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31 December

Coming Happy New Year to everyone!

The "Articles" section has been reloaded. Added covers of printed matter and edited all content.
24 December

Actor, screenwriter and ex-husband of Joanna Lumley, Jeremy Lloyd,
who played roles in the episodes "From Venus with Love" (1967) and "Thingumajig"
(1969) of "The Avengers", died the day before yesterday, at the age of 84.
13 December

Tom Adams, who played roles in the episodes "Death on the Slipway"
(1961), "The Far Distant Dead" (1961) and "Take-over" (1969) of the TV series
"The Avengers", died the day before yesterday, at the age of 76.
6 December

21:43 The "Huntress", "Bizarre" and "Der Emmapeeler" fanzine pages are updated.
29 November
An interview with Gabriel Hershman, author of a book about the life of actor Ian Hendry, has been published. The interview has been translated into Russian and German. Interviewers: Denis Kirsanov, Alan Hayes (webmaster of The Avengers Declassified) and Christine Stutz (webmaster of John Steed's Flat).
13 November

12:53 Published a new page, "Blu-ray: USA". The "British calendars" page
is updated in connection with the release of the new official calendar for 2015.
Moreover:
Warren Clarke, who played Rodney Trump in the episode "Invasion of the Earthmen" (1968) of "The Avengers", died yesterday, at the age of 67.
21 October
00:27 The "Patrick Macnee" section and the "Merchandise" entire section have been reloaded. Also, some printed materials were moved to the "Unofficial books" page.
18 October

00:57 The "Merchandise" section, except for the "General" and "Prose" subsections, has been reloaded. The "Cards: miscellaneous", "London Postcards" and "Bookmarks" pages are updated. The "Dolls" and "Sets" pages are combined into one page. Changed the "Wardrobe" page.
13 October
23:30 The "John Steed" section has been reloaded. The "Friends" and "Relatives" pages are updated. The "Steedmania" page is updated and changed.
12 October

22:00 The "Honor Blackman", "Ian Hendry", "Gareth Hunt" and "Joanna Lumley" sections have been reloaded. The ad pages for "Gareth Hunt" and "Joanna Lumley" are updated. The "Joanna Lumley" links page has been partially changed.
9 October

19:10 The "Fanzines" section has been reloaded. The "With Umbrella, Charm & Bowler" fanzine page is updated.
8 October

17:18 The "Diana Rigg" and "Emma Peel" sections have been reloaded. The "Emma Peel" pages "Casting" and "Emmamania" are updated and rewritten.
6 October

17:58 The "Comics" section has been reloaded. The "Cathy Gale" pages "Facts", "Casting" and "Galemania" are updated and rewritten.
Yesterday on the Russian-language BitTorrent tracker "Rutracker.org" appeared the TV
film "Jonathan Creek: The Clue of the Savant's Thumb" (2013) with the participation
of Joanna Lumley. Translation: Double voice-over (non-professional). The Page
30 September

20:02 The "Audiobooks" section has been reloaded. The "Diana Rigg: Compact cassettes" and "Joanna Lumley: CD" pages are updated.
29 September
16:28 The "Audio series" section has been reloaded. The "Links" and "Series" pages in this section are updated.
13:56 The rest of the "Music" section has been reloaded. In addition to the new addresses, the "Vinyl: covers of the 1960s", "Vinyl: covers of the 1970s", "Vinyl: collections", "Compact cassettes: covers" and "other formats" pages are updated. The "Blu-ray" section has been added to Merchandise. The "Linda Thorson: collections" page has been redesigned. Also, uploaded the sections of the "Series on video" theme, except for Blu-ray. The "Super8: UK" and "Super8: West Germany" pages are updated.
25 September
12:52 Comic "Feed Your Head" is published on the Steedumbrella website.
24 September
23:56 A Russian-language version of my interview with the webmaster of the British website The Avengers Declassified, Alan Hayes, about his latest book "With Umbrella, Scotch and Cigarettes" is published. Read the original.
22 September

02:13 An unexpected surprise has been prepared for Avengers fans: the other day I was talking with the webmaster of the British website The Avengers Declassified, Alan Hayes, about his latest book "With Umbrella, Scotch and Cigarettes". The purpose of the conversation was to consider important aspects around the book and ask questions that interest potential readers. The result is quite interesting material that anyone can study in the new section of the website, "Interview". Currently, the interview is presented in the original language only.
The current order of the book can only be carried out on the online platform Lulu
(two options: hardcover and paperback). There is a possibility of preview the book.
You can find out more about the book, as well as ask any questions to its co-author, Alan Hayes, at The
Avengers international fan forum in the topic "With Umbrella, Scotch and Cigarettes - a new book".
19 September

23:26 The "CD: musical compositions about the characters" section has been reloaded.
In addition to the new addresses, the pages for the 1990s and 2010s have been updated.
17 September

