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11/11/2009 01:41:00 pm - Reported by Marcus

Former Production Unit Manager Christopher D'Oyly John has died.

D'Oyly John worked on many stories from the classic era of Doctor Who. He was an Assistant Floor Manager on the William Hartnell story The Ark, before working as Production Assistant on several Patrick Troughton and Jon Pertwee stories.

As Production Unit Manager, he worked on six Tom Baker stories working with producer Philip Hinchcliffe on some of the most-loved stories in the series history, including The Robots of Death and The Talons of Weng-Chiang.

His work outside of Doctor Who included The Bill, Poldark, House of Elliot and EastEnders.

He died peacefully at his home in Eastbourne on 21st October.

    Assistant Floor Manager
  • The Ark
    Production Assistant
  • The Macra Terror
  • The Invasion
  • Doctor Who and the Silurians
  • Inferno
  • The Curse of Peladon
  • The Mutants
  • Carnival of Monsters
  • Death to the Daleks
    Production Unit Manager
  • The Masque of Mandragora
  • The Hand of Fear
  • The Deadly Assassin
  • The Face of Evil
  • The Robots of Death
  • The Talons of Weng-Chiang