• title card: white all caps text reading 'THE NUTSHELL' superimposed on a security camera fixed to a wall, turned nearly towards us
  • Close two-up of Steed speaking to Elin, who is nearest us, dramatically lit from below
  • Venner, on the left, and Anderson capture Jason at the airfield
  • Two-up close shot of Cathy, on the left, asking Disco a question. Disco is in extreme close-up and partially out of shot on the right
  • Venner, standing at the back, questions Steed, sitting in a chair in the foreground, in the electrified steel interrogation chamber
  • The monitor shows the content of the microfilm - a holiday snap of Steed at the beach

Series 3 - Episode 3
The Nutshell

by Philip Chambers
Designed by Philip Harrison
Directed by Raymond Menmuir


written by Philip Chambers regular
story editor Richard Bates regular
THE AVENGERS theme composed and played by Johnny Dankworth regular
designed by Philip Harrison regular007
producer John Bryce regular
Directed by Raymond Menmuir regularThe Professionals
Production Assistant Pat Sparks regular
P.A. Timer unknown
Stage Manager Barbara Sykes regular
Floor Manager John Russell regular
Call Boy John Cooper regular
Wardrobe Supervisor Frances Hancock regular
Make-Up Supervisor Lee Halls regular
Technical Supervisor Peter Wayne regular
Lighting Supervisor Peter Kew regular
Senior Cameraman Dickie Jackman regular
Sound Supervisor John Tasker regular
Vision Mixer Gordon Hesketh regular
Racks Operator Alan Fowler regular
Grams Operator Mike Harrison
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