• title card: white all caps text reading ‘MANDRAKE’ superimposed on a close-up of the skull of a doctor’s anatomical skeleton
  • Cathy meets the Rev Wyper while photographing the churchyard; the sexton lurks in the background, keeping a suspicious eye on Cathy
  • Mrs Turner, sitting, signs the cheque while Dr Macombie and Hopkins flank her, left to right
  • The Rev Wyper draws a pistol... a water pistol
  • Steed roughs up Benson, pinning him against the mirror of his cabin with his umbrella
  • Steed and Cathy are all smiles as they confront the veiled Mrs Tyurner, Hopkins and Dr Maccombie in the churchyard

Series 3 — Episode 21

by Roger Marshall
Designed by David Marshall
Directed by Bill Bain

Production completed: 16 January 1964. First transmission: 25 January 1964


written by Roger Marshall regular The Professionals The Sweeney
Honor Blackman’s wardrobe designed by Frederick Starke regular
story editor Richard Bates regular
THE AVENGERS theme composed and played by Johnny Dankworth regular
designed by David Marshall regular Callan
producer John Bryce regular
Directed by Bill Bain regular Callan
Floor Manager John Wayne regular
P.A. Joan Bradford regular
Stage Manager Mary Lewis regular
Wardrobe Margaret Morris regular
Make-Up Lee Halls regular
Technical Supervisor Bob Godfrey regular
Lighting Supervisor Ken Brown regular (billed as Ken Browne)
Senior Cameraman Dickie Jackman regular
Sound Supervisor John Tasker regular
Vision Mixer Gordon Hesketh regular
an ABC Production

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