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Thirty-Minute Theatre (1965–1973)

Mrs. Bixby and the Colonel's Coat 

Mrs. Bixby, a dentist's wife, goes alone once a month to the country "to see her aunt"; she's secretly visiting her lover, the Colonel. But when he gives her an expensive coat, she has to devise a way of explaining it to her husband.

Director:

Naomi Capon

Writers:

Roald Dahl (story), Hugh Whitemore

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Shelley Winters ... Mrs. Bixby
Neil McCallum Neil McCallum ... Mr. Bixby
Bill Shine ... The Colonel
Mark Heath Mark Heath ... The Colonel's Groom
Harry Towb ... Pawnbroker
Roberta Huby Roberta Huby ... Miss Pultency
Roald Dahl ... Narrator (voice)
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Storyline

Mrs. Bixby, a dentist's wife, goes alone once a month to the country "to see her aunt"; she's secretly visiting her lover, the Colonel. But when he gives her an expensive coat, she has to devise a way of explaining it to her husband.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

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Language:

English

Release Date:

2 November 1965 (UK) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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