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Last updated 23 April 2017

Death in Heaven

Series Episode Number: 812

World Premiere: Sun 9 Nov 2014 - 7:02am AEDT [ABC] (Australia)
First Broadcast: Sat 8 Nov 2014 - 8:02pm GMT [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Sat 8 Nov 2014 - 9:00pm EST [BBC America]
Running Time: 57 minutes

7.60 Million (UK)

Appreciation Index: 83 (UK)

Audience Share: 28.6% (UK)
Chart Position: 14 (BARB Week Top 30 Chart) (UK)

Radio Times

With Cybermen on the streets of London, old friends unite against old enemies and the Doctor takes to the air in a startling new role.

Can the mighty UNIT contain Missy? As the Doctor faces his greatest challenge, sacrifices must be made before the day is won.

Characters hide uncredited
The DoctorPeter Capaldi
ClaraJenna Coleman
DannySamuel Anderson
MissyMichelle GomezInfo
SebChris Addison
OsgoodIngrid Oliver
Kate Lethbridge-StewartJemma Redgrave
Colonel AhmedSanjeev Bhaskar OBEInfo
BoyAntonio Bourouphael
Teenage BoyShane Keogh-Grenade
Teenage GirlKatie Bignell
UNIT SoldierJon Davey (uncredited)
GrahamJames Pearse
CybermanJeremiah Krage
Voice of the CybermenNicholas Briggs
Santa ClausNick Frost
The DoctorMatt Smith (uncredited)
StuntsRobert Pavey
StuntsBelinda McGinley
StuntsNellie Burroughes
CybermenMatthew Doman (uncredited)
CybermenSimon Carew (uncredited)
CybermenMartin Challinor (uncredited)
CybermenSteve Lathwell (uncredited)
CybermenToby Ratray (uncredited)
Teenage BoyJoey Goodman (uncredited)
Teenage GirlLucy Harvey (uncredited)
UNIT SoldierJustin Beaver (uncredited)
UNIT SoldierAndrew Cross (uncredited)
UNIT SoldierPeter Guiney (uncredited)
UNIT SoldierChester Durrant (uncredited)
UNIT SoldierDale Henry (uncredited)
UNIT SoldierEssop Merrik (uncredited)
UNIT SoldierRichard Parry (uncredited)
UNIT SoldierMichael Houghton (uncredited)
UNIT SoldierIestyn Jones (uncredited)
UNIT SoldierMarcus Elliott (uncredited)
UNIT SoldierYvonne Gordon (uncredited)
UNIT SoldierJohnannah Johnson (uncredited)
UNIT SoldierVictoria Thomas (uncredited)
UNIT SoldierAyiasha Harfoot (uncredited)
UNIT SoldierVictoria George-Veale (uncredited)
Civillian UNIT SoldierMichelle Bland (uncredited)
Civillian UNIT SoldierSusan Fullbrook (uncredited)
Civillian UNIT SoldierKatie Griffiths (uncredited)
Civillian UNIT SoldierLara Hall (uncredited)
Civillian UNIT SoldierNicola Wilson (uncredited)
Civillian UNIT SoldierScarlett Norton (uncredited)
Civillian UNIT SoldierNatasha Nicholson (uncredited)
Civillian UNIT SoldierDaryl Matthews (uncredited)
Civillian UNIT SoldierJake O’Drsicoll (uncredited)
Civillian UNIT SoldierBradley Anthony (uncredited)
Civillian UNIT SoldierTimothy Depaul (uncredited)
Civillian UNIT SoldierEmma Jason (uncredited)
Civillian UNIT SoldierLekan Latinwo (uncredited)
Civillian UNIT SoldierSyed Tarek Ahmed (uncredited)
Civillian UNIT SoldierStuart Matthews (uncredited)
Civillian UNIT SoldierCalvin Clark (uncredited)
Civillian UNIT SoldierJoseph Roberts (uncredited)
Civillian UNIT SoldierDarren Clarke (uncredited)
Civillian UNIT SoldierAmii Josephina (uncredited)
Civillian UNIT SoldierWilla Lowndes (uncredited)
Civillian UNIT SoldierSophie Harvey (uncredited)
Chinese LadyHi Chu Yap (uncredited)
Chinese LadyJennie Perera (uncredited)
Medical OfficerDenzie Phipps (uncredited)
Ahmed’s Senior MilitaryPatricia Dichler (uncredited)
Ahmed’s Senior MilitaryPaul Murphy (uncredited)
Ahmed’s Senior MilitaryHoward Howell (uncredited)
Ahmed’s Senior MilitaryKathryn Edwards (uncredited)
Boiler Suited TechnicianSarah Mairwen (uncredited)
Boiler Suited TechnicianBlyth Ousman Cham (uncredited)
Boiler Suited TechnicianAshley Collins (uncredited)
Boiler Suited TechnicianAndrew Steele (uncredited)
Range Rover DriverNigel Mani (uncredited)
Crane OperatorMatt Pattenden (uncredited)
UNIT Personnel in White CoatPatricia Dichler (uncredited)
UNIT Personnel in SuitAdrian Miles Rosser (uncredited)
ChildrenDena Davies (uncredited)
ChildrenAlly Curry (uncredited)
ChildrenBen Thomas (uncredited)
ChildrenYousef Bakshi (uncredited)
ChildrenAbbi James (uncredited)
ChildrenDanica Griffiths (uncredited)
ChildrenJosh Rupensinghe (uncredited)
ChildrenCaitlin Nadhal (uncredited)
ChildrenJoseph Raikes (uncredited)
ChildrenSharon Obi (uncredited)
Doctor Stunt DoubleRob Pavey (uncredited)
ChefWolf Christian (uncredited)
WaitressRocio (uncredited)
Café CustomerPeter Ford (uncredited)
Café CustomerDaisuke Miura (uncredited)
Café CustomerLeena Mooneeram (uncredited)
