Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)
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The Colonel's Lady 

Colonel George Peregrine's comfortable life is disturbed when his wife writes a bestselling raunchy novel. When he finally reads it, he becomes convinced that she has been having an affair.

Director:

Barry Davis

Writers:

W. Somerset Maugham (story), Denis Cannan (dramatisation)
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Joss Ackland ... Colonel George Peregrine
Pauline Collins ... Eve Peregrine
Carol Leader Carol Leader ... Daphne
Paul Williamson Paul Williamson ... Harry, the Solicitor
Gareth Thomas ... Telfer
John Horsley ... Giles Rowley
Rupert Frazer Rupert Frazer ... Basil Dashwood
Allan Corduner ... Hatchard's Bookshop Assistant
Anna Nicholas ... Irina Stefanopoulos
Kate Emma Davies Kate Emma Davies ... Clio Stefanopoulos (as Kate-Emma Davies)
Dennis Matsuki Dennis Matsuki ... Manservant
Willow Wipp Willow Wipp ... Maid
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Storyline

Bombastic George Peregrine is amazed when his meek wife Eve writes a best-selling romantic novel. Despite his own infidelity he is certain that, from the graphic descriptions of sex in the book, Eve is also having an affair but when he quizzes her on the subject her reply is even more hurtful. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Language:

English

Release Date:

8 January 1988 (UK) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Anglia Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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