Tuesday, 19 June 2012

Theme – The Avengers (all versions)

This is the complete set, right from the time Ian Hendry was the main star, and Patrick McNee was playing second fiddle. I recall the opening theme and sequence very well, though in those days I was a bit too young to stay up and watch the programme itself.

After that we go through the Honor Blackman, Diana Rigg and Linda Thorson series' openers, as well as those for the two New Avengers seasons.

Although the famous second theme might get a bit repetitive as one goes through this compendium, it really is worth is for the delightful accompanying sequences – surely the most stylish of any programme ever created, at least until the advent of the New Avengers, which lost most of that...

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