Dalek designer - Raymond Cusick RIP

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Mr Cusick was also responsible for the various upgrades to the TARDIS internals for nearly 30 years.

I<em> spent the whole of one Sunday doing rough sketches of what I thought it should look like. I wanted to make sure it wasn't obvious how they worked, at the same time keeping them relatively simple. I didn't want either man shape or man height, so first of all I figured out that the operator would have to be inside the shell. Bearing in mind how long he'd have to be there, I thought it would be an idea to have him sitting, pushing himself along with his feet. A small actor in a sitting position would be only 4'6" high, which killed two problems with one stone.</em>
 

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I wonder if he was pleased that they later gained the ability to climb stairs?

RIP, Raymond: You are responsible for many hours spent hiding behind the sofa, among the lost threepenny bits!
 

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"Exterminated"! RIP
 

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Responsible for many a quivering lip no doubt, RIP Raymond
 

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You helped to scare a generation (or two!). RIP Raymond.
 

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A bit late, but the obituary from the Telegraph
 

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Never too late CH. Nice pic of a Mk1 Dalek as well.
 

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The Mark 1?

Is that the one with the twin-NSU Carburettors and dodgy floorpan?
 

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