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The Fires of Pompeii

Series Episode Number: 740

World Premiere: Sat 12 Apr 2008 - 6:46pm BST [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Fri 2 May 2008 - 9:00pm EDT [SyFy: East Coast Feed]
Running Time: 48 minutes 15 seconds

9.04 Million (UK)

Appreciation Index: 87 (UK)

Audience Share: 38.79% (UK)
Chart Position: 10 () (UK)

Recorded on Thu 13 Sep 2007 in Upper Boat Studios at these locations

Production Team
WriterJames Moran
DirectorColin Teague
ProducerPhil Collinson
Executive ProducerRussell T Davies
Executive ProducerJulie Gardner
Production ManagerTracie Simpson
Director of PhotographyErnie Vincze BSC
Production DesignerEdward Thomas
EditorMike Hopkins
Prosthetics Millennium FX
Special Effects Any Effects
Visual Effects The Mill
Visual Effects ProducerWill Cohen
Visual Effects ProducerMarie Jones
Visual Effects SupervisorDave Houghton
Incidental MusicMurray Gold
Make-up DesignerBarbara Southcott
Costume DesignerLouise Page
Sound RecordistJulian Howarth
Production AccountantOliver Ager
Production ExecutiveJulie Scott
Casting DirectorAndy Pryor CDG
Title MusicRon Grainer
With thanks to BBC National Orchestra of Wales
With thanks toCinecitta Srudios, Rome
First Assistant DirectorDan Mumford
Second Assistant DirectorJennie Fava
Third Assistant DirectorSarah Davies
Location ManagerGareth Skelding
Unit ManagerRhys Griffiths
Production CoordinatorJess van Niekerk
Production AssistantDebi Griffiths
Production SecretaryKevin Myers
Production RunnerNicola Brown
Floor RunnerHeddi-Joy Taylor
Contracts AssistantLisa Haywood
ContinuitySheila Johnston
Script EditorBrian Minchin
Camera OperatorRory Taylor
Camera OperatorJulian Barber
Focus PullerSteve Rees
Camera AssistantJon Vidgen
GripJohn Robinson
Boom OperatorJeff Welch
Boom OperatorBryn Thomas
GafferMark Hutchings
Best BoyPeter Chester
Stunt coordinatorTom Lucy
ChoreographerAilsa Berk
Chief Supervising Art DirectorStephen Nicholas
Art Dept Production ManagerJonathan Allison
Supervising Art DirectorArwel Wyn Jones
Associate DesignerJames North
Art Department CoordinatorAmy Pope
Set DecoratorTim Dickel
Props BuyerCatherine Samuel
Standby Art DirectorJamie MacWilliam
Design AssistantSarah Payne
Storyboard ArtistShaun Williams
Standby PropsPhil Shellard
Standby PropsNick Murray
Standby CarpenterWill Pope
Standby PainterEllen Woods
Standby RiggerKeith Freeman
Props MasterPhil Lyons
Chief Props MakerBarry Jones
Props MakerJon Grundon
Practical ElectricianAlbert James
Construction ManagerMatthew Hywel-Davies
Construction ChargehandScott Fisher
Graphics BBC Wales Graphics
Costume SupervisorLindsay Bonaccorsi
Assistant Costume DesignerRose Goodhart
Costume AssistantBarbara Harrington
Costume AssistantLouise Martin
Make-Up ArtistPam Mullins
Make-Up ArtistSteve Smith
Make-Up ArtistJohn Munro
Make-Up ArtistMorag Smith
Casting AssociateAndy Brierley
Casting AssociateAmy Rogers
Visual Effects EditorCeres Doyle
Post Production SupervisorSamantha Hall
Post Production SupervisorChris Blatchford
Post Production CoordinatorMarie Brown
Special FX CoordinatorBen Ashmore
Special FX SupervisorDanny Hargreaves
Prosthetics DesignerNeill Gorton
Prosthetics SupervisorRob Mayor
Prosthetics Make Up ArtistSarah Lockwood
Prosthetics TechnicianJon Moore
Online EditorMatthew Clarke
Online EditorMark Bright
ColouristMick Vincent
3D ArtistAdam Burnett
3D ArtistJean-Claude Deguara
3D ArtistNick Webber
3D ArtistAndy Guest
3D ArtistNeil Roche
3D ArtistRuth Bailey
2D ArtistRussell Horth
2D ArtistBryan Bartlett
2D ArtistMurray Barber
2D ArtistAdrian Cirulli
Digital Matte PainterSimon Wicker
Digital Matte PainterAlexander Fort
On Set Visual FX SupervisorCharlie Bennett
Visual Effects CoordinatorJenna Powell
Visual Effects CoordinatorRebecca Johnson
Visual Effects Production AssistantMarianne Paton
On Set Visual FX SupervisorTim Barter
Dubbing MixerTim Ricketts
Supervising Sound EditorPaul McFadden
Sound FX EditorPaul Jefferies
Finance ManagerChris Rogers
Line Manager (Italy)Guido Cerasuolo