Doctor Who writer and script editor Terrance Dicks dies aged 84

Tributes flood in to writer behind second Doctors swansong as well as prolific author of novelisations The former Doctor Who writer and script editor Terrance Dicks has died aged 84. Dicks had a long association with the BBCs longest-running sci-fi show, writing episodes from the late 1960s until the early 1980s. He also served as its script editor from 1968 to 1974 and wrote numerous Doctor Who novels. The programmes official fan site confirmed the news in a post on Twitter. Just received comms that legendary the Register that he believed the endurance of Doctor Who was down to its variety but added that working on it was often a challenge. When I arrived, the script situation was fairly diabolical …