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Brian Hodgson

Brian Hodgson was born in 1938 in Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He is known for his work on The Legend of Hell House (1973), Out of the Unknown (1965) and Doctor Who (1963). See full bio »

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Known For

The Legend of Hell House
The Legend of Hell House Sound Department
Out of the Unknown
Out of the Unknown Sound Department
Doctor Who
Doctor Who Sound Department
Doctor Who: The Power of the Daleks


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 2016 Doctor Who: The Power of the Daleks (special sound)
 2005-2013 Doctor Who (TV Series) (sound effects - 97 episodes)
- The Name of the Doctor (2013) ... (sound effects - uncredited)
- Nightmare in Silver (2013) ... (sound effects - uncredited)
- The Crimson Horror (2013) ... (sound effects - uncredited)
- Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS (2013) ... (sound effects - uncredited)
- Hide (2013) ... (sound effects - uncredited)
 1996 Doctor Who (TV Movie) (sound designer: TARDIS sound - uncredited)
 1993 Doctor Who: 30 Years in the Tardis (TV Movie documentary) (sound designer: TARDIS sound - uncredited)
 1993 Doctor Who: Dimensions in Time (TV Short) (sound designer: TARDIS sound)
  Doctor Who (TV Series) (special sound - 295 episodes, 1963 - 1973) (TARDIS sound - 1 episode, 1983)
- The Five Doctors (1983) ... (TARDIS sound - uncredited)
- Carnival of Monsters: Episode Four (1973) ... (special sound)
- Carnival of Monsters: Episode Three (1973) ... (special sound)
- Carnival of Monsters: Episode Two (1973) ... (special sound)
- Carnival of Monsters: Episode One (1973) ... (special sound)
 1973 The Legend of Hell House (sound effects)
 1973 Visions of Eight (Documentary) (electronic sound)
 1971 Play for Today (TV Series) (special sound - 2 episodes)
- The Fox Trot (1971) ... (special sound)
- The Rainbirds (1971) ... (special sound - as Brian Hodgson, BBC Radiophonic Workshop)
 1965 Out of the Unknown (TV Series) (radiophonic sound - 1 episode)
- The Dead Past (1965) ... (radiophonic sound)
 1965 Boy and Bicycle (Short) (sound recordist)
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Show Show Actor (2 credits)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (13 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Provided a commentary for the Doctor Who (1963) DVD "Carnival of Monsters" (Special Edition). See more »

Alternate Names:

Fatso | BBC Radiophonic Workshop Brian Hodgson | Brian Hodgson of Electrophon Ltd.

Did You Know?


He is probably best known for creating the sound of the materialisation of the TARDIS in Doctor Who (1963) by recording the running a key along a piano string, slowing it down and reversing it.

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