Katarina’s return will feature in Daughter of the Gods, the first story in Doctor Who—The Early Adventures’ sixth series, set to release this November, with Ajjaz Awad lending her voice to the character in place of original actress Adrienne Hill, who passed away in 1997. The story will see the Second Doctor, Jamie, and Zoe encounter the First Doctor, Steven, and Katarina after a mysterious piece of equipment Zoe re-attaches to the TARDIS console causes a near-collision across time and space...but the problem is, Katarina shouldn’t actually be there at all.


The story—which sees original actors Frazer Hines, Wendy Padbury, and Peter Purves reprise their roles as Jamie, Zoe, and Steven (with Hines and Purves also pulling timey-wimey double duty as the Second and First Doctors, respectively)—marks the first really major re-appearance of Katarina in any form of Who media since “The Myth Makers,” outside of brief Easter egg moments in a few novels and comics. Although she’s a tiny, yet paradoxically important part of Doctor Who history, it’s nice to see Big Finish celebrate the power of what its audio dramas can do with Doctor Who storytelling by re-introducing Katarina to fans.

Doctor Who: The Early Adventures season six is set to release November 2019.

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