Terrance Dicks

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Terrance Dicks
Born
Terrance W. Dicks

(1935-04-14)14 April 1935
East Ham, Essex, England
Died29 August 2019(2019-08-29) (aged 84)
Hampstead, London, England
Alma materDowning College, Cambridge
OccupationTelevision screenwriter
Script editor
Producer
Children's author
Known forDoctor Who TV scripts, novelisations and novels
Spouse(s)Elsa (née Germaney)
Children3 sons

Terrance Dicks (14 April 1935 – 29 August 2019) was an English author and former television screenwriter, script editor and producer. Dicks had a long association with the BBC science-fiction series Doctor Who, working as a writer and script editor from 1968 to 1974. He was known as "the most prolific contributor to Doctor Who".[1]

Dicks died at his home in Hampstead, London after a short-illness on 29 August 2019 at the age of 84.[2][3][4]

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  1. "Terrance Dicks at 80". Doctor Who News Page. 10 May 2015. Retrieved 10 August 2017.
  2. "Doctor Who writer Terrance Dicks dies aged 84". The Mirror. 2 September 2019. Retrieved 2 September 2019.
  3. Ling, Thomas (2 September 2019). "Veteran Doctor Who writer Terrance Dicks dies aged 84". Radio Times. Retrieved 2 September 2019.
  4. "Terrance Dicks 14th April 1935 – 29th August 2019". The Agency. 2 September 2019. Retrieved 2 September 2019.

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