Torchwood Logo 'The Dead Line'

by Phil Ford
Torchwood Cast

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...

John Barrowman (Captain Jack Harkness), Eve Myles (Gwen Cooper), Gareth David-Lloyd (Ianto Jones), Kai Owen (Rhys Williams), Dona Croll (Stella), Eiry Thomas (Jan), Matthew Gravelle (Bob), Brendan Charleson (Tyler)

Directed by Kate McAll
Produced by Lucy Alford and Kate McAll
Executive Producers Russell T. Davies and Julie Gardner
A BBC Wales production

TX (BBC Radio 4):
3rd July 2009 @ 2:15 pm

*Featuring Captain Jack Harkness, Gwen Cooper and Ianto Jones

*This 45-minute episode was specially produced for Radio 4's 'Afternoon Play' slot