The Avengers with Linda Thorson

Linda Thorson returns to the Avengers after 50 years

Timed to coincide with StudioCanal’s online celebration of 60 years of The Avengers, Big Finish has revealed Linda Thorson (the original 1960s Tara King) will guest star in their next box set of full cast audio adventures Due for release in April 2021, The Avengers: The Comic Strip Adaptations Volume 05: Steed & Tara King stars Julian Wadham … >

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The Norse Code (Avengers audio)

The Norse Code — free audio download for the Avengers 60th

Free for one week to celebrate The Avengers at 60 is Big Finish audio adaptation of The Norse Code As we’ve reported already, the cult British show The Avengers is 60 this very week (see our story on the STUDIOCANAL celebration event here). As we mentioned in that article, The Avengers has been recently revived on audio by Big … >

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The Avengers at 60

The Avengers at 60 marked by STUDIOCANAL with online event

STUDIOCANAL is hosting an online event on January 29 to show classic episodes and discuss The Avengers at 60 In 1961, ABC television company brought The Avengers to our screens (black and white as they were) for an espionage thriller starring Ian Hendry as Dr David Keel and one Patrick Macnee as John Steed. The series … >

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The Avengers: The Comic Strip Adaptations Volume 3 review

For their latest box set of adaptations, after two volumes drawn from Diana magazine, Big Finish have turned to the strips of TV Comic. Three volumes have been announced, the first expanding on tales from the Series 6 “Steed and Tara King” era of the television show. On screen, Linda Thorson’s Tara King may have … >

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Big Finish: The Avengers – Too Many Targets review

Following the success of the Lost Episodes and the comic strip adaptations comes the latest instalment in the Avengers universe on audio from Big Finish. Adapted by John Dorney from the 1990 novel by John Peel and Dave Rogers, Too Many Targets is a rip-roaring story of duplicity and subterfuge that “puts the team back … >

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‘The New Avengers’ at 40: Revisiting Steed, Mike Gambit and Purdey

It took a French champagne commercial to give us back The Avengers. In 1975, producer Rudolf Roffi had Brian Clemens reunite Patrick Macnee and Linda Thorson for a Laurent Perrier campaign set in John Steed’s flat, in which the gentleman agent samples bubbly as Tara King fights off villains. The French producer was surprised to … >

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