By Michael Richardson,Stephen James Walker

‘Always preserve your bowler on in occasions of tension. And beware of diabolical masterminds.’

The Avengers is without doubt one of the most classy and influential tv sequence of all time, mixing motion and experience with outrageous villains and a camp feel of enjoyable. It brought the general public to the critical characters of John Steed, Cathy Gale, Emma Peel and Tara King, and made overseas stars of actors Patrick Macnee, Honor Blackman, Diana Rigg and Linda Thorson.

This is the main in-depth reference paintings concerning the convey. It covers all elements, dealing with the creation episode by way of episode, with complete behind-the-scenes information. Assembled from ABC tv documentation, together with day-by-day development experiences and inner letters and memos, to provide an entire daily photo of the way the sequence advanced from videotape to movie and from black and white to color. furthermore, the writer has spoken and corresponded with many folks who labored at the sequence, to provide the fullest photograph but of ways this vintage and fashionable British construction used to be assembled.

This quantity additionally covers the hot Avengers, the South African radio sequence, the level play and the 1998 characteristic film.

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