Tales of the Unexpected (1979–1988)
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William and Mary 

When her husband William dies Mary Pearl is shocked that his will stipulates that his brain should be kept alive and observing her from the lounge sideboard. She determines that, even though he is dead, she will continue to annoy him.

Director:

Donald McWhinnie

Writers:

Roald Dahl, Ronald Harwood (dramatisation)
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Roald Dahl ... Himself - Introduced by
Elaine Stritch ... Mary Pearl
Marius Goring ... Dr. John Landy
Richard Hampton Richard Hampton ... Arthur Baxter
Jane Paton Jane Paton ... Nurse
Jimmy Mac Jimmy Mac ... William Pearl
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Following the death of her husband William, Mary Pearl is shocked to learn that, at his request, a neurologist called Dr. Landry, has preserved William's brain. Even after death William manages to tell Mary what to do so she sets out to deliberately annoy the brain on her sideboard. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Language:

English

Release Date:

7 April 1979 (UK) See more »

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Production Co:

Anglia Television See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Version of Late Night Horror: William and Mary (1968) See more »

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