Tag: Joseph Lidster

Torchwood: in the Shadows

Torchwood: in the Shadows by Joseph Lidster; audiobook read by Eve Myles (BBC, 2009) At last, a credible Torchwood story! Unlike so many writers entrusted with the spin-off media, Lidster can hold a pen, and here retrofits the narrative competence of season two onto the ill-used characters of season one. Result: a real threat, convincingly pursued.    

Torchwood: Lost Souls

Torchwood: Lost Souls by Joseph Lidster (BBC, 2008) Having been written and broadcast to coincide with the switching on of the Large Hadron Collider, this radio drama in retrospect seems over-focussed on that aspect of the script. Likewise the Torchwood team’s lingering trauma subsequent to the second series’ harrowing finale.