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The World of Who was the episode of Doctor Who Confidential broadcast in conjunction with Bad Wolf. The working title for this episode was The Cult of Who.[1]

Aspects of production covered[edit | edit source]

  • Russell T Davies talks about each game show and how the Who team managed to have three of them.
  • Channel 4 granting permission to feature Big Brother and designing a logo variant specifically for this.
  • Millennium FX, who created the game show robots, explains how they made them and their designs.
  • John Barrowman and Russell speak about the nude scene; originally John's buttocks were to be seen in several scenes, but the BBC asked Who to remove these scenes. Russell states he has seen people's bums on Neighbours, a show which is on earlier than Doctor Who. John Barrowman also jokes he was upset that his bottom was cut out!
  • Russell explains the Bad Wolf story and the Daleks' return.
  • The difficulties of the Anne Droid costume, and ensuring that Alan Ruscoe was in good health throughout filming the Weakest Link scenes.

Additional topics covered[edit | edit source]

2005 promo image.

People interviewed[edit | edit source]

Music list[edit | edit source]

  • "Every Day Should Be a Holiday" by The Dandy Warhols, Album: Essential Soundtracks - The New Movie Collection[2]
  • "Battle Without Honor or Humanity (from 'Kill Bill: Vol. 1')" by Tomoyasu Hotei, Album: Kill Bill: Vol. 1 Soundtrack
  • "Can't Take My Eyes Off You" by Andy Williams, Album: Bridget Jones Diary Soundtrack
  • "Devil in Me" by 22-20s
  • "A Cup of Coffee" by Eddie & The Eggs, Album: A Selection of Smouldering Deep House Grooves
  • "The Sea" by Morcheeba, Album: Big Calm (also used in DCOM: End of an Era)
  • "Ready to Go" by Republica, Album: The Best Album in the World - Ever!

This song was in the music list on the Doctor Who website, but does not feature in the episode:

  • "Do What You Want to Do" by T Connection, Album: The Best Disco Album in the World - Ever!

Crew[edit | edit source]

Elements retained in Cut Down[edit | edit source]

to be added

Home video releases[edit | edit source]

Doctor Who: The Complete First Series DVD cover.

The "Cut Down" version of this episode was included on the Doctor Who: The Complete First Series DVD box set released on 21 November 2005.

Footnotes[edit | edit source]

  1. Confidential update. bbc.co.uk. Retrieved on 6 January 2019.
  2. Episode 12 : The World Of Who. bbc.co.uk. Retrieved on 5 January 2019.
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30 minutes (full length)
13'24" (Cut Down) +