iPlayer Radio What's New?
Image for The Dead Line

Sorry, this episode is not currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio

More episodes

See all episodes from Afternoon Drama

The Dead Line

Afternoon Drama, Torchwood Episode 4 of 4

45 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 03 July 2009

When a Cardiff Hospital is inundated with patients who have fallen into coma-like trances, Torchwood move in to investigate. The trances appear to have been triggered by phone calls, all received on retro phones and made from a number that hasn't been active for over 30 years. Determined to find out who's been calling the unfortunate victims, Jack rings the mysterious number - two, oh, five, nine - nothing. It's a dead line. Until, it calls Jack back.....

Jack ... John Barrowman
Gwen ... Eve Myles
Ianto ... Gareth David-Lloyd
Rhys ... Kai Owen
Stella .... Dona Croll
Jan ... Eiry Thomas
Bob .. Matthew Gravelle
Tyler ... Brendan Charleson

Writer: Phil Ford
Sound Design: Nigel Lewis
Director: Kate McAll
BBC Cymru Wales.



  1. Image for Drama of the Week

    Drama of the Week

    Every Friday we bring you a new drama from Radio 4 or Radio 3. Exercise your imagination with someā€¦

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss