Episodes One and Five of Torchwood: Children of Earth have both been written by Russell T Davies who previously contributed Everything Changes for Torchwood series one. Episodes Two and Four have both been written by English writer John Fay while episode Three has been written by Russell T Davies with James Moran who wrote Sleeper for Torchwood plus The Fires of Pompeii for Doctor Who.
Torchwood: Children of Earth features John Barrowman, as Captain Jack, alongside Eve Myles, as Gwen Cooper, and Gareth David-Lloyd, as Ianto Jones, who face terrible danger from the mysterious 456 creatures. Euros Lyn, director of the final two Doctor Who specials featuring David Tennant, directed Torchwood: Children of Earth last Summer around Cardiff and London.
UKTV Australia will broadcast the Torchwood miniseries, Torchwood: Children of Earth, from the Seventh of July onwards at 10pm on the official channel for UKTV in Australia. BBC America will be broadcasting Torchwood: Children of Earth in America from the twentieth of July to the twenty fourth of July.