• title card: white all caps text reading ‘TAKE ME TO YOUR LEADER’ askew so it’s in line with the red suitcase behind, to make it look like it’s on the side; the suitcase has a speaker in the middle of it
  • The suitcase stands on its side beside a lightbox showing an x-ray of its contents
  • Audrey lets loose a piiercing scream as she vent the frustration of teaching dance and drama to little monsters
  • Captain Tim, in a red gi, practices his karate, his hand nearly hitting the camera in extremely foreshortened perspective
  • Steed and Tara try the different instruments, trying to find the right note to unlock the suitcase
  • Tara encounters a cobwebbed skull as she enters the Cunningham family crypt
  • A German Shepherd sits on Tara’s sofa with one of the courier suitcases

Series 6 — Episode 21
Take Me to Your Leader

Teleplay by Terry Nation
Directed by Robert Fuest

Production No E.67.9.22
Production completed: November 29 1968. First UK transmission: February 28 1969. First transmission (USA): February 10 1969.


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John Steed Patrick Macnee regular007
Tara King Linda Thorson regularThe Saint
Colonel Stonehouse Patrick Barr Doctor Who007Department SRandall and Hopkirk
Mother Patrick Newell regularDoctor WhoDanger ManRandall and Hopkirk
Captain Tim John Ronane regularThe SaintDepartment SJason KingThe Sweeney
Cavell Michael Robbins regularDoctor WhoThe SaintCallanAdam AdamantDepartment SThe SweeneyPink Panther
Major Glasgow Henry Stamper Doctor Who
Audrey Long Penelope Keith regularCarry On..
Captain Andrews Hugh Cross
Sally Graham Elisabeth Robillard
Shepherd Michael Hawkins regularDoctor WhoPolice SurgeonThe Saint
Ministry Doctor Sheila Hammond
Phillipson Bryan Kendrick The SaintAdam Adamant
Condon Raymond Adamson regularDanger ManRandall and HopkirkThe SaintThe Sweeney
Holland Matthew Long regularThe ProfessionalsThe Sweeney
Howard Trent Cliff Diggins regular007Blake’s 7The SweeneySpace 1999
Vicar Wilfred Boyle regular
Rhonda Rhonda Parker regularSpace 1999
Jackson Rupert Evans regular
Williams Terry Richards regular007Adam AdamantPink PantherIndiana Jones
Suitcase Harvey Hall regularDanger ManThe SaintDepartment S (voice only)
Little Girl unknown
Little Girl Lisa Vanderpump (unconfirmed)
Beryl Mary Burleigh The Professionals
Little Girl Sheraton Blount
Little Girl unknown
Little Girl unknown
Karate Opponent Alf Joint regularDoctor WhoDanger Man007The PrisonerStar WarsRandall and HopkirkSpace 1999
Karate Opponent Nosher Powell regular007The SaintStar WarsCarry On..Randall and HopkirkAdam AdamantThe SweeneyDepartment SPink Panther
Karate Opponent Terry Plummer regular007The SaintPink Panther
Karate Opponent Joe Cornelius regular007Carry On..Adam Adamant
Porter Jack Ross regular007Carry On..The Saint
Porter unknown
Porter unknown
Agent at airfield unknown
Agent at airfield Rupert Evans regular
Agent at airfield unknown
Agent at airfield unknown
Agent at airfield John Clifford regularThe SaintThe SweeneyUFOSpace 1999
Agent at airfield unknown
Agent at airfield unknown
Agent at airfield unknown
Agent at airfield unknown
Agent at airfield unknown
Agent at airfield unknown
Agent at airfield unknown
Steed at airfield Paul Weston regular007Indiana JonesStar WarsSpace 1999Blake’s 7
Captain Andrews (in car) Paul Weston regular007Indiana JonesStar WarsSpace 1999Blake’s 7
Agent at airfield unknown
Credits Legend:
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Credited in press but not on screen
Credited in paperwork only
Uncredited / unattributed role
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