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Barry Letts (1925–2009)

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 ... See full bio »


(age 84) in England, UK

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Provided a commentary for the Doctor Who DVD "The Three Doctors". See more »

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5 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »

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Guy Leopold

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[on gathering together intellectual people]: They will tend to be liberal/left of centre, because that is the most intelligent position to take. See more »


He agreed to produce Doctor Who (1963) on the understanding that he would also be allowed to direct some of the stories. He ended up directing three of the 24 stories he produced, as well as directing the remaining scenes of another, "Inferno", after director Douglas Camfield became ill. See more »

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