The Loop (TV)
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Aspects of production covered[edit | edit source]
- The notion of the cliffhanger and how it has been used in Doctor Who. Also, how the cliffhangers have had to change to fit with modern viewing habits.
- The prosthetics work on the Slitheen.
- How the skin unzipping sequences were realised using prosthetics, greenscreen and CGI.
- Alan Ruscoe discusses the physicality of being a Slitheen, and the challenges of wearing the suit.
- The VFX work for the Slitheen spaceship crash.
Additional topics covered[edit | edit source]
- The decision of returning to modern-day Earth, and how travelling through time and space would have an impact on Rose's family and friends.
- Past Doctor and companion actors discuss the Doctor's affection for humanity.
- The Third Doctor's exile to Earth and his relationship to UNIT.
- The return of the Brigadier in Battlefield.
People interviewed[edit | edit source]
- Russell T Davies, Head Writer
- Noel Clarke, Mickey
- Christopher Eccleston, The Ninth Doctor
- Peter Davison, The Fifth Doctor
- Colin Baker, The Sixth Doctor
- Andrew Collins, Film Critic
- Will Cohen, Visual Effects Producer
- Alan Ruscoe, Slitheen
- Elizabeth Fost, Slitheen
- Annette Badland, Margaret Blaine
- David Bowman, Compositor
- Richard Franklin, Captain Mike Yates
- Katy Manning, Jo Grant
- Nicholas Courtney, Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart
- Sylvester McCoy, The Seventh Doctor
Music list[edit | edit source]
- "Are You Gonna Be My Girl?" by Jet, Album: Get Born
Crew[edit | edit source]
- Camera - Eric Huyton, Johnny Rodgers, Andy Smith
- Sound - Simon Cole, 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 Managers - Catherine Gosling
- Editors - Ian Hunt, Rob Mansell
- Colourist - Richard Doel
- Dubbing - Mark Ferda
- 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
Elements retained in Cut Down[edit | edit source]
The actors stumbling over how to pronounce "Raxacoricofallapatorius".
Home video releases[edit | edit source]
The "Cut Down" version of the episode is available on the Doctor Who: The Complete First Series DVD box set.
Footnotes[edit | edit source]
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