Marathon Filming Session & Meridian TV

A spooky moment this - I was working in my shed/studio on the setslast Friday evening (or was it Thursday - the days are a blur) and I thought I'd turn off the radio & switch to the TV. I turned it on and looked away, continuing what I was doing - and then I heard "ex-ter-min-ate" loud and clear across the room. It did take me by surprise and for a moment I almost confused reality and fiction - what with a dalek only feet from me at the time it was an oddmoment! Turned out I saw the last few moments of a ITV1-Meridian news item featuring the exhibition in Southampton where 2 of the Devious Daleks are currently spending a few weeks away on their 'olidays! So, did anyone catch it on video? - I must say I only saw the ending!

The last few days of last week from Wednesday onwards - were spent in preparation for our longest spell of filming in a long while! Two days worth in the corridor sets! Three daleks (with operators drawn from a new team of five (!?!?!)); a few welcome guests in attendance, and very hard work for all those involved. We'd like to take this opportunity to thank all of you for the work put in - without the help it couldn't have been achieved.

so much more atmospheric in black and white

There will be some more pictures and an article as soon as we have any energy...

- Ashley

archive 2002

17 Dec 2002

Ashley hopefully completed his filming requirements for Devious yesterday afternoon when a short...

5 Dec 2002

The BBC Cult website features an interview with Roy Brown who's organised the UNIT exhibition at...

1 Dec 2002

As there's not much happening this weekend down the ol' shed (maybe I'll work on dalek no8 later...

23 Nov 2002

23 November 2002 - The 39th Anniversary of Doctor Who (good luck to David Price's "Dimensions On...

14 Nov 2002
In an amazing development it seems that the new dalek operators recruited during the recent Devious...
11 Nov 2002

A spooky moment this - I was working in my shed/studio on the setslast Friday evening (or was it...

7 Nov 2002

The Millais Gallery's exhibition by Roy Brown is now in full swing and there's now a web page...

4 Nov 2002

With the radio-remote-controlled dalek being required for a scene this weekend (hopefully) we...

31 Oct 2002

Last night (30th) saw 2 of the Devious Daleks packed off to an exhibition in Southampton at the...

30 Oct 2002

With any luck we're filming again the second weekend in November. Wish us luck - we need it!...

29 Oct 2002

...on the news front...

Muchos apologies - for some reason best known to our server - or...

28 Oct 2002

...don't slide very well if you have to push them along. Ashley's been working on the sliding...

14 Oct 2002
After an gap of several years "Curse of Fatal Death" cast members Julia Sawalha and Stephen...
13 Oct 2002
Well after a few days of woodwork and painting, the battered old TARDIS is fully restored and ready...
6 Oct 2002

I spent the day repairing and restoring the elderly TARDIS roof and floor panels. I have taken a...

1 Oct 2002

Well - not a lot but a bit of fun really. David from the team had found an unused remnant from...

27 Sep 2002

Well - on Wednesday we did some test edits of the footage - playing around with brightness...

12 Sep 2002

There's a new section on the website called 'filming' which contains a short article and some...

10 Sep 2002

Here's the first pic from the set of 60 stills taken on the Sunday 8th Sep 2002 from our latest...

9 Sep 2002

Here's the first pic from the set of 60 stills taken on the Sunday 8th Sep 2002 from our latest...

30 Aug 2002

Oh to spend a day off from work armed with a paint-brush and roller! Whilst many look forward to...

16 Aug 2002

a few new pics scattered through the site - see the Images - COFD section - more will follow...

9 Aug 2002

In what must rank as the smallest bits of news in a while - but then what do you report when you...

25 Jul 2002

... is of course taking over a garage. It seems that Ian Watts, our Big Brother Robot Wars...

12 Jul 2002

- or so they say ! Well, hopefully that's the case. As you may know I'm a bit superstitious and...

15 May 2002

A section of corridor was set up yesterday evening (a) to see what it looked like lighting-wise...

8 May 2002

Today sees the launch of the new Devious website - it will be linked to www.doctorwho-devious....

16 Apr 2002

The final members of the dalek 'fleet' are nearing completion in the shed/workshop...

16 Feb 2002

The weekend of the 15th-17th of February 2002 saw the radio-controlled dalek make an appearance...