|'The Three Companions'
by Marc Platt
Episode One: 'Polly's Story'
The present day. Poly Wright, former companion of the second Doctor, tracks down Sir Alistair Lethbridge-Stewart via the Internet. As they chat online, they realize that they have a shared experience – and one that began on a world far away.
Episode Two: 'In Memoriam'
The Doctor, Polly, Ben and Jamie are trapped on a doomed world that is scheduled for cremation. But what are the coffin-loaders and why does Lethbridge-Stewart remember them too?
Episode Three: 'The Gathernaut'
On a planet scheduled for cremation in 35 minutes, the Doctor, Polly, Ben and Jamie meet an unlikely ally.
Episode Four: 'Cremation Point'
As the end of a world approaches, Polly, Ben and Jamie attempt to escape the Gathernaut.
Episode Five: 'The Brigadier's Story'
Polly's tale is over, but now Lethbridge-Stewart shares his story of a rare excursion in the TARDIS, when the Third Doctor answered a distress call from a distant galaxy. But what is the secret of Waterloo Station?
Episode Six: 'Coffin-Loaders'
In a place that looks like a jumbled-up Earth, the Third Doctor and the Brigadier have met a woman who looks just like Polly Wright. But she isn’t. Meanwhile, in the real world, the real Polly has a new acquaintance – a young man called Thomas Brewster.
Episode Seven: 'The Hunting Ground'
The Brigadier and the Third Doctor are fighting for survival on a model world that looks like Earth. But why are there facsimiles of Polly Wright here? And who is the mysterious Garry Lendler? No one is more intrigued to find out than Thomas Brewster.
Episode Eight: 'The Battle of World’s End Junction'
Cornered by the coffin loaders, the Doctor and the Brigadier make their last stand at World’s End Junction. Meanwhile, the mysterious Thomas Brewster finally prepares to step out form the shadows…
Episode Nine: 'Many Meetings'
In a café, three strangers meet: Polly, the Brigadier and Thomas Brewster. They share one thing in common – they have all travelled in time and space with the Doctor. But now the Doctor isn’t here, and the world is in terrible danger…
Episode Ten: 'Brewster’s Story'
As Polly and the Brigadier become acquainted with Thomas Brewster chaos erupts. UNIT troops are on the streets of London and the Hunter is on the prowl…
Episode Eleven: ‘The Hunter’
With the coffin loader on the rampage in London, Polly, the Brigadier and Brewster meet an old acquaintance. Bit can he cure the planet’s accelerated global warming?
Episode Twelve: ‘The Sacrifice’
As London floods, can Polly and Thomas Brewster save the Brigadier from the clutches of the Hunter?
Anneke Wills (Polly Wright), Katy Manning (Jo Grant), Nicholas Courtney (Sir Alistair Lethbridge-Stewart), John Pickard (Thomas Brewster), Russell Floyd (Announcer / Gerry Lenz)
Directed by Lisa Bowerman
*Featuring Polly, Jo and Thomas
*A Big Finish Audio Production
*Each episode of this 12-part 'Companion Chronicles' mini-series was included as a bonus feature on the monthly 'Doctor Who' plays, running from Spring 2009 ('The Magic Mousetrap') to Winter 2010