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Torchwood - Series 1 & 2 Box Set [DVD]

John Barrowman    Suitable for 15 years and over   DVD
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)
Price: 17.50 & FREE Delivery in the UK. Details
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Torchwood - Series 1 & 2 Box Set [DVD] + Torchwood - Miracle Day (Series 4) [DVD] + Torchwood - Children of Earth (Series 3) [DVD]
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Product details

  • Actors: John Barrowman
  • Format: PAL
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles For The Hearing Impaired: English
  • Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9 - 1.78:1
  • Number of discs: 12
  • Classification: 15
  • Studio: 2entertain
  • DVD Release Date: 10 Nov 2008
  • Run Time: 1300 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B001EVP860
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 17,687 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)

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Product Description

All 26 episodes of the popular Doctor Who spin-off series set in Cardiff. Captain Jack Harness (John Barrowman) is in charge of Torchwood - a disparate crew of investigators, each an expert in his chosen field, searching desperately for alien debris that has fallen to earth. They're beyond the rule of law - hired by the UK government and in a race to find the technology before the UN does, so that they might use it to fight crime here on earth. Episodes include: 'Everything Changes', 'Day One', 'Ghost Machine', 'Cyberwoman', 'Small Worlds', ' Countrycide', 'Greeks Bearing Gifts', They Keep Killing Susie', 'Random Shoes', 'Out Of Time', 'Combat', 'Captain Jack Harkness', 'End Of Days', 'Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang', 'Sleeper', 'To the Last Man', 'Meat', 'Adam', 'Reset', 'Dead Man Walking', 'A Day in the Death', 'Something Borrowed', 'From Out of the Rain', 'Adrift', 'Fragments' and 'Exit Wounds'.


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22 of 22 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Whole of Torchwood WOW 1 Feb 2009
This is a brilliant box set of both series 1&2 of torchwood all kept in one great looking box. If you are a Torchwood fan it is the best set to buy, all episodes and some great out takes and deleted bits that show how a scene could have been different and why they cut it, it lets you make up your own mind as to which scene would have been better or worse if left in. You can see off scene interaction between the actors and see the rapport that they have between them that make the series work on screen. Whilst it is better to be a Torchwood fan to enjoy this box set, it is also great to introduce someone to Torchwood who might have missed the whole or parts of the series, especially if you are a John Barrowman fan, who with the other actors make the show what it is, with both serious and humerous rapport. Any sci fi fan would love this, and definately any Dr Who fan. Just a little warning for those with children who think that it is going to be just like Dr Who it isn't, as there are quite a lot of adult related scenes that I feel would be worth vetting before letting youger children watch it. Otherwise a great set at a great price.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant!! I am converted! 21 Dec 2008
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I spend most of my time outside UK, and so have not seen much UK TV for years. I did see a DrWho episode that included Capn Jack, and one that included Torchwood on various airline in-flight entertainment.
I was seduced by the reviews and decided to buy this set - I am hooked!
The stories are great, the scripts, casting and performances are all excellent. And Naoko Mori just HAS to be one of the cutest and sexiest ladies on British TV. And to see both her and Daniela Denbe-Ashe in the same episode is just overload. I have just finished watching series 1, and I am trying to ration myself to make series 2 last longer.
I admit I had to resort to Google to figure out where I had seen Naoko before - she was one of geeky students on AbFab!
This is British TV for grown-ups at its best - still too much sex for my 88 year old mother, but hey, cant have everything!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Terrific series 3 Jun 2009
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Excellent series. Not so predictable; interesting and unusual character development; able to surprise; even takes familiar themes and twists them just enough. Can't wait for Series 3.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great Seller A+++ 9 Jun 2014
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I got really fast service, it was very cheap, really happy with this sale will happily use again and definitely recommend.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Torchwood series review 29 Oct 2013
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I am buying the series as a gift for a friend who is difficult to buy for...so this has been a godsend and he loves it.He has seen the third series so have just gotten series 4 in time for a Xmas gift.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A gem 22 Oct 2013
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Capt Jack - The Face of Boe ( born in the Boeshane Peninsula ) can do no wrong - well he can but he gets away with it. Great spin off from Doctor Who, I even loved Miracle Day set in the USA. And Gwen is also great.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great sci fi 21 Nov 2011
I really enjoyed series 1 and 2 i think its better than series 3 and 4 but thats just me its a really good spin off from Dr who and well theres only this to say get it if you love it
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