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David Whitaker (II) (1928–1980)

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Began as writer, actor and director with the York Repertory Group, where one of his plays, "A Choice of Partners", attracted the attention of the BBC script department. He later became a noted writer for Doctor Who (1963), as well as sitcoms and musical biographies, such as "Hello Ragtime". He was the first to attempt a 'Doctor Who' novelisation, ...

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 1999 Doctor Who: The Crusade (Video)
 1993 'Doctor Who': Daleks - The Early Years (Video documentary) (archive footage)
 1992 Cybermen: The Early Years (Video)
 1973 Elephant Boy (TV Series) (writer)
 1972 Homicide (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- One Against the World (1972) ... (written by)
  Doctor Who (TV Series) (by - 15 episodes, 1964 - 1970) (writer - 13 episodes, 1967 - 1968) (written by - 12 episodes, 1965 - 1966)
 1970 Paul Temple (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Victim (1970) ... (writer)
 1969 The Gold Robbers (TV Series) (by - 1 episode)
- Grounded (1969) ... (by)
 1968 Subterfuge (writer)
 1968 Mr. Rose (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Missing Chapter (1968) ... (writer)
- The Fifth Estate (1968) ... (writer)
 1968 Public Eye (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1966 Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D. (additional material)
 1965 Dr. Who and the Daleks (uncredited)
 1965 Undermind (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Test for the Future (1965) ... (written by)
- The New Dimension (1965) ... (written by)
 1965 City in the Sea (additional dialogue - as David Whittaker)
 1962 Garry Halliday (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1962 Compact (TV Series)
 1958 A Christmas Night with the Stars (TV Series) (continuity script - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 25 December 1958 (1958) ... (continuity script)
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  Doctor Who (TV Series) (story editor - 48 episodes, 1963 - 1964) (script editor - 6 episodes, 1963 - 1964)
- Flashpoint (1964) ... (story editor)
- The Waking Ally (1964) ... (story editor)
- The End of Tomorrow (1964) ... (story editor)
- Day of Reckoning (1964) ... (story editor)
- The Daleks (1964) ... (story editor)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Wrote the first novels based upon "Doctor Who": Doctor Who and the Daleks and The Crusaders.

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Alternate Names:

David Whittaker
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Began as writer, actor and director with the York Repertory Group, where one of his plays, "A Choice of Partners", attracted the attention of the BBC script department. He later became a noted writer for Doctor Who (1963), as well as sitcoms and musical biographies, such as "Hello Ragtime". He was the first to attempt a 'Doctor Who' novelisation, as early as 1964.

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