The Avengers

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The Avengers is a British espionage television series created in 1961. It initially focused on Dr. David Keel, aided by John Steed. Hendry left after the first series; Steed then became the main character, partnered by a succession of assistants. read more
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The Avengers is a British espionage television series created in 1961. It initially focused on Dr. David Keel, aided by John Steed. Hendry left after the first series; Steed then became the main character, partnered by a succession of assistants. His most famous assistants were intelligent, stylish and assertive women: Cathy Gale, Emma Peel and Tara King. The series ran from 1961 until 1969, screening as one-hour episodes for its entire run. The pilot episode, "Hot Snow", aired on 7 January 1961. The final episode, "Bizarre", aired on 21 April 1969 in the United States, and on 21 May 1969 in the United Kingdom.

Original Release

01/07/1961

Cast

Patrick Macnee John Steed
Linda Thorson Tara King
Diana Rigg Emma Peel
Honor Blackman Catherine Gale
Jon Rollason Dr. Martin King
Ian Hendry Dr. David Keel
Patrick Newell Mother
Ingrid Hafner Carol Wilson
Douglas Muir One-Ten
Julie Stevens Venus Smith
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Episode #8.1 Friday, 09 September 1977
2 Episode #8.2 Friday, 16 September 1977
3 Episode #8.3 Friday, 23 September 1977
4 Episode #8.4 Friday, 30 September 1977
5 Episode #8.5 Friday, 07 October 1977
6 Episode #8.6 Friday, 14 October 1977
7 Episode #8.7 Friday, 21 October 1977
8 Episode #8.8 Friday, 28 October 1977
9 Episode #8.9 Friday, 28 October 1977
10 Episode #8.10 Friday, 11 November 1977
11 Episode #8.11 Friday, 18 November 1977
12 Episode #8.12 Friday, 25 November 1977
13 Episode #8.13 Saturday, 17 December 1977
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Directors

Don Leaver, Peter Hammond, Don Chaffey, Kim Mills, Robert Day, Sidney Hayers, James Hill, John Hough, Roy Ward Baker, Charles Crichton, Robert Fuest, Jonathan Alwyn, Bill Bain, Richmond Harding, Don Sharp, Robert Asher, Peter Sykes, Leslie Norman, Ray Austin, Peter Graham Scott, John Krish, Laurence Bourne, Gerry O'Hara, Cyril Frankel, John Knight, Gordon Flemyng, Roger Jenkins, Cliff Owen, Raymond Menmuir, Robert Tronson, Dennis Vance, Harry Booth, Wolf Rilla, Paul Dickson, Vernon Sewell, John Llewellyn Moxey, Guy Verney, Peter Duffell, Quentin Lawrence, Roy Rossotti

Writers

Brian Clemens, Philip Levene, Tony Williamson, Roger Marshall, Terry Nation, Malcolm Hulke, Eric Paice, Martin Woodhouse, Richard Harris, John Lucarotti, Dennis Spooner, James Mitchell, Terrance Dicks, Jeremy Burnham, Patrick Brawn, Peter Ling, Jeremy Scott, Philip Chambers, Sheilah Ward, Geoffrey Bellman, Donald James, Reed de Rouen, Lester Powell, Robert Banks Stewart, Anthony Terpiloff, John Whitney, Terence Feely, Richard Bates, Patrick Campbell, Bill Strutton, John Bryce, Max Marquis, Alan Pattillo, Geoffrey Orme, Brandon Brady, John Kruse, Lewis Davidson, Anthony Marriott, Colin Finbow, Doreen Montgomery, Dave Freeman, Berkely Mather, Michael Winder, Fred Edge, Edward Rhodes, Leigh Vance, Ray Rigby, Gerald Verner, Rex Edwards, Phyllis Norman, Ludovic Peters, Jon Manchip White, John Gilbert, Leonard Fincham

Cast

Producers

Julian Wintle Executive Producer
Brian Clemens Producer
Albert Fennell Producer
John Bryce Producer
Leonard White Producer
Julian Wintle Producer

Editors

Lionel Selwyn, Richard Best, Karen Heward, Peter Tanner, Anthony Palk, Manuel del Campo, Ann Chegwidden, Robert C. Dearberg, Tony Selwyn, Tom Simpson, Bert Rule

1968 Emmy Outstanding Dramatic Series Nominated
1968 Emmy Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Series Nominated
1967 Emmy Outstanding Dramatic Series Nominated
1967 Emmy Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Series Nominated
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