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Season: 1
Year: 1963


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: All That Jazz

28 September 1963
When Varela undertakes responsibility for a jazz group making its debut in England, he soon finds himself with more problems than he bargained for and it isn't long before the band are serenading a group of spies to save the life of a musician.

Carlos Thompson ... Carlos Varela

Burt Kwouk ... Chin
Clemence Bettany ... Miss Carter
Anthony Bushell ... Major Nelson
Peter Arne ... Stirink

Anneke Wills ... Sarah (as Annika Wills)
Dora Reisser ... Tania
Riggs O'Hara ... Bill

Jeremy Bulloch ... Art
Hugh Futcher ... Mooney
Stewart Guidotti ... Leavis
James Luck ... Wilson
Tony Quinn ... Piano Tuner
David Blake Kelly ... Inspector Shaunnesy
Brian Cant ... Special Branch Man
Wilfred Downing ... Delivery Man
Michael Beint ... Stirink's Secretary (uncredited)
Guy Standeven ... Stirink's Butler (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 2: The Beneficiary

5 October 1963
Finding himself in trouble in Greece, Jarrell, a wartime colleague of Varela's, sends his ex-comrade a prearranged distress signal: a campaign ribbon and a torn half of a document - the two items that spell 'danger'.

Carlos Thompson ... Carlos Varela

Burt Kwouk ... Chin
Clemence Bettany ... Miss Carter
Lobna Abdel Aziz ... Anna (as Lubna Aziz)
Derek Francis ... Klaus

Aubrey Morris ... Rattan

Michael Godfrey ... Santos
Robert Rietty ... Bank Manager
Bill Mitchell ... Farell
Artro Morris ... Hotel Clerk
David Graham ... Bank Attendant
Andre Charisse ... Croupier
Wilfred Grove ... Fred
Pauline Chamberlain ... Woman in Party Scene (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 3: Express Delivery

12 October 1963
In Poland, Carlos is harassed by the authorities at every turn. At his hotel, a beautiful girl seeks his help in order to escape to Austria, but is she really a communist agent?

Carlos Thompson ... Carlos Varela
Ann Bell ... Katrina
Patrick Magee ... Major
Gabriel Woolf ... Anders
Donald Morley ... Priest
Lawrence Davidson ... Captain
Frederick Schiller ... Police Sergeant
Robin Chapman ... Man in Trenchcoat
Philo Hauser ... Official
Sandor Elès ... Hotel Clerk
Michael Goldie ... Policeman on Train
John Stark ... Sergeant
Leon Eagles ... Waiter on Train (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 4: Never Play Cards with Strangers

19 October 1963
A young woman who's parents were cheated by gamblers on a luxury cruise Carlos arranged,persuades him to take the next trip to try and expose the card sharks.

Carlos Thompson ... Carlos Varela

Burt Kwouk ... Chin
Clemence Bettany ... Miss Carter

Bessie Love ... Mamie
Donald Stewart ... Elmer
Hugh McDermott ... Lyons

Suzanna Leigh ... Jean
Peter Stephens ... Phillips
John Glyn-Jones ... Manager
Jack Melford ... Colonel Dewer
Bert Brownhill ... Mr. Johnson (as Bert Brownbill)
Eve Eden ... Mrs. Johnson
Olive Milbourne ... Mrs. Dewar

Season 1, Episode 5: May the Saints Preserve Us

26 October 1963
Carlos investigates where an Irish Monastery has apparently been sold and needs moving to Texas in the USA.

Carlos Thompson ... Carlos Varela

Burt Kwouk ... Chin
Clemence Bettany ... Miss Carter

Carol Cleveland ... Shelah
Brian Phelan ... Sylvester O'Toole
Patrick McAlinney ... Burke
Godfrey Quigley ... Sgt. Dooley

Donal Donnelly ... Larry
Peggy Marshall ... Mrs. Moloney
Liam Gaffney ... Hogan
John McCarthy ... Northern Ireland Sgt.
Desmond Perry ... Labourer
Kevin Flood ... Civic Guard
Jerry Sullivan ... Civic Guard

David Burke ... Civic Guard

Season 1, Episode 6: Meet My Son, Henry

2 November 1963
Varela finds himself involved with the mysterious disappearance of top-secret flight plans from a Space Development Centre. At the request of a millionaire, he embarks on an intriguing escapade to recover the plans.

Carlos Thompson ... Carlos Varela

Burt Kwouk ... Chin
Clemence Bettany ... Susie Carter
John Turner ... Bill Randall

John Phillips ... Henry Peabody Sr.
Stephen Loegering ... Henry Peabody Jr.

Glynn Edwards ... Darrin (as Glyn Edwards)

Derren Nesbitt ... Lewis
Vladek Sheybal ... Arva
John Glyn-Jones ... Bookshop Manager
Nancy Seabrooke ... Woman in Bookshop
Howard Douglas ... Taxi Driver

Season 1, Episode 7: A Little Sweetness and Light

9 November 1963
Carlos investigates the death of an old friend on a small Greek island, where he discovers a deported American gangster has taken over.

