Alec Wheal

Last updated 09 January 2020

Alec Wheal

Born: Monday 17th December 1934
Died: Wednesday 18th May 2016 (age: 81)


Alec Wheal worked as a camera operator on more episodes of classic Doctor Who than anyone else. His work covered the period from 1971 through to the end of the series in 1989.

Alec Wheal joined the BBC in 1955. He had a prolific career working on some of the most memorable and best loved series from the golden age of British television, including The Tripods, Just Good Friends, Last of the Summer Wine, and Eastenders.

After leaving the BBC he worked for the British Parlimentary Channel.