Someone Like You

Dramatisation by Stephen Sheridan of five darkly comic tales by Roald Dahl.

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Episodes

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01Man From The South *20091221

A young marine agrees to a bizarre wager with an elderly South American.

Storyteller....Charles Dance

Old Man....Andrew Sachs

Marine....Danny Mahoney

Girl....Donnla Hughes

Spanish Woman....Rachel Atkins

Directed by David Blount

02Skin20091222

An astonishing work of art is created on a drunken night in Paris.

Storyteller....Charles Dance

Old Drioli....John Evitts

Young Drioli....Tom Bevan

Soutine....Rob Heaps

Josie....Donnla Hughes

Art Collector....David Collings

Gallery Owner....Ian Masters

Directed by David Blount

03Lamb To The Slaughter *20091223

An unfaithful husband is killed with an unusual weapon.

Storyteller....Charles Dance

Mary Maloney....Lorelei King

Patrick/Sam/Noonan....Kerry Shale

O'Malley....Tom Bevan

Directed by David Blount

04Dip In The Pool *20091224

A passenger on an ocean liner takes a desperate gamble.

Storyteller....Charles Dance

Mr Botibol....John Baddeley

Mrs Renshaw/Maggie....Rachel Atkins

Purser....Nicholas Boulton

Auctioneer....Chris Stanton

Old Woman....Jean Trend

Directed by David Blount

05 LASTNunc Dimittis20091225

A slighted lover plots an elaborate revenge.

Storyteller....Charles Dance

Gladys Ponsonby....Sarah Badel

John Roydon....Jonathan Keeble

Janet de Pelagia....Katie Scarfe

Directed by David Blount