Michael Pickwoad (1945 - 2018) | Musings Of A Mild Mannered Man

Michael Pickwoad (1945 – 2018)

(Photo Credit: Antti Karppinen) <div class=”component prose”><p>We are sad to report that Production Designer Michael Pickwoad has died at the age of 73. A highly respected, BAFTA-nominated Production Designer, Michael joined the Doctor Who team back in 2010, taking over from Edward Thomas and marking the first new Production Designer since ‘Rose’. Throughout his time on the show he worked across five series, eight Christmas Specials and the 50th Special; making 71 episodes in total. His unique artistic style was felt from his very first episode, the Dickens’ inspired Christmas Special: A Christmas Carol, all the way through Peter Capaldi’s final episode in 2017. Steven Moffat, who worked with Michael during his time as Production Designer has said: “The first time I met Michael Pickwoad properly, I laughed, and you probably would have too. We were both heading to Michael’s first Doctor Who tone meeting, and he’d arrived wearing a tweed jacket and a bow tie. “In costume, I see!” I said. He gave me a bemused smile (I’d get very used to that smile) and we went into a dull white room and discussed flying sharks and cryo-pods for the Doctor Who Christmas special. Some time

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