Honor Blackman

The Mauritius Penny

A tight closeup photo in black and white of Honor Blackman's face. Her hair is wild and she looks tense, as if she's just seen something.

Episode 38
Saturday, 11 April 2020

This month, we celebrate the life of Honor Blackman, who died this week at the age of 94, by watching one of her early episodes as Cathy Gale in The Avengers. In this episode, The Mauritius Penny, Mr Steed and Mrs Gale team up to defeat a gang of murderous dentists and stamp collectors who plan to overthrow the British government and install a fascist dictatorship decades before that sort of thing became fashionable.

Download · Open in new window · Duration 1:01:00 · 58.75 MB · Recorded on Friday, 10 April 2020

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The Arrow of God

Honor Blackman and Roger Moore are standing outside in the garden at night. Both are formally dressed. They are looking at each other.

Episode 39
Saturday, 2 May 2020

This month, our tribute to Honor Blackman continues as we revisit the earliest days of Rogertainment with the seventh episode of The SaintThe Arrow of God. A gossip columnist and blackmailer has been murdered, but who is the perpetrator? Richard, with his history of embezzlement? Peter, who can’t stop cheating at tennis? Nathan, with his dubious parentage? Or James, with his dark, bigamous past?

Download · Open in new window · Duration 0:58:44 · 56.57 MB · Recorded on Friday, 1 May 2020

Honor BlackmanThe Saint

Colonel Rodriguez

Honor Blackman, dressed as a housewife, is standing, looking anxious, in front of her curtained kitched window.

Episode 40
Saturday, 30 May 2020

This month, our guard of honour continues with an episode of Danger Man from 1960, in which the glorious Honor Blackman stars as the wife of a journalist falsely accused of espionage. Will the eponymous Patrick McGoohan be able to save him from the clutches of the opportunistic Colonel Rodriguez? And, more importantly, can he do it in less than 25 minutes?

Download · Open in new window · Duration 0:42:39 · 41.13 MB · Recorded on Friday, 29 May 2020

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