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Arachnids In The UK

Arachnids In The UK

Series Episode Number: 844

World Premiere: Sun 28 Oct 2018 - 7:00pm GMT [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Sun 28 Oct 2018 - 8:00pm EDT [BBC America]
Running Time: 49 minutes 22 seconds

8.22 Million (UK)

Appreciation Index: 83 (UK)

Audience Share: 32.9% (UK)
Chart Position: 4 (BARB Week Four Screen) (UK)




“Something’s happening with the spiders in this city.”

The Doctor, Yaz, Graham and Ryan find their way back to Yorkshire – and Yaz’s family – only to find something is stirring amidst the eight-legged arachnid population of Sheffield.


Production Team
WriterChris Chibnall
DirectorSallie Aprahamian
Executive ProducerChris Chibnall
Executive ProducerMatt Strevens
ProducerAlex Mercer
Co-Executive ProducerSam Hoyle
Executive Producer for the BBCBen Irving
Series ProducerNikki Wilson
Line ProducerSteffan Morris
Production DesignerArwel Wyn Jones
Make-up DesignerClaire Pritchard-Jones
Costume DesignerRay Holman
Director of PhotographyTim Palmer
EditorHelen Murphy
Prosthetics Millennium FX
Special Effects Real SFX
Visual EffectsDNEG TV
MusicSegun Akinola
Dubbing MixerHoward Bargroff
Sound RecordistDelan Llyr Humphreys
Production AccountantLaurence Parker
Post Production SupervisorCeres Doyle
Production ExecutiveTracie Simpson
Head of ProductionRadford Neville
ColouristGareth Spensley
Casting DirectorAndy Pryor CDG
Script EditorFiona McAllister
Series Script EditorSheena Bucktowonsing
Stunt coordinatorCrispin Layfield
Stunt coordinatorDani Biernat
1st Assistant DirectorSeth Adams
2nd Assistant DirectorDalmi Thomas
3rd Assistant DirectorChristopher J Thomas
Assistant DirectorLauren Pate
Assistant DirectorSion Eirug
Unit DriverSean Evans
Unit DriverPaul Watkins
Unit DriverJolyon Davey
Supervising Location ManagerIwan Roberts
Location ManagerLyn Moses
Unit ManagerJac Jones
Production ManagerJames De-Haviland
Production CoordinatorSandra Cosfeld
Assistant Production CoordinatorJessica Elise Evans
Production SecretaryJade Stephenson
Production AssistantAlexandra Bahiyyih Wain
Executive AssistantCaroline Cook
Assistaint AccountantHelen Searle
Assistaint AccountantKate Barber-Williams
Art Department AccountantKaren Evans
Camera OperatorMark McQuoid
Focus PullerJonathan Vidgen
Focus PullerElhein De Wet
Camera AssistantGethin Williams
Camera AssistantDrew Marsden
Camera AssistantCai Stephens
GripJohn Robinson
Assistant GripAsh Whitford
Script SupervisorNicki Coles
Assistant Script EditorHannah Mason
Sound Maintenance EngineerTom Shoring
Sound Maintenance EngineerChristopher Goding
GafferMark Hutchings
Best BoyAndy Gardiner
ElectricianBob Milton
ElectricianGawain Nash
ElectricianAndrew Williams
ElectricianGareth Sheldon
Supervising Art DirectorDafydd Shurmer
Assistant Art DirectorLissa Lamona
Standby Art DirectorHarry Trow
Set DecoratorJoelle Rumbelow
Production BuyerVicki Mole
Petty Cash BuyerKayleigh Powell
Set DesignerJulia Jones
Set DesignerZsofia Ekler
Art Department CoordinatorIsabelle Kennedy
Art Department AssistantGeorgia Reece
Storyboard ArtistMichael Collins
Props MasterNick Thomas
Props ChargehandStuart Rankmore
Standby PropsMatthew Ireland
Standby PropsCarys Lewis
Prop HandAtiff Tahir
Prop HandScott Howe
Prop HandRichard Barker
StoremanCharlie Malik
Workshop ManagerMark Hill
Workshop AssistantChris Slocombe
Concept ArtistDarren Fereday
Graphic ArtistRichard Wells
Head ModelmakerLee Radford
Prop FabricationPenny Howarth
Practical ElectricianMatthew Dunford
Specialist Prop MakerNick Robatto
Standby CarpenterPaul Jones
RiggingShadow Scaffolding
Standby RiggerColin Toms
Construction ManagerMark Painter
Construction ChargehandDean Tucker
Chargehand CarpenterJohn Sinnott
CarpenterTerry Horle
CarpenterJoseph Painter
CarpenterMatt Ferry
CarpenterTim Burke
CarpenterJonathan Tylke
CarpenterCampbell Fraser
CarpenterChris Daniels
CarpenterGeorge Rees
Construction DriverJason Tylke
Construction DriverDarran Bousie
HOD PainterSteve Fudge
Chargehand PainterMark Reece
Chargehand PainterLloyd Reece
Scenic ArtistJeremy Duckham
Scenic ArtistGemma Dorie
Assistant Costume DesginerEmma Burnand
Assistant Costume DesginerSimon Marks
Costume AssistantIan Fowler
Costume AssistantAndie Mear
Costume AssistantJenny Tindle
Costume AssistantHolly Williams
Make-Up SupervisorEmma Cowen
Make-Up ArtistAlison Sing
Make-Up ArtistAmy Riley
Make-Up ArtistCharlotte Giles
Junior Make-up ArtistHanna Lewis-Jones
Unit MedicGlyn Evans
Casting AssociateRi McDaid-Owen
Casting AssistantLouis Constantine
Business AffairsCarol Griggs
Business AffairsSteve Robson
Assistant EditorDavid Davies
Assistant EditorHayley Williams
VFX EditorMartyn Western
Post Production CoordinatorClaire Rees
SFX EditorHarry Barnes
ADR EditorMatthew Cox
Dialogue EditorDarran Clement
Foley Bang Post Production
Online EditorGeraint Pari Huws
Online EditorChristine Kelly
Recorded byOlga Fitzroy
Mixed ByOlga Fitzroy
Title MusicRon Grainer
Title SequenceBen Pickles
Scientific AdvisorNiall Doran