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Golden Age (Torchwood Radio Dramas #3)

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On the trail of a dangerous energy field, Torchwood are led to Delhi. There they witness the simultaneous disappearance of hundreds of people, and Jack discovers that the field centers on an old colonial mansion - Torchwood India. Jack is 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 ...more
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Published August 6th 2009
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ani
Jan 17, 2013 ani rated it really liked it
Jack meets the Duchess after a long separation. There's sound of gun shot

Jack: Duchess, did you miss me?

Duchess: Only just.

What's not to love!?
Mikael Kuoppala
Mar 13, 2014 Mikael Kuoppala rated it really liked it
James Goss is one of the most innovative and talented Doctor Who / Torchwood writers out there, so whenever he delivers a more standard tale I feel a bit disappointed. "Golden Age" is such a tale, but it's a very good story nonetheless.

The novel takes the Torchwood team- post Tosh and Owen- into Delhi, where a number of people have disappeared under peculiar circumstances. On site Jack is confronted with his past in the India branch of Torchwood during the colonial era and has to face some of hi
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Leila Anani
Jack, Gwen and Ianto are searching for a mysterious energy field it leads them to Torchwood India in Dehli - there's only one problem - Jack shut the place down in 1924 but it's still standing, and none of the people have aged a day in 80 years...

A full cast dramatisation, this isn't bad with excellent production, however I didn't particularly like the story. Taking it out of Cardiff and setting it in India makes it feel less Torchwoody somehow and the story isn't that interesting. Gwen and Iant
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annik
Golden Age совершенно нежданно закидывает нас вместе с героями в Индию, и рассказывает о днях Торчвуд-Индия — подразделения, которое по словам Джека, он собственноручно закрыл еще 80 лет назад. Как оказалось, закрыл неплотно.

Торчвуд-Индия в лице The Duchess, она же Элеанор, и еще двух людей существует и по сей день — и эти трое не состарились ни на день за все 80 лет. В процессе выясняется, что все здание, благодаря артефакту, застыло в одном дне (24 февраля 1924г). И все бы хорошо, но безумной
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Lizabeth Tucker
A Torchwood radio drama set after the death of Tosh and Owen. Torchwood is following the trail of a highly dangerous energy field, one that is causing thousands of people to disappear in Delhi, India. Once the team arrives at the source location, Captain Jack Harkness discovers Torchwood India and his former lover, the Duchess, still the same over eighty years after his last visit.

A pleasant enough tale that would've been better served in a longer format. The primary focus is on Jack with the ba
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Jane Higginson
Nov 26, 2014 Jane Higginson rated it really liked it
I found the duchess rather annoying but otherwise a good story lol
Leslie Stokes
Mar 17, 2014 Leslie Stokes rated it liked it
3.5/5 stars
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More like 3 and 1/2 stars. Still the one I liked the best even after a second listen. I liked that Queen Victoria created branches of Torchwood throughout the Empire. Torchwood India opens up like many, many possibilities. I even liked The Duchess in all her delirium. It's something that couldn't have been filmed but makes a good action pack radio play.
Scott Haworth
Jul 06, 2013 Scott Haworth rated it really liked it
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This audio does a good job of capturing the feel of the show. The premise is intriguing, the situation is engaging, the execution was spot on. And the whole thing takes place outside of Cardiff, which was refreshing. Overall, a fine addition to the canon of Torchwood.
Eri
Oct 24, 2014 Eri rated it really liked it
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Love the parts where Ianto goes 'Yep'. Gareth makes Ianto sound so young xD
As crazy exes story goes - this was quite good!
Ausir
Jan 21, 2013 Ausir rated it liked it
Not bad, but quite predictable. Good acting from both main and supporting cast.
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James Goss has written two Torchwood novels and a radio play, as well as a Being Human book. His Doctor Who audiobook Dead Air won Best Audiobook 2010. James also spent seven years working on the BBC's official Doctor Who website and co-wrote the website for Torchwood Series One. In 2007, he won the Best Adaptation category in the annual LA Weekly Theatre Awards for his version of Douglas Adams' n ...more
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