Tag: Emma Peel

Emma Peel plays a deadly beat the buzzer game

The Avengers: Series 4, Episode 20 – The Danger Makers

  The Danger Makers is the 13th episode of The Avengers written by Roger Marshall, the amazingly prolific writer of scripts for everything from 1959’s William Tell to 1992’s London’s Burning by way of Public Eye, The Sweeney and Lovejoy. And it’s a bizarre and fascinating story, of men doing

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Mrs Peel listens in as John Steed is spirited away

The Avengers: Series 4, Episode 19 – Quick-Quick Slow Death

  Lean, arch and fast, Quick-Quick Slow Death is high-church Avengers, with barely a normal person in it. Instead a busload of eccentrics power a plot that starts odd – a full-grown man in evening dress and bearing a “Lucille” tattoo on his arm being disgorged from a baby’s runaway

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Patrick Allen and Patrick Macnee

The Avengers: Series 4, Episode 18 – The Thirteenth Hole

  The Thirteenth Hole sees Steed and Peel in action at a golf club where golfers seem to keep dying. Once again, it’s an episode with a needlessly elaborate plot about an international consortium of bad hats getting up to skulduggery. But instead of prosecuting their roguery from an office

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Emma punts, Steed relaxes

The Avengers: Series 4, Episode 14 – Silent Dust

  Silent Dust first aired on New Year’s Eve 1965 and from a 21st-century vantage point has all the makings of a very prescient episode of The Avengers. In what starts out as an obvious parody of a nature documentary, we first observe birds nesting in the trees, then watch

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