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 Partners Aoife Lennon-Ritchie and David Kayser have a combined twenty 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 Partner

David Kayser

David Kayser

Managing Partner

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.




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

    Aoife Lennon-Ritchie
    Please email in the first instance
    Email: aoife@torchwoodlit.com
    Phone: +27 (0) 21 447 9797


    David Kayser
    Email: david@torchwoodlit.com
    Phone: +27 (0) 66 007 0827

    Front Desk

    Email: info@torchwoodlit.com