The Doctor opens the door anyway, but the child is gone. BBC One. Directed by Toby Haynes. Filming on location. With Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill, Alex Kingston. Series 6 of Doctor Who ran between 25 December 2010 and 22 November 2011. This episode is dedicated to Elisabeth Sladen (renowned Doctor Who companion Sarah Jane Smith), who died a few days before its original airing. Doctor Who — Series 6, The Impossible Astronaut. Lake Silencio was located in Utah, situated on the Plain of Sighs. Doctor Who — Series 6, The Impossible Astronaut. Bringing the show to the US is a clever move - the Utah filming looks stunning and gives the episode a truly filmic feel on what I imagine is a fraction of the budget. 1 / 13 Amy, Rory and River mourn the Doctor, but are soon plunged into an adventure. It starred Matt Smith as the Eleventh Doctor, Karen Gillan as Amy Pond and Arthur Darvill as Rory Williams. This gallery is from. The Impossible Astronaut Filmed: 18 Nov 2010 The Astronaut zaps the Doctor. According to Dorium Maldovar, it was a still point in time which the Silence of the Kovarian Chapter hoped would ensure the Eleventh Doctor finally died. The Impossible Astronaut Filmed: 18 Nov 2010 The Doctor's funeral. Nancy orders the children to leave by the back entrance, and warns the Doctor not to touch the boy. Filming the episode. Karen Gillan. The Doctor tries to learn more from Nancy, but the boy in the gas mask knocks at the door. The episode's broadcast on BBC One was immediately followed by the airing of My Sarah Jane: A Tribute to Elisabeth Sladen (2011) on CBBC (the home network of The Sarah Jane Adventures (2007)). 1 / 13 Amy, Rory and River mourn the Doctor, but are soon plunged into an adventure.. BBC One Doctor Who — Series 6, The Impossible Astronaut. However, this isn’t the first time the restaurant has featured in Doctor Who, having stood in for an American eatery in 2011 episode The Impossible Astronaut. (TV: The Wedding of River Song) River Song was abducted by the Silence and Kovarian, placed in an Apollo spacesuit and submerged in the lake to await the Eleventh Doctor. In the News: » 30 Mar 2011: Salt Lake Tribune - "Video proof of "Doctor Who" in Monument Valley" » 17 Nov 2010: Salt Lake Tribune - "'Doctor Who' takes time trip to Utah" » 17 Nov 2010: Salt Lake Tribune - "Exclusive: 'Doctor Who' star talks about coming to Utah" Series 6 kicks off with ‘The Impossible Astronaut’ on Saturday 23rd April on BBC One. The images show Matt Smith as the Eleventh Doctor, Karen Gillan as Amy Pond, Arthur Darvill as Rory Williams and Alex Kingston as River Song on location in Utah. The Doctor catches up to Nancy and convinces her to give him more information. Filming The Impossible Astronaut. The Doctor, Amy, Rory and River Song are reunited in the Utah desert. A press launch for the new series took place in London on Monday. The Impossible Astronaut [19 Oct 2010]: The Doctor catches up with River/the recipient of the fourth envelope is revealed Doctor Who Series 9 Filming Information, downloads, photographs and other media are provided for reference and for personal use only (planning visits etc.) Filming on location. The regular series was preceded by A Christmas Carol, opened with The Impossible Astronaut and concluded with The Wedding of River Song. Filming Reports: » 17 Nov 2010: Album - Filming for The Impossible Astronaut. This gallery is from. The Impossible Astronaut Filmed: 18 Nov 2010 River shoots at the Astronaut.