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Tales of the Unexpected

The Dead Don't Steal (Season 9, Episode 7)
TV Episode | Comedy, Drama, Horror

Married Ken Johnson runs a charter plane service with his lover and air stewardess Lilian, who indulges in a little smuggling on his behalf. Then disaster strikes for him, as his wife discovers the affair and Lilian says she is leaving him...See moreMarried Ken Johnson runs a charter plane service with his lover and air stewardess Lilian, who indulges in a little smuggling on his behalf. Then disaster strikes for him, as his wife discovers the affair and Lilian says she is leaving him for another man and the smuggling will end. In a rage he kills her and disposes of the body. But to his astonishment she appears to come back from the dead and ensures that justice catches up with him. Written by don @ minifie-1 See less
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Writers
Ella Griffiths (story) | Robin Chapman (dramatisation)
Composer
Cinematographer
Editor
Clive Dunn (videotape)
Casting Director
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Apr 22, 1988

Release date
Apr 22, 1988 (United Kingdom)
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10 cast members
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Glynis Barber
Lilian / Sylvia Brett Lilian / Sylvia Brett   See fewer
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Nicholas Ball
Ken Johnson Ken Johnson   See fewer
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Lois Baxter
Annie Johnson Annie Johnson   See fewer
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Albert Welling
Det. Insp. Gunter Det. Insp. Gunter   See fewer
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Norman Tyrrell
George the Ferryman George the Ferryman   See fewer
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Derek Carpenter
Van Driver Van Driver   See fewer
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Brian Goodfellow
Det. Sgt. Davies Det. Sgt. Davies   See fewer
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David Caddick
1st Police Officer 1st Police Officer   See fewer
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Dave Summerton
2nd Police Officer 2nd Police Officer   See fewer
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6.9 / 10 | 88 votes