On 2 April, a number of people important to the production of Doctor Who and its spin-offs either died or were born.
- 1901 - Actor Charles Wade was born.
- 1925 - Actor Roger Milner was born.
- 1926 - Script editor Robert Holmes was born.
- 1934 - Actor Brian Glover was born.
- 1940 - Writer Peter Haining was born.
- 1951 - Actor David McAlister was born.
- 1984 - Actor Frank Crawshaw died.
- 1989 - Actor Clare Thomas was born.
- 2014 - Writer Glyn Jones died.