Ian Gelder from Torchwood
Children of Earth is the banner title of the third series of the British television science fiction series Torchwood, which broadcast for five episodes on BBC One in 2009. The series had new Producer Peter Bennett and was directed by Euros Lyn, who had considerable experience on the revived Doctor Who. The first, third, and fifth episodes were written by Russell T Davies, who also wrote the story arc. The third episode was co-written by James Moran whilst the second and fourth are by newcomer John Fay. Nicholas Briggs, who has written and acted in many licensed-by-BBC and unlicensed Doctor Who franchise spin-offs since the 1980s, and who is the revived Doctor Who series' resident alien voice-over artist, makes his first on-screen appearance in a televised Doctor Who franchise production. Production on the mini-series began in August 2008 and was broadcast in July 2009 on BBC 1. The Series aired from Monday July 6 to Friday July 10.