Torchwood: Season 1: Part 1
British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) (2006)
TV Series  /  Action, Adventure, Drama, Science Fiction, TV Classics
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4 hr 10 mins UK / English
DVD  Region 2, Region 4   15
John Barrowman Captain Jack Harkness
Eve Myles Gwen Cooper
Burn Gorman Owen Harper
Naoko Mori Toshiko Sato
Gareth David-Lloyd Ianto Jones
Kai Owen Rhys Williams
Director
Brian Kelly
Colin Teague
Producer Russell T. Davies
Writer Chris Chibnall
Catherine Tregenna
Russell T. Davies


Captain Jack Harkness is a man from the 51st century trapped in the past, finding himself drawn into alien conspiracies as he works for Torchwood. Torchwood is a top secret British government agency whose job it is to investigate alien goings on in the world, and to act as mankind's best interest and last hope for defence, if needed.
Episodes
Disc 01
 1 hr 0 mins    10/22/2006  1.  Everything Changes
Police Constable Gwen Cooper comes across the mysterious organization known as Torchwood. While investigating their world, she finds technology and methods she never imagined.
Director:  Brian Kelly  Writer:  Russell T. Davies 
Guest starring:  Paul Kasey, Mark Heal, Gary Shepheard, Gwilym Havard Davies, Cathryn Davies, Jams Thomas, Dion Davis, Gwyn Vaughan-Jones, Jason May, Tom Price, Guy Lewis, Rhys Swinburn, Olwen Medi
 1 hr 0 mins    10/22/2006  2.  Day One
Torchwood must stop a sex addicted alien as it leaves a trail of gruesome deaths in its wake.
Director:  Brian Kelly  Writer:  Chris Chibnall 
Guest starring:  Sara Gregory, Felicity Rhys, Alex Parry, Adrian Christopher, Ross O'Hennessy, Ceri Mears, Justin McDonald, Brendan Charleson, Rob Storr, Donald Longdon, Naomi Martell, Tom Price, Mark Heal,  Paul Kasey
Disc 02
 1 hr 0 mins    10/29/2006  3.  Ghost Machine
When Gwen retrieves an alien object from a fleeing hoodie, she's haunted by a vision of a lonely young boy, as this action-packed series starring John Barrowman continues. As the team tracks down the object's owner, the elusive Bernie Harris, Owen experiences an even more terrifying vision and a long-buried crime resurfaces.
Director:  Colin Teague  Writer:  Helen Raynor 
Guest starring:  Daniel Llinos,  John Normington, Emily Evans, Christopher Elson, Christopher Greene, Julie Gibbs, Ian Kay, Ryan Conway, Kathryn Howard, Ben McKay, Gareth Thomas
 1 hr 0 mins    11/5/2006  4.  Cyberwoman
There's a dark secret in the basement of the Hub. Even Jack is unaware of it, but Ianto knows. And he'll go to any lengths, sacrifice anything and anyone, to protect what's down there.
Director:  James Strong  Writer:  Chris Chibnall 
Guest starring:  Bethan Walker, Togo Igawa,  Caroline Chikezie
 1 hr 0 mins    11/12/2006  5.  Small Worlds
Jasmine is a withdrawn but intelligent child whose new 'friends' exploit her suppressed anger, and while investigating this, Jack encounters elemental enemies from his past that are determined to harm those closest to him.
Director:  Alice Troughton  Writer:  Peter Hammond  / P. J. Hammond 
Guest starring:  Ffion Wilkins, Nathan Sussex, Heledd Baskerville, Victoria Gourley, Roger Barcley, Sophie Davies, William Travis, Adrienne O'Sullivan, Eve Pearce, Lara Phillipart
    Seen it: Yes   1 hr 0 mins    11/19/2006  6.  Countrycide
Whilst investigating a group of unexplainable deaths in a village, the Torchwood team are separated. Discovering further, Jack, Gwen and Owen find a scared man, hiding from the thing responsible for the murders. But Tosh and Ianto go that one step extra, and locate the killer, who wants them as their next victims.
Director:  Andy Goddard  Writer:  Chris Chibnall 
Guest starring:  Kai OwenOwen Teale, Maxine Evans, Calum Callaghan, Rhys op Trefor, Emily Bower, Robert Barton
    Seen it: Yes   1 hr 0 mins    11/26/2006  7.  Greeks Bearing Gifts
A Toshiko themed episode Tosh meets an unusual woman, Mary, at a bar, who gives her a strange pendant. She is upset, yet amazed by what she now has - the ability to read people's minds. However, Tosh finds this terrible curse, that contains her friends darkest secrets, must be broken. So she asks for help from Mary, the only person who knows, but first, Tosh has to get her into Torchwood.
