Torchwood Radio Plays Air Date and Asylum cover

tw_radio_playsBBC Radio 4 have now confirmed the days and time that the three Torchwood radio plays will air. The first radio play, Asylum, will air on Wednesday 1st July at 2.15pm and the other two will air on the Thursday and Friday after at the same time. BBC Audio have also released the cover for the CD release of the first radio play, Asylum by Anita Sullivan, which can be seen below. The second radio play, Golden Age is written by James Goss and the final play is written by Phil Ford. All three radio plays star John Barrowman, Eve Myles and Gareth David-Lloyd, the synopsis’ for all three episodes can be seen below;

Asylum written by Anita Sullivan.
When PC Andy arrests a teenager for shoplifting, he thinks it’s going to be a routine case. Then he sees the weapon she’s carrying and decides to call in Torchwood. Under questioning from Gwen, the girl remembers her name but little else, and when she speaks, it is in a strange mix of English and Scandinavian, but with a Cardiff accent. Then the girl’s blood tests come through and the team is faced with a dilemma.
Golden Age written by James Goss.
On the trail of a dangerous energy field, Torchwood are led to Delhi. As the energy field grows once more, they witness the simultaneous disappearance of hundreds of people. Jack discovers that the field centres on an old colonial mansion – Torchwood India. Shocked to find that Torchwood India is still going strong – he shut it down himself over 80-years ago – he’s even more surprised to find that its members, including his old flame the Duchess, haven’t aged a day.
The Dead Line written by Phil Ford.
When a Cardiff Hospital is inundated with patients who have fallen into coma like trances, Torchwood move in to investigate. The trances appear to have been triggered by phone calls, all received on retro phones and made from a number that hasn’t been active for over 30-years. Determined to find out who’s been calling the unfortunate victims, Jack rings the mysterious number – two, oh, five, nine – nothing. It’s a dead line. Until, it calls Jack back…


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