The TV Director Frank Cox has died at the age of 80.
Frank Cox worked on two early stories of Doctor Who.
In 1964 at the age of 23, he became Doctor Who's fourth Director, taking charge for the episode The Brink of Disaster, the second part of The Edge of Destruction, and an episode that involved just the four main cast members.
He returned to the series later that year looking after the final two episodes of The Sensorites, Kidnap and A Desperate Venture.
Doctor Who was one of the first programmes Cox worked on following completion of the BBC Directors training course. He went on to direct programmes such as The Revenue Men, Mogul, Warship, Sutherland's Law, Softly Softly: Task Force, EastEnders and High Road.
He also worked as a producer on many series throughout the 1980s and 90s
The last programme he directed was Taggart for STV
Frank Cox was married to the actress Bridget Turner, who played Alice Cassini in the 2007 story Gridlock. She died in 2014