CTVA UK - "The Avengers" (ABC/ITV) (1962-64) (Live/Videotape) - Honor Blackman

CTVA
CTVA - The Classic TV Archive - UK 
Patrick Macnee starred in most episodes

The Avengers (ABC) ( bwlive/videotape) (1961) - Ian Hendry 
The Avengers (ABC) (bw live/videotape) (1962-64) - Honor Blackman
The Avengers (ABC) (bw film) (1965-66) - Diana Rigg
The Avengers (ABC) (colour film) (1966-68) - Diana Rigg
The Avengers (ABC) (colour film) (1968-69) -  Linda Thorson
The New Avengers (colour film) (1976-77) - Joanna Lumley, Gareth Hunt

Honor Blackman episodes
The Avengers (2)(3) (1962-64)
 Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Dinosaur TV - Save Our Forgotten British Heritage (David Moore)
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://www.us.imdb.com
)

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THE AVENGERS (52 Live/Videotaped episodes with Honor Blackman)
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ABC Weekend Television for ITV

UK Crime Adventures Series 161 episodes x 60 min
Starring:
Patrick Macnee  as John Steed (season 1-6)
Honor Blackman as Catherine Gale (season 2-3)

Jon Rollason as Dr. Martin King (season 2)

The Avengers Must See TV 1/3
The Avengers Must See TV 2/3
The Avengers Must See TV 3/3

Honor Blackman and Patrick Macnee Variety Club Awards 1964

Patrick Macnee 1980 - Alan Whicker Interview

Patrick Macnee THIS IS YOUR LIFE with AVENGERS co-stars (1984)

 Patrick Macnee & Honor Blackman on Wogan 1/2 (1987)
Patrick Macnee & Honor Blackman on Wogan 2/2 (1987)

Patrick Macnee & Honor Blackman - Kinky Boots

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26 episodes (29Sep62-23Mar63) ITV Saturdays
Patrick Macnee co-starred with  Honor Blackman (her first season)
occasionally Julie Stevens appears as Venus Smith, when Honor Blackman was not available

2.1 [27] The Avengers: MR TEDDY BEAR
29-Sep-62 ITV Sat
Written by Martin Woodhouse / Directed by Richmond Harding / Designed by Terry Green
Starring: Patrick Macnee as John Steed &  Honor Blackman as Cathy Cale
Cast (in order of appearance):
Interviewer Tim Brinton
Colonel Wayne-Gilley Kenneth Keeling
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Dr Gilmore John Horsley
One-Ten Douglas Muir
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
Henry Michael Robbins
Mr Teddy Bear Bernard Goldman
Cafe Girl Sarah Maxwell
Dr James Howell John Ruddock
Technician Michael Collins
Synopsis:
If you can pay enough, anyone can hire Mr Teddy Bear to kill somebody. After
the public murder of Wayne-Gilley, Mrs Gale hires the hidden killer to
assassinate Steed. However, the trap misfires and Mr Teddy Bear lures Cathy
into his clutches instead. Faced with certain capture, the professional
assassin chooses suicide.

2.2 [--] The Avengers: PROPELLANT 23
6-Oct-62 ITV Sat
Written by Jon Manchip White / Directed by Jonathan Alwyn / Designed by Paul Bernard
Cast (in order of appearance):
Jules Meyer Frederick Schiller
Jeanette Justine Lord
Captain Legros Nicholas Courtney
Co-Pilot Michael Beint
Paul Manning Geoffrey Palmer
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Laure Catherine Woodville
Jacques Tissot Trader Faulkner
Lieutenant 'Curly' Leclerc John Crocker
Siebel John Dearth
Roland Ralph Nossek
Pierre Barry Wilsher
Gendarme Graham Ashley
Shop Assistant Deanna Shendey
Baker John Gill
Synopsis:
Steed and Cathy search frantically for a sample of Propellant 23 - a new
rocket fuel, before it falls into the hands of the opposition. When the
courier arrives dead at Marseilles, the sample is mistaken for alcohol and
stolen by a hotel worker. The enemy reach Jacques and his acquired flask
first, but it is the Avengers that retrieve its contents, after shots from
Mrs Gale's garter-gun!

2.3 [--] The Avengers: THE DECAPOD
13-Oct-62 ITV Sat
Written by Eric Paice / Directed by Don Leaver / Designed by Terry Green
Cast (in order of appearance):
Girl in Shower Pamela Conway
Yakob Borb Paul Stassino
Stepan Philip Madoc
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Bodyguards Douglas Robinson
and Valentine Musetti
Venus Smith Julie Stevens
Cigarette Girl Valerie Stanton
Edna Ramsden Lynne Furlong
Ito Wolfe Morris
Harry Ramsden Raymond Adamson
Guards Officer Harvey Ashby
with Stanley M. Ayers and the Dave Lee Trio
On the verge of negotiating a huge loan for his country, an unknown assailant
tries to unsettle Yakob Borb. Steed investigates the identity of the murderer
who hides behind the mask of the wrestler, The Decapod, whilst Venus watches
Borb. Borb becomes infatuated with Venus and reveals that he will steal the
loan and live in luxurious exile elsewhere. When Stepan, from the Balkan
Embassy, learns that Borb has been wrestling as The Decapod as a ploy to
distract attention from his plan, he kills Borb in revenge.

2.4 [--] The Avengers: BULLSEYE 
20-Oct-62 ITV Sat
Written by Eric Paice /  Directed by Peter Hammond / Designed by Robert Macgowan
The Avengers 2x04 Bullseye 1/5
The Avengers 2x04 Bullseye 2/5
The Avengers 2x04 Bullseye 3/5
The Avengers 2x04 Bullseye 4/5
The Avengers 2x04 Bullseye 5/5
Cast (in order of appearance):
Jean Mitzi Rogers
Miss Ellis Judy Parfitt
Brigadier Williamson Charles Carson
Foreman Robin Wentworth
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
Henry Cade Ronald Radd
Young Felix Deebank
Reynolds John Frawley
Shareholder Graeme Bruce
Karl Bernard Kay
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Dorothy Young Laurie Leigh
Inspector Fred Ferris
Henry Cade plans to take-over Anderson's Small Arms Ltd, but before the
Directors can sell their shares, somebody kills them. The same culprit is
responsible for gun-running, so Steed and Mrs Gale investigate. Cathy joins
the Board and teams-up with Cade to call for a stock check. This panics the
two guilty Directors - Young and Miss Ellis - into trying to escape, but Steed
is waiting for them.

