Main title from the 1980 ‘Parson’s Pleasure’ episode of Tales of the Unexpected (1979-88) (4)

Tales of the Unexpected (1979–88)

Parson’s Pleasure

(1980)

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| TV Episode | United Kingdom | Colour | Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller | 27min
| Stars: Roald Dahl, John Gielgud, Bernard Miles
| S3 E6 | 30th November, 1980
Tomorrow at 5.30pm on Sky Arts HD

A crooked antiques dealer masquerading as a clergyman encounters a farmer, who gives him a piece of furniture worth a fortune

Tales of the Unexpected (1979-1988) | The Last Bottle in the World (1981) opening credits (1)
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 actor, John Gielgud, a GB star
Cyril Boggis
Bernard Miles
Mr Rummins
Lee Montague
Mr Storker
Godfrey James
Claud
Harry Jones
Bert Rummins
Irlin Hall
County Lady
Roger Milner
Mr Hawkins
Virginia Clay
Housekeeper
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Pictures

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Main title from the 1980 ‘Parson’s Pleasure’ episode of Tales of the Unexpected (1979-88) (4)

Production

(4)
John Rosenberg
Producer
John Bruce
Director
Ronald Harwood
Writer (dramatisation)
Roald Dahl
Writer (story)

Companies

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Anglia Television
Production company