The Doctor Who Production Diary: 2011

January
3 Location filming for The Rebel Flesh / The Almost People takes place in Llantwit Major, Wales The Rebel Flesh / The Almost People
4 Location filming for The Rebel Flesh / The Almost People takes place in Llantwit Major, Wales The Rebel Flesh / The Almost People
5 Location filming for The Rebel Flesh / The Almost People takes place in Cardiff, Wales The Rebel Flesh / The Almost People
6 Recording for The Rebel Flesh / The Almost People takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Rebel Flesh / The Almost People
7 Recording for The Rebel Flesh / The Almost People takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Rebel Flesh / The Almost People
8 Recording for The Rebel Flesh / The Almost People takes place at Upper Boat Studios, while location filming takes place in Cardiff, Wales The Rebel Flesh / The Almost People
11 Location filming for A Good Man Goes To War takes place in Aberthaw, Wales and Penllyn, Wales A Good Man Goes To War
12 Location filming for A Good Man Goes To War takes place in Newport, Wales A Good Man Goes To War
13 Location filming for A Good Man Goes To War takes place in Barry, Wales A Good Man Goes To War
14 Location filming for A Good Man Goes To War takes place in Barry, Wales A Good Man Goes To War
17 Location filming for A Good Man Goes To War takes place in Barry, Wales A Good Man Goes To War
18 Location filming for A Good Man Goes To War takes place in Barry, Wales A Good Man Goes To War
19 Location filming for A Good Man Goes To War takes place in Barry, Wales A Good Man Goes To War
20 Location filming for A Good Man Goes To War takes place in Cardiff, Wales A Good Man Goes To War
21 Location filming for A Good Man Goes To War takes place in Barry, Wales A Good Man Goes To War
22 Recording for A Good Man Goes To War takes place at Upper Boat Studios A Good Man Goes To War
24 Recording for A Good Man Goes To War takes place at Upper Boat Studios A Good Man Goes To War
25 Recording for A Good Man Goes To War takes place at Upper Boat Studios A Good Man Goes To War
26 Recording for A Good Man Goes To War takes place at Upper Boat Studios A Good Man Goes To War
27 Location filming for The Impossible Astronaut / Day Of The Moon takes place in Pontyclun, Wales The Impossible Astronaut / Day Of The Moon
27 Location filming for The Curse Of The Black Spot takes place in Pontyclun, Wales The Curse Of The Black Spot
27 Location filming for The Rebel Flesh / The Almost People takes place in Pontyclun, Wales The Rebel Flesh / The Almost People
27 Location filming for A Good Man Goes To War takes place in Pontyclun, Wales A Good Man Goes To War
28 Recording for The Curse Of The Black Spot takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Curse Of The Black Spot
31 Recording for The Curse Of The Black Spot takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Curse Of The Black Spot

February
1 Location filming for The Curse Of The Black Spot takes place in St Austell, Cornwall The Curse Of The Black Spot
2 Location filming for The Curse Of The Black Spot takes place in St Austell, Cornwall The Curse Of The Black Spot
3 Location filming for The Curse Of The Black Spot takes place in St Austell, Cornwall The Curse Of The Black Spot
5 Recording for The Curse Of The Black Spot takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Curse Of The Black Spot
7 Recording for The Curse Of The Black Spot takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Curse Of The Black Spot
8 Recording for The Curse Of The Black Spot takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Curse Of The Black Spot
8 Recording for A Good Man Goes To War takes place at Upper Boat Studios A Good Man Goes To War
9 Recording for The Curse Of The Black Spot takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Curse Of The Black Spot
14 Recording for The Curse Of The Black Spot takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Curse Of The Black Spot
14 Recording for The Rebel Flesh / The Almost People takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Rebel Flesh / The Almost People
14 Recording for A Good Man Goes To War takes place at Upper Boat Studios A Good Man Goes To War
15 Recording for The Curse Of The Black Spot takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Curse Of The Black Spot
16 Recording for The God Complex takes place at Upper Boat Studios The God Complex
17 Recording for The God Complex takes place at Upper Boat Studios The God Complex
18 Location filming for The God Complex takes place in Porthcawl, Wales The God Complex
21 Location filming for The God Complex takes place in Cardiff, Wales The God Complex
22 Nicholas Courtney (Brigadier Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart) dies Brigadier Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart
22 Location filming for The God Complex takes place in Cardiff, Wales The God Complex
23 Recording for The Girl Who Waited takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Girl Who Waited
23 Recording for The God Complex takes place at Upper Boat Studios The God Complex
24 Recording for The God Complex takes place at Upper Boat Studios The God Complex
25 Location filming for The God Complex takes place in Porthcawl, Wales The God Complex
26 Location filming for The God Complex takes place in Porthcawl, Wales The God Complex
28 Recording for The God Complex takes place at Upper Boat Studios The God Complex

