The First Wave
|The First Wave|
|Big Finish Productions audio drama|
|Written by||Simon Guerrier|
|Directed by||Lisa Bowerman|
|Release date||November 2011|
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.
The First Doctor and his companions arrive on a planetoid named Grace Alone, in the Kuiper belt, just beyond the major planets of the Solar System. There they discover the Vardans, telepathic beings made of pure energy. They are edging slowly toward the Earth, tempted by the radio waves it constantly emits.
- Oliver joined the Doctor and Steven in The Perpetual Bond.
- The data about their arrest in the future was obtained in The Cold Equations.
- The Fourth Doctor encountered the Vardans in the 1978 television story The Invasion of Time.
- The coordinates of Gallifrey, 10-0-11-0-0 by 0-2 from Galactic Zero Centre, were first mentioned in Pyramids of Mars.