• title card: white all caps text reading ‘SIX HANDS ACROSS A TABLE’ superimposed on ... well, on six hands across a table
  • Brian lies on the ground, struck by a falling pulley
  • Steed, in bowler hat, umbrella and suit, asks the receptionist to tell Sir Charles he called
  • Cathy, on the left, smiles at the stern Seabrook while Waldner looks on from the right
  • Sir Charles, in near foreground, announces he’s severing ties with the group as Waldner and Stanley stand behind him
  • Steed breaks the tension of Cathy’s heartbreak by asking for a lift home

Series 2 — Episode 25
Six Hands Across a Table

Teleplay by Reed R. de Rouen
Directed by Richmond Harding

Production No 3524, VTR/ABC/2508
Production completed: March 15 1963. First transmission: March 16 1963.


Teleplay by Reed de Rouen regularDoctor Who (billed as Reed R. de Rouen)
Story Editor Richard Bates regular
“The Avengers” Theme composed and played by Johnny Dankworth regular
Designed by Paul Bernard regularDoctor Who
Producer John Bryce regular
Directed by Richmond Harding regular
Production Assistant Christine Thomas regular
Floor Manager Harry Lock regular
Stage Manager Barbara Sykes regular
Technical Supervisor Peter Cazaly regular
Lighting Supervisor Peter Kew regular
Senior Cameraman Dickie Jackman regular
Sound Supervisor John Tasker regular
Vision Mixer Gordon Hesketh regular
Wardrobe Supervisor Sally Russell regular
Make-up Supervisor Lee Halls regular
An ABC Production
Credits Legend:
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Crew: 90% opacity
® : illustrated from other sources

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