Terrance Dicks, ‘Doctor Who’ Writer and Script Editor, Dies at 84

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Terrance Dicks, ‘Doctor Who’ Writer and Script Editor, Dies at 84
Terrance Dicks, one of the original writers and long-time contributors to the BBC’s “Doctor Who” franchise, died at the age of 84.

The program’s official Twitter account tweeted out the news on Monday morning.

Born on May 10, 1935, in London, Dicks was first hired to work on “Doctor Who” as a script editor in 1968. He remained on the show until 1983.

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Dicks worked as a script editor on more than 150 episodes of the long-running show, including penning classic serials including “The War Games” and “The Five Doctors.” He also wrote more than 60 “Doctor Who” novels for Target Books.

Breaking News… just received comms that legendary #DoctorWho writer, Terrance Dicks has died. Genuinely gutted. An incredibly talented man who we had the pleasure of interviewing over the years.
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