BBC’s Torchwood: Season One Coming to Blu-ray

BBC Home Video has announced the first season of the television show Torchwood is coming to Blu-ray Disc on September 16. This announcement comes on the heels of BBC announcing Robin Hood: Season One’s Blu-ray debut for July, furthering BBC’s commitment to releasing its top tier television programming on Blu-ray.

Torchwood: Season One is being released day-and-date with the second season’s arrival on DVD. This is a departure from typical studio practices of introducing the current season on Blu-ray in-line with where DVD is at rather than backtracking to the first.

Torchwood will be presented in its original 16:9 aspect ratio in 1080p video with 5.1 DTS audio.

BBC is offering extensive supplemental features spread across all six discs in the set. Exclusive to Blu-ray is a “set-up” guide, though what this entails remains to be seen. The full list of extras is as follows.

  • Blu-ray set-up guide
  • Audio commentaries
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Outtakes
  • Torchwood Declassified: Blast from the Past, To the End
  • Torchwood Declassified: Jack’s Back, Bad Day at the Office
  • Torchwood Declassified: Living History, Girl Trouble, Away with the Fairies
  • Torchwood Declassified: The Country Club, There’s Something About Mary
  • Torchwood Declassified: Beyond the Grave, Dead Man Walking
  • Torchwood Declassified: Time Flies, Weevil Fight Club

Torchwood: Season One on Blu-ray will carry an SRP of $79.98. Check back regularly for high resolution cover art and pre-order information.

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