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Tales of the Unexpected: Mr Botibol's First Love

A tale from an earlier point in Mr. Botibol's life. He sells his business for £200,000, a fortune enough to keep him comfortable - except that he has never succeeded at anything. When he notes how many composers had names that begin with 'B' he daydreams about being one of them himself, eventually adding a music hall to his home. In a music store, while acquiring tapes to which he may conduct an imaginary orchestra, he meets Irene Wrzaszcyzk, also a music lover. They hit it off and eventually Botibol conducts Irene on piano. But then he learns something about her that destroys his happiness...

Episode Info

Episode number: 2x13
Airdate: Saturday May 24th, 1980

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Guest Stars
Jack WestonJack Weston
As William Botibol
Alan RoweAlan Rowe
As Mr. Clements
Anna MasseyAnna Massey
As Irene Wrzaszcyzk

Co-Guest Stars
Allan CordunerAllan Corduner
As Store Assistant
Paul BaconPaul Bacon
As Mason
Paul GreenhalghPaul Greenhalgh
As Simpson
Main Cast
Roald DahlRoald Dahl
As Presenter
Episode References
Mr. Botibol went for a sea cruise in an earlier episode that marked a later point in his life. That story is A Dip In The Pool.

Warning: Tales of the Unexpected season 2 episode 13 guide may contain spoilers
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