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The New Avengers: The Eagle’s Nest (S1EP1 ITV Fri 22 Oct 1976, with Peter Cushing)



The Eagle’s Nest: When murderous fishermen kill an agent investigating an island, Steed, Gambit, and Purdey go to investigate the man’s death and the suspicious monastery there. Apparently in 1945 an airplane carrying ‘Germany’s Greatest Treasure’ made its final stop there, and the monks turn out quite different than perhaps Steed and his crew have anticipated…

guest cast
Peter Cushing (Von Claus), Derek Farr (Father Trasker), Frank Gatliff (Karl), Sydney Bromley (Hara), Trevor Baxter (Brown-Fitch), Joyce Carey (Lady with dog), Neil Phillips (Main), Brian Anthony (Stannard), Jerold Wells (Barker), Trudi Van Doorme (Gerda), Peter Porteous (Nazi Caporal), Charles Bolton (Ralph), Ronald Forfar (Jud),

Writer: Brian Clemens
Director: Desmond Davis

Airdate: Friday 22 October 1976 on ITV.

Season 1, Episode 1

Series: The New Avengers