Director:  Colin Teague  Writer:  Toby Whithouse 
Guest starring:  Shaheen Jafargholi,  Paul Kasey, Eiry Thomas, Ravin J. Ganatra, Tom Robertson, Daniela Denby-Ashe
    Seen it: Yes   1 hr 0 mins    12/3/2006  8.  They Keep Killing Suzie
A Suzie themed episode Using the Resurrection Gauntlet that former Torchwood member Suzie Costello originally had, the team are able to bring a number of murder victims back to life. However, these all have a link with the now-deceased Suzie, and the group have no choice but to bring her back. After the process goes wrong, and permanently keeps her alive, Suzie manipulates the naïve Gwen into taking her to see her father.
Director:  James Strong  Writer:  Paul Tomalin  / Dan McCulloch 
Guest starring:  The Shend, Gary Pillai, Indira Varma, Badi Uzzaman, Daniel Llewelyn-Williams, Yasmin Bannerman
    Seen it: Yes   1 hr 0 mins    12/10/2006  9.  Random Shoes
Eugene Jones wakes up, finding himself lying on the middle of a road. He then discovers that he has been the victim of a hit-and-run incident, and is, now, not only dead, but invisible. Eugene recalls events leading up to his death, involving a mysterious alien eye. Simultaneously, Gwen investigates the suspicious circumstances around his fatality.
Director:  James Eskrine  Writer:  Jaquetta May 
Guest starring:  Steve Meo, Luke Bromley, Roger Ashton-Griffiths, Nicola Duffett, Ryan Chappell, Leroy Libyrd, Paul Chequer, Amy Starling, Joshua Hughes, Gareth Potter, Robyn Isaac, Celyn Jones
    Seen it: Yes   1 hr 0 mins    12/17/2006  10.  Out of Time
Three passengers from 1953 arrive in modern day Cardiff, when their plane flies through the Rift. With no means of travelling back, each person must adapt to their new life, starting personal relationships with the separate members of Torchwood.
Director:  Alice Troughton  Writer:  Cath Tregenna 
Guest starring:  Kai Owen, Rhea Bailey,  Louise Delamere, Mark Lewis Jones, Olivia Hallinan, Sam Beazley, Janine Carrington
    Seen it: Yes   1 hr 0 mins    12/24/2006  11.  Combat
An Owen themed episode Weevils are appearing all over the streets of Cardiff, and then disappearing again - but not by alien forces. People are abducting them, and using the Weevils for their own purposes, so Owen investigates.
Director:  Andy Goddard  Writer:  Noel Clarke 
Guest starring:  Kai Owen, Alex Hassell,  Paul Kasey, Alexandra Dunn, Matthew Raymond, David Gyasi
    Seen it: Yes   1 hr 0 mins    1/1/2007  12.  Captain Jack Harkness
A Jack themed episode Whilst investigating an old, derelict dance hall, Jack and Tosh are transported back to the 1940s, during the Blitz. Owen, Ianto, and Gwen realise, in modern day, that this has happened, and go in search of clues Tosh may have left. Meanwhile, back in the forties, Jack meets a very interesting man. One with the name Captain Jack Harkness...
Director:  Ashley Way  Writer:  Cath Tregenna 
Guest starring:  Murray Melvin, Matt Rippy, Gavin Brocker, Eleyn Rhys, Nadine Beaton, Peter Sandys-Clarke, Ciaran Joyce, Melissa Moore
    Seen it: Yes   1 hr 0 mins    1/1/2007  13.  End of Days
With the Rift having been opened, people and objects throughout time are falling through it, and being spread across the world. "The thing in the darkness" has finally come, and Jack realises that he is the only one who can save planet Earth from the destruction that "the son of the Beast" will cause.
Director:  Ashley Way  Writer:  Chris Chibnall 
Guest starring:  Tom Price, Matthew Gravelle, Jamie Belton,  Murray Melvin, Noriko Aida,  Kai OwenCaroline ChikezieLouise Delamere, Rhian Wyn Jones
Edition Details
Edition Episodes 1 - 5
Series Torchwood
Distributor BBC Video
Release Date 12/26/2006
Packaging Custom Case
Screen Ratio Widescreen (1.78:1)
Subtitles English; English (Closed Captioned)
Audio Tracks Dolby Digital Stereo [English]
Layers Single Side, Single Layer
No. of Discs/Tapes 2

Features
Disc 01 Deleted Scenes
Welcome To Torchwood
Torchwood On The Scene
Torchwood Out Of This World
Disc 02 "The Making of..." Documentary
User Defined
User Lookup 1 Doctor Who 'Verse