• title card: white all caps text reading ‘CONSPIRACY OF SILENCE’ superimposed on a slightly crumpled photo of Steed and a revolver lying on a desk
  • Mr. James enjoys another laugh
  • Elizabeth spins around on the wheel during the knife-throwing act, dressed in her tiny shorts
  • Arturo and Lego, in their clown makeup, wave at Cathy
  • Rickie, worried about the turn of events, hugs Carlo
  • Cathy is annoyed when Steed makes light of her concern for his safety

Series 2 — Episode 23
Conspiracy Of Silence

Teleplay by Roger Marshall
Directed by Peter Hammond

Production No 3522, VTR/ABC/2451
Production completed: March 1 1963. First transmission: March 1 1963.

Cast

click a name to see the face
John Steed Patrick Macnee regular007
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman regular007Danger ManDoctor WhoThe Saint
Carlo Robert Rietty regularSpace 1999007The ProfessionalsDanger Man
Rickie Bennett Sandra Dorne regular
Sica Alec Mango regularDanger ManThe Saint
Gutman Roy Purcell regularThe ProfessionalsDoctor Who
Lego Lego (The TV Times notes: Lego — Himself but he receives no on-screen credit)
Arturo Tommy Godfrey The SaintJason KingDepartment S
Terry John Church
Mr. James Artro Morris regularThe Saint
Professor Willie Shearer
Rant Ian Wilson Carry On..Randall and Hopkirk
and
Elizabeth Elizabeth Agnes Collins (as Elizabeth and Collins)
Collins Martin Collins (as Elizabeth and Collins)
Sheba Sheba regular
Extras:
child unknown
child unknown
lumberjack unknown
lumberjack unknown
circus performer unknown
circus performer unknown
circus performer unknown
strongman Howard Kingsley regular
circus performer unknown
circus performer unknown
circus performer unknown
circus performer unknown
fortune teller Joan Mane regular
horseman unknown
circus hand Bill Matthews Doctor Who
circus hand Walter Swash regular
circus hand unknown
circus hand Leonard Kingston regularDoctor Who
circus hand unknown
audience unknown
audience unknown
audience unknown
audience/acrobat unknown
audience unknown
audience unknown
audience unknown
audience unknown
audience unknown
audience unknown
audience unknown
audience unknown
audience unknown
Credits Legend:
Credited
Credited but not listed in press
Credited in press but not on screen
Credited in paperwork only
Uncredited / unattributed rôle
Crew: 90% opacity
® : illustrated from other sources

The original camera script notes: PLUS 25 extras — as Circus hands, circus acts and audience. (I’ve listed 29 including 4 from the stock footage telecine insert).

Lego is credited in the TV Times as playing himself but he receives no on-screen credit at the end of the the episode.


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