Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

Doctor Who Series Six

13 episodes, broadcast: from Easter 2011
These are the locations that have yet to be assigned for stories broadcast in the series. You can find a full list of locations that have been allocated in the Series Six location summary.


Locations filmed for the story:
Tredegar House
Newport
Filmed: 12 Oct 2010

Used in The Impossible Astronaut, but also maybe Block One (4+9)
The Vicarage
Rhymney, Gwent
Filmed: 15 Dec 2010

Block Three (5+6) - unconfirmed filming
National Museum of Wales
Cardiff
Filmed: 16 Jan 2011

Block Four (7+3) not confirmed as DW yet
Bute Building
Cardiff University, Cardiff
Filmed: 21 Mar 2011

Block Six? (8+13?)
In Studio:
»BBC Studios, Unit 1/2, Tonteg Road, Treforest Industrial Estate, Upper Boat, Pontypridd, CF37 5UA (2010-2011)

Production Notes

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26 Apr 2011: Reported as last day of location filming

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26 Apr 2011: Production base for Archer Road was Stanwell School

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7 Apr 2011: Filming at Cyfarthfa Castle seems to have been since Thursday 1st April, on and off

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1 Apr 2011: This day believed to be used for set-up at Brangwyn Hall (but was "hidden" by David Cameron visiting to give a speech!

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30 Mar 2011: This day believed to be used for set-up at Temple of Peace

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20 Mar 2011: This day saw pick-up filming in an unknown location for an unknown episode (but thought to be episode 7)

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15 Mar 2011: Steve Hughes's episode 12 is in studio until Thursday

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10 Mar 2011: Ryan Farrell: Craig's baby boy is called Alfie. Seems to be something kitchen based, seen saucepans and baking trays in a prop box. Filming is until midnight, and has some exteriors, overheard Matt's driver telling a neighbour who was enquiring. Some sort of big crane being set up. This is the last chance for outdoor filming. Penarth Road schedule is: Friday: 12-23:00; Saturday: 11-22:00; Monday: 10-21:00

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8 Mar 2011: There were also unconfirmed reports of filming with Matt Smith at Sophia Gardens, and by an old ambulance station on North Road.

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7 Mar 2011: Production base for filming at Wales Millennium Centre was at the Pierhead Street car park.

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3 Mar 2011: Production base for filming at Wharton Street was at the Millennium Stadium car park.

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13 Jan 2011: Twitter: Paul Hebbard - "Doctor who filmed at power station overnight, loads of trucks and weird looking monks" (filming for Block Four (episode seven))

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25 Oct 2010: Real SFX van was driven to the St John the Evangelist Church in Canton from the the Pier Head Street base. It isn't certain whether there was filming taking place there as yet.

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18 Oct 2010: Filming today took place in three locations; we know of bases at the Pier Head Street car park (for West Bute Street), and at Mill Lane in Cardiff (for Le Monde).

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13 Oct 2010: A production base is found at the Pierhead Street car park, but the filming location wasn't found.

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10 Oct 2010: BBC America - It is announced that Doctor Who will be filmed in the United States in November, in the Utah area.

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30 Jul 2010: Neil Gaiman's blog - Neil Gaiman reports from Sydney, where having finished a draft of his script, found out from the BBC that his script is too long so more tightening required!

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20 Aug 2010: Neil Gaiman's blog: "Turned up to Eleven" - Neil Gaiman reports that filming for his episode (three) is due to start with its readthrough in around 10 days - putting it around 30th August. He reported that a lot of dialogue had been excised from his drafts, and also a food scene which he published for people to see!

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28 Aug 2010: Neil Gaiman's blog - Neil Gaiman reports that the read-through for his episode will take place on Tuesday 31st August.

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18 Sep 2010: The production base for filming at Waring House was on nearby Cumberland Road.

In the News

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28 Aug 2010: Daily Mail - "Karen Gillan looks lovely in leopard print as she admits she has 'no idea' about her future on Doctor Who" (The article mentions that she starts on the next series in "a week and a bit")

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