Steed tackles a high tension terror. Emma plays her own theme.

7 x 15-minute episodes
based on the television episode
Thingumajig (1968),
written by Terry Nation

Principal Cast:
Donald Monat as John Steed
Diane Appleby as Emma Peel
Hugh Rouse as The Narrator

Production:
Adapted and directed by Dennis Folbigge
Produced by David Gooden

Transmission on Springbok Radio (7.15-7.30pm):
Date and transmission nights unknown.

Box Clever
It may look harmless, Steed,
but it sure packs a punch.

PLOTLINE

Something is killing archeologists working on a dig beneath a Norman church, and this something has a voracious appetite for energy. Had the diabolical mastermind who invented it not let two of them escape by accident, Britain would awake one morning to see thousands of the little devils running around killing everybody.

PRODUCTION NOTES

This Avengers story was transmitted on Springbok Radio and sadly no recording of it is known to exist today.

No details are known about this serial, the production of which has been confirmed from an annotated television script of the episode, which also confirms the number of episodes and the title change for radio.

Alan Hayes

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