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Companions

Susan ForemanOur guide to the Doctor's fellow TARDIS travellers.

Brilliant, brainy and beautiful. The Doctor's previous companions were all this - but not necessarily at the same time.

Some screamed, some ran, and a few fought back. Find out more.

Susan Foreman (Carole Anne Ford)
The First Doctor's grandaughter.

Barbara Wright (Jacqueline Hill)
A sixties schoolteacher whisked into history by the First Doctor.

Ian Chesterton (William Russell)
The First Doctor's action man.

Vicki (Maureen O'Brien)
The First Doctor's second "Granddaughter".

Steven Taylor (Peter Purves)
A lost astronaut (and Blue Peter presenter) who threw in his lot with the First Doctor.

Katarina (Adrienne Hill)
The First Doctor's most tragic companion.

Dorothea Chaplet/Dodo (Jackie Lane)
Chirpy young Londoner who joined the First Doctor by mistake.

Ben Jackson (Michael Craze)
Sailor who travelled with the First and Second Doctors.

Polly (Anneke Wills)
Sixties swinger and companion of the First and Second Doctors.

Jamie McCrimmon (Frazer Hines)
The Second Doctor's Scottish companion.

Victoria Waterfield (Deborah Watling)
Prim traveller with the Second Doctor.

Zoe Herriot (Wendy Padbury)
Quick-witted companion to the Second Doctor.

Sergeant Benton (John Levene)
Military man who helped the Second and Third Doctors.

Brigadier Alastair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart (Nicholas Courtney)
Long-time friend and helper of the Doctor.

Captain Mike Yates (Richard Franklin)
Troubled soldier and associate of the Third Doctor.

Elizabeth "Liz" Shaw (Caroline John)
UNIT scientific advisor and Third Doctor companion.

Jo Grant (Katy Manning)
Ditzy assistant to the Third Doctor.

Sarah Jane Smith (Elisabeth Sladen)
The Third and Fourth Doctor's feisty journalist assistant.

Harry Sullivan (Ian Marter)
Brave companion of the Fourth Doctor.

Leela (Louise Jameson)
Savage companion of the Fourth Doctor

K9 (John Leeson/David Brierley - voice)
Robotic dog companion of the Fourth Doctor.

Romana I (Mary Tamm)
First incarnation of Time Lady traveller with the Fourth Doctor.

Romana II (Lalla Ward)
Second incarnation of Time Lady traveller with the Fourth Doctor - mark two.

Adric (Matthew Waterhouse)
Maths genius who travelled with Doctors Four and Five.

Nyssa (Sarah Sutton)
Aristocratic orphan companion of the Fourth and Fifth Doctors.

Tegan Jovanka (Janet Fielding)
Air hostess who travelled with the Fifth Doctor.

Vislor Turlough (Mark Strickson)
Alien schoolboy and Fifth Doctor companion.

Kamelion (Gerald Flood - voice)
Robotic companion of the Fifth Doctor

Perpugilliam "Peri" Brown (Nicola Bryant)
American companion to the Fifth and Sixth Doctors.

Melanie "Mel" (Bonnie Langford)
Flame haired companion to the Sixth and Seventh Doctors.

Ace (Sophie Aldred)
The Seventh Doctor's feisty and explosive young companion.

Dr Grace Holloway (Daphne Ashbrook)
Medically minded companion to the Eighth Doctor.





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