Saward, Eric

Tagged: TV | Author

(1944-    ) UK Television scriptwriter, editor and author, mostly of his work being for the BBC, specifically as editor and writer for the Doctor Who series, beginning with Doctor Who and the Visitation (first presented 15-23 February 1982 in six parts as "The Visitation"). He was involved in a 1985 controversy over excess violence in the series, possibly occasioned by an insecure sense of the nature of the sequence's target audience, and resigned. [JC]

Eric Saward

born 9 December 1944

died

works

series

Doctor Who

Doctor Who Target Novelizations

  • Doctor Who and the Visitation (London: W H Allen, 1982) [tie to the series: first presented 15-23 February 1982 in six parts as "The Visitation": Doctor Who: hb/photographic]
  • The Twin Dilemma (London: W H Allen, 1985) [tie to the series: first presented 22-30 March 1985 February 1984 in four parts: Doctor Who: hb/Andrew Skilleter]
  • Attack of the Cybermen (London: W H Allen, 1989) [tie to the series: first presented 5-12 January 1985 February 1985 in two parts: Doctor Who: pb/Colin Howard]

Doctor Who Radio Specials

  • Slipback (London: W H Allen, 1985) [tie to the series: Doctor Who: hb/Paul Mark Tams]

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