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TV: Jack is Back

Captain Jack Harkness

John Barrowman is set to make his return to Doctor Who as the ‘omnisexual’ time-traveller Captain Jack Harkness, the BBC has revealed. The actor first appeared as Captain Jack Harkness in the long-running BBC series in 2005, and he quickly became a fan-favourite. Barrowman went on to reprise his role in a January 2020 episode titled “Fugitive of the Judoon” – and now the BBC has announced that he will return again for the 2020 Doctor Who Christmas special. In the special, titled “Revolution of the Daleks”, Captain Jack will help “the fam” after they discover a shocking plan involving … Read more

TV: Captain Jack Returns – On Doctor Who (Spoilers)

Doctor Who fans were thrilled when John Barrowman made a surprise comeback as the “omni-sexual” time traveller Captain Jack Harkness, a decade after he last appeared on the show. Warning: Major spoilers follow. Captain Jack made his return during Sunday night’s “Fugitive of the Judooon”, accidentally abducting The Doctor’s companions while trying to deliver a warning to the Time Lord (Jodie Whittaker). After beaming Graham (Bradley Walsh) into his ship, he mistakes him for The Doctor – who he has only ever met as male – and plants a deep, long kiss on his lips. Fans were robbed of a … Read more

Is Ianto Coming Back for Season Five of Torchwood?


Torchwood is returning for a fifth season, but this one comes in a new format, And the producers are already teasing the return of the gay romance between omnisexual Captain Jack Harkness and his office boy Ianto Jones, who died at the end of season three. The duo famously hit it off after Jones’ girlfriend-turned-mad-cyborg was discovered hidden away in Torchwood’s basement. The men’s romance quickly became a fan favorite, especially as season two showed them to be more than just friends with benefits. Season five will be called Torchwood: Aliens Among Us, the Big Finish-produced series will be made up … Read more

Could Torchwood Return to TV?

Barrowman - Torchwood

John Barrowman is working on getting Torchwood back on screen. During a panel at San Diego Comic-Con, the Doctor Who and Arrow star revealed he was in talks to get the series back – and not just in the form of reruns. ‘I have a phone conversation on Monday to see how we can get it back on television,’ the Glasgow-born actor said. Over the past, he’s repeatedly hinted at Torchwood coming back to the small screen, but in much vaguer terms. But during the SDCC announcement, Barrowman made it clear he was serious, saying he wouldn’t comment if he … Read more

New Torchwood Audio Adventure


John Barrowman, Eve Myles and Gareth David Lloyd will reprise their roles. The stars of his sci-fi show Torchwood are set to reunite for the first time in almost seven years. John Barrowman, Gareth David-Lloyd and Eve Myles revealed yesterday that they are getting back together for a brand new story. Torchwood: Outbreak is a full-cast audio mini-series from Big Finish and will be released as a box-set in November 2016. By Joe Williams – Full Story at Pink News

John Barrowman Returning to Doctor Who?

John Barrowman

John Barrowman recently shared a video thanking fans in Doctor Who’s production hub of Cardiff for attending a signing, before hinting that he would be back for something secret soon. “I will be back in Cardiff in about a week and a half,” he says in a Facebook video, adding: “But I’m not telling you what for…sssh!” This isn’t the first time the actor – who plays antihero Malcolm Merlyn in the CW’s superhero drama ‘Arrow’ – has hinted at a return to the show. Full Story at Pink News

Remember Torchwood?

Torchwood kiss

There once was a Doctor Who spin-off that featured everyone’s favorite pansexual, Captain Jack Harkness. It fancied itself a more mature and adult show, where the characters all had alien technology at their fingertips. As part of a top-secret agency, they investigated bizarre deaths and other incidents. This is the basis of Torchwood. On May 21, 2005, viewers were introduced to a new Doctor Who character, one who deviated from the heteronormativity that had generally permeated the timeline. Captain Jack Harkness (played by John Barrowman) was a very openly bisexual character…or, more appropriately, omnisexual, as he has been shown to … Read more

John Barrowman Interviewed By Windy City Times

John Barrowman is that rare person: the multitalented heartthrob. Barrowman – who was born in Scotland and raised in Joliet, Illinois – may be best known for playing omnisexual Captain Jack Harkness on Doctor Who and its popular spinoff, Torchwood, although he’s fulfilling many a fan’s fantasy as Malcolm Merlyn on the CW series Arrow. ( This writer personally remembers him from the short-lived ’90s nighttime sudser Central Park West, or C.P.W.)… Windy City Times caught up with Barrowman last week, talking with him about his sci-fi work, Broadway, Robin Williams and Barrowman’s marriage to Scott Gill. … WCT: So … Read more