Main title from the 1979 episode of Tales of the Unexpected (1979-88), Edward the Conqueror (3).  Joseph Cotton

Tales of the Unexpected (1979–88)

Edward the Conqueror

(1979)

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| TV Episode | United Kingdom | Colour | Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller | 30min
| Stars: Roald Dahl, Wendy Hiller, Joseph Cotten
| S1 E7 | 5th May, 1979

A young couple’s lives are strangely altered when the wife becomes obsessed with a stray cat

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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Roald Dahl
Himself – Introduced by
British actress Wendy Hiller in a photograph from Carol Reed’s 1951 film, Outcast of the Islands
Louisa
Joseph Cotten
Edward
Phil Brown
F Milton Willis
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Pictures

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Main title from the 1979 episode of Tales of the Unexpected (1979-88), Edward the Conqueror (3).  Joseph Cotton
Main title from the 1979 episode of Tales of the Unexpected (1979-88), Edward the Conqueror (2).  Joseph Cotton
Main title from the 1979 episode of Tales of the Unexpected (1979-88), Edward the Conqueror (1).  Wendy Hiller

Production

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John Rosenberg
Producer
Rodney Bennett
Director
Roald Dahl
Writer (dramatisation)
Ronald Harwood
Writer (dramatisation)

Companies

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Anglia Television
Production company