The Gravediggers (The Avengers)

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"The Gravediggers"
The Avengers episode
"The Gravediggers" (The Avengers).jpg
Villain ties Mrs Peel to track
Episode no. Season 4
Episode 2
Directed by Quentin Lawrence
Written by Malcolm Hulke
Produced by Brian Clemens
Julian Wintle
Featured music Laurie Johnson
Production code 4-2
Original air date 7 October 1965 (1965-10-07)
Guest appearance(s)
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The Gravediggers is the second episode of the fourth series of the 1960s cult British spy-fi television series The Avengers, starring Patrick Macnee and Diana Rigg. It was first aired on ABC on 7 October 1965. The episode was directed by Quentin Lawrence, and written by Malcolm Hulke.[1]


Steed and Emma visit a railway buff to investigate a deathly plot to sabotage the country's early warning radar defence systems.[2]



  1. ^ Rogers, Dave (25 April 1983). The Avengers. ITV Books in association with Michael Joseph. Retrieved 7 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "The Avengers Forever:The Gravediggers". The Avengers Forever!. Retrieved 6 April 2013. 

External links[edit]

The Gravediggers on IMDb