The Doctor Who Production Diary: March 13th

1964 Recording for Marco Polo takes place at Lime Grove Studio D Marco Polo
1965 Debut broadcast of The Web Planet episode five, Invasion, on BBC1 The Web Planet
1967 Location filming for The Faceless Ones takes place at Gatwick Airport in Surrey The Faceless Ones
1968 Paul Wheeler is commissioned to write the first episode of “The Dreamspinner” The Second Doctor
1970 Recording for The Ambassadors Of Death takes in BBC Television Centre Studio 3 The Ambassadors Of Death
1971 Debut broadcast of The Claws Of Axos episode one on BBC1 The Claws Of Axos
1972 Nicholas Courtney is contracted for The Time Monster Brigadier Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart
1972 Recording for The Mutants takes place in BBC Television Centre Studio 8 The Mutants
1973 Location filming for The Green Death takes place in Deri, Wales The Green Death
1974 Location filming for Planet Of The Spiders takes place in Membury, Wiltshire and Devizes, Wiltshire Planet Of The Spiders
1983 Location filming for The Five Doctors takes place in Ffestiniog, Wales The Five Doctors
1984 Robert Holmes is commissioned to write the final two episodes of The Two Doctors The Two Doctors
1986 Pip and Jane Baker are commissioned to write The Trial Of A Time Lord (Segment Three) The Trial Of
A Time Lord (Segment Three)
1989 Sylvester McCoy is contracted for Season Twenty-Six, with an option for Season Twenty-Seven The Seventh Doctor
2006 Recording for The Impossible Planet / The Satan Pit takes place at Enfys Television Studios in Cardiff, Wales The Impossible Planet / The Satan Pit
2007 Recording for 42 takes place at Upper Boat Studios 42
2007 Recording for The Sound Of Drums / Last Of The Time Lords takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Sound Of Drums / Last Of The Time Lords
2008 Location filming for The Stolen Earth / Journey's End takes place in Penarth, Wales The Stolen Earth / Journey's End
2009 Recording for The Waters Of Mars takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Waters Of Mars
2012 Location filming for A Town Called Mercy takes place near Tabernas, Almería, Spain A Town Called Mercy
2013 The BBC announces that Caroline Skinner has left her position as executive producer of Doctor Who, and will be replaced on an interim basis by Faith Penhale, the Head of Drama for BBC Wales The Eleventh Doctor