• title card: white all caps text reading ‘BUILD A BETTER MOUSETRAP’ superimposed on the biker gang laughing as Ermyntrude tries to put a hex on them
  • Steed shows the gang a map of his proposed racing circuit
  • Jessy hugs Dave, who seems more interested in Cathy
  • The Peck sisters are frightened by the sound of motorbikes outside
  • Cathy stares at Cynthia’s unlikely contraption
  • The sisters are delighted to get their mousetrap back

Series 3 — Episode 11
Build a Better Mousetrap

by Brian Clemens
Designed by Douglas James
Directed by Peter Hammond

Production completed: 28 August 1963. First transmission: 15 February 1964


written by Brian Clemens regular Danger Man The Champions The Professionals Adam Adamant
story editor Richard Bates regular
THE AVENGERS theme composed and played by Johnny Dankworth regular
designed by Robert Macgowan regular
producer John Bryce regular
Directed by Kim Mills regular
Production Assistant Jill Watts regular
Floor Manager John Russell regular
Stage Manager Betty Crowe regular
Technical Supervisor Peter Cazaly regular
Senior Cameraman Dickie Jackman regular
Sound Supervisor John Tasker regular
Lighting Luigi Bottone regular (billed as Louis Bottone)
Vision Mixer Del Randall regular (billed as Del Randell)
Wardrobe Supervisor Margaret Morris regular
Make-Up Supervisor Lee Halls regular
Racks Supervisor Alan Fowler regular
Grams Operator Tony Morley regular
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