• 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.


Produced by Albert Fennell regularThe Professionals
and Brian Clemens regularDanger ManThe ChampionsThe ProfessionalsAdam Adamant
Teleplay by Terry Nation regularDoctor WhoBlake’s 7The ChampionsThe SaintDepartment 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 Robert Fuest regular
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
script editor Terry Nation regularDoctor WhoBlake’s 7The ChampionsThe SaintDepartment S
Director of photography H.A.R. Thomson regular
editor and Post production co-ordinator Ann Chegwidden regularDoctor Who
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 Purdie regularThe Professionals
Camera operator Geoff Seaholme regular
Associate art director Len Townsend regular
Associate art director Kenneth Tait regularDepartment S
Set dresser Simon Wakefield regular007
Continuity Kay Perkins regular
Make-up Jim Hydes regularCarry On..
Hairdressing Mary Sturgess regularThe Sweeney
costume supervisor Ivy Baker regularPink Panther
2nd unit photography David Holmes regular
Recording director A.W. Lumkin regularThe Saint
Sound recordist Bill Rowe regular007The SaintDepartment S
Dubbing mixer Len Shilton regularThe ChampionsThe SaintDepartment S
Sound editor Peter Lennard regularThe ProfessionalsRandall and HopkirkDepartment S
Music editor Paul Clay regularThe Professionals
Construction manager Herbert Worley regular
Supervisory electrician Roy Bond regular
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
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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