This article is written from a real world point of view
|Main setting:||Epsilon Minima|
|Publisher:||Big Finish Productions|
|Part of:||The Company of Friends|
|Release date:||July 2009|
|Format:||1 X 25 min.|
|Big Finish Doctor Who audio stories|
Deep in the mines of Epsilon Minima, Professor Bernice Summerfield is up to her neck in it — as usual. The Countess Venhella has hired her to recover a lost Time Lord artefact: a TARDIS key, it turns out. Guess whose?
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- The Doctor - Paul McGann
- Bernice Summerfield - Lisa Bowerman
- Klarner - Richard Earl
- Venhella - Su Douglas
Fashion and clothing
- The Doctor's clothes are made of a special material that allows them to dry quickly.
- Benny refers to her first meeting with the Seventh Doctor on Heaven and their subsequent encounter with the Hoothi.
- Benny has several adventures with the Doctor after the events of this story.
- Hedenexians have five hands and do the best massages in the universe.
- This story was recorded on 30 and 31 October, 2008.
- "Benny's Story" includes confirmation that the Doctor and Benny had a sexual encounter during the events of the novel PROSE: The Dying Days, putting to rest debate over what actually happened dating back to the novel's publication in 1997. Given the subsequent "canonization" of the Big Finish audio dramas (at least those featuring the Eighth Doctor) in TV: The Night of the Doctor, whether this means this event is also canon remains a matter of debate.
- Benny mentions her first encounter with the Seventh Doctor on Heaven in 2570. (PROSE: Love and War, AUDIO: Love and War)
- Furthermore, she remembers her last encounter with the Doctor. She recalls them having sex. (PROSE: The Dying Days)
- Benny says that she has met the Eighth Doctor more than once. (PROSE: The Dying Days, PROSE: ...Be Forgot)