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'''John Black''' (born in [[Malawi]]) [[director|directed]] the penultimate [[Fourth Doctor]] serial ''[[The Keeper of Traken (TV story)|The Keeper of Traken]]'' ([[1981 (releases)|1981]]), which saw the first appearance of companion [[Nyssa]], and the second (first recorded) [[Fifth Doctor]] serial ''[[Four to Doomsday (TV story)|Four to Doomsday]]'' ([[1982 (releases)|1982]]).
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'''John Black''' (born [[9 May (people)|9 May]] [[1940 (people)|1940]]<ref>[http://guide.doctorwhonews.net/person.php?code=3905 Doctor Who Guide]</ref> in [[Malawi]]) [[director|directed]] the penultimate [[Fourth Doctor]] serial ''[[The Keeper of Traken (TV story)|The Keeper of Traken]]'' ([[1981 (releases)|1981]]), which saw the first appearance of companion [[Nyssa]], and the second (first recorded) [[Fifth Doctor]] serial ''[[Four to Doomsday (TV story)|Four to Doomsday]]'' ([[1982 (releases)|1982]]).
   
 
He was also responsible for directing the only ''[[K9 and Company]]'' story, ''[[A Girl's Best Friend (TV story)|A Girl's Best Friend]]''. However, according to [[Ian Sears]], he was not respected on the set and he was given the nickname "John Grey".<ref>https://soundcloud.com/tv-cream/4-honking?in=tv-cream/sets/episode-5</ref>
 
He was also responsible for directing the only ''[[K9 and Company]]'' story, ''[[A Girl's Best Friend (TV story)|A Girl's Best Friend]]''. However, according to [[Ian Sears]], he was not respected on the set and he was given the nickname "John Grey".<ref>https://soundcloud.com/tv-cream/4-honking?in=tv-cream/sets/episode-5</ref>

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RealWorld

John Black (born 9 May 1940[1] in Malawi) directed the penultimate Fourth Doctor serial The Keeper of Traken (1981), which saw the first appearance of companion Nyssa, and the second (first recorded) Fifth Doctor serial Four to Doomsday (1982).

He was also responsible for directing the only K9 and Company story, A Girl's Best Friend. However, according to Ian Sears, he was not respected on the set and he was given the nickname "John Grey".[2]

Black was interviewed in 2017 on Toby Hadoke's Who's Round 205.

Credits

Director

Doctor Who

K9 and Company

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Footnotes

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