Doctor Who filming at Swansea Guildhall, Wales

Filming for Doctor Who series 12 took place at the Guildhall in Swansea, Wales over the course of two days, February 18 and 19, for a night shoot. Doctor actor Jodie Whittaker and all three companion actors Bradley Walsh, Tosin Cole and Mandip Gill were present.

You can spot Mandip Gill in the background of the above photo with Jodie Whittaker.

Steven Fry was spotted on location in a 1940-era tweed suit as well as extras wearing business attire.

Here are some more photos and videos of the filming posted on social media:

An ambulance cot prop was spotted with the TARDIS prop.



A prop plaque on the wall states:

“In honour of those members of the Secret Intelligence Service who gave their lives in service of queen and country

The atomic bomb made the prospect of future war unendurable. Those willing to sacrifice in the shadows prevent that war.

~ 1960 – 1979 ~

It seems the film crew members have lent their names to the list of the deceased.

Among them is the name of the cinematographer for first filming block, Catherine Goldschmidt, who was also filming with the crew in South Africa.

More plaques were photographed with more names of the film crew with earlier and later dates.

“Chief of the Secret Intelligence Services”


“Cyber Security Department”


And a floor layout map.

Doctor Who Series 12 airs very early in 2020. We’ll keep you informed of further filming news during Series 12 production.