Doctor Doctor Who Guide

Last updated 07 February 2020


Part One

Series Episode Number: 852

World Premiere: Wed 1 Jan 2020 - 6:57pm GMT [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Wed 1 Jan 2020 - 8:00pm EST [BBC America]
Running Time: 59 minutes 50 seconds

6.89 Million (UK)

Appreciation Index: 82 (UK)

Audience Share: 25.7% (UK)
Chart Position: 8 (BARB Week (Four Screen)) (UK)




Intelligence agents around the world are under attack from alien forces, so MI6 turn to the only one who can help: the Doctor.

Production Team
WriterChris Chibnall
DirectorJamie Magnus Stone
ProducerAlex Mercer
Series ProducerNikki Wilson
Executive ProducerChris Chibnall
Executive ProducerMatt Strevens
Executive Producer for the BBCBen Irving
Line ProducerSteffan Morris
Make-up DesignerClaire Pritchard-Jones
Costume DesignerRay Holman
Production DesignerDafydd Shurmer
Director of PhotographyCatherine Goldschmidt
EditorRebecca Trotman
MusicSegun Akinola
Casting DirectorAndy Pryor CDG
Creature EffectsRobbert Allsopp &
Special Effects Real SFX
Visual EffectsDNEG TV
Dubbing MixerHoward Bargroff
Sound RecordistDelan Llyr Humphreys
Supervising Production ManagerIwan Roberts
Production AccountantRhys Evans
Post Production SupervisorCeres Doyle
Production ExecutiveTracie Simpson
Head of ProductionRadford Neville
ColouristGareth Spensley
Script EditorFiona McAllister
Series Script EditorSheena Bucktowonsing
Stunt coordinatorCrispin Layfield
1st Assistant DirectorDan Mumford
Series ProducerNicola Wilson
2nd Assistant DirectorChristopher J Thomas
3rd Assistant DirectorLauren Pate
Assistant DirectorJennifer Day
Assistant DirectorRosey-Pepper Mortley
Assistant DirectorChristian Jeffcoat
Unit DriverPaul Watkins
Unit DriverJolyon Davey
Unit DriverSteve Darwent
Location ManagerGareth Roberts
Unit ManagerJac Jones
Production ManagerDeimi Thomas
Production CoordinatorSandra Cosfeld
Production CoordinatorJade Stephenson
Production SecretaryEllie Simmons
Production AssistantAriana Scott
Production AssistantAgatha Jackson
Executive AssistantCaroline Cook
1st Assistaint AccountantDave Griffiths
Assistaint AccountantRose Wasdell
Art Department AccountantHywel Thomas
Camera OperatorMark McQuoid
Focus PullerJonathan Vidgen
Focus PullerSteve Rees
Camera AssistantDan Patounas
Camera AssistantScott Waller
Camera AssistantSophie Hardcastle
Camera AssistantGwilym Jenner
Camera AssistantJoshua Montoro Bailes
Key GripJohn Robinson
GripAsh Whitford
Assistant GripBen Daniel
Script SupervisorAina Sabate-Girait
Assistant Script EditorCaroline Buckley
Sound Maintenance EngineerChristopher Goding
Sound Maintenance EngineerJoe Molone
GafferMark Hutchings
Best BoyAndy Gardiner
ElectricianGawain Nash
ElectricianAndrew Williams
ElectricianGareth Sheldon
ElectricianStuart Gale
Construction Art DirectorJulia Jones
Art DirectorNick Murray
Standby Art DirectorAnwen Haf
Set DecoratorChris House
Production BuyerVicki Male
Assistant BuyerRosy Pearce
Petty Cash BuyerBillie Bruce William
Set DesignerDaniel Kennedy
Set DesignerLauren Harper
Art Department AssistantCelyn Davies
Props MasterPaul Aitken
Props ChargehandTrystan Howell
Standby PropsMatthew Ireland
Standby PropsCarys Lewis
Prop HandRebecca Brown
Set DresserMartin Broadbent
Set DresserDewi Thomas
Dressing PropsEirwyn Thomas
StoremanLucy Hammond
Workshop ManagerMark Hill
Workshop AssistantChris Slocombe
Concept ArtistDarren Fereday
Graphic DesignerBenjamin Davis
Head ModelmakerLee Radford
Prop FabricationPenny Howarth
Practical ElectricianMatthew Dunford
Standby CarpenterColm Garrett
RiggingShadow Scaffolding
Standby RiggerColin Toms
Construction ManagerMark Painter
Construction ChargehandDean Tucker
Construction ChargehandJohn Sinnott
CarpenterTerry Horle
CarpenterCampbell Fraser
CarpenterJoseph Painter
CarpenterDave Quinian
CarpenterCharlie Wright
CarpenterChris Daniels
CarpenterGeorge Rees
CarpenterJonathon Tylke
Junior CarpenterMatthew Painter
Construction DriverDarran Bousie
Construction DriverJason Tylke
HOD PainterSteve Fudge
Chargehand PainterMark Reece
Chargehand PainterLloyd Reece
Scenic ArtistChelsea Moore
Scenic ArtistRachael Willsher
Assistant Costume DesginerSimon Marks
Costume SupervisorGrace Brooks
Costume AssistantAndie Mear
Costume AssistantJenny Tindle
Costume AssistantChloe Gauci
Make-Up SupervisorAmy Riley
Make-Up ArtistJames Spinks
Make-Up ArtistMegan Bowes
Junior Make-up ArtistHanna Lewis-Jones
Unit MedicGlyn Evans
Casting AssociateRi McDaid-Owen
Casting AssistantRoy Bohm
Business AffairsElaine Evans
Business AffairsSteve Robson
Talent TeamHannah Williams
Talent TeamLeanne Bowcott
Talent TeamJeanette Sigworth
Talent TeamDeborah Evans
Talent TeamClare Baker
Assistant EditorDavid SJ Davies
Assistant EditorHayley Williams
VFX EditorGeorgina Careless
Assistant VFX EditorAlastair Grey
Post Production CoordinatorLiv Duffin
Sound DesignerHarry Barnes
ADR EditorMatthew Cox
Dialogue EditorDarran Clement
Foley Bang Post Production
Online EditorChristine Kelly
Recorded byOlga Fitzroy
Mixed ByGoetz Botzenhardt
Title MusicRon Grainer
Title SequenceBen Pickles
Producer (South Africa)Adam Friedlander
Line Producer (South Africa)Samantha Putter
Production Manager (South Africa)Simon Rhodes
Production Designer (South Africa)Darryl Hammer
Art Director (south Africa)Patrick O'Connor
Camera Operator (South Africa)Michael Carstensen
Gaffer (South Africa)Gillies Baisacq
Sound Mixer (South Africa)Ivan Milborrow