Rodney Bennett

Last updated 09 January 2020

Rodney Bennett (1935-2017)
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Rodney Bennett

Born: Sunday 24th March 1935
Died: January 2017 (age: 81)


Rodney Bennett directed several Doctor Who stories in the Fourth Doctor era.

An in-joke reference to Bennett featured in the first story he worked on, The Ark in Space � namely, the "Bennett oscillator" mentioned by the Doctor in the first episode.

Also worked on Doctor FinlaySoldier SoldierThe Darling Buds of MayThe House of EliottAnything More Would Be GreedyTales of the UnexpectedRumpole of the BaileyGreat PerformancesLove SongLove and MarriageEdwinDombey & SonPlay for TodayStalky & Co.BBC2 PlayhouseSense and SensibilityHamlet, Prince of DenmarkThe Legend of King ArthurThe Lost BoysBBC2 Play of the WeekRebecca of Sunnybrook FarmNorth and SouthMadame BovaryThe Case of Eliza ArmstrongZ CarsMurder Must AdvertiseThirty-Minute TheatreDead of NightMistress of HardwickThe RegimentTrial