On 27 March, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.
- 1906 - Actor Henry McCarthy was born.
- 1920 - Visual effects designer Bernard Wilkie was born.
- 1931 - Actor Tony Calvin was born.
- 1932 - Actor Patrick Newell was born.
- 1935 - Actor Julian Glover was born.
- 1937 - Film cameraman Tony Imi was born.
- 1958 - Actor Adrian Rawlins was born.
- 1964 - Actor Clive Rowe was born.
- 1976 - Actor Jasmine Breaks was born.
- 1984 - Actor Derek Francis died.
- 2004 - Fight arranger Peter Diamond died.
- 2013 - Actor Brett Forrest died.
- 2014 - Director Derek Martinus died.
- 2017 - Actor Richard Beale died.