Whilst travelling on an express train on a quest to find a missing agent, Steed and Mrs. Peel get caught up in an assassination attempt on the life of the British Prime Minister on the part of a disgruntled and murderous ticket collector. They are helped in their efforts to foil him by Mr. Crewe, an eccentric owner of an abandoned station.
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Did You Know?
As Steed and Mrs. Peel await the arrival of the Prime Minister in the last scene, she says "No, he's the one in the raincoat." This is a reference to the then Prime Minister, Harold Wilson
, who was often photographed wearing a raincoat. See more
The train is announced as arriving at King's Cross yet the locomotive hauling it is a class 82 (or 83 or 84). Those locos ran on the West Coast main line out of Euston, drawing power from overhead cables. It could not have gone to King's Cross as it would have had no power source. See more
[Entering Steeds apartment, Emma nearly steps on a dead body
Steed, whoops! You really must have a word with that cleaning lady of yours.
The Bridal Chorus
Written by Richard Wagner
Performed by Drewe Henley
(uncredited) See more