Torchwood: Children of Earth is a five-episode British science fiction miniseries that continued the stories of the characters from Torchwood. It was created for BBC One by Russell T. Davies. It ran from 6 July to 10 July 2009.
Series summary Edit
The Welsh branch of Torchwood, a secret operation that protects Britain from alien incursions, is still dealing with the loss of two of its members when every child around the world becomes possessed by an eerie voice that proclaims, 'We are coming.' The British government, knowing that the event is somehow linked to the long and mysterious past of Torchwood's immortal Jack Harkness (John Barrowman), send a team in to capture him and kill the other two members, Gwen Cooper (Eve Myles) and Ianto Jones (Gareth David-Lloyd). They fail, and soon the Torchwood team are on the run, trying to work out why the government are after them and what it has to do with the strange alien menace. Meanwhile, a put-upon member of Parliament, John Frobisher (Peter Capaldi), finds himself having to make some very tough decisions indeed.
In 2011, the BBC and US network Starz co-produced a 10-episode series called Torchwood: Miracle Day, which was partly set in the United States as well as Wales. Photographs of the beam of light created when the 456 flee Earth are seen in the CIA's Torchwood file in Miracle Day.