Danger Man (1960-1968)

UK, 11 September -12 January 1968
4 episodes, 86 episodes, average 50m
35mm film, black and white, colour, 4:3
mono, English

A British thriller television series with some genre episodes.

Premise

The adventures of John Drake, a secret agent working for NATO – in later episodes he was a Special Security Agent for MI9.

Episodes

Genre episodes are listed in bold and are linked to individual episode entries. Non-genre episodes are listed for reference purposes.

Series One
View from the Villa (11 September 1960)
Time to Kill (18 September 1960)
Josetta (25 September 1960)
The Blue Veil (2 October 1960)
The Lovers (9 October 1960)
The Girl in Pink Pyjamas (16 October 1960)
Position of Trust (23 October 1960)
The Lonely Chair (30 October 1960)
The Sanctuary (6 November 1960)
An Affair of State (13 November 1960)
The Key (20 November 1960)
The Sisters (27 November 1960)
The Prisoner (4 December 1960)
The Traitor (11 December 1960)
Colonel Rodriguez (18 December 1960)
The Island (1 January 1961)
Find and Return (8 January 1961)
The Girl Who Liked GI's (15 January 1961)
Name, Date and Place (22 January 1961)
Vacation (29 January 1961)
The Conspirators (5 February 1961)
The Honeymooners (2 April 1961)
The Gallows Tree (9 April 1961)
The Relaxed Informer (16 April 1961)
The Brothers (23 April 1961)
The Journey Ends Halfway (30 April 1961)
Bury the Dead (7 May 1961)
Sabotage (14 May 1961)
The Contessa (21 May 1961)
The Leak (28 May 1961)
The Trap (4 June 1961)
The Actor (11 June 1961)
Hired Assassin (18 June 1961)
The Coyannis Story (16 December 1961)
Find and Destroy (23 December 1961)
Under the Lake (30 December 1961)
The Nurse (6 January 1961)
Dead Man Walks (13 January 1961)
Deadline (20 January 1961)

Series Two
Yesterday's Enemies (13 October 1964)
The Professionals (20 October 1964)
Colony Three (27 October 1964)
The Galloping Major (3 November 1964)
Fair Exchange (10 November 1964)
Fish on the Hook (17 November 1964)
The Colonel's Daughter (24 November 1964)
The Battle of the Cameras (1 December 1964)
No Marks for Servility (8 December 1964)
A Man to be Trusted (15 December 1964)
Don't Nail Him Yet (22 December 1964)
A Date with Doris (29 December 1964)
That's Two of Us Sorry (5 January 1965)
Such Men Are Dangerous (12 January 1965)
Whatever Happened to George Foster? (19 January 1965)
A Room in the Basement (2 February 1965)
The Affair at Castelevara (9 February 1965)
The Ubiquitous Mr. Lovegrove (16 February 1965)
It's Up to the Lady (23 February 1965)
Have a Glass of Wine (2 March 1965)
The Mirror's New (9 March 1965)
Parallel Lines Sometimes Meet (16 March 1965)

Series Three
You Are Not in Any Trouble, Are You? (23 September 1965)
The Black Book (30 September 1965)
A Very Dangerous Game (7 October 1965)
Sting in the Tail (14 October 1965)
English Lady Takes Lodgers (21 October 1965)
Loyalty Always Pays (28 October 1965)
The Mercenaries (4 November 1965)
Judgement Day (11 November 1965)
The Outcast (18 November 1965)
Are You Going to be More Permanent? (2 December 1965)
To Our Best Friend (9 December 1965)
The Man on the Beach (16 December 1965)
Say It with Flowers (23 December 1965)
The Man Who Wouldn't Talk (30 December 1965)
Someone is Liable to Get Hurt (6 January 1966)
Dangerous Secret (13 January 1966)
I Can Only Offer You Sherry (20 January 1966)
The Hunting Party (27 January 1966)
Two Birds with One Bullet (10 March 1966)
I am Afraid You Have the Wrong Number (17 March 1966)
The Man With the Foot (24 March 1966)
The Paper Chase (31 March 1966)
Not So Jolly Roger (7 April 1966)

Series Four
Koroshi (5 January 1968)
Shindu Shima (12 January 1968)

Alternative Titles

Destination danger – French title
Elagente 00 – Spanish title
Geheimagent – West German title
John Drake – Swedish title
Secret Agent – US title

See also
The Prisoner (1967-1968)

References

Periodicals
The Daily Cinema no.9024 (5 February 1965) p.8 – note (Production-wise)

Books
The Historical Dictionary of British Spy Fiction by Alan Burton pp.111-112 – note