Look Who's Talking was the episode of Doctor Who Confidential broadcast in conjunction with Midnight.

Aspects of production covered Edit

  • The complexity of David Tennant and Lesley Sharp doing their lines in near-perfect sync with each other for several scenes within this episode.
  • The difficulties had in doing the sound post-production for this story, as it's self-contained and had little in the way of typical monster sound work.
  • Shifting blame between the characters in the story, and what that might say about human nature.
  • The SFX and camera work required for the shots of the cabin been shunted back and forth.
  • Heavy work required of Lesley Sharp, having to recite near enough every other line within the script, and how autocues were carefully placed at times to aid her.
  • The requirement of actors miming in certain takes whilst other actors are recorded clearly, so that the sound team could later take the individual tracks and effectively mix them together.
  • Some of the foley sounds used within this episode.
  • The stunt work for the Hostess and Sky getting sucked out.

Additional topics covered Edit

  • The work that goes into sound editing and sound mixing Doctor Who.
  • The purpose of Automatic Dialogue Replacement within Doctor Who.

People interviewed Edit

Music list Edit

  • "The Passenger" by Iggy Pop, Album: The Best Rock Anthems Ever[1]
  • "My Definition Of A Boombastic Jazz Style" by Dream Warriors, Album: The Very Best of Jazz Moods
  • "Sound & Vision" by David Bowie, Album: Singles Collection
  • "Wearing My Rolex" by Wiley, Album: Wearing My Rolex Single

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 Fourth Series DVD box set.

Footnotes Edit

  1. Episode 10 : Look Who's Talking. Retrieved on 5 January 2019.
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