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{{Infobox Story
|image = Through the Ruins.jpg
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|image = Through the Ruins.jpg
|range = Torchwood One: Before the Fall (audio anthology)
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|range = Torchwood One (audio series)
|number in range = 2
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|series in range = Before the Fall (audio anthology)
 
|series number in range = 1
|main character = [[Yvonne Hartman]], [[Ianto Jones]]
 
|enemy = [[Rachel Allan]]
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|number in series = 2
|setting = [[Canary Wharf]], [[2005]]
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|number = 1.2
 
|main character = [[Yvonne Hartman|Yvonne]], [[Ianto Jones|Ianto]]
|publisher = Big Finish Productions
 
|writer = [[Jenny T Colgan]]
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|enemy = [[Rachel Allan|Rachel]]
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|featuring = Kieran Frost|Kieran
|director = [[Barnaby Edwards (actor)|Barnaby Edwards]]
 
|music = [[Blair Mowat]] & [[Steve Wright]]
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|featuring2 = Pippa (New Girl)
|sound = [[Martin Montague]]
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|featuring3 = Soren (Through the Ruins)
|cover =
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|setting = [[Canary Wharf]], [[2005]]
 
|publisher = Big Finish Productions
|story number = 1.2
 
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|writer = [[Jenny T Colgan]]
|release date = [[19 January (releases)|19 January]] [[2017 (releases)|2017]]
 
 
|director = [[Barnaby Edwards (actor)|Barnaby Edwards]]
|series = ''[[Torchwood One: Before the Fall (audio anthology)|Torchwood One: Before the Fall]]''
 
|prev = New Girl (audio story)
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|music = [[Blair Mowat]] & [[Steve Wright]]
|next = Uprising (audio story)
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|sound = [[Martin Montague]]
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|cover =
}}
 
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|story number = 1.2
'''''{{StoryTitle}}''''' was the second audio story in ''[[Torchwood One: Before the Fall (audio anthology)|Torchwood One: Before the Fall]]''.
 
 
|release date = [[19 January (releases)|19 January]] [[2017 (releases)|2017]]
 
|anthology = ''[[Before the Fall (audio anthology)|Before the Fall]]''
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|series = ''[[Torchwood One (audio series)|Torchwood One]]''
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|prev = New Girl (audio story)
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|next = Uprising (audio story)
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|producer = [[James Goss]]}}{{audio stub}}
 
'''''{{StoryTitle}}''''' was the second audio story in ''[[Before the Fall (audio anthology)|Before the Fall]]''.
   
== Publisher's Summary ==
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== Publisher's summary ==
 
"''[[Ianto Jones|Ianto]], please. It's all... it’s all gone wrong. I don’t know what to think any more.''"
 
"''[[Ianto Jones|Ianto]], please. It's all... it’s all gone wrong. I don’t know what to think any more.''"
   
[[Away Day]]s at [[Torchwood]] aren't what you’d expect. Yes, there’s the forced camaraderie, the team-building exercises, and the chance for long-held rivalries to boil over. But Torchwood Away Days also have the potential to get very lethal very quickly.
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[[Away Day]]s at [[Torchwood]] aren't what you'd expect. Yes, there's the forced camaraderie, the team-building exercises, and the chance for long-held rivalries to boil over. But Torchwood Away Days also have the potential to get very lethal very quickly.
   
[[Yvonne Hartman]]'s extremely worried by this year's Away Day. But she’s got other things on her mind – something's very wrong with Torchwood.
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[[Yvonne Hartman]]'s extremely worried by this year's Away Day. But she's got other things on her mind – something's very wrong with Torchwood.
   
 
== Plot ==
 
== Plot ==
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* [[Yvonne Hartman]] - [[Tracy Ann Oberman|Tracy-Ann Oberman]]
 
* [[Yvonne Hartman]] - [[Tracy Ann Oberman|Tracy-Ann Oberman]]
 
* [[Ianto Jones]] - [[Gareth David-Lloyd]]
 
* [[Ianto Jones]] - [[Gareth David-Lloyd]]
* [[Rachel Allan]] - [[Sophie Winkleman]]
 
* [[Pippa (New Girl)|Pippa]] - [[Lorelei King]]
 
* [[Kieran Frost]] - [[Damian Lynch]]
 
* [[Soren (Through the Ruins)|Soren]] - [[Robert Daws]]
 
 
* [[David Underwood|Dave]] - [[Philip Childs]]
 
* [[David Underwood|Dave]] - [[Philip Childs]]
 
* [[Soren (Through the Ruins)|Soren]]/[[Jim Jacobin|Lord Jacobin]] - [[Robert Daws]]
* [[Ziggy]] - [[Simon Hickson]]
 
* [[Mehdi]] - [[Rachid Sabitri]]
 
 
* [[Receptionist (Through the Ruins)|Receptionist]] - [[Helen Goldwyn]]
 
* [[Receptionist (Through the Ruins)|Receptionist]] - [[Helen Goldwyn]]
 
* [[Ziggy]] - [[Simon Hickson]]
 
* [[Pippa (New Girl)|Pippa]] - [[Lorelei King]]
 
* [[Kieran Frost|Kieran]] - [[Damian Lynch]]
 
* [[Mehdi]]/[[XXX envoy|Motorcyclist]] - [[Rachid Sabitri]]
 
* [[Rachel Allan]] - [[Sophie Winkleman]]
   
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
 
 
=== Astrology ===
 
=== Astrology ===
* Ianto ridicules [[Pippa (New Girl)|Pippa]]'s belief in [[Astrology|horoscopes]]. She correctly guesses that Ianto is a Leo and states that Yvonne is a [[Sagitarrius]].
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* Ianto ridicules Pippa's belief in [[Astrology|horoscopes]]. She correctly guesses that Ianto is a Leo and states that Yvonne is a [[Sagittarius]].
   
