Review: Torchwood One – Machines

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


*Contains some spoilers

3 new stories from the Torchwood one team bringing together Yvonne Hartman (Tracy-Ann Oberman) and Ianto Jones (Gareth David-Lloyd)? Yes please! And this time we are focusing on some mechanical menaces!

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Review: Torchwood – Believe

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


The great match up of Guy Adams writing & Scott Handcock directing this Torchwood 3-part special event release are bringing back together the full classic Torchwood team from the first two series. It’s set just before the end of Torchwood series 2. Continue reading

Review: Torchwood – The Last Beacon

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


Well this is exciting! Not only another awesome Torchwood release, Starring Gareth David-Lloyd at Ianto & Burn Gorman as Owen Harper, but it’s written by the former as well. After spending so long walking and more aptly recently talking in the shoes of Ianto he gets to put words in his mouth in every sense. Continue reading

Review: Torchwood – The Death Of Captain Jack

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


Ok, who Didn’t want to see James Masters back in Torchwood? Yep, no one in their right mind (sorry if you said no, but your wrong on this one, deal with it!) And right from the get go he reminds you of how fun the character of Captain John Hart was/is. Like Captain Jack but without the pesky morals and even more sexually open just when you thought that wasn’t possible. Continue reading

Original Torchwood team returns in new Big Finish audio series ‘Believe’

The full Torchwood team – Captain Jack Harkness, Gwen Cooper, Ianto Jones, Owen Harper and Toshiko Sato – are reunited in this new full-cast drama!
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Review: Torchwood – The Office Of Never Was

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


Series producer James Goss steps in again for the writing duties and Scott Handcock is directing this new Ianto Jones (Gareth David-Lloyd) led adventure. Continue reading

Review: Torchwood One – Before the Fall

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


If you had told me a few years back I would be looking forward to a Torchwood Big Finish release as much as a Doctor Who, I wouldn’t have believed it. Sure the TV show was great; but it’s always Doctor Who first. But Big Finish have done such an amazing job with the Torchwood range as to make it up there with their finest Doctor Who releases.978-1-78703-008-4-1 Continue reading

Big Finish announce 10th Anniversary adventure ‘The Torchwood Archive’

To celebrate Torchwood’s tenth anniversary in October, Big Finish have announced an extra-special new release Torchwood – The Torchwood Archive; a two-disc special release coming in October from Big Finish, celebrating ten years of the massively popular Doctor Who spin-off by bringing together a host of familiar faces in a brand new adventure from writer and producer James Goss:

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Big Finish Review: Torchwood – Broken/Made You Look

Review by Doctor Squee (Head Reviewer & Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


Time for a round-up of the latest Big Finish Torchwood releases and my first review since Indie Mac User became an official reviewer for Big Finish (fanfare and bunting released!).

First up we have the long awaited Broken. Exploring the gap between Ianto saying goodbye to his Cyber girlfriend and really stepping into the thick of the action as a full member of the Torchwood team. In a recent panel hosted by yours truly, I got to ask Gareth David-Lloyd (Ianto himself) about this adventure…

‘That’s a question quite a lot of fans ask, what happens between Yanto hiding a cyberwoman in the basement and suddenly being promoted to a fully-fledged member of the team. That sort of arc wasn’t really investigated in the show but this is an audio piece that really delves into that and answers a lot of question the fans might have had.’

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Big Finish Review: Torchwood – Fall to Earth

Written by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)

twab0102_falltoearth_1417_cover_largeTorchwood was a slow grower for me. You always knew it had the potential to be a great show, but it needed to find itself first. It started by feeling the need to prove it wasn’t Doctor Who by swearing every other word, talking extremely frankly about sex and pretty much having everyone wanting to do it with everyone else. It quickly calmed down, toned down the swearing and to a lesser degree the sex and slowly became the show it was capable of being. Yes it was for adults, but it didn’t feel the need to overdo it to prove it. The height of its success was being turned into a mini-series in Children of Earth; which gave us a great story with a heart-breaking end. So when I heard that Big Finish were bringing the show back in Audio form my interest, to say the least, was peaked. Continue reading