Terrance William Dicks (1935-2019) received popularity as an English book and television writer. He also accepted editor and producer positions during his career. He developed a long-standing relationship with BBC science fiction series named Doctor Who. Dicks received a writer and script editing position between 1968 and 1974. Besides his connection with Doctor Who, he also became a script editor and producer for a range of classic BBC episodes. Also, he enjoyed the publication of children’s books between 1970 to 1980. Dicks attended the East Ham Grammar School and enjoyed reading from adventure, classics to suspense stories.
He received a scholarship to study English at Downing College, Cambridge, and after two years joined the British Army. He worked for five years as an advertising copywriter and also wrote radio play scripts for the BBC. Dicks published a large range of novels inclusive of The Fireworks Mystery (1984), In Trouble (1988), My Brother the Vampire (1990), Timewyrm: Exodus (1991), Made of Steel (2007) and many more.
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