• title card: white all caps text reading ‘OBSESSION BY BRIAN CLEMENS’ superimposed on a dusty shot of Doomer tie to a stake at the end of a whitewahsed courtyard, having just been shot by a firing squad
  • Gambit and Steed worry about Purdey when she’s saddened by memories brought back by their assignment
  • A view through the trees of a Harrier Jumpjet preparing for take-off
  • The unexploded missile lies buried in the sand dune
  • Wolach’s dead body lies dumped in the corner of the makeshift missile silo
  • Gambit and Steed stand near us, looking at Steed’s destroyed Range Rover, Larry lies near them, dead on the grass and Purdey walks sadly away from all of them

The New Avengers, Series 2 — Episode 5
Obsession

by Brian Clemens
Directed by Ernest Day

The Cast

John Steed Patrick Macnee regular007
Mike Gambit Gareth Hunt regularDoctor WhoSpace 1999
Purdey Joanna Lumley regular007Doctor WhoPink Panther
Larry Doomer Martin Shaw The Professionals
General Canvey Mark Kingston Callan
Commander East Terence Longdon regularDanger ManCarry On..
Kilner Lewis Collins The Professionals
Morgan Anthony Heaton The ProfessionalsThe Sweeney
Flight-Lieutenant Wolach Tommy Boyle The Professionals
Controller Roy Purcell regularThe ProfessionalsDoctor Who
Doomer unknown
Arabic Soldier unknown
Arabic Soldier Alf Joint regularDoctor WhoDanger Man007The PrisonerStar WarsRandall and HopkirkSpace 1999
Arabic Soldier unknown
Emissary Ishaq Bux 007Danger ManThe SaintDepartment SIndiana JonesCarry On..
Bodyguard Walter Henry regularDoctor WhoThe Saint007The SweeneyBlake’s 7Department SCarry On..
Bodyguard Roy Beck regular007The SaintThe PrisonerUFOThe ChampionsCarry On..
Bodyguard unknown
Bodyguard unknown
Sentry unknown
Sentry Les Conrad regular007Doctor WhoThe SaintThe SweeneyBlake’s 7The ChampionsDad’s Army
Sentry unknown
RAF personnel unknown
RAF personnel unknown
RAF personnel unknown
RAF personnel unknown
RAF personnel Roy Lansford regular007The SaintThe SweeneyThe ChampionsCarry On..
RAF personnel unknown
RAF personnel unknown
RAF personnel Maureen Nelson Doctor WhoDad’s ArmyUFOCarry On..
Dispatch Rider Dinny Powell regularDoctor WhoThe Prisoner007Blake’s 7Adam AdamantPink Panther
Party guest Karen Woodgate The Professionals
Party guest Stuart Myers Doctor WhoThe ProfessionalsThe SweeneyBlake’s 7Star Wars
Party guest Larry Sheppard Doctor WhoThe SaintUFOCarry On..
Party guest Dina Faust The Professionals
Party guest unknown
Party guest unknown
Party guest John Wilder regular007The Saint
Party guest unknown
Party guest Laurie Rose regular007Star WarsCarry On..
Party guest unknown
Credits Legend:
Credited
Credited but not listed in press
Credited in press but not on screen
Credited in paperwork only
Uncredited / unattributed role
Crew: 90% opacity
® : illustrated from other sources

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