It was not that long ago we reported the death of Christopher Barry.
Now we have to report the sad passing of Derek Martinus at the age of 82.
To Doctor Who fans he will be remembered for directing for the 1st 3 Doctors, he also was the director on the first Cyberman story and also was the 1st director for Doctor Who in colour.
The stories Derek directed were: Galaxy Four, The Tenth Planet, The Evil of the Daleks, The Ice Warriors & Spearhead from Space.
He also directed a couple of Blakes 7 episodes and over 50 episodes of Z Cars amongst his other credits.
We will pay tribute to Derek Martinus in the Doctor Who Bar soon.