The New Avengers (1976–1977)
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The Eagle's Nest 

Steed investigates the death of a colleague while Gambit witnesses the kidnapping of Professor Von Claus. Purdey scuba dives to the remote island of St. Dorca, where a monastery hides a secret and Germany's greatest treasure.

Director:

Desmond Davis

Writer:

Brian Clemens
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Patrick Macnee ... John Steed
Gareth Hunt ... Mike Gambit
Joanna Lumley ... Purdey
Peter Cushing ... Von Claus
Derek Farr ... Father Trasker
Frank Gatliff ... Karl
Sydney Bromley ... Hara
Trevor Baxter ... Brown-Fitch
Joyce Carey ... Lady with Dog
Neil Phillips Neil Phillips ... Main
Brian Anthony Brian Anthony ... Stannard
Ronald Forfar Ronald Forfar ... Jud
Jerold Wells ... Barker
Geraldine Gardner Geraldine Gardner ... Gerda (as Trudi Van Doorne)
Peter Porteous Peter Porteous ... Nazi Corporal
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Storyline

Steed investigates the death of a colleague while Gambit witnesses the kidnapping of Professor Von Claus. Purdey scuba dives to the remote island of St. Dorca, where a monastery hides a secret and Germany's greatest treasure.

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Language:

English

Release Date:

5 September 1978 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Peter Cushing also had acted in the Original Avengers series. See more »

Quotes

John Steed: [Purdey has just knocked out 4 Nazis with high kicks] Where did you learn that, the Royal Marines?
Purdey: [two Nazi's get up, Purdey knocks them down with another couple of kicks] The Royal Ballet, they threw me out.
John Steed: [one Nazi casts a fishing line at Steed, who grabs it and pulls the man against a pillar] What did you do, maim the leading man in his pas de deux?
Purdey: Too tall.
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Colonel Bogey March
(uncredited)
composed by Kenneth Alford
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