On 26 July, the following important behind-the-scenes events were known to have occurred:
- 2005 - The first scene featuring principal actors David Tennant, Billie Piper, Noel Clarke and Camille Coduri together was recorded. (DWMSE 14)
- 2007 - Recording for The Bride of Peladon took place at The Moat Studios.
- 2013 - The BBC announced that the 50th anniversary special would be simulcast across the world.