Fans of BBC Two’s Torchwood can look forward to a new range of merchandise after BBC Worldwide announed the appointment of Underground Toys asUK and North America licensee.
The deal sees Underground Toys take on the International distribution of existing Torchwood product and the manufacturing of new lines including mugs, key chains, voice key chains, plastic prop replica items, playing cards and resin busts for the US and UK markets. It’s expected that the new products will begin shipping to US and UK speciality stores this summer.
Anna Hewitt, Head of International Licensing, BBC Worldwide said: “We’re thrilled to embark on this project with Underground Toys.
“The partnership follows the success of the Doctor Who range, which Underground Toys distributes in North America, and we’re looking to tap in to the amazing TV success on both sides of the pond to attract toy sales across a range of premium product.”