The Child

The ChildThe Child

Regular Cast

Louise Jameson (Leela), Anna Hawkes (Emily)


“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…
Written By: Nigel Fairs
Directed By: Nigel Fairs

Producer David Richardson
Script Editor Jacqueline Rayner
Executive Producers Jason Haigh-Ellery and Nicholas Briggs


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  • The Child was the sixty-second release in the Companion Chronicles audio range
  • The Map of Life is the largest work of art in the universe. It spans an entire continent.
  • Leela recalls the face of Xoanon carved into Mount Kremnon on her planet. (The Face of Evil)
  • The Fourth Doctor refers to the helmic regulator. (The Ark in Space)

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