• title card: white all caps text reading ‘THE CHARMERS’ superimposed on a close-up of Vinkel lying dead on the floor in his fencing whites
  • Cathy turns toward camera, unsure what has happened when she finds Martin no longer in the waiting room
  • Betty wears a bizarre mask to train the student to treat all women equally, regardless of beauty
  • Kim is tied up with Old School tie, in a crate of bowler hats
  • The students realise their enemy, Steed, is in their midst
  • Keller is struck by Kim’s sword

Series 3 — Episode 23
The Charmers

by Brian Clemens
Designed by Richard Harrison
Directed by Bill Bain

Production No 3623, VTR/ABC/3400
Production completed: February 27 1964. First transmission: February 29 1964.


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John Steed Patrick Macnee regular007
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman regular007Danger ManDoctor WhoThe Saint
Kim Lawrence Fenella Fielding Carry On..Danger ManThe Prisoner
Keller Warren Mitchell regularDanger ManThe SaintThe Sweeney
Mr. Edgar Brian Oulton regularCarry On..Randall and HopkirkThe SaintJason KingDepartment S
Betty Smythe Vivian Pickles
Martin John Barcroft Danger ManThe Saint
Horace Cleeves Malcolm Russell
F. Harrap Frank Mills regularDoctor WhoThe Sweeney
Sam John Greenwood Adam Adamant
George Vinkel Peter Porteous regular007Space 1999Carry On..
Simpkins Derek Hunt
Withers James Darwin regular
Snob Paul Mead regular
Snob Brian MacNeil regular
Dixon Trevor Ainsley
Snob Leonard Kingston regularDoctor Who
Peters Howard Kingsley regular
Most wanted agent Brian Clemens regularDanger ManThe ChampionsThe ProfessionalsAdam Adamant (writer)
Most wanted agent Richard Bates regular (story editor)
Most wanted agent Howard Thomas (ABC Managing Director)
Most wanted agent Charlotte Mitchell
Most wanted agent John Bryce regular (producer)
Enemy agent Peter Porteous regular007Space 1999Carry On..
Credits Legend:
Credited but not listed in press
Credited in press but not on screen
Credited in paperwork only
Uncredited / unattributed role
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® : illustrated from other sources

The script notes: “Young Men at Charm School and Crate Carriers : Trevor Ainsley, Howard Kingsley, Leonard Kingston, Paul Read, Brian McNeil, James Darwin, Derek Hunt.” All of these are identified above.

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