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Original Air Date:
4 November 1976 (Season 1, Episode 7)
D16 Agent Irwin Gunner was on the trail of a double agents known as White Rat in 1960 when an arranged trapeze accident caused him to suffer amnesia... See more » | Add synopsis »
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 (Episode Cast) (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Patrick Macnee ... John Steed
Gareth Hunt ... Mike Gambit

Joanna Lumley ... Purdey

Ian Hendry ... Irwin Gunner

Edward Judd ... Cromwell

Robert Flemyng ... Minister Quaintance

Barry Jackson ... John Cledge

Anthony Sharp ... Grant

Jeremy Hawk ... Finder

Bernice Stegers ... Operator

Jo Kendall ... Nurse
Dallas Cavell ... Farmer
Sally-Jane Spencer ... Mother
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Genevieve Allenbury ... Bridget (uncredited)
Anita Graham ... Helga (uncredited)

Terence Plummer ... Mark Gilpin (uncredited)

Episode Crew
Directed by
James Hill 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Terence Feely  written by

Produced by
Brian Clemens .... producer
Albert Fennell .... producer
Original Music by
Laurie Johnson 
Cinematography by
Michael Reed (director of photography) (as Mike Reed)
Film Editing by
Ralph Sheldon 
Casting by
Maggie Cartier 
Production Design by
Syd Cain 
Art Direction by
Bob Bell  (as Robert Bell)
Makeup Department
Helene Bevan .... hairdressing supervisor
Alan Boyle .... makeup artist
Joyce James .... assistant hairdresser
Peter Robb-King .... makeup artist (as Peter Robb King)
Production Management
Robert Fennell .... unit manager
Ron Fry .... production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Roger Simons .... assistant director
Art Department
Leon Davis .... construction manager
Bryn Siddall .... property buyer
Simon Wakefield .... set dresser
Maurice Cain .... assistant art director (uncredited)
Sound Department
Ken Barker .... sound recordist
Peter Lennard .... dubbing editor
Dennis Whitlock .... sound recordist (as Denis Whitlock)
Cyd Child .... fight arranger
Camera and Electrical Department
Jimmy Allen .... lighting camera: second unit
James Devis .... camera operator (as Jimmy Devis)
John May .... gaffer
Malcolm Vinson .... camera operator: second unit
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jackie Cummins .... wardrobe supervisor
Editorial Department
Paul B. Clay .... post-production coordinator (as Paul Clay)
Location Management
Nick Gillott .... location manager (as Nicholas Gillott)
Other crew
Robin Demetriou .... cast and crew chef
Renée Glynne .... continuity
Pat Rambaut .... continuity: second unit
David Ball .... production accountant (uncredited)

Series Crew
These people are regular crew members. Were they in this episode?
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Sydney Newman  characters

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Victoria Plummer .... third assistant director
Art Department
Bill Harman .... construction coordinator
Sound Department
Charlie McFadden .... boom operator
Wendy Leech .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Ian Preston .... second assistant camera
Editorial Department
Rodney Glenn .... first assistant editor: film
Other crew
Marie McFerran .... production secretary
Production CompaniesDistributorsOther Companies

Additional Details

UK:50 min | USA:50 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

The little girl who causes Gunner's memory to return is played by Ian Hendry's daughter Corrie.See more »
Purdey:[shouting] Take your hands off me, you brute! You can't make me do it! I'll never marry you, never! I hate you!See more »

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