• title card: white all caps text reading 'THE MIDAS TOUCH BY BRIAN CLEMENS' superimposed on a man in beige fatigues and a black woolen hat kicking in a door in a disused factory
  • Turner sits on his red and gold throne, a gold curtain behind him; he wears a gold shirt and tie, and wristwatch
  • Gambit's red Jaguat XJS smashes through the crates of oranges at the markets under the flyover as he pursues Turner's henchman
  • Close-up of a party guest wearing a pseudo African costume - leopardskin hat and jacket with feathers, face paint. The room is lit only with red and blue lights
  • A close-up of Midas, standing in Turner's golden office and requesting Purdey as his prize
  • Turner lies against the red wall of the museum, slumped against a golden pedestal, the lesions from his contamination by Midas already blackening his face

The New Avengers, Series 1 - Episode 4
The Midas Touch

by Brian Clemens
Directed by Robert Fuest

The Cast

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John Steed Patrick Macnee regular007
Mike Gambit Gareth Hunt regularDoctor WhoSpace 1999
Purdey Joanna Lumley regular007Doctor WhoPink Panther
Freddy John Carson regularDoctor WhoThe ProfessionalsThe SaintDepartment SAdam AdamantThe Champions
Vann Ed Devereaux Carry On..The ProfessionalsThe SaintThe Sweeney
Hong Kong Harry Ronald Lacey regularDoctor WhoBlake's 7Indiana JonesRandall and HopkirkDepartment SJason KingThe Sweeney
Professor Turner David Swift regularThe Professionals
Lieutenant Henry Jeremy Child The Sweeney
Curator Robert Mill regularThe ChampionsThe ProfessionalsDad's Army
General Garvin Ray Edwards Carry On..
Midas Gilles Millinaire
Madame Sing Pik-Sen Lim The ProfessionalsDoctor Who
Doctor Chris Tranchell Doctor Who
Tayman Lionel Guyett
Simpson Geoffrey Bateman The ProfessionalsDoctor Who
Boz Tim Condren 007Doctor WhoStar Wars
Morgan Peter Winter
Froggart Bruce Bould
Choy Bruno Elrington regular
Rostock Kenneth Gilbert CallanDoctor WhoThe Saint
Sara Tania Mallett 007
Princess of Boltania Pola Churchill
Burly Henchman Joe Cornelius regular007Carry On..Adam Adamant (unconfirmed)
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Guard Jerry Baker regularStar WarsThe SweeneyCarry On..
Guard Reg Turner Doctor WhoThe Professionals007The SweeneyDad's ArmyBlake's 7
Medical officer Terry Sartain regularDoctor WhoThe SaintBlake's 7
Medical officer Arnold Chazen Doctor WhoThe ProfessionalsAdam AdamantThe Sweeney
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Party-goer Beverly Keys
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Museum visitor Jay McGrath Doctor Who007Adam Adamant
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Museum visitor Ron Watkins regular007The Saint
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Museum visitor Irene Harrison regularCarry On..
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Museum visitor Robert Ramsey regularThe ProfessionalsThe SweeneyCarry On..
Museum visitor Lou Morgan regular007The SaintSpace 1999Carry On..
Museum visitor John Wilder regular007The Saint
Museum staff John Smart regularDangermanThe SaintThe SweeneyCarry On..
Museum staff Reg Cranfield Doctor WhoAdam AdamantCallan
Museum staff Tony Mendelssohn regularDangermanThe SaintThe Prisoner
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Museum staff John Tatum regularThe SaintThe Champions
Museum staff John More DangermanThe SaintThe PrisonerCallanCarry On..
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