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the DWU • production history • vital statistics • releases

Timeline for 2017
21st century | 2010s

2011 • 2012 • 2013 • 2014 • 2015 • 2016 • 2018 • 2019 • 2020 • 2021 • 2022 • 2023

In 2017, Torchwood returned to Cardiff after several years of inactivity in the area. (AUDIO: More Than This, The Torchwood Archive)

Ramirez Harmon was the president of Mexico. (AUDIO: Army of Death)

Dated events Edit

On 24 March, "Paul Smith"'s Ofsted card was due to expire. (TV: The Coach with the Dragon Tattoo)

On 27 July, UNIT prepared to archive their file on the N-Form attack of 1987. Colonel Marcie Hatter wrote a final report recording that after 30 years of analysis, no xenotechnology was found within the body of Eva Jericho.

On 28 July, exactly 30 years after the N-Form incident, UNIT closed and archived Quadrant27787. At this time, Gabriel Tyler was still in a vegetative state, Jacob Tyler was living a comfortable life in retirement, and Sally Hunt was in a private nursing facility. Eva Jericho's body was taken to be preserved at Porton Down. (PROSE: Damaged Goods)

On 16 August, a holiday liner sank. (TV: The Enemy of the World)

In October, the Twelfth Doctor and Bill Potts encountered the Shining Man in Huckensall. (PROSE: The Shining Man)

On Christmas Day, the Chelbil invaded Earth. They were scared away from the planet by the Eighth Doctor and Goilin B. After the departure of the Chelbil, the Doctor planned to invite Jason Kane, Bernice Summerfield, Ace and Grace Holloway to Christmas dinner in Cheldon Bonniface. (PROSE: Not in My Back Yard)

Undated events Edit

This section's awfully stubby.

Info from The Pilot, Knock Knock and Extremis needs to be added.

The Twelfth Doctor visited a Florida theme park and stopped a Bellcazarian from draining the life force of people that rode the Space Plunge roller coaster. (PROSE: Taking the Plunge)
Ishtek & Eight

The Eighth Doctor and Ishtek in Stegmoor. (AUDIO: Beachhead)

During the tourist off-season, the Eighth Doctor, Liv Chenka, and Helen Sinclair came to Stegmoor and encountered a group of Voord who awakened when the village flooded. (AUDIO: Beachhead)

The Kakapo died out on Earth, except for one taken to the Museum of the Last Ones. (PROSE: The Last Dodo)

Eighteen-year-old Adelaide Brooke began attending Rice University. (TV: The Waters of Mars)

The Forge salvaged distronic missiles from a crashed Arcadian spacecraft. (AUDIO: Project: Destiny)

The Sevakrill's fleet "raged" through Mutter's Spiral in their war against the Charnal horde. They planned to explode the Earth with a missile, but the Fifth Doctor had already deactivated it on 23 October 1843. (AUDIO: The Lions of Trafalgar)

Sonny and Val in TARDIS

The Twelfth Doctor kidnaps Val Kent and Sonny Robinson. (COMIC: Invasion of the Mindmorphs)

The popular comic series Time Surgeon celebrated its fifth anniversary. After reading Day of the Deathroids, the Twelfth Doctor decided to kidnap Sonny Robinson and Val Kent, the creative team behind Time Surgeon, at a comic convention in Birmingham and give them a taste of what adventures in time-travelling were really like. (COMIC: Invasion of the Mindmorphs)

An autobiographical film on the life of the German man who lost his virginity to Miranda Dawkins on the day the Berlin Wall fell won the Best Foreign Non-Interactive Film Oscar. The film detailed how all the major moments of his life occurred on historically significant dates. Jodie Foster's daughter played Miranda. Ferran used this film to track down Miranda in 1989. (PROSE: Father Time)

Archaeologists discovered the wreckage of the Dalek Saucer Survey Ship Sigma in France one hundred years after it had crashed and accidentally revived the surviving Daleks inside. The Eleventh Doctor arrived just in time to prevent a disaster and connected the saucer to a power line, overloading the Daleks. He saw this as "unfinished business". (COMIC: The Dalek Project)

Undated Torchwood activity Edit

This section's awfully stubby.

Needs info from The Torchwood Archive, World Without End, Made You Look

Following several periods of activity elsewhere after the destruction of the Torchwood Hub in 2009 and the Miracle Day phenomenon in 2011, (TV: Torchwood: Children of Earth, Torchwood: Miracle Day) Torchwood returned to Cardiff in order to deal with temporary holes in space time which brought through new alien phenomena to the city. They weren't sure if this was a sign of the Cardiff Space-Time Rift reopening or simply the position in Cardiff being vulnerable.

Gwen Cooper More Than This

Gwen Cooper establishes a new Torchwood base. (AUDIO: More Than This)

At this point, Gwen Cooper, who dealt with most of these incursions with assistance from PC Andy Davidson while her husband looked after their daughter, approached Roger Pugh, Planning Officer for Cardiff City Council, in order to establish a new Torchwood Cardiff facility which would replace the long-gone Hub. After Gwen showed Roger a day of her work first hand, he gave her his support. (AUDIO: More Than This)

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