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

Aspects of production covered[edit | edit source]

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 | edit source]

  • 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 | edit source]

Music list[edit | edit source]

  • "Infinity" by The xx[1]
  • "Stay Too Long" by Plan B
  • "Dominos " 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, Album: Country, Blues, Americana ANW 1490
  • "Kentucky Roads" by Dennis 'Cannonball' Caplinger, Album: USA, Country, Surf ANW 1070
  • "Inner Dream" by Barrie Gledden & Kes Loy, Album: Chilled Lifestyle 2 ANW 1167
  • "Navajo Horizon" by Barrie Gledden & Simeon Wood, Album: World ANW 1026
  • "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 | edit source]

Elements retained in Cut Down[edit | edit source]

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 | edit source]

Doctor Who: The Complete Sixth Series DVD cover.

The "Cut Down" version of this episode was included on the Doctor Who: The Complete Sixth Series DVD & Blu-ray box set released on 21 November 2011.

Footnotes[edit | edit source]

  1. Breaking the Silence. Retrieved on 4 March 2019.
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43' (full length)
15 minutes (Cut Down) +