Torchwood: The Musical

Just to prove that Torchwood fans have stolen the mantel of “most bonkers fan”, a group of them are auditioning for players in a Torchwood music, reports musicals and hotel site

Aiming to go into production in early 2010, the producers are attempting to succeed in presenting a professional standard play – however the cast will not be compensated so as to avoid breaching copyright law.

Apparently 10 characters are required, including Captain Jack Harness, Owen Harper and Ianto Jones; Captain Jack’s character breakdown requires the successful actor to sing in the style of John Barrowman.

You might have trouble thinking something like this up – hopefully the script will do the show justice, and if anyone involved is reading, we’d love to hear from you via the Connect page, if only to get a clue as to the plot.

Presumably in this version, Ianto doesn’t die.

Or at least get’s a rousing singalong send off.

Christian Cawley


A long-term Doctor Who fan, Christian grew up watching the show and has early memories of the Graham Williams era. His favourite stories are Inferno, The Seeds of Doom and Human Nature (although The Empty Child, Blink and Utopia all come close). When he’s not bossing around the news team, Christian is a freelance writer specialising in mobile technology and domestic computing, and enjoys classic rock, cooking and spending time in the countryside with his wife and young children. You can find him on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.

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