No photo available. Represent Dave Martin? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 36,516 this week

Dave Martin (I) (1935–2007)

Dave Martin was an English author of thrillers, children's books and teleplays. A self-described 'working-class grammar school boy', he began his career late in life, having variously spent time building pylons, working in hospitals and in advertising. He was also attracted to the stage and worked for a spell as a stagehand at the Bristol Old Vic.... See full bio »

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: Chris Meloni

Chris Meloni joined us for a Live Twitter Chat on October 20th, to talk about his upcoming film White Bird in a Blizzard opening in limited theaters this week and is available right now on Amazon Instant Video.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 17 people
created 9 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Dave Martin.

User Polls

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (21 credits)
 2009 K9 (TV Series) (creator - 2008)
  Doctor Who (TV Series) (character: K-9 - 1 episode, 2008) (character: "K9" - 1 episode, 2006)
- Journey's End (2008) ... (character: K-9)
- School Reunion (2006) ... (character: "K9")
 2007 The Sarah Jane Adventures (TV Series) (character: K-9 - 1 episode)
- The Lost Boy: Part 2 (2007) ... (character: K-9)
 1987 Succubus (TV Movie)
 1982 Into the Labyrinth (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Excalibur (1982) ... (as David Martin)
 1979 ITV Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Rat Trap (1979)
 1979 Murder at the Wedding (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (1979) ... (writer)
  Doctor Who (TV Series) (by - 28 episodes, 1971 - 1979) (written by - 6 episodes, 1972 - 1975)
 1977-1978 Target (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Rogue's Gallery (1978) ... (writer)
- Carve Up (1977) ... (writer)
- Hunting Parties (1977) ... (writer)
- Big Elephant (1977) ... (writer)
 1978 Scorpion Tales (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Killing (1978) ... (writer)
 1977 Follow Me (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (1977) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.6 (1977) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1977) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1977) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... (writer)
 1977 King of the Castle (TV Series short) (writer - 7 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (1977) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.6 (1977) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1977) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1977) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... (writer)
 1976 Machinegunner (TV Movie)
 1974-1976 Hunter's Walk (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Kicking & Screaming (1976) ... (writer)
- Villain (1974) ... (writer)
 1975 Sky (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- Chariot of Fire (1975) ... (writer)
- Life Force (1975) ... (writer)
- Evalake (1975) ... (writer)
- What Dread Hand (1975) ... (writer)
- Goodchild (1975) ... (writer)
 1975 Public Eye (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Lifer (1975)
 1974 Z Cars (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- House to House (1974) ... (writer)
- Quiet as the Grave (1974) ... (writer)
 1974 Late Night Drama (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- M + M (1974) ... (writer)
- Item (1974) ... (writer)
 1973 Arthur of the Britons (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- People of the Plough (1973) ... (story)
 1972 Pretenders (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Prizemen (1972) ... (writer)
- The Last Battle (1972) ... (writer)
 1971 Thick as Thieves (TV Movie)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (4 credits)
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Author of four police thrillers set in Bristol, including "I'm Coming to Get You" (1996) and "Arm and a Leg" (1999)

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

David Martin
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

Once an advertising copywriter before teaming up with Bob Baker to write for 70s TV. He and Baker wrote eight chapters of the British sci-fi series Doctor Who. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

Message Boards

Discuss Dave Martin on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page