• title card: The Yellow Needle superimposed on a dark background
  • Dr. Keel and Carol check the newspaper
  • Inspector Anthony confers with his sergeant
  • Steed, disguised as a journalist, visits Bai Shebro and Ali
  • Sir Wilberforce is confident he will be fine
  • Jacquetta prepares to kill Sir Wilberforce

Series 1 — Episode 16
The Yellow Needle

by Patrick Campbell

Production No 3413, VTR/ABC/1318
Production completed: June 8 1961. First transmission: June 10 1961.


Teleplay by Patrick Campbell
“The Avengers” Theme composed and played by Johnny Dankworth regular
Designed by Alpho O’Reilly regularPolice Surgeon
Producer Leonard White regularCallanPolice Surgeon
Acting Producer Sydney Newman regularDoctor WhoPolice Surgeon
Directed by Don Leaver regularCallanPolice Surgeon
Story Adaptor Reed de Rouen regularDoctor Who
Script Editor Reed de Rouen regularDoctor Who
Medical Adviser Dr. Michael Yates
Production Assistant Barbara Forster regular
Floor Manager Alan Davidson
Stage Manager Barbara Sykes regular
Call Boy unknown
Lighting Director Luigi Bottone regular (listed as Louis Bottone)
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
the AVENGERS NEXT EPISODE JUNE 24th Death on the Slipway
An ABC Production
Credits Legend:
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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