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Mrs Bixby and the Colonel's Coat

Bixby is a New York dentist. Once a month, for many years, his wife goes to Baltimore by train to visit her aunt. She does not tell Bixby about her affair with the Colonel, a single man with a big house near Baltimore, who is the real reason for all these visits.One Christmas, Mrs Bixby gets a parting gift from the Colonel - a splendid mink coat. So that she can explain the coat to her husband, she devises a complicated scheme which depends on pawning the coat and then 'finding' the pawn ticket... but the best laid plans o' mice and men gang aft agley.

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  • Originally Aired March 31, 1979
  • Runtime 25 minutes
  • Production Code 047136
  • Network ITV1
  • Sensitive Content & Trigger Warnings Alcohol Smoking / Tobacco
  • Created February 26, 2018 by
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Name Type Role
Ronald Harwood Writer
Sandra Payne Guest Star
Richard Hampton Guest Star
Frederick Farley Guest Star
Richard Greene Guest Star
Will Leighton Guest Star
Michael Hordern Guest Star
Vass Anderson Guest Star
Alan Chuntz Guest Star
Julie Harris Guest Star
Simon Langton Director
Roald Dahl Director