“After the measured fear of Under the Lake, I wanted something much more anarchic for the air of all-hell-breaks-loose promised in the trailers for this week’s episode. Sometimes things just come together without much thought. I was playing around with the image of the dead-eyed Doctor and tried a strip of it in negative, which was instantly more arresting.”
You can read Manning’s full comments, plus the poster for Under the Lake, here.
Before the Flood airs tonight at 8.25pm on BBC One!