Provided a commentary for the Doctor Who
(1963) DVD "The Face of Evil".
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Bob Holmes (Robert Holmes
) and myself, over the three seasons that I produced and he story edited, we ran into trouble with Mary Whitehouse
a little bit because we were doing stories that the premises of which were quite disturbing. People seem to be very happy if you've got pepper pot Daleks coming round the corner and croaking, or Cybermen walking around and everybody knows it's an actor behind...
His run as producer on Doctor Who
(1963) is considered by many to be the high point of the entire series. In a poll for Doctor Who
(1963) Magazine in 1998, four of the stories voted into the top five were from his time as producer. In fan site Outpost Gallifrey's 40th Anniversary Poll, five of the serials from his time were voted by fans into the top ten.