Plot: Captain Jack Harkness, the former Time Agent and con man from the 51st century last seen traveling with the Doctor, ventures to early 21st century Cardiff. There, he becomes a member of Torchwood Institute, a renegade criminal investigation group founded by Queen Victoria to battle hostile extraterrestrial and supernatural threats.

Rating:  TV-MA

Creator: Russell T. Davies

Episode Runtime: 50 minutes 

Network: BBC America

Production: BBC Wales, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

On TV: 2011-2006 (4 Seasons – 41 Episodes)


Andy Goddard
Ashley Way
Euros Lyn
Colin Teague
Bill Gierhart
Brian Kelly
James Strong
Alice Troughton
DJonathan Fox Bassett

Russell T. Davies
Chris Chibnall
Jane Espenson
Catherine Tregenna
John Fay
Peter Hammond
Helen Raynor
James Moran
John Shiban

Executive producer – Russell T. Davies
Executive producer – Julie Gardner
Co-producer – Chris Chibnall
Producer – Richard Stokes
Associate producer – Catrin Lewis Defis
Producer / assistant producer – Brian Minchin
Assistant producer / producer – Sophie Fante
Producer – Kelly A. Manners
Associate producer – Terry Reeve
Producer – Peter Bennett
Associate producer – Marcus Prince

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Cast /Torchwood Institute Staff

Jack Harkness

Played by: John Barrowman
Rank: Captain
Species: Human

Gwen Cooper

Played by: Eve Myles
Species: Human

Rhys Williams

Played by: Kai Owen
Species: Human

Owen Harper

Played by: Burn Gorman
Species: Human

Toshiko Sato

Played by: Naoko Mori
Species: Human

Ianto Jones

Played by: Gareth David-Lloyd
Species: Human