Doctor Who theme's female co-creator honoured with posthumous PhD

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Career of Delia Derbyshire, an under-appreciated electronic music pioneer, recognised by hometown university The under-appreciated electronic music pioneer behind the Doctor Who theme is to be honoured posthumously with a doctorate from her hometown university as the programme gears up for the debut of itsfirst female lead . Largely ignored in life and barred from working in studios because she was a woman, Delia Derbyshire will be awarded an honorary PhD from Coventry University on Monday. Continue reading... ▶ Full story on
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