Samiksha Jaiswal

The Mauritius Penny

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Episode no.  Season 2 Episode 7
Produced by  Leonard White
Directed by  Richmond Harding
Production code  2-7
Written by  Malcolm Hulke Terrance Dicks
Featured music  Laurie Johnson John Dankworth (theme)

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.



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


  • Patrick Macnee as John Steed
  • Honor Blackman as Cathy Gale
  • Alfred Burke as Brown
  • David Langton as Gerald Shelley
  • Richard Vernon as Lord Matterley
  • Sylva Langova as Sheila Gray
  • Edward Jewesbury as Maitland
  • Harry Shacklock as Percy Peckham
  • Philip Guard as Peter Goodchild
  • Alan Rolfe as Inspector Burke
  • Grace Arnold as Elsie, Charlady
  • Edward Higgins as P.C. Andrews
  • Delia Corrie as Miss Power
  • Raymond Hodge as Auction Porter
  • Edwin Brown as Lorry Driver
  • Anthony Blackshaw as Lorry Driver's Mate
  • Theodore Wilhelm as Foreign Delegate
  • References

    The Mauritius Penny Wikipedia

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