On 15 May, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.
- 1923 - Executive producer James Gilbert was born.
- 1925 - Actor Roy Stewart was born.
- 1937 - Director Darrol Blake was born.
- 1942 - Actor Paul Shelley was born.
- 1968 - Presenter Sophie Raworth was born.
- 1990 - Writer and director Peter Grimwade died.
- 1992 - Actor Bartlett Mullins died.
- 2013 - Camera operator David Harcourt died.