The BEST Episodes of Torchwood Declassified

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: May 31, 2020

Network: BBC Three

BBC THREE goes behind the scenes of the Doctor Who spin-off.

Children of Earth

#1 - Children of Earth

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 13, 2009

Behind the scenes of the third season 'mini-week' Children of Earth. Discussions with John Barrowman, Eve Myles and Russell T. Davies.

star 9.20
5 votes
Death Defying

#2 - Death Defying

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 28, 2008

Burn Gorman joins John Barrowman and creator Russell T Davies to talk about the primal force that's now wreaking havoc across the Earth.

star 8.50
2 votes
Dead Eyes Open

#3 - Dead Eyes Open

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 6, 2008

Behind the scenes at the sci-fi drama. Burn Gorman and producer Richard Stokes discuss the challenges that faced the production team by the deceased doctor's new zombie status. Guest starring this week is the legendary Richard Briers.

star 8.50
2 votes
Something New

#4 - Something New

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 13, 2008

Behind the scenes of Torchwood. It's the science-fiction wedding of the year. Eve Myles and Kai Owen talk about how the team filmed the scenes.

star 8.50
2 votes

#5 - Avulsion

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 4, 2008

John Barrowman and James Marsters, plus creator Russell T Davies discuss the scenes for the climax of this thrilling series.

star 8.07
30 votes
In Living Colour

#6 - In Living Colour

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 19, 2008

Torchwood Declassified goes behind the scenes as Captain Jack Harkness and his team go to a fright night at the movies. Talking to writer P.J. Hammond and executive producer Russell T. Davies, this episode sees just what it takes to shock an audience.

star 8.00
2 votes
Clean Slate

#7 - Clean Slate

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Mar 25, 2008

John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Burn Gorman, Naoko Mori and Gareth David-Lloyd talk about their characters, who are unconscious in a basement.

star 8.00
2 votes
Animal Pharm

#8 - Animal Pharm

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 20, 2008

Freema Agyeman joins Burn Gorman on set to discuss how her character has changed since Doctor Who. Guest star Alan Dale discusses how his role has life-changing consequences for one of the Torchwood team.

star 7.75
4 votes
Quid pro quo

#9 - Quid pro quo

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 21, 2008

Eve Myles talks about how her character Gwen Cooper has changed. Casting director Andy Pryor pays tribute to the series' guest stars.

star 7.50
2 votes
Bad Day at the Office

#10 - Bad Day at the Office

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 23, 2006

This new series goes exclusively behind the scenes of Torchwood, the latest creation from Russell T Davies. Eve Myles plays Gwen Cooper, the clever Cardiff cop who has found herself drawn into the fantastical world of Torchwood. Eve Myles and Executive Producers Russell T Davies and Julie Gardner consider the importance of Gwen's role within the Torchwood team. Plus, Edward Thomas, the designer of the magnificent "hub" setting, gives a guided tour around the film studio.

star 7.13
32 votes
There's Something About Mary

#11 - There's Something About Mary

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 27, 2006

Naoko Mori talks about how her role of Toshiko Sato has changed since the early days of the series and executive producer Russell T Davies and director Colin Teague comment on the themes that are explored through Toshiko's journey. There's definitely something about Mary and the creative team talk about how they made Toshiko's out of this world lover.

star 7.06
31 votes
Past Imperfect

#12 - Past Imperfect

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 14, 2008

Gareth David-Lloyd talks about his character Ianto Jones. John Barrowman and Russell T Davies explore the revelations of Jack's past. Director Andy Goddard reveals the secrets behind the shows futuristic effects.

star 7.00
2 votes
Jack's Back

#13 - Jack's Back

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 23, 2006

The first in a series of behind the scenes episodes exploring the BBC's latest sci-fi hit, Torchwood. Actor John Barrowman talks about being cast as Torchwood's leader Captain Jack Harkness. There is backstage footage, interviews with cast members and an in depth look into the creatures known as Weevils.

star 6.03
33 votes
Dead Man Walking

#14 - Dead Man Walking

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Dec 11, 2006

Actor Paul Chequer talks about playing the role of the late Eugene Jones, the Torchwood fanatic whose untimely death sparks Gwen Cooper's latest investigation. Cast and crew talk about the making of this latest episode, plus behind the scenes cameras reveal how stunt co-ordinator Rod Woodruff made Eugene's hit and run look so realistic.

