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The Pyramid At The End Of The World

The Pyramid At The End Of The World

Series Episode Number: 834

World Premiere: Sat 27 May 2017 - 9:45pm AST [BBC First] (Middle East)
First Broadcast: Sat 27 May 2017 - 7:51pm BST [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Sat 27 May 2017 - 9:00pm EDT [BBC America]
Running Time: 46 minutes 4 seconds

5.79 Million (UK)

Appreciation Index: 82 (UK)

Audience Share: 24.9% (UK)
Chart Position: 14 (BARB Week Top 30 Chart) (UK)




A 5,000 year-old Pyramid stands at the centre of a war zone, where the Chinese, Russian and American armies are about to clash. There are many problems with that, but the one that intrigues the Doctor is this: there wasn’t a pyramid there yesterday.

The Doctor, Bill and Nardole face an alien invasion unlike any other, and before conquest can begin, these aliens need the consent of the human race…


Production Team
WriterPeter Harness
WriterSteven Moffat
DirectorDaniel Nettheim
ProducerPeter Bennett
Executive ProducerSteven Moffat
Executive ProducerBrian Minchin
EditorXavier Russell
Production DesignerMichael Pickwoad
Director of PhotographyAshley Rowe
Line ProducerSteffan Morris
Sound RecordistDeian Llyr Humphreys
Costume DesignerHayley Nebauer
Make-up DesignerBarbara Southcott
Incidental MusicMurray Gold
Visual Effects MILK
Visual EffectsBBC Wales VFX
Special Effects Real SFX
Prosthetics Millennium FX
With thanks to BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Casting DirectorAndy Pryor CDG
Head of ProductionGordon Ronald
Production ExecutiveTracie Simpson
Post Production SupervisorSamantha Price
Production AccountantSimon Wheeler
Stunt coordinatorCrispin Layfield
First Assistant DirectorFletcher Rodley
Second Assistant DirectorJames Dehaviland
Third Assistant DirectorChristopher J Thomas
Assistant DirectorRhun Llewelyn
Assistant DirectorLauren Pate
Unit DriverSean Evans
Unit DriverPaul Watkins
Location ManagerIwan Roberts
Unit ManagerBeccy Jones
Production ManagerAdam Knopf
Production CoordinatorSandra Cosfeld
AssistantProduction CoordinatorNicola Chance
Production AssistantVirginia Bonet
Production AssistantJamie Shaw
Assistant AccountantMatthew Fisher
Art Department AccountantBethan Griffiths
Script SupervisorNicki Coles
Script ExecutiveLindsey Alford
Script EditorEmma Genders
Camera OperatorMark McQuoid
Focus PullerJonathan Vidgen
Focus PullerElhein De Wet
Camera AssistantGethin Williams
Camera AssistantDrew Marsden
Camera AssistantDan Patounas
GripJohn Robinson
Assistant GripSean Cronin
Sound Maintenance EngineerTom Shoring
Sound Maintenance EngineerChristopher Goding
GafferMark Hutchings
GafferAndy Gardiner
Best BoyGawain Nash
ElectricianGareth Sheldon
ElectricianBob Milton
ElectricianSion Davies
ElectricianAndrew Williams
Supervising Art DirectorPaul Spriggs
Art DirectorTim Overson
Standby Art DirectorChristina Tom
Set DecoratorAdrian Anscombe
Production BuyerJen Saguaro
Prop BuyerJo Pearce
Prop BuyerCharlotte Lailey de Ville
DraughtspersonMatt Sanders
Props MasterPaul Smith
Props ChargehandKyle Belmont
Standby PropsMatt Ireland
Standby PropsJonathan Barclay
Prop HandScott Howe
Prop HandNigel Magni
Prop HandMatt Watts
StoremanJamie Southcott
Concept ArtistDarren Fereday
Graphic ArtistLawrence Hearn
Graphic AssistantJack Bowes
Standby CarpenterPaul Jones
RiggingShadow Scaffolding
Standby RiggerColin Toms
Practical ElectricianCallum Alexander
Practical ElectricianAustin Curtis
Props DriverGareth Fox
Construction ManagerTerry Horle
Construction ChargehandDean Tucker
Chargehand CarpenterJohn Sinnott
CarpenterTim Burke
CarpenterMatt Ferry
CarpenterChris Daniels
CarpenterGeorge Rees
CarpenterDan Berrow
CarpenterTom Berrow
CarpenterKeith Richards
CarpenterCampbell Frazer
CarpenterJoe Painter
CarpenterAlan Jones
CarpenterMike Venables
Construction DriverJonathan Tylke
Construction LabourerJason Tylke
Head Scenic ArtistClive Clarke
PainterSteve Nelms
PainterJohn Nelms
PainterPaul Murray
PainterBobby McShane
Model MakerAlan Hardy
Model MakerJamie Thomas
Assistant Costume DesginerZoe Howerska
Costume SupervisorKat Willis
Costume AssistantRebecca Cunningham
Costume AssistantLeila Headon
Costume AssistantJenny Tindle
Make-Up SupervisorJames Spinks
Make-Up ArtistMegan Bowes
Make-Up ArtistLolly Goodship
Unit MedicGlyn Evans
Casting AssociateR McDaid-Owen
Casting AssistantLouis Constantine
Business Affairs ExecutiveCarol Griggs
Assistant EditorBecky Trotman
Assistant EditorDavid Davies
VFX EditorDan Rawlings
Post Production CoordinatorHannah Jones
Dubbing MixerMark Ferda
Dubbing MixerDarran Clement
ADR EditorMatthew Cox
Dialogue EditorHelen Dickson
Effects EditorHarry Barnes
Foley EditorSimon Clement
Foley ArtistJulie Ankerson
Titles BBC Wales Graphics
Titles ConceptBilly Hanshaw
Online EditorGeraint Pari Hughes
Online EditorMark Handyman
Assistant Online EditorChristine Kelly
ColouristGareth Spensley
Conducted ByAlastair King
Orchestrated byAlastair King
Mixed ByJake Jackson
Recorded byGerry O'Riordan
Music Score AssistantJack Sugden
Title MusicRon Grainer