***Spoilers for Doctor Who Series 11 – Episode 4***
We were lucky enough to get a sneak peak at the filming for Doctor Who Series 11, Episode 4 ‘Arachnids In The UK‘ when it filmed at Celtic Manor Resort; a large hotel complex in Newport, South Wales that served as the fictional ‘Robertson resort’ (set in Sheffield) and several other locations seen in the episode. Here is the episode synopsis:
“Something’s happening with the spiders in this city.” The Doctor, Yaz, Graham and Ryan find
their way back to Yorkshire – and Yaz’s family – only to find something is stirring amidst the eight-legged arachnid population of Sheffield”
The episode guest starred Chris Noth and Shobna Gulati, Written by Chris Chibnall. Directed by Sallie Aprahamian.
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Hello Instas and all you Whovians !! Great episode tonight some of which was shot at the fantastic #celticmanor resort in Newport Wales . What a place and here’s a photo of the four of us in the magnificent great hall reception in front of the Welsh dragon carvings . What a place !! Thank you all at Celtic Manor . Brad X ps What out for the Spiders 🕷🕷🕷 Yuk !
Check out our photos and videos from the set below:
The production team changed this cloak room desk (above) into the reception desk for the Robertson resort. Dust sheets were used to make hotel appear like it was under construction.
The graphics team based their hotel signs on the hotels real signs (left); even down to the room numbers. The hotel remained open during filming although certain areas were closed off.
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