• title card: white all caps text reading ‘DIAL A DEADLY NUMBER’ outlined in black and superimposed on a closeup of a large, black, old-fashioned rotary dial telephone with a printed card insert behind the dial to remind the user of the letters associated with the numbers
  • Steed tips the waiter, dressed as the Mad Hatter, for pointing out Jago
  • An overhead view of the Boardman’s coffee table, showing that it’s designed to look like an old coin. Steed, Mrs Boardman, Mr Boardman, Mrs Peel, and Harvey sit around it
  • Steed is attacked in the basement carpark by two men on motorbikes who atempt to run him down
  • The wine duel begins in the cellar: Harvey faces us holding a tray with two glasses of red wine, he smiles at Boardman to his right. Boardman and Steed are both in profile, facing each other, Boardman on the left
  • Looking over the shoulder of Fitch, who points his silenced pistol at Emma as he undoes her zip and touches her soft white skin
  • Steed crouches behind a wine rack as he hunts down Harvey in the cellar
  • Steed and Emma, seated in the back of a cab, sample one of the bottles they liberated from Boardman’s cellar

Series 4 — Episode 10
Dial a Deadly Number

by Roger Marshall
Directed by Don Leaver

Production No E.64.10.4
Production completed: January 22 1965. First transmission: November 30 1965.


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John Steed Patrick Macnee regular007
Emma Peel Diana Rigg regular007Doctor Who
Henry Boardman Clifford Evans regularThe PrisonerThe SaintRandall and HopkirkThe ChampionsJason King
Ruth Boardman Jan Holden regularThe SaintThe Champions
Ben Jago Anthony Newlands regularDanger ManThe SaintThe Champions
Fitch John Carson regularDoctor WhoThe ProfessionalsThe SaintDepartment SAdam AdamantThe Champions
John Harvey Peter Bowles regularDanger ManThe PrisonerThe SaintSpace 1999Department SCallanAdam AdamantRandall and Hopkirk
Frederick Yuill Gerald Sim regularThe ProfessionalsAdam Adamant
The General Michael Trubshawe regularDanger ManPink Panther
Macombie Norman Chappell regularCarry On..
J.P. Warner John Bailey regularDoctor WhoThe SaintDepartment SAdam AdamantThe Champions
Waiter (Finney) Edward Cast Danger ManThe SaintDepartment S
Norman Todhunter Michael Barrington regularAdam AdamantThe ChampionsDoctor WhoDepartment S
Quinn, bank butler George Fisher regular
Suzanne Tina Packer Doctor Who
Myers, Yuill’s butler Jack Silk 007Doctor WhoThe ChampionsCarry On..UFO
Motorcycle thug Jeff Silk Danger ManThe SaintDoctor WhoThe PrisonerPink Panther
Boardman’s butler Paddy Smith regular007The Saint
Steward Nigel Bernard 007
Steward Ernest Blythe regularDoctor Who
Waiter Peter Seaman Danger ManThe Saint
Executive Joe Beckett 007The SaintCarry On..
Executive John Smart regularDanger ManThe SaintThe SweeneyCarry On..
Executive Jack Hetherington 007Carry On..
Executive Reggie de Beer 007Danger ManThe Saint
stockbroker unknown
stockbroker unknown regular
stockbroker Juba Kennerley regular007Doctor WhoThe SaintThe ChampionsCarry On..
stockbroker Ian Selby regularDanger ManThe SaintCarry On..
stockbroker Vernon Duke regular
stockbroker unknown
stockbroker Ned Lynch regularDanger Man007The SaintThe PrisonerThe Champions
stockbroker Pat Ryan 007Danger ManThe SaintThe SweeneyCarry On..
stockbroker Dan Darnelli regularDanger Man007The PrisonerPink Panther
stockbroker unknown
stockbroker unknown
stockbroker’s girlfriend unknown
stockbroker’s wife Mabel Etherington regularThe Saint
stockbroker’s wife unknown
stockbroker at winetasting Arthur Goodman 007The SaintCarry On..The Sweeney
stockbroker at winetasting unknown
stockbroker at winetasting Norman Fisher regularThe SaintThe PrisonerCarry On..
stockbroker at winetasting unknown
stockbroker at winetasting Hubert Hill regular007The SaintThe Prisoner
Emma clone unknown
Credits Legend:
Credited but not listed in press
Credited in press but not on screen
Credited in paperwork only
Uncredited / unattributed role
Crew: 90% opacity
® : illustrated from other sources

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