Month: December 2019

A man-shaped indentation in the ground

The Avengers: Series 4, Episode 8 – A Surfeit of H2O

Undoubtedly a fancy episode when it first aired in late November 1965, A Surfeit of H2O manages to be whimsical, sinister, ridiculous and ingenious all in one go, with a good belt of fine character actors to help things along.   Water is what it’s about, as the title suggests,

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Emma Peel in a coffin

The Avengers: Series 4, Episode 7 – The Murder Market

  The Murder Market is one of the episodes first shot with Elizabeth Shepherd playing Mrs Peel, then reshot with Diana Rigg in the role after it was decided that Shepherd didn’t fit the bill. Hence the two directors on the imdb credits – Wolf Rilla shot the original, Peter

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