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The New Avengers

Series 1

Episode 9: Faces

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

70s adventure series. A brilliant plastic surgeon has begun to recruit down-and-outs to brainwash and then use to replace high-ranking government officials. Show more

The New Avengers

Series 1

Episode 2: House of Cards

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Fantasy adventure series. Steed, Purdey and Gambit find themselves fighting people they thought were their friends after a network of sleeper agents is activated. Show more

The New Avengers

Series 1

Episode 3: The Last of the Cybernauts...?

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Espionage adventure series. The creator of the cybernauts is kidnapped by a double agent and reactivates the cybernauts to kill the New Avengers. Show more

The New Avengers

Series 1

Episode 4: The Midas Touch

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

The murder of Steed's old adversary Hong Kong Harry leads the team to Professor Turner and his creation Midas, who is a carrier of every disease known to man. Show more

The New Avengers

Series 1

Episode 5: Cat Amongst the Pigeons

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

A dying man warns Steed that an ecologist called Rydercroft is going to be killed at midday. Rydercroft is on an air journey and there's a race to save him. Show more

The New Avengers

Series 1

Episode 6: Target

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

When five top agents die of 'natural' causes, Steed suspects foul play. All the deceased had recently undergone a physical check-up and target range practice. Show more

The New Avengers

Series 1

Episode 7: To Catch a Rat

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Classic adventure drama series. A man pushed from a trapeze and a 17-year-old radio message lead Steed and Gambit back into the Cold War of the 1960s. Show more

The New Avengers

Series 1

Episode 8: The Tale of the Big Y

Duration: 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

1970s crime adventure series. The team are too late to save Bert Brandon, a recently released convict who claims to have evidence naming a master spy. Show more

The New Avengers

Series 1

Episode 10: Sleeper

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

1970s action adventure series. Steed and his team are the only people left awake to protect London when a new type of sleeping gas is used to put the city to sleep. Show more

The New Avengers

Series 1

Episode 11: Three Handed Game

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Steed uses three men with photographic memories to deliver top secret security plans to the USA, but an enemy agent finds a way to drain information from the mind. Show more

The New Avengers

Series 1

Episode 12: Dirtier by the Dozen

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

1970s action adventure. Gambit is due to meet an agent but finds him dead, clutching a can of film. A general disappears and a wounded soldier is kidnapped. Show more

Contributors

George Harris:
Alun Armstrong
Colonel 'Mad Jack' Miller:
John Castle
Colonel Elroyd Foster:
Ballard Berkeley

The New Avengers

Series 2

Episode 1: Dead Men are Dangerous

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Steed returns home to find his possessions destroyed by an intruder. When Purdey is kidnapped, more clues to the perpetrator's identity are revealed.

The New Avengers

Series 2

Episode 2: Angels of Death

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Classic British secret agent series. Civil servants, MPs and intelligence personnel are dying suddenly, apparently of natural causes, and no link can be found. Show more

The New Avengers

Series 2

Episode 3: Medium Rare

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

The paymaster to a team of informers dies under suspicious circumstances. Steed is helped by a fake medium who suddenly discovers that her powers are real. Show more

Contributors

John Steed:
Patrick Macnee
Graeme Henry Wallace:
Jon Finch
Victoria Stanton:
Sue Holderness
George Cowley:
Hugh Walters

The New Avengers

Series 2

Episode 4: The Lion and the Unicorn

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

While in Paris, Steed captures his nemesis, the Unicorn. Then the Unicorn is accidentally killed by his own side and Steed tries to prevent gang war. Show more

The New Avengers

Series 2

Episode 5: Obsession

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

A missile goes missing from an air display, a spy satellite is taking photographs of Buckinghamshire and one of Purdey's old flames reappears. Are these events connected? Show more

The New Avengers

Series 2

Episode 6: The Trap

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Seventies action drama series. Steed, Purdey and Gambit incur the wrath of a Chinese drug baron when they foil a ten-million-pound exchange. Show more

The New Avengers

Series 2

Episode 3: The Trap

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four

Seventies action drama series. Steed, Purdey and Gambit incur the wrath of a Chinese drug baron when they foil a ten-million-pound exchange. Show more

The New Avengers

Series 2

Episode 7: The Hostage

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Purdey is kidnapped, and her kidnappers demand Allied attack plans as ransom. Steed has them, but has the whole thing been a set up to make him look like a traitor? Show more

The New Avengers

Series 2

Episode 8: K is for Kill: The Tiger Awake

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

1970s secret agent series. Steed, Purdey and Gambit investigate after the reappearance of a strange phenomenon - rapidly ageing Soviet soldiers. Show more