On 8 February, the following important behind-the-scenes events were known to have occurred:
- 1974 - The production team of Doctor Who announced Jon Pertwee's departure from the show at the end of season 11 to the press.
- 2006 - Rewrites of The Idiot's Lantern known as "blue script revisions" were made. These included the Tenth Doctor and Rose Tyler's arrival on Florizel Street, and the duo talking to Rita Connolly in the living room. (DWMSE 14)
- 2007 - Recording for Son of the Dragon and Urban Myths took place at The Moat Studios.
- 2008 - Recording for Assassin in the Limelight took place at The Moat Studios.
- 2011 - Recording for The Masters of Luxor took place at The Moat Studios.
- 2016 - Recording for Fiesta of the Damned took place at The Moat Studios.