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Script to Screen was the episode of Doctor Who Confidential broadcast in conjunction with The Girl in the Fireplace.

Aspects of production covered[edit | edit source]

  • How a story progresses from first draft to final edit.
  • The readthrough for The Girl in the Fireplace.
  • The changes of set and lighting design to reflect changes in time and seasons for Reinette.
  • Practical considerations for the shot of the horse breaking through the mirror.
  • Filming on location in the ballroom for the climax of the story.
  • The costumes for Reinette.

Additional topics covered[edit | edit source]

  • The set for the SS Madame DePompadour.

People interviewed[edit | edit source]

Music list[edit | edit source]

  • "Modern Way" by Kaiser Chiefs, Album: Employment[1]
  • "Fire" by Franz Ferdinand, Album: Employment
  • "Je T'Aime... Moi Non Plus" by Jane Birkin & Serge Gainsbourg, Album: Je t'aime
  • "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" by George Michael, Album: Songs From The Last Century

Crew[edit | edit source]

Elements retained in Cut Down[edit | edit source]

  • How a story progresses from first draft to final edit.
  • The readthrough for The Girl in the Fireplace.
  • The set for the SS Madame DePompadour.
  • Practical considerations for the shot of the horse breaking through the mirror. (condensed)
  • Usage of "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" by George Michael retained for the closing montage of the Doctor and Reinette.

Home video releases[edit | edit source]

The "Cut Down" version of the episode is available on the Doctor Who: The Complete Second Series DVD box set.

Footnotes[edit | edit source]

  1. Episode 4 : Script To Screen. bbc.co.uk. Retrieved on 5 January 2019.
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