A good man once described Madge Arwell as Mother Christmas, but she is much more than that... Life-saving wife, friend to the Doctor in his hour of need and something of a Super-Mum, this kind-hearted heroine is a woman for all seasons.
|Fact title||Fact data|
|Also known as:||Mother Christmas|
|Random ‘Yes!’ Moment:||Piloting the Androzani Harvester through the forest.|
|Fact!||Madge was a terrible driver but blamed bumps on inanimate objects!|
|First Appearance:||The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe|
|Most Recent Appearance:||The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe|
At first glance it's easy to underestimate Madge who seems like an ordinary mother, doting on her husband, Reg, and her two children, Lily and Cyril. She has a habit of taking in 'waifs and strays' and can even come across as slightly dotty.
I’ve found a spaceman in a field…Madge
But when her family is threatened, Madge Arwell reveals a steely determination, pulling a gun on the Harvest Rangers, taking control of their futuristic tripod, braving acid rain and piloting through the time-space vortex with a forest in her head. All that, and when it comes to locks, she's very good with a pin...