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The Avengers: Revisiting Cathy Gale, TV’s First Action Heroine
It's also notable that the series creator Sydney Newman also co-created Doctor Who at the BBC two years after he created The Avengers. All available episodes of The Avengers are now streaming on Amazon's Prime Video. Many people remember The Avengers, the TV series, as a bright, poppy, tongue-in-cheek spy show starring Patrick McNee and Diana[...]
An Adventure in Space and Time Rewatch Artwork, courtesy of BBC.
Its ostensible creator, then head of the BBC Sydney Newman, was Canadian The producer Verity Lambert was Jewish – she went on to become one of the most innovative and celebrated producers of British television drama all the way until her death in 2007 The first director of Doctor Who, Waris Hussein, is South Asian[...]