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September 17th, 2015 17 comments

Big Finish Audio Torchwood 1.4. One Rule

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It’s been three weeks since the Mayor of Cardiff was killed by a shop dummy and the fight is on to see who will replace him.

Yvonne Hartman is visiting the city to retrieve an invaluable alien device. She’s in charge of Torchwood One, she’s saving the British Empire and she doesn’t care about local politics.

But she is going to find herself caught up in that fight. There’s a bloodthirsty alien stalking the streets and there’s a special offer on at the all-you-can-eat Chinese buffet.

It’s the 26th of March 2005 and it’s the day that everything changes.

Written By: Joseph Lidster
Directed By: Barnaby Edwards

Tracy-Ann Oberman (Yvonne Hartman), Gareth Armstrong (Barry Jackson), Rebecca Lacey (Helen Evans), Dan Starkey (Ross Bevan), Catrin Stewart (Meredith Bevan)


Categorised under: Big Finish, CD, Torchwood


  • LastOfTheSonics

    October 9th, 2015 - 10:24am

    Well it’s good to see Yvonne again, I always wanted to know what she did before Army of Ghosts and Doomsday

  • Gordon

    September 19th, 2015 - 1:09pm

    Confirmed at big finish day 7

    John barrowman for 1.5
    Gwen for 1.6

  • 100,000BC

    September 18th, 2015 - 7:43am

    Yes! The trailer proclaims:
    “The 21st century is when everything changes, and Yvonne Hartman is ready. Obviously.”

    Also, it’s interesting to see both Dan Starkey and Catrin Stewart on the cast list; with Jago & Litefoot & Strax on its way, maybe we could see some Paternoster team audios – In fact, with a second series of TW audios announced, we could have a Victorian Torchwood adventure – by the Paternoster Row Gang’s time, it would have been established for several decades; what’s to stop their paths from crossing?

  • Trenzalore

    September 17th, 2015 - 5:32pm

    Never thought we’d see her again so a good surprise. I like it when they pick minor characters to come back – gives hope to us and must be great for Tracy to reprise a role from nearly a decade ago, hope she enjoys it.

  • Joe

    September 17th, 2015 - 4:19pm

    Interesting that they are using characters that are linked to the Torchwood series, all we need now is Owen, Tosh and PC Andy Davison

    • James A

      September 17th, 2015 - 4:48pm

      My guess is the next two (5 and 6) will feature Tosh and Owen !!

    • Nuallain

      September 17th, 2015 - 6:04pm

      We already know that at least one of 1.5 and 1.6 will feature Gwen. My guess is that 1.6 will be post-Miracle Day and see Jack and Gwen together again.

      Also, they’ve said before this the series will be set across the “whole history” of Torchwood, so I’d be surprised if 1.5 didn’t feature either Alice and/or Emily from “Fragments”or the WWI team from “To The Last Man”.

      Who knows, maybe they’ll get Pauline Collins back to play Queen Victoria when she’s first establishing Torchwood!

  • Nobody in particular

    September 17th, 2015 - 4:09pm

    Well, Big Finish have gone and surprised us yet again. Not too sure about this, but it’s Big Finish, and they normally manage to pull it off

  • Anonymous

    September 17th, 2015 - 3:30pm

    I am vary disappointed that this isn’t an owen or tosh one

    • Gordon

      September 18th, 2015 - 9:45am

      I’m not. They will do a story eventually. There is another 2 cast lists for season 1 to announce plus the whole of season 2. There is plenty of chances for them to appear later. Considering how short the wait inbetween 1 and 2 it wouldn’t be surprise if they keep at least 1 of those till season 2. There really is no rush at this time

  • David

    September 17th, 2015 - 1:34pm

    Fantastic twist by Big finish, Tracy is one of our country ‘s leading actresses

  • collector

    September 17th, 2015 - 12:19pm

    Like the sound of this, but i am not into the audio “episodes”. Would have been even better if it was on telly

    • Gordon

      September 17th, 2015 - 12:29pm

      The captain jack episode the conspiracy is fantastic and I don’t think it would have worked on tv

    • David Gallagher

      September 17th, 2015 - 4:28pm

      Cool – you got the money to fund a tv series?

  • Professor Black

    September 17th, 2015 - 12:14pm

    Sounds good; )

  • Bigwhofan

    September 17th, 2015 - 12:09pm

    I didn’t expect this…least they’re using continuity correctly.

  • cousins2019

    September 17th, 2015 - 11:59am

    Not the one that I wanted I wanted Tosh or Owen or a hole team home


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