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Dr Who

Up to date as of January 31, 2010

From TARDIS Index File, the free Doctor Who reference.

Wales is a British nation whose capital and largest city Cardiff, sits on a time rift (DW: The Unquiet Dead, etc.) and is the home of Torchwood 3 (TW: Everything Changes, etc.).

For more on these topics, see Torchwood 3 and Cardiff Rift.

Torchwood 3's Gwen Cooper and Ianto Jones were both of Welsh nationality (Gwen's family came from Swansea.) as was Gwen's husband, Rhys Williams. Wales was also the location of Aberystwyth University (TW: Random Shoes).

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History

19th century

Torchwood 3 was founded in 1885.

20th century

Throughout the century (if not before), the inhabitants of Brynblaidd in the Brecon Beacons mountain range secretly indulged in murder and cannibalism. (TW: Countrycide)

In 1959, a Navarino group together with the Doctor and Melanie Bush crashed at Shangri-La holiday camp in Wales. (DW: Delta and the Bannermen)

During the 1970s, the Doctor and Jo Grant, both of whom worked for UNIT at the time, visited the small Welsh mining town of Llanfairfach as well as Wholeweal, a small countercultural commune nearby. (DW: The Green Death)

Notable people from Wales

Other information

  • Ianto Jones posed as the Welsh ambassador to Switzerland (with Gwen as his wife) to gain entrance to the Lord Hadron Collider's gala opening and investigate alien activity Large Hadron Collider there. (BBCR: Lost Souls)

Behind the Scenes

  • Location filming for DW: The Abominable Snowmen and DW: The Five Doctors were filmed in desolate-looking areas of North Wales while outside shooting filming DW: The Masque of Mandragora was done in Portmeirion, also in North Wales.
  • Since its revival in 2005, production of Doctor Who has been based in Wales, specifically the Cardiff region, with all but a handful of episodes filmed exclusively in the region. Several episodes such as The Unquiet Dead and Boom Town have been explcitly set in Cardiff.
  • The two BBC spinoffs, Torchwood and The Sarah Jane Adventures are completely produced in Wales as well, with the former actually taking place in and around Cardiff.
  • Production of the franchise is currently headquartered out of Upper Boat Studios, a production facility located in a bedroom community of Cardiff.

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Memory-beta

Up to date as of February 02, 2010

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Wales is a mountainous peninsula on the west coast of the island of Great Britain, located to the northwest of the continent of Europe on the planet Earth.

Cory Ewin, a Human Starfleet officer who served on Deep Space 9, was of Welsh descent, as was Ensign Padraic Rhys of the USS Aventine. (DS9 novel: Fallen Heroes; ST - Destiny novel: Mere Mortals)


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Ice Hockey

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Wales is a country that is a part of Great Britain. It is located in the eastern part of the country and has a population of about 3,000,000. The capital is Cardiff.


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Marvel Database

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