About a Boy was the episode of Doctor Who Confidential broadcast in conjunction with Night Terrors.

Aspects of production covered Edit

  • The challenges of changing one location to fit more for the part of a toybox house.
  • Ailsa Berk talks about the physicality of the Dolls.
  • Stunt work for the scene of Ms Rossiter being sucked into the bins.
  • The greenscreen work for residents being sucked into the floor.
  • Jamie Oram's thoughts and excitement on being in Doctor Who.

Additional topics covered Edit

  • For the most part, the episode looked over Mark Gatiss's career on Doctor Who, examining each of his episodes in turn.
  • A Day In The Life: 3rd Assistant Director.
  • Script To Screen competition production meeting.
  • Filming for the Script To Screen winner: Death Is The Only Answer.

People interviewed Edit

Music list Edit

  • "Summertime" by DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince
  • "Doll Parts" by Hole
  • "Baby Doll" by N.E.R.D.
  • "40 Days And 40 Nights" by The Enemy
  • "Upside Down" by Paloma Faith
  • "We'll Live And Die In These Towns" by The Enemy
  • "Things Got To Get Better (Get Together)" by Marva Whitney
  • "What You Know" by Two Door Cinema Club
  • "Aggro" by The Enemy
  • "How It Ends" by DeVotchKa

Crew Edit

Elements retained in Cut Down Edit

to be added

Home video releases Edit

The "Cut Down" version of the episode is available on the Doctor Who: The Complete Sixth Series DVD & Blu-ray box sets.

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