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6/03/2011 10:53:00 am - Reported by Chuck Foster

The titles of the three new Torchwood radio plays recorded in May have now been revealed by Russell T Davies in the latest edition of Doctor Who Magazine; these are Submission (Ryan Scott), House of the Dead (James Goss), and The Devil and Miss Carew (Rupert Laight). The three episodes are separate stories, though all based on the theme of possession, and Davies reported their settings ranging from an old folk's home, a haunted pub, and the depths of the Mariana Trench.

The plays are set before Children of Earth and so enables popular character Ianto Jones to have further adventures with Jack and Gwen - voiced of course by his off-screen persona Gareth David Lloyd. The actor had previously been rumoured to be involved with the plays after his band Blue Gillespie had to pull out of Live and Unsigned in May, citing "Gareth has got to go to America for a couple of weeks and the trip unfortunately falls over the time of the gig."

Davies has also reported that Torchwood would team up with UNIT for their first official joint mission!

No transmission date has been announced at present, though BBC Drama indicated that they would be broadcast later in the summer.


As well as the radio adventures, three new novels will also be published during the summer, with Davies explaining that they would "exploit the narrative gap in a way which would be impossible for radio". For more details see our follow-up article.