Main title from the 1982 episode of Tales of the Unexpected (1979-88), The Colonel’s Lady (1982) opening credits (4). By W Somerset Maugham

Tales of the Unexpected (1979–88)

The Colonel’s Lady

(1988)

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| TV Episode | United Kingdom | Colour | Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller | 30min
| Stars: Joss Ackland, Pauline Collins, Carol Leader
| S9 E2 | 8th January, 1988

A Colonel reads his wife’s raunchy new novel and is convinced that she has been having an affair

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.

Episode cast

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Joss Ackland
Colonel George Peregrine
Pauline Collins
Eve Peregrine
Carol Leader
Daphne
Paul Williamson
Harry, the Solicitor
Gareth Thomas
Telfer
John Horsley
Giles Rowley
Rupert Frazer
Basil Dashwood
Allan Corduner
Hatchard’s Bookshop Assistant
Anna Nicholas
Irina Stefanopoulos
Kate Emma Davies
Clio Stefanopoulos
Dennis Matsuki
Manservant
Willow Wipp
Maid
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Pictures

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Main title from the 1982 episode of Tales of the Unexpected (1979-88), The Colonel’s Lady (1982) opening credits (4). By W Somerset Maugham

Production

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David Deutsch
Producer
Barry Davis
Director
Denis Cannan
Writer (dramatisation)
W Somerset Maugham
Writer (story)

Companies

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Anglia Television
Production company