On 9 May, the following important behind-the-scenes events were known to have occurred:
- 1986 - The UK press launch for the Doctor Who USA Tour took place. Following the press launch, the truck was loaded onto a ship bound for the United States. It arrived later on in May, was given a US press launch, and then effectively opened for business.
- 2008 - Recording for Kingdom of Silver and Keepsake took place at The Moat Studios.
- 2013 - Recording for Masquerade took place at The Moat Studios.
- 2013 - Final recording session of the fourth series of Iris Wildthyme took place at The Moat Studios.