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David Fisher (VIII) (1929–2018)

David Fisher was already a very experienced television writer by the time he came to work on "Doctor Who." Series to which he had contributed included "Orlando" (1967), "Dixon of Dock Green," (1969), "The Troubleshooters" (1969-71), "Sutherland's Law" (1973) and "General Hospital" (1977). Following "Doctor Who," for which he wrote four stories, he... See full bio »

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(1984)
Doctor Who Writer
(1978-1980)
Made Man Writer
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(1971)

Filmography

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 2006 Made Man (Video Game)
  Fox Mystery Theater (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1984) (writer - 1 episode, 1984)
- The Late Nancy Irving (1984) ... (screenplay)
- The Corvini Inheritance (1984) ... (writer)
 1980 Hammer House of Horror (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- Guardian of the Abyss (1980) ... (screenplay)
 1978-1980 Doctor Who (TV Series) (by - 20 episodes)
- The Leisure Hive: Part Four (1980) ... (by)
- The Leisure Hive: Part Three (1980) ... (by)
- The Leisure Hive: Part Two (1980) ... (by)
- The Leisure Hive: Part One (1980) ... (by)
 1977 The Mackinnons (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Ruth (1977) ... (writer)
- Playboy of the Western Highlands (1977) ... (writer)
- They Also Serve... (1977) ... (writer)
 1975-1977 General Hospital (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Sons and Daughters (1977) ... (writer)
- Stitch in Time (1976) ... (writer)
- The White Rajah (1975) ... (writer)
 1972-1975 Crown Court (TV Series) (writer - 40 episodes)
- Light the Blue Touch-Paper: Part 1 (1975) ... (writer)
- The Alb of St. Honoratus: Part 1 (1974) ... (writer)
- Double, Double: Part 1 (1974) ... (writer)
- Death in the Family - Part 2 (1974) ... (writer)
- Death in the Family: Part 1 (1974) ... (writer)
 1973 Sutherland's Law (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Dutchies (1973) ... (writer)
 1972 The Lotus Eaters (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Tiger in Bristol Street (1972) ... (writer)
 1969-1971 Mogul (TV Series) (writer - 11 episodes)
- Monopoly with Real Money (1971) ... (writer)
- Shangri-La and All That Jazz (1971) ... (writer)
- The One with the Waggly Tail (1971) ... (writer)
- The Bent Bonanza (1971) ... (writer)
- The Dangerous Green Impala (1970) ... (writer)
 1971 Crime of Passion (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Justine (1971) ... (writer)
 1969 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Whose Turn Next (1969) ... (writer)
 1966-1967 This Man Craig (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Two by Two (1967) ... (writer)
- What Made Sammy? (1966) ... (writer)
 1967 Orlando (TV Series) (original story - 6 episodes)
- Curtain up (1967) ... (original story)
- Send for Fred Pinwaid (1967) ... (original story)
- An Apple a Day (1967) ... (original story)
- Clown on a Bike (1967) ... (original story)
- The Show Must Go On (1967) ... (original story)
 1965 Between the Lines (TV Series) (additional material - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.5 (1965) ... (additional material)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Wrote a number of non-fiction books about world history in the 1980s and 1990s with Anthony Read. See more »

Alternate Names:

David Agnew
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I had a collection of awful aunts. We had aunts like other people have mice, frankly. And they were all, to a woman, frightful.

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