Oliver Elmes

As reported by the Doctor Who News Page, former BBC graphics designer Oliver Elmes, who was responsible for various computer generated sequences for the broadcaster during the 1980s, has died.

You will know Elmes’ work as the opening titles and logo that graced the Sylvester McCoy era of the show, and various merchandise that was released between 1987 and 1996, including the Virgin New Adventures novels.

The video below will remind you of his work, which took 3 months to complete using the CAL video system:


You can visit the BBC Logo Gallery for more information about the pioneering graphics work that Elmes completed at the BBC during the 1980s.


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