A brief Who's Who of The Avengers Radio Series...
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Production Team (A-Z)

Dennis Folbigge (Writer and Director)
One of South African radio's leading actor-writer-directors, responsible for adapting and directing many serials and series including The Avengers. He also worked in live theatre, in South African television and in feature films such as the Oscar-winning Zulu (1964). Dennis Folbigge died in 1995.

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David Gooden (Producer)
A gifted, talented and well respected engineer, David quickly branched out and set up his own facility, Sonovision Studios. He was the man behind hits like Squad Cars, The Avengers and The Mind of Tracy Dark. A perfectionist, he demanded the very best from those who worked for him. David Gooden died of cancer many years ago.

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Tony Jay (Writer and Director)
Born in London in 1933, Tony Jay was a founder member of the Royal Shakespeare Company who emigrated to South Africa in 1955. He was involved in many Springbok Radio productions and later forged a hugely successful career in America, working with many of the great directors of the modern era. Tony passed away in Los Angeles in 2006.

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Paul Wright (Sound Controller)
Paul Wright was one of the sound engineers working at Sonovision Studios in the 1970s. He worked on many, many programmes, including several Avengers serials and now co-runs SP Studios, a one-stop post production service for radio, broadcast television and corporate productions.

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Compiled and written by Alan Hayes

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