• title card: white all caps text reading ‘SLEEPER BY BRIAN CLEMENS’ superimposed on an extreme close-up of Brady wearing sunglasses
  • The gang of misfits aim a bazooka at the bank doors as Brady gives the order to fire
  • Purdey hides from the gang by posing in the shop window in her blue silk pyjamas, holding a white sign on which is printed, in red, ‘TODAY’S BIGGEST OFFER’
  • A young woman lies asleep outside her door, the newspaper and milk dropped, and her red and white striped dressinggown coming undone
  • Steed, pretending to be asleep carefully puts his umbrella handle around the neck of the gang member Bart, who has carelessly sat down on the same bench
  • Steed, Purdey and Gambit are all fast asleeep inside the helicopter after returning to base - but only because they’re exhausted

The New Avengers, Series 1 — Episode 10
Sleeper

by Brian Clemens
Directed by Graeme Clifford

Production Crew

Music Composed by Laurie Johnson regular The Professionals Jason King
Produced by Albert Fennell regular The Professionals
and Brian Clemens regular Danger Man The Champions The Professionals Adam Adamant
By Brian Clemens regular Danger Man The Champions The Professionals Adam Adamant
Copyright IDTV - TVP regular
Copyright date MCMLXXVI All Rights Reserved
Directed by Graeme Clifford regular
Production Supervisor Ron Fry regular Doctor Who Space 1999
Unit Manager Robert Fennell regular
Assistant Director Roger Simons regular
Continuity Pat Rambaut regular
Location Manager Nicholas Gillot regular The Professionals The Sweeney
Casting Director Maggie Cartier regular 007 The Professionals Indiana Jones
Production Designed by Syd Cain regular 007
Art Director Robert Bell regular UFO
Set Dresser Simon Wakefield regular 007
Construction Manager Leon Davis regular 007
Wardrobe Supervisor Jackie Cummins regular Doctor Who 007 The Professionals Pink Panther
Fight Arranger Cyd Child regular Pink Panther
Lighting Cameraman Ernest Steward regular Carry On.. Callan (billed as Ernie Steward BSC)
Lighting Cameraman Ian Wilson regular (billed as Ian Wilson BSC)
Camera Operator Malcolm Vinson regular 007 The Professionals The Saint Carry On..
Make-up Alan Boyle regular The Professionals
Make-up Alan Brownie regular The Professionals
Hairdressing Supervisor Helene Bevan regular The Professionals Space 1999
Editor Ralph Sheldon regular
Sound Recordist Paul Lemare regular The Professionals Carry On..
Sound Recordist Ken Barker regular 007 Carry On.. Pink Panther UFO
Dubbing Editor Peter Lennard regular The Professionals Randall and Hopkirk Department S
Dubbing Editor Mike Hopkins regular 007 The Professionals
Post-production Co-ordinator Paul Clay regular The Professionals
A Production Of The Avengers (Film & TV) Enterprises Ltd. regular
For TV Productions & I.D.T.V. Paris regular
Processed by Rank Film Laboratories regular
Filmed on Location and at Pinewood Studios, England

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