Phil Collinson

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Phil Collinson started in television as a script editor for Granada. After working in this capacity on the popular soap opera "Emmerdale Farm" (1972) he joined the medical drama "Peak Practice" (1993), subsequently being made into producer of the series. He then joined the BBC to become producer of "Born and Bred" (2002), "Linda Green" (2001), "Sea of Souls" (2004) and the revival of "Doctor Who" (2005), working under chief writer and executive producer Russell T. Davies. In 2008 he left "Doctor Who" (2005) to become Head of Drama for the BBC in Manchester.