricia McGerr, Joseph Dougherty, Miriam Bienstock, Robert Bloch, George Baxt, Robert Quigley, Luther Murdoch, Tonita S. Gardner, Pat Hoddinott, Talmage Powell, Antonia Fraser, Lawrence Block, Ferenc Molnár

Cast

Producers

Editors

Ralph Forsdick, Stephen Peart, Michael O'Halloran, Kevin Waters, Philip Bunn, Elodie Keene, Keith Judge, Phil Connick, Ralph Javes, Armond Lebowitz, Clive Dunn, Giles Tuffield, Michael S. Murphy, Alan Newton, Denys Coppard, Andy Smith, Roger Beavis

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