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Eric Saward Private Signing 181012

ERIC SAWARD
We are pleased to be able to announce a private signing with Eric Saward
Eric will happily sign your personal items and/or photographs.
If you would like a 10" x 8" photo (that we will provide) signed then please click the "Autograph" product below.
If you have personal items that you would like signed then click the "Personal Items" product below.
You can send us your CD/DVD covers, Pictures, Books and Posters etc...
When placing your order remember to choose an appropriate delivery option as this is the method we will use to return your items to you.

Private Signings will close on the date shown below. Once we have received everyones items we will take them to be signed. Once signed we will return them to you swiftly. Please be patient in waiting for your order as this process can take time.
Thank you


All items must be with us by: 12th October 2018

 
Please send personal items to the following address after placing your order:
10th Planet Events Limited
4 Willowtree Farm Cottages
Main Road
Deeping St Nicholas
Spalding
Lincolnshire
PE11 3BN
Doctor Who (TV Series) (script editor - 87 episodes)
- The Trial of a Time Lord: Part Thirteen (1986) ... (script editor)
- The Trial of a Time Lord: Part Eight (1986) ... (script editor)
- The Trial of a Time Lord: Part Seven (1986) ... (script editor)
- The Trial of a Time Lord: Part Six (1986) ... (script editor)
- The Trial of a Time Lord: Part Five (1986) ... (script editor)
for all 87 episodes click Imbd

 

Mini Biography

Eric Saward was born in December 1944 and attended school until the age of 18. After working for a short time as an estate agent he moved to Holland, where he lived for three years and was briefly married. On his return to England he took a succession of jobs, including as a publisher's proof editor and as a bookshop sales assistant. He then trained and worked for a while as an English teacher. He also started to write and found some success with drama scripts for radio, the first he had accepted being a play entitled "The Fall and Fall of David Moore." At around the age of 30 he gave up teaching in order to pursue a full-time writing career. To supplement his income he also filled in with some odd jobs, including a stint in the theatre as a self-taught electrician working on productions such as "Hair" and "The Canterbury Tales" at the Phoneix in Shaftesbury Avenue. He was then approached by Doctor Who script editor Christopher H. Bidmead to submit some ideas to the series, having been recommended to him by the senior drama script editor at BBC radio. This led to a commission to write the season nineteen story "The Visitation," on the strength of which he was subsequently appointed as Bidmead's successor. 

He considers Doctor Who: Revelation of the Daleks: Part One (1985) to be the best story he wrote for Doctor Who (1963).
He was dubbed "Slasher Saward" by Doctor Who (1963) fans due to the violence, morbid themes and high body counts of the scripts he either wrote or script-edited. BBC One controller Michael Grade also took exception to the violence of the series during this period and cited it as a reason he put it on hiatus in 1985.
Violence in Doctor Who (1963) is very difficult. The Doctor is involved in adventures that deal with violent people and sometimes the only way to deal with violence, unfortunately, is to be violent in return. Personally I feel that if you display violence you should show it for what it is. I don't think you should dwell on it, I don't think it should be gratuitous, but I think that when you do display violence you should show it hurts.


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