• title card: The Springers superimposed on a guard patrolling outside some prison cells
  • Straker menaces Dr. Keel in his cell
  • The corrupt Haslam menaces Dr. Keel
  • Steed, disguised as a Naval officer, meets Groves and Lisa at their school
  • Melanie infiltrates the school and meets Caroline
  • Dr. Keel holds Neame and Arthur at gunpoint

Series 1 — Episode 14
The Springers

by John Whitney and Geoffrey Bellman

Production No 3411, VTR/ABC/1283
Production completed: May 11 1961. First transmission: May 13 1961.


Teleplay by John Whitney regular
and Geoffrey Bellman regular
“The Avengers” Theme composed and played by Johnny Dankworth regular
Designed by Alpho O’Reilly regularPolice Surgeon
Producer Leonard White regularCallanPolice Surgeon
Directed by Don Leaver regularCallanPolice Surgeon
Production Assistant Barbara Forster regular
Floor Manager Harry Lock regular
Stage Manager Barbara Sykes regular
Call Boy unknown
Lighting Director Peter Kew regular
Operational Supervisor Peter Wayne regular
Senior Cameraman Michael Baldock regular (listed as Mike Baldock)
Sound Supervisor Michael Roberts regular (listed as Mike Roberts)
Vision Mixer Esther Frost regular
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