On 28 July, the following important behind-the-scenes events were known to have occurred:
- 1969 - Caroline John was contracted as Liz Shaw for at least two serials of season 7. This was announced on 10 September.
- 2005 - Fight rehearsals between David Tennant and Sean Gilder for The Christmas Invasion began. (DWMSE 14)
- 2007 - Recording for Beyond the Sea took place.
- 2010 - Recording for The Guardians of Prophecy took place at The Moat Studios.
- 2014 - Recording for Damaged Goods took place at The Moat Studios.
- 2015 - Recording for The Churchill Years: Volume One took place at The Moat Studios.
- 2017 - Recording for Serpent in the Silver Mask took place at The Moat Studios.