March
1 Recording for The Girl Who Waited takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Girl Who Waited
1 Location filming for The God Complex takes place in Cardiff, Wales The God Complex
2 Recording for The Girl Who Waited takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Girl Who Waited
3 Recording for The Girl Who Waited takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Girl Who Waited
3 Recording for The God Complex takes place at Upper Boat Studios The God Complex
3 Location filming for Closing Time takes place in Cardiff, Wales Closing Time
4 Location filming for Closing Time takes place in Cardiff, Wales Closing Time
7 Location filming for The Girl Who Waited takes place in Cardiff, Wales The Girl Who Waited
7 Location filming for Closing Time takes place in Cardiff, Wales Closing Time
8 Location filming for The Girl Who Waited takes place in Cardiff, Wales The Girl Who Waited
8 Location filming for Closing Time takes place in Cardiff, Wales Closing Time
9 Location filming for The Girl Who Waited takes place in Newport, Wales The Girl Who Waited
9 Location filming for Closing Time takes place in Penarth, Wales Closing Time
10 Recording for The Curse Of The Black Spot takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Curse Of The Black Spot
10 Location filming for The Girl Who Waited takes place in Cardiff, Wales The Girl Who Waited
10 Location filming for Closing Time takes place in Penarth, Wales Closing Time
11 Recording for The Curse Of The Black Spot takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Curse Of The Black Spot
11 Location filming for The Girl Who Waited takes place in St Nicholas, Wales The Girl Who Waited
11 Location filming for Closing Time takes place in Penarth, Wales Closing Time
12 Recording for The Girl Who Waited takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Girl Who Waited
12 Location filming for Closing Time takes place in Penarth, Wales Closing Time
14 Recording for The Girl Who Waited takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Girl Who Waited
14 Recording for The God Complex takes place at Upper Boat Studios The God Complex
14 Location filming for Closing Time takes place in Penarth, Wales Closing Time
15 Recording for The Girl Who Waited takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Girl Who Waited
15 Recording for The God Complex takes place at Upper Boat Studios The God Complex
15 Recording for Closing Time takes place at Upper Boat Studios Closing Time
16 Location filming for The Girl Who Waited takes place in Pontypool, Wales The Girl Who Waited
16 Recording for Closing Time takes place at Upper Boat Studios Closing Time
17 Location filming for The Girl Who Waited takes place in Pontypool, Wales The Girl Who Waited
17 Recording for Closing Time takes place at Upper Boat Studios Closing Time
18 Debut broadcast of Space / Time on BBC1 and BBC1 HD Space / Time
18 Recording for The Girl Who Waited takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Girl Who Waited
18 Recording for The God Complex takes place at Upper Boat Studios The God Complex
20 Recording for A Good Man Goes To War takes place at Upper Boat Studios A Good Man Goes To War
20 Recording for Closing Time takes place at Upper Boat Studios Closing Time
22 Recording for Let's Kill Hitler takes place at Upper Boat Studios Let's Kill Hitler
23 Recording for The Girl Who Waited takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Girl Who Waited
24 Recording for Let's Kill Hitler takes place at Upper Boat Studios Let's Kill Hitler
25 Recording for Let's Kill Hitler takes place at Upper Boat Studios Let's Kill Hitler
28 Recording for A Good Man Goes To War takes place at Upper Boat Studios A Good Man Goes To War
28 Recording for Let's Kill Hitler takes place at Upper Boat Studios Let's Kill Hitler
29 Recording for Let's Kill Hitler takes place at Upper Boat Studios Let's Kill Hitler
30 Recording for Let's Kill Hitler takes place at Upper Boat Studios Let's Kill Hitler
31 Location filming for Let's Kill Hitler takes place in Cardiff, Wales Let's Kill Hitler

