• title card: white all caps text reading 'ANGELS OF DEATH BY TERENCE FEELY AND BRIAN CLEMENS' superimposed on the guards leaping out of the way as the lorry smashes through the border post
  • Pelbright dances in the darkened disco, surrounded by beautiful young women
  • Purdey gazes with resignation at the green-screened ICL terminal she's having to programme to get some information, Gambit sits at another terminal across the table near the mainframe
  • Close-up of the inside of yyy's box of shotgun shells, showing the black and white maze map which has been glued there
  • The exhausted Manderson is carried away by the beautiful Tammy and Wendy, Reresby looks like he'd enjoy it too
  • The New Avengers anticipate Star Wars : Purdey and Steed face each other as the walls close in, they press their hands against the opposing walls, past each others' shoulders

The New Avengers, Series 2 - Episode 2
Angels of Death

by Terence Feely and Brian Clemens
Directed by Ernest Day

Production details

Produced:April, 1977
First broadcast:
  • London: 15/09/77
  • Midlands: 16/09/77
  • Sydney (ABN-2): 20/02/78
  • Melbourne (ABV-2): 20/02/78
  • USA (CBS): 29/09/78
  • France (TF1): 20/07/79


39:15 onwards - Steed has a flashback to his espionage training, but the footage is taken from Dirtier by the Dozen, Cat amongst the Pigeons and Target!.

Coldstream is another one of those remakable long-distance silenced pistol snipers... there's no way it's possible with the reduced muzzle velocity from the silencer.

The Transport

Marque Colour Number Plate
Leyland Marathon semi-trailer yellow and white B. TH 143
Audi claret M-538 423
Steed's "big cat" Jaguar XJ12 5.3 Litre Coupe Automatic british racing green NWK 60P
Leyland Morris 2200 claret UPA 214M
Leyland Mini 1000 bright green POJ 852R
Volkswagen Beetle white KBH 720F
Reliant white RLD 913R
Lotus Cortina? burgundy JAR 324N
Landrover and gun carriage (recycled footage) khaki 29 ES 11
Triumph 2000 (recycled footage) dark green RGY 380L
Steed's Range Rover (recylced footage) dark green TXC 922J
BMW? steel blue ERW 729K
Ford Mustang beige ERO 959K

Who's Killing Whom?

Victim Killer Method
Martin Coldstream silenced pistol
Pelbright Reresby stress conditioning
Colonel Tomson Reresby stress conditioning
Manderson Reresby via Tammy stress conditioning
Reresby Coldstream pistol
Click a name to see the face

The Fashions

Gambit's fashions
  1. brown suede jacket, yellow tie, yellow & white shirt
  2. mustard cord jacket with upright collar, open patch pockets, white check shirt, lt brown trousers
  3. grey worsted suit, wh pinstr shirt, maroon tie & handkerchief
  4. zippered navy windcheater velvet/velour, navy slacks, bl sh with brown stripes
Purdey's fashions
  1. striped yellow tshirt, yellow split knee skirt, pink neckerchief
  2. nun's clothes
  3. white dress with red kiss pattern
  4. royal blue shirt, whiteknee-length dress & scarf
  5. sky blue dress
  6. black knee dress hot pink scarf cardigan, leggings, heels
Steed's fashions
  1. navy single-breasted suit, pale blue shirt, purple tie, red carnation/rose?
  2. French priests outfit
  3. grey suit with velvet collar, blue spot tie, red carnation
  4. grey suit, no velvet, white shirt, grey or blue tie, red carnation
  5. khaki jacket, cream shirt, navy tie with white spots, yellow waistcoat, beige trousers
  6. brown suit with velvet coll, charcoal waistcoat, brown patt tie, white shirt, beige twill, brown boots
  7. navy 3-piece, lilac shirt, purple spot tie
  8. grey check suit, gold tie, white shirt

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