00:31 The "CD: series music" section has been reloaded. In addition to the new addresses, the "Collections and Covers" pages for 1992, 1993, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2009 and 2014 were updated. In Merchandise, in the "Printed products" section, the "Bookmarks" button has been added, also when entering the "Series" section, a new page is now opened. Published two new pages, "Pirate CDs" and "Pirate vinyls". Due to the updating of many pages, the website will be completely reloaded next month.
10 September

I'm glad to announce that a new book about the first Avengers series was released the day before yesterday. Unlike the previous book "The Strange Case of the Missing Episodes", the main material of which was already presented on The Avengers Declassified website, here you will find a lot of informative and never before published information. Moreover, you will find out that some of the now known facts about the first series are not true at all. The book will be a real gift for Avengers fans.
The current order of the book can only be carried out on the online platform Lulu
(two options: hardcover and paperback). There is a possibility of preview the book.
You can find out more about the book, as well as ask any questions to its co-author, Alan Hayes, at The
Avengers international fan forum in the topic "With Umbrella, Scotch and Cigarettes - a new book".
Additionally: from today and within a week the Steedumbrella website will be reloaded to
hosting due to changes in many file names, some addresses, names in the menu bar, etc.
28 August

19:49 Continuation of the comic "An Ungentlemanly Act" is published on the website.
25 August

10:40 Published a new page, "The Women of The Avengers" (about recently released trading cards).
24 August

15:15 Published a new page, "For the Love of Ada (1972)" (about the film with Gareth Hunt).
20 August
Glad to announce that three Avengers editions on Blu-ray are planned for release in November this year.
British edition of the fourth Avengers series by StudioCanal, due 10th November. Information
USA edition of the fifth Avengers series by Lionsgate Entertainmentl, due 11th November. Information
French edition of the fourth Avengers series by StudioCanal, due 12th November. Information
Amazon
7 August
18:29 Published a new page, "Star Pics" (about the 1984 British fan catalogue with photographs of the series' top performers for sale). The page can only be accessed from here and through the "On Target" fanzine page. The "The Rigger Digger" and "En Garde" fanzine pages have also been updated.
5 August

20:05 An article "New Soft Look" by the Australian newspaper "The Sun-Herald" (8 January 1967) is published. Previously, the article was not published on the websites dedicated to the series.
2 August

18:42 An article about Honor Blackman by the Australian newspaper "The Age" (20 March 1972) is published. Previously, the article was not published on the websites dedicated to the series.
16:36 A note about the TV series by the Australian newspaper "The Age" (20 February 1969) is published. Previously, the article was not published on the websites dedicated to the series.
14:52 An article "It Was No Inquisition" about Patrick Macnee by the Australian newspaper "The Sydney Morning Herald" (27 August 1969) is published. Previously, the article was not published on the websites dedicated to the series.
31 July
Today I finished my work as an editor of the John Steed's flat
website and returned fully to my duties at Steedumbrella website.

Christine Stutz, the webmaster of the website about Steed,
is now working on the German version of the resource.
Welcome!
Several pages have been updated on the occasion of my return:
1. Added information and some back covers to VHS editions by "Kult TV / Contender" and "Lumiere".
2. It turned out that the videotapes by "Channel Four" were released in 1989 (not 1988).
3. Added information and cover for the British reissue of "The Complete Avengers" by Dave Rogers.
29 July

23:59 Published a new page, "Sherlock Holmes in New York" (about the TV film with Patrick Macnee).
25 July

15:02 Comic "An Ungentlemanly Act (2014)" is published on the Steedumbrella website.
22 July

16:46 Continuation of the "A Finger of Fate" fanfic by Aleksei Sidorov is published.
11:42 Published two new fanzine pages, "Der Emmapeeler" and "Yesterday". A menu page, "Fanzines", in which, in order to get to the "Merchandise" section, you need to click on the image of an umbrella or bowler hat, has also been published, and the navigation bar of the entire section has been rebuilt.
15 July

19:12 Published a new page, "The Sea Wolves" (about the film with Patrick Macnee).
12 July
In recent days, in the old issues of the British newspaper "The Stage", several works with the some main Avengers performers, unknown to the general public, have been found.
TV
Patrick Macnee
TV series Conflict
Episode The Lady's Not For Burning (Autumn 1966)
Honor Blackman
Flame in the Forest (22 May 1956)
Radio
Ian Hendry
Five Roundabouts to Heaven (21 - 23 and 26 - 27 January 1976)
Stage
Patrick Macnee
The Squall (February 1941)
Ian Hendry
1. The Adventures of Davy Crockett (from December 1956)
2. Paradise Street (from January 1957)
3. Figure of Fun (from the end of April 1957)
Gareth Hunt
1. The Snow Queen (1968)
2. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (July 1970)
3. The New Adventures of Peter Pan (8 December 1995 - 14 January 1996)
The information has been added to the relevant sections of the performers on the Steedumbrella website.
Coming soon to IMDb.
8 July

11:42 The "The Avengers: video format Beta" page is updated.
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