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| TV Programme | | United Kingdom | Colour | Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Stars: Roald Dahl, Andrew Ray, Anthony Steel

A young teacher working in India is petrified when he wakes to discover a poisonous snake sleeping on his stomach

Tales of the Unexpected (1979-88) screenshot (3) | ‘Bosom Friends’ (1981)
Tales of the Unexpected (1979–88)
Season 2, episode 5
Star-studded sinister and amusing stories, each with a twist in the tale, created by Roald Dahl.

Cast (5)

Roald Dahl
Himself – Introduced by
Andrew Ray
Harry Pope
Handsome British film star Anthony Steel, as he appears in the role of Mark Loring, in the new Raymond Stross production, A Question of Adultery (1958), and in which he co-stars with Julie London.  The film was directed by Don Chaffey and will be released by Eros Films Ltd.
Judy Geeson
Saeed Jaffrey
Dr Kunzru
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Graham Evans


John Rosenberg



Production company

Anglia Television
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