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Celebrate Doctor Who Day With This Fantastic Free Download from Big Finish!

It’s Doctor Who‘s 57th anniversary, and to celebrate, Big Finish is giving you the chance to download a free episode of Doctor Who: The Companion Chronicles – The Specials.

Polly’s Story is performed by Anneke Wills, Nicholas Courtney, and John Pickard, and is completely free to download for one week only. The Specials ( a collection of audio stories, as told through the eyes of the Doctor’s companions) was the final recording at Big Finish of Nicholas Courtney, who passed away in February 2011.

Polly’s Story is available to download exclusively from Big Finish’s Weekly Deals.

Here’s the blurb for The Specials as a whole – which you can now download with 50% off:

The Three Companions by Marc Platt 

Polly Wright has tracked down an old friend of the Doctor’s… Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart, former Brigadier at UNIT. As they trade stories of their time travelling in the TARDIS, it soon becomes clear that their pasts are intertwined, and linked to a current crisis on the planet Earth. And there’s a third companion, watching them from a distance. A certain Thomas Brewster… 

An epic story featuring the Doctor’s former companions Polly, Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart and Thomas Brewster in a fight to save the Earth, The Three Companions was previously released in serialized form and is available to hear in a new compilation edit for the first time. 

The Mists of Time by Jonathan Morris 

Many years ago, when she was travelling with the Doctor, Jo Grant visited Zayin Eight. Now, suddenly and inexplicably, she is back on that ravaged planet, and reunited with a human called Newton Calder. What happened to the missing members of Calder’s team? What is the secret of the vast ruined city? The answers will lie in the dark and distant past of the Time Lords themselves… 

Freakshow by Mark Morris 

The TARDIS arrives in Arizona 1905, where travelling showman Thaddeus P Winklemeyer is offering the residents of Buzzard Creek the elixir of life. Winklemeyer also owns a unique carnival, which is full of caged alien creatures. And in Turlough he has found a brand new exhibit…

The complete Series 1-8 of The Companion Chronicles are now available for download at 50% off when bought together as a bundle. 

All the above offers end at 23:59 (GMT) on 29th November 2020. 

Philip Bates

Editor and co-founder of the Doctor Who Companion. When he’s not watching television, reading books ‘n’ Marvel comics, listening to The Killers, and obsessing over script ideas, Philip Bates pretends to be a freelance writer. He enjoys collecting everything. Writer of The Black Archive: The Pandorica Opens/ The Big Bang, The Silver Archive: The Stone Tape, and 100 Objects of Doctor Who.

Celebrate Doctor Who Day With This Fantastic Free Download from Big Finish!

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