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The fifth batch in the Torchwood range of audios was planned for release by Big Finish Productions in 2019 and 2020. Unlike previous batches, this featured twelve stories.


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The stories were planned for monthly release from March 2019 till February 2020.

Notably, this series marked the first time elements from Doctor Who (aside, of course, from Jack Harkness and the Torchwood Institute itself) featured in the Big Finish Torchwood stories. Night of the Fendahl featured the first appearances of the Fendahl in Big Finish, The Green Life saw the meet-up of Jack and Jo Jones, as well as the giant maggots. In Sync, Blon Fel-Fotch Passameer-Day Slitheen returned, following her appearances in series 1 of Doctor Who. Finnaly, Sargasso had Rhys facing the Autons. Also, Serenity featured a foe from the Torchwood television series, Cell 114.

The series concluded with Dissected, which marked the return of Freema Agyeman as Martha Jones for the first time since 2010's The End of Time.

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# Title Author Director Featuring Released Pr. code
25 Night of the Fendahl Tim Foley Scott Handcock Gwen, Fendahl 26 March 2019 BFPTWCD25
26 The Green Life David Llewellyn Jack, Jo, BOSS, giant maggots 24 April 2019 BFPTWCD26
27 Sync Lisa McMullin Suzie, Blon Slitheen 22 May 2019 BFPTWCD27
28 Sargasso Christopher Cooper Rhys, Nestene Consciousness 18 June 2019 BFPTWCD28
29 Serenity James Moran Jack, Ianto, Cell 114 9 July 2019 BFPTWCD29
30 The Hope James Goss Owen, Andy 21 August 2019 BFPTWCD30
31 The Vigil Lou Morgan Tosh 24 September 2019 BFPTWCD31
32 Smashed James Goss Gwen 23 October 2019 BFPTWCD32
33 Dead Man's Switch David Llewellyn Bilis Manger 7 November 2019 BFPTWCD33
34 Expectant Xanna Eve Chown Jack, Ianto 18 December 2019 BFPTWCD34
35 Fortitude James Goss Lisa Bowerman Queen Victoria 15 January 2020 BFPTWCD35
36 Dissected Tim Foley Scott Handcock Martha, Gwen 18 February 2020 BFPTWCD36



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