Torchwood is a literary agency for film and television representing screenwriters, directors and producers worldwide. With roots in London and Dublin and offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town Torchwood offers their clients unparalleled access to the global screen industries. Managing Directors Aoife Lennon-Ritchie and David Kayser have a combined twenty five years’ experience representing above-the-line talent negotiating and advocating on behalf of their list of emerging and established talent. Torchwood fiercely believes in the power of storytelling and the importance of empowering creatives to do what they do best by nurturing and protecting careers.


Aoife Lennon-Ritchie

Aoife Lennon-Ritchie

Managing Director

David Kayser

David Kayser

Managing Director

Our Clients


Screenwriters, directors and producers.


Torchwood represents emerging and award-winning writers, directors, and producers from across the African continent and around the world.


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We regret we do not accept unsolicited material. Any unsolicited manuscripts, scripts, treatments, pitch documents, bibles and the like will be deleted unread.

    Cape Town

    Please email in the first instance

    Aoife Lennon-Ritchie

    Aoife’s Assistant – Santhea Sinivasan


    David Kayser

    Address: Workshop17 The Bank, 24 Cradock Avenue, Rosebank, Johannesburg 2196
    Email: info@torchwoodlit.com
    Reception: +27(0)66 268 0636