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The Parting of the Ways

Series Episode Number: 709

World Premiere: Sat 18 Jun 2005 - 6:59pm BST [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Fri 9 Jun 2006 - 9:00pm EDT [SyFy: East Coast Feed]
Running Time: 45 minutes 30 seconds

6.91 Million (UK)

Appreciation Index: 89 (UK)

Audience Share: 44% (UK)
Chart Position: 17 () (UK)

Recorded on Thu 10 Mar 2005 in Unit Q2 at these locations
BBC Genome Project: see entry


Production Team
WriterRussell T Davies
DirectorJoe Ahearne
ProducerPhil Collinson
Executive ProducerRussell T Davies
Executive ProducerJulie Gardner
Executive ProducerMal Young
Associate ProducerHelen Vallis
Production ManagerTracie Simpson
Director of PhotographyErnie Vincze BSC
Production DesignerEdward Thomas
EditorGraham Walker
Visual Effects SupervisorDave Houghton
Visual Effects ProducerWill Cohen
Prosthetics Millennium FX
Visual Effects Designer The Mill
Special Effects Any Effects
Incidental MusicMurray Gold
Make-up DesignerDavy Jones
Costume DesignerLucinda Wright
Sound RecordistIan Richardson
Production AccountantEndaf Emyr Williams
Casting DirectorAndy Pryor CDG
Title MusicRon Grainer
Daleks created byTerry Nation
Big Brother FormatFintan Coyle
Big Brother FormatCathy Dunning
Big Brother Format Endemol Netherlands BV
Big Brother Logo by permission ofChannel Four
First Assistant DirectorPeter Bennett
Second Assistant DirectorSteffan Morris
Third Assistant DirectorDan Mumford
Location ManagerLlyr Morus
Production CoordinatorJess van Niekerk
Production RunnerAnna Evans
Production RunnerTim Hodges
Production RunnerDebbie Meldrum
A/Production AccountantDebi Griffiths
A/Production AccountantKath Blackman
ContinuityNon Eleri Hughes
Script EditorHelen Raynor
Camera OperatorMartin Stephens
Focus PullerMark Isaac
GripJohn Robinson
Boom OperatorDamian Richardson
GafferMark Hutchings
Best BoyPeter Chester
Stunt coordinatorJamie Edgell
Art Department CoordinatorGwenllian Llwyd
Concept ArtistBryan Hitch
Production BuyerCatherine Samuel
Set DecoratorLiz Griffiths
Supervising Art DirectorStephen Nicholas
Standby Art DirectorJulian Luxton
Property MasterAdrian Anscombe
Construction ManagerAndrew Smith
Standby PropsPhil Shellard
Standby PropsTrystan Howell
Graphic ArtistJenny Bowers
Wardrobe SupervisorYolanda Peart-Smith
Make-Up SupervisorLinda Davie
Make-Up ArtistClaire Pritchard
Make-Up ArtistSteve Williams
Casting AssociateKirsty Robertson
Assistant EditorCeres Doyle
Post Production SupervisorMarie Brown
2D VFX ArtistDavid Bowman
2D VFX ArtistSimon C Holden
2D VFX ArtistJennifer Herbert
2D VFX ArtistBronwyn Edwards
2D VFX ArtistAstrid Busser-Casas
2D VFX ArtistRichard Roberts
2D VFX ArtistChad Meire
3D VFX ArtistChris Petts
3D VFX ArtistAndy Howell
3D VFX ArtistPaul Burton
3D VFX ArtistMatt McKinney
3D VFX ArtistNick Webber
3D VFX ArtistMark Wallman
3D VFX ArtistNicolas Hernandez
3D VFX ArtistJean-Claude Deguara
Digital Matte PainterAlexander Fort
Model Unit SupervisorMike Tucker
Model Unit DOPPeter Tyler
Online EditorMatthew Clarke
ColouristPaul Harrison
Dubbing MixerTim Ricketts
Dialogue EditorPaul McFadden
Sound FX EditorPaul Jefferies
Rights ExecutiveJames Dundas
Finance ManagerRichard Pugsley