Thursday, January 19, 2017

Doctor Who Director Rodney Bennett 1935 - 2017

Rodney Bennett who directed three Tom Baker Doctor Who stories has passed away at the age of 81. His first story that he directed was The Sontaran Experiment which was filmed before his second story but the story that comes after his second story that he directed the classic The Ark in Space that sees The Doctor taking on the Wirrn.  His last story was the opener for season 14 The Masque of Mandragora which was filmed at Portmeirion where the classic series The Prisoner was filmed.  He is also credited with tons of British TV including a production of Hamlet for the BBC which starred Patrick Stewart, Lalla Ward and Derek Jacobi as Hamlet.  You can read the obit by Toby Hadoke at the link below.

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