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the return of tegan
on 19 October 2006
An audio adventure for the fifth doctor who, in this case reunited with his tv companion tegan jovanka. actress janet fielding who played the latter has said this is the only audio she'll ever do, so this is a one off experience.
Tegan encounters the fifth doctor again, decades after she left the tardis. but one of her friends is involved with dangerous technology. and they might have met the doctor before. it's going to be a birthday to remember for tegan.
this is a direct sequel to earlier sixth doctor audio the reaping, and whilst it possibly could stand on it's own it may help to hear that one first. there are two episodes each of forty five minutes in duration, but they never feel overlong.
Plot wise this isn't quite as good as the reaping and deals mostly with loose ends from that story, but it's an engaging listen, with a great central pairing and some good supporting characters who are quite well played and written. And it follows on from the reaping in having the theme of choices. choices as in those that the people who get the chance to travel with the doctor have to make, whether it's before they join him, or when they leave.
And this is actually part of a loose trilogy because the one loose end at the end of this story ties in with an earlier seventh doctor story called the harvest. they're all well worth getting