Peter Bennett (producer)

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Peter Bennett is a British television producer, although he has predominantly worked as a first assistant director. His credits as a first AD include numerous feature films, such as The Mummy, The Mummy Returns, Alexander and Syriana, as well as the television series Minder, Agatha Christie's Poirot, Sea of Souls, the revived Doctor Who and Torchwood.

He has also worked as a location manager (For Your Eyes Only, Octopussy and Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom) and as a production manager (Doctor Who).

In 2008, he produced the Torchwood serial Children of Earth, which led to his appointment as full-time producer (alongside Tracie Simpson) on the fifth series of Doctor Who, broadcast in 2010.[1]

In 2014 Bennett (alongside Nikki Wilson) returned to produce the eighth series of Doctor Who.


  1. ^ "BBC Cymru Wales announces new Doctor Who producers" (Press release). BBC Press Office. 15 April 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-15. 

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Preceded by
Nikki Wilson
Doctor Who Producer
Succeeded by
Patrick Schweitzer
Preceded by
Marcus Wilson
Doctor Who Producer
Succeeded by