2.5 [--] The Avengers: MISSION TO MONTREAL
27-Oct-62 ITV Sat
Written by Lester Powell / Directed by Don Leaver / Designed by Terry Green
Cast (in order of appearance):
Carla Berotti Patricia English
Film Director Harold Berens
Peggy Pamela Ann Davy
A.G. Brand Alan Curtis
Receptionist Angela Thorne
Pearson Eric McCaine
Alec Nicholson Mark Eden
Stewards Peter Mackriel
and William Swan
Budge Gerald Sim
Guido Marson John Bennett
Reporters Terence Woodfield
Malcolm Taylor
and Leslie Pitt
Photographer William Buck
Sheila Dowson Iris Russell
Dr Martin King Jon Rollason
Judy Gillian Muir
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Passenger John Frawley
Barman Allan Casley
Synopsis:
A relaxing cruise back to Montreal seems an ideal holiday for Dr King and his
sole patient - the famous star Carla Berotti - who seems neurotic but healthy.
Synopsis:
Conned by her husband into smuggling a secret microfilm, her trust in Dr King
and his employer, Steed, is well-placed, but tangled loyalties mean that a
double agent nearly defeats the Avengers, before the ship safely reaches port.

2.6 [--] The Avengers: THE REMOVAL MEN
3-Nov-1962 ITV Sat
Written by Roger Marshall and Jeremy Scott / Directed by Don Leaver / Designed by Patrick Downing
Cast (in order of appearance):
Jack Dragna Reed de Rouen
Bug Siegal Edwin Richfield
Godard Donald Tandy
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Cecile Dragna Patricia Denys
Binaggio George Roderick
Venus Smith Julie Stevens
One-Ten Douglas Muir
Waiter George Little
Jailer Hugo de Vernier
Nicole Cauvin Edina Ronay
Charlie Hira Talfrey
Harbour Officer Ivor Dean
and the Dave Lee Trio
Synopsis:
Dragna's firm specialises in professional murder, so Steed is assigned to
infiltrate and disband the removal men. Venus, meanwhile, has found
employment at Dragna's nightclub. Steed's first job is to kill a film
actress, but he pretends to hurt her and puts her in hiding instead. Siegal,
suspicious that Steed has carried out his orders, finds Nicole Chauvin and
exposes Steed as a hoax. Using Venus' singing as a cover, Steed outwits the
gang and shoots his way to freedom.

2.7 [--] The Avengers: THE MAURITIUS PENNY
10-Nov-1962 ITV Sat
Written by Malcolm Hulke and Terrance Dicks / Directed by Richmond Harding / Designed by Philip Harrison
The Avengers 2x07 The Mauritius Penny 1/5
The Avengers 2x07 The Mauritius Penny 2/5
The Avengers 2x07 The Mauritius Penny 3/5
The Avengers 2x07 The Mauritius Penny 4/5
The Avengers 2x07 The Mauritius Penny 5/5
Cast (in order of appearance):
Goodchild Philip Guard
Percy Peckham Harry Shacklock
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
Boy Anthony Rogers
Gerald Shelley David Langton
Maitland Edward Jewesbury
Brown Alfred Burke
Lord Matterley Richard Vernon
Porter Raymond Hodge
Inspector Burke Alan Rolfe
P.C. Andrews Edward Higgins
Elsie Grace Arnold
Lorry Driver Edwin Brown
Lorry Driver's Mate Anthony Blackshaw
Miss Power Delia Corrie
Sheila Gray Sylva Langova
Foreign Delegate Theodore Wilhelm
Synopsis:
The death of a stamp-dealer intrigues Steed and he places Mrs Gale undercover
in the shop. They discover that the dealers' lists are a code being used by
New Rule to plan an uprising in Europe. Businesses like a dentists and the
dealer's shop are stashing armaments in preparation. Her cover exposed,
Cathy is taken to a rally to meet Lord Matterley, the new Fuhrer, but with
Steed pointing a gun at him, Matterley has no option but to postpone New Rule indefinitely.

2.8 [--] The Avengers: DEATH OF A GREAT DANE
17-Nov-1962 ITV Sat
Written by Roger Marshall and Jeremy Scott / Directed by Peter Hammond / Designed by Patrick Downing
Cast (in order of appearance):
Minister Billy Milton
Gravedigger Herbert Nelson
Gregory Leslie French
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Mrs Miller Clare Kelly
First Assistant Dennis Edwards
Second Assistant Anthony Baird
Getz Frederick Jaeger
George Miller Frank Peters
Policeman Michael Moyer
Sir James Mann John Laurie
First Winetaster Eric Elliott
Second Winetaster Roger Maxwell
Man From Kennels Kevin Barry
Dancer Junia
Bellhound Heidi
Steed becomes convinced that a recent coffin buried at a Pets Cemetary
actually contained the body of Alex Litoff, a rich reclusive. Litoff's
butler and his friends are laundering Litoff's money by converting it into
diamonds which are smuggled from Britain. The Great Dane that should have
been buried is alive and living with the widow of a man who died carrying a
great number of diamonds in his stomach.. With the riddle solved, Steed and
Cathy capture the fraudsters.

2.9 [--] The Avengers: THE SELL-OUT
24-Nov-62 ITV Sat
Written by Anthony Terpiloff and Brandon Brady / Directed by Don Leaver  / Designed by Terry Green
Cast (in order of appearance):
Dr Martin King Jon Rollason
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Monsieur Roland Carleton Hobbs
Policeman Anthony Blackshaw
Gunman Storm Durr
One-Twelve Arthur Hewlett
Fraser Michael Mellinger
Mark Harvey Frank Gatliff
Lilian Harvey Anne Godley
Judy Gillian Muir
Workman Richard Klee
Reporter Henry Rayner
Customer Cyril Renison
Price Ray Browne
Steed finds his assignment to safeguard Roland, a U.N. official, is
jeopardised by a traitor within One-Twelve's Department. Faced with a
terminal illness, Harvey has sold out his principles whilst placing suspicion
upon Steed. Unable to prevent a successful trip, an enemy gunman does nearly
bring Roland's press conference to a sudden end, allowing Steed to redeem
himself. For Dr King, it is his final case and he returns to a life of
medicine without the espionage.

2.10 [--] The Avengers: DEATH ON THE ROCKS
1-Dec-1962 ITV Sat
Written by Eric Paice / Directed by Jonathan Alwyn / Designed by James Goddard
Cast (in order of appearance):
Mrs Ross Annette Kerr
Liza Denham Ellen McIntosh
Diamond Dealers Jack Grossman
and Vincent Charles
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Max Daniels Hamilton Dyce
Van Berg Richard Clarke
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
Painter Haydn Ward
Fenton Gerald Cross
Nicky David Sumner
Samuel Ross Meier Tzelniker
Jackie Ross Toni Gilpin
Sid Douglas Robinson
Mrs Daniels Naomi Chance
Illegal stones are flooding Hatton Gardens, so Steed goes into partnership
with Ross to trace the source of the diamonds. Fenton plans to drive the
Diamond Federation out of business and he has both Mrs Ross and Mrs Daniels
killed to force their husbands into dealing with him. Cathy meanwhile has
traced the method of entry for the stones - they are smuggled in rock salt
containers. With the plan exposed the real ringleader, Mr Daniels and his
murderess, Liza, receive their come-uppance.

