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Six Hands Across a Table 

Cathy's quiet weekend visiting with a friend is ruined by treachery, scheming and mysterious accidents.

Director:

Richmond Harding

Writer:

Reed De Rouen (teleplay) (as Reed R. de Rouen)
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Patrick Macnee ... John Steed
Honor Blackman ... Catherine Gale
Guy Doleman ... Oliver Waldner
Campbell Singer Campbell Singer ... George Stanley
Philip Madoc ... Julian Seabrook
Edward de Souza ... Brian Collier
John Wentworth John Wentworth ... Sir Charles Reniston
Sylvia Bidmead Sylvia Bidmead ... Rosalind
Frank Sieman Frank Sieman ... Bert Barnes
Stephen Hancock Stephen Hancock ... Draughtsman
Freda Bamford ... Lady Reniston
Gillian Barclay Gillian Barclay ... Miss Francis
Ilona Rodgers ... Receptionist
Ian Cunningham Ian Cunningham ... Butler

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Cathy's quiet weekend visiting with a friend is ruined by treachery, scheming and mysterious accidents.

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Guy Doleman plays Sylvia Bidmead's father despite only being 9 years older in real life. See more »

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"Five years ago we decided to fool our financial resources," says Oliver, clearly meaning "pool". See more »

Quotes

Catherine Gale: Well, he had nothing to do with it.
John Steed: Heh. Oliver? Why not?
Catherine Gale: Because he was with me when it happened.
John Steed: Oh, he must have had his hands full.
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Boardroom intrigue... or is that bedroom?
15 January 2011 | by kevinolzakSee all my reviews

"Six Hands Across a Table" finally presents Cathy Gale (essentially working solo yet again) in a more emotionally involved situation than we've seen before. Spending several days at the country estate of an old schoolmate, Cathy becomes somewhat close to the girl's father, Oliver Waldner (Guy Doleman), who is later said to be in love with Cathy. Unfortunately, Waldner is involved with a corporate takeover of a rival shipbuilding firm that has proposed doing business with the French. Patriotism takes a back seat when the firm's owner is killed in a suspicious car crash, particularly since he was revealed to be an excellent driver. While Steed casts aspersions on Cathy's newfound relationship, Brian Collier (Edward de Souza, "The Curious Case of the Countless Clues"), son of the late owner, is also being victimized by a series of near fatal 'accidents.' Philip Madoc, previously seen in "The Decapod," is his usual dependable self, carefully weighing his options on both sides, with solid contributions from other series veterans like Campbell Singer ("Who's Who???"), John Wentworth ("The Master Minds"), Frank Sieman ("Fog"), and Ilona Rodgers ("The Bird Who Knew Too Much").


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 March 1991 (USA) See more »

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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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