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{{real world}}'''John Black''' [[director|directed]] two serials for the show.
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He helmed the penultimate Fourth Doctor serial ''[[The Keeper of Traken (TV story)|The Keeper of Traken]]'' (1981), which saw the first appearance of companion Nyssa, and the second Fifth Doctor serial ''[[Four to Doomsday (TV story)|Four to Doomsday]]'' (1982).
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| birth date = [[9 May (people)|9 May]] [[1940 (people)|1940]]
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| job title = [[Director]]
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| story = ''[[The Keeper of Traken (TV story)|The Keeper of Traken]]'', ''[[Four to Doomsday (TV story)|Four to Doomsday]]'', ''[[A Girl's Best Friend (TV story)|A Girl's Best Friend]]''
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| time = 1981-1982
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| imdb = 0085351
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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]] television story ''[[The Keeper of Traken (TV story)|The Keeper of Traken]]'', which saw the first appearance of companion [[Nyssa]], and the second (first recorded) [[Fifth Doctor]] story ''[[Four to Doomsday (TV story)|Four to Doomsday]]''.
   
 
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>
   
== Footnotes ==
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Black was interviewed in 2017 on ''[[THWR 205|Toby Hadoke's Who's Round 205]]'' and appeared in the documentary ''[[The Crowded TARDIS]]''.
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== Credits ==
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=== Director ===
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==== ''Doctor Who'' ====
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* ''[[The Keeper of Traken (TV story)|The Keeper of Traken]]''
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* ''[[Four to Doomsday (TV story)|Four to Doomsday]]''
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==== ''K9 and Company'' ====
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* ''[[A Girl's Best Friend (TV story)|A Girl's Best Friend]]''
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== External links ==
 
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Latest revision as of 22:09, December 7, 2019

RealWorld

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

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 and appeared in the documentary The Crowded TARDIS.

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