2.11 [--] The Avengers: TRAITOR IN ZEBRA
8-Dec-1962 ITV Sat
Written by John Gilbert / Directed by Richmond Harding / Designed by Terry Green
Cast (in order of appearance):
Escorting Officer Richard Pescud
Captain Nash Noel Coleman
Crane Danvers Walker
Maggie June Murphy
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Lieutenant Mellors Ian Shand
Wardroom Steward Michael Browning
Sub-Lieutenant Graham William Gaunt
Franks Richard Leech
Rankin John Sharp
Linda Katy Wild
Thorne Jack Stewart
With Crane facing a court-martial for leaking secrets from HMS Zebra, Mrs Gale
and Steed search for the source of the leak. The real traitor, Mellors,
becomes alarmed and contacts Rankin who in turn informs Franks, an enemy
agent. Franks has Mellors and Graham killed to give him more time, but Steed
pursues him to the Base where Franks has planted a bomb. Faced with being
destroyed by his own device, Franks defuses it and Steed saves the day.

2.12 [--] The Avengers: THE BIG THINKER
15-Dec-1962 ITV Sat
Written by Martin Woodhouse / Directed by Kim Mills / Designed by James Goddard
Cast (in order of appearance):
Dr Clemens Walter Hudd
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
Dr Farrow David Garth
Dr Hurst Tenniel Evans
Janet Lingfield Marina Martin
Dr Kearns Anthony Booth
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Broster Allan McClelland
Clarissa Penelope Lee
Blakelock Ray Browne
Nino Clive Baxter
The final tests on Plato are being sabotaged and someone seems determined to
kill the scientists involved. Mrs Gale is assigned to help Kearns overcome
his gambling problem, since he is vulnerable to blackmail. Meanwhile, Clemens
has been murdered after discovering who was the sabotuer and the truth is now
within Plato. Kearns and Cathy are forced to send Steed an SOS when they
become trapped in the computer after further sabotage on its systems. Dr
Farrow is caught trying to stop Plato from revealing its secret, but he is
electrocuted before he can be arrested.

2.13 [--] The Avengers: DEATH DISPATCH
22-Dec-1962 ITV Sat
Written by Leonard Fincham / Directed by Jonathan Alwyn / Designed by Anne Spavin
Cast (in order of appearance):
Baxter Hedger Wallace
Pasco Alan Mason
John Steed Patrick Macnee
One-Ten Douglas Muir
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
Thugs Geoff L'Cise
and Arthur Griffiths
Miguel Rosas Richard Warner
Anna Rosas Valerie Sarruf
Monroe David Cargill
Chambermaid Bernice Rassin
Rico Michael Forrest
Singer Maria Andipa
Customer Jerry Jardin
Travers Gerald Harper
Routine dispatches on route to Buenos Aires lead to a courier being murdered.
Steed takes the man's place whilst Mrs Gale follows him. The papers contain
the itinery of a visiting American envoy - his death will spark a revolution
in Argentina, placing Miguel Rosas in power. Steed and Cathy follow his
henchman, Monroe, back to Rosas' villa where arrests are made.

2.14 [--] The Avengers: DEAD ON COURSE
29-Dec-1962 ITV Sat
Written by Eric Paice / Directed by Richmond Harding / Designed by Robert Fuest
Cast (in order of appearance):
Pilot Trevor Reid
Bob Slade Bruce Boa
Margot Margo Jenkins
Freedman John McLaren
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Deidre O'Connor Elisabeth Murray
Dr Martin King Jon Rollason
Sister Isobel Janet Hargreaves
Mother Superior Peggy Marshall
Hughes Nigel Arkwright
Michael Joyce Liam Gaffney
Vincent O'Brien Donal Donnelly
Gerry Edward Kelsey
and Mollie Maureen, Denis Cleary, Wilfred Grove
When a plane mysteriously crashes on the Irish coast, Steed investigates the
loss of some on-board currency. Whilst Dr King heals the wounded, Steed
pursues the sinister Sisters of the Convent and their ringleader, Vincent, who
is not as simple as he seems. Another crash is successfully averted and the
Mother Superior is brought down to earth.

2.15 [--] The Avengers: INTERCRIME
6-Jan-1963 ITV Sat
Written by Terrance Dicks and Malcolm Hulke / Directed by Jonathan Alwyn / Designed by Richard Harrison
Cast (in order of appearance):
Palmer Donald Webster
Sewell Rory MacDermot
Moss Alan Browning
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
Hilda Stern Julia Arnall
Trustees Charlotte Selwyn
and Jean Gregory
Prison Officer Sharpe Bettine Milne
Felder Kenneth J Warren
Lobb Jerome Willis
Manning Patrick Holt
Pamela Johnson Angela Browne
Kressler Paul Hansard
Steed arranges for Mrs Gale to replace Hilda Stern when she arrives in Britain,
so Cathy can learn the plans of Intercrime. Stern is their professional
killer, but Cathy is unable to kill and the real Stern exposes her. Whilst
Manning and Felder struggle for control of Intercrime, Steed steps in to
rescue Mrs Gale and force the company into liquidation.

2.16 [--] The Avengers: IMMORTAL CLAY
13-Jan-1963 ITV Sat
Written by James Mitchell /  Directed by Richmond Harding / Designed by James Goddard
Cast (in order of appearance):
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
Allen Marling Gary Watson
Mara Little Didi Sullivan
Richard Marling Paul Eddington
John Steed Patrick Macnee
One-Ten Douglas Muir
Miller James Bree
Anne Rowena Gregory
John Machen Bert Palmer
De Groot Steve Plytas
Blomberg Frank Olegario
Has Allen Marling created an unbreakable ceramic cup? De Groot bribes Miller
to steal it and kills him when the cup breaks! Lander also wanted the cup and
De Groot now tries to blackmail Marling into giving him the secret or the
agent will reveal that Allen killed Lander whilst protecting his brother's
wife. No one realises that Steed has the cup - the night watchman gave it
him to prevent it being stolen. Steed ensures that De Groot is arrested for
trial and the Marling Factory is saved from closure.

2.17 [--] The Avengers: BOX OF TRICKS
20-Jan-1963 ITV Sat
Written by Peter Ling and Edward Rhodes / Directed by Kim Mills / Designed by Anne Spavin
Cast (in order of appearance):
Gerry Weston Ian Curry
Venus Smith Julie Stevens
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Henriette Jacqueline Jones
Manager Dallas Cavell
Denise April Olrich
General Sutherland Maurice Hedley
Kathleen Sutherland Jane Barrett
Dr Gallam Edgar Wreford
with Robert Hartley, Royston Tickner, Gail Starforth, Lynn Taylor, Gregory Scott
and the Dave Lee Trio
A faith healer and a magician conspire to steal NATO secrets: Gallam
secretes tape-recorders within healing boxes and the magician conveys the
information. A vanishing cabinet trick is used to dispose of any unwelcome
snoopers. With the phonies exposed, Steed closes the security leak, before
the magic cabinet can claim one final victim...

