5 White – Who was Delia Derbyshire?

This morning, we used our research skills to find out who Delia Derbyshire was and created fact files. What did you find out about Delia Derbyshire? What cultural significance did Dr Who have and how is this linked to Delia Derbyshire?



22 thoughts on “5 White – Who was Delia Derbyshire?

  1. Delia Ann Derbyshire was an English musician and composer electronic music. She carried out pioneering work with the BBC Radiophonic Workshop during 1960s , including her electronic arrangement of the theme music to the British science – fiction television series Doctor Who.
    ( the Doctor Who track is a group of sounds put together as a theme that she created by random noises like a Alien type sound.)

    She was born in May 5 1937, Coventry.
    Died in 3 July 2001, Northampton.

  2. i found out Delia Ann Derbyshire (5 May 1937 – 3 July 2001) was an English musician and composer of electronic music. She carried out pioneering work with the BBC Workshop during the 1960s

  3. I found out she was a mmusician and and a composer for emectronic music.I also found out she played the original doctor who theme song.
    The cultural significance between doctor who and Delia Derbyshire is that they both have a spooky and mysterious touch to them 2 things.

  4. 1)I found out that she was a musician and she wrote and played the Doctor who theme song.
    2)It’s linked to this because the theme song is like important and they needed someone to make one.

  5. I enjoyed doing this and Delia Derbyshire created the theme sound background song for Doctor who which was created again in modern version in 2005 by docter who. This is what she is famous for

  6. Delia Derbyshire was a English musician who had created the original theme for Doctor Who, she was born on the 5th May 1937 and died on the 3rd July 2001, during ww2 she moved to Preston, Lancashire for safety.

  7. 1)Delia Derbyshire is a musician and composer who played electronic music in the 1960’s.She created the original version of the Doctor Who theme tune.

    2)A cultural significance with Doctor Who and Delia Derbyshire is that the programme Doctor Who is a mysterious,spooky strange show which links with the music Delia Derbyshire composed for the series.

    I enjoyed listening to the two different theme songs for Doctor Who and comparing both!

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