10,000 fans call for Torchwood return

John Barrowman led the call for another series of the spin-off – and it seems many fans agree

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The fire in fans’ hearts for more Torchwood has not been extinguished, despite the series last showing on television back in 2011. 

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Almost 10,600 fans said that they would like to see Captain Jack et al return in a poll on RadioTimes.com, with 97 per cent of those asked saying they were waiting for a Torchwood revival. 

The vote was triggered after star John Barrowman said in a video on his Facebook page that “there should have been more of this [Torchwood].”

I love this scene #Torchwood Jb

Posted by John Barrowman MBE on Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Barrowman had settled in for a binge rewatch of his old show, a situation familiar to many fans.

“Torchwood was unlike anything else, and ended far too soon,” said Burke McKay from Tennessee . “It really needs to make a reappearance soon.”

However, a select few were happy with the current state of affairs. “I actually prefer the stuff Big Finish does with it now,” one fan commented. “Those stories are brilliant.”

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Class, a Doctor Who spin-off following the pupils of Coal Hill School, is expected to start on BBC3 this Autumn. However, the result shows a groundswell of support for the original nu-Who spin-off, only surpassed by the 22,000 fans who would use a Tardis emojii if one were to become available.