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Peter Robert Edward Goodchild
|Born||18 August 1939|
|Alma mater||St John's College, Oxford|
|Occupation||Television editor, producer and executive|
|Known for||Horizon, Q.E.D., Screen One, Screen Two, Screenplay|
He joined the BBC's Horizon, becoming a producer from 1965-69. From 1969-76 he was Editor of Horizon, at the time the series was much in its heyday and essential viewing for many people. Under him, it won a BAFTA award (British Academy Television Awards) in 1972 and 1974 for Best Factual Series.
From 1980-84 he was BBC Television's Head of Science & Features; in this position he created QED. From 1984-89 he branched out, away from science, becoming BBC Television's Head of Plays; in this position, he created Screen One, Screen Two and Screenplay. From 1989-94 he was an executive producer in the BBC Film department.
|| Editor: Horizon
|| BBC TV: Head of Science and Features
|| BBC TV: Head of Plays