School for Traitors

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"School for Traitors"
The Avengers episode
Episode no. Season 2
Episode 20
Directed by Jonathan Alwyn
Written by James Mitchell
Produced by John Bryce
Featured music Laurie Johnson
John Dankworth (theme)
Production code 2-20
Original air date 10 February 1963 (1963-02-10)
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School for Traitors is the twentieth episode of the second series of the 1960s cult British spy-fi television series The Avengers, starring Patrick Macnee and Julie Stevens. It originally aired on ABC on 10 February 1963. The episode was directed by Jonathan Alwyn and written by James Mitchell.[1]


During a spate of suicides at a university, a burglar seeks a note to Venus. Steed uncovers a sinister plot to blackmail students into espionage activities.[2]



  1. ^ Rogers, Dave (25 April 1983). The Avengers. ITV Books in association with Michael Joseph. Retrieved 10 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "School for Traitors". The Avengers Forever!. Retrieved 20 April 2012. 

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