The Monster Files: The Cybermats (also known as Monster File: The Cybermats) was an exclusive documentary produced by the Doctor Who Confidential team included as a bonus feature on the Closing Time DVD.
BBC DVD synopsis[edit | edit source]
Exclusive Bonus Feature The Monster Files: The Cybermats The unwelcome return of one of The Doctor's oldest enemies, only this time, a brand new design and more fearsome than ever! Follow the re-invention of The Cybermats from the workshop to the studios.
Main subject[edit | edit source]
- History of the Cybermats in Doctor Who
- Updating the design for the modern era.
- The different practical versions used in filming — the soft silicone model, the remote-controlled Cybermat, and a wired-up animatronic version whose mouth moved.
Additional topics covered[edit | edit source]
- Matt Smith, in one take, accidentally wrecking an animatronic Cybermat with the frying pan. Afterwards, they held it together with gaffer tape.
People interviewed[edit | edit source]
- Neill Gorton, Prosthetics Designer
- Gareth Roberts, Writer
- Steve Hughes, Director
- Denise Paul, Producer
- Tim Rose, Animatronics Operator
Music list[edit | edit source]
to be added
Crew[edit | edit source]
No crew were credited for this episode.
Home video releases[edit | edit source]
This episode was exclusive to the Doctor Who: Series 6, Part 2 DVD & Blu-ray box set released on 10 October 2011; and Doctor Who: The Complete Sixth Series DVD & Blu-ray box set released on 21 November 2011.