Sarah Sarah Jane Adventures Guide
Last updated 31 May 2015


Invasion of the Bane

Invasion of the Bane

Series Episode Number: 1

World Premiere: Mon 1 Jan 2007 - 4:51pm GMT [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Fri 11 Apr 2008 - 7:30pm EDT [SyFy: East Coast Feed]
Running Time: 60 minutes 27 seconds

2.92 Million (UK)


Audience Share: 14.5% (UK)

Recorded on Sun 17 Sep 2006 in Upper Boat Studios at these locations
Archive State: SD
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Children's drama series from the makers of Doctor Who, following the adventures of investigative journalist Sarah Jane Smith, a former companion to the Doctor. When Maria meets the mysterious Sarah Jane Smith, she's thrown into a world of intrigue, danger, and terrifying monsters.


Synopsis Source: BBC website schedule listing


Production Team
WriterRussell T Davies
WriterGareth Roberts
ProducerSusie Liggat
DirectorColin Teague
First Assistant DirectorMark Hedges
Second Assistant DirectorAnna Evans
Third Assistant DirectorAlex Kaye-Besley
Location ManagerNicky James
Assistant Location ManagerPaul-Christian Reynish
Production CoordinatorPhillipa Cole
Production SecretaryVictoria Wheel
ContinuityVicky Cole
Script EditorSimon Winstone
Focus PullerMatt Wicks
Camera AssistantRob Gilmore
GripClive Baldwin
Boom OperatorJeff Welch
GafferBrandon Evans
Best BoyColin Powton
ElectricianAdam Vernon
ElectricianIan Jewels
Stunt coordinatorAbbi Collins
Chief Supervising Art DirectorStephen Nicholas
Art Dept Production ManagerJonathan Marquand Allison
Art Department CoordinatorMatthew North
Chief Props MasterAdrian Anscombe
Supervising Art DirectorTim Dickel
Standby Art DirectorLisa McDiarmid
Design AssistantAl Roberts
Design AssistantRob Dicks
Storyboard ArtistShaun Williams
Standby PropsPaul Turner
Standby PropsPaul Humbles
Property MasterSteve Wheeler
Props BuyerSue Jackson Potter
Props MakerPenny Howarth
Props MakerNick Robatto
Store ManGary Dawson
Forward DresserMike Parker
Construction ManagerMatthew Hywel-Davies
Graphics BBC Wales Graphics
Costume SupervisorBarbara Harrington
Costume AssistantKatie Hill
Costume AssistantAndrea Mear
Make-Up ArtistGill Rees
Make-Up ArtistAllison Sing
Editor's AssistantTim Hodges
Post Production SupervisorChris Blatchford
Post Production CoordinatorMarie Brown
Special FX SupervisorDanny Hargreaves
Online EditorMatthew Clarke
Online EditorMark Bright
ColouristJames Bamford
On Set Visual FX SupervisorDavid Bowman
3D ArtistAdam Burnett
2D ArtistTim Barter
2D ArtistLoraine Cooper
Supervising Sound EditorPaul McFadden
Dialogue EditorTrevor Keats
Sound FX EditorJeremy Childs
Dubbing MixerTim Ricketts
Title MusicMurray Gold
MusicSam Watts
Casting DirectorAnji Carroll
Production AccountantOliver Ager
Sound RecordistRay Parker
Costume DesignerPam Tait
Make-up DesignerEmma Bailey
Visual Effects Designer The Mill
Visual Effects ProducerWill Cohen
Visual Effects ProducerMarie Jones
Visual Effects SupervisorDave Houghton
Special Effects Any Effects
Film EditorMike Hopkins
DesignerKevin Woodhouse
Production DesignerEdward Thomas
Director of PhotographyJohn Sorapure
Production ManagerDebbi Slater
Production ExecutiveJulie Scott
Executive ProducerPhil Collinson
Executive ProducerRussell T Davies
Executive ProducerJulie Gardner