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

US Release

03/28/1966

Cast

Patrick Macnee John Steed
Linda Thorson Tara King
Diana Rigg Emma Peel
Honor Blackman Catherine Gale
Ian Hendry Dr. David Keel
Patrick Newell Mother
Ingrid Hafner Carol Wilson
Rhonda Parker Rhonda
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, Robert Fuest, Robert Day, Kim Mills, James Hill, Sidney Hayers, Roy Ward Baker, John Hough, Don Chaffey, Jonathan Alwyn, Charles Crichton, Bill Bain, Richmond Harding, Robert Asher, Don Sharp, Leslie Norman, Peter Sykes, Ray Austin, Peter Graham Scott, Laurence Bourne, John Krish, Paul Dickson, Raymond Menmuir, Gerry O'Hara, Cyril Frankel, John Knight, Gordon Flemyng, Roger Jenkins, Harry Booth, Robert Tronson, Dennis Vance, Roy Rossotti, Guy Verney, John Llewellyn Moxey, Cliff Owen, Vernon Sewell, Wolf Rilla, Peter Duffell, Quentin Lawrence

Writers

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

Creators

Sydney Newman

Cast

Patrick Macnee John Steed
Linda Thorson Tara King
Diana Rigg Emma Peel
Honor Blackman Catherine Gale
Ian Hendry Dr. David Keel
Patrick Newell Mother
Ingrid Hafner Carol Wilson
Rhonda Parker Rhonda
Douglas Muir One-Ten
Julie Stevens Venus Smith
Douglas Muir One Ten
Jon Rollason Dr. Martin King
The Kenny Powell Trio Themselves
The Dave Lee Trio Themselves
Juno Puppy
John Ronane Hubert
Peter Brace Percy Danvers
Robert James Ronnie Vance
David Lee Self - Pianist
Michael Coles Verret

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, Tom Simpson, Tony Selwyn, 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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