• title card: red all caps text reading 'SUPER SECRET CYPHER SNATCH' superimposed on a typewritten page headed CYPHERS - ABSOLUTELY TOP SECURITY NOT TO BE TAKEN AWAY FROM CYPHER H.Q.
  • Vickers, dressed in his Classy Glass Cleaning uniform of all white including his bowler hat, points a silenced pistol through the window towards the camera
  • The Classy Glass Cleaning trainees practice polishing windows anti-clockwise
  • Steed drives his Rolls hunched over the wheel, trying to avoid the ladder being smashed down at him by Maskin, riding atop the cleaning van behind him
  • The Classy Glass cleaners wear gasmasks as they infiltrate the gassed Cypher HQ, the staff frozen in their tracks
  • A window cleaner has an 'out' tray smashed over his head and crosses his eyes in comic fashion
  • Steed dangles a pocket watch from his hand, attempting to hypnotise Tara

Series 6 - Episode 2
Super Secret Cypher Snatch

Teleplay by Tony Williamson
Directed by John Hough


Produced by Albert Fennell regularThe Professionals
and Brian Clemens regularDangermanThe ChampionsThe ProfessionalsAdam Adamant
Teleplay by Tony Williamson regularThe ChampionsDangermanThe SaintAdam AdamantRandall and HopkirkJason KingDepartment S
All Characters and events in this Teleplay are fictitious. Any similarity to actual events or persons, living or dead, is purely co-incidental
Directed by John Hough regularThe ChampionsCarry On..
Executive in charge of production Gordon L.T. Scott regular
Music supervision by Laurie Johnson regularThe ProfessionalsJason King
Score by Howard Blake regular
Production controller Jack Greenwood regular
Production designer Robert Jones regular
Story consultant Philip Levene regular
Director of photography Alan Hume regular007Carry On..Star Wars (billed as Alan Hume B.S.C.)
Post production co-ordinator Harry Booth regular
Editor Tom Simpson
Production manager Ron Fry regularDoctor WhoSpace 1999
Patrick Macnee's suits designed by Patrick Macnee regular007
Miss Thorson's costumes designed by Alun Hughes regular
Casting director G.B. Walker regularThe Saint
Unit manager Laurie Greenwood regularThe Sweeney
Assistant Director Ron Appleton regularUFO
Camera operator Brian Elvin regularThe ProfessionalsDepartment S
Associate art director Len Townsend regular
Associate art director Kenneth Tait regularDepartment S
Set dresser Simon Wakefield regular007
Continuity Mary Spain regular
Make-up Jim Hydes regularCarry On..
Hairdressing Janice Dorman regular
Wardrobe Felix Evans regular
2nd unit photography Gerald Gibbs regular
Recording director A.W. Lumkin regularThe Saint
Sound recordist Cecil Mason regularThe Saint
Dubbing mixer Len Abbott regularThe ChampionsThe SaintDepartment S
Sound editor Peter Lennard regularThe ProfessionalsRandall and HopkirkDepartment S
Music editor Vivienne Collins regular
Construction manager Herbert Worley regular
Supervisory electrician Steve Birtles regularThe Saint
Stunt arranger Joe Dunne regular007The ProfessionalsThe PrisonerPink PantherSpace 1999Randall and Hopkirk
MCMLXVIII A.B.C. Television Films Limited All rights reserved
Made at Associated British Elstree Studios England and on location
ABC Production / Associated British Corporation

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