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Seasons:
1
Release Date:
10 June 1968 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
They're the Tops. the Best. the Peak. They're the Champions. [DVD Boxset]
Plot:
Craig Stirling, Sharron Macready and Richard Barrett were agents for Nemesis, an international intelligence organization based in Geneva... See more »
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Cast

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Stuart Damon ... Craig Stirling (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
Alexandra Bastedo ... Sharron Macready (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
William Gaunt ... Richard Barrett (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
Anthony Nicholls ... Cmdr. W.L. Tremayne / ... (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
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Series Directed by
Cyril Frankel (10 episodes, 1968-1969)
Paul Dickson (5 episodes, 1968-1969)
John Gilling (4 episodes, 1968-1969)
Robert Asher (4 episodes, 1969)
Roy Ward Baker (2 episodes, 1969)

Ray Austin (unknown episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
Monty Berman (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
Dennis Spooner (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
Donald James (8 episodes, 1968-1969)
Philip Broadley (5 episodes, 1968-1969)
Tony Williamson (4 episodes, 1968-1969)
Brian Clemens (2 episodes, 1968-1969)
Gerald Kelsey (2 episodes, 1968-1969)
Terry Nation (2 episodes, 1968-1969)
Ralph Smart (2 episodes, 1968-1969)

Series Produced by
Monty Berman .... producer (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
Johnny Goodman .... associate producer (23 episodes, 1968-1969)
 
Series Original Music by
Edwin Astley (22 episodes, 1968-1969)
Albert Elms (2 episodes, 1968-1969)
 
Series Cinematography by
Frank Watts (29 episodes, 1968-1969)
 
Series Film Editing by
Peter Pitt (13 episodes, 1968-1969)
Derek Chambers (12 episodes, 1968-1969)
Inman Hunter (5 episodes, 1969)
 
Series Casting by
Judith Jourd (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Anthony Arnell (10 episodes, 1968-1969)
John Owen (3 episodes, 1969)
 
Series Art Direction by
Charles Bishop (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
 
Series Makeup Department
Gerry Fletcher .... makeup supervisor (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
Mike Jones .... hair stylist (23 episodes, 1968-1969)
Patrick Grant .... hair stylist / hairdressing (7 episodes, 1968-1969)
 
Series Production Management
Philip Aizlewood .... post-production supervisor (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
Malcolm Christopher .... production manager (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
Geoffrey Haine .... production supervisor (6 episodes, 1968-1969)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
John Hough .... second unit director (15 episodes, 1968-1969)
Ray Austin .... second unit director (13 episodes, 1968-1969)
Ken Baker .... assistant director (10 episodes, 1968-1969)
Pat Kelly .... assistant director (7 episodes, 1968-1969)
Denny Lewis .... assistant director (4 episodes, 1968-1969)
Ernest Morris .... assistant director (4 episodes, 1968-1969)
Ken Softley .... assistant director (3 episodes, 1968)
Colin Lord .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1968-1969)
 
Series Art Department
John Graysmark .... associate art director / assistant art director (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
Bill Greene .... construction manager (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
Sid Palmer .... production buyer (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
A.J. Van Montagu .... scenic artist (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
Brian Rider .... set dresser (27 episodes, 1968-1969)
John Jarvis .... set dresser (3 episodes, 1968-1969)

Larry Clark Bird .... property master (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Len Abbott .... sound recordist (25 episodes, 1968-1969)
David Bowen .... sound recordist (19 episodes, 1968-1969)
Alan Corder .... sound editor (16 episodes, 1968-1969)
Claude Hitchcock .... sound recordist (11 episodes, 1968-1969)
Roy Lafbery .... sound editor (7 episodes, 1968-1969)
Len Shilton .... sound recordist (4 episodes, 1969)
William Trent .... sound editor (2 episodes, 1968)
 
Series Special Effects by
Sydney Pearson .... special effects (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
 
Series Stunts
Bill Sawyer .... stunt arranger (16 episodes, 1968-1969)
Frank Maher .... stunt arranger (6 episodes, 1968-1969)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Ted Hallows .... supervising electrician (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
John Winbolt .... camera operator (23 episodes, 1968-1969)
James Allen .... camera operator: second unit / camera: second unit (18 episodes, 1968-1969)
Harry Gillam .... camera operator / camera operator: second unit (8 episodes, 1968-1969)
Walter J. Harvey .... camera operator: second unit / camera: second unit (7 episodes, 1968-1969)
Dudley Lovell .... camera operator (2 episodes, 1969)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Laura Nightingale .... wardrobe supervisor / costume supervisor (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
 
Series Music Department
Tony Hatch .... composer: theme music / theme arranger (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
Edwin Astley .... musical director (27 episodes, 1968-1969)
Deveril Goodman .... music editor (21 episodes, 1968-1969)
Alan Willis .... music editor (9 episodes, 1968-1969)
Albert Elms .... musical director (2 episodes, 1968-1969)
 
Series Other crew
Dennis Spooner .... script supervisor (29 episodes, 1968-1969)
Valery Norman .... continuity (9 episodes, 1968-1969)
Sally Ball .... continuity (6 episodes, 1968-1969)
Elizabeth Wilcox .... continuity (6 episodes, 1968-1969)
Annabel Davis-Goff .... continuity (5 episodes, 1968-1969)
Isabelle Byers .... continuity (3 episodes, 1968-1969)

Lillian Lee .... continuity (unknown episodes)
 

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60 min (30 episodes)
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Trivia:
The show was filmed next door to "My Partner the Ghost" (1969). The female stars of those shows, Alexandra Bastedo and Annette Andre, often dipped into each other's wardrobes.See more »
Quotes:
Craig Stirling:It's what I've oft times said.
Richard Barrett:What have you oft times said?
Craig Stirling:You're cheap
Richard Barrett:I'm what?
Craig Stirling:Cheap, cheap.
Richard Barrett:You sound like a canary.
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7 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Why I love IMDb, 20 February 2009
Author: iancope63 from United Kingdom

All I could remember of this show was something about them wearing white; that I loved it at the time (I must have been five when it first aired - I suspect I caught repeats, but it would all have been watched on a B&W TV), and it had something to do with telepathy. Oh, and I thought that there was a connection with Switzerland. I knew the title was something like 'The Persuaders', but that that was another great show (Roger Moore and Tony Curtis). I typed 'telepathy' into the 'plot' search in IMDb TV and 'The Champions' was the first option offered. Eureka! I have had this programme bugging me on and off for about ten years - it was such a relief to find out what it was called and to see those iconic photos. IMDb is such a great site. I'm off to buy the DVDs.

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