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Tales of the Unexpected (1979 - 1988)

Tales of the Unexpected (1979 - 1988)

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A British anthology of mystery and suspense, highlighted by plot twists and surprise endings. Many episodes were based on short stories by Roald Dahl. Among the guest stars: John Gielgud, Joan Collins, Jack Weston, Julie Harris and Susan George.

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Seasons

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1987, ITV, 10 episodes

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1985, ITV, 4 episodes

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1984, ITV, 15 episodes

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1983, ITV, 14 episodes

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1982, ITV, 18 episodes

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1981, ITV, 17 episodes

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1980, ITV, 9 episodes

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1980, ITV, 16 episodes

Cast

Andrew Ray
as Harry Pope
Richard Johnson
as James Carpenter
John Mills
as William Perkins
John Alderton
as Rev. George Duckworth
Joan Collins
as Clare Duckworth and Julia Roach
Joss Ackland
as Jack Cutler
Susan Penhaligon
as Off. Mary Bryan
Julie Harris
as Mrs. Bixby
Siobhan McKenna
as The Landlady
Elaine Stritch
as Mary Pearl
Roy Marsden
as Insp. Walters
Colin Blakely
as Dr. David Rankin
Michael Brandon
as Stephen Baker
Geoffrey Beevers
as The Health Inspector
Peter Baldwin
as Second Desk Clerk
Peter Frye
as Professor Maddox
Roald Dahl
as Himself
Adam Crouch
as Antoine
Charles Dance
as Robert Smythe
Nicholas Ball
as Ken Johnson
Sheila Gish
as Frances
Pauline Collins
as Pat Lewis
Cyril Cusack
as Michael Fish
Simon Cadell
as Copilot
Susan George
as Mary Marney
Anthony Valentine
as Roland Trent
Jeremy Clyde
as Stamford
Kate Harper
as Clodagh
Anthony Steel
as The Stranger
Lally Bowers
as Miss Elphinstone
Leonard Preston
as Billy Weaver
Lynette Davies
as Sophie Kassoulas
Roland Culver
as Mr. Foster
Elizabeth Richardson
as Clarissa Tower
John Castle
as John Burge
Ron Moody
as Richard Pratt
Hugh Fraser
as Paul Standing
David Cassidy
as Donald/David
Meg Davies
as Caroline
Don Johnson
as Reeve Baker
Zoë Wanamaker
as Margaret Smythe
Benedict Taylor
as Nicholas Lillie
Robert Lang
as Arthur Appleby
Tom Bosley
as Ralph Stackpole
Leslie Caron
as Nathalie Vareille
Hayley Mills
as Claire Hawksworth
Gayle Hunnicutt
as Susan Mandeville
Erika Hoffman
as Suzie Anderson
Thorley Walters
as Harry Gold
Miriam Margolyes
as Mary Burge
Tim West
as Albert Taylor
Rod Taylor
as Paul Duveen
Hilary Tindall
as Vivienne Trent
Denholm Elliott
as Harold Tinker
Telly Savalas
as Joe Brisson
Micheline Presle
as Madame Lagrue
Eli Wallach
as Gerry Williams
Dorothy Tutin
as Moira Henderson
Bryan Marshall
as Frank Jesmond
Richard Dow
as Gregory
Fritz Weaver
as Mr. Princey
Tony Alleff
as Police Sergeant
Glynis Barber
as Lilian / Sylvia Brett
Bruce Boa
as Mr. Groober
Michael Byrne
as Patrick Marney
Lorna Yabsley
as Sylvia Wilkinson
John Gielgud
as Cyril Boggis
Robert Morley
as Henry Knox
Shirley Knight
as Mrs. Bourdon
Anthony Quayle
as Kyros Kassoulas
Harry Andrews
as Klausner
Ian Holm
as Alan Crowin
Peter Egan
as Keith Briscoe
Peter Cushing
as Von Baden
Dick Smothers
as Humphrey Baxter
Carol Lynley
as Elizabeth
Amanda Redman
as Anna Warrack
Geoffrey Bayldon
