The Gilded Cage (The Avengers)

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"The Gilded Cage"
The Avengers episode
Episode no. Season 3
Episode 7
Directed by Bill Bain
Written by Roger Marshall
Produced by John Bryce
Featured music Laurie Johnson
John Dankworth (theme)
Production code 3-7
Original air date 9 November 1963 (1963-11-09)
Guest appearance(s)
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The Gilded Cage is the seventh episode of the third series of the 1960s cult British spy-fi television series The Avengers, starring Patrick Macnee and Honor Blackman. It originally aired on ABC on 9 November 1963. The episode was directed by Bill Bain and written by Roger Marshall.[1]


Steed and Cathy set out to snare criminal mastermind John P. Spagge using a gold bullion robbery as bait.[2] Postal cards and a gas figure prominently.



  1. ^ Rogers, Dave (25 April 1983). The Avengers. ITV Books in association with Michael Joseph. Retrieved 10 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "The Gilded Cage". The Avengers Forever!. Retrieved 10 May 2012. 

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