Steed and Mrs Peel are needed! Two of television's most iconic characters arrive on audio for four stories packed with the show's trademark cool and eccentric vibe! These stories are recreations of the comic strip adventures of Steed and Mrs Peel which appeared in Diana magazine in 1966 and 1967. 1. RETURN TO CASTLE DE'ATH by Simon Barnard and Paul Morris.Steed is left hanging, Emma pays the piper. Steed and Peel return to the scene of an earlier adventure to find it much changed. Now a ski-resort, Castle De'ath is playing host to many new visitors - including a wealthy Prince targeted by assassins. Assigned as bodyguards, the Avengers have to keep the Prince alive and discover which of the Castle's guests are behind the murderous plot - before they succumb to it themselves. 2. THE MISER by Simon Barnard and Paul Morris. Steed has a nasty scare, Emma has a pressing engagement. When the phrase 'sleeper train' takes on a very literal meaning, Steed and Peel witness the first action of The Miser, a terrifying extortionist. The race is on to stop his ambitious scheme - but in this case, appearances can be deceptive. 3. THE GOLDEN DRESSES by Paul Magrs. Emma hits the heights of fashion, Steed plumbs the very depths. The ladies of society can't get enough of Madame Zingara's Golden Dresses. Especially now their husbands have gone missing. Steed and Peel look into the world of haute couture to discover the dark secret of this latest craze. Can they pull it off with style? 4. THE NORSE CODE by John Dorney. Steed has the horns of a dilemma, Emma milks her moment.An agent has gone missing whilst holidaying in the Norfolk Broads. With an American nuclear bomb being stored in the region, Steed and Peel can't take any risks. But the last thing they expect to find on their boating trip is a Norse longboat. What are Vikings doing in East Anglia? Ever since Big Finish began releasing their The Avengers - The Lost Episodes range, fans have been clamouring for Steed and Mrs Peel to adventure again. With this release they get their wish! This full-cast audio drama is brought to life with eerily engrossing sound design and a brand new, cinematic music score. Starring Julian Wadham (The Iron Lady, War Horse, Downton Abbey), and Olivia Poulet (In the Loop). CAST: Julian Wadham (John Steed), Olivia Poulet (Mrs Peel), Sam Kordbacheh (Prince Abdul Bey), Shelia Reid (Morag McIntosh), Allan Corduner (James McTaggart), Ruby Thomas (Countess Beatrice of Burgundy), Simon Greenall (Colonel Augustus-Smyth), Jacqueline Pearce (Madame Zingara), Becky Wright (Bunty), Christopher Naylor (Emil), Nick Underwood (Anton), Timothy Speyer (Oswald English), Ewan Bailey (Ivan Stevenson), Francesca Hunt (Ingrid Thornton), Jot Davies (Wellington).
Product code: ATZOO
Publisher: Big Finish Productions Ltd
Dimensions: 14.6cm x 12.7cm
Publish date: 31/05/2016
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