Last Alteration: Thursday 17 October 2019

The Fires of Pompeii

1 episode, broadcast: 12th April 2008

Locations filmed for the story:
Cinecittà Film Studios
Rome, Italy
Filmed: 13-14 Sep 2007

Mount Vesuvius
Naples, Italy
Filmed: 15 Sep 2007

The mountain explodes (plate shot)
Temple of Peace
Cathays, Cardiff
Filmed: 18-19 Sep 2007

The Temple
Clearwell Caves - Ancient Iron Mines
Coleford, Gloucestershire
Filmed: 28 Sep 2007

Inside Vesuvius
Morlais (Cliffs)
Merthyr Tydfil
Filmed: 1 Oct 2007

Slopes of Mount Vesuvius
Cemex (Taffs Well)
Pentyrch, Cardiff
Filmed: 2 Oct 2007

Mount Vesuvius (heart)
In Studio:
»BBC Studios, Unit 1/2, Tonteg Road, Treforest Industrial Estate, Upper Boat, Pontypridd, CF37 5UA (20-22,24-27 Sep, 20 Oct 2007)

Further Reading


DWM: The Series Four Companion: Production Journal (p38-47)

Associated Links


The Doctor Who Guide - Detailed synopsis of the story.


BBC Doctor Who Episode Guide - Information and Features on the story.

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