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June 7th, 2010 17 comments

Torchwood to return in 10 episode instalment

INTERNATIONAL PARTNERSHIP SECURES NEW SERIES OF TORCHWOOD

Key cast – John Barrowman (Capt. Jack), Eve Myles (Gwen) – to return for the next installment, along with new faces

From the official BBC Torchwood site

Monday 7th June 2010

BBC Cymru Wales, BBC Worldwide and US premium entertainment network, Starz Entertainment, have today announced a three way co-production partnership that will develop a new series of the hit BBC sci-fi drama Torchwood. BBC Worldwide will also distribute the series to broadcasters globally.

The 10-episode instalment will be written by a team led by Torchwood creator, Russell T Davies, and produced by BBC Worldwide Productions. Davies and BBC Worldwide Productions’ SVP Scripted, Julie Gardner, return as executive producers with BBC Worldwide Productions EVP Jane Tranter. The series has been commissioned by Controller BBC ONE, Jay Hunt, Controller BBC Drama, Ben Stephenson, and Starz President and CEO, Chris Albrecht.

While previous series were based on location in Cardiff, Wales, this new instalment will see storylines widen to include locations in the U.S. and around the world. John Barrowman and Eve Myles will return in their roles as Captain Jack and Gwen respectively, along with new faces.

The full release can be seen Here


17 comments

  • JLC

    June 22nd, 2010 - 11:26am

    I can’t wait for it to be released again! But I’m not too sure about the America thing… does that mean there’ll be less of our british humour? better not be =P
    It’d be cool if they met the new Doctor or something like that…

  • JJJ

    June 14th, 2010 - 4:24am

    >>proper crossover with Doctor Who and Torchwood.

    I hope not, Not while the show (doctor who) is still and embarrassment. Let them fire Moffat first.

  • Anonymous

    June 8th, 2010 - 4:13pm

    I’d like to see Torchwood set in Japan

  • the doctor’s adventures

    June 8th, 2010 - 1:53pm

    I am so glad to see Torchwood coming back I hope the new Series is brilliant and I hope they do a proper crossover with Doctor Who and Torchwood.

  • Stew

    June 8th, 2010 - 9:01am

    Good to see this, May be they will be the only Torchwood now and have to travel the World, sound great.

  • Ryan.

    June 8th, 2010 - 8:18am

    I don’t mind things being filmed in other countries as long as its got the right team behind it

  • morgan

    June 8th, 2010 - 7:12am

    i think they should keep it based in wales its mucj better there than america

  • Chuck B.

    June 8th, 2010 - 3:37am

    I agree with King Ninja. Torchwood is an English show. Some of the shows from there translate well on American TV, But some we screw up in a big way. See the American “Red Dwarf” on YouTube. It was horrible. Torchwood is a great show and like Doctor Who, should never be Americanized. They both are great the way they are.

  • Wilf

    June 7th, 2010 - 8:20pm

    Great news,would like to see Martha and Mickey maybe, and Louis.

  • King Ninja

    June 7th, 2010 - 8:03pm

    Ah good. Nice to see Torchwood back and furthermore nice to see Russel T Davies and Julie Gardner back!
    More locations including the US, eh? Well, ok. Lets just hope it doesn’t become to americanised. Nothin’ wrong with our buds over the Atlantic but it would be sad if the only way to ever sell a Brit series to the USA is to inlude America as much as poss. The amount of times we’ve sold ideas, changed formats and recast Brit actors for American ones for that end. I mean, an american no.6 in The Prisoner?! Hope they never try and make Dr Who an American show.

  • John!

    June 7th, 2010 - 7:48pm

    Thank you!! I had actually given up hope but i am so happy now! I <3 Torchwood!! Its the best!!

  • Shaun

    June 7th, 2010 - 7:39pm

    I have been waiting to hear this for agis…
    I hope Lois or Martha will be a main character this series

  • luke

    June 7th, 2010 - 7:31pm

    jj what the hell ianto and owen rubbish you must be watching some other show i hear there going to be a aprence from none other than the face of boe

  • PETER

    June 7th, 2010 - 7:24pm

    Great to hear, I hope Reece is still going to be a part of the cast plus there’s he and Gwens new baby.

  • JJ

    June 7th, 2010 - 7:20pm

    It looks cool. Martha may be back… or maybe lois… who ever it is they better be good, because owen and lanto were rubbish… tosh is alright,,, gwen is quite annoying and captain jack… he’s just a murderer….

    but it’ll be good………………………………….

  • T.D.

    June 7th, 2010 - 7:18pm

    Brilliant news, Jack and Gwen as well

  • Simon

    June 7th, 2010 - 7:16pm

    Fantastic news, i was beginning to wonder if we would see it again

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