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John Nathan-Turner (1947–2002)

John Nathan-Turner was born and brought up in the Midlands. As a boy he acted in numerous school plays and revues and appeared as an extra in several TV series, including The Newcomers (1965) and United! (1965) for the BBC and Crossroads (1964) for ATV. By the time he reached the sixth form his interests had widened to encompass producing, ... See full bio »

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Doctor Who Producer


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 1994 Doctor Who: The Colin Baker Years (Video documentary) (producer)
 1993 Doctor Who: Dimensions in Time (TV Short) (producer)
 1992 Doctor Who: The Tom Baker Years (Video documentary) (producer)
 1992 Cybermen: The Early Years (Video documentary short) (producer)
 1992 Doctor Who: Daleks - The Early Years (Video documentary) (producer)
 1992 Doctor Who: Shada (Video) (producer - video release)
 1992 Doctor Who: The Pertwee Years (Video documentary) (producer)
 1991 Doctor Who: The Hartnell Years (Video documentary) (producer)
 1991 Doctor Who: The Troughton Years (Video documentary) (producer)
 1978-1989 Doctor Who (TV Series) (producer - 171 episodes)
- Survival: Part Three (1989) ... (producer)
- Survival: Part Two (1989) ... (producer)
- Survival: Part One (1989) ... (producer)
- The Curse of Fenric: Part Four (1989) ... (producer)
- The Curse of Fenric: Part Three (1989) ... (producer)
 1981 K-9 and Company: A Girl's Best Friend (TV Movie) (producer)
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Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (6 credits)
Show Show Writer (8 credits)
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Other Works:

Book: "Doctor Who - The Tardis Inside Out" (Piccadilly). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 8 Interviews | 4 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


5' 11" (1.8 m)

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[on Peter Davison in Doctor Who (1963)] Peter is an ideal actor for the role. He has the right combination of light humour, drama and realism, is very popular with children, and has a large following with feminine viewers. See more »


According to Judy Cornwell, he was intending to make a film of her novel "Fear and Favour" shortly before he died. See more »


He had a very camp upper-class voice See more »



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