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Last updated 29 November 2021


Once, Upon Time

Once, Upon Time

Series Episode Number: 865

World Premiere: Sun 14 Nov 2021 - 6:30pm GMT [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Sun 14 Nov 2021 - 8:00pm EST [BBC America]
Running Time: 49 minutes 3 seconds

4.67 Million (UK)

Appreciation Index: 75 (UK)

Chart Position: 19 () (UK)




Time is beginning to run wild. On a planet that shouldn’t exist, in the aftermath of apocalypse, the Doctor, Dan, Yaz and Vinder face a battle to survive.

Production Team
WriterChris Chibnall
DirectorAzhur Saleem
ProducerPeter Levy
Executive ProducerChris Chibnall
Executive ProducerMatt Strevens
Casting DirectorAndy Pryor CDG
MusicSegun Akinola
EditorCat Gregory
Director of PhotographyPhil Wood
Production DesignerDafydd Shurmer
Costume DesignerRay Holman
Make-up DesignerClaire Pritchard-Jones
Prosthetics DesignerDanny Marie Elias
Line ProducerSteffan Morris
CoExecutive ProducerNicki Wilson
Executive Producer for the BBCBen Irving
Sound RecordistDelan Llyr Humphreys
Dubbing MixerNatasha Haycocks
Dubbing MixerHoward Bargroff
Visual EffectsDNEG TV
Special Effects Real SFX
Creature Effects Robert Allsopp & Associates
Production ExecutiveTracie Simpson
Post Production SupervisorCeres Doyle
Production AccountantRhys Evans
Supervising Production ManagerIwan Roberts
Assiatant ProducerSheena Bucktowtowonsing
Script EditorCaroline Buckley
Script EditorRebecca Roughan
ColouristGareth Spensley
Head of ProductionJacquie Glanville
Stunt coordinatorCrispin Layfield
Stunt coordinatorBelinda McGinley
1st Assistant DirectorCharles Curran
2nd Assistant DirectorLauren Pate
3rd Assistant DirectorJennifer Day
Assistant DirectorJac Lewis
Assistant DirectorLaura Thompson
Assistant DirectorTom May
Production ManagerDeimi Thomas
Production CoordinatorSandra Cosfeld
Assistant Production CoordinatorJade Stephenson
Production SecretaryBrenna Ryan
Production Office RunnerEllie Hilton
Executive AssistantCaroline Cook
Location ManagerGareth Roberts
Unit ManagerKyle Yates
Covid CoordinatorEllia Simmons
Covid Office AssistantEtty Stanley
Covid AssistantJoseph Fletcher
Covid AssistantJonny Tarr
Cast Payroll AccountantHelen Searle
Crew Payroll AccountantBethan Wray
Assistaint AccountantKate Barber-Williams
Assistaint AccountantKim Dyer
Contracts BookerLeanne Bowcott
Camera OperatorMark McQuoid
Focus PullerJonathan Vidgen
Camera AssistantDan Patounas
Camera TraineeEvangeline Davies
Key GripJohn Robinson
Assistant GripMatt Clark
Script SupervisorNicki Coles
Sound Maintenance EngineerChristopher Goding
Sound Maintenance EngineerJoe Molone
GafferMark Hutchings
Rigger GafferAndy Gardiner
Best BoyGareth Sheldon
ElectricianGawain Nash
ElectricianStuart Gale
ElectricianMatthew Hutchings
ElectricianRhodri Moses
Construction Art DirectorJulia Jones
Art DirectorRebecca Brown
Art DirectorIfan Lewis
Set DecoratorChris House
Production BuyerBillie Bruce William
Action Props BuyerMilannah Faith Summers
Petty Cash BuyerSally Sharp
DraughtpersonLauren Harper
DraughtpersonJames Dyer
Trainee DraughtpersonRachel Ellis
Art Department CoordinatorHannah Miller
Art Department AssistantLaura Honeybun
Art Department AssistantMegan Depledge
Props MasterPaul Aitken
Props ChargehandTrystan Howell
Standby PropsMatthew Ireland
Standby PropsLewis Reece
Prop HandDewi Thomas
Prop HandJohn Thomas
Prop HandLiv Cheung
Prop HandTom Major
Prop HandChristopher Ahearne
StoremanLucy Hookings
Workshop ManagerMark Hill
Workshop AssistantChris Slocombe
Concept ArtistLouis Knight
Graphic DesignerStephen Fielding
Trainee Graphic DesignerLois Drage
Head ModelmakerLee Radford
ModelmakerPenny Howarth
ModelmakerLee Price
Props DriverPaul Carmichael
Practical ElectricianRobert Hearne
Practical ElectricianMatthew Dunford
RiggingShadow Scaffolding
Standby RiggerAlex Herbert
Construction ManagerDavid Hobbs
Construction ChargehandDean Tucker
Construction ChargehandJonathan Tylke
CarpenterChris Daniels
CarpenterCampbell Fraser
CarpenterMatt Gronlow
CarpenterCharlie Wright
CarpenterMarcus School
CarpenterBen McDonald
CarpenterDavid Llewelyn Jones
CarpenterMike Venables
CarpenterJulian Tucker
Construction AssistantMatthew Pike
CNC ProgrammerKristian Tucker
Standby CarpenterColm Garrett
Construction DriverDarren Bousie
HOD PainterScenic Steve
PainterLloyd Reece
PainterMark Reece
Scenic PainterAlison Drene
Scenic PainterRachel Willsher
Scenic PainterAlexMorgan
PlastererJason Tylke
Assistant Costume DesginerSimon Marks
Costume SupervisorGrace Brooks
Costume AssistantIan Fowler
Costume AssistantJenny Tindle
Costume CutterBrighde Penn
Costume TraineeYiwen Lin
Make-Up SupervisorEmmer Cowen
Make-Up ArtistAmy Riley
Make-Up ArtistAngharad Walsh
Junior Make-up ArtistIndia Jones
Prosthetics ArtistAmy Paul
Junior Prosthetics ArtistElly Suggit
Junior Prosthetics ArtistAshley Lovett
Prosthetics TraineeNyle Pritchard-Trew
Unit DriverPaul Watkins
Unit DriverJolyon Davey
Unit DriverSteve Darwent
Unit MedicGlyn Evans
Unit MedicAndy Jones
Casting AssociateRi McDaid-Wren
Casting AssistantRay Bohm
Business AffairsElaine Evans
Business AffairsKyle Parsons
Business AffairsSteve Robson
Assistant EditorBrooke Taylor Michael
Assistant EditorJoe Keirle
VFX EditorEmily Lawrence
Assistant VFX EditorAlastair Grey
Additional VFX BBC Wales Graphics
Additional VFXZodiak VFX
Post Production CoordinatorLiv Duffin
Sound DesignerHarry Barnes
ADR EditorMatthew Cox
Dialogue EditorDarran Clement
Foley Bang Post Production
Online EditorChristine Kelly
Assistant Online EditorLuke Stanbury
Music Orchestrated byAlec Roberts
Recorded byJeremy Murphy
Mixed ByGoetz Botzenhardt
Title MusicRon Grainer
Title SequenceBen Pickles
Cybermen created byKit Pedler
Cybermen created byGerry Davis
Daleks created byTerry Nation
Weeping Angels created bySteven Moffat