Return of the Rocket Men

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Return of the Rocket Men
Big Finish Productions audio drama
Series Doctor Who
Release number 61
Featuring Steven Taylor
Writer Matt Fitton
Director Lisa Bowerman
Production code BFPDWCC61
Length 60 mins
Release date November 2012

Return of the Rocket Men is a Big Finish Productions audiobook based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. In it, Peter Purves reprises his role as Steven Taylor. The Companion Chronicles "talking books" are each narrated by one of the Doctor's companions and feature a second, guest-star voice along with music and sound effects.


Once before the Doctor battled the sadistic Rocket Men and once before he won. But when the dreaded pirates of the skies raid a remote frontier planet, he's not the only member of the TARDIS crew for whom they are old enemies.

Steven Taylor knows them well. Back in his days as a pilot, on his twenty first birthday, Steven's ship was brought down by the malevolent Van Cleef. He barely escaped with his life. And now he's going to have to go through that again.

But this time round, he knows what happens. And he knows there's no way out. Steven Taylor has to make a choice. A choice where either way... he loses.



  • The Doctor previously encountered these villains in the 2011 audio story, The Rocket Men.

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