On 17 August, the following important behind-the-scenes events were known to have occurred:
- 2005 - The winning entry of the Design a Monster competition was announced on Blue Peter as William Grantham's Abzorbaloff. (DWMSE 14)
- 2007 - Recording for The Zygon Who Fell to Earth took place at The Moat Studios.
- 2009 - Recording for The Book of Kells took place at The Moat Studios.
- 2011 - Recording for The Renaissance Man took place at The Moat Studios.