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Series / Episode No: Episode Title: Transmission Date: Duration: Ratings (in Millions):
 Series 12: Episode 6 Praxeus 2/2/2020 50 mins approx TBC
Season: Doctor: Producer: Script Editor: Written By: Directed By:
Twelve Jodie Whittaker Nikki Wilson Fiona McAllister Pete McTighe & Chris Chibnall Jamie Magnus Stone

Regular Cast
The Doctor - Jodie Whittaker
Graham O'Brien - Bradley Walsh
Ryan Sinclair - Tosin Cole
Yasmin Khan - Mandip Gill
Jake Willis - Warren Brown
Adam Lang - Matthew McNulty
Gabriela Camara - Joana Borja
Suki Cheng - Molly Harris
Jamila Velez - Gabriela Toloi
Joyce - Soo Drouet
Zach Olson - Tristan de Beer
Arumu - Thapelo Maropefela
Production Team
Stunt Coordinator - Crispin Layfield
Stunt Performers - Chris Morrison, Joel Conlan, Rick English

1st Assistant Director - Dan Mumford
2nd Assistant Director - Christopher J Thomas
3rd Assistant Director - Lauren Pate
Assistant Directors - Jennifer Day, Rosey-Pepper Mortley
Unit Drivers - Paul Watkins, Jolyon Davey, Steve Darwent

Location Manager - Gareth Roberts
Unit Manager - Jac Jones
Production Manager - Delmi Thomas
Production Coordinator - Sandra Cosfeld
Assistant Production Coordinator - Jade Stephenson
Production Secretary - Ellie Simmons
Production Assistant - Ariana Scott
Executive Assistant - Caroline Cook
1st Assistant Accountant - Debi Griffiths
Assistant Accountant - Rose Wasdell
Art Department Accountant - Hywel Thomas
Cast Payroll - Helen Searle

Camera Operator - Mark McQuoid ACO
Focus Pullers - Jonathan Vidgen, Steve Rees
Camera Assistants - Dan Patounas, Scott Waller, Sophie Hardcastle, Gwilym Jenner, Joshua Montoro-Bailes
Key Grip - John Robinson
Grip - Ash Whitfield

Script Supervisor - Aina Sabate-Giralt
Assistant Script Editor - Caroline Buckley
Sound Maintenance Engineers - Christopher Goding, Joe Malone
Gaffer - Mark Hutchings
Best Boy - Andy Gardiner
Electricians - Gawain Nash, Andrew Williams, Gareth Sheldon, Stuart Gale

Construction Art Director - Julia Jones
Art Director - Nick Murray
Standby Art Director - Anwen Haf
Set Decorator - Chris House
Production Buyer - Vicki Male
Assistant Buyer - Rosy Pearce
Petty Cash Buyer - Billie Blue Williams
Set Designers - Daniel Kennedy, Lauren Harper
Art Department Assistant - Celyn Davies

Prop Master - Paul Aitken
Props Chargehand - Trystan Howell
Standby Props - Matthew Ireland, Cerys Lewis
Prop Hand - Rebecca Brown
Set Dressers - Dewi Thomas, Eirwyn Thomas
Storeman - Lucy Hammond
Workshop Manager - Mark Hill
Workshop Assistant - Chris Slocombe
Concept Artist - Darren Fereday
Graphic Designer - Benjamin Davis
Head Modelmaker - Lee Radford
Prop Fabrication - Penny Howarth
Practical Electrician - Matthew Dunford
Standby Carpenter - Colm Garrett

Rigging - Shadow Scaffolding
Standby Rigger - Colin Toms
Construction Manager - Mark Painter
Construction Chargehands - Dean Tucker, John Sinnott
Carpenters - Terry Hale, Campbell Fraser, Joseph Painter, Dave Quinlan, Charlie Wright, Chris Daniels, George Rees,
                     Jonathan Tylke
Junior Carpenter - Matthew Painter

Construction Driver - Darren Bousie
Construction Labourer - Jason Tylke
HOD Painter - Steve Fudge
Chargehand Painters - Mark Reece, Lloyd Reece
Scenic Artists - Chelsea Moore, Rachel Willsher

