Terry Nation

(1930—1997) writer for television

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(1930–97) Television scriptwriter, born in Cardiff; best known for Dr Who's adversaries, the ‘daleks’. He also created Survivors (1975–7), where post-catastrophe anxieties of writers like John Wyndham or George R. Stewart were replayed for the 1970s, and Blake's Seven (1978–81).

From The Oxford Companion to English Literature in Oxford Reference.

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