|'Death à la Carte'
by John Lucarotti
Emir Abdulla Akaba arrives in London for his annual medical examination by Doctor Spender. Steed is expecting an assassination attempt, and so he and Mrs. Gale go undercover at the hotel where the Emir is staying. Mrs. Gale is employed as the Emir's social planner, while Steed poses as a chef and eventually discovers that poisoned mushrooms may be part of the plot. When the Emir dies of natural causes before the villains can hatch their plot, Steed and Mrs. Gale become the targets...
Patrick Macnee (John Steed), Honor Blackman (Cathy Gale), Henry Soskin (Emir Abdulla Akaba), Robert James (Mellor), Valentino Musetti (Ali), David Nettheim (Umberto), Gordon Rollings (Lucien), Ken Parry (Arbuthnot), Paul Dawkins (Doctor Spender), Coral Atkins (Josie)
Directed by Kim Mills
Produced by John Bryce
UK: 21st December, 1963
*Featuring John Steed and Mrs. Cathy Gale
*Working title: 'Fricasse of Death'