Torchwood: A Day in the Death

daytorchwoodWriter: Joseph Lidster

Director: Andy Goddard

Producer: Richard Stokes

Summary: Jack has second thoughts about resuscitating Owen and wants Martha to replace him because Owen has become suicidal.

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Torchwood: Reset

resettorchwoodWriter: J.C. Wilsher

Director: Ashley Way

Producer: Richard Stokes

Summary: Martha Jones joins Torchwood, having joined UNIT after leaving the Doctor.  They investigate mysterious deaths at a medical testing center. They discover an alien larva is incubating in the bodies.

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Overview: The Christopher Eccleston Era (2005)

ninth doctorRussell T. Davies would be the person who would save Doctor Who from disappearing altogether.  He’d had some clout thanks to the success of his program Queer as Folk. He brought in several people who’d worked on Big Finish and Doctor Who novels, such as Paul Cornell, Mark Gatiss, and Rob Shearman. Rather than reboot the universe, he created the Ninth Doctor, having the Eighth Doctor regenerate off-screen. That Doctor would be Christopher Eccleston.

Oh, I did it again. I picked another stupid ape! I should’ve known. It’s not about showing you the universe, it never is. It’s about the universe doing something for you!–“Father’s Day”

About Christopher Eccleston

He was born into a working class family in Langworthy, Salford.  He had twin brothers who were eight years older than him He starred in Let Him Have It, earning his first breakthrough role in TV. When Eccleston became the Ninth Doctor, he was the first actor to play the role who was born after the series began in the 60’s.

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