This is a quick overview of a British institution. Namely the women of The Avengers, the girls who kept that rouge-ish John Steed in check through various adventures. You can tell me if I have missed anyone?
I’ve been watching re-runs of The Avengers, a rough-and-tumble show that mixes gritty crime with a splash of espionage. It was created by that Sydney Newman chap who pushed off to the Beeb to indulge in a police box fetish (well that won’t last). Being in black-and -white it has a noir-ish feel, even when the video…
Quick one if you are in the UK. True Entertainment’s EPG listing for next Monday, 20:00, promises the sixth episode of the first 1961 season of The Avengers. It should feature Ian Hendry as Dr David Keel investigating the case of The Girl On The Trapeze. Some chap called Steed might be along for the ride as well.