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Fisher, David

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(1929-2018) UK author and screenwriter who scripted four Doctor Who storylines: The Stones of Blood (28 October-18 November 1978), The Androids of Tara (25 November-16 December 1978), The Creature from the Pit (27 October-17 November 1979) and The Leisure Hive (30 August-20 September 1980), plus an unfinished script much reworked by Douglas Adams and Graham Williams as City of Death (29 September-20 October 1979) as by David Agnew. Fisher wrote two series Ties novelizing his own scripts: Doctor Who and the Creature from the Pit (1981) and Doctor Who and the Leisure Hive (1982; vt Doctor Who – The Leisure Hive 1993). He also wrote unrelated nonfiction with the programme's 1977-1979 script editor, Anthony Read. [JC/GS/DRL]

David Fisher

born 13 April 1929

died 10 January 2018



Doctor Who


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