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Anthony Read

Screenwriter, Script Editor
21 April 1935 to 21 November 2015

A British writer who worked primarily in television, Read served as a script editor and later writer on around 50 episodes of Tom Baker era Doctor Who (1977-1980). He wrote more than 200 episodes of television for shows including Sherlock Holmes (1965), Z Cars (1976-1977), Hammer House of Horror (1980) and Chocky (1984). 

Read Anthony Read's Guardian obituary here