Tales of the Unexpected

  • 1980
  • TV Show
  • None

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.

Premise

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.

Cast

Guest Stars

Harry Pope, Jerry, Oakes, Roger, Steve
Sam Morrissey, The Man, William Perkins
James Carpenter, Tanner
Anna Warrack, Pat
The Stranger, Timber
Tom, Tony Medway
Colin, Dr. David Rankin
Michael Fish, Percy Hampton
Gavin, Mr. Gainsborough
Derek Jacobi
Drioli, The Stranger
Elaine Stritch
Mary Pearl, Pamela
Aunt May, Martha
Dr. Applegate, Sid
William Botibol
Charlie Prince, Stamford
Joan Collins
Clare Duckworth and Julia Roach, Suzy Starr
Rev. George Duckworth, Robert Sandy
Derek, John Burge
Barman, Clerk
Edward, Lionel
Joss Ackland
Colonel George Peregrine, Jack Cutler
Mary, Sandra
Mrs. Bixby, Mrs. Foster
Aunt Alicia, Miss Elphinstone
Eve Peregrine, Pat Lewis
Mrs. Marsh, Nell
Mr. Foster, Sir Alex Bullen
Frances, Mary Hitchman
Copilot, Sam Luke
Mrs. Grady, The Landlady
Mabel Taylor, Mary Marney
Mary Ashburn, Off. Mary Bryan
Herbert, Horton
Edward, The Vicar
Max, Roger Ashburn
Bob, Roland Trent
Clodagh, Mary
Gerald Overton, Insp. Walters
Clarissa Tower, Janet
Giles Wimbourne, Macker
Paula, Sophie Kassoulas
Mary Deacon
Kyros Kassoulas
Nicholas Lillie
Mr. Groober
Frank Jesmond
Charles Dance
Robert Smythe
Irene Rankin
Yves Drouard
Capt. Waterhouse
Commissionaire
Don Johnson
Reeve Baker
Moira Henderson
Eli Wallach
Gerry Williams
Mrs. Standing
Susan Mandeville
Claire Hawksworth
Paul Standing
Ian Holm
Alan Crowin
Janet Leigh
Joan Stackpole
Cyril Boggis
Police Inspector
George Hitchman
Leslie Caron
Nathalie Vareille
Donald Henderson
Charles Drummond
Harry, the Solicitor
Second Desk Clerk
Keith Briscoe
F. Milton Willis
Maggie Patton
Richard Briers
Albert Dobson
Lisa Brisson
Arthur Appleby
Paul Duveen
Richard Pratt
Sharon Gless
Caroline Coates
Hermione Carpenter
Chief Inspector Aziz
Tom Bosley
Ralph Stackpole
Patrick Marney
Elly Somerton
Steve Hutchins
Det. Talbot
Barbara Colport
The Health Inspector
Mr. Clements
Janet DeTelagia
Israeli Officer
Eleanor Jesmond
Dr. Hartley
Humphrey Baxter
Violette Charbonneau
First Desk Clerk
Margaret Smythe
Chief Insp.
The Magistrate
Det. Harvey
William Haddock
Professor Daxatides
Ronnie carey
Blanche Cutler
Gas Inspector