Torchwood 1.1: Everything Changes

To help deal with my CV lockdown (or whatever we call it), I’m taking advantage of the Torchwood boxsets on iPlayer. First up, Everything Changes. I won’t watch them all, just enough to really remind myself what I thought of it all before this blog! Everything Changes (for Gwen Cooper) First impressions are it’s as…

Doctor Who Experience

Doctor Who Experience – March 2017

So, I topped off my visit to Cardiff (after seeing Ianto’s Shrine) with a visit to the Doctor Who Experience. It would have been rude not to! Why now when it’s been open so many years? Well the weather was nice, I fancied a break and it’s meant to be closing soon! Was it worth it?…

Ianto’s Shrine – March 2017

I was in Cardiff, wandering around the Bay on a lovely sunny day in March 2017 and visited Ianto’s Shrine. For those who don’t know (and there might be some), this is a fan memorial to the passing of Torchwood’s own Ianto Jones. If you want some background (and a good article), try this on CityMetric: The…

What are Big Finish cooking up next for Torchwood?

Big Finish has been teasing something new with Torchwood. From various twitter and FaceBook posts, we know John Barrowman and Gareth David-Lloyd were recording something in Cardiff yesterday (May 17, 2016). We have some clues but need more — it looks like we might hear something official later today. Is it full cast Torchwood? I’d like to…

Dalek discount in Cardiff

If you find yourself in or around the Roath Park area of Cardiff, you might want to pop into the Field of Beans café and claim a 5% discount on a coffee. The snag? You have to order in a Dalek voice!