Shooting on the set of the new Doctor Who series apparently has been held up due to a shortage of little people to act as extraterrestrials in the show. From The Mirror:
Dr Who executive producer Russell T Davies said: "It's very difficult to employ persons of restricted growth when, as our producer Phil Collinson says, `Bloody Gringotts and the Chocolate Factory are filming at the same time'."Link
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