April
1 Location filming for Let's Kill Hitler takes place in Cardiff, Wales Let's Kill Hitler
2 Location filming for Let's Kill Hitler takes place in Swansea, Wales Let's Kill Hitler
4 Recording for Let's Kill Hitler takes place at Upper Boat Studios Let's Kill Hitler
4 Recording for The Wedding Of River Song takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Wedding Of River Song
6 Recording for A Good Man Goes To War takes place at Upper Boat Studios A Good Man Goes To War
6 Recording for Let's Kill Hitler takes place at Upper Boat Studios Let's Kill Hitler
6 Recording for Closing Time takes place at Upper Boat Studios Closing Time
7 Recording for Let's Kill Hitler takes place at Upper Boat Studios, while location filming takes place in Park, Wales and Hensol, Wales Let's Kill Hitler
7 Location filming for Closing Time takes place in Hensol, Wales Closing Time
7 Location filming for The Wedding Of River Song takes place in Hensol, Wales The Wedding Of River Song
14 Location filming for The Wedding Of River Song takes place in Newport, Wales The Wedding Of River Song
15 Location filming for The Wedding Of River Song takes place in Newport, Wales The Wedding Of River Song
16 Recording for Let's Kill Hitler takes place at Upper Boat Studios Let's Kill Hitler
16 Recording for Night Terrors takes place at Upper Boat Studios Night Terrors
16 Recording for The Wedding Of River Song takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Wedding Of River Song
18 Recording for The Rebel Flesh / The Almost People takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Rebel Flesh / The Almost People
18 Recording for Let's Kill Hitler takes place at Upper Boat Studios Let's Kill Hitler
18 Recording for The Wedding Of River Song takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Wedding Of River Song
19 Elisabeth Sladen (Sarah Jane Smith) dies Sarah Jane
Smith
19 Recording for Let's Kill Hitler takes place at Upper Boat Studios Let's Kill Hitler
19 Recording for The Wedding Of River Song takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Wedding Of River Song
20 Recording for The Wedding Of River Song takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Wedding Of River Song
21 Recording for Closing Time takes place at Upper Boat Studios Closing Time
21 Recording for The Wedding Of River Song takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Wedding Of River Song
22 Location filming for The Wedding Of River Song takes place in Cardiff, Wales The Wedding Of River Song
23 Debut broadcast of The Impossible Astronaut on BBC1 and BBC1 HD The Impossible Astronaut / Day Of The Moon
25 Recording for The Wedding Of River Song takes place at Upper Boat Studios, while location filming takes place in Cardiff, Wales and St Nicholas, Wales The Wedding Of River Song
26 Recording for The Girl Who Waited takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Girl Who Waited
26 Location filming for The Wedding Of River Song takes place in Cardiff, Wales and Penarth, Wales The Wedding Of River Song
27 Recording for The Wedding Of River Song takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Wedding Of River Song
28 Recording for The Wedding Of River Song takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Wedding Of River Song
29 Prince William marries Kate Middleton at Westminster Abbey
29 Recording for The Wedding Of River Song takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Wedding Of River Song
30 Debut broadcast of Day Of The Moon on BBC1 and BBC1 HD The Impossible Astronaut / Day Of The Moon
30 Recording for Let's Kill Hitler takes place at Upper Boat Studios Let's Kill Hitler
30 Recording for The Wedding Of River Song takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Wedding Of River Song

