Main title from the 1988 ‘The Surgeon’ episode of Tales of the Unexpected (1979-1988) (2). By Roald Dahl

Tales of the Unexpected (1979–88)

The Surgeon

(1988)

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| TV Episode | United Kingdom | Colour | Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller | 30min
| Stars: John Alderton, Thorley Walters, Alison Fiske
| S9 E3 | 15th January, 1988

A surgeon saves the life of a wealthy patient and receives a wonderful gift – but his new asset proves a fearful liability

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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John Alderton
Robert Sandy
Photograph of British actor, Thorley Walters (1)
Harry Gold
Alison Fiske
Betty Sandy
Jonathan Coy
William Haddock
Shirley Cain
Sister Wyman
David Belcher
Julius Goff
John Skitt
James Wishart
Devon Scott
Jane Chenies
Raad Rawi
Crown Prince Zawi
Geoffrey Greenhill
Det Inspector Watkins
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Pictures

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Main title from the 1988 ‘The Surgeon’ episode of Tales of the Unexpected (1979-1988) (4). With Thorley Walters, Alison Fiske
Main title from the 1988 ‘The Surgeon’ episode of Tales of the Unexpected (1979-1988) (3). Dramatised by Robin Chapman
Main title from the 1988 ‘The Surgeon’ episode of Tales of the Unexpected (1979-1988) (2). By Roald Dahl
Main title from the 1988 ‘The Surgeon’ episode of Tales of the Unexpected (1979-1988) (1). John Alderton

Production

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John Rosenberg
Producer
Graham Evans
Director
Robin Chapman
Writer (dramatisation)
Roald Dahl
Writer (story)

Companies

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Anglia Television
Production company