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The Avengers: The Complete Series 5 on Blu-ray in June

2 June 2015

John Steed (Patrick Macnee) and Emma Peel (Diana Rigg) return as the incorrigible secret agents extraordinaire. Together they continue to defeat criminal masterminds and solve unfathomable mysteries in the original cult TV series The Avengers.

The Avengers: The Complete Series 5 was seen as a game changer for two key reasons; first and foremost the transition into colour, having previously been shot in black and white, and it was also the last series starring Diana Rigg.

The Avengers: The Complete Series 5 seven disc box set includes the complete and uncut Series 5 on Blu-ray for the first time, jam packed with special features, including an interview with Diana Rigg. You can read our review of the previous DVD release of the series here.

The Avengers: The Complete Series 5 will be released on UK Blu-ray on 22nd June 2015 by Studiocanal at the RRP of £79.99.

Special features will include:

  • Exclusive audio commentaries with: scriptwriter/producer Brian Clemens on Murdersville, guest star Peter Wyngarde on Epic, scriptwriter Richard Harris on The Winged Avenger, Diana Rigg’s stunt double, Cyd Child, on Return of The Cybernauts

  • The Avengers – a retrospective documentary

  • Archive German TV interview with Patrick Macnee and Diana Rigg

  • Filmed episode introductions by Brian Clemens

  • Episode trims from The Fear Merchants, Escape In Time, From Venus With Love and The See-Through Man

  • ATV newsreel footage (Diana Rigg receives TV Award)

  • The Avengers – “They’re Back” archive trailer

  • Granada + points for each episode

  • Episode Reconstructions for lost series 1 episodes One For The Mortuary, Death on The Slipway, Tunnel of Fear and Dragonsfield

  • Interview with Diana Rigg (extract from British Legends Of Stage & Screen)

  • 1960s German titles

  • Stills galleries