Entries by Robert Bowman

Avengers Weekend – June 25-26, 2011

Fifty years ago – on January 7th 1961, the first episode of The Avengers was broadcast. On February 9th, 1961 – The Beatles made their debut at The Cavern Club in Liverpool, England. A coincidence? Or was that year truly the moment when the grey England of the 1950′s bloomed into something way more colourful? […]

The Avengers 50th Anniversary Celebration Trailer

Media Production – Avengers 50th from University of Chichester A brief insight into the The Avengers 50th Anniversary Celebration held at the University of Chichester. The event was the biggest reunion of cast & crew members in 40 years and took place 25th – 26th June 2011.

Patrick’s Interview – Dec 4, 2010

Next year will be the 50th anniversary of The Avengers. With the publication of The Avengers: A Celebration and producer Jaz Wiseman’s newly minted series of DVD box sets now being released in the UK (Series 6 was released Dec 6, 2010), there have been several requests for interviews. Read the PDF version of an interview with Patrick, published in The […]

The Avengers: A Celebration

This beautifully produced, illustrated journey through The Avengers years was created and written by Marcus Hearn and features a foreword written by Patrick. It will be published by Titan Books and is available from amazon.co.uk and amazon.com. Go to Patrick’s Books page for more information.

Patrick Macnee: The Original Avenger

IT’S 10 to four in the afternoon, and everything stops for tea. A pot of Darjeeling brews beneath a knitted tea cosy and is decanted into a fine bone-china teacup. It’s the tradition of a lifetime maintained by Patrick Macnee, the quintessential Englishman: of aristocratic lineage, Eton-educated, an officer in the Royal Navy and with […]

Roy Ward Baker (1916 – 2010)

We recently learned of the passing of Roy Ward Baker, one of the most prolific directors of The Avengers. Patrick remembers him as: “A little man, a wit, very, very sharp … he was the best … I loved him.” He is remembered in the Telegraph and the New York Times.