Thursday, 26 February 2015 - Reported by Marcus
The British Film Institute has announced a tribute event to honour Verity Lambert, Doctor Who's first producer.
Lambert produced the series from 1963-1965 and went on to become one of the most successful producers in British Film and Television. The tribute event is being held as part of the Women in Film season, and will be followed by a brief retrospective of some of her rarer titles, including The Norman Conquests, Comics and Achilles Heel.
The 90 minute panel event will take place April 1st at 6.10pm at the BFI Southbank, and will be hosted by Richard Marson, who is writing a biography the producer, Drama and Delight: The Life of Verity Lambert.
Guests include Joanna Lumley and Lynda La Plante and the discussion will be interspersed with clips from many of her most memorable productions
Marson's book will be available at the event and Richard will be signing from around 7.45pm at the BFI shop. Tickets to the season are available from March 10th.