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Tales Of Mystery (ITV 1961-1963, John Laurie)

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Tales Of Mystery was an anthology of dramas with a supernatural or spooky angle hosted by John Laurie as ghost story writer Algernon Blackwood (although initially he was just billed as the narrator).

Some interesting guest stars popped up including Harry H. Corbett, Raymond Huntley, Dinsdale Landen, Naunton Wayne and Michael Bates.

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UK / ITV – Associated Rediffusion / 29×25 minute episodes / Broadcast 29 March 1961 – 14 March 1963

Producer: Peter Graham Scott

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John Laurie as Algernon Blackwood

THE EPISODES
SEASON ONE 29 March – 17 May 1961
1. THE TERROR OF THE TWINS (29 Mar 61)
2. THE PROMISE (5 Apr 61)
3. THE MAN WHO WAS MILLIGAN (12 Apr 61)
4. THE TRADITION (19 Apr 61)
5. THE EMPTY SLEEVE (26 Apr 61)
6. ACCESSORY BEFORE THE FACT (3 May 61)
7. THE WOMAN’S GHOST STORY (10 May 61)
8. THE DECOY (17 May 61)

SEASON TWO 4 July – 12 September 1962
1. THE CONFESSION (4 Jul 62)
2. CHINESE MAGIC (11 Jul 62)
3. MAX HENSIG (18 Jul 62)
4. THE MAN WHO FOUND OUT (25 Jul 62)
5. NEPHELE (1 Aug 62)
6. ANCIENT SORCERIES (8 Aug 62)
7. DEFERRED APPOINTMENT (15 Aug 62)
8. THE PIKESTAFFE CASE (22 Aug 62)
9. THE TELEPHONE (29 Aug 62)
10. THE CALL (5 Sep 62)
11. WOLVES OF GOD (12 Sep 62)

SEASON THREE 10 January – 14 March 1963
1. OLD CLOTHES (10 Jan 63)
2. THE DOLL (17 Jan 63)
3. EGYPTIAN SORCERY (24 Jan 63)
4. THE DAMNED (31 Jan 63)
5. THE SECOND GENERATION (7 Feb 63)
6. A CASE OF EAVESDROPPING (14 Feb 63)
7. PETERSHIN AND MR SNIDE (21 Feb 63)
8. THE LODGER (28 Feb 63)
9. THE INSANITY OF JONES (7 Mar 63)
10. DREAM COTTAGE (14 Mar 63)

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Clochmerle (BBC-2 1972, Cyril Cusack, Roy Dotrice)

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Period sitcom, based on a novel by Gabriel Chevallier that was adapted by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson, that saw the French villagers of Clochmerle kick up a fuss over plans to install a new toilet.

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CYRIL CUSACK as Major Piechut
ROY DOTRICE as Ponosse
KENNETH GRIFFITH as Ernest Tafardel
WENDY HILLER as Justine Putet
HUGH GRIFFITH as Alexandre Bourdillat
BERNARD BRESSLAW as Nicholas the Beadle
MADELINE SMITH as Hortase Girodet
GEORGINA MOON as Rose Biraque
PETER USTINOV as Narrator

crew details
Writers: Ray Galton, Alan Simpson
Novel: Gabriel Chevallier
Producer: Michael Mills

production details
Country: UK
Network and Production Companies: BBC Two – Bavaria
Duration: 9×30 minute episodes
Aired From: 18 February – 14 April 1972 Fridays at 10.05pm

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Clairvoyant, The (BBC-2 1986, Roy Kinnear, Sandra Dickinson)

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In Roy Clarke penned sitcom The Clairvoyant used car salesman Arnold Bristow is knocked down in a car accident and suddenly finds himself with psychic powers – or so he believes. There was a pilot broadcast 27 Nov 1984.

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ROY KINNEAR as Arnold Bristow
SANDRA DICKINSON as Lily
HUGH LLOYD as Burma
SHAUN CURRY as Newton
GLYNIS BROOKS as Dawn
CARMEL CRYAN as Carmen

crew details
Writer: Roy Clarke
Producer and Director: Alan J.W. Bell

production details
Country: UK
Network and Production Companies: BBC-2
Duration: 6×30 minute episodes
Aired From: Pilot – 27 November 1984 and Series – 15 May – 19 June 1986

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Christmas Princess (UP 2017, Nicole Munoz, Zak Santiago)

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Christmas Princess Nicole Munoz

Christmas Princess is the true story of Donaly Marquez who, through a childhood of neglect and abuse, achieved her dream of becoming a rose bowl princess. An inspirational story of resilience, strength and finding a family to call your own.

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Nicole Muñoz as Donaly Marquez
Rosa Blasi as Sara
Zak Santiago as Ignacio Marquez
Olivia Steele Falconer as Emily Marquez
Jaedon Siewert as Abraham Marquez
Lina Renna as Young Donaly
Paloma Kwiatkowski as Chloe
Ty Wood as Trent
Pendo Muema as Monique
Kalyn Miles as Maria
Kaaren de Zilva as Roberta
Garfield Wilson as Dr. Miller
Clay St. Thomas as Judge #1
Patti Allan as Judge #2
Natalie von Rotsburg as Judge #3

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Director: Allan Harmon
Writer: Tracy Andreen

production details
Country: Canada
Network and Production Companies: UP
Duration: 1×120 minute episode
Aired From: Sunday 10 December 2017

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