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Derrick Sherwin

Actor, Writer, Producer
16 April 1936 to 17 October 2018

A British producer, writer and actor best known for his work on a pivotal stretch of Doctor Who (1968-1970), Sherwin created UNIT in his eight-part adventure The Invasion, and was producing the show when it transitioned from Patrick Troughton to Jon Pertwee. As an actor his notable credits included Journey’s End (1960) and United! (1965-1966).

Read Derrick Sherwin's Guardian obituary here.