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Yates to direct 'Doctor Who' movie

Yates to direct 'Doctor Who' movie

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- David Yates says he is developing a film based on the classic British science-fiction television series "Doctor Who."

Actress Elisabeth Sladen dead at 65

LONDON, April 19 (UPI) -- British actress Elisabeth Sladen has died after a battle with cancer, her family said Tuesday. She was 65.

New 'Torchwood' to follow 'Earth'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- "Torchwood" creator Russell T. Davies says the fourth season of the U.K. sci-fi show will pick up where its 2009 miniseries "Children of Earth" left off.

'Torchwood' to return for fourth season

LOS ANGELES, June 7 (UPI) -- A fourth season of the science-fiction series "Torchwood" has been ordered and will air in the United States and United Kingdom next year, Starz announced.

'Who' writer Davies proud of last episodes

LONDON, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Russell T. Davies, chief writer for "Doctor Who," said actor David Tennant's final episodes with the British TV series turned out well.
Russell T. Davies earns OBE title

Russell T. Davies earns OBE title

LONDON, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Russell T. Davies, the man responsible for bringing "Doctor Who" back to TV, has been given the title Officer of the British Empire by Prince Charles.
'Who' boss: I've done what I set out to do

'Who' boss: I've done what I set out to do

LONDON, July 7 (UPI) -- Russell T. Davies, the writer-producer leaving the new version of "Doctor Who," has declined to comment on who might next play the Doctor on the British series.

Fans worried about fate of 'Who' companion

LONDON, July 2 (UPI) -- Fans of the British science-fiction series "Doctor Who" are bracing for the death of a beloved main character in the upcoming season finale.

Russell T. Davies leaving 'Doctor Who'

LONDON, May 22 (UPI) -- Russell T. Davies is stepping down as executive producer of the beloved British fantasy series "Doctor Who," the BBC announced.

SCI FI acquires Season 4 of 'Doctor Who'

NEW YORK, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- SCI FI Channel has acquired the fourth season of "Doctor Who" and that show's spin-off "The Sarah Jane Adventures" from BBC Worldwide America.

'Doctor Who' Season 5 postponed until 2010

LONDON, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- The fifth season of the popular British sci-fi series, “Doctor Who,” will not hit the small screen until 2010, the Daily Telegraph reported Tuesday.

BBC says 'Doctor Who' will remain on air

LONDON, June 1 (UPI) -- The BBC dismissed rumors that the popular British show "Doctor Who" would be axed as "idle speculation."

New York site of next 'Doctor Who' battle

NEW YORK, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- The next time the "Doctor" from the BBC drama "Doctor Who" does battle with his archenemies the Daleks, he will do so in New York.

'Dr. Who' keeps feet grounded for 2007

LONDON, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- The head writer for the popular British TV series "Dr. Who" says he would rather keep the action earthbound than use cheesy looking alien landscapes.
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Best Children's Drama 1998 Children's Ward Dennis Potter Award 2006

Russell T Davies, OBE, (born Stephen Russell Davies, 27 April 1963) is a Welsh television producer and screenwriter whose works include Queer as Folk, Bob & Rose, The Second Coming, Casanova, and the 2005 revival of the classic British science fiction series Doctor Who.

Born in Swansea, Davies aspired to work as a full time comic artist in his adult life, until a careers advisor at his school suggested that he study English literature; he consequently focused on a career of play- and screen-writing. After he graduated from Oxford University, Davies joined the BBC's children's department on a part-time basis in 1985 and worked in varying positions, which included writing and producing two series, Dark Season and Century Falls. He left the BBC in the early 1990s to work for Granada Television and later became a freelance writer.

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