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On 5 February, the following important behind-the-scenes events were known to have occurred:
- 1965 - "Escape to Danger" was recorded at Riverside Studios. (INFO: "Escape to Danger")
- 1968 - Location filming for Fury from the Deep continued. (TCH 12)
- 1973 - Tom Baker wrote to Head of Serials Bill Slater looking for work — Slater had previously directed Baker in a Play of the Month called The Millionairess. The letter arrived just when Slater was looking for a person to recommend to Barry Letts and Terrance Dicks, who were effectively in charge of the casting, to play the Fourth Doctor. Conveniently, Baker was then appearing in The Golden Voyage of Sinbad, which was playing in a cinema proximate to BBC Television Centre. Slater recommended that Letts and Dicks go there to see if they thought, like him, that Baker would make an ideal Doctor. Liking what they saw, they cast Baker as the Fourth Doctor shortly thereafter.
- 1996 - Location filming for the TV Movie took place. (Doctor Who The Handbook: The Seventh Doctor)
- 2000 - Recording for The Spectre of Lanyon Moor took place at The Moat Studios.
- 2003 - Recording for Omega took place at The Moat Studios.
- 2007 - Recording for Exotron took place at The Moat Studios.
- 2009 - The official trailer for Torchwood: Children of Earth was unveiled at the New York Comic Con and online.
- 2013 - Recording for Daleks Among Us took place at The Moat Studios.
- 2019 - Recording for Under ODIN's Eye and The Meaning of Red took place at WiseBuddah.
- 2020 - Big Finish announced the third series of their Doctor Who spin-off The Lives of Captain Jack.
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