On 24 May, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.
- 1924 - Actor Freddie Earlle was born.
- 1936 - Actor Robert Russell was born.
- 1944 - Actor Fiona Walker was born.
- 1945 - Producer Graham Williams was born.
- 1949 - Actor Jim Broadbent was born.
- 1949 - Actor Rob Edwards was born.
- 1973 - Writer Rachel Redhead was born.
- 1975 - Actor Will Sasso was born.
- 1977 - Actor Naomi Ryan was born.
- 1986 - Writer and script editor Robert Holmes died.
- 2016 - Actor Burt Kwouk died.
- 2016 - Actor Lewis Fiander died.