On 11 October, the following important behind-the-scenes events were known to have occurred:
- 1963 - Director Christopher Barry outlined his initial thoughts on serial B to script editor David Whitaker. At this stage they thought they were making a story called The Mutants, but posterity would remember the story as The Daleks — the story that turned Doctor Who into "must see TV".
- 2007 - Recording for Masters of War took place at The Moat Studios.
- 2016 - Recording for All Hands on Deck took place at The Moat Studios.