Any Doctor Who fan who hasn’t been living under a rock the size of Skaro for the past month will be aware that Sherlock co-creator and Who screenwriter Mark Gatiss has been busy at work filming An Adventure in Space and Time.
Production on the BBC2 drama charting the birth of Doctor Who on BBC TV back in 1963 has been underway for the last few weeks and the Twittersphere has been treated to a number of teaser images of Daleks, the Tardis and the reconstructed interior of Television Centre.
The cast for Gatiss’s 90-minute tale includes Harry Potter actor David Bradley, playing first Doctor William Hartnell, alongside Call The Midwife’s Jessica Raine, Brian Cox (the actor, not the scientist) and Reece Shearsmith.
Filming has taken place in a number of locations, from TVC to Wimbledon Studios – not to mention, a brief sighting of Daleks exterminating their way across Westminster Bridge once again. Here are the best of the on-set tweets:
Sightseers enjoying a morning stroll across Westminster bridge back in February were treated to a sight that has struck terror into the hearts of many a Doctor Who character over the years. Yes, the Daleks were back on the popular Thames crossing point 50 years after their first appearance – and this time there were plenty of onlookers to share their phone snaps, including Gatiss himself:
An Adventure in Space and Time producer Matt Strevens was an active tweeter throughout the shoot, sharing snaps of Daleks, on-set dressing rooms and what appears to be the doors of the Tardis from the inside: