Richard Curtis

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Richard Curtis, CBE (born 8 November 1956[1][2]) was the executive producer of the official Doctor Who BBC parody The Curse of Fatal Death, which was written by future Doctor Who head writer and executive producer Steven Moffat. During the Moffat era of the show, Curtis wrote the episode Vincent and the Doctor.


On television, he is best known for his work on The Vicar of Dibley, Spitting Image, Blackadder, which featured Curse of Fatal Death actors Rowan Atkinson and Jim Broadbent, and Mr. Bean, also starring Atkinson. In film, he is known as the screenwriter for Four Weddings and a Funeral, Notting Hill, Bridget Jones's Diary and the writer/director of Love Actually, all of which starred Hugh Grant, who also appeared in The Curse of Fatal Death. He also conducted the cast interviews included in the DVD release of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

Personal life[[edit]]

He is married to Emma Freud.

In the Doctor Who universe[[edit]]

Richard Curtis was mentioned in the Eighth Doctor Adventure novel The Tomorrow Windows as one of the many celebrities who attended the opening of the Tomorrow Windows at Tate Modern.

External links[[edit]]


  1. Richard Curtis. Retrieved on 10 March 2017.
  2. Roberts, Jem. The True History of the Blackadder. London: Arrow Books, 2013. Print.