star 5.94
31 votes
Save the Whale

#15 - Save the Whale

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 7, 2008

Gwen Cooper's unassuming fiance, Rhys, is drawn into the dangerous world of Torchwood this week and, speaking to Eve Myles (Gwen Cooper) and Kai Owen (Rhys Williams), Torchwood Declassified looks at how their relationship has grown since she joined the secret underground team, and just how he handles being a part of their latest mission. Writer Catherine Tregenna and executive producer Russell T Davies also talk about how they created one of Torchwood's most exciting alien creatures yet, and the CGI teams show the processes of how they took this from script to screen.

star 5.91
32 votes
Time Flies

#16 - Time Flies

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 18, 2006

Torchwood is drawn into strong personal relationships as they help three time travellers adapt to contemporary life. Actors John Barrowman, Eve Myles and Burn Gorman comment on this latest script and storyline. Plus, episode director Alice Troughton talks about the making of the show. On location, cameras witness the filming of the scenes with the small 1950's passenger plane, as well as the visually complex and moving final moments of John Ellis (actor Mark Lewis Jones).

star 5.87
31 votes
Blast from the Past

#17 - Blast from the Past

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 1, 2007

Transported back to the height of the Blitz, Jack and Toshiko face a dark secret about The Captain's past. Actor John Barrowman and the cast and crew talk about this latest storyline and what implications this twist has for the entire Torchwood team. Plus, behind the scenes cameras look at how the art department transformed the locations to make an authentic 1940s setting.

star 5.87
31 votes
Sleepless in Cardiff

#18 - Sleepless in Cardiff

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 24, 2008

Director Colin Teague and producer Richard Stokes go behind the scenes on location to explain how one of the series' biggest special effects was created. Plus, actresses Eve Myles and Nikki Amuka-Bird discuss the relationship between their characters Gwen and Beth.

star 5.03
31 votes
Living History

#19 - Living History

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 30, 2006

Burn Gorman plays Owen Harper, the series bad boy who witnesses a moment from history that he simply can't let go. Burn talks through what it's like to play Owen, how he handled this difficult storyline and what we can expect to see from Owen throughout the series. Executive Producers Russell T Davies and Julie Gardner also talk about how the storyline of episode three shows Owen in a new light.On set, Director Colin Teague and the cast talk through one of this episode's many action sequences. Plus, the writer and Producers talk about the importance of Cardiff as the location for this exciting drama series.

star 4.97
31 votes
Girl Trouble

#20 - Girl Trouble

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 6, 2006

Actor Gareth David-Lloyd plays Ianto Jones, the mysterious one in Torchwood. Considering his inconspicuous role, this latest episode is a somewhat surprising turn of events for the unassuming Ianto. Cast and crew look at the downtrodden Torchwood team member and assess his betrayal. Backstage, cameras follow the filming of the attack from the cyberwoman. On set Caroline Chikezie, playing semi-converted Lisa, talks about this scene and the complex green screen elements and CGI which combine to create the pterodactyl attack. Plus, Executive Producer Russell T Davies and Creature Effects Designer Neill Gorton discuss how episode fours' Cyberwoman was conceived from script to screen.

star 4.97
31 votes
The Country Club

#21 - The Country Club

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 20, 2006

Writer and co-producer Chris Chibnall talks about how the storyline of this sinister episode shapes the series, and backstage cameras follow the filming of the complex stunt scene that closes the show. Plus, Neill Gorton and his design teams reveal the secrets behind the special effects that created the bloodiest episode of the series so far.

star 4.97
31 votes
Beyond the Grave

#22 - Beyond the Grave

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 4, 2006

Episode director James Strong and Executive Producer Russell T Davies analyse the return of Suzie. Religion, temptation and betrayal, this latest edition of Torchwood has it all. Cast and crew look at how this surprising resurrection has affected the Torchwood team.

star 4.97
31 votes
To the End

#23 - To the End

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 1, 2007

The finale sees chaos and death on a grand scale, Executive Producer Russell T Davies and Writer and Co-Producer Chris Chibnall analyse the climax to the first series. Cast and crew talk about the making of this epic episode. Plus, cameras go back stage and see how the creative teams brought the Rift's dramatic devastation to the small screen.

star 4.28
32 votes
Weevil Fight Club

#24 - Weevil Fight Club

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 25, 2006

Owen Harper is led down a dark path that leads him to confront the future of his own existence. Actor Burn Gorman talks about the filming of this latest episode and Creator Russell T Davies and Director Andy Goddard comment on the storyline of 'Combat'. Plus, cameras go backstage to witness the action sequences with The Weevils, the strange alien creatures who have slipped through The Rift.

star 4.06
31 votes
Home and Hart

#25 - Home and Hart

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 23, 2008

Torchwood Declassified goes exclusively backstage to reveal the secrets behind some of the first episode's sensational stunt sequences and talks to John Barrowman, James Marsters and Russell T. Davies.

star 4.06
31 votes