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The Child was the sixth story of the seventh series in The Companion Chronicles audio range. It was produced by Big Finish Productions. It was written by Nigel Fairs and featured Leela.

Publisher's summary[]

"Tell me another story, Leela. Not the one about the walking doll or the creepy mechanical men. A new one. I want to hear a new one..."

Leela is dead but her soul lives on. She has been reborn as a young girl, Emily, whose "imaginary friend" tells her amazing tales about a great Wizard and the warrior who accompanies him on his adventures through time and space.

Emily prepares to tell her parents the story of a cold, grey world whose people are ruled over by a Glass Angel. The Wizard is her prisoner and only the warrior girl and her three peculiar friends can save him...


Part one[]

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Part two[]

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  • This is the first Companion Chronicle to feature Leela since The Time Vampire in May 2010.
  • This story was told from Leela's perspective.
  • This story was recorded on 16 July 2012 at Audio Sorcery, the same day as another Fourth Doctor and Leela story, The Evil One, was recorded.


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