The Return of the Master was a documentary which covered the Master after his on-screen appearance in The Deadly Assassin. The documentary was included in the DVD release of The Keeper of Traken, which was a part of the New Beginnings box set.
Script editor Christopher H. Bidmead, talked about the initial development of the Master trilogy (as it would later be known). It included The Keeper of Traken, Logopolis and Castrovalva. John Black, the director of The Keeper of Traken, talked about casting Geoffrey Beevers as the Master. The rest of the documentary was devoted to the discussion of the motives, character and the role of the Master, played by Geoffrey Beevers.
The documentary featured scenes from the televised stories to highlight events mention in the interviews.