The New Avengers

The Midas Touch

Episode 41
Sunday, 12 July 2020

– We shall be gone from here in a few hours. You back to your own country in triumph, me to the foothills of South America. They say there is gold there.

– It didn’t do Humphrey Bogart much good. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre. Most people think Walter Huston directed it. It was John.

This month, we head back to the gritty and hardbitten 1970s to check in on one of our favourite Bond girls, Joanna Lumley (On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, Bond Meets Black Emmanuelle), in the show that made her a household name, The New Avengers.

Download | Open in new window | Duration 1:00:15 | 58.0 MB | Recorded on Saturday, 11 July 2020
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The New Avengers

Angels of Death

Episode 50
Saturday, 29 May 2021

– Do I look like a burglar?

– No. You look rather ch— Don’t move, stay where you are, put your hands over your head and lean against the wall.

– Nor am I a contortionist.

This month, it’s a queasy mixture of the Swinging Sixties and the Punching-People-in-the-Face Seventies, as Steed, Purdey and Gambit try to discover who is encouraging so many sweaty government security personnel to discotheque themselves to death, and why. It’s The New Avengers in Angels of Death.

Download | Open in new window | Duration 1:08:27 | 65.9 MB | Recorded on Thursday, 28 May 2020
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The New Avengers