|Cover date:||20 March 2008|
|Format:||68 pages stapled|
Articles and features Edit
- Set Report: Making A Splash Filming the underwater sequence from TV: A Day in the Death
- Set Report: Forever Hold Your Rhys. The Wedding from TV: Something Borrowed
- Set Report: Talking Pictures with Jonathan Fox Bassett Director of TV: From Out of the Rain
- Set Report: The Monochrome Set with Ray Holman Costume Designer of TV: From Out of the Rain
- Visual FX: Aging Agyeman for TV: Dead Man Walking with Rob Mayor from Millennium FX
- Production Notes from Chris Chibnall Lead Writer and Co-producer.
Interviews / Profiles Edit
- Burn Gorman Actor who played Owen Harper
- Richard Briers Actor who played Parker
- Matt Jones Writer of TV: Dead Man Walking
- Collette Brown Actress who played Carrie in TV: Something Borrowed
- Nerys Hughes Actress who played Brenda Williams in TV: Something Borrowed
- Andy Goddard Director of TV: A Day in the Death
- Where's Your Head At? (Q&A): Abigail Crowe Dark Talk Host played by Siwan Morris
Comic strips Edit
- Jetsam 11 coloured pages
Story Previews Edit
Additional features Edit
- The Hub (News)
- Including ratings, Radio 4 CERN special drama.
- Competition, prizes included
- Meet James Marsters
- Editor: Simon Hugo
- Deputy Editor: Neil Edwards
- Comics Editors: Steve White
- Designer: Philip White
- Assistant Editor: Sarah Herman
- Admin Assistant: Hannah Tibbetts
- Managing Editor: Brian J Robb
Facts included Edit
- Doctor David Clarke of Sheffield Hallam University has suggested that the Torchwood series has contributed to the increased reporting of UFO in Wales (from 2 to 9) and nationally (from 97 to 135).
- The Torchwood art department produced a full order of service for Rhys and Gwen's wedding in TV: Something Borrowed for the wedding "guests".
- Actress Nerys Hughes also appeared in Doctor Who's 1982 adventure Kinda. Following a bad fall some years ago she had new titanium knees fitted that set off alarms in airports.
- Actor William Thomas (Gwen's father) has two Doctor Who credits to his name: as an undertaker in Remembrance of the Daleks and as a councillor in Boom Town.
- Actor Richard Briers played the Chief Caretaker in Doctor Who's Paradise Towers.
- In the original scripts the Ghostmaker was to steal people's shadows as well as their last breath.
Additional details Edit
- Titan Magazines was well known for its range of predominantly American TV tie-in titles that included Lost, Supernatural, Heroes, CSI: Miami, 24 and Prison Break.
- Torchwood: The Official Magazine launched with a glossy cover, as a four-weekly title in January 2008 priced £3.75 (UK).
- A subscription offer included a saving of 30% on 13 issues including one Special issue.
- The next issue was a 100-page Special. The preview page for that the next issue published on 17th April 2008 includes the comment "contents subject to change".
- Aimed at mature fans of the series, the magazines did not shy away from discussions involving sex and violence, topics integral to the success of this "adult" spin-off series from the BBC's more family-friendly Doctor Who.
- The set report for Something Borrowed and the "Aging Agyeman" features from this issue were reprinted in the Torchwood The Official Magazine Yearbook (2008).