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Tales of the Unexpected 

Dramatizations of many Roald Dahl short stories.
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Roald Dahl ...  Self - Introduced by 32 episodes, 1979-1985
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A British anthology series featuring tales of horror, mystery and suspense. Most episodes featured a twist ending, and many of them were based on short stories by well-known writer Roald Dahl, who also served as the show's host during its first two seasons. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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The title music for the show was recorded in Studio 2 at Olympic Studios, London, England. See more »

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i love this show!
28 September 2002 | by louisemcmahonSee all my reviews

one evening my dad made me sit down and watch this show with the family and i thought what rubbish it seemed! however once i watched one episode i was hooked! ok so the storylines are silly but they are surprsingly entertaining. unfortunately granarda plus have stopped showing them!


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24 March 1979 (UK) See more »

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Tales of the Unexpected See more »

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Holt, Norfolk, England, UK See more »

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Anglia Television See more »
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