Ace and Mr Colchester return in February for a third outing in Torchwood: Sabotage

Once upon a time, Dorothy McShane used to blow things up. Now she runs a charity putting them back together. Mr Colchester works for Torchwood, and he’s suspicious of everything.

Vultura has started mining some mountains in a state in India. The local villagers are displaced into a resettlement camp, and are retaliating. Brought in to stop the sabotage is Mr Colchester, who finds that the camp is overseen by Ace. Who is causing the sabotage? His suspicions are aroused. Ace always was good with explosives

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Producer James Goss said: “I love that Ace and Mr Colchester work so well as a pairing. Their third outing sees them on opposite sides of a moral dilemma.

“Mr Colchester is working for ‘A Sinister Mining Company’ and Ace is doing all she can to bring them down. Obviously, they’re at loggerheads from the get-go, and the story is about the game of cat and mouse they play with each other.

“The notion came from designer Sean Longmore, who suggested I watch How To Blow Up A
Pipeline – which is, again, about activists and authorities squaring off against each other and also lots of explosions. This story features both Ms McShane, patient head of a powerful charity trying to do the right thing, and also Ace, her inner teenager who solves every problem by blowing it up.

“All the scenes with Sophie and Paul are delights as they enjoy sparking off each other so


Torchwood Sabotage Cover
Torchwood: Sabotage. Cover by Sean Longmore (c) Big Finish

Torchwood: Sabotage

Torchwood: Sabotage is also available as part of a six-release Torchwood – Monthly Range bundle for just £60 (collector’s edition CD + download) or £50 (download only). A 12-release bundle is also available for just £110 (collector’s edition CD + download) or £96 (download only).

Torchwood contains adult material and may not be suitable for younger listeners.


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