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Kit Pedler (Christopher Magnus Howard Pedler)

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Biography

Dr. Christopher "Kit" Pedler was a doctor of medicine, specializing both in diseases of the eye and in the new branch of artificial limbs and organs. In 1966, he was approached by Doctor Who (1963)'s then story editor, Gerry Davis, to help with the scientific problems in a Who script (working title of "The Computers"). Davis was taken with Pedler's idea of having a rogue computer build mobile robots to help take over London, and invited Pedler to become "Doctor Who"'s unofficial scientific advisor. Read more...

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