The Mauritius Penny

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"The Mauritius Penny"
The Avengers episode
Episode no. Season 2
Episode 7
Directed by Richmond Harding
Written by Malcolm Hulke
Terrance Dicks
Produced by Leonard White
Featured music Laurie Johnson
John Dankworth (theme)
Production code 2-7
Original air date 10 November 1962 (1962-11-10)
Guest appearance(s)
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The Mauritius Penny is the seventh episode of the second series of the 1960s cult British spy-fi television series The Avengers, starring Patrick Macnee and Honor Blackman. It originally aired on ABC on 10 November 1962. The episode was directed by Richmond Harding and written by Malcolm Hulke and Terrance Dicks.[1]


A philatelist is murdered after discovering an extremely rare and valuable stamp on sale. Steed and Cathy investigate and encounter a naughty dentist.[2]



  1. ^ Rogers, Dave (25 April 1983). The Avengers. ITV Books in association with Michael Joseph. Retrieved 10 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "The Mauritius Penny". The Avengers Forever!. Retrieved 28 April 2012. 

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