Derek Martinus

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Derek Martinus (born Derek Buitenhuis, 4 April 1931 – 27 March 2014)[1] was a British television and theatre director. He directed episodes of Z-Cars and Doctor Who. Martinus also appeared in some plays, mostly based on Shakespeare. He also directed the award-winning The Paper Lads.

Martinus died on 27 March 2014 at the age of 82 from Alzheimer's disease.[2]

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  1. Michael Billington and Toby Hadoke Obituary: Derek Martinus, The Guardian, 1 April 2014
  2. "'Doctor Who' Director Derek Martinus Dies at 82", Hollywood Reporter, 29 March 2014

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