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Special Effects was the episode of Doctor Who Confidential broadcast in conjunction with series 1 episode The Empty Child. The working title for this episode was FX.[1]

Aspects of production covered

John Barrowman discusses the joys of making his first appearance in Doctor Who, fulfilling a childhood dream.

Additional topics covered

The makeup used for the Empty Child.

2005 CON Webpage Image S1 Ep9

2005 promo image.

People interviewed

Music list

  • "Planet Earth" by Jamiroquai, Album: Synkronized[2]
  • "Capricorn One" by Jerry Goldsmith, Album: The Number One Sci Fi Album
  • "Pushing The Senses" by Feeder, Album: Pushing The Senses
  • "Galvanize" by The Chemical Brothers, Album: Push The Button
  • "Somewhere Only We Know" by Keane, Album: Now 57
  • "I Need A Hero" by Bonnie Tyler, Album: The Greatist Hits
  • "Black Dog" by Led Zeppelin, Album: Led Zeppelin
  • "Stairway To Heaven" by Led Zeppelin, Album: Led Zeppelin
  • "In The Mood" by Glenn Miller, Album: The Ultimate Glenn Miller

Crew

Elements retained in Cut Down

to be added

Home video releases

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

Footnotes

  1. Doctor Who Confidential. bbc.co.uk. Retrieved on 6 January 2019.
  2. Episode 9 : Special Effects. bbc.co.uk. Retrieved on 5 January 2019.
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