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School for Traitors

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Episode no.  Season 2 Episode 20
Written by  James Mitchell
Production code  2-20
Directed by  Jonathan Alwyn
Produced by  John Bryce
Featured music  Laurie Johnson John Dankworth (theme)

School for Traitors is the twentieth episode of the second series of the 1960s cult British spy-fi television series The Avengers, starring Patrick Macnee and Julie Stevens. It originally aired on ABC on 10 February 1963. The episode was directed by Jonathan Alwyn and written by James Mitchell.



During a spate of suicides at a university, a burglar seeks a note to Venus. Steed uncovers a sinister plot to blackmail students into espionage activities.


  • Patrick Macnee as John Steed
  • Julie Stevens as Venus Smith
  • Melissa Stribling as Claire Summers
  • Anthony Nicholls as Dr. Shanklin
  • John Standing as Ted East
  • Richard Thorp as Jack Roberts
  • Reginald Marsh as Higby
  • Frank Shelley as Professor Aubyn
  • Frederick Farley as One Seven
  • Terence Woodfield as Green
  • Ronald Mayer as Proctor
  • Jane Butlin as Barmaid
  • References

    School for Traitors Wikipedia

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