Assistant Costume Designer - Simon Marks
Costume Supervisor - Grace Brooks
Costume Assistants - Andie Mear, Jenny Tindle, Chloe Gauci
Make-up Supervisor - Amy Riley
Make-up Artists - James Spinks, Megan Bowes
Junior Make-up Artist - Hanna Lewis-Jones

Unit Medic - Glyn Evans
Casting Associate - Ri McDaid-Wren
Casting Assistant - Ray Bohm
Business Affairs - Elaine Evans, Kyle Parsons, Steve Robson
Talent Team - Hannah Williams, Leanne Bowcott, Jeanette Sigsworth, Deborah Evans, Clare Baker

Assistant Editors - David SJ Davies, Hayley Williams
VFX Editor - Georgina Careless
Assistant VFX Editor - Alastair Gray
Post Production Coordinator - Liv Duffin
Sound Designer - Harry Barnes
ADR Editor - Matthew Cox
Dialogue Editor - Darran Clement
Foley - Bang Post Production

Online Editor - Christine Kelly
Assistant Online Editor - Luke Stanbury
Music Mixed by - Goetz Botzanhardt
Original Theme Music by - Ron Grainer
Title Sequence & Additional VFX - Ben Pickles

South Africa Crew

Producer - Adam Friedlander
Line Producer - Samantha Putter
Production Manager - Simon Rhodes
Production Designer - Darryl Hammer
Art Direction - Patrick O'Connor
Camera Operator - Michael Carstensen
Gaffer - Gillies Boisacq
Sound Mixer - Ivan Milborrow

Series Script Editor - Sheena Bucktowonsing
Script Editor - Fiona McAllister
Colourist - Gareth Spensley
Head of Production - Radford Neville
Production Executive - Tracie Simpson
Post Production Producer - Ceres Doyle
Production Accountant - Rhys Evans
Supervising Location Manager - Iwan Roberts
Sound Recordist - Deian Llyr Humphreys
Dubbing Mixers - Howard Bargroff, Kiran Marshall
Visual Effects - DNEG
Special Effects - REAL SFX
Prosthetic Creature Design & Effects - Millennium FX

Casting Director - Andy Pryor CDG
Music by - Segun Akinola
Editor - Rebecca Trotman
Director Of Photography - Catherine Goldschmidt
Production Designer - Dafydd Shurmer
Costume Design - Ray Holman
Make-Up Designer - Claire Pritchard-Jones
Line Producer - Steffan Morris
Producer - Alex Mercer
Executive Producer for the BBC - Ben Irving

Executive Producers - Matt Strevens, Chris Chibnall

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What connects a missing astronaut in the Indian Ocean, birds behaving strangely in Peru and a US naval officer who washes up on a Madagascan beach? Team Tardis investigate.
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Facts & things to look out for:

  • This story picks up directly after the ending of 12.5: Fugitive Of The Judoon, with the TARDIS team receiving three different distress signals by the TARDIS.

  • When discussing the infected birds, the Doctor mentions the Autons.

  • The TARDIS team use comm dots to communicate with each other - first seen in 11.5: The Tsuranga Conundrum.

  • Having filmed in South Africa for 12.1: Spyfall - Part One, the production team also filmed scenes for this story whilst on location.

  • This is the first story to feature a Portugese speaking character; Gabriela Camara. It is also the first television role for Doctor Who, given to a Brazilian actress; Joana Borja.

    The complete episode exists.

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  • Merchandise Releases


    Doctor Who: The Complete Twelfth Series - Blu-ray Box-set

    Format: DVD | Edited Episoic format | UK PAL
    Released: 16th March 2020
    Catalogue No: #BBCBD0495


    -  2019 New Year's Special, Resolution
    -  All 10 episodes from Series 12
    -  Special Features


    Doctor Who: The Complete Twelfth Series - DVD Box-set

    Format: DVD | Edited Episoic format | UK PAL
    Released: 16th March 2020
    Catalogue No: #BBCDVD4418


    -  2019 New Year's Special, Resolution
    -  All 10 episodes from Series 12
    -  Special Features
    Episode 6 | Next Time Trailer | Praxeus

    Episode 6 | Trailer | Praxeus

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