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Michael Hayes

3 April 1929 to 16 September 2014

A British television director whose career began as an actor with the Royal Shakespeare company, Hayes began directing with An Age of Kings (1960) and A For Andromeda (1961). He notably directed 14 episodes of Doctor Who (1978-1979) with Tom Baker, and went on to read BBC World Service news from 1986 to 1994.

Read Michael Hayes' Guardian obituary here