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|Birth date:||4 April 1931|
|Death date:||27 March 2014|
|In the DWU|
|Stories:||see credits section|
|Main time period active:||1965-1968, 1970|
|Notable non-DWU work:||United!, The Black Tulip, Z-Cars, Angels, The Paper Lads, Blake's 7, Emmerdale|
Derek Martinus (4 April 1931-27 March 2014) directed six Doctor Who television stories from 1965 to 1970 with the first three Doctors. The first story he directed was Galaxy 4. Spearhead from Space was the final story of Doctor Who he directed, making him the first director to direct a colour television Doctor Who story. He also directed two stories of the science fiction TV series, Blake's 7 (Trial and The Keeper).
Martinus passed away on 27 March 2014 after succumbing to complications brought on by a long struggle with Alzheimer's Disease. 
Doctor Who stories directed Edit
- Galaxy 4
- Mission to the Unknown
- The Tenth Planet
- The Evil of the Daleks
- The Ice Warriors
- Spearhead from Space
- ↑ http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-26789825
- ↑ THR staff (29 March 2014). 'Doctor Who' Director Derek Martinus Dies at 82. The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved on 13 June 2014.
- Internet Movie Database at the