Barry Letts started his career as an actor. He began in repertory in York whilst also working for a local radio station in Leeds. After a chance meeting with BBC producer/director Rex Tucker, he started working with him first on radio and then on television. His first television appearance was in a 1950 production of "Gunpowder Guy," about Guy Fawkes...See full bio »
I think the programme lost its way in some of its later years, having more in common with showbusiness, "Light Entertainment" or even pantomime - as exemplified by the costume worn by the Doctor which was covered in question marks.
Doctor Who is not the character's name, and the implication is an alienation effect too far.
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Regarded as one of the most influential figures in the history of the television series
Doctor Who. As producer of the series for five years, among many other achievements he co-created (with Terrance Dicks) the character of the Master (originally played by Roger Delgado), he co-created (again...
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