Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

A Christmas Carol

1 episode, broadcast: from Christmas Day 2010
Locations that have been confirmed for filming for the Christmas Special. Details of the Series Six filming may be found here.


Locations filmed for the story:
Mir Steel
(formerly Alpha Steel)
Newport
Filmed: 12-15 Jul 2010

The township
The Coal Exchange
Mount Stuart Square, Cardiff Bay
Filmed: 19-22 Jul 2010 Album

Kazran's bedroom/roof
Wrinstone House
Wenvoe
Filmed: 22 Jul 2010

Party by the pool
Mamhilad Park Industrial Estate (Dupont Building)
Pontypool, Wales
Filmed: 3-6,9 Aug 2010 Album

Cryo chamber
In Studio:
»BBC Studios (Studio 6), Unit 1/2, Tonteg Road, Treforest Industrial Estate, Upper Boat, Pontypridd, CF37 5UA (16-17,23,26-31 Jul 2010) - Starship bridge/Kazran's home
»BBC Studios (Studio 1+2), Unit 1/2, Tonteg Road, Treforest Industrial Estate, Upper Boat, Pontypridd, CF37 5UA (31 Jul, 2 Aug 2010) - Kazran's Home/TARDIS
»BBC Studios (Studio 5), Unit 1/2, Tonteg Road, Treforest Industrial Estate, Upper Boat, Pontypridd, CF37 5UA (8 Oct 2010) - Starship deck

Production Notes

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12 Nov 2010: The title of the episode is revealed as A Christmas Carol

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1 Aug 2010: Report of filming around Kings Road/Pontcanna Street, but wasn't clear if this is that Doctor Who Series Six or Sarah Jane Adventures Series 4/5.

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26 Jul 2010: Tom Harris MP Podcast - Tom Harris interviewed Steven Moffat, during which Steven revealed that there had been a night shoot in South Wales that evening.

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13 Jul 2010: 13th-23rd July 2010: Filming is taking place at the The Coal Exchange; this was originally thought to be all for Doctor Who, but now seems to initially have been for the new series of Upstairs Downstairs!

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12 Jul 2010: BBC Press Release - Production on the sixth series is announced as beginning on this date.

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9 Jul 2010: 9th, 12th July 2010: Filming has been taking place at Taff's Mead Embankment, but it is currently believed that this is for Sarah Jane Adventures Series 4/5.

In the News

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9 Aug 2010: On The Box - "Moffat Praises 'Brilliant' Gambon In Christmas Doctor Who"

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9 Aug 2010: Digital Spy - "Moffat praises Gambon 'Who' performance"

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9 Aug 2010: TV Overmind - "Moffat: Gambon is 'Brilliant' in 'Doctor Who' Christmas Special"

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9 Aug 2010: Unreality TV - "Steven Moffat: Michael Gambon wasn't a Doctor Who fan!"

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10 Aug 2010: Unreality TV - "Katherine Jenkins finishes filming on Doctor Who Christmas special"

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10 Aug 2010: Digital Spy - "Katherine Jenkins wraps 'Doctor Who' role"

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9 Sep 2010: STV - "Katherine Jenkins was worried about Dr Who role"

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9 Sep 2010: Digital Spy - "Jenkins: 'I didn't think I could act'"

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