In an interview with TV Line, John Barrowman seemingly squashed whatever lingering hopes fans may have had that his character, Captain Jack Harkness, would make a surprise appearance in the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special.
Harkness, a pansexual time agent from the near future made his first appearance in series one of the reboot, joining the Doctor as a companion alongside Billie Piper (who is returning for the special), before being spun off into his own series, Torchwood, which ran for four series. Continue reading →
During an interview with the British morning show This Morning, John Barrowman said that talks to return his iconic character of Captain Jack Harkness to Doctor Who for the show’s 50th anniversary had just commenced (see the video below).
He later backtracked on twitter, saying ‘Re 50th I didn’t say in what capacity or what medium so stay calm and carry on.’Continue reading →
Five minutes before John Barrowman’s Q&A panel at Fan Expo 2012 began, he poked his head through the curtain he was waiting behind and stuck his tongue out at the audience. That pretty much set the tone for the next hour.
Barrowman had his fans in hysterics, showing just the theatricality and lack of restraint you’d expect from the man that plays Jack Harkness on the BBC’s Torchwood. For instance, below you will find a clip of the story he told about the awkward lap dance he had received from a stripper while in Toronto.
Torchwood: Miracle Day wasn’t exactly a breakout hit; but the CEO of Starz, the American cable channel which co-produced the franchise’s fourth series with the BBC, is saying that the network is open to a fifth outing.
The Torchwood team kept rather busy between the end of the second TV series and the start of ‘Children of Earth.’ Here we have three new adventures, joining the previously reviewed ‘Lost Souls,’ about that time period in which a newly broken team tried to mend itself.
Torchwood: Lost Souls was produced by BBC Radio as part of its ‘Big Bang Day’ event to commemorate the activation of the Large Hadron Collider at CERN. Supposedly, CERN scientists went over the script to check for scientific accuracy, though I think they were a little lax in their duties.
Torchwood Miracle Day BBC Gwen has a conflicted relationship with Torchwood. It killed her friends, threatened her family, and nearly brought about the end of the world several times. And yet, it’s exciting. Being in Torchwood makes … Continue reading →
Torchwood: Children of Earth BBC Video It’s been a little while since the end of season two. The remaining Torchwood members have started to move on and are now looking for new recruits. It is … Continue reading →
Torchwood Season Two BBC Video Season Two of Torchwood is a step up from the previous season; mostly because it puts just as much emphasis on exploring its protagonists as it does alien incidents. We … Continue reading →