=== Food and Drink ===
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=== Food and drink ===
 
* Yvonne takes her [[coffee]] black.
 
* Yvonne takes her [[coffee]] black.
   
 
=== Planets ===
 
=== Planets ===
* [[Planet XXX]] is a nearby planet, known to Torchwood. Its inhabitants visited in [[1993]] with peaceful intentions.
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* [[Planet XXX]] is a nearby planet, known to Torchwood. Its inhabitants visited in [[1993]] with peaceful intentions. The inhabitants of this planet are at [[war]] with the [[Korvax]].
** The inhabitants of this planet are at war with the [[Korvax]].
 
   
=== Popular Culture ===
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=== Popular culture ===
* Ianto offers Yvonne a duvet with a ''[[Star Wars]]'' cover with a [[Wookiee]] pillow.
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* Ianto offers Yvonne a [[duvet]] with a ''[[Star Wars]]'' cover with a [[Wookiee]] [[pillow]].
* When attempting to gain access to the [[Ex Libris]], Yvonne refers to her special entry card as a golden ticket. She is then surprised when the receptionist doesn't understand the ''[[Charlie and the Chocolate Factory]]'' reference.
 
* According to the radio, this adventure takes place sometime before [[Christmas]] 2005.
 
 
* Lord [[Jim Jacobin|Jacobin]] is a member of the [[House of Lords]].
 
* Lord [[Jim Jacobin|Jacobin]] is a member of the [[House of Lords]].
   
 
=== Torchwood ===
 
=== Torchwood ===
* Rachel uses [[retcon]] to wipe the memories of all Torchwood employees apart from Ianto.
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* Rachel places a "[[Protocol 4]]" on Yvonne and orders Kieran to murder her.
* Yvonne states that she may have to retcon Soren's memories.
 
* Rachel places a '[[Protocol 4]]' on Yvonne and orders Kieran to murder her.
 
   
 
=== Yvonne Hartman ===
 
=== Yvonne Hartman ===
* Yvonne says that she grew up as an army child, stating [[Yvonne Hartman's father|her father]] was in the military.
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* Yvonne says that [[John Hartman|her father]] was in the military.
   
 
== Notes ==
 
== Notes ==
 
* According to the radio, this adventure takes place sometime before [[Christmas]] 2005.
* The Torchwood team joke about their surroundings being "quarry-ish", a probable reference to early ''[[Doctor Who]]'' using quarries as alien landscapes due to tight BBC budgets.
 
   
 
== Continuity ==
 
== Continuity ==
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* Yvonne states that her life revolves around "Queen, Country, Job". She also states that she would "die for [her] job" and that if the time came, she would "do [her] duty for Queen and Country". ([[TV]]: ''[[Doomsday (TV story)|Doomsday]]'')
 
* Yvonne states that her life revolves around "Queen, Country, Job". She also states that she would "die for [her] job" and that if the time came, she would "do [her] duty for Queen and Country". ([[TV]]: ''[[Doomsday (TV story)|Doomsday]]'')
 
* Rachel uses [[retcon]] on her work colleagues. Meanwhile, Yvonne considers using it on Soren. ([[TV]]: ''[[Everything Changes (TV story)|Everything Changes]]'' et al.)
 
* Rachel uses [[retcon]] on her work colleagues. Meanwhile, Yvonne considers using it on Soren. ([[TV]]: ''[[Everything Changes (TV story)|Everything Changes]]'' et al.)
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* Soren was previously mentioned in [[AUDIO]]: ''[[Broken (audio story)|Broken]]''.
 
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[[Category:2017 audio stories]]
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[[Category:Before the Fall audio stories]]
[[Category:BFTW audio series]]
 
 
[[Category:Stories set in London]]
 
[[Category:Stories set in London]]
 
[[Category:Stories set in 2005]]
 
[[Category:Stories set in 2005]]
[[Category:Stories that use the Blair Mowat Torchwood theme]]
 

Revision as of 13:17, June 1, 2020

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Through the Ruins was the second audio story in Before the Fall.

Publisher's summary

"Ianto, please. It's all... it’s all gone wrong. I don’t know what to think any more."

Away Days at Torchwood aren't what you'd expect. Yes, there's the forced camaraderie, the team-building exercises, and the chance for long-held rivalries to boil over. But Torchwood Away Days also have the potential to get very lethal very quickly.

Yvonne Hartman's extremely worried by this year's Away Day. But she's got other things on her mind – something's very wrong with Torchwood.

Plot

to be added

Cast

References

Astrology

  • Ianto ridicules Pippa's belief in horoscopes. She correctly guesses that Ianto is a Leo and states that Yvonne is a Sagittarius.

Food and drink

  • Yvonne takes her coffee black.

Planets

  • Planet XXX is a nearby planet, known to Torchwood. Its inhabitants visited in 1993 with peaceful intentions. The inhabitants of this planet are at war with the Korvax.

Popular culture

Torchwood

  • Rachel places a "Protocol 4" on Yvonne and orders Kieran to murder her.

Yvonne Hartman

  • Yvonne says that her father was in the military.

Notes

  • According to the radio, this adventure takes place sometime before Christmas 2005.

Continuity

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