The Drowned World

The Drowned World

The Drowned World

Regular Cast

Jean Marsh (Sara Kingdom), Niall MacGregor (Robert)


Space Security Agent Sara Kingdom is dead, her ashes strewn on the planet Kembel. But, in an old house in Ely, Sara Kingdom lives on…

To the Elders of this ruined world, Sara is a ghost, a phantom that must be excised. She must prove her right to exist, and she does so with stories. Stories of a time when she travelled the universe with an ancient Doctor and his heroic companion Steven inside a magical space/time ship called the TARDIS.

And one story in particular could make a difference. The one about their trip to a world covered in water, where a human expedition is being wiped out. It’s a battle to survive, as the travellers face the horrors of the drowned world…


Written by: Simon Guerrier

Directed by: Lisa Bowerman


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  • The Drowned World was the twenty-first release in the Companion Chronicles audio range.
  • “The Drowned World” is the name of a 1962 science fiction novel by J.G. Ballard.
  • Unusually, the frame story takes place over the course of approximately twelve years.
  • This audio drama was recorded on 26 March 2009.

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