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Pemberton, Victor

(1931-2017) UK actor, screenwriter, script editor and author of two Ties for the Doctor Who universe, Doctor Who: Fury from the Deep (1986) and Doctor Who: The Pescatons (1991). The first of these was based on his own script for the Who storyline "Fury from the Deep" (16 March 1968-20 April 1968), which introduced the Doctor's all-purpose McGuffin or deus ex machina the sonic screwdriver. Other genre Television script credits included Ace of Wands (1970-1972) and Timeslip (1970-1971). [JC/DRL]

Victor Pemberton

born Islington, London: 10 October 1931

died Spain: 13 August 2017



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Entry from The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (2011-current) edited by John Clute and David Langford.
Accessed 04:21 am on 24 May 2022.