Fans of the Doctor Who spin-off, Torchwood are in for a real treat, because the latest regular release from Big Finish not only stars Gareth David-Lloyd as Ianto Jones – but it’s also written by him!
The Last Beacon also sees Burn Gorman as Owen Harper and finds the pair… on a camping trip! Here’s the synopsis:
A signal in a Welsh mountain is calling an ancient battlefleet to Earth. Owen Harper and Ianto Jones head up into the Brecons to stop it.
The problem is – Ianto really loves camping.
This is the 20th release in Big Finish’s Torchwood range, a line which began back in September 2015, and is directed by Scott Handcock. He’s not the only experience hand working on the series, although Gareth David-Lloyd doesn’t normally take writing duties. He enthuses:
“I’ve had great fun doing it. Especially being able to put my own take on the actual words Ianto says, rather than how he says them. I’ve loved the material, and the subject matter of these scripts I enjoyed as well because they’re all topics set close to my heart.”
The Last Beacon also stars Ellie Darvill as Pat, Daniel Hawksford as Bryn, Rick Yale as Bashy, Luke Williams as Brogan, Charlotte O’Leary as Kerys, Kristy Philips as Jemma, Laura Dalgleish as the Receptionist, Richard Elfyn as Ryan, and Marilyn Le Conte as… Ianto’s Nan!
Torchwood: The Last Beacon is out now from Big Finish, priced £9.99 on CD or £7.99 as a download.