DVD Preview: Showman - The Life of John Nathan Turner
Fascinating documentary about producer John Nathan Turner, focussing on his time at Doctor Who throughout the 1980s.
Dir Chris Chapman
Courtesy of BBC Studios
This well researched and insightful documentary about producer John Nathan Turner looks at his career with a special emphasis on his time at Doctor Who which he worked on throughout the 1980s until the show went on hiatus following the Season 26 story ‘Survival’. Featuring rare footage and commentary from those who knew him and worked with him, Showman is a fascinating look at the life of a troubled showman with lots of stories to tell.
Showman will be available to buy as part of the forthcoming BBC Studios Box Set of Doctor Who: The Collection - Season 26.
Tickets £12:50, concs £10.20 (BFI Members pay £2 less) on sale to BFI Champions and Patrons Mon 4 Nov 11:30, to BFI Members Tue 5 Nov 11:30 and to the public from Tue 5 Nov 16:00.