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