• title card: white all caps text reading ‘DRESSED TO KILL’ superimposed on a close-up of Christmas decorations — a bauble and some tinsel
  • Some of the fancy dress guests jostle the conductor — the disguised Newman
  • Steed cheekily tweaks the tail of Pussycat’s costume and she responds with saucily feigned indignation, Preston and the barman are in the background on the right
  • Newman, on the right now out of his beard disguises, confers with the barman after drugging Dorothy
  • Steed tries to pick the lock of the handcuffs which are keeping him and Cathy prisoner
  • Back at Steed’s flat, Cathy and Steed sit back to back and enjoy some champagne from champagne saucers

Series 3 — Episode 14
Dressed To Kill

by Brian Clemens
Designed by David Marshall
Directed by Bill Bain

Production No 3617, VTR/ABC/3194
Production completed: December 6 1963. First transmission: December 28 1963.


written by Brian Clemens regularDanger ManThe ChampionsThe ProfessionalsAdam Adamant
story editor Richard Bates regular
THE AVENGERS theme composed and played by Johnny Dankworth regular
designed by David Marshall regularCallan
producer John Bryce regular
Directed by Bill Bain regularCallan
Floor Manager John Wayne regular
P.A. Joan Bradford regular
Stage Manager Shirley Cleghorn regular
Wardrobe Sally Russell regular
Make-Up Lee Halls regular
Technical Supervisor Peter Cazaly regular
Lighting Supervisor H.W. Richards regular (billed as H. Richards)
Senior Cameraman Dickie Jackman regular
Vision Mixer Gordon Hesketh regular
Sound Supervisor Michael Roberts regular (billed as Mike Roberts)
an ABC Production
Credits Legend:
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Credited in press but not on screen
Credited in paperwork only
Uncredited / unattributed rôle
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® : illustrated from other sources

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