2.18 [--] The Avengers: WARLOCK
27-Jan-1963 ITV Sat
Written by Doreen Montgomery / Directed by Peter Hammond / Designed by Terry Green
Cast (in order of appearance):
Cosmo Gallion Peter Arne
Peter Neville Alban Blakelock
Mrs Dunning Olive Milbourne
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Markel John Hollis
Julia Pat Spencer
Mogom Philip Mosca
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
Doctor Brian Vaughan
Pathologist Gordon Gardner
Miss Timson Christina Ferdinando
One-Ten Douglas Muir
Barmaid Susan Franklin
Pasco Herbert Nelson
and Bill Haydn, Anna Sharkey, Roy Gunson, Maggie Lee, Fred Evans, Gillian Bowden
Cosmo Gallion uses black magic to sell secrets to the highest bidder. Steed
and Mrs Gale investigate the bewitchment of a scientist, Neville, who belonged
to Gallion's magic circle. Cathy's life is in grave danger when Gallion
realises that her birthday, 5th October 1930 at midnight, is perfect for his
next experiment. As Steed enters and breaks Gallion's power he collapses and
dies horribly without rational explanation.

2.19 [--] The Avengers: THE GOLDEN EGGS
3-Feb-1963 ITV Sat
Written by by Martin Woodhouse / Directed by Peter Hammond / Designed by Douglas James
Cast (in order of appearance):
Dr Ashe Donald Eccles
Elizabeth Bayle Pauline Delaney
De Leon Gordon Whiting
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
Diana Irene Bradshaw
Hillier Robert Bernal
Redfern Peter Arne
Campbell Louis Haslar
Hall Charles Bird
Two gold-plated eggs are stolen from Dr Ashe. They contain a deadly virus
which the burglar, De Leon, catches and dies from, shortly after hiding the
eggs. His ex-employer Redfern uses Mrs Gale to find the eggs, but before he
can kill her she threatens to break the eggs unless he surrenders. Fearing
for his life Redfern agrees, allowing Steed and Mrs Gale to return the eggs.
To their amazement Ashe reveals that they are dummies; the real eggs were too
dangerous to keep.

2.20 [--] The Avengers: SCHOOL FOR TRAITORS
10-Feb-1963 ITV Sat
Written by James Mitchell / Directed by Jonathan Alwyn / Designed by Maurice Pelling
Cast (in order of appearance):
Ted East John Standing
Venus Smith Julie Stevens
Claire Summers Melissa Stribling
Roberts Richard Thorp
Higby Reginald Marsh
John Steed Patrick Macnee
One-Seven Frederick Farley
Dr Shanklin Anthony Nicholls
Professor Aubyn Frank Shelley
Green Terence Woodfield
Proctor Ronald Mayer
Sally Janet Butlin
and the Kenny Powell Trio
Whilst Venus sings at Rag Week, Steed probes the alleged suicide of Richard
Davis. He invents a suicide note and pretends that Venus received it, thereby
frightening the gang into trying to recover it, since Professor Shanklin and
Summers know that they murdered Davis. With the killers exposed, Summers can
no longer blackmail ex-boyfriends whom she tricked into crime.

2.21 [--] The Avengers: THE WHITE DWARF
17-Feb-1963 ITV Sat
Written by Malcolm Hulke / Directed by Richmond Harding / Designed by Terry Green
Cast (in order of appearance):
Professor Richter Keith Pyott
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
Minister Daniel Thorndike
Henry Barker Peter Copley
Cartright Philip Latham
Elizabeth Fuller Vivienne Drummond
Rahim Paul Anil
Luke George Roubicek
Maxwell Barker George A Cooper
Johnson Bill Nagy
Miss Tregarth Constance Chapman
Butler John Falconer
Barker and Johnson conspire to defraud the Stock Market by convincing the
Government that The White Dwarf will collide with the Earth. At the
observatory, Cartright kills Richter and Rahim to prevent them knowing the
truth, but when he does a final check he is amazed to see the star on a
collision course with the planet. It appears that Richter was right and the
world will end. Convinced that Barker double-crossed him, Cartright exposes
the plan and Steed siezes the shady financiers. Mrs Gale then reveals that
the plates in the telescope were rigged by her - The White Dwarf has not moved at all.

2.22 [--] The Avengers: MAN IN THE MIRROR
24-Feb-1963 ITV Sat
Writen by Geoffrey Orme and Anthony Terpiloff / Directed by Kim Mills / Designed by Anne Spavin
Cast (in order of appearance):
Betty Daphne Anderson
Strong Ray Barrett
Brown Julian Somers
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Venus Smith Julie Stevens
Jean Rhoda Lewis
Victor Trevelyan Haydn Jones
Iris Frieda Knorr
One-Six Michael Gover
Producer David Graham
and the Kenny Powell Trio
Whilst in a Hall of Mirrors, Venus accidentally photographs a man's reflection
in the glass - a man who is meant to be dead. The funfair owner tries to
retrieve the film and Steed discovers that Trevelyan was apparently kidnapped
by Strong. Converging on the funfair, Steed and Venus are captured by Strong
who leaves them wired to a time-switch bomb. Betty rescues them after
stabbing Strong, but the real traitors - Mr and Mrs Trevelyan - have already escaped.

2.23 [--] The Avengers: CONSPIRACY OF SILENCE
2-Mar-1963 ITV Sat
Written by Roger Marshall /  Directed by Peter Hammond / Designed by Stephen Doncaster
Cast (in order of appearance):
James Artro Morris
Sica Alec Mango
Carlo Robert Rietty
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Rickie Sandra Dorne
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
Gutman Roy Purcell
Leggo Himself
Terry John Church
Arturo Tommy Godfrey
Professor Willie Shearer
Rant Ian Wilson
and Elizabeth and Collins
When Carlo, the circus clown, fails to kill Steed he goes into hiding and Mrs
Gale is hot on his trail. Carlo hides amongst the clowns of the circus, but
the Mafia insist that Carlo completes his mission and another attempt is made
on Steed's life. Again, Carlo cannot commit the crime and shoots his Mafia
compatriot Terry instead. On the same side, Carlo breaks the vow of silence
and Sica is arrested.

2.24 [--] The Avengers: A CHORUS OF FROGS
9-Mar-1963 ITV Sat
Written by Martin Woodhouse / Directed by Raymond Menmuir / Designed by James Goddard
Cast (in order of appearance):
Stephanopoulus Makki Marseilles
One-Six Michael Gover
Mason Eric Pohlmann
Anna Yvonne Shima
Venus Smith Julie Stevens
Ariston John Carson
Dr Pitt-Norton Frank Gatliff
Helena Colette Wilde
Jackson Alan Haywood
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Ships Officer Norman Johns
Steward Steve Cory
Man Colin Fry
and the Kenny Powell Trio
Beneath Mason's luxury yacht, The Archipelago, Pitt-Norton experiments with a
new type of bathyscape. Venus is booked to sing on board, so Steed becomes a
stowaway in her cabin to investigate whether there is a connection with the
death of a deep-sea diver. The diver belonged to the Frogs and their attempts
to find out the truth lead to another Frog being killed. Anna and Pitt-Norton
plan to use the bathyscape for military purposes, but Steed arrives in time to
prevent Venus from becoming the next victim of their experiments.

