• title card: white all caps text reading ‘A TOUCH OF BRIMSTONE’ outlined in black and superimposed on Cartney sitting in his armchair eating chocolates
  • Cartney, cowled and masked, stand on the right, in the catacombs. Winthrop stands behind him, similarly attired
  • Willy Frant fills Steed’s quart tankard from the pewter jug
  • Steed and Mrs. Peel, in period dress, survey the orgy; Steed gets a better look by peering through his eyeglass
  • Cartney reveals Emma as the Queen of Sin: black corset, gloves and underwear, a spiked dog collar, knee-high lace-up boots and a python
  • Steed fight Willy, who tries to gouge his eyes with the hooks on his prosthetic fingers
  • Mrs. Peel, wearing only a black corset and underwear, swings the chain attached to the collar around her neck as she fights Pierre in the catacombs
  • Steed quips about the passing ‘horseless carriage’ as Emma drives the stage coach away from Cartney’s house

Series 4 — Episode 21
A Touch of Brimstone

by Brian Clemens
Directed by James Hill

Production No E.64.10.21
Production completed: December 24 1965. First transmission: February 15 1966.


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John Steed Patrick Macnee regular007
Emma Peel Diana Rigg regular007Doctor Who
The Honorable John Cleverly Cartney Peter Wyngarde regularDoctor WhoThe PrisonerThe SaintThe ChampionsJason KingDepartment S
Lord Darcy Colin Jeavons regularDoctor WhoThe SweeneyAdam Adamant
Sara Bradley Carol Cleveland The SaintRandall and Hopkirk
Horace Robert Cawdron regularDoctor WhoDanger ManThe SaintDepartment S
Roger Winthrop, Lord Lacon Michael Latimer regularThe ProfessionalsThe SweeneyUFO
Willy Frant, Lord Cartigan Jeremy Young regularDoctor WhoThe ProfessionalsThe SaintAdam AdamantDepartment SRandall and HopkirkSpace 1999The Sweeney
Tubby Bunn, Lord Ragsland Bill Wallis regularThe SweeneyPink Panther
Boris Kartovski Steve Plytas regularDoctor WhoDanger ManThe Professionals007The SaintThe ChampionsDepartment SCarry On..Pink PantherJason King
Pierre Art Thomas regular
Big Man Alf Joint regularDoctor WhoDanger Man007The PrisonerStar WarsRandall and HopkirkSpace 1999
Huge Man Bill Reed regular007Indiana JonesRandall and Hopkirk
Sheik Paul Beradi
Sheik’s security man Bill Baskiville The Saint
Sheik’s secretary Fred Davis Doctor WhoDanger ManThe SaintThe PrisonerCallan
Theatre-goer Sheila Aza regularDanger Man
Theatre-goer Alan Stuart regularThe SaintThe SweeneyCarry On..
Theatre-goer Ann Barrass regular007The SaintThe Prisoner
Theatre-goer unknown
Theatre-goer unknown
Theatre-goer Alan Meacham (aka Alan Viccars) regularDanger ManDoctor WhoThe SaintThe PrisonerThe ChampionsDepartment SCarry On..Space 1999
VIP (Bates) Alexander Lewis regularThe PrisonerThe Saint
Ceremonial official Jack Armstrong regular
Scissor-bearer Alan Beaton regularDanger ManThe SaintCarry On..
libertine Unknown Male (previously named as John Cam) regularThe ChampionsDanger ManThe SaintCarry On..
libertine unknown
libertine Martin Voss
libertine Anthony Snell regular007The SaintThe PrisonerThe Sweeney
Butler Anthony Lang regularDoctor WhoThe SaintCarry On..Dad’s ArmyStar Wars
Quiet rascal Alan Gibbs regularDanger ManThe SaintCarry On..
Mason George Oliver 007The SaintThe PrisonerStar Wars
Wench Sadie Slade regularDanger ManThe Saint
Wench Josie Grant The SaintThe ProfessionalsCarry On..CallanThe Sweeney
Wench unknown
Wench unknown
Wench unknown
Wench unknown regular
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Credited in press but not on screen
Credited in paperwork only
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