Barry Letts

Barry Leopold Letts (26 March 1925 ? 9 October 2009) was a British actor, television director, writer and producer best known for his work on the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who, and for producing the BBC's Sunday Classic drama serials in the late 1970s and early 1980s. He was associated with Doctor Who for many years, with active involvement in the television programme from 1967 to 1981, and later contributions to its spin-offs in other media. His sons Dominic and Crispin ... more on Wikipedia

Barry Letts Filmography

video movie 2012 Happy Birthday to Who as Himself
video movie 2012 The Village That Came to Life as Himself - Interviewee
video movie 2011 Come in Number Five as Himself
video movie 2011 Down to Earth: Filming Spearhead from Space as Himself - Producer
video movie 2011 People Power and Puppetry as Himself
video movie 2011 Remembering Barry Letts as Himself - Interviewee
video movie 2011 The UNIT Family: Part Two as Himself
video movie 2008 Going Underground as Himself
video movie 2008 Hello, Sailor! as Himself
video movie 2008 Musical Scales as Himself
video movie 2008 What Lies Beneath as Himself
video movie 2007 Are Friends Electric as Himself
video movie 2007 Beginning the End: Making 'The Time Warrior' as Himself
movie 2007 Exodus as Professor Marcus
video movie 2007 Terror Nation: Terry Nation and Doctor Who as Himself
tv movie 2007 The Worst Journey in the World as Narrator
video movie 2006 Can You Hear the Earth Scream as Himself
video movie 2006 Changing Time: Living and Leaving Doctor Who as Himself
video movie 2006 Genesis of a Classic as Himself
video movie 2006 The UNIT Family: Part One as Himself
video movie 2005 Terrance Dicks: Fact & Fiction as Himself
movie 2005 The Planet of the Doctor as Himself
tv movie 2004 The Truth About 60s TV as Himself
video movie 2004 Daemos Rising
video movie 2003 Behind the Sofa: Robert Holmes and Doctor Who as Himself
tv movie 2003 The Story of 'Doctor Who' as Himself
video movie 1998 Where on Earth Is... Katy Manning Because She'd Really Like to Know! as Himself
video movie 1997 Myth Makers: Roger Delgado - A Tribute as Himself
tv movie 1993 Doctor Who: Thirty Years in the TARDIS as Himself
tv movie 1986 Alice in Wonderland
tv series 1984 Goodbye Mr. Chips
tv series 1984 The Prisoner of Zenda
tv movie 1982 Gulliver in Lilliput
tv series 1982 Brookside
tv movie 1978 Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
tv series 1969 A Handful of Thieves
tv series 1965 The Newcomers
tv series 1961 Gamble for a Throne as Peter Marshall
tv movie 1959 The Three Princes as Prince of the Isles of Nowhere
movie 1956 Reach for the Sky as Tommy
tv movie 1956 The Watch Tower as German pilot
tv movie 1954 The Three Princes as Prince of the Isles of Nowhere
movie 1953 The Cruel Sea as Raikes
movie 1949 A Boy, a Girl and a Bike as Syd
movie 1948 Scott of the Antarctic as Apsley Cherry-Gerrard
movie 1948 To the Public Danger as Fred Lane
movie 1947 Frieda as Jim Merrick
movie 1943 San Demetrio London as On Board M.V. San Demetrio: Apprentice John Jones

Barry Letts on Youtube


Sherwin's first choice to replace Troughton was actor Ron Moody, star of the musical Oliver!, but when he turned the part down, comic actor Jon Pertwee, anot...


Premiering February 2010 at Gallifrey 21, John Levene and Kent Edens poured their heart and soul into this tribute to a man who may not have invented ...


Barry Letts was producer of Doctor Who in the 1970s. He died this week and I recorded this obituary. It's a bit out of focus I'm afraid - imagine I'm Barbara...


Obituary, as heard on The Last Word, BBC Radio 4 16th October 2009 (ft. Tom Baker)