2.25 [--] The Avengers: SIX HANDS ACROSS A TABLE
16-Mar-1963 ITV Sat
Written by Reed R De Rouen  / Directed by Richmond Harding / Designed by Paul Bernard
Cast (in order of appearance):
Julian Seabrook Philip Madoc
Charles Reniston John Wentworth
George Stanley Campbell Singer
Oliver Waldner Guy Doleman
Butler Ian Cunningham
Brian Collier Edward de Souza
Lady Reniston Freda Bamford
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
Rosalind Waldner Sylvia Bidmead
Miss Francis Gillian Barclay
Draughtsman Stephen Hancock
Bert Barnes Frank Siemen
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Receptionist Ilona Rodgers
Two shipyards vie for an important contract to build a nuclear-powered liner,
but somebody seems determined to stop Brian Collier from winning. Collier's
main opposition comes from the Reniston Group who oppose any foreign
co-production deals. Rosalind Waldner invites Cathy, who is an old friend, to
make enquiries since she loves Brian, but it is her own father and Stanley who
are planning to stop Collier at any cost. Reluctantly, Steed and Mrs Gale
arrest the two businessmen.

2.26 [--] The Avengers:  KILLER WHALE
23-Mar-1963 ITV Sat
Written by John Lucarotti / Directed by Kim Mills / Designed by Douglas James
Cast (in order of appearance):
John Steed Patrick Macnee
'Pancho' Driver Patrick Magee
Harry Morris Perry
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
Joey Frazer Kenneth Farrington
Willie John Tate
Sailor Fredric Abbott
Fernand John Bailey
Angela Julie Paulle
Receptionist Lyndall Goodman
Laboratory Assistant Christopher Coll
Brown Robert Mill
Tiger Brian Mason
Models from the Kenneth Sweet Collection
Mrs Gale decides to manage a promising new boxer, Joey Frazer and Steed
suggests Pancho's Gym. When Joey accidentally borrows another fighter's soap
he discovers it is ambergris. Steed now traces the destination of the soap
bar - a couturier's owned by Fernand. Realising that Steed and Cathy have
discovered their secret, the two crooks try to escape: a quick bout of the
Queensbury Rules soon leads to handcuffs!

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26 episodes (29Sep63-21Mar64)  ITV Saturdays
Patrick Macnee co-starred with  Honor Blackman (her 2nd season)

The Avengers TV intro (1963-64)

3.1 [--] The Avengers: BRIEF FOR MURDER 
29-Sep-63 ITV Sat
29-Sep-1963 ITV Sat
Written by by Brian Clemens / Directed by Peter Hammond / Designed by James Goddard
Cast (in order of appearance):
Ronald Henry Wescott Alec Ross
Dicey June Thody
Marsh Fred Ferris
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
Wilson Anthony Baird
Barbara Kingston Helen Lindsay
Miles Lakin Harold Scott
Jasper Lakin John Laurie
Judge Robert Young
Bart Michael Goldie
Maisie Pamela Wardel
Miss Prinn Alice Fraser
Foreman Of The Jury Walter Swash
Synopsis:
When Steed decides he must murder Mrs Gale, he seeks the legal advice of
Lakins beforehand. Their advice ensures a not guilty verdict is recorded.
This is not the first instance where the Lakins have helped ensure a
favourable verdict, but nothing can be proved. Posing as a Miss Patchett,
Cathy tricks the two solicitors into arranging a trap where they are the
convicts and Steed can finally de-bar the crooked legal men.

3.2 [--] The Avengers: THE UNDERTAKERS
5-Oct-1963 ITV Sat
Written by Malcolm Hulke /  Directed by Bill Bain / Designed by David Marshall
Cast (in order of appearance):
Green Howard Goorney
Madden Patrick Holt
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Mrs Renter Lally Bowers
Lomax Lee Patterson
Wilkinson Ronald Russell
Paula Jan Holden
Daphne Mandy Miller
Mrs Lomax Marcella Markham
Mrs Baker Helena McCarthy
Reeve Denis Forsyth
Adelphi Park is a very exclusive rest home for millionaires. To escape paying
large death duties, actors replace the wealthy for five years. When Steed
arrives to discuss a new invention with Professor Renter, he finds that the
gentleman has entered Adelphi Park. Mrs Gale poses as the Assistant Matron to
discover whether Renter really is there, but Marshall and Green who run the
scam, plan to kill her. Steed's arrival forces them to flee into the grounds
where they are soon run to ground.

3.3 [--] The Avengers: MAN WITH TWO SHADOWS
12-Oct-1963 ITV Sat
Written by James Mitchell / Directed by Don Leaver / Designed by Paul Bernard
Cast (in order of appearance):
Gordon Daniel Moynihan
Charles Paul Whitsun-Jones
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Borowski Terence Lodge
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
Rudi Douglas Robinson
Sigi George Little
Julie Gwendolyn Watts
Dr Terence Geoffrey Palmer
Miss Quist Anne Godfrey
Cummings Philip Anthony
Holiday Camp Official Robert Lankesheer
Alerted by Borowski that 'doubles' are about to infiltrate Britain, Steed
keeps a close eye on Gordon's vacation in a holiday camp. After a road
accident, it appears that a switch has been made, though the impostor passes
all medical tests. John Steed is the next victim, leaving Mrs Gale with the
dilemma of which one to kill. The real Steed remains undercover for
sufficient time to unveil Cummings as the third impostor, before the Avengers
finish their assignment. Steed has already ensured that the real Gordon is
alive and will work as a double agent in future.

3.4 [--] The Avengers: THE NUTSHELL
19-Oct-1963 ITV Sat
Written by Philip Chambers /  Directed by Raymond Menmuir /  Designed by Philip Harrison
Cast (in order of appearance):
Elin Strindberg Edina Ronay
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Laura Patricia Haines
Military Policeman Edwin Brown
Disco John Cater
Venner Charles Tingwell
Susan Christine Shaw
Anderson Ian Clark
Jason Jan Conrad
Alex Ray Browne
Who stole the file, codenamed Big Ben, from The Nutshell? It seems that Steed
is the mastermind when he is photographed leaving the thief's room, but it is
all a ploy to encourage Venner, a secret agent, to break his cover and take
the microfilm from Steed. Having convinced Cathy and his superior - Disco -
that he is innocent, Steed regains his freedom.

