Controller of BBC One from 1992 to 1996. He was also Controller of BBC Two from 1987 to 1993. He commissioned the 1996 television movie for BBC One — as well as The Dark Dimension, a thirtieth anniversary project that was eventually scrapped with minor ideas brought into Dimensions in Time.
In the DWU Edit
He is mentioned as being one of the guests at a party in the novel The Dying Days.