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ABBA's Andersson and Ulvaeus Once Linked to Musical Version of Doctor Who Spin-Off Show 'Torchwood'

The BBC is reporting that according to a new book, ABBA frontmen Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, were once considered for a musical version of Doctor Who spin-off show, Torchwood. The book, 'The Writer's Tale: The Final Chapter', penned by writer Russell T Davies , delves into the process of producing Doctor Who and the spin-off series Torchwood and the Sarah Jane Adventures.

In the book, Davies reveals he was told the "two chaps from ABBA are on board" with the musical venture, and that, "Yep. Bjorn and Benny love Torchwood."

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The Swedish band ABBA was formed in 1970, consisting of Anni-Frid Lyngstad (Frida), Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson (the "B-boys") and Agnetha Fältskog (Anna). The band has sold more than 370 million records worldwide and inspired a phenomenally popular Broadway musical, Mamma Mia!



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