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Ianto Jones, Gwen Cooper and Owen Harper visit the Electro. (TV: From Out of the Rain)

The Electro was an old cinema in Cardiff. The building had a history of Rift activity.

On the opening night[statement unclear] they showed clips from old films found in the basement. Some of the people on one piece of film walked out of the screen. One of them killed the owners, David and Faith Penn. Later, Torchwood Three filmed these characters and deleted them. (TV: From Out of the Rain)

Behind the scenes Edit

  • The entrance to the Electro was also used as the entrance to Spellman's Magical Museum of the Circus in The Day of the Clown and the place where Estelle Cole held her talk abour Fairies in Small Worlds.
  • Dialogue in the episode establishes that Ianto used to go to the Electro with his father. This is completely consistent with both the rest of the episode and other stories. However, the Torchwood website claims that the Electro closed in 1977 and didn't open for thirty years. Since we now know that Ianto Jones was born in 1983, Ianto's statement would be seemingly impossible — if this wiki allowed Torchwood website as a valid source in this case. Even so, those who accessed the website immediately after broadcast wouldn't have noticed a problem, since Ianto's birth year wasn't established until Fragments, first broadcast a few weeks later.