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Published on April 18th, 2011 | by Christian Cawley

Q for a Miracle Day!

Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s John De Lancie – the alien enigma Q – has been confirmed as a guest in Torchwood Series 4, Miracle Day.

The news was revealed on Twitter by Torchwood writer Jane Espenson:

“I just this minute got permission to tell about the Torchwood guest star I was tweeting about,” she told her followers. “Two great Sci Fi fandoms collide.”

“He’s de licious… he’s de lightful. He’s de lovely … our friend Q from Star Trek: TNG, John De Lancie, is part of the #Torchwood family.”

Espenson was at pains to point out that De Lancie would not be playing Q.

De Lancie joins a fascinating cast that includes names as diverse as Bill Pullman (Independence Day) and Lena Kaur (Hollyoaks) alongside John Barrowman and Eve Myles as Jack Harkness and Gwen Cooper.

Torchwood: Miracle Day will debut in the US on Starz on Friday, July 8th, with a UK broadcast yet to be confirmed.

(Via Trek Today)

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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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