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Class: The Audio Adventures was a series of audio stories centred around the Doctor Who spin-off Class.

All six regular actors returned voicing their characters for the first two volumes. Due to availability issues for volumes three and four, Andrea Quill and Tanya Adeola were recast as Dervla Kirwan and Joanna McGibbon respectively. The series also saw the return of Ace and the Daleks, after their previous visit to Coal Hill in 1988's Remembrance of the Daleks. Patrick Ness, who created the show and wrote its first series, was involved with the storyline and scripts of the audio series, despite not writing any of the stories.[1][2]

"Up All Night" couldn't be used as the theme tune for the series due to rights issues so instead the stories opened using the 'Class Credits' music, that had been composed by Blair Mowat to play over the closing credits of the TV stories.

Because the licence was acquired before the show's cancellation, the audio stories for Volume One through Volume Four couldn't develop the cliffhanger of the first series' final episode The Lost, as they might have created a conflict with a potential second series, which never came to be. Thus, as of 2020, all stories being developed for this series needed to take place between the events of the show's first series.[1][3] Queen of Rhodia, capping off Volume Four, takes place furthest along the timeline, between The Metaphysical Engine, or What Quill Did and The Lost.

Stories[edit | edit source]

Volume One[edit | edit source]

Main article: Class: The Audio Adventures: Volume One
# Title Author Featuring Released
1.1 Gifted Roy Gill Ram, April 21 August 2018
1.2 Life Experience Jenny T Colgan Ram, Tanya
1.3 Tell Me You Love Me Scott Handcock Charlie, Matteusz, Miss Quill

Volume Two[edit | edit source]

Main article: Class: The Audio Adventures: Volume Two
# Title Author Featuring Released
2.1 Everybody Loves Reagan Tim Foley Ram, April, Tanya 21 August 2018
2.2 Now You Know... Tim Leng Tanya, Matteusz
2.3 In Remembrance Guy Adams Charlie, Miss Quill, Ace, Daleks

Volume Three[edit | edit source]

Main article: Class: The Audio Adventures: Volume Three
# Title Author Featuring Released
3.1 The Soers' Ditch Carl Rowens Charlie, April, Ram, Matteusz 28 April 2020
3.2 Catfish Kate Thorman Tanya
3.3 Sweet Nothings Michael Dennis Miss Quill

Volume Four[edit | edit source]

Main article: Class: The Audio Adventures: Volume Four
# Title Author Featuring Released
4.1 Mock Alfie Shaw Charlie, Miss Quill 28 April 2020
4.2 The Creeper Lizzie Hopley Matteusz, April, Charlie, Miss Quill
4.3 Queen of Rhodia Blair Mowat Charlie, Miss Quill, Tanya, Matteusz, April, Ram

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Both 2018 volumes were first announced in DWM 526; individuals whose copies arrived early leaked the news to social media.[4] That same day, Greg Austin posted on his Twitter about working with Big Finish.[5] As the news broke, the series did not yet have a page on the Big Finish website.
  • Scott Handcock was approached by Nicholas Briggs about making audio stories for Class around the time the first series premiered, as he had gotten a licence for it. However, due to scheduling and developing of the storylines, it took a while for the stories to actually go through and get recorded.[1]
  • The physical copies of Volume One and Volume Two had a slightly wider cover than the digital version, so that the illustrations formed a single image when put side-by-side.[6]

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