3.5 [--] The Avengers: DEATH OF A BATMAN
26-Oct-1963 ITV Sat
Written by Roger Marshall /  Directed by Kim Mills / Designed by Paul Bernard


Cast (in order of appearance):
Edith Wrightson Kitty Attwood
John Wrightson David Burke
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
Lord Teale Andre Morrell
Eric Van Doren Philip Madoc
Cooper Ray Browne
Lady Cynthia Katy Greenwood
Gibbs Geoffrey Alexander
Steed is astonished when his one-time batman, Wrightson, leaves 480,000 pounds
in his will to his wife. Wrightson was a draughtsman for Lord Teale and
forgery seems a likely possibility. Basil used Wrightson's knowledge of new
share certificates to make a killing on the Stock Exchange; then he used the
money to support the British electronics industry from external take-over.
Steed has no option but to arrest the men, despite their good intentions.

3.6 [--] The Avengers: NOVEMBER FIVE
2-Nov-1963 ITV Sat
Written by Eric Paice  /  Directed by Bill Bain / Designed by Douglas James
Cast (in order of appearance):
Returning Officer John Murray Scott
Michael Dyter Gary Hope
Mark St John Ric Hutton
Farmer Frank Maher
John Steed Patrick Macnee
First Lady Aimee Delamain
Major Swinburne David Langton
Arthur Dove David Davies
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
Fiona Iris Russell
Max Joe Robinson
Mrs Dove Ruth Dunning
To further his investigation into political corruption and a missing warhead,
Steed persuades Mrs Gale to stand in a local by-election. Determined to
avenge Dyter's death, they are amazed to find that the M.P. was not shot, but
actually faked the whole ploy to gain time to blackmail the Government.
Realising the ruse, Steed prevents Dyter from using the warhead to destroy the House.

3.7 [--] The Avengers: THE GILDED CAGE
09-Nov-1963 ITV Sat
9-Nov-1963 ITV Sat
Written by Roger Marshall  /  Directed by Bill Bain /  Designed by Robert Macgowan
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The Avengers 3x07 The Gilded Cage 5/5
Cast (in order of appearance):
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
Groves Neil Wilson
J.P. Spagge Patrick Magee
Fleming Norman Chappell
Manley Fredric Abbott
Westwood Alan Haywood
Wardress Margo Cunningham
Abe Benham Edric Connor
Hammond Martin Friend
Peterson Terence Soall
Gruber Geoff L'Cise
Barker Douglas Cummings
Steed baits a trap and Mrs Gale entices Spagge to steal 1,000,000 pounds worth
of gold. Despite passing the initiative test, Spagge tries to kill Cathy
after the raid, but Steed forestalls such drastic action and arrests the six bank-raiders.

3.8 [--] The Avengers: SECOND SIGHT
16-Nov-1963 ITV Sat
Written by Martin Woodhouse /  Directed by Peter Hammond  / Designed by Terry Green
Cast (in order of appearance):
Dr Vilner Steven Scott
Neil Anstice Peter Bowles
Dr Eve Hawn Judy Bruce
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
Marten Halvarssen John Carson
Dr Spender Ronald Adam
Steiner Terry Brewer
Steed is suspicious as to why a live donor needs to provide Halvarssen with
two eye corneas, so that the millionaire may regain his sight. Despatched to
watch the transplant, Cathy's travelling companion falls to his death. It
emerges that the donor, Hilda Brauer died four days earlier and the corneas
never existed. The medical team have returned with two diamonds, which Steed
soon takes into custody. A neat smuggling trick has been prevented.

3.9 [--] The Avengers: THE MEDICINE MEN
23-Nov-1963 ITV Sat
Written by Malcolm Hulke / Directed by Kim Mills / Designed by David Marshall
Cast (in order of appearance):
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Geoffrey Willis Peter Barkworth
John Willis Newton Blick
Frank Leeson Harold Innocent
Taylor John Crocker
Fay Monica Stevenson
Masseuse Brenda Cowling
Miss Dowell Joy Wood
Edwards Peter Hughes
Imitation pharmaceutical products are causing Willis Sopwith to lose money,
but Cathy is unprepared for murder at the company. A new packaging design is
being prepared in secret, but the details have been leaked to a group that
plan to poison future products and destabilise a foreign country, as a
consequence. Steed, however, adds his own wording - "Poison" - and the
cartons are useless. Geoffrey Willis is arrested as the ringleader.
Did you know that Mrs Gale likes her tea with only one lump of sugar?

3.10 [--] The Avengers: THE GRANDEUR THAT WAS ROME
30-Nov-1963 ITV Sat
Written by Rex Edwards / Directed by Kim Mills / Designed by Stan Woodward
Cast (in order of appearance):
Sir Bruno Lucer Hugh Burden
Marcus Dodds John Flint
Eastow Ian Shand
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
Octavia Colette Wilde
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Appleton Kenneth Keeling
Lucius Raymond Adamson
Barnes Colin Rix
When Mrs Gale finds ergot in grain produced by United Foods and Dressings Ltd,
Steed is sure that it is a deliberate infection. Lucer, the chairman of UFD,
dreams of re-instating the Roman Empire and plans to decimate the world by
releasing bubonic plague. Unbeknown to him, his deputy - Dodds - plans to
overpower Lucer and put the World Empire Party in office. When Mrs Gale
stumbles on the truth she nearly becomes the first victim of the plague, but
Steed dashes to the rescue. It is too late for Lucer; he has been slain by Dodds already.

3.11 [--] The Avengers: THE GOLDEN FLEECE
7-Dec-1963 ITV Sat
Written by Roger Marshall and Phyllis Norman / Directed by Peter Hammond / Designed by Anne Spavin
Cast (in order of appearance):
Captain George Jason Warren Mitchell
Major Ruse Tenniel Evans
Sergeant Major Wright Barry Linehan
Mrs Kwan Yu Ling
Mr Lo Robert Lee
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
Esther Lisa Peake
Jones Michael Hawkins
Private Holmes Ronald Wilson
Disgruntled army officers are smuggling gold for the Chinese through Hong Kong,
in exchange for money. The money funds the Golden Fleece Fund which supports
poor ex-soldiers. When Steed takes the wrong coat, upon leaving a Chinese
restaurant, it reveals a connection between the sinister Mr Lo and Captain
Jason. Cathy soon discovers that ammunition shipments are carrying gold
bullet-tips and the smuggling racket is finished.

3.12 [--] The Avengers: DON'T LOOK BEHIND YOU
14-Dec-63 ITV Sat
Written by Brian Clemens /  Directed by Peter Hammond / Designed by Terry Green
The Avengers 3x12 Don't Look Behind You 1/5
The Avengers 3x12 Don't Look Behind You 2/5
The Avengers 3x12 Don't Look Behind You 3/5
The Avengers 3x12 Don't Look Behind You 4/5
The Avengers 3x12 Don't Look Behind You 5/5
Cast (in order of appearance):
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Ola Janine Gray
Young Man Kenneth Colley
Man Maurice Good
Synopsis:
Cathy visits Sir Cavalier Resagne for the weekend, but finds only Ola at his
Devon home. After dinner, she leaves on some pretence leaving Mrs Gale alone.
However, it soon becomes obvious that she is not alone and somewhere in the
house is a crazed killer that she helped to arrest some years earlier.
Unknown to Mrs Gale, Steed has followed her into the house and with his help,
they successfully overpower the madman.

