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This was the first episode to have a "Cut Down" version produced, it aired the day after the full length version premiered, after the Sunday evening repeat of Dalek.
Aspects of production covered[edit | edit source]
- The return of the Daleks, the Doctor's biggest foes, to the screens after 17 years.
- The designing and building of the new Dalek props.
- The remote control mechanisms on the Dalek head dome.
- Christopher Eccleston discusses how the Ninth Doctor is scared by the Daleks, and how he changes in nature upon encountering it.
- The new theme for the Daleks, and recording for the choir vocals used.
- Barnaby Edwards discusses the challenges of operating the Dalek prop.
- The VFX work for the elevating Dalek.
- Filming for the scene where Rose is cornered by the Dalek.
Additional topics covered[edit | edit source]
- Russell T Davies and Sylvester McCoy discuss the horrible nature of the Daleks.
- The high death count of Resurrection of the Daleks, and the amount of explosions involved.
- Colin Baker discusses his troubles filming with the Daleks for Revelation of the Daleks.
- Sylvester McCoy recounts the infamous incident during filming of Remembrance of the Daleks, where a large pyrotechnic sequence resulted in the arrival of the local emergency services.
People interviewed[edit | edit source]
- Christopher Eccleston, The Ninth Doctor
- Julie Gardner, Head of Drama, BBC Wales
- Billie Piper, Rose Tyler
- Clayton Hickman, Editor, Doctor Who Magazine
- Sylvester McCoy, The Seventh Doctor
- Russell T Davies, Head Writer
- Peter Davison, The Fifth Doctor
- Lorraine Heggessey, Controller, BBC 1
- Phil Collinson, Producer, Doctor Who
- Edward Thomas, Production Designer
- Mike Tucker, Model Unit Supervisor
- Colin Baker, The Sixth Doctor
- Murray Gold, Composer
- Barnaby Edwards, Dalek Operator
- Andrew Collins, Critic & Broadcaster
- Robert Shearman, Writer, Episode 6
- David Bowman, Compositor
- Nicholas Briggs, Dalek Voice
- Neill Gorton, Creature Effects Designer
Music list[edit | edit source]
- "Excalibur: O Fortuna (from 'Carmina Burana')" by Carl Orff & City of Prague Orchestra, Album: The Cult Files
- "Nu Flow" by Big Brovaz, Album: The Best of R&B
Crew[edit | edit source]
- Camera - Eric Huyton, Chris Pain, Andy Smith
- Sound - Roger Van K, Kevin Meredith, Les Mowbray
- Runners - Maxine Hughes, Hannah Williams
- Junior Researcher - Alexander Gratton
- Researchers - Geoff Evans, Zoë Rushton, Stephen Thomas
- Production Secretary - Hannah Simpson
- Production Co-ordinator - Caroline Harris
- Production Manager - Catherine Gosling
- Editors - Tim Dawson, Ian Hunt, Rob Mansell, Ian Pitch
- Colourist - Gareth Owens
- Dubbing - Peter Jeffreys
- Executive Producers for Dr Who - Russell T Davies, Julie Gardner, Mal Young
- Executive Producer - Mark Cossey
- Series Producer - Gillane Seaborne
- Produced & Directed by - Adam Page
Notes[edit | edit source]
- Interestingly, one of the montages within this episode features footage from the Peter Cushing Dalek films.
Elements retained in Cut Down[edit | edit source]
to be added
Home video releases[edit | edit source]
Footnotes[edit | edit source]
- Episode 6 : The Daleks. bbc.co.uk. Retrieved on 5 January 2019.
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