• title card: NIGHTMARE superimposed on a scientific laboratory scene (recreated by Richard McGinlay)
  • Publicity still: Steed and Dr. Keel pause in a Soho street, unsure where the fake MI5 agent they have been pursuing has gone (from a promotional shoot but similar to this episode’s chase sequence).
  • Publicity still: Dr. Keel and Steed scale a wall in the back streets of the West End as they continue to pursue Commander Reece (image may be from a promotional shoot).

Series 1 — Episode 4

by Terence Feely

Production No 3368, VTR/ABC/1098
Production completed: January 28 1961. First transmission: January 28 1961.


Teleplay by Terence Feely regularThe SaintThe PrisonerSpace 1999UFO
“The Avengers” Theme composed and played by Johnny Dankworth regular
Designed by Robert Fuest regular
Producer Leonard White regularCallanPolice Surgeon
Directed by Peter Hammond regular
Story Editor John Bryce regular
An ABC Network Production
Credits Legend:
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® : illustrated from other sources

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