Episode 5: Dr David Keel Era
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Production completed: 4 February 1961
UK Premiere: 4 February 1961

Suspecting that his wife and an accomplice are planning to murder him for his fortune, General Mendoza fakes his own death, leaves Caribbia and arranges for his daughter to be kidnapped for her safety. But the plan is foiled when his daughter is kidnapped for real. While Steed rescues his daughter, the General is in London being treated by Dr. Keel.


  • Patience Collier appeared in the Police Surgeon episode, "Wilful Neglect."
  • The working title for this episode was "Kidnapping By Consent."
  • This episode was broadcast live and never aired in London.

 Essential Reading


Written by
Designed by
Directed by
Music by
Story Editors

Geoffrey Bellman & John Whitney
Alpho O'Reilly
John Knight
Leonard White
Johnny Dankworth
Patrick Brawn & John Bryce

Full production credits


Dr. David Keel
John Steed
Senora Mendoza
Carmelita Mendoza
Luis Alvarez
Carlos (policeman)

Ian Hendry
Patrick Macnee 007
Patience Collier
Harold Kasket #
Bandana Das Gupta
Nicholas Amer
Eric Thompson
Jack Rodney
Roger Delgado #
George Roderick #


Roger Delgado

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Harold Kasket

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George Roderick

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