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Kit Pedler (1927–1981)

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 »

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(age 53) in Kent, England, UK

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Known For

Doctor Who Writer
(1966-1968)
Doomwatch Writer
(1970-2016)
Doctor Who Writer
(2006-2017)
Doomwatch Writer
(1972)

Filmography

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  Doctor Who (TV Series) (characters: "Cybermen" - 15 episodes, 2006 - 2017) (written by: "The Tenth Planet" - 1 episode, 2017)
- Twice Upon a Time (2017) ... (written by: "The Tenth Planet")
- The Doctor Falls (2017) ... (characters: "Cybermen")
- World Enough and Time (2017) ... (characters: "Cybermen")
- Hell Bent (2015) ... (characters: "Cybermen")
- Death in Heaven (2014) ... (characters: "Cybermen")
  Doomwatch (TV Series) (series devised by - 38 episodes, 1970 - 2016) (by - 3 episodes, 1970)
- Sex and Violence (2016) ... (series devised by)
- The Killer Dolphins (1972) ... (series devised by)
- Cause of Death (1972) ... (series devised by)
- Flood (1972) ... (series devised by)
- Enquiry (1972) ... (series devised by)
 2015 Lego Dimensions (Video Game) (character created by: Cyberman)
 2013 Doctor Who Online Adventures (TV Series short) (creator: Cybermen - 1 episode)
- Heart of Steel: Part 1 (2013) ... (creator)
 2006 Ashens (TV Series) (characters: "Cybermen" - 1 episode)
- Cybermen Call Centre (2006) ... (characters: "Cybermen")
 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)
 1972 Doomwatch (series "Doomwatch")
  Doctor Who (TV Series) (from a story by - 11 episodes, 1968) (by - 11 episodes, 1966 - 1967) (based on an idea by - 4 episodes, 1966) (story - 3 episodes, 1968) (television story - 1 episode, 1968) (writer - 1 episode, 1967)
- The Invasion: Episode Eight (1968) ... (from a story by)
- The Invasion: Episode Seven (1968) ... (from a story by)
- The Invasion: Episode Six (1968) ... (from a story by)
- The Invasion: Episode Five (1968) ... (from a story by)
- The Invasion: Episode Four (1968) ... (from a story by)
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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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 1967 Talkback (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 26 September 1967 (1967) ... Himself
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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:

[on his creation, the Cybermen, in Doctor Who (1963)] 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.

Trivia:

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

Star Sign:

Gemini

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