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Derek Martinus

4 April 1931 to 27 March 2014

A British director who was one of the first to work on Doctor Who, directing 26 episodes between 1965-1970, Martinus oversaw the first regeneration and the introduction of the Cybermen. He also directed over 50 episodes of Z Cars (1968-1978) and was an accomplished theatre director who pioneered in-the-round productions.

- Read Derek Martinus' Guardian obituary here