David Mitton

TV Program Creator

1939 – 2008

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Who was David Mitton?

David Nelson Godfrey Mitton was a British television producer and director, and an experienced model-maker and author, best known for producing and directing the children's TV series Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends and Tugs. During the 1960s, he worked with Gerry and Sylvia Anderson as a special effects technician on series such as Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons, Joe 90, The Secret Service and UFO.

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Born
Feb 27, 1939
Preston, East Lothian
Also known as
  • David Nelson Godfrey Mitton
Spouses
Nationality
  • Scotland
Profession
Education
  • Strathallan School
Lived in
  • Edinburgh
Died
May 16, 2008
London

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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