Torchwood: The Encyclopedia

BBC Books have revealed the cover and synopsis for the previously reported Torchwood Encyclopedia. The Torchwood Encyclopedia is written by Garry Russell and is an A to Z guide to the history of Torchwood. It includes every fact about Torchwood and more. You can see the cover and synopsis below.


Founded by Queen Victoria in 1879, the Torchwood Institute has been defending Great Britain from the alien hordes for 130 years. Though London's Torchwood One was destroyed during the Battle of Canary Wharf, the small team at Torchwood Three have continued to monitor the space-time Rift that runs through Cardiff, saving the world and battling for the future of the human race. Now you can discover every fact and figure, explore every crack in time, and encounter every creature that Torchwood have dealt with. Included here are details of: The secret of the Children of Earth; Operatives from Alice Guppy to Gwen Cooper; Extraterrestrial visitors from Arcateenians to Weevils; The life and deaths of Captain Jack Harkness, and much more. Illustrated throughout with photos and artwork from all three series, this A-Z guide provides everything you need to know about Torchwood.

The Torchwood Encyclopedia will be published in hardback and will include 192 pages of features. It will be released on the 15th of October across the United Kingdom and Ireland at the recommended retail price of £14.99.