3.13 [--] The Avengers: DEATH A LA CARTE
21-Dec-1963 ITV Sat
Written by by John Lucarotti  / Directed by Kim Mills /  Designed by Richard Harrison
Cast (in order of appearance):
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
Emir Abdulla Akaba Henry Soskin
Mellor Robert James
Ali Valentino Musetti
Umberto David Nettheim
Lucien Gordon Rollings
Arbuthnot Ken Parry
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Dr Roy Spender Paul Dawkins
Josie Coral Atkins
Mrs Gale supervises the visit of Emir Akaba for his annual medical check-up,
whilst Steed poses as a chef in the kitchen. Their fears are confirmed when
Lucien tries to poison the Emir. Before the plot can succeed, the Emir dies
naturally which panics Mellor since his forces are not ready to take-over.
The Avengers prevent him from informing his countrymen, thereby ensuring the coup is defeated.

3.14 [--] The Avengers: DRESSED TO KILL
28-Dec-1963 ITV Sat
Written by Brian Clemens /  Directed by Bill Bain /  Designed by David Marshall
Cast (in order of appearance):
Newman Leon Eagles
First Officer Peter Fontaine
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
Napoleon Alexander Davion
Pussy Cat Anneke Wills
Barman Frank Maher
Highwaywoman Anthea Wyndham
Policeman Richard Leech
Sheriff John Junkin
Robin Hood Leonard Rossiter
Festivities at a New Year's party turn sour when one of the guests starts to
kill his companions. All the revellers share an interest in vital land next
to early-warning stations and someone seems determined to stop them reaching
an important business meeting... Before dawn, Steed and Cathy discover never
to trust a policeman at the O.K. Corral!

3.15 [--] The Avengers: THE WHITE ELEPHANT
4-Jan-1964 ITV Sat
Written by John Lucarotti /  Directed by Laurence Bourne / Designed by Philip Harrison
Cast (in order of appearance):
George Martin Friend
Noah Marshall Godfrey Quigley
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Brenda Paterson Judy Parfitt
Fitch Bruno Barnabe
Joseph Gourlay Toke Townley
Madge Jordan Rowena Gregory
Lawrence Edwin Richfield
Lew Conniston Scott Forbes
When Lawrence arrives from Africa to reassert his role in an ivory smuggling
racket, only Snowy the elephant can identify the believed-dead hunter.
Snowy's disappearance leads Mrs Gale to become a zoologist at Noah's zoo.
Steed and her find ivory contained in the structure of the cages and another
smuggling scheme is brought to an end.

3.16 [--] The Avengers: THE LITTLE WONDERS
11-Jan-1964 ITV Sat
Written by Eric Paice /  Directed by Laurence Bourne / Designed by Richard Harrison
Cast (in order of appearance):
Mr Beardmore Tony Steedman
Sister Johnson Lois Maxwell
Bishop of Winnipeg David Bauer
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Gerda Rosemarie Dunham
Hasek Frank Maher
Porter Alex Macdonald
Harry Harry Landis
Big Sid John Cowley
Fingers Kenneth J Warren
Coalman Mark Heath
Thugs Christopher Robbie
and Rick Jones
Delegates from Bibliotek meet to appoint a new Bishop, Steed is amongst them
posing as the Vicar of Salisbury. Suddenly, they are massacred by Sister
Johnson and Mr Beardmore launches his own take-over bid for the crime
syndicate. Cathy, meanwhile, has been investigating the baggage of the
clergy and stumbles upon some secret microfilm, which Beardmore wants: Steed's
timely rescue prevents her from being killed by the Doctor and his cohorts.

3.17 [--] The Avengers: THE WRINGER
18-Jan-1964 ITV Sat
Written by Martin Woodhouse /  Directed by Don Leaver / Designed by Philip Harrison
Cast (in order of appearance):
Hal Anderson Peter Sallis
Charles Paul Whitsun-Jones
Oliver Barry Letts
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
Lovell Gerald Sim
Bethune Neil Robinson
'The Wringer' Terence Lodge
Murdo Douglas Cummings
Whilst investigating deaths on an escape route between Austria and Hungary,
Anderson discovers that Steed is the cause and he is arrested. Interrogated
by 'The Wringer', Steed is nearly brainwashed as well and only Cathy's
intervention stops Steed becoming the next victim. To prove Steed's
innocence, Mrs Gale deconditions Anderson by surrounding him with familiar
memories and 'The Wringer' is unmasked.

3.18 [--] The Avengers: MANDRAKE 
25-Jan-1964 ITV Sat
Written by Roger Marshall / Directed by Bill Bain / Designed by David Marshall
The Avengers 3x18 Mandrake 1/5
The Avengers 3x18 Mandrake 2/5
The Avengers 3x18 Mandrake 3/5
The Avengers 3x18 Mandrake 4/5
The Avengers 3x18 Mandrake 5/5
Cast (in order of appearance):
Rev Adrian Wyper George Benson
Roy Hopkins Philip Locke
Benson Robert Morris
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Dr Macombie John Le Mesurier
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
Scott Sexton Jackie Pallo
Mrs Eve Turner Madge Ryan
Judy Annette Andre
Synopsis:
The Church of St Albans has no parishioners, but the graveyard is full of new
coffins, containing wealthy names. Macombie and Hopkins specialise in staging
murders that look like natural causes; the bodies are then buried in Cornwall.
The soil in the ground is polluted by the mandrake plant, so post-mortems
cannot be attempted after burial. The Avengers ensure that the next victim is
not buried and the autopsy proves their case.

3.19 [--] The Avengers: THE SECRETS BROKER
1-Feb-1964 ITV Sat
Written by Ludovic Peters / Directed by Jonathan Alwyn / Designed by Anne Spavin
Cast (in order of appearance):
Mrs Wilson Avice Landon
Julia Wilson Jennifer Wood
Bruno Valentino Musetti
Frederick Paignton John Stone
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Marion Howard Patricia English
Jim Carey Brian Hankins
Cliff Howard John Ringham
Allan Paignton Ronald Allen
Waller Jack May
A bogus medium blackmails people who confide in her and her latest target is
Bridlingtons. After a failed attempt to steal a new tracking device, the
culprits are traced and seized. Their information will never again be
smuggled in code within wine lists from Waller and Paignton's.