as Dr. Applegate
John Rees
as Barman
Sian Phillips
as Hermione Carpenter
Joyce Redman
as Linda Knox
Rita Gam
as Lisa Brisson
Denis Quilley
as Capt. Waterhouse
James Warwick
as Dr. Scott
Richard Briers
as Albert Dobson
Michael Hordern
as Cyril Bixby
Maureen O'Brien
as Janet DeTelagia
Alfred Burke
as The Man
Bernard Miles
as Mr. Rummins
Cheryl Hall
as Irene Rankin
Michael N. Harbour
as Oliver Platt
George Sewell
as Laughlin
Robert Morse
as Stephen
Dina Merrill
as Marjorie
Sydney Swire
as Millicent
Leslie Lyon
as Lizzie Cranley
Ellis Dale
as First Desk Clerk
Jimmy Mac
as William Pearl
Nigel Hawthorne
as Charles Drummond
Heather Sears
as Margaret
Patrick Field
as Rex Tobin
Bill Owen
as Meakins
Evelyn Laye
as Mrs. Standing
Sharon Gless
as Caroline Coates
Pauline Letts
as Madame Cabon
Keith Barron
as George Hitchman
Frank Wylie
as Chief Insp.
Janet Leigh
as Joan Stackpole
Michael Craig
as Donald Henderson
Stuart Wilson
as Dave Brigham
Francesca Brill
as Jane Fisher
Alison Fiske
as Betty Sandy
Marius Goring
as Dr. Landy
Lee Montague
as Mr. Storker
Nat Jackley
as Mr. Deacon
David Buck
as Father
Vic Tablian
as Arab Officer
Ian Redford
as Det. Harvey
Ray Lonnen
as Steve Hutchins
Buddy Owen
as Sailor
Steffanie Pitt
as Angela Dalton
Phil Brown
as F. Milton Willis
Hana-Maria Pravda
as Frau Lemner
Alan Rowe
as Mr. Clements
Raymond Francis
as Mr. Peckham
Deborah Geffner
as Nurse Greco
Robert H. Thomson
as GrahamO'Toole
Logan Ramsey
as Filbert
Margery Margery Mason
as Mrs. Saunders
David Webb
as Ronnie carey
John Bailey
as Winterluck
Stefan Kalipha
as Chief Inspector Aziz
Paul Williamson
as Harry, the Solicitor
Brian Blessed
as Jack Nolan
Richard Greene
as The Colonel
Margaretta Scott
as Lady Birdwell
Pat Keen
as Mabel
Robert Mill
as Brewster
Bill LaVoie
as Moving Man
Warren Clarke
as Bob Streeter
Philip Dunbar
as Henry Traile
Albert Welling
as Det. Insp. Gunter
Stephen Hancock
as Mr. Lillie
Jonathan Coy
as William Haddock
Peter Davison
as Jeremy Tyler
Lynne Ross
as Samantha
Constantin de Goguel
as Jacques Vareille
Charles Keating
as Peter Madison
Hazel McBride
as Louise Medway
Sheila Burrell
as Lady Eleanor
Barbara Rosenblat
as Interviewer
Keith Drinkel
as Sim Hoskins
Bernard Kay
as Jim Gordon
Janette Legge
as Eleanor Jesmond
Elliott Reid
as Dick Archer
John Hug
as Arthur
Ian Tyler
as Bellhop
Clifford Parrish
as Frank Muller
Mike Carnell
as Passerby
Aaron Shirley
as Mr. Brown
Christopher Blake
as Israeli Officer
Rick Crom
as Photographer
A.C. Daily
as Beggar
Matthew Jones
as Man on Phone
Daphne Neville
as Mrs. Lillie
Tom Cotcher
as Det. Talbot
Phyllida Law
as Maggie Patton
Burnell Tucker
as Peter Blundell
John Judd
as Police Inspector
Jemma Redgrave
as Violette Charbonneau
Steve Plytas
as Professor Daxatides
Belinda Mayne
as Anna Kleiber
Tom Cotcher
as Det. Talbot
Peter Jeffrey
as Mr. Stewart
Ann Doran
as Mary Deacon
Mary Sinclair
as Mrs. Princey
Eddy Lemare
as Police Constable
Sarah Webb
as Jackie
Ivor Roberts
as Gas Inspector
Kim Thomson
as Elly Somerton
Gerald Logan
as James Barron-Ervine
Nancy Nevinson
as Grande Dame
Linda Liles
as Miss Graham
Tony Osoba
as Dr. Hartley
Carlos Douglas
as Sous-Chef
Paul Greenhalgh
as Mr. Simpson
Deryck Guyler
as Commissionaire
Geoffrey Chater
as The Magistrate
Liza Goddard
as Barbara Colport
David Suchet
as Yves Drouard
Nina Van Pallandt
as Marthe Drouard
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TV Network: ITV
Genre: Mystery & Suspense
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