The Book, Cat, & Cat Book Lovers Almanac

of historical trivia regarding books, cats, and other animals. Actually this blog has evolved so that it is described better as a blog about cats in history and culture. And we take as a theme the advice of Aldous Huxley: If you want to be a writer, get some cats. Don't forget to see the archived articles linked at the bottom of the page.

November 27, 2011

Nov. 27, 1935

Verity Lambert (November 27,  1935 to November 22, 2007) was the youngest and first female, BBC producer when her series, Dr. Who, premiered in November of 1963. After a career as a producer for the BBC and other studios, with credits including,  Saigon: Year of the Cat (1983), she received an OBE in 2002.

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