Originally released in 1985 as part of the first season of audio plays from Audio Visuals (a non-profit-making fan organisation).
A justifiable misconception which has grown up about this story is that it features UNIT. The line in the script referring to UNIT was intended to give the impression that the military force featured in Connection 13 was part of another organisation which was aware of the existence of UNIT. The line is unintentionally ambiguous and therefore its intended meaning is academic. It certainly has become more convenient to identify this as 'the UNIT story'.
It was then that I suddenly realised I was expected to
engage my pen to implement practical solutions to the
problems so boldly pronounced by my mouth! Working
together, Bill and I gave Connection 13
some structure, but alas, no originality. As we
scribbled, Marilyn Layton (Colonel Drayton) typed. Eventually
we had a script, but not one the director had ever seen before...
he still has the old version - it made for some lively debate during the
rehearsals and recording!
Nicholas Briggs, March '92
|The Doctor||Nicholas Briggs|
|Greg Holmes||Richard Marson|
|Colonel Drayton||Marilyn Layton|
|Corporal James||Chris Corney|
|Cover Art||Sean Ditchfield|