3.20 [--] The Avengers: TROJAN HORSE
8-Feb-1964 ITV Sat
Written by Malcolm Hulke /  Directed by Laurence Bourne  /  Designed by Richard Harrison
Cast (in order of appearance):
Johnson Derek Newark
Rt Hon Lucien Ffordsham Geoffrey Whitehead
Kirby James Donnelly
George Meadows Arthur Pentelow
Major Ronald Pantling Basil Dignam
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Ann Meadows Lucinda Curtis
Tony Heuston T.P. McKenna
Lynton Smith John Lowe
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
Tote Girl Marjorie Keys
Synopsis:
When Steed puts Sebastian the Second into the famous stables of George Meadows,
he finds the cause for many recent killings. The stables hide a dangerous betting
syndicate, who are prepared to win races at any cost. Heuston plans to dispose
of Steed, just like all the rest, but Cathy ensures that justice prevails.

3.21 [--] The Avengers: BUILD A BETTER MOUSTRAP 
15-Feb-64 ITV Sat
15-Feb-1964 ITV Sat
Written by Brian Clemens  /  Directed by Peter Hammond / Designed by Douglas James
The Avengers 3x21 Build a Better Mousetrap 1/5
The Avengers 3x21 Build a Better Mousetrap 2/5
The Avengers 3x21 Build a Better Mousetrap 3/5
The Avengers 3x21 Build a Better Mousetrap 4/5
The Avengers 3x21 Build a Better Mousetrap 5/5
Cast (in order of appearance):
Dave Donald Webster
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
Ermyntrude Peck Nora Nicholson
Cynthia Peck Athene Seyler
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Harris Harold Goodwin
Colonel Wesker John Tate
Caroline Alison Seebohm
Stigant Allan McClelland
Jessy Marian Diamond
Gordon David Anderson
Synopsis:
Mrs Gale becomes a biker to investigate what mysterious signal is jamming all
mechanical devices in one area. Steed believes that the two daughters of
Professor Peck have perfected his last incomplete invention. Others reach the
same conclusion and Wesker steals the invention, which is recaptured by Steed.
In reality, the machine is merely Ermyntrude's attempt to build a better mousetrap!

3.22 [--] The Avengers:  THE OUTSIDE-IN MAN
22-Feb-1964 ITV Sat
Written by Philip Chambers /  Directed by Jonathan Alwyn / Designed by David Marshall
Cast (in order of appearance):
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
Mark Charter James Maxwell
Alice Brisket Virginia Stride
Quilpie Ronald Radd
Jenkins Ronald Mansell
Edwards Anthony Dawes
Ambassador William Devlin
Major Zulficar Basil Hoskins
Helen Rayner Beryl Baxter
Michael Lynden Arthur Lovegrove
Sharp Philip Anthony
Guards Valentino Musetti
and Eddie Powell
Butcher Paul Blomley
When Mark Charter is released from custody in Abarain, Steed becomes worried
that he will seek revenge and kill Sharp, the man he was ordered to kill five
years earlier. Sharp is returning to Britain under diplomatic immunity and
Mrs Gale is assigned to protect him. Charter's release is no coincidence;
the Abarain Government hopes that Sharp will be killed, since he is now no
longer of any use, but Charter is secretly working for Steed and never really
intended to kill Sharp. Sharp is grateful for Steed's help and promises
better trading links as a reward.

3.23 [--] The Avengers: THE CHARMERS
29-Feb-1964 ITV Sat
Written by Brian Clemens / Directed by Bill Bain  / Designed by Richard Harrison
Cast (in order of appearance):
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
Martin John Barcroft
Keller Warren Mitchell
Kim Lawrence Fenella Fielding
Betty Smythe Vivian Pickles
Sam John Greenwood
Harrap Frank Mills
Horace Cleeves Malcolm Russell
Mr Edgar Brian Oulton
George Vinkel Peter Porteous
A third party is intervening to cause trouble between Steed and the opposition,
so an uneasy truce is arranged to discover the culprit. To allay mistrust,
Keller is loaned Cathy and Steed is given an actress, Kim, hired to play the
role of a secret agent. Tracing the culprits to a charm school, Steed finds
that the schoolmaster is Keller - who has changed sides. Kim soon foils his plan.

3.24 [--] The Avengers:  CONCERTO
7-Mar-1964 ITV Sat
Written by Terrance Dicks and Malcolm Hulke / Directed by Kim Mills / Designed by Robert Macgowan
Cast (in order of appearance):
Peterson Bernard Brown
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
Polly White Valerie Bell
Burns Geoffrey Colvile
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Zalenko Nigel Stock
Stefan Veliko Sandor Eles
Darleen Lomax Dorinda Stevens
Receptionist Carole Ward
Robbins Leslie Glazer
and Junia
Important East-West trade talks are jeopardised by a naive Russian pianist
giving his first concert in London. Several compromising incidents are staged
and the musician is blackmailed into shooting the Trade Minister, but Cathy
notices that Stefan has a gun and she disarms him. The blackmailer, Peterson
and another aide try instead, but also fail. The recital can now continue as normal.

3.25 [--] The Avengers: ESPRIT DE CORPS
14-Mar-1964 ITV Sat
Written by Eric Paice  /  Directed by Don Leaver / Designed by David Marshall
Cast (in order of appearance):
Captain Trench John Thaw
Sergeant Marsh Douglas Robinson
Private Jessop Roy Kinnear
Brigadier General Sir Ian Duncan Macrae
Stuart-Bollinger
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Mrs Angela Craig Pearl Catlin
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman
Lady Dorothy Stuart-Bollinger Joyce Heron
Private Asquith Anthony Blackshaw
Admiral Hugh Morton
Signaller James Falkland
Piper George Alexander
Drummer Tony Lambdon
Highland Dancer George Macrae
Obsessed by his belief that he is a direct descendant from the Stuart kings,
Bollinger plans to overthrow the Monarchy using his regiment, whilst
supposedly on routine defence manoeuvres. Posing as a journalist, Steed
probes some unusual court-martials, whilst Cathy rewrites her family tree and
Bollinger believes that she will be the next Queen. The uprising fails and
the General is disgraced.

3.26 [78] The Avengers:  LOBSTER QUADRILLE
(last of the Honor Blackman  live/taped episodes)
21-Mar-64 ITV Sat
Written by Richard Lucas (pen-name for Brian Clemens) / Directed by Kim Mills / Designed by Patrick Downing
Cast (in order of appearance):
Max Bush Gary Watson
Quentin Slim Corin Redgrave
John Steed Patrick Macnee
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman (exit)
Dr Stannage Norman Scace
Mason Burt Kwouk
Captain Slim Leslie Sands
Katie Miles Jennie Linden
Jackson Valentino Musetti
Synopsis:
Jonathan Wilson's charred body leads Steed and Mrs Gale to investigate
Captain Slim's lobster-fishing business. An unusual chess piece in Wilson's
pocket takes Cathy to a dealer, who also peddles dope. Meanwhile, Steed finds
that Slim's son did not die at sea, but merely staged his death so that the
police would not arrest him. However, when Quentin tries to kill Cathy he is
trapped in his own inferno and dies. For Cathy, it is her final case as she
departs for a well-deserved holiday.

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