The fourth issue of Torchwood Magazine had a cover date of 17 April 2008.

Contents Edit

Articles and features Edit

Interviews / Profiles Edit

Comic strips Edit

Story Archive Edit

  • Series 2 Episode Guide including credits, dates, ratings, plot synopsis, analysis, Torchwood Declassified details, original draft details, continuity and trivia for all series 2 stories.

Additional features Edit

  • The Hub (News)
  • Competition, prizes included
Complete set of 200 Torchwood Trading Cards
  • Readers Awards 2008 voting form

Credits Edit

Facts included Edit

  • CERN is a nuclear facility in Switzerland and behind the construction of the Large hadron Collider (a giant particle accelerator).
  • An unofficial one-day Torchwood event The Rift organised by JMLive was held on Saturday 26th April 2008 at Porchester Hall in Bayswater featured writers and guest stars from the series.
  • John Barrowman's stunt double for Exit Wounds was Curtis Rivers.
  • The character of Rhys Williams was going to be killed off in series 1 but Russell T Davies gave him a reprieve.
  • Searchlight was the name of the support group set up for friends and relatives of missing people in Adrift.
  • The tiny island of Flat Holm (Ynys Echni in Welsh) is the most southerly point in Wales.

Additional details Edit

  • Titan Magazines was well known for its range of predominantly American TV tie-in titles that included Lost, Supernatural, Heroes, CSI: Miami, 24 and Prison Break.
  • Torchwood: The Official Magazine launched with a glossy cover, as a four-weekly title in January 2008 priced £3.75 (UK) this was the first 100 page special priced £4.99 (UK)
  • A subscription offer included a saving of 30% on 13 issues including one special issue.
  • The next issue page for the one published on 15th May 2008 includes the comment "contents subject to change".
  • Aimed at mature fans of the series, the magazines did not shy away from discussions involving sex and violence, topics integral to the success of this "adult" spin-off series from the BBC's more family friendly Doctor Who.
  • The Series 2 Episode Guide from this issue was reprinted in the Torchwood The Official Magazine Yearbook (2008).

External links Edit

Official online site for Titan Magazines, publishers of Torchwood Magazine.

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