David Collings (4 June 1940-23 March 2020[1]) appeared in several Doctor Who television stories: as Vorus in Revenge of the Cybermen, Poul in The Robots of Death, and Mawdryn in Mawdryn Undead.

He also played an alternative incarnation of the Doctor in the Big Finish Productions audio drama Full Fathom Five. Collings returned to his role of Poul, now Paulus, in Magic Bullet Productions' series of Kaldor City audios, and later in Big Finish's The Robots. He also read the audiobooks of the novelisation of Scream of the Shalka and The Witch Hunters.

Outside of Doctor Who, he appeared in eight episodes of the television series Sapphire & Steel as the interdimensional technician Silver, a role he reprised in the Big Finish Productions Sapphire & Steel audio series. He also appeared in the final episode of Blake's 7 as Deva.

He is the father of Samuel Collings.



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Fourth Doctor Adventures[]

Doctor Who Unbound[]

Jago & Litefoot[]

As Gabriel Sanders

The Robots[]

As Ander Poul

Kaldor City[]

As Paullus

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Target Novelisations[]

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