Carlos Thompson ... Carlos Varela

Burt Kwouk ... Chin
Clemence Bettany ... Miss Carter
Patrick Allen ... Petrides

Zena Marshall ... Melina
Patrick Newell ... Ridou
Martin Miller ... Astolat
Eileen Way ... Miss Mithras
Charles Farrell ... Isigonnis
Murray Kash ... Auctioneer
Raymond Ray ... Andrea
Louis Mansi ... Waiter (as Louis Manzi)
Andreas Markos ... Martis
Dimitri Andreas ... Plessis (as Dimitris Andreas)

Season 1, Episode 8: The Height of Fashion

16 November 1963
Varela moves in fashion circles and discovers that anything can be sold as the latest vogue - provided you sell your product with panache and style. Yes, anything - including horse blankets.
John Turner ... Bill Randall

Dennis Price ... Victor Frey

Burt Kwouk ... Chin
Clemence Bettany ... Miss Carter

Sue Lloyd ... Jackie

Anton Rodgers ... Mr. Fripp

Marne Maitland ... Dr. Abu

Judy Parfitt ... Sally Clare
Noel Howlett ... Mr. Giddy
Judith Furse ... Miss Smyth Wilberforce
Hazel Hughes ... Anita
Fred Griffiths ... Mac
Denys Graham ... Ship's Officer

Warren Mitchell ... Pugh (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 9: A Very Desirable Plot

23 November 1963
An American has been selling sunny Caribbean housing lots that turn out to be under muddy water, leaving angry buyers and Carlos with prefab houses that can't be built. He works out a plan to convince the greedy land dealer that the lots are worth buying back.

Carlos Thompson ... Carlos Varela

Burt Kwouk ... Chin
Clemence Bettany ... Miss Carter
William Mervyn ... Colonel Wilde
Paul Maxwell ... Robert Lamont

Diana Rigg ... Francy Wilde
David Healy ... Alfie Prentice
Dorothea Phillips ... Betty
Al Mulock ... Vincent
Jessie Robins ... Woman in Plane

Donald Sutherland ... Hotel Clerk
Jacquie Wallis ... Stewardess (as Jackie Wallis)

Season 1, Episode 10: Finishing School

30 November 1963
When a young girl goes missing from an exclusive ladies' finishing school. everyone suspects she has been kidnapped. Varela thinks otherwise and at the headmistress's request he sends Bill Randall to investigate.
John Turner ... Bill Randall
Helen Cherry ... Lady Graffham

Burt Kwouk ... Chin
Clemence Bettany ... Miss Carter

Susan Clark ... Philippa

Annette Andre ... Betsy Ann
Andrew Ray ... Chips
Sonia Fox ... Caroline
Josephine Woodford ... Miss Woodfall
Michael Forrest ... Marlow
Ballard Berkeley ... Doctor

Robert Lee ... Ling
Sandra Blane ... Schoolgirl (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 11: The Scroll of Islam

7 December 1963
Varela is intrigued when Professor Fletcher approaches him and requests his help in obtaining photographs of a relic which could prove more important than the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Carlos Thompson ... Carlos Varela

Burt Kwouk ... Chin
Clemence Bettany ... Miss Carter

William Sylvester ... Shaw
Alan Gifford ... Fletcher

Patrick Troughton ... Sheikh
Clifford Elkin ... Mahmoud
Lisa Peake ... Dancer
John Dimech ... Hanif

Frank Thornton ... Tailor
Terence Brook ... Pilot
Joe Enrikie ... Commissionaire (as Joe Enrika)

Season 1, Episode 12: Not Quite Fully Covered

14 December 1963
Bill Randal, an employee of Carlos' firm, is taken in by a lovely heiress who convinces him to insure an antique collection being smuggled out of her country, which recently went socialist. When the lot is sunk at sea, Randal's on the hook.
John Turner ... Bill Randall
Keith Baxter ... Yanni

Burt Kwouk ... Chin
Clemence Bettany ... Miss Carter

Imogen Hassall ... Nikki
Reginald Beckwith ... Truman-Jones
Charles Lloyd Pack ... Pettygrew
Cyril Shaps ... Saphodes
Barry Shawzin ... Uncle Georgi

Season 1, Episode 13: A Box of Tricks

21 December 1963
Why won't the Palabria people receive an £11 million gift to their country? Bill Randall is sent to investigate - and finds himself playing the role of an African witch-doctor to encourage them to do so.

Carlos Thompson ... Carlos Varela
John Turner ... Bill Randall

Gary Raymond ... Mateo

Burt Kwouk ... Chin
Clemence Bettany ... Miss Carter

Zena Marshall ... Rita

Louise Collins ... Miss Ryman (as Louise King)
Richard Warner ... General

Ferdy Mayne ... Count De Rici

Walter Gotell ... Souza
George Pastell ... Dali
Robert Rietty ... Torta
John Gabriel ... Bilbo
Michael Golden ... Piero
Noel Trevarthen ... Nalo
Antony Viccars ... Marco (as Anthony Viccars)
Sheree Winton ... A Fellow-Traveller

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