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Tales of the Unexpected

Stranger in Town (Season 5, Episode 5)
TV Episode | 26 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

An eccentrically-dressed stranger gets off a train and within a few days has endeared himself to the citizens of the town with his jovial behaviour and magical tricks. He is known as Sir Columbus. However, when he calls upon prominent ...See moreAn eccentrically-dressed stranger gets off a train and within a few days has endeared himself to the citizens of the town with his jovial behaviour and magical tricks. He is known as Sir Columbus. However, when he calls upon prominent citizen Mr. Latham, he is neither jovial or eccentric, he is out for revenge. But then who would suspect such a delightfully off-the-wall middle-aged gentleman of being capable of murder? Written by don @ minifie-1 See less
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Richard Crafter (lighting cameraman)
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Updated May 23, 1982

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May 23, 1982 (United Kingdom)
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9 cast members
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Derek Jacobi
The Stranger The Stranger   See fewer
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Clive Swift
Latham Latham   See fewer
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Robbie MacNab
Hotel Receptionist Hotel Receptionist   See fewer
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Jean Kitson
Secretary Secretary   See fewer
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Bruce Clark
The Boy The Boy   See fewer
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Jennifer Connelly
The Girl The Girl   See fewer
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Giles Phibbs
The Foreman The Foreman   See fewer
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Stuart Howard
Newstand Boy Newstand Boy   See fewer
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6.8 / 10 | 115 votes