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The Age of Steel

The Age of Steel

Series Episode Number: 716

World Premiere: Sat 20 May 2006 - 6:38pm BST [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Fri 3 Nov 2006 - 8:00pm EST [SyFy: East Coast Feed]
Running Time: 45 minutes 50 seconds

7.64 Million (UK)

Appreciation Index: 86 (UK)

Audience Share: 37.79% (UK)
Chart Position: 15 () (UK)

Recorded on Tue 01 Nov 2005 in Unit Q2 at these locations



The Cybermen take control of London and start converting the populace. It looks like even the Doctor is beaten...


Production Team
WriterTom MacRae
DirectorGraeme Harper
ProducerPhil Collinson
Executive ProducerRussell T Davies
Executive ProducerJulie Gardner
Associate ProducerHelen Vallis
Production ManagerTracie Simpson
Director of PhotographyErnie Vincze BSC
Production DesignerEdward Thomas
EditorDavid Cresswell
ProstheticsNeill Gorton
Prosthetics Millennium FX
Special Effects Any Effects
Visual Effects SupervisorDave Houghton
Visual Effects ProducerWill Cohen
Visual Effects Designer The Mill
Incidental MusicMurray Gold
Make-up DesignerSheelagh Wells
Costume DesignerLouise Page
Sound RecordistSimon Fraser
Production AccountantEndaf Emyr Williams
Casting DirectorAndy Pryor CDG
Title MusicRon Grainer
With thanks to BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Cybermen created byKit Pedler
Cybermen created byGerry Davis
With thanks toMark Platt
First Assistant DirectorClare Nicholson
Second Assistant DirectorSteffan Morris
Third Assistant DirectorLynsey Muir
Location ManagerLowri Thomas
Location ManagerGareth Skelding
Unit ManagerRhys Griffiths
Production CoordinatorJess van Niekerk
Production/Script SecretaryClaire Roberts
Production RunnerTim Hodges
A/Production AccountantDebi Griffiths
A/Production AccountantKath Blackman
A/Production AccountantBonnie Clissold
ContinuityNon Eleri Hughes
Script EditorHelen Raynor
Camera OperatorRoger Pearce
Focus PullerTerry Bartlett
GripJohn Robinson
Camera AssistantPenny Shipton
Boom OperatorJeff Welch
Boom OperatorBryn Thomas
GafferMark Hutchings
Best BoyPeter Chester
ElectricianClive Johnson
ElectricianChris Davies
ChoreographerAilsa Berk
Stunt coordinatorAbbi Collins
Supervising Art DirectorStephen Nicholas
Art Dept Production ManagerJonathan Marquand Allison
Standby Art DirectorNick Burnell
Asst Supervising Art DirectorJames North
Design AssistantAl Roberts
Design AssistantRob Dicks
Design AssistantPeter McKinstry
Standby PropsPhil Shellard
Standby PropsTrystan Howell
Standby CarpenterSilas Williams
Standby Scenic ArtistLouise Bohling
Set DecoratorJulian Luxton
Property MasterAdrian Anscombe
Production BuyerCatherine Samuel
Props ChargehandPaul Aitken
Props StoremanStuart Wooddisse
Forward DresserMatthew North
Storyboard ArtistShaun Williams
Practical ElectricianAlbert James
Art Department DriverPatrick Deacy
Specialist Prop MakerMark Cordory
Prop MakerPenny Howarth
Construction ManagerMatthew Hywel-Davies
Construction ChargehandAllen Jones
Graphics BBC Wales Graphics
Costume SupervisorMarnie Ormiston
Costume AssistantLindsay Bonaccorsi
Costume AssistantBarbara Harrington
Make-Up ArtistAnwen Davies
Make-Up ArtistSteve Smith
Make-Up ArtistMoira Thomson
Prosthetics SupervisorRob Mayor
Prosthetics TechnicianJo Glover
Prosthetics TechnicianMartin Rezard
Special Effects CoordinatorBen Ashmore
Special Effects SupervisorMike Crowley
Special Effects SupervisorPaul Kelly
Special Effects TechnicianDanny Hargreaves
Special Effects TechnicianRichard Magrin
Casting AssociateAndy Brierley
Assistant EditorCeres Doyle
Post Production SupervisorSamantha Hall
Post Production SupervisorChris Blatchford
Post Production CoordinatorMarie Brown
Dubbing MixerTim Ricketts
Sound EditorPaul McFadden
Sound EditorDoug Sinclair
Sound FX EditorPaul Jefferies
Finance ManagerRichard Pugsley
Co-Producer Canadian Broadcasting Corporation