No photo available. Represent John Black? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Up 24,503 this week

John Black (IV) (1931–2010)

John Black was born in 1931 in Hong Kong. He was a director and producer, known for K-9 and Company: A Girl's Best Friend (1981), Doctor Who (1963) and The Zoo Robbery (1973). He died in 2010 in Camden, London, England. See full bio »


in Hong Kong


(age 79) in Camden, London, England, UK

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of John Black's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For


Jump to: Director | Producer | Writer | Self
Hide Hide Show Show Director (9 credits)
 1991 The Bill (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Samaritan (1991)
- The Attack (1991)
 1979 Crown Court (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Somebody: Part 1 (1979)
 1977 Play for Today (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1976-1977 Coronation Street (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.1666 (1977)
- Episode #1.1658 (1976)
- Episode #1.1657 (1976)
 1975-1976 Centre Play (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Our Terry (1975)
 1976 The Unbroken Arrow (TV Series)
Hide Hide Show Show Producer (2 credits)
 1975 Robin Hood Junior (producer)
 1973 The Zoo Robbery (producer)
Hide Hide Show Show Writer (1 credit)
 1973 The Zoo Robbery (writer)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (4 credits)
 2007 A New Body at Last (Video)
Himself - Director, 'The Keeper of Traken' - 'Four to Doomsday'
 2007 Being Nice to Each Other: Making 'The Keeper of Traken' (Video short)
Himself - Director
 2007 The Crowded TARDIS (Video short)
Himself - Director
 2007 The Return of the Master (Video documentary short)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Provided a commentary for the Doctor Who DVD "Four to Doomsday".

Message Boards

Discuss John Black on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page