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Derrick Sherwin

Derrick Sherwin was born in 1936 in High Wycombe, England. He is known for his work on Doctor Who (1963), Paul Temple (1969) and Der Springteufel (1974). He has been married to Jane Sherwin since 1965. See full bio »
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 1974 Perils of Pendragon (TV Series) (producer - 6 episodes)
- A Touch of the Tangled Webs (1974) ... (producer)
- Marx and Sparks (1974) ... (producer)
- Cut Yourself a Slice of Throat (1974) ... (producer)
- A Persistent Coffin (1974) ... (producer)
- A Fete Worse Than Death (1974) ... (producer)
 1973 Ski-Boy (TV Series) (producer)
 1972 The Man Outside (TV Series) (producer - 12 episodes)
- Mandala (1972) ... (producer)
- Doubts Are Traitors (1972) ... (producer)
- Bye, Bye, Mrs Bly (1972) ... (producer)
- Hawk Street Horror (1972) ... (producer)
- A Glass of Snake Wine (1972) ... (producer)
 1970-1971 Paul Temple (TV Series) (producer - 37 episodes)
- Critics Yes! But This Is Ridiculous! (1971) ... (producer)
- Winner Takes All (1971) ... (producer)
- Long Ride to Red Gap (1971) ... (producer)
- Game, Set and Match (1971) ... (producer)
- The Guilty Must Die (1971) ... (producer)
 1969-1970 Doctor Who (TV Series) (producer - 14 episodes)
- Spearhead from Space: Episode 4 (1970) ... (producer)
- Spearhead from Space: Episode 3 (1970) ... (producer)
- Spearhead from Space: Episode 2 (1970) ... (producer)
- Spearhead from Space: Episode 1 (1970) ... (producer)
- The War Games: Episode Ten (1969) ... (producer)
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Other Works:

Provided a commentary for the Doctor Who DVD "The War Games". See more »

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Alternate Names:

David Roberts | David Simon

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The new Doctor Who (2005) seems to me to be more for adults than for kids. It's very adult-orientated.


With the death of Verity Lambert on November 22, 2007, he is the earliest surviving producer of Doctor Who (1963) and the only one of these to have produced the series during the 1960s. He produced only two serials: 1969's "The War Games" and 1970's "Spearhead from Space". These stories are notable as being Patrick Troughton's swansong and Jon Pertwee's debut respectively. The latter was also the... See more »

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