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  • title card: white all caps text reading 'BRIEF FOR MURDER' superimposed on a close-up of Steed in the pub, looking thoughtful
  • In the old-fashioned, wood-panelled pub, Steed, centre stage, shares a drink with Wescott on his left and Dicey on his right to celebrate Wescott's acquittal
  • Steed, leaning on the fork of a tree, aims his revolver; he's dressed in a check blazer and black bowler hat
  • In court: Steed demonstrates that the bowler hat found at the crime scene is far too big for him - his head disappearing into it
  • Barbara Kingston wraps up her case, the Lakin brothers sitting on the bench to her left and behind her.
  • Realising they are undone, the Lakin brother search their law book for a precedent

Series 3 - Episode 2
Brief For Murder

by Brian Clemens
Designed by James Goddard
Directed by Peter Hammond

Cast

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John Steed Patrick Macnee regularNew Avengers007
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman regular007DangermanDoctor WhoThe Saint
Jasper Lakin John Laurie regularDad's Army
Miles Lakin Harold Scott
Barbara Kingston Helen Lindsay regularPolice Surgeon
Ronald Henry Wescott Alec Ross regularDoctor Who
Dicey June Thody
Wilson Anthony Baird regularDangermanCarry On..Randall and Hopkirk
Miss Prinn Alice Fraser
Inspector Marsh Fred Ferris regularDoctor WhoThe Saint
Bart Michael Goldie Doctor Who
Judge Robert Young
Maisie Pamela Wardel
Foreman Of The Jury Walter Swash regular
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Clerk of the court unknown
Usher of the court Phillip Webb regularThe SaintBlake's 7
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Juror Billy John regularThe Saint
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Court audience Aileen Lewis regular007The PrisonerThe SaintThe SweeneyCallanCarry On
Court audience Bob Raymond regularDoctor WhoAdam AdamantDangermanDepartment S
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Yoga student unknown
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Yoga student/court audience/pub patron Aleta Morrison regular007
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Yoga student Polly Perkins The Sweeney
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