Tales of the Unexpected

Tales of the Unexpected is a British television series which aired between 1979 and 1988. Each episode told a story, often with sinister and wryly comedic undertones, with an unexpected twist ending. Early episodes were based on short stories by Roald Dahl collected in the books Tales of the Unexpected, Kiss Kiss and Someone Like You. The series was made by Anglia Television for ITV with interior scenes recorded at their Norwich studios whilst location filming mainly occurred across East Anglia. The theme music for the series was written by composer Ron Grainer.

Created By: Roald Dahl |
Genres: Drama |
Production Company: ITV | Anglia |

Tales of the Unexpected-Azwaad Movie Database
  • Release Date: 24-03-1979
  • Total Sessions: 9
  • Total Episodes: 112
  • Vote Count: 24
  • IMDB Rating: 7.1
  • Network: ITV |
  • Status: Ended
  • Homepage: N/A





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