Tardis

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The Dead Line was an original BBC Radio 4 audio play. It was broadcast the week prior to series three of Torchwood. It was adapted by Phil Ford from his own unproduced TV story, Deadline.

Publisher summary[]

When a hospital is inundated with patients that have fallen into coma-like trances, Torchwood move in to investigate. They find that the trances were triggered by phone calls, all of which were made from a number that hadn't been active for over 30 years. Determined to find out who's been calling the unfortunate victims, Jack rings the mysterious number — two, zero, five, nine — nothing. It's a dead line. Until it calls Jack back, he answers — and falls into a deep trance. The team race against time to find the source of the "infection" and save the patients.

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References[]

  • Rhys says that Captain Jack is similar to Captain Scarlet in that they both cannot die.
  • The Cardiff Rift is capable of interfering with weather and causing freak meteorological events to occur that others do not foresee.
  • Stella says that Jack might start dancing, "and you were never John Travolta." "Hey! I was the Saturday Night Fever!"

Notes[]

  • This story's plotline is reminiscent of the plotline of Stephen King's novel Cell.

Download and CD release[]

  • The story is also available as a download from the AudioGo website.
  • Lost Souls, Asylum, Golden Age and The Dead Line were released, both individually and together as a four-disc collected box set entitled The Radio Adventures.

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