Peter Bowles

Clifford Evans, Peter Bowles, Patrick Macnee

The Avengers: Series 4, Episode 10 – Dial a Deadly Number

  Set in the world of the well-to-do, the very satisfying Dial a Deadly Number first aired in the UK in the early days of December 1965 and returns to two regular Avengers fascinations – businessmen and undertakers.   In what sounds like the setup to a joke, there are these three business magnates sitting …

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Villain prepares for operation

The Avengers: Series 3, Episode 8 – Second Sight

  We’re finally arriving in upstream waters in Second Sight, first broadcast on Saturday 16 November 1963. “Upstream” means rarefied settings, no members of the public, posh accents, plots full of techy marvels and lots of improbable bullshit – ideal spawning territory for The Avengers.     Corneal grafts are what it’s all about. Not that …

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