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The Empty Child

The Empty Child

Series Episode Number: 705

World Premiere: Sat 21 May 2005 - 6:29pm BST [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Fri 5 May 2006 - 9:00pm EDT [SyFy: East Coast Feed]
Running Time: 41 minutes 50 seconds

7.11 Million (UK)

Appreciation Index: 84 (UK)

Audience Share: 37% (UK)
Chart Position: 21 () (UK)

Recorded on Tue 04 Jan 2005 in Unit Q2 at these locations
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Characters hide uncredited
Doctor WhoChristopher Eccleston
Rose TylerBillie Piper
Nightclub SingerKate Harvey
JamieAlbert Valentine
NancyFlorence Hoath
Mrs LloydCheryl Ferguson
Arthur LloydDamian Samuels
Captain Jack HarknessJohn Barrowman
AlgyRobert Hands
JimJoseph Tremain
ErnieJordan Murphy
AlfBrandon Miller
Doctor ConstantineRichard Wilson OBE
Voice of The Empty ChildNoah Johnson
Computer VoiceDian Perry
BarmanPaul Newbolt (uncredited)
DrinkerPhil May (uncredited)
DrinkerSaul Murphy (uncredited)
DrinkerPaul Battenbough (uncredited)
DrinkerBarrie Wharmby (uncredited)
DrinkerRichard Crutchley (uncredited)
DrinkerSteven Lloyd (uncredited)
Timothy LloydLuke Perry (uncredited)
PianistJohn Martin (uncredited)
DrummerFrazer Lawson (uncredited)
Double Bass PlayerColin Lewis (uncredited)
Tenor Sax PlayerEric Clarke (uncredited)
DrinkerJeff Jones (uncredited)
DrinkerJohn Jenner (uncredited)
DrinkerJohn Ninnis (uncredited)
DrinkerPaulo Scaglioni (uncredited)
DrinkerMatthew John Walker (uncredited)
DrinkerEmma Dwyer (uncredited)
DrinkerHelen Irving (uncredited)
DrinkerLynne Beddoe (uncredited)
DrinkerMarianne Hemming (uncredited)
DrinkerSheila Jones (uncredited)
DrinkerStevie-Ann Beddoe (uncredited)
DrinkerZoe Marie Morris (uncredited)
UrchinDavid Pursey (uncredited)
KidLaura Flook (uncredited)
KidLevi Cavelli (uncredited)
KidJessica Grey (uncredited)
KidRyan Conway (uncredited)
KidChris Conway (uncredited)
Soldier (WWII)Jason Weeks (uncredited)
Soldier (WWII)Philip Rattray (uncredited)
Soldier (WWII)Leighton Haberfield (uncredited)
Soldier (WWII)Alan White (uncredited)
Soldier (WWII)Paul Burke (uncredited)
Soldier (WWII)Nigel Ash (uncredited)
DoctorAlan Sula (uncredited)
DoctorRoderick Mair (uncredited)
NursePat Crimmins (uncredited)
NurseRachel Chambers (uncredited)
PorterDai Murphy (uncredited)
PatientSlim David (uncredited)
PatientPhil Sutton (uncredited)
PatientNerys Jones (uncredited)
PatientAnthony Davies (uncredited)
PatientJohn Lewis (uncredited)
PatientChris Jones (uncredited)
PatientLee Griffiths (uncredited)
PatientGwylim Jones (uncredited)
PatientEllen Jenkins (uncredited)
PatientClive Taylor (uncredited)
PatientVictoria George (uncredited)
PatientSharon Little (uncredited)
PatientPatricia Atsila (uncredited)
PatientHilary Morris (uncredited)
TwinLowri Izzard (uncredited)
TwinMari Izzard (uncredited)
PatientDennis Williams (uncredited)
PatientPat Ward (uncredited)
Gas Mask CreatureChris Jones (uncredited)
Double for Doctor ConstantineMike Smith (uncredited)
Stunt Double for Captain JackTony Lucken (uncredited)
Stunt Double for The DoctorJames Edgell (uncredited)
ADRVernon Keeble-Watson (uncredited)
ADRJane Kyte Hunt (uncredited)
ADRPaul Ganney (uncredited)
ADRWendi Sheard (uncredited)
ADRNicholas Wilkes (uncredited)
ADRHannah Welch (uncredited)
Production Team include uncredited
WriterSteven Moffat
DirectorJames Hawes
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
EditorLiana Del Giudice
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
First Assistant DirectorJon Older
Second Assistant DirectorSteffan Morris
Stunt double for Rose TylerKim McGarrity
Third Assistant DirectorDan Mumford
Location ManagerLlyr Morus
Unit ManagerJustin Gyphion
Production CoordinatorJess van Niekerk
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 coordinatorLee Sheward
Art Department CoordinatorGwenllian Llwyd
Concept ArtistBryan Hitch
Production BuyerCatherine Samuel
Set DecoratorLiz Griffiths
Supervising Art DirectorStephen Nicholas
Standby Art DirectorArwel Jones
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
Assistant EditorJamie Adams
Post Production SupervisorMarie Brown
2D VFX ArtistDavid Bowman
2D VFX ArtistAlberto Montanes
2D VFX ArtistAstrid Busser-Casas
2D VFX ArtistJennifer Herbert
2D VFX ArtistSimon C Holden
2D VFX ArtistSara Bennett
2D VFX ArtistMichael Harrison
3D VFX ArtistAndy Howell
3D VFX ArtistMatt McKinney
3D VFX ArtistJean-Claude Deguara
3D VFX ArtistPaul Burton
3D VFX ArtistChris Petts
3D VFX ArtistNicolas Hernandez
3D VFX ArtistNick Webber
Digital Matte PainterAlexander Fort
Online EditorMatthew Clarke
Online EditorZoe Cassey
ColouristJamie Wilkinson
Dubbing MixerTim Ricketts
Dialogue EditorPaul McFadden
Sound FX EditorPaul Jefferies
Finance ManagerRichard Pugsley