Avengers Logo 'The Murder Market'
by Tony Williamson
Avengers Cast

A series of strange and untimely deaths leads Steed to a marriage bureau called ‘Togetherness’, which he and Mrs. Peel subsequently join posing as eligible singles in search of love. Steeds quickly discovers that that ‘Togetherness’ offers the bonus of an assassination service for their more affluent clients, and his finances and ‘family inheritance’ make him an ideal candidate. In return for the murder of his cousin, Steed must kill a snoop who has seen too much - but her name is Mrs. Peel…

Patrick Macnee (John Steed), Diana Rigg (Emma Peel), Patrick Cargill (Mr. Lovejoy), Peter Bayliss (Dinsford), Suzanne Lloyd (Barbara Wakefield), Naomi Chance (Mrs. Stone), John Woodvine (Robert Stone), Edward Undertown (Jonathon Stone), Barbara Roscoe (Receptionist), John Forghom (Beale)

Directed by Peter Graham Scott
Produced by Julian Wintle

UK: 13th November, 1965

*Featuring John Steed and Mrs. Emma Peel

*This is the first Mrs. Peel episode produced with Diana Rigg in the role of Mrs. Peel; it was half-finished with her predecessor, Elizabeth Shepherd, but the episode, directed by Wolf Rilla was abandoned on 4th December 1964, as the producers were not happy

*The tags cene: Steed and Mrs. Peel aptly depart in a hearse...