The Torchwood Archives Hardcover HC from BBC Books. Separate from the Government, outside the police & beyond the United Nations. Founded by Queen Victoria in 1879 (in the Doctor Who series), the Torchwood Institute has long battled against alien threats to the British Empire. The Torchwood Archives is an insider's look into the secret world of this unique investigative team. In-depth background on personnel, case files on alien enemies of the Crown and descriptions of extra-terrestrial technology collected over the years will uncover more about the world of Torchwood than ever previously known, including some of the biggest mysteries surrounding the Rift in space and time running through Cardiff. Beautifully designed throughout with full-colour photos and original illustrations, The Torchwood Archives will be an essential guide for all Torchwood fans. 192 PGS. RRP £14.99.