Café CustomerDaniel Murray (uncredited)
Café CustomerAnneliese Murray (uncredited)
Café CustomerDanielle Grimas (uncredited)
Café CustomerRhian Clark (uncredited)
Café CustomerIan Hawkins (uncredited)
Production Team
WriterSteven Moffat
DirectorRachel Talalay
ProducerPeter Bennett
Executive ProducerSteven Moffat
Executive ProducerBrian Minchin
EditorWill Oswald
Production DesignerMichael Pickwoad
Director of PhotographyRory Taylor
Line ProducerTracie Simpson
Incidental MusicMurray Gold
Visual Effects MILK
Visual Effects BBC Wales Visual Effects
Special Effects Real SFX
Prosthetics Millennium FX
Production AccountantJeff Dunn
Sound RecordistDeian Llyr Humphreys
Costume DesignerHoward Burden
Make-up DesignerClaire Pritchard-Jones
Title MusicRon Grainer
Casting DirectorAndy Pryor CDG
Production ExecutiveJulie Scott
Post Production SupervisorNerys Davies
Stunt coordinatorCrispin Layfield
Stunt coordinatorJo McLaren
First Assistant DirectorSimon Morris
Second Assistant DirectorJames Dehaviland
Third Assistant DirectorDanielle Richards
Assistant DirectorGareth Jones
Assistant DirectorChris Thomas
Unit DriverSean Evans
Unit DriverKyle Davies
Location ManagerIestyn Hampson-Jones
Unit ManagerNick Clark
Production CoordinatorAdam Knopf
Assistant Production CoordinatorSandra Cosfeld
Production AssistantMatthew Jones
Production AssistantKatie Player
Assistant AccountantBethan Griffiths
Art Department AccountantMaria Hurley
Script SupervisorSteve Walker
Script EditorDavid P Davis
Camera OperatorMark McQuoid
Focus PullerJonathan Vidgen
Focus PullerJason Oxley
GripJohn Robinson
Camera AssistantCai Thompson
Camera AssistantKaty Kardasz
Camera AssistantTom Rowe
Assistant GripSean Cronin
Sound Maintenance EngineerTam Shoring
Sound Maintenance EngineerChristopher Golding
GafferMark Hutchings
Best BoyStephen Slocombe
ElectricianGafin Riley
ElectricianAndy Gardiner
ElectricianBob Milton
ElectricianGareth Sheldon
Supervising Art DirectorPaul Spriggs
Supervising Art DirectorPaul Spriggs
Art DirectorVicki Stevenson
Standby Art DirectorJim McCallum
Set DecoratorAdrian Anscombe
Production BuyerHelen O'Leary
Prop BuyerMay Johnson
Prop BuyerVicki Male
DraughtspersonKartik Nagar
Prop MasterPaul Smith
Prop ChargehandKyle Belmont
Standby PropsLiam Collins
Standby PropsIan Davies
Set DresserJayne Davies
Set DresserScott Howe
Set DresserJamie Farrell
StoremanJamie Southcott
Assistant StoremanRyan Milton
Concept ArtistChris Lees
Graphic ArtistChristina Tom
Standby CarpenterPaul Jones
Standby RiggerBryan Griffiths
Practical ElectricianChristian Davies
Props MakerAlan Hardy
Props MakerJamie Thomas
Props DriverGareth Fox
Construction ManagerTerry Horle
Construction ChargehandDean Tucker
CarpenterJohn Sinnott
CarpenterChris Daniels
CarpenterLawrie Ferry
CarpenterMatt Ferry
CarpenterJulian Tucker
CarpenterMark Painter
CarpenterJoe Painter
Head Senic ArtistClive Clarke
Senic PainterSteve Nelms
Senic PainterMatt Weston
Construction DriverJonathan Tylke
Assistaint Costume DesignerCarley Griffith
Costume SupervisorMelissa Cook
Assistant Costume DesignerMichelle McGrath
Assistant Costume DesignerGemma Evans
Assistant Costume DesignerCharlotte Bestwick
Make-Up SupervisorEmma Cowen
Make-Up ArtistAmy Riley
Make-Up ArtistAnn Marie Williams
Unit MedicGlyn Evans
Casting AssociateAlice Purser
Assistant EditorKatrina Aust
Assistant EditorWill Burgess
Visual Effects EditorDan Rawlings
Post Production CoordinatorSamantha Price
Dubbing MixerTim Ricketts
ADR EditorMatthew Cox
Dialogue EditorDarran Clement
Effects EditorHarry Barnes
Foley EditorJamie Talbutt
Graphics BBC Wales Graphics
Titles ConceptBilly Hanshaw
Online EditorGeraint Pari Huws
ColouristGareth Spensley
Conducted ByBen Foster
Orchestrated byBen Foster
Mixed ByJake Jackson
Recorded byGerry O'Riordan
With thanks to BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Cybermen created byKit Pedler
Cybermen created byGerry Davis

Additional Details

Popular comedian, actor and broadcaster Sanjeev Bhaskar is to join the cast of Doctor Who when the series returns to BBC One on 23 August.

Speaking about the role, Bhaskar said: “I’m thrilled to have made a small contribution to and now be part of the Doctor Who universe. Another dream box ticked!”

Steven Moffat, lead writer and Executive Producer, says: “I’m completely thrilled that Sanjeev Bhaskar is coming to the aid of the Doctor. The danger is never deadlier than in a finale episode, and the Time Lord is going to need all the help he can get!”

LinkCredit: BBC Media Centre