Six Hands Across a Table

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"Six Hands Across a Table"
The Avengers episode
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Screen title
Episode no. Season 2
Episode 25
Directed by Richmond Harding
Written by Reed R. de Rouen
Produced by John Bryce
Featured music Laurie Johnson
John Dankworth (theme)
Production code 2-25
Original air date 16 March 1963 (1963-03-16)
Guest appearance(s)
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Six Hands Across a Table is the twenty-fifth episode of the second series of the 1960s cult British spy-fi television series The Avengers, starring Patrick Macnee and Honor Blackman. It originally aired on ABC on 16 March 1963. The episode was directed by Richmond Harding and written by Reed R. de Rouen.[1]


Cathy becomes romantically involved with shipyard owner Oliver Waldner, blissfully unaware that he is masterminding a dastardly plan to gain control of most of Britain’s shipbuilding industry. After she nearly dies in an apparent accident, Steed sets out to prove that Waldner has murdered a business rival.[2]



  1. ^ Rogers, Dave (25 April 1983). The Avengers. ITV Books in association with Michael Joseph. Retrieved 10 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Six Hands Across a Table". The Avengers Forever!. Retrieved 11 April 2012. 

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