Terry Nation





Terry Nation

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born
in Cardiff, Wales, The United Kingdom
August 08, 1930

died
March 09, 1997

gender
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Terry Nation was a Welsh screenwriter and novelist. After briefly joining his father's furniture-making business and attempting stand-up comedy, Nation turned his hand to writing and worked on radio scripts for The Goon Show and a range of TV dramas such as The Saint, The Avengers, Z Cars, The Baron, The Champions, Department S and The Persuaders. He went on to write about 100 episodes of Doctor Whoand worked on popular American TV series.

He is probably best known for creating iconic villains the Daleks in the long-running science fiction television series Doctor Who. Nation also created two science-fiction shows - Survivors and Blake's 7.


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Survivors
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 346 ratings — published 1975 — 7 editions
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Rebecca's World
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4.53 of 5 stars 4.53 avg rating — 188 ratings — published 1975 — 6 editions
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Doctor Who: Genesis of the ...
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3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 2001 — 2 editions
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Doctor Who: The Scripts: Th...
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Blake's 7
3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1981
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Blake's 7: Cygnus Alpha
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2009 — 2 editions
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Doctor Who: Genesis of the ...
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1988 — 2 editions
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The Dalek Book
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3.27 of 5 stars 3.27 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1964
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Doctor Who and the Daleks O...
4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1976
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Blake's 7: The Way Back
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4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2009 — 2 editions
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