Ron Jones

Last updated 09 January 2020

Ron Jones

Born: Monday 6th August 1945
Died: July 1993 (age: 47)


Ron Jones was a British television director.

He directed several Doctor Who stories during the Peter Davison and Colin Baker eras.

Born in Bristol, he joined the BBC as a studio manager in local radio then became an assistant floor manager on television. After a period as a researcher and item director on Blue Peter he worked as a production manager on series such as Bergerac and Secret Army.

On completing the BBC's internal director's course, he was commissioned to direct for Doctor Who and contributed six stories in the 1980s: Black Orchid, Time-Flight, Arc of Infinity, Frontios, Vengeance on Varos and Mindwarp.

He also directed Lindenstra├če and episodes of police drama Juliet Bravo.