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? […]
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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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.