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11/01/2007 05:52:00 pm - Reported by Marcus

Former Doctor Who Director Peter Moffatt has died at the age of 84.

Moffatt had a long and distinguished career in British television working on some of the nations best known drama series including All Creatures Great and SmallJuliet Bravo and Within These Walls.

For Doctor Who he directed six stories starting with the 1980 Tom Baker story State of Decay and finishing with the 1985 story The Two Doctorswhich featured both the second and the sixth Doctors.

He was something of a specialist in multi Doctor stories having also directed the 20th anniversary story The Five Doctors which was shown as part of the BBC's 1983 Children in Need programme.

In recent years he was involved in the production of the Classic series DVD's, providing a commentary to a number of his stories. A retrospective of his work was featured as an extra on the DVD release of the 1982 story The Visitation.

Peter Moffatt died on the 21st October 2007