Russell T Davies Teases Torchwood Return

Filming for season four is set to start this January, according to creator Russell T Davies.

The Doctor Who spin-off looked to be doomed earlier this year when two of its main characters left the show, but Torchwood fans can now take a collective sigh of relief as the sci-fi series looks set to return for a fourth season.

Speaking to TV Guide Magazine, writer Russell T Davies admitted: "The recession has hit British television, but fingers crossed, it will be a go. We expect things to start to move in January."

"We've got great ideas for the show. I think there's a further lease on life for many years to come, but certainly for a [fourth season]," he added.

Torchwood viewers could been forgiven for doubting whether the show would return after the Children of Earth mini-series ended earlier this year. Key character Ianto Jones had been killed off, while another lead, Captain Jack Harkness, made a grand farewell in the finale. This left Gwen Cooper, played by Eve Myles, the only remaining main character at the end of the season.

John Barrowman, who plays Harkness, is currently finishing his West End run as a transvestite in the London musical La Cage Aux Folles, so it's quite possible he'll be back for the show next year. We'll keep you posted.

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any chance of another season of Torchwood
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The Doctor didn't just 'hook' Jack up with a random character in a bar. He hooked him up with a character from the Doctor Who Christmas Special 'Voyage of the Damned' called Alonso Frame. I actually thought it was quite a nice change from RTD. After all, even if the Doctor could bring change history and save Ianto, doesn't mean that he should
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They could have, and probably should have had the doctor save Ianto in the Season 5 finale of Doctor who, when he saves the rest of the people he cares about, instead the doctor just hooks jack up with a random dude in a bar.... was a lot disappointing,
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I remember watching Children of Earth and bawling my eyes out when Ianto left. I'd actually only seen those five episodes of Torchwood and I got totally hooked. But even in the first day of Children of Earth I loved Ianto. He was always my favorite charactor. I just loved how he was. He was like, my perfect character. And I reeeeeeeeally hope they bring him back for the forth season. And it wouldn't be the same without Jack either. Cause he was such a key part in the show. And besides, how could Gwen run it by herself. I think Ianto should show up at the Torchwood hub and then they should go look for Jack together. :)
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I hope they bring Ianto back... Could not believe it when they killed him. He will be missed so much.
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Thank God! This show was only just starting, I'm so pleased they didn't end it!
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can't wait...come on RTD!
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i hope it dose come back it is a great show.
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