Overview

The New Avengers is a British secret agent fantasy adventure television series produced during 1976 and 1977. It is a sequel to the 1960s series, The Avengers and was developed by original series producers Albert Fennell and Brian Clemens.

The series was produced by The Avengers Enterprises Ltd for the ITV network, cost £125,000 per episode to produce at Pinewood Studios in England and was seen in 120 countries.

A joint United Kingdom-France-Canada production, the series picks up the adventures of John Steed as he and his team of "Avengers" fight evil plots and world domination. Whereas in the original series Steed had almost always been partnered with a woman, in the new series he had two partners: Mike Gambit, a top agent, crack marksman and trained martial artist, and Purdey, a former trainee with The Royal Ballet who was an amalgam of many of the best talents from Steed's female partners in The Avengers.

  1. Brian Clemens

    Creator

Series Cast

  1. Patrick Macnee

    Patrick Macnee

    John Steed

    26 Episodes

  2. Gareth Hunt

    Gareth Hunt

    Mike Gambit

    26 Episodes

  3. Joanna Lumley

    Joanna Lumley

    Purdey

    26 Episodes

  4. Sacha Pitoëff

    Sacha Pitoëff

    2 Episodes

  5. Anthony Ainley

    Anthony Ainley

    2 Episodes

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Last Season

The New Avengers

Season 2

1977 | 13 Episodes

Season 2 of The New Avengers premiered on September 9, 1977.

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Certification -

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 50m

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