Regular viewers may well recognise the setting for this week's episode; it's the dining table at Martin's house, which has featured in many previous episodes. Whilst its performance has always been wooden, it has been solid and reliable.
Here are some setting-up shots we did, whilst we sorted out the lighting and the camera settings:
Below: The kind of words you might expect to be played in this context.
The two other players were taking a short break, for some mysterious reason.
We toyed with the idea of unusual camera angles for this shoot, but in the end, went with some low-angle shots, amongst others.