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Tales of the Unexpected (1979–88)

Bosom Friends

(1981)

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| TV Episode | United Kingdom | Colour | Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller | 25min
| Stars: Rachel Kempson, Joan Greenwood, Nat Jackley
| Season 4, episode 14

An impoverished lady invites an old school-friend to lodge with her, but soon regrets her decision

Tales of the Unexpected (1979-88) screenshot (3) | ‘Bosom Friends’ (1981)
Tales of the Unexpected (1979–88)
Star-studded sinister and amusing stories, each with a twist in the tale, created by Roald Dahl.

Plot

Nell and Emma were best friends at school, but after a reunion weekend they find things more difficult. Emma who is retired and poor, asks Nell to let her a spare room in her house. Nell agrees and Emma moves in but she quickly proves to be completely penniless and seems willing to drag Nell down to poverty, too…

Episode cast

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Rachel Kempson
Nell Bridges
A new picture of the talented and lovely British actress Joan Greenwood under contract to the J. Arthur Rank Organisation.
Emma Adkins
Nat Jackley
Mr Deacon
Aaron Shirley
Mr Brown
Patricia Browning
Ward Sister
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Pictures

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Screenshot from the ‘Bosom Friends’ (1981) episode of Tales of the Unexpected (1979-88) (1)
Tales of the Unexpected DVD

Production

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Graham Evans
Director
Robin Chapman
Writer (dramatisation)
Dana Lyon
Writer (story)

Companies

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Anglia Television
Production company