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Starburst recently caught up with executive producer Julie Gardner to discuss the forthcoming second season
Friday July 13th 2007, and Starburst is enjoying a three-week residency at the TCAs. Here, at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles, the Television Critics of America are presented with the stars and producers of the networks’ upcoming shows. And today is a reunion of sorts, because executive producer Julie Gardner and Captain Jack himself, John Barrowman, have flown in to promote the Stateside début of Torchwood on BBC America.
What do you think the reaction of US audiences will be to Torchwood?
Some people have detected a few influences from Buffy The Vampire Slayer and Angel in the series…
There’s a big difference in how shows are made between the two countries, isn’t there? In the US an episode is shot in seven to eight days; in the UK it takes 10 or 12…
Looking back to when you were initially casting Captain Jack for Doctor Who, what was it about John Barrowman that clicked?
John said that your first meeting about Torchwood took place on the day of the London tube bombings.
Read the full interview, and also Freema Agyeman on playing Martha Jones, in
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