of former Doctor Who producer John Nathan-Turner
Nathan-Turner, who produced more than 130 episodes of BBC Television's
classic science-fiction series Doctor Who between 1980 and 1989,
was the longest serving producer of Doctor Who.
long association with the programme began in 1969 when Patrick Troughton
played the Doctor. He also worked with Patrick's successors Jon
Pertwee and Tom Baker, becoming Doctor Who's ninth producer during
Tom Baker's last season.
was responsible for casting three of the actors who subsequently
played the Doctor - Peter Davison, Colin Baker and Sylvester McCoy.
joined the BBC in the 1960s as a floor assistant. He died in Brighton's
Hove Hospital after a short illness aged 54.