Episode Number: Episode Title: Transmission Date: Duration: Ratings (in Millions):
4.2 The Fires of Pompeii 12/4/2008 45 mins approx 9.04
Season: Doctor: Producer: Script Editor: Writer: Director:
Four David Tennant Phil Collinson Simon Winstone James Moran Colin Teague

Further Information

Regular Cast
The Doctor - David Tennant
Donna Noble - Catherine Tate
Cast
Stallholder - Phil Cornwell
Soothsayer - Karen Gillan
Spurrina - Sasha Behar
Thalina - Lorraine Burroughs
Caecilius - Peter Capaldi
Metella - Tracey Childs
Evelina - Francesca Fowler
Quintus - Francois Pandolfo
High Priestess - Victoria Wicks
Major Domo - Gerard Bell
Lucius - Phil Davis
Crew
1st Assistant Director - Dan Mumford
2nd Assistant Director - Jennie Fava
3rd Assistant Director - Sarah Davies
Location Manager - Gareth Skelding
Unit Manager - Rhys Griffiths
Production Co-ordinator - Jess van Niekerk
Assistant Production Co-ordinator - Debi Griffiths
Production Secretary - Kevin Myers
Production Runner - Nicola Brown  
Floor Runners - Heddi Joy Taylor, Andy Newbury
Drivers - Wayne Humphreys, Darren Lean
Contracts Assistants - Lisa Hayward, Kath Blackman
Continuity - Sheila Johnston
Script Editor - Brian Minchin
Camera Operator - Rory Taylor, Julian Barber
Focus Puller - Steve Rees
Camera Assistants - Jon Vidgen, Tom Hartley
Grip - John Robinson
Boom Operators - Jeff Welch, Bryn Thomas   
Gaffer - Mark Hutchings
Best Boy - Peter Chester
Electricians - Steve Slocombe, Clive Johnson, Ben Griffiths
Stunt Co-ordinator - Tom Lucy
Stunt Performers - Gordon Seed, Jo McLaren
Choreographer - Ailsa Berk
Chief Supervising Art Director - Stephen Nicholas
Art Department Production Manager - Jonathan Marquand Allison
Supervising Art Director - Arwel Wyn Jones
Associate Designer - James North
Art Department Coordinators - Anna Coote, Amy Pope
Set Decorator - Tim Dickel
Set Decorator (Rome) - Cristina Onori
Assistant Set Decorator (Rome) - Raffaella Giovannetti
Props Buyer - Catherine Samuel
Standby Art Director - Jamie MacWilliam
Design Assistants - Peter McKinstry, Sarah Payne, Al Roberts
Storyboard Artist - Richard Shaun Williams
Standby Props - Phill Shellard, Nick Murray
Standby Carpenter - Will Pope
Standby Painter - Ellen Woods
Standby Rigger - Keith Freeman
Property Masters - Paul Aitken, Phil Lyons
Dressing Chargehand - Matthew Wild
Forward Dresser - Stuart Mackay
Senior Props Maker - Barry Jones
Props Makers - Penny Howarth, Nick Robatto, Jon Grundon
Practical Electrician - Albert James
Construction Manager - Matthew Hywel-Davies
Scenic Artists - John Pinkerton, John Whalley
Construction Chargehands - Scott Fisher, Allen Jones
Construction Workshop Manager - Mark Hill
Graphics - BBC Wales Graphics
Costume Supervisor - Lindsay Bonaccorsi
Assistant Costume Designer - Rose Goodhart
Costume Assistants - Barbara Harrington, Louise Martin  
Make-Up Artists - Pam Mullins, Steve Smith, John Munro, Morag Smith
Casting Associates - Andy Brierley, Amy Rogers
VFX Editor - Ceres Doyle
Assistant Editor - Carmen Roberts
Post Production Supervisors - Samantha Hall, Chris Blatchford
Post Production Co-ordinator - Marie Brown
SFX Co-ordinator - Ben Ashmore
SFX Supervisor - Danny Hargreaves  
Prosthetics Designer - Neill Gorton
Prosthetics Supervisor - Rob Mayor
Prosthetic Make Up Artist - Sarah Lockwood
Prosthetic Technician - Jon Moore
On Line Editor - Matthew Clarke, Mark Bright
Colourist - Mick Vincent
3D Artists - Adam Burne, Jean-Claude Deguara, Nick Webber, Andy Guest, Neil Roche, Ruth Bailey
2D Artists - Russell Horth, Bryan Bartlett, Murray Barber, Adrian Cirulli
Matte Painters - Simon Wicker, Alex Fort, Charlie Bennett
VFX Co-ordinators - Jenna Powell, Rebecca Johnson
VFX Production Assistant - Marianne Paton
On Set VFX Supervisor - Tim Barter  
Dubbing Mixer - Tim Ricketts
Supervising Sound Editor - Paul McFadden
Sound FX Editor - Paul Jefferies
Foley Editor - Kelly Angell
Finance Manager - Chris Rogers
Line Producer Italy - Guido Cerasuolo
 

With Thanks to the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and Cinecitta Studios, Rome
 

ORIGINAL THEME MUSIC - RON GRAINER
CASTING DIRECTOR - ANDY PRYOR CDG
PRODUCTION EXECUTIVE - JULIE SCOTT
PRODUCTION ACCOUNTANT - OLIVER AGER
SOUND RECORDIST - JULIAN HOWARTH
COSTUME DESIGNER - LOUISE PAGE
MAKE UP DESIGNER - BARBARA SOUTHCOTT
MUSIC - MURRAY GOLD
VISUAL EFFECTS - THE MILL  
VISUAL FX PRODUCERS - WILL COHEN, MARIE JONES
VISUAL FX SUPERVISOR - DAVE HOUGHTON
SPECIAL EFFECTS - ANY EFFECTS
PROSTHETICS - MILLENNIUM FX
EDITOR - MIKE HOPKINS  
PRODUCTION DESIGNER - EDWARD THOMAS  
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY - ERNIE VINCZE BSC  
PRODUCTION MANAGER - TRACIE SIMPSON
 
EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS RUSSELL T DAVIES, JULIE GARDNER
 

A BBC Wales Production
Synopsis
The Doctor and Donna travel back into ancient history, in tonight's episode of Russell T Davies's Bafta Award-winning time-travelling drama. 

When they arrive in 79AD, however, they discover psychic powers and beasts of stone running riot in the streets of old Pompeii. 

The time-travellers face their greatest challenge yet – can established history be changed, or must the Doctor let everyone die?
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Title Information:

  • The Complete Fourth Series Box-set

  • Edited episodic format

  • UK PAL - Released 24th November 2008

  • BBC DVD cat.#2609


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