Breaking the Silence was the episode of Doctor Who Confidential broadcast in conjunction with Day of the Moon.

Aspects of production covered Edit

The creation of scenes such as the opening and River Song's fall were covered. It also saw Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill conduct a tour of the area around the filming locations.

Additional topics covered Edit

  • Location shooting at Glen Canyon.
  • Behind the scenes footage from the spaceship and the orphanage.
  • A Day In The Life: Director Of Photography.

People interviewed Edit

Music list Edit

  • "Infinity" by The xx[1]
  • "Stay Too Long" by Plan B
  • "Dominoes" by The Big Pink
  • "Snowden" by Doves
  • "Escape Velocity" by The Chemical Brothers
  • "Enjoy the Silence" by Depeche Mode
  • "Silence" by Delerium
  • "Dream Catcher" by Jeremy Sherman
  • "Kentucky Roads" by Dennis 'Cannonball' Caplinger
  • "Inner Dream" by Barrie Gledden
  • "Navajo Horizon" by Barrie Gledden
  • "Sun It Rises" by Fleet Foxes
  • "The Drum Song" by The Temper Trap
  • "Gimme Shelter" by The Rolling Stones
  • "Green Onions" by Booker T. & The MG’s
  • "Voodoo Chile" by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
  • "Whole Lotta Love" by Led Zeppelin
  • "I Get Around" by The Beach Boys
  • "My Sweet Lord" by George Harrison
  • "Stars" by The xx
  • "Dirge" by Death in Vegas

Crew Edit

Elements retained in Cut Down Edit

The cut down version retains behind the scenes shots on location in the US, in the orphanage, and in the Silent's spaceship; interview clips with Toby Haines, Karen Gillan, Stephan Pehrsson, and Arthur Darvill.

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.

Footnotes Edit

  1. Breaking the Silence. Retrieved on 4 March 2019.
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