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New Avengers, The

Theatrical Release Date:  TBC
Home Ent. Release Date:  29 Oct 2006
Cert:   Not Rated


Joanna Lumley makes a foray into the world of espionage as a sexy young New Avenger. Ten years after the end of the original Avengers, its creators brought the British spy series back with a 1970s twist. Instead of the classic man-woman team, John Steed (Patrick Macnee) was paired with two other agents - Purdey (Joanna Lumley) and Gambit (Gareth Hunt). This 8 disc collector’s edition of The New Avengers Series 1 & Series 2 follows the adventures of John Steed and new accomplices Purdey and Gambit as they have to deal with extravagant plots and scandalous villains. Extras: Disc 1 (series 1) The Eagle’s Nest: Commentary by actor Gareth Hunt and writer Brian Clemens Disc 5 (series 2) Dead Men are Dangerous: Commentary by actor Gareth Hunt and writer Brian Clemens John Steed and his new accomplices Purdey and Gambit find themselves facing new and deadly dangers in the bizarre world of espionage. Mixing fantasy with a darker edge, the trio face mutated giant rats, flocks of killer birds and fanatical mysterious monks. Later episodes find Steed's loyalty under question and an increasing number of assignments overseas. Discs 1 to 4 from 1976 Series 1: The Eagle’s Nest, House of Cards, The Last of the Cybernauts?, The Midas Touch, Cat Amongst The Pigeons, Target!, To Catch a Rat, The Tale of The Big Why, Faces, Sleeper, Three Handed Game, Dirtier By The Dozen and Gnaws. Discs 5 to 8 from 1977 Series 2: Dead Men are Dangerous, Angels of Death, Medium Rare, The Lion and the Unicorn, Obsession, Trap, Hostage, K is for Kill: The Tiger Awakes (1), K is for Kill: Tiger by the Tail (2), Complex, The Gladiators, Emily and Forward Base. Tech Specs Cert: PG Feature Running Time: 22 hours approx Aspect Ratio: 4:3 Colour / Pal Region 2 English Language / Mono Catalogue No: OPTD0642


  • Patrick MacNee
  • Joanna Lumley

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