Kevin Davies (director)

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Kevin Jon Davies
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Kevin J. Davies (right) talking with author Nick Webb (left)
Born 3 June 1961
Occupation Animator, Director
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Documentary

Kevin Jon Davies is a British television and video director primarily associated with documentaries and spin-off videos associated with Doctor Who, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy and Blake's 7. He also worked on the BAFTA award-winning animation sequences of the 1981 Hitchhiker's Guide television adaptation.

Davies wrote and directed the documentaries The Making of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy and Doctor Who: Thirty Years in the TARDIS. The latter was commissioned for and aired on BBC One in 1993, in conjunction with the 30th anniversary of Doctor Who. Davies later expanded the documentary for video release under the title More Than Thirty Years in the TARDIS. Portions of other interviews by Davies have also appeared on Doctor Who DVD releases, such as The Beginning box set, and the two-DVD set for City of Death. Davies has also worked on the DVD extras for other BBC titles, such as Dad's Army and The Andromeda Anthology.

Davies also directed the Doctor Who spin-off video Shakedown: Return of the Sontarans and two episodes of the Sky One science-fiction drama Space Island One.

In addition, Davies also worked in the animation department of the 1988 film Who Framed Roger Rabbit. Kevin also has one son, Liam, who is 17. Davies manages his own website on a Doctor Who classic series webzine blog. He illustrated the animated series of Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.

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