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Kit Pedler (1928–1981)

Dr. Christopher "Kit" Pedler was a doctor of medicine, specializing both in diseases of the eye and in the new branch of artificial limbs and organs. In 1966, he was approached by Doctor Who (1963)'s then story editor, Gerry Davis, to help with the scientific problems in a Who script (working title of "The Computers"). Davis was taken with ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 53) in Kent, England, UK

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Filmography

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  Doctor Who (TV Series) (characters: "Cybermen" - 10 episodes, 2006 - 2013) (characters: Cybermen - 1 episode, 2008)
- The Time of the Doctor (2013) ... (characters: "Cybermen")
- The Day of the Doctor (2013) ... (characters: "Cybermen")
- Nightmare in Silver (2013) ... (characters: "Cybermen")
- Closing Time (2011) ... (characters: "Cybermen")
- A Good Man Goes to War (2011) ... (characters: "Cybermen")
 2013 Doctor Who Online Adventures (TV Series short) (1 episode)
- Heart of Steel: Part 1 (2013) ... (creator)
 2002 Doctor Who: Real Time (TV Mini-Series) (character: Cybermen - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2002) ... (character: Cybermen - uncredited)
- Episode #1.5 (2002) ... (character: Cybermen - uncredited)
- Episode #1.4 (2002) ... (character: Cybermen - uncredited)
- Episode #1.3 (2002) ... (character: Cybermen - uncredited)
- Episode #1.2 (2002) ... (character: Cybermen - uncredited)
 1999 Doomwatch: Winter Angel (TV Movie) (TV series)
 1992 Cybermen: The Early Years (Video) (Cybermen creator)
 1972 Doomwatch (series "Doomwatch")
  Doomwatch (TV Series) (series devised by - 21 episodes, 1970 - 1971) (writer - 1 episode, 1970)
- Public Enemy (1971) ... (series devised by)
- The Logicians (1971) ... (series devised by)
- The Inquest (1971) ... (series devised by)
- The Human Time Bomb (1971) ... (series devised by)
- In the Dark (1971) ... (series devised by)
  Doctor Who (TV Series) (story - 11 episodes, 1968) (by - 11 episodes, 1966 - 1967) (based on an idea by - 4 episodes, 1966) (from a story by - 3 episodes, 1968) (television story - 1 episode, 1968) (writer - 1 episode, 1967)
- The Invasion: Episode 8 (1968) ... (story)
- The Invasion: Episode 7 (1968) ... (story)
- The Invasion: Episode 6 (1968) ... (story)
- The Invasion: Episode 5 (1968) ... (story)
- The Invasion: Episode 4 (1968) ... (story)
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 1974 Cloud Burst (TV Series) (scientific consultant - 1974)
 1972 Doomwatch (scientific advisor - as Dr. Kit Pedler)
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 2010 Peep Show (TV Series) (special thanks - 1 episode)
- Man Jam (2010) ... (special thanks: estate of)
 2002 Doctor Who: Real Time (TV Mini-Series) (Cybermen used by kind permission - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2002) ... (Cybermen used by kind permission)
- Episode #1.5 (2002) ... (Cybermen used by kind permission)
- Episode #1.4 (2002) ... (Cybermen used by kind permission)
- Episode #1.3 (2002) ... (Cybermen used by kind permission)
- Episode #1.2 (2002) ... (Cybermen used by kind permission)
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 2010 Mad and Bad: 60 Years of Science on TV (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (as Dr Christopher 'Kit' Pedler)
 2006 The Cult of... (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Creator - Speaking in 1971
- Doomwatch (2006) ... Himself - Creator - Speaking in 1971 (as Dr Kit Pedler)
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Alternate Names:

Dr Christopher 'Kit' Pedler | Dr Kit Pedler | Dr. Kit Pedler | Kitt Pedler
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Personal Quote:

This is horror, admitted, of a sort. But it is horror perpetrated by unhuman beings. They're not relatable to Dad - at least I hope they're not! - and it's entirely harmless in this context. (On his creation, the Cybermen, in Doctor Who (1963))

Trivia:

In 1975 Joan Bakewell claimed he was one of her favorite scientists.

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