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Doctor Who: Special Effects

Special Effects

Factual Programme: 33


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Director: Tony Lee, Rupert Miles

Featuring: Simon Pegg, Russell T Davies, Phil Collinson, Steven Moffat, Will Cohen, Billie Piper, Christopher Eccleston, James Hawes, Ernie Vincze BSC, John Barrowman, Neill Gorton, Richard Wilson OBE


BBC Three (United Kingdom):
First Broadcast: Saturday 21st May 2005
Running Time: 30 minutes



This episode goes behind the scenes of The Empty Child

Simon Pegg narrates a behind-the-scenes look at the new series of Doctor Who, following the production team, writers and cast as they bring the Time Lord back to the screen. A look at the special effects, including Rose's suspension from a barrage balloon, a state of the art spaceship and CGI effects that put gas masks in a terrifying new light.