May
2 Al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden is killed by American forces during a raid on his secret compound in Pakistan
7 Debut broadcast of The Curse Of The Black Spot on BBC1 and BBC1 HD The Curse Of The Black Spot
14 Debut broadcast of The Doctor's Wife on BBC1 and BBC1 HD The Doctor's Wife
21 Debut broadcast of The Rebel Flesh on BBC1 and BBC1 HD The Rebel Flesh / The Almost People
26 The BBC announces that Piers Wenger will step down as executive producer of Doctor Who in September The Eleventh Doctor
28 Debut broadcast of The Almost People on BBC1 and BBC1 HD The Rebel Flesh / The Almost People

June
4 Debut broadcast of A Good Man Goes To War on BBC1 and BBC1 HD A Good Man Goes To War

July
7 The BBC announces that Beth Willis is stepping down as executive producer of Doctor Who The Eleventh Doctor
8 Chris Chibnall is offered the opportunity to write Dinosaurs On A Spaceship Dinosaurs On A Spaceship
10 Location filming for Let's Kill Hitler takes place in Penmark, Wales Let's Kill Hitler
11 Location filming for Let's Kill Hitler takes place in Penmark, Wales Let's Kill Hitler
21 The return of the Atlantis to Kennedy Space Center marks the end of NASA's space shuttle program
21 The BBC announces that Caroline Skinner will replace Piers Wenger and Beth Willis as executive producer of Doctor Who The Eleventh Doctor

August
27 Debut broadcast of Let's Kill Hitler on BBC1 and BBC1 HD Let's Kill Hitler

September
3 Debut broadcast of Night Terrors on BBC1 and BBC1 HD Night Terrors
10 Debut broadcast of The Girl Who Waited on BBC1 and BBC1 HD The Girl Who Waited
12 Recording for The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe
13 Recording for The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe
14 Location filming for The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe takes place in Llanelli, Wales The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe
15 Location filming for The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe takes place in Llanelli, Wales The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe
16 Location filming for The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe takes place in Llanelli, Wales The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe
17 The Occupy Wall Street protest movement, which is critical of the concentration of wealth in just 1% of the world's population, is instigated by a Canadian website
17 Debut broadcast of The God Complex on BBC1 and BBC1 HD The God Complex
17 Recording for The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe takes place at Upper Boat Studios, while location filming takes place in Cardiff, Wales The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe
19 Location filming for The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe takes place in Broadwell, Wales The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe
20 Location filming for The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe takes place in Newport, Wales The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe
21 Location filming for The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe takes place in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe
22 Location filming for The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe takes place in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe
23 Location filming for The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe takes place in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe
24 Debut broadcast of Closing Time on BBC1 and BBC1 HD Closing Time
26 Location filming for The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe takes place in Cardiff, Wales The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe
27 Recording for The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe
28 Recording for The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe
29 Recording for The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe
30 Recording for The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe

October
1 Debut broadcast of The Wedding Of River Song on BBC1 and BBC1 HD The Wedding Of River Song
2 Recording for The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe
3 Location filming for The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe takes place in East Kirkby, Lincolnshire The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe
4 Location filming for The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe takes place in Merthyr Mawr, Wales The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe
5 Recording for The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe
6 Recording for The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe
7 Location filming for The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe takes place in Llanelli, Wales The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe
9 Recording for The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe takes place at Upper Boat Studios The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe

November

December
15 Steven Moffat announces that Karen Gillan will be leaving Doctor Who during Season Thirty-Three Amy Pond
15 Steven Moffat announces that Arthur Darvill will be leaving Doctor Who during Season Thirty-Three Rory Williams
25 Debut broadcast of The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe on BBC1 and BBC1 HD The Doctor, The Widow And The Wardrobe